Sunday, June 5. 2022 World Series of Poker Days #2-6
The 2022 World Series of Poker got off to a quick start with two events kicking off on Day 1.
By Day 6 of the series, there were five bracelets awarded and a further four tournaments underway.
The opening days of the 2022 WSOP saw several controversies. The presence of alleged cheaters in the $100,000 High Roller Bounty had some people upset.
Meanwhile, issues with the coloring up of chips cause delays to one of the other events after a rookie dealer misunderstood the color-up process and collected every chip at their table into the well. Management had to go to the security cameras to work out how much each player needed to get back causing an hour’s delay.
On the whole though, the atmosphere at the series has been celebratory with the following players being especially pleased with their results:
Bracelets awarded to date
|FT Date||Event Name||Player Name||Payout|
|Thursday, June 2||Event #1: $500 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold’em||Katie Kopp||$65,168|
|Friday, June 3||Event #2: $100,000 High Roller Bounty||David Peters||$1,166,810|
|Saturday, June 4||Event #3: $2,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em||Scott Seiver||$320,059|
|Saturday, June 4||Event #4: $1,500 Dealer’s Choice 6-Handed||Brad Ruben||$126,288|
|Sunday, June 5||Event #6: $25,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em Championship||Dan Smith||$509,717|
WSOP coverage on Poker.org
- Day 1 started with the opening ceremony.
- Day 1 action saw the kick off for the $100k High Roller Bounty and the $500 Employees event.
- Day 2 saw the presence of several alleged cheaters in the $100k High roller cause some controversy.
- Day 3 saw the employees’ event bracelet go to Katie Kopp, setting several precedents for the series.
- Day 4 saw the $100k bounty bracelet go to David Peters.
- Further controversy occurred when Jaswinder Lally was accused of angle shooting.
- Day 4 also saw Scott Seiver win his fourth bracelet in the $2,500 NLH Freezeout.
Tweets of the Day
Allen “The Chainsaw” Kessler broke the story of the unfortunate color up mistake.
He wrote, “Apparently at table 495 the dealer thought the “color up” meant to bring in ALL the player’s chips at the table on break and rack em up.”
Phil Hellmuth congratulates himself on his entry-to-cash ratio and for extending his WSOP cash record.
Featured image source: Haley Hintze