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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Friday, July 03, 2015 to Sunday, July 05, 2015

Event #67: $10,000 Dealers Choice Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,015,200
  • Entries: 108
  • Remaining: 0


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Sunday, July 5, 2015 6:51 PM Local Time

David Benyamine
David Benyamine - seventh place

Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Regular

Rep Porter, Quinn Do and David Benyamine are all still involved at fourth street. Porter has queens showing but checks; Do bets and Benyamine raises all in for his last 66,000. Porter folds.

Benyamine:    /      /  
Do:    /      /  

Do has a flush for the high and a winning low to scoop the lot and eliminate Benyamine.

Quinn Do - 1.33 million
David Benyamine - eliminated

The final six players are all part of an official WSOP final table now!

Sunday, July 5, 2015 6:44 PM Local Time

Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Regular

Abdalla: (X)(X) /      / (X)
Nevanlinna: (X)(X) /      / (X)

Adam Friedman brings it in with the   and Jake Abdalla calls with the  . It folds around to Jussi Nevanlinna who calls as well with the   show. Friedman pairs up on fourth with the   and Nevanlinna has first action with ten-nine low. Nevanlinna bets out and Friedman folds. Abdalla calls to see fifth.

Abdalla receives first action on fifth street and he bets out. Nevanlinna calls and does the same after Abdalla fires on sixth. Abdalla cuts out one final bet on seventh, leaving himself with a mere 1,000 behind. Nevanlinna calls and Abdalla shows     for the scoop.

Jake Abdalla - 400,000
Jussi Nevanlinna - 135,000

Sunday, July 5, 2015 6:31 PM Local Time

Omaha Hi-Lo

Jussi Nevanlinna raises from middle position and it folds to Jake Abdalla who three-bets from the small blind. It folds back to Nevanlinna and he four-bets to put Abdalla all in for 89,000 total. Abdalla calls and the hands are turned over.


The flop comes down    , giving Abdalla the wheel straight away. Nevanlinna flops two pair and has outs to fill up, but bricks on the   turn and the   river. Abdalla scores the full double and now has 203,000.

Jake Abdalla - 203,000
Jussi Nevanlinna - 340,000

Sunday, July 5, 2015 6:25 PM Local Time
Omaha Hi-Low

Jeff Madsen opens from the button an calls when Adam Friedman three-bets.

The flop is     and Friedman continues. Call. The turn is the   and Friedman check-folds showing aces. Madsen rakes in the pot and shows    .
Sunday, July 5, 2015 6:23 PM Local Time
Omaha Hi-Low

David Benyamine raises to 50,000 (31,000 behind) from under the gun and all opponents fold.

"No way, someone take a picture!" said Benyamine as he opened     . "It's the best hand I've seen!"

"You had me crushed," responded Adam Friedman from the big blind.
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Sunday, July 5, 2015 6:16 PM Local Time

Big O

David Benyamine raises from under the gun and it folds to Adam Friedman who pots it from the big blind. Benyamine calls and the flop falls    . Friedman instantly moves all in and Benyamine ponders for his tournament life.

"Alright," says Benyamine. "I give up."

He moves out calling chips and the hands are turned over.


The board finishes with the   and the  , allowing Friedman to take three quarters of the pot. Benyamine is left with just 99,000 to his name.

Adam Friedman - 505,000
David Benyamine - 99,000

Sunday, July 5, 2015 6:13 PM Local Time

Big O

David Benyamine limps from early position and Quinn Do follows suit on the button. Jussi Nevanlinna completes his small blind and Jeff Madsen checks the big blind. The flop comes out     and the blinds check to Benyamine. He bets the pot of 48,000 and Do folds. Nevanlinna follows suit and Madsen moves out a raise. Benyamine quickly calls all in for 74,000 total.


The board finishes with the   and the  , securing Benyamine a double to 196,000.

David Benyamine - 196,000
Jeff Madsen - 245,000

Sunday, July 5, 2015 6:06 PM Local Time


Quinn Do raises from the hijack and David Benyamine calls from the big blind. Both trade two and Benyamine check-folds to a bet.

The very next hand, Do raises again. Jake Abdalla tank folds from the big blind.

Do raises again the next hand and calls after a Jeff Madsen three-bet. Do draws two as Madsen stands-pat. Do check-calls a bet and trades two again. Madsen stands-pat and the gets check-raised. He calls and both stand-pat before Madsen calls a bet.

Do opens       and scoops. "Nice hand," says Madsen.

Jeff Madsen - 360,000
Quinn Do - 1,080,000

Sunday, July 5, 2015 5:56 PM Local Time


David Benyamine raises from middle position and it folds all of the way around to Jeff Madsen in the big blind. Madsen eyes up that Benyamine has merely 18,000 behind and he announces a raise. Benyamine calls and the two are off to the first draw with Benyamine all in and at risk.

