06/15/18 12:19:44 AM PST (about 6 days and 18 hours ago)
Filippos Stavrakis Leads Remaining 14 to Day 3 in Event #26: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
Filippos Stavrakis is the chip leader at the end of Day 2 of Event #26: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha. After two full days of playing, the field has been narrowed down from 986 to 14 players. All players that return tomorrow are guaranteed to bank $7,446, but the first-place prize of $169,842 and the elusive gold WSOP awaits the winner on Thursday, June 14.
The day started with exactly 100 players left and opened with a flurry of bustouts. One of the first players to exit the field was Dutch bracelet winner Marcel Vonk (98th - $1,658). The other four bracelet winners left in the field also didn't make it: Ken Aldridge (78th - $1,962), Joe Cada (75th - $1,962), Adrian Buckley (72nd - $2,190) andCalen McNeil (71st - $2,190) all got eliminated in the early stages of the day.
Other notable players that didn't make it through to Day 3 were Christian Harder (92nd - $1,658), Martin Finger (59th - $2,485), Ioannis Angelou Konstas (40th - $3,363) andShannon Shorr (29th - $4,008). Chipleader at the start of the day, Trinidadian Ryan Goindoo, busted out shortly before the end of the night. Goindoo finished in 18th place, earning himself $5,965.
While Filippos Stavrakis is holding the chip lead, he is closely followed by Ruslan Dykshteyn (767,000) and Pascal Damoi (632,000). Brazilian star Felipe Ramos might be known for his no-limit prowess, he's showing his talent in Pot-Limit Omaha as well as he sits in fourth with 450,000 chips.
Stavrakis started the day with 141,500 in chips and it seemed that the only was up for him. There was one big pot halfway through the day where Stavrakis got up to 675,000. He made the absolute nuts on the river and check-raised to extract full value from Uri Reichenstein, who eventually busted in 27th place, cashing for $4,852.
Day 3 will continue on Thursday, June 14, at 12 p.m. local time. They will play down to a winner and action can be followed from start to finish on PokerNews.
06/15/18 12:13:09 AM PST (about 6 days and 18 hours ago)
Day 3 Seating and Chip Counts
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||County||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Amazon||431||1||Joshua Larson||United States||55,000||5|
|Amazon||431||2||Peter Klein||United States||206,000||17|
|Amazon||431||4||Thayer Rasmussen||United States||300,000||25|
|Amazon||431||6||Jordan Siegel||United States||438,000||37|
|Amazon||431||7||Clinton Monfort||United States||292,000||24|
|Amazon||431||9||Arthur Morris||United States||329,000||27|
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|Amazon||439||3||Filippos Stavrakis||United States||903,000||75|
|Amazon||439||5||Ruslan Dykshteyn||United States||262,000||22|
|Amazon||439||7||David Caruthers||United States||242,000||20|
|Amazon||439||8||Floyd Bangerter||United States||108,000||9|
|Amazon||439||9||Robert Cowen||United Kingdom||95,000||8|06/15/18 12:08:04 AM PST (about 6 days and 18 hours ago)
End-of-Day Chip Counts
|Filippos Stavrakis||903,000||103,000 |
|Pascal Damois||632,000||-33,000 |
|Felipe Ramos||450,000||56,000 |
|Jordan Siegel||438,000||120,000 |
|Arthur Morris||329,000||-6,000 |
|Thayer Rasmussen||300,000||20,000 |
|Clinton Monfort||292,000||112,000 |
|Ruslan Dykshteyn||262,000||-528,000 |
|David Caruthers||242,000||-44,000 |
|Peter Klein||206,000||-29,000 |
|Georgios Karavokyris||115,000||-20,000 |
|Floyd Bangerter||108,000||8,000 |
|Robert Cowen||95,000||-17,000 |
|Joshua Larson||55,000||-69,000 |06/15/18 12:05:57 AM PST (about 6 days and 18 hours ago)
The Day Has Come to an End
The Day 2 of the tournament has now completed the ten levels of play and 14 remaining players have bagged their chips.
