Day 1b Completed
Day 1b Completed
The highly-anticipated Wynn Fall Classic $3,500 Championship continued on Saturday with the second of three starting flights. Day 1b attracted 554 runners, which along with 1a’s 341 brought the current field up to 895 entries with Sunday’s Day 1c still to go.
After 15 levels of play, 101 players remained with Italian Leonardo Patacconi (500,000) leading the pack.
Ryan Remington (445,000), closed out the night strong after winning a late race while Michael Rossitto, Alfred Husary, Patrick Eskandar all bagged the same amount (443,000).
They were joined by players like Nikolaos Platis (442,000), Ali Imsirovic (403,000), Ian O'Hara (390,000), Joao Paulo Simao, (221,000), Adrian Mateos (121,000), 2020 WSOP Main Event champ Damian Salas (115,000), and Alex Foxen (97,000).
Among those to fall on Day 1b were Tony Miles, Nadya Magnus, Jamie Kerstetter, two-time bracelet winners Daniel Lazrus, and Eric Baldwin. More notables who were eliminated included Brock Wilson and three-time WSOP Bracelet winner Tony Dunst.
Dunst and others have one last chance to try again as Day 1c will take place at noon local time on Sunday. PokerNews will be on-site to capture all the action throughout the three-day-long tournament, so be sure to tune in all weekend long into next week.
A series of preflop raises saw David Coleman get his 160,000 stack in the middle and Alfred Husary called from the cutoff.
Coleman didn't like what he saw after the cards were tabled and for good reason as the runout ended his tournament just before the final six hands were announced.
The tournament director has just announced the final six hands of the evening.
On the flop a player bet 10,000 and Qing Liu made it 25,000.
His opponent called to see the turn and Liu stuck out a stack worth 90,000.
The player called and saw the bad news as Liu showed for a full house. The player at risk was drawing dead with and Liu dragged the pot.
Action folded to Ryan Remington who raised from the small blind only to have Alex Foxen three-bet to 40,000 from the big blind.
Remington fired back with a 100,000 four-bet and then called off his 202,000 stack after Foxen five-bet jammed.
Foxen was ahead with his made hand until an ace appeared in the window on the flop.
The turn didn't change a thing and the river secured Remington his double-up.
Ali Imsirovic was seen dragging a pot.
He now has more than 200,000 in front of him in the last level of the night.