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2007 38th Annual World Series of Poker

Sunday, July 01, 2007 to Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Event #51: $1,000 S.H.O.E.

  • Buy-in: $1,000
  • Prizepool: $664,300
  • Entries: 730
  • Remaining: 0

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Tuesday, July 3, 2007 7:51 PM Local Time
Congratulations to Dao Bac, who won his first ever gold bracelet at the World Series of Poker for his first place finish in the $1,000 buy-in S.H.O.E. event. Bac took home a paycheck worth $157,975 for his efforts. Here's how the rest of the final table panned out: 2nd: Adam Geyer - $ 86,691 3rd: Chip Jett - $ 55,801 4th: Raymond Davis - $ 34,012 5th: Imre Leibold - $ 26,572 6th: Vladimir Shchemelev - $ 20,793 7th: Michael Craig - $ 15,943 8th: Patrick Poels - $ 11,957
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 7:43 PM Local Time
Here's how it went down: Dao Bac completed the bet from the small blind, after which Adam Geyer made it 60,000 to go; Dao called. The flop came    . Bac checked to Geyer who bet 30,000, which was met by a reraise from Bac; Geyer just called. The   came on the turn and Bac once again checked to Geyer, who bet 60,000. Bac then check-raised a second time, upping the ante to 120,000. By this time, Geyer found himself pot committed and moved all-in for 30,000 more; Bac called. When they turned their cards over, Geyer held a commanding lead, revealing    for a pair of 7's with the top kicker; Bac showed a mere    and was drawing to a 6 for a gutshot straight, or a 4 for two pair. Amazingly, the   was the last card off the deck, giving Bac his two pair and the gold bracelet. For his second place finish, Adam Geyer received $86,691 in prize money.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 7:35 PM Local Time
Adam Geyer raised from the small blind and Dao Bac made the call. The flop came     and both players checked. The   fell on the turn and Geyer checked to Bac, who bet 60,000. Geyer then moved all-in for 15,000 more and Bac made the call. When the cards were revealed, Geyer had the lead, showing    for top pair with a Jack kicker; Bac turned over    for a pair of 9's. The river brought an irrelevant  , and Geyer doubled up to right around 250,000 on the hand.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 7:30 PM Local Time
Adam Geyer completed the bet from the small blind and Dao Bac raised it up to 60,000 from the big; Geyer called. The flop came     and both players checked. The   came on the turn and Geyer checked to Bac, who led out with a bet. Geyer then check-raised Bac, making it 120,000 to go, after which Bac reraised to 180,000; Geyer just called. The   fell on the river and Bac made one last 60,000 bet that was called by Geyer. At the showdown, Bac revealed   ; he had flopped a straight. Geyer mucked his hand and dropped below 200,000 chips as a result.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 7:25 PM Local Time
Blinds: 15,000 - 30,000 Limits: 30,000 - 60,000
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Tuesday, July 3, 2007 7:22 PM Local Time
Bac:     Adam:     Bac completed the bet to 30,000 showing the  ; Geyer called. Bac bet again on 4th street and Geyer made the call. After receiving the   on fifth street, Bac led out for another 60,000, which made Geyer fold.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 7:19 PM Local Time
Very little action ensued over the next seven hands. For the most part, Bac and Geyer exchanged bring-ins and antes, but neither gained any significant ground. Geyer did, however, take down a small pot on Hand 152. Bac had bet 60,000 on sixth street, but folded when Geyer raised it to 120,000.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 7:15 PM Local Time
Bac:      Geyer:      Bac brought it in for 10k showing the  ; Geyer called. Bac received the   on fourth street and bet 30,000 and again, Geyer made the call. Both players checked on fifth street, but Bac bet another 60,000 on sixth when he was dealt the  ; Geyer called. Bac fired one last 60,000 bet on the river and Geyer folded.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 7:08 PM Local Time
Bac:     Geyer:     Bac brought it in for 10,000 and Geyer completed the bet to 30k. Bac then made it 60,000 to go and Geyer called. Bac bet 30,000 on fourth street and Geyer called. On fifth street, Geyer had first action and passed to Bac who pumped another 60,000 into the pot; Geyer folded.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 7:03 PM Local Time
The next few hands were relatively uneventful, other than the fact that Dao Bac picked up a whole lot of dead money, increasing his chip lead over Geyer. Hand 137: Bac bet 30,000 on fourth street and Geyer folded. Hand 138: Bac wins Geyer's bring-in and the antes. Hand 140: Bac completed the bet to 30,000, showing the   against Geyer's  ; Geyer folded. Hand 141: Geyer completed the bet to 30,000, showing the   against Bac's  ; Bac folded.
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Tuesday, July 3, 2007 6:56 PM Local Time
Bac:     Geyer:     Geyer completed the bet on the door card, showing the  ; Bac called. Both players checked the turn, and Geyer folded his hand when Bac opened for 60,000 on fifth street.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 6:53 PM Local Time
Limits: Ante: 10,000 Low Card: 10,000 Limits: 30,000 - 60,000
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 6:48 PM Local Time
Adam Geyer and Dao Bac took an impromptu 15-minute break to discuss a potential deal. The result? No deal. They're going to play it out, straight up.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 6:42 PM Local Time
Adam Geyer eliminated Chip Jett from the tournament with two pair (Aces and 10's); Jett could only produce a pair of Queens. Neither player had a qualifying low hand. For his third place finish, Chip Jett received $55,801 in prize money.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 6:36 PM Local Time
Bac:      Jett:      Dao Bac bet every street, and Chip Jett called him all the way down to sixth street. Bac fired one last 40,000 bet on the river, which made Jett fold his hand, leaving him with right around 80,000 chips.
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Tuesday, July 3, 2007 6:32 PM Local Time
Jett:      Geyer:      Geyer bet 20,000 with an Ace showing; Jett called. Geyer bet again on 4th street and Chip just called. When Chip made a pair of 2's on 5th street, he led out with a 40,000 bet; Geyer then made it 80,000; Jett called. On sixth street, Jett passed the first action to Geyer, who bet another 40,000; Jett called. On the river, Geyer fired one more bullet, but it was one too many for Jett, who folded his hand.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 6:25 PM Local Time
Jett:     Bac:     Chip Jett bet 40,000 on fifth street and Dao Bac folded.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 6:23 PM Local Time
The three remaining bracelet hopefuls exchanged bring-ins and antes over the last six hands.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 6:20 PM Local Time
Hand 108: Adam Geyer took down the pot with a bet on fifth street. Hand 109: Chip Jett bets 20,000 with an Ace in the door and Adam Geyer folds. Hand 110: Geyer takes the pot uncontested.
Tuesday, July 3, 2007 6:17 PM Local Time
Limits: Ante: 5,000 Low Card: 5,000 Limits: 20,000 - 40,000
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