07/04/13 01:11:19 AM PST
Heads Up Play Continues Tomorrow
The conclusion of 10 levels happened just 25 hands into heads-up play, with Nikolaus Teichert and Vincent Maglio set to return tomorrow at 1 p.m. They will then finish what they started and determine who will claim the World Series of Poker gold bracelet and the first-place prize of $730,756. Heads-up play began with the players nearly equal in chips, but at the conclusion of the night, Teichert leads with 7,620,000 while Maglio holds 5,415,000.
The day started with 23 players and it took about five hours for the final table to be set, with Sebastien Comel the chipleader as nine-handed play began. The road to the final table saw the following players, whose names you might recognize, making the money: Jonathan Tamayo (23rd) and Owen Crowe (11th), as well as Day 2 chipleader OJ Ojiri (19th).
It took 22 hands before the first elimination from the final table occurred. Nicolas Levi finished ninth, when his ran into the of Teichert. Levi's elimination was followed by that of Sebastien Comel, when his couldn't hold against Josh Arieh's . It took over one hour to lose our seventh-place finisher, Nicolas Faure, when he found his dominated by Teichert's .
Just six hands later, the next elimination came when Kirill Rabtsov couldn't win a race against Sergey Lebedev. Another hour went by before fifth-place finisher, Josh Arieh found himself all in with one pair against the nut straight of Vincent Maglio. Thirty-eight hands went by before the fourth-place finisher, Sergey Lebedev shoved with king-high into Maglio's ace-high. Just three hands and a few minutes later, Dan Owen ran his into Teichert's for a third-place finish.
And that brings you up to date. As mentioned above, play will continue tomorrow at 1 p.m. in the Amazon Room. Stay with PokerNews as we continue to cover this final table and all of the action here at the WSOP.
07/04/13 01:04:41 AM PST
Final Chip Counts
Play has ended for the night, and here are the heads-up counts.
|Nikolaus Teichert||7,620,000||3,120,000 |
|Vincent Maglio||5,415,000||-935,000 |07/04/13 12:59:11 AM PST
Back and Forth
Hand #121: Vincent Maglio raised to 200,000 and Nikolaus Teichert folded.
Hand #122: Teichert completed the small blind and Maglio checked his option. Maglio led for 125,000 on the flop and Teichert made it 400,000. Maglio folded and Teichert took the pot.
Hand #122: Maglio raised to 200,000 and Teichert reraised to 600,000. Maglio released his hand.
Hand #123: Teichert raised to 200,000 and Maglio reraised to 550,000. Teichert called and the flop was dealt. Maglio continued for 375,000 and Teichert folded.
Hand #124: Maglio raised to 200,000 and Teichert 400,000. Maglio called and the flop was dealt. Teichert bet 500,000 and Maglio folded.
07/04/13 12:46:20 AM PST
Hand #113: Vincent Maglio raised to 200,000, and Nikolaus Teichert made it 575,000. Maglio called. The flop came . Teichert fired 475,000, and Maglio raised to 1,050,000. Teichert gave up the pot.
Hand #114: Teichert raised to 200,000, and Maglio called. The flop was , and both players checked to see the . Maglio fired 275,000, and Teichert called. The river was a , and Maglio checked. Teichert immediately reached for chips, and he slid 600,000 in. Maglio folded.
Hand #115: Maglio raised to 200,000, and Teichert called. Teichert led out on the flop, and Maglio folded.
Hand #116: Teichert raised to 200,000 and was called. The flop came , and both checked. A turned, and Maglio bet 250,000. Teichert folded.
Hand #117: Maglio raised to 200,000, Teichert called. The flopped, and Teichert check-folded.
Hand #118: Teichert raised to 200,000, Maglio called. He then checked the , and Teichert won with a bet.
Hand #119: Maglio raised to 200,000, Teichert called. The flopped, and Maglio folded to a bet.
Hand #120: Teichert raised preflop and won.
07/04/13 12:35:43 AM PST
Maglio Gaining Control
Hand #106: Nikolaus Teichert raised to 200,000 and Vincent Maglio folded.
Hand #107: Maglio raised to 200,000 and Teichert made the call. Both players checked the flop. Teichert folded to a bet of 175,000 by Maglio on the turn.
