Hand #117: Katherine Ansorge moved all in from the cutoff and got no action.
Hand #118: Julie Dang raised to 35,000 on the button and Deborah Worley-Roberts called from the small blind. The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Worley-Roberts checked, Dang bet 40,000, and Worley-Roberts called. The river was the and Worley-Roberts checked again. Dang bet 60,000 and Worley-Roberts thought for a brief moment before calling. Dang mucked her hand and Worley-Roberts said, "Wanna know what I called you down with?" and showed . "That's right! Ace-high, baby!"
Hand #114: Heidi May raised to 28,000 from under the gun, Julie Dang called from the cutoff, and Jana de la Cerra called from the small blind. The flop was , de la Cerra checked, May bet 55,000, Dang folded, de la Cerra check-raised all in, and May called to put her at risk. May tabled and was far behind de la Cerra's for a flopped set. The of the turn gave May some outs with an open-ended straight draw, but the didn't complete it and de la Cerra's set held for the double-up.
Hand #115: Julie Dang raised to 35,000 from under the gun and won the pot.
Hand #116: Jana de la Cerra raised to 30,000 from the cutoff and Julie Dang called from the big blind. The flop came and both players checked. The turn brought the , Dang bet 50,000, and de la Cerra folded.
Hand #101: Jana de la Cerra raised to 30,000 from the button and won the pot.
Hand #102: Heidi May raised to 33,000 from the small blind and Julie Dang called. The flop came , May bet 60,000, and Dang folded.
Hand #103: Katie Ansorge shoved from the cutoff and won the pot.
Hand #104: Deborah Worley-Roberts raised from the small blind and won the pot.
Hand #105: Heidi May raised to 28,000 from under the gun and Deborah Worley-Roberts three-bet to 60,000 from the small blind. The flop came and both players checked. The turn brought the and there was a bet and a call. The river was the , they both checked, and Worley-Roberts showed to win the pot against May's .
Hand #96: Julie Dang raised to 26,000 from under the gun and got calls from Jana de la Cerra on the button and Heidi May in the big blind. The flop came and action checked to de la Cerra on the button. She bet 36,000 and got no action.
Hand #97: Deborah Worley-Roberts raised to 30,000 from under the gun and got no action.
Hand #98: May raised to 28,000 on the button and raked in the pot.
Hand #99: Worley-Roberts raised to 36,000 from the small blind and de la Cerra folded her big blind.
Hand #100: Worley-Roberts raised to 32,000 on the button, and Katherine Ansorge moved all in for 234,000 from the big blind. Worley-Roberts folded.
On the first day of play in Event #70: $10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold'em at the 2017 World Series of Poker, 718 players took to the felt in pursuit of the first prize of $135,098 and the WSOP gold bracelet, but only five will take chips out of a bag at the start of Day 3. Heidi May leads the way with 1,752,000, quite a significant lead over the next largest stack which belongs to Deborah Worley-Roberts (861,000).
Behind them in third is Julie Dang with 458,000, and Jana de la Cerra (280,000) and Katie Ansorge (250,000) round out the final five.
Play will begin on Sunday at noon local time and the remainder of the field will play one-hour levels until a winner is determined. There will be 30 minutes of Level 21 at the beginning of the day before Level 22 begins.
Check back here for updates on the action from the PokerNews live reporting team. The seat draw and chip counts at the start of Day 3 are as follows: