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2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 to Thursday, June 14, 2012

Event #26: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $1,607,970
  • Entries: 589
  • Remaining: 0
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06/14/12 11:17:03 PM PST
 
Austin Scott Wins Event 26: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha ($361,797)!
 

Bracelet Winner Austin Scott

Last year, Austin Scott took eighth place in this event for $40,748. Not only did he better that performance this year, but Scott went on to win it all to grab his first-ever World Series of Poker gold bracelet and $361,797 in prize money.

When the day began, Vadzim Kursevich held the chip lead on the rest of the field. He stayed in front for nearly the entire day, but then the big clash came with Scott when action was four-handed at the final table.

Scott and Kursevich got all the money in on the board of      in a massive pot of 3.7 million in chips. Kursevich held the      for a set of nines and Scott the      for top set of tens. The river completed the board with the   and Scott exploded to a massive chip lead.

When Scott got heads up with Brett Richey, he was a little over four to one in front. Richey did what he could to battle back, but in the end Scott was just too much.

On the final hand, Richey was all in on the turn with the      on the      board. His two pair was up against the      for Scott. When the   landed on the river, Scott made a straight and won the tournament.

Final Table Payouts

PlacePlayerPrize
1Austin Scott$361,797
2Brett Richey$223,492
3Vadzim Kursevich$158,530
4Scott Stanko$114,530
5Khiem Nguyen$83,180
6Tom Chambers$61,521
7Romik Vartzar$46,117
8Dutch Boyd$35,038
9Thomas Pettersson$26,966

That wraps up [i]PokerNews'[/] coverage of Event 26 from the 2012 WSOP. Be sure to stay with us all summer long for our ongoing coverage and thanks for following along once again. Until next time, goodnight from Las Vegas!

06/14/12 11:01:16 PM PST
 
Brett Richey Eliminated in 2nd Place ($223,492)
 

Brett Richey

From the button, Brett Richey made it 100,000 to go. Austin Scott called and the flop came down    . Both players checked and the turn was the  . Scott led for 125,000 and Richey raised the pot to 575,000. Scott moved all in and Richey called.

Richey was all in for 840,000 with the      for two. Scott held the      for a hand full of straight and flush draws.

The river completed the board with the   and smacked Scott with a straight to the eight. He won the pot and eliminated Richey in second place.

For his finish, Richey earned the largest score of his career worth $223,492.

Austin Scott5,301,000936,000
Brett Richey0-940,000
06/14/12 10:57:58 PM PST
 
More for Scott
 

Austin Scott raised on the button to 100,000. Brett Richey called and the flop came down    . Both players checked to see the   land on the turn. Richey checked and then folded to a bet of 75,000 from Scott.

Austin Scott4,365,000250,000
Brett Richey940,000-250,000
06/14/12 10:53:31 PM PST
 
Scott Putting the Pressure Back On
 

Austin Scott

Austin Scott raised to 100,000 from the button and Brett Richey reraised to 300,000 out of the big blind. Scott called and that brought the two players to the     flop. Richey checked and Scott bet 150,000. Richey called.

The turn was the   and Richey checked. Scott fired again for 325,000 and Richey folded.

Austin Scott4,115,000300,000
Brett Richey1,190,000-300,000
06/14/12 10:48:36 PM PST
 
Scott Picks One Up
 

Brett Richey made it 100,000 to go from the button and Austin Scott reraised to 250,000 from the big blind. Richey called.

The flop came down     and Scott fired 175,000. Richey folded and Scott won the pot.

Austin Scott3,815,000300,000
Brett Richey1,490,000-300,000
06/14/12 10:46:40 PM PST
 
Double Up for Richey
 

Brett Richey

Brett Richey limped in from the button and Austin Scott raised to 150,000 from the big blind. Richey called.

The flop came down     and Scott bet 125,000. Richey raised all in for 745,000. Scott called and the crowd rose to their feet.

Richey tabled the      for trip deuces with an ace kicker. Scott held the      for trip deuces with a king kicker.

The turn was the   and river the  . Richey's hand held up and he doubled to 1.79 million in chips.

Austin Scott3,515,000-895,000
Brett Richey1,790,000895,000
06/14/12 10:43:02 PM PST
 
Richey Shoves Flop
 

From the button, Austin Scott raised to 100,000 and Brett Richey reraised from the big blind to 300,000. Scott called.

The flop came down     and Richey moved all in for 295,000. Scott folded and Richey won the pot.

Austin Scott4,410,000-295,000
Brett Richey895,000300,000
06/14/12 10:36:24 PM PST
 
Scott Increasing Lead
 

Brett Richey raised on the button to 100,000 and Austin Scott called from the big blind. The flop came down     and both payers checked. The turn was the   and Scott led for 150,000. Richey called. The river was the   and Scott bet 175,000. Richey folded.

