2019 World Series of Poker

Event #37: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack
Day: 2
Event Info

2019 World Series of Poker

Final Results
Winning Hand
Event Info
Prize Pool
Level Info
600,000 / 1,200,000

Event #37: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack

Day 2 Completed

Hamid Feiz Leads the Final 26 Into Day 3 of Event #37: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack

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

The top spots on the $800-entry Deepstack leaderboard changed throughout the day, but at the end of play on Day 2, it would be Hamid Feiz sitting at the top with an impressive 12,000,000 in chips.

Unlike Day 1 of the first-ever Event #37: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack which started slowly, Day 2 was action-packed from the moment cards were in the air. From the total of 2,808 entries, 671 players took their seats on Day 2, but only 422 would make the money, with a min-cash being worth $1,185. By the fourth level of play, the bubble had already burst, courtesy of a double knockout, so it didn’t take too long for the payout line to start forming.

An impressive list of notables returned on Day 2 to take their shot at the gold bracelet and a six-figure payday. While some of them fell short of making the money, others such as Chris Moorman, Kelly Minkin, DJ MacKinnon,Kristen Bicknell, Joe Kuether and Phil Hellmuth did cash. Minkin, who had one of the more memorable hands of the day when she flopped top set over middle set, only to have the all-in player hit a one-outer on the river, recovered nicely from that setback, finishing in 81st place for a payday of $3,134.

Arguably the most memorable hand of the day took place when Phil Ivey lost a race with his pocket tens against the ace-queen of Christopher Csik. Ivey three-bet shoved after Csik’s initial raise, which sent Csik deep into the tank. In fact, he tanked so long that he told the table to call the clock on him, which one of his tablemates finally did. Once the floor person came over and started the thirty-second clock, Csik made the call. Unfortunately for Ivey, and the rail that had formed to watch one of poker’s more well-known players, he lost his race when an ace came right on the flop and he was eliminated in 64th place, which was worth a $3,700 payday.

Also, cashing on Day 2 were Dusti Smith, who made a very deep run until she bowed out just before the last break of the day in 44th place, and two players playing in their first-ever WSOP tournament, Thomas Taylor in 389th place and Robert Farabee in 42nd place, respectively.

Originally play was scheduled to end once the field was down to the final six players, but an announcement was made during level 29 with 49 players still remaining that the players would take one last 15-minute break, come back and play two more levels and then bag up for the night.

Joseph Liberta was eliminated on the last hand of the night, so now 26 players will be returning on Day 3 to play down to a winner. All remaining players are guaranteed a minimum payday of $9,789, but of course, they will all be playing for the highly-coveted gold bracelet and the $297,537 in cash that comes along with it. Play will resume at 12 p.m. local time at level 32 with blinds of 100,000/200,000 and an ante of 200,000. The PokerNews team will be there from when the first card is dealt until the last card hits the felt and crowns a new champion in the process.

Tags: Chris MoormanChristopher CsikDJ MacKinnonDusti SmithHamid FeizJoe KuetherJoseph LibertaKelly MinkinKristen BicknellPhil HellmuthPhil IveyRobert FarabeeThomas Taylor

Day 3 Seat Draw Event #37: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack

Level 31 : 80,000/160,000, 160,000 ante
RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Amazon11Terry CarpenterUnited States2.050.00013
Amazon12Christopher CsikUnited States3.100.00019
Amazon13Donald MaloneyUnited States1.800.00011
Amazon14Kamel MokhammadUkraine2.850.00018
Amazon15Joshua BoultonUnited Kingdom8.000.00050
Amazon16Jose Carlos BritoPortugal2.375.00015
Amazon18Nick JivkovBulgaria9.625.00060
Amazon19Zachary MullennixUnited States4.650.00029
Amazon21Benjamin MoonUnited States3.425.00021
Amazon22Francois EvardSwitzerland5.800.00036
Amazon23Aubrey MurnaghanIreland4.450.00028
Amazon24Axel HallayFrance7.425.00046
Amazon25Jan NakladalCzech Republic2.075.00013
Amazon26Marco BognanniMalta4.950.00031
Amazon27Mike SowersUnited States2.550.00016
Amazon28Robert MitchellUnited States4.000.00025
Amazon29Carlos VasconcelosBrazil1.900.00012
Amazon31Jonathan TamayoUnited States1.925.00012
Amazon32Kevin SongUnited States5.550.00035
Amazon33Benjamin UnderwoodCanada6.175.00039
Amazon34Ben GilbertUnited States1.550.00010
Amazon35Danny GhobrialCanada3.800.00024
Amazon36Tim FinneUnited States1.950.00012
Amazon37Alberto Ortiz SuchUnited States4.975.00031
Amazon38Casey CampbellUnited States3.275.00020
Amazon39Hamid FeizUnited States12.000.00075

End-of-Day 2 Chip Counts (full)

