Event #49: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed
Event #49: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed
Day 2 Completed

Day 2 of $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed Ends With Chino Rheem on Top

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Chino Rheem
Chino Rheem

Play has wrapped up on Day 2 of Event #49: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed, and an action day it was. The day started with 127 players and dwindled down to just 19 returning on Tuesday for their shot at a WSOP bracelet and $362,185.

Chino Rheem leads the field into the final day with 952,000 in chips. Rheem has the most career live tournament earnings of anyone left in the field with $8,732,859. He has won everything there is to win in the poker industry other than a WSOP gold bracelet and he will be looking for that elusive prize on Tuesday. Rheem's biggest payday came in 2008 when he finished in 7th place of the WSOP Main event for $1,772,650.

Louie Calvo is not far behind the chip leader with 914,000 heading into Day 3. Calvo had a quiet day but came on strong at the end as he looks to win his first major poker tournament of his career. Daniel Reijmer found a healthy stack to bag as well with 770,000 chips to return to on Day 3.

The money bubble burst at the beginning of Level 13, the third level of the day, when Joshua Dickson had his aces cracked by Curtis Rystadt's flopped full house. The remaining 95 players were all guaranteed $4,499 and the eliminations started to come quickly.

Some notables who made the money but were unable to find a bag at the end of the day were Mike Sexton (94th place - $4,499), John Racener (92nd place - $4,499), Jared Bleznick ($4,665), Dmitry Yurasov (60th place - $4,955), Felipe Ramos (57th place - $4,955), Juha Helppi (50th place - $5,407), and Christian Harder (22nd place - $12,266).

When the remaining 19 players return Tuesday, they will all be vying for the gold bracelet and the six-figure payday. Play will begin in Level 21 with the blinds at 6,000/12,000 and will conclude once a winner is crowned.

Day 3 Seat Assignments

RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Brasilia7002William KakonUnited States302,00025
Brasilia7003Michael TrujilloUnited States30,0003
Brasilia7004Rudolph SawaUnited States584,00049
Brasilia7005Mark ReillyIreland675,00056
Brasilia7011Roberto RomanelloUnited Kingdom152,00013
Brasilia7012Gionni DemersUnited States531,00044
Brasilia7015Alberto FonsecaCosta Rica611,00051
Brasilia7016Chino RheemUnited States952,00079
Brasilia7021James St HilaireUnited States559,00047
Brasilia7022Eric HicksUnited States563,00047
Brasilia7023Kenneth WongCanada331,00028
Brasilia7024Gerhard SchleicherGermany574,00048
Brasilia7025Brad RubenUnited States327,00027
Brasilia7026Orlando RomeroUnited States354,00030
Brasilia7031Aleksei AltshullerRussia593,00049
Brasilia7033Jeff MadsenUnited States207,00017
Brasilia7034Luis CalvoUnited States914,00076
Brasilia7035Daniel ReijmerNetherlands776,00065
Brasilia7036Roussos KoliakoudakisGreece553,00046

Tags: Chino RheemChristian HarderCurtis RystadtDaniel ReijmerDmitry YurasovFelipe RamosJared BleznickJohn RacenerJuha HelppiLouie CalvoMatt SextonMike Sexton

End of Day Chip Counts (full)

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At the end of Day 2, here is how the chip counts look for the remaining 19 players.

Chino Rheem us
Chino Rheem
us 952,000 12,000
Luis Calvo us
Luis Calvo
us 914,000
Daniel Reijmer nl
Daniel Reijmer
nl 776,000 81,000
Mark Reilly IE
Mark Reilly
IE 675,000 115,000
Alberto Fonseca cr
Alberto Fonseca
cr 611,000 371,000
Aleksei Altshuller RU
Aleksei Altshuller
RU 593,000 263,000
Rudolph Sawa us
Rudolph Sawa
us 584,000 -396,000
Gerhard Schleicher DE
Gerhard Schleicher
DE 574,000 40,000
James St Hilaire US
James St Hilaire
US 559,000 119,000
Roussos Koliakoudakis gr
Roussos Koliakoudakis
gr 553,000 203,000
Gionni DeMers us
Gionni DeMers
us 531,000 -39,000
Eric Hicks us
Eric Hicks
us 503,000 105,000
Orlando Romero us
Orlando Romero
us 354,000 239,000
Kenneth Wong CA
Kenneth Wong
CA 331,000 331,000
Brad Ruben us
Brad Ruben
us 327,000 32,000
William Kakon ma
William Kakon
ma 302,000 -123,000
Jeff Madsen us
Jeff Madsen
us 207,000 -223,000
Roberto Romanello gb
Roberto Romanello
gb 152,000 62,000
Michael Trujillo US
Michael Trujillo
US 47,000

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Eric Hicks Nearly Stacks Michael Trujillo

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Eric Hicks and Michael Trujillo got all the chips in on a flop of {A-Hearts}{Q-Spades}{7-Spades}.

