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2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 to Thursday, July 03, 2008

Event #53: $1,500 Limit Hold'em Shootout

  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $1,123,395
  • Entries: 823
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Wednesday, July 2, 2008 2:23 PM Local Time
Michelle Ankenman was eliminated from today's event when her    ran into the     of Steve Kim.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 2:17 PM Local Time
Hoyt Corkins just eliminated Jason Smith on a board the read          . Corkins held pocket fours and flopped a set.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 2:14 PM Local Time
Primoz Adamic was eliminated from today's event. Adamic held     and Tony Tan held    . Adamic flopped huge when the board came      , giving him two pair. Unfortunately, the turn card came the  , which gave Tan a better two pair. The river   helped neither player and Adamic is gone.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 2:08 PM Local Time
Sebastian Bauer raised from the cutoff and then Sasha Rosewood reraised from the button. Bauer called. The flop came down      . Bauer bet and Rosewood raised all in. Bauer made the call. Rosewood:     Bauer:     The turn was the   and the river the  , busting Rosewood at the hands of Bauer.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 2:07 PM Local Time
Rick Shepherd and Joel Diaz have been eliminated from today's event.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:54 PM Local Time
"Aces when you're short stacked is like finding a half a bottle of water. It's just wonderful, but not enough."
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:51 PM Local Time
Ben Fineman and Aliaksandr Dzianisau have been recently eliminated from today's event.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:48 PM Local Time
Gregory Giannokostas was all in on the turn and was called by Sol Mammon. Giannokostas:     Mammon:     Board:           Giannokostas goes down to aces full and is now in the payout line.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:45 PM Local Time
Zvi Stern was all in preflop and was called by both Kirby Rogers and Robert Lipkin. Rogers and Lipkin checked it down to showdown. Board:           Rogers showed     for kings up and Stern is eliminated.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:43 PM Local Time
Tino Lechich and Claudio Rinaldi went to a showdown on a board reading          . Rinaldi was all in during the hand and Lechich had bet out the other two players by the river. Lechich showed     and Rinaldi mucked his hand. Lechich moved up to 40,000 on this hand and Rinaldi was sent to the rail.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:42 PM Local Time
On a flop of      , Greg Debora was all in against Jeff Kimber. Kimber:     Debora:    The turn of the   and river of the   helped neither player and Debora is out the door.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:35 PM Local Time
Eric Arreca was all in preflop for his last 3,000 against Hoyt Corkins and Mike Leah. The board came down           and all three players went to the showdown. Arreca:     Leah:     Corkins:     Leah would win the hand with a pair of fours and Arreca was eliminated.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:33 PM Local Time
Jacob Petersen and Coralee Grebe have both been eliminated from today's event.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:32 PM Local Time
Claudio Rinaldi raised under the gun and Rhett Butler made the call. The flop of       was bet by Rinaldi and called by Butler. On the turn of the  , Rinaldi bet again and Butler called. The call was enough to put Butler all in. Rinaldi:     Butler:     The river fell a harmless   and Butler is out the door.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:31 PM Local Time
Eric Arreca raised from late position and Tony Tan reraised from the button. Jordan Smith called out of the small blind. Arreca called as well. The flop came down      . Smith checked, Arreca bet, Tan raised, Smith called, Arreca reraised, Tan called, and then Smith folded. Arreca and Tan would see the turn. The turn was the   and Arreca bet. Tan made the call. The river was the   and Arreca bet. Tan raised, Arreca reraised and Tan called. Tan turned up pocket sevens for a straight. Arreca showed pocket sixes for a set of sixes and lost the hand, leaving his stack in some severe pain.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:29 PM Local Time
Jimmy Fricke has been eliminated from today's event.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:28 PM Local Time
Simen Sagstuen has been eliminated from today's event.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:20 PM Local Time
Lorenzo Guarin and Ben Yu got all in preflop. Guarin held     and Yu had    . Yu's tournament life was on the line. The board came down           and Guarin's aces were as good as gold in this pot. Yu was eliminated from the event.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:14 PM Local Time
Colin Miners is noticeably absent from today's day two. He started with 6,000 in chips, but is left with only around 2,000 presently.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 1:12 PM Local Time
Tony Bloom raised all in from early position and was called by David Orvis and Fred Berger. The flop, turn, and river were all checked down. Board:           Bloom showed    , Orvis showed    , and Berger showed     to send Bloom to the door.
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