Manila Super Series 18: Warm Up – Day 2 live updates

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Date: September 18-19, 2023
Buy in: PH₱ 6,000 (~US$ 105)
Guarantee: PH₱ 1,000,000 (~US$ 17,600)
Total entries: 525
Prize pool: PH₱ 2,688,840 (~US$ 47,330)
ITM: 79 players

Day 2 levels: increase every 30 minutes
Chips in play: 15,750,000

13:55: Rico Pecho lands the two-outer
Level 19: 5,000-10,000 ante 10,000

Under the gun Rico Pecho raises to 25,000, utg+2 Emelito Dela Cerna three-bets 55,000, button Lau Chun Ming calls, back to Pecho with a four-bet to 130,000, Dela Cerna calls (all in), Lau folds.

Rico Pecho JhJd
Emelito Dela Cerna AdAs

The board runs Jc4s10dKd3h, Pecho lands the two-outer to rail Del Cerna.

Rico Pecho – 400,000
Lau Chun Ming – 210,000
Emelito Dela Cerna – eliminated

13:50: Doroshenko Bogdan uses two time banks then plunges
Level 19: 5,000-10,000 ante 10,000

Big stacks Doroshenko Bogdan and Mark Almusajin go head to head with Almusajin raising to 23,000 from under the gun. Cutoff Doroshenko three-bets to 55,000, Almusajin calls. At the flop 9c7c3h, Doroshenko c-bets 65,000 and is check-called. On the turn 8h, Doroshenko sends out 100,000, Almusajin check-raises all in, Doroshenko tanks while using up two time banks then calls putting Almusajin at risk.

Doroshenko Bogdan QsQh
Mark Almusajin Ac10c

The river Kc burns the ladies for a huge double up to Almusajin.

Mark Almusajin – 1,000,000
Doroshenko Bogdan – 30,000

13:45: Jayvon Carreon shoves for the pot
Level 19: 5,000-10,000 ante 10,000

From the small blind, Javon Carreon three-bets from 20,000 to make it 59,000, initial raiser Huang Yu Chen from under the gun calls. Both players check the flop Ac5s3h then Carreon shoves on the 5c turn. Chen folds.

Jayvon Carreon – 180,000
Huang Yu Chen – 150,000

13:40: Hanna Khalife hard-bets Han Yoon Seung
Level 19: 5,000-10,000 ante 10,000

Under the gun +2 Han Yoon Seung opens then calls button Hanna Khalife’s three-bet. On the flop 3d9s8h, Khalife c-bets, Han raises, Khalife three-bet shoves, Han folds.

Hanna Khalife – 700,000
Han Yoon Seung – 520,000

13:38: Bryan Manalo doubles up huge from the big blind
Level 19: 5,000-10,000 ante 10,000

Jerson Quiras opens from under the gun+2, big blind Bryan Manalo calls, flop runs 9d8d6s. Quiras c-bets 35,000, Manalo check-raises 80,000, Quiras calls. On the turn 4s, Manalo shoves, Quiras calls and shows JhJs overpair, Manalo is ahead 8c9c two pair. The river 5h is no help to Quiras for a huge double up to Manalo.

Bryan Manalo – 840,000
Jerson Quiras – 9,000

13:30: Blinds up, 65 players remaining
Level 19: 5,000-10,000 ante 10,000

Blinds are up, 65 players remaining. Minimum payout is now PH₱ 10,000.

13:29: Chip leader Han Yoon Seung ends Steve Arnold
Level 18: 4,000-8,000 ante 8,000

Action folds to the blinds, Steve Arnold raises, Han Yoon Seung calls. At the flop 10cJd7d, heavy betting action leads to Arnold three-bet all in, Han calls. Arnold Jh9h, Han QcJc. Arnold bust after the turn 5s and river 6c.

Han Yoon Seung – 820,000
Steve Arnold – eliminated

13:26: Maaku Tanaka rises from 5 bb to 45 bb
Level 18: 4,000-8,000 ante 8,000

Hijack Maaku Tanaka all in AdJd, button Cheng Wai Chiu joins QsJs, big blind Winifred Obedoza calls with KcJc to place both short stacks at risk. With the board running 9h7s5d3d5h, Tanaka ships a triple up, Obedoza wins the side pot, Chiu is eliminated.

Following that hand, Tanaka picks up another pot. From under the gun+1, Tanaka raises and finds three callers to the flop 2cQh8d. Tanaka c-bets, and finds just one caller in Jonathan David Tan to the turn 7d. Tanaka then jams, Tan calls. Tanaka ahead AhAs, Tan Qs9d, the river 8c keeps aces on top for another maximum pay.

Maaku Tanaka – 360,000
Jonathan David Tan – 240,000
Winifred Obedoza – 240,000
Cheng Wai Chiu – eliminated

13:18: Edwin Dela Cruz fires rockets
Level 18: 4,000-8,000 ante 8,000

Kozuki Nomura shoves his last 12 bb with As6c then falls to Edwin Dela Cruz’s AcAd on a board 7dAh2h5sQd.

Edwin Dela Cruz – 380,000
Kozuki Nomura – eliminated

13:15: Joseph Talamayan doubles up
Level 18: 4,000-8,000 ante 8,000

From under the gun+1 Hanna Khalife raises to 24,000, next to act Joseph Talamayan three-bets his 67,000 stack, Khalife calls. Talamayan is ahead JcJh against 7d7s, and stays that way on a board 2d9cAc9s6d for a double up.

Joseph Talamayan – 154,000
Hanna Khalife – 350,000

13:08: Kim Enriquez outdraws George Manolas
Level 18: 4,000-8,000 ante 8,000

Short stacks are sending it all in early in the opening round. George Manolas three-bet shoves his 9 bb stack with 5c5d, initial raiser Kim Enriquez calls holding Ac8s. The board runs Jh8cAd10s9s.

Kim Enriquez – 260,000
George Manolas – eliminated

13:00: John Jay Magadan wins the flip
Level 18: 4,000-8,000 ante 8,000

From under the gun +1, short stacked Kim Minki shoves 9 bb with AdKh, small blind John Jay Magadan calls with QsQh. The board runs low 6h3c2c4s9s.

John Jay Magadan – 200,000
Kim Minki – eliminated

Welcome to Day 2 of the PokerStars LIVE Manila Warm Up event! 79 players out of the 525 entries are back at Okada Manila for the race to the top and capture the PH₱ 515,000 (~US$ 9,065) first prize. Leading the charge is Flight A’s Han Yoon Seung with 85 bb.  You can find the payout and Day 2 chip count via the link provided below.

Manila Super Series 18 – Warm Up generates ₱2.6M ($47K) prize pool; Han Yoon Seung, Otsubo Megumi top flights; Day 1 results inside



Author: Raymond Thompson