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  1. One day down, two events started, one bracelet awarded. The 2018 World Series of Poker is off to a speedy start, with the one-day $10,000 Super Turbo Bounty NLHE event playing down to a winner on Wednesday, while Event #1: the $565 Casino Employees event, is down to just 13 players. Here’s all you need to know about Day 1 (May 30) of the 2018 WSOP. Jodie Sanders leads final 13 in $565 Casino Employees No Limit Hold’em event As always, the WSOP schedule kicked off on May 30 with the $565 Casino Employees No Limit Hold’em event (Event #1). A total of 566 runners turned out for it, with a field made up of dealers, media members, and all other walks of casino-working life. That large field was whittled down to just 13 when the chips were bagged at the end of Day 1, and here’s a look at how the remaining players stack up: Jodie Sanders - 509,000 Jordan Hufty - 399,000 Won Kim - 319,000 Skyler Yeaton - 317,000 Tom Booker - 283,000 Zachary Seymour - 242,000 Katie Kopp - 172,000 Jason Pepper - 168,000 Brad Helm - 140,000 Thomas Yenowine - 130,000 Anthony Dewald - 81,000 Tom Ratanakul - 58,000 Terry Bania - 35,000 Day 2 will be an all American affair, with all of the final 13 hailing from the USA. It’s Jodie Sanders, a table games dealer at Pechanga Resort and Casino in Southern California, who leads the way after 20 30-minute levels. When action resumes at 12pm on May 31, levels will double in length to 60 minutes. Everyone is guaranteed a $2,484 payday, but their sights will be set on the $61,909 first-place prize. Take a look at what the final table will play for: $61,909 $38,246 $26,250 $18,332 $13,031 $9,432 $6,953 $5,222 $3,998 Some recognisable names were lost throughout the course of Day 1 action, including none other than PocketFives’ own Kevin ‘KevMath’ Mathers. Sadly Mathers failed to reach the cash (85 players were paid), and joining him on the rail prior to the bubble were the likes of 2013 champ Chad Holloway, and last year’s winner Bryan Hollis. As for those who did make the money, there was some familiar faces. WSOP Media Coordinator Issac Hanson (38th for $1,227), WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart (52nd for $1,085), Johnny Gagelonia (33rd for $1,418), and bracelet winner Dieter Dechant (17th for $2,018) all made a profit. Elio Fox wins second bracelet in first ever $10,000 Super Turbo Bounty NLHE We have our first bracelet winner of 2018, and the winner is now part of the esteemed two-bracelet club. Elio Fox came out on top in the first ever edition of the $10,000 Super Turbo Bounty No Limit Hold’em, Event #2 on the summer’s schedule. Fox, who won his first WSOP gold by winning the 2011 WSOPE Main Event for $1.87 million, picked up his second bracelet in the process plus a first-place prize of $393,693. [caption id="attachment_619296" align="alignright" width="300"] Third place for Paul Volpe[/caption] He had stiff competition though, not only in the end stages but throughout. This one-day tournament with 20-minute blind levels attracted 243 of poker’s best and brightest, resulting in a stacked final table which included the likes of Paul Volpe, Alex Foxen, and 2009 WSOP Main Event winner Joe Cada. The latter would be the first to fall from the finale in ninth, while Foxen busted in sixth. Volpe exited in third place when he ran his ace-eight into Fox’s ace-jack pre-flop and couldn’t hit. That left Fox heads-up with Adam Adler, but the duel last only two levels. In the end Fox three-bet shoved holding pocket deuces and Adler called all-in with ace-ten. A low board saw Fox turn a set and river a full house to claim the title. After the victory, Fox said: “There was such a big field and I think there was a good mixture of pros and recreational players. I think doing turbos is great because it's good for non-professional players who can finish an event quickly. "Bounty turbo formats appear a lot online, so I've definitely played it a lot, but I think it's a great addition to the WSOP schedule.” Prior to the final table, plenty of big names were lost. Bryn Kenney had a deep run in this one, ultimately bubbling the final table when he ran his pocket nines into Volpe’s pocket kings and couldn’t hit, busting in 10th place for $21,734. John Racener, Talal Shakerchi, Kenny Hallaert, Marc Macdonnell, and Antoine Saout all made the money and enjoyed deep runs. Other players who tried and failed to cash include 14-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth, reigning WSOP Player of the Year Chris Ferguson, other former Main Event winners Jonathan Duhamel, Ryan Riess, Joe McKeehen, and Qui Nguyen, Multiple bracelet winners Adrian Mateos, Kristen Bicknell, Brian Yoon, Erik Seidel, and Dominik Nitsche, plus Stephen Chidwick, Dietrich Fast, Jason Somerville, Andreas Eiler, Steve Zolotow and Igor Kurganov. Event #2: $10,000 Super Turbo Bounty NLHE final table payouts: Elio Fox $393,693 (United States) Adam Adler $253,343 ((United States) Paul Volpe $169,195 (United States) Danny Wong $119,659 (United States) Charles Johanin $86,096 (United States) Alex Foxen $63,042 (United States) David Eldridge $46,993 (United States) Taylor Black $35,671 (United States) Joe Cada $27,582 (United States) Tomorrow’s action (May 31) There are two events kicking off on Thursday: Event #3: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em SHOOTOUT, and Event #4: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better. Upeshka De Silva took down the Shootout event last year for $229,923, beating a field of 369 players to win his second gold bracelet. De Silva came out on top over a tough final table which included Jan Schwippert and Olivier Busquet. That win marked his second WSOP bracelet, having taken down a $1,500 NLHE tournament in 2015 for $424,577. Meanwhile, last year’s champ in the Omaha Hi-Lo was Benjamin Zamani, who also claimed his second WSOP bracelet with the win. Zamani, who has $4.74 million in cashes going into the 2018 Series, bested a 905-strong field