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

Saturday, June 22, 2013 to Monday, June 24, 2013

Event #41: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Handed

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  • Buy-in: $5,000
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  • Entries: 400
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:55 AM Local Time
Club Flush for Gross

Hand #61: There was a dead button. Timo Pfutzenreuter limped in from the cutoff, then Steve Gross made it 200,000 to go from the small blind and only Pfutzenreuter called. The flop came    , and when Gross fired 175,000, Pfutzenreuter folded.

Hand #62: Gross raised to 100,000 from the button to win the blinds.

Hand #63: Gross got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #64: It was a three-way limped pot that saw the first three community cards come    . Steve Gross led for 75,000 from the small blind, Salman Behbehani folded, and Timo Pfutzenreuter called. The turn was the  , and this time Gross check-called a bet from Pfutzenreuter for 125,000.

The river was the  . Gross led out this time for 300,000, and after some time thinking Pfutzenreuter called. Gross tabled      for the club flush, and Pfutzenreuter mucked.

Steve Gross3,965,000700,000
Timo Pfutzenreuter1,545,000-625,000
Salman Behbehani495,000-125,000
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:42 AM Local Time
Play Resumes; 3 Remain

The last three players have returned to their seats and Level 27 has begun with start-of-day chip leader Steve Gross back in first position.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:42 AM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 25000/50000
Ante: 0
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:30 AM Local Time
Chip Counts at Break

The players are in the midst of a 20-minute break.

Steve Gross3,015,000395,000
Timo Pfutzenreuter2,370,00050,000
Salman Behbehani620,000-10,000
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:29 AM Local Time
Joseph Leung Eliminated in 4th Place ($128,742)

Joseph Leung - 4th Place

Hand #60: On the very next hand after Goldman's elimination — and the last of Level 26 — Joseph Leung open-raised the pot from the small blind, Steve Gross repotted from the big blind, and Leung called all in for about 200,000.

Leung had      and was in need of help versus Gross's     . But the       board gave Gross trip queens, sending Leung out in fourth.

Joseph Leung0-325,000
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:23 AM Local Time
Lee Goldman Eliminated in 5th Place ($87,890)

Lee Goldman - 5th Place

Hand #59: Steve Gross opened for 85,000 from under the gun, then Lee Goldman reraised pot to 315,000 from the cutoff. It folded back to Gross who reraised pot again, and Goldman called all in for about 800,000.

Gross:     
Goldman:     

The flop came     to pair Gross's jack, but Goldman's aces were still in front and he'd also picked up a flush draw. But the   turn gave Gross a second pair, and after the   river, Goldman was eliminated.

Steve Gross2,620,000980,000
Lee Goldman0-940,000
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:19 AM Local Time
Hands #56-#58

Hand #56: Timo Pfutzenreuter raised to 80,000 from the cutoff and Joseph Leung called from the button. Lee Goldman came along as well from the big blind, and the three watched as the dealer spread a     flop. All checked, then the turn came the  . Goldman checked again, Pfutzenreuter bet 85,000, Leung called, and Goldman folded.

The river brought the  . Pfutzenreuter sat in contemplation for a short while, then carved out green (25,000) chips to bet the pot — 430,000. Leung let his hand go.

Hand #57: Steve Gross raised to 80,000, and when Goldman reraised to 280,000 from the small blind, both Salman Behbehani (big blind) and Gross got out.

Hand #58: Pfutzenreuter got a walk.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:07 AM Local Time
Playing Position

Hand #48: Timo Pfutzenreuter got a walk.

Hand #49: Salman Behbehani bet 80,000 from the button and won the blinds.

Hand #50: Pfutzenreuter raised to 80,000 from the button, Joseph Leung reraised to 280,000 from the small blind, and Pfutzenreuter folded.

Hand #51: Leung raised to 140,000 from the button and won.

Hand #52: It folded to Lee Goldman in the small blind who completed, Behbehani checked, and then both checked the     flop. The turn was the  . Goldman bet 75,000, and Behbehani folded.

Hand #53: After sitting out an orbit, Steve Gross raised to 80,000 from the cutoff and won the blinds.

Hand #54: Behbehani won the blinds with a button raise to 80,000.

Hand #55: Steve Gross got a walk.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:02 AM Local Time
Pfutzenreuter Continues to Lead

Timo Pfutzenreuter

Hand #44: Lee Goldman raised to 80,000 from the cutoff seat and Joseph Leung called from the big blind. The flop came    . Leung checked, Goldman bet 80,000, and Leung folded.

Hand #45: Goldman raised again to 80,000, this time from under the gun, and won the blinds.

