Event #8: $25,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed
Event #8: $25,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed
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Chris Brewer Leads 15 Players into the Final Day of Event #8: $25,000 High Roller

MattHansen • Nivo 18: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
Chris Brewer
Chris Brewer

Day 2 of Event #8: $25,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em at the 2022 World Series of Poker at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas has come to an end and Chris Brewer leads a field of 15 players that will return on Monday for the Day 3 finale.

The high roller event drew 251 runners to generate a prize pool of $5,929,875, from which the winner will claim the top prize of $1,415,610. Each of the 15 players returning on Monday is guaranteed $65,511.

Day 2 started with 87 returning players from Day 1, and 22 more runners jumped in before registration ended at the beginning of the day. In the end, the top 38 places paid a min-cash of $40,648.

Event #8: $25,000 High Roller NLH Day 2 Top Ten Chip Counts

RankNameCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Chris BrewerUnited States5,100,00051
2Chad EveslageUnited States4,915,00049
3Brek SchuttenUnited States4,610,00046
4Jake SchindlerUnited States3,150,00032
5Dan ColpoysUnited States2,385,00024
6Justin YoungUnited States2,320,00023
7Taylor von KriegenberghUnited States2,230,00022
8Josh AriehUnited States1,995,00020
9Ognyan DimovBulgaria1,975,00020
10Reagan SilberUnited States1,915,00019

Brewer is the chip leader after 18 levels play and he has locked up his second cash of the 2022 WSOP in this event. His best WSOP finish was a fifth place run in the 2021 Poker Player’s Championship, and he will return on Monday in search of his first WSOP bracelet.

The leader is followed closely by Chad Eveslage and Brek Schutten at the top of the chip counts. Eveslage took the lead for a while in the late stages of the day when his pocket jacks held up against David Miscikowski's straight draw, and he finished with 4,914,000. Schutten finished with 4,610,000 after he also claimed the chip lead at one point in the late stages of the day. Both Eveslage and Schutten are also looking for their first gold bracelet.

Jake Schindler and Dan Colpoys round out the top five chip counts. They’re joined for the Day 3 finale by Justin Young, Taylor von Kriegenbergh, Reagan Silber, Antonio Lievano, Calvin Lee, and Jesse Lonis. Also bagging for Day 3 are former WSOP champions Josh Arieh, Ognyan Dimov, Byron Kaverman, and 2021 Main Event winner Koray Aldemir.

Remaining Payouts


Sergi Reixach entered Day 2 with the chip lead and carried that all the way to an 28th place finish. He was followed in the chip counts by Miscikowski, who bagged the second most chips on Day 1, but his run came to an end at the end of the night in 15th place. Young was also among the big stacks, but he caught momentum with several early hands and kept pace among the leaders throughout the day.

Other players that cashed but failed to find a bag for Day 3 include Phil Ivey, Ben Lamb, David Peters, Brian Rast, and Brock Wilson. Ivey registered at the beginning of Day 2 and he quickly found a double that set him on the road to his second cash of the series after he finished 7th in the $100,000 bounty event.

Players will return at 1 p.m. on Monday to play down to a winner in the Bally’s Event Center. Action will pick up in Level 19 with blinds at 50,000/100,000 and a 100,000 ante. Play will continue on Day 3 until a winner is declared, and final table coverage is slated to be provided by PokerGO.

Be sure to keep it with the PokerNews team on Monday for all of the updates from the Day 3 finale of the $25,000 High Roller at the 2022 World Series of Poker.

Oznake: Antonio LievanoBen LambBrek SchuttenBrian RastBrock WilsonByron KavermanCalvin LeeChad EveslageChris BrewerDan ColpoysDavid MiscikowskiDavid PetersJake SchindlerJesse LonisJosh AriehJustin YoungKoray AldemirOgnyan DimovPhil IveyReagan SilberSergi ReixachTaylor von Kriegenbergh

Day 3 Seat Draw

[user169806] • Nivo 18: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
CasinoTableSeatPlayerCountryChipsBig Blinds
Bally's11Taylor von KriegenberghUnited States2,230,00022
Bally's12Reagan SilberUnited States1,915,00019
Bally's13Christopher BrewerUnited States5,100,00051
Bally's14Ognyan DimovBulgaria1,975,00020
Bally's15Justin YoungUnited States2,326,00023
Bally's16Koray AldemirAustria520,0005
Bally's18Jesse LonisUnited States1,325,00013
Bally's21Calvin LeeUnited States1,630,00016
Bally's22Josh AriehUnited States1,995,00020
Bally's23Jake SchindlerUnited States3,150,00032
Bally's24Byron KavermanUnited States1,880,00019
Bally's25Brekstyn SchuttenUnited States4,610,00046
Bally's26Antonio LievanoUnited States1,650,00017
Bally's27Dan ColpoysUnited States2,385,00024
Bally's28Chad EveslageUnited States4,914,00049

