Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em
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Miles Takes a Player Out

Tony Miles
Tony Miles

A player shoved for 21,000 in the small blind with {k-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}.

Tony Miles made the call in the big blind and had his opponent dominated with {k-Spades}{9-Diamonds}

The board ran out {q-Clubs}{3-Hearts}{j-Spades}{10-Hearts}{8-Clubs} and Miles eliminated his opponent.

Tony Miles us
Tony Miles
us 210,000 9,000

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Weisner Chips Up Early

Melanie Weisner just dragged a sizable pot in a blind versus blind battle.

In the big blind, Weisner called a raise to 3,000 from her opponent in the small blind.

On the flop of {j-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}, the small blind led out for 4,000 and Weisner called.

The turn brought the {3-Clubs} and Weisner called a bet of 8,000.

On the river {6-Hearts} Weisner faced a bet of 22,000. She quickly flicked in a chip to her opponent's dismay.

Weisner showed {q-Spades}{7-Spades}, and her top pair was good to add a healthy boost to her stack.

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Melanie Weisner
us 161,000 68,000

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Moorman Among Early Eliminations

Chris Moorman
Chris Moorman

Chris Moorman was just seen exiting the Pavilion room after being eliminated early in the day.

According to his now former tablemates, Jorge Salman raised on the button into Moorman's big blind. Moorman moved all-in and Salman called.

Chris Moorman: {k-Spades}{q-Spades}
Jorge Salman: {a-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}

Moorman flopped top pair on {k-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}, but had to fade a flush draw, which came in on the turn with the {9-Diamonds}, and Moorman's day was done.

Jorge Salman US
Jorge Salman
US 230,000 28,500
Chris Moorman gb
Chris Moorman
gb Eliminé

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Mazzola Eliminates Weber

Christopher Weber was all in from early position, and had been called by Alexander Mazzola in the big blind.

Weber: {9-Spades}{9-Diamonds}
Mazzola: {j-Clubs}{j-Spades}

The board ran out {5-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{a-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}, making Weber one of the day's first eliminations, and giving Mazzola an abover average stack. Also at the table was former November Niner Kenny Hallaert, who sits with just under 200,000 in chips.

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Kenny Hallaert
be 194,500
Alexander Mazzola us
Alexander Mazzola
us 146,000 44,000
Christopher Weber us
Christopher Weber
us Eliminé

Cards Are In The Air

Players are seated and ready to go for ten levels today.

1,174 Return for Day 2 of Millionaire Maker

Yiming Li
Yiming Li

The final 1,174 players who survived Days 1a and 1b of WSOP Event #17: $1,500 Millionaire Maker will all be together today for Day 2, battling into the money at 10:00 am local time.

Day 1a chip leader Yiming Li (487,000) and Day 1b chip leader Stephen Song (431,000) will take the two largest stacks into play today, but they’ll be up against plenty of big names from the poker world who survived their opening days including Chance Kornuth (324,000), Faraz Jaka (311,000), Kitty Kuo (276,500), Craig Varnell (265,500), Calvin Anderson (246,500), Samantha Abernathy (229,500), Koray Aldemir (228,500), Tony Miles (201,000), Jonathan Jaffe (199,000), Kenny Hallaert (194,500), Maria Konnikova (182,000), Ryan Riess (97,000), Jamie Kerstetter (75,000), Tony Dunst (75,000), and Adrian Mateos (70,000).

Song is no stranger to navigating large field No-Limit hold’em events, having won a bracelet in 2019, after defeating almost 2,500 players in a $1,000 event.

Neither is Femi Fashakin, who defeated the largest ever live field of 28,371 entries in 2019’s $500 Big 50 for a bracelet and over $1.1M. We’ll be keeping an eye on him as he takes 103,000 chips into the day.

A few notables will be entering the day with under 20 big blinds and looking to quickly spin up their short stacks, including GG Poker Ambassador and Twitch streamer Kevin Martin (48,000), two-time bracelet winner and online overlord Chris Moorman (40,000), star of ‘Chainsaw Corner’ Allen Kessler (39,500), and bracelet winner and ’04 Main Event runner-up David Williams (39,000).

Play resumes at level 12 with blinds of 1,000/2,500 with a 2,500 big blind ante. Stick close to PokerNews for all your updates from this and every World Series of Poker event from the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

Tags: Adrian MateosAllen KesslerCalvin AndersonChris MoormanCraig VarnellDavid WilliamsFaraz JakaFemi FashakinJamie KerstetterJonathan JaffeKenny HallaertKevin MartinKitty KuoKoray AldemirMaria KonnikovaRyan RiessSamantha AbernathyStephen SongTony DunstTony MilesYiming Li

Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em
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