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2008 WSOP Key Occasion – Peter Eastgate

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2008 WSOP Winner Peter Eastgate competent for the Key Occasion via the Ladbrokes Poker internet site, and travelled to Las Vegas as section of Team Ladbrokes.

Eastgate achieved the last desk with 18,375,000 in commencing chips, the fourth premier stack guiding Scott Montgomery (19,690,000), Ivan Demidov (24,400,000) and Dennis Phillips (26,295,000).

Eastgate and Demidov achieved the 2008 World Sequence of Poker (WSOP) heads-up phase. At the last hand, Eastgate experienced 120.four million in chips, and Demidov went all in with 16.5 million chips. Eastgate conquer Demidov at two:33 AM nearby time, immediately after a two-day last desk consisting of 274 arms that took 15 several hours and 28 minutes to participate in.

Eastgate gained the 1st spot prize of $nine,152,416.

By profitable the Key Occasion at age 22, he grew to become the then youngest WSOP Key Occasion winner, surpassing Phil Hellmuth, who was 24 when he gained in 1989. He was surpassed as the youngest winner of the WSOP by Joseph Cada the following year at age 21.

In 2009, Eastgate defended his Key Occasion title right up until day 6. He was eradicated in 78th spot as a final result of a rivered flush. He was the final remaining Key Occasion Winner at the time of his elimination.

World Sequence of Poker bracelets
12 months Match Prize (US$)
2008 $10,000 World Championship No Limit Hold’em Key Occasion $nine,119,517

Prior to the WSOP, Eastgate’s reside tournament effects involved a revenue finish in the 2008 European Poker Tour celebration in Copenhagen and a last desk finish at the 2007 Irish Poker Open up.

As of 2014, his overall reside tournament winnings exceed $eleven,200,000.


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