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WSOP Day #28: Jon Andlovec Wins the Super Seniors Event, Barny Boatman Looking for 2nd Bracelet in Extended Levels, and Matt Ashton Looking For His 2nd Poker Players Championship Title

TAGs: Abe Mosseri, Adrian Apmann, Jon Andlovec, WSOP

Lee Davy brings you all the news, minus the views, on the 28th day of the 46th Annual World Series of Poker, including a Super Seniors victory for Jon Andlovec, and a few Brits looking for their second piece of gold.

WSOP Day #28: Jon Andlovec Wins the Super Seniors Event, Barny Boatman Looking for 2nd Bracelet in Extended Levels, and Matt Ashton Looking For His 2nd Poker Players Championship Title70-year old Jon Andlovec came to the 46th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) in the hope that he would get lucky, and earn enough money to be able to contribute to his daughter’s wedding. He has done much more than that. He returns home with $262, 220. That’s a lot of confetti.

Jon Andlovec outlasted 1,532 other players in Event #43: $1,000 Super Seniors No-Limit Hold’em. It was the first time the WSOP had held the 65+ event, and it’s proven to be a great success. Jack Effel had to make a few tweaks to the structure, namely giving the players more breaks to relieve those dodgy bladders, but in the main the players enjoyed the experience. There wasn’t a hoodie in sight.

171 places were paid a portion of the $1.3m prize pool, and the vast amount went to Andlovec. Incredibly, this was his fourth WSOP cash of his life, and all of them had been final table appearances. He defeated two-time bracelet winner, Rod Pardey, in heads-up action to end the three day experience as the victor.

Final Table Results

1st. Jon Andlovec – $262,220

2nd. Rod Pardey – $162,100

3rd. Charles Haven – $106,678

4th. Wayne Knyal – $76,904

5th. Thomas Lock – $56,291

6th. Mark Estes – $41,804

7th. Ted Cohen – $31,484

8th. Perry Green – $24,034

9th. Mark Schwartz – $18,584

Abe Mosseri Leads the Final 19 Players in the Poker Players Championships

Yesterday, we wondered if Scott Seiver could go wire-to-wire after leading both Day 1 and Day 2. That isn’t going to happen. Seiver was eliminated during the third day of action.

The man most likely to win – given that he has most of the chips – is Abe Mosseri. He also knows the path that leads the way to the final table, after coming fourth in this event last year.

Another young man who has trodden that path is Matt Ashton. The Brit is perched in second place, and aims to be only the second player to win this event twice. Michael Mizrachi won in both 2010 & 2012.

Another man to keep an eye on is Mike Gorodinsky. He is currently sitting in fifth place, and if he makes the money, it will be his fifth cash of the series, and three of those have been final tables.

Top Five Chip Counts

1st. Abe Mosseri – 1,201,000

2nd. Matthew Ashton – 1,068,000

3rd. John Racener – 1,030,000

4th. John Monnette – 948,000

5th. Mike Gorodinsky – 945,000

Adrian Apmann leads the final five players in Event #42: $1,500 Extended Play No-Limit Hold’em

Only five players remain in the Extended Play event. Adrian Apmann holds a convincing lead, and the former Hendon Mobster Barny Boatman is perched on his shoulder in second. Expect a fervent British rail for the final of that one. All five players are guaranteed $107,800, with $478,102 up top.

Final Five Chip Counts

1st. Adrian Apmann – 7,300,000

2nd. Barny Boatman – 3,970,000

3rd. Anthony Diotte – 1,335,000

4th. Yehoram Houri – 1,090,000

5th. Daniel Buckley – 675,000

Jason Koon Leads Event #45: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

There are some heavy hitters remaining in Event #45: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em. 1,655 entrants has been condensed to 24, and Jason Koon leads the way, with 300,000 more chips than Barry Hutter. John Dolan is also in the mix, as is the legend Thor Hansen.

Top Five Chip Counts

1st. Jason Koon – 1,405,000

2nd. Barry Hutter – 1,096,000

3rd. David Jackson – 1,059,000

4th. Ilkin Amirov – 810,000

5th. Patrick Rojek – 766,000

Thomas Campbell Leads Event #46: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed

682 players has been squashed down to 22, and Thomas Campbell has the lead in Event #46: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed going into the third day of action. Daniel Idema is searching for his fourth WSOP bracelet, and second one of this year. He is sitting in third place.

Top Five Chip Counts

1st. Thomas Campbell – 1,254,000

2nd. Andreas Freund – 1,111,000

3rd. Daniel Idema – 970,000

4th. David Tuthill – 861,000

5th. Vadzim Markushevski – 548,000

Other notables at the top end of the chip counts are Vasili Firsau (499,000), Felipe Ramos (476,000) and Taylor Paur (426,000).

Keith Ferrera Leads Event #47: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em

There was a 7% increase in field size for Event #47: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em. 1,244 entered, 327 remain, and there is $551,941 waiting for the winner. 327 players made it through to Day 2, and Keith Ferrera has the chip lead.

Top Five Chip Counts

1st. Keith Ferrera – 187,500

2nd. Rick Alvarado – 166,600

3rd. Nick Rampone – 153,200

4th. Timur Margolin – 151,100

5th. Julien Martini – 151,000

Other notables with chips are Matt Berkey (128,600), Andre Akkari (104,200) and Kenny Hallaert (103,000).

Brendan Taylor Leads Event #48: $1,500 Seven Card Stud

Event #48: $1,500 Seven Card Stud has seen a 5% drop in field size. 327 players entered and 77 remain. Brendan Taylor has the chip lead, but Eli Elezra is sitting in fourth.

Top Five Chip Counts

1st. Brendan Taylor – 95,700

2nd. Jean Gaspard – 86,700

3rd. Bruce Pacquette – 86,100

4th. Eli Elezra – 72,100

5th. Michael Huguenot – 67,800

Other notables with chips include Mike Watson (65,700), Allen Cunningham (58,800) and Huck Seed (47,500).

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