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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 5:17 PM Local Time
Barry Hartheimer Eliminated in 16th Place ($12,267)

Barry Hartheimer -16th Place

Barry Hartheimer raised from under the gun and Danny Fuhs three-bet from the next seat over. Action trickled around to Jonathan Duhamel in the hijack and he called the three-bet. Hartheimer called all in for his last 26,000 and the three took a flop.

The dealer spread out     on the felt and Fuhs checked. Duhamel led out and Fuhs called. The   turned and and Fuhs checked for a second time. Duhamel cut out another bet and Fuhs called. The   finished off the board and the action repeated with a check, a bet, and a call.

Fuhs rolled over      playing two aces for his high, but was ultimately behind Duhamel's      which played a four and a trey for a straight.

Hartheimer showed      before tossing his hand into the muck. Duhamel dragged in the pot and eliminated Hartheimer in 16th place.

Danny Fuhs290,000-69,000
Jonathan Duhamel270,000109,000
Barry Hartheimer0-91,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 5:04 PM Local Time
Francesco Barbaro Eliminated in 17th Place ($12,267)

Francesco Barbaro - 17th Place

Francesco Barbaro was short-stacked and all in before the flop from the big blind against Alexander Kostritsyn and Brian Hastings. The flop came     and both players checked. The   dropped down on fourth street and Kostritsyn checked. Hastings fired a bet and induced a fold from his opponent. With that, the hands were tabled for Barbaro's tournament life.

Hastings showed      for the nuts while Barbaro tabled      and was unable to improve on the river. He was eliminated in 17th place and will take home $12,267.

Brian Hastings305,00035,000
Francesco Barbaro0-106,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 4:58 PM Local Time
Todd Barlow Eliminated in 18th Place ($12,267)

Todd Barlow (Day 2) - 18th Place

Picking up with the action on a board of     , George Danzer checked over to Todd Barlow who moved all in for his last 18,000. Christopher George cut out a raise and Danzer called.

The river was the   and Danzer checked. George fired out one last bet and Danzer folded his hand. Barlow showed      but was ultimately behind George's      for a flush and an eighty-six. Barlow became the first casualty of the final two tables and will collect $12,267.

Christopher George700,000111,000
George Danzer180,000-117,000
Todd Barlow0-68,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 4:36 PM Local Time
Table Draw and Chips
Feature1Viacheslav Zhukov160,000
Feature2Alexander Kostritsyn183,000
Feature3Brian Hastings214,000
Feature4Robert Mizrachi284,000
Feature5Julie Schneider63,000
Feature6Shawn Buchanan92,000
Feature7Mike Matusow78,000
Feature8Francesco Barbaro106,000
Feature9Arthur Kargen327,000
4531Bart Hanson87,000
4532Ryan Lenaghan236,000
4533George Danzer297,000
4534Todd Barlow68,000
4535Barry Hartheimer91,000
4536Danny Fuhs359,000
4537Jeff Lisandro243,000
4538Jonathan Duhamel161,000
4539Christopher George589,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 4:31 PM Local Time
Chip Counts
Christopher George589,000-1,000
Danny Fuhs359,000-36,000
Arthur Kargen327,00047,000
George Danzer297,00042,000
Robert Mizrachi284,000-81,000
Jeff Lisandro243,000163,000
Ryan Lenaghan236,0001,000
Brian Hastings214,000-28,000
Alexander Kostritsyn183,00078,000
Jonathan Duhamel161,000-14,000
Viacheslav Zhukov160,00010,000
Francesco Barbaro106,000-69,000
Shawn Buchanan92,000-18,000
Barry Hartheimer91,00036,000
Bart Hanson87,000-83,000
Mike Matusow78,000-72,000
Todd Barlow68,000-67,000
Julie Schneider63,000-17,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 4:23 PM Local Time

Players are now on a 20-minute break. A new seat draw and updated chip counts will soon follow.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 4:20 PM Local Time
Maria Ho Eliminated in 19th Place ($9,741)

Maria Ho (Day 2) - 19th Place

We picked up with the action on the flop to see Christopher George, Viacheslav Zhukov, and Maria Ho looking down at the felt. The flop read     and Zhukov checked. George fired out a bet and Ho cut out a raise. Zhukov flat called and George three-bet. Ho called all in for her last 6,000 and Zhukov called the full bet.

The   hit the turn and Zhukov checked. George bet out and Zhukov called. The   finished off the board and Zhukov led with a bet. George called.

Ho tabled      for a flopped top set for her high- but it was unfortunately bested by George's      for a straight.

Zhukov showed      for the nut low and took down half of the pot. Ho was sent packing in 19th place and her elimination has prompted a total re-draw for the final two tables.

Christopher George590,000100,000
Viacheslav Zhukov150,000-30,000
Maria Ho0-55,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 4:09 PM Local Time
Dan Kelly Eliminated in 20th Place ($9,741)

Dan Kelly - 20th Place

We arrived at the table just in time to see Dan Kelly's cards being mucked by the dealer as he was eliminated from play. The board read       and Kelly's opponent, Brian Hastings, held      for aces full of treys and a sixty-five low. Kelly was unable to beat this hand and was eliminated from play.

Despite his early exit today, Kelly has still managed an astounding WSOP this year as this is his seventh recorded cash of the summer.

