WSOP 2008 Quick Results – Events 5-8

Event 5 – $1000 No Limit Holdem with Re-buys 766 entrants prize pool – $2 894 094 Re-buys/add-ons 2 258

  1. Michael Banducci – $636 736
  2. Jeff Williams – $406 330
  3. Peter Gould – $245 997
  4. Lyric Duveyoung – $201 139
  5. Alan Jaffray – $164 963
  6. Jonathan Aquiar – $130 234
  7. Michael Binger – $101 293
  8. Steven Gross – $79 587
  9. Jamie Rosen – $57 881

Some familiar faces who did not make it to the big time of the final table included Nam Le, winner of the 2006 WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star event who finished 16th, the very proficient Daniel Negreanu who went on to win his fourth WSOP bracelet in the 2008 $2000 Limit Holdem event and finished 7th in this year’s $5000 Pot Limit Omaha with rebuys and Event number 1 first time bracelet winner, Nenad Medic (24th) and the incomparable John Juanda (27th) who went on to reach the final tables at the 2008 $5000 No Limit Holdem Shootout and the $5000 Pot Limit Omaha with rebuys.

Event 6 – $1500 Omaha Hi/Lo Split 8 or Better 832 entrants prize pool – $1 135 680

  1. Thang Luu – $243 342
  2. Spencer Lawrence – $156 344
  3. George Guzman – $93 806
  4. James Pritchard – $78 456
  5. Chris Falconer – $64 243
  6. Greg Jamison – $50 599
  7. Craig Sabel – $39 228
  8. Mark Wilds – $30 700
  9. Scott Clements – $22 172

Thang Luu, native of Las Vegas, has already finished in the money four times at previous World Series of Poker events and he is now a proud owner of the coveted bracelet. Scott Clements, who has already picked up a bracelet at both the 2006 and 2007 WSOP’s and went on to win the 2007 WPT North American Poker Classic added a second final table finish in the $2000 Omaha Hi/Lo Split 8 or Better event to his 9th place finish.

Event 7 – $2000 No Limit Holdem 1593 entrants prize pool – $2 899 260

  1. Matt Keikoan – $550 601
  2. Shannon Shorr – $349 141
  3. Carter Gill – $228 897
  4. Theo Tran – $191 231
  5. Chris Bjorin – $1155 013
  6. Mihai Manole – $123 141
  7. J C Tran – $94 166
  8. Alex Bolotin – $72 436
  9. Mike Lisanti – $50 705

Matt Keikoan can now add a WSOP bracelet to his clutch of six WSOP cashes but it wasn’t all plain sailing for the Californian – he had to outlast JC Tran who has a WPT title, 19 WSOP money finishes has reached 5 WPT final tables and boasts nine money finishes on the World Poker Tour!

Event 8 – $10 000 World Championship Mixed Event 192 entrants prize pool – $1 804 000

  1. Anthony Rivera – $483 688
  2. James Mackey – $297 792
  3. Matt Glantz – $184 992
  4. Mike deMichele – $139 872
  5. Eli Elezra – $108 288
  6. Sammy Farha – $85 728
  7. Jeff Madsen – $67 680
  8. Tom Dwan – $54 144
  9. David Oppenheim – $45 120

For all the details of the final table play take a look at our page devoted to the World Championship Mixed Event. David Oppenheim has since reached his second championship final table to date and that was in the Seven Card Stud event where he finished 7th to claim over $59 000!