10/25/17 12:01:55 PM PST (about 120 days and 21 hours ago)
Sadallah Busts to Set Up Bubble
Jan Mach doubled for 131,000 with the against Bernd Gleissner's thanks to a board of .
At the same time on a different table, Said Sadallah moved all in for 15,500 and Marc MacDonnell called on the button, as did Michael Sklenicka in the big blind. The flop came and both players checked. After the turn, Sklenicka bet 40,000 and MacDonnell moved all in for 148,500, which forced out Sklenicka.
The on the river gave MacDonnell the nut flush.
|Jan Mach||270,000||125,000 |
|Marc MacDonnell||240,000||30,000 |
|Bernd Gleissner||160,000||-130,000 |
|Michael Sklenicka||150,000||-120,000 |
|Said Sadallah||0||-5,000 |10/25/17 11:55:05 AM PST (about 120 days and 21 hours ago)
Gumz Doubles Through Follet
The clock was called on Fabian Gumz in the small blind and with 10 seconds left he raised to 18,000, leaving himself 3,500 behind. Romain Follet in the big blind moved all in and Gumz called it off two spots off the money.
The board of brought no upset and Gumz doubled.
|Romain Follet||280,000||50,000 |
|Fabian Gumz||50,000||25,000 |10/25/17 11:51:03 AM PST (about 120 days and 21 hours ago)
Sadallah Left Short
After a raise by Michael Sklenicka from late position, the clock was called on Luis Dono and the Portuguese moved all in for 64,500 with two seconds left to act. Said Sadallah also moved all in for 70,000 and that forced out everyone else.
The board came and Saballah was left with one big blind.
Lawrence Whyte tripled his tiny stack with against the of Bernd Gleissner and Jan Mach's move with went wrong on a board of .
|Bernd Gleissner||290,000||55,000 |
|Jan Mach||145,000||-135,000 |
|Lawrence Whyte||25,000||17,000 |
|Said Sadallah||5,000||-56,000 |10/25/17 11:42:49 AM PST (about 120 days and 21 hours ago)
Lawrence Whyte was all in versus Bernd Gleissner with his mini stack and just doubled up.
The board read Whyte hit his flush on the river and now has a bit more than one big blind.
|Bernd Gleissner||235,000||65,000 |
|Lawrence Whyte||8,000||-12,000 |10/25/17 11:40:10 AM PST (about 120 days and 21 hours ago)
Ferguson Doubles Through Follet
Chris Ferguson went all in from the cutoff and so did Romain Follet from the small blind. Milad Oghabian, sitting in the big blind, looked at his cards, then the tournament clock, thought about it and then folded.
The board ran out to give Ferguson a boat and the double up.
|Romain Follet||230,000||-25,000 |
|Chris Ferguson||60,000||38,000 |10/25/17 11:39:31 AM PST (about 120 days and 21 hours ago)
Arstad Doubles; Simko Doesn't
Milan Simko shoved for 14,500 from under the gun and Yves Kupfermunz reshoved out of the small blind.
The board came and Simko was eliminated.
Christian Arstad was all in for 27,000 with the and Roberto Romanello called with . The board of brought a flush for the Norwegian and he doubled close to the money bubble.
|Dominik Desset||330,000||80,000 |
|Mike Leah||250,000||48,500 |
|Yves Kupfermunz||70,000||70,000 |
|Ivo Donev||55,000||-10,000 |
|Christian Arstad||55,000||5,000 |
|Fabian Gumz||25,000||25,000 |
|Milan Simko||0|10/25/17 11:30:51 AM PST (about 120 days and 21 hours ago)
Romanello and Schaaf Bust Opponents
Roberto Romanello raised to 10,000 and called the shove of a short stack for around 60,000 with the . The player at risk had and failed to improve on a board of .
Tobias Schaaf had Edzevit Zukorlic at risk for some 40,000 and tabled . Zukorlic flopped well with his when finding the flop of , but the n turn and river gave Schaaf the best hand.
|Roberto Romanello||180,000||70,000 |
|Tobias Schaaf||128,000||128,000 |
|Edzevit Zukorlic||0||0 |10/25/17 11:22:51 AM PST (about 120 days and 21 hours ago)
Down to 60 Players
The eliminations keep coming at a lightning-fast pace and among those to run out of chips was Tiziano Di Romualdo. He got it in with queen-ten against the pocket queens of Jan Mach and the of Lawrence Whyte. The board ran out jack-high and Whyte missed out on a gutshot to see Mach double in a massive pot.
