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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Thursday, June 11, 2015 to Saturday, June 13, 2015

Event #26: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $1,163,700
  • Entries: 1,293
  • Remaining: 0

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Saturday, June 13, 2015 4:37 PM Local Time

Aaron Wallace raises to 45,000 and Daniel Zack and Balazs Somodi call. The flop is     and all three players check.

The turn is the   and Zack checks. Somodi bets 45,000 and only Zack calls. The river is the   and both players check. Zack shows      for the flopped Broadway straight. That's good enough to take the pot down.

Daniel Zack - 425,000
Balazs Somodi - 800,000

Saturday, June 13, 2015 4:33 PM Local Time

Thomas Kearney announces all-in but is only able to raise to 75,000. Aaron Wallace, next to act, reraises, and Kearney calls.

Thomas Kearney:     
Aaron Wallace     

The board runs out       giving Wallace a full house with nines full of queens.

Aaron Wallace - 1,300,000
Thomas Kearney - Eliminated

Saturday, June 13, 2015 4:23 PM Local Time

Marko Neumann is keeping the final table busy with his constant involvement. He raises to 40,000 from the cutoff and Chase Steely calls from the button. The flop comes     and Neumann check-calls a 30,000 bet from Steely.

Both check the   turn and Neumann leads out for 40,000 on the   river. Steely thinks for a few seconds and folds.

Marko Neumann - 2,200,000
Chase Steely - 550,000

Saturday, June 13, 2015 4:11 PM Local Time

Marko Neumann raises to 40,000, Daniel Zack reraises to 150,000 leaving him with just 9,000 behind. Aaron Wallace calls on the button, and Neumann calls.

The flop is    . Neumann bets out 125,000, Zack shoves his last 9,000 chips into the middle, and Wallace folds.

Marko Neumann:     
Daniel Zack:     

The   turn and   river does not improve Neumann's hand and Zack doubles up.

Marko Neumann - 2,100,000
Daniel Zack - 390,000

Saturday, June 13, 2015 4:00 PM Local Time
Seat 1: Curtis Krushelniski - 234,000
Seat 2: Marko Neumann - 2,321,000
Seat 3: Chase Steely - 626,000
Seat 4: Daniel Zack - 159,000
Seat 5: Balazs Somodi - 917,000
Seat 6: Thomas Kearney - 192,000
Seat 7: Aaron Wallace - 1,113,000
Seat 8: Noah Merritt - 675,000
Seat 9: Jeroen Choiner - 333,000
Saturday, June 13, 2015 3:55 PM Local Time

Marko Neumann raises to 40,000 and Julian Galvan calls.

The flop comes    . Neumann leads out for 55,000 and Galvan calls.

The turn is the  . Neumann checks, Galvan bets 120,000, Neumann announces, "Pot," Galvan shoves all-in, and Neumann calls.

Marko Neumann:     
Julian Galvan:     

Upon seeing Neumann's flush draw Galvan says, "I have to fade a lot here".

Unfortunately Galvan was not so lucky as the river is the   giving Neumann the straight.

Marko Neumann - 2,300,000
Julian Galvan - Eliminated

Saturday, June 13, 2015 3:35 PM Local Time

Mark Johnson

Noah Merritt completes from the small blind and Mark Johnson raises to 60,000 from the big blind. Merritt calls and the flop is    . Merritt checks, Johnson bets all in, and Merritt calls.

Merritt:     
Johnson:     

Merritt has a pair of kings with a diamond flush draw. Johnson has a diamond flush draw as well but it is smaller than Merritt's. The turn is the   and Johnson says "spade" as he has picks up a spade flush draw.

The river is the  , however, and Merritt's hand prevails. Johnson is eliminated in 11th place for $12,835.

Noah Merritt - 415,000
Mark Johnson - Eliminated

Saturday, June 13, 2015 3:22 PM Local Time
Level:23Blinds:10,000/20,000
Saturday, June 13, 2015 2:48 PM Local Time

Noah Merritt raises to 43,000 from the button and Michail Karapanos calls from the small blind. The flop is     and Karapanos leads out for a pot-sized bet of 102,000 which is more than Merritt has behind. Merritt calls for his last 94,000.

Karapanos:     
Merritt:     

Merritt has the nut-flush draw to go with his pair of aces and looks to be in great shape to double up. The turn is the   which gives Karapanos a heart flush draw. The river is the   though which gives Merritt a full house and the double up.

Noah Merritt: 320,000
Michail Karapanos: 775,000

Saturday, June 13, 2015 2:45 PM Local Time

Marko Neumann opens for 32,000 and Michail Karapanos makes it 100,000 to go from the button. The flop comes     and Neumann leads out for 140,000. Karapanos thinks for a moment and then announces a pot-sized raise which sets him all in for his last 628,000.

Neumann takes his sunglasses off for the first time all day, scratches his head, and looks intently at the board for several minutes. He shakes his head slightly, looking at the massive pile of chips in the middle. Finally after several minutes he says "call." The dealer asks him to say it again and he repeats "call."

Karapanos:     
Neumann:     

Neumann has a spade flush draw but Karapanos's flush draw is better. Karapanos also has a set of sixes and looks to be in great shape to win the largest pot of the tournament thus far.

The turn is the   giving Neumann top two pair. The river is the   which gives Neumann a ten high straight. Karapanos can not believe what has happened. He sits there and looks silently at the board, his hands above his head. He sighs, not moving, as the players go on break.

