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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 4:22 PM Local Time
Action folds around to Paul Michaelis on the button, and he raises it up to 40,000. Next to act, Jesse Cohen raises the pot, and before the amount is even determined, Michaelis's cards are in the muck.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 4:21 PM Local Time

William Mitchell

Will Mitchell - 9th place

Paul Michaelis raises to 45,000 from the small blind and Will Mitchell calls from the big blind. The flop comes     and Mitchell bets 90,000 after Michaelis checks. Michaelis check-raises enough to set Mitchell all in and is immediately called.

Michaelis:   
Mitchell:   

Mitchell is in the lead with his flopped top two pair but Michaelis isn't drawing dead quite yet. The turn is the   and Mitchell will double up if he can fade a nine, deuce, jack, or king. The river brings one of those cards - the   - and Mitchell is eliminated in ninth place.

Paul Michaelis - 981,000
Will Mitchell - Eliminated

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 4:17 PM Local Time
Georgios Sotriopoulos raises it up to 44,000 on the button, and David Eldridge three-bets to 78,000 next to act. Sotriopoulos announces a pot sized reraise, a bet of 250,000, which is almost all of his chips. Eldridge releases, and Sotriopoulos takes down the hand.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 4:13 PM Local Time
Jesse Cohen raises to 40,000 from middle position and David Eldridge calls from the big blind. The flop comes     and Eldridge checks. Cohen bets 45,000 and Eldridge immediately folds.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 4:10 PM Local Time
Tom Marchese raises to 40,000 in the hijack, and he takes down the blinds.
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015 4:09 PM Local Time
Paul Michaelis openes to 44,000 from middle position. Tom Marchese reraises to 107,000 from the cutoff. Michaelis folds.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 4:07 PM Local Time
Action folds all the way around to Michel Leibgorin in the small blind, and he limps in. Kevin Andriamahefa raises to 60,000 in the big blind, and Leibgorin quickly kicks his cards in.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 4:05 PM Local Time

David Eldridge opens to 41,000 from middle position. Paul Michaelis reraises to 96,000 from the hijack. Eldridge calls.

The flop comes     and Eldridge checks. Michaelis bets 68,000 and looks directly at Eldridge who thinks for a moment and calls.

The turn is the   and Eldridge leads out for 106,000. Michaelis studies his opponent, looks back at his cards, and slides them to the dealer.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:59 PM Local Time
Tom Marchese gets a walk in the big blind.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:57 PM Local Time

David Eldridge raises to 41,000 from the cutoff and Will Mitchell reraises to 143,000 from the small blind. Eldridge glares at Mitchell who sits with his head resting on his hand, pushing his tongue against his cheek. Eldridge lets it go.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:55 PM Local Time

Michael Leibgorin raises it up again to 42,000, and again the only caller is the big blind: William Mitchell. The flop comes down    , and Mitchell checks the action to Lebgorin. He bets out 65,000, and that gets a fold from Mitchell. Leibgorin takes down his second pot in a row.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:53 PM Local Time

Michel Leibgorin bumps it up to 42,000 from early position, and the lone caller is Paul Michaelis from the big blind. They go heads up to a flop of    , and Michaelis quickly checks. Leibgorin bets out 65,000, and the young German kicks his cards in.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:50 PM Local Time
Kevin Andriamahefa raises to 40,000 from the cutoff. Hillery Kirby reraises to 140,000 from the button. Action gets back to Andriamahefa who folds to give Kerby the pot.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:48 PM Local Time
Michel Leibgorin raises it up in the cutoff to 42,000, and Georgios Sotiropoulos defends his big blind. The greek check folds to a bet of 65,000 on the flop, and Leibgorin takes the pot.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:45 PM Local Time
Tom Marchese raises to 40,000 from the cutoff and wins the blinds.
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:44 PM Local Time

David Eldridge bumps it up to 41,000 in early position, and Paul Michaelis makes the call next to act. Michel Leibgorin also calls from the small blind, then checks in the dark on a     flop. Eldridge follows up with a bet of 36,000, and Leibgorin is the only caller.

The turn brings the  , and Leibgorin checks again. Eldridge continues betting, this time for 58,000, and Leibgorin announces a raise. The new bet is 135,000, and Eldridge hits the tank. After a minute or so, Eldridge announces a pot sized bet, and Leibgorin quickly folds.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:39 PM Local Time
Level:23Blinds:10000/20000
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:38 PM Local Time

Jesse Cohen raises to 35,000 from the button and Michel Leibgorin calls and checks in the dark from the big blind.

The flop comes     and Cohen bets 42,000. Leibgorin thinks for a moment and folds.

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

Will Mitchell raises on the button to 42,000, and Tom Marchese defends his big blind. The dealer fans out a flop of    , and Marchese quickly check folds when Mitchell bets pot.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 3:34 PM Local Time
Paul Michaelis raises to 34,000 from the button and wins the blinds.
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