Event #20: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better
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Highlights

Highlights

Level:
11
Blinds:
500/1,000
Ante:
0

Official Chip Counts (komplett)

[user122394] • Level 10: 400-800, 0 ante
John Larson US
John Larson
US 73,700
Thomas Besnier fr
Thomas Besnier
fr 66,600
Guillaume Rivet
Guillaume Rivet
57,300
Pierluigi Giglio
Pierluigi Giglio
53,900
Eric Sclavos US
Eric Sclavos
US 53,600
Won Goag
Won Goag
53,100
Brian Hastings us
Brian Hastings
us 47,900
Dale Beaudoin us
Dale Beaudoin
us 47,900 9,900
Calen McNeil ca
Calen McNeil
ca 47,800
Robert Turner us
Robert Turner
us 47,700
Ken Tran US
Ken Tran
US 47,700
Dennis Ethier
Dennis Ethier
46,800
Michael Menkes
Michael Menkes
43,800
Ron Faltinsky
Ron Faltinsky
43,300
Daniel Adelson US
Daniel Adelson
US 42,900 500
Kahala Carter
Kahala Carter
42,500
Dmitrii Valouev US
Dmitrii Valouev
US 42,400
Men Nguyen us
Men Nguyen
us 41,600 14,600
Kim Sherlin
Kim Sherlin
40,800
James Bord gb
James Bord
gb 40,000
Matthew Kelly us
Matthew Kelly
us 39,700
Jan Sjavik
Jan Sjavik
39,600
Barry Reuther US
Barry Reuther
US 38,100
Max Steinberg (Max J. Steinberg) US
Max Steinberg (Max J. Steinberg)
US 36,300
Jonathan Hart us
Jonathan Hart
us 36,200

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Event #20: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better
Tag 1 beendet

John Larson Leads as 219 Advance to Day 2

Chad_Holloway • Level 10: 400-800, 0 ante
Day 1 chip leader John Larson.
Day 1 chip leader John Larson.

Today the 2013 World Series of Poker continued as 1,014 players packed the Brasilia Room for Day 1 of Event #20 $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low Split 8-or-Better. That was 47 players more than the year prior—representing a nearly 5% increase in attendance—and meant there was a $1,368,900 prize pool on the line. That will be distributed to the top 117 players, with a healthy $277,274 reserved for the eventual winner. The man best positioned to capture it? That would be John Larson, who emerged as the chip leader of the advancing 219 players with 73,700.

While Larson had the most chips, plenty of other notables bagged up big stacks including Thomas Besnier (66,600), Eric Sclavos (53,600), Brian Hastings (47,900), Robert "Chip Burner" Turner (47,700), Dmitrii Valouev (42,400), James Bord (40,000) and Matthew Kelly (39,700).

Of course not everyone was so lucky. Among those to hit the rail on Day 1 were Maria Ho, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Chad Brown, Cory Zeidman, Matt Glantz, Phil Hellmuth, 2007 champ Alex Kravchenko, 2011 champ Francesco "Cheech" Barbaro, and the defending champ Herbert Tapscott.

While many big names fell, quite a few are still in contention including Max Steinberg (36,300), Carlos Mortensen (31,500), David Chiu (29,000), Daniel Weinman (28,400), Barry Greenstein (27,900), Men "The Master" Nguyen (27,000), Mike "The Mouth" Matusow (23,700), Owais Ahmed (23,000), Mike Sexton (22,900), Tom Schneider (18,600) and Jennifer Harman (17,000), just to name a few.

Day 2 is set to kick off at 1:00 PST on Tuesday. Join us then as we bring you all the updates on the way to the money and onward to the final table. Until then, good night from the Rio.

