The World Series of Poker Event #36: $5,000 Six Max No Limit Hold’em kicks off its Day 4 Final Table at noon local time (3 pm ET) exclusively on PokerGO. Faraz Jaka looks for his first bracelet as he returns with the chip lead but 2016 November Niner Kenny Hallaert is on his heels.

The stream on PokerGO picks up with a 30-minute delay to allow for hole cards, each player has $79,611 locked up for returning but first place is $580,338. 

Jaka has 36 WSOP cashes for $1.1 million but never finished higher than third place in a bracelet event – which happened to be the $5,000 Six Max in 2009 that Matt Hawrilenko won. Wednesday is Jaka’s seventh career final table and his third cash of this year – he finished sixth in the $2,620 Marathon Event.

Kenny Hallaert proving he can play with the best, as well as, play with the masses. (Photo: PokerPhotoArchive.com)
Hallaert picked up where he left on in 2016 with his sixth place run in the Main Event with four cashes to this point. He put in a huge run in the Millionaire Maker, finishing 17th of 7,761 for $53,962. He’s proved he can navigate huge fields and hold his own against the best WSOP competition.

Sam Soverel is an interesting player at the table – he has $4.2 million in worldwide tournament earnings but only has five WSOP cashes for $305,300. He won a bracelet in 2016 in the $1,000 Pot Limit Omaha event.

Sam Soverel is gunning for his second bracelet. (Photo: PokerPhotoArchive.com)
Chris Hunichen may be better known as “Big Huni” online, where he’s won $9.5 million and he’s working hard to win a bracelet. He’s never finished higher than sixth at the WSOP – which was also his largest cash from the Rio for $229,575 in the 2013 Millionaire Maker.

Nadar Kakhmazov is a Russian player working on his third WSOP cash and Christian Rudolph is a student from Germany that made his first trip back to the WSOP since 2013.

Current Player of Year leader James Obst bubbled the final table in seventh place, Garrett Greer finished in eighth, Jonathan Jaffe in 16th and Mike Leah in 17th place.

Final Table Chip Counts

1. Faraz Jaka – 3,150,000
2. Kenny Hallaert – 2,960,000
3. Nadar Kakhmazov – 2,925,000
4. Sam Soverel – 2,200,000
5. Chris Hunichen – 1,860,000
6. Christian Rudolph – 1,305,000