06/29/11 06:03:05 PM PST
Brandon Shack-Harris Eliminated in 12th Place ($13,984)
Brandon Shack-Harris was all in for his final 5,000 against Thomas Whitehair and Scotty Nguyen.
The board of was checked down. Whitehair flipped which beat Shack-Harris' which couldn't even make a pair
|Brandon Shack-Harris||0||-75,000 |06/29/11 05:50:21 PM PST
Kyle Loman Eliminated in 13th Place ($11,179)
Kyle Loman was all in for his last few chips with against Abe Mosseri's on a flop. The gave Loman hopes of a two outer but the river changed nothing and Loman was knocked out while Mosseri increased his stack to nearly 200,000.
|Abe Mosseri||195,000||115,000 |
|Kyle Loman||0||-125,000 |06/29/11 05:44:50 PM PST
Love Shack Baby, Love Shack
All the action is in the O8 at the moment. Brandon Shack-Harris just doubled up through Scotty Nguyen with on a board with getting very lucky against Nguyen's on the river.
|Scotty Nguyen||145,000||-105,000 |
|Brandon Shack-Harris||75,000||0 |06/29/11 05:35:25 PM PST
Chris Bell Eliminated in 14th Place ($11,179)
Chris Bell had been knocked down to just 20,000 when he was forced to fold on the river of a board against Greg Jamison.
Bell's remaining chips went in on the flop of against Michael Mizrachi and Benjamin Lukas. Mizrachi bet all the way on the turn and river and Lukas called him down.
Mizrachi had the low with a live five and Lukas took the high with his rivered flush. Despite trip aces and a live eight, Bell's hand was no good either way and he was knocked out.
|Chris Bell||0||-120,000 |06/29/11 05:21:05 PM PST
Table 292 Counts
|Michael Mizrachi||700,000||100,000 |
|Antony Lellouche||305,000||225,000 |
|Gregory Jamison||250,000||-10,000 |
|Matthew Ashton||225,000||25,000 |
|Benjamin Lukas||195,000||-65,000 |
|Chris Bell||120,000||0 |
|Owais Ahmed||100,000||-240,000 |06/29/11 05:17:54 PM PST
Table 286 Chip Counts
|Thomas Whitehair||375,000||18,000 |
|Gerard Rechnitzer||360,000||85,000 |
|Scott Bohlman||253,000||54,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||250,000||-84,000 |
|Kyle Loman||125,000||-42,000 |
|Abe Mosseri||80,000||-19,000 |
|Brandon Shack-Harris||75,000||-25,000 |06/29/11 05:10:01 PM PST
Hoyt Verner Eliminated in 14th Place ($9,060)
Benjamin Lukas raised preflop and Hoyt Verner made the call to see a flop, Lukas check-called Verner's bet there and then a second bet on the turn. The river was the and Lukas set Verner all in and was duly called.
Lukas flipped for a seven high straight and a 7-6-4-3-2 low, Verner showed for aces and a 7-6-5-4-A low and was knocked out.
06/29/11 05:06:49 PM PST
Ashton Chops Up Ahmed and Jamison
It was a three way, three bet pot between Matthew Ashton (initial raiser) Owais Ahmed (who had made it three bets) and Gregory Jamison (big blind).
Ashton fired on the flop, Ahmed and Jamison both called with the same repetition of action on the [2h turn and river.
Ashton showed for kings up for the high. Ahmed held for the nut low while Jamison had for the same hand and they each took a quarter of the pot.
06/29/11 05:02:40 PM PST
No Tolls For Bell
Matthew Ashton raised from the cutoff and Chris Bell defended in the big blind to see a flop of . Bell check-raised the flop and Ashton called before Bell's remaining chips went in on the turn. Bell showed for a flush and the nut low draw, Ashton held - we missed his fourth card but it didn't matter because the river made no difference and Bell increased his stack to 120,000.
06/29/11 04:55:24 PM PST
Verner Triples Up
Matthew Ashton raised from the cutoff and Benjamin Lukas made it three bets on the button, Hoyt Verner called all in from the small blind and Ashton made the call.
The board was checked down all the way, Ashton picking up the 18,000 side pot with over Lukas' but Verner showed for quads to scoop the entire main pot to survive.
|Hoyt Verner||63,000||2,000 |06/29/11 04:25:21 PM PST
|Michael Mizrachi||600,000||-100,000 |
|Thomas Whitehair||357,000||157,000 |
|Owais Ahmed||340,000||70,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||334,000||89,000 |
|Gerard Rechnitzer||275,000||165,000 |
|Benjamin Lukas||260,000||110,000 |
|Gregory Jamison||260,000||-10,000 |
|Matthew Ashton||200,000||-10,000 |
|Scott Bohlman||199,000||69,000 |
|Kyle Loman||167,000||-33,000 |
|Brandon Shack-Harris||100,000||-500 |
|Abe Mosseri||99,000||-101,000 |
|Antony Lellouche||80,000||-90,000 |
|Hoyt Verner||61,000||-14,000 |
|Chris Bell||55,000||-20,000 |06/29/11 04:16:22 PM PST
Players on a 20 minute break.
