2024 WSOP: Bryce Yockey Triumphs in the $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Event

In 2024 WSOP Event #8: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed), 733 entries generated a prize pool of $3,371,800, min cash was $10,000. The event lasted three days before Bryce Yockey took the win and WSOP bracelet.

After coming to the final table as a chip leader, everything was smooth sailing for Bryce Yockey as he knocked players out and was cruising to victory until he faced some trouble playing heads-up, where Farid Jattin was giving him a good fight for the title. Ultimately, Yockey won Event #8: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha for $606,654. Farid Jattin won $404,430 for his second-place finish.

Yockey is 227th ranked on the US All-time Money List with $5,111,270 in earnings.

Event #8: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Final Table Results

1 Bryce YockeyUnited States$606,654
2 Farid JattinColombia$404,430
3 Zachary SchwartzUnited States$283,221
4 Aditya SadhuFinland$201,419
5 Jason BerilgenUnited States$145,504
6 Joao VieiraPortugal$106,795
7 Joao Simao PeresBrazil$79,661
8 Paul RadcliffeUnited States$60,405
9 Naoya KiharaJapan$46,575

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The Bubble

We saw Brian Rast being Final Table bubble boy when his 10767 didn’t survive against Joao Vieira’s KJ106 on 108523. Rast finished in 10th place for $36,526.

Brian Rast

The Final Table Recap

The first player to be eliminated at the final table was Naoya Kihara when he 4-bet against Bryce Yockey and Farid Jattin with AAQ3 and got called only by Jattin with AQ103. The board was K974K, and Jattin won the hand with nut flush, knocking Kihara out in ninth place for $46,575.

Naoya Kihara

We lost two more players from the final table when Bryce Yockey knocked out Paul Radcliffe and Joao Simao in seventh and eighth place for $79,661 and $60,405. All three players were all-in on the flop J75, the turn was 10, and the river was 2.

Yockey won the hand with K1098 hitting the straight on the turn against Radcliffe, who was holding QJ83, and Simao with 5544.

Joao Vieira was next to go home after he opened from HJ and called a CO 3-bet from Farid. The flop was AKJ. Vieira checked, and Jattin went for a pot-sized bet, which put Vieira all-in, and Vieira called. The turn was Q, and the river was K, not helping Vieria, who was against Jattin’s top set. Vieira was out in sixth place for $106,795.

Joao Vieira

Jason Berilgen was out of luck when he called open from Jattin with all of the remainin chips, Yockey also called from BB.

The flop came A1010, Jattin c-bet, and Yockey called. The turn was 3, Jattin bet again, and Yockey called. The river was A, and Yockey went for a lead; Jattin folded. Berilgen held 6542, which was not enough to beat Yockey’s 8664, and Berilgen was out in fifth place for $145,504.

Jason Berilgen

Aditya Sadhu made his last blind defense in this tournament when he called an open in BB from Yockey. The flop was Q43, Sadhu led shoved, and Yockey called. The turn was 9, and the river was 2. Yockey won the hand with AJ96 when he hit a pair of nines on turn against Sadhu’s 10854. Sadhu was eliminated in fourth place for $201,419.

Aditya Sadhu

Schwartz got knocked out in third place when he opened limped and called a raise from Yockey. The flop was 982, Schwartz bet, and Yockey called. The turn was 3, Yockey bet with AQ105 and put Schwartz all-in, and Schwartz called with10876. The river was 8, giving Yockey a flush and sending Schwartz home with $283,221 in his pockets.

Zachary Schwartz

The Heads-Up Battle

The heads-up started with Yockey having a lead of 4:1. Slowly but surely, Yockey managed to add even more chips to his stack. Jattin was giving good resistance to Yockey before the last hand happened when Jattin open-called a 3-bet from Yockey with Q1043, which put him all in. The board was 5328J, which gave Yockey, who was holding AQ86, a bracelet-winning pair of eights. Jattin has won $404,430 for finishing second.

Farid Jattin

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