06/17/14 09:07:39 PM PST
Dutch Boyd Wins Third WSOP Bracelet in Event #33 ($288,744)
The third and final day of the $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Event #33 of the 2014 World Series of Poker saw 10 players return to the ESPN feature stage. Will Givens was leading the field as only player with more than one million in chips.
After less than seven levels and 154 hands of play, Dutch Boyd emerged victorious to win his third gold bracelet, adding to his victories in a $2,500 Short Handed No Limit Hold'em in 2006 and a $2,500 Limit Hold'em - Six Handed four years ago.
David Olmsted missed out on the official final table after losing a coin-flip to Paul Cogliano. Half an hour later, Chad Dixon followed in ninth place after being unable to improve in a battle of the short stacks against Christopher Sensoli in Hand #5.
The elimination of Gabriel Nassif in 8th place took place under spectacular circumstances after both the Frenchman and Vinny Pahuja hit a full house on a roller coaster board.
Pahuja himself would be the next to hit the rail in seventh place after moving all in with and Boyd looked him up with in hand #41.
Only two hands later, Sensoli called all in with only to see Cogliano connect with the board while holding .
It was a crazy few minutes as yet another two hands later, Pok Kim also ran out of chips to finish in 5th place when her open-ended straight draw didn't improve against the trips of Givens.
Start-of-the-day chip leader Givens bowed out 90 minutes later in hand #83 after previously losing a big pot to Cogliano. He got it in good against the very same opponent with versus but the appeared on the flop to send him off in fourth place.
No further elimination took place until the dinner break and the very first hand back at the table, Cogliano three-bet shoved with . Boyd made the call with and held up to enter heads-up play as chip-leader.
The heads-up battle itself was very one-sided and only lasted 16 hands. Steven Norden, who quadrupled his career earnings with the 2nd place finish, tried to bluff on the river with for king high. Boyd made the call with for top pair to let his rail erupt in cheer.
The PokerNews live reporting of Event #33 concludes, but please make sure to tune back into the live updates when further champions will be crowned in the next few days and weeks as we are half-way through the 2014 World Series of Poker.
06/17/14 08:57:55 PM PST
Steven Norden Eliminated in 2nd Place ($178,490)
Hand #153: Dutch Boyd raised to 120,000 and Steven Norden three-bet to 250,000. Boyd made the call.
The flop was .
Both players checked and the dealer put out the turn card . Norden led out for 300,000 and Boyd made the call.
The river was the and Norden moved all in.
Boyd asked for a count and found it was 735,000. He took a few seconds to make sure he was happy with his decision and made the call.
Boyd tabled .
Norden showed .
Boyd jumped out of his seat in wild celebration, the relief and joy spread all over his face as a disappointed Norden tossed his cards at the board.
|Dutch Boyd||5,064,000||1,934,000 |
|Steven Norden||0||-1,945,000 |06/17/14 08:44:43 PM PST
Hands #148-152: No Action in Sight
Hand #148: Steven Norden raised to 120,000 and Dutch Boyd called. On the flop both players checked and Boyd won the hand with a bet of 120,000 after the appeared on the turn.
Hand #149: Boyd mucked his cards and Norden received a walk.
Hand #150: Norden limped from the small blind and Boyd checked his option. Both players checked the flop and the turn. Boyd then took it down with a bet of 60,000 on the river.
Hand #151: Norden got another walk.
Hand #152: Norden mucked his cards preflop and Boyd received a walk.
06/17/14 08:41:11 PM PST
Hands #143-147: Boyd Stretches Lead
Hand #143: Dutch Boyd folded and Steven Norden got a walk.
Hand #144: Norden raised to 145,000 and Boyd called. The flop was . They both checked and the turn was the . The duo checked again to the river. Boyd checked and Norden bet 145,000. Boyd folded.
Hand #145: Boyd raised it to 120,000 and Norden folded.
Hand #146: Norden opened for 120,000 and Boyd called. The flop was . Boyd checked and Norden bet 95,000. Boyd raised to 295,000 and Norden folded.
Hand #147: Boyd opened for 120,000 and Norden called. The flop was . Norden checked and Boyd checked. The turn card was the and Norden bet 200,000, which Boyd called. The river was the . Norden checked and Boyd bet 200,000. Norden called. Boyd showed and won the pot.
|Dutch Boyd||3,130,000||330,000 |
|Steven Norden||1,945,000||-330,000 |06/17/14 08:26:20 PM PST
Hands #138-142: Slow Start of Heads-Up Play
Hand #138: Heads-up play started with a raise from Steven Norden and he won the big blind.
