Event #16: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em
Event #16: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em
Day 2 Completed

Alex Foxen Leads the Way After Day 2 of Event #16: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em

NicholasBaltz • Level 20: 10,000-15,000, 15,000 ante
Alex Foxen
Alex Foxen

After registration ended on Day 2, there were 1,240 entries in Event #16: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em at the 2022 World Series Of Poker from Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas. From that field, a prize pool of $3,310,800 was generated and 186 made it into the money.

There were 75 players who advanced and first place will take home $558,616. They will all return on Friday, June 10, at noon, and play down to five players.

Event #16: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Top 10 Chip Counts

PlacePlayerCountryChipsBig Blinds
1Alex FoxenUnited States2,070,000103
2Niall FarrellUnited Kingdom1,610,00080
3Michael MarderUnited States1,595,00080
4Stefan LehnerAustria1,395,00070
5Arnaud EnselmeFrance1,350,00067
6David MiscikowskiUnited States1,315,00066
7Lander LijoSpain1,175,00059
8Adrian MateosSpain1,165,00058
9Tyler HirschfeldUnited States1,130,00056
10Toby BoasUnited States1,105,00055

At day's end, it was Alex Foxen (2,070,000) who bagged the chip lead. Foxen, the well-known pro from New York, has more than $22 million in recorded live tournament earnings.

Foxen led throughout much of the day and secured his place at the top of the leaderboard after a sick bluff against Kitty Kuo and a couple of late-night knockouts. He is still seeking his first WSOP bracelet, but he takes a big advantage into Day 3.

Some of the other notable players to bag up at the end of Day 2 included pros Adrian Mateos (1,465,000) and Felipe Ramos (970,000), poker commentator Jeff Platt (790,000), Alexandros Theologis (695,000), and Kyriakos Papadopoulos (610,000).

Those who fell during the day include Raj Vohra. He took down his maiden bracelet late Monday night. Vohra managed to drill a two-outer to double early, but he did not find a bag. Shannon Shorr also found some early run good, but did not advance to Day 3.

Other notables to bust a bullet included Mustapha Kanit, Alexandre Reard, Manig Loeser, Qui Nguyen, and poker commentators Nick Schulman, Tony Dunst, Brent Hanks, and Maria Ho.

Follow all the PokerNews live updates through the conclusion of this event, as well as our continuing coverage of the 2022 WSOP from its new home at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.

Tags: Adrian MateosAlex FoxenAlexandre ReardAlexandros TheologisBrent HanksFelipe RamosJeff PlattKitty KuoKyriakos PapadopoulosManig LoeserMaria HoMichael MizrachiMustapha KanitNick SchulmanParis Las VegasQui NguyenRaj VohraShannon ShorrTony Dunst

