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Allan Le wins 1 500 Mixed PLO 8 Omaha 8 8 and Big O for 189 223

Allan Le wins $1,500 Mixed PLO/8; Omaha 8/8; and Big O for $189,223

668 players registered for the $1,500 Mixed PLO/8; Omaha 8/8; and Big O. This is a new event for the WSOP, combining three Omaha hi-lo variations in rotation: Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Split Eight or Better, Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Split Eight or Better, and Big O (5 Card Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Split Eight or Better). Each game will be played for seven hands, the maximum number of players at each table is seven. Five players returned on day 4, with Allan Le coming out the strongest.

 

 

These were the chipcounts at the start of day 4:

Player

Chips

Gavin Smith

1.800.000

Philipp Eirisch

1.175.000

Allan Le

1.125.000

Cody Crouch

565.000

Keith Ferrera

320.000

 

Shortstack Keith Ferrera got to play two hands on the final day, his was all-in against Crouch's and didn't improve on a board of , sending him to the cashier desk to collect his $38,634.

Almost an hour later it was former chipleader Gavin Smith who was sent packing. In Big O all his chips were in the middle with against Le's on a flop of . The turn and river gave Le the flush and the better low, eliminating Smith in 4th place for $54,889.

 

A few hands later it was again Le who took care of a knockout, sending Cody Crouch to the rail in 3th. After this hand, Le started the heads-up with an enormous 10:1 chiplead against Eirisch.

 

Within 15 minutes the tournament was concluded in a PLO/8 hand. Le tabled against Eirisch's and after a board of Le was secured his first bracelet and the first place money, while Eirisch had to settle with $116,915.

 

These are the results of the final table of 8:

Place

Player

Country

Price

1

Allan Le

USA

$189.223

2

Philipp Eirisch

Germany

$116.915

3

Cody Crouch

USA

$79.403

4

Gavin Smith

Canada

$54.889

5

Keith Ferrera

USA

$38.634

6

Yuval Bronshtein

Israel

$27.696

7

David Bach

USA

$20.229

8

Gary Bolden

USA

$15.059

 

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