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2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker

Monday, June 14, 2010 to Thursday, June 17, 2010

Event #26: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed

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  • Buy-in: $2,500
  • Prizepool: $2,863,500
  • Entries: 1,245
  • Remaining: 0

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010 9:54 PM Local Time

Jeffrey Papola raised to 100,000 from the cutoff seat and then William Haydon called from the small blind. They took a flop of     and Haydon checked. Papola bet 150,000 and Haydon made the call.

The turn card added the   to the board. Haydon checked first and then Papola checked behind.

The river completed the board with the  . Haydon checked and Papola fired 255,000. Haydon made the call and tabled the    for ace high. He beat Papola's    and scooped the pot.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 9:43 PM Local Time

Eddy Scharf raised from the button to 115,000 and then Jarred Solomon called from the big blind. After the flop came down    , Solomon check-raised Scharf's 200,000-chip bet to 475,000. Scharf mucked and dropped back to 1.17 million in chips. Solomon moved back up to about 1.9 million.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 9:41 PM Local Time

Joe Baldwin raised from the button to 115,000 and Jeffrey Papola called from the big blind. The flop came down     and Papola check-called a bet of 135,000. After the   fell on the turn, Papola check-folded to a bet of 250,000 from Baldwin, who continues to climb back up.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 9:36 PM Local Time

From under the gun, Jeffrey Papola raised to 100,000. He's been constantly min-raising every time he opens a pot, so this is the norm for him. Jarred Solomon was in the next position and reraised to 285,000. Action the moved to the small blind where Joe Baldwin sat. He raised again, four-betting to 550,000. Papola folded and then action fell back on Solomon and he went into the tank.

"Wow, really? Really?!?!" he said as he slammed his chips and shook his head back and forth. Eventually, he mucked his hand and dropped to about 1.1 million in chips. Baldwin moved back over two million.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 9:27 PM Local Time

William Haydon raised from under the gun to 110,000. Jarred Solomon called from the big blind and the two took a flop of    . Both players checked the flop, then they checked the turn ( ) and action moved to the river, which was the  . Solomon fired 230,000 on the river and Haydon called.

Solomon showed the    for a straight and Haydon mucked, moving Solomon to 1.7 million in chips. Haydon dropped to 1.315 million.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010 9:21 PM Local Time

Eddy Scharf raised from the small blind to 150,000 and Jeffrey Papola called in the big blind. The first three community cards came down    , leaving some draws out there. Scharf fired 200,000 and Papola made the call.

The turn card added the   to the board and Scharf moved all in for 685,000. After a moment in the tank, Papola folded his hand and Scharf scooped the pot. Papola dropped to 2.8 million in chips.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 9:05 PM Local Time

The players are on a five-minute bathroom break.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 9:00 PM Local Time

Jarred Solomon opened to 105,000 from under the gun and Jeffrey "jpapola" Papola called from the big blind. Both players checked the   flop.

The   on the turn paired the board and Solomon check-called 155,000 from Papola.

The action went check-check again after the   rivered and Papola opened   for a pair of jacks. Solomon mucked and Papola raked in the pot to increase his stack to 3,250,000 chips.

Solomon is down to 1,200,000.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 8:55 PM Local Time

Jeffrey "jpapola" Papola raised to 80,000 from the cutoff. Joe Baldwin defended his big bling and the dealer flopped  .

Baldwin check-called 110,000 from Papola and both players checked the   on the turn.

Baldwin checked a third time after the   rivered and Papola put out a big bet; 350,000. Baldwin folded and Papola took down the pot to jump to 3,000,000 chips.

Baldwin slipped to 2,050,000 chips.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 8:47 PM Local Time

Jeffrey "jpapola" Papola opened to 80,000 on the button and and Jarred Solomon re-raised to 230,000 from the small blind. Papola released and Solomon was shipped the pot.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010 8:42 PM Local Time

Action folded to Eddy Scharf who completed from the small blind. Jeffrey "jpapola" Papola checked his option in the big blind and the flop fell  .

Scharf led for 75,000 and Papola called.

