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

Thursday, June 27, 2013 to Saturday, June 29, 2013

Event #49: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: $1,500
  • Prizepool: $3,033,450
  • Entries: 2,247
  • Remaining: 0

EVENT UPDATES

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Saturday, June 29, 2013 11:14 PM Local Time
Mainly Preflop Action

Hand 179: Brian O'Donoghue opened to 160,000 and Barny Boatman folded.

Hand 180: Boatman raised to 180,000 and O'Donoghue folded.

Hand 181: O'Donoghue raised to 160,000 and Boatman called. The     flop went check-check and Boatman bet 200,000 on the   turn. This was too much for O'Donoghue to pay and he mucked.

Hand 182: Boatman raised to 180,000 and O'Donoghue made the called. The players checked the     flop. The turn was the  , O'Donoghue bet 200,000 and Boatman folded.

Hand 183: Boatman received a walk.

Hand 184: Boatman raised to 180,000 and took down the pot.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 11:10 PM Local Time
Quads for O'Donoghue

Barny Boatman, Brian O'Donoghue, heads up

Hand 175: Barny Boatman received a walk.

Hand 176: Boatman raised to 180,000 and it was enough to win the pot.

Hand 177: Boatman received a walk.

Hand 178: Boatman raised to 180,000 and O'Donoghue called. The     flop was checked by both players. The   turn was greeted with a 200,000 bet from O'Donoghue and a call from Boatman. The   river saw a 450,000 bet from O'Donoghue and a call from Boatman.

O'Donoghue showed quad deuces and obviously won the pot.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 11:06 PM Local Time
Momentum is With O'Donoghue, But Only Slightly

Hand 169: Brian O'Donoghue opened to 160,000 and Barny Boatman folded.

Hand 170: O'Donoghue received a walk.

Hand 171: O'Donoghue opened to 180,000 and Boatman folded.

Hand 172: Boatman raised to 180,000 and O'Donoghue let his hand go.

Hand 173: Boatman received a walk.

Hand 174: Boatman opened to 180,000 and O'Donoghue called. Both players checked the arrival of the     flop, O'Donoghue taking the pot down with a 200,000 bet on the   turn.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 11:02 PM Local Time
Boatman Still Leads

Hand 164: Barny Boatman raised to 180,000 only to fold to a 450,000 three-bet from Brian O'Donoghue.

Hand 165: Boatman received a walk.

Hand 166: Boatman raised to 180,000 and it won the blinds and antes.

Hand 167: O'Donoghue opened to 160,000 and Boatman called. Boatman check-called a 200,000 bet on the     flop. Both players check the   turn. Boatman fired a 200,000 bet on the   river, Boatman winning with his   .

Hand 168: Boatman raised to 180,000 and O'Donoghue called. The     flop saw O'Donoghue check-call a 150,000 bet. The   turn and   river were checked by both players, O'Donoghue won the pot with his   .

Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:55 PM Local Time
Boatman Wins Huge Pot; Rail Goes Bananas!

Hand 160: Barny Boatman raised to 200,000 and Brian O'Donoghue folded.

Hand 161: O'Donoghue received a walk.

Hand 162: Boatman opened to 180,000 and O'Donoghue called. The     flop created plenty of action, a check from O'Donoghue, a bet of 165,000 from Boatman, a raise to 450,000 from O'Donoghue and another Boatman raise to 735,000. O'Donoghue moved in and Boatman folded.

The players are level again.

Hand 163: O'Donoghue raised to 160,000 and Boatman three-bet to 380,000. O'Donoghue four-bet to 800,000 and Boatman tank-called. Boatman checked the     flop, O'Donoghue bet 1,000,000 and snap-folded when Boatman moved all in.

"There's only one Barny Boatman!" came the chant from the Brits on the rail, "Walking along, singing a song, walking in a Barny wonderland," apparently.

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Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:44 PM Local Time
O'Donoghue Chips Up

Hand 154: Brian O'Donoghue received a walk.

Hand 155: Barny Boatman received a walk.

Hand 156: Boatman raised to 180,000 and then folded when O'Donoghue three-bet to 500,000.

Hand 157: Boatman received a walk.

Hand 158: Boatman raised to 180,000, O'Donoghue raised to 400,000 and Boatman folded.

Hand 159: O'Donoghue raised to 180,000 and Boatman folded.

The highlight of the past few hands has been the loudness and the chanting from the rail. Both sets of fans creating a fantastic atmosphere here in the Amazon Room.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:40 PM Local Time
Boatman Claims the Chip Lead

Barny Boatman

Hand 148: Barny Boatman raised to 180,000 and Brian O'Donoghue called. Both players checked the     flop. O'Donoghue bet 200,000 on the   turn and Boatman let his hand go.

