WSOP Day 37: Day 1b of Main Event Begins; Vieira Leads Final Six of $5k 6-Max
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- [URL="https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2019-wsop/event-70-5000-6-max/"]Event #70: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed[/URL]
- Event #70: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Final Table Seat Draw
- Event #70: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Final Table Payouts
- [URL="https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2019-wsop/event-72-10000-lhe-championship/"]Event #72: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship[/URL]
- Event #72: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship Day 3 Seat Draw
- [URL="https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2019-wsop/main-event/"]Event #73: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship[/URL]
- 2019 WSOP Main Event Top 10 Stacks After Day 1a
Day 37 of the 2019 World Series of Poker will feature the continuation of three big events including the start of Day 1b of the $10,000 WSOP Main Event.
The $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed event will be playing down to a winner today with with Joao Vieira in the lead and Joe Cada hunting for his fifth WSOP bracelet with six players remaining.
The $10,000 Limit Championship has 15 players remaining with Mike Lancaster in the lead followed by Juha Helppi.
Meanwhile, the $500 SALUTE TO WARRIOR event is taking a day off from action in honor of Independence Day in the United States and will resume again tomorrow at noon PDT with Taylor Carroll leading the final eight players.
Here's what's on tap today, in the daily What to Watch For on PokerNews, sponsored by 888poker.
[URL="https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2019-wsop/event-70-5000-6-max/"]Event #70: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed[/URL]
After three days of play, the field of 815 entrants is down to a final table of six players with Day 3 chip leader Joao Vieira coasting to the chip lead in back to back days with a stack of 7,635,000 in chips.
2009 WSOP Main Event champion Joe Cada (3,105,000) is the only player remaining that has tasted WSOP gold before with four bracelets to his name. Others at the final in the hunt for their first bracelet are Jamie O'Connor (5,190,000), Olivier Busquet (4,050,000), Pierre Calamusa (2,700,000), and Barry Hutter (1,265,000).
The action resumes today at noon PDT about halfway through the 50,000/100,000 with a big blind ante of 100,000 blind level after which blinds increase every hour. CBS All Access will be broadcasting today's action starting at 1 p.m. PDT in the United States, Canada, and Australia, and PokerGO will be doing the same in the rest of the world.
Event #70: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Final Table Seat Draw
|Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|1||Barry Hutter||United States||1,265,000||13|
|2||Olivier Busquet||United States||4,050,000||41|
|3||Jamie O'Connor||United Kingdom||5,190,000||52|
|6||Joe Cada||United States||3,105,000||31|
Event #70: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Final Table Payouts
After yesterday's final table elimination of Timothy Cramer in seventh place for $80,109, the final six players are each guaranteed a $110,127 payout with the winner walking away with the bracelet and the $758,011 top prize.
|7||Timothy Cramer||United States||$80,109|
[URL="https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2019-wsop/event-72-10000-lhe-championship/"]Event #72: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship[/URL]
This Championship Event attracted eight new players before the start of yesterday's Day 2 to grow the field to 118 entrants for a prize pool of $1,109,200. At this point, it isn't certain whether today is the final day or another will be added with 15 players remaining.
Mike Lancaster (1,201,000) and Finnish poker legend Juha Helppi (986,000) are at the top of the leaderboard entering today with both players vying for their first WSOP gold bracelet. Behind this duo are two-time bracelet winner Josh Arieh (772,000), bracelet winner Kevin Song (744,000), and Anthony Marsico (689,000).
In addition to Arieh and Song, three other players are in the mix that have previously won bracelets; Tommy Hang (527,000), John Racener (304,000), and four-time bracelet winner Eli Elezra (250,000).
Blinds will start at 10,000/20,000 with betting limits at 20,000/40,000 when play resumes today at 2 p.m. PDT and increase every 90 minutes.
