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Event #65: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship
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Event #65: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship
Day 1 Completed

Michael McKenna Chip Leader After Day 1 of the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship

HillKerby • Level 10: 800-1,600, 0 ante
Michael McKenna
Michael McKenna

Ten hours of play have been completed and Day 1 of Event #65: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship is officially in the books. The day saw 175 players enter the tournament throughout the duration of the day and when the final hands were through, Michael McKenna (355,600) found himself as the chip leader among the 118 remaining.

Randy Ohel sits in second. Ohel was seen entering the tournament shortly after the first break. He chipped up steadily, reaching almost 100,000 in less than three hours of play. He was one of the chip leaders by the third break with around 136,000 and was flirting with the 200,000-mark by the last break of the night. The last two levels of the night saw that increase to his final resting total of 304,100

Third in chips and hot on his tail is Omaha Hi-Lo beast Kate Hoang, who found a double up early on and accumulated her stack to 291,800 over the course of the day without much resistance. Rounding out the likely top five in chips are Stephen Johnson (228,000) and Robert Cowen (215,700).

Other notable players to bag large stacks include Alex Foxen (170,600), Scott Bohlman (166,000), John Esposito (155,000), and Chris Vitch (126,100), who spent most of the day at or below starting stack before working his way to an above-average stack at the end of the day.

Many other entrants were not as fortunate. Eli Elezra, Daniel Negreanu, Jennifer Tilly, Erik Seidel, Roland Israelashvili, and Julien Martini were among the 57 players to be eliminated during today’s action.

Registration will remain open until the start of Day 2 at 2 p.m. local time on Saturday, 29th June and PokerNews will be on the floor covering all the action.

Tags: Alex FoxenChris VitchDaniel NegreanuEli ElezraErik SeidelJennifer TillyJohn EspositoJulien MartiniKate HoangNathan GambleRandy OhelRobert CowenRoland IsraelashviliScott BohlmanStephen Johnson

Day 2 Seat Draw Event #65: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship

Webjoker • Level 10: 800-1,600, 0 ante
RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Amazon4131Eduardo LezcanoUnited States50,50051
Amazon4134Kelly KimUnited States39,70040
Amazon4135David ShaneUnited States106,600107
Amazon4136Brett MaistriUnited States115,300115
Amazon4137George WolffUnited States71,50072
Amazon4138Ardit KurshumiUnited States108,200108
Amazon4139Kevin TorresUnited States43,00043
       
Amazon4142Kim KallmanFinland79,40079
Amazon4143Nathan GambleUnited States203,800204
Amazon4144Nick GuagentiUnited States139,800140
Amazon4145Mark GregorichUnited States26,70027
Amazon4146George LinkenbackUnited States35,70036
Amazon4147Bryce YockeyUnited States102,400102
       
Amazon4151Joao VieiraPortugal120,000120
Amazon4153David "ODB" BakerUnited States73,50074
Amazon4154Jeffrey PalarinoUnited States136,200136
Amazon4155Michael McKennaUnited States355,600356
Amazon4156Timothy VuksonCanada69,10069
Amazon4157Eric WassersonUnited States115,000115
       
Amazon4161Nick SchulmanUnited States60,00060
Amazon4162Corey HochmanUnited States103,400103
Amazon4163Cliff JosephyUnited States107,100107
Amazon4164Anthony PitesaUnited States121,600122
Amazon4165John CrispUnited States34,30034
Amazon4168Kyle MiasoUnited States35,10035
       
Amazon4172Brian HastingsUnited States86,70087
Amazon4174John MonnetteUnited States19,70020
Amazon4175Dylan WilkersonUnited States34,90035
Amazon4176Jan SuchanekNew Zealand92,90093
Amazon4177Jeffrey LandherrUnited States102,200102
Amazon4178Yuri DzivielevskiBrazil46,00046
       
Amazon4181Leif ForceUnited States35,60036
Amazon4182Jarred GrahamAustralia31,90032
Amazon4184Mohammad AbediaraniUnited States102,000102
Amazon4185Kyle CartwrightUnited States33,80034
Amazon4186Ryan LaplanteUnited States42,00042
Amazon4187Anton MorgensternGermany80,00080
       
Amazon4191Matthew SchreiberUnited States51,00051
Amazon4192Jonathan CohenUnited States90,40090
Amazon4194Robert CowenUnited Kingdom215,700216
Amazon4196Michael MizrachiUnited States126,400126
Amazon4197Anthony ZinnoUnited States38,60039
Amazon4198Tim SeidenstickerUnited States101,000101
       
Amazon4222Benjamin LieberUnited States101,700102
Amazon4224Randy OhelUnited States304,100304
Amazon4225Jameson PainterUnited States47,90048
Amazon4226Scott BohlmanUnited States166,000166
Amazon4227Michael RossUnited States119,000119
Amazon4228Galen HallUnited States88,20088
       
Amazon4232Viacheslav ZhukovRussia57,00057
Amazon4233Shaun DeebUnited States102,200102
Amazon4235Thiago MacedoBrazil98,20098
Amazon4236Andrew BrownUnited States85,00085
Amazon4237Damjan RadanovUnited States136,300136
Amazon4238Thomas CazayousFrance50,30050
       
Amazon4241Talal ShakerchiUnited Kingdom38,00038
Amazon4244Jon TurnerUnited States92,60093
Amazon4245Darrell HopkinsUnited States31,40031
Amazon4246Chris RubyUnited States34,30034
Amazon4247Scott ClementsUnited States163,800164
Amazon4248Adam CoatsUnited States71,00071
       
Amazon4252Daniel ZackUnited States78,20078
Amazon4253Ming ZhuUnited States59,00059
Amazon4254Owais AhmedUnited States44,00044
Amazon4255Denis StrebkovRussia201,100201
Amazon4256Alexey MakarovRussia63,30063
Amazon4257Allan LeUnited States50,00050
       
