Event #36: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball

Adam Crawford Eliminated in 8th Place ($6,955)

• Level 17: 2,000-4,000, 1,000 ante
Adam Crawford - 8th place
Adam Crawford - 8th place

Moments after Scott Abrams' elimination...

Steven Wolansky raised to 8,000 on the button and Adam Crawford three-bet all in for roughly 80,000 from the small blind. Wolansky mulled it over for about 30 seconds before he called. Crawford stood pat, Wolansky drew one and the hands were revealed:

Crawford: {10-}{9-}{8-}{5-}{2-} - stood pat
Wolansky: {8-}{6-}{4-}{2-} - drew one

Wolansky squeezed a {10-} to make a ten-eight, eliminating Crawford in eighth place.

Steven Wolansky us 290,000 76,000
Adam Crawford ca Busted

Tags: Adam CrawfordSteven Wolansky

Scott Abrams Eliminated in 9th Place ($5,371)

• Level 17: 2,000-4,000, 1,000 ante
Scott Abrams - 9th place
Scott Abrams - 9th place

Orjan Skommo opened to 10,000 in the cutoff and Scott Abrams three-bet-shoved on the button for about 43,000. Joseph Cheong four-bet-shoved from the small blind and Skommo folded. Cheong stood pat, while Abrams drew one.

Cheong: {9-}{7-}{4-}{3-}{2-} - stood pat
Abrams: {9-}{6-}{5-}{4-} -drew one

Abrams squeezed a {Q-}, ending his run in ninth place.

Joseph Cheong us 330,000 98,000
Scott Abrams us Busted

Tags: Joseph CheongOrjan SkommoScott Abrams


Dinner Break

• Level 16: 1,500-3,000, 700 ante

The players are on a one hour dinner break. Play will resume at about 9:55 p.m.

3592Steven Wolansky214,000
3593Adam Crawford78,500
3594Max Kruse86,000
3595Samuel Touil124,500
3596Scott Bohlman69,000
3602Christopher Mecklin103,000
3605Orjan Skommo107,000
3596Scott Abrams32,500
3607Joseph Cheong232,000
Joseph Cheong us 232,000 52,000
Steven Wolansky us 214,000 52,000
Samuel Touil fr 124,500 -44,500
Orjan Skommo no 107,000 -38,000
Christopher Mecklin US 103,000 1,000
Max Kruse de 86,000 -32,000
Adam Crawford ca 78,500 20,500
Scott Bohlman us 69,000 -6,000
Scott Abrams us 32,500 -31,500

Robin Rightmire Eliminated in 10th Place ($5,371)

• Level 16: 1,500-3,000, 700 ante
Robin Rightmire - 10th place
Robin Rightmire - 10th place

Scott Abrams shoved for about 44,000 from the cutoff and Robin Rightmire called all in from the big blind for roughly 16,000. Rightmire drew two cards while Abrams drew one.

Rightmire: {10-}{5-}{2-} - drew two
Abrams: {10-}{6-}{3-}{2-} - drew one

Abrams turned over an {8-} to make a ten-eight, while Rightmire turned over a {4-} and {9-} for a ten-nine, ending his tournament in 10th place.

Scott Abrams us 64,000 14,000
Robin Rightmire us Busted

Tags: Robin RightmireScott Abrams

WSOP 2014: WSOP Trivia at the Halfway Point

Webjoker • Level 16: 1,500-3,000, 700 ante

The 2014 World Series of Poker is at it's halfway point with 34 events in the books. Time to see if you've paid attention! Dan Heimiller (2014 WSOP bracelet winner), David Tuchman (WSOP livestream commentator), Nolan Dalla (Media Director of the World Series of Poker), Marcel Vonk (2010 WSOP bracelet winner), Jessica Welman (Managing Editor of WSOP.com) and Calvin Anderson (2014 WSOP bracelet winner) battle it out today. Check back the coming days for more trivia questions and answers from this elite group of poker involved people.

Tags: Calvin AndersonDan HeimillerDavid TuchmanJessica WelmanMarcel VonkNolan Dalla

Cheong Catches Abrams

• Level 16: 1,500-3,000, 700 ante
Joseph Cheong
Joseph Cheong

Joseph Cheong raised to 8,000 in the hijack and Scott Abrams called from the big blind. Abrams drew two, Cheong drew one and Abrams checked. Cheong bet 8,000, but was met with a check-raise from Abrams to 24,500. Cheong mulled it over for about a minute before he called with {10-}{7-}{6-}{4-}{2-}. Abrams couldn't beat it and Cheong collected the pot.

Joseph Cheong us 180,000 63,000
Scott Abrams us 50,000 -65,000

Tags: Joseph CheongScott Abrams

Ali Eslami Eliminated in 11th Place ($5,371)

• Level 16: 1,500-3,000, 700 ante
Ali Eslami - 11th place
Ali Eslami - 11th place

Joseph Cheong raised to 8,000 in the cutoff and Ali Eslami called from the big blind. Both players drew one, Eslami checked, and Cheong bet effectively 15,000-ish.

Eslami tanked for a bit before he called all in, but mucked when Cheong tabled {9-}{6-}{5-}{4-}{3-}.

Joseph Cheong us 117,000 47,000
Ali Eslami us Busted

Tags: Ali EslamiJoseph Cheong

PokerNews Podcast Episode #226: Barnacle Talk feat. Dan O’Brien

[user101598] • Level 16: 1,500-3,000, 700 ante
Dan O'Brien
Dan O'Brien

The show gets off to a bumpy start with thanks to a few technical difficulties, but a great story about a David Williams bluff and another about "hood" poker get the ball rolling again. Dan O'Brien then joins the program to talk about his jet ski accident, his Me vs. U challenge against Danielle Andersen, and more.

You can subscribe to the entire iBus Media Network on iTunes here, or you can access the RSS feed here. The PokerNews family of podcasts is now available on Stitcher.

Tags: Dan O'BrienDavid WilliamsPokerNews Podcast

Bohlman's Ten Holds Up

• Level 16: 1,500-3,000, 700 ante

Scott Bohlman moved all in before the draw for 36,600 and Steven Wolansky pushed his huge stack over the top all in. This got both blinds to fold and Bohlman stood pat.

Wolansky drew one card and tabled {7-}{6-}{5-}{2-} for a strong draw. Bohlman was looking to dodge some cards as he showed {10-}{9-}{8-}{5-}{4-}, and he did as Wolansky turned over a {J-}.

Steven Wolansky us 162,000 -31,000
Scott Bohlman us 75,000 29,000

Tags: Scott BohlmanSteven Wolansky