Peter Eastgate open-shoved before the flop and David Borg called.
Borg was ahead before the flop with 99 against Eastgate’s J10.
The board came K7264, offering no help for Peter Eastgate who was eliminated in 4th place ($201,111). Borg ended the hand with around 4 million.
Donald Vogel Eliminated in 3rd Place ($298,530)
Donald Vogel open-shoved the button for about 1.4 million before the flop and Tomas Junek called from the big blind.
Junek was ahead before the flop with AQ against Vogel’s A5.
The board came J10878, offering no help for Donald Vogel who was eliminated in 3rd place ($298,530).
Tomas Junek took the chip lead going into heads-up play with 10,800,000 to David Borg’s 1,700,000.
Tomas Junek Wins Event no. 56 ($661,022) David Borg Eliminated in 2nd Place ($410,517)
David Borg opened the button for 250,000, Tomas Junek reraised the big blind to 700,000, Borg moved all in and Junek called.
Junek was ahead before the flop with 1010 against Borg’s K5.
The board came 542A6, offering no help to David Borg who was eliminated in 2nd place ($410,517). Tomas Junek wins Event no. 56, taking home the $661,022 grand prize and the fifty-sixth gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.
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The final table of Event no. 56 ($1,500 No-Limit Hold’em) is now underway, and Card Player will be posting level-by-level updates with all of the action, current chip counts, and prize distributions.
Day 3 began with 22 players spread out over 3 tables, and with the elimination of Gianluca Mattia in 10th Place ($38,037), the final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 24 with blinds of 12,000-24,000 with a 4,000 ante, and will continue until a winner is determined.
With cards now back in the air, here is a look at the final table and how these players match up:
Seat no. 1 — Andrew Taylor — 799,000
Seat no. 2 — Steven Goldberg — 1,212,000
Seat no. 3 — Donald Vogel — 1,664,000
Seat no. 4 — David Borg — 773,000
Seat no. 5 — Peter Eastgate — 1,246,000
Seat no. 6 — Tomas Trampota — 2,241,000
Seat no. 7 — Eliyahu Levy — 1,148,000
Seat no. 8 — Tomas Junek — 2,445,000
Seat no. 9 — Bassel Moussa — 779,000
While only 9 remain, this event gathered 2,798 players, creating a total prize pool of $3,777,300. Here is a look at the final payouts:
1st Place — $661,022
2nd Place — $410,517
3rd Place — $289,530
4th Place — $209,111
5th Place — $152,867
6th Place — $113,092
7th Place — $84,649
8th Place — $64,101
9th Place — $49,105
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