Friday, June 15, 2018 1:26 PM Local Time
Hasson Sends Rudolph Out
The player under the gun opened to 35,000. Gary Hasson called from one seat over. Christian Rudolph then three-bet shoved for 283,000 from the button. The small blind asked for a count, but proceeded to fold. The original raiser folded as well. Hasson went deep into the tank for a few minutes, and the clock was called on him. With two seconds left on the clock, Hasson threw in chips commenting: ''All right, I call.''
The board ran out and Rudolph couldn't hit, heading to the rail instead.
|Gary Hasson||620,000||260,000 |
|Christian Rudolph||0||-360,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 1:26 PM Local Time
Mercier Doesn't Take the Bait
Luiz Duarte limped in from the small blind and small stack Jason Mercier checked from the big blind.
Duarte bet 16,000 on the flop and Mercier called. They both checked the on the turn and on the river. Duarte showed for the flopped top set, and Mercier mucked.
"Good river for me," Mercier said with a smile.
|Luiz Duarte||720,000||50,000 |
|Jason Mercier||215,000||-69,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 1:10 PM Local Time
|Ana Marquez||1,610,000||-20,000 |
|Darren Rabinowitz||850,000||-89,000 |
|Robert McLaughlin||420,000||-94,000 |
|Christian Rudolph||360,000||-10,000 |
|James Mackey||270,000||-289,000 |
|Talesh Patel||205,000||-92,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 1:03 PM Local Time
Marquez Keeps Winning
We got there on the flop as Ana Marquez checked from the small blind on . Yorane Kerignard, on the button, bet 25,000 and saw Marquez check-raise to 80,000. Kerignard called in position.
The hit the turn and Marquez bet 110,000. Kerignard wasted no time calling.
With the completing the board, Marquez bet 280,000. Before she had even released the chips, Kerignard inquired how much it was. The dealer counted the 280,000 and Kerignard tossed in a single 1,000-chip to indicate a call.
Marquez showed for the rivered straight and Kerignard mucked.
|Ana Marquez||1,630,000||710,000 |
|Yorane Kerignard||820,000||-580,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 1:00 PM Local Time
Filatov Gets Bozzano to Fold
Anatoly Filatov opened to 26,000 under the gun. Enio Bozzano, on the cutoff, called, along with the big blind.
The flop was . The big blind checked. Filatov bet 40,000. Bozzano called. The big blind folded.
The turn brought the . Filatov continued for 125,000. Bozzano stuck around with a call.
The river completed the board. Filatov bet 230,000. Bozzano went deep into the tank, looking at Filatov and at the board back and forth, but proceeded to let go of his hand.
|Enio Bozzano||1,200,000||90,000 |
|Anatoly Filatov||720,000||-31,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:54 PM Local Time
More For Kerignard
Luiz Duarte opened the button for 27,000 and big blind Yorane Kerignard called.
Kerignard check-called 35,000 on the flop of , and 80,000 on the turn.
The river saw both players check and Kerignard took it down with his . The flopped two-pair got counterfeited on the river but still proved good as Duarte mucked.
|Yorane Kerignard||1,400,000||181,000 |
|Luiz Duarte||830,000||-180,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:47 PM Local Time
Duarte Eliminates Farin
Alexander Farin opened to 27,000 under the gun. Luiz Duarte called from the cutoff. The small blind then three-bet to 107,000. Action back on Farin, he four-bet shoved for around 320,000. Duarte then reshoved for 532,000, and the small blind folded.
The board ran out , giving Duarte the big pot and sending Farin to the rail.
|Luiz Duarte||1,010,000||485,000 |
|Alexander Farin||0||-479,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:43 PM Local Time
Hartree Calls With Third Pair
Christian Rudolph limped in from the small blind after glancing over to his neighbor's stack. Big blind Kyle Hartree checked his option.
Rudolph led out for 13,000 on and Hartree called. They both checked the on the turn, then the completed the board. Rudolph bet 16,000 and Hartree called.
Rudolph showed for fourth pair, but the pot went to Hartree who had better with .
|Christian Rudolph||370,000||-178,000 |
|Kyle Hartree||355,000||75,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:39 PM Local Time
Mermelstein Wins One
Aaron Mermelstein opened to 26,000 on the cutoff. Enio Bozzano, in the small blind, three-bet to 88,000. Mermelstein called.
A flop reading was dealt and was checked through to the turn. Again, both players checked. The river completed the board. Bozzano bet 48,000, and Mermelstein snap-called. Bozzano showed and Mermelstein revealed to take down the pot.
|Enio Bozzano||1,110,000||210,000 |
|Aaron Mermelstein||510,000||-15,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:32 PM Local Time
Palmer Keeps Building
Start-of-day chip leader Ben Palmer opened to 26,000 from under the gun, and Gary Hasson called from the button.