in 2017 to bank the $238,620 first-place prize. Like De Silva, Zamani’s first bracelet came back in 2015 in a $1,500 NLHE event, good for $460,640. News & Notes 1. Jerwin Pasco, a player from the Philippines with $90K in career earnings, went on an amazing run today that could see him playing the $100,000 High Roller on Friday. Pasco won the 10am $125 Mega-Satellite into the $850 Mega-Satellite, then won that for entry into the $7,500 Mega-Satellite on Thursday. Stay tuned to see if he completes the incredible feat. 2. There are new WSOP chips in play this year, as highlighted by Kevin Mathers on Twitter. Here’s a look at them in all their glory: https://twitter.com/Kevmath/status/1001953918937653248 3. The ‘crown prince of poker’, Fedor ‘CrownUpGuy’ Holz, was in action in the $10K Turbo today, leading us to believe that Holz will be playing a healthy schedule this summer. He’d bust during Level 12, when down to just two and a half big blinds he moved all-in with queen-seven off and couldn’t suck out on James Obst’s pocket kings.
  2. The 2018 World Series of Poker continues its trek towards the Main Event, with two new bracelet winners created after another busy session on Thursday. One player outlasted a final table which included some legends of the game, while another picked up his first piece of jewellery, and a bunch of bounties to go with it. Meanwhile, there are just four players remaining in the $3K Big Blind Ante NLHE, and a former PocketFives no.1 player leads the final 13 in the $10K Razz. All of that and more in our recap of June 28’s action. Joey Couden Overcomes Tough Final Table to Win First Bracelet in PLO 8 The final table of Event #53: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better was a star-studded affair, with the likes of Eli Elezra, Mike Matusow, and Daniel Negreanu taking a seat. But it was Joey Couden’s seat that proved to be the best in the house, as after 11 hours of play and with only a couple of minutes left on the clock for the day, he took this one down for his first bracelet and a $244,370 score. The day began with 20 players returning, led by defending champion Nathan Gamble. He’d end up bubbling the final table in tenth place, falling to Elezra who started to take control. Negreanu would then bust to Elezra too, as would Gregory Jamison in eighth. Couden also chipped up, securing a KO himself, taking things down to four-handed play. The chip lead switched between Couden, eventual runner-up Bruno Fitoussi, Elezra and Matusow, the latter of which then busted to Couden in fourth. Elezra went out in third, and Couden took a huge lead into heads-up play before finishing Fitoussi off. All the money went in pre-flop, with Fitoussi holding pocket kings. Couden managed to catch an ace on the flop though, and when the board ran out that proved to be good. Final Table Results: Joey Couden - $244,370 Bruno Fitoussi - $150,990 Eli Elezra - $106,183 Mike Matusow - $75,708 Christopher Conrad - $54,738 Kim Kallman - $40,141 Dustin Pattinson - $29,862 Gregory Jamison - $22,541 Daniel Negreanu - $17,268 Ryan Leng Takes Down $1,500 NLHE Bounty The other bracelet winner of the day was Ryan Leng, who took down Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Bounty for a career-best cash of $272,765 and his first WSOP bracelet. [caption id="attachment_619738" align="aligncenter" width="698"] Ryan Leng Takes It Down[/caption] Only four players returned on Thursday to play this one out, and Leng held the chip lead. However, Estonia’s Ranno Sootla was not going down without a fight, having led this event much of the way. After Jay Farber and Christian Nolte hit the rail in fourth and third, Leng and Sootla began what turned out to be a long, arduous heads-up battle. It would take a cooler to end it, with all the money going in when Leng had flopped the nut straight and Sootla flopped top set. The board didn’t pair, and Leng proved victorious, denying the Estonian his shot at becoming his country’s first bracelet winner. “Sootla is one of the toughest players I’ve ever played against; he’s so good,” Leng said afterwards. “So, it was just a lot of fun to have to go through someone that good to get my first bracelet. “I hope this isn’t my first and only bracelet," he added. "I’m just going to keep working hard, keep studying; as long as I’m in poker, I’m going to have to just keep working so hard because everyone is getting so good. There’s more poker to be played… The summer’s not over yet.” Final Table Results: Ryan Leng - $272,765 Ranno Sootla - $168,464 Jay Farber - $121,932 Christian Nolte - $89,151 Javier Gomez - $65,851 Russell Rosenblum - $49,146 John Gulino - $37,063 Mark Mazza - $28,247 Mikhail Semin - $21,759 Final Four Set in $3K Big Blind Ante Just like in the Bounty event above, there will be four players returning Friday to finish out Event #54: Big Blind Antes $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em. They’re led by Barry Hutter, who with $4M in cashes and a bracelet to his name already (a $1,500 SHOOTOUT win back in 2015) certainly has the experience to close the deal. His 6,265,000 is followed by Diogo Veiga with 5,195,000, Radoslav Stoyanov with 2,495,000, and Jonathan Abdellatif with 1,350,000. All of them have their hearts set on the $522,715 top prize, while overnight they’re guaranteed $163,404. Throughout the day we lost the likes of Kristen Bicknell in 11th place ($29,284), Anna Antimony in seventh ($64,991), and David Yan in sixth ($87,179). Action resumes at 2pm Friday, and they won’t stop until a winner is crowned. Final Four Stacks: Barry Hutter - 6,265,000 Diogo Veiga - 5,195,000 Radoslav Stoyanov - 2,495,000 Jonathan Abdellatif - 1,350,000 Tag Teams Down to 28 Of the 1,032 teams who entered, and 242 which returned for Day 2, just 28 of them now remain in Event #55: $1,000 Tag Team No-Limit Hold'em It’s the duo of Bon Koo and Bienvenido Caballero who bagged the chip lead with 828,000. They’re followed by William Reymond and Ami Alibay with 706,000, and Adam Lamphere, Ao