Brian Hastings160,0002,000
Dan Kelly0-110,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 4:05 PM Local Time
George Soars

Christopher George raised from the hijack only to have Shawn Buchanan three-bet out of the cutoff. It folded back around to George who placed in a call.

The dealer fanned a flop of     and George checked. Buchanan fired a bet and George came over the top with a check-raise. Buchanan called.

The turn saw the   hit the felt and George fired one big bet. Buchanan called and the same action occurred after the   rivered.

George rolled over      for a straight which was enough for the high and the low. George is now sitting on about 490,000 while Buchanan has fallen to around 110,000.

Christopher George490,00080,000
Shawn Buchanan110,000-35,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:56 PM Local Time
Table #446 Counts
Arthur Kargen280,0000
Jonathan Duhamel175,000-15,000
Todd Barlow135,000-5,000
Dan Kelly110,00027,000
Alexander Kostritsyn105,00015,000
Brian Hastings85,000-7,000
Julie Schneider80,000-50,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:43 PM Local Time
Updated Feature Table Counts
Christopher George410,000230,000
George Danzer255,00085,000
Viacheslav Zhukov180,00055,000
Bart Hanson170,00090,000
Shawn Buchanan145,000-155,000
Maria Ho55,000-25,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:40 PM Local Time
Paul Sokoloff Eliminated in 22nd Place ($9,741), Tim Burt Eliminated in 21st Place ($9,741)

Paul Sokoloff and Tim Burt were eliminated in 22nd and 21st place respectively in unknown action. They both will take home $9,741.

Paul Sokoloff0-50,000
Tim Burt00
Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:38 PM Local Time
Huck Seed Eliminated in 23rd Place ($9,741)

Huck Seed (Day 2)

George Danzer opened the action with a raise from the cutoff only to have Huck Seed three-bet from the button. Danzer four-bet when it came back to him and Seed five-bet all in. Danzer called and the hands were turned over.


The board ran out       and Danzer looked up at Seed.

"Good game," said Danzer.

Seed stared at the board for a moment.

"What happened?" remarked Seed.

"I made a wheel," replied Danzer, who indeed made a wheel to scoop the pot and eliminate Seed. Seed will take home $9,741 in 23rd-place prize money.

George Danzer170,0005,000
Huck Seed0-70,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:31 PM Local Time
Matusow Scoops Lenaghan

Ryan Lenaghan raised from the cutoff and received calls from Mike Matusow on the button and Jeff Lisandro from the big blind. The flop came down     and Lisandro checked. Lenaghan continued with a bet and Matusow called. Lisandro followed suit.

Fourth street was the   and Lisandro checked again. Lenaghan slowed down with a check on this street but Matusow shot out one bet. Lisandro kicked his hand into the muck and Lenaghan decided to call. The   rivered and Lenaghan check-called one final bet from The Mouth.

Matusow tabled    for two pair for the high and    for his low. That was enough to scoop the pot as Lenaghan threw his hand into the muck. Matusow is now up to about 150,000.

Ryan Lenaghan235,000-15,000
Mike Matusow150,00065,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:19 PM Local Time
PokerNews Podcast Episode #160: Rouge Dealing feat. Jay Rosenkrantz

Bet Raise Fold

On the Friday edition of the PokerNews Podcast, the crew breaks down the latest news from the World Series of Poker, including David Diaz being banned from Caesars properties, Martin Finger winning his first gold bracelet, Matthew Ashton approaching another final table, and an update from the Ivey and the Misfits fantasy team. They then talk with Jay Rosenkrantz about the premiere of Bet Raise Fold: The Story of Online Poker.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:17 PM Local Time
Table #453 Counts
Danny Fuhs395,000145,500
Robert Mizrachi365,00025,500
Ryan Lenaghan250,00069,500
Francesco Barbaro175,000-103,000
Mike Matusow85,000-10,000
Jeff Lisandro80,000-14,500
Barry Hartheimer55,00025,000
Paul Sokoloff50,000-20,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:15 PM Local Time
Table #446 Counts
Arthur Kargen280,00085,000
Jonathan Duhamel190,00057,000
Todd Barlow140,000-10,000
Julie Schneider130,0006,000
Viacheslav Zhukov125,000-47,500
Brian Hastings92,0001,000
Alexander Kostritsyn90,000-32,000
Dan Kelly83,00018,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:11 PM Local Time
Eric Crain Eliminated in 24th Place ($9,741)

A short-stacked Eric Crain was eliminated in 24th place by Maria Ho in unknown action. Immediately after busting, Crain tweeted the following:

Eric CrainBusted 24th with blah to Maria Ho's blah. 5k horse in 2 hours. #blah
Saturday, June 15, 2013 3:04 PM Local Time
Feature Table Chip Counts
Shawn Buchanan300,00036,500
Christopher George180,00017,500
George Danzer165,000-77,500
Tim Burt95,000-7,000
Bart Hanson80,000-9,000
Maria Ho80,000-7,500
Huck Seed70,00027,000
Eric Crain25,000-73,500
Saturday, June 15, 2013 2:59 PM Local Time
Anthony Zinno Eliminated in 25th Place ($9,741)

We missed the action, but caught the final board as it read      . Anthony Zinno was all in for his tournament life against 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Jonathan Duhamel.

Zinno held      but was bested by Duhamel's      for a straight. Zinno was eliminated in 25th place and will collect $9,741 in earnings.