Championship: Wally’s World on Dinner Break

$1,500 + $100 + $50 No Limit Hold’em Championship Event (Re-Entry)
Dinner Break, Play Resumes 7 pm
44 players remain, 45k avg (45 bb)

On the last hand before dinner break, Wally Maddah (Tampa, FL) and his opponent mix it up in an 80k chip pot.

The player raises the button to 1,600, Maddah makes it 8k, his opponent moves all in and Maddah snap calls.

Maddah’s KK holds against AK suited and he takes 40k from his opponent on the knockout. He’s now one of the chip leaders with nearly 100k

Players are on dinner break before returning to play three more levels with bag and tag set for ~9 pm. Play resumes with blinds at 500/1k/100 ante.

Big Stacks

Stephen Diamantas 144k
Dean Dowda 107k
Wally Maddah 98k
Aaron Kerzner 94k

Flight 1A kicks off at 7 pm with 20k starting stacks and 40 minute levels