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2015 46th Annual World Series of Poker

Friday, July 08, 2016 to Sunday, July 10, 2016

Event #67: High Roller for One Drop - $111,111 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $111,111
  • Prizepool: $19,316,565
  • Entries: 183
  • Remaining: 0

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Sunday, July 10, 2016 3:13 PM Local Time


 
Adrian Mateos - 11th Place

Adrian Mateos raises all in from under the gun for 1,810,000 and Scott Seiver re-raises all in from middle position, successfully isolating the pot.

Mateos:   
Seiver:   

The board comes      , not enough help to Mateos, ending his run in 11th place.

Scott Seiver - 5,800,000 (36 bb)
Adrian Mateos - Eliminated in 11th Place ($310,550)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 3:04 PM Local Time

Jack Salter limps in from under the gun and Fedor Holz limps in on the button. Dan Smith completes from the small blind and Koray Aldemir raises to 775,000 from the big blind. Salter and Holz call before Smith folds.

They are three-handed to a flop of    . Aldemir bets 810,000 and takes the pot.

Koray Aldemir - 6,500,000 (40 bb)
Jack Salter - 12,600,000 (78 bb)
Fedor Holz - 8,300,000 (51 bb)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 3:01 PM Local Time

Niall Farrell moves all in from the button for 1,385,000. Action folds to Brandon Steven, who calls from the big blind.

Farrell:   
Steven:   

The flop comes out    , giving Farrell the lead with a pair of sevens. Steven is drawing live, however, with four to an open-ended straight. Fortunately for Farrell, the turn and river bring the   and the   to give him a winning full house, sevens over tens.

Niall Farrell - 2,950,000 (18 bb)
Brandon Steven - 2,490,000 (15 bb)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:56 PM Local Time


David Steicke

Jack Salter raises on the button and David Steicke moves all in from the small blind for about 1,000,000. Salter quickly calls. Salter shows    and is in the lead against Steicke's   .

The board runs out      , and Salter's jacks hold up to eliminate Steicke in 11th place. Steicke takes home $310,550 and Salter drags the pot.

Jack Salter - 13,100,000 (81 bb)
David Steicke - Eliminated in 12th Place ($310,550)
Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:56 PM Local Time

Niall Farrell raises to 350,000 from middle position and Brian Green calls from the cutoff.

The flop is     and Farrell continues for 375,000. Green calls.

The turn is the   and Farrell bets 575,000. Green calls.

The river is the   and Farrell checks. Green bets 865,000, Farrell tanks for a bit, and eventually folds.

Brian Green - 16,500,000 (103 bb)
Niall Farrell - 1,705,000 (10 bb)

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Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:50 PM Local Time

 

Fedor Holz (pictured) raises to 400,000 from middle position and David Steicke moves all in from the big blind. Holz double-checks his cards and then calls, all in for 4,550,000.

Steicke shows    and Holz shows   . The flop is     and Holz takes the lead with kings. The turn is the  , keeping Holz in the lead, and the river is the   to send the pot his way.

Fedor Holz - 9,010,000 (56 bb)
David Steicke - 1,000,000 (6 bb)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:47 PM Local Time

Brian Green raises to 400,000 from the button and Adrian Mateos moves all in over the top for 715,000 from the big blind. Green calls and the hands are exposed.

Green:   
Mateos:   

Mateos flops top two pair and holds through a runout of      .

Adrian Mateos - 1,630,000 (10 bb)
Brian Green - 14,950,000 (93 bb)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:45 PM Local Time


Brandon Steven

Scott Seiver opens to 350,000 from middle position and action folds to Brian Green, who calls from the small blind. Brandon Steven jams for 1,595,000 from the big blind and Seiver moves all in over the top. Green folds    face up and the two active hands are tabled.

Seiver:   
Steven:   

The board runs out      , pairing Steven's ace to give him the pot.

Brandon Steven - 3,680,000 (23 bb)
Scott Seiver - 4,450,000 (27 bb)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:41 PM Local Time

On a flop of    , Joe McKeehen checks from the small blind and Fedor Holz checks from the big blind. The turn is the   and McKeehen checks again. Holz bets 385,000 and McKeehen calls.

The river is the   and McKeehen checks for a third time. Holz bets 835,000 and McKeehen calls. Holz shows   , good for a missed flush draw and eight-high. McKeehen wins the pot with   , giving him tens and sevens.

Joe McKeehen - 9,350,000 (58 bb)
Fedor Holz - 4,475,000 (27 bb)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:39 PM Local Time

 

Niall Farrell opens to 325,000 from middle position, Adrian Mateos three-bets to about 900,000 from the small blind, Scott Seiver (pictured) four-bets shoves from the big blind for 3,015,000, Farrell folds, and Mateos calls.

Mateos:   
Seiver:   

The board comes down      , giving Seiver kings and jacks to double through Mateos.

