Tournament Information

Date: May 28 - Jul 16, 2008
Venue: Rio Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, NV, United States
Event: World Championship Pot Limit Omaha (Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2008)
Buy-in: $10,000
Prize: $3,581,400
Entries: 381

Other Events

May 30 - Jun 1, 2008 World Championship Pot Limit Hold'em $10,000
May 31 - Jun 3, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jun 2 - 4, 2008 Pot Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jun 2 - 4, 2008 Limit/No Limit Hold'em $5,000
Jun 3 - 5, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $1,000
Jun 3 - 5, 2008 Omaha Hi/Lo $1,500
Jun 4 - 6, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $2,000
Jun 4 - 6, 2008 World Championship 8-Game $10,000
Jun 5 - 7, 2008 Short-handed No Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jun 5 - 7, 2008 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo $2,500
Jun 6 - 8, 2008 No Limit Hold'em - Shootout $5,000
Jun 6 - 8, 2008 Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jun 7 - 9, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $2,500
Jun 7 - 9, 2008 World Championship Seven Card Stud $10,000
Jun 8 - 10, 2008 No Limit Hold'em - Ladies World Championship Event $1,000
Jun 8 - 10, 2008 Omaha Hi/Lo $2,000
Jun 9 - 11, 2008 No Limit Hold'em - Shootout $1,500
Jun 9 - 11, 2008 No Limit Deuce to Seven Draw $5,000
Jun 10 - 12, 2008 Pot Limit Omaha $1,500
Jun 10 - 12, 2008 Limit Hold'em $2,000
Jun 11 - 13, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $5,000
Jun 11 - 13, 2008 H.O.R.S.E. $3,000
Jun 12 - 14, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $2,000
Jun 12 - 14, 2008 Pot Limit Hold'em/Omaha $2,500
Jun 13 - 15, 2008 World Championship Heads Up No Limit Hold'em $10,000
Jun 13 - 15, 2008 Seven Card Razz $1,500
Jun 14 - 16, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jun 14 - 17, 2008 Pot Limit Omaha $5,000
Jun 15 - 17, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $3,000
Jun 15 - 18, 2008 World Championship Limit Hold'em $10,000
Jun 16 - 18, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $2,500
Jun 17 - 19, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jun 17 - 19, 2008 World Championship Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo $5,000
Jun 18 - 20, 2008 Pot Limit Omaha $1,500
Jun 18 - 20, 2008 Seven Card Stud $1,500
Jun 19 - 21, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jun 19 - 21, 2008 World Championship Omaha Hi/Lo Split $10,000
Jun 20 - 22, 2008 Pot Limit Hold'em $2,000
Jun 21 - 23, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jun 22 - 24, 2008 Limit/No Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jun 25 - 29, 2008 H.O.R.S.E. $50,000
Jun 23 - 25, 2008 No Limit Hold'em - Seniors World Championship $1,000
Jun 24 - 26, 2008 Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo $1,500
Jun 25 - 27, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $1,000
Jun 22 - 24, 2008 Deuce to Seven Triple Draw $2,500
Jun 26 - 28, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $5,000
Jun 26 - 28, 2008 Seven Card Stud Hi/Lo $1,500
Jun 27 - 29, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $2,000
Jun 28 - 30, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2008 World Championship Pot Limit Omaha $10,000
Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2008 H.O.R.S.E. $1,500
Jun 30 - Jul 2, 2008 No Limit Hold'em $1,500
Jul 1 - 3, 2008 Limit Hold'em - Shootout $1,500
Jul 2, 2008 Media Event
Jul 2, 2008 Ante Up For Africa Charity Event $5,000
Jul 3 - Nov 10, 2008 World Championship No Limit Hold'em $10,000
Jul 7 - 8, 2008 No Limit Hold'em - Casino Employees Event $500
Jul 1 - 2, 2008 ALL IN Energy Invitiational Poker Tournament $500

Event Results

Place Player Prize GPI PoY 2017
1st Marty Smyth $859,549
2nd Peter Jetten $528,256
3rd Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi $331,279
4th Billy "The Croc" Argyros $268,605
5th Richard Harroch $214,884
6th Thang "Kido" Pham $170,116
7th Tom Hanlon $134,302
8th Brandon Moran $107,442
9th Greg Hurst $80,581
10th David Benefield $53,721
11th Shawn Buchanan $53,721
12th Josh Arieh $53,721
13th Thong Tran $44,767
14th Julian Powell $44,767
15th Kenneth Matsson $44,767
16th Guillaume Patry $35,814
17th Unknown Player $35,814
18th Rino Mathis $35,814
19th Dario "Ryu" Alioto $28,651
20th David Ashby $28,651
21st Stephen Ladowsky $28,651
22nd Rob Hollink $28,651
23rd Magnus Petersson $28,651
24th Brant Hale $28,651
25th Unknown "Sigi" Player $28,651
26th David Williams $28,651
27th Jamie Pickering $28,651
28th Nikolay Evdakov $25,069
29th Robin Larsson $25,069
30th Vegard "Gaffel" Nygaard $25,069
31st Ben Blackmore $25,069
32nd Nick Gibson $25,069
33rd Jonas Klausen $25,069
34th David Singer $25,069
35th Jorge Arias $25,069
36th Eric Cloutier $25,069