Hand #108: Teichert raised to 200,000 and Maglio came along. Maglio checked the flop and teichert bet 250,000. Maglio made the call and checked the turn. Teichert checked behind and the river was dealt. Maglio led for 375,000 and Teichert called. They each had a ten in their hand and chopped the pot with two pair.
Hand #109: Maglio raised to 200,000 and Teichert made the call. Maglio won the pot with a 175,000 bet on the flop.
Hand #110: Maglio recieved a walk.
Hand #111: Maglio raised to 200,000 and Teichert reraised to 600,000, Maglio folded and Teichert won the pot.
Hand #112: Teichert folded to a reraise by Maglio.
07/04/13 12:23:06 AM PST
First Hands of Heads Up
Hand #99: Vincent Maglio raised to 200,000. Nikolaus Teichert called. The flop came , and Teichert checked. Maglio bet 250,000, and Teichert called. The turn was a , and Teichert again checked. Maglio checked behind him, and a was the river. Teichert bet 500,000, and Maglio quickly folded.
Hand #100: Teichert raised and won the pot.
Hand #101: Maglio limped in, and Teichert checked. The flop came , and Teichert check-called 100,000. They both checked the and then the . Teichert showed for a straight and took the pot.
Hand #102: Teichert limped, Maglio checked. They checked through to the river, and the board was . Both checked again, and Maglio won with .
Hand #103: Unknown action.
Hand #104: Maglio got a walk.
Hand #105: Maglio raised to 200,000. Teichert raised to 600,000, and Maglio folded.
07/04/13 12:16:19 AM PST
Dan Owen Eliminated in 3rd Place ($312,516)
Hand #96: Nikolaus Teichert raised to 200,000 and Dan Owen made the call. Both players checked the flop. Owen led for 275,000 on the and Teichert released his hand.
Hand #97: Vincent Maglio raised to 200,000 and Owen and Teichert both come along. All three players checked the flop. Owen checked the turn, Teichert made it 275,000 and Maglio called. Both players checked the river. Teichert showed and won the pot with a pair of queens.
Hand #98: Owen raised to 350,000 and Teichert made it 600,000. Owen answered by declaring all in and Teichert snap-called.
An ace came out right on the flop and held up on the board . Teichert took the pot and eliminated Owen in 3rd place to set up heads up play.
07/04/13 12:05:21 AM PST
Sergey Lebedev Eliminated in 4th Place ($225,392)
Hand #94: Vincent Maglio raised to 200,000, and Dan Owen made it 600,000 on the button. Maglio pushed all in without much delay, Owen folded after some thought.
Hand #95: Sergey Lebedev moved all in from the small blind, and Maglio called.
The board came , and Maglio sent Lebedev out of the tournament in fourth.
|Vincent Maglio||6,350,000||2,350,000 |
|Sergey Lebedev||0||-2,490,000 |07/03/13 11:58:57 PM PST
Level 31 started
|07/03/13 11:58:00 PM PST
Owen Doubles Through Maglio
Hand #88: Dan Owen received a walk.
Hand #89: Sergey Lebedev raised to 160,000 and that was good enough to win the blinds and antes.
Hand #90: Vincent Maglio raised to 160,000 and Owen moved all in. Maglio called and the hands were tabled.
Owen found what he needed when the board ran out . Owen was all in for 1,490,000 and doubled up through Maglio.
Hand #91: Nikolaus Teichert made it 180,000 and Maglio made the call. Maglio Check-folded to a bet from Teichert on the flop.
Hand #92: Maglio raised to 160,000 from the small and Owen called from the big. Maglio bet on the flop and Owen folded.
Hand #93: Lebedev raised to 160,000 and Maglio and Owen made the call. Owen and Lebedev checked the flop. Maglio led for 275,000 and Owen made the call while Lebedev folded. Owen check-folded to Maglio's bet of 525,000 on the turn.
07/03/13 11:44:45 PM PST
Hand #85: Vincent Maglio raised to 175,000, and only Dan Owen called. The flop, and Maglio bet 125,000. Owen called. A turned, and Maglio bet 385,000 this time. Owen called quickly, and the river was the . Maglio fired 700,000, and Owen called once more. Maglio showed for a turned two pair, and he dragged the massive pot.
Hand #86: Maglio raised to 160,000 on the button, and Nikolaus Teichert called in the big blind. The flop came , and both players checked. A fell on the turn, prompting a 275,000 bet from Teichert. Maglio called, and the river was a . Teichert fired 1,000,000, and Maglio called. Teichert showed for a backdoor straight, and Maglio mucked.
