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2019 50th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Monday, June 17, 2019 to Wednesday, June 19, 2019

$1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha (Event #40)

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $1,641,600
  • Entries: 1,216
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:48 PM Local Time
Cressman Sends Ivanov Into the Rail

Stefan Ivanov

The flop read     when Stefan Ivanov pushed his last 240,000 chips in the middle, holding      and got snap-called by Glen Cressman, holding      for a set of jacks.

The rest of the board was completed by a   and a  , improving Cressman's hand into a full house and Ivanov was eliminated in 19th place.

Glen Cressman3,900,000500,000
Stefan Ivanov0-520,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:35 PM Local Time
Mahmood Takes From Wieland

Carson Wieland raised from the button to 135,000 and he was called by Ayaz Mahmood who defended his big blind.

The     flop was dealt and Mahmood checked his option in the big blind. Wieland slowed down and he checked behind. The turn was the   and Mahmood put 300,000 in the middle. The dealer announced that the size of the pot was 295,000.

Wieland let his hand go after about half a minute and Mahmood took the pot down with his bet on the turn.

Ayaz Mahmood2,300,000100,000
Carson Wieland930,00030,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:30 PM Local Time
Cressman Gets a Fold from Monaghan

In a three-way pot, the flop showed     when Ayaz Mahmood and Glen Cressman checked in the blinds. Adam Monaghan bet 100,000 and only Cressman made the call.

The turn fell a   and both players checked. The river was the   and this time Cressman potted for 350,000. Monaghan tanked for some time and let it go.

Glen Cressman3,400,000490,000
Ayaz Mahmood2,200,0001,125,000
Adam Monaghan700,000-165,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:12 PM Local Time
Ludlow Eliminated by Zamani

Benjamin Ludlow

Benjamin Ludlow just got eliminated in some heavy Benjamin on Benjamin violence. Ludlow got his last ten big blinds in the middle with      against the      of Benjamin Zamani.

The     flop was safe for Ludlow but he was left drawing to an ace after the   turn was dealt. The   did nothing for Ludlow and he was sent to the rail.

Benjamin Zamani3,400,000500,000
Benjamin Ludlow0-525,000
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:07 PM Local Time
Wieland Doubles on Reichardt

Sven Reichardt

The flop showed     in a pot between Sven Reichart and Carson Wieland when everything went in the middle.

Sven Reichardt:     
Carson Wieland:     

The rest of the flop fell a   and a  , giving the straight to Wieland and left Reichart with 280,000 chips after the hand. Reichardt busted a few minutes later in 21st place.

Carson Wieland900,00030,000
Sven Reichardt0-1,119,000
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:00 AM Local Time
Denis Bagdasarov Leads Final 21 of Event #40: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha

Denis Bagdasarov

Out of the 1,216 players who took to the felt in pursuit of WSOP gold in Event #40: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha, 21 still remain in contention. Each player is guaranteed a payday of at least $8,807, but all eyes are on the top prize of $298,507.

Leading the way is Denis Bagdasarov who climbed to a stack of 3,035,000 on the very last hand of Day 2, busting two opponents in a gigantic pot and become the first player to cross the 3,000,000-chip mark.

Some WSOP champions are still in the hunt for a new trophy; two-time bracelets winner Benjamin Zamani (2,900,000), Steve Sung (1,450,000) and Norbert Szecsi (665,000) will both return for Day 3 action. Ayaz Mahmood, also the owner of a gold bracelet is in the run with 1,075,000.

Day 2 started with 200 players with 183 players reaching the money after an unfortunate Barny Boatman got eliminated by Mike Matusow at the bubble. Familiar names like Matt Stout (171th - $2,248), Ankush Mandavia (168th - $2,248), Brock Parker (128th - $2,357), Jan-Peter Jachtmann (87th - $2,991), Erik Seidel (82nd - $2,991) or Steven Wolansky (50th - $5,083) all cashed the tournament but failed to find a bag at the end of Day 2.

The players will begin to play at Level 26 which features a small blind of 25,000, big blind of 50,000 and the plan is to play down to six players. There will be a 15-minute minute break every two levels and a 60-minute dinner break after Level 31, at approximately 6:30 p.m.

A copy of the seat draw can be found below. Keep it here for coverage of the conclusion of Event #40: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha and throughout the 2019 World Series of Poker from thePokerNewsLive Reporting team.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 10:37 AM Local Time
Seat Draw Day 3 Event #40: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip Count
Amazon4091Norbert SzecsiHungary665,000
Amazon4094Richard TuhrimUnited States525,000
Amazon4095James LittleUnited States2,575,000
Amazon4096Johannes ToebbeGermany2,905,000
Amazon4097Nikolai SearsUnited States680,000
Amazon4098Matthew MuellerUnited States945,000
Amazon4099Mihai NisteRomania1,245,000
      
Amazon4101Benjamin LudlowUnited States525,000
Amazon4102Sven ReichardtGermany1,119,000
Amazon4103Carson WielandUnited States870,000
Amazon4104Stefan IvanovBulgaria520,000
Amazon4105Ayaz MahmoodUnited States1,075,000
Amazon4106Glen CressmanUnited States2,910,000
Amazon4107Adam MonaghanUnited Kingdom865,000
Amazon4109William MitchellAustria1,405,000
      
Amazon4111Anton WiggSweden1,900,000
Amazon4114Christopher ZametzUnited States410,000
Amazon4116Denis BagdasarovUnited States3,035,000
Amazon4117Steve SungUnited States1,450,000
Amazon4118Ismael BojangAustria1,900,000
Amazon4119Benjamin ZamaniUnited States2,900,000