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Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:56 PM Local Time
Players are on their sixth six-minute break of the tournament. The field has been dwindled down to 165 players. The first pay jump takes place with 152 players remaining, at which point all players will be guaranteed at least $3,776.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:55 PM Local Time
Daniel Negreanu open-jammed from the small blind for 145,456 and Tommi "wnbgambb" Lankinen called from the big blind.
Tommi "wnbgambb" Lankinen:
Negreanu won the flip with the snowmen with the quickly peeling out on the board and doubled up while sending Lankinen to the rail.
|Daniel Negreanu||289,912||115,256 |
|Tommi "wnbgambb" Lankinen||64,111|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:52 PM Local Time
River Save for Kamphues
Timo "omaha4lolz" Kamphues open-jammed from early position for 68,320. Thai Ha three-bet jammed from one seat over for 101,660 and the rest of the table folded.
Timo "omaha4lolz" Kamphues:
Kamphues was behind in the flip after the came on the flop and even further behind after the paired the board on the turn. However, the spiked the river to connect with Kamphues for a better two pair than Ha, and instead of hitting the door he doubled up his stack.
|Timo "omaha4lolz" Kamphues||155,640|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:46 PM Local Time
In the Money
Players are now in the money after the eliminations of Roland "Gwriden" Rokita and Aleksei "JokerFace" Barkov.
Tons of players are short-stacked at the moment so it is to be expected that there will be a flurry of eliminations now that the money has been reached.
|Roland "Gwriden" Rokita||0||0 |
|Aleksei "JokerFace" Barkov||0||0 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:44 PM Local Time
Top Five Stacks Entering Level 16 (207 Remaining)
|Bert "ILOVECATS" Stevens||630,443||66,100 |
|Aleksander "Instaprincez" Doan||600,543||138,448 |
|Samuel Vousden||500,560||42,000 |
|Sebastian "joga_bonito" Henao||482,002|
|Andy "sodiumNa" Jiang||471,054|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:41 PM Local Time
La Boussonniere Eliminated
Charles "TheMadQueen" La Boissonniere was eliminated during the third hand of bubble play leaving 208 players remaining.
|Charles "TheMadQueen" La Boissonniere||0|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:39 PM Local Time
Valli First Out on the Bubble
Alessandro "EdgarDavids" Valli was eliminated during the second hand during hand-for-hand play. There were 209 players remaining leading into the third hand.
|Alessandro "EdgarDavids" Valli||0|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:37 PM Local Time
No Eliminations First H4H Hand
There are still 210 players remaining after the first hand during hand-for-hand play was dealt.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:32 PM Local Time
Hand for Hand Begins After Elimination of "pking999"
"FatMac" opened from the hijack to 12,000. "pking999" called from the small blind and Jamie "iLoveJackpot" Armstrong came along from the big blind.
"pking999" jammed for 23,759 after the hit the flop. Armstrong called and "FatMac" folded.
Jamie "iLoveJackpot" Armstrong:
"pking999" wasn't able to come back against Armstrong's trips after the came on the turn followed by the on the river and was sent packing short of the money.
|Jamie "iLoveJackpot" Armstrong||438,024||181,009 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:26 PM Local Time
Bubble Starts with 210 Players Remaining
There are currently 218 players remaining in the Marathon with 206 getting paid at least a min-cash of $3,243.
Hand for hand play begins with 210 players remaining. Those that entered from the start that finish from 207th to 210th places will have their bubble insurance kick and get their $1,500 refunded.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:23 PM Local Time
Top Five Stacks Entering Level 15 (220 Remaining)
|Bert "ILOVECATS" Stevens||564,343||440,785 |
|Rafael "TheBigKid" Moraes||494,656|
|Aleksander "Instaprincez" Doan||462,095|
|Huahuan "F7588" Feng||455,638|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:20 PM Local Time
Chip Count Update
|Joao "naturalMENTE" Simao||306,678||254,333 |
|Daniel Negreanu||174,656||-22,300 |
|Hans Liu||163,690||63,365 |
|Eemil "OnniSarmaste" Tuominen||149,232||71,373 |
|Alexandre "SexyBaldGuy" Mantovani||73,438||43,718 |
|Pedro "WhyNotChili" Ivars||0||-25,652 |
|Roberto Romanello||0||-24,800 |
|Tom "Chainsaw" Hall||0||-23,000 |
|Andrew Neeme||0||-71,776 |
|Henri Buehler||0||-64,470 |
|Dinesh "NastyMinder" Alt||0||-16,201 |
|Jeannette Mendez||0||-55,200 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:13 PM Local Time
Hall Knocks Do Off the Chip Lead
Christine "Yunaa" Do was the first player over 500,000 in chips in the tournament but it didn't last long.
