06/23/12 02:51:16 PM PST
Seth Leads Flop
Jan-Peter Jachtmann raised to 70,000 out of the cutoff seat after action folded to him and Andy Seth made the call from the big blind. The two players took an flop and Seth led for 50,000. Jachtmann folded and Seth won the pot.
|Jan-Peter Jachtmann||3,180,000||-70,000 |
|Andy Seth||1,100,000||100,000 |06/23/12 02:49:48 PM PST
One for Silverman
Steven Silverman raied to 48,000 from the cutoff seat and Jan-Peter Jachtmann called from the button. Everyone else folded and the flop came down . Both players checked and the turn was the . Silverman bet 100,000 and Jachtmann folded.
|Jan-Peter Jachtmann||3,250,000||-100,000 |
|Steven Silverman||840,000||38,000 |06/23/12 02:47:26 PM PST
Silverman Doubles Through Seth
Andy Seth raised to 55,000 from the small blind after play folded to him and Steven Silverman reraised to 165,000 from the big blind. Seth called and the flop came down . Seth bet the pot for 330,000 and Silverman called all in for less at 236,000.
The turn was the and river the Ks}. Seth didn't have a kicker that could beat Silverman as both players held trip deuces. Silverman won the pot and doubled up.
|Andy Seth||1,000,000||-400,000 |
|Steven Silverman||802,000||392,000 |06/23/12 02:40:50 PM PST
Benjamin Sage Eliminated in 6th Place ($124,600)
Andrew Brown raised to 58,000 from the cutoff seat and Benjamin Sage potted it from the button. Brown reraised and Sage called all in for approximately 310,000.
The flop, turn and river ran out and Brown's three aces won the pot. Sage finished in sixth place and earned nearly $125,000.
|Andrew Brown||3,200,000||450,000 |
|Benjamin Sage||0||-330,000 |06/23/12 02:33:10 PM PST
Updated Chip Counts
|Jan-Peter Jachtmann||3,350,000||170,000 |
|Andrew Brown||2,750,000||-170,000 |
|Andy Seth||1,400,000||-60,000 |
|Steven Silverman||410,000||-20,000 |
|Micah Smith||360,000||-20,000 |
|Benjamin Sage||330,000||-20,000 |06/23/12 02:31:10 PM PST
Silverman Chips Up
Benjamin Sage raised to 56,000 from the cutoff seat and Steven Silverman reraised to 180,000 from the big blind. Sage folded and Silverman won the pot to chip up some.
|Steven Silverman||430,000||65,000 |
|Benjamin Sage||350,000||-170,000 |06/23/12 02:29:42 PM PST
Brown Bests Seth
From the cutoff seat, Andrew Brown raised to 56,000. Andy Seth called from the big blind and the flop came down . Both players checked.
The turn was the and Seth fired 82,000. Brown called.
After the river, both players checked.
Brown showed the for two pair, eights and threes, to win the pot.
|Andrew Brown||2,920,000||195,000 |
|Andy Seth||1,460,000||-180,000 |06/23/12 02:24:29 PM PST
Nikolai Yakovenko Eliminated in 7th Place ($94,442)
Jan-Peter Jachtmann raised to 70,000 from the hijack seat and Nikolai Yakovenko reraised to 180,000 from the button. Play folded back to Jachtmann and he reraised the pot. Yakovenko called all in for around 320,000 and the cards were on their backs.
Yakovenko held the against the for Jachtmann.
After the board ran out , Jachtmann won the pot and eliminated Yakovenko in seventh place. For his finish, Yakovenko earned $94,442, which is the largest World Series of Poker score of his career.
|Jan-Peter Jachtmann||3,180,000||260,000 |
|Nikolai Yakovenko||0||-240,000 |06/23/12 02:19:26 PM PST
Chop It Up
Micah Smith raised to 48,000 from the hijack seat and Steven Silverman reraised the pot from the button. Action got back to Smith and he moved all in. Silverman called.
