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2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker

Wednesday, June 09, 2010 to Saturday, June 12, 2010

Event #18: $2,000 Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $2,000
  • Prizepool: $866,320
  • Entries: 476
  • Remaining: 0

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Friday, June 11, 2010 5:27 PM Local Time

Hansu Chu was all in preflop with the    and called by Brent Courson and his   . The board ran out       and Chu doubled with a pair of tens back to about 160,000.

Friday, June 11, 2010 5:22 PM Local Time

Once more, Eric Buchman opened the pot under the gun and William Jensen popped it in the big blind. Buchman called.

The flop came out     and Buchman check-called a bet. The turn brought a   and all the chips went in.

Showdown

Buchman:   

Jensen:   

The river was a bricked card and we just found our sixt-place finisher, William Jensen.

Friday, June 11, 2010 5:09 PM Local Time

Hansu Chu raised from the button and Brent Courson called from the big blind. The flop came down     and Courson check-called a bet from Chu. After the turn fell the  , Courson check-raised Chu's bet. Chu folded and Courson scooped the pot to move to 410,000. Chu dropped to 125,000.

Friday, June 11, 2010 5:06 PM Local Time

Steven Hustoft opened the pot in the cutoff seat and Eric Buchman popped it in the small blind. The flop ran out     and Hustoft called a bet from Buchman.

The turn card was a   and Hustoft called a bet again. The river brought as   to the felt and both players checked. Hustoft tabled pocket jacks and Buchman mucked his hand. Hustoft is now up to 460,000 chips and Buchman slipped to 1,085,000 chips.

Friday, June 11, 2010 4:59 PM Local Time

Once more, Eric Buchman opened the pot in the cutoff seat and Flavio Ferrari popped it in the small blind. Buchman re-popped it and got called.

The flop ran out     and Ferrari check-called a bet. Both players checked the six of spades in turn and the deuce of spades in the river. Ferrari tabled ace king for ace high, but Buchman had pocket threes and took the pot.

Buchman is now up to 1,220,000 and Ferrari slipped to 425,000 chips.

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Friday, June 11, 2010 4:52 PM Local Time

Eric Buchman opened the pot in the cutoff seat and the italian, Flavio Ferrari, popped it on the button. Buchman re-popped it and got called.

The flop came out     and Ferrari called a bet. The turn card was a   and we had the same action again. On the river a   felt on the table and Buchman bet again. Ferrari called and Buchman tabled pocket queens for four of a kind.

Buchman moved up to 950,000 chips. Ferrari looses some gas and slipped 650,000.

Friday, June 11, 2010 4:45 PM Local Time

Steven Hustoft raised and Flavio Ferrari called from the big blind. The flop came down     and Ferrari checked. Hustoft bet and Ferrari raised. Hustoft reraised and Ferrari called.

The turn brought the   and both players checked to see the   fall on the turn. Ferrari checked and Hustoft bet. Ferrari took a moment and then made the call. He mucked after Hustoft tabled the    for an eight-high straight.

Friday, June 11, 2010 4:38 PM Local Time

The action started with William Jensen opening the pot on the button. Eric Buchman popped it in the small blind and Hansu Chu folded the big.

The flop came out     and Buchman lead the pot. Jensen popped it and got called. The turn brought a   to the table and Buchman check-called a bet. The river card was a   and Jensen ended up all in. He tabled    and took the pot.

Jensen is now up to 350,000 chips and Buchman slipped to 900,000.

Friday, June 11, 2010 4:31 PM Local Time

On the flop of    , Steven Hustoft checked and Eric Buchman fired a bet. Hustoft called. The turn brought the   and Hustoft check-called again. The river was the   and Hustoft check-called once more.

Buchman showed him the goods with the    for a flopped set that turned into a full house. Buchman's now over one million chips while Hustoft dropped to about 150,000.

Friday, June 11, 2010 4:23 PM Local Time

Matt Grapenthien opened the pot on the button with a raise and 2009 November Nine member, Eric Buchman reraised it in the big blind. Grapenthein went all in and Buchman called.

