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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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Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:39 PM Local Time

David Oppenheim has the button in Seat 7. He raises to 235,000 and Michael Mizrachi calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and both players check. The   falls on the turn and Mizrachi checks to Oppenheim who checks behind. When the   hits the river, Mizrachi bets 450,000 and gets a fold.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:36 PM Local Time

The button is with Michael Mizrachi in Seat 6. He decides to limp in and David Oppenheim makes the call in the small blind, before Vladimir Schmelev decides a raise is in order. He pops it up an additional 325,000. To the murmurs of the crowd, Mizrachi re-raises an additional 500,000 and before the chips can even be cut down, both Oppenheim and Schmelev both toss their cards into the muck.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:33 PM Local Time

Vladimir Schmelev has the button in Seat 3. He raises to 250,000 and wins the blinds and antes.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:32 PM Local Time

The button is with David Oppenheim in Seat 7. He comes in raising for 230,000 and both opponents fold.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:30 PM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi has the button in Seat 6. He opens with a raise to 200,000 and both blinds call.

The flop is    . Oppenheim and Schmelev check to Mizrachi who bets 300,000. Oppenheim calls and Schmelev folds. The turn is the   and Oppenheim check-folds to Mizrachi's 300,000 bet.

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:29 PM Local Time

The button is with Vladimir Schmelev in Seat 3. He folds, Michael Mizrachi completes from the small blind and this time David Oppenheim checks his option in the big blind.

The flop brings    . Mizrachi checks to Oppenheim who tosses out 150,000. Mizrachi makes the call.

The turn is the   and this time Mizrachi leads out with a bet of 250,000. Oppenheim makes the call and we see the   hit the river.

Mizrachi again bets 250,000 and Oppenheim quickly calls. Mizrachi shows pocket kings but Oppenheim takes it with   .

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:26 PM Local Time

David Oppenheim has the button in Seat 7. He folds and Vladimir Schmelev raises to 240,000 from the small blind. Michael Mizrachi folds the big blind and Schmelev takes it down.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:24 PM Local Time

The button is with Michael Mizrachi in Seat 6. He raises to 200,000 to take it down.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:24 PM Local Time

Vladimir Schmelev has the button in Seat 3. Michael Mizrachi completes the small blind and David Oppenheim makes it another 225,000 to go from the big blind. Mizrachi folds and Oppenheim wins the pot.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:23 PM Local Time

The button is with David Oppenheim in Seat 7. Play folds to Vladimir Schmelev in the small blind who completes. Michael Mizrachi taps the table and we see a cheap flop of    . Schmelev leads out for 200,000 and Mizrachi folds.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:21 PM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi has the button in Seat 6. He opens for 200,000 and Vladimir Schmelev calls.

The flop is     and both players check. The   his the turn and Schmelev leads out for 200,000. Mizrachi calls. The river is the   and Schmelev checks to Mizrachi, who bets 375,000. Schmelev calls.

Mizrachi shows    for aces and queens and wins the pot.

"Value town! Take him to value town!" exclaimed a Mizrachi fan.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:18 PM Local Time

The button is with Vladimir Schmelev in Seat 3. He comes in with a raise to 200,000. Michael Mizrachi makes the call in the small blind as David Oppenheim steps aside.

The flop arrives    . Both players check and the   hits the turn. Mizrachi leads out for 200,000 and it's enough, as Schmelev lets his hand go.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:16 PM Local Time

David Oppenheim has the button in Seat 7. He opens for 230,000 and both Vladimir Schmelev and Michael Mizrachi call.

The flop is     and the action is checked around. The turn is the   and Schmelev checks to Mizrachi, who bets 450,000. Oppenheim and Schmelev fold and the pot goes to the Grinder.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:16 PM Local Time

David Oppenheim - 7,600,000

Vladimir Schmelev - 7,500,000

Michael Mizrachi - 2,300,000

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:13 PM Local Time

The button is with Michael Mizrachi in Seat 6. David Oppenheim raises to 230,000 from the small blind to take it down.

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:13 PM Local Time

Vladimir Schmelev has the button in Seat 3. He opens for 225,000 and David Oppenheim calls from the big blind.

The flop is     and Oppenheim checks to Schmelev, who bets 250,000. Oppenheim calls and they go to the turn. It's the   and both players check. The river is the   and Oppenheim bets 500,000. Schmelev insta-calls.

Oppenheim shows    for two pair sixes and fives, but Schmelev reveals    for eights and fives and takes down the pot. He's up to about 7.5 million.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:09 PM Local Time

The button is with David Oppenheim in Seat 7. Action folds around and Michael Mizrachi gets a walk.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:07 PM Local Time

Michael Mizrachi has the button in Seat 6. He opens for 200,000 and Vladimir Schmelev three-bets to 630,000 from the big blind. Mizrachi folds and Schmelev wins the pot.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:05 PM Local Time

The button is with Vladimir Schmelev in Seat 3. He folds, Michael Mizrachi completes from the small blind before David Oppenheim raises an additional 225,000 from the big blind to continue his aggressive approach from the blinds. This time Mizrachi decides to make the call.

They see a flop of    . Mizrachi checks to Oppenheim who bets 300,000. Mizrachi makes a stand and check-raises to 1 million. Oppenheim quickly gives it up as Mizrachi collects another pot.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 10:02 PM Local Time

David Oppenheim has the button in Seat 7. He raises to 225,000 and Vladimir Schmelev calls from the small blind.

The flop is     and Schmelev leads out. Oppenheim calls and they go to the turn, which falls the  . Schmelev bets a hefty 1.2 million. It's enough to chase Oppenheim away and Schmelev wins the pot.