Johannes Becker Wins Event #8, $2500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball at 2018 WSOP

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Jun/05/2018

Cologne, Germany’s Johannes Becker has won the title in Event #8 of the 2018 World Series of Poker, $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball and the $180,455 that came with it.

Becker, 27, earned his first ever bracelet.

Second place went to 33-year-old Scott Seiver, of Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Other Notables:
Among those cashing in Event #8 were Mike Leah (9th, $11,870), Bryce Yockey (10th, $11,870), Frank Kassela (10th, $9,072), Brian Hastings (14th, $7,163), Nam Le (17th, $7,163), Billy Baxter (18th, $7,163), John Monnette (21st, $5,487), Steve Sung (26th, $4,942), John Hennigan (28th, $4,942), Dan Shak (29th, $4,942), Mike Wattel (31st, $4,329), Jon Turner (32nd, $4,329), Shaun Deeb (37th, $3,937), Randy Ohel (38th, $3,937), Chip Jett (39th, $3,937), and Yueqi Zhu (40th, $3,937).

Final Table Payouts (POY points in parentheses):

1st: Johannes Becker, $180,455 (960.14)
2nd: Scott Seiver, $111,516 (480.07)
3rd: Jesse Hampton, $71,547 (432.06)
4th: Chris Vitch, $47,166 (384.06)
5th: George Trigeorgis, $31,973 (360.05)
6th: Luis Velador, $22,334 (336.06)

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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