A World Series of Poker (WSOP) win is special. But if the win comes from a high roller (HR) event then you have a solid reason to celebrate and make a splash about your victory. Well, the bragging rights for shipping the 2022 WSOP Event #8: $25,000 High Roller went to Chad Eveslage. This player shipped the marquee HR tournament for $1,415,610.
In the WSOP 2022 Event #8, Day 2 came to an end with Chris Brewer leading the pack of 15 survivors who progressed onto Day 3 of play. The second highest chip stack at the end of Day 2 was Eveslage. The HR event had 251 entrants who generated an impressive prize pool worth $5,929,875. A prize money of $1,415,610 was set for the player who ships the top title.
Day 2 of the $25,000 High Roller saw 87 survivors from Day 1 return with a hope to progress further; 22 more players joined the fold before late registration concluded at the start of Day 2. The min-cash for this tourney was set at $40,648 and top 38 players made the money.
The final day began with 15 survivors locking horns. It was a good start for the former WSOP ME champ Koray Aldemir who scooped a double up early in the game. Brewer, who was the chip lead coming into Day 3, took his lead further into the game during the opening exchanges of the game. This continued till Reagan Silber was shown the door on the unofficial final table (FT) bubble.
From the last nine players remaining, six of them were eyeing for their maiden WSOP bracelet. Daniel Colpoys’ hope of winning that shiny gold bracelet came crashing down when he busted in the 9th place. Another player, Ognyan Dimov was also sent packing by the winner of Evet #8. It’s been three years since Dimov grabbed his first WSOP bracelet. The wait to ship a WSOP title and bracelet continues for this player.
In the deciding hand of Event #8 which gave Eveslage his maiden WSOP bracelet saw him playing with . His rival with limped from the button with 400,000. The dealer spread the flop as and both players hit a pair. Since both the sparring rivals checked, the dealer went forward to reveal the turn. came and gave Jake Schindler a flush draw. Here, Eveslage bet 800,000 and his opponent happily made the call. fell on the river giving Schindler two pairs with TT, 66. Eveslage threw all his remaining chips (3,900,000) into the pot leaving his opponent a bit surprised with the overbet. But eventually Schindler made the call only to finish in the runner-up position for $874,915.
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