Tournament Information

Date: May 28 - Jul 16, 2008
Venue: Rio Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, NV, United States
Event: World Championship 8-Game (Jun 4 - 6, 2008)
Buy-in: $10,000
Prize: $1,804,800
Entries: 192

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 2019
1st Anthony Rivera $483,688
2nd James Mackey $297,792
3rd Matt Glantz $184,992
4th Michael Demichele $139,872
5th Eli Elezra $108,288
6th Sam "Ihsan" Farha $85,728
7th Tom "Durrrr" Dwan $67,680
8th Jeff Madsen $54,144
9th David Oppenheim $45,120
10th Gus "The Great Dane" Hansen $45,120
11th Ali Eslami $36,096
12th Tom Schneider $36,096
13th Johnny Chan $27,072
14th Lee Watkinson $27,072
15th Christopher Gentile $18,048
16th Amnon Filippi $18,048
17th Billy McMahan $16,243
18th Brandon Adams $16,243
19th Greg "FBT" Mueller $16,243
20th Adam Friedman $16,243
21st Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson $16,243
22nd Scott Seiver $16,243
23rd Chad "Downtown" Brown $16,243
24th Nikolay Evdakov $16,243