Event #9: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship
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Event #9: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship
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Ari Engel Leads; Hellmuth Seeking 16th Bracelet in Event #9: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo Championship

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Phil Hellmuth
Phil Hellmuth

Day 3 of Event #9: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo Championship began with 18 players and after five levels of play only five remain with Ari Engel standing tall as chip leader going into the fourth and final day of this championship event.

The day started off fast with an steady influx of eliminations, including WSOP bracelet holders Alan Sternberg, Brian Rast, and Paul Volpe, all of whom were eliminated within the first two levels of play. It didn’t take long to reach the unofficial final table of 10, which started with Day 3 chip leader Andrew Yeh still atop the pack.

Ari Engel and Andrew Yeh shook things up early at the unofficial final table, with Engel eliminating both Chris Vitch and Khamar Xaytavone early on. Meanwhile, Yeh took down a couple large pots that led to the eliminations of both Robert Mizrachi and Ben Landowsky. George Wolff bubbled the final table live stream after surviving as the short stack for quite some time before succumbing to Engel.

Of course, all eyes are sure to be on Phil Hellmuth, who managed to survive the day but heads into Day 4 as the short stack. He will be looking to run up his stack and secure a record-setting 16th career WSOP gold bracelet tomorrow.

The surviving players return tomorrow at 4 p.m. PST and play on a live-stream hosted by PokerGO until a champion is crowned.

Day 4 Final Table of Event #9: $10,000 Omaha Hi/Lo 8 or Better

SeatPlayerCountryChip Count
1Andrew YehUnited States1,105,000
2Phil HellmuthUnited States390,000
3Eddie BlumenthalUnited States1,405,000
4Ari EngelUnited States3,485,000
5Zachary MilchmanUnited States1,660,000

Be sure to stick with PokerNews as we continue to bring you the action leading to the next WSOP $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better champion!

Day 3 Play is Over

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Day 3 has ended after approximately nine hours of play with five players remaining. Stay tuned for a recap of the day's events.

George Wolff Eliminated in 6th Place ($61,877)

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George Wolff
George Wolff

Ari Engel opened on the button and George Wolff called in the big blind with just crumbs behind.

Wolff led out on the flop of {2-Spades}{j-Spades}{5-Spades} and Engel raised to put his opponent all-in. Wolff called.

George Wolff: {j-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}
Ari Engel: {a-Spades}{k-Hearts}{q-Spades}{7-Spades}

The board ran out {7-Clubs}{4-Spades} and Engel scooped the pot with the nut flush and a low, sealing Wolff's fate as the final Day 3 elimination.

Ari Engel ca
Ari Engel
ca 3,485,000 685,000
George Wolff us
George Wolff
us Izpadel

Oznake: Ari EngelGeorge Wolff

Wolff Survives; Milchman Leaves Hellmuth Short

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Zachary Milchman raised from the cutoff and George Wolff went all in on the button. Phil Hellmuth cold-called from the big blind and Milchman called as well.

Hellmuth proceeded to check-call bets from Milchman on the {6-Hearts}{2-Hearts}{10-Spades} flop, {10-Diamonds} turn, and {7-Diamonds} river. Milchman tabled {a-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{4-Spades} for a full house with a low and Wolff revealed {a-Clubs}{k-}{4-}{3-Spades} for a better low.

Hellmuth mucked — awarding Milchman the side pot and half of the main pot.

Zachary Milchman us
Zachary Milchman
us 1,200,000 200,000
George Wolff us
George Wolff
us 280,000 120,000
Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
us 250,000 -390,000
Nivo:
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Slepe stave:
30,000/60,000
Ante:
0

Who are the Defending Champions of the Championship Events?

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WSOP Defending Champions
WSOP Defending Champions

The $10,000 buy-in events at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) are considered Championship Events. These big buy-in tournaments attract the very best poker players in the world, which leads to the tournaments being considered more prestigious. Winning a WSOP Championship Event is no mean feat; you do not take one down through luck alone.

Who are the defending champions in all the $10k events? Find out more on PokerNews.

Players Take Another Break

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The remaining six players are on a 10-minute break. Day 3 will break when one more player is eliminated.

Wolff Doubles Through Yeh

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George Wolff raised all-in for his last 80,000 in the small bind, and Andrew Yeh called from the big to put Wolff at risk.

Wolff: {a-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{6-Spades}{5-Diamonds}
Yeh: {a-Hearts}{k-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}{4-Spades}

The board ran out {3-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{5-Clubs} and Wolff doubled through Yeh.

Andrew Yeh us
Andrew Yeh
us 1,150,000 -100,000
George Wolff us
George Wolff
us 160,000 80,000