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Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:24 PM Local Time
Another Pay Jump
There are now 71 players remaining, each guaranteed a payout of at least $5,119.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:22 PM Local Time
|Murilo "RaiseBluff" Nascimento||415,533||279,719 |
|Roy "Federer23" Hinkis||0||-18,841 |
|Gianluca Speranza||0||-44,640 |
|Mike Watson||0||-37,620 |
|Christian Rudolph||0||-92,253 |
|Jeffrey "allin donk" Cormier||0||-152,418 |
|Ravali "Resurge-" Krishna||0||-141,111 |
|Bryan "Macallan18" Micon||0||-35,540 |
|Rafael "horyshet" Do Prado||0||-43,964 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:16 PM Local Time
Rockets for Lodge
Shaylen "khushkush15" Anita opened from early position to 35,200. Harry "Vulvasore" Lodge called from the cutoff and Steven Van Zadelhoff also called from the small blind.
Van Zadelhoff checked the flop. Anita bet 78,400. Lodge called and Van Zadelhoff got out of the way.
Anita then check-raised a bet of 52,024 from Lodge to 448,472 after the came on the turn and Lodge called off his stack of 207,266.
Shaylen "khushkush15" Anita:
Harry "Vulvasore" Lodge:
Anita was drawing dead and Lodge officially doubled up after the completed the board on the river.
|Harry "Vulvasore" Lodge||810,890||740,159 |
|Shaylen "khushkush15" Anita||192,663|
|Steven van Zadelhoff||118,217||-329,421 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:11 PM Local Time
Players with Over 1 Million to Start Level 19 (83 Remaining)
|Bert "ILOVECATS" Stevens||1,804,642||36,000 |
|Sihao "Mr_3rdBullet" Zhang||1,243,528||1,243,528 |
|Ermo "PublicEnemy7" Kosk||1,073,992||232,040 |
|Nick "rdcrsn" Maimone||1,039,635||101,600 |
|Arnaud Enselme||1,028,268||40,740 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:09 PM Local Time
End of the Line for Negreanu
Daniel Negreanu opened for 24,000 from under the gun before he called a three-bet to 72,000 from Lucio "WizardOfAz" Lima in middle position.
Both players checked after the came on the flop and checked again after the came on the turn.
Negreanu then jammed for 146,217 after the completed the board on the river and Lima called.
Negreanu turned over for top pair but he was outkicked by Lima who held .
It was yet another WSOP cash this year for Negreanu who officially finished in 86th place for $4,370.
|Lucio "WizardOfAz" Lima||851,538||109,017 |
|Daniel Negreanu||0||-248,217 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:05 PM Local Time
Hall Cracks Cowboys
Galen Hall opened to 25,200 from early position. Kyle "Eskimo Bro" Menard three-bet jammed from the cutoff for 132,134 and Hall called.
Kyle "Eskimo Bro" Menard:
It didn't take long for Menard's kings to get cracked after Hall paired his ace on the flop. The paired the board on the turn and Menard was eliminated after failing to get any help with the coming down on the river.
|Galen Hall||471,491||104,191 |
|Kyle "Eskimo Bro" Menard||0|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:01 PM Local Time
The action has resumed with 88 players remaining.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:56 PM Local Time
Tournament to Resume in Five Minutes
The tournament is now on its official six-minute break. Daniel Negreanu is sitting back in as are others that may have been experiencing connection issues and the action will resume after the scheduled break.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:49 PM Local Time
Top Ten Chip Counts at the Pause
|Bert "ILOVECATS" Stevens||1,768,642||202,198 |
|Sebastian "joga_bonito" Henao||1,016,530||74,390 |
|Arnaud Enselme||987,528||-198,626 |
|Nick "rdcrsn" Maimone||938,035||168,611 |
|Samuel Vousden||932,763||-890 |
|Wojciech "ItOldUbefOre" Barzantny||855,136||79,640 |
|Aditya "inonhmeansfu" Sushant||843,310|
|Ermo "PublicEnemy7" Kosk||841,952||454,285 |
|Diego "JaxTeller" Bittar [Diego "TeaLover" Bittar]||841,807|
|Lucio "WizardOfAz" Lima||742,521||514,717 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:44 PM Local Time
Pause in Action with 88 Players Remaining
A message appeared on all tables as follows:
"Tournament has been paused by the operator. Please wait for further announcements."
PokerNews will advice when we have more information about this event.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:42 PM Local Time
Top Two for Vousden
Samuel Vousden opened for 24,000 from early position before he called a jam by "888turbo" to 175,108 from the cutoff.
Valerii "888turbo" Lubenets:
Lubenets was in good shape with the cowboys but good turned to bad in a hurry after the came on the flop to give Vousden two pair.