Do opened the button for 11,500 and Hall defended from the big blind.
Hall check-called a bet of 11,000 after the came on the flop. He then check-called a bet of 27,500 after the came on the turn.
The completed the board on the river and Hall checked again. Do fired out for 60,000 and Hall made the quick call.
Do turned over for top pair but lost the hand to Hall after he turned over for two pair.
|Christine "Yunaa" Do||390,021||-83,100 |
|Galen Hall||367,300||77,151 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:07 PM Local Time
Sevens No Good for Danchev
Sergio "TugaStalion" Coutinho opened to 10,000 from early position before he called a jam by Dimitar "bombok032" Danchev for 73,914 from the button.
Dimitar "bombok032" Danchev:
Sergio "TugaStalion" Coutinho:
Things went from bad to worse for Danchev after Coutinho nailed a set on the flop. Danchev was then drawing dead to a full house after the paired the board on the turn.
Danchev left his seat once the completed the board on the river short of the money.
|Sergio "TugaStalion" Coutinho||159,630||113,264 |
|Dimitar "bombok032" Danchev||0|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:02 PM Local Time
Chip Counts and Eliminations
|Daniel Negreanu||196,956||94,210 |
|Steven van Zadelhoff||194,302||139,924 |
|Yaman "granjefe77" Nakdali||168,742||119,892 |
|James Chen||113,606||88,606 |
|Chance Kornuth||106,916||81,916 |
|Simon Higgins||87,762||53,843 |
|Tzai Wei "ahboy8888" Phua||0||-41,966 |
|Henrique "Xiboka" Santana||0||-38,505 |
|Ran "Pearblossom" Koller||0||-49,446 |
|Dhruvin "pokerplayer" Kothari||0||-86,110 |
|Daan "DaanOss" Mulders||0||-25,000 |
|Sergey Rybachenko||0||-25,000 |
|Fabian Quoss||0||-69,682 |
|Benjamin "l3enny" Ezer||0||-64,503 |
|Yuri Dzivielevski||0||-30,792 |
|Erik Seidel||0||-29,158 |
|Paraskevas "Cantaloupe7" Tsokaridis||0||-82,093 |
Sunday, August 23, 2020 11:55 AM Local Time
The Marathon is on its fifth six-minute break of the day. A total of 245 players will return with the action resumes. The bubble will likely break before the next scheduled break takes place with 206 players getting paid at least a min-cash of $3,243.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 11:54 AM Local Time
Top Five Stacks Entering Level 14 (263 Remaining)
|Christine "Yunaa" Do||473,121|
|Ermo "PublicEnemy7" Kosk||387,667||71,886 |
|Joao "Phu Del" Valli||385,018|
|Kong Keat "HoneyFunny" Ng||379,300|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 11:48 AM Local Time
Wigg Takes Out Gozel and Ved
Sahin "babawanga" Gozel opened to 12,000 from the cutoff. Kartik "Mandovi" Ved three-bet jammed from the button for 123,936. Anton "RUN_CMD" Wigg called and Gozel opted to come along for the ride.
Kartik "Mandovi" Ved:
Sahin "babawanga" Gozel:
Anton "RUN_CMD" Wigg:
Wigg's big slick was looking almost unbeatable after the came on the flop. However, the on the turn opened up a flush draw for Ved and gave Gozel two outs for trips.
Wigg eliminated two opponents in the same hand after the paired the board on the river and he soared near the top of the chip counts.
|Anton "RUN_CMD" Wigg||430,584||318,341 |
|Kartik "Mandovi" Ved||0|
|Sahin "babawanga" Gozel||0|
Sunday, August 23, 2020 11:39 AM Local Time
100 Away from the Money
There are 306 players remaining with 206 guaranteed at least a min-cash valued at $3,243.
The action on some of the tables has slowed down as some of the shorter stacked players are using as much of their time as possible in hopes of at least making the money.
Sunday, August 23, 2020 11:34 AM Local Time
Top Five Stacks Entering Level 13 (339 Remaining)
|Ermo "PublicEnemy7" Kosk||315,781||315,781 |
|Paul Teoh||310,483||128,313 |
|Charles "FauGheeN" Whitehouse||303,125||26,525 |
|Arnaud Enselme||300,089||-28,775 |