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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Friday, June 26, 2015 to Sunday, June 28, 2015

Event #54: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $3,637,800
  • Entries: 387
  • Remaining: 0

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Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:52 PM Local Time

 

Alexander Petersen raises from the cutoff to 160,000 and action folds through to Mohsin Virani in the big blind who announces pot, raising it to 520,000. Petersen things about it for a while before he calls.

The dealer fans a flop of     and Virani announces pot, moving all in. Petersen double checks his cards and then quickly calls.

Virani:     
Petersen:     

Virani is ahead with his pair of kings, but will have to dodge a plethora of outs from Petersen. The dealer burns and turns the   and Petersen improves to a flush, leaving Virani drawing dead. A meaningless   hits the river and Petersen shoots up over 4,000,000 while Virani hits the rail in 5th place, good for $196,877.

Alexander Petersen - 4,200,000
Mohsin Virani - Eliminated

Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:46 PM Local Time

Simon Trumper limps in from early position and Dan Smith raises to 320,000 from the small blind. Trumper calls and the flop comes    .

Smith bets 100,000 and Trumper calls. They both check the   turn and the   river. Trumper shows      for a flush to take the pot.

Simon Trumper - 3,480,000
Dan Smith - 2,160,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:39 PM Local Time

Alexander Petersen opens with a raise to 160,000 from under the gun and action folds through to Mohsin Virani in the small blind who calls. Dan Smith also tags along from the big blind and the three see a flop of    . Both blinds quickly check to Petersen who opts to check behind.

The turn brings the   and again Virani checks. This time Smith grabs three of the yellow 100,000 chips and tosses out a bet of 300,000 into the middle. Both players fold and Smith picks up the pot.

Dan Smith - 2,550,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:34 PM Local Time

Simon Trumper raises to 200,000 under the gun. Mohsin Virani raises all in for 720,000 and action folds back to Trumper who calls.

Virani shows      against Trumper's     .

Trumper's rail is at full throttle as the flop comes    . His rail begs for a   but the   gives Virani an unbeatable straight to double up.

Mohsin Virani - 1,580,000
Simon Trumper - 3,240,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:27 PM Local Time

 

Action folds around to Sven Reichardt in the cutoff who opens to 175,000. Alexander Petersen three-bet pots it from the button to 645,000 and action folds back around to Reichardt who moves all in. Petersen calls.

Reichardt:     
Petersen:     

The flop brings the     and the aces of Reichardt are still in the lead. However the   hits the turn and the ESPN main stage is filled with gasps as Petersen picks up a monster wrap draw.

The dealer burns one card and rips off the  and Petersen backs into a straight as the entire amazon room grows quiet. Reichardt walks around the table wishing everyone luck before heading out of the stage area.

Alexander Petersen - 2,800,000
Sven Reichardt - Eliminated

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Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:19 PM Local Time

Jason Mercier limps from under the gun and Davidi Kitai raises from the button to 360,000. Mercier pushes all in and Kitai calls.

Kitai is ahead with      against the      of Mercier.

The     flop leaves Kitai almost drawing dead as Mercier flops a straight, and the   seals his fate as the seventh place finisher.

Jason Mercier - 2,410,000
Davidi Kitai - Eliminated

Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:14 PM Local Time

Jason Mercier opens from the hijack to 120,000 and action folds through to Dan Smith in the big blind who defends.

The dealer spreads a flop of     and Smith quickly checks to Mercier. Mercier continues for 140,000. Smith calls and the two see the   fall on the turn. Smith checks for a second time and Mercier counts out a bet of 340,000 and slides it into the middle. Smith counts out a call and tanks for nearly two minutes before releasing his hand into the muck. Mercier takes down the pot

Jason Mercier - 1,850,000
Dan Smith - 2,100,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 11:04 PM Local Time

Alexander Petersen raises to 120,000 from the button and Jason Mercier calls in the small blind. Simon Trumper sits in the big blind and three-bets the pot for 480,000. Petersen cuts chips out but folds.

Mercier calls and the flop is     and checks to Trumper who bets the pot, this time, for 1,080,000. Mercier folds and Trumper shows      before taking down the pot.

Jason Mercier - 1,575,000
Simon Trumper - 4,010,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:58 PM Local Time

Action folds around to Dan Smith in the cutoff who opens with a raise to 150,000. Action folds through to Alexander Petersen in the big blind who opts to call.

