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Event #83: $1,500 The Closer
Days:
1a1b2

Highlights

Highlights

Event #83: $1,500 The Closer
Day 1a Completed

Osman Ihlamur Bags Big on Day 1a of Event #83: $1,500 The Closer

benlysne • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
Osman Ihlamur
Osman Ihlamur

Day 1a of Event #83: $1500 The Closer No-Limit Hold’em has concluded and has generated a $1,070,670 prize pool from it's 802 entrants. A total of 121 players made the money and only 25 players remain.

Leading the field is Osman Ihlamur with 1,765,000 in chips, this would be Ihlamur’s first cash of the 2021 World Series of Poker. Dimitar Danchev (1,635,000), Wesley Belding (1,620,000), Kenny Hallaert (1,250,000) and Chris Moorman (1,250,000) round out the top five players who bagged big on Day 1a.

Day 1a attracted a few notables such as recent bracelet winner David Moses, five-time bracelet winner Shaun Deeb, three-time bracelet winners David Pham and Chance Kornuth and fan-favorite Pat Lyons who were unable to find a bag at the end of the night.

These surviving players will return on Sunday, November 21 at 12:00 p.m local time to play down to a winner. Play will resume at Level 23 with blinds at 15,000/30,000 with a big blind ante of 30,000. Day 1b gets underway Saturday, November 20 at 11 p.m. PT.

Stay tuned for more coverage of this event and the entire 2021 World Series of Poker from the PokerNews Live Reporting Team

Tags: Chance KornuthChris MoormanDavid MosesDavid PhamDimitar DanchevKenny HallaertOsman IhlamurShaun Deeb

End-of-Day 1a Chip Counts (full)

Jaxon • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
Osman Ihlamur tr
Osman Ihlamur
tr 1,765,000
Dimitar Danchev bg
Dimitar Danchev
bg 1,635,000
Wesley Belding US
Wesley Belding
US 1,620,000
Kenny Hallaert be
Kenny Hallaert
be 1,250,000
Chris Moorman gb
Chris Moorman
gb 1,250,000
Gergely Kulcsar hu
Gergely Kulcsar
hu 1,200,000
Martins Adeniya gb
Martins Adeniya
gb 1,190,000
Ben Palmer us
Ben Palmer
us 920,000
Ken Weinstein us
Ken Weinstein
us 875,000 265,000
Ioannis Angelou Konstas gr
Ioannis Angelou Konstas
gr 805,000 805,000
Rainer Kempe de
Rainer Kempe
de 705,000
Edgardo Rosario us
Edgardo Rosario
us 705,000 705,000
Jameel Harris us
Jameel Harris
us 685,000 685,000
Minkyun Kim kr
Minkyun Kim
kr 650,000 415,000
Joao Simao br
Joao Simao
br 630,000 -470,000
Ofer Wexler IL
Ofer Wexler
IL 585,000 -115,000
Patrik Ciklamini sk
Patrik Ciklamini
sk 570,000 570,000
Stephen Song us
Stephen Song
us 545,000 -395,000
David Lappin ie
David Lappin
ie 480,000 105,000
Edvin Setaghian US
Edvin Setaghian
US 455,000 455,000
Sebastian Gahl de
Sebastian Gahl
de 420,000 -185,000
Daniel James gb
Daniel James
gb 385,000 385,000
Ian Modder ca
Ian Modder
ca 330,000 -85,000
Peter Hengsakul us
Peter Hengsakul
us 235,000 235,000
Bin Liu us
Bin Liu
us 200,000 -800,000

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Tournament Play Has Ended

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

Tournament play has ended for the night. End of day chip counts and recap to follow.

Lappin Secures A Double Up

benlysne • Level 22: 10,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
David Lappin
David Lappin

Lappin raised to about 150,000 from under the gun leaving himself about 25,000 behind. A player in middle position called and it went heads up to a flop of {7-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}.

Both players checked to the turn of {6-Spades}. Lappin pushed the last of his chips towards the middle signalling an all-in and the player in middle position called, covering him.

David Lappin: {j-Clubs}{j-Hearts}
Middle Position: {a-Clubs}{10-Hearts}

The river was the {4-Spades} and Lappin secured the double with a pair of jacks.

David Lappin ie
David Lappin
ie 375,000 140,000
Level:
22
Blinds:
10,000/25,000
Ante:
25,000
Level:
21
Blinds:
10,000/20,000
Ante:
20,000

Osman Rivers A Boat

benlysne • Level 20: 10,000-15,000, 15,000 ante

The action picked up when Osman Ihlamur fired out a 75,000 bet on the turn with the board reading {9-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}.

Next to act Kalyan Cheekuri shoved all-in for about 400,000 for his tournament life. Ihlamur requested a count and flicked in the call, covering Cheekuri.

Kalyan Cheekuri: {3-Spades}{3-Diamonds}
Osman Ihlamur: {k-Hearts}{q-Clubs}

The river was the {q-Hearts} giving Ihlamur the winner with a full house of kings over queens.

Osman Ihlamur tr
Osman Ihlamur
tr 1,200,000 620,000
Kalyan Cheekuri in
Kalyan Cheekuri
in Busted
Level:
20
Blinds:
10,000/15,000
Ante:
15,000