Event #72: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship Day 3 Seat Draw
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Amazon||410||2||Anthony Marsico||United States||689,000||34|
|Amazon||410||3||Kyle Ray||United States||204,000||10|
|Amazon||410||4||Eli Elezra||United States||250,000||13|
|Amazon||410||5||Qinghai Pan||United States||527,000||26|
|Amazon||410||6||Mike Lancaster||United States||1,201,000||60|
|Amazon||410||7||Andrew Brown||United States||62,000||3|
|Amazon||410||8||John Racener||United States||304,000||15|
|Amazon||411||1||Kevin Song||United States||744,000||37|
|Amazon||411||2||Jerry Robinson||United States||80,000||4|
|Amazon||411||5||Robert Como||United States||476,000||24|
|Amazon||411||6||Josh Arieh||United States||772,000||39|
|Amazon||411||8||Louis Hillman||United States||165,000||8|
|Amazon||411||9||Tommy Hang||United States||527,000||26|
[URL="https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2019-wsop/main-event/"]Event #73: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship[/URL]
The Main Event kicked off yesterday in triumphant fashion with over 1,300 players competing on Day 1a. This crushes the 925 players to participate in last year's Day 1a of the Main Event when John Cynn finished on top of a field of 7,874 entrants to win the $8.8 million top prize. Last year was the second largest Main Event with only the 2006 Main Event bigger when Jamie Gold outlasted a field of 8,773 entrants to win the $12 million top prize.
WSOP bracelet winner Bryan Campanello bagged the chip lead yesterday with 417,500 in chips followed by Raymond Travis Rice (335,000), Timothy Su (297,300), Quentin Roussey (266,400), and Takehiro Kato (259,200).
Today will feature the start of Day 1b at noon PDT with players starting with a monster stack of 60,000 in chips. The action will conclude after five blind levels of two hours each.
2019 WSOP Main Event Top 10 Stacks After Day 1a
|#||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|1||Bryan Campanello||United States||417,500||522|
|2||Raymond Travis Rice||United States||335,000||419|
|3||Timothy Su||United States||297,300||372|
|7||Craig Chait||United States||249,600||312|
|8||Stephen Graner||United States||247,100||309|
|9||Mark Zullo||United States||245,600||307|
|10||David Lolis||United States||245,100||306|
|10||Thomas Roupe||United States||238,800||299|
In this Series
- 1 WSOP Day 1: 50th Annual WSOP Begins with Casino Employees Championship and $10K Super Turbo Bounty
- 2 WSOP Day 2: Daniel Negreanu Hunts Bracelet Number 7 at $10K Bounty Final Table
- 3 WSOP Day 3: WSOP's Own Isaac Hanson Leads Casino Employees FT, $50K Gets Underway
- 4 WSOP Day 4: Ali Imsirovic Leads the $50,000 High Roller
- 5 WSOP Day 5: Ben Heath Leads High Roller; John Esposito Leads Omaha Hi-Lo Final Table
- 6 WSOP Day 6: Gabe Patgorski Leads Modest $10K Short Deck Event
- 7 WSOP Day 7: Chance Kornuth Leads $10K Short Deck Final Seven
- 8 WSOP Day 8: Benny Glaser Leads Dealer's Choice Heading into Final Day
- 9 WSOP Day 9: Cunningham in the Hunt for Bracelet #6 in the BIG 50; Shorr Leads $5K NLHE
- 10 WSOP Day 10: Fashakin Leads Final 7 in BIG 50; Millionaire Maker Begins
- 11 WSOP Day 11: Four Bracelets to be Awarded Today; Lehr, Baron, and Katz in the Hunt
- 12 WSOP Day 12: Robert Mizrachi Hunting for Fifth Bracelet in $10K Omaha Hi-Lo Championship
- 13 WSOP Day 13: Eli Elezra and Anthony Zinno Lead $1,500 Stud Final Table
- 14 WSOP Day 14: Jean-Robert Bellande Leads the Final Seven in the $10K 2-7 Championship
- 15 WSOP Day 15: Kazuki Ikeuchi Leads Final Six in the Millionaire Maker
- 16 WSOP Day 16: Michael Mizrachi Hunts For Fifth Bracelet With the Final Table Lead in the $1,500 Stud Hi/Lo
- 17 WSOP Day 17: Can Dario Sammartino Parlay a Massive Lead Into His First Bracelet?
