On a flop of , Jimmy Fricke was heads up with an opponent. The player was first to act and led into the middle for 100. Fricke called to see fourth street.
The turn was the and Fricke now faced a bet of 250. He called once more, seeing the complete the board. His opponent checked and Fricke took this opportunity to fire 425. Fricke's opponent let go of his cards and he picked up the pot. Fricke is now sitting slightly above starting stack with around 4,800.
Tom Schneider opened with a button raise to 75. Action folded around to the player in the big blind and he tossed out a call. On the draw, Schneider's opponent picked up one new card while the four-time WSOP bracelet winner opted for two.
Schneider's opponent quickly checked the final betting round and Schneider led into the middle for 125. His opponent folded and Schneider picked up the pot.
Welcome to our ongoing coverage of the 2014 World Series of Poker! Today marks the start of a unique event on this year's schedule, Event #41: $1,500 Six-Handed Dealer's Choice. This is a brand new event for this year's series and we're certain to see mixed game madness throughout the day.
In this event, players are given the option to choose which game their table plays. A separate button will move around the table every orbit (or six hands, as each table is six-handed). The player who has this button will choose the game that the table plays for that orbit. After that orbit is complete, the button will move to the next player and the game will change.
Players have options of choosing games including no-limit hold'em, limit hold'em, razz, seven card stud, stud 8, pot-limit hold'em, pot-limit Omaha, pot-limit Omaha 8, pot-limit five card draw high, Omaha 8, 2-7 triple draw, A-5 triple draw lowball, badugi, baducy, badacy, and no-limit 2-7 single draw.
Play kicks off at 4 p.m. local time where the field will play a full ten levels. There will be a 15-minute break every two levels. There is no dinner break.
As always, PokerNews will be on hand with all of the latest from this exciting event. Be sure to stay tuned here!