WSOP Hit and Run: Tuan Le’s Amazing Double; Colossus Final Table Headlines Busy Day
Tuan Le completes an amazing WSOP double. The Colossus final table. And seven different WSOP events going on simultaneously. It’s all in our daily wrap-up of the world of poker, the Hit and Run.
What went on at the World Series of Poker yesterday? And what’s going on today? We’ll keep you updated here daily.
Event #5: The COLOSSUS $565 No-Limit Hold’em: Updates
The final table is finally here, and Adi Prasetyo has about 30 percent of the chips in play. Ray Henson, who once nearly final tabled the main event, was the chip leader heading into day 4, but now he is the short stack. They’ll be playing for the top prize of $638K. Live stream here. Play starts at noon.
Event #7: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball Championship: Final report
Tuan Le did it again, winning this event for the second year in a row, taking home $322K. A player hadn’t repeated as a champion in event since 2009, when Thang Luu did it in an Omaha tourney. Lots of pros fell just short of the bracelet, including Phil Galfond, James Obst, Rep Porter and Calvin Anderson.
Event #8: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em: Updates
Tom Marchese, Tristan Wade and Kyle Bowker are among the pros remaining with just 15 left. Play resumes at 1 p.m.
Event #9: $1,500 Razz: Updates
There are just 19 players left in this one, including Eli Elezra (2 bracelets), Cyndy Violette (1) and Max Pescatori (2). Play resumes at 2 p.m.
Event #10: $10,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold’em Championship: Updates
We’re down to the round of 16 after the first day of play. Notables remaining include George Danzer, Max Silver, Byron Kaverman, JC Tran, Olivier Busquet and Paul Volpe. Here’s the bracket.
Event #11: $1,500 Limit Hold’em: Updates
Bracelet winner Chris Tryba is in the top 10 of this one after day 1.
Event #12: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed
Event #13: $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better
WSOP quick hitters
–The Colossus going to a fifth day was a blessing for mixed games.
–Despite all the complaints, the Colossus was awesome.
—An interview with Erik Seidel.
–Some prop bets were made during the $10K heads-up event.
Non-WSOP quick hitters
–Phil Ivey’s alleged ‘edge-sorting’ partner has a case against her in Connecticut dismissed.
–It looks like Revel Casino in Atlantic City could be sold, again.
–Highlights of the latest Sunday Million: