Day 1 Completed
Day 1 Completed
Kertland Bags Lead, Shorr and Kelsall Still In Contention In Event #3: $2,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em
After 17 levels of play, a total of 113 bagged for the night, out of the 752 initial entrants, to return for Day 2 of Event #3: $2,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em at Bally’s and Paris in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Leading the way is Jesse Kertland who bagged 941,000. Kertland maintained a strong stack throughout the day, but acquired a large portion of his chips on the final hand of the night, where he got his pocket queens in against Christopher Gu’s pocket tens. The bubble burst with Gu’s elimination and Kertland bagged the overall chip lead of the tournament.
Players also bagging big for Day 2 included Shannon Shorr with 670,000 and Andrew “A.J.” Kelsall with 603,000. Kelsall will be looking to take home his second bracelet, while Shorr will be looking to take home his first, each looking to add to their own illustrious resumes.
Event #3: $2,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em Top 10 Chip Counts
|1||Jesse Kertland||United States||941,000|
|2||Michael Moncek||United States||873,000|
|3||Casey Hatmaker||United States||849,000|
|4||Jan Bednar||Czech Republic||829,000|
|5||Shannon Shorr||United States||670,000|
|6||Andrew Kelsall||United States||604,000|
|8||Chris Hunichen||United States||543,000|
|10||Dylan Linde||United States||495,000|
Others that found their way to the bags included bracelet winners David Benyamine (520,000), Dylan Linde (495,000), Adrian Mateos (423,000), Scott Seiver (340,000), as well as 2009 Main Event Champion Joe Cada (80,000) and soap opera star Farah Galfond (169,000)
Players that were unable to cash in this event included WSOP bracelet winners Michael Gathy, Ryan Laplante, Ryan Riess, Ryan Depaulo, Kristen Foxen, and 10-time bracelet winner Phil Ivey. They will have to look elsewhere to add more gold bracelets to their collections.
Because of the time left at the remainder of the level, players will return on Thursday, June 2nd at 12:00 p.m. with blinds of 4,000/8,000 with an 8,000 big blind ante for only ten minutes. Once the following level is reached, the levels will be upped to 60-minute levels rather than the 40-minute levels of Day 1. Fifteen-minute breaks will occur every two levels with a 60-minute dinner break following Level 23, with play ending after at the tournament's discretion.
The remaining players are all guaranteed $4,027 with all eyes on a first-place prize of $320,059. Stay tuned to PokerNews for all of the updates at the World Series Of Poker at Bally’s and Paris in Las Vegas, Nevada!
|Bally's||641||1||Shawn Daniels||United States||409,000||51|
|Bally's||641||2||Raymond Henson||United States||61,000||8|
|Bally's||641||3||Benjamin Mccoy||United States||121,000||15|
|Bally's||641||4||Christopher Kirshak||United States||310,000||39|
|Bally's||641||5||Tyler Gaston||United States||106,000||13|
|Bally's||641||6||Paul Dewald||United States||74,000||9|
|Bally's||641||7||Dejuante Alexander||United States||51,000||6|
|Bally's||641||8||Harry Lodge||United Kingdom||488,000||61|
|Bally's||646||1||Park Chan Ho||South Korea||401,000||50|
|Bally's||646||2||Jeffrey Burrell||United States||344,000||43|
|Bally's||646||3||Lewis Spencer||United Kingdom||179,000||22|
|Bally's||646||4||Jon Gisler||United States||80,000||10|
|Bally's||646||5||Anthony Thambynayagam||United States||161,000||20|
|Bally's||646||6||Matthew Lambrecht||United States||134,000||17|
