Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed - $888,888 Guaranteed 1st Place

Day 3 of Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed - $888,888 Guaranteed 1st Place Starts at 2 p.m.

Chris Moorman

Out of a field of 8,598, 29 players will return today to continue to battle it out. The day is scheduled to play down to a winner.

Only three players bagged above 4 millions in chips: Galen Hall leads the field with a stack of 6,595,000. He is followed closely by Paul Vas Nunes (6,410,000). Hunter Frey rounds up the top three with 5,730,000. Hunter Frey is no stranger at the WSOP. He has $729,701 in total earnings including three cashes this summer.

Multiple WSOP bracelet winners are still in contention as well including 888poker Ambassador and bracelet winner Chris Moorman (2,620,000), seven-time bracelet winner Men Nguyen (3,350,000), Andrey Zaichenko (1,500,000), Joey Weissman (1,210,000) and Philip Tom (1,150,000).

The 29 survivors are all guaranteed $22,292 but will all be looking to take home the first-place prize of $888,888, along with the WSOP gold bracelet.

Action will resume at 2 p.m. will level 29 and blinds of 30,000/60,000 with a running ante of 10,000. Levels will be of 60 minutes. There will be a 15-minute break every two levels and a 60-minute dinner break after Level 6, at approximately 8:30 p.m.

Day 3 Seat Draw

RoomSeatTablePlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Amazon4241Brett BaderUnited States1,485,00025
Amazon4242Carlos ChangTaiwan2,010,00034
Amazon4243Richard AlatiUnited States2,355,00039
Amazon4244Eduards KudrjavcevsLatvia2,730,00046
Amazon4246Joey WeissmanUnited States1,210,00020
Amazon4247Fabrice CasanoFrance1,040,00017
Amazon4248Dara TaherpourUnited States2,290,00038
Amazon4251Paul Vas NunesUnited Kingdom6,410,000107
Amazon4252Vitaliy NeymanUnited States1,695,00028
Amazon4253Men NguyenUnited States3,511,00059
Amazon4254Jeremiah MiesenUnited States2,405,00040
Amazon4256Franz-Xaver DitzGermany2,745,00046
Amazon4257Joshua TurnerUnited States1,560,00026
Amazon4258Alexandre NovaesBrazil2,835,00047
Amazon4261Marc GoldmanUnited States900,00015
Amazon4262Alexander KuzminRussia1,010,00017
Amazon4263Martin StausholmAustria2,270,00038
Amazon4264Niels HerregodtsBulgaria1,010,00017
Amazon4265Hunter FreyUnited States5,730,00096
Amazon4266Philip TomUnited States1,150,00019
Amazon4267James AlexanderUnited States1,360,00023
Amazon4268Michael BarlowUnited States2,625,00044
Amazon4271Chris MoormanUnited Kingdom2,620,00044
Amazon4272Smith CollinsUnited States2,240,00037
Amazon4273Andrey ZaichenkoRussia1,500,00025
Amazon4275Arthur ConanFrance3,140,00052
Amazon4276Shai ZurrIsrael900,00015
Amazon4277Galen HallUnited States6,595,000110
Amazon4278Laurent PolitoFrance1,705,00028

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Tags: 888pokerAndrey ZaichenkoChris MoormanGalen HallHunter FreyJoey WeissmanMen NguyenPaul Vas NunesPhilip TomWSOP