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2013 44th Annual World Series of PokerThe Official WSOP Live Updates

Sunday, June 16, 2013 to Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Event #30: No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $1,897,200
  • Entries: 2,108
  • Remaining: 0
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6/19/2013 12:44:18 AM PST
 
Chris Dombrowski Wins Event #30: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
 

Chris Dombrowski, Winner Event #30

Event #30: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em had crowned its champion just moments ago. Chris Dombrowski battled through a field of 2,108 players over three days to earn his way to the $346,332 first-place prize and the coveted gold bracelet.

The tournament lost several notable players along the way including: John Phan (199th), Andrey Zaichenko (163rd), Justin Young (156th), Andrew Lichtenberger (133rd), Jon Aguiar (112th), Nam Le (102nd), Todd Terry (98th), Kevin MacPhee (42nd), Randy Lew (39th), John Racener (36th), Antoine Saout (34th) and Eddy Sabat (32nd).

Of the 13 returning players, Dombrowski started the day third in chips. The tournament would see the eliminations of Thomas Miller (13th), Thien Le (12th) and Ryan Riess (11th) within the first 30-minutes of play to make the unofficial final table. Just another 30 minutes later, Ben Greenberg would hit the rail in tenth place to secure Dombrowski his first WSOP final table.

Jonathan Thompson was the first elimination of the final table and it occured just ten hands into play. He was followed by Mike Pickett (8th) and Matt Seer (7th). The tournament played six-handed for over an hour before the elimination of Chris Bolek and it was another two hours before Carter Myers would be eliminated in fifth place. Just a few hands later brought the elimination of day two chipleader, Dimitar Yosifov.

Three-handed play saw chips moving back and forth with Dombrowski trying to take control but Mathew Moore and Jesse McEuen were playing back and finding hands. It took McEuen and Dombrowski with all the money in the middle each holding ace-high before another elimination would occur. Dombrowski made a flush on the river to send McEuen to the rail in thrid place and set up a heads up match with Moore.

The 2 1/2 hour heads up match saw chips going back and forth but Dombrowski never gave up the lead. In the end, Moore made a move with but Dombrowski was ahead with his . The board was kind to Dombrowski and Moore was eliminated in 2nd place taking home $215,578 for his efforts. While this may be Dombrowski's first WSOP final table, it is his 16th WSOP cash and he has found success both online and in live tournament play, even laying claim to a WSOP circuit ring. Find out a bit more about Dombrowski in his winner's interview with Kristy Arnett.

Here is how the final table finished:

PlaceNamePrize
1stChris Dombrowski$346,332
2ndMathew Moore$215,578
3rdJesse McEuen$149,850
4thDimitar Yosifov$107,922
5thCarter Myers$78,876
6thChris Bolek$58,348
7thMatt Seer$43,730
8thMike Pickett$33,191
9thJonathan Thompson$25,448

Now that another gold bracelet has been awarded, our coverage of Event #30: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em is complete. Stay with PokerNews.com for all the latest coverage coming to you from the 44th Annual World Series of Poker.

6/19/2013 12:07:55 AM PST
 
Mathew Moore Eliminated in 2nd Place ($215,578)
 

Mathew Moore - 2nd place

Hand #226

Chris Dombrowski raised to 200,000 and Mathew Moore moved all in for roughly 1,600,000. Dombrowski called and Moore realized he needed some help.

Moore:
Dombrowski:

The flop wasn't kind to Moore and the turn and river secured his fate. Moore left the tournament as the 2nd-place finisher and took with him $215,578. Not a bad payday for his first WSOP cash.

Mathew Moore00
6/18/2013 11:59:16 PM PST
 
Dombrowski Applying Pressure
 

Hand #220
From the button, Chris Dombrowski raised to 200,000 and Mathew Moore made the call to see a flop fall.

Moore tapped the table and Dombrowski tossed in two 100,000-chips to force a fold from Moore.

Hand #221
Mathew Moore squeezed a peek at his hole cards and then made it 200,000 from the button and picked up the big blind and antes.

Hand #222
Chris Dombrowski raised the button to 200,000 only to fold when Mathew Moore moved all in.

