Friday, June 15, 2018 5:56 PM Local Time
Life After a Bracelet Win and $617,303
Frank Maggio tells PokerNews what changes came after winning a WSOP bracelet and six figures. Frank Maggio won last year's record breaking World Series of Poker 2017 Senior's Event for $617,303. What WSOP events will he play this year? Has he played more or less since winning the WSOP Senior's Event last year
Friday, June 15, 2018 5:41 PM Local Time
Official Final Table
We are down to 6 in Event #28: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed. The official final table is underway and play will be reported hand-for-hand.
Friday, June 15, 2018 5:40 PM Local Time
Ben Palmer Eliminated in 7th place ($48,823)
Ben Palmer opened to 60,000 on the button. Gary Hasson, in the big blind, called.
A flop reading was dealt. Hasson checked. Palmer bet 50,000. Hasson called. The turn was the . Hasson checked again. Palmer continued for 175,000. Hasson asked his opponent how much he had behind, before raising all in for around 1,500,000. Palmer quickly called, putting at risk his last 600,000.
The river completed the board and Palmer was sent to the rail for a $48,823 payday.
|Gary Hasson||2,200,000||400,000 |
|Ben Palmer||0||-1,100,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 5:25 PM Local Time
The Rich Get Richer
James Mackey opened the cutoff for 70,000 and big blind Darren Rabinowitz called.
Rabinowitz check-called 50,000 on the flop, 125,000 on the turn, and 280,000 on the river.
Mackey showed for runner-runner straight and Rabinowitz mucked.
|James Mackey||3,875,000||545,000 |
|Darren Rabinowitz||970,000||-480,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 5:18 PM Local Time
Chip Counts of the Unofficial Final Table
The unofficial final table of Event #28: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed is now underway. The 100,000 chips are now in play.
|James Mackey||3,330,000||410,000 |
|Gal Yifrach||2,320,000||500,000 |
|Aaron Mermelstein||2,150,000||-350,000 |
|Gary Hasson||1,800,000||-330,000 |
|Darren Rabinowitz||1,450,000||50,000 |
|Ben Palmer||1,100,000||10,000 |
|Ana Marquez||600,000||-400,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 5:07 PM Local Time
Ben Palmer Doubles the First Hand
In the first hand on the unofficial final table of seven, Darren Rabinowitz opened the cutoff for 60,000. Big blind Ben Palmer called to see a flop heads up.
Palmer checked on and he saw Rabinowitz bet 75,000. Palmer thought about it for a bit, counted his stack, and called.
The on the turn saw Palmer check again. Rabinowitz moved all in for effectively 385,000 and Palmer snap-called.
The river was a blank and Palmer doubled.
|Darren Rabinowitz||1,400,000||-520,000 |
|Ben Palmer||1,090,000||350,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 5:02 PM Local Time
Unofficial Final Table Seat Draw
Friday, June 15, 2018 5:00 PM Local Time
Mermelstein Reads Through Marquez
Ana Marquez opened to 60,000 on the cutoff. Aaron Mermelstein, in the big blind called.
The flop was . Mermelstein check-called a bet of 50,000 from Marquez. The turn brought the . Mermelstein checked. Marquez continued for 190,000. He called.
The river completed the board. Mermelstein checked again. Marquez thew in a bet of 425,000. Mermelstein went deep into the tank for a few minutes, but procceded to call. Marquez showed and Mermelstein showed to take down the pot.
|Aaron Mermelstein||2,500,000||390,000 |
|Ana Marquez||1,000,000||-450,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 4:53 PM Local Time
Enio Bozzano Eliminated in 8th Place ($48,823)
On the button, Gary Hasson asked to see how much small blind Enio Bozzano was playing, and raised to 65,000 from the button upon finding out it was 330,000. Bozzano instantly shoved and the big blind folded. Hasson called.
The Brazilians on the rail shouted for the cards they wanted to see, but to no avail. The board ran out and that was it; Bozzano eliminated.
With just seven players remaining, they're now redrawing and moving to the feature table.
|Gary Hasson||2,130,000||380,000 |
|Enio Bozzano||0||-340,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 4:30 PM Local Time
|James Mackey||2,920,000||-80,000 |
|Aaron Mermelstein||2,110,000||220,000 |
|Darren Rabinowitz||1,920,000||-30,000 |
|Gal Yifrach||1,820,000||405,000 |
|Gary Hasson||1,750,000||50,000 |
|Ana Marquez||1,450,000||400,000 |
|Ben Palmer||740,000||-440,000 |
|Enio Bozzano||340,000||-110,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 4:29 PM Local Time
With 8 players remaining, the players have been sent on a 15-minute break. In the break, the 1,000-chips will be raced off. The orange 5,000-chips will be the smallest denomination chip in play when action resumes.
