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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Sunday, June 14, 2015 to Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Event #31: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $1,310,400
  • Entries: 480
  • Remaining: 0

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 8:00 PM Local Time

John O'Shea opens to 75,000 from middle position and the action folds through to David Baker in the big blind. Baker goes into the tank for nearly a minute before he makes the call.

The flop falls     and Baker checks to O'Shea. O'Shea announces pot to put Baker all in and Baker folds.

John O'Shea - 765,000
David Baker - 180,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:56 PM Local Time

 

Jeff Madsen opens to 75,000 from the hijack and action folds through to Sun Kwak in the big blind who makes the call.

The two see a flop of     and Kwak quickly checks to Madsen who checks behind. The turn brings the   and Kwak checks to Madsen for a second time. Madsen bets out 105,000 and Kwak double checks his cards twice before making the call.

The   completes the board and Kwak checks for a third time. Madsen bets out 255,000 and Kwak quickly folds.

Jeff Madsen - 2,450,000
Sun Kwak - 750,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:52 PM Local Time

Sun Kwak limps from under the gun and David "ODB" Baker announces "pot" from middle position. Action folds back around to Kwak who announces "pot", putting Baker all in. Baker calls and the hands are tabled.

Kwak:     
Baker:     

The board runs out       and Kwak improves to a flush, and both players make the same low.

Sun Kwak - 970,000
David Baker - 255,000

 

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:42 PM Local Time

Spencer Chen opens with action with a raise to 60,000 from middle position and it folds through to Huarong Ma in the big blind. Ma announces "pot" and Chen quickly folds his hand. Ma takes down the pot.

Huarong Ma - 405,000
Spencer Chen - 390,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:39 PM Local Time

Jeanmarc Thomas raises to 80,000 and David "ODB" Baker announces pot to 320,000. Jeanmarc Thomas moves all in and Baker calls.

Thomas:     
Baker:     

The board runs out       and Baker's pair of tens will scoop the high. Both players hold    to chop the low, and David Baker is rewarded with three-quarters of the pot.

David Baker - 495,000
Jeanmarc Thomas - 325,000

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:33 PM Local Time

 

Rami Boukai opens for 100,000 from middle position and Mike Gracz three-bets to 200,000 from the hijack. Action folds back around to Boukai who announces pot, and Gracz moves all in. Boukai snap calls. 

Boukai:     
Gracz:     

The board runs out       and the aces of Boukai hold, sending Mike Gracz to the rail in 10th place. Gracz will take home $18,725 for his run.

Rami Boukai - 1,110,000
Mike Gracz - Eliminated

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:28 PM Local Time

Rami Boukai raises to 75,000 from the hijack and Sun Kwak makes the call on the button. The two see a flop of     and Boukai continues for 180,000. Kwak moves all in and Boukai quickly makes the call.

Boukai:     
Kwak:     

The board runs out     and the Boukai's    is good for the low, as Kwak takes down the high with aces-up.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:20 PM Local Time

Richard Tucker raises to 75,000 from middle position and Spencer Chen makes the call out of the hijack. Mike Gracz asks for a count before mucking his cards from the big blind.

The flop brings the     and Richard leads for 90,000. Chen gives it some thought before mucking his hand, awarding Tucker the pot.

Richard Tucker - 900,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:18 PM Local Time

Huarong Ma raises to 65,000 from middle position and action folds around to Spencer Chen in the cutoff who makes the call.

The dealer spreads a flop of     and Ma checks to Spencer, who opts to bet 40,000. Ma thinks about it for a few moments before folding and Spencer Chen flashes    for a flopped full house before mucking his hand and taking down the pot.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:15 PM Local Time

Richard tucker raises to 75,000 from the hijack and John O'Shea makes the call from the small blind.

The flop brings the     and the action checks through to the   turn. O'Shea leads out for 80,000 and Tucker mucks his cards.