Hand #223
Mathew Moore raised his button to 200,000 and Chris Dombrowski three-bet to 480,000. Moore rechecked his hole cards and returned to shuffling chips before eventually folding his hand.

Hand #224
Mathew Moore receives a walk in the big blind.

Hand #226
Mathew Moore popped it up to 200,000 and Chris Dombrowski moved all in to force a fold from Moore.

6/18/2013 11:50:53 PM PST
 
Updated Chip Counts
 

Here are the updated chip counts as we return from break.

Chris Dombrowski4,455,000990,000
Mathew Moore1,870,000-990,000
6/18/2013 11:50:42 PM PST
 
Level 30 started
 
Level: 30 Blinds: 50000/100000 Ante: 10000
6/18/2013 11:39:38 PM PST
 
Hands 213 - 219: Going Into Break
 

Hand #213
Moore raised to 160,000 and showed after Dombrowski folded to the raise.

Hand #214
Dombrowski raised to 160,000 and Moore made the call. Moore checked the f.gif" border="0" style="margin-bottom:-3px" />op and Dombrowski bet 160,000. Moore released his hand and Dombrowski took the pot.

Hand #215
Moore raised to 160,000 and Dombrowski reraised to 380,000 causing Moore to release his hand.

Hand #216
Dombrowski raised to 160,000 and Moore reraised to 390,000. Dombrowski 4-bet to 760,000 and Moore let it go.

Hand #217
Moore raised to 160,000 and Dombrowski folded.

Hand #218
Dombrowski gave Moore a walk.

Hand #219
Moore raised to 160,000 and Dombrowski made the call. Both players checked the flop and the turn. Dombrowski bet 220,000 on the river and Moore called. Dombrowski showed for two pair and the pot.

With the conclusion of that hand, the players are on a 20-minute break.

6/18/2013 11:27:52 PM PST
 
Flush for Moore
 

Hand #208
Chris Dombrowski raised to 160,000 and Mathew Moore made the call to see a flop fall with both players checking.

The turn landed the and Moore led for 175,000 with Dombrowski making the call as the completed the board on the river.

Moore took his time before sliding out a 485,000-chip bet which Dombrowski called. Moore tabled his for the nut flush and scooped the pot to edge closer to Dombrowski.

Hand #209
From the button Mathew Moore raised to 160,000 and won the big blind and antes.

Hand #210
Chris Dombrowski raised to 160,000 and Mathew Moore made the call as the dealer spread a flop with Moore checking.

Dombrowski bet out 160,000 and Moore made the call as the rolled off on the turn. Moore checked once again as Dombrowski pushed out a bet of 365,000 to prompt a fold from Moore as he uttered, "good bet!"

Hand #211
Mathew Moore bumped it up to 160,000 and Chris Dombrowskifolded.

Hand #212
Mathew Moore received a walk in the big blind.

Chris Dombrowski3,465,000-430,000
Mathew Moore2,860,000430,000
6/18/2013 11:22:30 PM PST
 
Updated Counts
 
Chris Dombrowski3,895,000-105,000
Mathew Moore2,430,000105,000
6/18/2013 11:18:34 PM PST
 
Hand #202 - 207: Moore When It Counts
 

Hand #202
Chris Dombrowski began the 50th heads up hand with a raise to 160,000 and Mathew Moore released his hand.

Hand #203
Moore raised to 160,000 and Dombrowski made the call. Dombrowski checked and Moore bet 175,000 on the flop. Dombrowski raised to 485,000 and Moore gave up.

Hand #204
Dombrowski raised to 160,000 and Moore folded.

Hand #205
Moore raised to 160,000 and Dombrowski folded.

Hand #206
Dombrowski raised to 160,000 and Moore made the call. Moore checked the flop and Dombrowski bet 160,000 with Moore coming along. Both players check the turn. Moore checked the river and Dombrowski checked behind. Moore showed for two pair and the pot.

Hand #207
Moore raised 160,000 and Dombrowski made the call. Dombrowski check folded the flop to Moore's bet of 175,000.

6/18/2013 11:06:36 PM PST
 
More of the Same
 

Hand #197
Mathew Moore bumped it to 160,000 from the button and Chris Dombrowski called to see the dealer spread a flop. Dombrowski checked and Moore bet out 175,000 to force a quick fold from Dombrowski.

