World Poker Tour
2009 World Series of Poker
Main Event Day 1A
Main Event Day 1B
Main Event Day 1C
Main Event Day 1D
Main Event Days
2A (1A + 1B)
Main Event Days
2B (1C + 1D)
Main Event Day 3
Main Event Day 4
Main Event Day 5
Main Event Day 6
Main Event Day 7
Main Event Day 8
Events 1 to 5 |
6 to 10 |
11 to 15 |
16 to 20 |
21 to 25 |
26 to 30 |
31 to 35 |
36 to 40 |
41 to 45
2006 World Series of Poker
The 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Day 3 goes to the next round of play where the competitors left from the rounds held on
August 1st (A+B) and 2nd (C+D) will sit down to narrow the field even further. There are 1159 that will participate in this level of the tournament,
playing down to 600. Chip leader Dmitri Nobles who earned his seat at PokerStars.com,
has $549,200 in chips. PokerStars who has the 2003, 2004 and 2005 Main Event champions under their belt, once again made a big bid
to have the 2006 champ with them by sending over 1600 players to the tournament. At this point they still have about 300 of their players left.
Main Event Day 3
2004 Main Event champ Greg Raymer had a tough time trying to get off the ground as the "magic" that accompanies him must have
left for the slots. Raymer busted out on August 2nd and left to lots of applause from the Amazon room. Daniel Negreanu has made a solid performance
work for him as he is 3rd in chip rankings. 2005 champ Joseph Hachem is still in the running with $114,100 chips as is David Pham ($112,300),
Hieu "Tony" Ma ($98,500), Nam Le ($91,000), Allen Cunningham ($172,900) and David Chiu ($154,700) who still number among the many powerhouses
that will be in today's action. At this point it is still anyones game. Stay with us, we'll keep you informed.
Remaining player count:
12:03 p.m. Play is now under way. Today should prove to be interesting as there are 1159 players, but the money begins at
position 873. So we look forward to play being initially slow until the money is reached. And if last year is an indication,
players will be going out by the droves. Once the money was reached in 2005, 45 players left in 45 minutes with the lines for
cashing out being long for about 2 1/2 hours.
- Day 1A: 781 players left
- Day 1B: 856 players left
- Day 1C: 861 players left
- Day 1D: 875 players left
- Day 2A (1A and 1B): 561 players left
- Day 2B (1C and 1D): 598 players left
12:22 p.m. The announcement of "Shuffle up and Deal!" was given by Joseph Hachem who will also be playing today. Play finish the second half of level 11 with blinds at $600-$1,200
with a $200 ante.
2:13 p.m. Daniel Negreanu took a big hit to his stack and is now down to $195,000 from $331,000 at today's start. Some of the names who have busted are Theo Tran, Layne Flack,
Phil Ivey, Juan Carlos Mortensen and David Grey.
4:10 p.m.The number of players are around 920 at this time. Richard Brodie and Josh Arieh have gone from the tables after being busted.
4:40 p.m. We are closer to the money as the number of players has just reached 888. Negreanu is now back up to 316,000. Top 5 players with chip counts are Dmitri Nobles with 578,000,
Jason Strasser with 485,000, Terris Preston with 450,000, Michael Binger with 392,000 and David Filippi having 385,000 in his stack. You can also add Freddy Deeb to the list of the busted.
Players are now at round 13 with blinds at $1,000/$2,000 with a $300 ante.
5:45 p.m. Applause and a big roar from the field came when player 874 was busted. Players are guaranteed at least $14,597 going forward. Last year the "bubble boy" was given a freeroll to this year's Main Event.
Hopefully they will be as kind to the player who finished in 874th place. Now all left at the tables will be in the money. Allen Cunningham now has $462,000 in his
stack. Humberto Brenes is up to 388,000, John Gale is at 325,000, Daniel Negreanu went down to 240,000 and Hoyt Corkins is around 90,000.
6:33 p.m. Whoa! Approximately 140 players busted in the 15 min following the elimination of player 874. So many all ins took place to where
the tournament had to be stopped in order to have the payouts catch up. Some of those gone from the tournament include Nam Le sent to the rail by
William Thorsson, Rob Enfield, Steve Choi and Morton Lerbrekk who was one of the top 50 players coming into this tournament round.
