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Friday, July 1, 2011 2:26 PM Local Time
Simon Ippolito raised to 250,000 from the button and Peter Ippolito raised to 700,000 from the small blind. Athanasios Polychronopoulos folded from the big and after a few moments Charette announced all in. Ippolito called and tabled .
"I knew you had sevens," Charette said. "That's exactly what I put you on when you raised."
Charette tabled and the board ran . Charette doubled to just over five million and Ippolito was left with just under two million.
Friday, July 1, 2011 2:12 PM Local Time
The action doesn't slow for one blogger to capture the action. Two hands later Simon Charette moved all in and Peter Ippolitio called. Charette's short stack was at stake holding and Ippolitio was looking for the knockout with .
The board ran and Charette is around two million.
Friday, July 1, 2011 2:08 PM Local Time
No sooner were the three handed stacks counted when Simon Charette raised to 250,000 from the button and Peter Ippolito shoved from the small blind. Athanasios Polychronopoulos folded from the big blind and Charette called.
Ippolito held and Charette held . The board ran and Ippolito doubled to over six million.
|Peter Ippolito||6,300,000||2,700,000 |
|Athanasios Polychronopoulos||4,170,000||0 |
|Simon Charette||1,180,000||-3,258,000 |
Friday, July 1, 2011 2:02 PM Local Time
|Simon Charette||4,438,000||-922,000 |
|Athanasios Polychronopoulos||4,170,000||490,000 |
|Peter Ippolito||3,600,000||765,000 |
Friday, July 1, 2011 1:52 PM Local Time
Yevgeniy Timoshenko moved all in as first to act for 900,000. Simon Charette called from the button and the blinds released. Timoshenko turned over and Charette was well ahead holding .
The board ran and Timoshenko was eliminated in 4th place. Charette added to his chiplead, boosting his stack to over five million.
|Simon Charette||5,360,000||900,000 |
|Yevgeniy Timoshenko||0||-1,050,000 |
Friday, July 1, 2011 1:42 PM Local Time
Yevgeniy Timoshenko opened on the button and Simon Charette shoved from the small blind. Timoshenko called and tabled and was up against Charette's .
The board ran and Charette's two pair earned him a double up.
|Simon Charette||4,460,000||2,215,000 |
|Yevgeniy Timoshenko||1,050,000||-2,410,000 |
Friday, July 1, 2011 1:33 PM Local Time
The four remaining players have taken their seats and cards are in the air. There are plenty of open seats in the Thunderdome for spectators.
Friday, July 1, 2011 1:32 PM Local Time
Friday, July 1, 2011 1:26 PM Local Time
Only four players remain in the $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event after three days of action. Athanasios Polychronopoulos, Yevgeniy Timoshenko, Peter Ippolito and Simon Charette return to fight for the bracelet after surviving a field of 2,713 players.
A Day 4 restart has not seen more than three blind levels so far in the Series. The blinds are climbing and the stacks are close, so it's anybody's ball game.
Late in play during Day 3 each of the four remaining players had the chip lead at one point or another. Just 1.4 million separates the chipleader and the smallest stack.
The final table is kicking off at 2:30 p.m. PST in the ESPN Feature Stage in the Amazon Room. Follow all the WSOP action live on Pokernews.com.