Friday, June 15, 2018 4:29 PM Local Time
Four WSOP Bracelets in ONE DAY
Four World Series of Poker tournaments come to their conclusion today. 5-time bracelet winner Jason Mercier, 6-time bracelet winner Jeff Lisandro, World Series of Poker 2014 Main Event Champion Martin Jacobson, 3 time bracelet winner Brian Hastings, and more are all deep in WSOP events.
Friday, June 15, 2018 4:25 PM Local Time
Yorane Kerignard Eliminated in 9th Place ($36,164)
Having just doubled up, Kerignard opened the button for 52,000. Big blind James Mackey, who had returned rather quickly after his impromptu break, asked to see how much his opponent was playing, and moved all in. Kerignard called right away.
The board ran out and that was it for the Frenchman; out in 9th place for $36,164.
The remaining 8 players are guaranteed $48,823.
|James Mackey||3,000,000||600,000 |
|Yorane Kerignard||0||-618,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 4:15 PM Local Time
Double For Kerignard
After winning a blind battle, James Mackey grabbed his bag and headed for the rail, presumably to go to the bathroom. His small blind was dead the next hand, so the table was three-handed when Yorane Kerignard shoved under the gun for 295,000. Big blind Aaron Mermelstein asked how much it was before he called.
The board ran out and Kerignard doubled.
|Aaron Mermelstein||1,890,000||-210,000 |
|Yorane Kerignard||618,000||323,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 4:08 PM Local Time
Bozzano Getting Short
Gary Hasson opened the button with a raise to 61,000 and big blind Enio Bozzano called. Bozzano check-called 45,000 on and another bet - we believe to be 140,000 - on the turn.
The river came the and both players checked. Bozzano said he had a four, showing the , but that turned out to be no good as Hasson tabled .
|Gary Hasson||1,700,000||400,000 |
|Enio Bozzano||450,000||-250,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 4:06 PM Local Time
Mackey Takes From Rabinowitz
Darren Rabinowitz opened to 55,000 in the cutoff. James Mackey, on the button, called.
The flop was . Darren checked. Mackey bet 50,000. Rabinowitz called. The dealer burned and turned the . Rabinowitz checked again. Mackey continued for 135,000. Rabinowitz called. The river filled up the board. Rabinowitz checked for a third time. Mackey threw in a bet of 250,000. Rabinowitz tank-folded.
|James Mackey||2,040,000||320,000 |
|Darren Rabinowitz||1,950,000||-450,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 3:55 PM Local Time
Trips for Rabinowitz
Darren Rabinowitz opened to 55,000 on the button. James Mackey, in the small blind, three-bet to 200,000. Rabinowitz called.
A flop reading was dealt. Mackey bet 150,000. Rabinowitz called. The turn came the and was checked around to the river. Again, both players checked. Mackey showed and Rabinowitz showed for trips, to take down the pot.
|Darren Rabinowitz||2,400,000||180,000 |
|James Mackey||1,720,000||-430,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 3:48 PM Local Time
Hasson With the Check-Raise
In what appeared to be a limped pot, small blind Gary Hasson checked on . Big blind Ana Marquez bet 40,000 and Hasson called.
The hit the turn and Hasson checked once more. Marquez didn't hold back and slid 130,000 in chips forward. Hasson contemplated on what to do for just a bit before he announced a raise to 380,000.
Marquez folded soon after.
|Ana Marquez||1,050,000||-200,000 |
|Gary Hasson||854,000||144,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 3:31 PM Local Time
Luiz Duarte Eliminated in 10th place ($36,164)
Darren Rabinowitz opened on the button to 45,000. Luiz Duarte, in the small blind, moved all in for 500,000. Rabinowitz made the call.
The board came and Duarte was sent to the rail in 10th place, cashing for $36,164.
|Darren Rabinowitz||2,220,000||540,000 |
|Luiz Duarte||0||-300,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 3:24 PM Local Time
Chip Counts for Table 432
|James Mackey||2,150,000||200,000 |
|Aaron Mermelstein||1,900,000||100,000 |
|Darren Rabinowitz||1,680,000||-410,000 |
|Yorane Kerignard||640,000||-140,000 |
|Luiz Duarte||300,000||-340,000 |