Just because the World Series of Poker Main Event has started doesn’t mean it’s the only one left. In fact, Stephen Deutsch takes the lead in the Event #75: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo tournament at Horseshoe and Paris Las Vegas , the final 19 players will return with glory on Tuesday. Among them is the famous Joao Simao.
Deutsch’s 2,110,000 chips have a slight advantage over his compatriot John Holley (2,040,000) as those are the two largest remaining chips on the same table . Simao is 11th with 585,000 in chips, one of the smallest stacks.
Leader Stephen Deutsch.
A total of 33 new hires and 116 players won Day 1, bringing the field to 277 with a prize pool of $2,576,100. The field was just shy of last year’s record, with today’s winner taking home $598,613 and the coveted WSOP gold bracelet.
Hassan Kamel (1,745,000 ), Ryan Hoenig (1,550,000) and Maxx Coleman (1,090,000) vie for glory Finishing in the top 5 in the fight, all 19 players had amassed at least $24,509 before kicking off Day Three.
The day started with several notable players joining before the end of late registration, many of whom were unable to build chips to raise money. Day 2 cashless contestants included Phil Ivey, Stephen Chidwick, Chad Eveslage, Ben Lamb b > and Brian Rast.
Those who won money but failed to bag on day three included Phil Hellmuth, Dan Shak, Felipe Ramos with Daniel Negreanu, Dan Heimiller and Day 1 chip leader Michael Banducci.
Event #75: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Tournament
Buy-In:$10,000Number of Participants: 247Pot: $2,297,100Blinds:Level 20 (10K/20K and 20K Ante)Average Stacks Amount: 874,737Next Cash: $24,509
Count the top 5
1. Stephen German – 2,110,0002. John Hawley – 2,040,0003. Hassan Kamal – 1,745,0004° Ryan Honig – 1,550,0005° Maxx Coleman – 1,090,000
11° Joao Simao – 585,000
40. Felipe Ramos – $16,175