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2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker

Thursday, June 24, 2010 to Saturday, June 26, 2010

Event #44: $2,500 Mixed Limit/No-Limit Hold'em

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Saturday, June 26, 2010 7:21 PM Local Time

No-Limit

It was folded to Michael Michnik in the small blind and he limped in. Gavin Smith checked his option in the big blind and the flop came down  .

Michnik bet 25,000 and Smith raised it up 60,000 more making it a total of 85,000.

Michnik folded and Smith took in the pot.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 7:16 PM Local Time

No-Limit

Jamie Rosen opened with a raise to 59,000 from the cutoff, and it folded around to Danny Hannawa who reraised all in from the small blind. Rosen took just a moment, then called, committing his entire stack of about 550,000.

Hannawa turned over   , and Rosen was going to need help with his   . The board ran out      , and Rosen is out in fifth.

Hannawa increases his chip lead further, and now has about 1.7 million.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 7:14 PM Local Time

No-Limit

It was folded to Gavin Smith in the small blind who made the call. Danny Hannawa checked his option from the big blind.

The flop came down  . Smith checked and Hannawa bet 32,000. Smith folded his cards and Hannawa raked in the pot.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 7:10 PM Local Time

No-Limit

It started out looking like a harmless little blind-vs.-blind encounter. The table folded around to Jamie Rosen who completed from the small blind, and Gavin Smith checked from the big blind.

The flop came    . Rosen bet 30,000, and Smith called. Not too special yet.

The turn brought the  . This time Rosen checked, Smith bet 83,000, and Rosen thought a minute before calling. Getting a little more interesting.

The river came the  . Rosen quickly checked, and Smith spent little time firing 244,000 into the middle. The pot was now over a half million, and Rosen went deep in the tank to study the situation. Now this had become downright intriguing.

After three minutes, it looked as if Rosen was sincerely contemplating a call, but finally pushed his cards away.

Smith moves to 745,000, and Rosen back to about 600,000.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 7:03 PM Local Time

Players are back and cards are in the air again. No-limit now, for the start of Level 23.

Here are the stacks to which our five players are returning:

Danny Hannawa -- 1.153 million

Timothy Finne -- 825,000

Jamie Rosen -- 738,000

Gavin Smith -- 627,000

Michael Michnik -- 463,000

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Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:58 PM Local Time

The remaining five players are now taking a 60-minute dinner break. Play will resume about 8:00 p.m. local time.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:57 PM Local Time

Limit

Jamie Rosen made it two bets to go from the cutoff and it was folded to Danny Hannawa made it three bets to go from the small blind. Rosen made the call and the flop came down  .

Hannawa bet and Rosen called. The   fell on the turn and Hannawa bet, only to see a raise from Rosen. Hannawa made the call and the two were off to the river.

The river brought the   and Hannawa check-called Rosen's bet.

Rosen turned over   for two pair to take the pot.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:53 PM Local Time

Limit

Jarred Solomon opened with a raise from middle position, and Danny Hannawa made it three bets behind him. It folded back around to Solomon who made it four bets, and Hannawa called.

The flop came    . Solomon bet, Hannawa raised, Solomon reraised with the last of his stack, and Hannawa called. Solomon showed    and was behind Hannawa's   . The turn was the  , giving Hannawa trips, and the river the  .

Solomon is out, and Hannawa is now close to Timothy Finne for the chip lead with nearly 1.2 million.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:48 PM Local Time

Limit

It was folded to Danny Hannawa on the button. He two bet and Michael Michnik called from the big blind.

The flop came down   and both players checked.

On the   turn, Michnik tossed in a bet and Hannawa folded.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:47 PM Local Time

Limit

Gavin "The Caveman" Smith opened with a raise from the cutoff, and Timothy Finne made it three bets from the big blind. Smith called.

The flop came a sinister-looking    . Finne quickly bet, and Smith called. The turn was the  , and Finne bet again. Smith again stuck around.

The river was the   and this time Finne checked. Smith chopped out a big bet, and Finne called him. Smith showed    for sixes full of tens, and Finne mucked.

After a relatively down stretch, Smith bounces back to 670,000.

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Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:41 PM Local Time

Limit

It was folded around to Gavin Smith, who got a walk in the big blind.

"That's the best hand you've played all day!" shouted one of Smith's railbirds.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:40 PM Local Time

Limit

It was folded to Timothy Finne in the small blind who two bet. Michael Michnik made the call from the big blind and the flop came down  .

Finne bet and Michnik made the call and the turn brought the  . Both players checked to the river.

The   fell on the river and Michnik bet. Finne called only to see Michnik turn over   for a pair of kings to take the pot.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:35 PM Local Time

Limit

Jamie Rosen opened with a raise from the cutoff, and only Danny Hannawa called from the big blind. Hannawa check-called both the     flop and   turn. Then both checked the   river.

Hannawa tabled    for queens, and Rosen mucked. Hannawa chips up over a million, while Rosen slips back toward 500,000.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:33 PM Local Time

Limit

It was folded to Danny Hannawa who two bet only to be three bet by Timothy Finne. Hannawa made the call and the flop brought the   and the  .

Hannawa checked to Finne who bet. That was enough for Hannawa to fold.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:26 PM Local Time

Some updated counts as we move over into the limit half of Level 22:

Timothy Finne -- 1.06 million

Danny Hannawa -- 985,000

Jamie Rosen -- 700,000

Gavin Smith -- 430,000

Jarred Solomon -- 300,000

Michael Michnik -- 250,000

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Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:24 PM Local Time

No-Limit

Gavin Smith made it 52,000 to go from the button, only to see Danny Hannawa move all in for 472,000 from the big blind. If Smith were to call, he would put his tournament life on the line.

Smith flicked his cards into the muck.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:14 PM Local Time

No-Limit

All folded around to Jamie Rosen in the small blind who called, and Gavin Smith checked from the big blind. The flop came   and both checked. The turn was the  , and Rosen bet 26,000. Smith called.

The river was the  , putting two pair on board. Rosen bet 30,000 this time, and Smith quickly called. Smith tabled   , and Rosen folded.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:12 PM Local Time

No-Limit

It was folded to Timothy Finne in the small blind who made it 151,000, which was enough to put Michael Michnik all in, if he made the call. Michnik went into the tank, putting his head in his hands, deliberating his decision. He finally made the call, putting his tournament life on the line.

Michnik:  

Finne:  

The flop came down  , and Michnik was still in the lead. The   fell on the turn giving him a flush draw. The river brought the   giving Michnik two pair with a queen and the double up to just over 300,000.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:01 PM Local Time

No-Limit

Danny "the Hurricane" Hannawa opened to 55,000. It was folded around to Jamie Rosen on the button who reraised to 128,000. Hannawa thought about it for a moment before moving all in for an additional 520,000.

It took Rosen just a few seconds to make his decision and throw his cards into the muck.

Saturday, June 26, 2010 4:57 PM Local Time

Limit

Gavin Smith raised from UTG, and it folded to Timothy Finne who made it three bets from the button. Smith called, and would end up check-calling all three streets as the board went    , then  , then  .

Finne showed   for jacks and kings, and Smith mucked. Finne pushes up close to 1.1 million as the level nears its end, while Smith slips to about 575,000.

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