The flop, turn and river ran out and the two chopped up the pot.
|Micah Smith||380,000||0 |
|Steven Silverman||365,000||-10,000 |06/23/12 02:14:56 PM PST
Jachtmann Wins with River Bet
Micah Smith raised to 48,000 from the cutoff seat and Jan-Peter Jachtmann called from the big blind. The flop came down and Jachtmann checked. Smith bet 65,000 and Jachtmann called.
The turn was the and both players checked to see the land on the river. Jachtmann bet 120,000 and Smith folded.
|Jan-Peter Jachtmann||2,920,000||270,000 |
|Micah Smith||380,000||-150,000 |06/23/12 02:02:54 PM PST
Jason Mercier Eliminated at 8th Place ($72,132)
Jason Mericer was short and all in preflop with the against the for Micah Smith.
The flop of gave Mercier the lead with two pair. The turn was the and then the river counterfeited Mercier when the hit. Smith's king and nines won the pot and sent the two-time gold bracelet winner to the rail in eighth place for $72,132.
|Micah Smith||530,000||75,000 |
|Jason Mercier||0||-100,000 |06/23/12 01:53:25 PM PST
Seth Firing Away
From under the gun, Benjamin Sage raised to 49,000. Andy Seth reraised to 177,000 and Sage called.
The flop came down and Sage checked. Seth bet 135,000 and Sage called.
The turn was the and Sage checked. Seth bet 654,000 and Sage folded.
|Andy Seth||1,640,000||340,000 |
|Benjamin Sage||520,000||-334,000 |06/23/12 01:51:16 PM PST
Smith Takes One From Seth
Micah Smith limped in from the hijack seat and Andy Seth raised to 85,000 in the cutoff seat. Action folded back to Smith and he called.
The flop was checked by both players before the fell on the turn. Smith bet 115,000 and Seth folded.
|Andy Seth||1,300,000||-80,000 |
|Micah Smith||455,000||123,000 |06/23/12 01:45:16 PM PST
Mercier Getting Very Short
Action folded to Andy Seth in the small blind and he raised to 60,000. Jason Mercier called from the big blind and the flop came down . Seth checked and Mercier bet 22,000. Seth check-raised to put Mercier all in and he folded.
|Andy Seth||1,380,000||80,000 |
|Jason Mercier||100,000||-78,000 |06/23/12 01:41:16 PM PST
Joe Kushner Eliminated in 9th Place ($55,525)
From early position, Andy Seth raised to 45,000. Joe Kushner called from the next seat and Andrew Brown called on the button. In the big blind, Benjamin Sage made the call to close the action and the flop came down .
On the flop, Sage checked and Seth bet 90,000. Kushner raised all in. Brown and Sage folded before Seth quickly made the call.
Seth tabled the for top set of aces. Kushner held middle set with the .
The turn left Kushner needing the case five on the river, but when the fell, he was all out of luck. He hit the rail in ninth place and took home $55,525.
|Andy Seth||1,300,000||471,000 |
|Joe Kushner||0||-376,000 |06/23/12 01:24:45 PM PST
Back in Action
The announcements have been made and the cards are back in the air after the 20-minute break.
06/23/12 01:11:06 PM PST
Final Table Seating And Chip Counts
The players are in the midst of a 20-minute break.
|9||Nikolai Yakovenko||240,000|06/23/12 01:06:04 PM PST
Ville Wahlbeck Eliminated in 10th Place ($43,076)
Former World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner Ville Wahlbeck was all in preflop holding the against Steven Silverman's .
Silverman picked up a set of kings on the flop before turning a full house when the fell and leaving Wahlbeck drawing dead. The river completed the board with the .
Wahlbeck took home $43,076 for his 10th-place finish while the remaining nine players have made the official WSOP final table. Complete chip counts will be coming in just a few moments.
|Ville Wahlbeck||0||-190,000 |06/23/12 12:56:13 PM PST
Brown Slows Down Jachtmann
Jan-Peter Jachtmann called from middle position and Andrew Brown raised to 83,000 from the next seat over. It folded back around to Jachtmann who called. The flop fell and Jachtmann checked. Brown bet 142,000, resulting in a Jachtmann fold.
Brown showed for top two pair.
Between the two of them, they hold well more than half the chips in play among the final ten players.