Hand #198
Chris Dombrowski raised his button and Mathew Moore swiftly folded.

Hand #199
Chris Dombrowski receives a walk in the big blind.

Hand #200
From the button Chris Dombrowski raised it up to 160,000 and Mathew Moore made the call to see a flop fall. Moore checked and Dombrowski bet out 160,000 to prompt a fold from Moore.

Hand #201
Chris Dombrowski receives a walk in the big blind.

6/18/2013 11:02:35 PM PST
 
Hand 192 - 196: Staying Steady
 

Hand #192
Dombrowski raised to 190,000 and Moore reraised to 530,000 prompting a fold from Dombrowski.

Hand #193
Moore raised to 160,000 and Dombrowski folded.

Hand #194
Dombrowski folded on the button and gave Moore a walk.

Hand #195
Moore raised to 160,000 and Dombrowski made the call. On the flop, Dombrowski check called Moore's bet of 175,000. Both players checked the turn and river. Dombrowski showed for a pair of deuces and the pot.

Hand #196
Dombrowski raised to 160,000 and Moore made the call. Moore check folded to Dombrowski's 160,000 bet on the flop.

6/18/2013 10:53:12 PM PST
 
Moore Chipping Up
 

Hand #187
Mathew Moore raised to 165,000 and Chris Dombrowski instantly mucked.

Hand #188
Form the button Chris Dombrowski raised to 165,000 and Mathew Moore moved all in. Dombrowski quickly folded and Moore picked up another pot.

Hand #189
Mathew Moore bumped it up to 165,000 and won the big blind and antes.

Hand #190
Chris Dombrowski made it 160,000 to go and Mathew Moore called before checking the flop.

Dombrowski bet out 160,000 and Moore made the call as the landed on the turn and both players checked. The river landed the and Moore led for 415,000 to force a fold from Dombrowski.

Hand #191
From the button Mathew Moore raised it up to 160,000 and Chris Dombrowski kicked his cards to the muck.

6/18/2013 10:50:41 PM PST
 
Hands 183 - 186: Cautious Play
 

Hand #183
Mathew Moore raised to 160,000 and Chris Dombrowski folded.

Hand #184
Dombrowski raised to 160,000 and Moore made the call. Moore checked to Dombrowski who bet 160,000 on the flop. Moore raised to 375,000 and Dombrowski made the call. Moore bet 475,000 on the turn and Dombrowski made the call. Moore checked the river and Dombrowski checked behind. Moore showed and Dombrowski held for a pair of aces and the pot.

Hand #185
Moore raised to 160,000 and Dombrowski reraised to 380,000. Moore folded giving Dombrowski the pot.

Hand #186
Dombrowski folded and gave Moore a walk.

Chris Dombrowski4,300,000535,000
Mathew Moore2,025,000-535,000
6/18/2013 10:38:58 PM PST
 
Level 29 started
 
Level: 29 Blinds: 40000/80000 Ante: 10000
6/18/2013 10:38:51 PM PST
 
Flush for Moore
 

Hand #181
Chris Dombrowski receives a walk in the big blind.

Hand #182
Chris Dombrowski upped it to 120,000 and Mathew Moore made the call before checking the flop. Dombrowski checked behind as the turn brought the and Moore led out for 150,000.

Dombrowski made the call as the river landed the and Moore bet out 340,000. Dombrowski shuffled some chips back and forth for over two minutes before calling.

Moore tabled his and scooped the pot to move to 2,560,000 in chips.

Chris Dombrowski3,765,000-580,000
Mathew Moore2,560,000580,000
6/18/2013 10:33:18 PM PST
 
Hands 178 - 180: Dombrowski Keeping Control
 

Hand #178
Chris Dombrowski raised to 120,000 and Mathew Moore folded.

Hand #179
Moore raised to 120,000 and Dombrowski reraised to 345,000. Moore released his hand and Dombrowski took the pot.

Hand #180
Dombrowski completed the small blind and Moore took his option and raised to 200,000. Dombrowski made the call. Both players checked the flop and the turn. On the river, Moore bet 305,000 and Dombrowski folded.

6/18/2013 10:27:35 PM PST
 
Moore Spikes Straight
 

Hand #175
Chris Dombrowski receives a walk in the big blind.

