|Blinds||1,500,000 / 3,000,000|
The final nine players are on a quick break.
Hand #6: Paul Jain raised to 1,600,000 from the cutoff and he was called by button Tan Nguyen. The flop fell and Jain slowed down with a check. Nguyen checked behind.
The turn was the and Jain put in a delayed continuation-bet worth 2,500,000 and Nguyen called. The river was the and they checked it down.
Jain showed but that wasn't good enough against the of Nguyen.
Hand #7: It folded to John Skrovan on the button and he raised to 1,800,000. Juan Magana moved all in from the button and very quick folds followed from the big blind and Skrovan.
Hand #8: Jeremy Pekarek raised from middle position to 1,800,000 and Jain three-bet to 4,800,000. It folded back around to Pekarek who raised all in for 15,100,000. Jain called.
The board ran out and Pekarek doubled up to the chip lead.
Hand #9: Benjamin Underwood raised to 2,200,000 from the small blind and the big blind folded.
Hand #10: Underwood won another pot when he raised from the button to 1,700,000 and the blinds both folded.
Hand #11: Noomis Jones raised from the button to 1,800,000 and big blind Pakarek put him all in for effectively 14,000,000. Jones thought about it for a minute before he called.
The dealer put down the and Jones doubled up.
Hand #1: On a flop of , Jeremy Pekarek bet 1.5 million from under the gun and Paul Jain called from early position. The turn was the and Pakarek checked. Jain bet 2.5 million and Pekarek folded.
Hand #2: Benjamin Underwood raised to 1.8 million from the cutoff and Noomis Jones called from the button. The dealer fanned a flop of and Underwood opted to check. Jones bet 1.2 million and Underwood called.
The hit the felt on the turn and Underwood checked again. Jones checked back and the dealer completed the board with the . Underwood checked for a third time and Jones thought for a moment before checking back. Underwood tabled for kings full and Jones said, "I knew it" before flashing for trip aces.
Hand #3: Underwood raised to 1.8 million from the hijack and got calls from Jones in the cutoff, Pekarek in the small blind and Jain in the big blind.
The dealer put out a flop of and both blinds checked to Underwood who bet 2 million. Jones and Pekarek both folded and Jain called to see the on the turn. Jain checked, Underwood bet 3.7 million and Jain mucked.
Hand #4: Action folded to Jain in the small blind and he raised to 2.4 million. Tan Nguyen mucked his big blind.
Hand #5: Juan Magana raised to 1.8 million from under the gun and action folded to Nguyen in the small blind. He announced "raise" but put out 2 million. The dealer informed him he had to make it 2.8 million to go. Magana called and they saw the flop. Nguyen continued for 2 million and Magana called.
The turn was the and Nguyen checked. Magana bet 2.7 million, Nguyen check-raised to 5.5 million and Magana folded.
Cards are officially in the air on the official final table in Event 9.
Play picks up at the 33:12 mark in Level 38: 400,000/800,000/800,000.
The start of the final table of Event #9: $600 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack is slightly delayed.
Hand-for-hand updates will begin shortly.
An extra day was added in Event #9: $600 No-Limit Hold'em because the tournament attracted so many players. A total of 6,151 entries were made in one of the new events held at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) to generate an impressive prize pool of $3,229,275 and the first-place prize of $398,281. Paul Jain is leading the final nine with 41,700,000 in chips which equates to around 52 big blinds at the start of the day.
Jain is well ahead of the other players as his closest competitor is Jeremey Pekarek with 21,800,000 chips at the start of the day. Pekarek will have 27 big blinds when they continue in level 38: 400,000/800,000 big blind ante 800,000 later today. Jain already improved on his best recorded live cash by securing $35,183 in reaching the final nine. Pekarek, on the other hand, still needs one more pay jump to improve on his best recorded live cash.
Others with a good shot at winning the WSOP gold bracelet include David Elet (21,300,000), Noomis Jones (21,100,000), Juan Magana (19,500,000), Tan Nguyen (18,400,000), and Benjamin Underwood (17,600,000). The two short stacks of the tournament are Dan Kuntzman and John Skrovan. Both bagged the exact same stack of 11,600,000 at the end of Day 2 and they will start the day with 14.5 big blinds.
Final table seat draw
|1||Paul Jain||United States||41,700,000|
|2||Tan Nguyen||United States||18,400,000|
|3||John Skrovan||United States||11,600,000|
|5||Dan Kuntzman||United States||11,600,000|
|7||Noomis Jones||United States||21,100,000|
|8||David Elet||United States||21,300,000|
|9||Jeremy Pekarek||United States||21,800,000|
The tournament will be streamed on CBS All Access/PokerGO. PokerNews will be on the tournament floor to provide tournament updates until one of the contenders is the new owner of a WSOP Bracelet.