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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Sunday, June 07, 2015 to Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Event #19: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $870,870
  • Entries: 319
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 4:54 PM Local Time

Andrew Brussard

Andrew Brussard is all in for his last 10,000 from the big blind against Matt Elsby and William Kakon.

Kakon and Elsby check down the entire       board. Kakon shows    which is good enough to beat Brussard's   .

William Kakon-635,000

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 4:51 PM Local Time

Matt Elsby raises from the cutoff and Andrew Brussard three-bets from the button. Elsby calls and the two see a flop of    .

Elsby bets and Brussard raises. Elsby calls and the   comes on the turn. Elsby bets and Brussard just calls.

On the river  , Elsby bets again and Brussard rolls his eyes after calling and seeing Elsby's    for a flush. Brussard flashes    and drops to his last 10,000.

Matt Elsby-800,000

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 4:45 PM Local Time

Action folds around to Joseph Thomas in the hijack who raises. Keven Stammen makes it three-bets on the button and action folds back around to Thomas who makes it four-bets. Stammen calls and the two are heads up to the flop.

The flop brings     and Thomas quickly fires a bet. Stammen makes it two-bets and Joseph wastes no time in making it three-bets. Stammen folds and Thomas takes down the pot.

Joseph Thomas - 670,000
Keven Stammen - 409,000

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 4:35 PM Local Time
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 4:18 PM Local Time
Two levels are in the books and players on their first 20 minute break of the day.
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 3:56 PM Local Time

Matt Hawrilenko

Matt Hawrilenko raises from under the gun and Matt Elsby makes it three-bets from the hijack. Action folds back around to Hawrilenko who makes it four-bets. Elsby caps it and Hawrilenko makes the call.

The flop falls     and Hawrilenko bets. Elsby raises and Hawrilenko moves all in. Elsby calls.

"You have a big pair," questions Elsby.

Hawrilenko nods yes and rolls over   . Elsby just shakes his head and rolls over   .

The   hits the turn and Elsby picks up a few outs. Sure enough the   rips off on the river and Elsby improves to a straight, sending Hawrilenko to the rail in 11th place.

Matt Elsby - 670,000
Matt Hawrilenko - Eliminated

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 3:45 PM Local Time

Sean Berrios is all in on the turn with    against Brain Hastings and his   . Berrios has many outs to chop or win with the board reading     . Unfortunately for Berrios, none of those outs come through as the   hits the river to send Berrios to the rail.

Brian Hastings - 670,000
Sean Berrios - Eliminated

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 3:37 PM Local Time

Table 448

1. Dave Tobin - 260,000
2. Joe Thomas - 550,000
3. Keven Stammen - 461,000
4. Brian Hastings - 640,000
5. Harun Sapmaz - 415,000
6. Sean Berrios - 60,000

Table 447

1. Alexander Kuzmin - 660,000
2. Matt Hawrilenko - 113,000
3. Gabriel Nassif - 360,000
4. Matt Elsby - 520,000
5. William Kakon - 360,000
6. Andrew Brussard - 240,00

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 3:32 PM Local Time


Keven Stammen has Yegor Tsurikov at risk holding    against Tsurikov's    with the board showing    . Both the turn   and river   do not improve Tsurikov and he is out in 13th place.

Keven Stammen-461,000

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 3:29 PM Local Time


After being crippled by Yegor Tsurikov when his    failed to catch up to Tsurikov's   , David Chiu is all in for 5,000 from the small blind. Both Alexander Kuzmin and Brian Hastings have Chiu at risk on a     board. Hastings bets 10,000 and Kuzmin folds.

Hastings has    and Chiu shows [jc . Chiu will need a spade but does not find one on the turn   or the river   and he is out in 14th place, the same spot he finished in Event #19.

Brian Hastings-650,000

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 3:11 PM Local Time

Daniel Harmetz four-bets all in and gets called by Gabriel Nassif and Joseph Thomas. Thomas bets the entire       board and reveals    to eliminate Harmetz's   .

