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Tuesday, November 6, 2012 8:24 PM Local Time
|Sonny Sekhon||4,660,000||-190,000 |
|Ryan Biermann||3,085,000||85,000 |
|Calvin Anderson||2,755,000||305,000 |
|John Crncic||2,415,000||40,000 |
|Tyler St. Clair||1,960,000||-10,000 |
|Mal Hagan||1,735,000||-25,000 |
|Michael Collins||1,595,000||495,000 |
|Justin Ciolfitto||1,490,000||-10,000 |
|Glenn Sullivan||1,010,000||50,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7:42 PM Local Time
Action folded to Seth Maretz who moved all in for his last 340,000 from middle position. Michael Collins called from the next seat over and the rest of the table folded.
Maretz was in dire need of help and did not receive it on the flop or the turn.
"Four!!!" yelled Maretz in one last ditch effort.
The rolled off on the river and his tournament life came to an end. With Maretz's elimination the official final table is set!
|Seth Maretz||0||-205,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7:31 PM Local Time
|Sonny Sekhon||4,850,000||2,200,000 |
|Ryan Biermann||3,000,000||100,000 |
|Calvin Anderson||2,450,000||-70,000 |
|John Crncic||2,375,000||15,000 |
|Tyler St. Clair||1,970,000||70,000 |
|Mal Hagan||1,760,000||-140,000 |
|Justin Ciolfitto||1,500,000||-100,000 |
|Michael Collins||1,100,000||0 |
|Glenn Sullivan||960,000||390,000 |
|Seth Maretz||205,000||-335,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7:23 PM Local Time
|4||Tyler St. Clair|
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7:18 PM Local Time
On a board that read , Sonny Sekhon fired out a bet only to be raised by Andrew Tai. Sekhon then moved all in and forced Tai to make a decision for his tournament life. After about two minutes, Tai finally announced a call for his roughly 1,950,000 in chips.
Sekhon showed for the nuts and Tai shook his head and tabled . The meaningless hit the river and Tai became our 11th place finisher.
The players are now combining to the unofficial final table of 10. Chips and a seat draw will follow soon.
|Andrew Tai||0||-2,050,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7:08 PM Local Time
Action folded to Nick Halvorson on the button and he raised to 105,000. Ryan Biermann would not be bullied, however, and he pushed out a three-bet to 265,000. Halvorson replied by four-betting all in for 1.105 million total and Biermann went into the tank.
"Alright, I call," Biermann said after about a minute.
Biermann showed and was ahead of Halvorson's . Halvorson picked up an inside wheel draw on the flop and a pair when the turned, but ultimately nothing materialized as the hit the river. He will collect $22,756 for his winnings.
|Ryan Biermann||2,900,000||900,000 |
|Nick Halvorson||0||-1,050,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 6:49 PM Local Time
We missed the action of the hand but can report that Brian Scott has been eliminated in 13th place. He will take home $18,545 in winnings.
|Brian Scott||0||-360,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 6:48 PM Local Time
On a flop of , Sonny Sekhon checked to Tyler St. Clair who fired out a bet of 115,00. Sekhon check-raised to 355,000 only to have St. Clair come right back over the top for 760,000.
Sekhon then announced a four-bet all in for 1.45 million and St. Clair went into the tank for well over a minute before finally releasing his hand. St. Clair said that he folded ace-king.
Sekhon is now in the chip lead with about 2.65 million in chips.
|Sonny Sekhon||2,650,000||710,000 |
|Tyler St. Clair||1,900,000||-660,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 6:38 PM Local Time
Andrew Tai opened with a raise before the flop only to have Steven Schartner three-bet all in from the next seat over. Tai called to find that he was dominating Schartner.
