Day 2 Completed
Day 2 Completed
Day 2 of Event #33: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em started today with 274 players knowing that the bubble would burst soon after play began. Two hundred and fifty-five players cashed for at least $2,251, but all of them had their hopes set on the first prize of $384,833 and the coveted gold WSOP bracelet.
Only 22 players advanced to Day 3 on Monday, and the chip leader going into the day will be Ryan Leng with 1,370,000 chips. Second in chips is Ron Rosenberg with 1,162,000, and third in the chip counts is Christopher Frank with 1,103,000. Other notables still in are Michael Gagliano (820,000), Pratyush Buddiga (757,000), Tom Hall (658,000) and four-time bracelet winner Max Pescatori (386,000).
Last night's leader Valetin Vornicu did not make it through the day. This is also the case for notables Jeff Gross, David Pham, Griffin Benger, Brandon Cantu, Allen Cunningham and Jose Barbero.
Day 3 will kick off at noon on Monday in the Brasilia room and play down to a winner. Follow all the updates here on PokerNews.
Day 3 Seat Draw
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Brasilia||700||4||Luigi Curcio||United States||326,000||27|
|Brasilia||700||7||Ronald Massetti||United States||755,000||63|
|Brasilia||700||8||Tom Hall||United Kingdom||658,000||55|
|Brasilia||700||9||Victor Kim||United States||125,000||10|
|Brasilia||701||1||Pratyush Buddiga||United States||757,000||63|
|Brasilia||701||2||Ron Rosenberg||United States||1,162,000||97|
|Brasilia||701||3||Blake Bohn||United States||364,000||30|
|Brasilia||701||4||Ryan Leng||United States||1,370,000||114|
|Brasilia||701||5||Rory Hayes||United States||147,000||12|
|Brasilia||701||8||James Poper||United States||312,000||26|
|Brasilia||701||9||Michael Gagliano||United States||820,000||68|
|Brasilia||702||1||Christopher Kostoulas||United States||441,000||37|
|Brasilia||702||2||Arkadiy Tsinis||United States||619,000||52|
|Brasilia||702||5||Chang Luo||United States||179,000||15|
|Brasilia||702||7||Grant Denison||United States||433,000||36|
|Brasilia||702||8||Joseph Kent||United States||465,000||39|
|Brasilia||702||9||Kami Hudson||United States||515,000||43|
Play will resume in the Brasilia room at 12 p.m. tomorrow. Stay tuned for a recap and official chips counts.
John Schmidt moved all in and was called by Kami Hudson
The board ran out . Just before the close of play, John Schmidt ran out of chips.
Christopher Kostoulas, with , doubled through Chang Luo, holding , with the board running out .
Then, Melissa Gillett, with , got a double, as Luo had and the board ran out .
Nacho Barbero came back a little late from the break, and his remaining chips were soon in the middle. He was called by Ryan Leng.
The board ran out . Barbero was eliminated in the last level of the night after what had looked such a promising position earlier on.
Thomas Petterson went all in from the button and was called by Christopher Frank in the big blind.
The board ran out - Frank wins the pot as he has the higher kicker with the seven in his hand.
The players have come to a compromise and will have a short 10 minute break before they play the final half hour.
Georgios Sotiropoulos, from middle position, raised to 23,000. Noah Vaillancourt, in the small blind, three-bet to 77,000, and Sotiropoulos called.
The flop gave them . Vaillancourt bet 42,000, and Sotiropoulos called. They checked through the on the turn and the on the river.
Vaillancourt showed , and Sotiropoulos mucked.