Chen, and Yijie Zhang with 705,000. Other teams to advance include Manig Loeser - Joelle Parenteau - Daniel Weinand (615,000), Johan Lees - Jesse Mason (602,000) Salah 'Papa' Levy - Francis Mariani - Cord Garcia (585,000), Loni Harwood - Haixa Zhang - Kelly Minkin (480,000), and Ryan Laplante - Jack Hardcastle - Patrick Truong - Kevin Gerhart (245,000). The same can’t be said for the likes of Dara O’Kearney, Alan Widmann, Daiva Byrne and Benny Glaser, whose team took 121st place. Afterwards the team of Ashley Sleeth - Jesse Sylvia - Dylan Hortin busted in 118th place, Chris Moorman - Jeremy Menardfell were sent to the rail in 108th place, and Fraser MacIntyre - Barny Boatman - James Akenhead - Yiannis Liperis took 62nd place. Team Andrew Barber - Sam Razavi - Dan Smith - Erik Seidel busted in 72nd for $2,252, donating their winnings to the REG charity. All teams have locked up $4,175 now, but it’s the $175,805 winner’s prize they’re really hoping to split. Play resumes at 12pm Friday. Top 10 Team Stacks: Bon Koo - Bienvenido Caballero - 828,000 William Reymond - Ami Alibay - 706,000 Adam Lamphere - Ao Chen - Yijie Zhang - 705,000 Manig Loeser - Joelle Parenteau - Daniel Weinand - 615,000 Johan Lees - Jesse Mason - 602,000 Salah Levy - Francis Mariani - Cord Garcia - 585,000 Gabriel Neto - Carlos Caputo - 546,000 Thomas Gangloff - Bryan Boser - 504,000 Shalev Halfa - Oshri Lahmani - 492,000 Loni Harwood - Haixa Zhang - Kelly Minkin - 480,000 Calvin Anderson Bags Chip Lead in $10K Razz Championship They’re down to 13 in Event #56: $10,000 Razz Championship, and a very familiar face to PocketFivers sits in the top spot overnight. Former no.1 online player Calvin ‘cal42688’ Anderson bagged up a chip leading 962,000, but tomorrow is by no means going to be easy. His closest competitor is five-time bracelet winner John Hennigan, who looks set to top the Player of the Year race with a stack of 841,000. If Hennigan can win this one, he’ll have won two $10K Championship events in 2018, as well as finishing runner-up in the $50K Poker Players Championship. Amazing. Who else is joining them for the final day on Friday? Well, you’ll have Alex Balandin (833,000), Julien Martini (712,000), Mike ‘goleafsgoeh’ Leah (594,000), Dzmitry Urbanovich (592,000), Jerry Wong (529,000), Frank Kassela (252,000), Allen Kessler (238,000) and Paul ‘paulgees81’ Volpe (222,000). At the bottom of the counts are Ismael Bojang (99,000), Ted Forrest (48,000) and Eric Rodawig (31,000). They’ll play down to a champ beginning at 2pm Friday, with $17,706 locked up and $309,220 reserved for the winner. Final 13 Stacks: Calvin Anderson - 962,000 John Hennigan - 841,000 Alex Balandin - 833,000 Julien Martini - 712,000 Mike Leah - 594,000 Dzmitry Urbanovich - 592,000 Jerry Wong - 529,000 Frank Kassela - 252,000 Allen Kessler - 238,000 Paul Volpe - 222,000 Ismael Bojang - 99,000 Ted Forrest - 48,000 Eric Rodawig - 31,000 Big Turnout for Ladies Event The buy-in for the Ladies Event comes with two different options: $1,000 for the ladies, and $10,000 for men. Thankfully, it doesn’t appear that any males took part in Event #57: $1,000/$10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold’em Championship, but a nice field of 696 women did. Only 104 of them made it through Day 1 after ten levels, with Mesha James leading the pack, bagging up 130,200. She’s followed by Vesna Kuzmanic with 102,700, and Jill Pike with 94,300. A few other notables to advance include Alexis Sterner (85,700) and Tara Snow (81,400). Some notables names made their way into Day 2 such Danielle Andersen(56,500), Lacey Jones (50,700), Melanie Weisner (47,000), Kristy Arnett (38,500) and Gaelle Baumann (37,000). Today just wasn’t the day of Jamie Kerstetter, Oanh Bui, Jennifer Shahade, Carol Fuchs, Ana Marquez, Samantha Abernathy, Sofia Lovgren, Muskan Sethi and Vivian Saliba though, who all hit the rail throughout the course of action. Things pick up again Friday at 12pm, with everyone now in the money. The min-cash is currently $1,497, but there’s $130,230 up top. Top 10 Stacks: Mesha James - 130,200 Vesna Kuzmanic - 102,700 Jill Pike - 94,300 Hana Cho - 90,400 Alexis Sterner - 85,700 Tara Snow - 81,400 Shannon Zigner - 78,800 Lisa Costello - 75,900 Tammy Abraham - 72,500 Lisa Ronning - 71,100 $5K NLHE 6-Max Kicks Off The other new event to get started on Thursday was Event #58: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed, and after then levels of play 203 of the 590 entries have advanced to Day 2. They’re all led by former November Niner Thomas Cannuli. He bagged up 286,000, and is followed by Andrew Graham (214,300) and Julian Milliard-Feral (201,900). They’re the only three to amass over 200K. A few other notables still in contention include Romain Lewis (124,800), Jake Schindler (82,600), Parker Talbot (80,200), Toby Lewis (49,900), Ivan Luca (159,400), Asi Moshe (153,300), Robert Mizrachi (140,700), Jan-Eric Schwippert (129,200), Martin Finger (121,000), and Liv Boeree (114,800). Registration remains open until things kick off at 2pm Friday. Top 10 Stacks: Thomas Cannuli - 286,000 Andrew Graham - 214,300 Julian Milliard-Feral - 201,900 Ivan Luca 159,400 Jimmy Guerrero - 157,000 Asi Moshe - 153,300 Julian Stuer - 150,000 Robert Mizrachi - 140,700 Aaron Mermelstein - 131,800 Marvin Karlins - 130,000 Tomorrow’s Action (June 29) There are a whole bunch of things to tell you about for Friday’s WSOP action. First off, Event #59: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo Bounty kicks off at 11am, with $300 awarded for every player you knock out. Then at 3pm, there’s another Championship event starting: Event #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship. Not able to make it to the Rio for those? You could still win a bracelet, as Event #61: $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em Championship starts at 3:30pm. And finally, at 7pm there’s Day 1E of the $365 PLO Giant.
