Event #33: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw
Event #33: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw
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Defending Champion Hanh Tran Looking To Repeat in $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw

• Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante
Hanh Tran
Hanh Tran

Ten more one-hour levels of play on Day 2 of Event #33: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw have been completed and 17 players remain out of the 139 who returned to action at the beginning of the day.

The day was full of action, with half of the field being eliminated before the second break as the money bubble burst at 71 players. When the dust settled, defending champion Hanh Tran found himself at the top of the leaderboard with 457,000.

When asked about taking the chip lead into the final day of play, he said it was like déjà vu. The Austrian topped a field of 356 entries last year to win this very tournament for $117,282. This year’s edition had over 100 more entries, totaling 467, with the eventual champion set to earn a first place prize of $144,027.

Hanh entered the day with just 29,100 and never looked back. He was seen consistently winning pots throughout the day, making big hands regularly and extracting as much value as he could from those hands. He built his stack to around 200,000 by the second break of the day. Two hours later, he was up to 361,000 and peaked right around 460,000 before bagging with the chip lead.

Hot on Tran’s tail are Jared Bleznick, (449,000), Frankie O’Dell, (436,000), and David Bach, (415,000). Day 1 chip leader Benny Glaser (332,000) and Daniel Strelitz (166,000) were also among the players to advance, with O’Dell and Strelitz both vying for their second WSOP bracelet of the summer.

Other players to make it into the money and fall short of finding a bag were Phil Hellmuth, Scott Bohlman, James Obst, Brian Hastings, and Yueqi Zhu.

Play will resume for at 2 p.m. local time on Saturday with play scheduled to continue until a winner is crowned. Limits will be 10,000/20,000 when cards are in the air with one-hour levels until the completion of the tournament. Will Tran be able to successfully pull off the repeat or will somebody else claim victory? PokerNews will be covering every piece of the action, so make sure to follow and catch it all.

Tags: Benny GlaserBrian HastingsDaniel StrelitzDavid BachHanh TranJames ObstJared BleznickPhil HellmuthScott BohlmanYueqi Zhu

Day 3 Seat Draw Event #33: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw

Webjoker • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante
RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip Count
Amazon4161Horacio Chaves CortesParaguay67,000
Amazon4162Jason PapastavrouUnited States108,000
Amazon4163Frankie O'DellUnited States436,000
Amazon4164Robert CampbellAustralia173,000
Amazon4165Hanh TranAustria457,000
Amazon4166Jesse HamptonUnited States377,000
Amazon4171Jared BleznickUnited States449,000
Amazon4172Daniel StrelitzUnited States166,000
Amazon4174Carol FuchsUnited States203,000
Amazon4175Michael NooriUnited States79,000
Amazon4176Kyle MiasoUnited States385,000
Amazon4181Steven TabbUnited States258,000
Amazon4182Hope WilliamsUnited States374,000
Amazon4183Aron DermerUnited States260,000
Amazon4184Benny GlaserUnited Kingdom332,000
Amazon4185Martin SawtellAustralia102,000
Amazon4186David BachUnited States415,000

End-of-Day 2 Chip Counts (komplett)

• Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante

Play has finished for the day and a full recap of the action will be up shortly. Here are the official chip counts for the 17 remaining players.

Hanh Tran at 457,000 -3,000
Jared Bleznick us 449,000 129,000
Frankie O'Dell us 436,000 123,000
David Bach us 415,000 170,000
Kyle Miaso us 385,000
Jesse Hampton us 377,000 28,000
Hope Williams us 374,000 -116,000
Benny Glaser gb 332,000 -92,000
Aron Dermer us 260,000 49,000
Steven Tabb us 258,000 32,000
Carol Fuchs us 203,000 -37,000
Robert Campbell au 173,000 38,000
Daniel Strelitz us 166,000 -19,000
Jason Papastavrou us 108,000 -100,000
Martin Sawtell AU 102,000 -51,000
Michael Noori us 79,000 7,000
Horacio Chaves Cortes py 67,000 -78,000

Valentin Vornicu Eliminated in 18th Place ($5,912)

will_shill • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante
Valentin Vornicu
Valentin Vornicu

Kyle Miaso opened and got calls from Daniel Strelitz on the button and Valentin Vornicu in the small blind.

