Day 2 Completed
Day 2 Completed
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:
|Brasilia||45||2||Barry Greenstein||United States||9|
|Brasilia||45||3||Justin Thurlow||United States||10|
|Brasilia||60||2||Yaser Al-Keliddar||United States||31|
|Brasilia||60||4||Mike Schneider (MN)||United States||11|
|Brasilia||60||5||Won Lee||United States||6|
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The play has ended and the players bagged their chips. A recap of the day will follow shortly.
Won Lee raised from the small blind. Daniel Zack in the big blind three-bet. Lee called.
The flop came . Lee checked. Zack bet. Lee raised. Zack three-bet for his last chips. Lee called.
The turn and river completed the board and Lee won the pot eliminating Zach in 9th place for $11,200.
Daniel Zack started with a raise and Mike Schneider called from the big blind.
The flop came and Schneider check-called a bet from Zack. The same action happened on the turn .
The river brought a and Schneider chose to check-called once more. Zack tabled but had to muck his hand when Schneider showed for a better kicker.
|Amazon||493||2||Barry Greenstein||United States|
|Amazon||493||3||Justin Thurlow||United States|
|Amazon||494||2||Yaser Al-Keliddar||United States|
|Amazon||494||4||Mike Schneider (MN)||United Sates|
|Amazon||494||5||Won Lee||United States|
|Amazon||494||6||Daniel Zack||United States|
Justin Thurlow raised from the button. Juha Helppi, in the small blind, three-bet. Thurlow called.
The flop was . Helppi bet. Thurlow called. The turn came the . Helppi threw in another bet. Thurlow called. The river filled up the board. Helppi fired a third bet. His opponent folded.
Joao Vieira raised from the hijack. Daniel Zack, in the small blind, three-bet. Vieira called.
The flop was . Zack bet. Vieira called. The turn came the . Zack fired again. Vieira tank-folded.
Yaser Al-Keliddar raised and only Joao Vieira made the call.
The flop went and Al-Keliddar check-called a bet from Vieira.
Things heated on the turn . Al-Keliddar checked and raised a bet from Joao. The latter made the call and the river fell a . 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 .