  3. We left you with a bit of a cliffhanger yesterday, as a former PocketFives no.1 player was heads-up for his second bracelet. The two players returned on Saturday to finish things off, and in just five hands Calvin ‘cal42688’ Anderson had secured the jewellery. Saturday was an action-packed day at the 2018 World Series of Poker, both in and outside of the Rio. Two online bracelet winners were crowned, as well as the champion of the Ladies Event. Here’s all the info from June 30. Anderson Finishes The Job, Wins $10K Razz Championship When we last spoke, we told you that Calvin ‘cal42688’ Anderson had a huge chip lead against three-time bracelet winner Frank Kassela in Event #56: $10,000 Razz Championship. The two had paused play at the end of Friday night, and when they resumed action on Saturday the whole thing was over in just five hands. In the last hand, Kassela had a ten-low draw while Anderson, who was already ahead in the hand, had a seven-low draw. He peeled over a five to complete a seven-five, and Kassela could only muck. Anderson reflected on his success in his winner’s interview, telling WSOP reporters: "I spend a lot of time studying the Law of Attraction and a lot of other universal and spiritual truths from various people, and basically, I think it's important to keep a positive attitude because then you attract a lot of positive things in your life. “Whenever you do complain and get frustrated, you're losing a lot of power and giving it to someone else. Not only in the game, but anywhere else. Things like this happen all the time, and a big reason why I like poker is because it's so relatable to life in so many areas." Final Table Results: Calvin Anderson - $309,220 Frank Kassela - $191,111 Julien Martini - $134,587 Mike Leah - $96,744 Jerry Wong - $71,014 Alex Balandin - $53,253 John Hennigan - $40,817 Dzmitry Urbanovich - $31,992 Jessica Dawley Takes Down Ladies Event for $130,230 One woman has outlasted 695 others to become a WSOP bracelet winner: Jessica Dawley. She’s banked $130,230 for her efforts over the past three days of play in Event #57: $1,000/$10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold'em Championship. [caption id="attachment_619773" align="aligncenter" width="579"] Jessica Dawley Becomes a Bracelet Winner[/caption] Jill Pike led the final table coming into play on Saturday, and she would ultimately meet Dawley heads-up. Pike had doubled up Dawley early on in the finale, and Dawley took those chips and used them to eliminate Tara Cain in sixth. Pike still held the chip lead though, but when things got three-handed Dawley went on a run that saw her collect 50% of the chips in play. Lisa Fong then crashed out in third, running her ace-six into Dawley’s pocket kings, before a short, four-hand heads-up battle ended when Pike shoved five big blinds with king-four and was called by eight-five suited. A five on the flop was all it took to end it. ''I can't even put into words," Dawley said after securing victory. "It has not hit me yet. I kept picturing myself as I was sitting here, I kept looking at these boxes of everyone in their bracelet photos, and I honestly kept trying to get my head straight with that. Looking at those pictures, I was like: 'I just really hope that that's me at the end of the day'. I'm just really happy. It's been a grind for the past ten years so I'm happy to have something to kind of commemorate that.” Final Table Results: Jessica Dawley - $130,230 Jill Pike - $80,444 Lisa Fong - $55,812 Mesha James - $39,334 Jacqueline Burkhart - $28,167 Tara Cain - $20,499 Weiyi Mo - $15,167 Molly Mossey - $11,411 Tara Snow - $8,732 Chance ‘BingShui’ Kornuth and Ryan Tosoc Win Online Bracelets The first online bracelet event to end on Saturday actually began on Friday, continuing into the early hours of the morning. Event #61: $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em Championship finally ended with Ryan ‘Toosick' Tosoc holding all the virtual chips, winning $238,778 in the process. Tosoc outlasted 1,635 entries to win his first bracelet, defeating Anthony 'Flawlessbink' Maio heads-up. Final Table Results: Ryan 'Toosick' Tosoc - $238,778 Anthony 'Flawlessbink' Maio - $175,206 Joel 'AjaWilson22' Feldman - $124,570 James '5.56cal.' Robinson - $89,777 Justin 'lappypoker' Lapka - $65,391 Markus 'thegreatrise' Gonsalves - $48,306 Russell 'AntonChigurh' Powers - $36,190 Aurelian 'Winamax' Guiglini - $27,337 Aditya 'pokerpop76' Sushant - $20,968 Later on Saturday, Event #63: $3,200 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em High Roller kicked off, attracting 480 entries. When all was said and done, it was Chance ‘BingShui’ Kornuth who took it down for his second bracelet and $341,598. https://twitter.com/ChancesCards/status/1013364416853655553 The entire tournament was wrapped up in just 12 hours, with ‘bewater' finishing runner-up. Final Table Results: Chance 'BingShui' Kornuth - $341,598 'bewater' - $212,021 'poker.' - $144,168 'ThePunter' - $99,809 'flcrivello' - $70,625 'ReadyGambo' - $50,926 'kingfortune' - $37,355 'LobyPewis' - $28,016 'petechen' - $21,596 THE GIANT Reaches Final Table They’re down to just nine in Event #6: $365 GIANT No-Limit Hold’em, as the massive 8,920 field has been whittled down over six days of play (five starting flights, and Saturday’s Day 2). Only 527 players returned today, with Alexander Lakhov holding the chip lead. He’d manage to ride that stack to the finale, coming in third in chips (38.3 million). However, it’s Renato Kaneoya (56.1 million) and Luis Vasquez (42.7 million) who top the counts. All nine are guaranteed $24,353 when play kicks off at 2pm Sunday, but there’s $250,000 up top, plus the bracelet and the glory. Final Table Stacks: Renato Kaneoya - 56,100,000 Luis Vazquez - 42,700,000 Alexander Lakhov - 38,300,000 Kevin Rines - 21,500,000 Jeremy Perrin - 19,000,000 Daniel Fuhs - 18,300,000 Svetlozar Nestorov - 13,100,000 Lawrence Chan - 7,900,000 Matthew Smith - 7,100,000 John-Robert Bellande Tops Final Six in $5K 6-Max Could this be the one in which ‘JRB’ wins his first WSOP bracelet? Things are certainly set up perfectly