Welcome to Day 3 of Event #29: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw at the 2022 World Series of Poker in its new home at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas. Cards go in the air at 1 p.m. Vegas time for the finale of the popular no-limit mixed game.
The field of 437 runners shattered the record in this event, and 19 will return today to battle it out for their share of the $583,395 prize pool and a shot at the gold bracelet.
Brazil’s Yuri Dzivielevski joins San Diego’s Jonathan McGowan in a shared spot at the top of the leaderboard after both players bagged 1,110,000 chips at the end of Day 2. Dzivielevski is a two-time winner at the WSOP, while McGowan has the opportunity to win his first title here today.
$1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Top Ten Chip Counts
|T-1||Jonathan McGowan||United States||1,110,000|
|3||Roland Israelashvili||United States||1,105,000|
|4||Maxx Coleman||United States||970,000|
|5||Yosif Nawabi||United States||960,000|
|6||Drew Scott||United States||785,000|
|8||Gabe Paul||United States||545,000|
|9||Kane Kalas||United States||540,000|
|10||Kenneth Po||United States||485,000|
Roland Israelashvili is only one T-5,000 chip behind with 1,105,000, and he will return for the finale with the opportunity to break through for his first WSOP title after 145 cashes in Vegas-based events. Israelashvili’s best WSOP score was in 2012, when he finished fifth in the Poker Player’s Championship for $317,882.
Rounding out the top five after two days of play are Maxx Coleman and Yosif Nawabi. Other top ten chip stacks include Kane Kalas and Kenneth Po, an accomplished mixed games player that is also looking for his first bracelet.
Play will continue in Level 21 with blinds at 10,000/20,000/30,000. The event will recommence in the Bally’s Event Center with 60-minute levels and a dinner break at a time that will be determined later.
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