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2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker

Monday, June 27, 2016 to Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Event #47: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,175,000
  • Entries: 125
  • Remaining: 0

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:31 PM Local Time

Chris Klodnicki raises from the button, and John Hennigan three-bets from the big blind, and Klodnicki calls.

Hennigan draws one and Klodnicki draws two. Hennigan bets, and Klodnicki calls.

Hennigan draws one again, and Klodnicki draws two. Hennigan bets, Klodnicki raises, and Hennigan three-bets. Klodnicki calls to close the action.

Both players stand pat on the final draw, and they both check.

Klodnicki shows       for a nine-seven, and adds to his big stack.

Chris Klodnicki - 2,150,000 (53 BB)
John Hennigan - 680,000 (17 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:25 PM Local Time

Michael Gathy raises from middle position and JC Tran calls from the small blind. John Hennigan defends his big blind and three players go to the first draw. All three players take two cards.

Tran checks, Hennigan bets, Gathy raises, Tran folds, Hennigan three-bets, and Gathy calls. On the second draw, Hennigan stands pat and Gathy takes one.

Hennigan bets and Gathy calls. Hennigan stands pat on the last draw and Gathy takes one card. Both players check and Hennigan shows      . Gathy mucks his hand and Hennigan takes the pot.

John Hennigan - 760,000 (19 BB)
Michael Gathy - 1,510,000 (38 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:19 PM Local Time

 
Brant Hale Eliminated in 7th Place ($39,179)

Brant Hale is involved in a hand with Michael Gathy with around 200,000 in the pot after the last draw. Gathy bets from the big blind, and Hale calls from the button with just 2,000 behind. Gathy shows      , and Hale mucks, leaving himself with just 2,000.

Two hands later, John Hennigan raises from middle position. Hale goes all in for his last 2,000, and Viacheslav Zhukov calls Hennigan's raise.

Zhukov draws two cards, Hennigan draws one, and Hale draws two. Zhukov checks, Hennigan bets on the side pot, and Zhukov calls.

Zhukov then draws one, Hennigan stands pat, and Hale draws one. Zhukov checks to Hennigan, who bets. Zhukov calls again.

Zhukov and Hennigan stand pat on the final draw, and Hale draws one. Zhukov checks again, and Hennigan bets. Zhukov calls to close the action. All three hands are tabled.

Hale:      
Hennigan:      
Zhukov:      

Zhukov scores the near double-up with his eight-seven-four, and he eliminates Hale in the process.

Viacheslav Zhukov - 320,000 (8 BB)
John Hennigan - 600,000  (15 BB)
Brant Hale - Eliminated in 7th Place ($39,179)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:19 PM Local Time
Level:17Limits:20,000/40,000
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:09 PM Local Time

 

With the elimination of Scott Abrams in eighth place, the final seven players are re-drawing for seats at the unofficial final table. After one more elimination, the final six players will get credit for earning a spot at the official final table.

Here is a look at the seating arrangement and chip counts:

Seat 1: Brant Hale - 120,000
Seat 2: Viacheslav Zhukov - 210,000
Seat 3: Michael Gathy - 1,600,000
Seat 4: Abe Mosseri - 690,000
Seat 5: Chris Klodnicki - 2,000,000
Seat 6: JC Tran - 890,000
Seat 7: John Hennigan - 685,000

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:07 PM Local Time

Brant Hale raises on the button and Viacheslav Zhukov calls from the big blind. Zhukov takes three cards and Hale draws two. Zhukov checks, Hale bets, and Zhukov calls.

On the second draw, Zhukov takes two and Hale takes one. Zhukov checks and Hale puts his last 12,000 into the middle. Zhukov calls. Zhukov takes one and Hale stands pat. Zhukov shows      and is up against Hale's      .

Zhukov pairs his three and Hale doubles up simultaneously with Abrams' elimination at the other table. There is a short break in the action while they re-draw for seats at the unofficial final table.

