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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Monday, June 01, 2015 to Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Event #8: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $862,650
  • Entries: 639
  • Remaining: 0

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:39 PM Local Time
Tom Marchese bumps it up to 90,000 on the button, and Paul Michaelis calls to see a flop of    . Michaelis checks, and Marchese c-bets to 80,000. Michaelis folds, and Marchese gets back to his winning ways.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:37 PM Local Time
Paul Michaelis raises to 90,000 and Tom Marchese calls. The flop comes     and Marchese checks to Michaelis who bets 95,000. Marchese folds.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:37 PM Local Time

Tom Marchese raises to 90,000 and Paul Michaelis reraises to 255,000.Marchese calls.The flop is     and both players check.

The turn is the   and both players check again. The river is the   and Michaelis checks. Marchese bets 285,000 and Michaelis folds.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:36 PM Local Time

Make it three for three for Tom Marchese.  Paul Michaelis raises to 80,000 on the button, and Marchese calls to see a flop of    .  Marchese check calls a bet of 75,000, then both players check the   on the turn. The river is the  , and both players check again.

Marchese tables    for a pair of queens, and he takes down another pot.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:34 PM Local Time
Tom Marchese raises to 90,000, and Paul Michaelis makes the call. The dealer puts out an all heart flop of    , and Michaelis check folds to a bet of 75,000 from Marchese.
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:33 PM Local Time
Tom Marchese gets a walk on the first hand of heads-up play.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:32 PM Local Time

 

Jesse Cohen raises under the gun to 120,000, and Tom Marchese pots it to 400,000. Paul Michaelis quickly folds, and Cohen moves all in for just a bit more. Marchese quickly calls, and sees he's well out in front.

Marchese:   
Cohen:   

Any hope that Cohen has to come from behind virtually goes out the door when the flop comes    .  Cohen would need runner runner to win or draw, but the board completes   and  .

With that, we are quickly down to heads up play. Paul Michaelis has 3.62 million to Tom Marchese's 1.17 million.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:28 PM Local Time

David Eldridge

David Eldridge - 4th place

Paul Michaelis raises to 85,000. David Eldridge reraises to 270,000 total. Michaelis eyes Eldridge's remaining stack and moves all in. Eldridge makes the call. The two hold the same hand so it looks like it will be a split pot.

Eldridge:   
Michaelis:   

The flop comes     which means Michaelis is free rolling to the spade flush. Eldridge is able to fade that on the   turn but the river is the   and Eldridge is eliminated in fourth place for $55,960.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:22 PM Local Time
David Eldridge makes it 140,000 in the cutoff, and he takes down the pot.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:21 PM Local Time
David Eldridge raises to 140,000 and wins the blinds.
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:19 PM Local Time
Tom Marchese limps in on the button, and Paul Michaelis checks his option in the big blind. The flop comes down    , and both players knuckle the table. The   hits the turn, and the same action occurs. The   comes on the river, and this time, Michaelis fires 50,000 into the middle. Marchese folds, and the German takes another pot.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:17 PM Local Time

Paul Michaelis limps in and David Eldridge checks his option from the big blind. The flop comes     and Eldridge checks. Michaelis bets 45,000 and Eldridge calls. The turn is the   and both players check.

The river is the   and Eldridge checks. Michaelis bets 80,000. Eldridge calls and mucks his hand after Michaelis shows    for a pair of queens.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:14 PM Local Time
Paul Michaelis raises it up from the button, and takes down the blinds.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:13 PM Local Time
Paul Michaelis opens for 90,000 from the small blind and wins the blinds.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:11 PM Local Time
Paul Michaelis gets a walk in the big blind.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:11 PM Local Time
Jesse Cohen raises to 80,000 from the button and David Eldridge announces "pot" which makes it a total of 260,000 to go. Cohen glares at his opponent, a scowl on his face, swallows, and then lets his hand go.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:09 PM Local Time
David Eldridge makes a pot sized raise first to act, and that gets the rest of the players to fold their cards.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:08 PM Local Time
David Eldridge raises to 85,000 from the button and Paul Michaelis reraises to 200,000 from the small blind. Eldridge looks at his stack for several moments and then decides against continuing and tosses his cards to the dealer.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:06 PM Local Time
David Eldridge completes from the small blind, and Paul Michaelis checks his option. The flop comes down    , and Eldridge checks to the chip leader, who drops in 45,000. Eldridge responds with a pot sized check raise, and Michaelis can't fold his hand quick enough.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:04 PM Local Time
Paul Michaelis raises and wins the blinds.
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