The 2018 World Series of Poker is well in our rear-view mirror with the world’s top players gearing up for the upcoming Poker Masters at the PokerGO Studio from September 7-15. But while fans and players are already dreaming of the 2019 World Series of Poker, it’s now possible to relive every single big moment from the 2018 WSOP as blackout restrictions have now been removed from the Main Event and Big One for One Drop.
Watch Justin Bonomo Make History on PokerGO
Just when you thought his year couldn’t get any better, Justin Bonomo put the biggest cherry of all on top of his stellar 2018. Grabbing the all-time money list lead from Daniel Negreanu, who lead one of poker’s most prestigious lists since July 2014 after previous stints at the top in 2009 and 2011, Bonomo became the first player to eclipse the $40 million earnings mark with his Big One for One Drop win.
This final table was broadcast live on ESPN and on PokerGO in non-ESPN and non-ESPN affiliated regions, but it’s now available for everyone to enjoy wherever in the world you may be. The chip counts heading into this final table are as follows.
|Seat||Name||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|1||Rick Salomon||United States||19,650,000||39|
|2||Byron Kaverman||United States||10,525,000||21|
|3||David Einhorn||United States||12,300,000||25|
|5||Justin Bonomo||United States||48,950,000||98|
|6||Dan Smith||United States||21,450,000||43|
Watch the 2018 Big One for One Drop final table by clicking this link.
Relive the 2018 WSOP Main Event Final Table on PokerGO
The most anticipated event of the year, the World Series of Poker Main Event, was once again the highlight of the summer for poker fans around the world. Spread out across three days of play, this thrilling final table had everything a poker fan could wish for. Upsets, drama, big hands, big bluffs, banter, and entertaining table talk.
This year’s final table was headlined by the dominance of Michael Dyer, the epic three-way all in won by Nic Manion and a fearless battle between John Cynn and Tony Miles to cap things off. All three days of this final table are now available on PokerGO for your viewing pleasures, so jump right in and know that the final table started with the following chip counts.
|2018 WSOP Main Event Final Table|
|Seat||Name||Country||Age||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|2||John Cynn||United States||33||37,075,000||62|
|4||Tony Miles||United States||32||42,750,000||71|
|5||Nic Manion||United States||35||112,775,000||188|
|6||Aram Zobian||United States||23||18,875,000||31|
|7||Michael Dyer||United States||32||109,175,000||182|
|8||Joe Cada||United States||30||23,675,000||39|
Looking for more content from the 2018 World Series of Poker? Check out the following stories and videos to get caught up with some of the most heart-warming and emotional stories from the summer in Las Vegas.
Relive the 2018 World Series of Poker through the lens of our photographer Drew Amato. Click on this link to look at his favorite shots and storylines from this year’s series of events. A special photo blog dedicated to the Big One for One Drop can be found here.
Phil Ivey made his return to the World Series of Poker by playing a full schedule for the first time since 2014. In an open letter to the man formerly known as No Home Jerome, we expressed our love for one of the best to ever do it. On top of that, Ivey had a particularly interesting elimination hand in the 2018 WSOP Main Event, the story of that you can find right here.
As far as podcasts go, the 2018 World Series of Poker brought forward some fascinating stories from the likes of Norm Macdonald, Joe Stapleton, and Felipe Ramos. In addition to that, we created a podcast dedicated to Doyle Brunson’s retirement from the WSOP with thoughts and takes from players such as Phil Ivey, Mike Sexton, and Eli Elezra.
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