Hand #87: Maglio raised to 160,000, and Teichert and Sergey Lebedev called out of the blinds. The blinds checked to Maglio on the flop. He bet 235,000, and both opponents folded.
Hand #88: Owen raised to 160,000, and Maglio called in the big blind. He then checked the flop, and then called a bet from Owen. A turn brought two checks and a river. Maglio bet 350,000, and he took the pot.
07/03/13 11:32:30 PM PST
Teichert Takes Some From Owens
Hand #78: Sergey Lebedev and Nikolaus Teichert found themselves heads up to the flop. Lebedev made it to 180,000 on the flop and Teichert made the call. Both players checked the turn. Lebedev led for 500,000 on the river and Teichert folded.
Hand #79: Teichert raised to 165,000 and folded to a reraise by Lebedev.
Hand #80: Lebedev completed the small blind and Vincent Maglio raised to 255,000 from the big. Lebedev made the call and the flop was dealt. Lebedev check-folded to Maglio's bet of 300,000.
Hand #81: Teichert raised to 180,000 and Dan owen reraised to 500,000. Teichert made the call and the flop was dealt. Owen checked and Teichert bet 1,000,000 forcing Owen to release his hand.
Hand #82: Owen raised to 160,000 from the small blind and Teichert reraised to 405,000 from the big. Owen folded and Teichert took the pot.
Hand #83: Owen raised to 160,000 from the button and it folded around.
Hand #84: Maglio received a walk.
07/03/13 11:16:20 PM PST
Josh Arieh Eliminated in 5th Place ($164,768)
Hand #77: Vincent Maglio bet 125,000 on an flop, and Dan Owen called. Josh Arieh moved all in, and Maglio did the same without hesitation.
The turn came and the river , and Maglio's straight held up.
|Vincent Maglio||4,000,000||2,165,000 |
|Josh Arieh||0||-2,365,000 |07/03/13 11:13:40 PM PST
Arieh Looking For Spots
Hand #69: Josh Arieh raised to 160,000 and it folded around.
Hand #70: Vincent Maglio raised to 160,000 and it folded around.
Hand #71: Dan Owen raised to 175,000 and Nikolaus Teichert made the call. Owen continued for 225,000 on the flop and Teichert folded.
Hand #72: Teichert raised to 175,000 and Owen made the call. Both player check the flop. Owen checked the and Teichert made it 500,000. Owen folded and Teichert took the pot.
Hand #73: Arieh raised to 160,000 and Owen called. Owen checked the flop and Arieh continued for 125,000. Owen raised to 500,000 and Arieh folded.
Hand #74: Owen raised to 225,000 and it folded around.
Hand #75: Sergey Lebedev, Arieh, Owen and Teichert went to the flop for 60,000 each. Lebedev made it 175,000 on the flop and everyone folded.
Hand #76: Owen raised to 175,000 and it folded over to Maglio who moved all in. After some thought, Owen decided to fold.
07/03/13 10:55:41 PM PST
Level 30 started
|07/03/13 10:55:32 PM PST
Updated Chip Counts
|Dan Owen||3,645,000||0 |
|Nikolaus Teichert||2,700,000||0 |
|Sergey Lebedev||2,490,000||0 |
|Josh Arieh||2,365,000||0 |
|Vincent Maglio||1,835,000||0 |07/03/13 10:55:08 PM PST
Players have taken their seats and the first hand after the break is beginning.
07/03/13 10:35:47 PM PST
A Few Hands And A Break
Hand #67: Josh Arieh raised to 125,000 followed by the all in of Vincent Maglio. Arieh folded and Maglio took his second pot in a row.
Hand #68: Dan Owen raised to 255,000 and it folded around.
The players are now on a 20-minute break. We will be back with you shortly.
07/03/13 10:32:42 PM PST
Maglio Doubles Through Arieh
Hand #65: Sergey Lebedev completed the blind, and Josh Arieh checked his option. The flop came , and the players checked to see the . Once again, they checked, and this time the dealer placed the down. More checks, and Lebedev's took the pot.
Hand #66: Arieh and Vincent Maglio got all in preflop.
The board ran out , giving Maglio a full house and a double up.