Tags: John Larson

Notable End of Day 1 Counts

Chad_Holloway • Level 10: 400-800, 0 ante
John Larson US
John Larson
US 73,700 73,700
Thomas Besnier fr
Thomas Besnier
fr 66,600 15,600
Eric Sclavos US
Eric Sclavos
US 53,600
Pierlugi Giglio
Pierlugi Giglio
53,300 53,300
Wong Goag
Wong Goag
53,100 53,100
Brian Hastings us
Brian Hastings
us 47,900
Calen McNeil ca
Calen McNeil
ca 47,800 9,800
Ken Tran US
Ken Tran
US 47,700 47,700
Robert Turner us
Robert Turner
us 47,700 -2,300
Denis Ethier us
Denis Ethier
us 46,800 46,800
Mike Menkes
Mike Menkes
45,800 3,800
Ron Paltinsky
Ron Paltinsky
43,300 43,300
KC Carter
KC Carter
42,500 42,500
Dmitrii Valouev US
Dmitrii Valouev
US 42,400 -2,600
Daniel Adelson US
Daniel Adelson
US 42,400 42,400
Matt Kelly us
Matt Kelly
us 39,700 2,700
Jan Olav Syavik
Jan Olav Syavik
39,600 39,600
Barry Reuther US
Barry Reuther
US 38,100 25,100
Max Steinberg (Max J. Steinberg) US
Max Steinberg (Max J. Steinberg)
US 36,300 36,300
Jonathan Hart us
Jonathan Hart
us 36,200 36,200
Al Barbieri us
Al Barbieri
us 36,000 36,000
Carlos Mortensen es
Carlos Mortensen
es 31,500 11,500
David Chiu us
David Chiu
us 29,000 -1,500
Daniel Weinman us
Daniel Weinman
us 28,400 2,400
Barry Greenstein us
Barry Greenstein
us 27,900 -5,100

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Seven More Hands

Chad_Holloway • Level 10: 400-800, 0 ante

The tournament staff has just announced that the remaining players will play seven more hands before bagging and tagging for the night. We're headed out to the floor to capture any last-minute hands and to grab a list of notable chip counts. Stay tuned for those and a full recap of the Day 1 action.

Slow Going

Chad_Holloway • Level 10: 400-800, 0 ante

Play has slowed a bit here at the tail end of Level 10. We've noticed quite a few players ordering beers, perhaps an early celebration for making Day 2. They've got about 15 minutes though until the clock expires, and as well all know anything can happen.

Right now the clock says 239 players remain, which means there will be quite a ways to go tomorrow before they make the money at the top 117.

Notable Counts

Chad_Holloway • Level 10: 400-800, 0 ante
Thomas Besnier fr
Thomas Besnier
fr 51,000
Robert Turner us
Robert Turner
us 50,000
Mike Menkes
Mike Menkes
42,000
James Bord gb
James Bord
gb 40,000
Dale Beaudoin us
Dale Beaudoin
us 38,000
Calen McNeil ca
Calen McNeil
ca 38,000 27,325
Eric Sclavos US
Eric Sclavos
US 35,000 -7,600
Brian Hastings us
Brian Hastings
us 35,000 6,500
David Chiu us
David Chiu
us 30,500 5,000
Daniel Weinman us
Daniel Weinman
us 26,000 16,000
Todd Brunson us
Todd Brunson
us 25,000 200
Dario Alioto it
Dario Alioto
it 25,000 -3,700
Tom Schneider us
Tom Schneider
us 20,000
Mike Matusow us
Mike Matusow
us 20,000 -4,000
Tony Cousineau us
Tony Cousineau
us 19,000 12,450
Mitch Schock us
Mitch Schock
us 14,500 4,500
Gavin Griffin us
Gavin Griffin
us 8,000
Kathy Liebert us
Kathy Liebert
us 6,500 -4,500
Allyn Shulman us
Allyn Shulman
us 5,000 -18,000
Chris Bjorin se
Chris Bjorin
se Ausgeschieden
Daniel Negreanu ca
Daniel Negreanu
ca Ausgeschieden

Kessler Gets Quartered But Stays Alive

• Level 10: 400-800, 0 ante

We walked into a hand that had significant preflop and post flop action involving Allen Kessler.

Kessler was short, and got his chips in with {9-Spades}{9-Clubs}{4-Spades}{a-Clubs}. The board came {2-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{7-Spades}{8-Diamonds}, giving Kessler a live four for the nut low. However, one of his opponent also had the nut low, and the other had a better two-pair. Kessler got quartered, but is still alive with 3,000 chips.

Allen Kessler us
Allen Kessler
us 3,000 -5,400

Tags: Allen Kessler

Level:
10
Blinds:
400/800
Ante:
0