Sun, 31 May 2009 16:09:09 -0700
Hand #32 - Issac Haxton
Greg Raymer has the button in Seat 5. Isaac Haxton raises to 215,000 and wins the blinds and antes.
Sun, 31 May 2009 16:08:00 -0700
Hand #31 - Justin Bonomo
Isaac Haxton has the button again on this one (they appeared not to have moved it, which was only noticed after the hand was being dealt).
Alec Torelli raised to 205,000 from the cutoff, and it folded to Justin Bonomo who called from the big blind.
The flop came
. Bonomo checked, and Torelli pushed out a bet of 285,000. Bonomo didn't hesitate, quietly announcing he was all in. Torelli grimaced, then folded.
Sun, 31 May 2009 16:04:53 -0700
Hand #30 - Greg Raymer
Isaac Haxton has the button in Seat 4. Lex Veldhuis raises to 215,000 from UTG, Greg Raymer moves all in from the small blind, Veldhuis folds and Raymer wins the pot.
Sun, 31 May 2009 16:03:09 -0700
Hand #29 - Greg Raymer
Alec Torelli has the button in Seat 3. Greg Raymer gets a walk.
Sun, 31 May 2009 16:02:44 -0700
Hand #28 - Lex Veldhuis
Vitaly Lunkin has the button. Lex Veldhuis opened from the cutoff with a raise to 220,000. It folded to Alec Torelli in the small blind who took some time contemplating his decision. Torelli counted out some chips as he eyed Veldhuis' stack. Finally, Torelli folded.
Sun, 31 May 2009 16:00:38 -0700
Hand #27 - Greg Raymer Doubles Through Isaac Haxton
Dani Stern has the button in Seat 8. Isaac Haxton raises to 225,000 and Greg Raymer makes the call. The flop comes down
and Haxton checks. Raymer bets 400,000, Haxton moves all in and Raymer calls all in for 2,590,000. Haxton has him covered.
Raymer is miles ahead of Haxton's overpair with a set of sixes. The turn is the
, the river is the
, and Raymer earns a massive double-up to nearly 5.82 million.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:54:49 -0700
Hand #26 - Isaac Haxton
Lex Veldhuis has the button in Seat 7. Isaac Haxton raises to 225,000 and wins the blinds and antes.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:53:39 -0700
Hand #25 - Noah Schwartz Eliminated in 8th Place ($246,834)
Justin Bonomo has the button. Noah Schwartz moved all in from early position for 1,055,000. It folded to Greg Raymer who reraised all in, and the others folded.
Pocket aces weren't working too well for Raymer yesterday -- he lost twice with them, then on a third hand Ted Forrest had aces as well, and he chopped the pot. But he appeared to be in good shape against Schwartz's hand here.
The flop came
, and Raymer was still well ahead. The turn was the
, meaning the
no longer mattered. Schwartz goes out in 8th place, earning $246,834. After that hand, Raymer moves up to 2.83 million.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:51:14 -0700
Hand #24 - Isaac Haxton
Greg Raymer has the button in Seat 5. Isaac Haxton raises to 150,000 and wins the blinds and antes.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:50:58 -0700
Hand #23 - Isaac Haxton
Isaac Haxton has the button in Seat 4. Lex Veldhuis raises to 170,000 from UTG and Haxton calls. The flop comes down
and Veldhuis leads out for 245,000. Haxton calls. Veldhuis checks the
on the turn and Haxton bets 500,000. Veldhuis folds and Haxton wins the pot.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:43:45 -0700
Hand #22 - Noah Schwartz
Alec Torelli has the button in Seat 3. Noah Schwartz raises to 150,000 and wins the blinds and antes.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:42:26 -0700
Hand #21 - Isaac Haxton
Noah Schwartz has the button. The table folded around to Isaac Haxton in the big blind, who gets a walk.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:41:58 -0700
Hand #20 - Dani Stern
There's a dead button in Seat 1. Dani Stern raises to 160,000 and wins the blinds and antes.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:41:30 -0700
Hand #19 - Ted Forrest Eliminated in 9th Place ($230,317)
Vitaly Lunkin has the button. It folded around to Ted Forrest who completed from the small blind. Noah Schwartz then raised to 400,000 from the big blind, enough to put Forrest all in. Forrest thought a moment, then made the call.
The flop came all spades
. Forrest had picked up a gutshot draw in addition to his overs, but he didn't want to see a fourth spade come. The turn was the
, giving Forrest still more straight outs.
The river was the
, and Forrest was eliminated. Forrest wins $230,317 for finishing ninth. Schwartz now has 730,000.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:40:55 -0700
Hand #18 - Dani Stern Doubles Through Lex Veldhuis
Dani Stern has the button in Seat 8. Lex Veldhuis raises to 175,000 from the cutoff, Dani Stern moves all in for 1,455,000 total. Veldhuis made the call.
Stern stood up from his seat and chomped on a stick of gum as he awaited his fate. The dealer burned and turned a
flop, no help for Stern. The turn was the
giving Stern some more outs with the nut flush draw, but it was the
that spiked on the river, giving Stern the double-up.
Stern is up to 3,045,000.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:28:05 -0700
Hand #17 - Lex Veldhuis
Lex Veldhuis has the button in Seat 7. He raises to 165,000 and wins the blinds and antes.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:27:12 -0700
Hand #16 - Lex Veldhuis
Justin Bonomo has the button in Seat 6. He folds and Lex Veldhuis completes the small blind. Dani Stern checks his option and they both check the
flop. The turn is the
and Stern folds to Veldhuis' 100,000 bet.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:27:00 -0700
Give the People What They Want
Many in the stands were on their feet to watch the first shown down hand of the night, with some making very specific requests of the dealer: "Eight!" "Jack!" "Three hearts!"
Following that chip shift, Justin Bonomo moves up into fourth place behind Isaac Haxton (5.94 million), Vitaly Lunkin (4.67 million), and Lex Veldhuis (3.705 million). Meanwhile, Raymer slips to sixth.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:25:18 -0700
Hand #15 - Justin Bonomo Doubles Through Greg Raymer
Greg Raymer has the button in Seat 5. He raises to 150,000, Justin Bonomo moves all in for 1,440,000 from the small blind, and Raymer pulls off his "Fossilman" glasses as he makes the call.
Bonomo has Raymer dominated here and maintains his lead on the
flop. The turn is the
, taking away Raymer's backdoor flush possibilities, and the
falls on the river, doubling Bonomo up to 2,985,000. Raymer is left with 1,785,000.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:19:33 -0700
Hand #14 - Lex Veldhuis
Isaac Haxton has the button in Seat 4. Lex Veldhuis opens for 170,000 from UTG and wins another set of blinds and antes.
Sun, 31 May 2009 15:18:02 -0700
Hand #13 - Lex Veldhuis
Alec Torelli has the button in Seat 3. Lex Veldhuis raises to 165,000 and picks up the blinds and antes.