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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Saturday, June 13, 2015 to Monday, June 15, 2015

Event #29: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $723,800
  • Entries: 77
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, June 15, 2015 5:14 PM Local Time

Phil Galfond raises to 40,000 from the button and Nick Schulman calls from the big blind. Schulman stands pat and Galfond takes one new card.

Schulman checks following the draw and Galfond cuts out a bet of 200,000. Schulman releases and Galfond is awarded the pot.

Phil Galfond - 1,050,000
Nick Schulman - 1,260,000

Monday, June 15, 2015 5:10 PM Local Time

Phil Galfond opens to 40,000 and Nick Schulman calls and draws two as Galfond draws one.

Both players check and Galfond tables his       is enough to beat Schulman's announced king-low.

Monday, June 15, 2015 5:10 PM Local Time

Phil Galfond makes it 40,000 from the button and Nick Schulman moves out enough to put Galfond all in from the big blind. Galfond calls all in for 479,000 and Schulman stands pat at the draw. Galfond takes one card and the hands are turned over.

Schulman:      
Galfond:     

Galfond receives his final card and instantly flips over the  , completing his eighty-seven and securing him the double.

Phil Galfond - 968,000
Nick Schulman - 1,342,000

Monday, June 15, 2015 5:04 PM Local Time

Phil Galfond opens his button to 40,000 only to have Nick Schulman three-bet to 125,000 from the button.

Galfond releases and Schulman scoops the pot.

Monday, June 15, 2015 5:02 PM Local Time

Nick Schulman raises to 50,000 and Phil Galfond calls and draws two as Schulman stands pat.

Galfond checks and Schulman throws in a bet which is met with a quick fold from Galfond.

Nick Schulman - 1,845,000
Phil Galfond - 465,000

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Monday, June 15, 2015 4:55 PM Local Time

Nick Schulman raises to 50,000 and Phil Galfond calls from the big blind and draws two as Schulman draws one.

Galfond checks and Schulman checks also with Galfond tabling his      .

Monday, June 15, 2015 4:53 PM Local Time

Phil Galfond raises to 40,000 from his button and Nick Schulman calls from the big blind. Schulman takes one card while Galfond opts for two.

Following the draw, Schulman checks and Galfond does the same. Galfond tables      , besting Schulman who paired up.

Monday, June 15, 2015 4:49 PM Local Time
The cards are back in the air for heads-up play.
Monday, June 15, 2015 4:39 PM Local Time

Nick Schulman and Phil Galfond are on a ten-minute break before commencing heads up play.

Here are the heads-up chip counts:

Nick Schulman - 1,795,000
Phil Galfond - 515,000

Monday, June 15, 2015 4:38 PM Local Time

Nick Schulman raises his button to 50,000 and Dan Smith moves all in for 451,000 with Schulman making the call and both players drawing one.

Smith:     
Schulman:     

"How do you want to do this?" asks Schulman.

"Do you want me to just flip it, or do you want to go first? I'll let you decide." added Schulman.

"I don't really mind. Let's do what you want to do Nick." responds Smith.

"You go first, because I don't want to flip a deuce if I'm dead." states Schulman.

Smith begins peeling his card before revealing the  .

It was now Schulman's turn, and he slowly began squeezing the card and stated, "I am fifty-fifty!"

Eventually Schulman revealed the   to see him make the roughest eight to eliminate Smith in 3rd place for a $87,898 payday.

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Monday, June 15, 2015 4:35 PM Local Time

Nick Schulman opens to 50,000 from the small blind and Dan Smith makes the call in the big blind.

Schulman stands pat and Smith draws one. Schulman checks, as does Smith before he tables his       to capture the pot once Schulman folds.

Monday, June 15, 2015 4:33 PM Local Time

Dan Smith opens his button to 50,000 and Nick Schulman calls from the big blind. On the draw, Schulman takes one and Smith follows suit. Schulman checks and Smith bets 85,000. Schulman calls and rolls over      . Smith mucks and Schulman wins the pot.

Nick Schulman - 1,340,000
Dan Smith - 380,000

Monday, June 15, 2015 4:26 PM Local Time
Phil Galfond has the button. He raises to 50,000 and it folds over to Dan Smith in the big blind. He announces a three-bet all in and Galfond quickly lets his hand go.
Monday, June 15, 2015 4:25 PM Local Time
Level: 22
Blinds: 10,000/20,000
Ante: 5,000
Monday, June 15, 2015 4:23 PM Local Time

Nick Schulman raises to 40,000 from the button before Phil Galfond moves all in from the big blind for 546,000.

Schulman goes deep into the tank before eventually releasing his hand.

Nick Schulman - 1,249,000
Phil Galfond - 636,000
Dan Smith - 425,000

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Monday, June 15, 2015 4:17 PM Local Time

Phil Galfond opens to 45,000 from the small blind and Nick Schulman calls from the big blind. Galfond takes two new card at the draw while Schulman opts for one.

Galfond checks post-draw and Schulman cuts out a bet of 79,000. Galfond thinks for just over a minute before announcing a call.

Schulman fans       and is awarded the pot.

Nick Schulman - 1,360,000
Phil Galfond - 495,000

Monday, June 15, 2015 4:06 PM Local Time

Phil Galfond raises to 45,000 only to have Nick Schulman three-bet to 125,000 from the big blind. Galfond contemplated his decision for a few moments before making the call and drawing one as Schulman stands pat.

Galfond checks and announces a king following a check behind from Schulman.

Schulman tables his       and scoops the pot.

Monday, June 15, 2015 4:01 PM Local Time

Erik Seidel

Dan Smith raises to 40,000 from the button and Erik Seidel (pictured) three-bets all in from the small blind for 218,000. Action folds back to Smith and he calls.

Seidel stands pat at the draw and Smith quickly does the same.

Smith:      
Seidel:      

Smith's ten-low defeats Seidel's jack, eliminating him from play as the fourth place finisher.

Dan Smith - 560,000
Erik Seidel - Eliminated

Monday, June 15, 2015 3:54 PM Local Time

Erik Seidel opens to 40,000 and Nick Schulman calls in the small blind. Both players draw one.

Both players check and Schulman tables his       to scoop the pot.

Monday, June 15, 2015 3:53 PM Local Time

Nick Schulman opens to 40,000 from under the gun and Phil Galfond calls from the big blind. Both players take one new card at the draw. Following the draw, Galfond checks and Schulman fires 54,000. Galfond folds and Schulman takes down the pot.

Nick Schulman - 1,020,000
Phil Galfond - 765,000

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