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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Thursday, June 16, 2016 to Saturday, June 18, 2016

Event #25: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $2,500
  • Prizepool: $2,377,375
  • Entries: 1,045
  • Remaining: 0

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Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:13 AM Local Time
Michael Gagliano takes down the pot after Daniel Cooke doesn't defend his button. 
Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:12 AM Local Time
Michael Gagliano moves all in for over 11,000,000 and Daniel Cooke folds. 
Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:10 AM Local Time
Level: 32
Blinds: 80,000/160,000
Ante: 20,000
Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:10 AM Local Time
The level has ended. Since players have made it to heads-up play, they have the option to extend the night for one more level to try and conclude the tournament. Both players have opted to continue for one more level and take a quick, five-minute break.
Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:09 AM Local Time

Daniel Cooke raises to 240,000 from the small blind. Michael Gagliano calls.

The flop is    . Both players check to the turn.

The turn is the  . Gagliano checks, and Cooke bets 300,000. Gagliano folds.

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Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:08 AM Local Time
Michael Gagliano moves all in from the small blind. Daniel Cooke folds.
Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:07 AM Local Time
Daniel Cooke folds his small blind and Michael Gagliano gets a walk.
Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:07 AM Local Time

 

Michael Gagliano

Michael Gagliano raises to 240,000 and Daniel Cooke calls.

The flop comes     and Cooke checks. Gagliano bets 235,000 and Cooke calls.

The turn is the  . Cooke bets 400,000 and Gagliano makes it 1,115,000. Cooke moves all in and Gagliano calls.

Gagliano:   
Cooke:   

The river is the   and Gagliano will double with a straight.

Michael Gagliano - 11,500,000 (95 bb)
Daniel Cooke - 1,550,000 (12 bb)
Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:04 AM Local Time
Daniel Cooke calls from the small blind and Michael Gagliano makes it 375,000. Cooke makes it 940,000 and Gagliano folds.
Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:03 AM Local Time

Michael Gagliano raises to 240,000 and Daniel Cooke calls.

Both players check the flop of    .

The turn brings the   and both players check again.

The river is the   and Cooke checks. Gagliano bets and Cooke folds.

Michael Gagliano - 6,100,000 (50 bb)
Daniel Cooke - 6,900,000 (57 bb)

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Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:00 AM Local Time

Daniel Cooke raises to 240,000 and Michael Gagliano calls.

The flop comes     and Gagliano checks. Cooke bets 400,000 and Gagliano calls.

The turn is the   and Gagliano checks. Cooke bets 800,000 and Gagliano folds. Cooke shows   .

Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:57 AM Local Time

Michael Gagliano raises to 240,000 and Daniel Cooke calls.

Both players check a flop of    .

Turn brings the  . Cooke checks and Gagliano bets 200,000. Cooke raises to 400,000 and Gagliano calls.

The river is the   and both players check.

Cooke shows    to win the pot.

Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:52 AM Local Time
Daniel Cooke raises to 300,000 from the button which forces a fold from Michael Gagliano in the blinds. 
Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:51 AM Local Time
In the first hand of heads-up play, Michael Gagliano folds his button relinquishing the pot to Daniel Cooke. 
Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:50 AM Local Time

 
Shankar Pillai Eliminated

Michael Gagliano calls from the small blind before Shankar Pillai moves all in for 3,300,000 from the big blind. Daniel Cooke folds from the button and Gagliano snap-calls. 

Gagliano:   
Pillai:   

PIllai is at risk but has the lead with the pocket pair. 

However, the board runs out      , giving Gagliano a king on the flop and the winning hand. Pillai finishes in third place. 

Michael Gagliano - 7,500,000 (62 bb)
Shankar Pillai - Eliminated in 3rd Place ($196,119)

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Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:45 AM Local Time

Shankar Pillai moves all in for 1,590,000 from the button and is called by Michael Gagliano from the big blind. 

Pillai:   
Gagliano:   

Pillai is at risk against the pocket pair until the board runs out      , where he spikes an ace on the turn to double up. 

Shankar Pillai - 3,310,000 (27 bb)
Michael Gagliano - 4,100,000 (34 bb)

Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:42 AM Local Time

Michael Gagliano raises to 240,000 before Shankar Pillai bumps it up to 620,000 from the blinds. Gagliano calls. 

The flop comes     and Pillai slides out 450,000. Galgliano then moves all in, which covers Pillai. Pillai instantly mucks. 

Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:41 AM Local Time

Shankar Pallai gets a walk after Daniel Cooke and Michael Gagliano fold. 

Pallai flashes pocket tens before raking in the pot. 

Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:40 AM Local Time


Remi Castaignon

Remi Castaignon moves all in on the button for 1,950,000. Michael Gagliano is in the big blind and calls.

Gagliano tables   , and Gastaignon shows   .

The board runs out      . Castaignon's pocket threes are no match for Gagliano's eights and he is eliminated.

Michael Gagliano - 4,450,000 (37 bb)
Remi Castaignon - Eliminated in 4th place for $140,596

Sunday, June 19, 2016 12:37 AM Local Time
Remi Castaignon calls on the button. Shankar Pillai folds his small blind, and Castaignon takes down the pot, as Daniel Cooke has stepped away from the table and forfeits his big blind.
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