• WSOP 2012 At a Glance: June 21st

    June 21, 2012
    Chris “indariva” Tryba ships a bracelet as Phil Ivey comes up short, and Antonio Esfandiari will go after gold today. Get up to speed with the World Series of Poker in our daily roundup.
    What happened yesterday?

    Event No. 34, a $5K Omaha event, was won by Japan’s Naoya Kihara. He started the day with the chip lead and took down the top prize of more than half a million. Triple Crown winner Davidi Kitai finished fifth, November Niner Joseph Cheong was ninth and Kevin “ImaLuckSac” MacPhee placed 11th.

    Event No. 35, a $2.5K mixed hold’em event, was won by PartTimePoker.com member Chris “indariva” Tryba. He did it in style, taking the bracelet with a straight flush.Phil Ivey finished eighth.

    Event No. 36, a $3K shootout tourney, played down to the final table. The biggest name to win a second-round table was Antonio Esfandiari. WPT winner Joe Tehan will also vie for the title.

    Event No. 37, a $2.5K eight game event, played down to the final 27. Among them are three-time WSOP champ Barry Greenstein and two-time bracelet winners Jennifer Harman, Freddy Deeb, Jeff Madsen, Greg Mueller, Steve Zolotow and Rep Porter.

    Event No. 37, a $1.5K NLH event, started with more than 2,500 players, and is now under 300. Layne Flack is the chip leader, while Lauren Kling is also in the top 10 in chips.
    What’s going on today?

    Events 36 and 37 are supposed to wrap up today, although it’s unlikely that the eight-game tourney is completed. You can watch the live streams of both from WSOP.com.

    Two tournaments start today: A $10K Omaha event and a $2.5K limit hold’em tourney.

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