Event #30: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
Event #30: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
Day 2 Completed

Gary Bolden Leads Event #30: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Into Day 3; Anton Morgenstern In Contention

AnthonyThompson • Level 20: 6,000-12,000, 0 ante
Anton Morgenstern
Anton Morgenstern

A field of 309 players returned for Day 2 action of Event #30: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha from its original starting field of 1,526 runners and only 58 remain. Leading the way into Day 3 as the chip leader is Gary Bolden (1,700,000) who rocketed up the chipcounts in the last few levels of play.

Bolden is followed closely by Gregory Donatelli (1,563,000) and Anton Morgenstern (1,305,000) two players are looking to claim their first WSOP bracelet.

Morgenstern is a well-known German native who finished 20th in the 2013 WSOP Main Event for $285,408 and has 15 WSOP cashes for $753,918 throughout his poker career.

Other players have healthy stacks over 1 million and will eying their first WSOP gold bracelet, and these include Ryan Goindoo (1,211,000), Luis Zedan (1,208,000), and Dan Martin (1,000,000).

There was four-way action headed to the flop and was all in for his last 500 chip from the small blind. Alexander Condon turned top two-pair while Ira Berman rivered a straight and after finishing in ninth place for $16,974 in Event #25: $600 Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack Condon was eliminated on the bubble.

After the bubble burst, the remaining 229 players will be guaranteed a minimum of $1,502 for their efforts. Some previous bracelet winners who cashed but fell short of Day 3 include Chris Moorman (179th - $1,636), Ryan Bambrick (175th - $1,636), Martin Kozlov (171st - $1,636), Phil Laak (157th - $1,636), John Racener (154th - $1,636), Erik Seidel (131st - $1,746), Jason DeWitt (119th - $1,891), Calen McNeil (109th - $1,891), and last years defending champion Arne Kern (108th - $1,891).

Day 3 will have a 12 p.m. restart and play will resume at Level 21 with the blinds at 8,000/16,000. Each level is 60-minutes long and players will get a 15-minute break every two levels along with a 60-minute dinner break after the 26th level. The remaining players will play down until there is a new WSOP bracelet winner.

Who will be the newly crowned WSOP champion that walks away with $236,673 and a gold bracelet? Tune in tomorrow as the PokerNews live reporting team will be here bringing you all of the action as the day unfolds.

Day 3 Seat Draw Event #30: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha

MartianNews • Level 20: 6,000-12,000, 0 ante
TableSeat PlayerCountryChip Count
Amazon4121Alexander DeutschUnited States501,000
Amazon4122Casey CarrollUnited States104,000
Amazon4123Joe BeeversUnited Kingdom112,000
Amazon4124Tesfaldet TekleUnited States462,000
Amazon4125Jason GoochUnited States382,000
Amazon4126Ken FishmanUnited States929,000
Amazon4127Gregory WalshCanada275,000
Amazon4128Andrew WhitakerUnited States207,000
Amazon4129Jaspal BrarCanada243,000
Amazon4131Dan MartinUnited States1,000,000
Amazon4132Abraham GraceUnited States748,000
Amazon4133Samad RazaviUnited Kingdom512,000
Amazon4134Stefan IvanovAheloy, BG775,000
Amazon4135Jordan PolkUnited States352,000
Amazon4136Gary BoldenUnited States1,700,000
Amazon4137Nelson WongCanada90,000
Amazon4138Zeik TuitIreland289,000
Amazon4139Garrett BeckmanUnited States217,000
Amazon4141Stanislav ParkhomenkoBulgaria731,000
Amazon4142Aidan HynesIreland318,000
Amazon4143Michael KuneyUnited States213,000
Amazon4144Denis BagdasarovUnited States457,000
Amazon4145David MzareulovUnited States97,000
Amazon4146Ryan GoindooTrinidad and Tobago1,211,000
Amazon4147Joseph SabeFrance227,000
Amazon4149Andrew MocombeAustria556,000
Amazon4201Thida LinUnited States221,100
Amazon4202Phillip GrimesUnited States341,000
Amazon4203Kevin GerhartUnited States422,000
Amazon4204Christopher ConradUnited States343,000
Amazon4205Takuma SasaliJapan195,000
Amazon4206Dennis DuranteUnited States814,000
Amazon4207Thomas FosterAustria252,000
Amazon4208Sean TrohaUnited States385,000
Amazon4212Nathaniel WachtelUnited States829,000
Amazon4213Anton MorgensternGermany1,350,000
Amazon4214Matthew MaggardUnited States822,000
Amazon4215Floyd BangerterUnited States232,000
Amazon4216Jacob ThibodeauUnited States453,000
Amazon4217Nicholas KefaliakosUnited States391,000
Amazon4218David HalpernUnited States639,000
Amazon4219Mikael AndersenUnited States524,000
Amazon4281Mitch SchockUnited States187,000
Amazon4282Luis ZedanUnited States1,208,000
Amazon4283Adithya SundarUnited States664,000
Amazon4284Erik WilckeGermany1,332,000
Amazon4285Chu ThinhUnited States344,000
Amazon4286Rod FaniUnited States132,000
Amazon4287Cesar TorresdiazUnited States361,000
Amazon4289Orlando RomeroUnited States437,000
Amazon4291Rudolph SawaUnited States828,000
Amazon4292Ryan RobinsonUnited States906,000
Amazon4293Haiyun HuChina78,000
Amazon4294William BensonUnited States540,000
Amazon4295Gregory DonatelliUnited States1,500,063
Amazon4296Orhan SenGermany651,000
Amazon4297Martijn GerritsNetherlands286,000
Amazon4299Evan KrentzmanUnited States184,000

End-of-Day Chip Counts (full)