for John-Robert Bellande, as he holds the lead in Event #58: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed with a final table set. Bellande has almost double his closest competitor, with 5.05 million to Dean Lyall’s 2.7 million. JRB has never managed to secure a bracelet despite racking up $2.2 million in WSOP career cashes. Throughout the day we lost 21 players, including the likes of Greg Merson (19th - $21,018), Jimmy Guerrero (12th Place - $34,545), Dave Stefanski (11th Place - $34,545), Arsenii Karmatakii (10th Place - $45,764), Sergio Aido (9th Place - $45,764), James Mackey (8th Place - $61,931), and Arthur Morris (7th Place - $61,931). A sixth-place finish is worth $85,570, but there’s $616,302 up top when action resumes at 2pm Sunday. Final Table Stacks: Jean-Robert Bellande - 5,050,000 Dean Lyall - 2,700,000 Kacper Pyzara - 2,605,000 Andrew Graham - 2,430,000 Tay Nguyen - 1,485,000 Eric Blair - 1,310,000 Day 2 Done in $10K PLO 8 Championship Michael McKenna has ended Day 2 of Event #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship as chip leader, with just 24 players remaining. McKenna, eyeing up his second final table of the summer, bagged up 1,048,000 and is the only player above a million. He’s followed by Ali Abduljabbar with 804,000, and Michael Abecassis with 699,000. There were plenty of casualties throughout the day, including Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Allen Kessler, Brian Rast, Ben Yu, Robert Mizrachi, Jesse Martin, Rep Porter, and defending champion Bryce Yockey. A few notables who went deep and cashed include Nick Schulman (35th for $15,000), Andrew Kelsall (34th for $15,000), Ryan Laplante (32nd for $16,494) and Ian O'Hara (29th for $16,494). There are still plenty of big names in the hand for this one, with Nathan Gamble (640,000), Jim Collopy (582,000), Cliff Josephy (480,000), Randy Ohel, (476,000), Brandon Shack-Harris (417,000), Chris Ferguson (344,000), David ‘ODB’ Baker (319,000), Phil Galfond (308,000) and Eli Elezra (146,000) all returning tomorrow. Play gets going again at 2pm, with $567,788 awaiting the winner. Top 10 Stacks: Michael McKenna - 1,048,000 Ali Abduljabbar - 804,000 Michel Abecassis - 699,000 Benjamin Eilers - 686,000 Chris Lee - 673,000 Nathan Gamble - 640,000 Chase Steely - 633,000 Chad Power - 628,000 Andreas Klatt - 628,000 Jim Collopy - 582,000 Crazy Eights $888 Event Down to 90 After Day 1 Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em Eight-Handed got a big turnout Saturday, with 1,908 players taking part over two starting flights, all hoping to win the guaranteed $888,888 first-place prize. After 24 levels of play, that field is down to just 90, and it’s Christian Liel who tops them all with 793,000. A few notables to advance include Nissar Quraishi (377,000), Jiri Horak (199,000), Mike Leah (155,000), Shai Zurr (87,000), and Galen Hall (64,000). It wasn’t such a good day for Barry Greenstein, Greg Raymer, Joseph Cheong, Shaun Deeb, Faraz Jaka, Alex Foxen, and DJ MacKinnon, as they all hit the rail. There will be two other starting flights tomorrow, starting at 10am and 5pm. Top 10 Stacks: Christian Liel - 793,000 DID NOT REPORT - 685,000 Matthew Schreiber - 662,000 Troy Southerland - 519,000 Vismantas Marijosius - 433,000 Jed Hoffman - 378,000 Nissar Quraishi - 377,000 Chad Mizner - 356,000 Brett Apter - 356,000 Orestis Kanakopoulos - 348,000
  4. Four people won bracelets on Friday at the 2018 World Series of Poker, despite the fact that only three events ended. That’s because one winner was a tag team who’ll now split the first place prize. We also saw a former PocketFives #1 player end the day with a big heads-up chip lead, the Ladies Event reach a final table, and a whole lot more. Here’s all the news from June 29. Calvin Anderson Heads-Up Versus Frank Kassela in $10K Razz Event #56: $10,000 Razz Championship resumed Friday with 13 players, and it was meant to play down to a winner that night. However, upon hitting the early morning hours, Calvin ‘cal42688’ Anderson and Frank Kassela paused play and will now return on Saturday to play it out. Former PocketFives no.1 player Anderson holds more than a 3:1 chip lead overnight, with 4,585,000 to Kassela’s 1,370,000. They’re both guaranteed $191,111, while the winner will pick up $309,220. If Anderson can finish the job Saturday, he’ll win his second bracelet, denying Kassela his fourth. Before the final table today, we lost Allen Kessler (9th - $25,664), Ismael Bojang (10th - $25,664), Paul 'paulgees81' Volpe (11th - $21,059), Eric Rodawig (12th - $21,059) and Ted Forrest (13th - $17,706). From there, Dzmitry ‘Colisea’ Urbanovich went out in eighth ($31,992), followed by POY candidate John Hennigan ($40,817). Mike ‘goleafsgoeh’ Leah finished fourth for $96,744. Heads-up resumes at 2pm Saturday. Bracelet #3 for Portugal as Diogo Veiga Wins $3K Big Blind Antes Diogo Veiga has become only the third Portuguese player to win a bracelet, having taken down Event #54: Big Blind Antes $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em for a massive $522,715 score. He had a huge rail cheering him on throughout the final table, which resumed today with just four players remaining. Barry Hutter returned with the chip lead, while Veiga came in second in chips. Those two would end up heads-up against each other, with Hutter holding a significant chip lead. Veiga then flopped the nut straight and got it in versus a flush draw, managing to hold. From there Veiga took control, and in the end Hutter shoved with ace-ten off for 18 big blinds. Veiga woke up with king-ten suited and called, going on to spike a king on the flop which held. “[The rail] called for that king on the flop way more than me!” said Veiga afterwards. “The last hand is definitely on them... The other ones are on me!” “It feels amazing. I can’t believe it yet,” he added. “The adrenalin is still too high. I can’t say much more than that, I’m just super happy.” Final Table Results: Diogo Veiga - $522,715 Barry Hutter - $323,019 