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2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker

Friday, June 24, 2011 to Sunday, June 26, 2011

Event #41: $1,500 Limit Hold’em Shootout

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $726,300
  • Entries: 538
  • Remaining: 0

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Sunday, June 26, 2011 8:06 PM Local Time
Level: 24
Blinds: 15000/30000
Ante: 0
Sunday, June 26, 2011 8:04 PM Local Time

It seemed for a while that Justin Pechie was unbeatable after the dinner break, but he has finally lost some of his chips in a pot to Jordan Rich. Rich put in two bets from under the gun, and it folded all the way to Pechie in the big blind, who made the call. The flop came out    , and Pechie checked. Rich bet out, and Pechie decided to put in a raise. Rich call, and the turn came the  . Pechie bet out this time, and Rich call to see a river. That card was the  , and both players checked. RIch showed   , and it was good enough to take the pot.

Justin Pechie1,480,000-120,000
Jordan Rich1,080,000120,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 8:01 PM Local Time

Dale Eberle had fallen all the way down to just 50,000 when he finally took a stand. Mathieu Jacqmin made it two bets form the button, and Eberle went all in for 50,000 total. Eugene Katchalov called in the big blind, and Jacqmin threw in the extra 10,000. Jacqmin and Katchalov checked down a board of      , and Eberle showed   . Eberle collected the pot, but is still severly short stack, at just 150,000.

Dale Eberle150,000-30,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 7:58 PM Local Time

Eugene Katchalov made it two bets in early position, and it folded to Mathieu Jacqmin in the small blind, who put in three bets. Katchalov called, and the flop came    . Jacqmin bet out and Katchalov called. The same occured when the   hit the turn, and the river was the  , putting a straight on board. Jacqmin checked, and Katchalov bet out. Jacqmin called, and Katchalov showed    for a rivered straight. Jacqmin shook his head, and mucked   .

Mathieu Jacqmin950,000-10,000
Eugene Katchalov950,000100,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 7:52 PM Local Time

Justin Pechie

Justin Pechie has taken control here after the dinner break and is up to 1,600,000.

In this hand against Eugene Katchalov, Pechie raised in early position and Katchalov called from the big blind. The flop came down     Katchalov checked, Pechie bet out, and Katchalov called. The turn came   Katchalov again checked, Pechie bet out and Katchalov called. The river came   Katchalov checked, Pechie again bet and this time Katchalov angrily tossed his cards into the muck.

The very next hand, Pechie raised it up under the gun, Dale Eberle re-raised on the button, and Stephen Bass called in the big blind. Pechie called the raise and the three saw a     flop. Bass checked, Pechie bet, Eberle raised, and both players called to see the   turn. Bass and Pechie checked to Eberle who bet and both players called. The river came   and Bass bet out, Pechie raised, Eberle angrily folded, Bass re-raised, Pechie re-raised once more and Bass was all in. Both players showed    and they chopped the pot with the straight. Eberle fell to only 180,000 after the hand

One hand later Eberle raised it up in the cutoff, Bass re-raised from the small blind, and Pechie re-raised again from the big blind. Both players called and they saw the flop of    . Bass checked, Pechie bet, Eberle folded and Bass called to see the   on the turn. Again, Bass checked, Pechie bet, and Bass called. The river was the   and once again, Bass checked, Pechie bet, and Bass called. Pechie showed    for a flopped set to take down the pot.

Pechie is up around 1,600,000 and after that last hand Bass is down to only 200,000. With some real short stacks at the table now, we are likely to lose some more players very soon.

Justin Pechie1,600,000300,000
Stephen Bass200,000-75,000
Dale Eberle180,000-230,000
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Sunday, June 26, 2011 7:37 PM Local Time

Justin Pechie has been on an absolute tear since returning from a dinner break, and this was another hand that was a part of his rise to the top of the leader board. Stephen Bass raised, and Pechie put in three bets next to act. Bass called, and they took a flop of    . Bass check called a bet form Pechie, and they took a turn of  . Once again, Bass check called, and the river came the  . For a third time, Bass check called, and Pechie showed    for a full house. Bass mucked his hand, dropping him to under 300,000, while Pechie continues his hot streak post dinner.

