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2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 to Thursday, June 28, 2012

Event #48: $3,000 Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $3,000
  • Prizepool: $674,310
  • Entries: 247
  • Remaining: 0

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Thursday, June 28, 2012 10:41 PM Local Time
Level: 25
Blinds: 25000/50000
Ante: 0
Thursday, June 28, 2012 10:24 PM Local Time
John Virtue714,000-196,000
Kenny Hsiung670,00083,000
Paul Berende468,000190,000
Robert Hwang348,000-62,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 10:23 PM Local Time

The players are now on another 20-minute break. We'll have full counts for you shortly.

Thursday, June 28, 2012 10:22 PM Local Time

Kenny Hsiung raised on the button, John Virtue three-bet from the small blind, and Hsiung called. The flop fell    , and Virtue led out. Hsiung called. The turn was the  , and Virtue checked to Hsiung who bet. Virtue called.

The river was the  , and Virtue check-called one last bet. Hsiung tabled    for two pair, and got most of his chips back from Virtue.

Thursday, June 28, 2012 10:19 PM Local Time

Kenny Hsiung raised from the small blind, John Virtue made it three bets, and Hsiung called. The flop was    , and Hsiung check-called a bet from Virtue.

The turn was the  , Hsiung checked, Virtue bet, and Hsiung raised. Virtue called.

Hsiung checked when the   completed the board, and Virtue tossed out one last bet. Hsiung was forced to fold, and Virtue pulled in the monster pot.

John Virtue910,000510,000
Kenny Hsiung587,000-73,000
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Thursday, June 28, 2012 10:12 PM Local Time

Dwyte Pilgrim - 5th Place.

Dwyte Pilgrim raised from the button, Paul Berende made it three bets from the blinds, and Pilgrim moved all in for 67,000. Berende called.

Pilgrim:   
Berende:   

The board ran out     ..... , and Berende made a straight. Pilgrim was eliminated in fifth place, and will take home $43,345.

Paul Berende278,000138,000
Dwyte Pilgrim0-345,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 10:08 PM Local Time

The action has been quite slow for the past few minutes, but Dwyte Pilgrim just got a walk with aces.

Before the dealer began pitching the cards, Pilgrim, who is very short, said he was going to raise out of the big blind no matter what. The action folded to John Virtue, who folded his small blind.

Pilgrim turned over   .

Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:48 PM Local Time

Matthew Woodward - 6th Place.

Matthew Woodward raised from the button, Kenny Hsiung three-bet from the big blind, and Woodward called. The flop was    , and Hsiung led out. Woodward raised, Hsiung re-raised, and Woodward called all in for 56,000.

Woodward:   
Hsiung:   

The turn and river came  ,   respectively, and Woodward was eliminated in sixth place.

Kenny Hsiung660,000155,000
Matthew Woodward0-140,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:45 PM Local Time

Robert Hwang raised from under the gun, Kenny Hsiung three-bet from the big blind, and Hwang called. The dealer fanned    , and Hsiung check-called a bet from Hwang.

The turn was the  , and Hsiung check-called another bet. Hsiung check-called one last bet when the   completed the board, and Hwang tabled    for a flopped full house.

Hsiung mucked, and Hwang is up to around 505,000 chips.

Kenny Hsiung505,000-307,000
Robert Hwang410,000232,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:33 PM Local Time

Kenny Hsiung raised from the cutoff, Robert Hwang called from the big blind, and the flop came    . Hwang checked, Hsiung bet, and Hwang check-raised. Hsiung made it three bets, and Hwang called.

The turn was the  , and Hwang check-called a bet. Both players checked after the   fell on the river, and Hwang showed    for a pair of nines.

Hsiung tabled    for a pair of aces though, and won the pot.

Kenny Hsiung812,00062,000
Robert Hwang178,000-153,000
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Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:27 PM Local Time

Dwyte Pilgrim was first to act, and raised. The action folded to John Virtue, who called, and the flop came down    . Virtue check-called a bet, and the turn was the  .

Virtue check-called another bet, and then both players checked when the   completed the board. Virtue rolled over    for ace-high, and Pilgrim mucked.

John Virtue400,000-25,000
Dwyte Pilgrim345,000-45,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:21 PM Local Time
Level: 24
Blinds: 20000/40000
Ante: 0
Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:19 PM Local Time

Mitchell Davis - 7th Place.

Mitchell Davis raised in middle position, Kenny Hsiung made it three bets from the big blind, and Davis called all in.

Davis:   
Hsiung:   

The board ran out      , and Davis was eliminated in seventh place.

Kenny Hsiung750,00052,000
Mitchell Davis0-34,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:16 PM Local Time

John Virtue called a raise in middle position, Mitchell Davis made it two bets from the cutoff, and the action folded back to Virtue, who called. The flop came down    , and both players checked.

The turn was the  , and Virtue checked. Davis bet, and Virtue check-raised. Davis released, and now has one big bet left.

Mitchell Davis34,000-56,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:13 PM Local Time

Mitchell Davis raised from the small blind, Dwyte Pilgrim called from the big, and the flop was    . Davis led out, and Pilgrim called.

The turn was the  , Davis led out, and Pilgrim raised. Davis made it three bets, and Pilgrim called.

Davis led for a third time when the   completed the board.

"Do you have a flush?" Pilgrim asked him.

Davis didn't answer. Pilgrim made the call, and Davis showed two kings. Pilgrim's    was best however, and Davis now has under 100,000 chips.

Dwyte Pilgrim390,000155,000
Mitchell Davis90,000-162,000
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Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:10 PM Local Time

John Virtue raised out of the small blind, Mitchell Davis three-bet from the big blind, and Virtue called. The dealer fanned    , and Virtue led out. Davis raised, and Virtue called.

The turn was the  , and Virtue led out again. Davis raised, and Virtue called. The   completed the board, and Virtue slowed down, check-calling a bet from Davis.

Davis showed    for five-high, and Virtue tabled    for trip aces.

John Virtue425,000135,000
Mitchell Davis252,000-168,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 9:05 PM Local Time
Kenny Hsiung698,000-9,000
Mitchell Davis420,000-25,000
Robert Hwang331,0003,000
John Virtue290,0003,000
Matthew Woodward140,000-142,000
Paul Berende135,0001,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 8:59 PM Local Time

Matthew Woodward raised from the hijack seat, Paul Berende made it three bets from the cutoff, and the action folded back to Woodward, who called.

The flop was    , Woodward checked, and Berende bet all in for 11,000. Woodward called.

Woodward  
Berende  

The   on the turn sealed the deal, doubling Berende to 134,000 chips, and the river was a meaningless  .

Here are the other counts as well:

Kenny Hsiung707,000139,000
Robert Hwang328,00048,000
John Virtue287,000102,000
Matthew Woodward282,00022,000
Dwyte Pilgrim235,000-73,000
Paul Berende134,00071,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 8:53 PM Local Time

Matthew Woodward raised out of the small blind, Paul Berende called from the big blind, an the flop came down    . Woodward led out, Berende raised, and Woodward called.

The turn was the  , and Woodward checked to Berende, who bet. Woodward called.

The   completed the board, and Woodward led out. Berende tank-folded.

"Show the jack-ten of diamonds!" Dwyte Pilgrim said to Woodward.

Woodward chose to muck instead, then raked in the pot.

Paul Berende63,000-91,000
Thursday, June 28, 2012 8:44 PM Local Time

Kenny Hsiung raised from middle position, Robert Hwang defended his big blind, and the dealer spread    . Hwang check-called a bet, and the turn was the  . Hwang check-called another bet.

The river was the  , and Hwang check-called one last bet. Hsiung tabled    for a pair of kings, and Hwang mucked.

Kenny Hsiung568,000215,000
Robert Hwang280,000-136,000
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