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WSOP Daily – Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

By Ian Hiaring, Rakeback.com Poker News Staff Writer

The first bracelet was awarded at the 42nd annual World Series of Poker (we know, the WSOP-C National Champion technically has this honor, but we like to give casino employees a little love) Thursday night as Sean Drake, a part time dealer from Folsom, California won Event #1.

In other action, the $25K Heads-Up National Championship played down to four people, and Gus Hansen and Eric Froelich are the big names left in the event.

Day 1’s

Event #4 – $5,000 NLHE (Day 1 of 4)

  • Entrants: 865
  • Remaining: 243
  • Prize Pool: $4,065,500
  • 1st Place: $874,116
  • Current Chip Leader: Gavin Cochrane (175,500)
  • Notables Still Alive: Victor Ramdin (174,700), Brandon Cantu (129,500), Erick Lindgren (102,200), Shane Schleger (92,000), David Williams (83,000)

Event #5 – $1,500 Seven Card Stud (Day 1 of 4)

  • Entrants: 357
  • Remaining: 112
  • Prize Pool: $481,950
  • 1st Place: tbd
  • Current Chip Leader: Kerry Shakura (49,300)
  • Notables Still Alive: Ylon Schwartz (46,000), Shaun Deeb (36,000), Andy Bloch (31,500), Chad Brown (24,700), Tom Dwan (23,000)

Day 2’s

Event #3 – $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better (Day 2 of 4)

  • Entrants: 925
  • Remaining: 25
  • Prize Pool: $1,248,750
  • 1st Place: $262,283
  • Current Chip Leader: Francesco Barbaro (459,000)
  • Notables Still Alive: Jimmy Fricke (278,000), Humberto Brenes (160,000), Jacobo Fernandez (152,000), Scott Clements (84,000), Lex Veldhuis (27,000)

Day 3’s

Event #1 – $500 Casino Employees NLHE (Day 3 of 3)

  • Entrants: 850
  • Prize Pool: $382,500

1st – Sean Drake, $82,292
2nd – Jason Baker, $50,807
3rd – Claudio Falcaro, $32,753
4th – Christopher Perez, $23,994
5th – Daniel Quach, $17,835
6th – Richard Kozlowski, $13,437
7th – Adam Falk, $10,247
8th – Joseph Zeman, $7,906
9th – Edward Marcus, $6,165

Event #2 – $25,000 Heads-Up NLHE Championship (Day 3 of 5)

  • Entrants: 128
  • Remaining:  4
  • Prize Pool: $3,040,000
  • 1st Place: $851,192
  • Current Chip Leader: 4-way tie
  • Notables Still Alive: Yevgeniy Timoshenko, Eric Froelich, Jake Cody, Gus Hansen

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