MartianNews • Level 20: 6,000-12,000, 0 ante
Gary Bolden us
Gary Bolden
us 1,700,000 1,300,000
Gregory Donatelli us
Gregory Donatelli
us 1,500,063 210,063
Anton Morgenstern de
Anton Morgenstern
de 1,350,000 365,000
Erik Wilcke DE
Erik Wilcke
DE 1,332,000 737,000
Ryan Goindoo tt
Ryan Goindoo
tt 1,211,000 991,000
Luis Zedan us
Luis Zedan
us 1,208,000 8,000
Dan Martin us
Dan Martin
us 1,000,000 15,000
Ken Fishman us
Ken Fishman
us 929,000 224,000
Ryan Robinson us
Ryan Robinson
us 906,000 691,000
Nathaniel Wachtel us
Nathaniel Wachtel
us 829,000 89,000
Rudolph Sawa us
Rudolph Sawa
us 828,000
Matthew Maggard us
Matthew Maggard
us 822,000 783,000
Dennis Durante us
Dennis Durante
us 814,000
Stefan Ivanov bg
Stefan Ivanov
bg 775,000 210,000
Abraham Grace us
Abraham Grace
us 748,000 609,000
Stanislav Parkhomenko bg
Stanislav Parkhomenko
bg 731,000 421,000
Adithya Sundar us
Adithya Sundar
us 664,000 510,000
Orhan Sen de
Orhan Sen
de 651,000 602,000
David Halpern us
David Halpern
us 639,000 -11,000
Andrew Mocombe AT
Andrew Mocombe
AT 556,000 418,500
William Benson us
William Benson
us 540,000 478,000
Mikael Andersen US
Mikael Andersen
US 524,000 358,500
Samad Razavi gb
Samad Razavi
gb 512,000 -363,000
Alexander Deutsch us
Alexander Deutsch
us 501,000 -149,000
Tesfaldet Tekle us
Tesfaldet Tekle
us 462,000 37,000

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Martin Sends Another Home

MartianNews • Level 20: 6,000-12,000, 0 ante

Jerome Bradpiece moved 20,000 into the middle and Dan Martin pushed him all in, Bradpiece obliged and shoved his remaining 65,000 into the middle.

Jerome Bradpiece: {k-Spades}{k-Clubs}{j-Spades}{5-Clubs}
Dan Martin: {a-Spades}{a-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{4-Hearts}

The flop came down {a-Hearts}{a-Clubs}{k-Diamonds} and Bradpiece was now drawing dead. The meaningless {3-Hearts}{q-Clubs} filled the board as Martin pulled in the pot, eliminating another opponent.

Dan Martin us
Dan Martin
us 985,000 105,000
Jerome Bradpiece gb
Jerome Bradpiece
gb Busted

Tags: Dan MartinJerome Bradpiece

Martin Keeps Pulling in Pots

MartianNews • Level 20: 6,000-12,000, 0 ante

The turned board showed {k-Clubs}{9-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{j-Clubs} and there was around 70,000 in the pot. The action checked to Dan Martin who put in 40,000 and Jacob Thibodeau check-called.

An {8-Clubs} peeled off on the river and Thibodeau checked to Martin, he chucked in 75,000. Thibodeau called the bet and Martin tabled {6-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}{4-Clubs} for a flush. Thibodeau mucked and Martin pulled in another late pot.

Dan Martin us
Dan Martin
us 880,000 754,000
Jacob Thibodeau us
Jacob Thibodeau
us 335,000 20,000

Tags: Dan MartinJacob Thibodeau

Zedan Drops Another Late in the Day

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Luis Zedan
Luis Zedan

The flop was {a-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{9-Spades} when Luiz Zedan called the all in of Niki Nurmisto for about 215,000, players tabled their hands.

Nurmisto showed {7-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{3-Spades} for a flush and straight draw, Zedan tabled {q-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}, giving him a set with a better flush draw.

The turn came down an {8-Diamonds} and Nurmisto now picked up some more outs. A {5-Clubs} river was not one as Zedan now landed a full house, scooping in the pot and eliminating Nurmisto in the process.

Luis Zedan us
Luis Zedan
us 1,200,000 200,000
Niki Nurmisto fi
Niki Nurmisto
fi Busted

Tags: Luis Zedan

Caranica Pushes Goindoo Off Pot

AnthonyThompson • Level 20: 6,000-12,000, 0 ante

Philipp Caranica opened with a 25,000 raise from the cutoff, he was called by Ryan Goindoo from the big blind.

The flop of {2-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{10-Spades} was checked by both players and the dealer burned and turned {6-Spades}. Gooindoo check-called the 30,000 bet from Carcania.

Goindoo check-folded the {8-Clubs} river after Caranica bet 80,000 and Caranica took down the pot.

Philipp Caranica gs
Philipp Caranica
gs 280,000 151,000
Ryan Goindoo tt
Ryan Goindoo
tt 220,000 -380,000

Tags: Ryan GoindooPhilipp Caranica

Tekle Secures a During Last Level of The Night

MartianNews • Level 20: 6,000-12,000, 0 ante

Christopher Conrad called from the cutoff, Tesfaldet Tekle raised to 55,000 and Conrad called. The flop came down {q-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{5-Clubs} and Tekle potted.

Conrad moved all in and Tekle called for his remaining 152,000 stack, players turned over their hands.

Tekle showed {k-Spades}{k-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} for a pair of kings and Conrad tabled {q-}{8-}{7-}{6-} for top two with a straight draw. The board ran out {k-Spades}{a-Diamonds} and Tekle's turned set of kings scooped in the pot, doubling through Conrad.

Tesfaldet Tekle us
Tesfaldet Tekle
us 425,000 25,000
Christopher Conrad us
Christopher Conrad
us 205,000 -11,000

Tags: Tesfaldet Tekle