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Saturday, June 29, 2013 2:12 PM Local Time
O'donoghue Eliminates Silva in 15th Place ($24,449)
On a | board we saw Brian O'donoghue push all in from the small blind. He didn't need to put all of his chips in the middle since he had his opponent more than easily covered. Luis Silva was tanking from the cut off but eventually decided to call. He had for the over card, open ended and flush draw. He needed to improve though as O'donoghue showed . The on the river didn't help Silva and he exited the tournament area.
|Brian O'Donoghue||1,350,000||70,000 |
|Luis Silva||0||-325,000 |
Saturday, June 29, 2013 2:07 PM Local Time
Robert Redman Eliminated in 16th Place ($19,444)
From middle position Noah Sandler made it 32,000 to go. Behind him it was Robert Redman who shoved all in from the big blind with for about 72,000. Sandler made the call, showing . Unfortunately for Redman, the flop would come king high: . Redman still had a gutshot but his straight wouldn't materialize with the on the turn and on the river. Noah Sandler now has a little shy of 900,000.
|Noah Sandler||870,000||254,000 |
|Robert Redman||0||-289,000 |
Saturday, June 29, 2013 2:00 PM Local Time
Saturday, June 29, 2013 1:40 PM Local Time
J. Austin Hijar Doubles Michael Quick
Another all in and another big one. J. Austin Hijar had the but was dominated by Michael Quick's . The flop gave both top pair but Austin Hijar had a flush draw on top of that: . The gave Quick two pair and took away some of Austin Hijar's outs, but delivered the jacks as new cards Austin Hijar could possibly hit to eliminate Quick. The on the river was a blank though, and Quick doubled.
|Michael Quick||710,000||367,000 |
|J. Austin Hijar||200,000||-438,000 |
Saturday, June 29, 2013 1:25 PM Local Time
Time for a Redraw
They're down to 18 players. There's a redraw and then they'll continue playing.
Saturday, June 29, 2013 1:23 PM Local Time
O'Donoghue Busts Schwippert in Big Pre Flop All In
When we arrived action was already well under way. Schwippert had apperently raised preflop from the hijack and O'Donoghye had three bet from the cut off to, what appeared, 75,000. After folds from the player on the button and both blinds, Schwippert had moved all in for 495,000. O'Donoghye made the call after some thinking, which wasn't good for Schwippert:
|Jan Eric Schwippert|| |
|Brian O'Donoghue|| |
The board would not help Schwippert: | | . Schwippert now had a lot of stacking to do while Schwippert
made his way to the pay out.
|Brian O'Donoghue||1,280,000||508,000 |
|Jan Eric Schwippert||0||-459,000 |
Saturday, June 29, 2013 1:14 PM Local Time
Messina Doubles Lussier
We witnessed the action when Lussier and Messina were already pre flop all in. Lussier, on the button, had oin front of him while Messina, under-the-gun, had to battle with . The board didn't improve anyone with | | and Lussier would double his 195,000 stack.
|Valentin Messina||680,000||-225,000 |
|Roger Lussier||426,000||195,000 |
Saturday, June 29, 2013 1:08 PM Local Time
Van Tran Busts MacPhee in 21st Place
In one of the first hands of the day Van Tan pushed under-the-gun plus one for 203,000. Action quickly folded to short stack Kevin MacPhee in the big blind. He made the call after a little bit of thinking and turned over his . Van Tran had found a real hand with and it would prevail.
Without much feel for show the dealer put out the board in rapid fashion: | | . Van Tran gave some people on the rail a high five while MacPhee's day was cut short.
|Van Tran||340,000||133,000 |
|Kevin MacPhee||0||-136,000 |
Saturday, June 29, 2013 11:14 AM Local Time
Just 21 Remain
At 1 p.m. the third day of event number 49 will start it's third day. This $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em tournament started with 2,247 players but they are down to 21 after 11 levels on day 1 and 10 levels on day 2. Swedish poker professional Robin Ylitalo leads the way with more than 1.1 million in chips. Paul Dasilva has just a little less than that.
The absolute short stack with 136,000 is acclaimed poker professional Kevin MacPhee who's sure to make his sixth cash of the series today. Will he be able to do better than his 18th place finish in event number 24 ($15,586)? Also still in the running is English old school pro Barny Boatman with 347,000.
Action will begin with level 22 (8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante). If the tournament loses three more players there will be a redraw to form the last two tables. We'll be around all day to give you the latest updates. When the final table is reached ou won't miss a single hand since we'll be providing hand by hand coverage again.
Oh, and this is what they're playing for:
Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:55 AM Local Time
Seat Draw Last 20 Players
|8||Jan Eric Schwippert||459,000|
|2||J. Austin Hijar||638,000|