- 18 WSOP Day 18: Hanh Tran and Benny Glaser Aim for Repeat Bracelets in the $1,500 2-7 TD
- 19 WSOP Day 19: Will Adam Friedman Win Back-to-Back Championships in the $10K Dealers Choice?
- 20 WSOP Day 20: Deeb Leads $10K Dealer's Choice Final Five; Bonomo at Shootout Final Table
- 21 WSOP Day 21: Scott Seiver Leads the $10K Stud Championship
- 22 WSOP Day 22: Can Daniel Negreanu Win His 7th Bracelet in the $10K Stud Championship?
- 23 WSOP Day 23: Will Rainer Kempe Win His First Bracelet?
- 24 WSOP Day 24: Tsang Leads Record-Breaking $25K PLO; Monster Stack Kicks Off
- 25 WSOP Day 25: Chidwick in Prime Position for His First Bracelet in the $25K PLO High Roller
- 26 WSOP Day 26: Ben Lamb Bags Big in $10K Pot Limit Omaha Championship
- 27 WSOP Day 27: Alaei Leads $10K PLO Championship; $50K Poker Players Championship Begins
- 28 WSOP Day 28: Jennifer Tilly Looking for Bracelet #2 in $1,500 Razz
- 29 WSOP Day 29: Benjamin Ector Leads the Final Six in the Monster Stack
- 30 WSOP Day 30: Akkari Leads $10,000 Razz, Givens Looking for Second Bracelet in $600 Deepstack
- 31 WSOP Day 31: Seidel Hunting For Ninth Bracelet at $1,500 PLO8 Final Table
- 32 WSOP Day 32: Seiver Leads Heads-up in the $10,000 Razz Championship
- 33 WSOP Day 33: Can Yueqi Zhu Win Back-to-Back Bracelets in the $1,500 Omaha Mix?
- 34 WSOP Day 34: Nick Schulman Leads the Final Seven in the $10K PLO8 Championship
- 35 WSOP Day 35: 888poker Ambassador Vivian Saliba Bags Big in the Crazy Eights
- 36 WSOP Day 36: Main Event Begins; Saliba Makes Final Day of Crazy Eights
- 37 WSOP Day 37: Day 1b of Main Event Begins; Vieira Leads Final Six of $5k 6-Max
- 38 WSOP Day 38: Day 1c of the Main Event Begins; Carroll Leads SALUTE TO WARRIORS
- 39 WSOP Day 39: Campanello Leads Main Event; Little One for One Drop Begins
- 40 WSOP Day 40: November Niner Cannuli Among Day 2c Big Stacks in the Main Event
- 41 WSOP Day 41: $50,000 Final Fifty High Roller Begins
- 42 WSOP Day 42: Stefan Ivanov Leads the Little One for One Drop; Main Event and Final Fifty Resume
- 43 WSOP Day 43: Shaun Deeb Leads Little One for One Drop
- 44 WSOP Day 44: Dentale Leads Little One for One Drop; Nemeth Leads $3K NLHE
- 45 WSOP Day 45: Tommy Nguyen Leads Final Eight in the Bracelet Winners Only Event
- 46 WSOP Day 46: Ayaz Mahmood Hunting For His Second Bracelet
- 47 WSOP Day 47: Shaun Deeb Bags Big in the Closer; Main Event Final Table Begins
- 48 WSOP Day 48: Brian Hastings Hunting for Back-to-Back Titles in the $3K H.O.R.S.E.
- 49 WSOP Day 49: Hellmuth Aiming for 16th Bracelet in $5,000 Event