2019 World Series of Poker

Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em
Day: 3
Event Info

2019 World Series of Poker

Final Results
Winning Hand
Event Info
Prize Pool
Level Info
800,000 / 1,600,000

Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em

Day 3 Completed

Zinan Xu Leads the Final 40 Players in Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em

Level 31 : 80,000/160,000, 160,000 ante
Zinan Xu
Zinan Xu

It was an action-packed Day 3 in Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em that saw a field of 381 players dwindle down to just 40. From the total of 6,214 entries, players will now return tomorrow for Day 4 where a final table of six will be formed in their quest for a World Series of Poker gold bracelet.

Heading into Day 4 with the chip lead is Zinan Xu who bagged up a whopping 16,775,000 chips. While Xu still calls China home, he spends the majority of his time playing poker in the Las Vegas area. He has amassed over $310,000 in career earnings with his largest payday of $56,000. A deep run in this event could vault Xu to new heights in his poker career.

For the better part of the day, Xu remained under the radar with an average stack. He didn't make an appearance at the top of the leaderboard until the final couple of levels. Xu finally took over the chip lead in a huge three-bet pot with Rotem Chen. Xu check-called the flop and after two checks on the turn, bombed the river to get Chen to fold.

Not far behind Xu is Ido Ashkenazi who bagged up 13,700,000. Ashkenazi got the majority of his chips from a monster pot against Ari Engel, Ashkenazi holding pocket aces against Engel's ace-king. Ashkenazi doubled up into the chip lead at the time and Engel would go on to be eliminated moments later.

Some other big stacks moving on to Day 4 include Edgardo Rosario (13,100,000), Matthew Wantman (13,075,000), and Ryan Jaconetti (12,475,000). Joseph Cheong will certainly be one to keep an eye on as he bagged a top-ten stack with 11,175,000. Cheong took down a monster pot to cap the night in order to vault himself up the leaderboard. Cheong went runner-runner flush to eliminate his opponent who flopped a set of jacks.

Joseph Cheong
Joseph Cheong

When 381 players returned to the felt to begin the day, they were all in the money already, guaranteed $2,669. Some of the big names to head to the payout desk throughout the day include Jake Schwartz, Freddy Deeb, Eric Baldwin, Jessica Dawley, Richard Dubini, Anson Tsang, and Marvin Rettenmaier. When the remaining 40 players return to the felt they will have all locked up a payday of $15,488 but their sights will be set on the first-place prize of $687,782.

The action will resume at 12 p.m. tomorrow with the blinds resuming on level 32. The blinds will be 100,000/200,000 with a big blind ante of 200,000. The levels will continue to be 40 minutes in length and the action will cease once the final six are reached. Follow along with the PokerNews live reporting team to find who will reach the final day of the tournament.

Tags: Anson TsangAri EngelEdgardo RosarioEric BaldwinFreddy DeebIdo AshkenaziJake SchwartzJessica DawleyJoseph CheongMarvin RettenmaierMatthew WantmanRichard DubiniRotem ChenRyan JaconettiZinan Xu

Seat Draw Day 4 Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em

Level 31 : 80,000/160,000, 160,000 ante
RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Amazon4021Ashish AhujaIndia6,725,00034
Amazon4022Ivan DeyraFrance3,840,00019
Amazon4023Steven FilipovicCanada4,250,00021
Amazon4024Arianna SonUnited States10,200,00051
Amazon4026Eric CruzUnited States7,000,00035
Amazon4027Edgardo RosaarioFrance8,550,00043
Amazon4028David DibernardiUnited States9,550,00048
Amazon4029Seth FischerUnited States4,900,80025
Amazon4031Andrew HawksbyUnited Kingdom4,500,00023
Amazon4032David IversUnited States5,535,00028
Amazon4033Ryan JaconettiUnited States12,475,00062
Amazon4034Tao FanChina4,575,00023
Amazon4035Enrico RudelitzGermany3,125,00016
Amazon4036Donald LandwirthUnited States12,000,00060
Amazon4038Andrea BuonocoreItaly8,325,00042
Amazon4039Matt IlesUnited States2,750,00014
Amazon4051Michael HuberAustria1,820,0009
Amazon4053Max BrownUnited States4,125,00021
Amazon4054Samuel TaylorUnited States2,450,00012
Amazon4055Daniel SoltysUnited States3,350,00017
Amazon4056Zinan XuChina16,775,00084
Amazon4057Ido AshkenaziUnited States13,700,00069
Amazon4058Joseph CheongUnited States11,175,00056
Amazon4059Nan HongChina2,250,00011
Amazon4061Matthew WantmanUnited States13,075,00065
Amazon4062Roger TaiebFrance8,850,00044
Amazon4063Brock WilsonUnited States3,900,00020
Amazon4064Oren RosenUnited States2,975,00015
Amazon4065Naor SlobodskoyIsrael5,400,00027
Amazon4066Joshua VanduynUnited States2,725,00014
Amazon4068David GuayCanada6,125,00031
Amazon4069Jack SinclairUnited Kingdom2,525,00013
Amazon4071Michael FarrowCanada6,225,00031
Amazon4073Shi ChenUnited States4,675,00023
Amazon4074James PupilloUnited States3,650,00018
Amazon4075Rotem ChenUnited States4,400,00022
Amazon4076Noah BronsteinUnited States10,450,00052
Amazon4077Patrick ClarkeIreland4,250,00021
Amazon4078Andrew WeisnerUnited States2,025,00010
Amazon4079Tim WestUnited States3,450,00017