Showdown

Grapenthein:   

Buchman:   

The board ran out       to give Buachman a come-from-behind two pair. Grapenthein is the seventh-place finisher.

Buchman moved up to 950,000 and remains with the chiplead.

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Friday, June 11, 2010 4:17 PM Local Time

Action folded around to Flavio Ferrari in the small blind and he raised. Brent Courson was in the big blind and reraised. Ferrari made the call. THe flop came down     and Ferrari stepped on the gas with a bet. Courson raised 15,000 more and was all in. Ferrari called.

Ferrari held the    for king high while Courson held the   . The turn was the   and the river the  . Courson was able to double up to 190,000 chips.

Friday, June 11, 2010 4:11 PM Local Time

Hansu Chu raised from middle position and Matt Grapenthien three-bet from the big blind. Chu called and the two took a flop of    . Grapenthien fired and Chu called.

After the   hit the felt on the turn, Grapenthien bet out again. Chu made another call and off to fifth street they went. The   completed the board and Grapenthien checked. Chu took a moment and then bet. Grapenthien went into the tank after the bet and eventually called. Chu tabled the    for a pair of nines with an ace kicker and Grapenthien mucked.

Friday, June 11, 2010 4:05 PM Local Time

Since returning from the break, seven hands have been played and we haven't see a flop in any of them. A couple walks have been issued and other than that, a raise preflop has done the trick.

Friday, June 11, 2010 3:39 PM Local Time

We're now on a 20-minute break.

Friday, June 11, 2010 3:38 PM Local Time

Matt Grapenthien raised and then Eric Buchman reraised from later position. Grapenthien called. The flop came down with three bullets,    , and Buchman checked once Grapenthien checked to him. Grapenthien folded and Buchman scooped the pot.

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Friday, June 11, 2010 3:34 PM Local Time

Brent Courson opened the pot from the cutoff seat and William Jensen called in the big blind. The flop ran out     and Jensen called the all-in bet from Courson, just 9,000 chips.

Showdown

Courson:   

Jensen:   

Without help from the board on the turn or river, Jensen gave Courson's a full double up. Courson is now up to 78,000 and Jensen slipped to 311,000 chips.

Friday, June 11, 2010 3:23 PM Local Time

Gary Bogdanski was under the gun with only 21,000 chips left and moved all in. Steven Hustoft called on the button and then Matt Grapenthien called in the small blind and William Jensen called in the big blind. The flop came down     and Grapenthien checked. Jensen bet, Hustoft folded and Grapenthien called.

The turn brought the   and Grapenthien check-folded to give Jensen the side pot. He held a full house with the    and Bogdanski held the   . Jensen's full house was good enough to best Bogdanki's nut flush. The river was a blank and Bogdanski was sent to the rail as the next player out.

Friday, June 11, 2010 3:21 PM Local Time

The action begun with Flavio Ferrari opening the pot from the cutoff seat. In the big blind, Matt Grapenthien called.

The flop ran out     and Grapenthien check-called a bet from Ferrari. The turn card was the   and Grapenthien got called when he check-raised Ferrari. The river brought the   and Grapenthien folded to a bet after checking, allowing Ferrari to scoop the pot.

Friday, June 11, 2010 3:16 PM Local Time

Hansu Chu raised and Steven Hustoft called from the big blind. Chu was in the cutoff seat and the two took a flop of    . Hustoft check-raised a bet from Chu and was called o the flop before thge   fell on the turn. Hustoft fired out and Chu called. The river completed the board with the   and Hustoft fired out again. Chu called, but mucked his hand when Hustoft tabled the   .

Friday, June 11, 2010 3:12 PM Local Time

When the     hit the felt, Matt Grapenthien bet and Gary Bogdanski popped it. Grapenthien called. The turn brought a   and Grapenthien called a bet from Bogdanski. The river card was the   and Bogdanski check-called a bet from Grapenthien. Grapenthien tabled    and took the pot. Bogdanski is down to 30,000 chips while Grapenthien moved up to 514,000 chips.

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