The dealer spreads a flop of     and Petersen quickly checks. Smith checks back and the two see the   hit the turn. Petersen checks for a second time and again Smith checks back.

The river breaking the   and Petersen fires out 200,000. Smith tanks for nearly two minutes before releasing his hand into the muck.

Alexander Petersen - 1,475,000
Dan Smith - 2,250,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:47 PM Local Time

Dan Smith raises from early position and Alexander Petersen calls on the button. Simon Trumper calls from the big blind and the flop is     and Trumper checks it to Smith who bets 250,000.

Both Petersen and Trumper give up their hands giving Smith the pot.

Dan Smith - 2,345,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:43 PM Local Time
Simon Trumper limps from middle position and action is on Mohsin Virina in the hijack. Virina asks the dealer for a count of whats in the pot and eventually pushes forward a pot sized bet of 270,000. Action folds back around to Trumper who gives it some serious thought before releasing his hand and Virani picks up another pot.
Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:33 PM Local Time

Simon Trumper

Simon Trumper raises to 120,000 from under the gun and Dan Smith calls from the hijack.

The flop runs out     and both players check. The turn is the   and Trumper checks it to Smith who bets 250,000.

Trumper checks again after the   hits the river. Smith bets 375,000 and Trumper nearly beats him to the pot showing      to beat Smith's     .

Simon Trumper - 3,410,000
Dan Smith - 1,925,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:22 PM Local Time

Action folds around to Jason Mercier on the button who raises to 120,000. Simon Trumper calls out of the small blind and action is on Mohsin Virani in the big blind who announces "pot" raising to 480,000. The raise leaves Virani with just 95,000 behind.

Mercier thinks it over for a while before releasing his hand into the muck. Trumper shrugs and also folds. Virani takes down the pot.

Mohsin Virani - 770,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:18 PM Local Time

Simon Trumper raises preflop from under the gun and Dan Smith calls from early position. The two see a flop of    . Trumper checks to Smith who bets 220,000 and Trumper calls.

The turn comes the   and they both check. The river is the   and they check again.

Smith shows      and takes down the pot.

Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:10 PM Local Time
Level:27Blinds:30,000/60,000
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Sunday, June 28, 2015 9:09 PM Local Time

 Players are now on their hour-long dinner break. Play resumes at 10:10 PM.

Sunday, June 28, 2015 9:09 PM Local Time

Jason Mercier raises to 100,000 from early position and Mohsin Virani calls from the cutoff. Dan Smith also calls from the button. Davidi Kitai raises the pot to 550,000 from the small blind and Jason Mercier pushes all in.

Virani and Smith fold so it is Kitai officially at risk after he calls.

Mercier shows      against the      of Kitai.

The flop comes     giving Kitai two pair. The   turn gives Mercier straight and flush draws. The   gives them the same two pair to chop the pot.

Davidi Kitai - 810,000
Jason Mercier - 2,110,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 9:02 PM Local Time

Alexander Petersen raises to 100,000 from the button and Simon Trumper calls from the big blind. The flop comes     and Trumper checks over to Petersen who bets 100,000. Trumper calls and they both check the   on the turn.

Trumper checks again on the   river and Petersen bets 350,000. Trumper looks over to his rail and drops one chip in the middle signifying a call.

Petersen shows      for a full house that matches the full house      of Trumper.

Sunday, June 28, 2015 8:55 PM Local Time

Jason Mercier opens from under the gun to 100,000 and the action folds all the way back to Alexander Petersen in the big blind who calls.

The dealer fans out a flop of     and Petersen quickly checks. Mercier tosses out a bet of 50,000 and Petersen calls. The turn brings the   and Petersen checks for the second time. Mercier checks back and the two see the   fall on the river.

Petersen checks for the third time and Mercier slides forward a bet of 235,000. Petersen quickly folds and Mercier takes down the pot.

Jason Mercier - 1,920,000
Alexander Petersen - 1,250,000

Sunday, June 28, 2015 8:51 PM Local Time

Dan Smith raises to 125,000 from the button and Sven Reichardt calls out of the big blind.

The pair check the     flop and the   turn. The   hits the river and Reichardt checks for a third time over to Smith who bets 100,000.

Reichardt looks at Smith and mucks giving Smith the pot.

Dan Smith - 2,225,000

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