Event #19: $565 Pot-Limit Omaha

Belardo Busted

AndrewPieper • Level 17: 2,000-4,000, 0 ante

Matthew Shepsky opened from middle position to 21,000. The action folded to Aaron Belardo in the big blind who calculated for a minute before shoving all in for 37,000. Shepsky snap-called and tabled {A-Diamonds}{K-Spades}{6-Diamonds}{9-Clubs} and Belardo rolled over {K-Hearts}{Q-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}.

The flop brought {A-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{2-Clubs} giving Shepsky top two pair and Belardo a flush draw. The turn was a {5-Diamonds} and the river a {6-Spades}, improving Shepsky to sixes full of aces and Belardo made his way to the payout cage.

Matthew Shepsky us
Matthew Shepsky
us 77,000 37,000
Aaron Belardo us
Aaron Belardo
us Busted

Tags: Aaron BelardoMatthew Shepsky

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simkha • Level 17: 2,000-4,000, 0 ante

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Laplante Stacks Smith

simkha • Level 17: 2,000-4,000, 0 ante
Ryan Laplante
Ryan Laplante

Action folded around to Craig Carrillo in the cutoff and he raised to 16,000. Jason Smith called from the small blind and Ryan Laplante called from the big.

The flop came {A-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{7-Hearts} and Smith shoved for what looked like 35,000. Laplante raised to 110,000, and after some consideration, Carrillo folded.

Jason Smith: {Q-Hearts}{J-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{8-Clubs}
Ryan Laplante: {10-Hearts}{10-Spades}{9-Hearts}{2-Spades}

Smith had flopped a full wrap but needed to catch up against Laplante's set of tens in order to survive. The {7-Diamonds} on the turn gave Laplante a lock on the pot, so after the {7-Clubs} river completed the board, he took the chips to send Smith to the cage.

Ryan Laplante us
Ryan Laplante
us 180,000 180,000
Jason Smith us
Jason Smith
us Busted

Tags: Jason SmithRyan Laplante

Shuffle Up and Deal!

simkha • Level 17: 2,000-4,000, 0 ante

Day 2 action is officially underway.


100 Remain As Day Two of Event #19: $565 Pot-Limit Omaha Begins

Vivian Saliba is among the notables to advance to Day 2
Vivian Saliba is among the notables to advance to Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of Event #19: $565 Pot-Limit Omaha. Friday's two Day 1 flights saw a combined total of 2,419 runners.

Of the 2,419 vying for a bracelet, just 100 of them return at 2 p.m. local time to continue their quest for WSOP gold. Play on Day 2 will consist of ten 60-minute levels, unlike Day 1, which played through eighteen 30-minute levels.

Leading the pack is Christopher Trang with 402,000. He's the only one to eclipse the 400,000 mark, and only four players managed to bag over 300,000 with Jeffrey Gibson (374,000), Anuj Bahl (357,000), Florian Strasser (333,000), and Peter Linton (309,000 ) respectively.

Although many well-known players like Jeff Gross, Barry Greenstein, and Chris Ferguson failed to find a bag at the end of Day 1, several did, including Loni Harwood, (218,000), Ludovic Geilich (195,000), Jonathan Duhamel (123,000), JC Tran (73,000), and Vivian Saliba (73,000).

Ryan Laplante, champion of this event in 2016, also secured a bag and brings in a healthy stack of 180,000. Check back here for updates on all the Day 2 action from the PokerNews live reporting team.

Tags: Barry GreensteinChris FergusonChristopher TrangFlorian StrasserJC TranJeff GrossJonathan DuhamelLoni HarwoodLudovic GeilichPeter LintonRyan LaplanteVivian Saliba

