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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 to Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Event #1: $565 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $565
  • Prizepool: $344,000
  • Entries: 688
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:23 AM Local Time

Greg Seiden gets a walk in the big blind.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:22 AM Local Time

Greg Seiden moves all-in from the button and Brandon Barnette calls in the big blind for his tournament life.

Barnette holds    and needs to hit against Seiden's   .

The board runs out       and Barnette doubles up to just under 500,000.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:21 AM Local Time

Brandon Barnette limps the button and Greg Seiden raises to 150,000. Barnette calls to see the     flop.

Seiden checks and Barnette bets 190,000. Seiden calls.

The   falls on the turn and Seiden quickly checks and Barnette bets 340,000.

Seiden nearly snap calls to see the river.

The   completes the board and Seiden instantly checks.

Barnette announces "all-in" and Seiden shifts in his chair as he tries to work his way through the hand.

Both players are playing about an even stack at this point.

He eventually calls and Barnette pulls his hat over his faces and shows    for a busted flush draw.

Seiden tables    for two pair and takes down a massive pot.

Seiden now controls 3,200,000 of 3,500,000 chips in play.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:15 AM Local Time

Greg Seiden opens the button to 110,000 and takes down the pot.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:14 AM Local Time

Brandon Barnette raises the button to 110,000 and forces a fold.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:14 AM Local Time

Brandon Barnette gets a walk in the big blind.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:13 AM Local Time

Brandon Barnette raises the button to 120,000 and Greg Seiden calls in the big blind.

He checks the     and Barnette checks behind as well.

Seiden checks for a second time as the   comes on the turn, with Barnette forcing a fold via a 185,000 chip bet.

These two players are still nearly evenly stacked.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:10 AM Local Time

Greg Seiden raises the button to 110,000. Brandon Barnette makes the call to see the     flop.

Barnette check folds to a 100,000 chip bet and Seiden takes down the pot.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:09 AM Local Time

Brandon Barnette opens to 115,000 and takes down the pot.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:09 AM Local Time

Greg Seiden raises to 100,000 and Brandon Barnette calls.

Both players check the     flop, with Seiden betting on the turn after the   pairs the board to force a fold.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:07 AM Local Time

Brandon Barnette raises to 100,000 on the button and Greg Seiden calls.

He checks the     and Barnette bets 230,000. Seiden tanks and announces "all-in", with Barnette snap calling.

Barnette slams his    down, for a flopped flush, while Seiden shakes his head and turns over   .

He needs running cards and he gets the first as the   falls on the turn.

Both players are standing with their hands on their heads, but Barnette's arms fall to his side as the   spikes on the river, giving Seiden a runner runner full house.

The improbable double up moves Seiden nearly even with Barnette, as both players are near the 1,700,000 mark.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:04 AM Local Time
Level: 28
Blinds: 25000/50000
Ante: 5000
Friday, May 29, 2015 12:02 AM Local Time

Greg Seiden opens to 85,000 and Brandon Barnette calls in the big blind.

He then checks the     and Seiden bets 120,000.

Barnette check raises to 305,000 and Seiden quickly folds.

Barnette adds close to 200,000 to his stack and still controls a massive chip lead.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:01 AM Local Time

Greg Seiden gets a walk in the big blind.

Friday, May 29, 2015 12:00 AM Local Time

Greg Seiden makes it 90,000 to go on the button, Brandon Barnette folds.

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Friday, May 29, 2015 12:00 AM Local Time

Back from a short break, Greg Seiden gets a walk in the big blind.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 11:39 PM Local Time

The remaining two players will take a break until 11:55 PM.

Brandon Barnette: 2,520,000

Greg Seiden: 885,000

Thursday, May 28, 2015 11:37 PM Local Time

Zachary Seufert opens to 85,000 from the button. Brandon Barnette tank calls in the big blind to see the     flop.

Barnette checks to Seufert who bets 80,000 and Barnette immedlately announces "all-in". Seufert snap calls and Branette throws over his hand while pushing himself from the table.

Barnette holds    and needs to hit to eliminate Seufert who holds   .

The   changes nothing on the turn but the   changes everything on the river, as Zachary Seufert is eliminated in 3rd place.

Seufert will make just over $30,000 for his Event #1 efforts, while Brandon Barnette enters heads up play with just over 2,500,000.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 11:31 PM Local Time

Greg Seiden gets a walk in the big blind.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 11:30 PM Local Time

Greg Seiden opens the button to 90,000.

Brandon Barnette three-best to 220,000 from the small blind. The big blind folds and Seiden calls to see the flop in position.

The board comes     and both players check.

The   falls on the turn, with Barnette betting 240,000, enough to force a fold from Seiden.

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