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2019 World Series of Poker

Event #50: Monster Stack - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
Dias: 1b
Event Info

2019 World Series of Poker

Resultado Final
Mão Vencedora
Event Info
Prize Pool
Informações sobre o nível
2,500,000 / 5,000,000

Hundt and Garner Top Two on Day 1b as Sean Yu, Maurice Hawkins and Taylor Paur Also Bag Monster Stacks

Nível 11 : 800/1,600, 1,600 ante
Sean Yu
Sean Yu

Day 1b of Event #50: Monster Stack - $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em was expected to be big, and with 2,000 entries by the time the first cards hit the felt, it didn’t disappoint. By the time registration had closed at the end of level 10, the number had swelled to 3,607 players.
Over the two Day 1 flights, 6,035 entries went into the books, with 1,778 players still in the chase for the bracelet.

James Hundt (466,600) was the chip leader at the end of the Day 1b count-up, but Kapila Garner, finished the day close behind with 464,100 in chips. Sean Yu (221,400), Maurice Hawkins (189,900) and Taylor Paur (162,000) also finished the day with impressive chipstacks. Some more of the many notables that took their seat on Day 2 included Greg Raymer, Barry Greenstein, Kristy Arnett, Richard Seymour, Allyn Shulman, Jackie Glazier and Tyler Patterson.

Since it was a freezeout format many players, including Aaron Massey, Kitty Kuo, Matt Affleck, Rulah Divine, Jared Griener, Randall Emmett and Bertand Grospellier were one-and-done after one bullet. Notables that moved on to Day 2 included Nika Futterman (158,000),John Richards (144,000), Lily Kiletto (130,000), Eric Baldwin (122,800) and Greg Raymer (48,400). They will be joined by Amnon Filippi, Alex Foxen, Valentin Vornicu, Harry Arutyunyan, Natalie Teh and Ali Imsirovic to name a few. Combined with the 1,015 players that moved on from Day 1a, there will be a vast number of seats being filled inside the Rio at the start of Day 2.

Day 2 resumes at 11 a.m. local time on Sunday, and players will tackle 10 hour-long levels with a 60-minute dinner break after level six (approximately 5:30 p.m.). Play will restart at level 12, with blinds of 1,000/2,000 and an ante of 2,000. The Pokernews team will be on hand bringing you all the action from when the first card is dealt until the last card hits the felt.

Tags: Aaron MasseyAlex FoxenAli ImsirovicAllyn ShulmanAmnon FilippiBarry GreensteinGreg RaymerHarry ArutyunyanJackie GlazierJohn RichardsKristy ArnettLily KilettoMatt AffleckMaurice HawkinsNatalie TehRandall EmmettRichard SeymourRulah DivineseTaylor PaurTyler Patterson

Day 1b of Event #50: Monster Stack - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Begins Today at 10 a.m

Alex Foxen
Alex Foxen

Welcome back to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino and the 2019 World Series of Poker where thousands will arrive for Day 1b of Event #50: Monster Stack - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em starting at 10 a.m. Day 1a had a total of 2,428 entries, and judging by last years Day 1s, we can expect another bumper day on the cards for today's Day 1b.

Alex Foxen bagged 170,000 in chips on Day 1a. Foxen has already cashed in a few events this summer including,Event # 8: $10,000 Short Deck No-Limit Hold'em for $19,591, Event #43: $2,500 Mixed Big Bet for $4,843, and Event #3: BIG 50 - $500 No-Limit Hold'em for $1,953 after a series of prop bets saw his interest spike even higher. Foxen will be looking to take down his first coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet in this 6-day tournament.

All players who enter this tournament will sit down with 50,000 in chips which is more than triple the starting stack of last year with just 15,000 in chips. Blinds will be starting at 100/100, with antes beginning in level 3. The players will play out 11 one-hour-long levels, with a 20-minute break after every two levels, and a 75-minute dinner break after the sixth level (approximately 4:40 p.m).

This is the 2nd and final flight for this tournament with the official Late registration closing after level 10, (approximately 10:35 p.m). The remaining players from Day 1a and the remaining players from Day 1b will advance to Day 2 on Sunday, June 23 at 11 am.

Tags: Alex Foxen