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Event #33: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em



Event #33: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
Day 2 Completed

Ryan Leng Takes Chip Lead at End of Day 2

poolshir • Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante
Ryan Leng
Ryan Leng

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

RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Brasilia7001Georgios SotiropoulosGreece802,00067
Brasilia7004Luigi CurcioUnited States326,00027
Brasilia7005Christopher FrankGermany1,103,00092
Brasilia7006Noah VaillancourtCanada568,00047
Brasilia7007Ronald MassettiUnited States755,00063
Brasilia7008Tom HallUnited Kingdom658,00055
Brasilia7009Victor KimUnited States125,00010
Brasilia7011Pratyush BuddigaUnited States757,00063
Brasilia7012Ron RosenbergUnited States1,162,00097
Brasilia7013Blake BohnUnited States364,00030
Brasilia7014Ryan LengUnited States1,370,000114
Brasilia7015Rory HayesUnited States147,00012
Brasilia7017Max PescatoriItaly386,00032
Brasilia7018James PoperUnited States312,00026
Brasilia7019Michael GaglianoUnited States820,00068
Brasilia7021Christopher KostoulasUnited States441,00037
Brasilia7022Arkadiy TsinisUnited States619,00052
Brasilia7023Melissa GillettAustralia332,00028
Brasilia7025Chang LuoUnited States179,00015
Brasilia7027Grant DenisonUnited States433,00036
Brasilia7028Joseph KentUnited States465,00039
Brasilia7029Kami HudsonUnited States515,00043

Tags: Allen CunninghamBrandon CantuChristopher FrankGriffin BengerJeff GrossJose Ignacio BarberoMax PescatoriMichael GaglianoPratyush BuddigaRon RosenbergRyan LengTom HallValentin Vornicu

End-of-Day Chip Counts (full)

zedmaster84 • Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante
Ryan Leng us
Ryan Leng
us 1,370,000 751,000
Ron Rosenberg US
Ron Rosenberg
US 1,162,000 132,000
Christopher Frank de
Christopher Frank
de 1,103,000 102,000
Michael Gagliano us
Michael Gagliano
us 820,000 90,000
Georgios Sotiropoulos gr
Georgios Sotiropoulos
gr 802,000 512,000
Pratyush Buddiga us
Pratyush Buddiga
us 757,000 57,000
Ronald Massetti US
Ronald Massetti
US 755,000 465,000
Tom Hall gb
Tom Hall
gb 658,000 -88,000
Arkadiy Tsinis us
Arkadiy Tsinis
us 619,000 9,000
Noah Vaillancourt ca
Noah Vaillancourt
ca 568,000 -52,000
Kami Hudson us
Kami Hudson
us 515,000
Joseph Kent US
Joseph Kent
US 465,000 -135,000
Christopher Kostoulas us
Christopher Kostoulas
us 441,000 -59,000
Grant Denison us
Grant Denison
us 433,000 33,000
Max Pescatori it
Max Pescatori
it 386,000
Blake Bohn us
Blake Bohn
us 364,000 54,000
Melissa Gillett au
Melissa Gillett
au 332,000 12,000
Luigi Curcio it
Luigi Curcio
it 326,000 -264,000
James Poper us
James Poper
us 312,000 207,000
Chang Luo cn
Chang Luo
cn 179,000 59,000
Rory Hayes us
Rory Hayes
us 147,000 -115,000
Victor Kim US
Victor Kim
US 125,000 -45,000

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Play Ended for Today

Yardley • Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Play will resume in the Brasilia room at 12 p.m. tomorrow. Stay tuned for a recap and official chips counts.

Nacho Barbero Eliminated in 24th Place ($11,858)

Yardley • Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante
Nacho Barbero - 25th Place
Nacho Barbero - 25th Place

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.

Nacho Barbero: {k-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}
Ryan Leng: {a-Spades}{j-Clubs}

The board ran out {8-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{a-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}. Barbero was eliminated in the last level of the night after what had looked such a promising position earlier on.

Ryan Leng us
Ryan Leng
us 619,000 79,000
Nacho Barbero ar
Nacho Barbero
ar Busted

Tags: Jose Ignacio BarberoNacho BarberoRyan Leng

Final Break of the Day

Yardley • Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

The players have come to a compromise and will have a short 10 minute break before they play the final half hour.

Vaillancourt Takes from Sotiropoulos

poolshir • Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante
Noah Vaillancourt
Noah Vaillancourt

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 {7-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{K-Diamonds}. Vaillancourt bet 42,000, and Sotiropoulos called. They checked through the {K-Spades} on the turn and the {A-Clubs} on the river.

Vaillancourt showed {A-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}, and Sotiropoulos mucked.

Noah Vaillancourt ca
Noah Vaillancourt
ca 620,000 188,000
Georgios Sotiropoulos gr
Georgios Sotiropoulos
gr 290,000 -10,000

Tags: Georgios SotiropoulosNoah Vaillancourt