Live Events 1
Event 30 - $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha

Event Info

Buy-in $2,500
Prize Pool $1,002,800
Players 436

Level Info

Level 24
Blinds 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 0

Rami Boukai Takes the First Pot

In the day's first hand, J.C. Tran limped from under-the-gun and Rami Boukai called from the button. When Ross Boatman checked his option, three players saw a flop of {10-Spades}{A-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}.

Tran led out for 40,000 and Boukai called. Boatman folded and we saw the {8-Clubs} on he turn. When Tran checked, Boukai bet out 80,000 and, after a short pause, Tran folded.

Play Paused for Bracelet Ceremony

Speaking of bracelet ceremonies, we have a new WSOP winner to crown here in the Amazon Room, ergo our final table start will be delayed by another ten minutes or so.

Will We Hear "God Save the Queen" Again?

Two of our nine finalists, Ross Boatman and Jeff Kimber, both hail from the U.K., as does John Duthie, who across the room is playing in the finals of the $10,000 Heads-Up Championship. With these three all sporting healthy chip stacks going into their final tables, there's quite a good possibility that we'll be hearing "God Save the Queen" over the loudspeakers at tomorrow afternoon's bracelet ceremony.

Two Brits have already claimed WSOP bracelets this year-- J.P. Kelly in the $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em event and Roland De Wolfe in the $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better event.

Player Introductions Underway

The dapper Robbie Thompson is introducing our nine final table players to the crowd and the cameras. Cards will be in the air momentarily.

Final Table Minutes Away

Nine talented players will soon take their seats to compete for the most coveted prize in poker - a WSOP bracelet.

England's Ross Boatman comes into the as the chip leader, but he's got some tough competition lurking close behind in the form of bracelet winners John Juanda, J.C. Tran, and Theo Jorgensen, who captured the 5,000 Euro PLO event at the 2008 WSOP-E.

The action kicks off soon, so stick around to which player will walk away with today's top prize.

Final Table Seat Assignments and Chip Counts

The Final 9 are set and play will begin at 2:00pm.

Seat 1: Jeff Kimber - 525,000
Seat 2: Rami Boukai - 325,000
Seat 3: Dallas Flowers - 239,000
Seat 4: Ross Boatman - 718,000
Seat 5: J.C. Tran - 387,000
Seat 6: John Juanda - 129,000
Seat 7: Theo Jorgensen - 419,000
Seat 8: Chad Layne - 206,000
Seat 9: Jean-Philippe Leandri - 324,000