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Christian Haggard Eliminated

Level 6: 200-400, 50 ante

Christian Haggard has busted out of the WPT National Philippines Main Event on Day 1B.

Sorted In: Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
07:51 PM, 10/24/14

Level 7 Begins (212 Entrants)

Level 6: 200-400, 50 ante

The players are back from dinner and Level 7 begins with increased blinds of 250-500 and a 75 ante.

The tournament clock shows 135 players remaining from a Day 1B field of 212 entrants, with an average chip stack around 31,400 (62 big blinds). The total field size has increased to 356 entrants and climbing.

This is a re-entry event, so players who busted yesterday are still eligible to play today, with a maximum of two entries per starting day. Registration remains open until the start of Day 2, but each player may only enter a maximum of four times.

Sorted In: Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
07:35 PM, 10/24/14

Dinner Break Until 7:30 pm

Level 6: 200-400, 50 ante

Level 6 comes to an end, and the players take a one-hour dinner break. Action is scheduled to resume at about 7:30 pm.

Sorted In: Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
06:31 PM, 10/24/14

350 Entrants and Counting

Level 6: 200-400, 50 ante

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With 206 entrants so far here on Day 1B, the total field size has grown to 350 entrants. Registration remains open until the start of Day 2, though players may only enter twice per starting day, and a maximum of four times total.

Sorted In: Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
06:27 PM, 10/24/14

Yphan Chhang Busts One

Level 6: 200-400, 50 ante

The small blind is all in preflop with JdiamondJclub in the hole and Yphan Chhang calls to cover him with AdiamondQdiamond. The board is dealt KclubQheart9club4spade8diamond and the small blind is eliminated. Chhang stacks up 58,000 after the hand.

Yphan Chhang - 58,000 (145 bb)

Sorted In: Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
06:26 PM, 10/24/14

Nang Quang Nguyen Wins Largest Pot of Early Play

Level 6: 200-400, 50 ante

There is a huge pot sitting on the table along with a board reading Jclub7heart5heart2diamond3diamond when Nang Quang Nguyen is all in for his final 17,000 on the cutoff and the big blind has him covered. Nguyen shows 6spade4diamond and the big blind mucks his cards. Nguyen doubles up and wins the largest pot of the tournament up to this point. Nguyen grows his stack to 98,500 and he is now the Day 1B chip leader.

Nang Quang Nguyen - 98,500 (246 bb)

Sorted In: Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
06:13 PM, 10/24/14

Jay Lubas Continues Strong Day 1B

Level 6: 200-400, 50 ante

Jay Lubas raises to 800 on the hijack preflop after a player in late position limps. The button calls and the small blind folds. The big blind calls and the limper in late position calls as well before the flop is dealt Jspade8heart2club.

Lubas bets 2,500 and the button calls. The big blind and late position fold and the turn falls 3heart. Lubas bets 5,000 and the button calls again. The river delivers the Qclub and Lubas fires 10,000. The button folds and Lubas stacks up 67,000 after the hand.

Jay Lubas - 67,000 (167 bb)

Sorted In: Jay Lubas, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
05:56 PM, 10/24/14

RFG Jeannie Duffy Learns to Juggle

Level 6: 200-400, 50 ante

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WPT Commentator Mike Sexton watches as Royal Flush Girl Jeannie Duffy learns to juggle. Duffy has never juggled before, and her goal is to learn the skill before this WPT Final Table on Monday.

Sorted In: Mike Sexton, Jeannie Duffy, Featured Blog, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
05:49 PM, 10/24/14

Mike Sexton Eliminated by Rey Camanyag

Level 6: 200-400, 50 ante

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With the board showing 9diamond6heart4club8spade on the turn, WPT Commentator Mike Sexton (pictured) is all in UTG+1 with KheartKspade for an overpair. But he needs to improve to survive against Rey Camanyag's 4heart4spade (set of fours) on the button.

The river card is the 10heart, and Camanyag wins the pot with his set of fours to eliminate Mike Sexton here on Day 1B.

Rey Camanyag  -  52,000  (130 bb)
Mike Sexton  -  Eliminated

Sexton still has the option of re-entering one last time, and he can exercise that option anytime up until the start of Day 2.

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Rey Camanyag, Mike Sexton, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
05:46 PM, 10/24/14

Michael Kim Falcon Back in the Saddle

Level 6: 200-400, 50 ante

Michael Kim Falcon is back in the Day 1B field and his new seat is over at Table 6 with Sarah Bilney and Simba Jae Kyung Sim.

Sorted In: Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
05:36 PM, 10/24/14
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