WPT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (TV)

April 25-29 | Borgata | Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Defending WPT World Champion Keven Stammen Still in the Hunt With 23 Left

12:02 AM, 04/28/15

Corey Hochman Bubbles in 28th Place

10:35 PM, 04/27/15

Level 18 Begins on the Money Bubble (28 Left)

09:59 PM, 04/27/15

"Jack-Rainbow" is the Latest Poker Slang

09:50 PM, 04/27/15

Lee Markholt Eliminated by Zo Karim

08:39 PM, 04/27/15

Save 25% on Monster Headphones with "WPT25"

06:50 PM, 04/27/15

Coming Soon: WPTDeepStacks Iowa (May 1st-4th)

06:10 PM, 04/27/15

This Weekend: partypoker WPT Canadian Spring Championship

01:43 PM, 04/27/15

Day 3: Official Seating & Chip Counts

01:41 AM, 04/27/15

Michael Rocco Leads the Final 68 Players

12:19 AM, 04/27/15

Coming Soon: WPT Amsterdam (May 11th-16th)

10:51 PM, 04/26/15

David Tuthill Doubles Thru Jason Mercier

09:41 PM, 04/26/15

Team partypoker Pro and Retired NHL Player Ken Daneyko

09:15 PM, 04/26/15

Team partypoker pro Jamie Kerstetter Live on Twitch

06:44 PM, 04/26/15

Video: The WPT Players Party at Mixx Nightclub

06:40 PM, 04/26/15

Anthony Zinno: WPT Player of the Year!

06:23 PM, 04/26/15

This Weekend: partypoker WPT Canadian Spring Championship

05:24 PM, 04/26/15

Allen Kessler: "I Know I Beat You, But I Can't Beat Him"

05:19 PM, 04/26/15

Jake Bazeley Eliminated by Jason Mercier

05:09 PM, 04/26/15

Anthony Zinno Eliminated by Glenn Lafaye

04:52 PM, 04/26/15

Official Prizepool: $3,462,050

04:24 PM, 04/26/15

Coming This Summer: WPT500 at ARIA

03:43 PM, 04/26/15

partypoker Pro Jamie Kerstetter Talks About Twitch

02:03 PM, 04/26/15

ClubWPT Qualifier Jim McLaughlin

12:11 PM, 04/26/15

Eric Panayiotou Leads the WPT World Championship into Day 2

10:10 PM, 04/25/15

Daniel Negreanu Eliminated by Larry Ormson

09:25 PM, 04/25/15

Coming Soon: WPTDeepStacks Iowa (May 1st-4th)

08:57 PM, 04/25/15

Video: partypoker Qualifiers Tim Reilly & Michael Azzaro

08:00 PM, 04/25/15

The WPT's Top Two All-Time Money Winners: Carlos Mortensen and Daniel Negreanu

07:23 PM, 04/25/15

WPT Player Party Tonight @ Mixx (9 pm-11 pm)

07:01 PM, 04/25/15

Coming Soon: partypoker WPT Canadian Spring Championship

06:29 PM, 04/25/15

ClubWPT Qualifier Jim McLaughlin Eliminated

05:39 PM, 04/25/15

Save 25% on Monster Headphones with "WPT25"

03:52 PM, 04/25/15

Video: Welcome to the WPT World Championship at Borgata

02:53 PM, 04/25/15

WPTDeepStacks Player of the Year: Ryan Smith

02:09 PM, 04/25/15

The Beginning of the Final Event of Season XIII

11:22 AM, 04/25/15

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Defending WPT World Champion Keven Stammen Still in the Hunt With 23 Left

Level 19: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Keven Stammen
Day 3 of the WPT World Championship presented by partypoker and BorgataPoker began with 68 players, but only 27 of them would finish in the money. The Money Bubble burst in the final level of the day, and action finished with 23 players.

Asher Conniff leads the way into Day 4 with 1,275,000. He is followed by Ray Qartomy (1,176,000), and defending WPT World Champion Keven Stammen (pictured above) who has 915,000.

Stammen isn't the only player in the field who has a victory in this event. Carlos Mortensen won the WPT World Championship in 2007, outlasting a field of 639 to win more than $3.97 million. Mortensen is still in the field with 459,000.

Here are the official chip counts and seating positions, with the blinds increasing to 6,000-12,000 and a 2,000 ante:

TABLE 1
Seat 1.  Brian Yoon  -  603,000  (50 bb)
Seat 2.  Brock Parker  -  865,000  (72 bb)
Seat 3.  David Tuthill  -  625,000  (52 bb)
Seat 4.  Michael Rocco  -  161,000  (13 bb)
Seat 5.  Hans Winzeler  -  338,000  (28 bb)
Seat 6.  Matt Berkey  -  489,000  (40 bb)
Seat 7.  Jake Schindler  -  792,000  (66 bb)
Seat 8.  Ian O’Hara  -  401,000  (33 bb)
Seat 9.

