Jeff Platt and Sarah Herring give you the run down on the most exciting news to come out of the Rio on July5, 2019.
The Main Event Turn out so far is CRAZY! How many players do you think we will get?
• 3250 total entries through Day 1A and Day 1B
o Day 1A Recap: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2019/07/2019-wsop-main-event-day-1a-campanello-kurganov-boeree-34725.htm
Nice Stacks: Bryan Campanello, Craig Chait, Jared Bleznick, Jeff Lisandro, Alex Foxen, Faraz Jaka, Kelly Minkin, Jack Sinclair, Billy Baxter
Still alive: Erik Seidel, Stephen Chidwick, Randall Emmett (got ice cream for everyone again), Igor Kurganov….
GG: Liv Boeree (busted by Igor!), David Williams, Frank Kassela, Chris Moorman, Brandon Adams, Lexy Gavin, Brandon Shack-Harris
o Day 1B Recap: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2019/07/wsop-main-event-day-1b-adam-owen-allen-kessler-34745.htm?itm_content=pn-hp-hero-1
Nice Stacks: Adam Owen, Allen Kessler (wut), Galen Hall, Daniel Hachem
Still alive: Joe Hachem, Ryan Riess, Greg Merson, Chris Ferguson, Daniel Negreanu, Maria Ho Greg Raymer, Scott Seiver
GG: Ott brothers, JOHN HESP, Sean Winter, Valentin Vornicu, Anthony Zinno, Cord Garcia
• Vivian Saliba finishes fourth, Rick Alvarado (on his seventh bullet) wins it: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2019-wsop/event-64-888-crazy-eights/
• Joao Vieira wins $5k 6-Max, beats Joe Cada headsup: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2019/07/joao-vieira-wins-first-bracelet-34742.htm?itm_content=pn-hp-hero-3
• Juha Helppi wins first bracelet: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2019/07/juha-helppi-wins-first-bracelet-wsop-34747.htm
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