The eighth day of action in the WSOP in LAs Vegas saw eight events, with four winners and four more events bringing drama to poker fans around the world. Scott Seiver won his fifth title, while David Prociak bagged a second in Badugi. Elsewhere, Malcolm Trayner and Thibault Perissat won first bracelets for themselves and the first titles won by French or Australian players this summer too. 

Seiver Takes Home Latest Gold in Las Vegas

Scott Seiver won his fifth WSOP bracelet after a stunnng victory in the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Champiship. Just four players returned to the felt for an extended event as it reached the fourth and final day. Seiver proved best as he outlasted them all, winning the 

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Event #10: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship Results

Place Player Country Prize
1st Scott Seiver United States $426,744
2nd Jonathan Cohen Canada $284,495
3rd Calvin Anderson United States $197,582
4th Paul Zappulla United States $140,273
5th Sami Saad El-Dein United States $101,853
6th Benny Glaser United Kingdom $75,678
7th Jake Schwartz United States $57,570
8th Jared Bleznick United States $44,864
9th Patrick Moulder United States $35,838

Malcolm Trayner Wins Mystery Millions for Seven-Figure Glory

It took a quickfire final day to find a million-dollar winner in Event #5 as Australian player Malcolm Trayner became the $1,000 Mystery Millions winner for $1,000,000. Beating American player Carson Richards to the title, Trayner dedicated his victory to friends and his girlfriend as his rail celebrated a famous victory in Las Vegas. 

The final day had begun with Jake Brown in charge of the last 18 players. but after Brown himself busted as the irst player to leave the nine-handed final table, the way was clear for anyone else to grab glory. Junho Song looked to have a lot of the momentum when he found pocket kings to take out another but he himself faded to exitin fourth before Trayner took out Eugene Tito in third to set up the final duel. 

Going into the heads-up match with a 4:1 chip lead, Trayner admitted to nerves after victory but didn't show it in the final showdown, his king-jack eventually winning when Richards' queen-ten failed to hit, a king on the turn sending Trayner's rail into raptures and confirming that he would take home the million-dollar top prize and the first bracelet of his poker career.

With an amazing 18,409 entries, the Mystery Millions once again proved its unique appea to poker players of all levels.

Event #5: $1,000 Mystery Millions Final Table Results

Place Player Country Prize
1st Malcolm Trayner Australia $1,000,000
2nd Carson Richards United States $536,080
3rd Eugene Tito United States $407,970
4th Junho Song United States $312,250
5th Oshri Azran United States $240,350
6th Amir Mirrasouli United States $186,080
7th Michael Miller United States $144,900
8th Christopher Castellan United States $113,490
9th Jake Brown United States $89,411

Prociak Proves Badugi Chops for Second Bracelet

Dacid Prociak won his second-ever WSOP bracelet after conquering the Badugi streets in Event #11 of the 2024 WSOP. Coming into the final day, it was the Norwegian player Tobias Leknes who led the field but his exit at the final table in fourth place left the way clear for the experienced Prociak to dominate the last few levels of play and capture the gold. 

Prociak's fellow bracelet winner Brandon Cantu was the first player to bust at the six-handed final table and after the Polish player Tomasz Gluszko's elimination was followed by that of the former chip leader Leknes, three remained.

Edward Yam got close to scoring Hong Kong's first bracelet of the summer but fell short in third before Prociak made a 6:1 chip lead count, pushing Matt Grapenthiem into second place as he grabbed gold once again. 

Event #11: $1,500 Badugi Final Table Results

Place Player Country Prize
1st David Prociak United States $129,676
2nd Matt Grapenthien United States $84,650
3rd Edward Yam Hong Kong $56,508
4th Tobias Leknes Norway $38,597
5th Tomasz Gluszko Poland $26,988
6th Brandon Cantu United States $19,330

Thibault Perissat Wins First French Bracelet This Summer

French player Thibault Perissat won the $1,000-entry Super Turbo NLHE event that took place over a single day in Las Vegas and awarded the WSOP bracleet and $197,308 up top. In a field populated by 2,594 entrants, there were some big names inside the top 100 finishers, as Josh Arieh was the final bracelet winner to go out, busting in 14th place as he just missed his seventh WSOP victory but bagged crucial Player of the Year points. 

the well-known Swiss player Dinesh Alt made it to seventh place for $31,358 before being eliminated, and Nevan Chang got close, leaving in third place for $96,965, a career-high score for the Taiwanese player. Heads-up, Perissat beat the Americna player Ron Schindelheim when Perissat's queen-five held agsinst the American's jack-ten, no help for eithe rplayer meaning Perissat's high card played. 

