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Event #74: The Little One for One Drop - $1,000 +111 No-Limit Hold'em
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Event #74: The Little One for One Drop - $1,000 +111 No-Limit Hold'em
Day 1c Completed

World Series of Fun! Pantaleo Leads, Negreanu Shoves, Waaland Thinks Bink, While Cheong, Wong, and Tran Drink

MrCleverFox • Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante
Giuseppe Pantaleo
Giuseppe Pantaleo

While today represents the worst day of the year for many poker players, specifically those who busted the Main Event, Event #74: $1,111 The Little One for One Drop provides many a chance to unwind and play one more World Series of Poker Event all while donating to a great cause, the One Drop Foundation. That was the case here today as Day 1c was full of poker, laughter, and just all around fun.

Take Daniel Negreanu for example who shoved all in blind for his first six buy-ins, only to finally find some stability late into the tournament. Or Cory ‘BiNks’ Waaland, who earlier in the summer preached to many the importance of making poker fun for everyone. Waaland was able to amass a huge stack today (96,700), admitting that he was “in the zone.” Of course, there was also the table of JC Tran, Joseph Cheong and Danny Wong who drank late into the night, shouting, laughing, and at one point accruing a penalty for Wong for shouting and swearing.

Event #74 represents a last chance for many players, or a summer saver as some may call it. Several players took the event very seriously. Chris Ferguson, for example, grinded out the day creating a large stack of 93,400 by the end of it, and despite his earlier shenanigans, Daniel Negreanu managed to bag as well, bringing 56,500 to Day 2. Phil Hellmuth late registered as well but wasn’t able to find a bag at the end of the night. At the end of the day, Guiseppe Pantaleo was the chip leader in the Miranda room, bagging up a stack of 335,800.

Some others returning Friday include Eric Wasserson (150,000), JC Tran (25,400), Joseph Cheong (80,600), Jean Gaspard (169,300), Tony Dunst (102,600), as well as former Main Event Champ Martin Jacobson (64,500).

All in all a total of 470 players made it through the day of the 2,484 who began, bringing the total field to 4,391 players with 784 surviving. All of them will return Friday at 2 p.m. to play ten more levels. Players should approach the money bubble on Friday as only 784 remain and 659 will make the money. All of those who squeak their way in will earn at least $1,500 while the eventual winner of this event will take home $528,316.

Be sure not to miss any of the action as PokerNews will be here to cover it all.

Tags: Chris FergusonCory WaalandDaniel NegreanuEric WassersonGiuseppe PantaleoJC TranJean GaspardJohanssy JosephJoseph CheongPhil HellmuthTony Dunst

End of Night Notables and Counts (full)

[user340040] • Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante
Giuseppe Pantaleo de
Giuseppe Pantaleo
de 335,800 335,800
Laurent Manderlier be
Laurent Manderlier
be 264,800 64,800
Alex Foxen us
Alex Foxen
us 186,000 -600
Christopher Chalkley US
Christopher Chalkley
US 176,400
Jean Gaspard us
Jean Gaspard
us 169,300 -1,200
Pierre Neuville be
Pierre Neuville
be 166,000 -19,000
Matthew Green US
Matthew Green
US 165,000
Ryan Buckholtz us
Ryan Buckholtz
us 163,900 6,900
Ryan Murphy us
Ryan Murphy
us 159,700 -14,300
Seungbeom Seo us
Seungbeom Seo
us 154,800
Eric Wasserson us
Eric Wasserson
us 150,000 35,000
Gary Hasson be
Gary Hasson
be 146,500
Jeffrey Fielder us
Jeffrey Fielder
us 146,000
Lucinda Martinez US
Lucinda Martinez
US 143,500 143,500
Matt Stout us
Matt Stout
us 141,100 85,800
Alex Soza us
Alex Soza
us 139,500
Harold Evans us
Harold Evans
us 137,300
Jerry Dababneh us
Jerry Dababneh
us 137,000
Colton Blomberg us
Colton Blomberg
us 136,500
Je Oh US
Je Oh
US 135,200
Jaspal Brar ca
Jaspal Brar
ca 133,200 89,200
Todd Peterson us
Todd Peterson
us 130,500
Brian Giles US
Brian Giles
US 130,000
Tom Bedell no
Tom Bedell
no 127,100
Matt Berkey us
Matt Berkey
us 126,900 46,900

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Foxen Rivers Two Outer to Crack Aces

tayke2 • Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante

It's been a good summer to be Alex Foxen. He has already registered 13 cashes at this year's World Series, and thanks to a monster hand just before the end of the day, he is well on his way to #14.