Stephen Bass275,000-55,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 7:32 PM Local Time

Dale Eberle and Justin Pechie are two players that have been going in opposite directions since returning from dinner break, and that is due largely to big pots that they've played together. In the first hand, Eberle raised preflop and got a call from Justin Pechie in the big blind. The flop came    , and Pechie check called a bet from Eberle. Both players checked the   on the turn, and the river came the  . Pechie bet out, and Eberle called. Pechie showed    for a pair of sevens, and it was good enough to take the pot.

A few hands later, Eberle raised preflop, and once again, Pechie was the only caller. The flop caome out    , and this time, Pechie check raised Eberle. He called, and the turn brought the  . Pechie bet out, and Eberle called again, as he did when the   hit the river. Pechie showed   , and his queen kicker gave him the pot, as Eberle showed an inferior   . That pot has given Pechie the chip lead with six players left.

Justin Pechie1,300,000525,000
Dale Eberle410,000-420,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 7:24 PM Local Time

Eugene Katchalov raised it up from the cutoff and was re-raised by Justin Pechie in the cutoff. Katchalov called.

The flop came down     and Pechie bet out with Katchalov calling.

The turn was the   and again Pechie bet and Katchalov called.

The river was the {jas} and Pechie again bet out. This time Katchalov sort of threw his hands in the air and shook his head as he put his call in and Pechie showed    for aces full of jacks. Katchalov continued to shake his head and tossed his hand into the muck.

After the frustrating hand, Katchalov is down to 850,000 and Pechie has moved up to 775,000.

Eugene Katchalov850,000-185,000
Justin Pechie775,000165,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 7:12 PM Local Time

Action folded to Jordan Rich who raised in the small blind, and Mathieu Jacqmin made it three bets. Rich responded with a fourth bet, and Jacqmin capped it. Rich called, and the pot already had 200,000 going to the flop, which was    . Rich checked, and Jacqmin bet. Rich raised, and Jacqmin called. The turn brought the  , and Rich bet. This time, Jacqmin raised, and Rich called. The river brought the  , and Rich checked. Jacqmin bet out, and Rich relutantly folded, giving the pot to Jacqmin.

Mathieu Jacqmin960,000220,000
Jordan Rich805,000-220,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 7:01 PM Local Time
Eugene Katchalov1,035,0005,000
Jordan Rich1,025,000260,000
Dale Eberle830,000175,000
Mathieu Jacqmin740,000-165,000
Justin Pechie510,000-240,000
Stephen Bass370,000-90,000
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Sunday, June 26, 2011 7:00 PM Local Time
Level: 23
Blinds: 10000/20000
Ante: 0
Sunday, June 26, 2011 5:59 PM Local Time

We are now on a 60 minute dinner break. Cards will be back in the air right around 8:00 PST

Sunday, June 26, 2011 5:57 PM Local Time

Mathieu Jacqmin raised it up from under the gun, Dale Eberle called from early position, and Jordan Rich called from the big blind.

The flop came down     and Rich bet out for 15,000, Jacqmin called and Eberle folded.

The turn came   and Rich bet out 30,000. Jacqmin instantly raised to 60,000 and Rich though for a while before finally making the call.

The river was the   and Rich checked to Jacqmin who bet out again for 30,000 and Rich tossed his hand to the muck.

Jacqmin is up to 905,000 after the hand while Rich is down to 765,000 right before the dinner break.

Mathieu Jacqmin905,000135,000
Jordan Rich765,000-135,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 5:55 PM Local Time

We area few minutes from dinner, and here is how the stacks are looking.

Eugene Katchalov1,030,0000
Jordan Rich900,000-164,000
Mathieu Jacqmin770,00040,000
Justin Pechie750,000460,000
Dale Eberle655,00076,000
Stephen Bass460,000-25,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 5:52 PM Local Time

Katchalov Cruising

After a few pots that were won with one raise, Eugene Katchalov has won a couple pots that have upped his stack to over a million. First, Justin Pechie raised, and Mathieu Jacqmin called on the button. Katchalov raised in the big blind, and both opponents called. The flop came       , and it was checked to Jacqmin. He bet out, and Katchalov check raised. Pechie folded, and Jacqmin called. The turn brough the  , and when Katchalov bet, Jacqmin folded.

