07/14/12 06:03:26 PM PST
Updated Chip Counts at the Dinner Break
|Kyle Keranen||5,662,000||0 |
|Robert Salaburu||5,401,000||0 |
|Elisabeth Hille||4,075,000||675,000 |
|Gaelle Baumann||4,034,000||0 |
|Charles Coultas||3,925,000||525,000 |
|Erik Hellman||3,910,000||-1,000 |
|Paul Volpe||3,866,000||0 |
|David Kluchman||3,436,000||1,336,000 |
|Jesse Sylvia||3,300,000||100,000 |
|Daniel Strelitz||3,125,000||1,175,000 |
|Eric Buchman||3,100,000||900,000 |
|Fabrizio Gonzalez||3,049,000||49,000 |
|Joseph Cheong||3,030,000||-70,000 |
|Dung Nguyen||2,870,000||920,000 |
|Nicco Maag||2,810,000||710,000 |
|Michael Esposito||2,739,000||239,000 |
|Jean Malherbe||2,710,000||310,000 |
|Jacob Balsiger||2,700,000||-100,000 |
|Wilfried Haerig||2,620,000||-540,000 |
|Marcia Topp||2,590,000||10,000 |
|Lawrie Gibson||2,580,000||430,000 |
|Roman Valerstein||2,520,000||470,000 |
|Alban Juen||2,460,000||500,000 |
|Taylor Paur||2,440,000||660,000 |
|Manos Foudoulakis||2,382,000||1,039,000 |
|Scott Anderson||2,320,000||1,595,000 |
|David Peters (CA)||2,314,000||134,000 |
|Leo Wolpert||2,236,000||336,000 |
|Tristan Clemencon||2,220,000||530,000 |
|Amit Zulkowitz||2,200,000||0 |
|Vanessa Selbst||2,097,000||0 |
|Andras Koroknai||1,952,000||172,000 |
|Michael Gable||1,920,000||1,220,000 |
|Erik Cajelais||1,895,000||-305,000 |
|Mazin Khoury||1,841,000||-459,000 |
|Timothy Adams||1,840,000||540,000 |
|Mohammad Siddiqui||1,780,000||1,035,000 |
|Percy Mahatan||1,760,000||1,332,000 |
|Jan Heitmann||1,728,000||278,000 |
|Jamie Robbins||1,710,000||10,000 |
|David Warady||1,668,000||1,217,000 |
|Kyle Bowker||1,651,000||0 |
|Omar Saeed||1,633,000||-119,000 |
|Scott Abrams||1,540,000||100,000 |
|Tomas Samol||1,520,000||80,000 |
|David Funkhouser||1,500,000||300,000 |
|David ODB Baker||1,487,000||-563,000 |
|Felipe Quijano||1,480,000||-100,000 |
|Webber Kang||1,460,000||-240,000 |
|Jordi Martinezalonso||1,440,000||310,000 |
|Balint Barta||1,426,000||1,173,000 |
|Isaac Baron||1,385,000||15,000 |
|Shahriar Assareh||1,350,000||-350,000 |
|Kirill Rabtsov||1,341,000||0 |
|Stephane Bisson||1,304,000||-196,000 |
|Tony Lay||1,254,000||-396,000 |
|Andrew Flaherty||1,211,000||-29,000 |
|Fabio Sousa||1,190,000||140,000 |
|Russell Thomas||1,187,000||637,000 |
|Amit Makhija||1,170,000||170,000 |
|Gwennael Grandmougin||1,164,000||24,000 |
|Eric Pratt||1,145,000||170,000 |
|Sam Soverel||1,130,000||-130,000 |
|Josh Neufeld||1,120,000||180,000 |
|Nicholas Cushman||1,113,000||146,000 |
|Helge Stjernvang||1,110,000||435,000 |
|Mesbah Guerfi||1,107,000||-13,000 |
|Yuval Bronshtein||1,100,000||250,000 |
|Marc Ladouceur||1,080,000||-45,000 |
|John Beauprez||1,076,000||758,000 |
|Amnon Filippi||1,075,000||50,000 |
|Marcel Luske||1,020,000||60,000 |
|Jonathan Schoder||987,000||187,000 |
|Francois Safieddine||955,000||-595,000 |
|Richard Pyne||940,000||-635,000 |
|Paul Siem||937,000||-98,000 |
|Mihai Manole||884,000||254,000 |
