6/14/2012 2:22:09 PM PST
Scott Doubles Through Williamson III
On the flop, Robert Williamson III bet 38,000. His opponent, Austin Scott, made the call and the turn brought the . Williamson fired 105,000 and Scott called.
The river completed the board with the and Williamson checked. Scott moved all in for 132,000 and Williamson called.
"Please don't have a five," said Williamson.
Scott turned over better than just a five with the for a full house. Williamson showed the for two pair.
|Austin Scott||600,000||294,000 |
|Robert Williamson III||50,000||-328,000 |
6/14/2012 2:12:35 PM PST
Steve Merrifield Eliminated in 17th Place ($13,292)
Galen Kester opened with a raise to 26,000 and Romik Vartzar called from the hijack seat. Action then folded over to Steve Merrifield in the small blind and he reraised all in for 95,000 total. Action folded back to Kester and he tanked for a minute before giving it up. Vartzar thought, then called.
Vartzar held the and Merrifield the .
The flop kept Merrifield in front, as did the on the turn. The on the river, though, gave Vartzar a winning two pair and busted Merrifield in 17th place.
|Romik Vartzar||775,000||147,000 |
|Steve Merrifield||0||-103,000 |
6/14/2012 2:03:46 PM PST
Shuffle Up And Deal!
The cards are in the air for the third and final day (hopefully) of Event 26.
6/14/2012 1:43:13 PM PST
Kursevich Leads The Final 18
Welcome to Day 3 of Event 26, the $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha. A field of 589 players is down to just 18, each with hopes of capturing the coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet. Leading the way with 741,000 is Vadzim Kursevich. Plenty of notables are hot on his heels though as Oleksii Kovalchuk, Robert Williamson III, Brett Richey, and Dutch Boyd are all within striking distance. Eight-time bracelet winner Erik Seidel also remains, but he is short with 71,000.
Here are the seating assignments for Day 3:
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|451||5||Robert Williamson III||378,000|
Play is set to resume at 2:00pm local time, about 10 minutes from now, so keep it here throughout the day as we play until the bracelet is awarded!