Brant Hale - 120,000 (4 BB)
Viacheslav Zhukov - 210,000 (7 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:04 PM Local Time


Scott Abrams Eliminated in 8th Place ($39,179)

John Hennigan raises from the cutoff, Scott Abrams three-bets and Hennigan calls.

Abrams draws one, and Hennigan draws two. Abrams bets, and Hennigan calls.

Abrams stands pat on the second draw, and Hennigan draws one. Abrams bets, Hennigan raises, and Abrams goes all in for just 7,000 more. Hennigan calls.

Both players stand pat on the final draw, and they both show their hands.

Abrams:      
Hennigan:      

Both players make an eight-low, but Abrams comes up short with his  , and is eliminated.

John Hennigan - 800,000 (26 BB)
Scott Abrams - Eliminated in 8th Place ($39,179)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:53 PM Local Time

Brant Hale raises from the small blind and Abe Mosseri calls from the big blind. Hale takes one and Mosseri takes three. Hale bets and Mosseri calls.

On the second draw, Hale takes one again and Mosseri takes two. Hale bets and Mosseri calls. Hale takes one on the last draw and Mosseri stands pat.

Both players check after the last draw and Hale angrily shows an ace, followed by     , giving him an ace-low. Mosseri wins the pot with his       and leaves Hale with just a few bets left.

Abe Mosseri - 660,000 (22 BB)
Brant Hale - 90,000 (3 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:52 PM Local Time

John Hennigan raises from the button and is three-bet by Scott Abrams in the big blind. Hennigan calls.

Abrams draws one and Hennigan draws two. Abrams bets, and he's called by Hennigan.

Both players draw one on the second draw. Abrams bets, and Hennigan folds his hand.

Scott Abrams - 200,000 (6 BB)
John Hennigan - 600,000 (20 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:47 PM Local Time


Chris Klodnicki

John Hennigan calls from the small blind, and Chris Klodnicki checks in the big blind.

Hennigan draws three, and Klodnicki draws four. Hennigan bets, and Klodnicki calls.

Hennigan draws one on the second round, and Klodnicki draws two. Hennigan bets, and Klodnicki raises. Hennigan three-bets, Klodnicki four-bets, and Hennigan calls.

Both players stand pat on the end, and they both check.

Klodnicki shows       for a seven low, and takes the pot.

Chris Klodnicki - 1,800,000 (60 BB)
John Hennigan - 800,000 (26 BB)

Gorilla Gaming
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:43 PM Local Time

Brant Hale raises from the small blind and Abe Mosseri three-bets from the big blind. Hale four-bets and Mosseri calls.

Hale stands pat and Mosseri takes two. Hale bets and Mosseri calls.

Hale stands pat and Mosseri takes two again. Hale bets and Mosseri calls. On the last draw, Hale stands pat and Mosseri takes one card. Hale checks and Mosseri bets. Hale lets out a sigh and then calls.

Mosseri shows       and Hale mucks his hand.

Abe Mosseri - 605,000 (20 BB)
Brant Hale - 245,000 (8 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:37 PM Local Time

Abe Mosseri raises on the button and Viacheslav Zhukov three-bets from the small blind. Mosseri four-bets and Zhukov calls.

They both draw one card and Zhukov checks after the draw. Mosseri bets and Zhukov calls. Zhukov takes one and Mosseri stands pat. Zhukov checks, Mosseri bets, and Zhukov calls.

On the last draw, Zhukov draws one and Mosseri stands pat. Zhukov checks, Mosseri bets, and Zhukov calls. Mosseri shows       and Zhukov mucks his hand.

Abe Mosseri - 350,000 (12 BB)
Viacheslav Zhukov - 390,000 (13 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:37 PM Local Time

JC Tran raises from the cutoff and John Hennigan calls on the button. Scott Abrams three-bets out of the big blind, and both of his opponents call.

Abrams draws one, Tran draws one, and Hennigan draws two. All three players check.

All three players take one card on the second round, and check.

They all take one card again on the final draw, and check it down.

