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2013 44th Annual World Series of Poker The Official WSOP Live Updates

Thursday, June 13, 2013 to Saturday, June 15, 2013

Event #25: $5,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better

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  • Buy-in: $5,000
  • Prizepool: $1,132,700
  • Entries: 241
  • Remaining: 0


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Saturday, June 15, 2013 7:51 PM Local Time
"That's What Happens When You Get Old"

We caught up with the action to see four bets before the flop with Ryan Lenaghan, Arthur Kargen, Christopher George and Brain Hastings going to the flop.

The dealer fanned     and Lenaghan led out with a bet. Kargen raised and Hastings called. George got out of the way and Lenaghan called all in.

The turn was the   and Kargen bet out. Hastings called and both players checked the   on the river.

"Jacks," stated Kargen. "Oh...wait. No. I don't." He let out a chuckle. "That's what happens when you get old."

Kargen showed      and Hastings tabled      to win the pot with a pair of jacks for the high in the side pot. Lenaghan tabled      and was able to triple up with his pocket kings.

Brian Hastings485,000-33,000
Ryan Lenaghan275,000188,000
Arthur Kargen215,000-144,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 7:40 PM Local Time
Hanson Doubles Through George

Bart Hanson raised from the cutoff and it folded around to Christopher George. George made it three bets from the small blind and Hanson was his only caller.

The two were heads up to the     flop and George led out with a bet. Hanson raised and George announced a call. The   hit fourth street and George put out a bet which was enough to put Hanson all in for his last 29,000. Hanson called and the hands were revealed.


The river bricked out and Hanson was able to double up with his top two pair. Hanson now has about 208,000 in chips.

Christopher George950,000-70,000
Bart Hanson208,000104,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 7:22 PM Local Time
Mizrachi Scoops George

Jonathan Duhamel opened from middle position and received calls from Robert Mizrachi in the hijack and both Christopher George and Ryan Lenaghan in the blinds. All four watched as     struck the felt and there were three checks over to Mizrachi who fired a bet. Christopher George raised and both Lenaghan and Duhamel folded.

The two were heads up to the turn where the   hit the felt. George checked and Mizrachi led out. George called. The   fell on the river and George check-called one more bet.

George tabled      but was scooped when Mizrachi showed      with a straight and the nut low. Mizrachi is now sitting on a stack of about 775,000.

Christopher George1,020,000-134,000
Robert Mizrachi775,000153,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 7:01 PM Local Time
Chip Counts
Christopher George1,154,00054,000
Robert Mizrachi622,00072,000
Brian Hastings384,00069,000
Arthur Kargen359,000-126,000
Jonathan Duhamel273,00036,000
Danny Fuhs251,000-79,000
Jeff Lisandro205,00050,000
Viacheslav Zhukov177,000-23,000
Bart Hanson104,00021,000
Ryan Lenaghan87,0000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:52 PM Local Time
Take Twenty

The final ten players are now on a 20-minute break.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:51 PM Local Time
Chopped For Lenaghan's Life

Christopher George slid out a raise from middle position and Ryan Lenaghan tossed out a three-bet from the next seat over. Action came back to George who four-bet and Lenaghan capped the action.

The flop came     and George led out. Lenaghan raised all in and George called the bet.


The turn was the   and the river the  , giving Lenaghan the high with a set of aces and George took the low with a seventy-six.

Christopher George1,100,00030,000
Ryan Lenaghan87,000-8,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:44 PM Local Time
George Back Over One Million

Jonathan Duhamel raised from the cutoff and received a call from Christopher George in the big blind. The flop came     and George checked. Duhamel continued out only to find George come over the top with a raise. Duhamel called and the   hit the turn. George led out but Duhamel stayed the course.

Fifth street was the   and the action went check-check, prompting George to table      for top two pair. Duhamel mucked and George picked up the pot.

Christopher George1,070,000120,000
Jonathan Duhamel237,000-93,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:36 PM Local Time
Kargen Quarters Hanson

Arthur Kargen

Arthur Kargen raised from early position and received calls from Danny Fuhs and Bart Hanson. The three took a flop of     and Hanson checked. Kargen fired a bet and Fuhs folded. Hanson stuck around.

The turn was the   and Hanson checked a second time. Kargen shot out a bet and Hanson called to see the   finish off the board. Hanson checked a third time, Kargen bet a a third time, and Hanson called it again.

Kargen showed      for an ace-trey low and two pair for his high. Hanson showed      for the same low and a worse high, meaning he would received one quarter of the pot. Kargen took three quarters and now has about 485,000.

Arthur Kargen485,00075,000
Bart Hanson83,000-78,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:36 PM Local Time
VIDEO: Calling the Clock on Brett Richey

Lynn Gilmartin pulls aside the poker-playing rap master Brett Richey for another episode of Calling the Clock.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:22 PM Local Time
Full House for Mizrachi

Robert Mizrachi opened from middle position and received a call from Christopher George in the cutoff. The flop brought down     and both players checked to see the   hit the turn. Mizrachi led out and George called. The   finished the board and Mizrachi led out for a second time. George called once more then mucked his hand after Mizrachi showed      for kings full of treys.

