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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 9:26 PM Local Time
Railbirds Descend on the "Mothership."

Hand 88: Van Tran opened to 150,000 on the button and both of his opponents folded.

Hand 89: Tran received a walk in the big blind. That's three consecutive pots that he has won.

Hand 90: Brian O'Donoghue opened to 120,000 from the button, Tran folded but Barny Boatman had other ideas. Boatman three-bet to 400,000 and it was enough to take down the pot, much to the delight of his army of fans on the rail.

"He's an animal!" one of those railbirds shouted as Boatman stacked his chips.

Hand 91: Boatman made it 209,000 to play from the small blind and it won him the blinds and antes.

Hand 92: O'Donoghue raised to 150,000 from the small blind and Tran quickly folded.

Hand 93: O'Donoghue had the button and he raised to 120,000 from it. It was enough to fold out both opponents and he won the blinds and antes.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 9:20 PM Local Time
First Blood to Boatman After the Dinner Break

Hand 83: Barny Boatman opened to 120,000 from the button and Brian O'Donoghue three-bet to 325,000 from the small blind. Van Tran folded and Boatman four-bet to 925,000 and the pot started to become huge. O'Donoghue went into the tank for almost two minutes before folding his hand.

Hand 84: Boatman gets a walk in the big blind and Boatman showed the   as he mucked.

Hand 85: O'Donoghue received a walk in the big blind.

Hand 86: O'Donoghue completed the small blind and Tran checked. The flop came down     and O'Donoghue led for 75,000 and tran called. That was the last of the betting a both players checked the   turn and   river. O'Donoghue showed    and lost to the    of Tran.

Hand 87: Tran was first to act in the small blind and he moved all in. Boatman folded and Tran won the blinds and antes.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 9:10 PM Local Time
Level 28 started
Level: 28
Blinds: 30000/60000
Ante: 10000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 8:15 PM Local Time
Dinner Break

The remaining three players are on a one hour dinner break. When they return they'll battle it out for the following prizes:

1$546,080
2$338,745
3$239,339
Barny Boatman4,925,000-75,000
Brian O'Donoghue3,130,000130,000
Van Tran2,045,000-135,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 8:13 PM Local Time
Hand Number 80 - 83

Hand #80: Barny Boatman made it 100,000 from the button and Brian O'Donoghue reraised to 300,000 from the big blind. Boatman made the call, and called another 400,000 on    . Both players checked the   on the turn and   on the river. Boatman mucked when O'Donoghue showed his ace-king.

Hand #81: Barny Boatman got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #82: Brian O'Donoghue got a walk in the big blind.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 8:10 PM Local Time
Boatman Flops a Set and Doubles to the Chip Lead

Barney Boatman

Hand #79: In one of the biggest pots of the tournament Barny Boatman just doubled up through, till that moment commanding, chip leader Brian O'Donoghue.

Barny Boatman limped in from the small blind but the action would soon explode. Brian O'Donoghue in the big blind made it 150,000 and then it began: Boatman made it 375,000 and O'Donoghue bumped it up to 700,000. Now Boatman made the call and the flop appeared:    .

Boatman bet out 400,000 and O'Donoghue raised (again), now to 800,000. Boatman pushed all in for 2.1 million and O'Donoghue made the call. Boatman showed his flopped set with    and O'Donoghue frustratedly tabled his   . O'Donoghue needed a king but wouldn't get it:   on the turn and   on the river. Barny Boatman is now the big stack three handed.

Barny Boatman5,000,0002,845,000
Brian O'Donoghue3,000,000-2,150,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 8:03 PM Local Time
Chip Counts Final Three Players
Brian O'Donoghue5,150,0000
Van Tran2,180,000530,000
Barny Boatman2,155,000-1,405,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 8:02 PM Local Time
Hand 77 & 78

Hand #77: From the small blind Brian O'Donoghue made it 125,000 and Van Tran called from the big blind. O'Donoghue bet 160,000 on     and Tran called. Both checked on the   on the turn and the   appeared on the river. Brian O'Donoghue bet 225,000 but folded to Van Tran's push all in.

Hand #78: Brian O'Donoghue made it 100,000 on the button and Barny Boatman made the call from the big blind. Both checked on     and O'Donoghue bet out 125,000 on the   on the turn. Boatman made the call but he folded as O'Donoghue bet another 300,000 on the   on the river.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:59 PM Local Time
Taras Kripps Eliminated in Fourth Place ($172,087)

Taras Kripps

Hand #76: Taras Kripps pushed all in for 875,000 from the small blind and Brian O'Donoghue made the call out of the big blind. Kripps showed    while O'Donoghue had found a good hand with   .

The     on the flop didn't do anything for Kripps but the   on the turn did. Kripps needed to avoid a queen or ace now but didn't succeed in that mission:   on the river. O'Donoghue had made a straight and eliminated Kripps that way.

The remaining three players are guaranteed $239,339.

Brian O'Donoghue5,150,0001,150,000
Taras Kripps0-875,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:55 PM Local Time
Tran Doubles Through Kripps

Hand #75: Van Tran made it 100,000 from the button and Taras Kripps made the call from the big blind.     on the flop and Kripps checked. Tran bet 200,000 and called all in for 715,000 after Taras Kripps put all his chips in the middle. Tran showed    while Kripps had    for an open-ended and pair. The   on the turn and   didn't help Kripps and he doubled Tran.

