2018 World Series of Poker

Event #70: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
Days: 2
Event Info

2018 World Series of Poker

Final Results
Winning Hand
Event Info
Level Info
50,000 / 10,000

Event #70: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed

Day 2 Completed

Helppi and Al-Keliddar Share The Chip Lead Into Day 3 of Event $70: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed

Level 20 : 12,000-24,000, 0 ante
Juha Helppi
Juha Helppi

Day 2 of Event #70: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed is in the books. The day started with 69 players returning to the field but they went flying to the rail fast and furiously and at the end of the day, only eight players survived.

Juha Helppi and Yaser Al-Keliddar share the chip lead with an exact same stack of 927,000. They will both looking to win their first WSOP gold bracelet. Mike Schneifer (MN) rounds up the top three with a stack of 316,000.

Although the event attracted many WSOP bracelet winners, Barry Greenstein is the only one of them who managed to find a bag for the final day of this event (271,000).

Notables who came back but failed to make the money include bracelet winner Benjamin Dobson, as well as Koray Aldemir.

The money bubble burst at the end of Level 14 and it was Alex Torry who was the unfortunate bubble boy when he ran his nines into Joshua Mitchell's ace-jack and couldn't hold.

Other big names who made the money but couldn't make it much longer include bracelet winners Rep Porter (32nd place-$4,449), Jeff Lisandro (31st place-$4,449), Mike Matusow (23rd place-$5,805), Chris Tryba (22nd place-$5,805), Ryan Hughes (19th place-$5,805), Nicholas Seiken (15th place-$6,990), Benny Glaser (14th place-$6,990) and Ronnie Bardah (13th place-$6,990)

The remaining eight players are all guaranteed $14,871 but will battle it out to take home the first place of $154,338, along with the stunning WSOP gold bracelet. Play will resume at 2pm local time on Wednesday, July 11, at Level 21 and with blinds of 15,000/30,000.

Here is a look at the final day seat draw:

RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryBig Blinds
Brasilia451Andrew YipCanada8
Brasilia452Barry GreensteinUnited States9
Brasilia453Justin ThurlowUnited States10
Brasilia455Juha HelppiFinland31
Brasilia602Yaser Al-KeliddarUnited States31
Brasilia603Joao VieiraPortugal5
Brasilia604Mike Schneider (MN)United States11
Brasilia605Won LeeUnited States6

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Tags: Alex TorryBarry GreensteinBenjamin DobsonBenny GlaserChris TrybaJuha HelppiKoray AldemirMike MatusowNicholas SeikenRep PorterRonnie BardahRyan Hughes

Daniel Zach Eliminated in 9th place ($11,200)

Level 20 : 12,000-24,000, 0 ante
Daniel Zack
Daniel Zack

Won Lee raised from the small blind. Daniel Zack in the big blind three-bet. Lee called.

The flop came {10-Clubs}{10-Spades}{k-Clubs}. Lee checked. Zack bet. Lee raised. Zack three-bet for his last chips. Lee called.

Won Lee: {10-Hearts}{6-Spades}
Daniel Zach: {k-Spades}{8-Hearts}

The {q-Hearts} turn and {3-Diamonds} river completed the board and Lee won the pot eliminating Zach in 9th place for $11,200.

Player Chips Progress
Won Lee us
Won Lee
260,000 -20,000
Daniel Zack us
Daniel Zack
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Schneider Hurts Zack

Level 20 : 12,000-24,000, 0 ante

Daniel Zack started with a raise and Mike Schneider called from the big blind.

The flop came {10-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{4-Spades} and Schneider check-called a bet from Zack. The same action happened on the turn {q-Spades}.

The river brought a {7-Clubs} and Schneider chose to check-called once more. Zack tabled {q-Diamonds}{j-Hearts} but had to muck his hand when Schneider showed {k-Spades}{q-Hearts} for a better kicker.

Player Chips Progress
Mike Schneider (MN) us
Mike Schneider (MN)
320,000 200,000
Daniel Zack us
Daniel Zack
96,000 -99,000
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New Redraw For the Last Two Tables

Level 20 : 12,000-24,000, 0 ante
Amazon4931Andrew YipCanada 
Amazon4932Barry GreensteinUnited States 
Amazon4933Justin ThurlowUnited States 
Amazon4935Juha HelppiFinland 
Amazon4942Yaser Al-KeliddarUnited States 
Amazon4943Joao VieiraPortugal 
Amazon4944Mike Schneider (MN)United Sates 
Amazon4945Won LeeUnited States 
Amazon4946Daniel ZackUnited States 

Helppi Takes From Thurlow

Level 20 : 12,000-24,000, 0 ante

Justin Thurlow raised from the button. Juha Helppi, in the small blind, three-bet. Thurlow called.

The flop was {5-Clubs}{q-Spades}{a-Hearts}. Helppi bet. Thurlow called. The turn came the {8-Hearts}. Helppi threw in another bet. Thurlow called. The {9-Spades} river filled up the board. Helppi fired a third bet. His opponent folded.

Player Chips Progress
Juha Helppi fi
Juha Helppi
790,000 110,000
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Justin Thurlow us
Justin Thurlow
190,000 -310,000

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Al-Keliddar Gets Paid by Vieira

Level 20 : 12,000-24,000, 0 ante

Yaser Al-Keliddar raised and only Joao Vieira made the call.

The flop went {4-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}{6-Hearts} and Al-Keliddar check-called a bet from Vieira.

Things heated on the turn {q-Hearts}. Al-Keliddar checked and raised a bet from Joao. The latter made the call and the river fell a {8-Hearts}. Al-Keliddar bet and put Vieira into a big decision. After a few minutes, Viera eventually called but mucked his hand when Al-Keliddar announced the nuts, tabling {a-Hearts}{9-Hearts}.

Player Chips Progress
Yaser Al-Keliddar us
Yaser Al-Keliddar
600,000 300,000
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Joao Vieira pt
Joao Vieira
290,000 -170,000
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Tags: Joao VieiraYaser Al-Keliddar