6/4/2011 4:40:07 PM PST
Kuether Out-Kicks Gromov
Dmitry Gromov raised to 26,000 from the hijack seat and Joseph Kuether called from the big blind to see the flop come down . Kuether checked and Gromov checked as well.
The turn paired the board with the and Kuether check-called a bet of 35,000 from Gromov to see the complete the board on the river. After Kuether checked, Gromov bet 76,000. Kuether made the call with the for aces and jacks. Gromov showed the , but held a worse kicker than Kuether's king.
|Dmitry Gromov||1,200,000||450,000 |
|Joseph Kuether||530,000||-250,000 |
6/4/2011 4:35:20 PM PST
Final 27 Re-Draw
6/4/2011 4:34:27 PM PST
Sixth Round of Eliminations
The following nine players are all taking home $22,563 in prizemoney.
28th - Andrew Rosskamm
29th - JC Tran
30th - Kirill Rabtsov
31st - Dana Gill
32nd - Balazs Botond
33rd - Brian Schmidt
34th - Sergey Rybachenko
35th - Tim West
36th - Steven Levy
6/4/2011 4:32:22 PM PST
Mikhail Lakhitov just eliminated Andrew Rosskamm with pocket jacks versus pocket sevens. The money went in preflop and the board ran out to give Lakhitov the win. He's up to 520,000 now while Rosskamm hit the rail.
6/4/2011 3:57:44 PM PST
Updated Chip Counts
|Ricky Fohrenbach||850,000||215,000 |
|Carlos Mortensen||715,000||48,000 |
|Allen Bari||490,000||-190,000 |
|Marc-David Delimal||390,000||30,000 |
|Maria Ho||375,000||190,000 |
|Konstantin Bucherl||205,000||5,000 |
|Greg Dyer||193,000||16,000 |
|Cary Katz||160,000||-59,000 |
6/4/2011 3:47:14 PM PST
Lemke Back Over a Millie with Aces
On the turn of the board of , Jesse Chinni checked and Brian Lemke bet 76,000. Chinni made the call and the river completed the board with the . Chinni checked and Lemke fired 123,000. Chinni called.
Lemke tabled the and Chinni mucked his hand. Scooping this pot put Chinni down to 205,000 and moved Lemke back over one million.
6/4/2011 3:44:57 PM PST
Updated Chip Counts
|Brian Lemke||1,056,000||266,000 |
|Nicholas Blumenthal||990,000||165,000 |
|Dmitry Gromov||550,000||100,000 |
|Jonathan Durand||415,000||125,000 |
|Farzad Bonyadi||390,000||25,000 |
|Richard Lyndaker||375,000||45,000 |
|Simon Charette||370,000||-94,000 |
|Jonathan Little||240,000||-175,000 |
|JC Tran||205,000||-30,000 |
6/4/2011 3:38:56 PM PST
The Matador Doubles
Action folded to Sergey Rybachenko in the small blind and he limped in. 2001 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Carlos Mortensen raised to 27,000 from the big blind and Rybachenko called to see the flop heads up.
The flop came down and Rybachenko checked to Mortensen. The former Main Event winner fired 30,000 and Rybachenko made the call.
Fourth street was the and Rybachenko checked again. Mortensen bet 54,000 this time. Rybachenko check-raised all in and had Mortensen covered. Mortensen quickly called and tabled the for the nut Broadway straight. Rybachenko held the and could only chop if a king fell on the river.
The river completed the board with the , but that didn't help Rybachenko at all. Mortensen was all in for 272,000 total on the turn and Rybachenko sent over the chips, dropping back to 290,000 in the process. Mortensen moved to 667,000.
6/4/2011 3:36:03 PM PST
Rosskamm Doubles Through JC
Nicholas Blumenthal entered the pot with a raise to 24,000 before JC Tran flat-called from the lo-jack.
With the action on Andrew Rosskamm in the cutoff, he moved all in for 124,000 to force Blumenthal out, but Tran opted to make the call.
The in the window saw Tran take a massive lead, but that was until the flop filled out to give Rosskamm a set too.
The and on the turn and river would fade any one-outer beats here as Rosskamm doubled through to over 300,000 as Tran slipped to 235,000 in chips.
6/4/2011 3:27:49 PM PST
Blumenthal Moves to Second in Chips
Nicholas Blumenthal raised from the cutoff seat to 23,000. Markus Gonsalves reraised from the small blind to make it 58,000 to go. Blumenthal called when action got back to him.
The flop came down and Gonsalves fired 55,000. Blumenthal made the call to see the fall on the turn. Gonsalves checked now and Blumenthal bet 85,000. With 406,000 behind, Gonsalves made the call to see the river.
The river was the and completed the board. Gonsalves had 321,000 left in his stack and checked to Blumenthal, who had the power of position. Blumenthal bet all in, having Gonsalves covered. Gonsalves tanked for a couple of minutes and then gave it up, allowing Blumenthal to scoop the pot and move to second in chips.
|Nicholas Blumenthal||825,000||325,000 |
|Markus Gonsalves||321,000||-246,000 |
6/4/2011 3:26:47 PM PST
Fifth Round of Eliminations
The following players are all taking home a $18,863 payday.
37th - Kyle Bowker
38th - Matt Glantz
39th - Jesse Yaginuma
40th - Gavin Cochrane
41st - Marton Czuczor
42nd - Bernard Lee
43rd - Jason Potter
44th - Jamie Rosen
45th - Tony Ahn
6/4/2011 3:21:07 PM PST
Kirill Rabtsov opened to 22,000 from under the gun only to have Matt Glantz move all in for 177,000 from middle position. Rabtsov made the call once the blinds passed as the cards were placed on their backs.
Unfortunately for Glantz, the board would bring no luck for him as he was bundled to the rail as Rabtsov moves to 385,000 in chips.
6/4/2011 3:18:17 PM PST
One Milli, One Milli, One Milli
With the board reading , Brian Lemke fired out 75,000 and was called by Sergey Rybachenko as the landed on the river.
Lemke pushed out a bet of 110,000 and Rybachenko made the call only to muck at the sight of Lemke's .
With that pot, Lemke now moves to 1,095,000 in chips as Rybachenko slips to 575,000 in chips.
6/4/2011 3:07:23 PM PST
Five-Bet Victory for Blumenthal
Steven Levy opened to 24,000 only to have Nicholas Blumenthal three-bet to 54,000. With the action back on Levy, he pushed out a four-bet to 118,000 only to have Blumenthal move all in for 310,000.
Levy insta-folded and slipped to 260,000 as Blumenthal moved to 500,000 in chips.