Event 24, Pot-Limit Hold'em/Omaha December 31, 2008

Event Winner!

Max Pescatori wins $246,471

Event 24, Pot-Limit Hold'em/Omaha

It took less than an hour for Max Pescatori to dismantle Kyle Kloeckner in heads-up play and in the process claim his second WSOP bracelet. Although they entered heads-up with...

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Event Description

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Payout Structure

PlacePrize Money
1$246,471
2$152,410
3$94,599
4$76,205
5$62,015
6$48,876
7$38,365
8$30,482
9$22,599
10-12$14,715
13-15$12,088
16-18$9,460
19-27$7,358
28-36$6,307
37-45$5,256

Tournament Rules

  • Players begin with $5,000 in Tournament Chips. All levels will last 60 minutes.
  • Games change every 9 hands.
  • Breaks will be every two levels and last 20 minutes. There will be a 30 minute break at the end of level 4.
  • Play will continue on Day 1 until the completion of level 8. Play will resume at 3 PM on June 13, 2008, and play down to the final table. Day 3-Final Table at 3 PM.
  • 5.6% of the total entry pool will be withheld for entry fees, and 2.4% of the total entry pool will be withheld for tournament staff.

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Event 24, Pot-Limit Hold'em/Omaha

  • Buy-In: $2,500
  • Entrants: 457
  • Total Prize Money: $1,051,100
  • Date: Jun 12, 2008
  • Final Day Jun 14, 2008

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Event Chip Leaders7 months ago

Event 24, Pot-Limit Hold'em/Omaha

Player Chip Stack
Kyle Kloeckner St. Louis, Missouri $494,000
Allen Cunningham Las Vegas, Nevada $484,000
Lennart Holtkamp Utrecht, Netherlands $253,000
Max Pescatori Milan, Italy $212,000
Kyle Hegeman Jacksonville, Florida $198,000

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Blind Structure7 months ago

Event 24, Pot-Limit Hold'em/Omaha

Level Ante Blinds               
Level 1 50/75
Level 1 25/50
Level 2 50/100
Level 2 50/75
Level 3 75/150
Level 3 50/100
Level 4 100/200
Level 4 75/150
Level 5 150/300
Level 5 100/200
Level 6 200/400
Level 6 150/300
Level 7 250/500
Level 7 200/400
Level 8 300/600
Level 8 250/500
Level 9 400/800
Level 9 300/600
Level 10 500/1,000
Level 10 400/800
Level 11 600/1,200
Level 11 500/1,000
Level 12 800/1,600
Level 12 600/1,200
Level 13 1,000/2,000
Level 13 800/1,600
Level 14 1,200/2,400
Level 14 1,000/2,000
Level 15 1,500/3,000
Level 15 1,200/2,400
Level 16 2,000/4,000
Level 16 1,500/3,000
Level 17 2,500/5,000
Level 17 2,000/4,000
Level 18 3,000/6,000
Level 18 2,500/5,000
Level 19 4,000/8,000
Level 19 3,000/6,000
Level 20 5,000/10,000
Level 20 4,000/8,000
Level 21 6,000/12,000
Level 21 5,000/10,000
Level 22 8,000/16,000
Level 22 6,000/12,000
Level 23 10,000/20,000
Level 23 8,000/16,000
Level 24 12,000/24,000
Level 24 10,000/20,000
Level 25 15,000/30,000
Level 25 12,000/24,000
Level 26 20,000/40,000
Level 26 15,000/30,000
Level 27 25,000/50,000
Level 27 20,000/40,000
Level 28 30,000/60,000
Level 28 25,000/50,000
Level 29 40,000/80,000
Level 29 30,000/60,000

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