Thursday, June 20, 2013 2:35 PM Local Time
Lee Markholt Forces Ryan D'Angelo Off the Pot
Ryan D'Angelo raised to 27,000 from the cutoff, and Lee Markholt made the call from the big blind.
On the flop, Markholt checked to D'Angelo, who fired a bet of 33,000 forward. Markholt check-raised to 88,000 and D'Angelo called, bringing the to the table on the turn.
Markholt then led out for 163,000, and D'Angleo was a believer, sending his cards into the muck and surrendering the hand.
|Lee Markholt||600,000||70,000 |
|Ryan D'Angelo||395,000||-130,000 |
Thursday, June 20, 2013 2:21 PM Local Time
Kyle White Eliminated in 12th Place ($30,412)
Vasile Buboi opened for 35,000 from the button, and a short stacked Kyle White shipped his last 110,000 from the big blind. Buboi made the call, and both players opened up.
White had found an ace to work with, but he was dominated by Buboi's jack kicker, and the flop of missed him. On the turn, White was drawing dead, and the on the river was a mere formality. With his 12th place finish, White earned more than $30,000, and the validation that comes with working his way through this extremely talented field.
|Vasile Buboi||1,610,000||110,000 |
|Kyle White||0||-115,000 |
Thursday, June 20, 2013 2:13 PM Local Time
Final Two Tables
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Thursday, June 20, 2013 2:11 PM Local Time
Connor Drinan Notches a Double Through Andrew Robl
In the final hand before the remaining 12 players redrew for the last two tables, Connor Drinan managed to secure a seat with a crucial double.
Drinan made the standard opening raise of 20,000 from under the gun, and Andrew Robl three-bet to 51,000 from the cutoff. Holding the , Drinan made his stand and moved all in for his last 235,000, and Robl called him down with the hoping to be in a coin flip situation.
Unfortunately for Robl, Drinan had the goods, and when the board ran out his queens were good enough to secure the double.
|Connor Drinan||490,000||124,000 |
|Andrew Robl||245,000||-225,000 |
Thursday, June 20, 2013 2:03 PM Local Time
Jonathan Aguiar Eliminated in 13th Place ($23,791)
After Jonathan Little opened for 20,000 from the cutoff, Jonathan Aguiar shoved his short stack of roughly 180,000 into the middle holding .
Unfortunately for him, Little was in the familiar position of having his opponent dominated, and he called with the to put Aguiar at risk.
The final board ran out and Little's queen kicker was good enough to send Aguiar to the rail in 13th place.
|Jonathan Little||1,065,000||165,000 |
|Jon Aguiar||0||0 |
Thursday, June 20, 2013 1:46 PM Local Time
Craig Fishman Doubles Through Andrew Robl
Andrew Robl looked down to find the after action folded to him in the small blind, and with a short stacked Craig Fishman in the big blind the only thing standing between him and the pot, Robl raised to 150,000.
Fishman only had 120,000 left to play with, and his was more than enough motivation to make the call.
With ace-high Fishman was in front, and the kept him there. When the arrived on the turn, Robl took the lead and Fishman was on the ropes. The on the river gave Robl two pair, but Fishman had filled in his gutshot draw to the Broadway straight, giving him a dramatic double to survive and stick around.
|Andrew Robl||470,000||-84,000 |
|Craig Fishman||245,000||50,000 |
Thursday, June 20, 2013 1:38 PM Local Time
Erick Lindgren Doubles Through Jonathan Little
Chip leader Jonathan Little raised his small blind to 27,000, and Erick Lindgren rerasied to 70,000 from the big blind. With more than enough chips to put Lindgren to the test, Little slid a stack of 600,000 forward to set "E-Dog" all in if he called.
Holding the , Lindgren did just that, and his suited big slick was racing against Little's .
When the flop came , Lindgren had flopped everything short of the nuts, and he now needed any king, queen, jack, or club to complete his hand.
