Event #52: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
Jours
123

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Prize Pool $2,133,000
Players 1580

Info Niveau

Niveau 31
Blinds 60,000 / 120,000
Ante 20,000

Highlights

Highlights

"You Have Ace-King Every F***king Time!"

ElleSriracha • Niveau 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Cary Katz raised to 27,000 from the small blind and James Florence three-bet to 58,000. Katz called.

The flop came {k-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{6-Clubs} and Katz checked. Florence bet 53,000 and Katz called. The turn was the {k-Diamonds} and Katz check-called a bet of 78,000 from Florence. The river was the {5-Diamonds} and Katz checked yet again. Florence bet 200,000 and Katz flung his cards across the table, hitting the bumper on the other side of the table. "I know. You have ace-king every f***king time!" exclaimed Katz.

James Florence CA
James Florence
CA 1,750,000 430,000
Cary Katz us
Cary Katz
us 210,000 65,000

Tags: Cary KatzJames Florence

Parker Drew Falls to the Queens of Ageloff

[user339872] • Niveau 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
Brandon Ageloff
Brandon Ageloff

Parker Drew raised to 26,000 from under the gun and the action was folded to Brandon Ageloff in the big blind. Ageloff reraised to 75,000 and Drew moved all in for 365,000. Ageloff quickly called and turned over {q-Spades}{q-Diamonds} which was way in front of Drew's {5-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}.

The flop came {a-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{8-Spades} bringing no help to Drew and the turn was the {q-Hearts} leaving him drawing dead. The {6-Spades} completed the board and Ageloff raked in the pot while Drew headed to the cash cage.

Brandon Ageloff us
Brandon Ageloff
us 1,550,000 350,000
Parker Drew us
Parker Drew
us Eliminé

Tags: Brandon Ageloff

Rainer Kempe Doubles Through James Florence

ElleSriracha • Niveau 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
Rainer Kempe
Rainer Kempe

Rainer Kempe moved all in for 141,000 from the cutoff, and James Florence snap-called from the big blind.

Kempe was at risk with {k-Hearts}{5-Hearts} while Florence held {a-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}.

The flop came {k-Spades}{j-Hearts}{6-Spades} and Kempe pulled ahead with a pair of kings. the turn was the {3-Diamonds} and Florence needed a ten or an ace to knock out Kempe. The river was the {4-Clubs} and Kempe was able to hold on for a double-up, making a small dent in Florence's big stack.

James Florence CA
James Florence
CA 1,320,000 36,000
Rainer Kempe de
Rainer Kempe
de 300,000 60,000

Tags: James FlorenceRainer Kempe

Mikhail Rudoy Gets an Early Double-Up

[user339872] • Niveau 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Mikhail Rudoy raised to 28,000 from the hijack and was called by Griffin Malatino in the small blind and Sam Phillips in the big blind. The flop came {j-Hearts}{7-Spades}{6-Spades} and the action was checked to Rudoy who bet 45,000. Malatino raised to 125,000 and Phillips got out of the way. Rudoy pushed all in for 230,000 and Malatino took some time to think.

Eventually he called and tabled {q-Hearts}{j-Hearts}, but was behind the {a-Hearts}{j-Spades} of Rudoy. The turn was the {4-Spades} and the river landed the {5-Hearts}, securing a double-up for Rudoy.

Griffin Malatino us
Griffin Malatino
us 880,000 -234,000
Mikhail Rudoy ru
Mikhail Rudoy
ru 550,000 334,000

Tags: Griffin MalatinoMikhail RudoySamuel Phillips

Cards Are in the Air

ElleSriracha • Niveau 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

The clock has started and cards are in the air on Day 3 of Event #52: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em!

Play will continue with 30 minutes to go in Level 21.

Niveau:
21
Blinds:
6,000/12,000
Ante:
2,000

Jason Mercier Seeks Bracelet Number Six on Day 3 of Event #52: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

ElleSriracha
Jason Mercier
Jason Mercier

Day 3 of Event #52: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em starts up at 12 noon local time in the Brasilia room where today yet another World Series of Poker champion will be crowned.

Among the remaining 23 competitors is five-time WSOP champion Jason Mercier who looks to snag his sixth bracelet. He comes into the day with 457,000, good for 38 big blinds. Andy Frankenberger bagged up 525,000 and 43 big blinds to work with as he seeks bracelet number three.

Leading the field to start today is Samuel Phillips with a healthy 1,289,000 (107 BB), closely followed by Canadian James Florence (1,284,000) and Brandon Ageloff (1,200,000). In addition to these top stacks, the field is stacked with fierce competitors including Mohsin Charania (1,045,000), Mathieu Selides (399,000), Phil Collins (258,000), Rainer Kempe (240,000) and Cary Katz (145,000).

Day 3 will begin halfway through Level 21 with blinds at 6,000/12,000 with a 2,000 ante. As usual, there will be a 15-minute break every two levels with a scheduled 60-minute dinner break after the sixth level of the day. This event will play down to a winner, with first place pocketing $364,438 and the coveted gold WSOP bracelet.

Final Table Payouts

PlacePrize (USD)
1$364,438
2$225,181
3$161,844
4$117,611
5$86,424
6$64,226
7$48,276
8$36,708
9$28,239

Stay locked in as the PokerNews team brings all of the live updates right to your fingertips until the last hand is dealt and a winner found.

Look just below for the Day 3 seating assignments and chip counts.

Tags: Andy FrankenbergerBrandon AgeloffCary KatzJason MercierMathieu SelidesMohsin CharaniaPhil CollinsRainer KempeSamuel Phillips

Day 3 Seating Assignments and Chip Counts

ElleSriracha
RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Brasilia7001Scott HorvathUnited States337,00028
Brasilia7002Jack AllenUnited Kingdom459,00038
Brasilia7003Ian SteinmanUnited States268,00022
Brasilia7004Andy FrankenbergerUnited States525,00044
Brasilia7005Milan SimkoCzech Republic411,00034
Brasilia7006Yanki KoppelUnited States436,00036
Brasilia7007Lorne WechslerCanada220,00018
Brasilia7009Jason MercierUnited States457,00038
       
Brasilia7013Mikhail RudoyRussia216,00018
Brasilia7014Phil CollinsUnited States258,00022
Brasilia7015Denny CrumUnited States170,0008
Brasilia7016Griffin MalatinoUnited States1,114,00093
Brasilia7017Samuel PhillipsUnited States1,289,000107
Brasilia7018Christopher ChabrisUnited States14,0001
Brasilia7019Parker DrewUnited States394,00032
       
Brasilia7021Brandon AgeloffUnited States1,200,000100
Brasilia7022Cary KatzUnited States145,00012
Brasilia7023James FlorenceCanada1,284,000107
Brasilia7024Mohsin CharaniaUnited States1,045,00087
Brasilia7025Alexander EliasUnited Kingdom847,00071
Brasilia7026Alexandre ReardFrance122,00010
Brasilia7027Rainer KempeGermany240,00020
Brasilia7029Mathieu SelidesFrance399,00033
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