Mon, 22 Jun 2009 14:52:23 -0700
Steve Mohs Eliminated
First into the pot, Steve Mohs moved all in for about 110,000. Big stack Shawn Glines was in the big blind, and he made the call with
. Mohs was in the lead with
The board would be unfavorable for the at-risk player, coming
. With his tens up, Shawn Glines has taken out Mohs in 25th place.
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 14:42:48 -0700
Lutes Stays Alive, Nearly Triples
Chairud Vangchailued opened with an under-the-gun raise. Nam Le reraised to 60,000 from the button, and Richard Lutes moved all in for 120,000 from the small blind. When it came back to Vangchailued, he too moved all in, enough to get Le out of the pot.
The flop would pair both player, but Lutes grabbed the lead as it came
filled out the board, and we have another double up (and then some). Lutes is now on 320,000.
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 14:38:19 -0700
Jonathan Markham opened with an early position raise to 36,000. Action passed around to Joe Bartholdi, and he put in a reraise to 100,000. Markham moved all in, and Bartholdi slumped down in his chair. He asked for a count, and as the dealer was cutting down the chips, Bartholdi smirked and said, "This is gonna be ugly." The total count for Markham was 240,000, and Bartholdi did indeed make the call.
, very far ahead of Bartholdi's
The flop brought a nine, but the rest of the board ran out bare:
. With a big clap of his hand and a loud, "Yes!" Markham has doubled up to a half-million chips.
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 14:30:03 -0700
Jim Mitchell Eliminated
Jim Mitchell has become the first casualty of Day 3, eliminated in 26th place.
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 14:27:51 -0700
Derke Doubles Too
Wei Mu raised to 55,000 from the button, and Nicholas Derke moved all in for 174,000 from the big blind. Mu thought it over for a good while before making the call.
"You got a pair?" asked Derke, showing down his
. "No pair," came the response, as Wu tabled
The dealer ran the board
. With his pair of aces, Derke picks up a double of his own, sitting now with just about 360,000.
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 14:25:31 -0700
Glines Doubles Back
The play is excruciatingly slow to start off the day, with very few big pots being played.
We did have one big battle just fought at Table 151 though. Joe Bartholdi raised it up from the cutoff seat, and Shawn Glines three-bet from the small blind. Bartholdi shoved, and Glines called all in for 555,000 total.
The board ran
, giving Glines the winning trips and doubling him up over 1.1 million.
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 13:45:38 -0700
Day 3 Looms
Welcome back to the final day of Event #39. Today, a champion will be crowned in this $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em event, and it will be one of the 26 players who've earned a spot in this Day 3.
We'll be in the green section of the Amazon Room today, and the 26 chip bags are already out on the tables. The players have just begun to find their seats, and we expect to be underway right on time at 2:00pm.
Ready for a long day of poker? Join us right back here in just a few minutes for the start of play.
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 04:20:19 -0700
Day 3 Seating Assigments and Chip Counts
Play resumes at 2:00pm.
Seat 1: Shawn Glines - 510000
Seat 2: Raymond Davis - 401000
Seat 3: Mohsin Charania - 471000
Seat 4: Jim Mitchell - 127000
Seat 5: Alex Jacob - 433000
Seat 6: Steve Mohs - 104000
Seat 8: Joe Bartholdi - 1040000
Seat 9: Matt Livingston - 388000
Seat 1: Chairud Vangchailued - 707000
Seat 2: Tyler Spalding - 339000
Seat 3: Conrad Monica - 224000
Seat 4: Ray Foley - 1302000
Seat 5: Brandon Cantu - 270000
Seat 6: Michele Iacovone - 1605200
Seat 7: Nam Le - 500100
Seat 8: Richard Lutes - 153000
Seat 9: Zachary Humphrey - 322000
Seat 1: Nicholas Derke - 200000
Seat 2: Christopher Kolla - 207000
Seat 3: Jonathan Markham - 236000
Seat 4: Kelvin Crawford - 420000
Seat 5: Steve Banner - 745000
Seat 6: John Woolen - 146000
Seat 7: Donald Nicholson - 207000
Seat 8: Wei Mu - 658000
Seat 9: Patrick O'Connor - 396000