Down to the Final 26 in the 2018 WSOP Main Event – Aram Zobian leads
It was a very exciting day at the WSOP Main Event as the field played down from 109 to the final 26 players! That means, we are getting close to the final table and prize jumps are getting bigger and bigger.
Kelly Minkin the Last Woman Standing in the Main Event busted in 50th place.
On the way we lost online legend Shaun Deeb in 105th place for $57,010, the Last Woman Standing Kelly Minkin in 50th place and All-round crusher James Obst in 46th position for $156,265 each.
Chipleader is Aram Zobian from the USA, who bagged an impressive 41,585,000 chips followed by Ukrainian Artem Metalidi (30,845,000) and Frenchman Antoine Labat (28,445,000).
Aram Zobian from the USA is chipleader after Day 6.
Other notables include two-time WSOP bracelet winner Eric Froehlich (15,285,000), Frederik Jensen (12,100,000), Sylvain Loosli (11,635,000), 2009 WSOP Main Event Champion Joe Cada (8,850,000), and Argentinian crusher Ivan Luca (8,820,000).
All remaining 26 players will return to the tables at 12 pm PST/9 pm CET to fight for their spot on the final table. You can follow the entire action live on PokerGo!
Chipcounts after Day 8:
Seat 1: John Cynn (US), 61.550.000 (62 BBs)
Seat 2: Tony Miles (US), 57.500.000 (58 BBs)
Seat 3: Nicolas Manion (US), 72.250.000 (72 BBs)
Seat 4: Aram Zobian (US), 16.700.000 (17 BBs)
Seat 5: Michael Dyer (US), 156.500.000 (157 BBs)
Seat 6: Joe Cada (US), 29.275.000 (29 BBs)
Payouts 2018 WSOP Main Event:
Phil Galfond Wins His Third Bracelet in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship
Phil Galfond is not only the owner of the popular coaching site Run It once, but also one oft he best Omaha players in the world.
Although Phil is a PLO specialist, he left a field of 237 behind him and beat Michael McKenna Heads-up to win his third bracelet for $567,788.
Result and Payouts:
|1||Phil Galfond||United States||$567,788|
|2||Michael McKenna||United States||$350,922|
|3||Ali Abduljabbar||United States||$240,497|
|4||Chad Power||United States||$168,275|
|5||Chris Lee||United States||$120,263|
|6||Marco Johnson||United States||$87,830|
|7||David “ODB” Baker||United States||$65,579|
|8||Chase Steely||United States||$50,086|
Chance “BingShui” Kornuth ships WSOP.com Online High Roller for $341,598
The $3,200 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold‘em High Roller brought a record-breaking field of 356 top pros. Together with 124 rebuys they created a staggering prize pool of $1,459,200.
Famous Highroller Chance ‘BingShui’ Kornuth shipped the prestigious event by beating David “bewater” Goodman one-on-one for $341,598.
Result and Payouts:
|1||Chance ‘BingShui’ Kornuth||United States||$341,598|
|2||David ‘bewater’ Goodman||United States||$212,021|
|3||Timothy ‘poker.’ Nuter||United States||$144,168|
|4||Noah ‘ThePunter’ Bronstein||United States||$99,809|
|5||Frank ‘flcrivello’ Crivello||United States||$70,625|
|6||Taylor ‘ReadyGambo’ Black||United States||$50,926|
|7||Justin ‘kingfortune’ Liberto||United States||$37,355|
|8||Jonas ‘LobyPewis’ Macoff||Canada||$28,016|
|9||Pete ‘petechen’ Chen||Taiwan||$21,596|
Former PCA Champion Galen Hall wins the $888 Crazy Eights for $888,888!
The Crazy Eights sponsored by 888poker is one of the most exciting tournaments of the WSOP. Nowhere else you have the chance to play with a small buy-in of only $888 for a huge, guaranteed prize pool of $888,888!
Even more exciting was the winner Galen Hall, who won the PCA in 2011 for 2.3 million dollar, but alsmost disappeared from the tournament circuit in recent years.
Here is the interview with Galen Hall after his tremendous victory:
Result and Payouts:
|1||Galen Hall||United States||$888,888|
|6||Jeremiah Miesen||United States||$153,888|
|8||Philip Tom||United States||$90,888|
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