Event #59: $1,000 Tag Team

Ten Teams Return for the Title and Two Bracelets in Event #59: $1,000 Tag Team

WSOP Chips

The final day of Event #59: $1,000 Tag Team has come and kicks off at 2 p.m. local time. The duos have all secured at least $6,882 as a team and will all be looking to ladder up to the first-place prize of $113,366.

Team Newman consists of Michael Newman and Robert Ortmont and they will be coming back with the chip lead of 2,960,000 in chips, which is good for a total of 99 big blinds at the start of the day. Rounding off the top three are Team Wolf (Tomer Wolf and David Landell) and Team Ruter (Mike Ruter and Samy Dighlawi).

Final Table Seat Draw

SeatPlayersChip CountsBig Blinds
1Zachary Erdwurm - Steven Jones850,00028
2Michael Newman - Robert Ormont2,960,00099
3Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi1,315,00044
4Tomer Wolf - David Landell1,900,00063
5Amanda Botfeld - David Botfeld790,00026
6Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt1,345,00045
7Benjamin Miner - Dmitriy Uskach1,065,00036
8Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi1,700,00057
9Mike Lutz - Matt Krebs430,00014
10Scott Johnston - Bob Fisher455,00015

When play resumes, they will start at Level 23 which features a small blind of 15,000, a big blind of 30,000, and a big blind ante of 30,000. There are no regular breaks during play as the team members can tag each other out but play will be paused when chips are raced off for a color break. The level duration will remain at 60 minutes throughout the day.

The PokerNews live reporting team will be there from the first raise until the final all-in so make sure to follow along with all the live updates right here.

Remaining Payouts


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