The flop was . Palmer bet 28,000, and Hasson called. The turn was the . Palmer checked, and Hasson threw in a bet of 62,000. Palmer called. The river completed the board, and both players checked.
Palmer tabled , and that was good enough to rake in the pot as Hasson mucked.
|Ben Palmer||1,730,000||135,000 |
|Gary Hasson||360,000||-141,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:31 PM Local Time
Marquez vs. Mercier, Round 3
Ana Marquez and Jason Mercier keep playing pots against each other. There are four tables total, but so far it are the pots between these two that have mainly caught our attention.
Marquez opened the cutoff for 26,000 and Jason Mercier called from the big blind. Mercier check-called 25,000 on before they both checked the on the turn.
The completed the board and Mercier checked for the third time. Marquez bet 55,000 and Mercier went deep into the tank. After some minutes, he called.
"I must be beat," Marquez said before revealing .
Mercier showed and the two chopped the pot.
|Ana Marquez||920,000||0 |
|Jason Mercier||284,000||-56,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:22 PM Local Time
Marquez Takes More From Mercier
Jason Mercier opened to 27,000 on the button. Ana Marquez, in the big blind, raised to 90,000. Mercier called.
The dealer spread a flop of . Marquez bet 75,000. Mercier called. The turn brought the . Marquez continued for 175,000. Mercier went deep into the tank before giving up his hand.
|Ana Marquez||920,000||60,000 |
|Jason Mercier||340,000||-240,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:17 PM Local Time
Marquez Takes it (Again) With a Turn Bet
Ana Marquez opened the cutoff for 26,000 and the button folded right away. Small blind Luiz Duarte had bigger plans and three-bet. We didn't get the sizing, but big blind Jason Mercier folded while initial raiser Marquez called.
On the flop of , Duarte continued for 65,000. Marquez wasn't backing down and called rather quickly.
The hit the turn and Duarte checked. Marquez cut out 190,000 and slid the chips forward. Duarte didn't hesitate much and folded.
|Ana Marquez||860,000||140,000 |
|Luiz Duarte||525,000||-140,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:10 PM Local Time
Marquez Takes It on the Turn
Jason Mercier opened to 27,000 under the gun. Ana Marquez from the button.
The flop was . Mercier bet 28,000, and Marquez called. The turn brought the . Mercier checked. Marquez threw in a bet of 78,000. Mercier went deep into the tank, then proceeded to fold.
|Ana Marquez||720,000||38,000 |
|Jason Mercier||580,000||-7,000 |
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:01 PM Local Time
Shuffle Up and Deal
The tournament director has announced the ceremonial ''shuffle up and deal'' and cards are in the air.
Friday, June 15, 2018 9:41 AM Local Time
The Final Day of Event #28: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Starts at 12 p.m.
The remaining 20 players of Event #28: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed return to the felt today at 12 noon and will play down to a winner.
Ben Palmer leads those who remain with a stack of 1,595,000. He is followed by Yorane Kerignard (1,219,000), the only other player besides Palmer with more than a million to start today. Five-time bracelet winner Jason Mercier is still in contention as well and will be trying to add another bracelet to his collection.
The first two players eliminated during the day will receive $16,435. The top four finishers will be getting six-figure payouts and the winner will take home $461,798 along with the WSOP gold bracelet.
Players will get back at 6,000/12,000 with a 2,000 ante and blinds will increase every hour. There will be a 15-minute break every two levels and a 60-minute dinner break after 6 levels, at approximately 6:30 p.m.
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|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Amazon||424||2||Ben Palmer||United States||1,595,000||133|
|Amazon||424||3||Darren Rabinowitz||United States||939,000||78|
| || || || || || || |
|Amazon||432||2||Jason Mercier||United States||587,000||49|
|Amazon||432||5||Alexander Farin||United States||479,000||40|
| || || || || || || |
|Amazon||440||1||Florian Duta||United Kingdom||712,000||59|
|Amazon||440||2||Aaron Mermelstein||United States||525,000||44|
|Amazon||440||3||Anatoly Filatov||United States||751,000||63|
|Amazon||440||6||Gal Yifrach||United States||420,000||35|
| || || || || || || |
|Amazon||441||1||Tony Dunst||United States||391,000||33|
|Amazon||441||2||Talesh Patel||United States||297,000||25|
|Amazon||441||3||Robert McLaughlin||United States||514,000||43|
|Amazon||441||4||David Mock||United States||399,000||33|
|Amazon||441||6||James Mackey||United States||559,000||47|