Hand #176
From the button Chris Dombrowski moved all in and Mathew Moore folded.

Hand #177
Mathew Moore opened to 120,000 from the button and Chris Dombrowski moved all in. Moore instantly made the call for his 980,000 and the cards were tabled.

Moore:
Dombrowski:

With Moore racing for his tournament life, the flop saw him remain squarely in the lead, and when the fell on the turn he was a lock to win and a small dog to chop.

The river landed the and Moore doubled through to 1,980,000 in chips.

6/18/2013 10:23:44 PM PST
 
Hands 168 - 174: Back And Forth
 

Hand #168
Chris Dombrowski moved all in from the button and Mathew Moore released his hand.

Hand #169
Moore folded on the button and gave Dombrowski the walk.

Hand #170
Dombrowski raised to 120,000 and Moore folded.

Hand #171
Moore moved all in and Dombrowski folded.

Hand #172
Dombrowski folded and gave Moore a walk.

Hand #173
Moore moved all and Dombrowski folded.

Hand #174
Dombrowski raised to 120,000 and Moore made the call. On the flop, Moore checked and Dombrowski bet 120,000. Moore moved all in and Dombrowski folded.

Chris Dombrowski5,375,000-125,000
Mathew Moore950,000125,000
6/18/2013 10:15:34 PM PST
 
Dombrowski Flushed with Chips
 

Chris Dombrowski

Hand #165
From the button Mathew Moore raised to 120,000 and Chris Dombrowski quickly folded.

Hand #166
Chris Dombrowski raised his button to 120,000 and Mathew Moore called to see a flop fall.

Moore checked and Dombrowski bet out 120,000 to prompt a fold from Dombrowski.

Hand #167
Mathew Moore bumped it up to 120,000 on his button only to have Chris Dombrowski three-bet to 330,000. Moore made the call, and when the dealer spread the flop, Dombrowski continued for 285,000 with Moore making the call.

The turn of the saw Dombrowski go deep into the tank before eventually cutting out a bet of 545,000. Moore moved all in and Dombrowski instantly called for his remaining 2,170,000.

Moore:
Dombrowski:

With Moore drawing dead, the river landed the meaningless to ensure Dombrowski the double.

Chris Dombrowski5,500,0002,970,000
Mathew Moore825,000-2,970,000
6/18/2013 10:09:44 PM PST
 
Hands 159 - 164: Settling In
 

Hand #159
Moore raised to 120,000 and Dombrowski made the call. Dombrowski checked the flop and Moore bet 125,000. Dombrowski made the call and both players checked the turn. Both players also checked the river. Dombrowski showed the for two pair and the pot.

Hand #160
Dombrowski raised to 120,000 and Moore reraised to 340,000 prompting Dombrowski to fold.

Hand #161
Moore raised to 120,000 and Dombrowski folded.

Hand #162
Dombrowski completed the small blind and Moore took his option and raised to 205,000. Dombrowski folded his hand to the pressure.

Hand #163
Dombrowski received a walk.

Hand#164
Moore received a walk.

Mathew Moore3,795,000-35,000
Chris Dombrowski2,530,00035,000
6/18/2013 9:59:10 PM PST
 
Moore Takes Lead
 

Mathew Moore

Hand #156
From the button, Chris Dombrowski made it 120,000 to go only to have Mathew Moore three-bet to 325,000 to force a fold from Dombrowski.

Hand #157
Mathew Moore kicked it up with a raise to 120,000 and Chris Dombrowski made the call to see a flop fall.

Dombrowski checked and Moore tossed in 125,000 to force a swift fold from Dombrowski.

Hand #158
Chris Dombrowski made it 120,000 from the button and Mathew Moore made the call as the dealer spread a flop.

Moore checked and Dombrowski bet out 120,000 with Moore making the call as the rolled off on the turn. Moore tapped the table once again before Dombrowski pushed out a 280,000-chip bet to put Moore into the tank.

After a few moments of deliberation Moore made the call before checking the on the river before Dombrowski slid out a stack of chips amounting to a 655,000-chip bet. Moore immediately called tabling his to best Dombrowski's .

Mathew Moore3,830,0001,410,000
Chris Dombrowski2,495,000-1,410,000
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