Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:35 PM Local Time
Parminder Doubles Up with Set Over Set
The heads-up action was picked up with about 40,000 in the pot and a board of .
Kumar Parminder moved all in from early position for 41,000, putting the action on Eric Persson in the big blind. This sent Persson into the tank for several minutes. "You just sat down. I have no read on you. This isn't fair," he said, "but I do like your jacket."
Eventually, Persson announced a call. He turned over for a set of sevens, while Parminder flipped over for a set of kings. The river changed nothing, and Parminder scored the huge double up.
|Kumar Parminder||122,000||64,000 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:31 PM Local Time
Spinella Spinning it Back
The cutoff raised to 800 and the button called. Anthony Spinella was in the small blind and three-bet to 4,500. Both his opponents came along.
The flop came . Spinella led for 4,500 which prompted two folds from his adversaries and he collected the pot to move it closer back up to starting stack.
|Anthony Spinella||57,000||57,000 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:27 PM Local Time
Paris Black and White Stacks
|David Tuchman||76,000||12,000 |
|Ebony Kenney||74,000||22,200 |
|Dario Sammartino||73,000||-11,000 |
|Anthony Gregg||72,000||72,000 |
|John Gallaher||70,000||-5,000 |
|Maria Lampropulos||62,000||62,000 |
|Nicholas Palma||57,000||57,000 |
|Daniel Couzens||55,000||3,000 |
|Jessica Teusl||47,000||1,400 |
|Nick Guagenti||37,000||-28,000 |
|Adam Friedman||36,000||-2,000 |
|Darren Elias||19,500||-17,700 |
|Carlos Guerrero||17,000||17,000 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:24 PM Local Time
Guimond Takes One From Deyra
Florian Guimond opened to 1,000 from late position and was called by Ivan Deyra out of the big blind.
Deyra checked to the preflop raiser on a flop of . Guimond continued for 800 and was called.
Both players checked through the turn to the river where Deyra took some time before ultimately checking. Guimond checked back and turned over , good enough to scoop the pot and take some chips from his compatriot.
|Ivan Deyra||53,000||-9,000 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:23 PM Local Time
Jorgensen Makes a Bigger Full House
Liran Machluf and Rulen Jorgensen both put 2,400 in the middle to see the flop and Jorgensen check-called a bet of 2,000 from Machluf.
The landed on the turn and Jorgensen check-called once again, this time Machluf bet 2,600.
When the hit the river, Jorgensen took the lead, making a bet of 1,200. Machluf gave it some thought and raised to 4,200. Jorgensen quickly called to see Machluf's , which was kings full of eights and Jorgensen took down the pot with , making kings full of queens.
|Natalie Teh||92,800||9,400 |
|Liran Machluf||74,800||74,800 |
|Rulen Jorgensen||58,500||58,500 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:22 PM Local Time
Dong Shoves River In Big Pot
The action was picked up on a board of in a pot of nearly 25,000. Victor Dong checked from early position and the hijack bet 16,000. Dong put some thought in before making the call.
The river was the and Dong elected to move all in for 38,600, just barely covering his opponent. The hijack took a moment but eventually made the fold and the large pot was shipped to Dong.
"Show the bluff", said a tablemate jokingly as Dong collected his chips.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:21 PM Local Time
Giuliano Downs Peruski
Bryan Peruski moved all in for 5,400 from middle position and was called by Renan Bruschi from the hijack. Vincent Giuliano then jammed for 37,500 on the button. Bruschi folded.
Peruski was dominated and found himself leaving the Main Event after the runout.
Jeffrey Lo's seat was also vacant and the table confirmed he was eliminated just before the break.
|Renan Bruschi||133,000||50,000 |
|Jeffrey Lo||0||-57,000 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 4:05 PM Local Time
Level 3 started
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:51 PM Local Time
Feature Tables on Main Stage
During the second break of the day, three tables will be pulled from where they are currently playing and head over to the Bally's Main Stage for live streaming which will air around 4:30 p.m. PT on PokerGO.
The three feature tables of Day 1d will showcase:
- Main Feature: Phil Ivey, Benjamin Mintz & Tobias Peters
- Secondary Feature 1: Melanie Weisner, Chino Rheem & Jack Oliver
- Secondary Feature 2: Andrew Neeme, Brock Parker, Toby Lewis & Chris Vitch
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:44 PM Local Time
The players are now on their second 20-minute break of the day and will return to 200/400 with a 400 ante.
Some Level 2 action that happened was Christian Soto scoring a massive pot, Calvin Anderson sending someone to the rail and Scotter Clark taking down a hand and looking pretty cool doing so.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:42 PM Local Time
Dolan Profits In Bizarre Hand
Raymond Dolan from under the gun bet 800 and was called by an early position player and Scotter Clark in the big blind.
Dolan continued on the flop of for 1,700. The early position made the call and Clark folded. The landed on the turn and Dolan bet 2,900. Early position quickly called.
The came on the river for a third diamond and paired the board. Dolan bet 8,100 and was verbally snap-called by his opponent.
Dolan revealed for two pair and early position tabled and grabbed Dolan's bet and added it to their stack believing that they made the flush.
Clark told the player that there is no flush there and he needed to put the bet back. The early position player was stunned with their hands clasping their head muttering "No! God no!" before taking a closer look at the runout.
