2017-06-06 23:11 UTC-7
Rick Alvarado was heads up with Tommy Zhu after the draw. Alvarado led for 4,000 which was half of his remaining stack.
Zhu took a few moments before raising to 10,000, putting Alvarado at risk should he call.
Alvarado eventually called and showed
Zhu was slightly better with
and Alvarado was eliminated.
JC Alvarado Tommy Zhu
2017-06-06 23:02 UTC-7
A player opened to 1,100 and Benny Glaser three-bet to 3,500. Todd Brunson four-bet all in for 8,700. The initial raiser folded and Glaser called.
Both players drew one. Glaser showed
but drew a to pair. Brunson held but managed to draw a to pair and was eliminated.
Benny Glaser Todd Brunson
2017-06-06 22:59 UTC-7
Toward the end of the last level, tournament officials confirmed the prize pool for the event. With 266 entrants, 40 players will make the money, with a min-cash in this event worth $2,271.
Finishing in eighth place and making the final table will secure players at least $7,150, while finishing first, securing a gold bracelet, and taking home the title of $1,500 2-7 No-Limit Lowball Draw champion for 2017 is worth $89,151.
There are currently 98 players remaining as the field enters level 7.
2017-06-06 22:57 UTC-7
Bryce Yockey was discussing the 25k Fantasy Draft and various bracelet bets. Tablemate Matt Waxman commented that, "Bracelets are hard to win."
Cue the player next to him, a certain Phil Hellmuth with 14 WSOP bracelets to his name, remarking, "Are they?"
Matt Waxman Phil Hellmuth
2017-06-06 22:43 UTC-7
James Woods opened to 1,400 on the button, and JC Tran defended from the big blind.
Both players drew one. Tran checked. Woods bet 2,200, and Tran called.
"Ten," said Woods, turning over
James Woods JC Tran
2017-06-06 22:28 UTC-7
The player under the gun moved all in for his remaining 2,500, and Anthony Zinno called on the button.
The all in player drew two, and Zinno stood pat and spread
on the felt.
"I'm live," his opponent said, showing
Instead of sweating his cards, he took the all-in-one approach of flipping both the
and face-up at the same time, meaning that he paired and was eliminated. Zinno moved up to around 18,000 chips.
2017-06-06 21:58 UTC-7
John Duthie raised from the cutoff, and Felipe Ramos defended his small blind.
Both players drew one, and Ramos checked to Duthie, who bet 2,000. Ramos then check-raised all in for 5,900, and Duthie insta-called.
for a Number Four, beating the of Duthie.
"Nice hand," said Duthie, "Nice catch."
Felipe Ramos John Duthie