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

Chris Moorman Leads Day 1c of Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em Eight-Handed

• Niveau 18: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante
Chris Moorman
Chris Moorman

The third of four starting flights of Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em Eight-Handed drew a total of 2,492 entries and approximately 140 players from this flight will be moving on to Day 2.

Chris Moorman is leading the way with 511,000 and he is the only player from this to put more than 400,000 in the bag. Moorman won a flip just before the second break of the day holding pocket tens against the ace-king of his opponent and never looked back.

Franz Ditz sits in second with 381,000 and Christophe De Meulder rounds out the top three Day 1c stacks with 321,000.

WSOP bracelet winners Eric Baldwin (250,000), Mohsin Charania (307,000), and Kevin Eyster (287,000) quietly built some of the biggest stacks this flight.

All surviving players will combine for Day 2 action on Monday, July 2, and the blinds will be 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante when play resumes.

Several familiar faces advanced alongside the chip leaders, including Yevgeniy Timoshenko (122,000), David Jackson (151,000), Champie Douglas (229,000), and Marvin Rettenmaier (242,000) will be moving on to Day 2.

Unfortunately, not all the fan favorites were fortunate enough to survive the day. Greg Raymer, Alex Foxen, andDJ MacKinnon all left empty-handed.

Will Failla, Carl DiVeglia III, Kelly Minkin, and Alex Rocha departed with consolation prizes this flight, making the money which was good for at least $1,333.

Check back here for continuing coverage of Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em Eight-Handed and throughout the 2018 World Series of Poker from thePokerNews Live Reporting team.

Tags: Alex FoxenAlex RochaCarl DiVeglia IIIChampie DouglasChris MoormanChristophe De MeulderDavid JacksonDJ MacKinnonEric BaldwinFranz DitzGreg RaymerKelly MinkinKevin EysterMarvin RettenmaierMohsin CharaniaWill FaillaWorld series of pokerWSOPYevgeniy Timoshenko

End-of-Day Chip Counts (complet)

• Niveau 18: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante

The Day 1c field in Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em Eight-Handed has just completed the bagging process and it's Chris Moorman leading the way.

Chris Moorman gb
Chris Moorman
gb 511,000 223,000
Vitaliy Neyman us
Vitaliy Neyman
us 500,000
Ihar Soika by
Ihar Soika
by 475,000
Franz-Xaver Ditz de
Franz-Xaver Ditz
de 381,000
Yonatan Koko il
Yonatan Koko
il 327,000
Christophe De Meulder be
Christophe De Meulder
be 327,000 -18,000
Roman Korenev ru
Roman Korenev
ru 314,000
Mohsin Charania us
Mohsin Charania
us 307,000 307,000
Erik Ladanyi hu
Erik Ladanyi
hu 303,000
Joey Weissman us
Joey Weissman
us 300,000 190,000
Kevin Eyster us
Kevin Eyster
us 287,000 157,000
Dusti Smith us
Dusti Smith
us 285,000
Sorel Mizzi ca
Sorel Mizzi
ca 282,000 253,000
Ivan Uzunov bg
Ivan Uzunov
bg 276,000
Mark McGovern gb
Mark McGovern
gb 276,000 101,000
Fabrice Casano fr
Fabrice Casano
fr 275,000 275,000
Marvin Rettenmaier de
Marvin Rettenmaier
de 272,000 130,000
Oliver Price gb
Oliver Price
gb 270,000
Grant Lasseter US
Grant Lasseter
US 269,000
Cosmin Joldis ro
Cosmin Joldis
ro 256,000
Eric Baldwin us
Eric Baldwin
us 250,000 135,000
Yngve Steen no
Yngve Steen
no 244,000
Andrea Tropea de
Andrea Tropea
de 240,000
Duke Vu US
Duke Vu
US 239,000 159,000
Ty Reiman us
Ty Reiman
us 235,000 -45,000

Lire Plus

Rettenmaier Adds to His Stack

• Niveau 18: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante
Marvin Rettenmaier
Marvin Rettenmaier

The action folded around to the player in the cutoff and he raised to 10,000. Marvin Rettenmaier called from the big blind and they went heads-up to the {q-Hearts}{q-Spades}{8-Hearts} flop.

Rettenmaier checked and his opponent threw out a bet of 10,000. Rettenmaier check-raised to 21,500, his opponent folded and Rettenmaier dragged in the pot.

Marvin Rettenmaier de
Marvin Rettenmaier
de 142,000

Tags: Marvin Rettenmaier

Niveau:
18
Blinds:
2,500/5,000
Ante:
500

McGovern Sends One Home

• Niveau 17: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante

Mark McGovern and his opponent went heads-up to the {8-Spades}{5-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} flop. McGovern slid out a stack of chips, covering the player who had 26,000 behind.

"I call," said the player turning, over {a-Diamonds}{q-Clubs} and McGovern was in the lead with his {6-Spades}{6-Clubs}. The turn {9-Diamonds} and river {2-Hearts} sealed the deal for McGovern to earn him the pot and the knockout.

Mark McGovern gb
Mark McGovern
gb 175,000 175,000

Tags: Mark Mcgovern

Niveau:
17
Blinds:
2,000/4,000
Ante:
500

Last Break of the Night

• Niveau 16: 1,500-3,000, 500 ante

The Day 1c Event #62: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed players are now on a 20-minute color-up break. When play resumes, there will be just two more 30-minute levels left in the night before the bagging process begins.

Pocket Aces Vault De Meulder to the Top

• Niveau 16: 1,500-3,000, 500 ante

Christopher De Meulder raised from early position and a player in middle position moved all in for 37,000. A player in late position flat called and with the action back on De Meulder he re-shoved all in for 116,000. The late position player called and they turned over the cards.

De Meulder: {a-Spades}{a-Diamonds}
Middle position: {a-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}
Late position: {k-Clubs}{k-Spades}

The board ran out {a-Clubs}{10-Spades}{8-Spades}{6-Diamonds}{4-Hearts} and De Meulder improved to top set to scoop the largest pot of the night and vault to the top of the chip counts.

Christophe De Meulder be
Christophe De Meulder
be 277,500 277,500

Tags: Christophe De Meulder