Day 2 Completed
Day 2 Completed
888poker Ambassador Vivian Saliba Bags Among Top Five Chip Leaders on Day 2 of Event #64: $888 - Crazy Eights
Day 2 of Event #64: $888 - Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em has come to a close with only 91 players remaining from the massive 10,185 field. 1,223 players started the action-packed day, with only 670 bracelet hopefuls still remaining at the first break.
At the end of 10 hour-long levels of play, Natalia Panchenko (11,870,000), Scott Davies (11,855,000), Ryan Leng (11,765,000), 888poker ambassador Vivian Saliba (9,565,000) and Roland Rokita (9,515,000) finished as the top five chip-stacks.
888 ambassador Vivian Saliba's stack grew continuously throughout the day with only one downswing happening near the end of the night when she lost close to 3,000,000 chips against Mario Hofler. Hofler and Saliba got their chips in the middle preflop, Saliba was behind and couldn't catch up on the five-card runout.
Saliba has $124,044 in earnings at the World Series of Poker alone, with 15 cashes in total, two of them coming this summer. She cashed in Event #42: $600 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em / Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack 8-Handed for $961 and Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em for $2,393. Saliba will be battling hard to win her first WSOP gold bracelet and the first place prize of $888,888.
Out of the 1,223 players who made it to Day 2, there were a lot of well-known players busting out before the end of the day, including Alex Foxen, Greg Raymer, "Captain" Tom Franklin, Calvin Anderson, and Ben Yu.
Day 3 won't be an easy one as two WSOP gold bracelet winners, Scott Davies and Ryan Leng bagged near the top. Scott Davis has $1,372,009 in WSOP earnings alone and has a total of 78 cashes, six of them coming this summer already. Davies largest cash came in Event #3: BIG 50 - $500 No-Limit Hold'em when he finished in 424th place for $4,397. Davies will be looking to take home his second coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet at the end of this tournament.
All of the remaining 91 players are guaranteed to take home $6,957 and will be fighting to win $888,888 for first place along with the prestigious WSOP gold bracelet. They will resume Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 at 12 noon, with play resuming at level 30, playing 60-minute levels, with a 15-minute break after every second level and a 60-minute dinner break after the 6th level (approximately 6:30 p.m.) and play down to the final eight.
Follow along with the PokerNews live reporting team here for all of the updates throughout the day.
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Miranda||600||4||Tam Nguyen||United States||3,335,000||28|
|Miranda||600||5||Thomas Drivas||United States||4,485,000||37|
|Miranda||600||6||Joshua Mountain||United States||1,615,000||13|
|Miranda||600||7||Ryan Leng||United States||11,765,000||98|
|Miranda||601||2||Guowei Zhang||United States||2,625,000||22|
|Miranda||601||3||Ming Zhu||United States||2,490,000||21|
|Miranda||601||5||Jeremy Calverley||United States||3,735,000||31|
|Miranda||601||7||Bjorn Book Larsson||United States||3,420,000||29|
|Miranda||601||8||Anthony Hu||United States||3,880,000||32|
|Miranda||602||2||Ren Lin||United States||3,760,000||31|
|Miranda||602||3||Mario Hofler||United States||7,250,000||60|
|Miranda||602||4||Anna Antimony||United States||1,900,000||16|
|Miranda||602||5||Anil Jivani||United States||2,435,000||20|
|Miranda||602||6||Jacob Steede||United States||2,950,000||25|
|Miranda||602||8||Jeffrey Pleiman||United States||5,485,000||46|
|Miranda||603||1||Nirath Rean||United States||3,700,000||31|