Action started with a raise to 2,400. Foxen three bet it to 8,600, and the raiser came back with a four bet to 21,000. Foxen moved all in for about 80,000, barely having his opponent covered. His opponent quickly called, and the preflop cooler was confirmed.

Foxen: {K-Diamonds}{K-Clubs}
Opponent: {A-Hearts}{A-Clubs}

The flop of {J-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{8-Hearts} gave Foxen hope for runner runner, but the turn was a blank for him. However, the {K-Spades} slapped down on the river, giving Foxen a huge pot right before the bags were brought out.

Alex Foxen us
Alex Foxen
us 186,600 186,600

Tags: Alex Foxen

Cheong Ends Strong

[user340040] • Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante
Joseph Cheong
Joseph Cheong

With the board reading {2-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}{q-Clubs}{8-Clubs} Joseph Cheong got it all in against another opponent and he was at risk.

Joseph Cheong: {10-Hearts}{9-Hearts}
Opponent: {q-}{q-}

The river was the {a-Spades} and Cheong faded the board pairing and chipped up on the second last hand of the night, heading into Day 2 with some momentum.

Joseph Cheong us
Joseph Cheong
us 82,600 21,600

Tags: Joseph Cheong

Four More Hands

MrCleverFox • Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante

Players are in the midst of their final four hands. A full recap of the day will be posted shortly.

Joseph Catches To Nearly Double

MrCleverFox • Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante

A preflop confrontation had Johanssy Joseph calling an all-in shove from Tommy Chen, leaving the two heads up going to a showdown.

Joseph: {A-Clubs}{K-Diamonds}
Chen: {J-Diamonds}{J-Hearts}

The flop came down {6-Spades}{K-Hearts}{Q-Hearts} giving Joseph the lead.

"Heart for a sweat!" Chen pleaded with the dealer, and he got it on the {6-Hearts} turn. Unfortunately for Chen the river was the {10-Diamonds} and that would do it for him. He hits the rail in the last level of the night while Joseph earned a near double in the pot.

Johanssy Joseph us
Johanssy Joseph
us 65,000 40,800
Tommy Chen us
Tommy Chen
us Busted

Tags: Johanssy JosephTommy Chen

Ferguson Fires All Three Streets

tayke2 • Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante

Chris Ferguson was heads up on the button against the big blind on a flop of {J-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}. He checked it to Ferguson, who fired out 3,300. The big blind called, and the turn brought the {8-Clubs}. Another check from the big blind drew a bet of 7,500 from Ferguson. That bet was called, and the {4-Clubs} completed the board.

After a third check, Ferguson fired out 13,000. His opponent spent quite some time in the tank, about two or three minutes, before he called for about half his stack. Ferguson rolled over {J-Spades}{J-Clubs} for top set, and his opponent could only shake his head and flash the {J-Diamonds} as he mucked.

Chris Ferguson us
Chris Ferguson
us 78,000 64,900

Tags: Chris Ferguson

Souza Rivers Hutter for Heaps

[user340040] • Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante

Barry Hutter and Alex Souza were in a pot with about 30,000 in it and the board read {q-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}. Souza and Hutter got it all in on the turn with Hutter at risk with about 38,000 total.

Barry Hutter: {a-}{a-}
Alex Souza: {10-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}

The river was flipped over and the {2-Diamonds} hit the board completing the flush for Souza and sending Hutter to the rail.

Alex Souza BR
Alex Souza
BR 141,000 6,000
Barry Hutter us
Barry Hutter
us Busted

Tags: Barry HutterAlex Souza

Chop for Chris Chalkley the Chip Chairman

MrCleverFox • Level 10: 500-1,000, 100 ante

A player opened from middle position. Action folded around to Chris Chalkley, one of the current chip leaders of the tournament with roughly 160,000 chips. He three-bet to a little over 6,000 and the middle position raiser called.

On the {J-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} flop, Chalkley led out with a bet of 6,500. His opponent called.

The turn was the {5-Hearts} and both players checked to see the {5-Spades} on the river. Chalkey put out a bet of 14,500 and his opponent called. Chalkey showed {K-Diamonds}{J-Hearts} while his opponent showed {A-Clubs}{J-Spades}. Chalkley tapped the table to say "nice hand" to his opponent, but the dealer grabbed his cards and mucked them.

"Wait!" came cries from the table. "It's a chop!"

Eventually the mistake was rectified and Chalkley was awarded his rightful half of the pot, allowing him to retain his spot as one of the current chip leaders.

Chris Chalkley US
Chris Chalkley
US 160,000 30,000

Tags: Chris Chalkley