Amazon4261Ken AldridgeUnited States48,60049
Amazon4263Ali AbduljabbarUnited States70,10070
Amazon4264Roger TeskaUnited States117,700118
Amazon4266Steven LoubeUnited States52,20052
Amazon4267DID NOT REPORT 1United States122,900123
Amazon4268Timothy FlandersUnited Kingdom89,90090
       
Amazon4272Alex FoxenUnited States170,600171
Amazon4273John RacenerUnited States107,500108
Amazon4274Kate HoangUnited States291,800292
Amazon4275Tim MarstersAustralia62,60063
Amazon4276Joe HachemAustralia103,700104
Amazon4277David McnallyUnited States49,30049
       
Amazon4301Tony CousineauUnited States32,00032
Amazon4303Connor DrinanUnited States214,600215
Amazon4305Edmond VartughianUnited States18,00018
Amazon4306Senovio Ramirez IIIUnited States71,90072
Amazon4307Jordan SiegelUnited States126,200126
Amazon4308Matt VengrinUnited States94,30094
       
Amazon4311Stephen JohnsonUnited States228,200228
Amazon4312Jason MercierUnited States116,300116
Amazon4313Ajay ChabraUnited States64,00064
Amazon4314Christopher VitchUnited States126,100126
Amazon4317Darryll FishUnited States156,600157
Amazon4318Kyle BowkerUnited States115,000115
       
Amazon4321Michael RichUnited States27,50028
Amazon4322Steven WolanskyUnited States62,00062
Amazon4325Steven WeilerUnited States40,60041
Amazon4326John SillUnited States48,80049
Amazon4327Marco JohnsonUnited States91,00091
Amazon4328Ari EngelUnited States91,70092
       
Amazon4331Ryan MillerUnited States183,000183
Amazon4332Clayton KalisekUnited States28,20028
Amazon4333Yehuda BuchalterUnited States125,600126
Amazon4335Paul VolpeUnited States21,00021
Amazon4336John EspositoUnited States155,000155
Amazon4337Jake SchwartzUnited States120,000120
       
Amazon4341Arthur MorrisUnited States48,20048
Amazon4343Jose Paz-GutierrezBolivia41,80042
Amazon4345Chase SteelyUnited States85,00085
Amazon4346Andrey ZaichenkoRussia70,40070
Amazon4347Tony HartmannUnited States36,00036
Amazon4348James ObstAustralia106,300106
       
Amazon4351Anthony DefazioUnited States24,50025
Amazon4353Dylan LindeUnited States100,400100
Amazon4355Joel FeldmanAustralia93,70094
Amazon4356Naoya KiharaJapan54,00054
Amazon4357Daniel VitielloUnited States65,30065
Amazon4358Matt LivingstonUnited States93,90094

End-of-Day 1 Chip Counts (full)

HillKerby • Level 10: 800-1,600, 0 ante
Michael McKenna us
Michael McKenna
us 355,600
Randy Ohel us
Randy Ohel
us 304,100 -8,900
Kate Hoang us
Kate Hoang
us 291,800 68,800
Stephen Johnson us
Stephen Johnson
us 228,200 228,200
Robert Cowen gb
Robert Cowen
gb 215,700 215,700
Connor Drinan us
Connor Drinan
us 214,600 19,600
Nathan Gamble us
Nathan Gamble
us 203,800 54,800
Denis Strebkov ru
Denis Strebkov
ru 201,100 54,100
Ryan Miller us
Ryan Miller
us 183,000
Alex Foxen us
Alex Foxen
us 170,600 40,100
Scott Bohlman us
Scott Bohlman
us 166,000 22,000
Scott Clements us
Scott Clements
us 163,800 163,800
Darryll Fish us
Darryll Fish
us 156,600 1,600
John Esposito us
John Esposito
us 155,000 37,000
Nick Guagenti us
Nick Guagenti
us 139,800 31,800
Damjan Radanov us
Damjan Radanov
us 136,300 18,300
Jeffrey Palarino us
Jeffrey Palarino
us 136,200 -13,800
Michael Mizrachi us
Michael Mizrachi
us 126,400 6,400
Jordan Siegel us
Jordan Siegel
us 126,200
Christopher Vitch us
Christopher Vitch
us 126,100
Yehuda Buchalter us
Yehuda Buchalter
us 125,600
DID NOT REPORT 1 us
DID NOT REPORT 1
us 122,900
Anthony pitesa us
Anthony pitesa
us 121,600 36,600
Joao Vieira pt
Joao Vieira
Winamax
pt 120,000
Jake Schwartz us
Jake Schwartz
us 120,000

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Two More Hands

HillKerby • Level 10: 800-1,600, 0 ante

The tournament director has instructed the dealers to deal two more hands before concluding play for the night.

Ross Backs Into Flush

HillKerby • Level 10: 800-1,600, 0 ante

Mike Ross limped in from early position and Kate Hoang raised to 4,000 from middle position. Dylan Linde called from the cutoff and action folded back to Ross, who also called. The flop came {8-Spades}{k-Clubs}{7-Hearts} and all three players checked.

On the {9-Hearts} turn, action checked to Linde who put in a bet of 9,500. Ross made the call and Hoang got out of their way. The river came {j-Hearts} and both players checked.

"Flush," said Ross as he tabled {a-Spades}{10-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{2-Hearts}. Linde nodded in approval and tossed his cards to the muck.

Kate Hoang us
Kate Hoang
us 223,000 -18,400
Mike Ross us
Mike Ross
us 117,000 20,000
Dylan Linde us
Dylan Linde
us 107,000 -18,000

Tags: Dylan LindeKate HoangMike Ross