5/7/2012 4:48:39 PM PST
Mike Linster Eliminated in 7th Place ($16,146)
Eugene Fouksman made it 45,000 and action folded around to Mike Linster who moved all in for a little over 200,000 more. Fouksman called and the hands were turned over:
Linster kept his lead on the flop of but fell behind when the turned. The board completed with a on the river and Linster was sent home, collecting $16,146 in winnings.
Fouksman is now sitting on about 1,500,000 in chips.
5/7/2012 4:31:29 PM PST
Mascagni Tangles with Fouksman
Cory Mascagni opened the pot with a raise to 40,000 and Eugene Fouksman called from the small blind. The flop came and both players checked. The turn came , Fouksman checked and Mascagni bet 40,000. Fouksman check-raised to 115,000 and Mascagni shot Fouksman a look before calling. The came on the river and Fouksman fired out 250,000. After a short moment Mascagni folded.
5/7/2012 4:27:57 PM PST
Level 25 started
5/7/2012 4:06:02 PM PST
Biggest Pot of the Tournament Thus Far
Ken Silverstein opened the action from the cutoff with a raise to 37,000. Ont the button, Tuan Phan thought for a moment before pushing out a raise to 100,000. Action folded back around to Silverstein four-bet to 260,000. Phan called and the two saw a flop of .
Silverstein waited a moment before pushing out a bet of 300,000. Phan sat looking at the board for about thirty seconds before announcing that he was all in. Silverstein snap called and threw up for top set. Phan, however, had outs with his .
Fourth street came and Phan was hoping for a spade. The dealer rapped the table. . Silverstein managed to make quads and effectively crippled Tuan Phan, resulting in the largest pot of the tournament. Silverstein is now a commanding chip lead with about 2,300,000.
The very next hand Eugene Fouksman raised to 35,000 and Phan moved all in for 60,000 total. Fouksman called with the and was ahead of Phan's . However, Phan was able to spike the on the turn and double up.
|Ken Silverstein||2,300,000||1,200,000 |
|Tuan Phan||140,000||-948,000 |
5/7/2012 3:44:28 PM PST
Final Ten Seating Draw
Final Ten Chip Counts
5/7/2012 3:32:46 PM PST
With the elimination of John Nelson, the final ten players are combining to the unofficial final table.
5/7/2012 3:19:12 PM PST
Phan Aggressive Early
We approached the table to see a pot of well over 500,000 chips put in preflop. The flop read and Eugene Fouksman was debating his action after a bet of 200,000 from Tuan Phan. Fouksman opted to muck and Phan triumphantly showed the table
5/7/2012 3:09:07 PM PST
Ready to Start
The final 11 players have taken their seats and are stacking their chips. Cards will be in the air shortly.
5/7/2012 2:43:46 PM PST
Ten Eliminations Away From a Champion
It's Day 3 here at World Series of Poker Circuit Harrah's Chester Main Event and we're gearing up for the final 11 players to take their seats. We started the event with 322 runners and now ten men and one woman remain in the hunt for the gold WSOPC ring and $109,760 in first place money. At the top of the chip count is Eugene Fouksman with 1,285,000. Coming in at second is Ken Silverstein with 1,178,000, and John Mitchell rounds out the top three with 1,019,000.
Also alive in the field today is the 2011 WSOPC Harrah's Atlantic City Main Event champion Tuan Phan. Phan is sitting with 733,000 in tournament chips. Georgia Robinson, the last remaining woman in the field, is entering play with a short stack of 180,000.
After the first elimination of the day, players will combine at ten for the unofficial final table. Once more elimination occurs, our official final table will be set.
Players endured 14 levels of play last night and are returning to the felt at 2pm EST to play down to a winner. Stay tuned to PokerNews as we provide all of the latest updates on the final 11 and their quest for a championship.
Final Eleven Chip Counts