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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Friday, June 19, 2015 to Sunday, June 21, 2015

Event #41: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,043,400
  • Entries: 111
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, June 21, 2015 2:53 PM Local Time

After a few raises on third street, Stephen Chidwick, Richard Sklar, and Phillip Hui see fourth.

Chidwick:      /    
Sklar:      /    
Hui:      /    (X)

Sklar has the lead on fourth street, and he puts his last 19,000 in the pot - effectively a bet of 12,000, and an implied call of any raise. Hui raises to 24,000, and Chidwick calls.

Sklar is standing up behind his chair, saying loudly for the crowd, "As Mike Sexton says, "What could happen to me now?'"

Sklar picks up another wheel card on fifth street, but Hui shows an open pair of sixes. He bets and Chidwick calls again. Hui makes an open two pair on sixth street, and he continues with another bet. Chidwick calls again, and the river is dealt face down.

Hui goes all in for 20,000, and Chidwick calls. He shows three queens, which beats Hui's two pair, aces and sixes. But Sklar has a wheel for the low, and a six-high straight for the high. He scoops the pot, and Hui is eliminated in 10th place. He earns $28,620.

Richard Sklar - 210,000
Stephen Chidwick - 680,000
Phillip Hui - Eliminated

Sunday, June 21, 2015 2:38 PM Local Time

Daniel Negreanu is the bring in with the  . Richard Sklar completes with the   and action folds back around to Negreanu, who calls.

Negreanu -    /      / (X)
Sklar -    -      / (X)

Sklar has the lead on fourth street and bets, with Negreanu calling. On fifth, it is Negreanu that has the lead and he bets, only for Sklar to make it two bets, leaving himself 13,000 behind. Negreanu calls and bets the required amount on sixth. Sklar calls all-in and cards are tabled. Sklar is freerolling seventh and can scoop with a six or a two, but pulls the   to chop the pot. Negreanu pulls the   to close the hand.

On the very next hand, Sklar is the bring in against Phillip Hui showing the  , and Hui completes showing the  . Everyone else folds and Sklar calls.

Sklar -    /      / (X)
Hui -    /      / (X)

Sklar makes a pair on fourth and check-calls one bet from Hui. Sklar then pulls the last two in the deck for trips, and bets, with Hui calling. On sixth, Sklar bets again, and Hui sets him all-in. Sklar calls and cards are tabled. This time, both players have outs to scoop, and Hui pulls the   meaning that Sklar is guaranteed half the pot. Sklar squeezes but pulls the   and the pot is again chopped.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 2:27 PM Local Time

Daniel Negreanu is the bring in with the  . Stephen Chidwick calls with the  , and Thomas Butzhammer completes with the  . Max Pescatori then raises to 24,000 showing the  . Negreanu and Chidwick both fold, and Butzhammer calls.

Butzhammer: (X)(X) /      / (X)
Pescatori: (X)(X) /      / (X)

Butzhammer checks on fourth street. Pescatori bets 12,000, and Butzhammer calls. Butzhammer check-calls again on fifth street. Both players check sixth street, and Butzhammer checks again on the river. Pescatori bets. Butzhammer thinks for a minute, then mucks his cards.

Max Pescatori - 640,000
Thomas Butzhammer - 180,000

Sunday, June 21, 2015 2:23 PM Local Time


Yuval Bronshtein was just eliminated in 11th place when his pair of jacks lost to Aleksandr Denisov's rolled up    .

According to players at the table, Bronshtein was all in on fifth street with his jacks. Denisov did not improve on his three of a kind, but Bronshtein did not catch what he needed.

Yuval Bronshtein is eliminated in 11th place for $24,352.

Sunday, June 21, 2015 2:14 PM Local Time

Stephen Chidwick is the bring-in for 3,000. Max Pescatori completes to 12,000 and Daniel Negreanu calls. Chidwick flicks in the extra 9,000 and it is three-way action on fourth street, where all three players check.

On fifth street Pescatori checks and Negreanu elects to bet. Chidwick calls and Pescatori gives up his hand.

On sixth street Negreanu taps the table and Chidwick sends out a bet. Negreanu thinks for a short time and calls, sending the pot heads-up to seventh street.

Chidwick - (X)(X) /      / (X)
Negreanu - (X)(X) /      / (X)

Negreanu checks on seventh and Chidwick again bets. Negreanu calls and Chidwick tables     for a six-smooth low and ace high. Negreanu asks "You're playing low? I have a high." and shows     for a pair of jacks to take half the pot.

Stephen Chidwick - 820,000
Daniel Negreanu - 264,000
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Sunday, June 21, 2015 2:04 PM Local Time


Sunday, June 21, 2015 5:28 AM Local Time

Stephen Chidwick Daniel Negreanu

Eleven players return today, with a combined eleven WSOP bracelets and 244 WSOP cashes for over $20 million in prize money, to play out the remainder of the tournament. One by one the field will be whittled down until only one player, the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Champion, remains.

Play will continue in the Gold section of the Amazon room at 2 p.m. Sunday, local time. Play is scheduled to begin with Level 21, with twenty-minute breaks every two levels and a one-hour dinner break upon completion of Level 26. Play may be extended should this event require more than 10 levels to reach a winner. For full seat assignments and chip counts, please click the "Reports" tab above.

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