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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

EVENT UPDATES

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:26 PM Local Time
David Eldridge limps in from the small blind, and Paul Michaelis pounces with a raise to 90,000. Eldridge calls, and the flop comes down    . Eldridge checks, and the chip leader bets out 100,000. Eldridge tags along to see the   hit the turn. Eldridge knuckles again, and Michaelis makes a pot sized bet of 380,000.  Eldridge releases after 15 seconds of thinking, and Michaelis extends his chip lead.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:22 PM Local Time
David Eldridge gets a walk in the big blind.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:20 PM Local Time
David Eldridge limps in under the gun, and Hillery Kerby checks his option. The dealer fans out a flop of    , and both players tap the table. The   hits the turn, and Kerby checks again. Eldridge bets out 35,000, and Kerby flicks his cards into the muck.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:18 PM Local Time
David Eldridge raises to 65,000 from early position and wins the blinds.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:16 PM Local Time
Paul Michaelis makes it 105,000 to go in the cutoff, and he takes down the blinds.
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:15 PM Local Time

Paul Michaelis opens for 65,000 from the button and Tom Marchese calls from the big blind. The flop is     and both players check. The turn is the   and Marchese leads out for 70,000. Michaelis calls.

The river is the   and Marchese bets 165,000 and Michaelis moves all in. Marchese snap-folds.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:11 PM Local Time
Paul Michaelis makes the call from the small blind, and Jesse Cohen taps the table in the big blind. The flop comes down    , and Michaelis drops in a small bet of 30,000. Cohen calls, and the   comes on the turn. Michaelis fires a second barrel of 55,000, and that is good enough to get Cohen to fold.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:09 PM Local Time

Georgios Sotiropoulos

Georgios Sotiropoulos - 8th place

Georgios Sotiropoulos opens for 65,000 from the button. Paul Michaelis calls from the big blind. The flop is     and Michaelis check-calls a 60,000 bet from Sotiropoulos. The turn is the   and Michaelis check-calls a 125,000 bet from Sotiropoulos this time around.

The river is the   and Michaelis checks a third time. Sotiropoulos doesn't slow down as he makes another bet, this time for the rest of his stack - a total of 225,000 in chips. Michaelis shakes his head, rubbing his hands across his lips, shrugs his shoulders and makes the call with    for kings and sizes. It's a good call as Sotiropoulos had    and is eliminated.

Paul Michaelis - 1,790,000
Georgios Sotiropoulos - Eliminated

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:01 PM Local Time
Level:25Blinds:15000/30000
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:43 PM Local Time

Action folds all the way around to Georgios Sotiropoulos in the small blind, and he limps in. David Eldridge raises it up to 64,000 in the big blind, and Sotiropoulos thinks it over for about 30 seconds before reraising 144,000. Eldridge tosses his hand away, and Sotiropoulos takes down the pot. 

With that, the players are taking their second break of the day.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:39 PM Local Time
Jesse Cohen raises to 50,000 from early position and Georgios Sotiropoulos calls from the big blind. The flop comes     and Sotiropoulos checks. Cohen bets 45,000 and Sotiropoulos folds.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:36 PM Local Time
Paul Michaelis raises to 52,000 from early position, and Michel Leibgorin calls on the button. Hillery Kerby reraises in the big blind to 220,000, and both of his opponents quickly fold.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:34 PM Local Time
Georgios Sotiropoulos raises to 53,000 from early position and Paul Michaelis calls from the hijack. The flop is     and Sotiropoulos bets 62,000 and is called by Michaelis. The turn is the   and with 266,000 in the pot, Sotiropoulos checks to Michaelis who bets 80,000. Sotiropoulos folds.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:30 PM Local Time
In a battle of the blinds, Tom Marchese limps in from the small blind, and Michel Leibgorin checks his option. The flop comes down    , and Marchese quickly fires out 28,000. Leibgorin makes the call after rechecking his hole cards, and the   hits the turn. Marchese bets 65,000, and Leibgorin moves all in for just over 200,000. Marchese doesn't take long to fold, and the Frenchman gets some much needed ammunition.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:26 PM Local Time
Michel Leibgorin limps in from early position. Kevin Andriamahefa, one to his left, does as well. Jesse Cohen raises out of the small blind to 120,000. Leibgorin and Andriamahefa fold and Cohen wins the pot.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:24 PM Local Time
Action folds to Hillery Kerby in the hijack, and he throws out 55,000. Jesse Cohen thinks for a while in the big blind, but ultimately folds, giving Kerby the pot.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:22 PM Local Time
Michel Leibgorin raises to 60,000 from middle position. He wins the blinds when the rest of the table folds.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:20 PM Local Time
Michel Leibgorin bumps it up to 53,000 in the hijack, and he takes down the blinds.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:19 PM Local Time

Kevin Andriamahefa limps in from the button and Georgios Sotiropoulos checks his option from the big blind. The flop comes     and both players check. The turn is the   and they again check.

The river is the   and they again check and Sotiropoulos takes the pot with    for a pair of sixes.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:15 PM Local Time
Michel Leibgorin raises to 60,000 on the button, and that wager earns the blinds.
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