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2009 40th Annual World Series of Poker

Thursday, June 18, 2009 to Saturday, June 20, 2009

Event #37: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 of Better Championship

  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,541,600
  • Entries: 164
  • Remaining: 0

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Saturday, June 20, 2009 8:28 PM Local Time
Mike Wattel (X)(X)        (X) Jeff Lisandro (X)(X)         (X) Wattel had the bring-in, Lisandro completed, Wattel raised and Lisandro called. Lisandro check-called bets from Wattel on fourth and fifth streets, then made an open two pair, aces and nines on sixth. He checked and Wattel checked behind. Both players checked seventh. Lisandro revealed       in the hole for aces and tens. Wattel mucked and Lisandro won the pot.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 8:24 PM Local Time
Yan Chen ( )( )        ( ) Farzad Rouhani ( )( )        (?) Yan Chen had the bring-in and bet his remaining 19,000. Farzad Rouhani made the call and the pair of sixes he made on fourth street held up to win him the pot and eliminate Chen. This was the second final table for Chen at this year's WSOP. He finished 3rd in the $2,500 No-Limit Deuce-to-Seven event where Phil Ivey won his sixth bracelet.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 8:19 PM Local Time
Frank Mariani called bets on every street from Jeff Lisandro. After the final card was dealt face down, Mariani checked dark. Lisandro took a moment and then fired another bet. Mariani called. Lisandro tabled a pair of tens for the high and a seven-five low. Mariani could beat neither and Lisandro scooped the pot.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 8:17 PM Local Time
Jeff Lisandro (X)(X)        (X) Mike Wattel (X)(X)        (X) Jeff Lisandro brought it in, Mike Wattel completed, Lisandro raised, Wattel three-bet and Lisandro called. Wattel led out on fourth and fifth streets and Lisandro called. On sixth Wattel check-called a bet and both players checked seventh. Though Lisandro turned up two pair sevens and fives, Wattel had him with aces up. With neither player making a low, Wattel took down the entire pot.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 8:12 PM Local Time
Frank Mariani ( )( )        (?) Abe Mosseri ( )( )        ( ) Mike Wattel had the bring-in with the  , Frank Mariani completed, Abe Mosseri made it two bets, Wattel folded and Mariani called. Mosseri led out on fourth street and Mariani called. He led again on sixth, Mariani raised, and Mosseri reraised all in for his last 60,000. Mariani called and they turned up their hole cards. Mariani had two pair nines and sevens, while Mosseri revealed queens in the hole. Mariani caught another nine on sixth street to fill up, while Mosseri caught an eight to pick up a low draw. He rivered another eight, however, his queens up falling to Mariani's nines full, and hit the rail in 6th place.
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:57 PM Local Time
Farzad Rouhani 1,949,000 Jeff Lisandro 1,040,000 Frank Mariani 805,000 Mike Wattel 583,000 Abe Mosseri 336,000 Yan Chen 139,000
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:56 PM Local Time
Farzad Rouhani three-bet Yan Chen's raise on third to get him all in. Chen made the call. Here's how the boards ran out: Chen: (   )           Rouhani: (   )        -X Rouhani did make a straight and a low, but Chen was able to pull a better low on his seventh card to stay alive.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:53 PM Local Time
Farzad Rouhani (X)(X)        (X) Jeff Lisandro (X)(X)    Abe Mosseri (X)(X)         (X) Mike Wattel brought it in with the  , Farzad Rouhani called, Jeff Lisandro called, Abe Mosseri completed, Wattel folded and both Rouhani and Lisandro called. Mosseri checked on fourth street, Rouhani bet, Lisandro folded and Mosseri called. Mosseri led out on fifth and sixth, Rouhani calling down. Mosseri bet out on seventh, Rouhani raised and Mosseri made the call. Rouhani showed an ace-high flush and a 6-5-3-2-A low to scoop the pot.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:49 PM Local Time
Frank Mariani (X)(X)      Abe Mosseri (X)(X)      Farzad Rouhani had the bring-in with the  , Frank Mariani completed, Abe Mosseri called, Rouhani folded and Mariani called. Mariani led out on fourth street and Mosseri called. Mariani fired again on fifth, but Mosseri gave it up and Mariani took down his second pot in a row.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:48 PM Local Time
