Through the Lens: Imsirovic Arrives, Chidwick Thrives

Heading into Day 7 of the 2019 US Poker Open and the headlines are all too similar to the 2018 USPO. Stephen Chidwick is doing what Stephen Chidwick does, making runs in everything and proving why he is one of the most elite players in the game today. Meanwhile, young

Chidwick Looking to Retake USPO Lead at Event #6 Final Table

Stephen Chidwick is now the only player besides Sean Winter to make four final tables at the 2019 U.S. Poker Open. Chidwick is currently sitting 100 points behind Winter. He will tie Winter for the lead with a third-place finish. As for today, Chidwick enters as the chip leader with

Event #6 Final Table

Seat 1: Ben Lamb - 450,000 Seat 2: Tom Marchese - 265,000 Seat 3: Sean Rafael - 890,000 Seat 4: Stephen Chidwick - 2,375,000 Seat 5: Cary Katz - 665,000 Seat 6: Anthony Zinno - 1,225,000

Jared Bleznick Eliminated by Stephen Chidwick

Stephen Chidwick raised to 55,000 from under the gun and Cary Katz called next to act. Jared Bleznick called from the big blind, and the flop landed [5dThJs]. Bleznick pushed his entire 255,000 in chips forward but was bound to a bet of 195,000. Chidwick announced a raise of pot for

Anthony Zinno Gets the Best of Stephen Chidwick, Cary Katz

In a battle of the tables three biggest stacks Stephen Chidwick opened to 55,000 from the high jack and found calls from Cary Katz in the cutoff and Anthony Zinno on the button. The flop came [AdQhTh] Chidwick check and Katz knuckled as well. Zinno used most of his shot clock before

Updated Chip Counts

With eight players remaining, two away from the money, here is a list of chip counts as the players take a 10-minute break.

Sam Soverel Wins on the Turn

Stephen Chidwick raised to 35,000 from under the gun and Cary Katz called on the button, as did Sam Soverel from the big blind. The flop landed [3s2hJc] and action checked round to reveal the [2d] on the turn. Soverel bet out 40,000, and Chidwick and Katz both folded

Cary Katz Eyeing One Million

Chance Kornuth limped the button, and Cary Katz completed from the small blind. Matthew Wantman checked his option in the big blind before the [TcKdAc9cKc] board checked through to the river. Katz led out for 28,000 and both Wantman and Kornuth folded.