Event #19: $565 Pot-Limit Omaha
Day 2 Started

Day 2 Seat Draw $565 Pot-Limit Omaha

RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Amazon4001Salim NamatUnited States56,00011
Amazon4002Ludovic GeilichUnited Kingdom195,00039
Amazon4004John NguyenUnited States170,00034
Amazon4005Craig VarnellUnited States90,00018
Amazon4006Jonathan DuhamelCanada123,00025
Amazon4007Vivian SalibaBrazil73,00015
Amazon4008Bradley CoultasUnited States108,00022
Amazon4009Reed OremUnited States132,00026
Amazon4011Seth ZimmermanUnited States272,00054
Amazon4012Brian HamiltonUnited States99,00020
Amazon4013Jason GolaUnited States168,00034
Amazon4015Roman ValersteinUnited States94,00019
Amazon4016Peter LintonUnited Kingdom309,00062
Amazon4017Cheryl ChoonUnited States214,00043
Amazon4018Maxime HerouxCanada164,00033
Amazon4019Karen SmithUnited States79,00016
Amazon4021Mike DentaleUnited States33,0007
Amazon4022Jonas WexlerUnited States148,00030
Amazon4023John ClarkUnited States104,00021
Amazon4024Rumen NanevBulgaria114,00023
Amazon4025Jan SteinUnited States58,00012
Amazon4026Winston LeeUnited States33,0007
Amazon4027Kenneth PoUnited States75,00015
Amazon4028Clayton BatesUnited States42,0008
Amazon4029Norman MichalekUnited States163,00033
Amazon4032Martin RotharmelGermany75,00015
Amazon4033DID NOT REPORT 1United States--
Amazon4034Jesse YaginumaUnited States82,00016
Amazon4035John RacenerUnited States212,00042
Amazon4036Rudolph SawaUnited States98,00020
Amazon4037Loni HarwoodUnited States219,00044
Amazon4038Dutch BoydUnited States79,00016
Amazon4039Nick JivkovBulgaria122,00024
Amazon4081Omar MehmoodUnited States101,00020
Amazon4083Aurellien MartinFrance65,00013
Amazon4084Henry HullUnited States123,00025
Amazon4085James ObstAustralia74,00015
Amazon4086Eric FieldsUnited States107,00021
Amazon4087Niklavs ZindulisUnited States175,00035
Amazon4088Martin StaszkoCzech Republic65,00013
Amazon4089Mats RosenUnited Kingdom155,50031
Amazon4091John RovetoUnited States114,00023
Amazon4092Corey HochmanUnited States57,00011
Amazon4093Paul MattiodaUnited States23,8005
Amazon4094Joseph SandersUnited States102,00020
Amazon4095Shawn BusseUnited States119,00024
Amazon4096Panagiotis KesisisUnited States11,0002
Amazon4097George AlexanderUnited States171,00034
Amazon4098Andreas KrauseGermany132,00026
Amazon4099Adam LippertUnited States143,00029
Amazon4101Jason SmithUnited States53,00011
Amazon4102Ryan LaplanteUnited States180,00036
Amazon4103Stephane TayarFrance104,00021
Amazon4104Conway FrankenheimerUnited States61,00012
Amazon4105Pearce ArnoldUnited States166,00033
Amazon4106Orso ChiarisoliFrance99,00020
Amazon4107Craig CarrilloUnited States81,00016
Amazon4109Paul LeckeyIreland180,00036
Amazon4111Orlando RomeroUnited States67,00013
Amazon4112Joshua ReichardUnited States171,00034
Amazon4113Anuj BahlUnited States357,00071
Amazon4114Karthik RamakrishnanUnited States89,00018
Amazon4116Daniel HoodUnited States62,00012
Amazon4117John HulettUnited States--
Amazon4118Ngoc NguyenUnited States129,00026
Amazon4119Christopher TrangUnited States402,00080
Amazon4161John GordonUnited States78,00016
Amazon4163Millard HaleUnited States270,00054
Amazon4164Gregory WoodUnited States165,00033
Amazon4165James JuvancicUnited States26,0005
Amazon4166Shaome YangUnited States71,00014
Amazon4167Dien LeUnited States97,00019
Amazon4168Steven EnstineUnited States93,00019
Amazon4169Vincent RenzoUnited States126,00025
Amazon4171Krzysztof StybaniewiczUnited States29,0006
Amazon4172Sean ShahUnited States110,00022
Amazon4173Aaron BelardoUnited States37,0007
Amazon4175Rick FullerUnited States196,00039
Amazon4176Matthew ShepskyUnited States40,0008
Amazon4177Peter LevineUnited States66,00013
Amazon4178Le VoUnited States48,00010
Amazon4179Jason C LipinerUnited States33,0007
Amazon4181George LinkenbackUnited States84,00017
Amazon4182Ryan HaasUnited States108,00022
Amazon4183Rod FaniUnited States67,00013
Amazon4184Diego HeidenreichMexico47,0009
Amazon4185Michael ParkUnited States166,00033
Amazon4186Sergio BensoItaly101,00020
Amazon4187Adam JohnsonUnited States60,00012
Amazon4188Jacob MarplesUnited States110,00022
Amazon4189Florian StrasserAustria333,00067
Amazon4191Michael ReedUnited States250,00050
Amazon4192Ilian LiUnited States212,00042
Amazon4193Daniel PopkaveUnited States48,00010
Amazon4194Mikhail SeminRussia104,00021
Amazon4195Rupesh PattniUnited States73,00015
Amazon4196Zhou ZhouUnited States55,00011
Amazon4197Jeffrey GibsonUnited States374,00075
Amazon4198JC TranUnited States73,00015
Amazon4199Nick GuagentiUnited States31,0006