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2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker

Saturday, June 23, 2012 to Monday, June 25, 2012

Event #43: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $3,739,500
  • Entries: 2,770
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Monday, June 25, 2012 10:42 PM Local Time

Henry Lu was on the button when he and Neil Channing played out a hand with a       board out on the felt.

Lu raised preflop and Channing called. On the flop, Channing check-called a bet from Lu. Both players checked the turn and Channing led for 375,000 on the river. lu folded here and Channing raked in the pot.

Monday, June 25, 2012 10:38 PM Local Time

Neil Channing and Henry Lu went to a flop of      . Lu bet 300,000 and Channing called. The   came on the turn, Lu checked and Channing bet 450,000.

Lu mucked his hand and Channing picked up the pot.

Monday, June 25, 2012 10:35 PM Local Time

Henry Lu had the button on the first hand back from the break and raised it up to 225,000. Neil Channing then three-bet to 550,000 and Lu called.

On the     flop, Lu reached for a bet and and Channing folded his hands quickly, sending some chips to Lu.

Neil Channing7,215,000-550,000
Henry Lu5,250,000550,000
Monday, June 25, 2012 10:32 PM Local Time

The two players are back from their break. Let's try and crown us a champion.

Monday, June 25, 2012 10:32 PM Local Time
Level: 30
Blinds: 50000/100000
Ante: 10000
Monday, June 25, 2012 10:25 PM Local Time
Neil Channing7,765,000-300,000
Henry Lu4,700,000300,000
Monday, June 25, 2012 10:12 PM Local Time

The two remaining players are on a 20 minute break.

Monday, June 25, 2012 10:06 PM Local Time

Henry Lu opened the button with a raise and Neil Channing three-bet to 475,000. Lu then four-bet to 1,000,000 and it was back on Channing. It didn't take Channing very long to make it 2,200,000, which was enough to see Lu's cards slide into the muck and the big pot go Channing's way.

Neil Channing8,065,000600,000
Henry Lu4,400,000-600,000
Monday, June 25, 2012 10:00 PM Local Time

Neil Channing opened to 125,000 on the button and Henry Lu called. The flop came      , Lu checked and Channing bet 125,000. Lu called and the turn came  . Both players checked and the river came  . Lu check-called 325,00 and then mucked when Channing tabled     for two pair.

Monday, June 25, 2012 9:52 PM Local Time

Henry Lu was on the button and raised it up to 175,000. Neil Channing made the call and a     flop was dealt. Channing led for 215,000 here and received the call. Both players then checked the   turn and an   landed on the river. This time when Channing bet, Lu went to reach for chips, and before he could make a bet, Channing had flicked his cards into the muck.

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Monday, June 25, 2012 9:50 PM Local Time

Henry Lu opened for 175,000 on the button and Neil Channing raised to 475,000. Lu called and the flop came      . Channing bet 575,000 and Lu folded.

Channing has regained the chip lead.

Neil Channing7,465,0002,165,000
Henry Lu5,000,000-2,165,000
Monday, June 25, 2012 9:43 PM Local Time

Neil Channing raised the button to 175,000 and Henry Lu quickly three-bet to 500,000. Channing took a little longer to make his decision, but eventually four-bet to what looked like 1,300,000. We say "looked like", because Lu had folded his cards before Channing had the chance to push the bet fully out onto the felt.

Monday, June 25, 2012 9:36 PM Local Time

Henry Lu took the lead.

Henry Lu opened to 175,000 on the button and Neil Channing raised to 425,000. Lu called and the flop came      . Channing bet 275,000 and Lu raised to 600,000.

"How much do you have behind?" Channing asked Lu. The floorman gave an apporoximate count to Channing.

Channing called and the turn came  . Channing checked, Lu bet 1,000,000 and Channing called after just a moment's thought. The river came  , Channing checked and Lu bet 1,000,000 a second time.

Channing wasted no time in folding and Lu has taken a slight chip lead over Channing.

Henry Lu7,165,0002,365,000
Neil Channing5,300,000-2,365,000
Monday, June 25, 2012 9:30 PM Local Time
Neil Channing7,665,000400,000
Henry Lu4,800,000-400,000
Monday, June 25, 2012 9:29 PM Local Time

Neil Channing limped the button and Henry Lu called. On the     flop, Lu led for 250,000 and Channing called. The   turn would see both players check and it was on to the   river. This time when Lu checked, Channing bet 625,000 and Lu let his hand go.

Monday, June 25, 2012 9:26 PM Local Time

Henry Lu opened to 175,000 from the button and Neil Channing raised to 425,000. Lu took a moment, turned to the dealer and announced his bet of 900,000.

Channing took a moment before folding, in what felt like a huge spot.

Monday, June 25, 2012 9:21 PM Local Time

Neil Channing and Henry Lu took to a     flop and Lu check-called a bet of 125,000 from Channing here. The   turn would see Lu again check-call, this time a bet of 225,000. On the   river, Lu opted to check again and then Channing bet 500,000. That was too much for Lu and Channing took down the pot.

Monday, June 25, 2012 9:18 PM Local Time

Henry Lu doubles up

Neil Channing opened to 175,000 on the button and Henry Lu raised to 480,000. Channing then slid out 1.5 million and Lu moved all in. Channing called and the cards were tabled.

Lu:    
Channing:    

The board ran           and Lu doubled up and has chips to play with Channing.

Neil Channing7,530,000-2,670,000
Henry Lu5,000,0002,750,000
Monday, June 25, 2012 9:14 PM Local Time
Level: 29
Blinds: 40000/80000
Ante: 10000
Monday, June 25, 2012 9:14 PM Local Time
Neil Channing10,200,000100,000
Henry Lu2,250,000125,000
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