Day 2 completed
Day 2 completed
Day 2 of Event #15: $1,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em has concluded and Jeremy Malod bagged up the top stack with a total of 7,570,000 chips.
Malod made it to the final three tables with a stack of 1,900,000 when blinds were 15,000/30,000 with a 30,000 big blind ante. He managed to continue increasing his chip stack, and eliminated Liran Betito when his pocket aces held. By the time there were only 12 players left, Malod had become the second-largest stack in the tournament with a whopping 4,300,000 in chips.
Following closely behind him is Bradley Jansen with 6,075,000 in chips. Jansen has already cashed at the 2021 World Series of Poker in Event #13: $3,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em for $4,840. He is now looking to take home his first WSOP gold bracelet.
Event #15: $1,500 6-Handed NLHE Final Day Seat Draw & Chip Counts
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Amazon||1||2||Ryan Andrada||United States||4,495,000||45|
|Amazon||1||3||Ryan Pedigo||United States||4,270,000||43|
|Amazon||1||6||Jesse Yaginuma||United States||5,415,000||54|
|Amazon||2||1||Jon Baylor||United States||2,130,000||21|
|Amazon||2||3||Bradley Jansen||United States||6,075,000||61|
|Amazon||2||5||Sean Hegarty||United States||3,450,000||35|
|Amazon||2||6||Mark Liedtke||United States||2,950,000||30|
Action of the Day
Day 2 started at 12:00 p.m. local time with a total of 96 players returning from the 1,450 entries that started on Day 1. As the day wore on, many notables found their way to the payout desk including, Darren Elias (54th $5,282), Upeshka De Silva (47th $6,170), Jun Obara (41st $7,329) and Melanie Weisner (17th $17,141).
Finnish star Joni Jouhkimainen busted in 11th, narrowly missing out on reaching Day 3. While British grinder Steve Morris saw his tournament end abruptly in 10th place. The elimination of Mackenzie Kramer in ninth place brought the curtain down on Day 2 proceedings.
The eight remaining players will return at noon on Saturday, October 9, and play until a champion is crowned. All eight players are guaranteed a payout of $28,782 and will be playing for the first-place prize of $313,403 and a WSOP gold bracelet. Join us then for what should be a thrilling conclusion to this tournament as the PokerNews team will be on hand to bring you all the action.
With only a few minutes left on the clock, Mackenzie Kraemer raised all in under the gun for a little over 500,000, and the action folded around to Bradley Jansen who quickly made the call.
Unfortunately Kraemer had run into a bigger pair than his and the flop was no help when it came . The on the turn meant he was drawing dead to Jansen's set and the river was just a formality.
The action folded to Steven Morris in the small blind who moved all-in for 910,000. Jesse Yaginuma called from the big blind.
The board ran out . Yaginuma won the hand with a pair of fives and sent Morris home in 10th place for $22,044.
On a flop of , Joni Jouhkimainen had gotten all of his chips in the middle for roughly 635,000 against Jeremy Malod.
Jouhkimainen was in great shape as both players flopped top pair but Jouhkimainen was leading with his queen-kicker. The turn changed nothing as the hit but the river was the , giving Malod two pair. Joni Jouhkimainen was eliminated in 11th place for $22,044.
Jesse Yaginuma and Joni Jouhkimainen got all the chips in the middle before the flop and it was Yaginuma who was at risk for 1,770,000 in chips.
Yaginuma was behind but the flop gave some extra hope when it came , giving him a gutshot straight. The turn was the , giving Yaginuma the straight and Jouhkimainen couldn't find a chop on the river when the landed.
The action was picked up with a full board already spread and the hands of Itai Levy and Jeremy Malod on the table..
The board read .
Levy was walking away from the table. Malod scored yet another knockout to make him the current chip leader of the final 11 players.