Ricardo Chauriye faced a raise to 11,000 by Bernd Gleissner and moved all in for 31,500. Gleissner called with the and Chauriye had a flip with . The board came and that was it for the Chilean.
|Jan Mach||280,000||258,000 |
|Bernd Gleissner||170,000||100,000 |
|Jeff Cormier||170,000||170,000 |
|Lawrence Whyte||20,000||-100,000 |
|Tiziano Di Romualdo||0||-35,000 |
|Ricardo Chauriye||0||-20,000 |10/25/17 11:18:36 AM PST (about 120 days and 21 hours ago)
Hughes Leaves Empty-Handed
Ryan Hughes left the tournament area and his seat was indeed empty while the stack of Robert Auer had grown. According to Auer in the big blind, he called the push of Hughes from the small blind for around 45,000 with and faced the of the American. Three hearts on the flop were followed by a fourth heart on the river and Hughes was eliminated before the money.
|Robert Auer||150,000||100,000 |
|Ryan Hughes||0||-63,400 |10/25/17 11:17:58 AM PST (about 120 days and 21 hours ago)
Sadallah Doubles Through Kabrhel
Martin Kabrhel raised to 8,000 from the hijack, Said Sadallah shoved for 25,500 from the button for action to be folded back to Kabrhel. Kabrhel called.
The flop came to give Sadallah a pair of nines. The on the turn now turned his pair into trips and the on the river now gave Sadallah a flush and the double up.
|Martin Kabrhel||82,000||-13,000 |
|Said Sadallah||61,000||61,000 |10/25/17 11:14:26 AM PST (about 120 days and 22 hours ago)
Arstad With the Overkill
Down to just 21,000, Christian Arstad was all in for 21,000 with the and Romain Follet called with . The board came and Arstad made quads, grabbed his smartphone and took a picture.
Eddy Scharf busted to Michael Sklenicka and several players are approaching or surpassing a quarter million in chips.
|Michael Sklenicka||270,000||100,000 |
|John Racener||270,000||20,000 |
|Romain Follet||255,000||55,000 |
|Dominik Desset||250,000||150,000 |
|Marc MacDonnell||210,000||120,000 |
|Elena Litvinyuk||140,000||70,000 |
|Micky Blasi||140,000||50,000 |
|Roberto Romanello||110,000||78,000 |
|Viacheslav Goryachev||80,000||80,000 |
|Christian Arstad||50,000||5,000 |
|Jan Bednar||0||-38,000 |
|Eddy Scharf||0||0 |10/25/17 11:03:58 AM PST (about 120 days and 22 hours ago)
Cantu Bust Two
The player in mid-position shoved all in and the player on the button asked for a call. The dealer counted out the chips and confirmed he had 14,000 behind. The player folded, but Brandon Cantu, sitting in the small blind, also went all in. The player in the big blind looked at Cantu and then at his own cards. After having seen them, he called with a smaller stack (around 25,000) than Cantu's.
Cantu was behind but he touched the five he had to point out that would be the winning card.
The flop came to give Cantu a chance on a straight. The on the turn still give the upper hand to the player in the big blind. But the on the river was just the card Cantu needed to eliminate the two other players and to claim their bounties.
|Brandon Cantu||110,000||55,000 |10/25/17 10:57:03 AM PST (about 120 days and 22 hours ago)
More Bustouts Coming
Within one level the field has been reduced to just 72 hopefuls and among those to bust were Francisco Fernandez, Roland Israelashvili, Sam Grafton and Tezer Cetindag.
Michael Sklenicka knocked out a short stack with while doubling through the of Martin Kabrhel with on a board of . Sklenicka won another pot after to boost his stack further.
Ricardo Chauriye's stack took a hit when Anatoliy Zyrin doubled with against his while Carlo Savinelli doubled through Marek Tatar with versus after a flop of . The turn and river were blanks and Savinelli doubled for 43,500 before Tatar doubled soon after and then got moved tables.
|Michael Sklenicka||170,000||95,000 |
|Philipp Caranica||170,000||90,000 |
|Martin Kabrhel||95,000||-75,000 |
|Carlo Savinelli||90,000||68,000 |
|Anatoliy Zyrin||80,000||80,000 |
|Marek Tatar||70,000||0 |
|Ricardo Chauriye||20,000||-36,000 |
|Tezer Cetindag||0||0 |
|Sam Grafton||0||-62,000 |
|Roland Israelashvili||0||-65,000 |10/25/17 10:52:52 AM PST (about 120 days and 22 hours ago)
Leah Collects Another Bounty
Mike Leah just eliminated another player which pushed his chip stack to over 200,000 and another bounty to add to his collection.
