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Event #72: $1,500 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha



Event #72: $1,500 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha
Day 1 Completed

Teliani Bags Monster Lead; Arieh Still In Contention In Event #72: $1,500 Mixed No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha

LiamGannon • Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante
Nohad Teliani
Nohad Teliani

After 15 levels (plus four minutes) of play, Event #72: $1,500 Mixed No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha gathered 846 entrants to build a prize pool of $1,129,410 and a first place of $209,716 with only 126 remaining entrants to compete for it on Day 2.

Of those remaining, it is Nohad Teliani who bagged the overall tournament chip lead with 1,100,000. Teliani was a force to be reckoned with for the majority of the day, having knocked out several players on her table and became the only player to bag over 1 million chips. Her total lifetime cashes come out to $64,634 and a win here would add more than $200,000 to it as well as her first WSOP Bracelet.

Event #72 Day 1 Top 10 Chip Counts

RANKPLAYERCountryChipsBig Blinds
1Nohad TelianiCanada1,107,000185
2Paul SasoUnited States583,00097
3Mihai ManoleRomania578,00096
4Karan MehtaIndia567,00095
5Kosei IchinoseJapana508,00085
6Josh AriehUnited States503,00084
7Bernard LarabiUnited States491,00082
8Mariia LevseievaUnited States481,00080
9Rishi MakkarCanada459,00077
10Richard DixonUnited States442,00074

One player who will not be looking for his first WSOP bracelet, but rather his third of the summer and fifth overall is Josh Arieh. Arieh was one of the late registrants of the tournament, but throughout the day, he amassed chips through many aggressive plays and ended the day as one of the chip leaders, bagging 503,000. Arieh is high on the player of the year leaderboard and a deep run here would certainly benefit his endeavors in that area. In a year of players winning two bracelets, Arieh could be the first of the series to win three.

The tournament was a star-studded affair, bringing out plenty of known players. Some of those who bagged included; Jerry Wong (316,000), Leif Force (285,000), James Mackey (153,000), Joao Vieira (152,000), Brandon Shack-Harris (37,000), and Diogo Veiga (34,000).

Some players who were not as fortunate included Ali Imsirovic, Adam Hendrix, Benny Glaser, Jake Schwartz, Chino Rheem, Kenny Hallaert, Ryan Leng, and 16-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth. Michael Wang’s elimination at the hands of Jerry Wong was the last hand before the bubble began which lasted well over an hour until two players eliminated simultaneously brought it to an end.

The players will return at 2 p.m. at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino with 56-minutes left on Level 16, with blinds at 3,000/6,000 and a 6,000 big blind ante. 10 levels of 60-minutes each will be played on Saturday.

Stay tuned to to stay updated on the progression and conclusion of this tournament and many others.

Tags: Adam HendrixAli ImsirovicBenny GlaserBrandon Shack-HarrisDiogo VeigaJake SchwartzJames MackeyJerry WongJoao VieiraJosh AriehKenny HallaertLeif ForceMichael WangMihai ManoleNohad TelianiPhil HellmuthRyan Leng