At the first draw, Madsen takes four new cards while Benyamine takes two. On the second draw, Madsen pulls three while Benaymine takes one. Madsen improves to draw two on the last draw while Benyamine once again takes one.


Benyamine has a made nine-badugi and he rolls over the   for a nine-low. Madsen announces that he pairs his deuces and throws his hand into the muck.

David Benyamine - 149,000
Jeff Madsen - 510,000

Sunday, July 5, 2015 5:53 PM Local Time

Antes in

NLH, NL2-7,

and Stud Games

Low/High Card


Small Blind



Big Blind

Limit Flop/Draw Games
- 13,000 25,000 25,000/50,000
Stud Games
5,000 7,000 25,000 25,000/50,000
No-Limit/Pot-Limit Games
6,000 12,000 -
Sunday, July 5, 2015 5:52 PM Local Time


Sunday, July 5, 2015 5:47 PM Local Time
No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw

Jeff Madsen raises to 24,000 from the cutoff and Adam Friedman calls. Both draw one and Friedman calls a 75,000 bet. Madsen mucks and Friedman opens       to claim the pot.

Soon after Friedman raises to 23,000 and is called by David Benyamine and Quinn Do. Benyamine trades one and the other two players draw two. Friedman bets 68,000 and both opponents fold.

Adam Friedman - 430,000
David Benyamine - 63,000
Sunday, July 5, 2015 5:31 PM Local Time

Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Regular

Nevanlinna: (X)(X) /    
Abdalla: (X)(X) /     - fold
Benyamine: (X)(X) /    -fold
Do: (X)(X) /   

Picking up with the action on fourth, Jake Abdalla has first action with trey-ace showing. He checks and Quinn Do follows suit. Jussi Nevanlinna cuts out a bet and David Benyamine folds. Abdalla calls and Do lets it go.

On fifth street, Nevanlinna earns first action and he comes out firing once more. Abdalla thinks for a moment before ditching his hand.

Jussi Nevanlinna - 520,000
Jake Abdalla - 180,000

Sunday, July 5, 2015 5:21 PM Local Time

No-Limit Hold'em

Jeff Madsen raises to 22,000 from under the gun and calls after Rep Porter three-bets to 51,000 from the button. The flop fans     and Madsen check-folds to a 60,000 c-bet.

Porter raises to 23,000 before Jussi Nevanlinna moves all in for 331,000. Porter tank-folds.

No other hands in the orbit of NLHE were of much interest and here's how the chip counts stand at this point:

Quinn Do - 752,000
Rep Porter - 686,000
Jeff Madsen - 606,000
Jussi Nevanlinna - 389,000
Adam Friedman - 306,000
Jake Abdalla - 230,000
David Benyamine - 185,000

Sunday, July 5, 2015 5:01 PM Local Time

Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo Regular

Friedman: (X)(X) /    
Madsen: (X)(X) /     - fold

David Benyamine brings it in with the   and it folds around to Jeff Madsen who completes. Adam Friedman calls with his   and Benyamine folds. Both active players check fourth street and Madsen checks again on fifth. Friedman leads out with a bet and Madsen thinks for a moment before letting it go.

Adam Friedman - 385,000
Jeff Madsen - 610,000

Sunday, July 5, 2015 4:47 PM Local Time

Antes in

NLH, NL2-7,

and Stud Games

Low/High Card


Small Blind



Big Blind

Limit Flop/Draw Games
- 10,000 20,000 20,000/40,000
Stud Games
5,000 5,000 20,000 20,000/40,000
No-Limit/Pot-Limit Games
5,000 10,000 -
Sunday, July 5, 2015 4:46 PM Local Time
Sunday, July 5, 2015 4:26 PM Local Time

After two levels of play, the final seven players are on their first scheduled 20-minute break of the day.

Sunday, July 5, 2015 4:17 PM Local Time

No-Limit Five Card Draw High

Rep Porter raises to 22,000 from the hijack and Quinn Do calls from the cutoff. The rest of the table folds, leaving the two heads up to the draw.

Porter takes one new card while Do opts for two. Porter continues out for 27,000 and Do comes over the top for 100,000 total. Porter lets it go and Do wins the pot.

Quinn Do - 830,000
Rep Porter - 660,000

Sunday, July 5, 2015 4:15 PM Local Time

No-Limit Five Card Draw High

Jake Abdalla opens with a raise to 24,000. The action folds to Jussi Nevanlinna in the small blind, who takes his time before moving all in for 146,000. The action gets back around to Abdalla, who goes deep into the tank. He has 142,000 back and takes so long deciding that Adam Friedman calls the clock on him.

Abdalla doesn't react, just stays in his rhythm of thinking while shuffling chips. The clock gets down to a couple of seconds remaining before he folds his hand.