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2015 WSOP: Brief Updates For All Ongoing Events

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Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by "T".

Event #28: MONSTER STACK $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

The $1,500 buy-in Monster Stack event's field of 7,192 entries has been narrowed down to 29 players after three days of play. The remaining players are guaranteed a minimum cash of $36,700, with the chance of taking home the first-place prize of $1,286,942!

Hoyt Corkins, a two-time WSOP bracelet winner, is the chip leader with 9.3 million. His nearest challenger, Kevin Kung, has 8.5 million. Unfortunately, Scotty Nguyen won't be returning for Day 4 -  Nguyen finished in 101st place on Day 3 for a prize of $8,155. Other notables that departed on Day 3 include online pro Aditya Agarwal ($16,408), Ben Zamani ($8,155), who has a 1st and 2nd place finish in this series, and Brazilian pro Maria Mayrinck ($6,990)

Event #30: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Only 21 players of 2,150 entries remain after two intensive days of play. Kai Yang is the chip leader with 1,350,000 heading into Day 3. He will be joined at the top of the leaderboard by Artur Rudziankov with 1,090,000, Chris Moorman with 966,000, and David Chase with 954,000.

A winner, who will get $353,391 and a gold bracelet, will be crowned on Day 3 unless play exceeds 10 levels, in which case a fourth day will be added.


Event #31: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better

There are currently 17 players remaining on Day 2 of this event. Among the remaining players one can find big names such as Robert Mizrachi (291k, 11th place), David "ODB" Baker (469k, 7th place) and Jeff Madsen (561k, 6th place).

A prize pool of $1,310,400 is up for grabs in this event, and all the remaining players are guaranteed a minimum payday of $11,754. The winner will take home a coveted gold bracelet as well as $301,413 in prize money.

Event #32: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed

Day 1 of the $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed event began with 550 players and finished with 190 survivors after 11 hours of play. Englishman Simon Deadman bagged up the chip lead at the end of play (232,100). In the top 5 of the leaderboard are poker stars Tuan Le (225k) and Jennifer Tilly (195k). Further down in the leaderboard many other big names can be found. The fact is that there are too many just to mention a few.

The prize pool is $2,585,000 and the money bubble will bursts once 60 players remain. The winner will take home $633,357.

Event #33: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball

2004 WSOP Main Event winner Greg Raymer bagged up the chip lead after the first day of the $1,500 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball event. He will be joined to Day 2 by the likes of Brian Yoon (55,300), Sergey Rybachenko (62,700), Allen Cunningham (40,200), Jon Turner (49,100), Brian Hastings (49,200), and Matt Glantz (41,000) - all hold decent stacks. Poker stars who weren't as fortunate to make it through Day 1 include Daniel Negreanu, Carlos Mortensen, and lowball legend Billy Baxter.

Up for grabs is a $257,850 prize pool - of which $136,215 is put aside for the champion.

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3 comments for "2015 WSOP: Brief Updates For All Ongoing Events"

 doubletop7776/17/2015 8:46:31 AM GMT
Its unbelievable just how many events are going on at the same time and i love reading about all of them. Great to see Greg Raymer doing well in one and is it really 11 years since he won the big one
 teddybears736/17/2015 10:05:30 PM GMT
That's some chunk of the prize pool for the winner in the 2-7 triple draw event #33.
and i haven't seen Allen Cunninghams name for a while now,good player him so nice to see his name mentioned again.
 bowie19847/11/2015 11:46:07 AM GMT
Yeah I noticed the same pattern... More obscure type of tournament, less entries, bigger FT percentages. Which is a bit weird logic if we look closely to some live tourney prizepools - so, a game with over 10k entries should pay the same % to the winner than one with just hundred entries? Which one is the harder to win?

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