Radoslav Stoyanov - $228,241 Jonathan Abdellatif - $163,404 Tom McCormick - $118,552 David Yan - $87,179 Anna Antimony - $64,991 Cathal Shine - $49,126 Todd Ivens - $37,660 Pantaleo and Luther Win Tag Team for $175,805 More than a thousand teams tried, but only one succeeded after three days of play in Event #55: $1,000 Tag Team No-Limit Hold’em. The two-player team of Giuseppe Pantaleo and Nikita Luther emerged victorious, and they’ll each take home a bracelet whilst splitting the $175,805 first-place prize. On how they came together, Luther said: ”I just randomly hit him up on Twitter, I said we should be the teams, we met once last year, and we didn't know each other well but, now we know each other well." Their partnership saw Luther tagging in and out whilst also playing in the $3K NLHE event (which she’d finish 17th in). They eventually found themselves heads-up against the team made up of Kazuki Ikeuchi, Hiroki Iwata, and Sho Mori, and were able to clinch victory when Pantaleo shoved with deuces and Iwata called with ace-nine suited. An ace hit the flop, but a deuce arrived on the river to end it all. Final Table Results: Giuseppe Pantaleo - Nikita Luther - $175,805 Kazuki Ikeuchi - Hiroki Iwata - Sho Mori - $108,608 Manig Loeser - Joelle Parenteau - Daniel Weinand - $76,797 Alex Rocha - Megan Milburn - Joanne Milburn - $55,016 Gabriel Neto - Carlos Caputo - $39,936 Adam Lamphere - Ao Chen - Yijie Zhang - $29,380 Salah Levy - Frank Mariani - Cord Garcia - $21,910 Bon Koo - Bienvenido Caballero - $16,565 Loni Harwood - Haixa Zhang - Kelly Minkin - $12,700 Mike Takayama Takes Down Super Turbo Bounty The third bracelet of the day went to Mike Takayama from the Philippines, who took down the speedy one-day Event #59: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo Bounty for his first bracelet and $198,568. [caption id="attachment_619761" align="aligncenter" width="713"] Bracelet #1 for Mike Takayama[/caption] The fact this only took one day of play is pretty crazy when you think that 1,400 people took a shot at the beginning. That number had increased to 2,065 runners by the time registration closed, and a few notables who went deep and cashed included Shaun Deeb (172nd - $1,214), Michael Moore (24th - $6,275), Pablo Mariz (32nd - $5,103), Jake Bazeley (33rd - $5,103), Jaspal Brar (48th - $3,490), Jordan Polk (71st - $2,497), Greg Raymer (120th - $1,471), and Taylor Wilson(122nd - $1,471). By the time they reached a final table, Takayama was applying some heavy pressure, continuously putting his opponents to the test. He’d bust the first four players from the finale, eventually reaching heads-up play against Lorenc Puka. The duel didn’t take long, with Takayama’s king-jack off beating Puka’s ace-four suited in an all-in-pre hand to win. "I'm very happy with how I played and it is everyone's dream to win a bracelet,” Takayama said after his win. Final Table Results: Mike Takayama - $198,568 Lorenc Puka - $122,627 Matthew Smith - $88,938 Steve Jelinek - $65,145 Spencer Baker - $48,196 Kavish Shabbir - $36,019 Elizabeth Montizanti - $27,193 Jack Duong - $20,743 Oliver Rusing - $15,988 Final Table Set in $1,000 Ladies Event The 696-strong field in Event #57: $1,000/$10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold'em Championship is down to just ten after two days and 20 levels of play. That means it’s final table time tomorrow. Leading the finale will be Jill Pike, who went on a rush in the last level to bag up 651,000. She’s followed by Jessica Dawley (612,000), Weiyi Mo (469,000), and Tara Cain (446,000). Rounding out the final table are Tara Snow (431,000), Danielle Andersen (226,000), Lisa Fong (209,000), Jacqueline Burkhart (191,000), Mesha James (127,000), Molly Mossey (126,000). They’ve all locked up $6,799 for tenth, but there’s a far more attractive prize awaiting the winner: $130,230 and the bracelet. Whoever wins it will be taking home their first piece of WSOP jewellery. Throughout the day we lost a bunch of notables, all of whom made the money. Melanie Weisner (70th - $1,782), bracelet winner Cyndy Violette (47th - $2,219), Mina Greco (35th - $2,991), Natasha Mercier (34th - $2,991), Gaelle Baumann (31st - $2,991), and Kristy Arnett (28th - $2,991) all hit the rail deep. Action resumes at 12pm Saturday, with blinds at 4K/8K. Final Table Stacks: Jill Pike - 651,000 Jessica Dawley - 612,000 Weiyi Mo - 469,000 Tara Cain - 446,000 Tara Snow - 431,000 Danielle Andersen - 226,000 Lisa Fong - 209,000 Jacqueline Burkhart - 191,000 Mesha James - 127,000 Molly Mossey - 126,000 $5K 6-Max Down to 27 Another ten levels of action played out today in Event #58: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed, whittling down the 621 field further, leaving just 26 of the 203 Day 2 players still in contention. Andrew Graham tops them all with 1,403,000, surging up the counts when he won a huge pot from Anthony Spinella late in the day (kings over jacks). Following Graham is Eric Blair (1,280,000), Dave Stefanski (1,150,000) and Justin Adams (1,113,000). Other notables still in with a shot include James Mackey (787,000), Sergio Aido (744,000) Main Event Champion Greg Merson (584,000), John-Robert Bellande (440,000), Martin Finger (304,000), and Sylvain Loosli (288,000). We lost plenty of familiar faces throughout Friday’s play, including Martin Jacobson, Ryan Riess, Jake Schindler, Michael Gathy, Bryn Kenney, Scott Seiver, Liv Boeree, Igor Kurganov, Robert Mizrachi, Asi Moshe, Ryan Leng, Bart Lybaert and Felix Bleiker. Day 3 gets going at 2pm Saturday. They’re all in the money now with $16,958 locked up, but let’s face it: that’s nothing compared with the $616,302 first prize. Top 10 Stacks: Andrew Graham - 1,403,000 Eric Blair - 1,280,000 Dave Stefanski - 1,150,000 Justin Adams - 1,113,000 Tay Nguyen - 871,000 James Mackey - 787,000 Sergio Aido - 744,000 Arthur Morris - 683,000 Arsenii Karmatakii - 671,000 Seth Akash - 611,000 Gamble Leads Yet Another Event It feels like everyday we’re telling you that Nathan Gamble is