Lonnie Hallett Emerges Victorious in the $1,000 Seniors Championship

Day 28 saw the conclusion of Event #48: $1,000 Seniors Championship, crowning Lonnie Hallett as the champion. Hallett walked away with a handsome top prize of $765,731 and the coveted tournament bracelet. All eyes were on the experienced seven-time bracelet winner Billy Baxter, who impressively navigated his way to the final two. However, it was Hallett who stole the show and emerged victorious.

Mike Gorodinsky Triumphs in the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Event #54: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship reached its pinnacle on Day 28 as Mike Gorodinsky claimed the victory. Gorodinsky triumphed over his opponent, Alex Livingston, in the heads-up battle, securing his third bracelet. With a prize of $422,747, Gorodinsky’s stellar performance added another remarkable achievement to his resume.

Marcin Horecki Emerges Victorious in the $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better

Event #55: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better witnessed an intense battle on Day 28. Despite notable players like Mike Matusow and Brian Rast starting the day in the top chip counts, Marcin Horecki emerged as the ultimate champion. Horecki’s victory earned him the tournament bracelet and a prize of $155,275.

Chance Kornuth Maintains Winning Streak in $25K PLO High Roller

In the star-studded $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller, Chance Kornuth showcased his remarkable form in live events by securing a significant victory. Kornuth, who previously finished fifth in the $250,000 No-Limit Hold’em Super High Roller, dominated the competition with 7,245,000 chips, positioning him as the clear frontrunner. Should Kornuth triumph in this event, he will win an impressive $2,294,756 and claim his fourth bracelet. Noteworthy players like Dylan Weisman (4,355,000), Isaac Haxton (4,320,000), and Firas Kashat (4,185,000) are also in contention, making for an exciting competition.

The Millionaire Maker Down to 41 Players, Andreas Kniep Leads

Event #53: $1,500 Millionaire Maker has reached an intense stage with only 41 players remaining. Among them, Germany’s Andreas Kniep stands out as the chip leader with 19,600,000 chips. Kniep, recognized for his previous deep run in the 2021 WSOP Main Event, now has a realistic chance to secure a seven-figure score in this event. The remaining players, including Pavel Plesuv (14,175,000), Arnaud Mattern (7,565,000), Roberto Romanello, David “ODB” Baker, and Erick Lindgren, promise an exciting battle for the championship. 

Ryan Stephens Leads Final 15 Players in the $500 Salute to Warriors Event

Event #56: $500 Salute to Warriors has narrowed to its final 15 players, with Ryan Stephens taking the lead going into the last day’s play. Stephens, a first-time WSOP casher, has already secured $9,966 but has his sights set on the $217,921 top prize and the coveted gold bracelet. Among the contenders, bracelet winner Dejuante Alexander sits third in chips, adding an additional layer of excitement to the tournament. Seven countries are represented on Day 3, reflecting the global appeal of this thrilling game.

17 Players Remain in the $3k Fixed Limit Hold’em Event

Event #58: $3,000 Limit Hold’em (6-Handed) has narrowed down to the final 17 players, and five of them already possess a WSOP bracelet. Notably, Nick Pupillo, who recently secured his first bracelet, is in contention for his second, starting the final day third in chips. Tom Koral, David Bach, Daniel Idema, and Joe McKeehen also look to add to their bracelet collection. Jason Daly leads the field, setting the stage for a gripping battle to determine the event’s champion.

1,598 Runners Participate in the $3k NL Hold’em Freezeout

Event #59: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout drew 1,598 participants, with only 240 players remaining after 17 levels of play. Robert Kuhn emerged as the chip leader, bagging an impressive 1,410,000 chips. Giorgii Skhulukhia closely trails Kuhn, with a single chip missing from his otherwise one-million stack. The competition includes notable players like Ryan Leng (874,000) and James Mackey (805,000). As the tournament progresses, the field continues to narrow, adding excitement to the event.

Michael Trivett Leads the NL 2-7 Single Draw

Event #60: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw saw 566 players compete on Day 1, with only 160 advancing to Day 2. Michael Trivett stands out as the chip leader, amassing a stack of 401,000 chips. Erik Seidel (259,000), Mike Watson (208,000), Nick Schulman (195,000), Maria Ho, and others remain in contention, making the pursuit of prize money highly competitive. Day 2 promises to be filled with action as the players battle it out for the tournament’s honors.

What to Expect on Day 29 of the 2023 WSOP

Day 29 of the 2023 World Series of Poker is set to deliver yet another day filled with thrilling action. Three events will conclude, crowning new champions in Event #53: $1,500 Millionaire Maker, Event #56: $500 Salute to Warriors, and Event #58: $3,000 Limit Hold’em (6-Handed). Additionally, Online Event #11: $888 No-Limit Hold’em Crazy 8’s, a one-day affair, will also find its champion. Other ongoing tournaments, including Event #57: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller, Event #59: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout, and Event #60: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw, will continue progressing, setting the stage for captivating battles.

Three new events will kick off: Event #61: $1,000 Super Seniors, Event #62: $1,500 Mixed No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha, and Event #63: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship.

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