Event 16, Omaha Hi-Lo Split Eight-or-Better February 18, 2009

Event Winner!

Andrew Brown wins $226,483

Event 16, Omaha Hi-Lo Split 8-or-Better

Andrew Brown overcame a big chip deficit and manage to defeat five-time bracelet winner Ted Forrest to capture his first bracelet himself at his very first WSOP.

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Event Description

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Payout Structure

PlacePrize Money
1$226,448
2$143,421
3$88,065
4$71,962
5$58,878
6$46,297
7$36,233
8$28,684
9$21,136
10-12$13,587
13-15$11,071
16-18$8,555
19-27$6,542
28-36$5,536
37-45$4,529
46-54$4,026

Tournament Rules

  • Players begin with $4,000 in Tournament Chips. All levels will last 60 minutes.
  • 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 9, 2008, and play down to the final table. Day 3-Final Table at 3 PM.
  • 6.3% of the total entry pool will be withheld for entry fees, and 2.7% of the total entry pool will be withheld for tournament staff.

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Event 16, Omaha Hi-Lo Split...

  • Buy-In: $2,000
  • Entrants: 553
  • Total Prize Money: $1,006,460
  • Date: Jun 8, 2008
  • Final Day Jun 10, 2008

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Event Chip Leaders8 months ago

Event 16, Omaha Hi-Lo Split 8-or-Better

Player Chip Stack
Ivan Demidov $40,300
Rouhollan Sohayegh $35,800
James Richburg $35,000
Josh Arieh $33,000
Kevin Petersen $32,500

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Blind Structure8 months ago

Event 16, Omaha Hi-Lo Split 8-or-Better

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

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