|Max Ovseyevitz||883,000||-52,000 |
|Zsolt Vizsnyiczai||865,000||-1,185,000 |
|Steve Merrifield||860,000||230,000 |
|Casey Yontz||858,000||390,000 |
|Jason Somerville||854,000||-1,000 |
|Nicolau Villa Lobos||848,000||148,000 |
|Ben Greenberg||830,000||-670,000 |
|Alfred Firova||825,000||279,000 |
|Gregory Milliron||820,000||-410,000 |
|Susie Zhao||816,000||-44,000 |
|David Balkin||810,000||-105,000 |
|Jordan Batt||809,000||-71,000 |
|Takashi Ogura||792,000||172,000 |
|Steven Gee||775,000||-115,000 |
|Timothy Chang||759,000||424,000 |
|Lasell King||758,000||13,000 |
|Ricky Markowitz||728,000||43,000 |
|Frederick Vogt||708,000||168,000 |
|David Randall||689,000||-791,000 |
|Jeremy Ausmus||687,000||48,000 |
|Gavin Smith||685,000||-645,000 |
|Jonathan Seelbach||643,000||-2,000 |
|Andrew Dean||634,000||111,000 |
|Niels van Alphen||627,000||-403,000 |
|Bobby Law||623,000||73,000 |
|John Roh||623,000||213,000 |
|Daniel Deveau||613,000||392,000 |
|Sam Holden||595,000||-50,000 |
|Dave D'Alesandro||587,000||-913,000 |
|Eric Legoff||574,000||-626,000 |
|Michael Moreno||573,000||-42,000 |
|Chanracy Khun||573,000||173,000 |
|Frank Calo||573,000||-73,000 |
|Bobby Poe||565,000||336,000 |
|Mark Clement||557,000||97,000 |
|Francis Witek||542,000||-55,000 |
|Kevin Pollak||540,000||-78,000 |
|Lasse Soerensen||538,000||-142,000 |
|Danny Wong||536,000||351,000 |
|Mark Cole||510,000||182,000 |
|Antonio Garcia||493,000||233,000 |
|A.J. Jejelowo||485,000||-715,000 |
|Vladimir Mefodichev||483,000||-167,000 |
|Aaron Kaiser||465,000||165,000 |
|Klaus Pautrot||455,000||-190,000 |
|Robert Buckenmayer||450,000||-177,000 |
|Bruno Kawauti||437,000||184,000 |
|Sachin Modi||430,000||-20,000 |
|William Hefflefinger||400,000||-209,000 |
|Michael Swimelar||398,000||-320,000 |
|Raphael Ayani||379,000||-401,000 |
|Timothy Kilpatrick||334,000||26,000 |
|Adel Jo||308,000||-57,000 |
|Roland Israelashvili||307,000||-458,000 |
|John Duley||293,000||-10,000 |
|Rodrick Kennedy||234,000||-394,000 |
|Nico Behling||206,000||-169,000 |
|Greg Merson||108,000||8,000 |07/14/12 04:44:47 PM PST
Salaburu Hits About Five Million
Picking up the action after a flop, Brian Lamanna got his stack of about 540,000 into the middle with against the of Robert Salaburu. The turn changed nothing, but the hit the river to give Salaburu a nine-high straight to score the elimination.
|Robert Salaburu||5,300,000||800,000 |
|Brian Lamanna||0||-750,000 |07/14/12 04:44:04 PM PST
Rabtsov Doubles Through Bowker...Again
Just thirty minutes ago, Kirill Rabtsov doubled through Kyle Bowker when he caught a pair of aces on the turn to best Bowker's flopped queens. Well he has just doubled through Bowker again to double up to over 1.3 million.
Action started with Bowker raising to 45,000 in the cutoff. Rabtsov made it 125,000 to go from the small blind, and it got back around to Bowker. He moved all in for 660,000 effective, and Rabtsov made the call.
