We are officially entering the 4th week of the World Series of Poker and the action just keeps coming.
Only one champion emerged yesterday, late in the evening in Event #37: $800 No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack It took three days for a field of 2,808 to be whittled down to one, and in the end, it was Salt Lake’s Robert Mitchell who captured his first ever WSOP gold bracelet. Mitchell will take home just shy of 300K for his 3 days of work.
Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold’em Is looking for it’s champion today and with nearly 700K up top the final 5 players have a lot on the line. Joseph Cheong is the man to catch as he will go into the day with a massive chip lead of 100 big blinds.
There is one last chance for the 60 plus crowd to capture a bracelet in a non-open event and there are only 111 players still in contention for that piece of jewelry and about three hundred and sixty k. Both Allyn and Barry Shulman are still in the mix as is Texan Larry Wright.
There are just 19 players remaining in the $1500 PLO and whoever is walking away with the top prize is going to have their work cut out for them as the field is stacked with sick pros and bracelet winners alike such as Ishmael Bojang, Steven Sung and Benjamin Zamani
Daniel Negreanu Leads Final Seven of Event #41: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship
Among the seven remaining players are David “ODB” Baker, Frank Kassela, John Hennigan and Chris Tryba. You can watch LIVE at 6 PM ET on @PokerGO or @CBSAllAccess
Today is Day 2 of Event #42: $600 Mixed No-Limit Hold’em / Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack Restarts Today at 12 p.m Day 1 had a total 2,403 with less than 10 percent of the field advancing to Day 2, with only 195 players remaining. Adam Lamphere is leading the pack after bagging 1.87 million in chips on Day 1.
The first ten levels are in the books for Event #43: $2,500 Mixed Big Bet, and when the dust settled, only 52 players bagged their advancing stacks. Less than a quarter of the 218-entry field navigated through the intense action which saw big bets being splashed right from the early moments. Jared Bleznick was among the players who thrived for virtually the whole ten-hour span today. Brandon Shack-Harris and Chris Ferguson are also among the players returning with healthy stacks today.
Event 44: the 1500 no limit bounty is no doubt a favorite of the players the rules are fairly simple; if you knock someone out, a $500 bounty awaits you. There are already fifteen hundred entries and with registration open until level nine, this is sure to be a big one.
One of the bigger buy ins of the summer is also kicking off today in the form of a 25k pot limit Omaha. Last year it was Shaun Deeb that took down this one and his 3rd of 4 total bracelets. This is going to be one to watch and we will be there every step of the way with all the live reporting on pokernews.com.