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Phillip Hui Wins World Series of Poker $3,000 Omaha Eight-Or-Better Event

WSOP Circuit Grinder Nabs First Bracelet and $286,976 First-Place Prize


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The $3,000 Omaha eight-or-better event at the 2014 World Series of Poker produced one of the more stacked final tables of the summer, but it was relative unknown Phillip Hui of San Antonio, Texas who came out on top, earning his first career gold bracelet and the $286,976 first-place prize.

Hui, who has four WSOP Circuit rings, was down 18-1 in chips during heads-up play before mounting an incredible comeback.

“This is everything,” he said. “This is what we play for. I had a big package but bricked the first 25 of 30 tournaments that I played. Your mind’s not right when you are coming into the last week of the series. It’s unreal. I feel like I’m in a movie.”

The tournament drew a field of 457 players that created a total prize pool of $1,247,610. In order to claim the victory, Hui had to overcome a final table that inclueded Jordan Morgan (8th), Matt Glantz (7th), David Williams (6th), John D’Agostino (4th), Ismael Bojang (4th) and fellow WSOP Circuit ring winner Zachary Milchman (2nd).

Here is a look at the final table results.

Place Player Winnings POY Points
1 Phillip Hui $286,976 1,080
2 Zachary Milchman $177,609 900
3 Michael Bees $118,036 720
4 Ismael Bojang $87,594 540
5 John D’Agostino $65,736 450
6 David Williams $49,817 360
7 Matt Glantz $38,089 270
8 Jordan Morgan $29,356 180
9 Joe Mitchell $22,793 90

*Photo courtesy of the WSOP

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