2022 WSOP Day 8: Schutten Leads $50K Higher Roller Final Six
The 2022 Planet Series of Poker (WSOP) continued on June 7, Day eight of the festival, and it was however another day crammed full of action and suspense. By the time the last individual out of Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas turned out the lights, there have been two new champions and five other events edging towards crowning their winners.
Henry Acain triumphed in Occasion #5: $500 The Housewarming and walked away with his 1st WSOP bracelet in addition to an impressive $701,215 in cash. Former tennis pro turned poker pro Raj Vohra won Event #11: $600 No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack, which awarded Vohra his 1st piece of WSOP hardware plus $335,886 in prize cash.
Elsewhere, a number of events marched onwards towards crowning champions of their own, like Event #12: $50,000 High Roller No-Limit 8-Handed, which ended with only six players, and with Brek Schutten in pole position. One particular of those six finalists will end June eight with $1,328,068 in their bankroll.
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$ten,000 Dealer’s Decision Ends With Only Two Players Diebold Leads
Fifteen players sat back down on Day 3 of Event #10: $ten,000 Dealer’s Choice 6-Handed Championship and only two of them remain in contention for the title: Ben Diebold and Mike Gorodinsky. The final two players decided to come back and fight it out for the title on June 8 right after some significantly-required rest.
Diebold returns to the action with a commanding 5,720,000 to 1,635,000 lead more than Gorodinsky as he hunts down his initial WSOP bracelet. Should Gorodinsky stage a comeback and walk away with the victory, he will do so with his third profession bracelet in tow.
Play resumes at two:00 p.m. regional time and PokerNews’ reside reporting group will be on the ground till somebody walks away victoriously.
Occasion #ten: $10,000 Dealer’s Option 6-Handed Championship Final Table Results
|Spot||Winner||Country||Prize (in USD)|
|1|| || ||$299,488|
|2|| || ||$185,095|
|3||Brian Rast||United States||$134,370|
|4||Christopher Claassen||United States||$98,738|
|six||Randy Ohel||United States||$55,329|
Who will win the $10K Dealer’s Decision occasion?
Schutten Leads The Way in the $50K
Twenty-three players Day 1 survivors were joined by 16 late entrants for Day 2 of the $50,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em 8-Handed occasion with not too long ago WSOP bracelet winner Dan Smith top the charge. Smith produced it through to the money places but could not progress deeper than tenth spot. Taking over the part of chip leader going into the final day is Brek Schutten.
Schutten shone brightly on Day two and ended the evening with 10,125,000 chips in his stack, which was the only eight-figure stack of the surviving six players. Punnat Punsri is Schutten’s nearest rival with 7,150,000 chips.
The controversial Jake Schindler (4,650,000) resides in third, with Shannon Shorr (three,650,000) hoping to shake of the unwanted tag of “very best poker player with out a bracelet” by the end of play on June 8.
David Peters (three,425,000) has every single likelihood of winning his second bracelet of the 2022 series and his fifth all round, even though Andrew Lichtenberger (1,325,000) is not only there to make up the numbers.
Play resumes at 3:00 p.m. and is scheduled to be streamed on a one-hour delay on the PokerGO platform. Of course, PokerNews will be with you each and every step of the way in this occasion.
Event #12: $50,000 Higher Roller No-Limit Hold’em eight-Handed Final Table
|Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Large Blinds|
|1||Shannon Shorr||United States||3,650,000||15|
|2||Andrew Lichtenberger||United States||1,325,000||five|
|three||Jake Schindler||United States||4,650,000||19|
|four||Brek Schutten||United States||ten,125,000||41|
|6||David Peters||United States||three,425,000||14|
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Kwon Bags $1,500 Limit Hold’em Chip Lead Host of Stars Progress
Christoph Kwon is the man to catch going into Day 3 of Occasion #13: $1,500 Limit Hold’em exactly where only 16 players remain in contention for the title, the bracelet, and a $145,856 payout.
Kwon fnished Day 2 with a tournament-major stack of 1,695,000 chips. He is in pole position now but such luminaries as Lee Markholt (1,405,000), Nick Pupillo (1,340,000), 2015 WSOP Main Occasion champion Joe McKeehen (1,195,000), and Steven Wolansky (1,180,000) are hanging from Kwon’s coattails and each and every has more than a million chips at their disposal.
