Day 1 completed
Day 1 completed
It was a star-studded day at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. There were 72 entries of pokers finest in attendance for Event #38: $50,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em 8-Handed.
Australian superstar Michael Addamo bagged the biggest stack with (5,150,000). Addamo has more than 14 million in career tournament earnings, including three wins last month in September on the PokerGO Tour, totaling more than $5,000,000.
Other notables to move on to Day 2 include Dan Smith (1,085,000), Seth Davies (430,000), Gal Yifrach (1,405,000), Stephen Chidwick (355,000), and Erik Seidel (3,730,000).
Event #38 Day 1 Top 10 Chip Counts
|2||Erik Seidel||United States||3,730,000||149|
|3||Gal Yifrach||United States||1,405,000||56|
|4||Dan Smith||United States||1,085,000||43|
|6||Chris Hunichen||United States||995,000||40|
|7||Bin Weng||United States||975,000||39|
|9||David Coleman||United States||640,000||26|
Those who did not find a bag but will have a chance to enter tomorrow include, Jason Koon, Joe McKeehen, Cary Katz, and David Peters.
Day 2 will begin at 2 p.m. local time on Wednesday, October 20th. Players are able to register until the start of the day. Play will resume with the blinds at 10,000/25,000/25,000 and will continue until there are five players remaining.
The PokerNews live reporting team will be back on the floor to bring you all of the live updates throughout the tournament.
The surviving players are now bagging and tagging their chips.
Stay tuned for a recap of Day 1.
The tournament staff has just announced each table will play four more hands before players bag and tag for the night.
Scott Ball shoved for his last 255,000 from the hijack and was called by Michael Addamo in the big blind.
The board kept Ball's tens out in front and he doubled through Addamo.
Michael Addamo opened to 45,000 on the button and was called by Jake Schindler in the big blind.
Schindler check-called an 80,000 bet from Addamo on the flop, but check folded to a 205,000 bet from Addamo on the turn.
Addamo currently has a commanding chip lead over the field with over five million.
Nick Petrangelo and Jason Koon have both recently busted.
On the flop, Elio Fox bet 80,000 and Seth Davies called.
The turn was the , Fox continued for 75,000 and Davies folded.
Anthony Zinno limped under-the-gun and James Chen raised to 60,000 from the hijack. Action folded to Jake Schindler in the small blind, who shoved for 225,000. Only Chen called.
Schindler was in terrible shape, but the gave Schindler a sweat to a king or a diamond.
The came right in on the turn, leaving Chen drawing dead.
An irrelevant completed the board and Schindler doubled up.