Day 2 completed
Day 2 completed
The penultimate day of Event #60: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em is in the books with 24 hopefuls remaining. The day began just outside of the money, with 293 players vying for a spot in the money and a chance at World Series of Poker gold.
Leading the way after Day 2 was Steve Sung with 1,132,000 in chips. Sung began the day in the middle of the pack with 66,700. The California native is no stranger to WSOP glory. Sung has two no-limit hold’em WSOP gold bracelets and 25 WSOP cashes totaling $2,689,443.
One of Sung’s biggest hands came with the elimination of another big-stacked player. Sung had the versus his opponent's . A flop gave Sung a slew of outs, and the turn was the followed by the on the river.
Also bagging top stacks on Day 2 were French pro Erwann Pecheux (780,000), Thomas Dietl (774,000), and Kenneth Gregersen (770,000). Other notables include Cherish Andrews, Evan McNiff, Ty Reiman, Scott Baumstein, and Zach Gruneberg that will all return for Day 3's action.
Join us on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Amazon Room where play will resume and a new champion will be crowned. Thank you for following along the PokerNews coverage and stay tuned for more WSOP action as things work towards a winner in the 60th bracelet event of the summer.
Gabriel Muzzio moved all in preflop and Erwann Pecheux called putting Muzzio at risk.
The board ran out and Muzzio could not improve on his flopped pair of twos and was sent to the rail.
The real damage to Alen Bilic was when Kurt Jewell shoved for 236,000 with a couple of hand previously and Bilic called with .
A board of [3s jd kd jh 8h smashed Jewell and left Bilic with barely two big blinds.
The remainder went in the middle with and got two callers. The cards ran out and Bilic hit the rail with twenty minutes of play remaining.
We missed the action as Soshnikov busted just after the redraw was completed but Zach Gruneberg and Soshnikov were both all in preflop and covered by a third player at the table. Gruneberg tripled up on the hand with and Soshnikov was sent to the payout booth.
On the turn of a board reading there were three players involved in the pot including Kurt Jewell and, in the big blind, Cherish Andrews.
Andrews check-called a bet and the three players saw a river . Andrews quickly went all in and while the other player folded Jewell took his time and got a count.
It was 271,000 to call, and call he did. But Andrews turned over for the rivered full house and Jewell mucked.
Josep Galindo was the twenty ninth place finisher shoving with and getting looked by one of the big stacks, Lue Huang, with .