Hand 149: O'Donoghue raised it up to 160,000 and Boatman relinquished his hand.

Hand 150: O'Donoghue received a walk.

Hand 151: Boatman received a walk.

Hand 152: Boatman raised to 160,000 and O'Donoghue sent his hand back to the dealer.

Hand 153: O'Donoghue raised to 160,000 and Boatman called. Boatman checked the     flop, O'Donoghue bet 200,000, Boatman made it 500,000 only to see O'Donoghue make it 1,100,000. Boatman moved all in and O'Donoghue folded.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:31 PM Local Time
Chips All But Level

Hand 143: Brian O'Donoghue raised to 160,000 and Barny Boatman called. Boatman checked on the     flop, then folded when faced with a 200,000 bet.

Hand 144: Boatman opened to 180,000 and O'Donoghue called. The     flop saw both players check. O'DOnoghue then bet 200,000 on the   turn and was called. Both players checked the   river. Boatman showed    and O'Donoghue flashed an ace as he mucked.

Hand 145: O'Donoghue opened to 160,000 and then folded when Boatman three-bet to 460,000, much too the delight of the ever-growing British rail behind him.

Hand 146: O'Donoghue received a walk.

Hand 147: O'Donoghue limped and Boatman checked. Both players checked the     flop. Boatman checked the   flop and folded when O'Donoghue fired a 160,000 bet at him.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:26 PM Local Time
Advantage Stays With O'Donoghue

Hand 137: Brian O'Donoghue opened to 200,000 and Barny Boatman folded.

Hand 138: O'Donoghue received a walk.

Hand 139: O'Donoghue raised to 180,000 and Boatman called. Boatman then check-called a 200,000 bet on a     flop, but then check-folded to a 400,000 bet on the   turn.

Hand 140: Boatman raised to 180,000 and O'Donoghue mucked.

Hand 141: O'Donoghue raised to 180,000 and Boatman called. Boatman led out with a 175,000 bet in the     flop and O'Donoghue folded.

Hand 142: Boatman raised to 180,000 and O'Donoghue called. That was the last of the aggression and the players checked to the river on a       board, Boatman winning with his   .

Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:19 PM Local Time
Level 29 started
Level: 29
Blinds: 40000/80000
Ante: 10000
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Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:19 PM Local Time
Level Up!

Hand 133: Brian O'Donoghue received a walk.

Hand 134: Barny Boatman raised to 130,000 and won the blinds and antes.

Hand 135: O'Donoghue set the price to play at 125,000 and Boatman folded.

Hand 136: O'Donoghue received a walk.

Brian O'Donoghue5,611,000-1,350,000
Barny Boatman4,500,0001,350,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:16 PM Local Time
Large Pot Goes Boatman's Way

Hand 127: Barny Boatman received a walk.

Hand 128: Boatman opened to 130,000 and then called when Brian O'Donoghue three-bet to 325,000. O'DOnoghue led for 400,000 on the     flop and Boatman called. Both players checked the   turn, with O'Donoghue leading for 700,000 on the   river. Boatman called and took down the pot with his   , narrowly beating the    of his opponent.

Hand 129: Boatman received a walk.

Hand 130: O'Donoghue received a walk.

Hand 131: O'Donoghue raised to 125,000 and Boatman called. The players then checked down the       board, Boatman winning with    for a pair of deuces.

Hand 132: O'Donoghue received a walk.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:11 PM Local Time
O'Donoghue Opens Up a Lead

Brian O'Donoghue

Hand 121: Brian O'Donoghue raised to 125,000 and Barny Boatman folded.

Hand 122: Boatman made it 130,000 to play and O'Donoghue folded.

Hand 123: O'Donoghue raised to 125,000 and Boatman called. Boatman check-folded to a 150,000 bet on the     flop.

Hand 124: Boatman raised to 130,000 and O'Donoghue called. O'Donoghue check-folded to a 150,000 bet on a     flop.

Hand 125: O'Donoghue raised to 125,000 and Boatman called. Boatman checked the     flop, O'DOnoghue bet 125,000 and Boatman folded.

Hand 126: Boatman opened to 130,000 and O'DOnoghue called. O'Donoghue then led for 150,000 on a     flop, Boatman folded.

Brian O'Donoghue6,961,0001,861,000
Barny Boatman3,150,000-1,875,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:06 PM Local Time
O'Donoghue Five-Bet Shoves

Hand 115: Brian O'Donoghue raised to 125,000 and Barny Boatman called. O'Donoghue then led on the     flop, forcing a fold from Boatman.