chip leading a tournament. He’s only gone and done it again, bagging up the lead after Day 1 of Event #60: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship. Gamble’s 312,800 tops the 125 survivors out of the 218 total field. Joining him at the top of the counts are Jason Berilgen with 265,000, Chad Power with 247,000, and former PocketFives #1 player Joao ‘joaosimaobh’ Simao with 226,800. Cliff Josephy, Scott Bohlman, Ryan Laplante, Eli Elezra, and Ari Engel also bagged up top ten stacks, while Eric Kurtzman (123,000), Carol Fuchs(112,100), Randy Ohel (97,3000, Daniel Negreanu (92,900), Jesse Martin (50,100), and Phil Hellmuth (25,400) are just a few of the other players advancing. The same can’t be said for the likes of Kyle Miaso, Adam Owen, Phil Hui, Darryll Fish, Matt Glantz, Daniel Ospina, Dylan Linde, John Hennigan, David Benyamine, and Kate Hoang who all hit the rail. Things get going again at 2pm Saturday, with registration still open until the start of play. Top 10 Stacks: Nathan Gamble - 312,800 Jason Berilgen - 265,000 Chad Power - 247,000 Joao Simao - 226,800 Cliff Josephy - 226,000 Scott Bohlman - 184,200 Eoghan O'Dea - 166,500 Ryan Laplante - 165,700 Eli Elezra - 155,000 Ari Engel - 153,400 Day 1E of GIANT NLHE In The Books A whopping 4,347 players took a seat today in Day 1e of Event #6: $365 GIANT No-Limit Hold’em, and after 21 levels 378 of them will advance to Day 2. Alexander Lakhov bagged the chip lead, while the likes of Barry Greenstein, Chris Moneymaker, Jeff Gross and Greg Raymer failed to advance. Day 2 begins tomorrow at 2pm, combining all survivors from all five day starting flights. Top 10 Day 1E Stacks: Alexander Lakhov - 1,720,000 Thai Ha - 1,180,000 Tuan Nguyen - 975,000 Sandy Friedman - 830,000 Kai Munster - 675,000 Jonathan Dwek - 650,000 Jonathan Delmundo - 613,000 Rees Scruggs - 550,000 Daniel Herschman - 504,000 Steven Wolansky - 455,000 Tomorrow’s Action (June 30) We’ll be able to bring you the winner of Event #61: $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em Championship tomorrow, as that one was still playing at the time of publishing. But what else is happening on Saturday? Well, at 11am you’ve got Day 1A of Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed, which comes with $888,888 guaranteed for first place. Day 1B begins at 5pm. Then at 3:30pm, action moves back online for Event #63: $3,200 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em High Roller. Expect to see many players grinding both live and online tomorrow.
  5. There may have only been one 2018 World Series of Poker bracelet winner within the Rio on Friday, but two bracelets were actually awarded. That’s because an online event played out into the early morning hours, as 657 PLO players took their shot on the virtual felt. There was still no winner at the time of publishing, so we’ll have to bring you that info tomorrow. Speaking of PLO, the $25K High Roller has reached a stacked six-handed final table which includes a former PocketFives no.1 player. Here’s everything you need to know about June 22 at the WSOP. Robert Nehorayan Wins First Bracelet in $1,500 Limit Hold’em ($173,568) After three days of play, Robert Nehorayan has come out on top of the 596 players who took part in Event #41: $1,500 Limit Hold’em. For his efforts, he’s banked the lion’s share of the $804,600 prize pool, $173,568, as well as his first gold bracelet. Nehorayan came into the day third in chips, and managed to maintain a big stack as the 19 players returning were whittled down to a final table. Things were a bit swingier from there on, and four-handed saw Terricita Gutierrez hold almost half of the chips in play. However, after losing a few big pots in a row, she found herself short and ended up busting in fourth. Kevin Song and David Gee joined Nehorayan in three-handed play, and a big pot between all of them would take it down to two. Gee was all-in with jack-seven against Song’s pocket aces and Nehorayan’s king-seven. It must have been Nehorayan’s day, as his hand ended up winning to bust Gee in third and take a 3:1 chip lead into heads-up. The two players battled though, and at one point Song managed to take the lead. In the end though, Song was all-in with eight-six suited against Nehorayan’s ten-seven off, and a ten on the flop got the job done. "It feels pretty good,” said Nehorayan after the win. “I got a little frustrated throughout the match but fortunately I was able to overcome my emotions. The cards helped too obviously." Final Table Results: Robert Nehorayan - $173,568 Kevin Song - $107,242 David Gee - $73,860 Terricita Gutierrez - $51,733 Michael Jex - $36,860 Brad Albrinck - $26,725 Oleg Chebotarev - $19,723 Matt Russell - $14,820 Matt Woodward - $11,343 Scotty Nguyen, Shaun Deeb, Ben Yu, Jason Koon Reach $25K PLO Finale There’s going to be one heck of a final table on Saturday, with six players returning in Event #42: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed High Roller. It’s 1998 Main Event champion and five-time bracelet winner Scotty Nguyen who holds the chip lead, followed by defending champion in this event James Calderaro. If he can win this one back-to-back, it’ll certainly be an amazing achievement. Especially when you consider his other competition. Former PocketFives no.1 Shaun Deeb comes in third in chips, followed by Ben Yu, Jason Koon, and finally Ryan Tosoc. Just 35 of the 230 runners returned for Friday’s Day 3, and along the way we lost the likes of Jarred Graham, Paul ‘paulgees1’ Volpe, Adam ‘adamyid’ Owen, Tom Marchese, Erik Seidel and Mike Leah. David Benyamine went out in 7th, bringing the day to an end. He found himself all-in on a flop with middle pair and a straight draw versus Nguyen’s top pair and the higher end of the straight draw. The turn and river bricked, and Benyamine hit the rail to collect $161,020. All six players are guaranteed $215,718 when they take their seats tomorrow at 2pm. There’s a massive $1,402,683 up top for the champ. Final Table Stacks: Scotty Nguyen - 