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Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $1,706,250
Entrants: 750

Event 28 - $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em Four Handed

  • Jun 14, '12 - Jun 16, '12
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 16, 12)

 
 

Tim Adams Wins Event no. 28 ($392,476)

Level: 27

Blinds: 20,000-40,000 with a 5,000 ante

Tim Adams Wins Event no. 28 ($392,476)
Brendon Rubie Eliminated in 2nd Place ($242,458)

Tim Adams

Brendon Rubie opened the button for 80,000, Tim Adams reriased to 225,000 from the big blind and Rubie called.

The flop came QClub Suit10Diamond Suit8Heart Suit, Adams bet 255,000 and Rubie called.

The turn was the 5Diamond Suit, Adams moved all in and Rubie called.

Rubie was all in for his tournament life with KSpade SuitQHeart Suit for top pair but was behind Adams’ top pair, top kicker with AClub SuitQSpade Suit.

The river was the ASpade Suit and Tim Adams wins the the gold bracelet. Brendon Rubie was eliminated in 2nd place while Tim Adams wins Event no. 28, taking home the $392,476 grand prize and the twenty-eighth gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.

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Player Tags: Tim Adams,   Brendon Rubie
 

Level 26 Update: Adams Holds Slight Lead as Rubie Doubles Twice

Level: 26

Blinds: 15,000-30,000 with a 5,000 ante

Players Remaining: 2 out of 750

Average Chip Count: 2,812,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Brendon Rubie — 2,310,000

Seat no. 4 — Timothy Adams — 3,330,000

Live Updates:

Rubie Battles Back to Close the Gap

Brendon Rubie

Brendon Rubie came into heads-up play severely out chipped by more than 6:1 but managed to double up about halfway through the level to narrow the gap a bit. Rubie open-shoved the button with QSpade Suit10Heart Suit and got there on a JClub Suit4Diamond Suit3Club SuitQClub Suit9Club Suit board against Timothy Adams’ ASpade Suit8Heart Suit. Rubie turned top pair that hand to double up to over 1 million and then found another double up just a short while later to really start to even things out.

Timothy Adams opened the button for 60,000 and Brendon Rubie called from the big blind.

The flop came 10Spade Suit3Diamond Suit2Club Suit, Rubie checked, Adams bet 30,000 and Rubie called.

The turn was the 9Spade Suit, this time Adams bet 80,000, Rubie moved all in and Adams called the check-raise.

Rubie was all in for his tournament life with 3Spade Suit3Heart Suit for a set on the flop and had Adams drawing dead on the river with ADiamond Suit10Diamond Suit for top pair. Brendon Rubie doubled up to about 2,150,000 that hand while Adams dropped down to about 3.5 million.

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Player Tags: Tim Adams,   Brendon Rubie
 

Level 25 Update: Adams Leads Rubie Heads-Up; Schaaf 3rd ($164,823)

Level: 25

Blinds: 12,000-24,000 with a 4,000 ante

Players Remaining: 2 out of 750

Average Chip Count: 2,812,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Brendon Rubie — 750,000

Seat no. 4 — Timothy Adams — 4,890,000

Players Eliminated:

James Schaaf — 3rd Place ($164,823)

Live Updates:

James Schaaf Eliminated in 3rd Place ($164,823)

Timothy Adams came into the last level right in the middle of the chip counts and found a huge double up through then chipleader Brendon Rubie to take the chip lead. Adams moved all in on a rag flop with ADiamond SuitKSpade Suit and Rubie called with 10Diamond Suit9Diamond Suit. Neither player connected with the board and Adams doubled up to over 3.6 million that hand, taking the chip lead and knocking Rubie down to a distant second place with just about 1.1 million. Adams took a chunk out of Schaaf’s stack this level as well, and despite finding a double up late in the level, James Schaaf was the next player eliminated.

James Schaaf

Timothy Adams opened the button for 48,000 and James Schaaf called from the big blind.

The flop came QDiamond Suit2Spade Suit2Heart Suit, Schaff checked, Adams bet 57,000 and Schaaf called.

The turn was the QClub Suit, and both players checked.

The river was the QSpade Suit, Schaaf bet 175,000, Adams shoved and Schaaf called all in for around 900,000. Schaaf showed 4Heart Suit4Diamond Suit for a full house but Adams turned over 10Heart Suit10Club Suit for a better full house. James Schaaf was eliminated in 3rd place ($164,823) while Timothy Adams took a huge chip lead going into heads-up play with almost 4.9 million to Brendan Rubie’s 750,000

Be sure to check back with Card Player at the conclusion of each level for regular updates with all of the action, current chip counts, and prize distributions.

Player Tags: Tim Adams,   James Schaaf,   Brendon Rubie
 

Level 24 Update: Anthony Gregg Eliminated in 4th Place ($114,711)

Level: 24

Blinds: 10,000-20,000 with a 3,000 ante

Players Remaining: 3 out of 750

Average Chip Count: 1,875,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Brendon Rubie — 2,935,000

Seat no. 3 — James Schaaf — 874,000
Seat no. 4 — Timothy Adams — 1,799,000

Players Eliminated:

Anthony Gregg — 4th Place ($114,711)

Live Updates:

Anthony Gregg Eliminated in 4th Place ($114,711)

Anthony Gregg

Anthony Gregg entered the official four-handed final table on the short stack and was the first player eliminated. Brendon Rubie opened the button for 41,000, Anthony Gregg moved all in from the small blind and Rubie called.

Anthony Gregg was all in for his tournament life before the flop with ASpade Suit3Club Suit against Rubie’s 2Spade Suit2Heart Suit.

The board came 10Spade Suit7Diamond Suit4Club Suit8Spade Suit2Club Suit, giving Rubie a set on the river to win the pot and eliminate Anthony Gregg in 4th place ($114,711). Rubie moved back up to second in chips after that hand with about 1.8 million.

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Player Tags: Anthony Gregg,   Brendon Rubie
 

Action Begins, Final Table Now Underway

The final table of Event no. 28 ($2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Four Handed) 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 8 players spread out over 2 tables, and with the elimination of Greg Merson in 5th Place ($70,280), the final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 23 with blinds of 8,000-16,000 with a 2,000 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 — Brendon Rubie — 2,693,000
Seat no. 2 — Anthony Gregg — 367,000
Seat no. 3 — James Schaaf — 1,656,000
Seat no. 4 — Timothy Adams — 892,000

While only 4 remain, this event gathered 750 players, creating a total prize pool of $1,706,250. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $392,476
2nd Place — $242,458
3rd Place — $164,823
4th Place — $114,711

Be sure to check back with Card Player at the conclusion of each level for regular updates with all of the action, current chip counts, and prize distributions.

 
 

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