Day 3 Seat Draw

YorkshirePud • Level 20: 10,000-15,000, 15,000 ante
CasinoTableSeatPlayerCountryChipsBig Blinds
Bally's6531Niall FarrellUnited Kingdom1,610,00081
Bally's6532Benjamin DobsonUnited Kingdom835,00042
Bally's6533Adrian MateosSpain1,165,00058
Bally's6534Daniel SepiolUnited States405,00020
Bally's6535Christina GollinsUnited States190,00010
Bally's6536Andrew KimUnited States245,00012
Bally's6537Felipe RamosBrazil970,00049
Bally's6538Alex FoxenUnited States2,070,000104
Bally's6539Sung Joo HyunSouth Korea470,00024
Bally's6601Bin LiuUnited States505,00025
Bally's6602Pavlo VekslerUkraine600,00030
Bally's6603Arnaud EnselmeFrance1,350,00068
Bally's6604Sebastian ToroColombia825,00041
Bally's6605David MiscikowskiUnited States1,315,00066
Bally's6606Jeffrey PlattUnited States790,00040
Bally's6607Matthew BodeUnited States595,00030
Bally's6609Patrick StaceySouth Africa260,00013
Bally's6611Romain LewisFrance610,00031
Bally's6612David TovmasyanUnited States240,00012
Bally's6613Barry HutterUnited States585,00029
Bally's6614Lander LijoSpain1,175,00059
Bally's6615Maxime ParysFrance520,00026
Bally's6616Hui KuoUnited States650,00033
Bally's6617Stefan LehnerAustria1,395,00070
Bally's6618Felix WeisLuxembourg670,00034
Bally's6681Michel TurnerUnited States410,00021
Bally's6682Nathan RusslerUnited States815,00041
Bally's6683Mario NavarroUnited Kingdom470,00024
Bally's6684Johnnie MorenoUnited States280,00014
Bally's6686Stephen SongUnited States465,00023
Bally's6687Greg JenningsUnited States770,00039
Bally's6688George TomescuRomania375,00019
Bally's6689Christian PhamVietnam570,00029
Bally's6691Filipp KhavinUnited States790,00040
Bally's6692Justin ZakiUnited States925,00046
Bally's6693Robert ReedUnited States360,00018
Bally's6694Qing LiuUnited States585,00029
Bally's6695Andrew OstapchenkoUnited States635,00032
Bally's6697Joey WeissmanUnited States645,00032
Bally's6698Alexandros TheologisGreece695,00035
Bally's6699Jeffrey TomlinsonUnited States370,00019
Bally's6741Shawn MooreUnited States45,0002
Bally's6742Davide SurianoItaly260,00013
Bally's6743Eric BaldwinUnited States620,00031
Bally's6745Nicholas DolenUnited States725,00036
Bally's6746Yohwan LimSouth Korea400,00020
Bally's6747Kenneth StacyUnited States755,00038
Bally's6748Tyler HirschfeldUnited States1,130,00057
Bally's6749Florian DutaUnited Kingdom700,00035
Bally's6751Eric BlairUnited States480,00024
Bally's6752Yi Wei PengTaiwan805,00040
Bally's6754Michael Scarborough (OH)United States1,080,00054
Bally's6755Carlos VillamarinUnited States745,00037
Bally's6756Cheang Kit YooUnited States430,00022
Bally's6757Jacob FerroUnited States935,00047
Bally's6758Rodney TurvinUnited States325,00016
Bally's6759Scott TuttleUnited States660,00033
Bally's6801Matthew LambrechtUnited States635,00032
Bally's6802Oliver BoschAustria360,00018
Bally's6803Brock WilsonUnited States775,00039
Bally's6804Kyle CannarlieUnited States85,0004
Bally's6805Amir LehavotIsrael655,00033
Bally's6806Adekunle OlonohUnited States535,00027
Bally's6807Gianluca SperanzaItaly985,00049
Bally's6808Toby BoasUnited States1,105,00055
Bally's6809Kyriakos PapadopouluosGreece620,00031
Bally's6811Miguel CaprilesVenezuela300,00015
Bally's6812Chi ChenUnited States555,00028
Bally's6813Aaron MasseyUnited States470,00024
Bally's6814Brian BorstUnited States130,0007
Bally's6815JJ LiuUnited States245,00012
Bally's6816Michael MarderUnited States1,595,00080
Bally's6817Benjamin PalmerUnited States285,00014
Bally's6818Jared InglesUnited States730,00037
Bally's6819Kevin StevensUnited States305,00015

End of Day Chip Counts (full)

NicholasBaltz • Level 20: 10,000-15,000, 15,000 ante
Alex Foxen us
Alex Foxen
us 2,070,000 -140,000
Niall Farrell gb
Niall Farrell
gb 1,610,000 505,000
Michael Marder us
Michael Marder
us 1,595,000 680,000
Stefan Lehner at
Stefan Lehner
at 1,395,000 365,000
Arnaud Enselme fr
Arnaud Enselme
fr 1,350,000 1,295,000
David Miscikowski us
David Miscikowski
us 1,315,000 380,000
Lander Lijo es
Lander Lijo
es 1,175,000 125,000
Adrian Mateos es
Adrian Mateos
Winamax Team Pro
es 1,165,000 -185,000
Tyler Hirschfeld
Tyler Hirschfeld
1,130,000 230,000
Toby Boas us
Toby Boas
us 1,105,000 155,000
Michael Scarborough us
Michael Scarborough
us 1,080,000 460,000
Gianluca Speranza it
Gianluca Speranza
it 985,000 985,000
Felipe Ramos br
Felipe Ramos
br 970,000 -40,000
Jacob Ferro us
Jacob Ferro
us 935,000 677,000
Justin Zaki us
Justin Zaki
us 925,000 675,500
Benjamin Dobson gb
Benjamin Dobson
gb 835,000 835,000
Sebastian Toro co
Sebastian Toro
co 825,000 579,000
Nathan Russler us
Nathan Russler
us 815,000 612,500
Yi Wei Peng TW
Yi Wei Peng
TW 805,000 805,000
Filipp Khavin us
Filipp Khavin
us 790,000 790,000
Jeff Platt us
Jeff Platt
us 790,000 -310,000
Brock Wilson us
Brock Wilson
us 775,000 665,000
Greg Jennings us
Greg Jennings
us 770,000 665,500
Kenneth Stacy us
Kenneth Stacy
us 755,000 605,500
Carlos Chadha us
Carlos Chadha
us 745,000 745,000

