(Way) Outside the WSOP – (Day 23/Week 3 Review)

by , Jun 21, 2008 | 8:09 am

Recapping the Friday action and a preview for today:

The $1,500 7 Card Stud winner turned out to be Mike Rocco, who endured the barbs of Al Barbieri to take down his first bracelet and about $135,000.

The $10,000 Omaha Hi/Lo 8 or Better World Championship stopped play with 18 left, they get to return at 3pm to determine their winner. The final two tables have plenty of notable names remaining, which consist of:

Table 14

1 Danny Dang 257,000
2 Stuart Paterson 96,000
3 Eugene Katchalov 252,000
4 Chau Giang 384,000
5 Shun Uchida 134,000
6 Pat Pezzin 65,000
7 David Benyamine 378,000
8 Ram Vaswani 569,000
9 Toto Leonidas 269,000

Table 15

1 Brent Carter 114,000
2 Jason Gray 347,000
3 Berry Johnston 338,000
4 Mike Matusow 396,000
5 David Chiu 372,000
6 Greg Jamison 208,000
7 Hieu “Tony” Ma 319,000
8 Ray Dehkharghani 149,000
9 William McMahan 76,000

The ESPN360 final table for today on the next page…

Yet another $1,500 NL Holdem event has their final table at 2pm that gets to be seen on ESPN360. Their final table consists of (chip counts and seat assignments to be added later):

Cody Slaubaugh 1,419,000
Jesper Hougaard 1,582,000
Danny Wong 1,105,000
Owen Crowe 674,000
Justin Wald 873,000
Rick Solis 900,000
Doug Middleton 356,000
John Shipley 269,000
Aaron Kanter 165,000

Shipley and Kanter have both made the WSOP Main Event final table: (Shipley 7th in 2002, Kanter 4th in 2005).

The only tournament on today’s calendar is yet another $1,500 NL Holdem donkament. This particular version last year drew a field of 2,778 with Robert Cheung getting a bracelet of his very own.

Instead of making a 2nd post, might as well do the leaders after Week 3 (counting Friday’s tournaments):

Number of entrants: 32,208
Number of bracelets awarded:35
Most cashes: Nikolay Evdakov – 7
Most final tables: Jacobo Fernandez – 3
ESPN POY: Fernandez – 187 points
Leading money earner: Phil Galfond – $832,219

Week 3 winners:

Scott Seiver – $5k NL Holdem
Jens Voertman – $3k HORSE
Blair Hinkle – $2k NL Holdem
Max Pescatori – $2.5k PL Holdem/PLO
Kenny Tran – $10k NL Holdem Heads-Up
Barry Greenstein – $1.5k Razz
Vitaly Lunkin – $1.5k NL Holdem
Phil Galfond – $5k PLO w/rebuys
John Phan – $3k NL Holdem
Rob Hollink – $10k Limit Holdem
Dario Minieri – $2.5k NL Holdem 6-handed
Luis Velador – $1.5k NL Holdem
Sebastian Ruthenberg – $5k Stud 8 or Better
Layne Flack – $1.5k PLO w/rebuys
Mike Rocco – $1.5k Seven Card Stud

More stuff later today…


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