Event #68: $1,000 + 111 The Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em
Event #68: $1,000 + 111 The Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em
Day 2 Completed

Justin Liberto Leads After Day 2 in Event #68: $1,111 The Little One for One Drop

MartianNews • Level 20: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante
Justin Liberto from an Earlier Event
Justin Liberto from an Earlier Event

A total of 1,007 runners walked through the doors of the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino for Day 2 of Event #68: $1,111 The Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em. There was just 125 that found a bag at the end of the ten levels of play, those of which will be returning tomorrow to take a shot at taking down the $559,332 first place prize, along with a coveted WSOP gold bracelet.

The person who will be starting tomorrow with the lead is a well-known bracelet winner in Justin Liberto, who will be coming back with a staggering 1,399,000 in chips. Liberto hovered just above average for most of the day, until the last couple of levels where he started to spin up a stack that would result in the chip lead. Close behind in second is Aditya Sushant who will be starting the day with a very healthy 1,341,000.

Another person to break the million mark is bracelet winner from Romania, Alexandru Papazian with a stack of 1,059,000. Some of the other large stacks to make it through include Ray Qartomy (1,042,000), Brian England (1,025,000), Onur Unsal (843,000), Massoud Eskandari (839,000), and Fracois Tosques (832,000).

Many notables still remain in the hunt for a bracelet and some of those players are Jeff Gross (788,000), 888poker Ambassador Dominik Nitsche (710,000), Kyle Keranen (551,000), Juan Vecino (424,000), Mike Shin (397,000), Daria Feshchenko (368,000), Jeffrey Platt (333,000), Benjamin Moon (282,000), Dietrich Fast (221,000), Georgios Sotiropoulos (203,000), and Dutch Boyd (146,000).

Some well-known players to make the money but not Day 3 include Lucas Greenwood (200th - $3,187), Kevin Gerhart (201st - $3,187), Dara O'Kearney (218th - $3,187), Qing Liu (230th - $2,806), Mohsin Charania (238th - $2,806), and Calvin Anderson (257th - $2,806).

Day 3 will be playing down to the final table or until ten levels of play is reached. The restart time is Wednesday, July 11 at 12 p.m. local time. The players will have a 15-minute break every two levels and a 60-minute dinner break after the sixth level of play. All remaining players will be returning on July 12 for Day 4, playing down to a winner.

The PokerNews live reporting team will be bringing you full coverage of this and every other WSOP event this summer.

Tags: Aditya SushantAlexandru PapazianBrian EnglandCalvin AndersonDara O'KearneyDaria FeshchenkoDietrich FastDominik NitscheFracois TosquesGeorgios SotiropoulosJeff GrossJuan VecinoJustin LibertoKevin GerhartKyle KeranenLucas GreenwoodMassoud EskandariMohsin CharaniaRay Qartomy

