2014 WSOP Day 3 – Selbst Close To 3rd Bracelet

Opposing heads

The World Series Of Poker rumbled on nicely again on Day 3, bringing with it the busiest day of the series so far with four events running. Among them we saw PokerStars Team Pro Vanessa Selbst play brilliantly to put herself heads-up for a bracelet.

Check out our updates on of the action from the events below:

Event #2 – $25k Mixed Max NLHE Day 3Title Between Selbst and Mo

The penultimate day of this event has just been completed and we are now down to a heads up challenge tomorrow between PokerStars Team Pro Vanessa Selbst and Jason Mo. Both managed to come through their respective heads up matches against Al Decarolis and JC Tran respectively despite starting as the shorter stacks.

Join us tomorrow to see whether Selbst can add a third bracelet to her collection or whether Mo will earn his maiden one.

The Current Standings

1st) ? – $871,148

2nd) ? – $538,308

3rd) Al Decarolis – $290,622

4th) JC Tran – $290,622

5th) Matt Giannetti  – $171,461

6th) Robert Tepper – $171,461

7th) Ryan Fee – $112,752

8th) Aaron Jones – $112,752

9th) Darren Elias – $85,342

10th) Brian Green – $85,342

Event #3 – $1k PLO Day 2 Billirakis Heads Final 6

Another event that finished up for the day was the $1k Pot Limit Omaha. It saw the field hacked right down to just the final table of six with Steve Billirakis being the man leading it with 961,000 chips. He is gunning for a third WSOP bracelet whilst the remaining players on the table are looking to get their hands on their first.

The Current Standings

1st) Steve Billirakis – 961,000

2nd) Brandon Shack-Harris – 695,000

3rd) Matthew Ryan – 604,000

4th) Iori Yogo – 575,000

5th) Morgan Popham – 303,000

6th) Robert Paddock – 250,000

Event #4 – $1k NLHE Day 1 – Clunie Leading

The first of two events that started up today was that of the $1k No Limit Hold’em. It brought in a large field of 2,224 players. However, after a long session that included 11 one hour levels, that number was greatly reduced to just 186.

Leading the survivors going into Day 2 is that of Alan Cunie, though with the likes of Mark Radoja chasing a third bracelet right behind him, he will not be sitting comfortably just yet. Others to progress include Olivier Busquet, Andrew Lichtenberger and Jamie Kerstetter.


The Current Standings

1st) Alan Clunie – 110,000

2nd) Scott Baumstein – 99,000

3rd) Mark Radoja – 87,000

4th) Cy Williams – 82,000

5th) Jamie Kerstetter – 80,000

6th) Tom Koral – 77,600

7th) Julius Malzanini – 75,000

8th) Jeff Gross – 63,500

9th) Jeremy Dresch – 59,500

10th) Todd Terry – 42,000


Event #5 – $10k Limit Limit 2-7 Triple Draw – Day 1

The final event that took place on Day 3 of the World Series of Poker was the $10k 2-7 Triple Draw. It expectedly attracted the big names in the game as the likes of Phil Ivey, Huck Seed, Jennifer Harman, Eli Elezra and PokerStars Team Pros Daniel Negreanu and Barry Greenstein took to the felt. There were 120 entries at the start of the day and just 54 of the left at the end of it. Mike Pelekci leads going into Day 2 with 171,000 chips.   

The Current Standings

1st) Mike Peltekci – 171,100

2nd) Tom Schneider – 155,300

3rd) Michael Chow – 145,500

4th) Huck Seed – 137,000

5th) Eli Elezra – 125,600

6th) David Chiu – 120,000

7th) John Hennigan – 110,000

8th) Scott Abrams – 108,700

9th) Barry Greenstein – 104,000

10th) Ismael Bojang – 101,400