Event #60: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
Event #60: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
Day 2 completed

Two-Time Bracelet Winner Steve Sung Leads After Day 2

• Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
Day 2 Chip Leader Steve Sung
Day 2 Chip Leader Steve Sung

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 {a-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} versus his opponent's {j-Spades}{j-Clubs}. A {6-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{7-Clubs} flop gave Sung a slew of outs, and the turn was the {3-Clubs} followed by the {A-Hearts} 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.

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End-of-Day Chip Counts (full)

• Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
TableSeatPlayerChips
4471Zachary Gruneberg187,000
4472Erwann Pecheux780,000
4473Kurt Jewell452,000
4474Salman Jaddi250,000
4475Lue Huang454,000
4476Brandon Hall661,000
4477Jamie Armstrong347,000
4478Kenneth Gregersen770,000
4479--empty----
    
4481David Bravin693,000
4482--empty----
4483Cherish Andrews653,000
4484Evan McNiff433,000
4485Ty Reiman376,000
4486Scott Baumstein265,000
4487Guillauma Marechal329,000
4488Alexander Maximov297,000
4489Thomas Dietl774,000
    
4511Raj Pooni165,000
4512Sohale Khalili538,000
4513Pedro Correa253,000
4514Javier Swett425,000
4515Steve Sung1,132,000
4516Matthew Alexander427,000
4517--empty----
4518Gavin Orourke496,000
4519Chris Ebbe387,000
Steve Sung us 1,132,000 472,000
Erwann Pecheux fr 780,000 -20,000
Thomas Dietl DE 774,000 732,100
Kenneth Gregersen dk 770,000 737,000
David Bravin IT 693,000 293,000
Brandon Hall us 661,000 613,800
Cherish Andrews us 653,000 3,000
Sohale Khalili us 538,000 178,000
Gavin O'Rourke ie 496,000 26,000
Lue Huang us 454,000 94,000
Kurt Jewell us 452,000 -38,000
Evan McNiff us 433,000 313,000
Matthew Alexander us 427,000 -8,000
Javier Swett CL 425,000 105,000
Chris Ebbe US 387,000 -83,000
Ty Reiman us 376,000 266,000
Jamie Armstrong us 347,000 280,500
Guillauma Marechal FR 329,000 240,100
Alexander Maximov RU 297,000 -273,000
Scott Baumstein us 265,000 167,000
Pedro Correa br 253,000 215,400
Salman Jaddi us 250,000 174,300
Zachary Gruneberg us 187,000 -233,000
Raj Pooni 165,000

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Alen Bilic Eliminated in 26th Place ($17,577)

• Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
Alen Bilic - 26th Place
Alen Bilic - 26th Place

The real damage to Alen Bilic was when Kurt Jewell shoved for 236,000 with {k-Clubs}{j-Spades} a couple of hand previously and Bilic called with {a-Spades}{q-Hearts}.

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 {k-Clubs}{8-Clubs} and got two callers. The cards ran out {7-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{q-Spades}{2-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds} and Bilic hit the rail with twenty minutes of play remaining.

Kurt Jewell us 490,000
Alen Bilic ba Busted

Final 27 Redraw

• Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
TableSeatPlayer
4401Zach Gruneberg
4402Erwann Pecheux
4403Kurt Jewell
4404Alen Bilic
4405Lue Huang
4406Brandon Hall
4407Jamie Armstrong
4408Ivan Soshnikov
4409Gabriel Muzzio

TableSeatPlayer
4441Raj Pooni
4442Sohale Khalili
4443Pedro Correa
4444javier Swett
4445Steve Sung
4446Matt Alexander
4447Salman Jaddi
4448Gavin O'Rourke
4449Chris Ebbe

TableSeatPlayer
4451David Bravin
4452Kenneth Gregersen
4453Cherish Andrews
4454Evan McNiff
4455Ty Reiman
4456Scott baumstein
4457Guillauma Marechal
4458Alexander Maximov
4459Thomas Dietl

Andrews Wins a Big Pot

• Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
Cherish Andrews
Cherish Andrews

On the turn of a board reading {2-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}{4-Spades}{6-Hearts} 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 {9-Diamonds}. 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 {9-Clubs}{9-Spades} for the rivered full house and Jewell mucked.

Cherish Andrews us 650,000 230,000
Kurt Jewell us 280,000 -250,000
Level:
21
Blinds:
6,000/12,000
Ante:
2,000