Hand #139: Dutch Boyd raised to 120,000 and got a call from Norden. On the flop, Norden check-folded when Boyd made it 120,000 to go.
Hand #140: Boyd received a walk.
Hand #141: Boyd made it 120,000 to go and Norden called. Both players saw the flop and Norden checked. Once again, Boyd took it down with a bet of 120,000.
Hand #142: Boyd received the second walk in the first five hands; he also won all hands in heads-up so far.
06/17/14 08:18:27 PM PST
Paul Cogliano Eliminated in 3rd Place ($117,464)
Hand #137: Dutch Boyd raised to 120,000 on the button. Steven Norden folded the small blind. Paul Cogliano in the big blind moved all in and Boyd asked for a count. "Wow," he said before he called.
Boyd was out of the seat as the flop was dealt hitting top pair, but giving Cogliano an open-ended straight draw.
The turn came the and Boyd punched the air; just one more card to come.
The river was the and Boyd let out a cry of celebration.
Boyd had Cogliano covered and he hit the rail in third place.
|Dutch Boyd||2,800,000||1,270,000 |
|Paul Cogliano||0||-1,265,000 |06/17/14 08:09:04 PM PST
Level 28 started
|06/17/14 07:44:16 PM PST
WSOP 2014: WSOP Trivia at the Halfway Point
The 2014 World Series of Poker is at it's halfway point with 34 events in the books. Time to see if you've paid attention! Dan Heimiller (2014 WSOP bracelet winner), David Tuchman (WSOP livestream commentator), Nolan Dalla (Media Director of the World Series of Poker), Marcel Vonk (2010 WSOP bracelet winner), Jessica Welman (Managing Editor of WSOP.com) and Calvin Anderson (2014 WSOP bracelet winner) battle it out today. Check back in the next few days for more trivia questions and answers from this elite group of poker involved people!
06/17/14 07:19:01 PM PST
PokerNews Podcast Episode #226: Barnacle Talk feat. Dan O’Brien
The show gets off to a bumpy start with thanks to a few technical difficulties, but a great story about a David Williams bluff and another about "hood" poker get the ball rolling again. Dan O'Brien then joins the program to talk about his jet ski accident, his Me vs. U challenge against Danielle Andersen, and more.
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06/17/14 07:13:12 PM PST
Day 3 Dinner Break Chip Counts
|Steven Norden||2,275,000||1,295,000 |
|Dutch Boyd||1,530,000||530,000 |
|Paul Cogliano||1,265,000||-760,000 |06/17/14 07:09:47 PM PST
The players are now on a 1-hour dinner break (probably not together, though).
06/17/14 07:09:02 PM PST
Hands #135-136: One for Boyd, One for Norden
Hand #135: Steven Norden opened on the button for 110,000. Dutch Boyd in the big blind called. The flop was which Boyd cheked as did Norden. The turn was the and Boyd led for 110,000 and Norden laid it down.
Hand #136: Paul Cogliano called on the button, Boyd folded and Norden in the big blind raised to 150,000. Cogliano Laid it down.
06/17/14 07:04:19 PM PST
Hands #130-134: Three-Way Flop But No Action
Hand #130: Dutch Boyd and Steven Norden saw the flop and Boyd took down the pot with a check-raise from 55,000 to 165,000 chips.
Hand #131: Paul Cogliano received a walk and showed .
Hand #132: Norden raised to 110,000 from the button and Boyd made the call out of the big blind. We went to the heads-up flop and both players checked. The turn triggered was checked through as well.
Once the river completed the board and both checked, Boyd announced he had eight-high. Norden flipped over the and won the pot.
Hand #133: Cogliano limped from the button and Boyd called from the small blind, Norden checked. We had three-way action to the flop and Cogliano bet 65,000 after it was checked to him. Both opponents mucked their cards and Cogliano picked up the pot.
Hand #134: Boyd made it 100,000 to go and Cogliano three-bet to 265,000 out of the big blind. Boyd surrendered and Cogliano claimed the chips.
06/17/14 06:57:22 PM PST
Hands #125-129: Norden Takes an Aggressive Line and Some Walks
Hand #125: Dutch Boyd opened for 100,000 and won the blinds and antes.
Hand #126: Steven Norden opened for 105,000 on the button and Boyd called in the big blind. The flop was . Check from Boyd and Norden bet 110,000. Boyd called and the turn card was the . Check again from Boyd and a 175,000 bet from Norden saw Boyd call. The river card saw both players check. for Boyd and for Norden. Chop the chips, dealer.
Hand #127: Paul Cogliano raised to 100,000 and Norden made the call in the big blind. The flop was the [4kc js 4d]. Cogliano bet 85,000 and Norden called to see a turn card. Check-check. The river was the . Norden led for 350,000 and Cogliano let his hand go.
