WSOP Day 13: Negreanu, Matusow, Racener in Final 16 of 8-Game Mix
The third day of play in Event #22: $1,500 Eight Game Mix should draw quite a rail on Monday with numerous big names returning among the final 16. Daniel Negreanu, Mike Matusow, John Racener, David Bach, and Anthony Zinno will be among those still with a chance to win the title.
Also on Monday, Shawn Buchanan leads the final eight players returning for a fourth day in Event #20: Big Blind Antes $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em. Several big names also return for Day 2 in Event #23: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship including chip leader Galen Hall, Benny Glaser, Stephen Chidwick, Scott Seiver, Jean-Robert Bellande, Darren Elias, and Shaun Deeb.
It will take a fourth day to determine the winner of this event with eight players returning on Monday. Canada's Shawn Buchanan leads those returning with 2,580,000 chips and is looking for his first bracelet despite having earned over $2.6 million in WSOP winnings.
Also returning are Jeremy Wien (2,455,000), David Peters (1,925,000), Eric Blair (1,825,000), David Laka (1,655,000), John Amato (1,005,000), Jake Schindler (880,000), and Richard Tuhrim (625,000).
Play resumes on Monday at 12 noon and the winner gets $537,710. Check back with PokerNews to follow all the live updates.
After two Day 1 flights of the MILLIONAIRE MAKER there are 1,104 players left to proceed onward to today's Day 2. The event drew 7,361 entries, creating a total prize pool of $9,937,350. There's a huge $1,173,223 first prize awaiting the winner along with the gold bracelet.
When play resumes Andrea Buonocore will have the chip lead with 209,900 followed by Thanh Nguyen (199,500) and Artan Dedusha (191,600).
Other notables advancing include bracelet winners Jared Jaffee (171,900) and Anthony Spinella (162,500), two-time WSOP Circuit Ring winner Thomas Taylor (169,600), Walter Treccarichi (150,900), former November Niner Joseph Cheong (133,700), Bart Hanson (74,400), Rainer Kempe (49,500), Ryan Laplante (33,000), Aaron Massey (28,400), Allen Kessler (25,500), and Shaun Deeb (18,200).
Day 2 of this four-day event begins on Monday at 11 a.m. Who will take home the seven-figure first prize? Find out right here as PokerNews will be there for all the updates.
With only 16 players remaining and so many notables among them, many eyes will be on this tournament today. Nicholas Seiken leads all currently with 360,000 chips followed by Philip Long (357,000) and Jean Montury (345,000).
As mentioned, Daniel Negreanu (126,000) will be there, too, hoping for his seventh bracelet, while Mike Matusow (83,000) will be vying for his fifth. Others returning include David Bach (263,000), Robert Williamson III (250,000), John Racener (226,500), Anthony Zinno (198,000), and Iori Yogo (97,500). The winner earns the bracelet and a top payout of $147,348.
The third day of mixed game fun kicks off at 2 p.m. PokerNews will bring you all the important hands via the live updates team. PokerGO will also be streaming this final table — click here to check it out.
Big buy-in lowball is in the house again. There are 38 players left from the 85 entries, with registration still open until the beginning of Day 2. Galen Hall leads the field into Day 2 with 389,800 chips. Hall has more than $4 million in live tournament winnings, but looking for his first bracelet.
Rounding out the top five are three-time bracelet winner Benny Glaser (352,000), Timothy McDermott (304,800), Stephen Chidwick (222,800), and Dario Sammartino (212,500). Others returning include Scott Seiver (142,600), Mike Wattel (135,500), Jean-Robert Bellande (100,800), German professional soccer player Max Kruse (72,800), Darren Elias (70,600), Illya Trincher (42,200), and Shaun Deeb (30,100).
Play kicks off at 2 p.m. and PokerNews will be there to bring you all the lowball fun — click here to follow along.
Grab a cup of coffee, this one is going to last a while. The five-day Marathon returns to the WSOP on Monday, offering players a starting stack of 26,200, levels of 100 minutes, and late registration through two levels into Day 2.
Last year's champion was Venezuela's Joseph Di Rosa Rojas who won $690,469 and his first bracelet. That event attracted 1,759 entries for a $4,147,722 prize pool. The race starts at 11 a.m. and PokerNews will be in this one for the long haul, with updates until the finish line.
The first exclusively seven-card stud tournament gets underway Monday with this lower price-tier split-pot form of the game. New Jersey's Ernest Bohn earned the bracelet in this event a year ago, claiming a $173,228 first prize for his only WSOP cash.
Players begin with 7,500 chips and 60-minute levels. The festivities begin at 3 p.m. and PokerNews will have all the all the high and lows.
