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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

EVENT UPDATES

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Saturday, June 15, 2013 2:45 PM Local Time
Sokoloff Finds a Double

Paul Sokoloff raised from UTG+1 and Barry Hartheimer three-bet the action from the hijack. Sokoloff flat called to see a flop.

The dealer fanned     ont he felt and Sokoloff checked. Hartheimer fired a bet and Sokoloff raised all in. Hartheimer called and the hands were tabled.

Sokoloff:     
Hartheimer:     

The board finished off with the   and the  , ensuring that there would be no low hand. Sokoloff was able to score a double with his trip kings and now sits around 70,000 in chips.

Paul Sokoloff70,00057,500
Barry Hartheimer30,000-68,500
Saturday, June 15, 2013 2:41 PM Local Time
Kelly Doubles Through Hastings

Brian Hastings raised from the button and it folded to Dan Kelly's big blind. Kelly three-bet the action and Hastings called. The flop came down     and Kelly fired out a bet. Hastings called and the   hit the turn. Kelly moved all in for his last 7,000 and Hastings called the bet.

Hastings:     
Kelly:     

The board completed with the   and Kelly was able to scoop the pot with his pair of aces with a king kicker and playing the eight and the trey for the low.

Brian Hastings175,000-20,000
Dan Kelly65,00034,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 2:35 PM Local Time
Dario Alioto Eliminated in 26th Place ($9,741)

Dario Alioto (Day 2) - 26th Place

Dario Alioto raised from under the gun and it folded to Arthur Kargen who made it three bets from the cutoff. Action came back to Alioto and he called the raise.

The flop fell     and Alioto checked. Kargen led out and Alioto moved all in for 1,000 more on top. Kargen called and the hands were tabled.

Alioto;     
Kargen:     

The turn brought the   and the river the   and Kargen was able to send Alioto to the rail with his two aces in the hole. Alioto was eliminated in 26th place.

Arthur Kargen195,0008,500
Dario Alioto0-15,500
Saturday, June 15, 2013 2:29 PM Local Time
Matt Nowicki Eliminated in 27th Place ($9,741)

Matt Nowicki open-shipped all in for his last 10,000 from middle position Todd Barlow raised from the hijack and Alexander Kostritsyn called out of the big blind.

The flop came down     and both Kostritsyn and Barlow checked. The   turned and Kostritsyn checked. Barlow fired a bet and Kostritsyn folded his hand. With this, Nowicki and Barlow's hands were tabled.

Barlow:     
Nowicki:     

The river was the   and Barlow was able to scoop the pot with a full house and the nut low. Nowicki became the first casualty of the day and was eliminated in 27th place.

Matt Nowicki0-10,000
Saturday, June 15, 2013 2:20 PM Local Time
Blend 'em and Send 'em!

Cards are in the air for the final three tables of Event #25: $5,000 Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better.

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Saturday, June 15, 2013 1:28 PM Local Time
Mizrachi Leads The Remaining 27 Players

Chip Leader Robert Mizrachi

Welcome to our Day 3 coverage of Event #25: $5,000 Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better. The starting field of 241 players is down to just 27 hopefuls, each looking to capture the $277,519 first-place prize and a coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet.

Leading the way with 339,500 is Robert Mizrachi. No stranger to Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better, Mizrachi is looking for his first big WSOP score in this specific game to go along with his excellent H.O.R.S.E. and EIght-Game results. However, that's far from an easy task as the competition behind him is fierce. Second in chips is Francesco Barbaro (278,000) and he has an Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better bracelet to his name. Shawn Buchanan (263,500) is third in chips and the argument can be made that he is the best player out there yet to capture a bracelet. Ryan Lenaghan (180,500), Mike Matusow (95,000), and Bart Hanson (89,000) each final tabled this event last year and are back in the money looking to finish on top this time around. Throw in two-time Omaha Hi-Low 8-or-Better bracelet winner Viacheslav Zhukov (172,500) and the rest of this star-studded field and it's going to be a very exciting finish!

Play commences at 2pm local time and will carry on for ten levels (or eleven). A champion may arise by then, or we'll be back tomorrow. Regardless, keep it here for updates on all of the exciting action!

Saturday, June 15, 2013 1:02 PM Local Time
Day 3 Table and Seat Draw
TableSeatPlayerChips
4461Arthur Kargen186,500
4462Alexander Kostritsyn122,000
4463Viacheslav Zhukov172,500
4464Jonathan Duhamel133,000
4465Dario Alioto15,400
4466Matt Nowicki10,000
4467Todd Barlow150,000
4468Dan Kelly31,000
4469Anthony Zinno71,000
    
4531Paul Sokoloff12,500
4532Robert Mizrachi339,500
4533Barry Hartheimer98,500
4534Ryan Lenaghan180,500
4535Francesco Barbaro278,000
4536Brian Hastings259,000
4537Mike Matusow95,000
4538Danny Fuhs249,500
4539Jeff Lisandro94,500
    
4541Eric Crain98,500
4542Shawn Buchanan263,500
4543Maria Ho87,500
4544Bart Hanson89,000
4545George Danzer242,500
4546Huck Seed43,000
4547Tim Burt32,000
4548Julie Schneider124,000
4549Christopher George162,500