Daniel Negreanu among the finalists of the 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship - WSOP 2014
Daniel Negreanu enters the final table of the $ 10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship. Undoubtedly, this poker tournament is among the most awaited event by gamblers, following Daniel Negreanus bet post on Twitter at the very beginning of the WSOP 2014. By playing a minimum bet of $ 5,000 to 1 million, the other participants are likely to lose if Phil Ivey or Daniel Negreanu manages to reach the final table in this summer poker event, otherwise, they will get their bets doubled. The event# 13 has registered 87 entrants since its launching day on Tuesday. And only 14 players will share out the prize pool of $ 817,000, the $ 253,524 of which will be given to the winner. This is such a high level tournament given the large number of poker stars who participate in this Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino event.
36 survivors of the Day 1 were competing on Day 2, 19 of whom have already got at least one WSOP bracelet in their record. At the end of the day, only 7 players have succeeded to qualify for the final table, ranging from the six-time WSOP bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu (426,000 chips) to Jason Mercier (469,000), Brian Rast (398.000), and John Monnette (169,000) with two bracelets each, as well as Larry Wright (203,000) and Abe Mosseri (162,000) who have one bracelet each. Only the chipleader of the final table, Paul Volpe (783,000) possesses no bracelet. Seven players were eliminated from play at the end of the day, including Jon Turner (14th, $ 16,601), Mike Watson (13th, $ 16,601), Greg Mueller (12th, $ 16,601), Joe Cassidy (11th, $ 19,283), Ashton Griffin (10th, $ 19,283), Darren Elias (9th, $ 19,283) and the final tables bubble boy, Rep Porter, who collects $ 22,399.
Saturday, 07 June 2014
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