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Event #63: $500 Salute to Warriors



Event #63: $500 Salute to Warriors
Day 1 Completed

Thomas Taylor Among the Top Notables Still Remaining in Event #63: Salute to Warriors No-Limit Hold'em

Leo_Contreras • Level 17: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 ante
Blue Jay's Haven Werner - Thomas Taylor
Blue Jay's Haven Werner - Thomas Taylor

Day 1 of Event #63: $500 Salute To Warriors is officially in the books. This charity event helps a great cause as $40 of each buy-in is donated to the United Services Organization (USO), which has provided live entertainment and other services for the active military for 77 years, and other military-related charities.

This historical event attracted 1,738 entrants who generated a total prize pool of $712,580; the champion takes home $102,465. A total of 261 players were guaranteed a minimum cash of $821, and the bubble burst just before the close of play.

Andrew Moon is the chip leader with 169 remaining players after he bagged 1,274,000 chips at the end of the night followed by Taylor Pollard (866,000), Nicholas Verderomo (654,000), Senthuran Vijayaratnam (629,000), and Terry Wheeler (617,000) of the stacks confirmed but right behind them is Thomas Taylor (500,000) with over $1 million in live earnings.

With some of the games, top names entered into the field, not all of them were able to make it to Day 2 Barry Greenstein, Kathy Liebert, JJ Liu, Michael Wang, and Ori Hasson.

All of the remaining 169 players return for Day 2 action on Wednesday, November 3rd at 12 p.m. local time with action picking up on Level 18, where blinds will be 5,000/10,000 with a 10,000 big blind ante. Play is scheduled to play down to the final five players, with blind levels lasting 40-minutes. Players will receive a 15-minute break after every three levels with a 60-minute dinner break after Level 26,

Come back on Wednesday to hang around with the PokerNews live reporting team to see who will make it to the final day!

