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COPAG CARDS USA

2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 to Thursday, June 16, 2016

Event #22: $1,500 Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $897,750
  • Entries: 665
  • Remaining: 0
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Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:45 PM Local Time


Dave Tobin

Dave Tobin couldn't find a hand to play with his short stack for the last few orbits. He has just 65,000 chips and raises under the gun, leaving 5,000 behind. Danny Le three-bets and Scott Farnsworth folds, leaving Le and Tobin heads-up. Tobin tosses in his last 5,000 chip and turns over   .

"This is the best hand I've had in two hours," he says.

Le turns over   .

"And I'm beat," Tobin says when he sees Le's hand.

The board runs out       and Tobin is eliminated.

Danny Le - 2,100,000 (35 BB)
Dave Tobin - Eliminated in fourth place

Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:30 PM Local Time

Danny Le raises from early position and Tyler Bonkowski calls from the blinds. 

The flops comes     and Bonkowski checks. Le bets and Bonkowski calls. 

The turn brings the   and, once again, Bonkowski check-calls a bet by Le. 

The   completes the board and Bonkowski checks for a third time. Le pauses for a moment before placing a bet. Bonkowski calls. 

Le then tables his    and takes down the pot with his two pair after Bonkowski mucks his hand. 

Danny Le - 2,000,000 (33 BB)
Tyler Bonkowski - 900,000 (15 BB)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:20 PM Local Time

Scott Farnsworth took the chip lead and is now trying to separate himself from the pack. Three players see the     flop and Tyler Bonkowski checks. Danny Le bets and Scott Farnsworth raises. Bonkowski folds and Le calls.

The turn is the   and Le checks to Farnsworth. He bets and Le calls.

The river is the   and Le checks. Farnsworth bets and Le folds.

Scott Farnsworth - 2,100,000 (35 BB)
Danny Le - 1,400,000 (23 BB)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:19 PM Local Time


Dave Tobin

Scott Farnsworth raises from the small blind and Dave Tobin completes from the big blind. 

The flop comes down     and Farnsworth bets. Tobin raises and Farnsworth ups it again. Tobin four-bets all-in for his remaining 10,000.

Farnsworth then rolls over his    for king-high, much to the delight of Tobin. 

"That might be the only hand I can beat," says Tobin, before tabling his    for a pair. 

"Don't put a king out there," begs Tobin, before the dealer drops the   on the turn. 

A shocked Tobin steps away from the table, seemingly accepting his fate in the tournament. 

The dealer then flips over the   on the river to bring four hearts on board and giving Tobin the winning hand with a flush. 

Dave Tobin - 260,000 (4 BB)
Scott Farnsworth - 1,900,000 (31 BB)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:08 PM Local Time

 

Scott Farnsworth

Scott Farnsworth is in the big blind and Tyler Bonkowski raises. Farnsworth calls.

The flop is     and Farnsworth checks. Bonkowski bets and Farnsworth calls.

When the   hits the turn, Farnsworth leads out and that is enough for Bonkowski to fold.

The next hand, Farnsworth is in the small blind. Danny Le raises the button and Farnsworth calls.

The flop is     and Farnsworth checks. Le bets, Farnsworth calls.

The turn is the   and Farnsworth checks again. Le bets, Farnsworth raises and Le folds. Farnsworth narrowly takes the chip lead and, for the first time at the final table, Danny Le is in second position.

Scott Farnsworth - 1,650,000 (26 BB)
Danny Le - 1,580,000 (25 BB)
Tyler Bonkowski - 1,390,000 (23 BB)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:58 PM Local Time

The action folds to Dave Tobin in the small blind, who raises. Tyler Bonkowski calls from the big blind. 

The flop comes     and both players check. 

The turn brings the   and Tobin checks. Bonkowski bets and Tobin calls. 

The   falls on the river and, once again, Tobin check-calls a bet from Bonkowski. 

Bonkowski tables    for trip aces, Tobin mucks his hand, and Bonkowski takes the pot.

Tyler Bonkowski - 1,450,000 (24 BB)
Dave Tobin - 550,000 (9 BB)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:50 PM Local Time


Dale Eberle

Tyler Bonkowski beat Dale Eberle out of two pots in a row, shortly before the break. On both hands, both players had top pair at showdown, and both times Bonkowski held the better kicker.

On this hand, Eberle calls all in on the turn with the board reading      and Bonkowski shows   . This time Eberle has second pair with   .

The river is the   and Eberle can't catch up. Bonkowski wins his third pot in a row heads-up against Eberle to eliminate him.

Tyler Bonkowski - 920,000 (15 BB)
Dale Eberle - Eliminated in fifth place

Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:43 PM Local Time
Level:25  Limits:30,000/60,000  Ante:0
Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:32 PM Local Time
Players are on a 15-minute break.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:25 PM Local Time


Tyler Bonkowski aka the "Vacuum"

Tyler Bonkowski finishes off the level with a couple big pots. On this hand, Dale Eberle raises from the cutoff and Bonkowski three-bets from the button. Eberle calls.

The flop is     and Eberle checks. Bonkowski bets, Eberle raises, and Bonkowski calls.

Eberle leads the turn when the   hits and Bonkowski calls. Eberle leads the way on the river again when the   hits. Bonkowski calls and wins the hand with   , which is just better than the    of Eberle.

Tyler Bonkowski - 700,000 (14 BB)
Dale Eberle - 219,000 (4 BB)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:18 PM Local Time

Danny Le raises and Dave Tobin three-bets from the button. Tyler Bonkowski calls from the big blind, and Le also calls.

