Peter Eastgate youngest winner of the WSOP Main Event 2008

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 by skylowlow

Peter Eastgate is the winner of the main event of the WSOP 2008. He defeated Ivan Demidov and is the youngest winner so fare. He displaced Phil Hellmuth from this title, who won in 1989 at the age of 24.

After a marathon final table, which lasted more than 14 hours, Peter Eastgate won the tournament when he turned a street from Ace to five and his opponent had only two pair.

Peter Eastgate gets $9.152.416 and the bracelet. Ivan Demidov as second gets anyhow $5.809.595.

Congratulations to Peter Eastgate!

Here are the results and the payouts of the final table:

Position Name Country Payout
1 Peter Eastgate Denmark $9.152.416
2 Ivan Demidov Russia $5.809.595
3 Dennis Phillips USA $4.517.773
4 Ylon Schwartz USA $3.774.974
5 Scott Montgomery Canada $3.096.768
6 Darus Suharto Canada $2.418.562
7 David (Chino) Rheem USA $1.772.650
8 Kelly Kim USA $1.288.217
9 Craig Marquis USA $900.670
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1 Comment to Peter Eastgate youngest winner of the WSOP Main Event 2008

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