7,010,000 James Calderaro - 6,445,000 Shaun Deeb - 6,305,000 Ben Yu - 4,775,000 Jason Koon - 2,905,000 Ryan Tosoc - 1,300,000 Down to 34 in $2,500 NLHE Day 2 of Event #43: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em saw the 1,071-strong field chopped down further to just 34 players, and leading them all overnight is Seth Davies. He bagged up 1,305,000, but he’ll be joined by some tough competitors tomorrow including Jeff Hakim (1,164,000), Javier Fernandez (1,093,000), Andrew Brokos (625,000), Daniel Buzgon (570,000), Ismael Bojang (497,000), David Peters (480,000), Chris Ferguson (402,000), Ryan Laplante (292,000), and Andreas Klatt (230,000). Where there are survivors there must be casualties, and few of those who failed to make it through the day include Asi Moshe, Justin Bonomo, Humberto Brenes, Kristen Bicknell, Chance Kornuth, Georgios Sotiropoulos, Peter Eichhardt, Dutch Boyd, Maria Konnikova, David “Bakes” Baker, Nick Shulman and John Racener. The final 34 are all in the money, with $12,345 locked up. All eyes will be on the $507,274 winner’s prize though, when play kicks off again at 12pm Saturday. Top 10 Stacks: Seth Davies - 1,305,000 Jeff Hakim - 1,164,000 Javier Fernandez - 1,093,000 Chris Edwards - 720,000 Edan Sucov - 682,000 Jonathan Cohen - 677,000 Andrew Brokos - 625,000 Daniel Buzgon - 570,000 Andre Haneberg - 551,000 Samuel Gagnon - 524,000 $10K 2-7 Triple Draw Championship Down to 13 Michael Noori is once again your overnight chip leader in Event #44: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship, having bagged the lead after Day 1 too. His 870,000 stack sits atop the pile, and he’s followed by Christopher ‘Apotheosis’ Kruk (658,000), Quek Sheng (645,000), Randy Ohel (602,000), and Jason Gray (569,000). Other notables to advance to Day 3 include PocketFives former no.1 Calvin ‘cal42688’ Anderson, although he’s short with 168,000. Matt Glantz and Farzad Bonyadi will both be back tomorrow, with Bonyadi seeking his fourth bracelet after his mom, Farhintaj, won her first a couple of days ago. Out of the 100 players who entered, 41 would make today’s Day 2 including Jordan Siegel (17th), Todd Brunson (16th), Andrew Kelsall (15th), and Mike Matusow (14th) who all went deep. The min-cash is currently $14,864, while there’s $287,987 up top. Action resumes at 2pm. Final 13 Stacks: Michael Noori - 870,000 Christopher Kruk - 658,000 Quek Sheng - 645,000 Randy Ohel - 602,000 Jason Gray - 569,000 Hanh Tran - 423,000 Farzad Bonyadi - 392,000 Nicholas Seiken - 384,000 Kristijonas Andrulis - 304,000 Matt Glantz - 198,000 Steven Tabb - 170,000 Calvin Anderson - 168,000 Tyler Meservy - 65,000 Turbo Time in the 1,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels) A fast-paced Day 1 of Event #45: Big Blind Antes $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels) was played out today, with just 41 of the 1,712 field making it through. Two-time bracelet winner Steven Wolansky bagged the chip lead with 620,000, winning a huge pot to eliminate Pierre Neuville towards the end of the night. All-in with ace-queen against Wolanksy’s ace-eight suited, Wolansky flopped a backdoor flush draw and hit runner runner to win. Joining him at the top of the remaining counts are DJ MacKinnon (532,000), Michael Wang (355,000), King Lun Alan Lau (350,000), Mike Hauptman (338,000), Lander Lijo (290,000), Joseph Cheong (280,000) and Robin Hegele (245,000). Meanwhile, other notables to advance include Athanasios Polychronopoulos (156,000), Kathy Liebert (245,000), Esther Taylor (126,000), and Kelly Minkin (136,000). Plenty of well-knowns tried and failed today, including Joe McKeehen, Martin Jacobson, Greg Raymer, Ryan Riess, Scott Davies, Heidi May, Nipun Java, Michael Gathy, Niall Farrell, Ben Keeline, and David "ODB" Baker. However, they all exited before the bubble burst at 257 players. Some of those who made it into the cash include Kenny Hallaert (251st - $1,501), Aditya Agarwal (246th - $1,501), Steven van Zadelhoff (230th - $1,549), Maria Konnikova (227th - $1,549), Tristan Wade (221st - $1,549), Barry Greenstein (209th - $1,549), Chris Moorman (181st - $1,621), Jesse Capps (177th - $1,720), Kristen Bicknell (175th - $1,720), Benjamin Dobson (156th - $1,720), Nipun Java (150th - $1,851), Bart Lybaert (110th - $2,019), Brian Yoon (85th - $2,503), and Loni Harwood (74th - $2,843). Play resumes tomorrow at 12pm Saturday, with $258,255 and a WSOP gold bracelet awaiting the winner. Top 10 Stacks: Steven Wolansky - 620,000 DJ MacKinnon - 532,000 Michael Wang - 355,000 King Lun Alan Lau - 350,000 Michael Hauptman - 338,000 Rick Offley - 320,000 Lander Lijo - 290,000 Joseph Cheong - 280,000 Mario Prats Garcia - 280,000 Elliott Peterman - 272,000 Negreanu, Ivey Advance in Mixed Omaha/Stud Event #46: $2,500 Mixed Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better/Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better also got going Friday, with 402 players taking part. After ten levels, just 152 remain. At the top of the counts is Sergio Ramirez with 139,700, followed by the likes of Eric Rodawig (123,400), Kate Hoang (76,900), Scott Abrams (74,400), Robert Mizrachi (62,500), Felipe Ramos (52,600), Daniel Negreanu (42,200), Jesse Martin (31,900), Marco Johnson (28,000) and Phil Ivey (8,100). While that line-up is pretty stacked, it could have been even more so had any of this lot made it through the day: Phil Hellmuth, John Racener, Linda Johnson, Joe McKeehen, Frank Kassela, David Bach, Frankie O'Dell, Eric Buchman, Benny Glaser, Allen Kessler, Michael Gathy, Max Pescatori, Brandon Cantu and Mike Leah. The bubble is set to burst at 61 players, and there’s $214,291 reserved for the champ. Play gets going again at 2pm tomorrow. Top 10 Stacks: Sergio Ramirez - 137,900 Eric Rodawig - 123,400 David Prociak - 91,000 Magnus Edengren - 87,400 Eddie Blumenthal - 83,100 Gary Bolden - 78,300 Paul Edwards - 76,300 Scott Abrams - 74,400 Bruce Hoyt - 74,100 Kate Hoang - 71,700

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