Day 1b Completed
Day 1b Completed
After 10 hours of play Day 1b has officially come to an end. The final flight of three attracted a total of 490 entries, adding an $90,050 to the prize pool. Between the three flights, there were a total of 1,240 entries.
54 players reached the money on Day 1b, earning the minimum cash of $500 but just 25 were remaining at the end of 16 and a half levels.Mike Schnitzer found himself at the top of the leaderboard in Day 1b, with 1,305,000 in chips.
Mike Reesman bagged the second highest stack with 1,200,040, followed by Matthew Jones with 1,040,000 to round the top three.
Bar Poker Open World Championships Day 1b Top Ten Chip Counts
The 26 players who bagged Flight A, will be joined with the 11 from Flight B and the 25 from Flight C on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Play will continue until they reach the final table which will be played out on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. and will be live-streamed.
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Elliott Dunner had been grinding a short stack for quite some time and finally put his last 25,000 in the pot under the gun. Martin Bender called in the small blind and Rock Shephard checked his option.
Both Bender and Shephard checked it down on the board and Bender opened , making a pair of sevens. Shephard tabled for two pair and Dunner had missed the board with .
Play has come to an end in Day 1b as they have started to bag their chips for Day 2 tomorrow at 11:00 a.m.
The 27 remaining players are on a 15-minute break.
Jan Scotto was at risk for her tournament life with about 120,000 in chips.
She had pocket queens and was called by ace-three. She managed to fade the ace as she secured the double up as they go down to three tables in Day 1b.
Matthew Jones limped under the gun before the small blind called and the big blind jammed for about 170,000. Jones took some time and made the call while the small blind got out of the way.
Jones had him out pipped and was able to hold as the board ran out .
The action folded around to the hijack who raised to 75,000. Michael Thompson was in the big blind and called off his stack of 24,000.
"Good luck," said the all-in Thompson as he stood up to shake his opponent's hand.
The flop of wasn't looking promising for Thompson as his opponent flopped an open-ended straight draw. The hit the turn thought giving him the lead and the river was the for Thompson to survive.