The Best Of WSOP Main Event Day 6 Highlights!

Day 6 of the WSOP saw the field further refined down from the 109 who turned up an hour earlier than expected to play at 11 AM. The early start was in order to fit in the 1 hr 23 min lost on day 5 due to a leccy-blackout.

By: Jon Pill

Someone had clearly forgotten to tell Arthur Koren to change his alarm though, since the day started with a cry going out that his stack was blinding out untended.



That was good news for the rest of the field since more than three-quarters of them were going to the rail before close of play. Among them were the last female player standing who took 50th…



… who had become a real fan favourite with Phil Hellmuth



… and Meme makers.



James Obst followed her shortly after leaving the tournament, then followed that up with a gracious exit from poker in order to pursue his dreams of representing Australia at Wimbledon.



Brian Yoon – who made it to Day 6 in the Main Event two years ago – managed to beat his previous 60th place finish by busting in 41st. Though he might avoiding the number 6 in future, he still took home $189,165.



He joins other pros Benjamin Pollak, Daniel Tang, Shannon Shorr...



Some thoughts on finishing 39th of 7874 entrants in #WSOPMainEvent

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… and Shaun Deeb on the rail today…



... while Aram Zobian leads in Day 7 with 41.9 million in chips. He’ll be returning with a field that still includes 2009 champ Joe Cada, Barry Hutter and Jeff Trudeau.




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