Rabtsov was in the lead, but he would need to win a race to double up. The board stayed true for him, as it ran out . Rabtsov doubled up to 1.341 million, while Bowker, drops down to 1.651 million on the last hand before dinner.
|Kyle Bowker||1,651,000||-697,000 |
|Kirill Rabtsov||1,341,000||650,000 |07/14/12 04:42:41 PM PST
Keranen Keeping On
Tony Lay opened with a raise to 75,000 and it folded around to Kyle Keranen in the small blind who called. The big blind folded, and the flop came . Keranen plucked 130,000 from his mountainous stack and tossed the chips forward. and Lay quickly called.
The turn brought the and another bet from Keranen, this time for 180,000. Lay thought a moment, then let his hand go.
Keranen continues to pressure his table, playing most hands (from all positions) and accumulating chips to increase his currently leading stack.
|Kyle Keranen||5,575,000||535,000 |07/14/12 04:35:04 PM PST
Gonzalez Doubles; Merson Crippled
We didn't catch all the action but we just saw Fabrizio Gonzalez being pushed a huge pot courtesy of Greg Merson. The former had laid out in front of him on a board, while the latter held . It was an action flop, so we're guessing that's when the chip went in.
After all was said and done, Gonzalez had doubled to 3 million while Meson was left with just 50,000. Merson went on to double the very next hand, but he is still on an extremely short stack.
|Fabrizio Gonzalez||3,000,000||1,550,000 |
|Greg Merson||100,000||-1,500,000 |07/14/12 04:34:41 PM PST
Ayani Finds a Double
Raphael Ayani was all in for 219,000 holding two red jacks, and Casey Yontz had him at risk holding .
The board ran out , and Ayani doubled to 468,000.
|Raphael Ayani||780,000||316,000 |
|Casey Yontz||468,000||-202,000 |07/14/12 04:31:22 PM PST
Updated Chip Counts
|Amit Makhija||1,000,000||-200,000 |
|Marcel Luske||960,000||368,000 |
|Brian Lamanna||750,000||-230,000 |
|Sam Holden||645,000||-295,000 |07/14/12 04:26:53 PM PST
Robbins Busts Phan
We caught up to see a short-stacked John Phan all in for his last 31,000. Phan held against Jamie Robbins' .
The flop brought and the turn the .
"One time, queen of hearts!" said Phan while looking at the board.
Unfortunately for Phan, the deck refused to oblige, and the dropped down on fifth street. Phan was forced to hit the rail while Robbins increased his stack to about 1,700,000.
|Jamie Robbins||1,700,000||400,000 |
|John Phan||0||-1,250,000 |07/14/12 04:26:40 PM PST
Updated Featured Table Counts
|Kyle Bowker||2,348,000||-52,000 |
|Omar Saeed||1,752,000||-31,000 |
|Gwennael Grandmougin||1,140,000||-180,000 |
|Susie Zhao||860,000||-60,000 |
|Kirill Rabtsov||691,000||185,000 |
|Ricky Markowitz||685,000||97,000 |
|Jeremy Ausmus||639,000||-226,000 |
|Kevin Pollak||618,000||96,000 |07/14/12 04:26:07 PM PST
Green Makes His Exit
Perry Green has just been eliminated.
In what would be Green's last hand, Danny Wong raised to 44,000 from the button and Green flatted from the small blind. Jacob Balsiger also called from the big blind for a three-way pot.
All three players checked the flop, however, Green pushed all in for his last 300,000 when the landed on the turn. Balsiger announced, "Call," to put Green at risk and Wong got out of the way.
Green: for a pair of jacks.
Balsiger: for two-pair.
Green was drawing live, however, the river bricked out for him and he was sent to the rail.
The 76-year-old, who has three World Series of Poker hold bracelets and is famously known for losing out to Stu Ungar heads-up in the 1981 Main Event, will take home $52,718 for his efforts.
Balsiger is up to 2.8 million.
|Jacob Balsiger||2,800,000||640,000 |
|Perry Green||0||-400,000 |07/14/12 04:25:46 PM PST
Coultas Crosses 3 Million
When we reached Table 416, the board was . Charles Coultas was first to act, and he slid out 280,000. Mathias Maasberg, tanked for a very long time, then called.