Day 3 Seat Draw and Chip Counts

LiveReporter • Level 20: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante
RoomTableSeatPlayer NameCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Amazon4271Gregory JoslynUnited States460,00046
Amazon4272Matthias TikerpeEstonia536,00054
Amazon4274Alexandru PapazianRomania1,059,000106
Amazon4275Norbert SzecsiHungary270,00027
Amazon4276Adel Ben MessaoudFrance270,00027
Amazon4277Steven ToUnited States494,00049
Amazon4278Joseph SabeFrance580,00058
Amazon4279Mike ParekhUnited States821,00082
Amazon4282Yossef IferganFrance269,00027
Amazon4283Toby LewisUnited Kingdom244,00024
Amazon4284Serey HengUnited States462,00046
Amazon4285Massoud EskandariUnited States839,80084
Amazon4286James CalderaroUnited States348,00035
Amazon4287James MckinnonUnited States226,00023
Amazon4288Bobby PoeUnited States303,00030
Amazon4289Kevin AyowCanada106,00011
Amazon4291Paul ByrneUnited Kingdom307,00031
Amazon4292Viktor LaviIsrael313,00031
Amazon4293George PappasUnited States188,00019
Amazon4294Atrayon TrevinoUnited States152,00015
Amazon4295Jeremy JosephUnited States333,00033
Amazon4296Lucas FritzAustria161,00016
Amazon4297Jeremy SteinUnited States321,00032
Amazon4298Daria FeshchenkoRussia368,00037
Amazon4299Ben AchrafFrance310,00031
Amazon4301Patrick ClarkeIreland355,00036
Amazon4302Oscar TrestiniUnited States417,00042
Amazon4303Ivaylo SivinovBulgaria226,00023
Amazon4304Reuben HoangUnited States202,00020
Amazon4305Samuel Roussy-MajeauCanada728,00073
Amazon4306Ty DuongUnited States270,00027
Amazon4307Sai ChiuCanada402,00040
Amazon4308Jeff GrossUnited States780,00078
Amazon4311Nathan TuthillUnited States99,00010
Amazon4312Georgios SotiropoulosGreece203,00020
Amazon4313Jeffrey PlattUnited States333,00033
Amazon4315Andrew HillsUnited Kingdom192,00019
Amazon4316Fracois TosquesFrance832,00083
Amazon4317Benjamin MoonUnited States282,00028
Amazon4318Aditya SushantIndia1,341,000134
Amazon4319Xuming QiChina419,00042
Amazon4351Roman KorenevRussia411,00041
Amazon4352Mike ShinUnited States392,00039
Amazon4353Justin LibertoUnited States1,399,000140
Amazon4355Brett ShafferUnited States125,00013
Amazon4356Ray QartomyUnited States1,047,000105
Amazon4357Oleksii KravchukUnited Kingdom259,00026
Amazon4358Josue AguirreMexico350,00035
Amazon4359Lucas MerninUnited States634,00063
Amazon4361Guoliang WeiChina515,00052
Amazon4362Robert AngeleriUnited States335,00034
Amazon4363Changyang LiuChina119,00012
Amazon4364Richard DouglasUnited States673,00067
Amazon4365Richard CoxUnited States577,00058
Amazon4366Edward McnamaraUnited States439,00044
Amazon4367Fred LouieUnited States178,00018
Amazon4369Carlos TorresUnited States150,00015
Amazon4371Christian PhamUnited States956,00096
Amazon4372Dianlei ZhangChina131,00013
Amazon4373Beka IordanishviliUA145,00015
Amazon4374Will BerryUnited States211,00021
Amazon4375Akihiro KonishiJapan182,00018
Amazon4376Ruslan DykshteynUnited States592,00059
Amazon4377Randall BrooksUnited States231,00023
Amazon4378Zach SchwankeUnited States226,00023
Amazon4379Victor RamdinUnited States276,00028
Amazon4381Alfredo CioccoloniItaly196,00020
Amazon4382Jiri HorakCzech Republic132,00013
Amazon4384Wook KimUnited States205,00021
Amazon4385Kyle ShiganoUnited States140,00014
Amazon4386Sorel MizziCanada196,00020
Amazon4387Juan VecinoSpain424,00042
Amazon4388Sanjay TanejaIndia203,00020
Amazon4389Christopher StaatsUnited States431,00043
Amazon4391Pedro ArroyosUnited States276,00028
Amazon4392Jon HoelleinUnited States232,00023
Amazon4393Dash DudleyUnited States397,00040
Amazon4394Pierre MerlinFrance161,00016
Amazon4395Cornel RomanUnited States190,00019
Amazon4396Robert StuveCanada334,00033
Amazon4397Chris WallaceUnited States174,00017
Amazon4398Sung Joo HyunSouth Korea621,00062
Amazon4399Christopher SmithUnited States171,00017
Amazon4431Charles HopkinsUnited States253,00025
Amazon4432Phong Than NguyenUnited States265,00027
Amazon4433DID NOT REPORT 1United States185,00019
Amazon4434Phuoc NguyenUnited States320,00032
Amazon4435Eric GreenwoodUnited States182,00018
Amazon4436Arthur SchiavoUnited States287,00029
Amazon4437Wenhao YingUnited States174,00017
Amazon4438Chun YamUnited Kingdom117,00012
Amazon4439Saya OnoUnited States227,00023
Amazon4441Kyle KeranenUnited States551,00055
Amazon4442Dietrich FastAustria221,00022
Amazon4443Kakwan LauHong Kong344,00034
Amazon4445Nikolay YosifovBulgaria286,00029
Amazon4446Luke HawardUnited Kingdom102,00010
Amazon4447Dutch BoydUnited States146,00015
Amazon4448Brian EnglandUnited States1,025,000103
Amazon4449Salah NimerUnited States358,00036
Amazon4451Arkadiy TsinisUnited States364,00036
Amazon4452David UrbanSlovakia276,00028
Amazon4453Kevin CalenzoUnited States288,00029
Amazon4454Mauricio Salazar SanchezCuba486,00049
Amazon4455Jeremiah FitzpatrickUnited States415,00042
Amazon4456Jayakrishnan NairUnited States377,00038
Amazon4457Alexandre PeschelUnited States295,00030
Amazon4458Onur UnsalUnited States843,00084
Amazon4459Ping LiuUnited States650,00065
Amazon4462Lester EdocPhilippines808,00081
Amazon4463Joshua SolnoskyUnited States262,00026
Amazon4464Steven SarmientoUnited States510,00051
Amazon4465Dominik NitscheGermany710,00071
Amazon4466Scott MeierUnited States234,00023
Amazon4467Michael FletcherUnited Kingdom207,00021
Amazon4468Jason SongUnited States364,00036
Amazon4469Erwann PecheuxFrance866,00087
Amazon4471Cheryl SloaneUnited States325,00033
Amazon4472Preben StokkanUnited States342,00034
Amazon4473William CorvinoUnited States216,00022
Amazon4474Seth FischerUnited States338,00034
Amazon4475Oihan AbarzuzaMalta252,00025
Amazon4476Beau WinnUnited States221,00022
Amazon4477Renato KaneoyaBrazil740,00074
Amazon4478Richard DixonUnited States157,00016