Austin Scott4,705,000174,000
Brett Richey595,000-175,000
06/14/12 10:33:51 PM PST
 
Richey Leads Pot
 

Austin Scott raised to 100,000 on the button and Brett Richey called from the big blind to see the flop come down    . Richey led for the pot — 200,000 — and Scott folded.

06/14/12 10:32:31 PM PST
 
Another for Scott
 

Austin Scott min-raised the button to 100,000 and Brett Richey called from the big blind. The     flop was followed by a check from Richey and a bet from Scott of 100,000. Richey folded and Scott won the pot.

Austin Scott4,531,000175,000
Brett Richey770,000-175,000
06/14/12 10:30:40 PM PST
 
Level 27 started
 
Level: 27 Blinds: 25000/50000 Ante: 0
06/14/12 10:30:34 PM PST
 
Scott Knocks Richey Back Under One Million
 

Brett Richey raised on the button to 80,000 and Austin Scott called from the big blind. The flop came down     and Scott fired 90,000. Richey called.

The   fell on the turn and Scott bet 130,000. Richey called again.

The river was the   and Scott bet 325,000. Richey folded and Scott won the pot.

Austin Scott4,356,000260,000
Brett Richey945,000-260,000
06/14/12 10:25:32 PM PST
 
Richey Back Over One Million
 

Brett Richey

Brett Richey raised on the button to 80,000 and Austin Scott called from the big blind to take the     flop. Both checked and the   landed on the turn. Scott checked and Richey bet 80,000. Scott called.

After the   completed the board on the river, Scott checked and Richey bet 175,000. Scott made the call, but mucked his hand after Richey tabled the      for a heart flush.

Austin Scott4,096,000-335,000
Brett Richey1,205,000335,000
06/14/12 10:23:15 PM PST
 
Richey Gets Some Back
 

Austin Scott raised to 80,000 on the button and Brett Richey reraised the pot to 240,000. Scott folded and Richey won the pot.

Austin Scott4,431,000-200,000
Brett Richey870,000200,000
06/14/12 10:22:04 PM PST
 
Straight for Scott
 

Brett Richey limped on the button and Austin Scott checked his option in the big blind. The flop came down     and both checked. The turn was the   and Scott fired 50,000. Richey called. The river was the   and both checked.

Scott showed the      for a straight and Richey mucked.

Austin Scott4,631,000130,000
Brett Richey670,000-130,000
06/14/12 10:19:52 PM PST
 
Scott Starts Chopping Away at Richey
 

Brett Richey min-raised the button to 80,000 and Austin Scott called from the big blind. The flop came down     and both players checked. The turn was the   and paired the board. Scott fired 100,000 and Richey called.

The river was the   and Scott bet 180,000. Richey folded and Scott won the pot.

Austin Scott4,501,000260,000
Brett Richey800,000-260,000
06/14/12 10:12:43 PM PST
 
Vadzim Kursevich Eliminated in 3rd Place ($158,530)
 

Vadzim Kursevich - 3rd Place

Brett Richey folded the button and Austin Scott raised the pot from the small blind, making it 120,000 to go. Vadzim Kursevich called all in for less out of the big blind and turned over the     . Scott held the     .

The flop came down     and Scott picked up two pair. The turn   and river   left him in front and Kursevich behind, which meant Kursevich was headed out the door in third place.

For his finish, Kursevich earned nearly $160,000 in prize money. With his bustout, the World Series of Poker gold bracelet was left to be decided between Scott and Richey.

Austin Scott4,241,000380,000
Brett Richey1,060,00030,000
Vadzim Kursevich0-410,000
06/14/12 10:06:29 PM PST
 
Kursevich On Life Support
 

Vadzim Kursevich potted to 140,000 on the button and Austin Scott defended his big blind.

The flop came down     and Scott immediately bet the pot, covering Kursevich's stack. After a few moments, Kursevich gave it up.

Kursevich is down to 210,000.

06/14/12 10:03:56 PM PST
 
Updated Chip Counts
 
Austin Scott3,861,000161,000
Brett Richey1,030,000-70,000
Vadzim Kursevich410,000-55,000
06/14/12 10:02:06 PM PST
 
Scott Stanko Eliminated in 4th Place ($114,530)
 

Scott Stanko - 4th Place

From the small blind, Scott Stanko raised to 120,000. Austin Scott reraised the pot from the big blind and Stanko called all in.

Stanko:     
Scott:     

After a       board, Scott's kings held up and eliminated Stanko in fourth place.

Scott Stanko0-210,000
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