Brian Rash from Southern California made his way to the rail as the first person eliminated from the WSOP #28 event, the Pot Limit Omaha event, with Rebuys. Rash’s exit made Johnny Chan the tournaments chip leader with about 2 million in tournament chips, or 400k in tournament chips more than the previous chip leader up to that point, Phil “OMGClayAiken” Galfond, a well known internet poker player for 84,863 in the WSOP event.
Chan appeared today with the front portion of his hair colored pink, which is perfect do to the professional poker players friendly poker table demeanor, and joking manner.
The final table is made up of some very popular names in the poker world. Johnny Chan who has won a total of 10 World Series of Poker Bracelets, and $3,869,828 in WSOP cash winnings sits with Phil “OMGClayAiken” Galfond, well known in the online poker, who has won $73,948 in WSOP cashes to date.
Both Brian Rash and Johnny Chan played Rash’s final hand with diamond flush draws. Rash had the lead on the flop, having flopped a pair of jacks, and a diamond draw. The flush however never came, Chan paired an ace on the river. Chan took down the pot in this Pot Limit Omaha tournament, and sent Rash on his way to the rail, or perhaps to some live cash action poker tables.
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