Hand #46: It folded around to Steve Gross who raised to 95,000 from the small blind, and Goldman called from the big blind. The flop came    , and when Gross led for 100,000, Goldman folded.

Hand #47: Pfutzenreuter raised to 80,000 from under the gun and only Goldman called from the small blind. Both checked the     flop and   turn. The river brought the   and an 85,000 bet from Goldman, and Pfutzenreuter took his time responding. He took a sip of his tea and waited for more than a minute, but finally folded, showing the   as he did.

Timo Pfutzenreuter2,320,000480,000
Steve Gross1,640,000100,000
Lee Goldman940,000265,000
Salman Behbehani630,000-115,000
Joseph Leung325,000-345,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 11:48 PM Local Time
Three for Pfutzenreuter, Two for Gross, One for Goldman

Hand #38: Steve Gross raised to 80,000 from the cutoff and won the blinds.

Hand #39: Gross raised to 80,000 again from under the gun, and when Goldman reraised to 300,000 from the cutoff everyone folded.

Hand #40: Pfutzenreuter raised to 80,000 from the button and Gross called from the big blind. The flop came    . Gross checked, Pfutzenreuter bet 90,000, and Gross folded.

Hand #41: Pfutzenreuter raised to 80,000 from the cutoff seat and Goldman called from the big blind. The flop came    , and Goldman check-folded to a 65,000 continuation bet from Pfutzenreuter.

Hand #42: Gross raised to 80,000 from the button and won the blinds.

Hand #43: Pfutzenreuter got a walk.

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Monday, June 24, 2013 11:42 PM Local Time
Behbehani Shoves, Collects

Salman Behbehani

Hand #37: Lee Goldman limped in from the small blind and Salman Behbehani checked the big blind. Both checked the     flop. The turn was the   and Goldman checked again. Behbehani fired a bet of 150,000 into the opening, and Goldman called.

The river was the  . This time Goldman led for 100,000, then Behbehani announced "pot" which meant an all-in raise to 480,000 and Goldman tossed away his hand.

Salman Behbehani745,000100,000
Lee Goldman675,000-485,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 11:30 PM Local Time
Hands #29-#36: Three Each for Gross and Pfutzenreuter, Two for Leung

Hand #29: Joseph Leung was in the big blind and got a walk.

Hand #30: Salman Behbehani raised to 80,000 in the cutoff seat and Steve Gross called from the big blind. The flop came     and both players checked. The turn brought the   and a bet of 100,000 from Gross, forcing a fold from Behbehani.

Hand #31: Leung raised to 80,000 from the button and won the blinds.

Hand #32: Timo Pfutzenreuter raised to 80,000 from the under the gun and won the hand.

Hand #33: Pfutzenreuter got a walk.

Hand #34: Gross raised to 80,000, and again an opening preflop raise was rewarded with an uncontested pot.

Hand #35: Gross was in the big blind and received a walk.

Hand #36: Pfutzenreuter raised to 80,000 from the cutoff seat, Leung called from the small blind, and Lee Goldman called from the big blind. The flop came     and all checked. The turn was the   and it checked to Leung who bet 100,000. Goldman folded and Pfutzenreuter called.

The river was the   and both remaining players checked. Pfutzenreuter showed     , and Leung mucked.

Monday, June 24, 2013 11:22 PM Local Time
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 20000/40000
Ante: 0
Monday, June 24, 2013 11:21 PM Local Time
Last Hands of the Level

The last seven hands of Level 25 were indicative of the level as a whole, which besides Nader Arfai's knockout hand has mostly seen small pots and hands that haven't gone to showdown.

Hand #22: Timo Pfutzenreuter raised to 60,000 from UTG and Salman Behbehani called from the big blind. The flop came    , and Behbehani check-folded to a bet of 75,000 from Pfutzenreuter.

Hand #23: Lee Goldman won the blinds with a button raise of 60,000.

Hand #24: Joseph Leung got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #25: Behbehani raised to 60,000 from the cutoff seat. Joseph Leung called from the small blind and Steve Gross likewise called from the big blind. The flop came    . It checked to Behbehani who bet 60,000, and his two opponents folded.

Hand #26: Pfutzenreuter opened for 65,000 from the cutoff seat and Goldman called from the big blind. The flop came    . Goldman checked, Pfutzenreuter bet 75,000, and Goldman called. The turn was the  . Goldman checked again, and this time Pfutzenreuter bet 130,000 and Goldman folded.

Hand #27: Behbehani got a walk.

Hand #28: Joseph Leung raised to 60,000 from under the gun and won the blinds.

