6/20/2012 5:07:18 PM PST
Brent Wheeler Eliminated in 7th Place ($28,494)
From early position, Samuel Golbuff raised to 25,000 and then Brent Wheeler tank-shoved from the hijack seat for 161,000. Action folded back to Golbuff and he requested a count. Golbuff had 155,000 behind, which meant he had Wheeler covered by a little bit. Eventually, Golbuff called.
Wheeler held the and was in dominating shape to double up with the for Golbuff.
The flop and turn kept Wheeler in front with the falling, but the on the river smacked Golbuff with the winner and sent Wheeler to the rail.
|Samuel Golbuff||350,000||170,000 |
|Brent Wheeler||0||-135,000 |
6/20/2012 5:01:53 PM PST
Two in a Row for Gathy
From under the gun, Michael Gathy raised to 25,000 and Erik Cajelais called from the hijack seat. Everyone else folded and the flop came down . Gathy bet 28,000 and Cajelais folded.
On the next hand, Joep van den Bijgaart raised to 25,000 from under the gun and Michael Gathy called from the big blind. The flop came down and both players checked.
On the turn, Gathy led for 32,000 and van den Bijgaart called.
The river was the and Gathy bet 72,000. Van den Bijgaart folded and Gathy won the pot.
6/20/2012 4:53:15 PM PST
Tryba Comes Back Over the Top
Erik Cajelais min-raised to 24,000 from under-the-gun and action folded over to Chris Tryba in the cutoff, who three-bet to 58,000. It was folded to Michael Gathy in the small blind, who, after some deliberation, four-bet to 116,000. Cajelais quickly folded and action was back on Tryba, who moved all-in for 324,000. Gathy tanked, but eventually flicked his cards into the muck one-by-one and Tryba scooped the sizable pot.
Tryba is up to 470,000 following the hand while Gathy has slipped to 290,000.
|Chris Tryba||470,000||144,000 |
|Michael Gathy||290,000||-127,000 |
6/20/2012 4:38:45 PM PST
Level 21 started
6/20/2012 4:38:33 PM PST
Cards Back in the Air
Our remaining seven players have returned to their seats and cards are back in the air!
6/20/2012 4:25:58 PM PST
Updated Chip Counts
|Erik Cajelais||685,000||15,000 |
|Salman Behbehani||629,000||79,000 |
|Joep van den Bijgaart||577,000||57,000 |
|Michael Gathy||417,000||137,000 |
|Chris Tryba||326,000||-14,000 |
|Samuel Golbuff||180,000||-10,000 |
|Brent Wheeler||135,000||-195,000 |
6/20/2012 4:19:39 PM PST
Players are now on their first 20-minute break of the day.
6/20/2012 4:18:44 PM PST
Michael Gathy open-raised from the cutoff and Samuel Golbuff three-bet from the big blind. Gathy flatted and the flop brought .
A very short-stacked Golbuff led out and and Gathy raised, which was enough to put Golbuff all in. Golbuff called to put himself at risk and hands were revealed.
Golbuff was ahead with king-high but would need to fade a lot of outs to survive. The turn and river were safe for Golbuff and he doubled up to 190,000.
|Michael Gathy||280,000||-51,000 |
|Samuel Golbuff||190,000||100,000 |
6/20/2012 4:13:18 PM PST
Action began with Joep van den Bijgaart, who made it two bets from early position. It was folded around to Samuel Golbuff in the cutoff, who made it three bets. Not to be outdone, Salman Behbehani then made it four-bets from the big blind. Bijgaart gave his hand up, but Golbuff made the call.
The flop came and Behbehani led out. Golbuff raised and Behbehani flatted to see the turn, which brought a . This time, Behbehani went on the defensive and check-called a bet from Golbuff.
The landed on the river and both players checked. Behbehani tabled for a rivered pair of aces and a frustrated Golfbuff revealed the and mucked his hand.
Golbuff is down to just 90,000 following the hand.
|Salman Behbehani||550,000||125,000 |
|Samuel Golbuff||90,000||-251,000 |
6/20/2012 3:56:18 PM PST
One for Tryba
Action folded to Samuel Golbuff in the cutoff seat and he raised. Chris Tryba called from the button and the flop came down . Golbuff bet 35,000 and Tryba called.
On the turn card, Golbuff checked and Tryba bet 72,000. Golbuff gave it up and Tryba won the pot.