Level 31 : 80,000/160,000, 160,000 ante
Player Chips Progress
Hamid Feiz us
Hamid Feiz
12,000,000 9,200,000
Nick Jivkov bg
Nick Jivkov
WSOP 1X Winner
Josh Boulton (UK) gb
Josh Boulton (UK)
8,000,000 8,000,000
Axel Hallay fr
Axel Hallay
7,425,000 225,000
Benjamin Underwood ca
Benjamin Underwood
6,175,000 5,793,000
Francois Evard ch
Francois Evard
5,800,000 325,000
Kevin Song us
Kevin Song
5,550,000 -25,000
WSOP 1X Winner
Alberto Ortiz Such es
Alberto Ortiz Such
4,975,000 2,275,000
Marco Bognanni it
Marco Bognanni
4,950,000 -550,000
Zachary Mullenix us
Zachary Mullenix
4,650,000 4,650,000
Aubrey Murnaghan ie
Aubrey Murnaghan
4,450,000 1,150,000
Robert Mitchell us
Robert Mitchell
4,000,000 700,000
Danny Ghobrial ca
Danny Ghobrial
3,800,000 2,600,000
Benjamin Moon us
Benjamin Moon
WSOP 1X Winner
Casey Campbell us
Casey Campbell
3,275,000 875,000
Christopher Csik us
Christopher Csik
3,100,000 -800,000
Kamel Mokhammad ua
Kamel Mokhammad
2,850,000 2,702,000
Mike Sowers us
Mike Sowers
2,550,000 2,293,000
Jose Brito pt
Jose Brito
Jan Nakladal cz
Jan Nakladal
2,075,000 876,000
Terry Carpenter us
Terry Carpenter
2,050,000 1,952,000
Tim Finne us
Tim Finne
1,950,000 1,776,000
Jonathan Tamayo us
Jonathan Tamayo
1,925,000 -695,000
Carlos Vasconcelos br
Carlos Vasconcelos
Donald Maloney us
Donald Maloney
1,800,000 1,568,000

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Joseph Liberta Eliminated in 27th Place ($9,789)

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

With preflop action on Jose Brito, he raised from the cutoff. Joseph Liberta then three-bet shoved from the button, which was followed by a four-bet shove from Nick Jivkov. Brito had both players covered and made the call.

Jose Brito: {a-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}
Joseph Liberta: {a-Hearts}{j-Clubs}
Nick Jivkov: {a-Spades}{q-Clubs}

The flop ran out {q-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{5-Spades}, which sent the main pot to Jivkov, the side pot to Brito, and Eliminated Liberta on the last hand of Day 2.

Player Chips Progress
Nick Jivkov bg
Nick Jivkov
9,625,000 9,498,500
WSOP 1X Winner
Jose Brito pt
Jose Brito
2,375,000 -3,175,000
Joseph Liberta us
Joseph Liberta

Tags: Jose BritoJoseph LibertaNick Jivkov

Finne Doubles Up Late in the Day

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

Timothy Finne doubled near the end of play on Day 2 after he shoved all in preflop and was called by Benjamin Gilbert.

Timothy Finne: {a-Clubs}{k-Clubs}
Benjamin Gilbert: {9-Diamonds}{9-Spades}

The board ran out {2-Diamonds}{a-Spades}{q-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}{2-Clubs}, which gave Finne the very-timely double-up.

Player Chips Progress
Timothy Finne us
Timothy Finne
1,950,000 1,950,000
Benjamin Gilbert us
Benjamin Gilbert
1,550,000 -980,000

Tags: Benjamin GilbertTimothy Finne

Final Three Tables Re-Draw

Level 31 : 80,000/160,000, 160,000 ante
2041Terry Carpenter
2042Christopher Csik
2043Donald Maloney
2044Kamel Mokhammad
2045Josh Boulton
2046Jose Brito
2047Joseph Liberto
2048Nick Jivkov
2049Zachary Mullenix
2051Benjamin Moon
2052Francois Evard
2053Aubrey Murneghan
2054Axel Hallay
2055Jan Nakladal
2056Marco Bognanni
2057Mike Sowers
2058Robert Mitchell
2059Carlos Vasconcelos
2061Jonathan Tamayo
2062Kevin Song
2063Benjamin Underwood
2064Benjamin Gilbert
2065Danny Ghobrial
2066Tim Finne
2067Alberto Ortiz Such
2068Casey Campbell
2069Hamid Feiz

Level: 31

Blinds: 80,000/160,000

Ante: 160,000

Song Sends Halley Into the Tank

Level 30 : 60,000/120,000, 120,000 ante

Action was picked up on a board reading {5-Clubs}{6-Spades}{8-Spades}{k-Diamonds}{7-Clubs} with about 3,000,000 already in the pot and Kevin Song had moved all in. Axel Hallay then went deep into the tank. He spent almost five minutes talking out loud to himself and to Song, who sat motionless and gave no response. After about another minute had passed, Halley finally released his cards, which sent the sizable pot to Song.

Player Chips Progress
Axel Hallay fr
Axel Hallay
7,200,000 -1,400,000
Kevin Song us
Kevin Song
5,575,000 1,625,000
WSOP 1X Winner

Tags: Axel HallayKevin Song