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2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker

Saturday, June 04, 2016 to Monday, June 06, 2016

Event #3: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $817,800
  • Entries: 87
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, June 6, 2016 7:48 PM Local Time

Play resumes with another 14 minutes left in the level and the heads up counts are as follows:

Robert Mizrachi - 2,510,000 (31 BB)
Matt Grapenthien - 1,840,000 (23 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 7:44 PM Local Time

George Danzer:     /      /  
Robert Mizrachi:     /      / boc]

George Danzer brings in with a deuce and Mizrachi completes with a queen. On fourth street, Mizrachi bets again and Danzer gives it some thought, then calls.

After fifth street, Mizrachi bets and Danzer moves all in for slightly more. Mizrachi snap-calls and shows   . "Ah, there is the six, finally," Danzer laughs and flips over his   .

Danzer gets the   on sixth to make it fours and deuces, but Mizrachi gets the   to make trips himself.

Mizrachi gets the blank   that changes nothing. Danzer needs a four or deuce to make a full house, but he receives the   instead and is eliminated.

Robert Mizrachi - 2,510,000 (31 BB)
George Danzer - Eliminated in 3rd place ($103,230)

Monday, June 6, 2016 7:41 PM Local Time

George Danzer:     /      /  
Matt Grapenthien:     /      /  

George Danzer brings it in with the  , Matt Grapenthien completes with the  , and Danzer calls.

Grapenthien bets his lead on fourth street, and Danzer raises all in for 60,000 total. Grapenthien calls to put him at risk, turning up    for jack-high. Danzer only has seven-high, but his    has him drawing open-ended to a straight.

Danzer promptly draws an ace on both fifth and sixth streets, and the second one leaves Grapenthien in need of improvement. He misses with the   on seventh street, though, and Danzer doubles up.

George Danzer - 230,000 (3 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 7:37 PM Local Time

Matt Grapenthien:     /      /  
George Danzer:     /      /  

Robert Mizrachi has the bring-in, but he doesn't factor in the hand past third street. Matt Grapenthien completes with the  , George Danzer raises with the  , and Grapenthien calls.

Grapenthien has the lead the whole way, and he check-calls Danzer's bets on fourth, fifth, and sixth streets. Seventh street goes check, check.

Danzer shows     for a pair of queens, and Grapenthien tables     to win the pot with a pair of kings. Danzer is now dangerously short on chips with less than two big bets in front of him.

Matt Grapenthien - 1,975,000 (25 BB)
George Danzer - 120,000 (2 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 7:33 PM Local Time

George Danzer:     /      /  
Robert Mizrachi:     /      /  

George Danzer brings it in with the  , Robert Mizrachi completes with the  , and Danzer calls.

Mizrachi bets his lead on fourth street, and Danzer calls. Mizrachi leads again on fifth, and Danzer raises to 160,000. Mizrachi reraises to 240,000, and Danzer calls the extra bet. Mizrachi continues to apply pressure with follow-up bets on sixth and seventh streets, and Danzer calls both to see a showdown.

Mizrachi tables    , winning the pot with aces up. Danzer now has just over five big bets remaining.

Robert Mizrachi - 2,350,000 (29 BB)
George Danzer - 425,000 (5 BB)

Gorilla Gaming
Monday, June 6, 2016 7:24 PM Local Time

Robert Mizrachi:     /     
George Danzer:     /      (fold)

Robert Mizrachi brings in with a five and George Danzer completes, Mizrachi raises and Danzer calls. On fourth street, Danzer checks, Mizrachi bets, and Danzer calls.

Fifth street gives Danzer a king and he bets, Mizrachi raises, and Danzer calls. After sixth street, Danzer checks, Mizrachi bets, and Danzer folds. He loses another middle-sized pot after and drops below one million in chips.

Robert Mizrachi - 1,900,000 (23 BB)
George Danzer - 900,000 (11 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 7:20 PM Local Time

Matt Grapenthien:     /      /  
George Danzer:     /      /  

On fourth street Matt Grapenthien pairs his eight and bets. George Danzer calls with an ace-king and Grapenthien bets again on fifth street. Danzer calls with a jack, then sixth street gives him a five. Grapenthien bets and Danzer calls. After seventh street, Grapenthien bets and Danzer folds.

