WSOP Hit and Run: Woods Falls, Petrangelo Wins, A Mizrachi Nears Bracelet

Dustin Gouker : May 31st, 2015


James Woods’ run comes to an end, and Nick Petrangelo’s big year continues with a bracelet. It’s all in our daily wrap-up of the world of poker, the Hit and Run.

WSOP roundup / preview

What went on at the World Series of Poker yesterday? And what’s going on today? We’ll keep you updated here daily. To see some of what you missed on Saturday, check out our daily running blog, WSOP Daily Notes.

Event #3: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better
They weren’t able to wrap this event up, but they did get down to two players. One of them is two-time bracelet winner Robert Mizrachi. The other is Jacob Dahl, who has a big chip lead right now. Updates here.

Event #4: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout
Nick Petrangelo has had a pretty good year: He’s already got a million dollars in live tourney earnings, and this is his fifth six-figure score of 2015. He defeated Jason Les, who was a part of the team of pros that recently played the poker computer Claudico. Bracelet winners Brian Lemke, Leo Wolpert and Loni Harwood were the first three players eliminated at the final table, while James Woods run came to an end in seventh place.

Final report here. You can watch the final table here.

The COLOSSUS $565 No-Limit Hold’em
Pros who have made it through to day two of the biggest live tournament ever held include Greg Raymer, Vanessa Rousso, David ‘Doc’ Sands, John Racener and Felix Stephenson. The WSOP still doesn’t know how many players entered or advanced, but it appears there were more than 20,000 entries.

Updates here.

Starting today
Event #6: $1,000 Hyper Hold’em: Updates
Event #7: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball Championship: Updates

WSOP quick hitters

James Woods talks after his final table appearance.
–Poker Listings does a pretty good job at looking at the issues with live reporting the WSOP.
–PokerNews caught up with presenter Tatjana Pasalic.
An interview with Jamie Gold.

Non-WSOP quick hitters

–A report from the completed APPT Macau.
–Updates from the UKIPT London and Eureka Hamburg.
Crazy gambling stories from May.
–The latest in the case involving high-stakes player Paul Phua and an alleged World Cup betting scheme.
–The latest in a series on casino poker for beginners.

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