John O'Shea - 730,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:11 PM Local Time
Level:25Blinds:15,000/30,000
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 7:06 PM Local Time
Seat 1: Rami Boukai - 640,000
Seat 2: Mike Gracz - 495,000
Seat 3: Jeanmarc Thomas - 460,000
Seat 4: Sun Kwak - 655,000
Seat 5: Huarong Ma - 465,000
Seat 6: David Baker -305,000
Seat 7: Richard Tucker - 830,000
Seat 8: Jeff Madsen - 2,010,000
Seat 9: Spencer Chen - 710,000
Seat 10:John O'Shea - 630,000
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 6:49 PM Local Time
Players are now on a 20-minute break. An updated list of chip counts will be posted shortly.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 6:41 PM Local Time

Jeanmarc Thomas opens the action with a raise to 55,000 and Richard Tucker makes the call.

The dealer spreads a flop of     and Tucker Checks to Thomas, who continues for 90,000. Tucker announces "pot" making it 404,000 and Thomas quickly moves all in. Tucker snap calls.

Thomas:     
Tucker:     

Tucker's flopped full house is ahead of Thomas, but he will have to fade a jack, along with any low card to scoop the pot. The board runs out    and Tucker's full house scoops the pot.

Richard Tucker - 790,000
Jeanmarc Thomas - 406,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 6:30 PM Local Time

Action folds around to Sun Kwak in middle position who raises to 55,000 and Huarong Ma makes the call from the hijack. It folds through the blinds and the two players are heads up.

The dealer spreads a flop of     and Kwak continues for 65,000. Ma moves all in for her last 120,000 and Kwak makes the call.

Ma:     
Kwak:     

The board runs out    and and Ma secures her double up.

Huarong Ma - 540,000
Sun Kwak - 690,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 5:59 PM Local Time

Our unofficial final table is set and the seating assignments and chip counts are as follows:

Seat 1: Rami Boukai - 494,000
Seat 2: Mike Gracz - 450,000
Seat 3: Jeanmarc Thomas - 905,000
Seat 4: Sun Kwak - 962,000
Seat 5: Huarong Ma - 243,000
Seat 6: David Baker -464,000
Seat 7: Richard Tucker - 432,000
Seat 8: Jeff Madsen - 2,117,000
Seat 9: Spencer Chen - 595,000
Seat 10:John O'Shea - 490,000

 

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 5:46 PM Local Time

Jeremy Harkin opens under the gun to 50,000 and action folds around to Jeff Madsen in the big blind who calls.

The flop falls     and Madsen checks to Harkin who continues for 80,000. Madsen check-pots it to put Harkin all in and Harkin calls.

Madsen:     
Harkin:     

The   hits the turn and the   completes the board. Madsen improves to a wheel and Harkin is eliminated in 11th place.

Jeff Madsen - 2,117,000
Jeremy Harkin - Eliminated

The players are now moving over to the secondary feature table and will be redrawing. Full chip counts and seating assignments will be posted soon.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 5:26 PM Local Time

Level:24Blinds:12,000/24,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 5:25 PM Local Time

Huarong Ma raises from under the gun to 55,000 and Rami Boukai three-bets to 159,000 from the hijack. Action folds to David "ODB" Baker on the button who tanks for nearly 3 minutes before announcing he is all in. Ma folds and Boukai snap calls.

Baker:     
Boukai:     

The     flop gives Baker a commanding lead on the hand, but Boukai picks up the nut low draw to chop the pot. The   on the turn ends any drama and the   completes the board.

David "ODB" Baker - 540,000
Rami Boukai - 400,000

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 5:16 PM Local Time

Jeanmarc Thomas raises from under the gun to 50,000.  Spencer Chen three bets to 100,000.  Sun Kwak four bets to 380,000. It folds back to Chen and he goes into the tank.  Three minutes pass and then he announces call.  The flop is    .  Chen checks and Kwak goes all in.  Chen calls and we see the hands.

Sun Kwak -     
Spencer Chen -     

The turn is the   and the river is the  , improving both players to a flush, but Kwak's is best to scoop the pot.

Sun Kwak - 1,085,000
Spencer Chen - 525,000