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Eskandari Leads 11 Advancing Players From Day 1a

Day 1a of the CPPT Westside Poker Championship $340 $100K Guarantee at Hollywood Park Casino has come to a close! The first starting flight drew a total of 102 players and after just under 17 ...


 
 
Buy-In: $1,000
Prize Pool: $2,515,500
Entrants: 2795

Event 33 - $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 17, '12 - Jun 19, '12
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 19, 12)

 
 

Max Steinberg Wins Event no. 33 ($440,238)

Level: 30

Blinds: 50,000-100,000 with a 10,000 ante

Max Steinberg Wins Event no. 33 ($440,238)
Samuel Gerber Eliminated in 2nd Place ($273,385)

Max Steinberg

Samuel Gerber took a slight chip lead over Max Steinberg going into heads-up play, but Steinberg quickly stole the lead in Level 30 and never looked back. Steinberg had extended his lead to about 3.5:1 by the final hand of the night.

Max Steinberg completed the bet to 100,000 from the small blind and Samuel Gerber checked the big blind.

The flop came KDiamond Suit4Club Suit3Club Suit, Gerber checked, Steinberg bet 100,000, Gerber moved all in for around 1,700,000 and Steinberg called.

Steinberg was ahead on the flop with 10Heart Suit10Diamond Suit against Gerber’s middle pair with 10Spade Suit4Heart Suit.

The turn and river were the ASpade Suit and the 9Club Suit, offering no help to Samuel Gerber who was eliminated in 2nd place($273,385). Max Steinberg wins Event no. 33, taking home the $440,238 grand prize and the thirty-third gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.

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Player Tags: Max Steinberg,   Samuel Gerber
 

Level 28 Update: Steinberg Leads Gerber Heads-Up; Stout 3rd ($192,813)

Level: 29

Blinds: 40,000-80,000 with a 10,000 ante

Players Remaining: 2 out of 2,795

Average Chip Count: 4,192,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 2 — Samuel Gerber — 3,700,000

Seat no. 4 — Max Steinberg — 4,700,000

Players Eliminated:

Matt Stout — 3rd Place ($192,813)

Live Updates:

Matt Stout Eliminated in 3rd Place ($192,813)

Matt Stout

Matt Stout had been on the short stack for most of the day, and despite finding a few double ups over the last few levels, he was finally eliminated in 3rd place. Stout Open-shoved for 210,000 before the flop, Samuel Gerber called from the small blind, Max Steinberg reraised the big blind and Gerber folded.

Steinberg was ahead before the flop with ADiamond SuitQSpade Suit against Stout’s JHeart Suit8Heart Suit.

The board came 5Spade Suit4Club Suit2Spade Suit19Club Suit5Club Suit, offering no help to Matt Stout who was eliminated in 3rd place ($192,813). Gerber took the chip lead going into heads-up play with 4.4 million to Steinberg’s 4 million.

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Player Tags: Matt Stout,   Max Steinberg,   Samuel Gerber
 

Level 27 Update: Steinberg Leads at Dinner; Hortin 4th ($139,258), Marzicola 5th ($101,802)

Level: 27

Blinds: 25,000-50,000 with a 5,000 ante

Players Remaining: 3 out of 2,795

Average Chip Count: 2,795,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 2 — Samuel Gerber — 2,820,000

Seat no. 4 — Max Steinberg — 4,160,000

Seat no. 7 — Matt Stout — 1,950,000

Players Eliminated:

Dylan Hortin — 4th Place ($139,258)
Joseph Marzicola — 5th Place ($101,802)

Live Updates:

Joseph Marzicola Eliminated in 5th Place ($101,802)

Joseph Marzicola

Matt Stout open-shoved the button for 855,000 and Joseph Marzicola called all in.

Marzicola was all in for his tournament life before the flop with 2Diamond Suit2Club Suit against Stout’s KHeart Suit7Heart Suit.

The board came AClub SuitKDiamond Suit10Spade Suit6Club Suit8Diamond Suit, giving Stout middle pair on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Joseph Marzicola in 5th place ($101,802). Stout moved up to about 1.7 million that hand.

Dylan Hortin Eliminated in 4th Place ($139,258)

Dylan Hortin

Max Steinberg opened the button for 110,000, Dylan Hortin moved all in for about 1,000,000 from the small blind and Steinberg called.

Steinberg led before the flop with AClub Suit5Spade Suit against Hortin’s KDiamond Suit7Diamond Suit.

The board came ASpade Suit4Club Suit3Diamond Suit9Spade Suit4Spade Suit, giving Steinberg top pair on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Dylan Hortin in 4th place ($139,258). Steinberg secured the chip lead that hand with about 4.5 million.

The remaining three players took a one hour dinner break at the conclusion of Level 27 and will return at approximately 9:30pm local time to resume play.

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.

 

Levels 25-26 Update: David Nicholson Eliminated in 6th Place ($75,314)

Level: 26

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

Players Remaining: 5 out of 2,795

Average Chip Count: 1,677,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 2 — Samuel Gerber — 2,630,000
Seat no. 3 — Joseph Marzicola — 740,000
Seat no. 4 — Max Steinberg — 2,275,000

Seat no. 7 — Matt Stout — 1,000,000
Seat no. 6 — Dylan Hortin — 1,870,000

Players Eliminated:

David Nicholson — 6th Place ($75,314)

Live Updates:

Marzicola and Stout Double Up

Level 25 saw some the shorter stacks take turns doubling up, starting with Joseph Marzicola at the beginning of the level. Marzicola four-bet shoved before the flop against Dylan Hortin and got a call. Marzicola was all in and ahead with QHeart SuitQClub Suit against Hortin’s ASpade SuitQDiamond Suit.