TABLE 2
Seat 1.  Asher Conniff  -  1,275,000  (106 bb)
Seat 2.  Simon Lam  -  376,000  (31 bb)
Seat 3.  Oleg Shnaider  -  227,000  (18 bb)
Seat 4.  Tony Dunst  -  257,000  (21 bb)
Seat 5.  Alexander Lakhov  -  884,000  (73 bb)
Seat 6.  Sang Kim  -  110,000  (9 bb)
Seat 7.  Sungwon Lee  -  142,000  (11 bb)
Seat 8.  Zo Karim  -  386,000  (32 bb)
Seat 9.

TABLE 3
Seat 1.  Ray Qartomy  -  1,176,000  (98 bb)
Seat 2.  Abe Aboukhalil  -  348,000  (29 bb)
Seat 3.  Carlos Mortensen  -  459,000  (38 bb)
Seat 4.  Dean Baranowski  -  155,000  (12 bb)
Seat 5.  Michael Lavoie  -  789,000  (65 bb)
Seat 6.  Nathan Bjerno  -  169,000  (14 bb)
Seat 7.  Keven Stammen  -  915,000  (76 bb)
Seat 8.
Seat 9.

Day 4 begins tomorrow (Tuesday) at 12:00 noon ET in the back corner of the Borgata Poker Room. As always, WPT Live Updates will be providing complete live coverage of all the action.

Sorted In: Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII, Featured Blog, Asher Conniff, Ray Qartomy, Keven Stammen, Carlos Mortensen
12:02 AM, 04/28/15

Jess Yawitz Eliminated in 24th Place ($31,297)

Level 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Jess Yawitz
Alexander Lakhov raises to 27,000 from middle position and Jess Yawitz three-bets to 62,000 from the hijack. Lakhova moves all in for effectively Yawitz's approximately 315,000 stack. 

Yawitz takes a few sips of his drink while tanking over his decision. After putting his drink down, he announces a call. Yawitz is flipping for his tournament life with his JdiamondJheart against Lakhov's AheartQdiamond

The board runs out Kspade8heart3diamondQheart6spade and Lakhov takes the pot and scores an elimination on the last hand of the night. 

Alexander Lakhov - 884,000
Jess Yawitz - Eliminated

Sorted In: Jess Yawitz, Alexander Lakhov, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
11:58 PM, 04/27/15

Kyle Bowker Out in 25th Place ($31,297)

Level 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Kyle Bowker
Kyle Bowker (pictured) moves all in from middle position for 85,000, and Ray Qartomy calls from the small blind with KclubQclub. Bowker turns over JspadeJheart, and he needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Qheart7spade4heartKspade2diamond, and Qartomy pairs his queen on the the flop and his king on the turn to win the pot with two pair, eliminating Bowker in 25th place.

Ray Qartomy  -  1,100,000  (110 bb)
Kyle Bowker  -  Eliminated in 25th Place  ($31,297)

Sorted In: Kyle Bowker, Ray Qartomy, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
11:42 PM, 04/27/15

Carlos Mortensen Doubles Thru Ian O'Hara

Level 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Carlos Mortensen
Oleg Shnaider raises under the gun to 23,000, Matt Berkey calls from middle position, Ian O'Hara calls from the cutoff, and WPT Champions Club member Carlos Mortensen (pictured) moves all in from the small blind for 170,000.

Shnaider and Berkey both fold, and O'Hara calls with 7spade7club. Mortensen turns over 10spade10diamond, and he needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes KclubJdiamond5diamondJclub9club, and the pocket tens hold up for Mortensen to win the pot and double up in chips.

Carlos Mortensen  -  404,000  (40 bb)
Ian O'Hara  -  395,000  (39 bb)

Sorted In: Carlos Mortensen, Ian OHara, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
11:38 PM, 04/27/15

Asher Conniff vs. Tony Dunst

Level 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Picking up the action after the turn of a board reading Qheart7spade6diamond4diamond, Tony Dunst checks from the big blind and Asher Conniff bets 48,000 from the hijack. Dunst raises to 155,000, Conniff calls, and the Aclub river completes the board.

Dunst bets 200,000 and Conniff calls.

Dunst shows 10diamond8club for a missed double gutter, while Conniff tables 4heart4spade for a set of fours to win the pot.