06/29/11 04:07:39 PM PST
Brent Carter Eliminated in 16th Place ($9,060)
Brent Carter was all in on third.
Carter: / /
Brandon Shack-Harris: / FOLDED
Gerard Rechnitzer: / /
On fourth street, Shack-Harris bet and Gerard Rechnitzer called, both players then checked fifth street before Shack-Harris check-folded on sixth to Rechnitzer's bet. Rechnitzer showed his aces and a made 7-5-4-3-A low leaving Carter drawing to an ace to chop the pot but the latter could only pluck out the and was eliminated.
|Gerard Rechnitzer||235,000||125,000 |
|Brandon Shack-Harris||100,500||-89,500 |
|Brent Carter||0||-55,000 |06/29/11 04:03:05 PM PST
Mizrachi Grinding the Competition to Dust
Riding a short stack, Hoyt Verner put it all on the line against both Michael Mizrachi and Owais Ahmed. After the Grinder raised to 16,000 before the flop, both Verner and Ahmed made the call. The flop fell and Verner bet, Ahmed called and Mizrachi raised it up.
Verner made the call and his last chips were in the middle. Ahmed decided to reraise and watched the Grinder do the same. Ahmed called and the two players saw the turn card come as they contested the side pot. Ahmed checked the turn and Mizrachi continued his aggressive line, firing another bet into the pot. Ahmed came along and the river fell . After another check-call, it was time for the hands to be revealed.
Mizrachi claimed the high half of the pot with his trip aces, while Verner and Ahmed chopped the low half with identical A-2-3-4-8 lows. The win put the Grinder over 700,000 chips for a commanding lead, as no other player has more than 300,000.
06/29/11 03:46:28 PM PST
Scotty Nguyen: / /
Abe Mosseri: / /
Scotty Nguyen raised on third and then fired every single street with Abe Mosseri calling him down. Nguyen showed after seventh for aces up and it was good for the entire pot.
|Scotty Nguyen||245,000||140,000 |
|Abe Mosseri||200,000||-45,000 |06/29/11 03:36:20 PM PST
Seat 1: Kyle Loman
Seat 2: Brent Carter
Seat 3: Scott Bohlman
Seat 4: Abe Mosseri
Seat 5: Brandon Shack-Harris
Seat 6: Thomas Whitehair
Seat 7: Gerard Rechnitzer
Seat 8: Scotty Nguyen
Seat 1: Matthew Ashton
Seat 2: Benjamin Lukas
Seat 3: Hoyt Verner
Seat 4: Owais Ahmed
Seat 5: Chris Bell
Seat 6: Gregory Jamison
Seat 7: Michael Mizrachi
Seat 8: Antony Lellouche
06/29/11 03:30:59 PM PST
A Look at the Current WSOP Player-of-the-Year Leaderboard
Current 2011 WSOP Player-of-the-Year Leaderboard
*Through Event #45
06/29/11 03:30:10 PM PST
Thomas Keller Eliminated in 17th Place ($7,452)
Thomas Keller: / /
Scotty Nguyen: / /
Thomas Keller was all in on fifth street with jacks against Nguyen's pair and a low draw. The latter took the lead when he made aces up on sixth, Keller needed a jack but it didn't matter that he couldn't pick it up on seventh as Nguyen made a full house on seventh anyway.
The players are now redrawing for two tables.
06/29/11 03:29:26 PM PST
Kevin Iacofano Eliminated in 18th Place ($7,452)
Kevin Iacofano: / /
Scotty Nguyen: / /
With his stack dwindling, Kevin Iacofano made his stand on fifth street holding a pair of sevens. Scotty Nguyen looked over and said "I got nothin' baby" but when the dealer tossed him a king on sixth street, his pair out him in the lead. Iacofano squeezed his last down card and then stood up and said "good game everyone." He had failed to make a second pair and was eliminated in 18th place, taking home $7,452 for his run.
|Scotty Nguyen||105,000||0 |
|Kevin Iacofano||0||0 |06/29/11 03:24:38 PM PST
|Michael Mizrachi||560,000||153,000 |
|Owais Ahmed||270,000||80,000 |
|Gregory Jamison||270,000||-13,000 |
|Abe Mosseri||245,000||-58,000 |
|Matthew Ashton||210,000||40,500 |
|Kyle Loman||200,000||117,000 |
|Thomas Whitehair||200,000||-3,000 |
|Brandon Shack-Harris||190,000||108,000 |
|Antony Lellouche||170,000||5,000 |
|Benjamin Lukas||150,000||-98,500 |
|Scott Bohlman||130,000||45,500 |
|Gerard Rechnitzer||110,000||-34,000 |
|Scotty Nguyen||105,000||-29,500 |
|Chris Bell||75,000||-136,500 |
|Hoyt Verner||75,000||41,500 |
|Brent Carter||55,000||29,000 |
|Thomas Keller||0||-85,000 |
|Barry Greenstein||0||0 |
|Kevin Iacofano||0||-69,000 ||