8:46 p.m. After dinner which lasted until 8:30 p.m., players resumed their positions and blinds are now $1,200/$2,400 with a $300 ante at level 14. There are 735 entrants left
trying to make it up the pay ladder. Richard Grijalva and Jeff Cabanillas are among those at the sidelines watching instead of playing. Dmitri Nobles is still riding high at 545,000
chips but others are narrowing the gap. Behind Dmitri are Jason Strasser with 460,000, Humberto Brenes with 410,000 and Allen Cunningham with 390,000. Joseph Hachem is at 165,000
and Annie Duke is at 78,000 chips.
9:59 p.m. 648 survivors are battling it out trying to make it to the next day. William Thorsson lost a huge portion of his stack after participating in an 3 way all in move. The
pocket Q's of Thorsson could not hold up to the three of a kind Kings another player had. Thorsson is now down to $170,000 chips. Daniel Negreanu has had a number of losing hands and is now down to
$26,400 in chips. But it could be worse, Darrell Dicken was just busted out of the tournament. Following him are Musa Mustafa, Ari Levy and Stuart Paterson. Dmitri Nobles seems to be
laying low, not really putting any chips at risk in an attempt to make it to the next day when the money is bigger. He has 595,000 which is an increase and still allows him to be chip leader.
10:45 p.m. The number of players has reached 595 which is below the goal of 600. Dmitri Nobles has picked up the pace, picking and choosing his battles. He is up to 653,000 in chips.
12:04 a.m. Players are now at level 15 with the blinds being $1,500/$3,000 with a $400 ante. And the list of eliminations continues to grow as Stan Goldstein, Shannon Shore, Abraham Korotki,
Patrick Bueno, Hieu "Tony" Ma, Rick Seward, Cuong Le, John Gale, Russ Boutin and Michael Esposito are now gone. Dmitri Nobles has been aggressive in his play and now his chip stack is up to
1:10 a.m. Daniel Negreanu has built his chips back up to $100,000. David Chiu took down a huge $500,000 pot after his A Q grew to a full house and completely overpowered his
opponent's A J. Joseph Hachem has 114,100 and top pro David Pham has been busted out of the tournament. One player in particular, Whitney Brayton with $355,000, also made the cut for tomorrow.
Play ends for the night with 481 left for tomorrows round.
Here are the top 50 players with chip counts:
- Jon Lace -- $654,000
- Dmitri Nobles -- $650,000
- Albert Padilla -- $640,000
- David Chiu -- $632,000
- William Thorsson -- $628,000
- Alex Balandin -- $621,000
- Lars Bondino -- $586,000
- Thomas Wahlroos -- $558,500
- Eric Molina -- $558,500
- Debra Lalor -- $555,000
- Eric Lynch -- $541,000
- Andras Karuks -- $532,500
- Mark Garner -- $521,500
- Dan Nassit -- $514,000
- Vipul Kothari -- $510,000
- Hossein Khodabande -- $483,500
- Jason Strasser -- $483,000
- Rick Mombourcovette -- $467,500
- Bucky McMilan -- $452,000
- Johan Wemmenhag -- $450,000
- Mitch Schock -- $449,500
- John Magill -- $446,500
- Kyle Bowler -- $445,500
- Aaron Bartley -- $441,000
- Richard Gryko -- $438,500
- Theodore Park -- $428,500
- Matt Woodward -- $426,000
- Daniel Pelletier -- $410,000
- Terris Preston -- $403,500
- Walt Schafer -- $401,500
- Noah Siegel -- $399,500
- Greg Giannokostas -- $395,500
- Elie Said -- $387,000
- Gary Jones -- $387,000
- Jamie Gold -- $387,000
- Cheng Yu -- $387,000
- Mike Landers -- $385,000
- Scott Malone -- $384,500
- Paul Wasicka -- $383,500
- Paul Vida -- $375,000
- Mike Hwang -- $372,500
- Jimmy D'ambrosio $372,500
- Douglas Kim -- $372,000
- Rob Acton -- $364,000
- Bill Gustafin -- $362,500
- Jose Brenes -- $362,000
- Richard Digiorgio -- $360,000
- Christopher Budak -- $359,500
- Andres Korn -- $359,000
- Davis Huynh -- $357,500