|Bally's||646||7||David Goodman||United States||251,000||31|
|Bally's||646||8||Andrew Kelsall||United States||604,000||76|
|Bally's||646||9||Anthony Zinno||United States||40,000||5|
|Bally's||647||2||Sergio Aido Espina||United Kingdom||296,000||37|
|Bally's||647||5||Shaun Deeb||United States||292,000||37|
|Bally's||647||6||Sampson Simmons||United States||301,000||38|
|Bally's||647||7||Timothy McDermott||United States||153,000||19|
|Bally's||647||8||William Klein||United States||421,000||53|
|Bally's||648||1||Brandon Conrad||United States||5,000||1|
|Bally's||648||2||Daniel Dangoor||United States||121,000||15|
|Bally's||648||3||Mitch Garshofsky||United States||162,000||20|
|Bally's||648||4||Stefan Clemens||United States||301,000||38|
|Bally's||648||5||Rittie Chuaprasert||United States||167,000||21|
|Bally's||648||6||Nicholas Manganaro||United States||176,000||22|
|Bally's||648||7||Bradley Hinson||United States||20,000||3|
|Bally's||648||8||Ryan Rogers||United States||324,000||41|
|Bally's||648||9||Christopher Brewer||United States||68,000||9|
|Bally's||649||1||Scott Seiver||United States||340,000||43|
|Bally's||649||2||Shawn Hood||United States||63,000||8|
|Bally's||649||3||Sergi Reixach||United Kingdom||125,000||16|
|Bally's||649||4||Tom McCormick||United States||310,000||39|
|Bally's||649||5||Jason Seller||United States||100,000||13|
|Bally's||649||6||Walter Peddy||United States||220,000||28|
|Bally's||649||8||Hanna Khalaf||United States||147,000||18|
|Bally's||649||9||Jacob Mendelsohn||United States||139,000||17|
|Bally's||654||2||Anthony Denove||United States||150,000||19|
|Bally's||654||3||Michael Wang||United States||208,000||26|
|Bally's||654||4||Ravee Sundara||United States||139,000||17|
|Bally's||654||5||DeAngela Nava||United States||108,000||14|
|Bally's||654||7||Filipp Khavin||United States||109,000||14|
|Bally's||654||8||Dylan Linde||United States||495,000||62|
|Bally's||654||9||Anthony Askey||United States||145,000||18|
|Bally's||655||1||Scott Wallace||United States||37,000||5|
|Bally's||655||2||Stephen Mcnulty||United States||229,000||29|
|Bally's||655||3||Kevin Stevens||United States||37,000||5|
|Bally's||655||4||Luke Blindert||United States||76,000||10|
|Bally's||655||5||Gregory Robbins||United States||147,000||18|
|Bally's||655||6||Chris Hunichen||United States||543,000||68|
|Bally's||655||7||Jesse Kertland||United States||941,000||118|
|Bally's||655||8||Harry Bienenfeld||United States||86,000||11|
|Bally's||655||9||Craig Mason||United States||222,000||28|
|Bally's||656||2||Casey Hatmaker||United States||849,000||106|
|Bally's||656||3||Kelly Andrews||United States||132,000||17|
|Bally's||656||4||Joe Cada||United States||80,000||10|
|Bally's||656||5||Craig Gray||United States||200,000||25|
|Bally's||656||7||Nick Schulman||United States||154,000||19|
|Bally's||656||8||Michael Brazil||United States||107,000||13|
|Bally's||656||9||Anthony Harb||United States||106,000||13|
|Bally's||657||1||Trace Henderson||United States||468,000||59|
|Bally's||657||2||Jonathan Dokler||United States||157,000||20|
|Bally's||657||3||Ken Aldridge||United States||74,000||9|
|Bally's||657||5||Jiacong Zhang||United States||234,000||29|
|Bally's||657||6||Milan Novakovic||United States||289,000||36|
|Bally's||657||7||Cord Garcia||United States||261,000||33|
|Bally's||657||9||Derek Bowers||United States||381,000||48|
|Bally's||662||1||Sean Yu||United States||70,000||9|
|Bally's||662||2||Guo Chen||United States||206,000||26|
|Bally's||662||3||Ciaran Andrews||United States||351,000||44|
|Bally's||662||4||Michael Allen||United Kingdom||96,000||12|
