Monday, February 25, 2013 10:42 PM Local Time
A short-stacked Luke Graham moved all in before the flop for his last 185,000. It folded around to William Looper's big blind and he called.
The board fell and Graham's ace-high finished as the best hand, securing Graham a double to about 410,000.
|William Looper||3,250,000||-200,000 |
|Luke Graham||410,000||110,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 10:33 PM Local Time
Jonathan Tamayo opened to 85,000 in middle position, David Grandieri three-bet to 170,000 on the button, Tamayo made the call.
Tamayo checked after the dealer fanned , Grandieri fired 155,000, and Tamayo check-raised to 325,000. Grandieri tanked for a but, then folded.
Grandieri, who had just won a nice-sized pot off of Clint Tolbert, dropped down to around 1.05 million chips, while Tamayo now sits with roughly 2.7 million.
|Jonathan Tamayo||2,700,000||220,000 |
|David Grandieri||1,050,000||100,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 10:26 PM Local Time
The flop read and David Grandieri checked. William Looper tossed out 95,000 only to have Grandieri check-raise to 235,000.
Looper would not be deterred, though, as he came right back over the top for 675,000 total. Grandieri quickly released and Looper took down the pot. Looper has roughly 3.45 million to Grandieri's 950,000.
|William Looper||3,450,000||250,000 |
|David Grandieri||950,000||-400,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 10:12 PM Local Time
Chris Hyden opened to 80,000 from under the gun, Jonathan Tamayo called on his direct left, David Grandieri called on the button, and Clint Tolbert three-bet to 250,000 from the small blind.
Hyden tanked for the better part of two minutes, then moved all in for around 1.7 million. The action folded back to Tolbert, who folded as well.
|Clint Tolbert||2,875,000||-105,000 |
|Chris Hyden||2,175,000||470,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 10:04 PM Local Time
Jonathan Tamayo opened to 85,000 only to have Mark Rose three-bet all in for 775,000 from the next seat over. It folded to David Grandieri in the big blind who tanked for about a minute before releasing.
Action came back to Tomayo and he let go as well, awarding the pot to Rose. He's now sporting about 950,000.
|Mark Rose||950,000||190,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 9:52 PM Local Time
William Looper opened to 85,000 from under the gun, and the action folded to Tom Gleason, who three-bet jammed for 850,000 from the cutoff. The button and blinds released, and Looper snapped it off.
Gleason turned over again, but he was crushed by Looper's .
The kings held as the board ran out , and Gleason was eliminated in eighth place.
|William Looper||3,200,000||940,000 |
|Tom Gleason||0||-825,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 9:50 PM Local Time
Nancy Birnbaum open-shipped all in for her last 290,000 from the hijack and was quickly called by Jonathan Tamayo from the next seat over. The rest of the table folded and the hands were rolled over.
Birnbaum needed help but had her hopes dashed when Tomayo paired on the flop. The on the turn sealed her fate and the on the river gave her a meaningless pair. She will collect $19,276 for her efforts.
|Jonathan Tamayo||2,480,000||445,000 |
|Nancy Birnbaum||0||-520,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 9:45 PM Local Time
Prior to the level change, Tom Gleason opened to 70,000 in middle position. The action folded to William Looper, who three-bet to 185,000 from the small blind. The big blind released, and Gleason tanked for a bit before four-betting to 370,000.
Looper responded with a five-bet all in for effectively 1.2 million, and Gleason folded face up.
|William Looper||2,260,000||520,000 |
|Tom Gleason||825,000||-495,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 9:37 PM Local Time
Picking up with the action on a board of , David Grandieri checked to Mark Rose who cut out a bet of 130,000. Grandieri wasted little time announcing a raise all in for 960,000 more and Rose let out a huge sigh.
Rose went into the tank for almost two minutes before finally deciding not to make the call. Grandieri picked up the pot and is now sitting on about 1.35 million.
|David Grandieri||1,350,000||200,000 |
|Mark Rose||760,000||-490,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 9:26 PM Local Time
David Grandieri opened to 65,000 in early position, Chris Hyden called in the hijack seat, and the rest of the players folded.
The dealer fanned , and Grandieri continued for 80,000. Hyden tank-called.
