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Tuesday, June 19, 2012 8:57 PM Local Time
The action has been rather slow since our remaining three players came back from dinner. Most hands have been decided preflop or on the flop with no big hands developing.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 8:41 PM Local Time
Our remaining players have taken their seats and cards are back in the air!
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 8:40 PM Local Time
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:29 PM Local Time
Our three remaining players are now on a 75-minute dinner break.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:29 PM Local Time
|Max Steinberg||4,160,000||-340,000 |
|Samuel Gerber||2,820,000||-220,000 |
|Matt Stout||1,950,000||250,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:28 PM Local Time
Max Steinberg raised to 110,000 from the button and Dylan Hortin raised all in for his last million from the small blind. Matt Stout folded from the big and Steinberg fell into the tank. He eventually announced, "Call," and hands were revealed.
The board ran out and Steinberg eliminated Hortin with aces and fours.
|Max Steinberg||4,500,000||2,225,000 |
|Dylan Hortin||0||-1,100,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:21 PM Local Time
Dylan Hortin raised it up to 100,000 from the button and found a caller in Samuel Gerber who was residing on the big blind.
The flop came and Gerber check-called a bet of 100,000 from Hortin. The on the turn saw a repeat of action with Gerber again check-calling a bet of 200,000.
The on the river brought to checks from the players and Gerber flipped over for jacks and threes. Hortin mucked his cards and Gerber was awarded the pot.
|Samuel Gerber||3,040,000||410,000 |
|Dylan Hortin||1,100,000||-770,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:16 PM Local Time
Action folded around to Matt Stout on the button, who went all in for his last 855,000. Samuel Gerber folded from the small, however, Joseph Marzicola peaked at his cards, shrugged and announced a call for the rest of his chips.
Marzicola had an ever-so-slight lead going into the flop, however the board ran out , leaving Stout with a pair of kings for the win.
Stout is up to 1,700,000 following the elimination.
|Matt Stout||1,700,000||700,000 |
|Joseph Marzicola||0||-740,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 6:49 PM Local Time
Max Steinberg opened to 110,000 in the hijack and and Samuel Gerber popped it to 270,000 from the small blind. A call from Steinberg landed a .
Gerber bet 325,000, Steinberg called, and the followed on the turn. Both checked to see the river where Gerber fired 385,000.
Steinberg went into the tank for about two minutes, but in the end kicked in his hand.
|Samuel Gerber||2,630,000||530,000 |
|Max Steinberg||2,275,000||-425,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 6:37 PM Local Time
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 6:33 PM Local Time
Max Steinberg opened from under the gun for 90,000 and action folded around to Joseph Marzicola in the big blind who made the call.
The flop came and Marzicola check-called a bet of 105,000 from Steinberg. The turn saw an land and Steinberg bet out 265,000 after Marzicola checked.
The river saw more of the same with Marzicola checking and Steinberg betting. This time Steinberg announced all in and Marzicola went into the tank. Marzicola talked a little letting the table know he had a bust straight and flush draw, but he still thought he was ahead. In the end though he threw it away.
|Max Steinberg||2,700,000||400,000 |
|Joseph Marzicola||740,000||-600,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 6:19 PM Local Time
Action folded to Dylan Hortin on the button. He min-raised to 80,000 and found himself faced with a decision when David Nicholson three-bet shoved for 405,000 from the big blind. Hortin gave it some thought, but opted to call with , leading Nicholson's .
"Six-ball!" shouted Hortin's rail. "Seven minus one!"
The dealer obliged, laying out a flop to give Hortin a pair of sixes. Nicholson picked up a straight draw, but found no help from the turn or river to exit in sixth place.
|Dylan Hortin||1,870,000||440,000 |
|David Nicholson||0||-410,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 6:10 PM Local Time
Action this level has consisted of Matt Stout going all in and stealing the blinds and antes, or someone else raising and stealing the blinds and antes.
This hand however saw Max Steinberg raise it up to 90,000 only to be three-bet by Dylan Hortin up to 210,000. Instead of simply calling Steinberg four-bet to 390,000. Hortin folded and Steinberg took it down.
|Max Steinberg||2,300,000||220,000 |
|Dylan Hortin||1,430,000||-85,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 5:52 PM Local Time
Samuel Gerber opened to 100,000 on the button and Max Steinberg three-bet to 290,000 from the big blind. A call from Gerber landed a flop.
Steinberg meticulously gathered chips for a bet and made it 330,000 for Gerbal to call. He didn't though, quickly folding his hand.
|Max Steinberg||2,080,000||480,000 |
|Samuel Gerber||1,920,000||-240,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 5:42 PM Local Time
Matt Stout raised it up to 90,000 from the hijack and Max Steinberg called from the big blind.
The flop came leading to a Steinberg check and a 120,000 bet from Stout. Steinberg made the call and both players were witness to the on the turn. It was here that both players checked.
The on the river saw Steinberg take control with a tiny bet of 65,000. Stout made the call and Steinberg flipped over for a straight.
|Max Steinberg||1,600,000||290,000 |
|Matt Stout||580,000||-415,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 5:26 PM Local Time
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 5:12 PM Local Time
Current 2012 WSOP Player of the Year Standings
|6||David "Bakes" Baker||302.00|
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 5:11 PM Local Time
The players are in the midst of a 20-minute break.
|Samuel Gerber||2,025,000||-75,000 |
|Joseph Marzicola||1,745,000||-55,000 |
|Dylan Hortin||1,515,000||-35,000 |
|Max Steinberg||1,310,000||110,000 |
|Matt Stout||995,000||140,000 |
|David Nicholson||785,000||-15,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 4:59 PM Local Time
Action folded to Matt Stout on the button and he went all in for 405,000. Samuel Gerber was in the big blind after mulling it over for about 60 seconds, he called with .
Stout tabled and scored the double up when the board rolled out .
"It's never easy," said a relieved Stout after he dodged the flush and straight draw. "I'm actually sweating."
|Samuel Gerber||2,100,000||-400,000 |
|Matt Stout||855,000||445,000 |
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 4:56 PM Local Time
Dylan Hortin opened the action from under the gun and made it 60,000 to anyone willing to pay to see a flop. Both blinds obliged and Joseph Marzicola made the call from the small blind, and Max Steinberg did the same from the big blind.
The flop came and all three players checked. The on the turn saw both blinds check and Hortin fire out 85,000. Marzicola folded and Steinberg made the call. The on the river allowed for Steinberg to check, and Hortin to bet out 155,000.
This prompted Steinberg to go deep into the tank pondering what course of action was best. In the end though Steinberg made the call and flipped over for two-pair, kings and nines. Steinberg easily had Hortin beat, as all Hortin could produce was .
|Dylan Hortin||1,550,000||-400,000 |
|Max Steinberg||1,200,000||620,000 |