Jour 1 terminé
Jour 1 terminé
After 15 levels of play, the Day 1 action of Event #47: $5,000 Freezeout (8-handed) concluded with only 82 players out of the 421 entries in total managing to find a bag to tag.
All those entries created a total prize pool of $1,941,863, guaranteeing the winner to walk away with $426,694 for first place and the coveted gold WSOP bracelet while 64 players total will be in the money on Monday for at least $8,000.
Jamie Sequeira takes the overnight chip lead with a huge bag of 1,070,000 in chips. The Canadian player counts $48,316 total live earnings in WSOP events and will continue to battle for the first gold bracelet of his career. Trailing in second place is Benjamin Chalot with 733,00, who cashed in three events so far in the series. Closing the podium for today is Daniel Rezaei with 702,000 who is looking for the 17th WSOP cash of his career.
Also in the top chip counts is no one else than Daniel Negreanu with 722,000. After two final tables recently in Event #36: Dealers Choice 6-Handed Championship and in Event #32: H.O.R.S.E, Negreanu will try to add a seventh gold bracelet to his collection.
When the play got underway only 69 players were in their seats, but the field quickly grew, and the entrants were coming and going throughout the day.
Event #47 Day 1 Top 10 Chip Counts
|RANK||PLAYER||Country||CHIP COUNT||Big Blinds|
|5||Daniel Lazrus||United States||597,000||75|
|9||Jongwook Lee||South Korea||430,000||54|
|10||Tony Miles||United States||429,000||54|
Several other big names and bracelet owners are also advancing to Day 2. Joni Jouhkimainen (559,000), Alexandre Reard (395,000), 2019 Main Event runner-up Dario Sammartino (379,000), Jeremy Wien (272,00), Diogo Veiga (168,000), Joao Simao (133,000), Pete Chen (95,000) and Johan Guilbert (103,000) are just a few of the many well known players in the poker world that have made it through to Day 2. Romain Lewis (55,000) and Ben Heath (49,000) also found a bag at the end of the day but as short stacks.
Some of those players unfortunate to bust out here on Day 1 included Main Event Champions Joe Hachem and Phil Hellmuth, as well as four-time bracelet winners Michael Gathy and Anthony Zinno, three-time WSOP champion Chance Kornuth, Gediminas Uselis, Julien Martini, Maria Ho, Pierre Calamusa, Sylvain Loosli, Manig Loeser, Dan Shak, Joseph Cheong, James Chen, Faraz Jaka, and Darren Elias just to name a few.
David Benyamine and Calvin Anderson, who joined the field right before the end of the late registration, didn’t last long and joined them in the rail.
Day 2 will restart at 2 p.m local time, Monday, Oct. 25, and the battle will continue until the final five players are reached. Level 16 will feature a small blind of 4,000, a big blind of 8,000, and a big blind ante of 2,000. There will be a 15-min break every 2 levels and players will also enjoy a 60-minute dinner break after Level 24 at approximately 8:30 p.m.
The PokerNews live reporting team will be on hand to bring you all the updates from the “Shuffle up and deal” until the final moments of the night, so make sure to keep coming back!