Chen: (X-X)     Mariani: (X-X)     Lisandro: (X-X)     To begin the action, Jeff Lisandro completed and then Yan Chen raised. Frank Mariani cold-called the two bets and Lisandro then called as well. On fourth street, there was a ton of crazy betting and raising action. Mariani bet, Lisandro raised, Chen reraised, Mariani called, Lisandro put in another raise, Chen raised again and capped the action. By the end of all the shots fired, both Chen and Mariani were all in. Mariani tabled tens in the hole, Chen was rolled up with nines, and Lisandro had four clubs to a flush. Chen: (   )     Mariani: (   )     Lisandro: (   )     Then on fifth street, Lisandro completed his flush with the  . Mariani and Chen both didn't improve and were on the brink going to sixth. On sixth, Chen fill up by pairing his five. Mariani improved as well by picking up a third ten, so he could now take the main pot by pairing on seventh. And just like that, the last card was dealt and Mariani filled up. It was unknown exactly what card he paired, but it was good enough to scoop the entire main pot. Lisandro lost the side pot to Chen as well.
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Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:34 PM Local Time
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:25 PM Local Time
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Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:20 PM Local Time
Frank Mariani (X)(X)        (X) Mike Wattel (X)(X)        (X) Farzad Rouhani had the bring-in with the  , Mariani completed, Wattel raised, Rouhani folded and Mariani called. Mariani check-called bets from Wattel on fourth and fifth streets, then led out on sixth when he caught an ace. Wattel called. Mariani checked the river, Wattel bet and Mariani called. Wattel had       in the hole for a ten-high straight. Mariani showed a pair of aces and no low, Wattel taking down the pot.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:12 PM Local Time
Chen: (X-X)         (X) Lisandro: (X-X)         (X) Jeff Lisandro completed after Abe Mosseri's bring in. Yan Chen then reraised and only Lisandro called. Chen then bet on fourth, fifth, and sixth. On seventh, he checked to Lisandro, who bet. Chen made the call. Lisandro showed a straight to the seven and scooped in the entire pot as Chen mucked.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:10 PM Local Time
Abe Mosseri (X)(X)        (X) Farzad Rouhani (X)(X)        (X) Jeff Lisandro (X)(X)     Mosseri brought it in, Rouhani completed, Lisandro called and Mosseri called. The action was checked to Mosseri on fourth, he bet, Lisandro folded Rouhani raised and Mosseri called. Rouhani check-called bets on fifth and sixth streets, then checked dark on seventh. Mosseri bet and Rouhani called. Rouhani made the high with aces and sevens while Mosseri took the low with 7-6-3-2-A.
Playtika - Jason Alexander
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:05 PM Local Time
Frank Mariani has been quite since returning from the dinner break. He just took a pot from Farzad Rouhani on one of the later streets after Rouhani folded. One of the railbirds in Frank's crew yelled out, "Finally, you won a pot, or played a pot. There's people watching you back home, they are asking if you're watching or playing."
Saturday, June 20, 2009 7:00 PM Local Time
Yan Chen (X)(X)        (X) Abe Mosseri (X)(X)        (X) Jeff Lisandro brought it in with the  , Yan Chen completed, Abe Mosseri raised, Lisandro folded and Chen called. Chen led on fourth street, got a call, then check-called on fifth street. Chen took the lead again on sixth and Mosseri called. Chen bet in the dark on the river and Mosseri mucked. Chen took it down.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 6:40 PM Local Time
Farzad Rouhani tangled it up with Yan Chen recently. Chen was doing most of the betting, but at the end of the hand, he came up second best to Rouhani. Rouhani tabled two pair, nines and sevens, to take in the pot.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 6:40 PM Local Time
Farzad Rouhani (X)(X)         (X) Jeff Lisandro (X)(X)         (X) Farzad Rouhani brought it in, Jeff Lisandro completed and Rouhani called. Rouhani check-called a bet from Lisandro on fourth street, then led out on fifth and got called. Rouhani led again on sixth, Lisandro raised and Rouhani called. Both players checked on seventh. Rouhani showed       for deuces full of jacks. Lisandro mucked and Rouhani took the pot.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 6:26 PM Local Time
Abe Mosseri (X)(X)      Mike Wattel (X)(X)      Abe Mosseri brought it in on third street and called Mike Wattel's completion. Mosseri check-called a bet on fourth, but surrendered to Wattel's bet on fifth.
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