2019 WSOP Day 34: Schulman Wins Third Bracelet

2019 WSOP Day 34: Schulman Wins Third Bracelet

On Monday, July 1, this is what happened at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

Event 64:  $888 Crazy Eights NLHE – Day 2/6

Total entries:  10,185

Prize pool:  $7,720,210

Players paid:  1,223

Minimum payout:  $1,500

Winner payout:  $888,000

Day 2 players remaining:  91

Chip leader:  Natalia Panchenko (Russia) – 11.87 million chips

Day 3 starting time: 12 noon

Event 65:  $10K PLO Hi-Lo 8-or-Better Championship – Final

Total entries:  193

Prize pool:  $1,814,200

Players paid: 29

Final table payouts:

1st place:  Nick Schulman (USA) – $463,670

2nd place:  Brian Hastings (USA) – $286,570

3rd place:  Joe Hachem (Australia) – $201,041

4th place:  Denis Strebkov (Russia) – $143,700

5th place:  Chris Vitch (USA) – $104,688

6th place:  Corey Hochman (USA) – $77,763

7th place:  Michael McKenna (USA) – $58,918

8th place:  Bryce Yockey (USA) – $45,551

Event 66:  $1,500 LHE – Day 3 of 4

Total entries:  541

Prize pool:  $730,350

Players paid:  82

Minimum payout:  $2,239

Winner payout:  $161,139

Day 3 players remaining:  6

Final table chip counts:

David Baker (USA) – 2,493,000 chips

Ruiko Mamiya (Japan) – 1,551,000 chips

Brian Kim (USA) – 1,106,000 chips

Dominzo Love (USA) – 620,000 chips

Chris Ferguson (USA) – 246,000 chips

Chicong Nguyen (USA) – 152,000 chips

Final table payouts thus far:

7th place:  Kenneth Donoghue (USA) – $18,118

8th place:  Danny Woolard (USA) – $13,609

9th place:  Greg Mueller (Canada) – $10,418

Day 4 starting time:  12noon

Event 67:  $10K Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo 8-or-Better – Day 2 of 4

Total entries:  151

Prize pool:  $1,419,400

Players paid:  23

Minimum payout:  $15,100

Winner payout:  $385,763

Day 2 players remaining:  16

Chip leader:  Eli Elezra (USA) – 1,362,000 chips

Day 3 starting time:  2pm

Event 69:  $1K NLHE Mini Main Event – Day 1 of 2

Total entries:  5,521

Prize pool:  $4,968,900

Players paid:  829

Minimum payout:  $1,499

Winner payout:  $628,654

Day 1 players remaining:  546

Chip leader:  Lulu Taylor (USA) – 2,695,000 chips

Day 2 starting time:  12noon

Event 70:  $5K NLHE Six-Handed – Day 1 of 4

Total entries:  751 (registration remains open)

Prize pool:  $3,492,150 (not final)

Players paid:  TBD

Minimum payout:  TBD

Winner payout:  TBD

Day 1 players remaining:  212

Chip leader:  Barry Hutter (USA) – 400,000 chips

Day 2 starting time:  2pm

Notable Information

Nick Schulman has been in poker for most of his adult life. Some now know him as a poker commentator, but he has always been just as comfortable at the tables. And on Monday, the first day of July, he showed it by winning the $10K PLO-8 Championship.

For his first bracelet in seven years but third one of his career, Shulman acknowledged the work it took to get to this one. “The last seven years have seen a tremendous influx of new ideas, and I’ve tried to kind of hang along with the game and here we are. I’m better, but everybody’s better.”

Through focus and solid poker decisions, Shulman beat a tough opponent in Brian Hastings to win.

 

About Jennifer Newell

Jennifer began writing about poker while working at the World Poker Tour in the mid-2000s. Since then, her freelance writing career has taken her from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and back to her hometown of St. Louis, where she now lives with her two dogs. She continues to follow the poker world as she also launches a new subscription box company and finishes her first novel. Jennifer has written for numerous publications including PokerStars.com and has followed the US poker and gaming market closely for the last 15 years. Follow Jen on Twitter

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