Joesph Thomas-660,000
Gabriel Nassif-84,000

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 3:08 PM Local Time
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 3:08 PM Local Time


Ronnie Bardah and William Kakon get into a raising battle after the flop     that sees Bardah go all in with    trailing Kakon's   . The turn   and river   are no help and Bardah hits the rail in 16th place.

William Kakon-410,000

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 3:04 PM Local Time

William Kakon, raises from the hijack and is called by Ronnie Bardah out of the big blind. The flop falls     and Bardah check-calls a bet from Kakon. The turn brings the   and Bardah again checks to Kakon, who fires out a bet. This time Bardah makes it two-bets and Kakon quickly makes it three-bets. Bardah calls and both players see the   fall on the river. Bardah leads out and Kakon snap calls.

Bardah tables    but is no good as Kakon tables   .

William Kakon - 360,000
Ronnie Bardah - 40,000

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 2:52 PM Local Time

Table 447:

Seat 2: Matt Selby-505,000
Seat 3: Daniel Harmetz-160,000
Seat 4: Gabe Nassif-268,000
Seat 5: Joseph Thomas-520,000
Seat 6: Sean Berrios-80,000

Table 448:

Seat 1: Andrew Brussard-230,000
Seat 2: Ronnie Bardah-144,000
Seat 3: Matt Hawrilenko-220,000
Seat 4: Harun Sapmaz-380,000
Seat 5: William Kakon-295,000
Seat 6: Dave Tobin-140,000

Table 451:

Seat 1: Alexander Kuzmin-390,000
Seat 2: Brian Hastings-620,000
Seat 3: Yegor Tsurikov-160,000
Seat 4: David Chiu-90,000
Seat 5: Keven Stammen-400,000

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 2:43 PM Local Time
We are down to our final 17 players here in Event #19 and the players are currently redrawing. A full list of chip counts and seating will be posted shortly.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 2:42 PM Local Time

Ofer Stern raises from under the gun and Matt Elsby quickly makes it three-bets. Action folds back around to Stern who makes it four-bets and Elsby caps it. Stern calls.

The flop is     and Stern checks only to see Elsby bet. Stern moves all in and Elsby calls.


The   falls on the river and Ofer Stern is eliminated in 18th place, taking home $9,501.

Matt Elsby - 400,000
Ofer Stern - Eliminated

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 2:41 PM Local Time

Andrew Brussard raises from the button and Cheryl Denzik puts her last chips in from the small blind. Dave Tobin calls from the big blind.

Both Brussard and Tobin check the flop     and the turn  . On the river  , Tobin bets prompting a fold from Brussard. Tobin shows    for trips to eliminate Denzik and her   .

Dave Tobin-120,000

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 2:34 PM Local Time

Matt Elsby raises from under the gun and Ronnie Bardah makes it three-bets. Action folds through to Ofer Stern in the big blind who makes it four-bets and Elsby calls. Bardah caps it with five-bets and both players call.

The flop is     and Stern moves all in for his last 4,000. Elsby calls and Bardah quickly makes it two bets. Elsby calls.

The   falls on the turn and Elsby check-calls a bet from Bardah. The   falls on the river and Elsby checks again. Bardah quickly bets and Elsby check-raises to two-bets. Bardah mucks    face up.

Elsby rolls over    for two pair but it is no good as Ofer Stern rolls over   .

Bardah throws his hands on his head and does a lap around the table in disbelief. "How do I lose that hand?! I knew you had jack ten!"

Ronnie Bardah - 205,000
Matt Elsby - 360,000
Ofer Stern - 120,000

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 2:16 PM Local Time

After check-raising Matt Hawrilenko on a flop of    , Chris Overgard gets all of his chips in holding    against the flopped two pair    of Hawrilenko. The turn   gives Overgard a sweat, but the river   is no help and is Event #19's 21st place finisher.

Matt Hawrilenko-165,000

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