Daniel Ferketa opened for 2,100 and Richard Dixon, who finished in fifth place a few days ago in Event #61: $600 Deepstack Championship No-Limit Hold’em, three-bet to 6,500. It came back to Ferketa and he made the call.
A flop of appeared and Ferketa checked to Dixon, who continued for 4,400. Ferketa didn't take long and check-raised it to 11,000, followed by a reraise from Dixon to 24,400. Ferketa tossed a pile of 5,000-chips in front of him and Dixon announced all in, which was snap-called by Ferketa for a stack worth 74,900.
Dixon had top pair while Ferketa was looking for the flush, and a hit the turn, giving Ferketa the flush. The river didn't change anything and Ferketa took down the big pot while Dixon was left short stack.
The action was picked up on the flop of and Wagner Wysotchanski bet 4,300.
Only one other player in the pot and he made the call to see the turn of
Wysotchanski continued to bet, this time 18,000, and his opponent once again called.
The river was and Wysotchanski bet 17,000 and his opponent mucked.
The action was picked up on the flop of and Gershon Distenfeld had checked to an opponent who also checked.
The turn was and both players checked again. The river was and Distenfeld quickly bet 3,000 and his opponent went into the tank.
A player on the table started to call for a clock on the player in the tank but the player made the call and Distenfeld showed for the full house and his opponent mucked his hand.
The action was picked up on the flop of and the pot of over 6,000 in chips.
Mike Shariati checked to his opponent who went all-in for 11,800 and Shariati made the call to put his opponent at risk for his tournament life.
Unfortunately for Shariati's opponent, the turn was giving Shariati trip sevens and the river was not one of the remaining aces in the deck and he was eliminated.
Welcome to Day 1a of Event #68: $1,111 Little One for One Drop, the tournament has become one of the most popular World Series of Poker events in recent years and kicks off on Monday, November 8 at 3 p.m local time.
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One Drop has been proudly supported by the World Series of Poker since the $1,111 Little One for One Drop bracelet event debuted in 2013 and today, the eighth edition of this particularly appreciated event takes stage in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
Players have two options when registering into the Little One. They will receive 20,000 in chips for the $1,000 buy-in and they can double their stack with a $111 donation at the registration which goes directly to One Drop.
Each of the previous editions drew fields of more than 4,000 entries, with a massive 6,246 entries in its last edition in 2019 which came with the handsome prizes being awarded for the top finishers. The previous champions have all walked away with more than $500,000.
Little One for One Drop Previous Winners:
|2013||Brian Yoon||United States||$663,727||4,756 entries|
|2014||Igor Dubinsky||Ukraine||$637,539||4,496 entries|
|2015||Paul Hoefer||Germany||$645,969||4,555 entries|
|2016||Michael Tureniec||Sweden||$525,520||4,360 entries|
|2017||Adrian Moreno||United States||$528,316||4,391 entries|
|2018||Wei Guoliang||China||$559,332||4,732 entries|
|2019||James Anderson||United States||$690,686||6,246 entries|
The path to finding a new bracelet owner will lead through seven days of play, including three starting flights (November 8-10). The first of them, Day 1a, starts today at 3 p.m with ten 1-hour levels scheduled for the day and a 15-minute break every two levels.
Late registration will be open through Day 1 and the first two levels of Day 2, so there is plenty of time to join for those whose Main Event run will have been halted. Unlimited re-entries are allowed through the registration period.
PokerNews will be on the ground, providing live updates from all starting flights through to the moment when a new champion emerges, stay tuned!