WSOP Day 20 Update – Milan and Anderson Win

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We are now officially one third of the way through the 2014 World Series of Poker and what a series it has been thus far. Day 20 brought us plenty more of that high octane poker action that we have come to expect from the WSOP and there were another two more bracelets awarded.

Check out the latest goings on at the World Series of Poker below.

Event #29 – $2.5k NLHE Day 3 – Milan Grabs 1st Bracelet

The first bracelet of the day was awarded to Pierre Milan who took down this $2.5k No Limit Hold’em event after coming out on top of the final 20 players that came to the felt on Day 3. He took home $536,768 for his fantastic efforts at the table after defeating Justin Oliver heads up.

The Final Standings

1st) Pierre Milan – $536,768

2nd) Justin Oliver – $332,198

3rd) Matt Salsberg – $207,842

4th) Thad McNulty – $150,859

5th) Barry Hutter – $111,368

6th) Jamie Armstrong – $83,486

7th) Andy Phan – $63,502

8th) Daniel Laming – $48,952

9th) Sam Cohen – $38,244

Event #30 – $1.5k 7-Card Stud Hi/Lo Day 3 – Anderson Claims First Bracelet

Calvin Anderson may be considered the world’s best online tournament poker player but he has now shown that he can cut it in the live arena too after securing his first WSOP bracelet. He beat the remaining 12 players on Day 3 to scoop a payout of $190,538.

The Final Standings

1st) Calvin Anderson – $190,538

2nd) Joe Tehan – $118,014

3rd) Eric Kurtzman – $79,800

4th) Levon Torosyan – $55,319

5th) Melissa Burr – $39,181

6th) Sanjay Pandya – $28,346

7th) Jimmy Fricke – $20,932

8th) John Myung – $15,772

9th) Ted Forrest – $12,121

10th) Robert Goldfarb – $12,121

Event #31 – $1.5k NLHE Day 2 Stout Leads 15

This event is now also very close to delivering us a WSOP bracelet winner after the field was shortened from 187 players to that of the 15 that will be returning for Day 3. Matt Stout is the man leading that field right now with 1,130,000 chips and he will be thinking that just one more solid day at the felt could deliver him the gold.

The Current Standings

1st) Matt Stout – 1,130,000

2nd) Aleksandr Gofman – 951,000

3rd) Brett Shaffer – 812,000

4th) Eric Spitzer – 674,000

5th) Peter Gould – 639,000

6th) Ronald Sullivan – 537,000

7th) Steven Mcnally – 463,000

8th) Robert Schmidt – 442,000

9th) Jason Vanstrom – 422,000

10th) Rajaee Wazwaz – 359,000

Event #32 – $10k 6-Handed NLHE Championship Day 2 – Silver Looking For Gold

Max Silver has now put himself into pole position for this $10k event after finishing at the top of the chip counts after Day 2. He leads the final 13 players with a total of 1,270,000 chips in his stack and will now just need to see off the likes of Joe Cada, JC Tran and PokerSTars Team Pro George Danzer to scoop his first WSOP bracelet.

The Current Standings

1st) Max Silver – 1,270,000

2nd) Hiren Patel – 1,056,000

3rd) Joe Cada – 794,000

4th) Kyle White – 732,000

5th) Jeremy Ausmus – 612,000

6th) Dario Sammartino – 551,000

7th) JC Tran – 527,000

8th) Scott Clements – 477,000

9th) George Danzer – 329,000

10th) Layne Flack – 325,000

Event #33 – $1k NLHE Day 1 – Salles Early Leader

The final event of the day was a new one that kicked off. 1,688 players all opted to buy-in but only 119 of them were still left come the end of Day 1. Gualter Salles finished the day with the most chips after he managed to amass a haul of 170,000 putting him more than 40k clear of anyone else. Others to progress include Martin Finger and Faraz Jaka.

The Current Standings

1st) Gualter Salles – 170,000

2nd) Bradley Libson – 127,400

3rd) Amit Makhija – 121,000

4th) Shelby Standley – 117,200

5th) Sean Jazayeri – 101,300

6th) Martin Finger – 78,000

7th) Mark Wahba – 72,000

8th) Mike Sowers – 71,700

9th) Goran Mandic – 70,000

10th) Faraz Jaka – 68,400