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2016 47th Annual World Series of Poker

Sunday, July 03, 2016 to Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Event #56: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $2,511,000
  • Entries: 1,860
  • Remaining: 0

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:53 PM Local Time


David Peters

On a board reading     , with about 300,000 in the pot already, Jason Seitz checks from the small blind, and David Peters bets 130,000. Seitz calls.

The river is the  . Seitz checks again. Peters bets 350,000. Seitz asks for a count, and after about a minute, he calls.

Peters tables    for a set of fours. Seitz mucks his hand.

David Peters - 2,200,000 (91 bb)
Jason Seitz - 375,000 (15 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:49 PM Local Time


Jason Seitz

David Peters is in early position, and he raises to 55,000. Jason Seitz is in the big blind and moves all in for 498,000. Peters calls immediately.

Seitz shows   , and Peters shows   .

The board runs out       and Seitz doubles up.

Jason Seitz - 1,050,000 (43 bb)
David Peters - 1,570,000 (65 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:46 PM Local Time

Muhammad Rahim raises to 55,000 from the cutoff. Faraz Jaka is in the small blind and moves all in for 149,000. Rahim calls.

Jaka shows   , and Rahim tables   .

The board runs out      , giving Jaka a straight to the queen and the double-up.

Faraz Jaka - 320,000 (13 bb)
Muhammad Rahim - 1,350,000 (56 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:44 PM Local Time

Action folds around to David Patterson in the small blind, and he moves all in for 433,000. Faraz Jaka is in the big blind and quickly calls.

Patterson shows   , while Jaka tables   .

The flop comes    , putting Patterson in the lead with a pair of queens.

The turn is the  , and the river is the  . Patterson gets the double.

David Patterso - 880,000 (36 bb)
Faraz Jaka - 153,000 (6 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:37 PM Local Time

 
Adrien Allain

Adrien Allain moves all in under the gun for around 400,000. Action folds to Muhammad Abdel Rahim in the big blind, who calls. Allain holds    but Rahim has    and Allain is at risk.

The flop comes    . The turn is the  , and the river is the  , offering no help to Allain.

Muhammad Abdel Rahim - 1,320,000 (55 bb)
Adrien Allain - Eliminated in 15th Place ($20,165)

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:32 PM Local Time

 
Chahn Jung

Chahnhoon Jung, Ivan Luca, and Brendan Sheehan see a flop of    .

Jung checks the flop, Luca checks as well, and Sheehan bets 75,000. Jung then re-raises all in for his last 300,000 or so. Luca folds, but Sheehan calls. Jung has    for top pair and the nut-flush draw, but Sheehan shows    for the set.

Sheehan spikes the   on the turn for quads and the knockout. Jung is drawing dead to the   river.

Brendan Sheehan - 1,100,000 (45 bb)
Chahnhoon Jung - Eliminated in 16th Place ($16,049)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:24 PM Local Time

 
Ben Zamani

Benjamin Zamani min-opens to 48,000 for a min-raise. Action folds to Matt Affleck on the button, who makes it 130,000. Back to Zamani who re-raises to 348,000. Affleck then moves all in for over 1,500,000. Zamani has over a million chips himself and he snap-calls.

Zamani has   . Affleck is behind but hoping with   , and spikes his ace on the     flop.

The turn and river come the   and the  . With that Zamani moves from one of the top four or five chip stacks in the event to the rail and Affleck moves into the chip lead.

Matt Affleck - 2,700,000 (112 bb)
Benjamin Zamani - Eliminated in 17th Place ($16,049)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:18 PM Local Time
Level: 24
Blinds: 12,000/24,000
Ante: 400
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:17 PM Local Time

 
Seth Fischer

David Peters raises under the gun to 55,000, and Seth Fischer shoves all in for 365,000 from the small blind. Peters calls.

Fischer holds    but trails Peters's   , and gets no help as the board runs out      .

David Peters - 1,650,000 (82 bb)
Seth Fischer - Eliminated in 18th Place ($16,049) 

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 3:09 PM Local Time

With 18 players remaining, here is the two-table redraw.

