Day 2 Completed
Day 2 Completed
Gary Bolden Leads Event #30: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Into Day 3; Anton Morgenstern In Contention
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
|Amazon||412||1||Alexander Deutsch||United States||501,000|
|Amazon||412||2||Casey Carroll||United States||104,000|
|Amazon||412||3||Joe Beevers||United Kingdom||112,000|
|Amazon||412||4||Tesfaldet Tekle||United States||462,000|
|Amazon||412||5||Jason Gooch||United States||382,000|
|Amazon||412||6||Ken Fishman||United States||929,000|
|Amazon||412||8||Andrew Whitaker||United States||207,000|
|Amazon||413||1||Dan Martin||United States||1,000,000|
|Amazon||413||2||Abraham Grace||United States||748,000|
|Amazon||413||3||Samad Razavi||United Kingdom||512,000|
|Amazon||413||4||Stefan Ivanov||Aheloy, BG||775,000|
|Amazon||413||5||Jordan Polk||United States||352,000|
|Amazon||413||6||Gary Bolden||United States||1,700,000|
|Amazon||413||9||Garrett Beckman||United States||217,000|
|Amazon||414||3||Michael Kuney||United States||213,000|
|Amazon||414||4||Denis Bagdasarov||United States||457,000|
|Amazon||414||5||David Mzareulov||United States||97,000|
|Amazon||414||6||Ryan Goindoo||Trinidad and Tobago||1,211,000|
|Amazon||420||1||Thida Lin||United States||221,100|
|Amazon||420||2||Phillip Grimes||United States||341,000|
|Amazon||420||3||Kevin Gerhart||United States||422,000|
|Amazon||420||4||Christopher Conrad||United States||343,000|
|Amazon||420||6||Dennis Durante||United States||814,000|
|Amazon||420||8||Sean Troha||United States||385,000|
|Amazon||421||2||Nathaniel Wachtel||United States||829,000|
|Amazon||421||4||Matthew Maggard||United States||822,000|
|Amazon||421||5||Floyd Bangerter||United States||232,000|
|Amazon||421||6||Jacob Thibodeau||United States||453,000|
|Amazon||421||7||Nicholas Kefaliakos||United States||391,000|
|Amazon||421||8||David Halpern||United States||639,000|
|Amazon||421||9||Mikael Andersen||United States||524,000|
|Amazon||428||1||Mitch Schock||United States||187,000|
|Amazon||428||2||Luis Zedan||United States||1,208,000|
|Amazon||428||3||Adithya Sundar||United States||664,000|
|Amazon||428||5||Chu Thinh||United States||344,000|
|Amazon||428||6||Rod Fani||United States||132,000|
|Amazon||428||7||Cesar Torresdiaz||United States||361,000|
|Amazon||428||9||Orlando Romero||United States||437,000|
|Amazon||429||1||Rudolph Sawa||United States||828,000|
|Amazon||429||2||Ryan Robinson||United States||906,000|
|Amazon||429||4||William Benson||United States||540,000|
|Amazon||429||5||Gregory Donatelli||United States||1,500,063|
|Amazon||429||9||Evan Krentzman||United States||184,000|
End-of-Day Chip Counts (full)
Martin Sends Another Home
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.
The flop came down and Bradpiece was now drawing dead. The meaningless filled the board as Martin pulled in the pot, eliminating another opponent.
Martin Keeps Pulling in Pots
The turned board showed 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 peeled off on the river and Thibodeau checked to Martin, he chucked in 75,000. Thibodeau called the bet and Martin tabled for a flush. Thibodeau mucked and Martin pulled in another late pot.
Zedan Drops Another Late in the Day
The flop was when Luiz Zedan called the all in of Niki Nurmisto for about 215,000, players tabled their hands.
Nurmisto showed for a flush and straight draw, Zedan tabled , giving him a set with a better flush draw.
The turn came down an and Nurmisto now picked up some more outs. A river was not one as Zedan now landed a full house, scooping in the pot and eliminating Nurmisto in the process.
Caranica Pushes Goindoo Off Pot
Philipp Caranica opened with a 25,000 raise from the cutoff, he was called by Ryan Goindoo from the big blind.
The flop of was checked by both players and the dealer burned and turned . Gooindoo check-called the 30,000 bet from Carcania.
Goindoo check-folded the river after Caranica bet 80,000 and Caranica took down the pot.
Tekle Secures a During Last Level of The Night
Christopher Conrad called from the cutoff, Tesfaldet Tekle raised to 55,000 and Conrad called. The flop came down and Tekle potted.
Conrad moved all in and Tekle called for his remaining 152,000 stack, players turned over their hands.
Tekle showed for a pair of kings and Conrad tabled for top two with a straight draw. The board ran out and Tekle's turned set of kings scooped in the pot, doubling through Conrad.