End of Day 2 Chip Counts (full)

LiveReporter • Level 20: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante
Justin Liberto us
Justin Liberto
us 1,399,000
Aditya Sushant in
Aditya Sushant
in 1,341,000
Alexandru Papazian ro
Alexandru Papazian
ro 1,059,000
Ray Qartomy us
Ray Qartomy
us 1,047,000 5,000
Brian England us
Brian England
us 1,025,000
Christian Pham us
Christian Pham
us 956,000 854,000
Erwann Pecheux fr
Erwann Pecheux
fr 866,000 830,100
Onur Unsal tr
Onur Unsal
tr 843,000
Massoud Eskandari us
Massoud Eskandari
us 839,800 800
Fracois Tosques fr
Fracois Tosques
fr 832,000
Mike Parekh us
Mike Parekh
us 821,000 711,400
Lester Edoc ph
Lester Edoc
ph 808,000 -64,000
Jeff Gross us
Jeff Gross
us 780,000 -8,000
Renato Kaneoya br
Renato Kaneoya
br 740,000 -60,000
Samuel Roussy-Majeau ca
Samuel Roussy-Majeau
ca 728,000 670,400
Dominik Nitsche de
Dominik Nitsche
de 710,000
Richard Douglas US
Richard Douglas
US 673,000 633,000
Ping Liu us
Ping Liu
us 650,000 617,900
Lucas Mernin us
Lucas Mernin
us 634,000
Sung Joo Hyun kr
Sung Joo Hyun
kr 621,000 550,100
Ruslan Dykshteyn us
Ruslan Dykshteyn
us 592,000 546,000
Joseph Sabe lb
Joseph Sabe
lb 580,000 505,200
Richard Cox us
Richard Cox
us 577,000 521,100
Kyle Keranen us
Kyle Keranen
us 551,000
Matthias Tikerpe ee
Matthias Tikerpe
ee 536,000 492,800