The early position player eventually put two 5,000 chips into the middle to pay Dolan's bet but still looked in disbelief. On the next hand they folded straight away and walked away from the table to let off some steam.
|Raymond Dolan||85,400||85,400 |
|Scotter Clark||83,400||1,400 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:42 PM Local Time
Full Table of Massages
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:41 PM Local Time
More Chip Counts in Paris Black
|Alan Sternberg||150,000||58,000 |
|Calvin Anderson||150,000||-5,000 |
|Robert Campbell||146,000||71,000 |
|Conrad Simpson||117,500||7,500 |
|Patrick Leonard||87,700||19,700 |
|Johnny Chan||84,500||24,500 |
|Barry Greenstein||79,200||-15,800 |
|Weston Pring||78,800||7,800 |
|Athanasios Polychronopoulos||64,400||6,200 |
|Daniel Daconti||48,600||-2,400 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:40 PM Local Time
Pre-Break Counts in Paris Black
|Chris Brewer||93,000||24,000 |
|Davidi Kitai||93,000||8,000 |
|Upeshka De Silva||84,000||36,000 |
|Norbert Szecsi||72,000||-4,000 |
|Jacek Pustula||71,000||2,600 |
|Allen Cunningham||62,000||-6,000 |
|Mikita Badziakouski||61,500||-1,500 |
|Michael Acevedo||50,000||1,000 |
|Alex Duvall||35,000||-13,000 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:39 PM Local Time
Laak Makes Right Call
Action was picked up with a complete board of on the table and a modest pot.
Phil Laak, in the cutoff, was facing a bet of 2,700 from late position. He went into the tank for a minute or two, before emerging with a call. His opponent showed for bottom pair, before Laak turned over for a pair of jacks, enough to take the pot.
|Phil Laak||80,000||19,000 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:38 PM Local Time
Soto Scores Massive Pot
The action was relayed by the table after the fact. The cutoff opened to 800 and popular host of the "Only Friends" poker podcast Christian Soto three-bet to 2,500. It folded to the big blind who four-bet to 6,000 and only Soto made the call.
On the flop of the big blind led for 7,800 and Soto raised to 15,000. The big blind player elected on a shove for roughly 40,000 and Soto quickly called.
Soto flopped the world with trip nines and had his opponent drawing almost dead. The turn came the sealing the deal with quad nines and the inconsequential hit the river. Soto is off to a great start with nearly a six-figure stack in only level two.
|Christian Soto||94,000||34,000 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:37 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts From Bally's Blue
|Phil Ivey||74,000||11,000 |
|Georgios Sotiropoulos||68,000||17,000 |
|Dietrich Fast||64,000||2,000 |
|Brent Hanks||63,000||-4,000 |
|Ivan Deyra||62,000||-1,000 |
|Yuliyan Kolev||55,000||1,000 |
|Greg Merson||54,000||0 |
|Ashley Frank||53,000||-10,000 |
|David Benyamine||48,000||1,000 |
|Chris Moorman||47,000||-24,000 |
|Allen Kessler||33,500||-4,500 |
|Ken Aldridge||30,000||-30,000 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:37 PM Local Time
Marini's Aces Crush Ma's Cowboys
A player in the hijack opened for 600. Anthony Marini three-bet the button before Stephen Ma four-bet to 12,200 from the big blind.
Action folded back to Marini who five-bet to 32,200, sending Ma deep into the tank. Ma had Marini covered, but just barely with about 65,000 behind. He decided to call for the 20,000 more.
The dealer laid out the flop and Ma checked to Marini, who moved all in for 39,000. Ma called quickly, but wasn't thrilled, especially after seeing the cards.
Ma couldn't escape the nightmare scenario when the and completed the board to secure the full double for Marini and leave Ma with less than 5,000.
Ma recovered some the next hand when he got it all in with pocket jacks against ace-ten suited and held to double up his new short stack.
|Anthony Marini||135,000||135,000 |
|Stephen Ma||9,200||9,200 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:35 PM Local Time
Eelkema Shoves River, Up to 86,000
With a huge pot of well over 40,000 in the middle on the board, Eric Eelkema shoved all in for about 41,500 from the hijack.
The small blind thought for a few seconds before making the laydown.
Elsewhere, Bill Klein has already added 50% to his starting stack and is sitting on a hair less than 90,000.
|Bill Klein||89,300||3,300 |
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:31 PM Local Time
Qualifier Durmis Calls River Raise
Ole Schemion opened to 800 on the button and was called by the hijack, GGPoker Qualifier Sasa Durmis and Craig Turner from the blinds.
Durmis led out for 800 on the flop and only Turner called.
Action checked through on the turn before Durmis bet 1,200 on the river. Turner made it 3,000 and was called. Turner tabled his for an ace-high flush and scooped the pot.
On an adjacent table is Unibet Ambassador Alexandre Reard. The Frenchman placed 16th in the 2017 Main Event and collected a $340,000 payday for the feat.
Reard then won his maiden WSOP bracelet last year after taking down Event #47: Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed for $428,694.
|Sasa Durmis||72,000||72,000 |
|Ole Schemion||60,000||-11,000 |
|Alexandre Reard||47,000||47,000 |