Day 30 of the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP) witnessed the culmination of ten bracelet-awarding events and three new bracelet winners.

Pavel Plesuv takes Event #53: $1,500 Millionaire Maker

Pavel Plesuv rose to victory during Day 30 of WSOP 2023, taking the title in Event #53: $1,500 Millionaire Maker. The expansive prize pool of $13,905,360 was such that it produced two new millionaires. Runner-up Florian Ribouchon secured a sum of $1,003,554, while Plesuv garnered a top prize of $1,201,564. This marks his first bracelet win, earning the country of Moldova its first-ever WSOP distinction.

Ka Kwan Lau victorious in Event #57: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller

The rewards on offer at WSOP are no small feat. A testament to this was the prize claimed by Ka Kwan Lau in Event #57: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller. Lau emerged as the champion, walking away with an astounding $2,294,756 and the esteemed gold WSOP bracelet. This can be touted as a triumphant return from Lau, having finished in second place in this event two years prior.

Robert Schulz Crowned Champion of Event #59: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout

Robert Schulz carved a niche for himself in the annals of the WSOP 2023, coming out on top in Event #59: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout. By leaving behind 1,597 contenders, including the formidable runner-up Julien Sitbon, Schulz clinched his first bracelet and a sum of $675,275. His victory underlines the captivating, dynamic essence of WSOP – where any player, on any day, can rise to the pinnacle of success.

World Series of Poker bracelet atop a WSOP logo

Seidel on the Verge of 10th Bracelet Win

Erik Seidel stands on the threshold of the illustrious 10-bracelet club as he moves into the final day of Event #60: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw. Holding 3,065,000 chips, he is currently second in the running. His competitors in this chase include four-bracelet holder Brad Ruben, and the five-time bracelet winner Jason Mercier, who is making a comeback.

Super Seniors Tournament Nears Climax

Farhad Davoudzadeh is leading the pack in Event #61: $1,000 Super Seniors. With 2,400,000 chips, the Iranian player looks poised to claim his first WSOP bracelet. Only 109 players from the initial 810 are left in the game. The reigning champion, Massoud Eskandari, is also still in contention.

Mizrachi Steers High in Mixed NLHE/PLO

Robert Mizrachi, a four-time WSOP bracelet winner, is making impressive strides in Event #62: $1,500 Mixed No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha. Mizrachi is sixth in chips going into the final day, with 28 players left vying for the $410,659 top prize. Upeshka De Silva, Jarred Solomon, David Prociak, and Martin Kabrhel are among the competitors.

Schindler at the Helm in the $10K Stud Hi-Lo Championship

Maximilian Schindler leads the final 17 players in Event #63: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship. The atmosphere of this event remains light-hearted, despite the high stakes of a $344,677 prize and a WSOP bracelet. Poker heavyweights like Andres Korn and Joao Vieira remain in the mix, while Daniel Negreanu returns with the shortest stack.

poker room floor during a tournament

$600 NLHE Deepstack Championship Attracts Massive Crowd

Event #64: $600 No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack Championship attracted a massive turnout of 4,303 players, but only 543 advanced to the end of the 17th level. Two players, Steven Stolzenfeld (1,190,000) and Adel Kabbani (1,052,000) ended Day 1 with over a million chips each. Indian players Neel Joshi (843,000) and Gokul Dharmarajan (795,000) also secured top-ten finishes on Day 1.

$5K NLHE 6-Max Sees Star-Studded Turnout

Event #65: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em (6-Handed) saw an impressive turnout of 1,074 players, surpassing last year’s attendance of 920. Yuliyan Kolev of Bulgaria leads with 521,000 chips. Other notable names making it through to Day 2 include Matt Berkey, Ren “Tony” Lin, Mustapha Kanit, Taylor Paur, Vanessa Selbst, Danny Tang, David Miscikowski, Nacho Barbero, Alex Foxen, and Ryan Leng.

Guagenti Leads Day 1 of the $1,500 PLO8

Nick Guagenti emerged as the chip leader after Day 1 of Event #66: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better, holding 656,000 chips. Other prominent players advancing to Day 2 include Mike Linster, Robert Campbell, Amnon Filippi, Jeff Lisandro, Yuval Bronshtein, and Anthony Zinno.

Day 31 of 2023 WSOP: What to Look Forward To

Day 31 of the 2023 WSOP is brimming with action, as three tournaments are set to award bracelets: Event #60: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw, 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.

The third day of Event #61: $1,000 Super Seniors and Day 2 of Event #64: $600 No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack Championship, Event #65: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em (6-Handed), and Event #66: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better are also lined up.

Three new tournaments will kick off: Event #67: $1,000 Ladies Championship, Event #68: $1,000 Super Turbo Bounty, and the prestigious Event #69: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw. A thrilling day awaits poker enthusiasts at the WSOP 2023.

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