06/15/18 12:04:17 AM PST (about 6 days and 19 hours ago)
Peter Gelencser Eliminated in 15th Place ($7,446)
Peter Gelencser opened to 35,000 from the button and Ruslan Dykshteyn called. The flop came and action checked to Gelencser who moved all in for 62,000. Dykshteyn called it off.
Gelencser was the one needing to connect but failed to do so on the turn and river. Dykshteyn took down the pot and added to his stack which has grown from around 250,000 to almost 800,000 in the last level of play.
|Ruslan Dykshteyn||790,000||125,000 |
|Peter Gelencser||0||-208,000 |06/14/18 11:57:28 PM PST (about 6 days and 19 hours ago)
Thibaut Klinghammer Eliminated in 16th Place ($5,965)
Thibaut Klinghammer also nearly missed out on Day 3 and did so while holding aces. Klinghammer held and was up against the of Fillipos Stavrakis.
Despite being a substantial favorite from the get-go, the board ran out to improve Stavrakis to two pair and end Klinghammer's run in 16th place.
|Filippos Stavrakis||800,000||76,000 |
|Thibaut Klinghammer||0||-188,000 |06/14/18 11:52:22 PM PST (about 6 days and 19 hours ago)
Ayed Shweihat Eliminated in 17th Place ($5,965)
Ayed Shweihat got eliminated ten minutes before the end of Day 2. His last chips got in the middle preflop against Georgios Karavokyris.
The board ran out and Shweihat nines succumbed to Karavokyirs' kings. Shweihat was eliminated in 17th place.
|Georgios Karavokyris||135,000||-5,000 |
|Ayed Shweihat||0||-53,000 |06/14/18 11:45:35 PM PST (about 6 days and 19 hours ago)
Ryan Goindoo Eliminated in 18th Place ($5,965)
Ryan Goindoo just doubled up Ruslan Dykshteyn after calling his all in preflop and Dykshteyn ended the hand with broadway.
Ryan Goindoo moved all in for his remaining 31,000 and was called by Dyshteyn and one other player. The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn.
Dykshteyn bet and the other player folded. Goindoo then tabled for two pair and Dykshteyn then showed for a flopped full house. The river bricked out and Goindoo was eliminated.
|Ruslan Dykshteyn||665,000||352,000 |
|Robert Cowen||112,000||-52,000 |
|Ryan Goindoo||0||-228,000 |06/14/18 11:13:40 PM PST (about 6 days and 19 hours ago)
Ramos Gets Some Back
Felipe Ramos just lost a healthy sized pot to David Caruthers before this pot.
Felipe Ramos opened to 22,000 from the cutoff and was called by Arthur Morris from the button. The flop came and Ramos bet out 36,000.
Morris made the call and the turn fell the . Both players checked and the river came the . Both players checked to showdown and Ramos tabled for two pair. Morris mucked and Ramos added some chips to his stack.
|Felipe Ramos||394,000||22,000 |
|Arthur Morris||335,000||-119,000 |06/14/18 10:58:41 PM PST (about 6 days and 20 hours ago)
|Filippos Stavrakis||724,000||-76,000 |
|Pascal Damois||665,000||205,000 |
|Arthur Morris||454,000||204,000 |
|Felipe Ramos||372,000||-118,000 |
|Jordan Siegel||318,000||-57,000 |
|Ruslan Dykshteyn||313,000||65,000 |
|David Caruthers||286,000||76,000 |
|Thayer Rasmussen||280,000||0 |
|Peter Klein||235,000||5,000 |
|Ryan Goindoo||228,000||83,500 |
|Peter Gelencser||208,000||11,500 |
|Thibaut Klinghammer||188,000||-42,000 |
|Clinton Monfort||180,000||70,500 |
|Robert Cowen||164,000||-226,000 |
|Georgios Karavokyris||140,000||32,000 |
|Joshua Larson||124,000||-32,000 |
|Floyd Bangerter||100,000||100,000 |
|Ayed Shweihat||53,000||16,000 |06/14/18 10:55:52 PM PST (about 6 days and 20 hours ago)
Level 20 started
|06/14/18 10:55:33 PM PST (about 6 days and 20 hours ago)
|418||3||Filippos Stravrakis||United States||724,000|
|418||4||Ryan Goindoo||Trinidad & Tobego||228,000|
|418||5||Ruslan Dykshteyn||United States||313,000|
|418||7||Ayed Shweihat||United States||53,000|
|418||8||Floyd Bangerter||United States||100,000|
|418||9||Robert Cowen||United Kingdom||164,000|
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|419||1||Joshua Larson||United States||124,000|
|419||2||Peter Klein||United States||235,000|
|419||3||David Caruthers||United States||286,000|
|419||4||Thayer Rasmussen||United States||280,000|
|419||6||Jordan Siegel||United States||318,000|
|419||7||Clinton Monfort||United States||180,000|
|419||9||Arthur Morris||United States||454,000|06/14/18 10:43:36 PM PST (about 6 days and 20 hours ago)
Bobac Medalian Eliminated in 19th Place ($4,852)
Bobac Medalian got all his chips in the middle while the flop was reading . Medalian was holding and he was in rough shape against the of Arthur Morris.