Hennigan shows   . "Beats me," says Abrams. Tran shows       for a winning ace-low and takes the pot.

JC Tran - 730,000 (24 BB)
Scott Abrams - 130,000 (4 BB)
John Hennigan - 900,000 (30 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:27 PM Local Time

On the third draw, Michael Gathy takes one card from the big blind and Brant Hale takes one on the button. After the draw, Gathy bets and Hale raises. Gathy calls.

"Number three," says Hale. He shows       and Gathy mucks his hand.

Brant Hale - 380,000 (13 BB)
Michael Gathy - 1,320,000 (43 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:23 PM Local Time


Michael Gathy

Michael Gathy raises on the button and Abe Mosseri three-bets out of the big blind. Gathy calls and draws two, while Mosseri takes one card.

Mosseri bets and Gathy calls. Mosseri stands pat and Gathy takes one. Mosseri bets, Gathy raises, and Mosseri calls. Both players stand pat and Mosseri checks. Gathy bets and Mosser calls.

Gathy shows       and Mosseri mucks his hand.

Michael Gathy - 1,400,000 (46 BB)
Abe Mosseri - 380,000 (13 BB)

Gorilla Gaming
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:22 PM Local Time

John Hennigan raises from the small blind, and Chris Klodnicki three-bets in the big blind. Hennigan calls.

Hennigan draws one and Klodnicki draws two. Hennigan bets, Klodnicki raises, and Hennigan three-bets. Klodnicki four-bets and Hennigan calls.

Hennigan stands pat, and Klodnicki draws one. Hennigan bets, and Klodnicki calls.

Hennigan remains pat on the final draw, and Klodnicki takes one card. Both players check.

Hennigan shows       for a rough eight, and Klodnicki mucks his hand.

John Hennigan - 1,120,000 (37 BB)
Chris Klodnicki - 1,550,000 (51 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:14 PM Local Time

 
Andrey Zhigalov

Andrey Zhigalov raises under the gun and Abe Mosseri three-bets on the button. Zhigalov calls and both players take two cards. Zhigalov checks, Mosseri bets, and Zhigalov calls.

On the second draw, Zhigalov takes two and Mosseri draws one. Zhigalov checks, Mosseri bets, and Zhigalov calls. On the last draw, Zhigalov takes one and Mosseri stands pat. Zhigalov moves all in for about 10,000 and Mosseri calls.

"Nine," says Zhigalov, showing      .

"No good," says Mosseri.

Mosseri shows       and Zhigalov is eliminated in ninth place. Mosseri drags the pot and Zhigalov heads to the cashier to collect his $28,507 for ninth place.

Abe Mosseri - 550,000 (18 BB)
Andrey Zhigalov - Eliminated
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:10 PM Local Time

Andrey Zhigalov raises on the button and Abe Mosseri defends his big blind. Mosseri takes three and Zhigalov draws two. After the draw, they both check and Mosseri takes one card. Zhigalov takes two.

Mosseri bets after the draw and Zhigalov calls. They each take one card on the last draw. Mosseri bets and Zhigalov folds. Mosseri drags the pot and leaves Zhigalov with about two big bets.

Abe Mosseri - 420,000 (14 BB)
Andrey Zhigalov - 60,000 (2 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:09 PM Local Time

JC Tran raises from the button, and is called by John Hennigan in the small blind and Chris Klodnicki in the big blind.

Hennigan draws two, Klodnicki draws three, and Tran draws three. Hennigan bets, Klodnicki calls, and Tran folds.

Hennigan and Klodnicki both draw one on the second round, and they both check.

Both players draw one again, and they both check it down.

Hennigan shows       for a jack low, and he takes the pot.

John Hennigan - 1,020,000 (34 BB)
Chris Klodnicki - 1,650,000 (55 BB)
JC Tran - 460,000 (15 BB)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:01 PM Local Time
Cards are in the air for Day 3. There are nine players left. We will combine at the unofficial final table when we reach seven players remaining.
Playtika - Jason Alexander