The board ran out and everything was for Leah as his kings held.
|Mike Leah||201,500||115,500 |10/25/17 10:47:18 AM PST (about 120 days and 22 hours ago)
More for Racener and Follet
Micky Blasi raised to 6,500 and Romain Follet three-bet to 18,000 before calling the four-bet shove of the big blind for 40,000 with . The big blind only had and the board came .
John Racener defended his big blind to a raise by Michael Eiler and check-raised the flop from 7,000 to 15,500. Eiler moved all in and Racener called.
The on the turn left Eiler with just two outs, and the on the river was a blank.
|John Racener||250,000||50,000 |
|Romain Follet||200,000||35,000 |
|Michael Eiler||0||-50,000 |10/25/17 09:47:51 AM PST (about 120 days and 23 hours ago)
The 93 remaining players have just gone away for their 60-minute dinner break. When they return they will be playing with a small blind of 1,500, a big blind of 3,000 and a running ante of 500.
10/25/17 09:44:46 AM PST (about 120 days and 23 hours ago)
Hughes Misses Bounty; Chips Up Instead
Tiziano Di Romualdo was all in with a short stack and picked up two callers including Ricardo Chauriye. The latter folded to a bet by the third player in the hand on the and later said in table chat he had pocket nines. Di Romualdo was all in and at risk with versus and got there on the turn before the river bricked off.
Ryan Hughes was also involved in a three-way all in, and was the second biggest stack in a battle with Konstantinos Misailidis and Christophe Pereira in the big blind.
The board came and Pereira tripled up for 15,100, while Hughes doubled through Misailidis for 31,700 after having paid off Pereira.
|Ryan Hughes||63,400||47,100 |
|Ricardo Chauriye||56,000||33,000 |
|Christophe Pereira||48,000||28,000 |
|Tiziano Di Romualdo||35,000||35,000 |10/25/17 09:41:10 AM PST (about 120 days and 23 hours ago)
Prize Pool Announced
The floor has just announced the details of the prize pool:
There were 325 entries in total, creating a prize pool of €214,337. A total of 49 players will be in the money. A min-cash today would mean a player pockets €1,104 and the winner will take home the coveted WSOPE gold bracelet and the first place prize of €53,557.
Full details can be found on our payouts page,
10/25/17 09:39:22 AM PST (about 120 days and 23 hours ago)
Pre Dinner Counts
On the river of a board , Michael Eiler called a bet worth 13,200 by John Racener and mucked when he was shown for aces and eights by Racener, who appears to be near the top just before the upcoming dinner break.
|John Racener||200,000||40,000 |
|Martin Kabrhel||170,000||50,000 |
|Romain Follet||165,000||65,000 |
|Felipe Ramos||160,000||78,000 |
|Yehuda Cohen||155,000||30,000 |
|Luca Sebastiani||130,000||130,000 |
|Lawrence Whyte||120,000||-30,000 |
|Jesper Hansen||95,000||47,000 |
|Micky Blasi||90,000||33,000 |
|Camilla Reventlow||85,000||68,000 |
|Vivian Saliba||84,000||14,000 |
|Kristen Bicknell||80,000||10,000 |
|Bernd Gleissner||70,000||-30,000 |
|Mihai Donciu||67,500||67,500 |
|Fahredin Mustafov||55,000||-10,000 |
|Brandon Cantu||55,000||14,000 |
|Michael Eiler||50,000||-5,000 |
|Christian Arstad||45,000||21,000 |
|Jan Bednar||38,000||16,000 |
|Francisco Fernandez||35,000||-13,000 |
|Artan Dedusha||0||0 |
|Roman Cieslik||0||0 |
|Jerome Sgorrano||0||-30,000 |
|Barny Boatman||0||-17,000 |10/25/17 09:37:22 AM PST (about 120 days and 23 hours ago)
Galindo Lopez Busted By Grafton
Sam Grafton had gone all in from the under-the-gun position and was called by Josep Maria Galindo Lopez on the button who had about half the amount of chips that Grafton had.
Josep Maria Galindo Lopez:
The board ran out on the flop giving Grafton two pair, kings and jacks, immediately. The on the turn gave Galindo Lopez an out if the ace or nine came on the river, they would both be playing the board and split the pot. But the on the river wasn't to be and Galindo Lopez made his way out of the tournament area.
|Sam Grafton||62,000||24,000 |
|Josep Maria Galindo Lopez||0||-28,000 ||