Hand #128: Cogliano got a walk.
Hand #129: Boyd got a walk.
06/17/14 06:44:35 PM PST
Hands #120-124: Norden's Bluff Fails
Hand #120: Paul Cogliano limped from the small blind and Dutch Boyd checked his option in the big blind. Both players checked the flop and Cogliano then bet 50,000 on the turn. Boyd called and did so for a second time after the river for 65,000. Cogliano showed but that was only second best to the of his opponent.
Hand #121: Cogliano limped from the button, Boyd folded the small blind and Steven Norden checked his option in the big blind. On the flop, Norden bet 55,000 but quickly folded when Cogliano raised it up to 165,000.
Hand #122: Boyd raised to 100,000 from the button and Cogliano defended his big blind to see the flop. Cogliano checked, Boyd did so as well. The showed up on the turn. Now Cogliano bet 90,000 and Boyd made the call.
The river completed the board. Cogliano checked, Boyd glanced at his stack and then bet 200,000. Cogliano let go and the rail once again started cheering for Boyd.
Hand #123: Boyd received a walk in the big blind. More applause from the rail followed.
Hand #124: Cogliano raised to 100,000 and Norden called out of the big blind to see the flop. Both players checked and the followed on the turn. Norden bet 90,000 and Cogliano called.
The river card was the and Norden led for 165,000, resulting in a quick call from Cogliano. Norden had been caught bluffing and Cogliano won the pot with the .
06/17/14 06:31:23 PM PST
Hands #116-119: Norden Loses a Few
Hand #116: Steven Norden opened in the small blind for 100,000 and Paul Cogliano called. The flop was . Norden led out for 105,000 and Cogliano called. The turn was the and they both checked. The river was the . Norden bet 155,000 and Cogliano moved all in. Norden folded.
Hand #117: Norden made it 110,000 from the button. Boyd in the big blind mad the call. The flop was and a check from Boyd saw Norden bet 90,000. Boyd raised to 270,000. Norden folded.
Hand #118: Norden got a walk.
Hand #119: Norden limped the small blind and Cogliano checked, they went to a flop of . Cogliano bet 50,000 from the big blind and Norden called. The turn was the . Cogliano bet 80,000 and Norden called. The river was the . Check-check. Norden showed the and Cogliano the . Pot to Cogliano.
06/17/14 06:18:34 PM PST
Hands #113-115: Boyd Pays Off Norden
Hand #113: Dutch Boyd raised to 100,000 from the button and Steven Norden called from the small blind. On the flop, Norden checked to Boyd and then check-raised to 250,000 after the continuation bet of his opponent.
Boyd paid the additional 150,000 chips and they both saw the turn.Norden checked again and Boyd grabbed some chips, then reconsidered and checked behind.
The river completed the board. Now Norden took the lead and bet 150,000. Boyd studied the board and his opponent for a good three minutes before tossing in the chips with a sigh and turning slightly to the side. Norden flipped over the and that was good enough to win the pot.
Hand #114: Paul Cogliano moved all in from the small blind and won the pot without showdown.
Hand #115: Norden got a walk in the big blind.
|Dutch Boyd||1,000,000||-400,000 |06/17/14 06:08:21 PM PST
Level 27 started
|06/17/14 06:08:13 PM PST
Hands #110-112: Accelerate the Action
Hand #110: Dutch Boyd raised to 80,000 and Paul Cogliano made the call in the big blind. On the flop, Cogliano bet 75,000 and folded when Boyd raised it up to 200,000.
Hand #111: Cogliano limped from the small blind and then check-folded on the flop, when Boyd made it 40,000 to go.
Hand #112: Boyd raised to 120,000 from the small blind and folded to a three-bet of 265,000 by Steven Norden.
06/17/14 06:03:15 PM PST
Hands #106-109: Cogliano and Norden Duke It Out
Hand#106: Paul Cogliano opened for 80,000 and won the antes and blinds.
Hand #107: Steven Norden opened for 95,000 from the small blind and Paul Cogliano called. The flop was the . Norden bet 60,000 and Cogliano made the call. The turn was the . Norden checked. Cogliano bet 105,000 and took it down.
Hand #108: Norden made it 80,000 from the button and Cogliano three-bet to 210,000 from the small blind. Back to Norden who called. The flop was . Cogliano led out for 170,000 and Norden raised to 410,000 and took it down.
Hand #109: Cogliano opened on the button and Norden called in the big blind. The flop was . They both checked and the turn was the . Cogliano bet 70,000 and Norden called. The river was the . Both checked again, and Norden won with .