It’s time to award a new mixed game WSOP bracelet today in Event #51: $2,500 Mixed Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better, Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better where just 12 players remain with a chance to win when action begins at 2 p.m. local time. Each remaining player has locked up at least $10,641, but their eyes will be set on the top prize of $213,750.
Among those who will be eyeing the top prize and their first bracelet are chip leader Michael Thompson (923,000) of Plano, Texas who has already secured one of his biggest poker cashes. He will be looking to spin this already great result up even further. Daniel Ratigan (899,000), a mixed game enthusiast from Seattle, has eight of his nine WSOP cashes in mixed games and Denis Strebkov (709,000) of Russia will come into the contest with a big pile of chips too.
There are three bracelet winners among the remaining players including Philip Long, who won a $1,500 eight-game mix event in last year’s WSOP. The London native enters today third in chips with 813,000. Andrey Zaichenko (424,000), who has over 3 million in career earnings and a 2-7 lowball triple draw WSOP bracelet to his name. And Dan Zack, who won his first bracelet earlier in the 2019 WSOP in Event 6: $2,500 Limit Mixed Triple Draw. He sits at the lower end of the chip counts with a stack of 214,000.
|Amazon||1||2||Nickolai Orlov||United States||230,000|
|Amazon||1||3||Carlos Rodriguez||United States||103,000|
|Amazon||1||8||Daniel Zack||United States||214,000|
|Amazon||2||2||Gerard Rechnitzer||United States||496,000|
|Amazon||2||3||Michael Thompson||United States||923,000|
|Amazon||2||5||Daniel Ratigan||United States||899,000|
|Amazon||2||6||Philip Long||United Kingdom||813,000|
|Amazon||2||7||Michael Coombs||United States||387,000|
These players will join the six others in the quest to finish the day as the last man standing. The action will start back up at 2 p.m. local time at level 21 with limits at 20,000/40,000.
Pokernews will provide all the updates and bring you the action until a bracelet winner is determined.