Van Tran1,650,000550,000
Taras Kripps875,000-625,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:51 PM Local Time
Small Pots

Hand #73: Taras Kripps raised to 100,000 from the button and Van Tran called from the big blind. Tran pushed all in on     and that was the end of it, Kripps folded.

Hand #74:
made it 100,000 from the button and Barny Boatman made the call from the big blind. Boatman check-folded to a 125,000 bet on    . from O'Donoghue.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:49 PM Local Time
Boatman Mucks

Hand #70: Brian O'Donoghue opened to 100,000 from the button but he folded to Van Tran's all in for 550,000 from the small blind.

Hand #71: Barny Boatman limped in from the small blind and Taras Kripps checked. Boatman bet out 50,000 on     but Kripps raised to 100,000. Boatman made the call but check-folded to a 150,000 bet from Kripps on the   on the turn.

Hand #72: Barny Boatman made it 100,000 from the button and Brian O'Donoghue made the call. Both players checked on     and the   was turned. Boatman bet 75,000 and O'Donoghue made the call. Boatman bet another 275,000 on the   on the river and again O'Donoghue called. Boatman mucked though and O'Donoghue did the same.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:41 PM Local Time
A River at Last

Hand #66: Barny Boatman got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #67: Van Tran raised it up to 100,000 from the button, but he folded as Taras Kripps made it 250,000 from the big blind.

Hand #68: Brian O'Donoghue got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #69: Barny Boatman made it 100,000 first to act. Van Tran made the call from the big blind and check-called 75,000 from Boatman on    . The   on the turn made Tran bet out 100,000 and Boatman called. The   on the river made Tran check. Boatman bet 300,000 and Tran folded.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:33 PM Local Time
Hand Number 59 - 65

Hand #59: Brian O'Donoghue made it 100,000 to go but that wasn't big enough for Taras Kripps who raised to 225,000. Brian O'Donoghue four bet to 400,000 and Kripps folded.

Hand #60: Brian O'Donoghue got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #61: Van Tran got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #62: Van Tran made it 120,000 from the small blind and Barny Boatman made the call from the big blind. Tran checked to Boatman on    . Boatman bet out 100,000 and Tran quickly folded.

Hand #63: Barny Boatman limped in from the small blind and Taras Kripps checked from the big blind. Both players checked as well on     and Boatman checked again on the   on the turn. Kripps made it 50,000 only to be welcomed by a raise to 125,000 from Barney. Kripps made it 300,000 even and Boat man folded.

Hand #64: Brian O'Donoghue received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #65: Boatman made it 100,000 under-the-gun and everybody folded.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:28 PM Local Time
Chip Counts
Brian O'Donoghue4,000,000495,000
Barny Boatman3,560,000-10,000
Taras Kripps1,500,000-385,000
Van Tran1,100,000105,000
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Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:26 PM Local Time
Aditya Prasetyo Eliminated in Fifth Place ($125,372)

Aditya Prasetyo

Hand #58: Aditya Prasetyo pushed all in from the cut off and Barny Boatman had an easy decision in the big blind with   . Aditya Prasetyo had a big hand himself but not big enough:   .

Prasetyo was looking for a ten but wouldn't get it. The tens stayed in the deck with     |   |   on the table and the one pair beat the other. Aditya Prasetyo received $125,372 for his fifth place. The remaining four players are guaranteed a $172,087 payday.

Barny Boatman3,570,000560,000
Aditya Prasetyo0-765,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:22 PM Local Time
Tran Wins Some of Boatman

Hand #54: Barny Boatman limped in from the smal blind and Taras Kripps checked his big blind.     on the flop and Boatman bet out 50,000 which was enough to make Kripps fold.

Hand #55: Brian O'Donoghue made it 100,000 from first position and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #56: Aditya Prasetyo made it 100,000 and Brian O'Donoghue made the call from the big blind. Both players checked on     and the   appeared on the turn. O'Donoghue bet out 105,000 and Kripps folded.

Hand #57: Barny Boatman raised it up to 100,000 and Van Tran in the big blind was the only caller. Tran checked to Boatman on     and the Brit bet out 75,000. Tran made the call and both players checked on the   on the turn. The river was the   and Tran bet out 100,000. Boatman made the call but he had to muck as Tran showed    for a full house.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:15 PM Local Time
A Min Raise to 100,000 will be enough

Hand #51: Barny Boatman took down the blinds and antes with a min raise to 100,000.

Hand #52: Taras Kripps took down the blinds and antes with a min raise to 100,000.

Hand #53: Brian O'Donoghue took down the blinds and antes with a min raise to 100,000.

Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:12 PM Local Time
Updated Chip Counts
Brian O'Donoghue3,505,000-195,000
Barny Boatman3,010,00090,000
Taras Kripps1,885,000-55,000
Van Tran995,000195,000
Aditya Prasetyo765,00015,000
Saturday, June 29, 2013 7:11 PM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 25000/50000
Ante: 5000
Jostens Fan Collection