The flop is     and Bonkowski checks, Tobin raises and Bonkowski three-bets. Le folds and Tobin thinks for a moment before folding. Bonkowski wins the pot.

Meanwhile, Bonkowski's fans at the rail have suggested that Tobin and Bonkowski play for the nickname "Vacuum." Tobin has opened six vacuum superstores and earned his nickname sometime ago, so he probably isn't willing to relinquish it. He has, though, noted the coincidence of two players with the same nickname playing at this final table.

Tyler Bonkowski - 680,000 (13 BB)
Dave Tobin - 705,000 (14 BB)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:00 PM Local Time

 

Tyler Bonkowski raises from the button and Danny Le reraises. Bonkowski calls. 

The flop comes     and Le bets. Bonkowski calls. 

The turn brings the   and Le bets once more, with Bonkowski calling again. 

The   drops on the river and Le checks. Bonkowski bets, Le heck-raises, and Bonkowski calls once more.

Le then flips over his    for a flush and takes the pot when Bonkowski mucks.

Danny Le - 2,300,000 (46 BB)
Tyler Bonkowski - 375,000 (7 BB)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:52 PM Local Time

 

Scott Farnsworth limps and Dave Tobin calls. Dustin Bush calls from the small blind and Danny Le checks his option.

The flop comes     and Bush leads. Farnsworth is the only caller.

The turn is the   and Bush bets. Farnsworth raises and Bush goes all in for less than a raise. Farnsworth calls the difference and Bush is at risk.

Bush is on a draw with   , behind the    of Farnsworth, who already holds a set.

The river is the   and Farnsworth eliminates Bush. Bush is the third player Farnsworth has eliminated at the final table.

Scott Farnsworth - 1,100,000 (19 BB)
Dustin Bush - Eliminated in 6th place

Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:45 PM Local Time

Scott Farnsworth limps from early position and Dustin Bush calls from the small blind. Danny Le raises from the big blind and both opponents call. 

The flop comes     and Bush checks. Le bets, which forces Farnsworth out. Bush calls. 

The turn brings the   and both players check. 

The   completes the board and Bush bets. Le thinks for a minute before raising. Bush calls and watches as Lee tables his    for a straight, and Bush mucks his hand in frustration. 

Danny Le - 2,030,000
Dustin Bush - 190,000

Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:39 PM Local Time

Danny Le raises and Dale Eberle calls from the small blind.

The flop is     and Eberle checks. Le bets and Eberle calls.

Both players check the   on the turn and Eberle bets the   on the river.

Le takes a moment and calls. Eberle shows    for ten-high and a missed straight draw. Le shows    for ace-high and the best hand.

Le has been rolling at the final table, building his stack up to 1.5-million and building on that.

Danny Le - 1,900,000 (31 BB)
Dale Eberle - 310,000 (5 BB)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:26 PM Local Time
Level:24  Limits:25,000/50,000  Ante:0
Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:07 PM Local Time

Dustin Bush opens with a raise under the gun and Scott Farnsworth calls. Tyler Bonkowski defends from the big blind.

The flop is     and Bonkowski checks. Bush bets and Farnsworth and Bonkowski both call.

The turn is the  , and all three players check.

The river is the   and Bonkowski leads, Bush calls, and Farnsworth folds.

Bonkowski shows    and Bush outkicks him with   .

Dustin Bush - 420,000 (10 BB)
Tyler Bonkowski - 638,000 (15 BB)
Scott Farnsworth - 970,000 (24 BB)

Thursday, June 16, 2016 4:55 PM Local Time

 

Andrew Beversdorf is eliminated when he puts in last bet on the river and Danny Le calls. Beversdorf shows    on a board of      .

Le shows    for a pair of jacks and the best hand.

"I told you that was a mistake," Le says, as he claps his hands one time loudly.

Danny Le - 1,350,000
Andrew Beversdorf - Eliminated in 7th place

Thursday, June 16, 2016 4:55 PM Local Time

Tyler Bonkowski raises from late position, Danny Le reraises from the button, Andrew Beversdorf calls from the blinds, and Bonkowski also calls. 

The flop comes     and both Beversdorf and Bonkowski check. Le bets and gets two calls. 

The turn brings the   and again the action checks to Le. He bets, and Beversdorf raises. Bonkowski calls. Le thinks for a moment before bumping it once more. Beversdorf tanks for a minute before laying down his hand. Bonkowski calls. 

The   completes the board and Bonkowski checks. Le bets and Bonkowski calls. 

Bonkowski turns over    for a pair before Le flips over    for a higher pair and the winning hand. 

Danny Le - 1,270,000
Andrew Beversdorf - 175,000

Thursday, June 16, 2016 4:48 PM Local Time

Dave Tobin raises on the button and Tyler Bonkowski calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and Bonkowski checks. Tobin bets and Bonkowski raises. Tobin calls.

The turn is the   and Bonkowski bets. Tobin calls.

The river is the  , Bonkowski bets again, and Tobin calls again.

Bonkowski shows two pair,    and wins the pot. Tobin tosses    face up into the muck.

Bonkowski's rail cheers in encouragement, telling him to suck up the chips. Shouts of "Vacuum!" Bonkowski's nickname, ring out after any pot he wins.

Tyler Bonkowski - 900,000 (22 BB)
Dave Tobin - 730,000 (18 BB)