|Bally's||662||5||Shannon Shorr||United States||670,000||84|
|Bally's||662||6||David "Bakes" Baker||United States||73,000||9|
|Bally's||662||7||Lucas Ogilvie||United States||234,000||29|
|Bally's||662||9||Anthony Hu||United States||269,000||34|
|Bally's||663||1||David Coleman||United States||118,000||15|
|Bally's||663||2||Pedro Garcia||United States||220,000||28|
|Bally's||663||4||Jacob Ferro||United States||262,000||33|
|Bally's||663||5||Hayden Fortini||United States||205,000||26|
|Bally's||663||6||Michael Moncek||United States||873,000||109|
|Bally's||663||8||Zak Lawson||United Kingdom||137,000||17|
|Bally's||663||9||Tarun Gulati||United States||240,000||30|
|Bally's||664||1||Edwin Lee||United States||187,000||23|
|Bally's||664||2||Matt Russell||United States||130,000||16|
|Bally's||664||4||Farah Galfond||United States||169,000||21|
|Bally's||664||5||Christopher Moran||United States||197,000||25|
|Bally's||664||6||Ralph Perry||United States||44,000||6|
|Bally's||664||7||Jan Bednar||Czech Republic||829,000||104|
|Bally's||664||8||Benjamin Francisco||United States||45,000||6|
|Bally's||664||9||Jordan Meltzer||United States||336,000||42|
|Bally's||665||1||Steve Zolotow||United States||116,000||15|
|Bally's||665||2||Stephen Johnson||United States||311,000||39|
|Bally's||665||4||Brent Roberts||United States||447,000||56|
|Bally's||665||5||Taylor Paur||United States||106,000||13|
|Bally's||665||6||Alexander Farahi||United States||298,000||37|
|Bally's||665||7||Mitchell Halverson||United States||168,000||21|
|Bally's||665||8||Sejo Kasic||United States||167,000||21|
|Bally's||665||9||Maximino Ramirez||United States||61,000||8|
Picking up action on the flop of . Christopher Gu checked to Jesse Kertland who bet 27,000. Gu raised to 75,000 to which Kertland responded by moving all-in for roughly 340,000 effective.
Gu went deep into the tank as all other hands concluded. Another player called the clock to which the floorman announced he had 30 seconds to make his decision. The clock ticked down to nearly zero before Gu tossed in the call and tabled his hand.
The board ran out , giving no help to the pocket tens and sending home Christopher Gu as the official bubble boy of Event #3. The remaining 113 players, all guaranteed $4,027, bagged up for tomorrow where they will return at 12 P.M.
Jacob Ferro was having a double counted out by the dealer with the board reading
Ferro was all in for 123,000, with his opponent covering him by just 5,000. Ferro had spiked an ace with to crack his opponent's to move above average stack.
The tournament is still waiting for all hands to conclude before starting hand-for-hand.
With the tournament clock reading 114 players remaining, the tournament has shifted to hand-for-hand play.
Vincas Tamasauskus open jammed for 81,000 after action folded to him on the hijack. It got as far as Scott Seiver on the Small Blind, who went into the tank and asked for a count. After a minute of thought, Seiver called and the big blind got out of the way.
The board ran out , doubling up Tamasauskus.
Matthew Lambrecht moved all-in for 50,000 in first position and David Benyamine called from the small blind.
The board ran out giving Lambrecht a full double on the soft bubble of the tournament.
Under the gun made it 21,000 to play and action folded to Kelly Joe Andrews on the button. He paused a moment he ripped it in for 71,000 total. Play folded to the initial raiser, who sighed and confirmed the total bet they faced. "I can't fold for 50k more," they said and they called.
Kelly Joe Andrews:
Under The Gun:
The board gave the in the window as it ran out .