End of Day Chip Counts (full)

Level 31 : 80,000/160,000, 160,000 ante
Player Chips Progress
Zinan Xu cn
Zinan Xu
16,775,000 325,000
Day 3 Chip Leader
Ido Ashkenazi us
Ido Ashkenazi
13,700,000 -950,000
Matthew Wantman us
Matthew Wantman
13,075,000 2,575,000
Ryan Jaconetti us
Ryan Jaconetti
12,475,000 -145,000
Donald Landwirth us
Donald Landwirth
12,000,000 -1,350,000
Joseph Cheong us
Joseph Cheong
11,175,000 -25,000
Day 4 Chip Leader
WSOP 1X Winner
Noah Bronstein us
Noah Bronstein
10,450,000 2,350,000
Arianna Son us
Arianna Son
10,200,000 2,100,000
David Dibernardi us
David Dibernardi
9,550,000 2,590,000
Roger Taieb fr
Roger Taieb
8,850,000 8,111,000
Edgardo Rosario pr
Edgardo Rosario
Andrea Buonocore it
Andrea Buonocore
8,325,000 1,325,000
Eric Cruz us
Eric Cruz
7,000,000 1,570,000
Ashish Ahuja in
Ashish Ahuja
6,725,000 2,075,000
Michael Farrow ca
Michael Farrow
6,225,000 325,000
David Guay ca
David Guay
6,125,000 925,000
WSOP 1X Winner
David Ivers us
David Ivers
5,535,000 -1,765,000
Naor Slobodskoy il
Naor Slobodskoy
5,400,000 750,000
Seth Fischer us
Seth Fischer
4,900,800 3,502,800
Shi Chen us
Shi Chen
4,675,000 4,319,000
Tao Fan cn
Tao Fan
4,575,000 -575,000
Andrew Hawksby gb
Andrew Hawksby
4,500,000 -950,000
Rotem Chen il
Rotem Chen
4,400,000 -1,100,000
Steven Filipovic ca
Steven Filipovic
4,250,000 -450,000
Patrick Clarke ie
Patrick Clarke
4,250,000 -3,310,000

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Cheong Goes Runner-Runner to End the Night

Level 31 : 80,000/160,000, 160,000 ante

The action folded to the button who shipped all in for roughly 2,700,000 and Joseph Cheong called from the big blind. Cheong tabled {a-Spades}{q-Spades} but was flipping against his opponent's {j-Spades}{j-Diamonds}.

The flop came {j-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}{2-Spades} and Cheong was in need of runner-runner outs. The {5-Spades} on the turn provided him with a flush draw and the {k-Spades} was one of the miracle cards he was looking for. Cheong rivered a flush and his opponent sat in his seat for a couple of extra moments as he couldn't believe what just happened.

Player Chips Progress
Joseph Cheong us
Joseph Cheong
11,200,000 3,450,000
Day 4 Chip Leader
WSOP 1X Winner

Tags: Joseph Cheong

Xu Bombs the River, Moves Into the Lead

Level 31 : 80,000/160,000, 160,000 ante

Zinan Xu opened to 325,000 from the hijack and Rotem Chen three-bet to 1,150,000 on the button. The blinds folded and Xu called to see a flop of {10-Hearts}{7-Spades}{2-Spades}.

Xu checked to Chen who continued for 875,000 and Xu called. The turn was the {4-Hearts} and both players checked to the {2-Hearts} on the river. Xu slid out a large bet of 3,300,000 and Chen asked for a count before sending his cards to the muck.

Player Chips Progress
Zinan Xu cn
Zinan Xu
16,450,000 7,750,000
Day 3 Chip Leader
Rotem Chen il
Rotem Chen
5,500,000 -2,280,000

Tags: Rotem ChenZinan Xu