Tuesday, June 18, 2019 1:23 PM Local Time
Moon Doubles Through Ortiz
Alberto Ortiz raised to 550,000, Benjamin Moon three-bet shoved 2,900,000 and Ortiz called.
Moon already let out a fist pump when the cards were tabled and informed his friends on the rail about the showdown that was at hand. The board fell to keep last year's bracelet winner in the hunt for back-to-back winning year performances.
|Alberto Ortiz Such||7,050,000||-550,000 |
|Benjamin Moon||6,400,000||3,000,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 1:22 PM Local Time
Action Slowing Down for the Moment
After the furious opening pace, which resulted in 11 bustouts in the first level of play, action has slowed down just a bit.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 1:04 PM Local Time
Evard Hits It, Doubles Through Underwood
On a flop, big blind Benjamin Underwood checked to Francois Evard, who bet 375,000. Underwood check-raised to 1,500,000, Evard shoved for 4,600,000, and Underwood snapped him off.
Underwood had outflopped Evard with the optional eight-deuce off but the turn improved Evard to a higher two pair. The river was the and Evard netted the double.
|Francois Evard||10,000,000||5,300,000 |
|Benjamin Underwood||6,125,000||-5,575,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 1:00 PM Local Time
Jonathan Tamayo Eliminated in 16th Place ($12,227)
Preflop action folded around to Robert Mitchell, and he raised it up to 450,000. From the next seat over Jonathan Tamayo three-bet shoved all in, and Mitchell made the call.
The runout offered no help to Tamayo, who was then sent to the rail after a very impressive run in the tournament.
|Robert Mitchell||5,800,000||2,600,000 |
|Jonathan Tamayo||0||-2,200,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:52 PM Local Time
Updated Secondary Table Counts
|Josh Boulton (UK)||10,000,000||2,000,000 |
|Hamid Feiz||9,000,000||-3,000,000 |
|Kamel Mokhammad||8,700,000||1,900,000 |
|Zachary Mullennix||6,100,000||6,100,000 |
|Christopher Csik||5,100,000||2,000,000 |
|Robert Mitchell||3,200,000||-800,000 |
|Casey Campbell||2,700,000||-575,000 |
|Jonathan Tamayo||2,200,000||275,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:50 PM Local Time
Donald Maloney Eliminated in 17th Place ($12,227)
After action folded around to Donald Maloney in the small blind, he shoved all in for his last remaining chips and was immediately called by Zachary Mullennix from his big blind.
The board ran out , which eliminated Maloney from the tournament, but earned him a $12,227 payday.
|Donald Maloney||0||-1,800,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:47 PM Local Time
Updated Feature Table Counts
|Benjamin Underwood||11,700,000||0 |
|Axel Hallay||11,650,000||-4,225,000 |
|Marco Bognanni||10,500,000||3,650,000 |
|Alberto Ortiz Such||7,600,000||-600,000 |
|Nick Jivkov||7,500,000||-2,125,000 |
|Kevin Song||5,800,000||250,000 |
|Francois Evard||4,700,000||-1,100,000 |
|Benjamin Moon||3,400,000||-25,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:43 PM Local Time
Jan Nakladal Eliminated in 18th Place ($12,227)
In one of the first hands on the final two tables, Benjamin Underwood raised with , Jan Nakladal three-bet shoved for 2,100,000 from the big blind holding , and Underwood called.
The best hand held up during the rundown to end Nakladal's deep run in 18th place, worth $12,227.
|Benjamin Underwood||11,700,000||1,700,000 |
|Jan Nakladal||0||-2,075,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:26 PM Local Time
Redraw Final Two Tables
|Seat||Amazon Feature||Amazon Secondary|
|1||Alberto Ortiz Such||Christopher Csik|
|2||Axel Hallay||Kamel Mokhammad|
|3||Jan Nakladal||Donald Maloney|
|4||Benjamin Moon||Zachary Mullennix|
|5||Marco Bognanni||Casey Campbell|
|6||Francois Evard||Robert Mitchell|
|7||Kevin Song||Jonathan Tamayo|
|8||Nick Jivkov||Hamid Feiz|
|9||Benjamin Underwood||Joshua Boulton|
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:25 PM Local Time
Double Knockout for Ortiz
Ben Gilbert open-shoved for 1,550,000 in early position, Tim Finne called all in for 1,450,000, and Alberto Ortiz Such came over the top all in to put both players at risk.
Alberto Ortiz Such:
The board ran out to pair up Ortiz, giving him the winner and ending Gilbert's and Finne's run in 20th and 21st, respectively.