Monday, June 24, 2013 11:12 PM Local Time
Gross Grows Stack

Steve Gross

Hand #18: Joseph Leung raised to 60,000 from under the gun, and when Lee Goldman three-bet to 150,000 from the button, the blinds and Leung released their hands.

Hand #19: Salman Behbehani won the blinds with a button raise of 60,000.

Hand #20: Timo Pfutzenreuter raised to 60,000 from the button, Leung called from the SB and Steve Gross also called from the BB. The trio then checked down the       board, and when Gross showed      for a straight the other two mucked.

Hand #21: Pfutzenreuter raised to 65,000 from the cutoff seat and both blinds, Gross and Goldman, called. The flop was    . Gross bet 110,000 and only Goldman called. The turn was the  . This time Gross led for 205,000, and Goldman folded.

Timo Pfutzenreuter1,840,000-130,000
Steve Gross1,540,00080,000
Lee Goldman1,160,000-25,000
Joseph Leung670,000-185,000
Salman Behbehani645,000-100,000
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Monday, June 24, 2013 11:01 PM Local Time
Raise and Take

Hand #12: Joseph Leung limped from the cutoff, Lee Goldman also called from the small blind, and Salman Behbehani checked from the big blind. All three checked the     flop. The turn was the   and it checked to Leung who bet 45,000, good enough to claim the pot.

Hand #13: A four-way limped pot saw a flop come all clubs —     — and when Goldman led for 45,000 from the button only Pfutzenreuter called from the big blind. Both then checked down the   turn and   river, and when Pfutzenreuter showed     , Goldman mucked.

Hand #14: Behbehani raised 60,000 from the button and won the blinds.

Hand #15: Pfutzenreuter raised 60,000 from the button and won the blinds.

Hand #16: Behbehani raised 60,000 from under the gun and won the blinds.

Hand #17: Pfutzenreuter won the blinds again with a raise of 65,000 from under the gun.

Monday, June 24, 2013 10:54 PM Local Time
Nader Arfai Eliminated in 6th Place ($61,739)

Nader Arfai - 6th Place

Hand #11: Nader Arfai limped in from the button, Steve Gross also called from the small blind, and Lee Goldman checked from the big blind. The flop came     and Gross led for 50,000. Goldman folded, but Arfai raised to 150,000 and Gross called.

The turn was the  . Gross checked, then Arfai pushed all in for his last 385,000 and Gross called.

Arfai had      for a set of fives while Gross had      for a six-high straight. The river was the  , and Arfai was eliminated.

Steve Gross1,460,000870,000
Nader Arfai0-660,000
Monday, June 24, 2013 10:50 PM Local Time
Gross and Pfutzenreuter Tangle

Hand #9: Steve Gross raised to 65,000 from under the gun and got one caller in Timo Pfutzenreuter playing from the button. The flop brought three big cards —     — and when Gross continued for 90,000, Pfutzenreuter folded.

Hand #10: Pfutzenreuter opened for 65,000 from the cutoff and it folded to Gross who called from the big blind. Both checked the     flop. The turn was the  . Gross checked, Pfutzenreuter bet 75,000, and Gross called. The river then brought the   and another check from Gross. Pfutzenreuter fired 155,000 this time, and after thinking a bit Gross made the call.

Pfutzenreuter showed     , but Gross had      for trip sixes and won the pot.

Monday, June 24, 2013 10:40 PM Local Time
A Few Flops, Small Pots

Hand #4: Salman Behbehani raised to 60,000 from middle position and got one caller in Timo Pfutzenreuter in the cutoff. The flop came    , and Behbehani check-folded to Pfutzenreuter's 60,000 bet.

Hand #5: Steve Gross limped from the small blind, Lee Goldman checked his option, and the flop came    . Gross pushed out a bet of 45,000, and Goldman let his hand go.

Hand #6: Nader Arfai limped from the cutoff as did Lee Goldman in the small blind, and Salman Behbehani checked from the big blind. The flop came     and it checked around to Arfai who bet 90,000 and the other two folded.

Hand #7: Pfutzenreuter got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #8: Lee Goldman raised to 65,000 from the cutoff and Joseph Leung called from the big blind. The flop came    . Leung checked, Goldman bet 80,000, and Leung folded.

Monday, June 24, 2013 10:32 PM Local Time
The Final Table Begins

Hand #1: Lee Goldman raised from the button and won the blinds.

Hand #2: Timo Pfutzenreuter opened for 90,000 from the small blind and Joseph Leung folded from a seat over.

Hand #3: Pfutzenreuter raised to 65,000 from the button and both blinds called — Leung (SB) and Nader Arfai (BB). All three checked the     flop. The turn brought the   and a leading bet of 100,000 from Leung, enough to force the other two to fold.

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