6/20/2012 3:54:25 PM PST
Ivey Crippled as Golbuff Smacks Miracle Double
Action folded to Phil Ivey in the cutoff seat and he raised to 20,000. On the button, Samuel Golbuff reraised all in for 159,000. The blinds folded and Ivey quickly called.
Ivey turned over the and was way ahead of the for Golbuff.
The flop came down an interesting , giving Golbuff a pair and a straight draw, but keeping Ivey in front.
The landed on the turn and Ivey was still in the lead, but a miracle on the river gave Golbuff a six-high straight and doubled him up.
As the tournament director counted down that stack of Golbuff, all he could do was laugh at what had just happened while Ivey just stared blankly with his famous "Ivey face" and mouth dropped open as if to say, "Was that even real?"
Ivey was cripped and down to just 11,000 in chips.
|Samuel Golbuff||341,000||91,000 |
|Phil Ivey||11,000||-216,000 |
6/20/2012 3:52:18 PM PST
Gathy Takes One
Action folded to Michael Gathy in middle position and he attempted to raise, but only tossed out 13,000 so it was ruled a call. Phil Ivey called on the button and Brent Wheeler checked in the big blind.
The flop came down and Wheeler checked. Gathy bet 18,000 and Ivey folded. Wheeler also folded and Gathy won the pot.
|Brent Wheeler||265,000||-65,000 |
|Phil Ivey||196,000||-31,000 |
6/20/2012 3:35:10 PM PST
Gathy Triples Up
Action began with Michael Gathy, who moved all in for his last 55,000 from early position. It was folded around to Brent Wheeler in the small blind, who tank-called after some deliberation. Chris Tryba immediately moved all-in from the big blind and Wheeler folded.
The board ran out , leaving Gathy with nines and deuces for the triple-up.
|Chris Tryba||340,000||-60,000 |
|Brent Wheeler||330,000||-52,000 |
|Michael Gathy||170,000||116,000 |
6/20/2012 3:17:33 PM PST
Level 20 started
6/20/2012 3:16:31 PM PST
Ivey Lays Down To Cajelais
From under the gun, Phil Ivey raised and action folded to Erik Cajelais in the big blind. He made the call and the flop came down . Cajelais checked and Ivey bet. Cajelais called.
The turn was the and both players checked to see the land on the river. Cajelais led with a bet and Ivey folded.
|Erik Cajelais||670,000||30,000 |
|Phil Ivey||227,000||-13,000 |
6/20/2012 3:14:41 PM PST
Gathy Getting Short
Action folded to Michael Gathy in the small blind and Joep van den Bijgaart called from the big blind. The flop came down and Gathy bet. van den Bijgaart called.
The turn was the and Gathy check-called a bet from van den Bijgaart. The river was the and Gathy checked again. Van den Bijgaart bet and Gathy called.
Van den Bijgaart showed the for two pair and Gathy mucked his hand.
|Joep van den Bijgaart||520,000||115,000 |
|Michael Gathy||54,000||-301,000 |
6/20/2012 3:12:37 PM PST
Behbehani Up To 500K
On the final board of , Salman Behbehani bet and Michael Gathy raised. Behbehani came back with a reraise and Gathy called.
Behbehani showed for a full house, eights full of kings, and won the pot. He moved to 500,000 in chips.
|Salman Behbehani||500,000||247,000 |
6/20/2012 3:10:14 PM PST
Golbuff Loses Some on Failed Bluff
Samuel Golbuff made it two bets from the button and was called by Chris Tryba from the big blind.
The flop came and Tryba checked to Golbuff, who followed up with a bet. Tryba flatted to see a turn, which came the . Both players checked, however, Tryba would lead out when a landed on the river. Golbuff then raised, sending a puzzled look over Tryba. After about 2 minutes of tanking, Tryba tossed in a call and Golbuff turned over for just five-high. Tryba revealed for queens and fours and scooped the pot.
|Chris Tryba||400,000||53,000 |
|Samuel Golbuff||250,000||-40,000 |
6/20/2012 3:04:43 PM PST
Ivey Wins One and Loses One
On the first hand of Limit Hold'em, action folded to Phil Ivey in the cutoff seat and he raised. Everyone folded and Ivey won the pot.
On the next hand, action folded to Ivey in the hijack seat and he raised again. In the cutoff seat was Samuel Golbuff and he reraised. Play folded back to Ivey and he called.
After the flop, Ivey check-folded to a bet from Golbuff.
|Phil Ivey||240,000||71,000 |