|Amazon||505||1||Ping Liu||United States||278,000||35|
|Amazon||505||2||Petar Kalev||United States||234,000||29|
|Amazon||505||3||Salim Admon||United States||237,000||30|
|Amazon||505||5||Christopher Basile||United States||393,000||49|
|Amazon||505||7||Bjorn Kozenkai||United States||153,000||19|
|Amazon||505||8||Benjamin Heath||United Kingdom||49,000||6|
|Amazon||506||1||Mathew Moore||United States||336,000||42|
|Amazon||506||5||Kris Lee Steinbach||Canada||177,000||22|
|Amazon||506||7||Jose Ignacio Barbero||Argentina||388,000||49|
|Amazon||507||1||Adam Weik||United States||306,000||38|
|Amazon||507||2||Jerry Wong||United States||410,000||51|
|Amazon||507||3||Kevin Rabichow||United States||123,000||15|
|Amazon||507||4||Nicholas Davidson||United States||183,000||23|
|Amazon||507||8||Luigi Curcio||United States||92,000||12|
|Amazon||508||2||Eric Blair||United States||366,000||46|
|Amazon||508||3||Jehu Bordier Licona||United States||363,000||45|
|Amazon||508||4||Jeremy Wien||United States||272,000||34|
|Amazon||508||6||Patrick Kennedy||United Kingdom||180,000||23|
|Amazon||508||7||Tony Miles||United States||429,000||54|
|Amazon||508||8||Paul Vogel||United States||106,000||13|
|Amazon||509||8||Qing Liu||United States||165,000||21|
|Amazon||512||1||James Romero||United States||275,000||34|
|Amazon||512||2||Justin Garcia||United States||101,000||13|
|Amazon||512||3||Mike Sowers||United States||137,000||17|
|Amazon||512||4||Noah Bronstein||United States||214,000||27|
|Amazon||512||5||Raul Manzanares||United Kingdom||292,000||37|
|Amazon||512||6||Paul Kuzmich||United States||375,000||47|
|Amazon||512||7||Amir Mirrasouli||United States||234,000||29|
|Amazon||512||8||Raul Martinez||United Kingdom||98,000||12|
|Amazon||513||1||Jongwook Lee||South Korea||430,000||54|
|Amazon||513||3||Ankush Mandavia||United States||331,000||41|
|Amazon||513||4||Ryan Pedigo||United States||105,000||13|
|Amazon||513||5||Ziao Guo||United States||64,000||8|
|Amazon||513||6||Justin Lapka||United States||81,000||10|
|Amazon||514||3||David Lewis||United States||353,000||44|
|Amazon||514||4||Barry Hutter||United States||137,000||17|
|Amazon||514||5||Jaime Alvarez||United States||185,000||23|
|Amazon||514||8||Houston Howie||United States||355,000||44|
|Amazon||519||4||Shaun Deeb||United States||287,000||36|
|Amazon||519||5||Ian O'Hara||United States||278,000||35|
|Amazon||519||6||Patrick Howard||United States||316,000||40|
|Amazon||519||7||Ren Lin||United States||248,000||31|
|Amazon||520||3||Derek Wolters||United States||57,000||7|
|Amazon||520||5||Andrew Kelsall||United States||136,000||17|
|Amazon||520||6||Conrad Simpson||United States||127,000||16|
|Amazon||520||7||Dylan Destefano||United States||273,000||34|
|Amazon||521||1||Craig Mason||United States||170,000||21|
|Amazon||521||2||Chad Eveslage||United States||155,000||19|
|Amazon||521||3||Scott Seiver||United States||89,000||11|
|Amazon||521||4||Daniel Lazrus||United States||597,000||75|
|Amazon||521||5||Giuliano Lentini||United States||145,000||18|
|Amazon||521||7||Huy Lam||United States||294,000||37|
|Amazon||521||8||Jake Schwartz||United States||232,000||29|
|Amazon||522||1||Alan Sternberg||United States||193,000||24|
|Amazon||522||4||Daniel Strelitz||United States||193,000||24|
|Amazon||522||7||Ilyas Muradi||United States||352,000||44|
The remaining players are now bagging their chips, and action will resume at 2 p.m tomorrow in the Amazon room. A full recap of the day's action will be posted shortly, complete with the chip counts.
On a head's up pot, the flop showed when Joni Jouhkimainen check-raised to 32,000 a bet worth 8,000 from his opponent. The latter made the call.
A came on the turn and Jouhkimainen sent a bet for 57,000, called once more. The hit the river and time Jouhkimainen tossed a pile of 5,000 chips in the middle. It was enough for his opponent who let it go.
Tournament officials have announced the official payouts. With 421 entries, 64 players will receive a minimum cash of $8,000.
The winner will take home $428,694 and a gold WSOP bracelet.
A short-stacked opponent went all-in for around 30,000 and Ankush Mandavia called in late position.
The flop came out and the gave Mandavia's opponent flush and straight outs. But the river came the safe and Mandavia sent the opponent to the rail.
The flop showed on a three-way pot when Ankush Mandavia bet 10,000 after a check from Paul Vogel and the third player. Vogel fired a raise of 100,000 and the third player decided to move all-in. Mandavia mucked his cards and Vogel quickly called.
Vogel had two pairs but a on the turn gave the flush to his opponent. However, the hit teh river, bringing a full house to Vogel as well as the double up.