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2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker

Saturday, June 26, 2010 to Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Event #48: $2,500 8-Game Mix

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  • Buy-in: $2,500
  • Prizepool: $1,041,900
  • Entries: 453
  • Remaining: 0

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Monday, June 28, 2010 11:32 PM Local Time

Stud

Alexander Wice: (X)(X) /  

Steve Sung: (X)(X) /  

Stephen Su: (X)(X) /  

We caught up with the action in this hand when Wice bet on fourth street, getting calles from both Su and Sung. Su caught an ace on fifth street and made a bet with Wice calling, but Sung folding. Su's bet on sixth street was enough to convince Wice to lay down the hand.

Su is now at 350,000 and Wice is down to 855,000

Monday, June 28, 2010 11:26 PM Local Time

Stud

Alexander Wice has had a roller coaster ride through our first few rounds of stud this level.

Steve Sung: (X)(X) /  

Stephen Su: (X)(X) /  

Sigurd Eskeland:   /  

Alexander Wice: (X)(X) /   / (X)

Sung made the bring in with Su following it up with a completion. Eskeland three-bet and Wice called. Su decided he didn't want to be involved after all and folded.

Eskeland bet on fourth and fifth streets, getting called by Wice each time. Both players checked sixth street and the river with Wice mucking his hands after seeing Eskeland's set.

However, Wice found some redemption on the next hand.

Nikolai Yakovenko: (X)(X) /  

Alexander Wice:   /  

Steve Sung: (X)(X) /  

Yakovenko was made to bring in with Wice completing and then calling a three-bet from Sung after Yakovenko folded.

Sung bet on fourth street, getting called by Wice. He'd bet again on fifth street and then called a raise from Wice. Wice checked the river but called a bet from Sung.

Wice showed a set of eights and Sung mucked. After the hand was done Wice was up over 900,000 while Sung slipped further away from a million

Monday, June 28, 2010 11:15 PM Local Time

Razz

Stephen Su: (X)(X) /      / (X)

Nikolai Yakovenko: (X)(X) /      / (X)

Su completed on third and Yakovenko made the call. Su then fired bets on fourth and fifth with Yakovenko calling on each street. Both players checked sixth and Yakovenko called a bet from Su on seventh.

Su opened a     from underneath and Yakovenko mucked his hand, giving Su this pot.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:59 PM Local Time

Omaha-8

Scott Seiver had the last of his chips in preflop against Steve Sung. Seiver held the      up against the      for Sung.

The flop came down     and both players picked up a low draw and it was Seiver's aces still in the lead for the high. The turn brought the   and gave Sung a low while Seiver still held the best high.

"That's not a good turn card," said Seiver.

The river completed the board with the   and Seiver said, "And that's not a good river," knowing it gave Sung two pair with jacks and threes to go along with his low. Sung was able to scoop the entire pot and scoop Seiver out of the tournament in sixth place.

With Seiver's elimination, he lost the last-longer bet he made with Chino Rheem where Rheem had taking Sung over Seiver at 3:1 on $1,000.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:53 PM Local Time

Omaha-8

Alexander Wice raised from the small blind and Steve Sung defended his big blind. The flop came down     and Wice fired out. Sung raised him and Wice called. The turn brought the   and Wice check-folded to a bet from Sung.

On the next hand, Sigurd Eskeland raised from the cutoff seat, Wice called from the button and Scott Seiver called from the big blind. The three players took an all-heart flop of    . Seiver checked, Eskeland bet, Wice folded and Seiver called.

The turn brought the   and Seiver check-called Eskeland's bet. The river completed the board with the   and Seiver check-called agin.

Eskeland tabled the      for a heart flush along with a low of 8-6-4-3-A. He scooped the pot against Seiver's      and moved up to 581,000 in chips. Seiver was knocked to just under 100,000.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:47 PM Local Time

Omaha-8

From under the gun, Steve Sung raised. Nikolai Yakovenko called from the button and the two saw a flop of    . Sung bet and Yakovenko made the call.

The turn brought the   and both players checked before the   landed on the river. Both players checked again.

Sung tabled the      and Yakovenko the     . Yakovenko won the hand with aces and kings using an eight kicker.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:29 PM Local Time

Players are taking twenty-minutes to break. We'll be back then.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:29 PM Local Time

Limit Hold'em

Continuing with their onslaught of playing hands together, Scott Seiver and Alexander Wice tangled again. This time, Wice raised preflop and then called Seiver's three-bet before the flop came down    . Wice check-called a bet from Seiver on the flop.

The turn brought the   and Wice check-called another bet. The river completed the board with the   and both players checked.

WIce tabled the    after Seiver showed the   . Wice won the pot with a pair of tens and moved to 795,000, winning this battle between the two. Seiver dropped back to 280,000.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:26 PM Local Time

Limit Hold'em

We've been reporting a large number of hands between Alexander Wice and Scott Seiver. Well, we've got two more for you, so gear up.

In the first hand Wice raised from the button and Seiver called. The flop came down   and both players checked to see the   on the turn. Seiver check-called a bet from Wice and the we got to see the   on the river.

Both players checked and Seiver showed   leading Wice to muck.

On the very next hand Wice raised from the cutoff and Seiver called from the button. Seiver bet and Wice called the   flop.

With the   on the turn Seiver continued to bet, and Wice once again called. The river was the   and Seiver opted to just check. He folded to a bet from Wice.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:22 PM Local Time

Limit Hold'em

Action had folded to Sigurd Eskeland in the small blind and he raised with Alexander Wice calling from the big blind.

