Day 2 Completed
Day 2 Completed
Day 2 began with 309 hopefuls looking to continue their path toward poker glory and a $412,086 first-place prize. After 15 levels, just 15 players remained in the Mid-Stakes Poker Tour Venetian $1,600 Main Event.
Yet again, it was Peter Braglia who managed to bag the biggest stack, having done so already on Day 1c. This time, he will bring nearly eight million (7,925,000) to battle on the green felt. Not far behind him is Raman Afanasenko, who bagged 7,420,000 in chips.
Eliminations came swiftly out the gate of Day 2, and the bubble burst shortly after the first break of the day, with David Jackson and Jordan Jayne sharing the title of "bubble boy" after both were eliminated during hand-for-hand play at the same time at different tables.
Some notables who managed to cash include Nadya Magnus, Scott Davies, Joseph Cheong, Ryan Laplante, Ralph Perry, and Jesse Sylvia, who was all in on the direct bubble with jacks and held against .
The final 15 will re-draw for seats and play down to an eventual champion tomorrow at noon local time.
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The remaining 15 players are now bagging and tagging for the evening.
Stay tuned for a recap of Day 2.
Anthony Potis shoved for his last 900,000 from late position and was called by Chance Kornuth from the big blind.
Potis was behind and the runout failed to improve Potis' hand and eliminated him in 16th place.
The tournament staff has just announced that the two remaining tables will deal eight more hands before bagging and tagging for the evening.
Dominick Sannino ended up all-in preflop against Kelly Kielbasa.
The board ran out and Sannino was eliminated in 17th place.
Tony Tran got into a preflop raising war against Rhett Rademacher that led to them getting all in preflop.
Rheet held queens while Tran had and the board failed to improve him, eliminating him in 18th place.
After some preflop raising action, Peter Braglia shoved on a flop with and was called by the pocket kings of Patrick Eskandar.
An turn kept Eskandar in the lead, but a river gave Braglia the best hand and he sent Eskandar to the rail.