The board came down and Tai's ace-high flush was able to clinch the victory. Schartner will collect $18,545 for his efforts.
|Andrew Tai||2,050,000||450,000 |
|Steven Schartner||0||-520,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 6:30 PM Local Time
The final 14 players have sat down once more. We're a mere 5 eliminations away from a final table.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 5:48 PM Local Time
|Tyler St. Clair||2,560,000||0 |
|Calvin Anderson||2,520,000||-280,000 |
|John Crncic||2,360,000||510,000 |
|Ryan Biermann||2,000,000||-230,000 |
|Sonny Sekhon||1,940,000||340,000 |
|Mal Hagan||1,900,000||800,000 |
|Justin Ciolfitto||1,600,000||100,000 |
|Andrew Tai||1,600,000||350,000 |
|Michael Collins||1,100,000||-200,000 |
|Nick Halvorson||1,050,000||-50,000 |
|Glenn Sullivan||570,000||50,000 |
|Seth Maretz||540,000||140,000 |
|Steven Schartner||520,000||30,000 |
|Brian Scott||360,000||160,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 5:36 PM Local Time
The field has decided to take their dinner break two levels early. They will be back to the felt in approximately 45 minutes.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 5:29 PM Local Time
Action folded around to Lawrence Iampen who moved all in from the cutoff for his last 380,000. Tyler St. Clair called from the button and the blinds got out of the way.
St. Clair's tens were able to hold through the board and Iampen was sent home just before the dinner break.
|Lawrence Iampen||0||-400,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 5:23 PM Local Time
After a series of raises before the flop, Lawrence Iampen moved Justin Ciolfitto all in and Ciolfitto called for his tournament life.
The board fell down and Ciolfitto's cowboys were able to hold. He is now sitting on about 1.5 million while Iampen has been crippled to only roughly 450,000.
|Justin Ciolfitto||1,500,000||500,000 |
|Lawrence Iampen||400,000||-1,390,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 4:54 PM Local Time
On a board of , Ryan Biermann moved out a bet of 100,000. Michael Collins was his lone opponent and he decided to slide out a raise to 250,000. Biermann flat called and the paired the board on the river.
Biermann tapped the table and Collins slid out 225,000 more. Biermann called but mucked his hand when Collins rolled up for a flopped straight.
|Ryan Biermann||2,230,000||-420,000 |
|Michael Collins||1,300,000||470,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 4:38 PM Local Time
Calvin Anderson opened with a raise to 95,000 and it folded around to Mark Potovsky who moved out a three-bet to 300,000. Action came back to Anderson and he flat called.
The flop fell and Potovsky open-shoved all in for 775,000. Anderson decided to make the call and the hands were shown:
Potovsky was in need of help and picked up a few more outs on the turn. The river was the , though, and he was eliminated in 16th place. Anderson is now our chip leader with about 2.8 million.
|Calvin Anderson||2,800,000||1,400,000 |
|Mark Potovsky||0||-820,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 4:34 PM Local Time
Shreeniwas Kelkar opened with a raise to 80,000 from middle position. It folded around to John Crncic's button and he moved out a three-bet to an unknown amount. Action came back around to Kelkar and he announced that he was all in. Crncic shrugged and replied with a call.
Crncic found joy on the flop. He filled up as the hit the turn and Kelkar's only hope was to make a straight flush on the river. Fifth street was the , however, and he was eliminated in 17th place. Crncic is now sitting on about 1.85 million in chips.
|John Crncic||1,850,000||790,000 |
|Shreeniwas Kelkar||0||-1,070,000 |
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 4:22 PM Local Time
Action folded to Tyler St. Clair who limped from the cutoff. Mark Potovsky followed suit from the button and Andrew Tai pushed out a three-bet to 200,000 from the small blind. Steven Schartner then four-bet all in from the big blind and it folded back to Tai. Tai called and the hands were revealed to be racing:
Tai flopped a set on the flop and the rolled off on the turn.
"Good game guys," said Schartner to the table.
He spoke too soon, however, as the hit the river, putting a straight on board and allowing a chop and keeping Schartner's tournament life alive.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 4:13 PM Local Time
Ryan Biermann opened to 60,000 from early position and it folded around to Seth Maretz who moved his short stack all in from the small blind for 175,000 total. Biermann called and the hands were tabled:
The board fell and Maretz's walking sticks were able to hold. He's currently sitting on about 400,000.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 4:11 PM Local Time
|Ryan Biermann||2,650,000||450,000 |
|Sonny Sekhon||1,600,000||-650,000 |
|Nick Halvorson||1,100,000||230,000 |
|Shreeniwas Kelkar||1,070,000||270,000 |
|John Crncic||1,060,000||130,000 |
|Michael Collins||830,000||-820,000 |
|Glenn Sullivan||520,000||-100,000 |
|Seth Maretz||400,000||15,000 |
|Brian Scott||200,000||-180,000 |