Coultas tabled for a flush, Maasberg mucked, and Coultas is over 3 million chips.
|Charles Coultas||3,400,000||450,000 |
|Mathias Maasberg||140,000||-750,000 |07/14/12 04:21:14 PM PST
Kluchman Over Three Million
After a sizable pot, David Kluchman has become the next player to increase his stack over three million in chips.
We missed the amounts on the the flop, but can confirm that on a flop of , Kluchman checked and Farrell bet out. Kluchman raised and Farrell flat called.
The dropped on the turn and Kluchman led out. Farrell shipped all in for about 1,360,000 and Kluchman called. Farrell showed for a pair of eights and was behind Kluchman's two pair with . The river bricked out for Farrell with the and he was sent to the rail.
Kluchman is now sitting on 3,600,000.
|David Kluchman||3,600,000||900,000 |
|Niall Farrell||0||-1,020,000 |07/14/12 04:19:30 PM PST
River Put Topp on Top
Patrick Halter was all in preflop for 250,000 with and behind the of Marcia Topp. The flop was kind to Halter as it paired his ten to give him the lead, while the turn kept him there.
Unfortunately for him, there was one card to come and the spiked on the river to give Topp Broadway. With that, Halter was eliminated from the tournament.
|Marcia Topp||2,580,000||680,000 |
|Patrick Halter||0||-235,000 |07/14/12 04:15:30 PM PST
Rabtsov Doubles Through Bowker
Action started with Kyle Bowker raising to 40,000 from the button. It folded to Kirill Rabtsov in the big blind, and he moved all in for 202,000. Bowker made the call, and the cards were tabled.
Bowker hit the flop hard, as it came down . This gave Bowker top pair with a straight draw, and Rabtsov would need to catch an ace to survive. He did just that when the hit the turn, and now Bowker was looking for a queen, ten, or nine to take the lead again. He didn't catch it though, as the rolled off on the river.
Bowker is doing fine at 2.4 million, while Rabtsov doubles to 506,000.
|Kyle Bowker||2,400,000||37,000 |
|Kirill Rabtsov||506,000||217,000 |07/14/12 04:14:31 PM PST
De la Racing
Julio de la Rosa was all in for his last 156,000 chips holding . Mihai Manole had him at risk with , and after a brief pause for the camera crew, the flop fell . De la Rosa remained ahead as the turn and river came , , doubling him to over 300,000 chips.
|Mihai Manole||630,000||-170,000 |
|Julio de la Rosa||320,000||120,000 |07/14/12 04:10:34 PM PST
Ovseyevitz Doubles Through Quijano
Marc Ladouceur raised to 42,000 from under the gun and Felipe Quijano called from one seat over. It folded all of the way around to Max Ovseyevitz in the big blind who pushed all in for 453,000 total. Ladouceur quickly folded, and after about a minute of thought Quijano called.
Ovseyevitz turned over his , and Quijano shook his head at the sight of his opponents cards as he showed his . The flop came , extending Ovseyevitz's lead even further, and by the turn the hand had been decided.
|Felipe Quijano||1,580,000||-340,000 |
|Max Ovseyevitz||935,000||485,000 |07/14/12 04:06:20 PM PST
Just a few hands after losing Daniel Negreanu, we have lost another notable at the table: Chance Kornuth. He moved all in for 250,000, and it folded to Ricky Markowitz, who moved all in for a little more, 287,000 total. Everyone else folded, and we had a classic race on our hands.
The flop brought little help for Kornuth, coming down . He was still looking for a king or a queen, and while he didn't get it on the turn, the did bring him straight outs. Kornuth would need an ace, king, queen, or nine on the river, but the came instead.
Kornuth heads to the rail, while Markowitz is up to 588,000.
|Ricky Markowitz||588,000||86,000 |
|Chance Kornuth||0||-224,000 |07/14/12 04:02:48 PM PST
Keep Diggin' Watson
When we reached the table, was laying in front of Cylus Watson, and the board read . Watson was raking in a massive pot after a three-way all in, where Steve Merrifield had ace-king, and John O'Shea, who had already left, evidently had .
Watson increased his stack to 1.65 million, while Merrifield sunk to 630,000, and O'Shea is out.
|Cylus Watson||1,650,000||275,000 |
|Steve Merrifield||630,000||-188,000 |
|John O'Shea||0||-312,000 ||