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In this Series
- 1 WSOP Day 1: It’s Showtime – with Casino Employees Championship and $10K Super Turbo
- 2 WSOP Day 2: Jodie Sanders Leads Casino Employees Event; Shootout & Omaha Hi/Lo on Tap
- 3 WSOP Day 3: Hellmuth, McKeehen, Cada Advance to Final 50 in Shootout
- 4 WSOP Day 4: Joe's Ready for Shootout Final Table, $100K Day 2 Awaits
- 5 WSOP Day 5: Petrangelo & Fox Lead $100K, Martini & Hoang Chasing Gold
- 6 WSOP Day 6: Vitch leads Triple Draw, Hellmuth Makes Day 2 in Omaha-8
- 7 WSOP Day 7: Elezra Leads $10K Omaha Hi-Lo, Hennigan Ahead in Dealer’s Choice
- 8 WSOP Day 8: Eli Elezra Seeks Fourth Bracelet Today in $10K Omaha Hi-Lo
- 9 WSOP Day 9: Racener, Deeb at Final Tables, Hellmuth Advances in H.O.R.S.E.
- 10 WSOP Day 10: Bonomo Looking for $10K Heads-Up Title, Negreanu Advances
- 11 WSOP Day 11: Bonomo Among Leaders in $5K NLHE, Zinno Leads Dealer's Choice
- 12 WSOP Day 12: Duhamel Looks for 4th Bracelet, Negreanu Advances to Day 2
- 13 WSOP Day 13: Negreanu, Matusow, Racener in Final 16 of 8-Game Mix
- 14 WSOP Day 14: Doyle Brunson Returns Looking for Bracelet #11
- 15 WSOP Day 15: Joe McKeehen Runs Deep in MILLIONAIRE MAKER
- 16 WSOP Day 16: Martin Jacobson, Scotty Nguyen Playing Deep in MARATHON
- 17 WSOP Day 17: Jason Mercier, Martin Jacobson Looking to Add Bracelets
- 18 WSOP Day 18: Glaser, Matusow, Negreanu, Bonomo Advance in PPC
- 19 WSOP Day 19: Michael Mizrachi, Phil Ivey Lead Poker Players Championship
- 20 WSOP Day 20: Mizrachi Leads Final 12 in $50K PPC, Ivey Still in Hunt
- 21 WSOP Day 21: Michael Mizrachi Aims for Third $50K PPC Title, 6 Remain
- 22 WSOP Day 22: Phil Hellmuth Advances in $1,500 NLHE Shootout
- 23 WSOP Day 23: Daniel Negreanu Returns Third in Chips in $25K PLO HR
- 24 WSOP Day 24: Yu Leads Biggest Omaha Tournament of Year, Negreanu Falls
- 25 WSOP Day 25: Scotty Nguyen Leads the $25K PLO
- 26 WSOP Day 26: Ferguson Looks for No. 7; Lamb, Mizrachi Advance in $10K PLO
- 27 WSOP Day 27: Hellmuth Advances in Razz, Big Names in Monster Stack
- 28 WSOP Day 28: Brandon Shack-Harris Leads Final 6 in $10K PLO
- 29 WSOP Day 29: Elezra, Hellmuth, Negreanu Return in $1,500 PLO Hi-Lo
- 30 WSOP Day 30: Gamble, Matusow, Negreanu in $1,500 PLO Hi-Lo Final 20
- 31 WSOP Day 31: John Hennigan Among Chip Leaders in $10,000 Razz Championship
- 32 WSOP Day 32: Anderson and Kassela Return to Battle for RAZZ Bracelet
- 33 WSOP Day 33: Jean-Robert Bellande Leads Final 6 in $5K NLHE 6-Handed
- 34 WSOP Day 34: Main Event Kicks Off, Mizrachi Leads PLO Giant
- 35 WSOP Day 35: Scotty Nguyen, Joe Hachem, Ray Romano Advance in Main Event
- 36 WSOP Day 36: Fireworks Expected on Day 1c of the Main Event
- 37 WSOP Day 37: Galen Hall Looks for 888 Title, Big Names Return in Main Event
- 38 WSOP Day 38: Huge Day 2c in the Main, John Pannucci Leads $1,500 NLH
- 39 WSOP Day 39: Tan Leads $1,500 NLHE; Hellmuth, Ivey Back for Main Day 3
- 40 WSOP Day 40: Hallaert Bags Big in Little One, Ivey Makes Day 4 of ME
- 41 WSOP Day 41: Minkin Making Another Main Event Run, Solomon Leads PLO
- 42 WSOP Day 42: Dyer Leads Main With Cada Still In, Bohlman Goes for Double
- 43 WSOP Day 43: Big Names Left in $5K NLHE, Cada Advances in Main Event
- 44 WSOP Day 44: Three More Bracelets Awarded As Main Event Finale Begins
- 45 WSOP Day 45: Volpe Seeks Bracelet, Dyer Leads Final 6 and Cada in Main
- 46 WSOP Day 46: Main Event Reaches Finale, Eibinger Leads $50K High Roller
- 47 WSOP Day 47: Big One for One Drop Begins, Kessler, ElkY Big Stacks in Closer