2014 WSOP Day 8 – Dimmig Is Millionaire

Winners and losers

We are now into Day 8 of the World Series of Poker and a busy day at the series saw six events playing today. Three of those reulsted in bracelets being handed out, with one making Brock Parker a three time winner.

Check out the action from yesterday in our quick summaries below.

Event #8 – $1.5k Millionaire Maker Day 4 – Dimmig Claims Bracelet

The Millionaire Maker has broken records for its attendance this year and now it has also brought in a first time bracelet winner in Jonathan Dimmig. He overcame Jeffrey Coburn in a thrilling heads up session that lasted just five hands to lay claim the World Series of Poker gold bracelet and a superb payout of $1,319,587.

The Final Standings

1st) Jonathan Dimmig – $1,319,587

2nd) Jeffrey Coburn – $815,963

3rd) James Duke – $614,368

4th) Andrew Teng – $465,972

5th) Bradley Anderson – $355,913

6th) Stephen Graner – $273,854

7th) Jason Johnson – $211,394

8th) Andrew Dick – $164,118

9th) Maurice Hawkins – $128,150

Event #9 – $1k No Limit Hold’em Day 3 – Smith Wins Maiden Bracelet

Two events down and two more bracelets awarded at this years WSOP. This one went to Jeff Smith who managed to come out on top of the tough final table to win $323,125. He had to get past the likes of notable player Chris Hinichen before finally making it to heads up against Danny Nguyen and sending his opponent home in second place.

How It Finished

1st) Jeff Smith – $323,125

2nd) Danny Nguyen – $199,829

3rd) Frank Patti – $138,160

4th) John Fontana – $99,644

5th) Chris Haugo – $72,843

6th) Chris Hunichen – $53,951

7th) Brad Libson – $40,489

8th) David Inselberg – $30,781

9th) Jorge Vergara – $23,693

10th) Cornel Medes – $18,472

Event #10 – $10k Omaha Hi/Lo Championship Day 3 – Parker Scoops 3rd Bracelet

The bracelets were falling thick and fast on Day 8 of the World Series of Poker as this event brought the third of them. Brock Parker first made history in 2009 by winning two bracelets within the same week but he has had a barren run since then. Five years later and he has now finally added a third WSOP bracelet after scooping the title and $443,407 first place payout in this event.

How It Finished

1st) Brock Parker – $443,407

2nd) Richard Ashby – $274,019

3rd) Ofir Mor – $198,508

4th) Shirley Rosario- $146,522

5th) Viatcheslav Ortynskiy – $110,113

6th) Jason McPherson – $84,195

7th) Steve Lustig – $65,472

8th) Melissa Burr – $51,768

9th) Dan Kelly – $41,595

10th) Eli Elezra – $33,949

Event #11 – $1.5k 6 – Handed No Limit Holdem Day 2 – Sowers In Control Of FT

The fourth event that played out last night was Day 2 of the $1.5k NLHE . The 134 survivors from Day 1 returned to the felt and played out another long session at the tables before being reduced to the final ten players.

Those players are being led by Mike Sowers on 1,413,000 chips but the field is full of notables such as Justin Bonomo who are very capable at making a final push for the title.

The Current Standings

1st) Mike Sowers – 1,413,000

2nd) Justin Bonomo – 1,294,000

3rd) Taylor Paur – 1,120,000

4th) Lance Harris – 826,000

5th) Niel Mittelman – 671,000

6th) Daniel Strelitz – 528,000

7th) Sebastian Pauli – 523,000

8th) Viet Vo – 322,000

9th) Frank Debus – 279,000

10th) Todd Anderson – 222,000

Event #12 – $1.5k Pot Limit Omaha Day 1 – Martirosyan Early Leader

The first of two new events to start last night was this $1.5k PLO event. It brought in 557 players that had to navigate past ten long levels at the tables. Only 69 of them could achieve that, with David Martirosyan finishing the day with the chip lead on 119,500.

Joseph Cheong and Ryan D’Angelo are the biggest names in the top ten though and will be confident of pushing on from where they are.

The Current Standings

1st) David Martirosyan – 119,500

2nd) Matthew Damadeo- 117,600

3rd) Ryan Schoonbaert – 81,000

4th) Gregory Kolo – 70,700

5th) Joseph Cheong – 67,200

6th) Paul Cogliano – 65,000

7th) Ahmed Amin – 59,600

8th) Ryan D’Angelo – 54,200

9th) Joseph Pergola – 54,000

10th) Jesse Yaginuma – 52,500

Event #13 – $10k 2-7 Triple Drae Championship Day 1 – Harmen Leading

The big event to start on Day 8 of the WSOP was certainly this one. All of the big names came out to play with a total of 87 coughing up the $10k buy-in for some Triple Draw action. Jennifer Harmen finished the day leading with 133,600 but has the likes of John Juanda, Galen Hall and Paul Volpe right on her tail.

36 players will be going into Day 2 tomorrow.

The Current Standings

1st) Jen Harman- 133,800

2nd) John Juanda – 124,300

3rd) Shawn Sheikhan – 122,400

4th) Larry Wright – 121,300

5th) Galen Hall – 120,000

6th) Ashton Griffin – 119,000

7th) Brian Rast – 111,700

8th) Paul Volpe – 103,200

9th) Mike Watson – 102,800

10th) Joe Cassidy – 96,200