The board came QSpade Suit8Diamond Suit2Heart SuitKSpade SuitAHeart Suit, giving Marzicola top set on the flop to double up. Marzicola ended the hand with just under 1.9 while Hortin ended with slightly more.

Matt Stout was the next player to find a double up in Level 25. Stout open-shoved the button for around 400,000 and Samuel Gerber called from the big blind. Stout was behind with KHeart Suit9Club Suit against Gerber’s AHeart Suit6Spade Suit.

The board came 10Spade Suit9Spade Suit2Spade Suit8Heart SuitQDiamond Suit, giving Stout middle pair on the flop to double up. Stout doubled to about 850,000 that hand while Gerber slipped own to about 2.1 million.

David Nicholson Eliminated in 6th Place ($75,314)

David Nicholson

Dylan Hortin opened the pot for 80,000, David Nicholson moved all in for 405,000 from the big blind and Hortin called.

Hortin was ahead before the flop with ASpade Suit6Heart Suit against Nicholson’s AHeart Suit3Club Suit.

The board came 7Club Suit6Spade Suit4Heart Suit10Diamond SuitQClub Suit, offering no help to David Nicholson who was eliminated in 6th place ($75,314).

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.

 

Level 24 Update: Ryan Laplante Eliminated in 7th Place ($56,372)

Level: 24

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

Players Remaining: 6 out of 2,795

Average Chip Count: 1,397,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 2 — Samuel Gerber — 2,300,000
Seat no. 3 — Joseph Marzicola — 1,460,000
Seat no. 4 — Max Steinberg — 580,000

Seat no. 6 — Dylan Hortin — 2,950,000
Seat no. 7 — Matt Stout — 720,000

Seat no. 9 — David Nicholson — 840,000

Players Eliminated:

Ryan Laplante — 7th Place ($56,372)

Live Updates:

Ryan Laplante Eliminated in 7th Place ($56,372)

Ryan Laplante

Max Steinberg opened the button for 50,000, Ryan Laplante moved all in for about 450,000, Dylan Hortin re-shoved the big blind and Steinberg folded.

Hortin led with JDiamond SuitJClub Suit against Laplante’s ASpade SuitQSpade Suit.

The board came 10Club Suit9Club Suit6Spade Suit2Heart SuitKDiamond Suit, offering no help to Ryan Laplante who was eliminated in 7th place ($56,372). Hortin secured the chip lead that hand with about 2.85 million.

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: Dylan Hortin,   Ryan Laplante
 

Level 23 Update: Gerber Leads; Meshcheriakov 8th ($42,688), Shaw 9th ($32,702)

Level: 23

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

Players Remaining: 7 out of 2,795

Average Chip Count: 1,197,857

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 2 — Samuel Gerber — 2,363,000
Seat no. 3 — Joseph Marzicola — 1,797,000
Seat no. 4 — Max Steinberg — 801,000
Seat no. 5 — Ryan Laplante — 456,000
Seat no. 6 — Dylan Hortin — 1,890,000
Seat no. 7 — Matt Stout — 451,000

Seat no. 9 — David Nicholson — 640,000

Players Eliminated:

Vitaly Meshcheriakov — 8th Place ($42,688)
Christopher Shaw — 9th Place ($32,701)

Live Updates:

Christopher Shaw Eliminated in 9th Place ($32,702)

Christopher Shaw

Dylan Hortin opened the cutoff for 45,000, Christopher Shaw three-bet the small blind to 105,000, Hortin shoved and Shaw called all in.

Shaw was all in for his tournament life and ahead before the flop with JHeart SuitJClub Suit against Hortin’s ADiamond SuitQDiamond Suit.

The board came ASpade SuitKHeart Suit8Club Suit6Heart Suit3Club Suit, giving Hortin top pair on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Christopher Shaw in 9th place ($32,702). Hortin was in contention for the chip lead after the hand with just under 2 million.

Vitaly Meshcheriakov Eliminated in 8th Place ($42,688)

Vitaly Meshcheriakov

Samuel Gerber opened the pot for 52,000 from under the gun, Vitaly Meshcheriakov reraised to 125,000 from the big blind, Gerber moved all in and Meshcheriakov called.

Gerber was ahead with 6Heart Suit6Diamond Suit against Meshcheriakov’s ASpade SuitKDiamond Suit.

The board came 5Spade Suit4Heart Suit2Diamond Suit10Heart SuitAHeart Suit, giving Gerber a flush on the river to win the pot and eliminate Vitaly Meschcheriakov in 8th place ($42,688). Gerber secured the chip lead that hand with just over 2.3 million.

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.

 

Action Begins, Final Table Now Underway

The final table of Event no. 33 ($1,000 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 15 players spread out over 2 tables, and with the elimination of Mikhail Timoshin in 10th Place ($25,331), the final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 23 with blinds of 10,000-20,000 with a 3,000 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 — Vitaly Meshcheriakov — 564,000
Seat no. 2 — Samuel Gerber — 1,028,000
Seat no. 3 — Joseph Marzicola — 1,783,000
Seat no. 4 — Max Steinberg — 1,012,000
Seat no. 5 — Ryan Laplante — 731,000
Seat no. 6 — Dylan Hortin — 1,268,000
Seat no. 7 — Matt Stout — 367,000
Seat no. 8 — Christopher Shaw — 776,000
Seat no. 9 — David Nicholson — 869,000

While only 9 remain, this event gathered 2,795 players, creating a total prize pool of $2,515,500. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $440,238
2nd Place — $273,385
3rd Place — $192,813
4th Place — $139,258
5th Place — $101,802
6th Place — $75,314
7th Place — $56,372
8th Place — $42,688
9th Place — $32,702

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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