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2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker

Friday, May 28, 2010 to Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Event #2: $50,000 Poker Players Championship

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  • Buy-in: $50,000
  • Prizepool: $5,568,000
  • Entries: 116
  • Remaining: 0

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:31 AM Local Time

Schmelev raises to 200,000 from the button, Mizrachi raises to 8 million and Schmelev mucks.

Looking quite rattled by Mizrachi's surge, Schmelev heads over to his supporters in the stands and gets a quick pep talk.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:31 AM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi limps the button, before Vladimir Schmelev raises it up 200,000 more from the big blind. Mizrachi calls.

The flop lands     and Schmelev leads out for 500,000. Mizrachi makes the call.

The turn is the   and both players check before the   completes the board. Schmelev checks and Mizrachi bets 500,000. Schmelev looks him up but Mizrachi tables    for the best hand. Mizrachi is on fire!

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:28 AM Local Time

Schmelev opens for 300,000 from the button and Mizrachi calls. The flop is     and Mizrachi checks to Schmelev, who bets 525,000. Mizrachi calls and they go to the turn which falls the  . Mizrachi check-raise-shoves over the top of Schmelev's 1,000,000 bet and gets a fold to a chorus of "GRIND-A! GRIND-A! GRIND-A!"

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:25 AM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi raises the button to 275,000 before Vladimir Schmelev responds with a re-raise to 1 million from the big blind. Mizrachi quickly re-raises to 8 million to effectively put his opponent all in. The crowd jump to their feet but it's premature as Schmelev folds his hand.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:23 AM Local Time

Schmelev limps in on the button and Mizrachi checks his option. The flop is     and both players check. The   hits the turn and Mizrachi check-folds to Schmelev's 100,000 bet.

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:21 AM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi raises it up and takes the blinds and antes.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:20 AM Local Time

Schmelev opens for 300,000 from the button and picks up the blinds and antes.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:19 AM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi raises the button to 200,000 and Vladimir Schmelev makes the call in the big blind.

They take a flop of    . Both players check and the turn is the  . Schmelev leads out for 300,000. Mizrachi reaches for chips but tosses his cards away.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:17 AM Local Time

Schmelev opens for 250,000 from the button and Mizrachi calls. Mizrachi check-folds to Schmelev's 500,000 bet on the     flop.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:15 AM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi limps the button once again, and this time Vladimir Schmelev responds with a raise of an additional 350,000. Mizrachi makes the call and we go to a flop of    .

Schmelev bets 350,000 into the middle and Mizrachi makes the call.

The turn card is the   and Schmelev checks. Mizrachi bets 450,000 and Schmelev instantly folds. Mizrachi gives a wry smile to his rail as he rakes in the pot.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:12 AM Local Time

Schmelev opens for 350,000 from the button and Mizrachi calls. The flop is    . Mizrachi checks to Schmelev who bets 350,000. Mizrachi tosses his cards in the muck and Schmelev picks up the pot.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:10 AM Local Time

Another limped pot and the flop is    . Check, check, and the turn is the  . Vladimir Schmelev checks and Michael Mizrachi takes it down with a bet of 150,000.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:09 AM Local Time

Schmelev and MIzrachi limped in and saw a     flop. Both players checked. The   hits the turn and they check again. The river is the   and Mizrachi bets 200,000. Schmelev calls.

Mizrachi shows seven-four for a pair of sevens and they're good enough to win the pot.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:08 AM Local Time

In another limped pot, Vladimir Schmelev checks and then calls the 200,000-chip bet from Michael Mizrachi on the     flop.

The   was the turn and Schmelev checks again to Mizrachi. His bet of 600,000 is enough to take it down.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:05 AM Local Time

Schmelev makes it 350,000 to go from the button and Mizrachi folds.

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:05 AM Local Time

In a limped pot, Vladimir Schmelev checks to Michael Mizrachi who takes down the pot with a bet on an unknown flop.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:04 AM Local Time

Now it's Grinder's turn for a walk.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:03 AM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi has the button but he doesn't like what he sees as he gives Vladimir Schmelev a walk.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:02 AM Local Time

Schmelev raises to 300,000 from the button and Mizrachi folds.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 2:01 AM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi limps the button and Vladimir Schmelev raises it up an additional 300,000. Mizrachi makes the call.

We see a flop of     and Schmelev leads out for 400,000. Mizrachi makes the call. The turn card is a dangerous looking   and both players quickly check. The river is the  . Schmelev checks and then folds when Mizrachi bets 600,000.

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