Vornicu drew two, Miaso one and Strelitz two before Vornicu checked. Miaso bet and both players called.

Vornicu drew two again, with Miaso and Strelitz both drawing one. It checked to Strelitz this time who bet. Vornicu called and was all in. Miaso called and stood pat as Vornicu and Strelitz both drew one.

Both players checked on the end. "Pair," said Strelitz and Miaso showed {10-}{8-}{6-}{4-}{3-}

Vornicu flipped the {8-} which looked promising at first. However, he then fanned the {8-}{6-}{5-}{2-} to show that he too had paired and he was eliminated in 18th place.

Kyle Miaso us 385,000 125,000
Daniel Strelitz us 185,000 -25,000
Valentin Vornicu us Ausgeschieden

Tags: Daniel StrelitzKyle MiasoValentin Vornicu

Strelitz Bests Fuchs

will_shill • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante

Carol Fuchs raised from under the gun and Daniel Strelitz re-raised from the small blind. Fuchs called and drew two. Strelitz stood pat and bet. Fuchs called and drew two again.

Unsurprisingly, Strelitz stood pat and bet again. Fuchs called. This time Fuchs only drew one and Strelitz stood pat. Both players checked. Strelitz showed {9-}{7-}{6-}{5-}{3-} and won the pot.

Carol Fuchs us 240,000 -20,000
Daniel Strelitz us 210,000 16,000

Tags: Carol FuchsDaniel Strelitz

Noori Staying Alive

• Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante

Michael Noori defended his big blind against a raise from Jared Bleznick out of the hijack and both players took two cards on the first draw. Subsequent action went check, check and both players again drew two. Noori then checked and Bleznick bet. Noori made the call and took one card on the final draw. Bleznick stood pat behind him and both players checked to showdown.

"Jack," said Noori as he tabled {j-}{8-}{4-}{3-}{2-}. Bleznick slammed the stack of chips that was in his hand down onto the felt while mucking his cards with his free hand.

Jared Bleznick us 320,000 6,000
Michael Noori us 72,000 21,000

Tags: Jared BleznickMichael Noori

Final Three Tables (komplett)

will_shill • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante
SeatTable 438Chip CountTable 437Chip CountTable 436Chip Count
1Steven Tabb226,000Jared Bleznick314,000Horacio Chaves Cortes145,000
2Hope Williams490,000Daniel Strelitz194,000Jason Papastavrou208,000
3Aron Dermer211,000Valentin Vornicu119,000Frankie O'Dell313,000
4Benny Glaser424,000Carol Fuchs260,000Robert Campbell135,000
5Martin Sawtell153,000Michael Noori51,000Hanh Tran460,000
6David Bach245,000Kyle Miaso260,000Jesse Hampton349,000
Hope Williams us 490,000 166,000
Hanh Tran at 460,000
Benny Glaser gb 424,000 74,000
Jesse Hampton us 349,000 229,000
Jared Bleznick us 314,000 -6,000
Frankie O'Dell us 313,000 33,000
Kyle Miaso us 260,000 127,000
Carol Fuchs us 260,000 -10,000
David Bach us 245,000 75,000
Steven Tabb us 226,000 -24,000
Aron Dermer us 211,000 1,000
Jason Papastavrou us 208,000 134,500
Daniel Strelitz us 194,000 -146,000
Martin Sawtell AU 153,000 73,000
Horacio Chaves Cortes py 145,000 15,000
Robert Campbell au 135,000 -47,500
Valentin Vornicu us 119,000 -151,000
Michael Noori us 51,000 -39,000

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Cooler Spot Boosts Dermer

will_shill • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 0 ante

Blind on blind action was after the third draw, with Aron Dermer having drawn one and Michael Noori having stood pat.

Dermer bet and Noori raised, and after a brief raising war the rest of Dermer's stack was in the middle.

"Wheel," said Dermer who afterwards explained that he'd drawn one every time to make {7-}{5-}{4-}{3-}{2-}

What's worse is his opponent Noori had drawn one and then stood pat twice with {7-}{6-}{4-}{3-}{2-} as Dermer doubled to over 200,000.

Aron Dermer us 210,000 15,000
Michael Noori us 90,000 -65,000

Tags: Aron DermerMichael Noori