Asher Conniff - 1,215,000 (121 bb)
Tony Dunst - 290,000 (29 bb)

Sorted In: Tony Dunst, Asher Conniff, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
11:27 PM, 04/27/15

Matt Berkey Doubles Thru Ray Qartomy

Level 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Matt Berkey
Ray Qartomy min-raises from the cutoff to 20,000, Matt Berkey (pictured) moves all in from the button for 249,000, and Qartomy asks for a count before he calls with JspadeJheart. Berkey turns over 6heart6club, and he needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Kheart10heart7club6diamondQspade, and Berkey turns a set of sixes to win the pot and double up in chips.

Matt Berkey  -  521,000  (52 bb)
Ray Qartomy  -  910,000  (91 bb)

Sorted In: Matt Berkey, Ray Qartomy, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
11:26 PM, 04/27/15

Michael Lavoie Bubbled Last Year, Cashes This Year

Level 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

This is the second straight year that Michael Lavoie has gone deep in the WPT World Championship, and this year has had a much more favorable outcome.

Last year, Lavoie bubbled the tournament in 37th place. (You can read about it by clicking here.) This year, Lavoie is in the money and nearing the million-chip mark.

Michael Lavoie  -  917,000  (91 bb)

Sorted In: Michael Lavoie, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
11:18 PM, 04/27/15

Anthony Moses Out in 26th Place ($31,297)

Level 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Anthony Moses
Anthony Moses (pictured) moves all in from middle position for about 100,000, and Michael Lavoie calls from the cutoff with AclubQspade. Moses turns over Qclub10diamond, and he needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Qheart5diamond2diamond2clubJdiamond, and Lavoie wins the pot with two pair, queens and deuces, with his queen kicker. Moses is eliminated in 26th place.

Michael Lavoie  -  917,000  (91 bb)
Anthony Moses  -  Eliminated in 26th Place  ($31,297)

Sorted In: Anthony Moses, Michael Lavoie, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
11:18 PM, 04/27/15

Oleg Shnaider Doubles Thru Kyle Bowker

Level 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Oleg Shnaider opens to 26,000 from middle position, Kyle Bowker three-bets to effectively 164,000, and Shnaider calls all in.

Shnaider: QheartJheart
Bowker: 10heart10club

The board runs out 9club7heart3heartQspade6diamond, giving Shnaider a pair of queens to double up.

Oleg Shnaider - 341,000 (34 bb)
Kyle Bowker - 70,000 (7 bb)

Sorted In: Oleg Shnaider, Kyle Bowker, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
11:15 PM, 04/27/15

Joey Weissman Out in 27th Place ($31,297)

Level 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Joey Weissman
Joey Weissman (pictured) moves all in from the button for 104,000, Kyle Bowker moves all in over the top from the small blind, and the big blind (Carlos Mortensen) folds.

Weissman turns over Kdiamond10club, and he needs to improve to stay alive against the AclubKclub of Bowker.

The board comes Kheart8heart2diamondJdiamondAdiamond, and Bowker won the pot with two pair, aces and kings, to eliminate Weissman from the tournament.

Kyle Bowker  -  380,000  (38 bb)
Joey Weissman  -  Eliminated in 27th Place  ($31,297)

Sorted In: Kyle Bowker, Joey Weissman, Borgata, Borgata Poker Open, Season XIII
11:03 PM, 04/27/15

 

CHIPCOUNT

NameChips
1
Asher Conniff 1,275,000 
2
Ray Qartomy 1,176,000 
3
Keven Stammen 915,000 
4
Alexander Lakhov 884,000 
5
Brock Parker 865,000 
6
Jake Schindler 792,000 

Average Chip Count: 519,565
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Summary

Current Level:

Countdown to Day 4

Players Remaining:

23 of 239

Time Remaining:

Payout Structure

Place Prize
1 $973,683
2 $573,779
3 $330,358
4 $267,764
5 $208,647
6 $173,873
7 $139,098
8 $104,324
9 $69,549
10 - 12 $45,207
13 - 15 $38,252
16 - 18 $34,775
19 - 27 $31,297

Blind Structure

Level Blinds Ante
1 75-150 25
2 100-200 25
3 150-300 50
4 200-400 50
5 250-500 75
6 300-600 75
7 400-800 100
8 500-1,000 100
9 600-1,200 200
10 800-1,600 200
11 1,000-2,000 300
12 1,200-2,400 400
13 1,500-3,000 500
14 2,000-4,000 500
15 2,500-5,000 500
16 3,000-6,000 1,000
17 4,000-8,000 1,000
18 5,000-10,000 1,000
19 6,000-12,000 2,000
20 8,000-16,000 2,000
21 10,000-20,000 3,000
22 12,000-24,000 4,000
23 15,000-30,000 5,000
24 20,000-40,000 5,000
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