Lindgren found one of his outs and had Little drawing dead. The was meaningless on the river, and Lindgren secured a double up through the chip leader to move one step closer to claiming that position for himself.
|Jonathan Little||900,000||-390,000 |
|Erick Lindgren||868,000||343,000 |
Thursday, June 20, 2013 1:30 PM Local Time
Harry Bienenfeld Eliminated in 14th Place ($23,791)
When Vasili Buboi opened to 22,000 from under the gun, Allen Bari reraised to 54,000, and Harry Bienenfeld looked down to find . With big slick and a short stack, Bienenfield shipped his last 170,000 into the middle, and Buboi moved all in over the top to isolate the vulnerable player.
Bari obliged by getting out of the way, and Buboi rolled over the for the classic Hold'em coin flip.
The flop of brought all babies to the board, and Bienenfield's big slick had swung and missed. On the turn, he was left with six saves in the deck, but the was not one of them.
Bienenfield exited in 14th place, taking home $23,791 for his deep run through this stacked six handed field.
|Vasile Buboi||1,310,000||210,000 |
|Harry Bienenfeld||0||-181,000 |
Thursday, June 20, 2013 1:24 PM Local Time
Drinan Doubles Through D'Angelo
Ryan D'Angelo opened for 22,000 from under the gun, and Connor Drinan decided to make his stand from the cutoff, reraising all in for his last 173,000. After thirty seconds or so of deliberation, D'Angelo looked Drinan up with his , but he found himself dominated by .
The final board ran out and Drinan's ace-ten high was good enough for the double. He still has some work to do, however, if he hopes to move his chip count above the average.
|Ryan D'Angelo||525,000||-66,000 |
|Connor Drinan||366,000||168,000 |
Thursday, June 20, 2013 1:10 PM Local Time
The Railbirds Are Flocking
With the opening stages of this final day being played in the Amazon Room's Tan section, the three remaining tables are positioned right along the rail. This has provided spectators, spouses, and other supporters with the perfect vantage point to watch their favorite players compete.
As of the moment there are nearly two dozen people lining the rail, and while some of them may be here for the $1,000 Turbo No-Limit Hold'em event being held in the same section, most eyes appear to be fixed on the six handed action.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:34 PM Local Time
Final Day of Event #32 (No-Limit Hold'em Six Handed) is Set to Start!
After paying $5,000 for their tournament ticket, 516 poker professionals and amateurs with money to burn took their seats here at the Rio to compete in a six handed format that rewards aggression and reading ability. To confirm the fact that the World Series of Poker's big buy-in events bring out the best in the game's greats, several top flight pros made deep runs during the first two days of play, with several of the six handed tables featuring four or five elite players.
Justin Young, Bertrand Grospellier, Phil Galfond, Brian Hastings, and T.J. Cloutier are just a few of the big names were felted before the bubble burst. Brian Rast (54th), Olivier Busquet (51st), and Eric Froehlich (49th), Daniel Negreanu (39th), and Justin "Boosted J" Smith (19th) all made the money, but in a heated competition with their peers from the tournament circuit, the only goal for each was to win a bracelet.
By the end of Day 1 it was Jonathan Little who led the chip counts, and after ten levels of play yesterday he had maintained that lead, bagging up 1,290,000 to begin the action today. With numerous victories in high profile events to his credit, including a million dollar score at the WPT Mirage Poker Showdown in 2007, Little is definitely a threat to post a wire-to-wire victory, as he showed on Day 2 with his dominant performance.
Little will be joined by Allen Bari (1,191,000) and Vasile Buboi as those with more than a million chips to work with, and Bari was responsible for ending the tournament lives of numerous players as Day 2 progressed.
Joining these million dollar men are dangerous pros Andrew Robl (554,000) and Erick Lindgren (525,000), each of whom got in on the action during yesterday's play.
To get ready for all the action on the felt, take a look at PokerNews' Daily Update video presented by Kristy Arnett, and come back at 1:00 p.m. local time as Event #32 (No-Limit Hold'em Six Handed) crowns the latest WSOP champion. You can also take a look at the seating draw below, to find out which pros will be facing off against one another to begin the day.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 4:44 AM Local Time
Day 3 Table and Seat Draw
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