Event #34: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No-Limit Hold'em



Event #34: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No-Limit Hold'em
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Rulah Divine Bags Top Stack on Day 1b of $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em

SandraBarbour • Level 10: 400-800, 100 ante
Rulah Divine
Rulah Divine

Day 1b of Event #34: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em is in the books. The new event for the 2018 World Series of Poker is a smashing hit, with the second flight attracting a field of 3,314 entries to create a bumper field of 5,700 entries. 1,280 of them are left standing after both starting days. With the both flights combined, a mouth-watering prize pool of $5,130,000 has been created. The last player standing will parlay his initial $1,000 investment into a life-altering $644,224 first place prize, along with a coveted WSOP gold bracelet. Once the bubble bursts on Day 2, 855 players will be secured of a min-cash of $1,500.

Bracelet winner Rulah Divine bagged one of the top stacks from today's flight with a stack of 145,100. Divine finished first last year in Event #63: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em. He will be looking to add another bracelet to his collection. Day 1b chipleader is Mike Tayakama of the Philippines with 177,400 in chips. Takayama is an experienced player who already boasts over $600,000 in lifetime winnings and made his first six-figure cash just two months ago.

Following Takayama are Eimantas Adomavicius with 168,500 and WSOP Circuit Ring winner Vinny Pahuja with 167,100 in chips. Other notables through to Day 2 include bracelet winners Loni Harwood (23,000), Chris Moorman (67,200),Niall Farrell (58,000), Bertrand Grospellier (20,700), Chris Ferguson (12,200), along with Giuseppe Pantaleo (131,600), Anatoly Filatov (9,500), Harry Lodge (6,500), Manig Loeser (28,700) and Ari Engel (38,800). They will be joined tomorrow by some other big name survivors from the first flight of this event.

Notables who took a shot at glory but could not find it in this event include bracelet winner Heidi May, 2015 WSOP November Niner Federico Butteroni, Dan O'Brien, Joao Vieira and Walter Treccarichi.

All 1,285 remaining players will come back on Monday, June 18, at 12 p.m. local time in level 11 and blinds of 500/1,100 with a 100 ante. Follow along with PokerNews as we bring start-to-finish coverage of all the bracelet events at the 2018 World Series of Poker.

End-of-Day Chip Counts (komplett)

SandraBarbour • Level 10: 400-800, 100 ante
Mike Takayama ph
Mike Takayama
ph 177,400 177,400
Eimantas Adomavicius lt
Eimantas Adomavicius
lt 168,500 168,500
Vinny Pahuja us
Vinny Pahuja
us 167,100 167,100
Fabrizzo Dagostino it
Fabrizzo Dagostino
it 164,200 164,200
Chahn Jung us
Chahn Jung
us 147,500 147,500
Pablo Fernandez es
Pablo Fernandez
es 146,500 146,500
Rulah Divine us
Rulah Divine
us 145,100 145,100
Cher Vang us
Cher Vang
us 139,700 139,700
Benjamin Jones us
Benjamin Jones
us 132,400 132,400
Giuseppe Pantaleo de
Giuseppe Pantaleo
de 131,600 131,600
Henry Lu us
Henry Lu
us 131,000 131,000
David Bernstein ca
David Bernstein
ca 130,000 130,000
Gianluca Speranza it
Gianluca Speranza
it 129,300 129,300
Erik Ladanyi hu
Erik Ladanyi
hu 127,900 127,900
Joseph Wertz us
Joseph Wertz
us 127,400 127,400
Elad Aroshas us
Elad Aroshas
us 125,900 125,900
Greg Maddex CA
Greg Maddex
CA 122,200 122,200
Ashish Gupta au
Ashish Gupta
au 116,700 116,700
Yew Kan hk
Yew Kan
hk 115,500 115,500
Lily Kiletto us
Lily Kiletto
us 115,000 115,000
Shawn Stroke us
Shawn Stroke
us 112,900 112,900
Matt Berkey us
Matt Berkey
us 110,400 110,400
Georgios Karakousis gr
Georgios Karakousis
gr 108,000 108,000
Nishant Sharma in
Nishant Sharma
in 108,000 108,000
Steve Constantino us
Steve Constantino
us 107,800 107,800

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Play Has Halted for the Day

SandraBarbour • Level 10: 400-800, 100 ante

Players have bagged and tagged and will return tomorrow for Day 2. End-of-day chip counts and a recap of the day will follow shortly.

Prize Pool Information Released

SandraBarbour • Level 10: 400-800, 100 ante

Along with 2,386 entries on Day 1a and 3,314 entries on Day 1b, a field of 5,700 entries has emerged to create a prize pool of $5,130,000. The top 855 spots will get paid at least $1,500 and the winner will receive a payday of $644,224 and the stunning WSOP gold bracelet. Here is a look at the top nine payouts:


Myerson Finds Pocket Rockets

• Level 10: 400-800, 100 ante

Following an open from under-the-gun, Alan Myerson moved all-in in middle position. It didn't take long for everyone to move aside and action was back on the initial raiser. After thinking for a minute, he made the call.

Alan Myerson {a-Clubs}{a-Diamonds}
Opponent {a-Hearts}{q-Hearts}

Myerson was the massive favorite as the dealer laid out the community cards.

{6-Spades}{8-Spades}{9-Diamonds} {5-Hearts}{9-Hearts}

It ran out safe for Myerson and he got a double up to 35,000.

Alan Myerson us
Alan Myerson
us 35,000 35,000

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Morris Downs Two

• Level 9: 300-600, 100 ante

Steven Morris kicked things off with a 1,400 open and another player who was down to just 2,300 went all in. It folded round to the small blind who upped it to 5,100, which Morris called.

The flop came {10-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{9-Clubs}. It was an all-club board and the three-bettor continued for 4,000. Morris instantly moved all in and was snap-called.

Morris held {10-Diamonds}{10-Spades} and his opponent had {a-Clubs}{k-Diamonds}, with the shorter stack playing {a-Hearts}{3-Hearts}. It was top set versus a flush draw. The {5-Hearts} turn was a brick but the {5-Clubs} river, though bringing the flush, filled up the board for Morris to give him a full house, and he has built up to a massive 82,500.

Steven Morris gb
Steven Morris
gb 82,500 82,500

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