Day 2 Seat Draw

Jaxon • Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante
ROOMTABLESEATPlayerCountryChipsBig Blinds
Amazon4911Jerry WongUnited States316,00053
Amazon4912Michael BatellUnited States22,0004
Amazon4913Manig LoeserGermany198,00033
Amazon4914Corey WadeUnited States198,00033
Amazon4915Dustin TragethonUnited States60,00010
Amazon4916Cory NortonUnited States22,0004
Amazon4917Ana FreitasBrazil335,00056
Amazon4918Norman MichalekUnited States110,00018
Amazon4921Mark JohnsonUnited States57,00010
Amazon4922Jacob BaumgartnerUnited States66,00011
Amazon4923Leif ForceUnited States285,00048
Amazon4924Cari ZieskeUnited States31,0005
Amazon4925Orod AsheghUnited States47,0008
Amazon4926Mihai ManoleRomania578,00096
Amazon4927Pedro NevesPortugal202,00034
Amazon4928Rene PlowdenUnited States167,00028
Amazon4931Alan MyersonUnited States80,00013
Amazon4932Ruslan NazarenkoUkraine27,9005
Amazon4933Charles CoultasUnited States275,00046
Amazon4934Christopher BrandUnited States80,00013
Amazon4935Antonin TeisseireFrance170,00028
Amazon4936Shlomi ElimelehIsrael7,0001
Amazon4937Bernard LarabiUnited States491,00082
Amazon4938Garrett GreerUnited States63,00011
Amazon4941Corey HochmanUnited States67,00011
Amazon4942Ren LinUnited States390,00065
Amazon4943Steve BerdahFrance39,0007
Amazon4944Motoyoshi OkamuraJapan116,00019
Amazon4945Tony HoangCanada125,00021
Amazon4946Kosei IchinoseJapan508,00085
Amazon4947Yannick CardotFrance9,0002
Amazon4948Mark MoretoUnited States36,0006
Amazon4981Michael KongUnited States76,00013
Amazon4982Scott BaumsteinUnited States104,00017
Amazon4983Josh AriehUnited States503,00084
Amazon4984Adam JohnsonUnited States9,0002
Amazon4985Christian HarderUnited States116,00019
Amazon4986Shinichiro HatakeyamaUnited States36,0006
Amazon4987Mariia LevseievaUnited States481,00080
Amazon4988Martins AdeniyaUnited Kingdom36,0006
Amazon4991Rene KnappGermany28,0005
Amazon4992Dorian RiosUnited States50,0008
Amazon4993Michael CorsonUnited States77,00013
Amazon4994Maximilian SchindlerUnited States346,00058
Amazon4995Dustin GoldklangUnited States389,00065
Amazon4996Oswin ZiegelbeckerAustria420,00070
Amazon4997Mike TakayamaPhilippines227,00038
Amazon4998Paul SasoUnited States583,00097
Amazon5001Diogo VeigaPortugal34,0006
Amazon5002Cody WellsUnited States320,00053
Amazon5003Karan MehtaIndia567,00095
Amazon5004Zachary HenchUnited States10,0002
Amazon5005Rafael MotaBrazil290,00048
Amazon5006Eric KimUnited States280,00047
Amazon5007Chris BackCanada28,0005
Amazon5008Leonard SandeUnited States203,00034
Amazon5011Mark LiedtkeUnited States19,0003
Amazon5012Davidi KitaiBelgium90,00015
Amazon5013Everett CarltonUnited States35,0006
Amazon5014Fernando PfeifferBrazil184,00031
Amazon5015Vincent MoscatiUnited States38,0006
Amazon5016Chad BrownUnited States43,0007
Amazon5017Glenn UchiboriUnited States6,0001
Amazon5018Anthony SchutterUnited States146,00024
Amazon5051Thanh NguyenUnited States100,80017
Amazon5052Greg DyerUnited States26,0004
Amazon5053Maor CohenIsrael143,00024
Amazon5054Aaron KupinUnited States83,00014
Amazon5055Nick YunisUnited States240,00040
Amazon5056Neil YekellUnited States6,0001
Amazon5057Edward HolsteinUnited States155,00026
Amazon5058Harry Thomas Jr.United States110,00018
Amazon5061Zeik TuitIreland173,00029
Amazon5062Andrew DonabedianUnited States245,00041
Amazon5063Dominique MosleyUnited States100,00017
Amazon5064Benjamin EzerIsrael207,00035
Amazon5065Quang NgoUnited States371,00062
Amazon5066Jacob DeschaineUnited States26,0004
Amazon5067Nohad TelianiUnited States1,107,000185
Amazon5068Blake NapieralaUnited States156,00026
Amazon5071Daniel ScrogginsUnited States20,0003
Amazon5072Patrick McculloughUnited States112,00019
Amazon5073Daniel StoneUnited States31,0005
Amazon5074Gerald RauUnited States63,00011
Amazon5075Jacek LadnyPoland50,0008
Amazon5076Willie SmithUnited States62,00010
Amazon5077Youcef ZalaghChina370,00062
Amazon5078Mark DubeUnited States241,00040
Amazon5081Brian SchanielUnited States229,00038
Amazon5082Christian CarducciUnited States95,00016
Amazon5083Leonid YanovskiIsrael333,00056
Amazon5084Gabi LivshitzIsrael57,00010
Amazon5085Marc LangeAustria320,00053
Amazon5086Elia AhmadianUnited States94,00016
Amazon5087Tim GrauGermany82,00014
Amazon5088Eric StoneUnited States11,0002
Amazon5121Jason JamesCanada433,00072
Amazon5122Joshua RayUnited States42,0007
Amazon5123Andrew DingUnited States295,00049
Amazon5124Aleksei ShaburoRussia87,00015
Amazon5125Colten YamagishiCanada242,00040
Amazon5126James MackeyUnited States153,00026
Amazon5127Tony HartmannUnited States120,00020
Amazon5128Brandon Shack-HarrisUnited States37,0006
Amazon5131Richard DixonUnited States442,00074
Amazon5132Christopher BallUnited States48,0008
Amazon5133David SolomonUnited States68,00011
Amazon5134Vinny PahujaUnited States71,00012
Amazon5135Ryan LaplanteUnited States65,00011
Amazon5136Will FaillaUnited States7,0000
Amazon5137Frank LinUnited States41,0007
Amazon5138Alex FerrariUnited States48,0008
Amazon5141David MeliusUnited States422,00070
Amazon5142Samer BandakUnited States45,0008
Amazon5143Robert MizrachiUnited States194,00032
Amazon5144Daniel BuzgonUnited States96,00016
Amazon5145Jordan SpurlinUnited States364,00061
Amazon5146Takashi OguraJapan17,0003
Amazon5147Dan S.United States12,0000
Amazon5148Joao VieiraPortugal152,00025
Amazon5151Emmanuel KahanFrance279,00047
Amazon5152Rishi MakkarCanada459,00077
Amazon5153Yashuo ChinUnited States71,00012
Amazon5154Mike ParisiUnited States64,00011
Amazon5155Dmitry ShunikovRussia60,00010
Amazon5156David UrbanUnited States94,00016

