In a break between playing high-stakes cash games, launching a poker site and preparing for a new addition to the family, Phil Galfond found time to play in this tournament. The victory in this event brought him the third gold bracelet WSOP and $ 567,788 . Eventually, event # 60: $ 10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship was attended by 237 players, and the prize pool was $ 2,227,800.
Phil Galfond called his victory unexpected, since he has little experience in playing PLO8. He also said that he had never played online in PLO8. In the interview, Phil said that emotions after this victory are similar to the emotions he experienced after winning his second bracelet. And that with the first victory, in the WSOP tournaments, there is little that can be compared.
Final Table Payouts :
1st: Phil Galfond – $567,788
2nd: Michael McKenna – $350,922
3rd: Ali Abduljabbar – $240,497
4th: Chad Power – $168,275
5th: Chris Lee – $120,263
6th: Marco Johnson – $87,830
7th: David “ODB” Baker – $65,579
8th: Yong Wang – $39,149
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