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2018 49th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, June 29, 2018 to Sunday, July 01, 2018

Event #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $2,227,800
  • Entries: 237
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, July 1, 2018 2:26 PM Local Time
Double-Suited Aces No Good for Collopy

Jim Collopy raised to 45,000 and Ali Abduljabbar announced pot to 165,000. Collopy re-raised and the two got their stacks in.

Jim Collopy:     
Ali Abduljabbar:     

The flop came     giving Abduljabbar a pair and a flush draw. The flush completed on the   turn and the river   paired the board meaning Collopy was scooped and eliminated.

Ali Abduljabbar1,300,000496,000
Jim Collopy0-582,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 2:13 PM Local Time
Josephy and McKenna Battling

Cliff Josephy completed the blind and Michael McKenna made it 50,000. Josephy potted to 150,000. They exchanged some banter with McKenna saying he had a "pretty good hand" before mucking.

The next hand, they saw an     flop and McKenna bet 35,000. Josephy called. The turn brought a   and 60,000 from McKenna. Josephy piled but it was too much as he was allowed to raise to only 320,000. He pulled back 60,000 but McKenna ultimately surrendered again.

Michael McKenna855,000-193,000
Cliff Josephy545,00093,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 2:07 PM Local Time
Le First Elimination of Day 3

Allan Le elimination

Allan Le raised to 40,000 and Chad Power announced pot and raised to 150,000. Le called and the flop came    . Le moved all in and Power called.

Allan Le:     
Chad Power:     

The board ran out    with Power's aces and nut low holding to send Le to the rail.

Chad Power960,000332,000
Allan Le0-337,000
Sunday, July 1, 2018 12:57 PM Local Time
Final 24 Ready for $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship Day 3

Can Nathan Gamble add the $10,000 PLO8 title to the $1,500 PLO8 title he won in 2017?

Just 24 players remain in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship, with plenty of big names still in the hunt for their first - or maybe another - WSOP gold bracelet.

Leading the way is chip leader Michael McKenna, who is the only player with a seven-figure stack. Earlier this week McKenna made the final table of the $1,500 Razz and will be looking to hold on to his chip lead through the early stages of Day 3, with the prospect of another final table right around the corner.

Half of the players left in this event have won bracelets before. This includes last year's Player of the Year Chris Ferguson who won his sixth bracelet at the World Series of Poker Europe in Rozvadov last year. He took down the €1,650 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better for €39,289, so already has experience of winning a WSOP bracelet in this format.

Nathan Gamble was chip leader in the $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better heading into the final day earlier this week. Gamble was the defending champion of that event, eventually finishing tenth.

With plenty of other big names including Michel Abecassis, Randy Ohel, Brandon Shack-Harris, David "ODB" Baker, Phil Galfond and Eli Elezra still in contention, stay tuned to PokerNews as we play down to a winner today.

Sunday, July 1, 2018 12:40 PM Local Time
Final Day Seat Draw
TableSeatPlayerChip Count
4311Chris Ferguson344,000
4312Ali Abduljabbar804,000
4313Allan Le337,000
4314Jason Berilgen345,000
4315Chad Power628,000
4316Abdel Hamid158,000
4317Jim Collopy582,000
4318Randy Ohel476,000
4391Nathan Gamble640,000
4392Cliff Josephy452,000
4393Michael McKenna1,048,000
4394Marco Johnson399,000
4395Chris Lee673,000
4396Benjamin Eilers686,000
4397Eli Elezra146,000
4398Assani Fisher533,000
4471Jason Gooch248,000
4472Yong Wang388,000
4473Andreas Klatt628,000
4474Phil Galfond308,000
4475Brandon Shack-Harris417,000
4476Chase Steely633,000
4477Michel Abecassis699,000
4478David "ODB" Baker319,000