End-of-Day 1 Chip Counts (full)

Jaxon • Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante
Nohad Teliani ca
Nohad Teliani
ca 1,107,000 334,000
Paul Saso us
Paul Saso
us 583,000
Mihai Manole ro
Mihai Manole
ro 578,000 58,000
Karan Mehta IN
Karan Mehta
IN 567,000 127,000
Kosei Ichinose jp
Kosei Ichinose
jp 508,000
Josh Arieh us
Josh Arieh
us 503,000 273,000
Bernard Larabi hu
Bernard Larabi
hu 491,000
Mariia Ievseieva
Mariia Ievseieva
Rishi Makkar ca
Rishi Makkar
ca 459,000
Richard Dixon us
Richard Dixon
us 442,000
Jason James ca
Jason James
ca 433,000
David Melius us
David Melius
us 422,000
Oswin Ziegelbecker at
Oswin Ziegelbecker
at 420,000
Ren Lin us
Ren Lin
us 390,000
Dustin Goldklang us
Dustin Goldklang
us 389,000
Quang Ngo us
Quang Ngo
us 371,000
Youcef Zalagh CN
Youcef Zalagh
CN 370,000
Jordan Spurlin us
Jordan Spurlin
us 364,000
Maximilian Schindler US
Maximilian Schindler
US 346,000
Ana Freitas br
Ana Freitas
br 335,000
Leonid Yanovski il
Leonid Yanovski
il 333,000
Marc Lange de
Marc Lange
de 320,000
Cody Wells us
Cody Wells
us 320,000
Jerry Wong us
Jerry Wong
us 316,000 -114,000
Andrew Ding US
Andrew Ding
US 295,000

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Double Elimination of Robert Wirth and Matthew Higgins Bursts Bubble of Event #72: $1,500 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha

LiamGannon • Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante

No-Limit Hold'em

Robert Wirth was forced all-in on the big blind for his last 7,000. Four players saw a full runout of {a-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{a-Clubs}{9-Clubs} which ended up with Chris Ball going all-in on the river for 24,000 which every other player folded too.

Robert Wirth: {2-Spades}{q-Clubs}
Chris Ball: {a-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}

Wirth was left with queen-high as Ball had a full house and Wirth was eliminated on the bubble.

At another table a similar situation was going on.

Pot Limit Omaha

Matthew Higgins was all-in and at risk against Motoyoshi Okamura for his remaining 18,000. After the other all-in was dealt with the players' hands were revealed.

Matthew Higgins: {a-Spades}{7-Spades}{a-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}
Motoyoshi Okamura: {a-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}{6-Spades}

Higgins held the better hand before the flop, but on a board of {q-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}, Okamura made the ace-high flush to eliminate Higgins.

Since both players went out at the same time, they will be splitting the 127th place payout of $2,414 between the two of them.

The remaining 126 players have bagged up for the night and are going to come back tomorrow at 2 p.m.

Motoyoshi Okamura jp
Motoyoshi Okamura
jp 90,000 30,000
Chris Ball us
Chris Ball
us 60,000 12,000
Matt Higgins us
Matt Higgins
us Busted
Robert Wirth de
Robert Wirth
de Busted

Two Bubble Doubles

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

So far there have been no eliminations during the hand-for-hand action, but two doubles have already taken place on the bubble.

Tony Hoang ca
Tony Hoang
ca 129,000 129,000
Will Failla us
Will Failla
us 24,000 24,000

Wang Eliminated By Wong; Hand-For-Hand Begins on the Bubble

LiamGannon • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante
Michael Wang
Michael Wang

No-Limit Hold'em

Michael Wang called the small blind and in the big blind Jerry Wong made it 30,000 and Wang responded by jamming for 140,000 which Wong called.

Michael Wang: {a-Clubs}{4-Clubs}
Jerry Wong: {k-Hearts}{j-Hearts}

The {4-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{6-Spades} flop and {2-Spades} turn were safe for Wang, but the river {j-Spades} connected with Wong, giving him top pair. Wang wished his tablemates good luck and he left the tournament area. After his elimination the floor announced that the hand-for-hand portion of the tournament started with the money bubble reached.

Jerry Wong us
Jerry Wong
us 430,000 230,000
Michael Wang us
Michael Wang
us Busted

Tags: Jerry WongMichael Wang