2011 WSOP: The Grinder Just Misses Bracelet + Stacked 2-7 Lowball Field

While all of the attention at the Rio yesterday was on Full Tilt's gaming license being revoked, all attention at this beach was on Federica Nargis' perfect ass.

The latest Full Tilt dramabomb was the real buzz around the 2011 WSOP yesterday. All eyes today will be on the 2-7 Lowball Limit event, as Jason Mercier tries to become the first multi-bracelet winner this year. Here’s the latest.

:: Event #46 ($10,000 NLH Six-Handed) – Play was stopped heads-up due to the 10-Level RuleTM. When the tourney resumes, Joe Ebanks will return with a 11,015,000 to 3,215,000 chip lead over Chris Moorman. Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier finished third ($447,074) and Ben Lambeer bowed out in 12th ($56,140). Get full results here.

:: Event #47 ($2,500 Omaha/7CS 8oB)Owais Ahmed of Anaheim, CA grinded out a victory over Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi to capture his first bracelet. Ahmed banked $255,959 for the win. Grinder earned $158,148 for second. Abe Mosseri finished third for $100,532, and Scotty Nguyen went out in fifth for $53,091. Get full results here.

:: Event #48 ($1,500 NLH) – Play stopped with 30 of the initial 2,713 remaining. Sebastian Winkler holds the chip lead, stacked at 1,156,000. He’s followed by Matt “All In at 420″ Stout with 1,062,000. A couple of notables remain, including [……….] (195,000) and Michael DeMichele (153,000). For all of you Bodo Sbrzesny fans out there, Bodo Sbrzesny still remains, stacked at 309,000. Get full chip counts here.

:: Event #49 ($2,500 2-7 Lowball Limit) – Definitely the draw of the day, with a stacked field of 13 coming back to compete for a bracelet. Jason Mercier holds the chip lead, stacked at 358,500. He’s followed by Eli Elezra with 327,000. Other notables include Scott Seiver (303,000), Shawn Buchanan (176,500), Jon “PearlJammer” Turner (145,000), Galen Hall (143,000), David Bach (115,000), and Justin Bonomo (111,500). Damn. Get full chip counts here.

:: Event #50 ($5,000 Triple Chance NLH) – Surprisingly big field, as 817 entered, creating a first place prize of $825,604. A total of 297 survived to Day 2, with Mark Herm as the chip  leader (148,400). Some notable bigs include James Akenhead (144,100), Johnny Lodden (132,600), Vanessa Peng, a woman (111,600), Allen Bari (104,900), and Josh Arieh (101,800). Get full chip counts here.

More Federica Nargis bikini shots in the thumbs.

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