Hand 116: Boatman opened to 130,000 and O'Donoghue called. The     flop was checked by both players, O'Donoghue then check-folded a 200,000 bet on the   turn.

Hand 117: O'Donoghue gave Boatman a walk.

Hand 118: Boatman raised to 130,000 and it was enough to win the pot.

Hand 119: Boatman received another walk.

Hand 120: Boatman opened to 130,000 only to see O'Donoghue three-bet to 325,000. Boatman then four-bet to 830,000 but quickly folded when O'Donoghue moved all in.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:01 PM Local Time
Action Goes Back-and-Forth

Hand 107: Barny Boatman received a walk when Brian O'Donoghue open-folded.

Hand 108: Boatman opened to 125,000 but then folded when O'Donoghue three-bet to 400,000.

Hand 109: Boatman received another walk.

Hand 110: Boatman opened to 130,000 and O'Donoghue called. Both players checked the     flop, Boatman leading for 175,000 on the   turn. That bet folded out O'Donoghue and Boatman added to his stack.

Hand 111: O'Donoghue opened to 125,000 and Boatman folded.

Hand 112: Boatman raised to 130,000 and O'Donoghue's cards hit the muck.

Hand 113: Another walk for Boatman.

Hand 114: O'Donoghue received a walk.

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Saturday, June 29, 2013 9:57 PM Local Time
First Big Pot of Heads-Up Goes O'Donoghue's Way

Hand 102: Barny Boatman opened to 130,000 and Brian O'Donoghue folded.

Hand 103: O'Donoghue raised to 125,000 and Boatman stepped out of the way.

Hand 104: Boatman limped and O'Donoghue checked. Both players then checked the     flop, with O'DOnoghue betting 75,000 on the   turn. Boatman called. Both players then checked the   river, O'Donoghue winning with   

Hand 105: O'Donoghue raised to 125,000 and then called when Boatman three-bet to 300,000. The     flop saw Boatman continue with a 275,000 bet, a bet that O'Donoghue called. Boatman fired again, making it 400,000 to play on the   turn and O'Donoghue called again. Boatman checked the   river and O'Donoghue checked behind.

O'Donoghue showed    and won with a pair of jacks, Boatman losing out with the   /

Hand 106: O'Donoghue received a walk.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 9:46 PM Local Time
Heads-up Chip Counts

The players are extremely close in chips, as you can see!

Brian O'Donoghue5,100,0001,970,000
Barny Boatman5,025,000100,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 9:44 PM Local Time
Van Tran Eliminated in 3rd Place ($239,339)

Van Tran

Hand 101: Van Tran's comeback has been halted and he has become our third place finisher.

Brian O'Donoghue opened to 150,000 from the small blind, Tran three-bet all in and O'Donoghue called. Tran showed    and O'Donoghue the   . By the river the board read       and with that Tran's tournament ended.

Van Tran0-2,045,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 9:40 PM Local Time
Tran Starts to Rebuild

Hand 98: Brian O'Donoghue opened to 200,000 and Van tran called all in for 190,000 in total. Tran showed    to O'Donoghue's    and when the board ran out       Tran doubled up with jack-high.

Hand 99: Tran moved all in and added the blinds and antes to his short stack.

Hand 100: Tran moved all in for 480,000 from the button and both Boatman and O'Donoghue called. O'Donoghue and Boatman checked down the       board, O'Donoghue showing    but losing to the    of tran who trebled up! that's four hands in a row Tran has won!

Saturday, June 29, 2013 9:36 PM Local Time
Tran Trampled

Hand 94: Van Tran opened to in the small blind to 120,000 and was met with a three-bet by Barny Boatman in the big blind. Tran almost immediately moved all in and Boatman folded.

Hand 95: Boatman opened to 120,000 from the button and both blinds called., meaning it was three-handed to the     flop. All three players checked and the dealer put the   onto the turn. O'Donoghue led for 210,000 and only Boatman called. Both players checked the   turn, Boatman winning with the   , beating O'Donoghue's   .

Hand 96: Tran completed the small blind and Boatman checked. Tran then check-folded to a 60,000 bet on the     flop.

Hand 97: Tran has just been left with dust after losing an all-in pot against O'Donoghue. Tran opened to 120,000, O'Donoghue three-bet to 300,000 and then called when Tran moved all in.

Tran:   
O'Donoghue:   

The board ran out       and O'Donoghue doubled through Tran, leaving Tran with only 200,000 chips.