Event #14: $1,000 Super Turbo NLHE Final Table Results

Place Player Country Prize
1st Thibault Perissat France $197,308
2nd Ron Schindelheim United States $131,571
3rd Nevan Chang Taiwan $96,965
4th Jesse Yaginuma United States $72,115    
5th Gary Leibovitz United States $54,129
6th Cole Griffith United States $41,007    
7th Dinesh Alt Switzerland $31,358
8th Hrair Yapoudjian Canada $24,207    
9th Anthony Monin France $18,866

Palau and Fan Lead Final 18 in 6-Max Bracelet Event

Daniel Palau (6,790,000) and Chih Fan (6,765,000) both hold more chips than anyone else in the 6-Max No Limit Hold'em Event #12 which costs $1,500 to play. On a day where the returning Day 2 field of 197 returning players was trimmed to just 17 survivors, Day 3 of the event will see a top prize of $439,815 - along with the WSOP gold bracelet - given to the winner.

Daniel Buzgon (4.5m), Anthony Marquez (3.9m), Simeon Spasov (3.75m) and Tommy Nguyen (1m) all represent threats to the chip leader despite varying stack sizes, and it is sure to be a thrilling conclusion to the event on Wednesday. 

Event #12: $1,500 6-Max NLHE Day 2 Chip Counts

Place Player Country Prize
1st Daniel Palau Spain 6,790,000
2nd Chih Fan Taiwan 6,765,000
3rd Joseph Brumpacheco Brazil 6,295,000
4th Corey Wick United States 5,385,000
5th Matthew Dodd United States 4,860,000
6th Daniel Buzgon United States 4,505,000
7th Anthony Marquez United States 3,900,000
8th Simeon Spasov Bulgaria 3,750,000
9th John Gordon United States 3,075,000
10th Patrick Truong United States 3,060,000

Mizrachi Leads Dealer's Choice, Ivey and Negreanu Make Final Day

Wednesday could see wither Daniel Negreanu or Phil Ivey win their seventh or 11th respective WSOP bracelet. Both poker legeds made the final day of the $10,000-entry Dealer's Choice event, with Robert Mizrachi the chip leader on 1.5m chips. 

Negreanu (312,000) and Ivey (563,000) have a lot less than the leader but both men will be hoping to return to the WSOP winner's enclosure after a time away. Negreanu hasn't won a WSOP bracelet in Las Vegas for 16 years, while Ivey's last win in Sin City came in 2014 in a $1,500 8-Game Mix event. 

Other players such as the Day 2 overnight leader George Alexander (1,090,000), David Bach (909,000) and Ben Lamb (683,000) will be battling for suremacy too as some of the toughest titans of poker do battle for gold and a top prize of $333,045 tomorrow. 

Event #13: $10,000 Dealer's Choice Final Day Chip Counts

Place Player Country Prize
1st Robert Mizrachi United States 1,511,000
2nd Venkata Tayi United States 1,112,000
3rd George Alexander United States 1,090,000
4th Ryutaro Suzuki Japan 1,053,000
5th David Bach United States 909,000
6th Michael Martinelli United States 807,000
7th Ben Lamb United States 683,000
8th Phil Ivey United States 563,000
9th Richard Bai United States 336,000
10th Daniel Negreanu United States 312,000
11th Max Kruse  Germany 268,000

PLO Hi-Lo and 8-Handed NLHE Events Close Out Day 1 Flights

Two more events ended Day 1s on Tuesday, as Event #13, the PLO Hi-Lo event, saw 1,277 entries, whittled down to 192 survivors with a top prize of $265,361 being pursued by chip leader Daniel Lowery with 775,000 chips. Other strong contenders such as Sean Troha (519,000), Yuval Bronshtein (505,000) and Joao Simao (467,000) made the top 10 also. 

In the $5k 8-Max NLHE Event #16, 660 entries took part, with 239 making Day 2. The chip leader was Clemen Deng (554,000), with poker legends Bin Weng (343,000) and Adam Hendrix (334,500) both inside the top 10. PokerGO high roller regulars Seth Davies (280,500), Sam Soverel (272,000) and Stephen Chidwick (271,500) made the top 20.

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