Tags: Barry GreensteinKathy LiebertMichael WangOri HassonThomas Taylor

Seat Draw For Day 2

YorkshirePud • Level 17: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 ante
RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChipsBig Blinds
Amazon4701Jerry FerrantinoUnited States190,00019
Amazon4703Arnaldo GordonUnited States536,00054
Amazon4704Tony JakesUnited States367,00037
Amazon4705Hernan CrespinArgentina124,00012
Amazon4706Guy HadasUnited States516,00052
Amazon4707Kyle YuUnited States425,00043
Amazon4708Melissa BrownUnited States195,00020
Amazon4709Landen LucasUnited States403,00040
Amazon4711Matthew LubawskiUnited States147,00015
Amazon4712Laurence HughesUnited States97,00010
Amazon4713Christopher BibbUnited States224,00022
Amazon4714Thomas TaylorCanada500,00050
Amazon4715Jihyeong KimSouth Korea164,00016
Amazon4716Jesus ReynaUnited States105,00011
Amazon4717Christian SteindelAustria235,00024
Amazon4718Terry MorrisonUnited States257,00026
Amazon4719Skender AlickaUnited States237,00024
Amazon4721Richard BlockUnited States121,00012
Amazon4722Warwick DunnettUnited States458,00046
Amazon4723Tarah WheelerUnited States232,00023
Amazon4724Yuta AikawaJapan300,00030
Amazon4725Anthony MccurdyUnited States95,00010
Amazon4726Joseph KalisekUnited States121,00012
Amazon4727Joshua EmoryUnited States181,00018
Amazon4728Abad BeltranUnited States264,00026
Amazon4729Paul StratmanUnited States455,00046
Amazon4731Ed GironUnited States79,0008
Amazon4732Dimitrios PappisCanada245,00025
Amazon4733Seokyoung LeeSouth Korea434,00043
Amazon4734Bernardo Tristao SoaresBrazil272,00027
Amazon4735Shane ThorneUnited States291,00029
Amazon4736Mitch GarshofskyUnited States190,00019
Amazon4737Toru TaniguchiJapan190,00019
Amazon4738Pedro PadilhaBrazil248,00025
Amazon4739Andrew MoonUnited States1,274,000127
Amazon4741Chen BalteriskiUnited States188,00019
Amazon4742Gary ThillUnited States106,00011
Amazon4743Kenji HamamotoJapan184,00018
Amazon4744Xiao YuUnited States210,00021
Amazon4745Nicholas FleschUnited States255,00026
Amazon4746Jeffrey KlemenswiczUnited States109,00011
Amazon4747Russell FitzgeraldUnited States49,0005
Amazon4748Christopher CorboUnited States293,00029
Amazon4749Beau StantonUnited States50,0005
Amazon4771Jason WesemannUnited States286,00029
Amazon4772Mark BrodskyUnited States206,00021
Amazon4773Randy LoweryUnited States114,00011
Amazon4774Paul McMullinUnited States161,00016
Amazon4775Marvin UnsworthEstonia370,00037
Amazon4776Marco SanchezUnited States98,00010
Amazon4777Rodolfo RomeiraPortugal251,00025
Amazon4778Sanjay MayekarUnited States374,00037
Amazon4779Eric ZhangUnited States309,00031
Amazon4781Yoshiya AgataJapan276,00028
Amazon4782David WoodUnited States228,00023
Amazon4783Jake SchwartzUnited States534,00053
Amazon4784Yitshak ShitritIsrael285,00029
Amazon4785Michael BaseliceUnited States424,00042
Amazon4786Hyun KimUnited States220,00022
Amazon4787Kenneth BollUnited States208,00021
Amazon4788Paul MolterUnited States192,00019
Amazon4789William WoodUnited States146,00015
Amazon4791Filippos StavrakisUnited States248,00025
Amazon4792Justin OuimetteCanada88,0009
Amazon4793Bradley RogoffUnited States149,00015
Amazon4794Shane BeckimUnited States139,00014
Amazon4795Azim OrunovUAE516,00052
Amazon4796Eliezer FedermanUnited States220,00022
Amazon4797Jared PereiraUnited States55,0006
Amazon4798Alan PercalUnited States580,00058
Amazon4799Pedro FernandezMexico334,00033
Amazon4801David LuUnited States286,00029
Amazon4802Eummi KwonUnited States122,00012
Amazon4803Gabriel Jansen Falcao BalUnited States248,00025
Amazon4805Kenneth DouglasUnited States187,00019
Amazon4806William DraperUnited States164,00016
Amazon4807Stephen RoseUnited States178,00018
Amazon4808Kevin BortfeldUnited States381,00038
Amazon4809Yiannis LogothetisUnited States520,00052
Amazon4811Kyle MiholichUnited States170,00017
Amazon4812Adam KowalskiUnited States256,00026
Amazon4813Faraz IqbalPakistan419,00042
Amazon4814Hlib KovtunovUkraine324,00032
Amazon4815Syed AhmedUnited States135,00014
Amazon4816Ana FreitasBrazil156,00016
Amazon4817Adrian BuckleyUnited States136,00014
Amazon4818Erik CajelaisCanada353,00035
Amazon4819Seongsu KongSouth Korea473,00047
Amazon4821Chad WeldonUnited States118,00012
Amazon4822Kyle OshitaUnited States44,0004
Amazon4823Senthuran VijayaratnamCanada629,00063
Amazon4824Wesley HeverleyUnited States46,0005
Amazon4825DID NOT REPORT 1United States98,00010
Amazon4826Daniel HammUnited States310,00031
Amazon4827Hana ChoUnited States102,00010
Amazon4828John SongUnited States711,00071
Amazon4829Seongmin LeeSouth Korea150,00015
Amazon4831Christophe ColombierFrance91,0009
Amazon4832Jason MayUnited States60,0006
Amazon4833Christopher CananUnited States102,00010
Amazon4834Dwayne EvansUnited States173,00017
Amazon4835Walter HreljaCanada43,0004
Amazon4836Sean HovelkampCanada404,00040
Amazon4837John Van ArnamUnited States481,00048
Amazon4838Christopher WhittakerUnited States103,00010
Amazon4839Joey KatzenUnited States282,00028
Amazon4841Teddy TuilFrance234,00023
Amazon4842Joshua EdgellUnited States136,00014
Amazon4843Micha HoedemakerNetherlands195,00020
Amazon4844Steven LausonUnited States116,00012
Amazon4845Kay KimUnited States161,00016
Amazon4846Nicholas VerderamoUnited States653,00065
Amazon4847Jose A Isea TorresUnited States200,00020
Amazon4848Kyle BesawUnited States584,00058
Amazon4849David EspinolaUnited States285,00029
Amazon4851John PekonenUnited States144,00014
Amazon4852Andy WangUnited States173,00017
Amazon4853Susan GenardUnited States94,0009
Amazon4854Jeff SluzinskiUnited States152,00015
Amazon4855Buzzard AlaviUnited States136,00014
Amazon4856Benjamin MoonUnited States229,00023
Amazon4857Xiang ChengUnited States187,00019
Amazon4858Donald ThompsonUnited States158,00016
Amazon4859Michele SaccaniItaly263,00026
Amazon4861Raffael CroseAustria136,00014
Amazon4862Ariel ShevachIsrael371,00037
Amazon4863Robert LopesUnited States211,00021
Amazon4864Junhyoung KiSouth Korea171,00017
Amazon4865Aldo UrbinaBelize280,00028
Amazon4866Evgenii FidchukRussia409,00041
Amazon4867Florian RibouchonFrance481,00048
Amazon4868Nilesh ThakkerUnited States345,00035
Amazon4869Elvis ToomasUnited States303,00030
Amazon4871Roger JensenUnited States207,00021
Amazon4872Terry WheelerUnited States617,00062
Amazon4873Pedro NevesPortugal409,00041
Amazon4874Elisa HawesUnited States173,00017
Amazon4875Chulhan ChoiSouth Korea171,00017
Amazon4876Yueqi WangUnited States215,00022
Amazon4877Cooper WilhelmUnited States317,00032
Amazon4878Tam Nguyen (AZ)United States344,00034
Amazon4879Jason ConleyUnited States215,00022
Amazon4881Dominick PelliUnited States166,00017
Amazon4882Marc WolpertUnited States300,00030
Amazon4883Jeffrey MillerUnited States149,00015
Amazon4884Everett CarltonUnited States301,00030
Amazon4885Johnny TanUnited States389,00039
Amazon4886Marty ZabibUnited States557,00056
Amazon4887Dominic ChomaUnited States185,00019
Amazon4888David CambasUnited States108,00011
Amazon4889Taylor PollardUnited States866,00087
Amazon4891Jeffrey YarcheverUnited States62,0006
Amazon4892Stephen CesariniUnited States453,00045
Amazon4893Badr ImejjaneUnited States534,00053
Amazon4894Yale GreenfieldUnited States76,0008
Amazon4895Kelly KercherUnited States215,00022
Amazon4896Jerold SaemanUnited States175,00018
Amazon4897Danny IllingworthUnited States258,00026
Amazon4898Philip SacksUnited States141,00014
Amazon4899Aleksei ShaburoRussia204,00020
Amazon4901Dylan HerrmannUnited States150,00015
Amazon4902Brian HobbsUnited States114,00011
Amazon4903Steven FirestoneUnited States260,00026
Amazon4904Dwain KinderUnited States306,00031
Amazon4905James CooperUnited States97,00010
Amazon4906Lisa RobertsUnited States240,00024
Amazon4907Alfredo Hernandez JrUnited States118,00012
Amazon4908Ajmal HomayunUnited States381,00038
Amazon4909Oleksii KravchukUkraine270,00027