Scott Seiver - 6,475,000 (40 bb)
Adrian Mateos - 915,000 (5 bb)

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Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:31 PM Local Time

Adrian Mateos is in middle position and he opens to 350,000, and Niall Farrell three-bets to 900,000 from the small blind. Action comes back to Mateos, and he moves all in for approximately 2,900,000. Farrell lets it go and Mateos takes down the pot.

Adrian Mateos - 4,030,000 (25 bb)
Niall Farrell - 3,780,000 (23 bb)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:29 PM Local Time

Koray Aldemir raises on the button and David Steicke defends his big blind. The flop is     and Steicke checks. Aldemir bets 355,000 and Steicke calls.

The turn is the   and Steicke checks again. Aldemir bets about 950,000 and Steicke takes a minute before moving all in for about 3,500,000. Aldemir quickly folds and Steicke takes the pot.

David Steicke - 5,300,000 (33 bb)
Koray Aldemir - 4,900,000 (30 bb)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:26 PM Local Time

Action folds around to Dan Smith on the button and he makes it 400,000 to go. Jack Salter is in the big blind and he calls.

The flop falls     and Salter checks. Smith continues out for 400,000 and Salter calls. Salter checks the [qd[ turn, and Smith checks as well.

The   river completes the board and Salter bets 1,250,000. Smith thinks for a moment before releasing his hand.

Jack Salter - 13,360,000 (83 bb)
Dan Smith - 21,760,000 (136 bb)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:19 PM Local Time


Antonio Esfandiari

"Dealer, I would like to wager all of my chips," says Antonio Esfandiari from the cutoff.

Esfandiari moves all in for 1,510,000 and action folds to Dan Smith in the big blind, who asks for an exact count from the dealer.

"Oh, it's close," says Esfandiari. "No insta-call is good."

Smith takes a minute to think and then calls. Smith shows    and is racing Esfandiari's   . The flop is    , giving Smith a pair, a straight draw and the lead.

The turn is the  , which fills Smith's straight, but it also gives Esfandiari a set and some outs to the river. The river is the   and Esfandiari is the first casualty of the day, while Smith continues to pad his chip lead.

Dan Smith - 22,560,000 (141 bb)
Antonio Esfandiari - Eliminated in 13th Place ($256,537)

Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:15 PM Local Time

David Steicke opens to 350,000 from late position. Action folds over to Niall Farrell, who calls from the button. Brian Green is in the small blind and he three-bets to 980,000. Action folds back Steicke, who also lets it go.

Farrell goes into the tank for almost three minutes before ditching his cards. Green tables    and takes down the pot.

Brian Green - 15,865,000 (99 bb)
Niall Garrell - 4,630,000 (28 bb)
David Steicke - 4,005,000 (25 bb)

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Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:05 PM Local Time
Cards are in the air for the final day of the $111,111 One Drop High Roller.
Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:04 PM Local Time
Level: 20
Blinds: 80,000/160,000
Ante: 20,000
Sunday, July 10, 2016 8:59 AM Local Time

Welcome to Day 3 coverage of Event #67, $111,111 High Roller for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em. When late registration closed at the start of Day 2, 183 entries were on record. Today, just 13 players remain in the hunt to capture the bracelet and the first-place prize of $4,981,775. Leading the way into Day 3 is Dan Smith with 22,500,000.

Smith was the last person to register on Day 2 and immediately ran his 25-big-blind stack upward, scoring a few crucial late eliminations en route to his bagging a sizable chip lead.

At the other end of the spectrum is 2012 Big One for One Drop champion Antonio Esfandiari, entering play today as the short stack, When play was on the money bubble, Esfandiari looked destined to finish in 29th place when he ran jacks into aces. However, a jack on the river kept him alive.

Here are the Day 3 seating assignments:

Table 1
Seat 1: Dan Smith - 22,500,000 (140 bb)
Seat 2: Koray Aldemir - 7,140,000 (44 bb)
Seat 3: Jack Salter - 12,790,000 (80 bb)
Seat 4: Antonio Esfandiari - 1,650,000 (10 bb)
Seat 5: Joe McKeehen - 7,160,000 (44 bb)
Seat 6: --empty--
Seat 7: Fedor Holz - 5,365,000 (33 bb)
Seat 8: --empty--

Table 2
Seat 1: Niall Farrell - 5,100,000 (32 bb)
Seat 2: Brian Green - 14,865,000 (93 bb)
Seat 3: Brandon Steven - 1,985,000 (12 bb)
Seat 4: --empty--
Seat 5: Adrian Mateos - 3,830,000 (24 bb)
Seat 6: Scott Seiver - 2,685,000 (16 bb)
Seat 7: David Steicke - 4,375,000 (27 bb)
Seat 8: Nick Petrangelo - 2,400,000 (15 bb)

Play resumes at 2 p,m. and will continue until a winner emerges to claim this prestigious title. We'll have live updates on all of the action and be providing hand-for-hand coverage of the eight-handed final table.