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2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker

Thursday, June 14, 2012 to Saturday, June 16, 2012

Event #28: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em 4-Handed

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  • Buy-in: $2,500
  • Prizepool: $1,706,250
  • Entries: 750
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:34 PM Local Time

Toan Trinh - 7th Place

Toan Trinh opened to 20,000 on the button and was called by Anthony Gregg in the small blind and James Schaaf in the big blind.

The flop fell     and Gregg led out for 33,000. Schaaf called, but Trinh popped it to 100,000. Gregg ducked out of the way, Schaaf quickly called, and the   hit the turn. A check from Schaaf led to a Trinh bet of 100,000, but he found himself faced with a decision when Schaaf raised all in with the bigger stack.

Trinh went deep into the tank, about three minutes worth, before he called with   . Schaaf tabled    for trips and held up through the   river to end Trinh's tournament in seventh place.

James Schaaf1,310,000383,000
Toan Trinh0-318,000
Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:22 PM Local Time

Andrey Gulyy - 8th Place

Brendon Rubie opened on the button, Greg Merson called from the small blind and Andrey Gulyy popped it to 63,000 from the big blind. Rubie called and Merson let his hand go.

The flop came      , Gulyy bet 94,000 and Rubie called. The turn came   and Gulyy bet 100,000. Rubie tanked for a good while before he elected to call.

The river came the   and Gulyy took quite a bit of time to make his decision. He announced all in and Rubie called quickly.


Gulyy was disgusted by the turn of events and tossed his cards across the table in frustration.

Brendon Rubie2,150,000468,000
Andrey Gulyy0-509,000
Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:09 PM Local Time

On the first hand, Torrey Reily opened with a raise from the cutoff. James Schaaf three-bet from the big blind, Reily called, and the flop came down    .

Schaaf bet about 300,000, covering Reily's stack. It didn't take long for Reily to call all in for 123,000 with   . Schaaf was open ended with   , but failed to hit when the   turn and   river fell.

James Schaaf927,000-199,000
Torrey Reily410,000211,000
Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:00 PM Local Time

Cards are in the air for the start of Day 3.

Saturday, June 16, 2012 11:26 AM Local Time

Brendon Rubie leads the way.

The third and final day of Event 28, $2,500 No Limit Hold'em Four-Handed, of the World Series of Poker is set to begin. Just eight players return spread across two tables and will play down to a winner. Brendon Rubie leads them all with 1,682,000.

James Schaff sits 500,000 behind Rubie in second place. Greg Merson, Timothy Adams, Andreyy Gulyy, Anthony Gregg, Toan Trinh and Torrey Reily remain in the field.

Ninth place finisher Jason Koon was eliminated with just one hand remaining in Day 2. Accordingly, they had a complete redraw when they bagged their chips. They'll be seated as such:

Table 445

1Brendon Rubie1,682,000
2Greg Merson870,000
3Andrey Gulyy509,000
4Timothy Adams628,000

Table 451

1James Schaaf1,126,000
2Torrey Reily199,000
3Toan Trinh318,000
4Anthony Gregg406,000

Cards will be in the air promptly at 1 p.m. PST in the Amazon Room. Follow all the WSOP action live

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