Hicks: {J-Spades}{J-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}
Trujillo: {A-Spades}{Q-Hearts}{5-}{3-Spades}

Hicks had the lead with his set of sevens but Trujillo had the nut flush draw and top two pair. The {8-Clubs} turn kept Hicks ahead, and the {8-Hearts} river meant he'd take the pot to double up and leave Trujillo with crumbs on the last hand of the evening.

Eric Hicks us
Eric Hicks
us 398,000 188,000
Michael Trujillo US
Michael Trujillo
US 47,000 -288,000

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Four More Hands

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Each table will play four more hands before bagging chips for the evening.

Eric Hicks Doubles Through Michael Trujillo

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Michael Trujillo raised to 25,000 from the button, Eric Hicks called from the small blind, and Louie Calvo called from the big blind.

The flop came {8-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}{4-Clubs} and action checked to Trujillo who bet 50,000. Hicks check-raised all in for about 100,000, Calvo folded, and Trujillo called to put Hicks at risk.

Hicks: {Q-Clubs}{J-Spades}{4-Spades}{3-Clubs}
Trujillo: {Q-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{9-Clubs}

Trujillo had the lead with his pair of tens and while both players had flopped flush draws, Hicks' was better. The {J-Diamonds} on the turn paired Hicks' jack to put him in the lead, the {A-Diamonds} river changed nothing, and Hicks took the pot to double up.

Michael Trujillo US
Michael Trujillo
US 335,000 170,000
Eric Hicks us
Eric Hicks
us 210,000 -70,000

Tags: Michael TrujilloEric HicksLouie Calvo

Chino Rheem Sends Ricardo Furuguem to the Rail

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Ricardo Furuguem raised to 25,000 from the cutoff and Chino Rheem called from the small blind.

The flop came {Q-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{3-Clubs} and Rheem bet the pot for 60,000. Furuguem moved all in and Rheem called to put his opponent at risk.

Rheem: {9-Spades}{7-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}
Furuguem: {A-Hearts}{J-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{3-Hearts}

Rheem had the equity edge with his wrap and flush draws, but still needed to improve against Furuguem's pair of threes in order to take the pot. The {6-Diamonds} on the turn gave Rheem the nut straight and left his opponent in terrible shape. The {2-Hearts} on the river changed nothing and Rheem took the pot to eliminate Furuguem.

Chino Rheem us
Chino Rheem
us 940,000 360,000
Ricardo Furuguem BR
Ricardo Furuguem
BR Busted

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Schleicher Doubles Up Through Fonseca

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There was 158,000 in the middle and the board read {8-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{2-Spades}{a-Clubs} and Gerhard Schleicher was heads-up with Alberto Fonseca. Schleicher bet the pot, 158,000 and Fonseca was in the tank. He counted his chips and sat in deep concentration for nearly five minutes. He finally announced all-in, having his opponent covered, and Schleicher put his remaining 30,000 chips in the pot.

Schleicher: {a-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}{3-Clubs}
Fonseca: {a-Spades}{q-Spades}{j-Clubs}{7-Hearts}

The river landed the {10-Clubs} and Schleicher's set of aces earned him a crucial double up late in the evening.

Gerhard Schleicher DE
Gerhard Schleicher
DE 534,000 206,000
Alberto Fonseca cr
Alberto Fonseca
cr 240,000 -5,000

Tags: Alberto Fonseca

Louie Calvo Stacks Christian Harder

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Christian Harder got the last of his short stack in on a flop of {Q-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} against Louie Calvo, who had him covered by a wide margin.

Harder: {Q-Spades}{10-Spades}{7-Hearts}{3-Clubs}
Calvo: {A-Hearts}{9-Spades}{8-Clubs}{6-Hearts}

Harder was in the lead with his two pair, but the {K-Hearts} on the turn gave Calvo the nut flush and left Harder drawing thin. The {2-Hearts} river changed nothing and Calvo took the pot to send Harder to the cage.

Luis Calvo US
Luis Calvo
US 620,000
Christian Harder us
Christian Harder
us Busted

Tags: Christian HarderLouie Calvo