WSOP Daily: Negreanu misses out; Wiliams, Bloch and Greenstein head stud final table
Saturday, 2 June 2012
All eyes were on Daniel Negreanu as he aimed for his fifth WSOP bracelet in the $1.5k PL Hold'em. In the end it was Nick Jivkov who took the title with Kid Poker busting in fifth. We look forward to hearing this week's rant. Elsewhere, there's a stacked final table in the Seven Card Stud.
Event #5 $1.5k PL Hold'em - Negreanu misses out
All eyes were on Daniel Negreanu at the start of the $1.5k PL Hold'em event as he aimed for his fifth WSOP bracelet. Kid Poker was unlucky to bust in fifth when his AQ couldn't hold up against Nick Jivkov's AJ.
Negreanu was one of five players eliminated by Jivkov who eventually sealed the bracelet after beating Bryan Pellegrino heads up.
John Eames was the sole British representative at the final table, busted in eighth for $18,529.
1st Nick Jivkov $189,818
2nd Bryan Pellegrino $117,199
3rd Jonathan Aguiar $76,189
4th Tommy Vedes $55,960
5th Daniel Negreanu $41,683
6th Mike Allis $31,452
7th Brant Hale $24,007
8th John Eames $18,529
9th Keanu Tabali $14,449
Event #7 $1.5k Seven Card Stud – Williams heads stacked final table
The 110 remaining players in the $1.5k Seven Card Stud were whittled down to a final table of nine and quite the final table it is too. Leading the way is former Main Event runner up David Williams followed by Andy Bloch and Barry Greenstein in second and third.
The final nine are guaranteed at least $9,046 with the winner walking away with $126,363.
The final table chip counts are as follows:
David Williams 493,500
Andy Bloch 296,500
Barry Greenstein 259,000
Stephen Su 180,000
Lee Goldman 175,500
Scott Abrams 130,000
Caroline Hermesh 61,500
Joseph Ranciato 35,000
Huu Vinh 26,500