Shortly after, Jose Andrade also fell in 19th place to bring the field to the final two tables.
|Alberto Ortiz Such||8,200,000||3,225,000 |
|Ben Gilbert||0||0 |
|Tim Finne||0||-1,950,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:21 PM Local Time
Bognanni Takes Out Vasconcelos
Just a few hands after the Hallay double knockout,Carlos Vasconcelos was sent to the payout desk. After shoving his last remaining chips from under-the-gun, action folded around to Marco Bognanni and he made the call from his big blind.
The board ran out favorable to Bognanni after he paired his king and Vasconcelos was eliminated early on Day 3.
|Marco Bognanni||6,850,000||1,900,000 |
|Carlos Vasconcelos||0||-1,900,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:14 PM Local Time
Ghobrial Busts to Underwood
In a button versus big blind confrontation, Benjamin Underwood raised to 400,000, Danny Ghobrial three-bet to 1,225,000, Underwood four-bet shoved and Ghobrial called all in for around 3,500,000.
Ghobrial was at risk and behind and didn't catch up during the rundown. Underwood, who was down to just one big blind earlier in the tournament after losing pocket aces to pocket eights, fully completed his remarkable comeback and sits pretty at 10 million.
|Benjamin Underwood||10,000,000||3,825,000 |
|Danny Ghobrial||0||-3,800,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:11 PM Local Time
Carpenter First to Fall
With shallow stacks throughout, players quickly moved all in right off the bat at every one of the three tables. On the primary Amazon feature table, Kamel Mokhammad shoved over a raise from Christopher Csik and didn't call.
A few hands later, Mokhammad opened to 450,000, Terry Carpenter three-bet shoved 1,650,000 from the blinds and Mokhammad called after some thought.
The board came down to make Carpenter the first bust of the day.
|Kamel Mokhammad||6,800,000||3,950,000 |
|Terry Carpenter||0||-2,050,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:10 PM Local Time
Hallay Scores Double Knockout
In only the third hand of play, two players have already been sent to the payout desk, courtesy of Axel Hallay. Action started when Mike Sowers moved all in from early position. After action folded around to Aubrey Murnaghan on the button, he then shoved all in behind as well, only to be followed by yet another all-in shove from Axel Hallay.
The board ran out , and Hallay scored the double knockout just a few hands into play on Day 3.
|Axel Hallay||15,875,000||8,450,000 |
|Aubrey Murnaghan||0||-4,450,000 |
|Mike Sowers||0||-2,550,000 |
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 10:54 AM Local Time
A WSOP Bracelet is Up For Grabs in Event #37: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack Today
Over the course of two days, a field of 2,808 entries in Event #37: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack has been whittled down to just 26 hopefuls. Dividing a prize pool just shy of $2 million, the big prizes are up for grabs today including the first-place prize of $297,537, as well as the accompanying WSOP gold bracelet.
All remaining players can already look back on a great tournament and have parlayed their initial investment of $800 into $9,789 already. Hamid Feiz will start the day from pole position, coming back with 12,000,000 in chips, or 60 big blinds when the players return at noon local time in Level 32 with blinds at 100,000/200,000 and a big blind ante of 200,000.
Bracelet winner Nick Jivkov, who won his maiden bracelet back in 2012 in a $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em event, returns in second place with 9,625,000 in chips. Kevin Song is the other player in the field who knows what it's like to win gold, and he'll continue his second bid from 5,500,000 chips, as is last year's $1,500 NLHE champ Benjamin Moon, who will resume with 3,425,000.
Live stream coverage of this event will pick up from 3 p.m. onwards on CBS All Access (PokerGO outside US/CA/AU) or when the final six has been reached. The PokerNews team will be on the floor wire-to-wire to bring the latest from the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino as another WSOP bracelet winner is crowned today!
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Amazon||1||1||Terry Carpenter||United States||2.050.000||13|
|Amazon||1||2||Christopher Csik||United States||3.100.000||19|
|Amazon||1||3||Donald Maloney||United States||1.800.000||11|
|Amazon||1||5||Joshua Boulton||United Kingdom||8.000.000||50|
|Amazon||1||9||Zachary Mullennix||United States||4.650.000||29|
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|Amazon||2||1||Benjamin Moon||United States||3.425.000||21|
|Amazon||2||5||Jan Nakladal||Czech Republic||2.075.000||13|
|Amazon||2||7||Mike Sowers||United States||2.550.000||16|
|Amazon||2||8||Robert Mitchell||United States||4.000.000||25|
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|Amazon||3||1||Jonathan Tamayo||United States||1.925.000||12|
|Amazon||3||2||Kevin Song||United States||5.550.000||35|
|Amazon||3||4||Ben Gilbert||United States||1.550.000||10|
|Amazon||3||6||Tim Finne||United States||1.950.000||12|
|Amazon||3||7||Alberto Ortiz Such||United States||4.975.000||31|
|Amazon||3||8||Casey Campbell||United States||3.275.000||20|
|Amazon||3||9||Hamid Feiz||United States||12.000.000||75|