The next hand, it was folded to Katcahlov in the small blind, who raised. Stephen Bass called, and the flop came    . Katchalov bet out, and Bass raised. Katchalov called, and they both checked the   on the turn. The river brought the  , and Katchalov bet out. Bass called, and Katchalov showed    for two pair. Bass folded, and Katchalov collected another pot.

Eugene Katchalov1,030,000139,000
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Sunday, June 26, 2011 5:41 PM Local Time

Adam Tyburski

Adam Tyburski was knocked down to a short stack before the start of the hand and was subsequently eliminated in seventh place

From late position, Dale Eberle raised it up to 30,000 and Adam Tybursky re-raised to 45,000. Eberle made the call to see the     flop.

Eberle checked, Tyburski bet 15,000 and Eberle called.

The turn came   and Eberele checked again, Tyburski bet out 30,000, Eberele re-raised him and Tyburski called all in.

Eberle flipped over    for top pair and Tyburski had    for a gutshot straight draw. The river came the   and Tyburski hit the rail.

We are down to our final 6 players. The players will be taking their hour long dinner break at the end of this level, and then we will be playing down to our winner.

Adam Tyburski0-392,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 5:32 PM Local Time

Mathieu Jacqmin raised in late position, and Eugene Katchalov reraised from the big blind. Jacqmin responded with a four bet, and Katchalov called. The flop came out    , and Katchalov check called Jacqmin's bet. The turn came the  , and this time Katchalov check folded. Katcalov lost some chips, but is still sitting in second behind Jordan Rich.

Eugene Katchalov891,000-75,000
Mathieu Jacqmin730,00030,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 5:28 PM Local Time

Since we have gotten to seven handed, play has tightened up considerably, with most hands being won with one raise preflop. However, there have been a few hands that have seen a flop, and Jordan Rich has won most of them. In the first hand, Rich made it two bets, and Dale Eberle three bet from the button. The blinds folded, and Rich called. The flop came    . Rich checked, then raised when Eberle bet. Eberle called, and the turn brought the  . Rich bet out, and Eberle raised once again. This time, Rich reraised, and Eberle called. The river brought the  , and while it looked like an action card, both players checked. Everle showed    for a straight, but Rich showed    for a better straight. Rich took another pot off of Stephen Bass later, and Rich is now your chip leader with over 1 million.

Jordan Rich1,064,000240,000
Dale Eberle579,000-165,000
Stephen Bass485,000-75,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 5:19 PM Local Time

Dom Denotaristefani

Dom Denotaristefani raised it up on the button, Stephen Bass re-raised and Denotaristefani made the call.

The flop came down     Bass bet, and Denotaristefani called to see the   turn.

Bass checked the turn, Denotaristefani bet out, and Bass check-raised him. Denotaristefani put out one last raise that put him all in and Bass called.

Denotaristefani showed    for a pair of aces but Bass had him crushed with    for two pair. The river was a meaningless   and Denotaristefani hit the rail with his third cash and second final table in Limit Hold'em for the 2011 WSOP.

Stephen Bass560,000150,000
Dom Denotaristefani0-150,000
Sunday, June 26, 2011 5:13 PM Local Time

Dale Eberle raised it up in the small blind and Eugene Katchalov called from the big blind to see the     flop.

Eberle bet and Katchalov called to see the   turn.

Eberle bet, Katchalov raised it up, and Eberle put in a third bet to make it 72,000. Katchalov called and the two saw the   river.

Eberle bet and Katchalov called. Eberle, as he usually does, slapped his down very confidently to reveal    but Katchalov had him beat with   .

Katchalov moved up to nearly 1,000,000 in chips after the hand.

Eugene Katchalov966,000144,000
Dale Eberle744,000-184,000
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