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Assorted End of Day Counts

MartianNews • Level 20: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante
Justin Liberto us
Justin Liberto
us 1,399,000 449,000
Aditya Sushant in
Aditya Sushant
in 1,341,000 391,000
Alexandru Papazian ro
Alexandru Papazian
ro 1,059,000 -41,000
Ray Qartomy us
Ray Qartomy
us 1,042,000 104,000
Brian England us
Brian England
us 1,025,000 1,006,900
Onur Unsal tr
Onur Unsal
tr 843,000 725,500
Massoud Eskandari us
Massoud Eskandari
us 839,000 780,800
Fracois Tosques fr
Fracois Tosques
fr 832,000 713,700
Jeff Gross us
Jeff Gross
us 788,000 418,000
Dominik Nitsche de
Dominik Nitsche
de 710,000 90,000
Lucas Mernin us
Lucas Mernin
us 634,000 -151,000
Kyle Keranen us
Kyle Keranen
us 551,000 146,000
Edward McNamara us
Edward McNamara
us 439,000 157,000
Juan Vecino es
Juan Vecino
es 424,000 -68,000
Mike Shin us
Mike Shin
us 397,000 6,000
Daria Feshchenko ru
Daria Feshchenko
ru 368,000 -37,000
Preben Stokkan no
Preben Stokkan
no 342,000 -28,000
Jeffrey Platt us
Jeffrey Platt
us 333,000 -102,000
Benjamin Moon us
Benjamin Moon
us 282,000 -23,000
Toby Lewis gb
Toby Lewis
gb 244,000 -86,000
Saya Ono us
Saya Ono
us 227,000 -158,000
Dietrich Fast de
Dietrich Fast
de 221,000 -66,000
Georgios Sotiropoulos gr
Georgios Sotiropoulos
gr 203,000 24,000
Sorel Mizzi ca
Sorel Mizzi
ca 198,000 115,100
Andy Hills gb
Andy Hills
gb 192,000 192,000

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Three More Hands

DegenOnTour • Level 20: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante

The floor staff just announced that the players will play three more hands until the day is done.

Players will start bagging and the tournament will continue tomorrow at noon local time in the Amazon Tan section.

Winn Takes One Against Feshchenko

MartianNews • Level 20: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante

Daria Feshchenko continued her late day struggles, She opened to 18,000, Beau Winn moved all in for 118,000 and Feshchenko made the call, players turned over their hands.

Beau Winn: {a-Hearts}{j-Clubs}
Daria Feshchenko: {a-Clubs}{k-Clubs}

The flop was good for Feshchenko as it came {k-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{10-Hearts} and she made a pair of kings. The turn was the opposite of good when the {q-Spades} hit the turn, giving Winn a straight and Feshchenko was now drawing to only a chop.

The {9-Clubs} on the river changed nothing and Winn secured a double up late in the day through the struggling Feshchenko.

Daria Feshchenko ru
Daria Feshchenko
ru 405,000 -170,000
Beau Winn us
Beau Winn
us 285,000 260,200

Tags: Beau WinnDaria Feshchenko

Edoc Eliminates One and Adds to His Stack

MartianNews • Level 20: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante

A short stack opponent moved all in for his remaining 111,000 from early position and Lester Edoc made the call from the small blind, players turned over their hands.

Lester Edoc: {a-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}
Opponent: {k-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}

The board ran out {2-Hearts}{j-Clubs}{j-Spades}{5-Hearts}{9-Diamonds} and Edoc's ace high took down the pot, eliminating his opponent.

Lester Edoc ph
Lester Edoc
ph 872,000 64,000

Tags: Lester Edoc

Duta's Nickels are No Good Against Gross's Hockey Sticks

MartianNews • Level 20: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante

Florian Duta opened to 16,000 from the button and Jeff Gross moved all in from the big blind for more than Duta had behind. Duta made the call for his remaining 210,00 and the players turned over their hands.

Jeff Gross: {7-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}
Florian Duta: {5-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}

The board ran out {4-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{j-Spades}{10-Clubs} and Gross took down the pot with his sevens, eliminating Duta from the tournament.