On Monday, July 8, Day Three of the 2019 WSOP $10,000 Major Occasion kicked off at 12 midday native time. Day Three consists of all of the survivors of Days 2ab and Day 2c in a mixed area.
2019 WSOP: Occasion #73: $10,000 NLHE MAIN EVENT
- Schedule: July Three to July 16, 2019
- Venue: Rio All-Suites Resort & On line casino, Las Vegas
- Purchase-in: $10,000
- Remaining: 1,286
A complete of two,880 gamers returned however just one,286 survived when Day Three ended.
Chip Chief of the Pack
The second-biggest WSOP Major Occasion in historical past noticed a area of 8,569 participant entries chopped right down to 1,286 hopefuls as the cash bubble burst throughout the remaining minutes of the fifth degree on Day 3. This implies every participant who survived on this occasion up to now is assured a payday of at the least $15,000.
Day Three noticed Preben Stokkan because the chip chief who bagged 2,184,000 chips. He mentioned on the finish of the day, “I began the day with 93,000. I had a fairly good begin. I used to be as much as like 180,000 fairly early within the first degree. However I blew all of it on an enormous bluff, however I saved myself one chip. I nearly went all-in however he over shoved, and I folded. So, I had 5,000 left on the primary break and spun it up from there.”
The Norwegian professional mentioned his scorching streak continued in an enormous pot, “I had a fairly loopy hand in opposition to a French man on my desk the place I opened from below the gun and he had 600,000 behind. I had him lined, it was proper earlier than the bubble. He three- bet me to 40,000, I four- bet to 100,000 with aces. He referred to as. The flop got here ace-nine-deuce rainbow. He check-called 40,000. The flip was a 4, rainbow board nonetheless. He checks, I bet 120,000, he jams! I had prime set and he had pocket sevens. Yeah, that was a loopy hand.”
Trailing behind Stokkan are Andrew Brokos (1,906,000), Ryan Dodge (1,800,000), Galen Corridor (1,658,000), Cassio Pisapia (1,646,000) and Chris Hunichen (1,618,000).
Two former WSOP Major Occasion champs are nonetheless within the scene, hoping they might repeat their victorious historical past: Chris Moneymaker (681,000) and Qui Nguyen (669,000). Moneymaker began the day with a brief stack and progressively added extra chips because the day progressed, Nguyen in the meantime started with a reasonably big stack however went beneath the typical, but he managed to bounce again as soon as once more earlier than the day ended.
Different notable gamers who made embody partypoker ambassador Bertrand Grospellier (727,000), Mike Matusow (515,000), Todd Brunson (260,000), Sam Greenwood (220,000) and Alex Foxen (183,000).
These Who Did not Make It
Former WSOP Major Occasion champs Joe Hachem, Johnny Chan, Scotty Nguyen, and defending champ John Cynn have been among the many hundreds of hopefuls that sadly needed to go away empty-handed.
Even different notable gamers weren’t spared. Asi Moshe, Benjamin Pollak, Faraz Jaka, Igor Kurganov, John Esposito, Nick Schulman, Phil Hui, and 2018 runner-up Tony Miles have been the unfortunate ones to expire of chips earlier than the day ended.
A giant spotlight for Day Three was the one elimination that made gamers within the Pavilion and Amazon rooms really feel glad and excited was that of Ryan Pochedly, who ended up because the bubble boy of the 2019 WSOP Major Occasion. He might find yourself with no payday on this WSOP Major Occasion, however he isn’t leaving empty-handed as a result of he obtained an entry to the 2020 WSOP Major Occasion, completely free of charge!
Here is the record of Finish-of-Day Chip Counts, exhibiting the highest 20 spots for Day 3:
The 2019 WSOP Major Occasion, in Numbers
After the cash bubble has burst, the 1,286 remaining have been requested to bag and tag their chips.
They shall return for Day four at midday native time, with 6:26 minutes left in degree 15, at blinds of three,000/6,000 with an enormous blind ante of 6,000.