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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

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:37 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette gets a walk in the big blind.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:37 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette opens to 70,000 from the button. The small blind folds and Greg Seiden three-bets to 175,000 from the big blind.

Barnette calls to see the     flop in position.

Seiden leads for 400,000 and Barnette asks for a count of his remaining stack. Barnette gets the count from his opponent and calls.

The   comes on the turn and both players check.

The   completes the board and Seiden checks, only to see Barnette announce himself "all-in".

Seine puts his head down and folds, losing a decent portion of his stack in the process.

Barnette is now playing close to 2,500,000 while Seiden is now near the half million mark.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:32 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette opens 70,000 from the small blind only to see Zachary Seufert move all-in from the big blind for 500,000.

Barnette quickly folds and Seufert takes the pot.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:30 PM Local Time

Zachary Seufert moves all-in for 440,000. Both blinds fold.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:30 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette opens to 70,000 on the button, enough to take down the blinds and antes.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:29 PM Local Time

Greg Seiden raises to 70,000 from the button. Zachary Seufert moves all-in for 365,000 and Seiden goes into the tank.

After getting a count and taking inventory of his own stack, he eventually folds.

Seufert increases his stack by close to 100,000 and is now back up over the 500,000 mark.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:27 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette gets a walk in the big blind.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:26 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette raises to 70,000 on the button. The small blind folds and Greg Seiden calls in the big.

Both players check to the river on a board of      , with Brandon and Seiden both turning over ace high hands to chop up the pot.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:24 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette calls in the small blind. Zachary Seufert checks his open in the big blind to see the     flop.

Both players check to see the   come down on the turn.

They check again, with the   completing the boara

Brandon Barnette calls in the small blind. Zachary Seufert checks his open in the big blind to see the     flop.

Both players check to see the   come down on the turn.

They check again, with the   completing the board. Barnette bets 70,000 and Seufert folds.

Barnette increases his stack slightly and is now approaching the 2,000,000 chip mark.

d. Barnette bets 70,000 and Seufert folds.

Barnette increases his stack slightly and is now approaching the 2,000,000 chip mark.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:21 PM Local Time

Back from a short color up break, Greg Seiden raises to 60,000 from the small blind.

In the big blind, Brandon Barnette moves all-in, forcing a fold.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:20 PM Local Time
Level: 26
Blinds: 15000/30000
Ante: 5000
Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:14 PM Local Time

Greg Seiden takes a walk in the big blind.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:13 PM Local Time

Zachary Seufert gets a walk in the big blind.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:12 PM Local Time

Zachary Seufert raises to 50,000 from the button and takes down the pot.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:11 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette opens to 54,000 from the button and takes down the blinds and antes.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:11 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette calls in the small blind and Zachary Seufert raises to 57,000 in the big blind. Barnette calls to see the flop.

The board falls     and Barnette checks to his in position opponent who bets 73,000.

Barnette calls to see the   come on the turn. He leads for 134,000, putting Seufert to a decision for a decent percentage of his chips.

Seufert tanks for close to two minutes, eventually calling to see the final community card.

The   falls on the river and Barnette announces himself "all-in", having Seufert well covered.

Seufert goes into the tank once more, spending another minute deep in thought before folding.

Seufert is now down to under the 500,000 chip mark while Brandon Barnette is currently playing close to 1,700,000.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:06 PM Local Time

Zachary Seufert raises to 55,000 from the button, good enough to win the pot.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:05 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette raise to 54,000 from the button and takes down the blinds and antes.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:04 PM Local Time

Brandon Barnette raises to 54,000 from the small blind and takes down the pot.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:04 PM Local Time

Zachary Seufert opens 50,000 and Gary Kochalka moves all-in for the button for 145,000.

Seufert gets a count and calls, tabling   . Kochalka will need to hit to stay alive, as he holds   .

The board runs out       and Seufert completes the knockout.

Kochalka will make just over $22,000 for his fourth place finish, with Seufert entering three handed play with just under 500,000 chips.

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