2014 World Series of Poker

Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Monster Stack
Dias: 5
Event Info

2014 World Series of Poker

Resultado Final
Mão Vencedora
Event Info
Prize Pool
Informações sobre o nível
1,000,000 / 2,000,000

Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Monster Stack

Dia 5 Iniciado

Monster Stack Final Table Almost Set to Begin!

Hugo Pingray
Hugo Pingray

Welcome back to PokerNews' coverage of Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Monster Stack.

After four days and 35 levels of play, the field of 7,862 players to down to just nine, each looking to make history by defeating the largest non-Main Event field in World Series of Poker history. Along with that comes a first-place prize of $1,327,083 and of course, a coveted WSOP gold bracelet.

On top of the chip counts at the start of the final table is Hugo Pingray with 22.7 million, roughly 57 big blinds. Pingray stayed under the radar for most of Day 4 before a later charge secured his spot atop the leaderboard. He is followed by Sean Drake with 20.975 million, who is looking for his second WSOP bracelet. Back in 2011, Drake took down the Casino Employees Event. They are followed by accomplished pros Thayer Rasmussen (15.475 million), Joseph McKeehen (12.925 million) and Zachary Gruneberg (11.85 million).

Here is how the entire final table stacks up:

SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Joseph McKeehenUSA12,925,00032
2Bobby ByramUSA8,475,00021
3Zachary GrunebergUSA11,850,00029
4Claas SegebrechtGermany8,900,00022
5Thayer RasmussenUSA15,475,00038
6Lynne BeaumontEngland7,925,00020
7Joshua HillockUSA8,625,00021.5
8Sean DrakeUSA20,975,00052
9Hugo PingraySwitzerland22,700,00057

The final table is set to begin at 3 p.m. so be sure to keep it here to see who makes history!

Nível: 36

Blinds: 200,000/400,000

Ante: 50,000

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Joshua Hillock Eliminated in 9th Place ($127,364)

Nível 36 : 200,000/400,000, 50,000 ante
Joshua Hillock - 9th place
Joshua Hillock - 9th place

Hand #1: With the button on Thayer Rasmussen, Sean Drake opened to 850,000 from under the gun and the action folded to Joshua Hillock in the big blind, and he moved all in for 8,575,000 with Drake quickly making the call.

Hillock: {K-Hearts}{K-Diamonds}
Drake: {A-Spades}{K-Clubs}

With Hillock holding the dominating pocket pair, the dealer spread a {6-Hearts}{10-Spades}{Q-Hearts} flop to see Hillock needing to fade an ace or jack.

The turn of the {4-Diamonds} changed nothing, but when the dealer burned and turned the {J-Clubs} to give Drake a Broadway straight and send Hillock to the rail in 9th place for a $127,364 as Drake climbs to over 30 million.

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Joshua Hillock

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Hands #2-6: A Walk and a Shove

Nível 36 : 200,000/400,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #2: Sean Drake received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #3: Joseph McKeehen opened to 800,000 from under the gun and collected the blinds and antes.

Hand #4: From the small blind, Hugo Pingray raised to 1.1 million and collected the big blind and antes.

Hand #5: From the hijack, Lynne Beaumont moved all in for 7,475,000 and picked up the blinds and antes.

Hand #6: From the cutoff, Hugo Pingray raised to 900,000 and collected the blinds and antes.

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