Marko Neumann - 1,580,000
Michail Karapanos - Eliminated

COPAG USA
Saturday, June 13, 2015 2:37 PM Local Time

Aaron Wallace raises to 40,000 in the small blind and Jeroen Choiner calls in the big blind.

The flop comes    . Wallace leads out for 30,000, Choiner pots it to 166,000, Wallace shoves all-in, and Choiner calls.

Aaron Wallace:     
Jeroen Choiner:     

The turn is the   and the river is the  .

The players chop the pot, both with eights.

After the hand Wallace asks Choiner, "What were you doing?" And Choiner responds, "Me? What were you doing in there?" The whole table giggles.

Aaron Wallace - 1,240,000
Jeroen Choiner - 280,000

Saturday, June 13, 2015 2:25 PM Local Time

On a      board Julian Galvan bets 70,000, Raul Paez shoves all-in and Galvan calls.

Julian Galvan:     
Raul Paez:     

The river is the   giving Galvan the straight and eliminating Paez.

Julian Galvan - 750,000
Raul Paez - Eliminated

Saturday, June 13, 2015 2:14 PM Local Time

Richard Stpeter

Richard Stpeter raises to 52,000 in early position, action folds around to Aaron Wallace in the big blind who reraises enough to put Stpeter all-in. Stpeter calls.

Richard Stpeter:     
Aaron Wallace:     

The flop comes    . Stpeter exclaims, "No more hearts please."

But the turn is the   putting Wallace into the lead with the heart flush, and the   on the river seals the deal.

Aaron Wallace - 950,000
Richard Stpeter - Eliminated

Saturday, June 13, 2015 2:01 PM Local Time

Level:22Blinds:8,000/16,000

Saturday, June 13, 2015 2:00 PM Local Time

With approximately 90,000 in the pot and a flop of    , Michail Karapanos bets 60,000 and Marko Neumann is the only player who calls. The turn is the   and Karapanos checks. Neumann bets 92,000 and Karapanos calls.

The river is the   and Karapanos checks. Neumann checks behind and Karapanos turns over      for the nut heart flush. Neumann sighs and rolls over    for a flush as well.

Michail Karapanos - 875,000
Marko Neumann - 625,000

COPAG USA
Saturday, June 13, 2015 2:00 PM Local Time

Henri Koivisto

With a board of    , Henri Koivisto bets the pot - a bet of 110,000. Balazs Somodi and Thomas Kearney fold and Aaron Wallace reraises which is enough to set Koivisto all in. Koivisto calls.

Aaron Wallace:     
Henri Koivisto:     

Koivisto has two pair, sevens and fives, and Wallace has a straight draw. The turn is the   which completes the straight draw and gives Koivisto a better two pair. He needs one of his three pair to pair on the river but the dealer puts out the   and Koivisto is eliminated in 15th place. Aaron Wallace is the first player over a million in chips.

Aaron Wallace - 1,170,000
Henri Koivisto - Eliminated

Saturday, June 13, 2015 1:56 PM Local Time

Jeroen Choiner raises to 42,000, Balazs Somodi calls and everyone else folds.

The flop comes    . Choiner shoves all-in and Somodi calls.

Choiner turns over      for the nut flush draw. Somodi shows      for a set of sevens.

The turn is the   putting Choiner into the lead with his flush.

The   river does nothing to improve Somodi's hand and Choiner doubles up.

Jeroen Choiner - 160,000
Balazs Somodi - 450,000

Saturday, June 13, 2015 1:47 PM Local Time

Amir Sahebdivani

Amir Sahebdivani opens for a pot-sized raise of 42,000 and Michail Karapanos calls from the cutoff. The flop is     and Sahebdivani moves all in for less than the size of the pot and Karapanos snap-calls.

"Have a six?" asks Sahebdivani.

"Full house," responds Karapanos as he turns over     . Sahebdivani tables      and needs help to stay alive. The turn is the   and Sahebdivani is drawing to an ace.

The river is the   and Sahebdivani is eliminated in 16th place.

Michail Karapanos - 600,000
Amir Sahebdivani - Eliminated

Saturday, June 13, 2015 1:34 PM Local Time

Marko Neumann raises to 25,000 from early position and Mark Johnson raises the pot from late position to 93,000. Neumann calls and the dealer puts out a flop of    . Neumann bets enough to set Johnson all in as Johnson has just 48,000 behind. Johnson calls.

Neumann:     
Johnson:     

Johnson has a pair of kings and an open-ended straight draw. Neumann has an open-ended straight draw as well but is drawing to a higher straight.

The turn is the   keeping Johnson in the lead. The river is the   giving Johnson two pair, aces and kings, and the winning hand.

Marco Johnson - 300,000
Marko Neumann - 515,000

Saturday, June 13, 2015 1:24 PM Local Time

Action folds to Curtis Krushelniski who raises to 30,000. Aaron Wallace, who started the day as chip leader, calls.

The flop comes     and both players check.

The turn is the  . Wallace leads out for 25,000, and Krushelniski calls.

Both players check the   river.

Wallace shows      for a pair of jacks, which is apparently enough to take the pot as Krushelniski throws his cards into the muck.

Curtis Krushelniski: 315,000
Aaron Wallace: 840,000

COPAG USA