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2008 WSOP Day 42: Surviving Day 2b
For many, making it through Day 2b of the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event was just not to be. With 2,378 players from Day 1c and 1d coming together on Wednesday, only 842 survived the day.
Among those who played on Wednesday were former World Champions Victor Ramdin with more than $300,000 in chips.
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While the 2008 WSOP Main Event was taking a break on Monday, the Casino Employees No-Limit Hold'em tournament got off to a start and then completed play on Tuesday. With 930 players putting up the $500 buy-in, they were playing for a $418,500 prize pool.
The eventual winner was Jonathan Kotula, who works at O'Sheas in Las Vegas. He takes home an $87,929 top prize.
The final-table results for the event were:
|1st||Jonathan Kotula||Las Vegas||O'Sheas||$87,929|
|2nd||Kevin O'Harra||Tunica, Miss.||Harrah's Tunica||$56,748|
|3rd||Glenda Harrell||Seattle||Roxbury and Magic Lanes||$34,107|
|4th||Daniel Kohnen||Springboro, Ohio||Argosy Casino||$28,667|
|5th||Andrew Brock||Las Vegas||Wynn||$23,435|
|6th||Michael Anderson||Gilbert, Ariz.||Casino Arizona||$18,414|
|7th||Elaine Graham||Las Vegas||Sunset Station||$14,229|
|8th||David Dietrich||Las Vegas||Boyd Gaming Corp||$11,090|
|9th||Monica Conrad||Hemet, Calif.||Soboba Casino||$7,951|