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2012 43rd Annual World Series of Poker

Friday, July 06, 2012 to Sunday, July 08, 2012

WSOP National Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $1,570,000
  • Entries: 157
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:37 PM Local Time

Ryan Eriquezzo opened for 48,000 from under the gun and action folded around to Matt Keikoan in the big blind. He called and the flop came      . Both players checked and the turn came  . Keikoan check-called 63,000 and the river came  . Both players checked again and Keikoan tabled pocket queens to win the pot.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:28 PM Local Time

Huy Nguyen raised to 50,000 from under the gun and received on call in the form of Ryan Eriquezzo in the small blind. Both players proceeded to check the     flop before Eriquezzo led out for 84,000 on the   turn. Nguyen thought for the briefest of moments before raising to 200,000, prompting Eriquezzo to snap-fold.

Ryan Eriquezzo970,000-130,000
Huy Nguyen900,000150,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:23 PM Local Time
Ryan Eriquezzo1,100,00042,000
Matt Keikoan1,000,000165,000
Nikolas Stone750,000-319,000
Huy Nguyen750,000-28,000
David ODB Baker525,0000
Andy Hwang500,00038,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:19 PM Local Time

Nikolas Stone opened for 50,000 and Ryan Eriquezzo three-bet to 131,000 from the button. The blinds released and Stone called. The flop came       and both players checked. The turn came  , Stone checked and Eriquezzo bet 138,000. Stone took just moments to fold.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:15 PM Local Time

The blinds and antes have been won with a preflop raise for the last three hands.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:08 PM Local Time

Nikolas Stone opened to 55,000 and Matt Keikoan called. The flop came      , Stone checked and Keikoan bet 75,000. Stone folded and Keikoan took the pot.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:05 PM Local Time

Sam Stein

On the second hand back from break, Sam Stein moved all in for 195,000 total and was called by Nikolas Stone in the small blind.


Stein was behind, but he was drawing to live cards. Unfortunately for him, the board would run out an uneventful       and Stone scored his second elimination of the day.

Nikolas Stone1,069,000200,000
Sam Stein0-203,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:02 PM Local Time

In the first hand back from break, David "ODB" Baker raised to 50,000 only to fold when Andy Hwang moved all in for 380,000 total.

David ODB Baker525,000-54,000
Andy Hwang462,00078,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:00 PM Local Time
Level: 26
Blinds: 12000/24000
Ante: 4000
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:59 PM Local Time
Ryan Eriquezzo1,058,000258,000
Nikolas Stone869,000-231,000
Matt Keikoan835,00035,000
Huy Nguyen778,000105,000
David ODB Baker579,000-96,000
Andy Hwang384,000-116,000
Sam Stein203,0003,000
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:49 PM Local Time

The final table is on a 15 minute break.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:49 PM Local Time

Nikolas Stone opened, Ryan Eriquezzo re-raised to 107,000 and Stone called. The flop came      , Stone checked and Eriquezzo bet 71,000. Stone called and the turn came  . Both players checked and the river came  . Stone bet 120,000 and Eriquezzo called.

Eriquezzo tabled     and Stone held    . Eriquezzo took the hand.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:32 PM Local Time
Nikolas Stone1,100,0000
Ryan Eriquezzo800,0000
Matt Keikoan800,000100,000
David ODB Baker675,000-50,000
Huy Nguyen673,000-77,000
Andy Hwang500,00050,000
Sam Stein200,000-80,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:31 PM Local Time

Huy Nguyen opened to 42,000 and Matt Keikoan called from the button. The flop came      , Nguyen bet 56,000 and Keikoan called. The turn came  , Nguyen checked and Keikoan bet 140,000. Nguyen folded after a moment.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:26 PM Local Time

David "ODB" Baker raised to 40,000 from middle position and was called by Huy Nguyen in the cutoff. Matt Keikoan came along for the ride from the big blind and it was three-way action to the     flop.

Keikoan was first to act and checked, prompting Baker to bet 60,000. Only Nguyen made the call, and then both players checked the   turn. When the   peeled off on the river, Baker fired out 100,000 and Nguyen wasted little time in releasing his hand.

Huy Nguyen750,000-100,000
David ODB Baker725,000100,000
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:20 PM Local Time

Matt Keikoan started the hand with a raise to 45,000 and Ryan Eriquezzo moved all in. Sam Stein surprised everyone when shoved from the small blind, having Eriquezzo covered. Keikoan folded and the cards were tabled.


The board ran           and Eriquezzo hit a straight on the turn to stay alive.

Ryan Eriquezzo800,000380,000
Sam Stein280,000-420,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:06 PM Local Time

David ODB Baker opened for 40,000 on the button and Huy Nguyen raised to 102,000 from the big blind. Baker responded by moving all in and Nguyen folded.

Baker is near 600,000 now after taking some blinds and antes the past few hands.

David ODB Baker600,000112,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:02 PM Local Time

David "ODB" Baker has moved all in three hands in a row, and each time his opponents have gotten out of the way. While there was no flop to be had, those blinds and antes have certainly added up.

On the fourth hand, Sam Stein opened for 40,000 only to have Baker move all in from the big blind. Stein got out of the way and Baker added even more to his stack.

David ODB Baker488,000208,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 1:56 PM Local Time
Nikolas Stone1,150,000-50,000
Huy Nguyen1,100,0000
Matt Keikoan725,000-25,000
Sam Stein660,000205,000
Andy Hwang550,000-306,000
Ryan Eriquezzo400,000-130,000
David ODB Baker280,00021,000
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 1:55 PM Local Time

Ryan Eriquezzo opened for 40,000 and Sam Stein called from the big blind. The flop came      , Stein checked and Eriquezzo bet 45,000.

Stein called and the turn came  . Both players checked to the   river and Stein bet out 88,000. Eriquezzo called and then mucked when Stein tabled     for trip queens.

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