Event #42: $5,000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha
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Event #42: $5,000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha
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Davidi Kitai In Control Of Event #42

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Davidi Kitai
Davidi Kitai

A crowd of 452 players made their way to the Brasilia Room today for the $5,000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha event, and by the time 10 hour-long levels were completed only 96 of them had chips that needed bagging and tagging.

Some of those 96 survivors bagged up only a few big blinds, while others had to cram masses of chips into their overnight sacks.

One such big stack, the biggest stack in the room in fact, belongs to Belgium's Davidi Kitai, who turned his 15,000 starting stack into a colossal pile worth 308,300. Kitai won his third World Series of Poker gold bracelet this year and now looks set to make a run for a fourth if his Day 1 form is anything to go by.

Other players who had a great day at the felt were Brandon Crawford (202,900), recent bracelet winner Kory Kilpatrick (202,000), Brant Hale (189,200), and Mike Gorodinsky (186,600).

As you would expect from a tournament that costs the princely sum of $5,000 to enter, plenty of notable players punched their ticket for Day 2's action.

Players such as Brian Rast (147,900), Mike Watson (135,700), Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi (119,200), Scotty Nguyen (108,500), David "Bakes" Baker (108,200), Ashton Griffin (103,400), Phil Galfond (72,100), JC Tran (66,000), Jason Mercier (62,900), Calvin Anderson (48,900), and Sorel Mizzi (44,300) being a small but stellar selection of top talent to look out for when the tournament resumes.

Speaking of which, Day 2 commences at 1 p.m. local time on Saturday, and the plan is to play 10 hour-long levels and whittle the field down as close to the final table of six as possible. While the final table almost certainly won't be reached, the money places will be as they start at 48th place.

Keep your browsers locked to PokerNews to keep up to date with all of the action, as it happens, from this superb action-packed tournament.

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End-of-Day Chip Counts

• Level 10: 500-1,000, 0 ante
be
Davidi Kitai
be 308,300 -6,750
US
Brandon Crawford
US 202,900 10,900
us
Kory Kilpatrick
us 202,000
us
Brant Hale
us 189,200 110,700
us
Mike Gorodinsky
us 186,600 19,100
us
Scott Bohlman
us 171,500 17,450
US
Matthew Greenwood
US 150,000
Attilio Donato
149,100 13,100
us
Brian Rast
us 147,900 -32,100
es
Jose Obadia
es 146,300 -38,700
FR
Mathieu Jacqmin
FR 139,100
ca
Mike Watson
ca 135,700 5,700
us
John Patgorski
us 123,400
us
Michael Mizrachi
us 119,200 2,200
us
Matthew Mendez
us 118,400
de
Khiem Nguyen
de 109,700
us
Scotty Nguyen
us 108,500 18,500
us
David "Bakes" Baker
us 108,200 82,200
us
Andrew Holland
us 107,400
us
Michael Drummond
us 104,000
us
Ashton Griffin
us 103,400 13,400
US
Michael Shklover
US 100,900
us
Joshua Ladines
us 98,700
US
Numit Agrawal
US 95,000
US
Sam Feinberg
US 90,400

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Final Three Hands

• Level 10: 500-1,000, 0 ante

The Tournament Director has now paused the clock and we will deal three more hands until play ends for the evening.

It's All About the Blue

• Level 10: 500-1,000, 0 ante

With the final table in the Silver section breaking, we are now down to just the 19 tables in the Blue section meaning just 114 players remain in the tournament.

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Final Level of Play

• Level 10: 500-1,000, 0 ante

We are now in the final level of play for the night.

With 120 players remaining, there is a chance we could sneak into double digits by the close of play in 60 minutes.

Level:
10
Blinds:
500/1,000
Ante:
0