End of Day Chip Counts

MattHansen • Nivo 18: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
Chris Brewer US
Chris Brewer
US 5,100,000 925,000
Chad Eveslage us
Chad Eveslage
us 4,915,000 -85,000
Brek Schutten us
Brek Schutten
us 4,610,000 150,000
Jake Schindler us
Jake Schindler
us 3,150,000 2,355,000
Dan Colpoys
Dan Colpoys
2,385,000 -1,165,000
Justin Young us
Justin Young
us 2,320,000 -180,000
Taylor von Kriegenbergh us
Taylor von Kriegenbergh
us 2,230,000 -70,000
Josh Arieh us
Josh Arieh
us 1,995,000 135,000
Ognyan Dimov bg
Ognyan Dimov
bg 1,975,000 1,760,000
Reagan Silber us
Reagan Silber
us 1,915,000 255,000
Byron Kaverman us
Byron Kaverman
us 1,880,000 680,000
Antonio Lievano us
Antonio Lievano
us 1,650,000 -750,000
Calvin Lee kr
Calvin Lee
kr 1,630,000 -2,520,000
Jesse Lonis us
Jesse Lonis
us 1,325,000 -675,000
Koray Aldemir de
Koray Aldemir
de 520,000 440,000

Von Kriegenburgh Doubles Through Brewer

• Nivo 18: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
Taylor von Kriegenbergh
Taylor von Kriegenbergh

Taylor von Kriegenbergh moved all in for 1,135,000 from the button, about 14 big blinds. Chris Brewer shoved all in for well more than that and the big blind immediately folded.

Chris Brewer {9-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}
Taylor von Kriegenbergh: {a-Clubs}{q-Hearts}

The board was {10-}{q-}{5-}{5-}{8-} and von Kriegenbergh locked in the double.

As the evening comes to a close, the pattern has been every all-in player has successfully doubled up; everyone has refused to be eliminated before Day 3.

Chris Brewer US
Chris Brewer
US 3,700,000 10,000
Taylor von Kriegenbergh us
Taylor von Kriegenbergh
us 2,300,000 35,000

Oznake: Chris BrewerTaylor von Kriegenbergh

Lee Check-Calls His Way to the Pot

• Nivo 18: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
Calvin Lee
Calvin Lee

Calvin Lee opened from the hijack to 160,000, and Josh Arieh in the cutoff was the only player to make the call.

The flop came {4-Spades}{j-Hearts}{10-Spades} and Lee chose not to continue with a bet, instead checking to Arieh. Arieh elected to bet 175,000 and Lee called.

The turn {6-Diamonds} hit the board and Lee checked once more. Arieh kept betting, this time with 375,000. Lee called again.

The river card was the {7-Spades} and Lee checked like he had every street. Arieh quickly checked behind.

Lee showed the {a-Spades}{5-Spades} for the made flush and Arieh mucked.

Calvin Lee kr
Calvin Lee
kr 4,150,000 630,000
Josh Arieh us
Josh Arieh
us 1,860,000 460,000

Oznake: Calvin LeeJosh Arieh

Miscikowski Doubles Through Aldemir

• Nivo 18: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
David Miscikowski
David Miscikowski

Justin Young opened to 160,000 on the button. Koray Aldemir immediately three-bet to 1,100,000 from the small blind, about 85 percent of his stack.

"A little more than that," annouced David Miscikowski from the big blind, who went all in for 1,130,000. Young folded and Aldemir called.

Koray Aldemir: {a-Spades}{10-Spades}
David Miscikowski: {q-Clubs}{q-Spades}

An ace in the window was short-lived good news for Aldemir on the {a-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{q-Diamonds} flop that left Aldemir drawing thin. The {6-Diamonds} and {6-Clubs} turn and river secured the full double for Miscikowski and left Aldemir short.

Justin Young us
Justin Young
us 2,500,000 50,000
David Miscikowski us
David Miscikowski
us 2,300,000 1,360,000
Koray Aldemir de
Koray Aldemir
de 80,000 -1,020,000

Oznake: David MiscikowskiJustin YoungKoray Aldemir

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