Official End of Day Chip Counts (full)

YorkshirePud • Level 17: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 ante
Andrew Moon us
Andrew Moon
us 1,274,000 1,274,000
Taylor Pollard us
Taylor Pollard
us 866,000 318,000
John Song us
John Song
us 711,000 711,000
Nicholas Verderamo us
Nicholas Verderamo
us 653,000 653,000
Senthuran Vijayaratnam ca
Senthuran Vijayaratnam
ca 629,000 -321,000
Terry Wheeler us
Terry Wheeler
us 617,000 202,000
Kyle Besaw us
Kyle Besaw
us 584,000 459,000
Alan Percal us
Alan Percal
us 580,000 580,000
Marty Zabib us
Marty Zabib
us 557,000 557,000
Arnaldo Gordon us
Arnaldo Gordon
us 536,000 536,000
Badr Imejjane us
Badr Imejjane
us 534,000 534,000
Jake Schwartz us
Jake Schwartz
us 534,000 534,000
Yiannis Logothetis us
Yiannis Logothetis
us 520,000 520,000
Guy Hadas US
Guy Hadas
US 516,000 516,000
Azim Orunov AE
Azim Orunov
AE 516,000 516,000
Thomas Taylor ca
Thomas Taylor
ca 500,000 180,000
Florian Ribouchon fr
Florian Ribouchon
fr 481,000 481,000
John Van Arnam us
John Van Arnam
us 481,000 80,000
Seongsu Kong kr
Seongsu Kong
kr 473,000 473,000
Warwick Dunnett us
Warwick Dunnett
us 458,000 458,000
Paul Stratman US
Paul Stratman
US 455,000 455,000
Stephen Cesarini US
Stephen Cesarini
US 453,000 453,000
Seokyoung Lee KR
Seokyoung Lee
KR 434,000 434,000
Kyle Yu US
Kyle Yu
US 425,000 425,000
Michael Baselice US
Michael Baselice
US 424,000 424,000

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Mark Brodsky Donating All His Winning to Veterans

Leo_Contreras • Level 17: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 ante
Mark Brodsky
Mark Brodsky

A feel-good story has to be about Mark Brodsky who's donating all his winnings from this event to veterans.

The competitive nature of poker players playing this event makes people forget that this is a charity event with a portion of the money going to United Services Organization (USO), which has provided live entertainment and other services for the active military for 77 years, and other military-related charities.

Stay tuned here as the PokerNews live reporting team are on hand throughout the day bringing you all of the updates. Let's see how deep Mark Brodsky and your favorite players cango.

Mark Brodsky us
Mark Brodsky
us 170,000 170,000

Tags: Mark Brodsky


20-Minute Break

Leo_Contreras • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante

Players are now on a 20-minute break the last break of the day.