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Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed - $888,888 Guaranteed 1st Place



Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed - $888,888 Guaranteed 1st Place
Jour 1a terminé

Anthony Reategui Bags Day 1a Chip Lead of Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed

• Niveau 18: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante
Anthony Reategui
Anthony Reategui

On a packed day in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, a total of 1,703 entries showed up for Day 1a of Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed. By the end of 18 levels, there were just 99 that found a bag and moved on to Day 2. The chipleader at the end of the night was Anthony Reategui who bagged an impressive 369,000.

Reategui starting to build a stack about halfway through the day and ending on a strong note as he caught an opponent trying to bluff. There were many other players finishing with healthy stacks including Peter Nigh (352,000), Kyle Keranen (286,000), Aaron Pinson (281,000), Josef Snejberg (274,000), and Daniel Gamliel (272,000).

Some notables to bag on Day 1a are Clyde Shimp (244,000), Germanies Ismael Bojang (233,000), bracelet winner Mike Leah (155,000), Canada's Kyle Hartree (193,000), Carlos Chang (151,000), Sandeep Vasudevan (148,000), Ashley Sleeth (111,000), and Jeremy Ausmus (106,000).

Many well-known players registered but failed to fill a bag including Barry Greenstein, Ian Steinman, Jordan Young, Christian Nolte, Martin Mathis, Kelly Kellner, Katie Lindsay, Dieter Dechant, Upeshka De Silva, Alex Foxen, and Joey Weissman.

It was halfway through the 14th level when the money bubble popped and players were then guaranteed a min-cash of $1,332. A total of 1,703 players accumulated a prize pool of $1,361,037 and the remaining money that is not paid out during this flight will be carrying over to the final payout.

The tournament has now completed its first flight of four and there are three more to go. Once the remaining three flights are over, Day 2 will be starting at 2 p.m. local time on July 2. All remaining prize pools from each flight will be combined and presented at the beginning of this day.

The PokerNews live reporting team will be bringing you full coverage of this and every other WSOP event this summer.

Tags: Aaron PinsonAlex FoxenAnthony ReateguiAshley SleethBarry GreensteinCarlos ChangChristian NolteClyde ShimpDieter DechantIan SteinmanIsmael BojangJeremy AusmusJoey WeissmanJordan YoungJosef SnejbergKatie LindsayKelly KellnerKyle HartreeKyle KeranenMartin MathisMike LeahPeter NighUpeshka De Silva

End of Day Chip Counts (complet)

• Niveau 18: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante
Anthony Reategui us
Anthony Reategui
us 369,000 129,000
Peter Nigh us
Peter Nigh
us 352,000 50,000
Cody Pack us
Cody Pack
us 286,000
Kyle Keranen us
Kyle Keranen
us 286,000 -44,000
Aaron Pinson us
Aaron Pinson
us 281,000 46,000
Lorenzo Lavis fr
Lorenzo Lavis
fr 274,000
Josef Snejberg cz
Josef Snejberg
cz 274,000 274,000
Daniel Gamliel US
Daniel Gamliel
US 272,000 4,000
us 267,000
Binh Nguyen us
Binh Nguyen
us 255,000 206,000
Smith Collins us
Smith Collins
us 251,000 251,000
Wesley Monico us
Wesley Monico
us 248,000 -4,000
Clyde Shimp us
Clyde Shimp
us 244,000 244,000
Ismael Bojang de
Ismael Bojang
de 233,000 23,000
Shane Sigsbee us
Shane Sigsbee
us 232,000 160,800
Vincent Li hk
Vincent Li
hk 230,000
Austin Buchanan us
Austin Buchanan
us 229,000
James Keating US
James Keating
US 222,000
Andrew Ostapchenko us
Andrew Ostapchenko
us 212,000
Andrew Brinkley us
Andrew Brinkley
us 200,000 73,000
Kyle Hartree ca
Kyle Hartree
ca 193,000 134,500
Tomas Kubaliak sk
Tomas Kubaliak
sk 192,000
Zhong Yang US
Zhong Yang
US 184,000
Emile Schiff jm
Emile Schiff
jm 177,000
Peter Linton gb
Peter Linton
gb 173,000

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Final Hands of the Night

• Niveau 18: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante

The dealers have been instructed to deal four more hands and the remaining players will then bag up their chips, moving on to Day 2.

Monico Rides Along With Cowboys

• Niveau 18: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante

Wesley Monico was on the button and faced with a cutoff all-in of just under 120,000. Monico made the call and the players flipped over their hands.

Wesley Monico: {k-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}

The board ran out {7-Clubs}{j-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{8-Spades}{3-Diamonds} and Monico's kings took down the pot, eliminating his opponent.

Wesley Monico us
Wesley Monico
us 252,000 252,000

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Lebleu Sends One to the Rail

• Niveau 18: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante

The small blind moved all in for around 45,000 and William Lebleu called from the big blind. The players then turned over their hands.

William Lebleu: {q-Clubs}{k-Clubs}
Opponent: {a-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}

The board ran out {8-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}{7-Spades}{2-Spades} and Lebleu's queens up took down the pot, eliminating his opponent.

William Lebleu US
William Lebleu
US 165,000

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Zhang Holds on for a Double

• Niveau 17: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante

Zhang moved all in for 59,000 and Mike Monicatti made the call. The players turned over their hands.

Dianlei Zhang: {a-Spades}{j-Hearts}
Mike Monicatti: {q-Hearts}{k-Hearts}

The board ran out {7-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{j-Spades}{9-Hearts}{a-Diamonds} and Zhang got a full double through Monicatti.

Dianlei Zhang cn
Dianlei Zhang
cn 133,000 133,000
Mike Monicatti US
Mike Monicatti
US 57,000 -57,000

Tags: Dianlei ZhangMike Monicatti