Christopher George950,000-95,000
Robert Mizrachi550,000105,000
Jostens Fan Collection
Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:17 PM Local Time
Unofficial Final Table Draw

Unofficial Final table

1Arthur Kargen
2Jeff Lisandro
3Viacheslav Zhukov
4Danny Fuhs
5Jonathan Duhamel
6Robert Mizrachi
7Bart Hanson
8Brian Hastings
9Christopher George
10Ryan Lenaghan
Christopher George1,045,000115,000
Robert Mizrachi445,0005,000
Arthur Kargen410,0000
Jonathan Duhamel330,00060,000
Danny Fuhs330,000-130,000
Brian Hastings315,000-105,000
Viacheslav Zhukov200,0000
Bart Hanson161,000-39,000
Jeff Lisandro155,00085,000
Ryan Lenaghan95,00035,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:12 PM Local Time
Mike Matusow Eliminated in 10th Place ($19,788)

Mike Matusow - 10th Place

Picking up with the action on the turn, the board read     . Viacheslav Zhukov led out with a bet and Mike Matusow flat called. The   finished off the board and Zhukov bet once more. Matusow called off his last 3,000 and Zhukov rolled over      and Matusow mucked his hand before our live reporter could see it. He was eliminated from play in 10th place and his elimination has spawned a total re-draw to the unofficial final table of ten.

Viacheslav Zhukov200,00085,000
Mike Matusow0-75,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:12 PM Local Time
VIDEO: Mickey Peterson on Implied Odds

Check out a video of PokerStars Team Pro Mickey Peterson speaking to Kristy about implied odds and how this concept applies to poker.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 6:03 PM Local Time
Julie Schneider Eliminated in 12th Place ($19,788)

Julie Schneider - 12th Place

Brian Hastings opened with a raise from the cutoff and found a three-bet from Julie Schneider from the small blind. Action came back to Hastings and he flat called.

The flop     and Schneider moved all in.

"That's a really good flop for me," said Hastings, who dropped in a call.

At that, Schneider fanned      for top set. The table shared a good laugh as Hastings showed      and needed to catch up to eliminate Schneider.

Hastings did exactly that as the   ripped off on the turn to give him Broadway. The river was the   and Schneider saw her exit in 12th place. She will collect $19,788 in tournament winnings.

Brian Hastings420,0000
Julie Schneider0-45,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 5:57 PM Local Time
Feature Table Chip Counts
Robert Mizrachi440,000156,000
Arthur Kargen410,00083,000
Brian Hastings380,000115,000
Viacheslav Zhukov115,000-45,000
Mike Matusow75,000-3,000
Julie Schneider45,000-18,000
Jostens Fan Collection
Saturday, June 15, 2013 5:54 PM Local Time
Shawn Buchanan Eliminated in 13th Place ($15,574)

Shawn Buchanan - 13th Place

Shawn Buchanan, who was seated at the feature table, has been eliminated from play.

Shawn Buchanan0-92,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 5:51 PM Local Time
George Danzer Eliminated in 14th Place ($15,574)

George Danzer - 14th Place

George Danzer raised from the cutoff and was three-bet by Danny Fuhs on the button. Action came back to Danzer and he called to see a     flop. Both players checked and the   hit the turn. Danzer led out with a bet and Fuhs raised him.

Danzer went into the tank for quite some time and eventually folded, showing    face up for two pair. Fuhs showed     for top two and a flush draw, affirming that Danzer made the correct laydown. This hand left Danzer with just one big bet behind.

The next hand, Danzer raised from the hijack and it was once again Fuhs who three-bet. Action came back to Danzer and he moved all in .


The board ran out       and Fuhs was able to send Danzer to the rail with aces and jacks. Danzer will take home $15,574 for his 14th place finish.

Danny Fuhs460,00085,000
George Danzer0-135,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 5:44 PM Local Time
Alexander Kostritsyn Eliminated in 15th Place ($15,574)

Alexander Kostritsyn - 14th Place

Alexander Kostritsyn was eliminated in 15th place in unknown action. He will collect $15,574 for his efforts.

Alexander Kostritsyn0-183,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 5:42 PM Local Time
Fuhs Takes Some From George

Danny Fuhs raised from under the gun plus one only to have Jonathan Duhamel three-bet from the cutoff. Christopher George called from the button and Fuhs called as well.

The trio took a monotone flop of     which prompted Fuhs and Duhamel to check. George fired a bet and Fuhs called. Duhamel, on the other hand, let it go.

Fourth street was the   and Fuhs decided to lead out by firing a bet. George called and did the same after the   hit the river.

Fuhs showed      for quad tens for the high. He took down the pot and now has about 375,000. While George has fallen to about 930,000, he's still the tournament chip leader.

Christopher George930,000-120,000
Danny Fuhs375,00085,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 5:20 PM Local Time
George Takes One From Danzer

We found Christopher George and George Danzer looking down at a completed board of      . Danzer checked the river and George fired out a bet. Danzer called by was scooped by George after he showed      for top two pair and the nut low.

Christopher George880,000180,000
George Danzer135,000-45,000
Jostens Fan Collection