2008 World Series of Poker

The 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP)
was held at the Rio
All-Suite Hotel & Casino
in Las
Vegas
, Nevada.

The 39th annual World Series ran from May 30th
through July 17th 2008, culminating in the $10 000 buy-in No Limit
Texas Hold’em Main
Event
.

The 13-day Main Event kicked off on July 3rd, and  attracte several thousand participants including professional poker players, winners of sit-and-go satellite tournaments and
online qualifiers like the 2003
WSOP Main Event champion, Chris
Moneymaker
.

2008 WSOP Championship Event Winners

Event 1: $10 000 World Championship Pot-Limit Hold’em

Nenad Medic: $794,112

Event 8: $10 000 World Championship Mixed Event

Anthony Rivera: $483,688

Event 14: $10 000 World Championship Seven-Card Stud

Eric Brooks: $415,856 
Event 25:
$10 000 World Championship
Heads Up No Limit

Kenny Tran: $539,056

Event 37: $10 000 World Championship Omaha Hi-Lo Split-8 or Better

David Benyamine: $535,687

Event 45: $50 000 World Championship H.O.R.S.E.

Scotty Nguyen: $1,989,120

Event 50: $10 000 World Championship Pot Limit Omaha

Marty Smyth: $859,549