The turn and river completed the board and Medalian was eliminated just before the final two tables.
|Arthur Morris||250,000||172,000 |
|Bobac Medalian||0||-127,000 |06/14/18 10:24:15 PM PST (about 6 days and 20 hours ago)
Jan Larsson Eliminated in 20th Place ($4,852)
Jan Larsson raised to 28,000 and it folded around to Peter Klein, who announced a pot-sized raise. To be sure he was all-in, Larsson repotted it. After the call by Klein, the cards went on their backs.
The dealer dealt the flop and Klein hit a straight when came down. He improved to a better straight on the turn, picked up a set for good measure and even promoted to a full house on the river.
Larsson headed for the rail, picking up $4,852 at the cashier for his 20th place finish.
|Peter Klein||230,000||69,000 |
|Jan Larsson||0||-203,000 |06/14/18 10:16:15 PM PST (about 6 days and 20 hours ago)
Nick Guagenti Eliminated in 21st Place ($4,852)
The board read and Filippos Stavrakis bet 20,000 into a pot that was around 52,000. Nick Guagenti moved all in and Stavrakis made the call.
Both players then flipped over their hands, Guagenti showed for a pair of aces with a straight draw and Stavrakis tabled for two pair.
The turn fell the and Stavrakis was still ahead with his two pair. The river fell the and Stavrakis took down the pot with his full house, eliminating Guagenti.
|Filippos Stavrakis||800,000||150,000 |
|Nick Guagenti||0||-245,500 |06/14/18 10:01:04 PM PST (about 6 days and 21 hours ago)
Stavrakis in Front
|Filippos Stavrakis||650,000||59,000 |
|Felipe Ramos||490,000||68,500 |
|Pascal Damois||460,000||-25,000 |
|Robert Cowen||390,000||52,000 |
|Jordan Siegel||375,000||22,000 |06/14/18 09:57:17 PM PST (about 6 days and 21 hours ago)
Level 19 started
|06/14/18 09:36:41 PM PST (about 6 days and 21 hours ago)
The players are on their final 15-minute break of the day. After the break they will play two more 60-minute levels to end the day.
06/14/18 09:10:17 PM PST (about 6 days and 21 hours ago)
Gabriel Andrade Eliminated in 22nd Place ($4,852)
Ryan Goindoo opened to 12,000 from under the gun and Gabriel Andrade called from the button. Felipe Ramos bet 60,000 from the small blind and action folded back to Andrade who then moved all in for 152,000. Ramos made the call and the players then revealed their hands.
The flop came down and Ramos picked up a flush draw to go with his aces. The turn came the and Andrade picked up a straight draw to go with his aces.
The river came down the and Ramos completed his flush, eliminating Andrade from the tournament and winning a very healthy sized pot in the process of doing so.
|Felipe Ramos||421,500||187,500 |
|Gabriel Andrade||0||-121,000 |06/14/18 08:53:12 PM PST (about 6 days and 22 hours ago)
Bradley Butcher Eliminated in 23rd Place ($4,852)
Bradley Butcher pushed his final 30,000 to the middle from the small blind after it was folded to him. The big blind, David Caruthers, called to put Butcher at risk.
The board ran out and Butcher was sent to the cashiers' desk.
|David Caruthers||210,000||1,000 |
|Bradley Butcher||0||-38,000 ||