Wow. We’re about 18 hours into the final day of the $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. and there is no end in sight. It’s just like high school. David Bach and John Hanson are in the middle of an epic heads-up battle. Follow that live here.
UPDATE: David Bach won about 15 minutes after this post went up. DAWGS.
Below is the rundown of the other events.
:: Event #52 ($3,000 NLH): The uncomfortably-sounding-named Jorg Peisert from Germany is the champ here, banking $506,800. Jason Dewitt finished second for $313,227. Get full payouts here.
:: Event #53 ($1,500 7CS 8B): Blah.
:: Event #54 ($1,500 NLH): This one has 28 remaining. Sergey Konkin is the overnight chip leader, stacked at 1,400,000. Vivek Rajkumar still remains, albeit short-stacked, with 216,000. Get full chip counts here.
:: Event #55 ($2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Limit): Down to the final table, Abe Mosseri is the chip leader, stacked at 447,000. He’s followed by Blair Rodman with 358,000. Also alive are John Juanda, who would be so much cooler if his name was Juan Juanda (182,000) and Nam Le (95,000). A guy named Juan Juanda is gonna get the ladies. All of them. There is no doubt about it. Get full final table chip counts here.
:: Event #56 ($5,000 NLH Six-Handed): The final tourney before the Main Event brought out an impressive 928, creating a first place prize of just over $1M. In all, 160 remain. Rory Mathews is the Day 1 chip leader, stacked at 369,800. Other notable big named big stacks include but are certainly not limited to Sorel Mizzi (158,300), Justin Bonomo (138,600), and Phil Hellmuth (101,200).
More action from Event #56 below…