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2011 WSOP National Championship

Friday, May 27, 2011 to Sunday, May 29, 2011


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  • Buy-in: $0
  • Prizepool: $1,000,000
  • Entries: 100
  • Remaining: 23


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Sunday, May 29, 2011 4:03 PM Local Time

Josh Evans opened from first to act for 26,000 with Sam Barnhart making the call from the button to see a     flop fall.

Both players checked to see the   land on the turn and Evans tapping the table once again. Barnhart pushed out a bet of 30,000 only to have Evans check-raise all in.

Barnhart deliberated for a few minutes before eventually releasing his hand.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 4:01 PM Local Time

La Sengphet entered the pot from the button for 26,000 with Sam Barnhart making the call from out of the small blind.

Both players checked the     flop to see the   fall on the turn and Barnhart push out 50,000. Sengphet mucked and the pot was pushed to Barnhart.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:54 PM Local Time

La Sengphet

From the cutoff seat, James Anderson raised to 23,000. La Sengphet made the call from the big blind and the flop came down monotone with the     falling. Sengphet checked and Anderson bet 29,000. Sengphet made the call.

The turn card was the   to put another heart on board. Both players opted to check and see the   pair the board on the river for free. Sengphet checked and Anderson fired 66,000. After a minute or so in the tank, Sengphet made the call. We couldn't see Anderson's holding, but the tournament announcer mentioned that both players had flopped a flush. Sengphet held the nut variety though with the    and won the hand to increase her chip lead.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:45 PM Local Time

Action folded to Sam Barnhart in the small blind and he completed the bet. James Anderson raised to 28,000 from the big blind and Barnhart made the call. The two players saw the flop come down     and Barnhart checked. Anderson bet 32,000 and Barnhart called.

Fourth street was the   and both players checked to witness the   fall on fifth street. Barnhart bet out 60,000 and Anderson released his hand into the muck.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:35 PM Local Time

From the cutoff seat, Josh Evans raised to 26,000. La Sengphet made the call from the button and everyone else folded. The flop came down     and Evans fired a continuation bet worth 38,000. Sengphet folded and Evans was pushed the pot.

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Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:33 PM Local Time

Charles "Woody" Moore - 6th Place

After opening with an under the gun raise, Charles Moore would inevitably commit what remained of his chips once James Anderson upped the ante to have "Woody" all in for his tournament life.


In a classic race situation, the     flop would be a safe one for Anderson as it gave Moore no additional outs.

The turn of the   however saw Moore's chance of survival survival lessen, and when the   completed the board, he was bumped to the rail in 6th place for a $55,000 payday.

James Anderson515,000209,000
Charles Moore0-192,000
Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:26 PM Local Time

On a     flop we found Jonathan Poche leading out with a bet of 18,000 which was called by Josh Evans.

Both players checked the   on the turn, and when the   landed on the river, Poche cut out a 37,000-chip bet. Evans made the call, but would be forced to muck at the sight of Poche's    for a straight.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:19 PM Local Time

From the hijack seat, Charles "Woody" Moore raised to 40,000 on the first hand back from the break. Jonathan Poche was in the next spot in the cutoff and reraised all in for 203,000. La Sengphet tanked in the small blind, but eventually folded. When action got back to Moore, he flipped a coin in the air. After it landed on the felt, he didn't look too pleased with the result and thought for another 20 seconds or so before tossing his hand into the muck.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:16 PM Local Time
Level: 18
Blinds: 5000/10000
Ante: 1000
Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:07 PM Local Time
La Sengphet690,000150,000
James Anderson307,000-118,000
Sam Barnhart274,000-71,000
Josh Evans252,000-13,000
Charles Moore233,000-57,000
Jonathan Poche204,00074,000
Sunday, May 29, 2011 3:00 PM Local Time

The remaining six players are on a 15-minute break. We'll have chip counts for you shortly.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 2:41 PM Local Time

In a three-bet pot, both La Sengphet and James Anderson committed 54,000 to see a     flop fall.

Sengphet check-called 64,000 before the   was checked on the turn as the river fell the  . Sengphet announced all in for her final 152,000.

After nearly two minutes in the tank, Anderson made the call only to be shown the    of Sengphet for a flopped full house to move to 540,000 in chips.

As Sengphet went over to her rail to celebrate, she happily accepted payments of between $1 and $10 for winning a pot with seven-deuce.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 2:32 PM Local Time

Charles Moore opened the action with a 21,000-chip raise only to have Josh Evans put his newly found chips to good use by making it 67,000 to go from the button.

Moore made the call, but quickly dispatched of his cards on the     flop following a 64,000-chip continuation-bet from Evans.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 2:26 PM Local Time

From the small blind, Jonathan Poche opened the action to 17,000 only to have Josh Evans move all in from the big blind for slightly over 130,000. Poche immediately made the call.


The     flop put Evans squarely in the lead, and when the   and   landed on the turn and river, Evans was pushed the pot as Poche sunk down to roughly 130,000 in chips.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 2:10 PM Local Time

Charles "Woody" Moore opened another button with a raise. This time he made it 22,000 to go. Jonathan Poche three-bet to 69,000. Everyone folded, including Moore, and Poche won the pot.

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Sunday, May 29, 2011 2:00 PM Local Time
Level: 17
Blinds: 4000/8000
Ante: 1000
Sunday, May 29, 2011 1:59 PM Local Time

Catching the action on the     flop we found Jonathan Poche pushing out a 29,000-chip bet into two players.

La Sengphet check-folded from the big blind, but the original raiser in James Anderson made the call to see the   land on the turn. Anderson check-called 69,000 before the   completed the board.

Anderson checked and Poche slid out a bet of 110,000 which - after a few moments of deliberation - was called by Anderson.

Anderson tabled his    and Poche nodded accordingly before mucking while slipping to 300,000 as Anderson leap-frogs him up the leaderboard.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 1:45 PM Local Time

From the cutoff seat, Josh Evans raised to 16,000. James Anderson defended his big blind with a call and the flop came down     between the two players. Anderson was first to act post-flop and checked. Evans also checked.

The turn added the   to the board and Anderson fired a bet of 19,000, which was called by Evans. The dealer then placed the final card on the board, the  . Anderson fired again, betting 46,000 this time. Evans made the call, but mucked when he saw Anderson's    for a flopped full house.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 1:43 PM Local Time

Although he is the over-whelming chip leader, Jonathan Poche is still being picked on by his fellow final table combatants.

After James Anderson opened to 14,000, Poche three-bet the button to 37,000 only to have Anderson respond with an all in. Poche deliberated slightly before mucking.

The following hand saw Poche bump it up from the cutoff to 16,000 only to have Josh Evans on his direct left move all in for 222,000 in chips. Poche again elected to kick his cards to the muck while slipping to roughly 465,000 in chips.

Sunday, May 29, 2011 1:33 PM Local Time

On a board reading       we found Sam Barnhart moving all in to force James Anderson out of the hand.

The following hand - after a Josh Evans raise to 16,000 - Anderson tried his own all in move which successfully saw him collect the pot.