Day 1 chip leader Kenny Hsiung (835,000) returns for Day two in eighth-place.
A champion will be crowned in this occasion on June 8. Join the PokerNews group from two:00 p.m. nearby time to uncover who that champion turns out to be.
Occasion #13: $1,500 Limit Hold’em Top ten Chip Counts
|1||Christoph Kwon||United States||1,695,000|
|two||Lee Markholt||United States||1,405,000|
|three||Nick Pupillo||United States||1,340,000|
|4||Joe McKeehen||United States||1,195,000|
|five||Steven Wolansky||United States||1,180,000|
|6||Pedro Rios||United States||985,000|
|7||Ben Ross||United States||965,000|
|8||Kenny Hsiung||United States||835,000|
|10||Fred Lavassani||United States||710,000|
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Pillai Among the Leaders in the $1,500 six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Event
You would never ever have believed only 160 players would bag up chips at the end of Day 1 of the $1,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em occasion when 2,393 players bought in, but that is exactly what happened. The field was sliced by way of more than the course of 17 levels, and Shankar Pillai came out fairly unscathed with 849,000 chips.
Pillai’s stack areas him in third spot at the restart. Late night victories for Fabrice Bigot (1,076,000) and Tianyi Mu (883,000) denied Pillai the overnight chip lead.
Also bagging up a really wholesome stack was 2009 WSOP Primary Event champion Joe Cada (846,000), although Anson Tsang (758,000) completed in the top ten in the overnight counts. They had been not the only household names to safely navigate their way by way of the carnage of Day 1. Justin Liberto (644,000), Taylor Paur (637,000), Jeremy Ausmus (621,000), Brad Ruben (264,000), and Kevin Gerhart (245,000) also made it to Day 2.
That Day 2 shuffles up and deals inside Bally’s Las Vegas at 12:00 p.m. regional time on June 8. As usually, comply with the action proper here at PokerNews.
Occasion #14: $1,500 six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Leading ten Chip Counts
|2||Tianyi Mu||United States||883,000|
|three||Shankar Pillai||United States||849,000|
|4||Joe Cada||United States||846,000|
|five||Giuseppe Pizzolato||United States||802,000|
|6||Derek Sudell||United States||783,000|
|7||Blaise Hom||United States||782,000|
|8||Anson Tsang||Hong Kong||758,000|
|9||Leo Soma||United States||754,000|
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Yockey Leads as 39 Bracelet Winners Progress to Day two of the $10K Omaha Hi-Lo
$ten,000 acquire-in WSOP events have a tendency to attract some elite players but Occasion #15: $ten,000 Omaha Hi-Lo eight or Much better Championship was something else. Some 180 players bought in and 108 punched their Day two tickets. Amazingly, 39 of those surviving players currently own at least 1 gold WSOP bracelet.
Chip leader Bryce Yockey is a single of these players he completed with 398,000 chips at the close of play. Yockey is tailed by such luminaries as Ray Dehkharghani (350,000), Jesse Klein (330,000), Alex Livingston (240,000), Mike Matusow (175,000), Scott Clements (158,000), Robert Mizrachi (99,000), and Erik Seidel (80,000) among a long list of others.
If you really like reading about the biggest names in poker battling it out in high stakes tournaments, you need to have to return to PokerNews from 2:00 p.m. neighborhood time on June 8 and adhere to all the updates from the $10K Omaha Hi-Lo.
Occasion #15: $ten,000 Omaha Hi-Lo eight or Far better Championship Leading 10 Chip Counts
|1||Bryce Yockey||United States||398,000|
|2||Ray Dehkharghani||United States||350,000|
|three||Jesse Klein||United States||333,000|
|four||Bart O’Connell||United States||295,000|
|5||Aditya Prasetyo||United States||248,000|
|7||John Esposito||United States||240,000|
|8||Perry Friedman||United States||214,000|
|9||David Prociak||United States||214,000|
Have you ever noticed a field as stacked as this?