The turn was the , Grandieri checked, and Hyden tossed out 145,000. Grandieri tanked for a bit, then folded.
|Chris Hyden||1,705,000||130,000 |
|David Grandieri||1,150,000||-115,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 9:19 PM Local Time
Mark Rose opened to 60,000 from early position and Luke Graham flatted. It folded to Clint Tolbert's button and he three-bet to 175,000. This was too much for Rose, but Graham opted to stay the course.
The flop brought and Graham checked. Tolbert bet 400,000 which was more than enough to put Graham all in. He shook his head and flicked his cards at the muck, thus awarding Tolbert the pot. Graham is now sitting with only ten big blinds with 300,000.
|Clint Tolbert||2,980,000||100,000 |
|Luke Graham||300,000||-280,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 9:10 PM Local Time
Chris Hyden opened to 60,000 from middle position, and the action folded to David Grandieri, who defended his big blind. The dealer fanned , Grandieri checked, and Hyden continued for 75,000. Grandieri tank-called.
The turn was a repeat seven - the - and Grandieri checked again. Hyden fired a second bullet worth 130,000, and Grandieri called again.
The completed the board, and Grandieri checked a third and final time. Hyden tanked for the better part of 30 seconds, then announced that he was all in. The bet was for 500,000 exactly, and Grandieri reached for blue T100,000 chips, tossing forward five of them.
Hyden ripped over for a turned full house, and WSOP tournament rules dictate that Grandieri must show his hand. He turned over for a pair of tens.
Hyden now has 1.575 million chips, while Grandieri plummeted down to 1.265 million.
|Chris Hyden||1,575,000||730,000 |
|David Grandieri||1,265,000||-1,015,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 8:54 PM Local Time
David Grandieri opened to 65,000 from middle position. Action folded around to Nancy Birnbaum who called out of the small blind. Jonathan Tamayo peeked at his cards, waited a moment, and made it 190,000 to go. Both of his opponents released and he took down the pot.
Monday, February 25, 2013 8:35 PM Local Time
Cards are in the air here at the Main Event final table!
Monday, February 25, 2013 8:12 PM Local Time
|Clint Tolbert||2,880,000||-20,000 |
|David Grandieri||2,280,000||-220,000 |
|Jonathan Tamayo||2,035,000||85,000 |
|William Looper||1,740,000||390,000 |
|Tom Gleason||1,320,000||20,000 |
|Mark Rose||1,250,000||-20,000 |
|Chris Hyden||845,000||-255,000 |
|Luke Graham||580,000||75,000 |
|Nancy Birnbaum||520,000||-190,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 7:26 PM Local Time
Players are now on a 60-minute dinner break.
Monday, February 25, 2013 7:22 PM Local Time
Chris Hyden opened to 60,000 from under the gun, David Grandieri three-bet to 160,000 in the cutoff seat, and Ryan Carter three-bet shoved for around 675,000 on the button. Clint Tolbert re-shoved for around 1.9 million in the small blind, and everyone folded.
The queens held as the board ran out , and Carter was eliminated.
The remaining nine players are now on a 60-minute dinner break.
|Clint Tolbert||2,900,000||800,000 |
|Ryan Carter||0||-652,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 7:18 PM Local Time
Unofficial Final Table
Monday, February 25, 2013 7:18 PM Local Time
Timothy Harrell shipped in his last roughly 350,000 before the flop and Tom Gleason quickly called. The blinds got out of the way and the hands were tabled.
Gleason took the lead on the flop and never released his grip as the turned and the rivered. Harrell will collect $15,497 for his efforts. His elimination prompted a full re-draw to the unofficial final table of 10.
|Tom Gleason||1,300,000||-125,000 |
|Timothy Harrell||0||-675,000 |
Monday, February 25, 2013 7:10 PM Local Time
Nancy Birnbaum raised to 56,000 under the gun, and Clint Tolbert defended from the big blind. The dealer fanned , and Tolbert check-called a 72,000-chip bet from Birnbaum.
The turn was the , Tolbert checked again, and Birnbaum fired a second bullet worth 125,000. Tolbert check-raised all in for effectively 710,000, and Birnbaum tank-folded.
|Clint Tolbert||2,100,000||400,000 |
|Nancy Birnbaum||710,000||-190,000 |