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Last Hands of the Night

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

The clock has been paused and the last few hands of the night are being dealt before bagging and tagging.

The board shows 77 players remaining. All returning players will come back on Friday, June 10 at noon for Day 3.

Eliminated in the Money

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

The following players were all eliminated in the money today. Check the payouts tab for detailed information about the prizes.

James Romero us
James Romero
us Busted
Michael Lang us
Michael Lang
us Busted
Ankush Mandavia us
Ankush Mandavia
us Busted
Ali Imsirovic ba
Ali Imsirovic
ba Busted
Ethan Yau us
Ethan Yau
us Busted
Nghia Le (FL) US
Nghia Le (FL)
US Busted
Martin Zamani us
Martin Zamani
us Busted
Florian Bordet fr
Florian Bordet
fr Busted
Brian Hastings us
Brian Hastings
us Busted
Arnold Spee us
Arnold Spee
us Busted
Max Pinnola us
Max Pinnola
us Busted
Jerry Payne us
Jerry Payne
us Busted
Michael Monicatti us
Michael Monicatti
us Busted
Johan Schumacher be
Johan Schumacher
be Busted
Everett Carlton us
Everett Carlton
us Busted
Kathy Liebert us
Kathy Liebert
us Busted
Mans Montgomery us
Mans Montgomery
us Busted
Steve Gross us
Steve Gross
us Busted
Andres Rodriguez us
Andres Rodriguez
us Busted
Wonseok Heo US
Wonseok Heo
US Busted
Ron McMillen us
Ron McMillen
us Busted
Faraz Jaka us
Faraz Jaka
us Busted
Daniel Biagini US
Daniel Biagini
US Busted
Christian Harder us
Christian Harder
us Busted
Raul Garza US
Raul Garza
US Busted

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Foxen Puts Max Pressure on Kuo, Shows Her Air

NicholasBaltz • Level 20: 10,000-15,000, 15,000 ante
Alex Foxen
Alex Foxen

There was already about 300,000 in the middle on the {2-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{8-Hearts} turn when Alex Foxen bet what looked like 155,000 and Kitty Kuo called.

The river was the {q-Hearts} and Kuo checked. Foxen eyed his opponent before moving all-in for about 1,000,000 effective.

Kuo went into the tank but ultimately folded to preserve her 550,000 in chips.

Foxen showed the table {a-Clubs}{j-Clubs} ace-high as he extended his chip lead in the final level of the night.

Alex Foxen us
Alex Foxen
us 1,750,000 350,000
Kitty Kuo tw
Kitty Kuo
tw 550,000 -365,000

Tags: Alex FoxenKitty Kuo

Huge Pot Sent Lehner's Way

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

Action was picked up on the turn with 410,000 in the middle and {3-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{9-Spades}{6-Spades} showing. Ankush Mandavia was heads up against Stefan Lehner, and Mandavia bet 150,000 from late position after Lehner checked it to him.

Lehner thought for a minute, and called.

The final card was {7-Diamonds} and Lehner checked again to Mandavia. After some consideration Mandavia decided to check, and both players were waiting for the other to show first.

Lehner tabled {q-Diamonds}{q-Hearts} for top pair, and Mandavia was just behind with {j-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}, and held his cards for a moment before dropping them on the felt.

It was one of the biggest pots of the tournament thus far, vaulting Lehner to one of the top spots on the chip leaderboard.

Stefan Lehner at
Stefan Lehner
at 1,030,000 1,030,000
Ankush Mandavia us
Ankush Mandavia
us 340,000 175,000

Tags: Ankush MandaviaStefan Lehner