Day 2 completed
Day 2 completed
Day 2 of the $3,000 Limit Hold’em event at the 2011 World Series of Poker began with the remaining 163 players of a 337-player field, all looking to claim their share of a $920,010 prize pool. Once the nasty business of the money bubble was taken care of at 36 players, the rest of the field turned their attention to the final table. Unfortunately, we didn’t quite get there as 18 survived the day. Leading the way into Day 3 is Shawn Keller, who bagged up 520,000 in chips.
Day 2 saw some big names hit the rail. Chad Brown, Barry Greenstein, David Chui, Justin Bonomo, Dwyte Pilgrim, and last year’s champ, Eric Buchman, all made their exits early. Some others who were felled just shy of the money included Josh “JJProdigy” Field, Ronnie Bardah, and Richard “nutsinho” Lyndaker.
Those who managed to sneak into the money included: David “ODB” Baker (36th- $5,612), Marco Traniello (34th- $5,612), Jesse Martin (24th- $7,019), and Shawn Buchanan (20th- $7,019). Still in contention are Sorel Mizzi (85,000), Alex Keating (81,500), Jeff Shulman (197,000), and Team PokerStars Pro (USA) Victor Ramdin (287,000).
The remaining players will return tomorrow in the hopes of playing to a winner. Here is a look at the payouts for the remained of the field:
10th thru 12th- $14,388
13th thru 15th- $11,288
16th thru 18th- $8,850
Former $2,000-$3,000 Limit Hold’em Champions
|2005||Event #10 ($2,000)||569||Siagzar (Reza) Payvar||$303,610|
|“||Event #17 ($2,500)||373||Quinn Do||$265,975|
|“||Event #36 ($3,000)||406||Todd Witteles||$347,385|
|2006||Event #23 ($3,000)||341||Ian Johns||$291,755|
|“||Event #7 ($3,000)||415||Bill Chen||$343,618|
|2007||Event #34 ($3,000)||296||Alexander Borteh||$225,483|
|“||Event #43 ($2,000)||472||Safi Ahmad||$217,329|
|2008||Event #20 ($2,000)||479||Daniel Negreanu||$204,863|
|2009||Event #38 ($2,000)||446||Marc Naalden||$190,770|
|2010||Event #18 ($2,000)||476||Eric Buchman||$203,607|
|2011||Event #14 ($3,000)||337||???||$220,817|
Join the PokerNews Live Reporting Team tomorrow at 3 PM PST as we make our way to the final table and look to crown the next $3,000 Limit Hold’em Champion!
We found Brent Roberts all in against Tyler Bonkowski on a board. Roberts held while Bonkowski had . The river bricked out for Roberts and he was eliminated right before the end of the night.
The tournament staff just instructed the dealers to deal three more hands. After that, Day 2 will come to an end.
Tyler Bonkowski raised from middle position and Shawn Buchanan moved all in from the button. Casey McCarrel called from the big blind as did Bonkowski. Both players checked down the board and McCarrel showed . The other two players mucked and Buchanan hit the payout desk.
We missed the table draw at 27 since the eliminations came so quick, but here is how things look now:
After putting 5/6 of his stack in for the big blind Andrew Prock called Alexander Keating's bet and was all in. Prock's never was able to catch up to Keating's . The board came and Prock was eliminated.
After being raised Tyler Bonkowski, Hiren Patel was able to put the rest of his chips in the pot preflop. Holding Patel was a slight favorite going against Bonkowski's .
The board came . Patel was not able to catch up after the flop, and was then elminated.