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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 2:48 PM Local Time
Alex Dovzhenko raises to 23,000 from the cutoff, and Konstantin Maslak goes all in for 67,000. Dovzhenko wastes little time before calling and puting Maslak at risk.
Dovzhenko draws one, and Maslak stands pat. Maslak shows for an eight low. Dovzhenko shows for a straight, and Maslak doubles up.
Konstantin Maslak - 174,000 (17bb)
Alex Dovzhenko - 145,000 (14 bb)
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 2:39 PM Local Time
Ryan D'Angelo raises to 25,000 from early position and Alex Dovzhenko, in the big blind, three-bets to 80,000. D'Angelo thinks about it before choosing to call.
Dovzhenko stands pat and D'Angelo draws one card.
After the draw, Dovzhenko checks. D'Angelo debates, then checks behind. Dovzhenko opens but D'Angelo has a better jack-nine, opening to scoop the pot and move to 550,000 in chips, just ahead of John Monnette.
Dovzhenko drops to 210,000 in chips.
Ryan D'Angelo - 555,000 (56 bb)
Alex Dovzhenko - 210,000 (21 bb)
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 2:22 PM Local Time
Official Final Table Lineup
With that elimination of Joao Vieira, it means we have our official final table for Event #7 - $1,500 2-7 Draw Lowball (No-Limit).
Seat 1 - Alez Dovzhenko, 210,000 (21 bb)
Seat 2 - Konstantin Maslak, 162,000 (17 bb)
Seat 3 - 'Captain' Tom Franklin, 340,000 (34 bb)
Seat 4 - Ryan D'Angelo, 499,000 (50 bb)
Seat 5 - John Monnette, 520,000 (52 bb)
Seat 6 - Todd Barlow, 118,000 (12 bb)
Seat 7 - Dan Kelly, 256,500 (26 bb)
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 2:19 PM Local Time
Joao Vieira - Eliminated in 8th Place
John Monnette raises under the gun to 23,000 and action folds to Joao Vieira, who moves all in for a total of 99,500. Everyone else gets out of the way and Monnette asks for a count before calling.
Both players draw one. Monnette opens and Vieira has a better draw, opening .
Monnette squeezes first and finds for a ninety-eight. Vieira then squeezes and can only find , giving him a worse ninety-eight and sending him to the rail in eighth place.
John Monnette - 520,000
Joao Vieira - Eliminated in 8th Place for $7,501
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 2:18 PM Local Time
Tom Franklin raises to 17,500 from early position, and is called by John Monnette in middle position and Alex Dovzhenko in the small blind.
All three players elect to draw one card. Dovzhenko bets 50,000, and both of his opponents fold.
Alex Dovzhenko - 210,000
Tom Franklin - 340,000
John Monnette - 425,000
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 2:04 PM Local Time
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 3:39 AM Local Time
John Monnette Near the Top of the Leaderboard to Open Day 3
Welcome back to our ongoing coverage of the 2015 World Series of Poker. Today marks the exciting conclusion of Event #7: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball. Eight players will take their seats to battle it out for the coveted WSOP bracelet and the top prize of $92,338.
The final eight payouts are:
1st - $92,338
2nd - $57,061
3rd - $38,582
4th - $26,632
5th - $18,775
6th - $13,524
7th - $9,959
8th - $7,501
Here are the chip counts arranged by seat at the unofficial final table:
Seat 1. Joao Vieira - 94,500
Seat 2. Alex Dovzhenko - 176,500
Seat 3. Konstantin Maslak - 162,000
Seat 4. 'Captain' Tom Franklin - 360,000
Seat 5. Ryan D'Angelo - 499,000
Seat 6. John Monnette - 425,000
Seat 7. Todd Barlow - 118,000
Seat 8. Dan Kelly - 256,500
Cards will be back in the air at 2 p.m. local time where the final eight will battle it out for the bracelet, the top prize, and the glory. Be sure to check back here for live updates, and chip counts as our final day progresses.