Neither the on the turn nor the on the river were able to save Lubenets and he was eliminated by Vousden.
|Samuel Vousden||933,653||268,898 |
|Valerii "888turbo" Lubenets||0|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:37 PM Local Time
Negreanu Sitting Out
Daniel Negreanu is still in the tournament but is sitting out at the moment.
|Daniel Negreanu||248,217||-114,000 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:34 PM Local Time
Flush for Van Zadelhoff
Steven Van Zadelhoff raised to 24,000 from the lo-jack and was called by "AlbertMeran" in the big blind.
"AlbertMeran" check-called a bet of 24,000 after the hit the flop and both players checked after the came on the turn.
The completed the board on the river. "AlbertMeran" checked before they called a bet of 57,000 from Van Zadelhoff.
"AlbertMeran" showed for two pair but this was no match to the flush held by Van Zadelhoff with .
|Steven van Zadelhoff||447,638||253,336 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:29 PM Local Time
Top Five Stacks Entering Level 19 (119 Remain)
|Bert "ILOVECATS" Stevens||1,566,444||-2,400 |
|Arnaud Enselme||1,186,154||479,870 |
|Sebastian "joga_bonito" Henao||942,140||343,190 |
|Wojciech "ItOldUbefOre" Barzantny||775,496|
|Nick "rdcrsn" Maimone||769,424||-17,300 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:27 PM Local Time
Huge Set for Stevens
The table closed fast but Bert "ILOVECATS" Stevens jammed the river for more than 600,000 holding with both a and an on the board with more than 400,000 in the pot.
Kong Keat "HoneyFunny" Ng, who had more than 400,000 remaining in his hand made the call with and hit the rail after the hand.
Meanwhile, Stevens was the first player over 1 million in chips in the tournament.
|Bert "ILOVECATS" Stevens||1,568,844||766,395 |
|Kong Keat "HoneyFunny" Ng||0||-379,300 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:20 PM Local Time
Pocket Fives No Good for Eyster
Nikolay "PROMsGT" Motsenko opened to 20,000 from the cutoff before he called a three-bet jam by Kevin "Tunde4" Eyster from the button to 156,720.
Kevin "Tunde4" Eyster:
Nikolay "PROMsGT" Motsenko:
It was looking good for Eyster to double after the came on the flop. The was a safe card for Eyster as well.
But as fate would have it, the came down on the river to give Montsenko a better pair, and Eyster was eliminated from the Marathon.
|Nikolay "PROMsGT" Motsenko||516,409|
|Kevin "Tunde4" Eyster||0||-246,253 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:16 PM Local Time
Negreanu Not Hot Against "so hot"
Daniel Negreanu opened to 20,000 from under the gun. "so hot" three-bet jammed for 68,695 from the cutoff and was called by Negreanu.
Negreanu was not able to run hot as the ran out on the board and he doubled up his short-stacked opponent.
|Daniel Negreanu||362,217||-89,695 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:12 PM Local Time
143 Players Remain
The pay jump to $3,776 for the top 152 was reached and shortly after that a slew of players was ousted leaving just 143 players remaining.
The next pay jump takes place with 107 players remaining, at which time they will be guaranteed at least a $4,397 payday.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:09 PM Local Time
Top Five Stacks Entering Level 17 (156 Remaining)
|Bert "ILOVECATS" Stevens||802,449||172,006 |
|Nick "rdcrsn" Maimone||786,724|
|Arnaud Enselme||706,284||406,195 |
|Samuel Vousden||664,755||164,195 |
|Sebastian "joga_bonito" Henao||598,950||116,948 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 1:05 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Stacks
|Daniel Negreanu||451,912||162,000 |
|Thomas "MickeyM" Boivin||266,287||210,198 |
|Giovani "Mandjocka" Torre||211,507||106,677 |
|Akshat "Ghayal" Jaiswal||181,306||59,666 |
|Justin "LappyPoker" Lapka||122,223||11,682 |
|Raghav "ThePunisherr" Bansal||113,410||-12,072 |
|Jeff Gross||69,648||4,190 |
|Guntis "UFCsDanaWit" Aleskins||0||-111,668 |
|Matthew "jajay1963" Moss||0||-98,648 |
|Mihai "sodooo1" Croitoru||0||-97,493 |
|Sebastian "flashlight99" Mueller||0||-98,024 |
|Jans Arends||0||-22,360 |
|Kitty Kuo||0||-9,580 |
|Markus "_PrinzOfDTO_" Prinz||0||-15,600 |
|Juan Pardo||0||-20,760 |
|Mustapha Kanit||0||-22,840 |
|Parker Talbot||0||-28,578 |