Matt Grapenthien - 1,300,000 (16 BB)
George Danzer - 1,430,000 (17 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 7:18 PM Local Time

Matt Grapenthien:     /      /  
Robert Mizrachi:     /      /  

Matt Grapenthien brings it in with the  , and George Danzer completes with the  . Robert Mizrachi raises with the  , Grapenthien makes it three bets, Danzer folds, and Mizrachi calls.

Mizrachi checks his lead on fourth street, then calls a bet from Grapenthien. That action repeats for the big bet of 80,000 on fifth street. Grapenthien pairs on sixth and leads with a bet, and Mizrachi calls. On seventh, Grapenthien makes the last bet, and Mizrachi calls.

Grapenthien shows    , winning the pot with trip threes. It is an important one for the table short stack, moving him back into seven figures.

Matt Grapenthien - 1,125,000 (14 BB)
Robert Mizrachi - 1,695,000 (21 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 7:12 PM Local Time

Robert Mizrachi:     /      /  
Matt Grapenthien:     /      /  
George Danzer:     /     (fold)

Robert Mizrachi brings it in with the  , Matt Grapenthien raises with the  , and George Danzer three-bets with the  . Mizrachi calls, and Grapenthien calls the extra bet to create a family pot.

Mizrachi bets his lead on fourth street and gets two calls. He bets again on fifth, and this time, only Grapenthien calls as Danzer folds out of the way. Mizrachi makes an open pair on sixth, and one more bet from him is enough to coax a quick fold from Grapenthien and end the hand.

Robert Mizrachi - 2,060,000 (26 BB)
Matt Grapenthien - 685,000 (9 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 6:56 PM Local Time

George Danzer:     /      /  
Robert Mizrachi:     /      /  

George Danzer brings it in with the  , Robert Mizrachi completes with the  , and Danzer calls.

Mizrachi bets his lead on fourth and fifth streets, with Danzer calling both bets. Sixth-street action goes check-check. Mizrachi bets again on seventh street, and Danzer calls.

Mizrachi shows     for an unimproved pair of sevens, and Danzer tables     to win the pot with two pair, tens and treys. The German pro and 2014 WSOP Player of the Year is now back in the chip lead with two opponents standing between him and a potential fourth gold bracelet.

George Danzer - 1,950,000 (24 BB)
Robert Mizrachi - 1,525,000 (19 BB)

Gorilla Gaming
Monday, June 6, 2016 6:46 PM Local Time
Level: 25 Limits: 40k/80k Bring-in: 10k Ante: 10k
Monday, June 6, 2016 6:32 PM Local Time

The three remaining players are on a 15-minute break. Here's how they'll stack up when they return for Level 25:

Seat 1: George Danzer - 1,755,000 (22 BB)
Seat 2: Robert Mizrachi - 1,865,000 (23 BB)
Seat 3: --empty--
Seat 4: --empty--
Seat 5: Matt Grapenthien - 745,000 (9 BB)
Seat 6: --empty--

Monday, June 6, 2016 6:27 PM Local Time

Robert Mizrachi:     /      /  
Matt Grapenthien:     /      /  

On fourth street, Robert Mizrachi bets a king and Matt Grapenthien calls. Mizrachi pairs his king on fifth street and bets. Grapenthien calls, then Mizrachi bets again on sixth street. Grapenthien calls and seventh street gets checked through. Mizrachi rolls over     for kings and fours, which is good enough to win the pot. Grapenthien grabs Mizrachi's   and puts it in his hand along with the   , which would have made a straight flush, before mucking his cards with a wry smile.

Robert Mizrachi - 1,800,000 (30 BB)
Matt Grapenthien - 550,000 (9 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 6:24 PM Local Time

Robert Mizrachi:     /      /  
Ted Forrest:     /      /  

With the bring-in posted to his right, Robert Mizrachi completes with the  , and Ted Forrest raises with the  . Mizrachi calls.

