- Slepe stave:
|Slepe stave||80,000 / 160,000|
Onur Unsal opened to 27,000 on the button and Nacho Barbero went all in for 252,000. Pratyush Buddiga then reshoved for 436,000 in the big blind, and Unsal had a decision to make.
"I was snapping him," Unsal remarked, meaning he was going to call Barbero's shove. Unsal folded and Barbero was at risk.
Barbero took the lead on the flop, but the turn gave Buddiga a pair of aces. The river was the and Barbero was eliminated in 19th place for a payout of $18,019.
Ryan Tosoc and Chris Moorman got all the chips in preflop, and Tosoc was at risk.
Moorman's pocket queens were well ahead of Tosoc's pocket fives. The board ran out , and Moorman's queens held up.
Tosoc takes home $18,019 for his 20th-place finish.
Michael Gagliano opened to 30,000 under the gun and James Chen went all in for 257,000 on the button. The blinds folded and Gagliano called to put Chen at risk.
The flop gave Chen a flush draw. The turn changed nothing, but the river gave Chen the nut flush to double through.
They are just a couple of minutes into Day 3, and the tournament has lost a player. Levan Karamanishvili open-jammed for 200,000 and was put at risk by Onur Unsal.
The board ran out and Unsal's flopped set was enough to eliminate Karamanishvili.
The 21 remaining players are in their seats and cards are in the air.
The remaining 21 players in Event #27: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed get back to the felt today for a 12 noon restart to play down to a winner. With a field of 959 entries, 144 players get a piece of the $2,589,300 total prize pool.
Max Silver is a London poker pro looking for his first WSOP gold. Silver starts the day way out in the lead with 2,219,000. He is the only player in the 2,000,000-chip range. In fact, he is one of only two players above 1,000,000 chips, the other being Morten Mortensen with 1,160,000.
Several accomplished poker pros will also be battling for that first place prize. They include Jerry Payne (955,000), Chris Moorman (906,000), Onur Unsal (893,000), Steve Sung (840,000), Michael Gagliano(840,000), Ryan Tosoc (709,000), Samantha Cohen (482,000), Nacho Barbero (382,000), James Chen (283,000) and Pratyush Buddiga (169,000).
The first player eliminated will receive $18,019. The top five finishers will be getting six-figure payouts and the winner will take home $498,682 to go with the WSOP gold bracelet.
Blinds will be 6,000/12,000 with a 2,000 ante to start for the first 30 minutes, and there will be breaks every two hours of play. Play will begin in the Miranda room, and the final table will take place on the Main Stage in Brasilia. It will also be livestreamed.
Be sure to follow the updates here at PokerNews for the exciting conclusion of the event!
Day 3 Seat Draw
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Brasilia||1||1||Scot Masters||United States||664,000||55|
|Brasilia||1||4||Richard Tuhrim||United States||382,000||32|
|Brasilia||1||6||Jerry Payne||United States||955,000||80|
|Brasilia||2||1||Samantha Cohen||United States||482,000||40|
|Brasilia||2||3||Julien Martini||United States||678,000||57|
|Brasilia||2||4||Alex Queen||United States||158,000||13|
|Brasilia||2||6||Steve Sung||United States||840,000||70|
|Brasilia||3||2||Pratyush Buddiga||United States||169,000||14|
|Brasilia||3||3||Chris Moorman||United Kingdom||906,000||76|
|Brasilia||3||5||Ryan Tosoc||United States||709,000||59|
|Brasilia||4||1||Michael Gagliano||United States||840,000||70|
|Brasilia||4||3||John Gorsuch||United States||733,000||61|
|Brasilia||4||5||Max Silver||United Kingdom||2,219,000||185|
|Brasilia||4||6||Joshua Ladines||United States||398,000||33|