Both players checked the   on the turn, and Scharf again checked after the   rivered. Papola thought for a bit before betting 175,000. Scharf made the call.

Papola opened   for a pair of queens, and Scharf mucked his hand.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 8:23 PM Local Time

Steve Cowley raised to 105,000 and Jeffrey Papola called from the big blind. The flop came down     and Papola checked. Cowley fried a continuation bet of 140,000 and Papola called.

The turn card came the   and this is where things got really interesting. Papola checked and Cowley fired 215,000. After a few moments, Papola moved all in. Chowley made the call, holding top pair, top kicker and the nut diamond draw with the   . Papola turned two pair with the   .

Cowley was the player at risk and when the   landed on the river, he was all out of chips as Papola scooped the pot. Cowley earned $77,228 for his finish.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 8:19 PM Local Time

Steve Cowley opens to 105,000 from middle position and the action folded to William Haydon on he button who shoved for 445,000 more. Cowley called.

Showdown

Haydon:  

Cowley:  

The   flop was what Haydon was looking for, and after the turn and river fell  ,   he doubled to 1,250,000 chips.

Cowley slipped to 995,000.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 8:06 PM Local Time

From under the gun, Jeffrey Papola raised to 60,000 and Joe Baldwin called from the small blind. The flop came down     and both players checked.

The turn was the   and both checked again. The river was the   and Baldwin fired 85,000. Papola looked him up and Baldwin simply mucked his hand. Papola showed the    and won the pot.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 8:04 PM Local Time

The clock has been called to color up the yellow T1,000 chips. We'll just be on a brief break and then Level 25 will begin.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010 8:01 PM Local Time

Action folded to Jeffrey "jpapola" Papola on the button who limped in. Steve Cowley completed in the small blind, Jarred Solomon checked his option and the three saw a flop of  .

Cowley led for 62,000, Solomon released and Papola called.

Both players checked the   on the turn and Cowley checked again after the   rivered. Papola took the opportunity to bet 106,000 and Cowley folded.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7:47 PM Local Time

The cards are back in the air with 14 minutes left in Level 24.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 6:40 PM Local Time

Eddy Scharf raised from early position to 70,000 and Jeffrey Papola was up next. He flatted the raise before action moved one seat over to Javier Etayo. With a stack of 641,000, Etayo moved all of his chips into the middle. Action then moved to Jarred Solomon in the small blind and he went into the tank. After a minute or two, Solomon announced that he was all in, having Etayo covered. William Haydon was in the big blind and stood from his chair as he thought about his decision. After a little bit, Haydon folded and then Scharf mucked followed by Papola.

Etayo tabled the    and Solomon the    making for the most famous coinflip situation of them all.

The flop came down     and Solomon stayed in the lead. His rail began cheering louder as he grew that much closer to eliminating Etayo.

The turn brought the   and Solmon's queens held strong with one card to come. The river card landed with the   and that was it. Solomon's ladies dodged the overcards of Etayo and he was eliminated in seventh place.

With his bustout, six players remain and they are now going on a dinner break until 8:45 p.m. local time with just under 15 minutes left in Level 24. We'll have official chip counts coming in just a few moments.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 6:33 PM Local Time

We've had our third double-up at the unofficial final table.

Jeffrey "jpapola" Papola opened to 60,000 from the cutoff and Javier Etayo called with the button. Steve Cowley moved all in for 758,000 from the small blind. Papola folded and Etayo called.

Showdown

Cowley:  

Etayo:  

Cowley held when the board ran   and he doubled to 1,480,000 chips.

Etayo is down to just 635,000 chips.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 6:20 PM Local Time

Jarred Solomon opened to 77,000 from middle position and the action folded to Jeffrey "jpapola" Papola in the big blind who moved all in for an additional 482,000.

Solomon went into the tank, counting his own stack and cutting out enough chips to call. He stacked an assortment of T1,000, T5,000 and T25,000 chips and held them with his right hand. After letting out a heavy sigh and thinking the situation through he finally pushed them forward to make the call.

Showdown

Solomon:  

Papola:  

The board ran   and Papola doubled to 1,125,000 chips.

Solomon's misread has him down to just over a million with 1,060,000 chips.

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