Forrest pairs his door card on fourth and double bets for 60,000. Mizrachi raises enough to cover him, and Forrest calls all-in for less than two big bets.

Forrest shows    for trip aces, and Mizrachi tables    for a flush draw. Neither player improves on fifth street, but Mizrachi fills his flush on sixth to leave Forrest drawing from behind.

The at-risk Forrest needs to fill up or better to stay alive, but his river   is a miss. He's eliminated in fourth place, falling just shy of a seventh gold bracelet.

Robert Mizrachi - 1,500,000 (25 BB)
Ted Forrest - Eliminated in fourth place for $72,971

Monday, June 6, 2016 6:19 PM Local Time

Matt Grapenthien:     /      /  
George Danzer:     /      /  

With the bring-in posted to his right, Matt Grapenthien completes with the  , and George Danzer raises with the  . Grapenthien calls.

Grapenthien makes an open pair on fourth street, and he double bets for 60,000. Danzer raises to 120,000, and Grapenthien calls the extra bet. Both players check through fifth street. On sixth, Grapenthien bets again, and Danzer calls. They both check on seventh street.

Grapenthien lifts a hand as if to indicate his fives are unimproved. "You just have fives?" Danzer asks. He shows    , winning the pot with a pair of nines.

George Danzer - 1,900,000 (32 BB)
Matt Grapenthien - 905,000 (15 BB)

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Monday, June 6, 2016 6:10 PM Local Time

George Danzer:     /    
Ted Forrest:     /    

George Danzer completes with a jack, Ted Forrest raises with a nine, and Danzer calls. On fourth street, both players check and Danzer picks up a king on fifth. Danzer bets, Forrest folds, leaving himself with less than four big bets.

George Danzer - 1,550,000 (25 BB)
Ted Forrest - 200,000 (3 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 6:04 PM Local Time

Robert Mizrachi:     /      /  
George Danzer:     /      /  

Robert Mizrachi completes with an eight and George Danzer calls with a six. Fourth street is checked through, then Mizrachi bets fifth after getting an ace and taking the lead in the hand. Danzer raises and Mizrachi calls. On sixth street, Danzer pairs his five and bets. Mizrachi calls. On seventh street Danzer checks and Mizrachi checks behind. Danzer announces a full house and rolls over     and takes the pot.

George Danzer - 1,460,000 (24 BB)
Robert Mizrachi - 1,350,000 (22 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 6:01 PM Local Time

Robert Mizrachi:     /      /  
George Danzer:     /      /  

Robert Mizrachi brings it in with the  , George Danzer completes with the  , and Mizrachi calls.

Danzer has the lead the whole way, and he bets every street. Mizrachi calls him all the way down, committing the final call quickly after seventh street.

"Ace," Danzer announces.

Mizrachi takes his cue to roll over    , winning the pot with two pair, fours and fives. He's now back atop the leaderboard, though the top spot is changing hands frequently as of late.

Robert Mizrachi - 1,600,000 (27 BB)
George Danzer - 1,280,000 (21 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 5:53 PM Local Time

Kilian Kramer, who made a deep run in the WSOP and WSOPE Main Event last year, shows up on the rail and shouts his support for fellow German George Danzer. "How are you doing?" Kramer asks and Danzer replies "About even, slightly in front." Danzer completes the next two hands and wins the pot uncontested to chip up further.

George Danzer - 1,500,000 (25 BB)

Monday, June 6, 2016 5:43 PM Local Time

Robert Mizrachi:     /     (fold)
George Danzer:     /    

Robert Mizrachi brings in with a four and George Danzer completes with a king, Mizrachi calls. On fourth street Danzer gets a queen and bets. Mizrachi calls with a seven, picking up a jack on fifth. Danzer gets a suited ten and bets, Mizrachi folds.

George Danzer - 1,235,000 (20 BB)
Robert Mizrachi - 1,360,000 (22 BB)

Gorilla Gaming
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