The flop came   and Eskeland led out with a bet, which was called by Wice.

The turn was the   and Eskeland chose to check, but called a bet from Wice.

After the   came on the river Eskeland bet and Wice folded.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:19 PM Local Time

2-7 Triple Draw

Alexander Wice continued to mix it up in 2-7 Triple Draw, this time raising before Steve Sung re-raised. Wice made a fourth bet and Sung called.

Each player took a single card on the first draw and checked through the next round of betting. They each took one card on the second draw with Wice betting and Sung calling.

Wice stood pat for the final draw and Sung tool one card. There were no bets made on the final round of betting.

Wice showed   and Sung mucked. The hand put Wice up to 600,000 while Sung is down to 977,000.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:15 PM Local Time

Chino Rheem has showed up at the rail and immediately got into some side betting with Scott Seiver. The two made a last-longer bet in which Rheem is betting on Steve Sung to outlast Seiver in the tournament.

Not fair you say? Sung has a million chips and Seiver has just 400,000, so to make things fair, Rheem has put up his $3,000 to Seiver's $1,000.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:11 PM Local Time

2-7 Triple Draw

We had a flurry of first round betting started by Nikolai Yakovenko who raised under the gun. He was re-raised by Steve Sung, who was then four-bet by Jared Jaffee. Yakovenko and Sung each made the call.

Yakovenko and Sung each drew one card on the first draw with Jaffee taking two. Yakovenko bet, Sung called and Jaffee raised. Yakovenko then three-bet. That led Sung to get out of the way, but Jaffee called, putting himself all in.

Yakovenko stood pat while Jaffee drew one card with his tournament life on the line. He took another card on the final draw while Yakovenko continuted to stand pat.

When cards were tabled Yakovenko showed   while Jaffee showed   and was eliminated.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:06 PM Local Time

2-7 Triple Draw

Alexander Wice was on the button when he raised with Scott Seiver calling from the big blind. Wice drew three cards while Seiver drew 2. Seiver then check-called a bet from Wice.

For the second draw, Seiver took two cards and Wice took just one. Seiver check-called another bet.

Wice stood pat on the final draw while Seiver took one card. Both players checked, but Seiver mucked upon seeing Wice's  .

Seiver is now down to 400,000 while Wice is up to 415,000.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:00 PM Local Time

2-7 Triple Draw

Kirill Rabtsov was sitting upon the short stack when he three-bet a raise from Scott Seiver. After Seiver made the call each player drew one card.

Seiver led out with a bet after the first draw and called a raise from Rabtsov. Seiver then stood pat while Rabtsov drew a single card.

Rabtsov was all in after calling a bet from Seiver after the second draw. Seiver stood pat and Rabtsov drew a final single card before showdown.

Seiver:  

Rabtsov:  

Rabtsov ended up with a pair of fours and was unable to best Seiver, who arranged his collection of 540,000 chips as Rabtsov headed to the cage to collect his winnings.

Monday, June 28, 2010 9:54 PM Local Time

2-7 Triple Draw

Alexander Wice raised under the gun and Scott Seiver called from the cutoff. Each player drew two cards before Wice bet and Seiver called.

Each player took one card on the second draw. Afterwards, Wice checked to Seiver and then called his bet. For the final draw Wice took one card and Seiver stood pat.

Wice made a final bet and said "Nice hand" when Seiver called. Wice had a pair of sixes while Seiver tabled  

Monday, June 28, 2010 9:44 PM Local Time

Pot-Limit Omaha

Nikolai Yakovenko raised from the hijack seat to 23,000. Steve Sung reraised from the small blind to 79,000. Yakovenko called.

The flop came down     and both players checked. The turn brought the   and Sung fired 144,000. Yakovenko called.

The river was the   and both players checked.

Sung tabled the      and Yakovenko mucked his hand. He is now down to about 350,000 in chips while Sung increase to well over one million.

Monday, June 28, 2010 9:28 PM Local Time

No-Limit Hold'em

Three players saw the flop come    . Those three were Jared Jaffee, Steve Sung and Matt Vengrin. Jaffee was up first and checked. Sung fired 25,000 and Vengrin made the call. Jaffee got out of the way.

The turn brought the   and Sung fired 62,000. Vengrin raised all in for 226,000 total. Sung went into the tank for quite some time before making the call.

Vengrin tabled the   , but was out-kicked by Sung's   .

The river landed with the   and Sung's kicked held up, giving him the best hand and the elimination of Vengrin in ninth place. Vengrin took home over $18,000 for his finish.

Monday, June 28, 2010 9:15 PM Local Time

No-Limit Hold'em

Stephen Su raised from middle position to 28,000. Matt Vengrin called out of the big blind and the flop came down    . Vengrin check-called a bet of 31,000 from Su on the flop before moving to the turn.

Fourth street brought the   and Vengrin check-called another bet. This one was worth 56,000 from Su.

The river completed the board with the   and Vengrin checked. Su fired 111,000, not showing any signs of slowing down. Vengrin finally gave it up and folded.

Monday, June 28, 2010 9:09 PM Local Time

No-Limit Hold'em

Kirill Rabtsov was all in from middle position holding the   . Nikolai Yakovenko called from the cutoff seat with the   . The board ran out       and Rabtsov faded elimination to double back over 165,000.

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