|Miranda||603||4||Kenneth Smaron||United States||6,305,000||53|
|Miranda||603||5||Ying Chan||Hong Kong||366,000||3|
|Miranda||603||6||TJ Shulman||United States||2,640,000||22|
|Miranda||603||7||Oren Rosen||United States||8,550,000||71|
|Miranda||603||8||David Cossio||United States||3,350,000||28|
|Miranda||604||4||Woqia Zhu||United States||3,440,000||29|
|Miranda||604||6||Mike Azzaro||United States||1,495,000||12|
|Miranda||605||2||Andrew Brokos||United States||9,485,000||79|
|Miranda||605||3||Matt Matros||United States||2,330,000||19|
|Miranda||605||5||John Hernandez||United States||3,275,000||27|
|Miranda||605||6||Daniel Wagner||United States||1,249,500||10|
|Miranda||605||8||Andrew Robinson||United States||4,370,000||36|
|Miranda||606||1||Cooper Wanty||United States||3,420,000||29|
|Miranda||606||6||Aleksa Pavicevic||United States||2,650,000||22|
|Miranda||607||1||David Williams||United States||2,070,000||17|
|Miranda||607||2||Anant Patel||United States||4,470,000||37|
|Miranda||607||3||Michael Finstein||United States||1,885,000||16|
|Miranda||607||5||Phuoc Nguyen||United States||6,985,000||58|
|Miranda||607||6||Juan Tejeda||United States||5,000,000||42|
|Miranda||607||8||Kevin Calenzo||United States||2,310,000||19|
|Miranda||608||1||Giuseppe Liantonio||United States||3,490,000||29|
|Miranda||608||2||Keun Kwak||United States||1,360,000||11|
|Miranda||608||3||Dien Le||United States||2,285,000||19|
|Miranda||608||4||Uselis Gediminas||United States||2,315,000||19|
|Miranda||608||6||Muhammad Abdel Rahim||United States||6,495,000||54|
|Miranda||608||7||Adam Kaplan||United States||1,450,000||12|
|Miranda||608||8||Daniel Mijac||United States||3,110,000||26|
|Miranda||609||1||Ekrem Bozkurt||United States||7,220,000||60|
|Miranda||609||4||Adam Lippert||United States||2,680,000||22|
|Miranda||609||7||Rajasekaran Ramakrishnan||United States||1,435,000||12|
|Miranda||610||1||Allyn Shulman||United States||1,680,000||14|
|Miranda||610||2||Sanjay Mayekar||United States||3,410,000||28|
|Miranda||610||4||Pete Males||United States||3,200,000||27|
|Miranda||610||6||Jesse Sylvia||United States||1,625,000||14|
|Miranda||610||7||Rick Alvarado||United States||8,475,000||71|
|Miranda||610||8||Victor Figueroa||United States||3,475,000||29|
|Miranda||611||2||Colin Phoenix||United States||3,910,000||33|
|Miranda||611||7||Truyen Nguyen||United States||3,000,000||25|
After a series of raises preflop, Mario Hofler was all-in for 2,985,000 and Vivian Saliba called.
Hofler had Saliba dominated and nothing changed on the board, giving him a massive double up with a pair of tens, ace-king kicker.
Zheng Yu three-bet against an early position open, the opponent four-bet, and Yu went all in over the top.
Yu found his ace on the turn, and survived to play on as the last level of the day continues.
On a board of there was already a little more than 2,500,000 in the middle in a heads up pot. Vivian Saliba was faced with a 500,000 bet and snap-called by throwing in one 25,000 chip. Saliba's opponent tabled and she tabled to win with trip aces queen-kicker.
Jaspal Brar went all in for his last 705,000 from under the gun and got a caller in the cutoff.
It didn't look good for Brar when the cards were turned over and no help came on the flop. Brar's card came in on the turn however with the giving him top pair. The river fell a harmless , and Brar got the double.
Scott Davies raised from the cutoff to 180,000 and Tam Nguyen defended his big blind. The flop came , Nguyen checked and Davies continued for 150,000. Nguyen check-raised to 500,000 and Davies made the call.
The turn was the and Nguyen wasted no time announcing that he was all in. Davis took a few seconds and mucked his hand.