Event 50, World Championship Pot-Limit Omaha December 24, 2008

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Marty Smyth wins $859,549

Event 50, World Championship Pot-Limit Omaha

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Event Description

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Payout Structure

PlacePrize Money
1$859,549
2$528,256
3$331,279
4$268,605
5$214,884
6$170,116
7$134,302
8$107,442
9$80,581
10-12$53,721
13-15$44,767
16-18$35,814
19-27$28,651
28-36$25,069

Tournament Rules

  • Players begin with $10,000 in Tournament Chips. Players may receive an additional $10,000 in tournament chips anytime during the first three levels. Any player that has not taken their add-on by the end of the third level will automatically receive it.
  • All levels will last 60 minutes.
  • Breaks will be every two levels and last 20 minutes. Dinner break will be at 7:30PM and last 90 minutes. Play will continue on Day 1 until 2AM. Play will resume at 2PM on June 30, 2007, and play down to the final table. Day 3: Final Table at 2 PM.
  • 4.2% of the total entry pool will be withheld for entry fees, and 1.8% of the total entry pool will be withheld for tournament staff.

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Event 50, World Championship...

  • Buy-In: $10,000
  • Entrants: 381
  • Total Prize Money: $3,581,400
  • Date: Jun 29, 2008
  • Final Day Jul 1, 2008

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Event Chip Leaders6 months ago

Event 50, World Championship Pot-Limit Omaha

Player Chip Stack
Josh Arieh $343,700
Guillaume Patry $226,400
Shawn Buchanan $214,800
Peter Jetten $205,400
Michael Mizrachi $204,000

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Blind Structure6 months ago

Event 50, World Championship Pot-Limit Omaha

Level Ante Blinds               
Level 1 50/100
Level 2 100/200
Level 3 150/300
Level 4 200/400
Level 5 250/500
Level 6 300/600
Level 7 400/800
Level 8 500/1,000
Level 9 600/1,200
Level 10 800/1,600
Level 11 1,000/2,000
Level 12 1,200/2,400
Level 13 1,500/3,000
Level 14 2,000/4,000
Level 15 2,500/5,000
Level 16 3,000/6,000
Level 17 4,000/8,000
Level 18 5,000/10,000
Level 19 6,000/12,000
Level 20 8,000/16,000
Level 21 10,000/20,000
Level 22 12,000/24,000
Level 23 15,000/30,000
Level 24 20,000/40,000
Level 25 25,000/50,000
Level 26 30,000/60,000
Level 27 40,000/80,000
Level 28 50,000/100,000

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