2018 World Series of Poker

Event #45: Big Blind Antes $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels)
Dias: 2
Event Info

2018 World Series of Poker

Resultados Finais
Mão Vencedora
Event Info
Informações do Nível
60,000 / 120,000

Event #45: Big Blind Antes $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels)

Dia 2 Começado

A Winner Will Be Crowned Today in Event #45: Big Blind Antes $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels)


The remaining 41 players return at 12 p.m. local time today for the second and final day of Event #45: Big Blind Antes $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels) to play down to a winner. The 1,712 entries generated a prize pool of $1,502,257. The 41 players left are all guaranteed $5,376 at least but they will battle it out for the first prize of $258,255 and the WSOP gold bracelet.

Steven Wolansky is the chip leader to start the day with a stack of 620,000. He is followed closely by DJ MacKinnon (532,000). Some notables still in the running include bracelet winner Kathy Liebert (245,000), as well as Joseph Cheong (280,000), Esther Taylor (126,000) and Kelly Minkin (136,000).

When action resumes, players will start at Level 21 with blinds of 5,000/10,000 with a 10,000 ante. Levels will be 30 minutes in length and there will be a 15-minute break every 4 levels, plus a dinner break.

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RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Amazon4002Elliott PetermanUnited Kingdom272,00027
Amazon4003Sebastian DornbrachtGermany187,00019
Amazon4004Gregory WornerUnited States248,00025
Amazon4005Rod CawoodUnited States163,00016
Amazon4006Andrew ZazofskyUnited States64,0006
Amazon4007Matthew HuntUnited Kingdom159,00016
Amazon4008Esther TaylorUnited States126,00013
Amazon4009Tom BrabandUnited States113,00011
Amazon4081Lander LijoSpain290,00029
Amazon4082Pinchas DibaskUnited States44,0004
Amazon4084King Lun Alan LauHong Kong350,00035
Amazon4085Chi ChanCanada137,00014
Amazon4086Russell CraneUnited States148,00015
Amazon4087Michael WangUnited States355,00036
Amazon4088Kelly MinkinUnited States136,00014
Amazon4089Martin StaszkoCzech Republic247,00025
Amazon4091Grzegorz WyrazPoland96,00010
Amazon4092Rick OffleyUnited States320,00032
Amazon4093Daniel CaiUnited States105,00011
Amazon4094Conor BeresfordUnited Kingdom153,00015
Amazon4095Albert YuUnited States54,0005
Amazon4097Michael HauptmanUnited States338,00034
Amazon4098Joey SpanneUnited States240,00024
Amazon4099Kathy LiebertUnited States245,00025
Amazon4161Spencer ChamplinUnited States181,00018
Amazon4163Johnny PackUnited States180,00018
Amazon4164Steven WolanskyUnited States620,00062
Amazon4165Jonathan TamayoUnited States86,0009
Amazon4166Mario Prats GarciaSpain280,00028
Amazon4167Abdul Al MagablehUnited States199,00020
Amazon4168DJ MacKinnonUnited States532,00053
Amazon4169Ivan UzunovBelarus142,00014
Amazon4171Athanasios PolychronopoulosUnited States156,00016
Amazon4172Justin OliverCanada101,00010
Amazon4173Manig LoeserGermany182,00018
Amazon4174Andrew TengUnited Kingdom152,00015
Amazon4175Mark SchluterUnited States255,00026
Amazon4176Tony GarganoUnited States138,00014
Amazon4177Yordan PetrovBulgaria159,00016
Amazon4178Joseph CheongUnited States280,00028
Amazon4179Robin HegeleGermany245,00025

Tags: DJ MacKinnonEsther TaylorJoseph CheongKathy LiebertKelly MinkinSteven Wolansky

Nível: 21

Blinds: 5,000/10,000

Ante: 10,000

Tamayo Doubles Through Wolansky

Nível 21 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante

Steven Wolansky opened to 23,000 under the gun. Jonathan Tamayo, from one seat over, three-bet shoved for 86,000. Wolansky went deep into the tank and eventually the clock was called. Within seven seconds left to act, Wolansky threw in chips signifying a call and cards were tabled:

Jonathan Tamayo: {9-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}
Steven Wolansky: {k-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}

The board ran {q-Hearts}{q-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{2-Clubs} and Tamayo doubled up.

Jogador Fichas Progresso
Steven Wolansky us
Steven Wolansky
534,000 -86,000
WSOP 2X Winner
Jonathan Tamayo us
Jonathan Tamayo
175,000 89,000

Tags: Jonathan TamayoSteven Wolansky

Immediate Double For Taylor

Nível 21 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante

Esther Taylor started the day by doubling up through Gregory Worner. Taylor moved all-in for 126,000 from middle position with {Q-Hearts}{Q-Clubs} and got called by Worner with {7-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}.

The board ran out {2-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{A-Hearts}{8-Diamonds} and Taylor secured an early double up.

Jogador Fichas Progresso
Esther Taylor us
Esther Taylor
260,000 134,000
Gregory Worner us
Gregory Worner
90,000 -158,000

Tags: Esther TaylorGregory Worner

Wang Over Chan

Nível 21 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante

The flop read {10-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{8-Clubs} and there was already about 60,000 in the middle. Both Chi Chan in the big blind and Michael Wang in mid-position checked through to the {a-Spades} on the turn. Chan check-called Wang's 25,000 bet.

The river completed the board with the {k-Hearts}, Chan checked for the last time. Wang continued with another bet of 57,000. Chan counted out his stack and then decided to call. Wang tabled {a-Clubs}{4-Diamonds} for the turned two pair to take the pot and leave Chan behind with hardly anything.

Jogador Fichas Progresso
Michael Wang us
Michael Wang
560,000 205,000
WSOP 2X Winner
Chi Chan ca
Chi Chan
20,000 -117,000

Tags: Chi ChanMichael Wang

Chan Gets Eliminated by Minkin

Nível 21 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante

All the cards were already on the board when we arrived at the table and Chi Chan stood up from his chair to walk to the payout desk.

Chan had {Q-Hearts}{J-Hearts} laying in front of him and Kelly Minkin had {A-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs}. The board on the table was {2-Spades}{5-Hearts}{7-Spades}{K-Hearts}{5-Clubs} and Minkin took down the pot. Five players have already exited the tournament so far today.

Jogador Fichas Progresso
Kelly Minkin us
Kelly Minkin
200,000 64,000
Chi Chan ca
Chi Chan

Tags: Chi ChanKelly Minkin

Liebert Doubles Through Spanne

Nível 21 : 5,000/10,000, 10,000 ante

Joey Spanne opened to 21,000 from the hijack. Kathy Liebert, on the cutoff, three-bet to 60,000. Action folded back to Spanne who four-bet shoved for 320,000. Liebert made the call, putting at risk her last 149,000.

Kathy Liebert: {k-Spades}{k-Hearts}
Joey Spanne: {10-Clubs}{10-Spades}

The board came {q-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{2-Spades} and Liebert doubled up.

Jogador Fichas Progresso
Kathy Liebert us
Kathy Liebert
300,000 55,000
WSOP 1X Winner
Joey Spanne us
Joey Spanne
170,000 -70,000

Tags: Joey SpanneKathy Liebert