Phil Hellmuth had a harsh day on Saturday at the WSOP and it may have been partially self-inflicted. Ben Health, nevertheless, had a sensational day, getting the largest stack in the $50,000 High-stakes gambler with 12 players still standing. Well, practically resting.
The high-stakes event is in the money with two days of play staying. 5 gamers have already gotten their cash money.
Saturday’s Loan Finishers
Elias Talvitie (13th area) $86,543.
Bryn Kenney (14th area) $86,543.
Johannes Becker (15th location) $75,789.
Eric Wasserson (16th location) $75,789.
Markus Gonzalves (17th location) $75,789.
Quadruple Whamboozled for Hellmuth.
Hellmuth arrived fashionably late, as per typical, for the $50,000 High-stakes gambler. He entered upon Day Two during the 2nd level as well as points really did not exactly go his way.
The 15-time bracelet victor check-called all three streets with top pair against Opportunity Kornuth, that rivered a backdoor flush perhaps since Hellmuth played so passively. That was completion of his very first bullet. But this is a re-entry event so he took another stab at it. Perhaps he shouldn’t have.
On simply the second hand following his re-buy, Hellmuth broke. Yet this moment his play really did not enter into question. He ran a full house into Ali Imsirovic’s bigger watercraft. There had not been much he could do about it. Sometimes, you play bad and lose, which was arguably the situation with Phil’s very first buy-in. Other times, you obtain a set-up hand.
However, the Poker Brat’s awful dreadful no great really negative day was just beginning. After busting the High Roller, he hopped right into the $500 Big 50 as well as made another doubtful play, unloading his whole 50,000-chip starting stack with pocket treys to an unknown gamer that struck just lower pair on a wet board.
And also if that had not been sufficient of a whipping for the WSOP G.O.A.T., he re-bought as well as swiftly broken when his tumbled collection of aces obtained fractured by an unknown player’s king-high flush on the turn. Four buy-ins, 4 times felted. One day. He declared on Twitter that was his all-time record. Excellent video game, Phil.
Heath in Control
Ali Imsirovic started Day One on Friday with a bang, running players over left as well as right. The young high-stakes phenom took no time at all developing a huge stack and finished the session with the chip lead.
However on Saturday, besides that large pot he won against Hellmuth, his pile trended downward much of the day. As well as prior to the bubble had burst, he was out.
Ben Heath, on the various other hand, trended upward. The British guy with simply 11 occupation WSOP cashes nabbed a minor chip lead over Dmitry Yurasov.
Elio Fox, who had fantastic success in these money players last year at the WSOP, having cut the $100k as well as ending up in 9th in the $50k, has the 3rd largest stack out of 12.
WSOP $50,000 High Roller Chip Leaderrs.
Ben Heath (UK) 5,255,000.
Dmitry Yurasov (Russia) 4,800,000.
Elio Fox (U.S.A.) 4,695,000.
Chance Kornuth (UNITED STATES) 4,510,000.
Nick Petrangelo (USA) 3,800,000.
Each of the final 12 gamers are ensured at least $101,604. Yet we’ll have our first seven-figure winner crowned on Monday as the champ is established $1,484,085.