Table 1:

Seat 1: Faraz Jaka - 1,050,000 (43 bb)
Seat 2: Eldad Bentov - 605,000 (25 bb)
Seat 3: Jason Seitz - 595,000 (24 bb)
Seat 4: Seth Fischer - 365,000 (15 bb)
Seat 5: Zachary Okin - 120,000 (5 bb)
Seat 6: David Peters - 1,185,000 (49 bb)
Seat 7: Muhammad Abdel Rahim - 1,100,000 (45 bb)
Seat 8: David Patterson - 490,000 (20 bb)
Seat 9: Adrien Allain - 375,000 (15 bb)

Table 2:

Seat 1: Brendan Sheehan - 620,000 (25 bb)
Seat 2: Matt Affleck - 1,700,000 (70 bb)
Seat 3: Kilian Kramer - 2,100,000 (87 bb)
Seat 4: Cathal Shine - 610,000 (25 bb)
Seat 5: Takuya Suzuki - 460,000 (19 bb)
Seat 6: Chahnhoon Jung - 370,000 (15 bb)
Seat 7: Ben Zamani - 1,100,000 (45 bb)
Seat 8: Dara O'Kearney - 390,000 (16 bb)
Seat 9: Ivan Luca - 590,000 (24 bb)

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:52 PM Local Time


Mark Epstein

Mark Epstein shoves all in from the small blind for 158,000, and big blind David Patterson calls. Epstein has    and Patterson shows   .

Patterson moves farther ahead on the     flop and seals the knockout on the [a] turn. The meaningless river is the  .

David Patterson - 430,000 (21 bb)
Mark Epstein - Eliminated in 19th Place (12,917)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:41 PM Local Time


Matthew Diehl 

Matthew Diehl moves all in from the cutoff for 226,000. and on the button, Kilian Kramer calls. Diehl has    and is dominated by Kramer's   .

The flop comes    , the turn is the  , and the river   leaves Diehl unimproved.

Kilian Kramer - 2,100,000
Matthew Diehl - Eliminated in 20th Place ($12,917)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:36 PM Local Time


Chun Law

Action folds around to Chun Law in the small blind. He only has 47,000 left after doubling Eldad Bentov up in the previous hand, and moves all in. Ben Zamani is in the big blind and calls.

Zamani tables   , while Law has   .

The board runs out       and Law is eliminated.

Ben Zamani - 1,800,000 (90 bb)
Chun Law - Eliminated in 21st place for $12,917

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:33 PM Local Time

Eldad Bentov moves all in on the button for 270,000, and Chun Law calls from the small blind, having Bentov slightly covered.

Bentov has   , while Law tables   .

The board runs out      , and Bentov doubles up, leaving Law with less than three big blinds.

Eldad Bentov - 595,000 (29 bb)
Chun Law - 50,000 (2 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:30 PM Local Time


Assani Fisher

Assani Fisher and Matt Affleck get into a raising war preflop. Fisher four-bet shoves from early position, and Affleck calls from the button.

Affleck holds    and Fisher has   .

The board runs out dry for Fisher, and he is eliminated at the hands of Affleck.

Matt Affleck - 1,584,000
Assani Fisher - Eliminated in 22nd place for $12,917

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:26 PM Local Time


Michael Aron

Michael Aron is all in before the flop, and he's called by David Peters.

Peters tables   , while Aron shows   .

The board runs out jack-high, and Peters rakes in the pot while sending Aron to the rail.

David Peters - 1,100,000 (55 bb)
Michael Aron - Eliminated in 23rd place for $12,917

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:22 PM Local Time


Cathal Shine

Action folds around to Chahnhoon Jung in the hijack, who raises to 43,000. Cathal Shine is in the cutoff and moves all in for 401,000. Jung snap-calls.

Shine tables   , and Jung shows   .

The flop comes    , locking up a full house for Shine.

The turn is the  , giving Jung some outs to hit another ace for a bigger full house. However, the river is a blank, the  , and Shine doubles up.

Cathal Shine - 855,000 (42 bb)
Chahnhoon Jung - 240,000 (12 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:14 PM Local Time

Dara O'Kearney makes it 40,000 under the gun, Seth Fischer raises to 90,000 from middle position, and Kearney moves all in. Fischer calls. O'Kearney has    and Fischer has   .

The board runs out dry,       and O'Kearney doubles through.

Dara O'Kearney - 472,000 (23 bb)
Seth Fischer - 445,000 (22 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:11 PM Local Time

From the cutoff, Mark Epstein opens to 42,000. and Ivan Luca goes all in for 327,000 from the small blind. Epstein takes about three minutes and calls. He's slightly behind with    against Luca's   .

The flop comes    , the turn is the  , and the river is the  . Luca doubles up with his ace kicker.

Ivan Luca - 785,000 (39 bb)
Mark Epstein - 295,000 (14 bb)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:05 PM Local Time

Action folds around to Matt Affleck on the button, who raises to 45,000. Faraz Jaka is in the big blind and decides to defend.

The flop comes    . Jaka checks, and Affleck bets 45,000. Jaka calls.

The turns is the  . Jaka checks again, and Affleck bets 70,000. Jaka calls.

The river is the  . Jaka pauses for a moment, and then leads out for 155,000. Affleck thinks for about two minute and decides to lay it down.

Faraz Jaka - 655,000 (32 bb)
Matt Affleck - 1,220,000 (61 bb)

Playtika - Jason Alexander