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2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker

Friday, June 17, 2016 to Sunday, June 19, 2016

Event #27: $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em Championship

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  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $4,049,100
  • Entries: 4,499
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, June 20, 2016 1:01 PM Local Time
Johnnie Craig raises to 575,000 from under the gun and wins the pot.
Monday, June 20, 2016 1:00 PM Local Time

Roger Sippl raises to 410,000 from the small blind and Joseph Somerville calls from the big blind.

They check to the turn of a      board where Sippl bets 600,000. Somerville folds.

Monday, June 20, 2016 12:59 PM Local Time
Joseph Somerville raises to 575,000 from under the gun, Johnnie Craig three-bets to 1,560,000 from the small blind, and Somerville folds.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:59 PM Local Time
Johnnie Craig receives a walk in the big blind.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:58 PM Local Time

Roger Sippl raises to 360,000 from the button and Jamshif Lotfi calls from the big blind.

They check to the turn of a      board where Sippl bets 650,000. Lotfi folds.

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Monday, June 20, 2016 12:56 PM Local Time


Wesley Chong - 5th Place - $136,829

Wesley Chong raises to 360,000 in middle position. Roger Sippl asks, "Do you have any blacks behind?" referring to the purplish-black 100,000-denomination chips. "I have about 2,000,000 behind," Chong replies. Sippl calls from the small blind, and Joseph Somerville folds his big blind. 

Both players check the     flop.

The turn is the  . Sippl bets 425,000, and Chong announces that he is all-in. Sippl asks the dealer for a count, and when the dealer is almost finished, Sippl says, "I call." 

Chong:   
Sippl:   

Unfortunately for Chong, the   river does not improve his hand, and he is eliminated in fifth place. 

Roger Sippl - 9,300,000 (77 bb)
Wesley Chong - Eliminated in fifth place, for $136,829

Monday, June 20, 2016 12:48 PM Local Time
Wesley Chong limps in on the button, and Johnnie Craig raises to 860,000 in the small blind.  Roger Sippl folds his big blind, and Chong also fold, awarding Craig the pot. 
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:47 PM Local Time

Wesley Chong raises to 360,000 in the small blind, and Johnnie Craig calls in the big blind.

The flop comes    . Chong bets 475,000, and Craig calls.

Chong checks the   turn, and Craig bets 550,000. Chong opts to fold. 

Johnnie Craig - 4,780,000 (39 bb)
Wesley Chong - 2,350,000 (19 bb)

Monday, June 20, 2016 12:44 PM Local Time
Wesley Chong gets a walk in the big blind.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:44 PM Local Time

Wesley Chong raises to 400,000, and Joseph Somerville attempts to raise in the small blind, but does not throw enough chips out, and the dealer tells him it's a call since he did not verbalize the raise prior to moving chips forward. Jamshid Lotfi folds his big blind. 

The flop comes    . Somerville checks, Chong bets 600,000, and Somerville says, "That was my mistake Wes, you win this one." 

Chong shows the  

Wesley Chong - 3,320,000 (27 bb)
Joseph Somerville - 3,000,000 (25 bb)

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Monday, June 20, 2016 12:31 PM Local Time

Wesley Chong raises to 400,000 from middle position, Roger Sippl calls from the small blind, and Joseph Somerville calls from the big blind.

The flop is    . Sippl checks, Somerville bets 500,000, Chong folds, and Sippl folds.

Monday, June 20, 2016 12:30 PM Local Time
Roger Sippl receives a walk in the big blind.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:30 PM Local Time
Wesley Chong limps from the small blind, Johnnie Craig raises to 600,000 from the big blind, and Chong folds.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:29 PM Local Time
Jamshid Lotfi raises to 460,000 from the small blind, Wesley Chong reraises all in for about 2,600,000 from the big blind, and Lotfi folds.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:28 PM Local Time

Joseph Somerville raises to 535,000 from the small blind and Jamshid Lotfi calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and Lotfi bets 500,000 out of turn. Somerville check-folds and Lotfi wins the pot.

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Monday, June 20, 2016 12:27 PM Local Time
Wesley Chong raises all in from middle position for about 2,300,000 and takes down the blinds and antes.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:26 PM Local Time
Wesley Chong raises all in from the button for about 2,000,000 and wins the pot.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:26 PM Local Time
Jamshid Lotfi raises to 500,000 from the button and wins the blinds and antes.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:25 PM Local Time
Johnnie Craig raises to 550,000 from under the gun and gets no action.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:22 PM Local Time
Joseph Somerville raises to 510,000 in the small blind, and Jamshid Lotfi folds his big blind, awarding Somerville the pot. 
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