Jacobson Crushes 2014 Main Event Day 6, Newhouse Hangs On

Martin Jacobson
Martin Jacobson

Swede Martin Jacobson has a decisive chip lead over the 27 remaining players in the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event.

Jacobson, who incredibly was chip leader on Day 1a, finished with 22.3 million on Day 6 and is within 18 players of making the November Nine.

Mark Newhouse, who finished ninth in last year’s contest, is still in the running to make back-to-back final tables. He finished with 6.8 million chips, which puts him in 11th.

The top 10 has an international flavour with eight different countries represented including the USA, Mexico, Brazil, Spain, England, Norway and Russia.

Ho Finishes 77th to End Last Woman Standing Run

Maria Ho

Maria Ho managed to win her second last woman standing title yesterday but finally ran out of gas in the early stages of Day 6 finishing 77th.

It was a tough loss for Ho and for women in general as it’s been awhile since the last woman standing bowed out that early.

The play down to the final table of nine should be an entertaining one with noted pros Dan Smith (10.3 million), Craig McCorkell (8.7 million), Bryan Devonshire (5.7 million), Eddy Sabat (4.6 million), Brian Roberts (1.3 million) and Scott Palmer (760,000).

Action resumes at 12 p.m. tomorrow and once again PokerListings will be on hand our on demand live coverage where you can pitch your own requests and questions.

Here are the top 10 chip counts at the end of Day 6:


  • 1. Martin Jacobson - 22,335,000
  • 2. Luis Velador - 16,600,000
  • 3. Dan Sindelar - 16,345,000
  • 4. William Pappaconstantinou - 15,640,000
  • 5. Andoni Larrabe - 15,280,000
  • 6. Bruno Politano - 11,625,000
  • 7. Dan Smith - 10,335,000
  • 8. Craig McCorkell - 8,765,000
  • 9. Felix Stephensen - 7,740,000
  • 10. Andrey Zaichenko - 7,335,000
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About Arthur Crowson

Arthur has been involved exclusively with the poker industry since the 2006 World Series of Poker where he still claims to have captured the first interview with a then-unknown player named Jamie Gold on one of the days leading up to the Main Event final table. Since then Arthur has been working full-time for PokerListings.com writing news stories, covering poker tournaments, interviewing players and snapping photos.

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