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Event #59: $1,000 Tag Team
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Event #59: $1,000 Tag Team
Day 2 Completed

Team Newman Leads Final 10 in Event #59: $1,000 Tag Team

connorrichards • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
Michael Newman - Robert Ormont
Michael Newman - Robert Ormont

Day 2 has wrapped up in Event #59: $1,000 Tag Team with 10 teams remaining and Team Newman bagging the chip lead. Michael Newman and Robert Ormont will head into the third and final day of the tournament with a stack of 2,960,000, in front of duos Tomer Wolf and David Landell (1,900,000) and Mike Ruter and Samy Dighlawi (1,700,000).

Other teams that survived Day 2 include Team Erdwurm, Team Babbitt, and the father-daughter duo of Amanda Botfeld and David Botfeld.

Unofficial Final Table Seat Draw

 SEATTEAMCHIPS
 1Zachary Erdwurm - Steven Jones850,000
 2Michael Newman - Robert Ormont2,960,000
 3Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi1,315,000
 4Tomer Wolf - David Landell1,900,000
 5Amanda Botfeld - David Botfeld790,000
 6Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt1,345,000
 7Benjamin Miner - Dmitriy Uskach1,065,000
 8Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi1,700,000
 9Mike Lutz - Matt Krebs430,000
 10Scott Johnston - Bob Fisher455,000

The duo of Jeff Platt and Brent Hanks made it deep in the day and were eliminated in 27th place when they ran pocket kings into the pocket aces of Team Wolf. Melanie Weisner and Xuan Liu of Team Weisner made it to the final two tables but were sent home in 18th place when their king-queen couldn’t fare against the ace-ten of Team Erdwurm.

Other partnerships that didn’t make it through the day include Mike Watson and Sarah Goddard, Asi Moshe and Uri Yochelman, and Stephen Song and Brock Wilson.

Day 3 will commence on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. Pacific Time and will play down to a winning team. Each member of the winning team will earn $56,683 and a WSOP bracelet.

Stay tuned as the PokerNews live reporting team will be back tomorrow to report on the tournament action.

Tags: Asi MosheBrent HanksBrock WilsonMelanie WeisnerMike WatsonStephen SongXuan Liu

End of Day Chip Counts (full)

connorrichards • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
Michael Newman - Robert Ormont
Michael Newman - Robert Ormont
2,960,000 460,000
Tomer Wolf - David Landell
Tomer Wolf - David Landell
1,900,000 310,000
Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi
Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi
1,700,000 400,000
Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt
Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt
1,345,000 -375,000
Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi
Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi
1,315,000 690,000
Benjamin Miner - Dmitriy Uskach
Benjamin Miner - Dmitriy Uskach
1,065,000 -135,000
Zachary Erdwurm - Steven Jones
Zachary Erdwurm - Steven Jones
850,000 -75,000
Amanda Botfeld - David Botfeld
Amanda Botfeld - David Botfeld
790,000 -710,000
Scott Johnston - Bob Fisher
Scott Johnston - Bob Fisher
455,000 -85,000
Mike Lutz - Matt Krebs
Mike Lutz - Matt Krebs
430,000 -1,470,000

Team Adam Makes a Tough Call

Tboss • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi
Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi

Samy Dighlawi of Team Ruter raised to 55,000 in early position and Michael Newman of Team Newman made the call in the hijack. Vidur Sethi of Team Adam called in the cutoff and Holly Babbitt of Team Babbitt completed in the big blind.

The flop came {j-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{2-Hearts} and once checked to Dighlawi he continued for 40,000. Sethi raised to 125,000 and only Dighalawi came along to see the {a-Spades} on the turn.

Both players quickly checked and on the {2-Diamonds} river, Dighlawi fired out a bet of 240,000. Sethi tanked for a full 3 minutes as the clock winded down to end the night. He finally put in the chips to call and Dighlawi instantly said, "Good call," as he tabled {q-Clubs}{10-Spades}.

Sethi took down the pot as he tabled {j-Hearts}{10-Clubs}.

Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi
Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi
1,700,000 400,000
Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi
Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi
1,315,000 690,000

Tags: Holly Babbitt

Unofficial Final Table Redraw

connorrichards • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
 TABLEPLACETEAMCHIPS
 4141Zachary Erdwurm - Steven Jones925,000
 4142Michael Newman - Robert Ormont3,160,000
 4143Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi910,000
 4144Tomer Wolf - David Landell2,015,000
 4145Amanda Botfeld - David Botfeld970,000
 4146Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt1,125,000
 4147Benjamin Miner - Dmitriy Uskach1,060,000
 4148Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi1,860,000
 4149Mike Lutz - Matt Krebs280,000
 41410Scott Johnston - Bob Fisher430,000

Team Divittorio Eliminated in 11th Place ($6,882)

connorrichards • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
Mariano Divittorio - Eric Horn
Mariano Divittorio - Eric Horn

Eric Horn of Team Divittorio open-shoved a short stack in late position and Samy Dighlawi of Team Ruter called in the big blind.

Eric Horn: {j-Spades}{8-Hearts}
Samy Dighlawi: {4-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}

The flop of {k-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds} put Horn in front with a pair of jacks, but the {4-Spades} on the turn gave Dighlawi a set and the {2-Spades} on the river didn't change things.

Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi
Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi
1,900,000 600,000
Mariano Divittorio - Eric Horn
Mariano Divittorio - Eric Horn
Busted

Team Bigham Eliminated in 12th Place ($5,562)

Tboss • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
Vernon Bigham - Mark Brodsky
Vernon Bigham - Mark Brodsky

Vernon Bigham of Team Bigham shoved preflop for his remaining 300,000 and Micahel Babbitt of Team Babbitt made the call.

Bigham's {k-}{q-} ran into {a-}{k-} and he couldn't catch up, sending Team Bigham home in 12th place for $5,562.

Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt
Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt
1,720,000 540,000
Vernon Bigham - Mark Brodsky
Vernon Bigham - Mark Brodsky
Busted

Team Wells Eliminated in 13th Place ($5,562)

connorrichards • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
Cody Wells - Eric Salazar
Cody Wells - Eric Salazar

Team Wells was short-stacked and went all-in preflop. Mike Ruter of Team Ruter called.

Team Wells: {k-Hearts}{2-Hearts}
Mike Ruter: {a-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}

Ruter was ahead with ace-high and stayed ahead as the board ran out {10-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{a-Spades}{9-Diamonds} to send Team Wells out in 13th place.

Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi
Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi
1,300,000 515,000
Cody Wells - Eric Salazar
Cody Wells - Eric Salazar
Busted

Chip Counts at Table 421

Tboss • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
Tomer Wolf - David Landell
Tomer Wolf - David Landell
1,590,000 90,000
Benjamin Miner - Dmitriy Uskach
Benjamin Miner - Dmitriy Uskach
1,200,000 -40,000
Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt
Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt
1,180,000 -220,000
Zachary Erdwurm - Steven Jones
Zachary Erdwurm - Steven Jones
925,000 425,000
Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi
Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi
625,000 115,000
Mike Lutz - Matt Krebs
Mike Lutz - Matt Krebs
590,000 398,000
Vernon Bigham - Mark Brodsky
Vernon Bigham - Mark Brodsky
300,000 30,000

Team Divittorio Doubles

connorrichards • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante

Eric Horn of Team Divittorio moved all-in for around 300,000 and Amanda Botfeld of Team Botfeld called.

Eric Horn: {a-Spades}{q-Hearts}
Amanda Botfeld: {q-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}

Botfeld was dominated but took the lead with two pair on the turn with the board reading {8-Hearts}{q-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}. But the river brought the {a-Diamonds} to give Horn a better two pair and save the team from elimination.

Amanda Botfeld - David Botfeld
Amanda Botfeld - David Botfeld
1,500,000 -400,000
Mariano Divittorio - Eric Horn
Mariano Divittorio - Eric Horn
700,000 293,000

Tags: Eric Horn