Day 1 Completed
Day 1 Completed
Abdellatif Takes Chip Lead in $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em; Kornuth, Boeree, Glantz, and Hellmuth Bag Big Too
After twenty levels, play has ended in Event #71: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em (30-minute levels) and only 39 players out of the 452 entries in total have managed to find a bag to tag. All those entries created a total prize pool of $2,101,800 and the winner tomorrow will walk away with $485,082 for first place and the coveted gold WSOP bracelet.
Jonathan Abdellatif takes the overnight chip lead with 754,000 in chips. This is Abdellatif’s 4th WSOP cash this summer, of which one was fourth place in Event #54: Big Blind Antes $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em. Trailing in second place is Markus Gonsalves with 722,000, who has also reached his fourth cash for this summer with a final table in Event #61: $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em Championship.
Closing the podium for today is Chance Kornuth with 622,000. The two-time bracelet winner has been having a pretty good summer. This is his seventh cash this series, which includes his second bracelet win in Event #63: $3,200 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em High Roller. Paul Hoefer (579,000), Liv Boeree (534,000), Steven Wolansky (498,000), Matt Glantz (473,000), Phil Hellmuth (468,000), and Antoine Saout (410,000) are just a few of the many super stars in the poker world that have made it through to Day 2.
Some of the players that weren’t that lucky but did make the money include Cliff Josephy, Ben Dobson, Aleksandr Gofman, Sergio Aido, Lander Lijo, Greg Merson, Chris Ferguson, Tom Cannuli, Ian Steinman, [Removed:17], and Pascal Hartmann.
Some of the players that did enter today but weren’t allowed to make a trip to the payout desk included defending champion Christopher Brammer, Pierre Neuville, Vojtech Ruzicka, Bryn Kenny, Mike Leah, Vlad Darie, Stefan Schillhabel, Joe McKeehen, Eric Blair, Scotty Nguyen, Frankie Flowers, Fedor Holz, Ben Yu, Ankush Mandavia, Chris Moorman, Maria Konnikova, Sam Cohen, Dan Shak, Damian Salas, Joseph Cheong, Shaun Deeb, Jesse Sylvia, Heidi May, Loni Harwood, Adrian Mateos, Jonathan Duhamel, Alex Foxen, Taylor Black, Scott Margereson, Justin Bonomo, and many many more.
Day 2 will restart at noon local time, Wednesday, July 11. Level 21 will feature a small blind of 6,000, big blind of 12,000 and a running ante of 2,000. The 39 remaining players will all be guaranteed at least $9,747 and the action is expected to be fast and furious again.
The PokerNews live reporting team will be on hand to bring you all the updates from the “Shuffle up and deal” until the final all-in has been won, so make sure to keep coming back!
|Room||Table||Seat||Player Name||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Amazon||492||2||Farid Jattin||United States||277,000||23|
|Amazon||492||4||Paul Fontan||United Kingdom||397,000||33|
|Amazon||492||5||Ajay Chabra||United States||178,000||15|
|Amazon||492||8||Reagan Silber||United States||137,000||11|
|Amazon||493||1||Mohsin Virani||United States||245,000||20|
|Amazon||493||2||Darryll Fish||United States||126,000||11|
|Amazon||493||4||Steven Wolansky||United States||498,000||42|
|Amazon||493||6||Ralph Wong||United States||410,000||34|
|Amazon||493||8||Eric Hicks||United States||316,000||26|
|Amazon||493||9||Petar Kalev||United States||218,000||18|
|Amazon||494||1||Daniel Colpoys||United States||60,000||5|
|Amazon||494||3||Phil Hellmuth||United States||468,000||39|
|Amazon||494||4||Chance Kornuth||United States||622,000||52|
|Amazon||494||5||Liv Boeree||United Kingdom||534,000||45|
|Amazon||494||7||Matt Glantz||United States||473,000||39|
|Amazon||494||8||Shawn Daniels||United States||190,000||16|
|Amazon||494||9||Nitesh Rawtani||United States||226,000||19|
|Amazon||495||3||Gregory Kolo||United States||50,000||4|
|Amazon||495||4||Grayson Ramage||United States||255,000||21|
|Amazon||495||5||Ken Fishman||United States||463,000||39|
|Amazon||495||7||Markus Gonsalves||United States||722,000||60|
|Amazon||495||8||Rob Tepper||United States||185,000||15|
|Amazon||495||9||Jeremy Ausmus||United States||160,000||13|
|Amazon||496||5||Alan Sternberg||United States||260,000||22|
|Amazon||496||6||Chi Zhang||United Kingdom||331,000||28|
|Amazon||496||7||Anthony Zinno||United States||129,000||11|
|Amazon||496||9||Robert Georato||United States||217,000||18|
Play has ended with 39 players left on the clock. A selection of chip counts and a recap of today's action is to follow.
Markus Gonsalves raised to 25,000 from early position and was only called by the player in the big blind.
The flop came and Gonsalves called the 50,000 bet of his opponent.
The turn was the , now Gonsalves called the 100,000 continuation-bet of his opponent.
The on the river completed the board, Gonsalves' opponent now checked. Gonsalves himself tanked for a bit and then decided to shove. His opponent looked at his cards once more and then folded.
For more hands will be played until chips are bagged for the night.
The flop read and Chris Ferguson shoved from the big blind for around 120,000. Mohsin Virani, in late position, snap-called.
Ferguson had flopped top pair with the ace-kicker but Virani was ahead with the overpair.
The rest of the board was completed with the on the turn and the on the river to eliminate Ferguson from the tournament.
A short-stacked Sergio Aido was all in and at risk against Petar Kalev.
The board came down and Kalev send the Spanish high roller to the rail.