Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Monster Stack

Crane Exits

[user80015] • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

David Crane open-shoved from the hijack for roughly 500,000 and Zachary Gruneberg called from the big blind.

Crane: {A-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}
Gruneberg: {A-Clubs}{Q-Diamonds}

The dealer ran out a {J-Diamonds}{A-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}{K-Diamonds}{9-Hearts} board to see Gruneberg make a bigger flush and send Crane to the rail.

Zachary Gruneberg us 3,850,000 550,000
David Crane GB Busted

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Sean Drake Leads The Remaining 62 Players

Sean Drake
Sean Drake

Welcome to PokerNews' Day 4 coverage of Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Monster Stack. The starting field of 7,862 entrants is down to just 62 players, each with hopes of capturing a coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet and the first-place prize of $1,327,083.

Leading the way into Day 4 is Sean Drake with 4,975,000. Drake has been under the WSOP spotlight before, having captured a bracelet in 2011. This time however, the stakes are quite a bit higher and Drake would like nothing more than to add a second piece of WSOP jewelry to his wrist.

He'll have plenty of competition, however, as several excellent players remain in the hunt. Among them are Joe McKeehen (3,740,000), Jason Duval (3,465,000), Zach Gruneberg (3,300,000), Thayer Rasmussen (3,005,000), Bolivar Palacios (2,595,000), Steven Levy (1,975,000), Tom Alner (1,785,000) and Mathew Frankland (1,575,000). The Day 4 table and seating assignments can be found here.

Play is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. and the plan for the day is to either play 10 levels or down to a winner. Be sure to keep it here at PokerNews' to see the conclusion of this historic event!

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Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Monster Stack
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