Event #65: $10,000 Main Event
Dani:

All of the Aces

[user101598] • Level 5: 200-400, 50 ante

Jesse Chinni and two opponents took a flop of {j-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{a-Spades}, and Chinni tossed out a bet of 1,700. Only one player, the player on his left, called.

The turn was the {a-Hearts}, both players checked, and the {q-Clubs} completed the board. Chinni checked, the player casually tossed out an orange T5,000 chip. A smile crept across Chinni's face, and he eventually mucked.

The player on his left showed him his two cards then went to muck.

"Wait," someone called from across the table. "What did he have?"

"All of the aces," the player said casually, tabling {a-Diamonds}{a-Clubs} face up.

Jesse Chinni us
Jesse Chinni
us 99,000 2,700

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PokerNews Podcast Episode #234: The Main Event Begins

[user101598] • Level 5: 200-400, 50 ante
Greg Merson, Ryan Riess, and Bill Perkins highlighted the feature table on Day 1a of the Main Event
Greg Merson, Ryan Riess, and Bill Perkins highlighted the feature table on Day 1a of the Main Event

The 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event is underway, and Jason Somerville bagged nearly double the starting stack after Day 1b! The crew discusses that, the Main Event numbers, and much more.

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Amazon Orange Updated Chip Counts

[user20283] • Level 5: 200-400, 50 ante
Jeremy Stein us
Jeremy Stein
us 125,000
Maurice Hawkins us
Maurice Hawkins
us 102,000 13,000
Joe Elpayaa us
Joe Elpayaa
us 66,000 36,000
Dutch Boyd us
Dutch Boyd
us 62,000 27,000
Juha Helppi fi
Juha Helppi
fi 60,000 22,000
Eoghan O'Dea ie
Eoghan O'Dea
ie 56,000 6,000
Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
us 56,000 7,500
Clyde Tjauw Foe nl
Clyde Tjauw Foe
nl 47,000 22,500
Roman Korenev ru
Roman Korenev
ru 42,000 10,000
Jared Jaffee us
Jared Jaffee
us 39,000 17,750
Eric Baldwin us
Eric Baldwin
us 34,000 -3,000
Scott Bohlman us
Scott Bohlman
us 32,000 -10,000
Tom Dwan us
Tom Dwan
us 15,500 -3,700
Brent Hanks us
Brent Hanks
us 14,000 -14,500
Jonanthan Aguiar (Jonathan Aguiar) PT
Jonanthan Aguiar (Jonathan Aguiar)
PT 12,500 -9,400
Jason Duval ca
Jason Duval
ca 4,500 -12,000

The 2007 WSOP Main Event Champ Exits

• Level 5: 200-400, 50 ante
Jerry Yang
Jerry Yang

We noticed that the seat formerly occupied by 2007 World Series of Poker champ Jerry Yang was empty. That led us to believe that he had been eliminated from the tournament, and a quick check with Fatima Moreira de Melo confirmed that was the case.

According to her, Yang got his short stack all in on a {10-}{8-}{6-} flop holding {7-}{7-} against Iaron Lightman, who had {a-}{a-}. Neither the turn nor river delivered Yang salvation, and his Main Event came to an end in the last level of Day 1c.

Iaron Lightman
Iaron Lightman
100,000
Jerry Yang us
Jerry Yang
us Out

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Fish Put in the Cooler

• Level 5: 200-400, 50 ante

Darryll Fish was cruising here on Day 1c, but a cooler just sent him to the rail short of Day 2. We missed the hand, but as Fish reported he ran {k-}{k-} into the {a-}{a-} of "a super aggressive kid." Fish failed to find a third king and his 2014 WSOP Main Event came to an unexpected end.

Darryll Fish us
Darryll Fish
us Out

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Wolansky Falls

• Level 5: 200-400, 50 ante
Steven WolanskyJust busted the main 80k to out in 30 min. Mostly just 2 coolers pretty much happy with how I played. Good summer and gl friends still in.
Steven Wolansky us
Steven Wolansky
us Out

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De Melo Cracks Aces For Small Pot

• Level 5: 200-400, 50 ante
Fatima Moreira de Melo
Fatima Moreira de Melo

Fatima Moreira de Melo led out for 3,700 from the small blind on the turn of a board reading {5-Spades}{7-Clubs}{10-Spades}{4-Clubs} and the player on the button made the call.

The {q-Clubs} completed the board and de Melo checked. Her opponent looked a bit unsure of quite what to do but he eventually checked and showed {a-Clubs}{a-Diamonds}. De Melo had him from the flop with her {5-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} and she added a modest pot to her stack.

Fatima Moreira de Melo nl
Fatima Moreira de Melo
nl 41,000 6,500

Smith Doubles

• Level 5: 200-400, 50 ante

The board read {6-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{9-Spades} with Gavin Smith and a lone opponent heads up in the hand. Smith's opponent checked and the 2010 WSOP bracelet winner fired out a bet of 4,500. His opponent called, allowing them both to see the {9-Clubs} pair the board on the river.

Smith's opponent checked one last time. Smith moved all in for his last 9,550 and his opponent flicked out a call. Smith rolled over {10-Hearts}{10-Spades} for tens full of nines, prompting a muck from his opponent. Smith secured the double and stacked his new chips which added up to about 38,400.

Gavin Smith us
Gavin Smith
us 38,400 23,400

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