Day 2 Completed
Day 2 Completed
The remaining 28 players of Event #58: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em bagged their chips to return on Sunday to play down to a winner, who will receive $395,918 along with a WSOP gold bracelet.
The day started with 269 players returning just four spots from the payouts, which began at 265th. Zhong Wang was the unfortunate bubble, whose elimination made the remaining 265 players very happy and guaranteeing them at least $2,249 apiece.
Peter Coulombe ended Day 2 as the chip leader with 1,443,000. Two bracelet winners, Taylor Paur (927,000) and Asi Moshe (886,000), also finished the day inside the top three. Lee Watkinson (470,000) and John Phan (520,000) are also WSOP bracelet winners who'll return for Day 3 looking to add to their WSOP gold collection. Martin Kabrhel began the day as the chip leader and ended it 13th in chips with 463,000. Goran "mandza17" Mandic ended the day with 562,000.
Many notables had started the day but didn't finish, including Phil Laak, Kenny Hallaert, and Chance Kornuth.
Day 3 begins at 12 p.m. on Sunday, and PokerNews.com will have all of the live updates and hand-for-hand play from the final table.
Day 3 Seat Draw
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Brasilia||700||1||Martin Kabrhel||Czech Republic||463,000||39|
|Brasilia||700||3||John Esposito||United States||406,000||34|
|Brasilia||700||4||Timothy Miles||United States||421,000||35|
|Brasilia||700||6||Danamarie Muse||United States||171,000||14|
|Brasilia||700||7||James Gilbert||United States||185,000||15|
|Brasilia||700||9||Peter Coulombe||United States||1,443,000||120|
|Brasilia||701||1||Alex Queen||United States||373,000||31|
|Brasilia||701||4||Taylor Paur||United States||927,000||77|
|Brasilia||701||5||Artur Rudziankov||Czech Republic||184,000||15|
|Brasilia||701||6||Eric Fields||United States||305,000||25|
|Brasilia||701||7||Arman Zolnoorian||United States||558,000||47|
|Brasilia||701||8||Lee Watkinson||United States||470,000||39|
|Brasilia||702||2||Matthew Shafman||United States||299,000||25|
|Brasilia||702||3||Chris Cornell||United States||494,000||41|
|Brasilia||702||7||Dohyung Kim||United States||320,000||27|
|Brasilia||702||8||Scott Lychwick||United States||330,000||28|
|Brasilia||703||2||David Brown||United States||281,000||23|
|Brasilia||703||3||Thomas Mcteer||United States||219,000||18|
|Brasilia||703||4||Felipe Casanova||United States||507,000||42|
|Brasilia||703||6||Davis Adams||United States||210,000||18|
|Brasilia||703||7||John Phan||United States||520,000||43|
The clock has been stopped, and three more hands will be played for tonight.
Roman Korenev raised to 25,000 from under the gun, and Artur Rudziankov three-bet all in for his last 80,000 from the button. The action folded back to Korenev, and he called.
The flop was of no threat, while the turn gave Korenev a gutshot. The blank river completed the board, and Rudziankov doubled his short stack.
Andrei Konopelko moved all in for his last 62,000 from the cutoff, and Felipe Casanova called from one seat over on the button.
"Are you strong?" Konopelko asked, and Casanova rolled over . Konopelko had two live cards with but failed to connect with the board of to join the rail in 29th place.
Christian Rudolph, from Germany, opened the pot for 28,000, and Martin Kabrhel called. Alfred Schmuck, in the big blind, moved all in for less than ten big blinds. Rudolph then moved all in himself. Kabrhel gave a fairly longwinded speech about one of them ending up chip leader and asked Rudolph to take off his sunglasses. He did so, and eventually, Kabrhel folded.
The board ran out .
Schmuck became the 30th-place finisher.
Players are taking their last break of the night before coming back to play half of Level 21.
Mario Prats was heads-up against Danamarie Muse in a raised pot preflop.
The flop came , and Prats check-called a bet of 35,000 from Muse. The turn was the , and both players checked. The river was the , Prats bet 150,000, and Muse called.
Prats showed , and Muse mucked, giving the pot to Prats.
Alfred Schmuck and James Gilbert are the shortest stack of the remaining 30 players.
There is no immediate pay jump in play, with places 28-32 paying the same $10,034, but neither is there is a reason to throw their tournament away.