WSOP Super Circuit Online Series MSPT Showdown Series
Event #37: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
Event #37: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
Day 1 Completed

Brandon Paster Leads After First Day of Event #37: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha

thehazyone • Level 10: 500-1,000, 0 ante
Day 1 Chip Leader Brandon Paster is all smiles
Day 1 Chip Leader Brandon Paster is all smiles

It was a frantic and fast-paced day in Event #37: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha that would see the money bubble burst shortly before play ended for the night. When all was said and done, Brandon Paster was our chip leader ending the day with 135,300 in chips. He was followed closely by bracelet winner Fabrice Soulier who bagged an impressive 129,300. Rounding out the top three is Michael Wang who scooped a huge pot near the end of the night and ended with 113,900 in chips. Lurking nearby is the dangerous Erick Lindgren who would finish with a stack of 100,000.

Other notables to move on to the second day were Bryan Micon (16,600), David Paredes (34,200), Mark Gregorich (9,300), Kevin Saul (24,700), Will Durkee (24,300), Joe Stiers (44,200), Vinny Pahuja (12,900), Layne Flack (37,500), Taylor Paur (85,000), Galen Hall (45,500), and Humberto Brenes (11,900). This would be Brenes's eighth cash of the 2014 WSOP.

A total of 967 players entered the tournament and there were a number of notables that would be eliminated over the course of the day including the likes of Jonathan Little, Chris Moorman, Joe Cada, Barry Greenstein, Dominik Nitsche, Scotty Nguyen, Annette Obrestad, Carlos Mortensen, Keven Stammen, Paul Volpe, David Williams, and Jason Mercier.

The remaining 113 players will return at 1 p.m. local time. PokerNews will be here to bring you all the exciting PLO coverage. Tune in to find out who makes it deep and who hits the rail!

Tags: Annette ObrestadBarry GreensteinBrandon PasterBryan MiconCarlos MortensenDavid ParedesDavid WilliamsDominik NitscheErick LindgrenFabrice SoulierGalen HallHumberto BrenesJason MercierJoe CadaJonathan LittlePaul VolpeScotty Nguyen

End-Of-Day Chip Counts (full)

thehazyone • Level 10: 500-1,000, 0 ante
Brandon Paster us 135,300 135,300
Fabrice Soulier fr 129,300 17,300
Michael Wang us 113,900
Julio Marines us 108,500 -5,000
Erick Lindgren us 100,000 -5,600
Glen Gelmroth DE 97,300 97,300
Derek Miller GB 88,000 88,000
Norman Silverman US 86,800
Raj Vohra us 85,000 -16,300
Taylor Paur us 85,000 85,000
Thomas Pronold DE 84,300
Noomis Jones us 82,300 -1,500
Jonathan Poche us 77,700 77,700
Alexander Barlow US 76,800
Melad Marji us 73,600
Morgan Popham us 71,100
Callum Moore CA 69,400 1,400
Devon Shalmi us 64,300
Martins Adeniya gb 63,900 -13,100
Matthew Dames us 60,400
[Removed:191] DE 59,000
Pj Cha us 58,800
Adam Bilzerian US 57,800
AP Phahurat us 53,600
Gregory Genge CA 52,300

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In The Money

thehazyone • Level 10: 500-1,000, 0 ante

We lost several players on the last hand and as such we have made the money and there will be no hand-for-hand bubble. Humberto Brenes has cashed for an amazing 8th time this WSOP.

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Mike Wang Scoops Huge Pot to Move Into Chip Lead

thehazyone • Level 10: 500-1,000, 0 ante
Mike Wang
Mike Wang

With a board of {8-Hearts}{4-Spades}{3-Hearts}, Mike Wang bet 13,000 into a pot of 18,000. Jonas Mackoff raised it to 30,000 and after tanking for over a minute, Wang pushed his stacks of chips forward and announced "I'm all in." Mackoff made the call and the cards were turned face up:

Wang: {K-Hearts}{K-Spades}{J-Hearts}{9-Spades} for kings with a flush draw
Mackoff: {6-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds} for bottom two pair with an open ended straight draw

The turn gave Wang the flush as it was the {A-Hearts} and Mackoff could only knock him out with a river four or three. The river was the {2-Diamonds} and Wang scooped the 125,000 chip pot to move into the chip lead with 15 minutes of play left in the evening. There are 119 players left, only two away from making the money.

Mike Wang us 125,000 125,000
Jonas Mackoff ca 45,000 -57,000

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Will We Make the Money Tonight?

thehazyone • Level 10: 500-1,000, 0 ante

There are 130 players remaining and the tournament pays 117 - it's going to be close so stay tuned!

The Dearly Departed

thehazyone • Level 10: 500-1,000, 0 ante

At some point today the following players were eliminated from action:

David Williams us Busted
Keven Stammen us Busted
Jared Hamby us Busted
Jason Mercier us Busted
Matt Stout us Busted
Paul Volpe us Busted
Scott Clements us Busted
William Reynolds us Busted
Carlos Mortensen es Busted
Joe Cada us Busted
Chris Moorman gb Busted
Jonathan Little us Busted
Barry Greenstein us Busted
Dominik Nitsche de Busted
Annette Obrestad no Busted
Scotty Nguyen us Busted