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Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $1,085,175
Entrants: 477

Event 37 - $2,500 Eight Game Mix

  • Jun 19, '12 - Jun 21, '12
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 21, 12)

 
 

David Baker Wins Event no. 37 ($271,312)

Level: 31

NLHPLO
Blinds: 25,000-50,000 with a 15,000 ante

Triple Draw 2-7 – Hold’em – Omaha 8
Blinds: 50,000-100,000
Limits: 100,000-2000,000

Razz – Stud – Stud 8
Ante: 20,000
Bring-In: 30,000
Completion: 100,000
Limits: 100,000-200,000

David Baker Wins Event no. 37 ($271,312)
Greg Mueller Eliminated in 2nd Place ($167,637)

David Baker

Razz

Greg Mueller started the day with a nearly 3:1 chip lead over David Baker, but Baker quickly climbed out of the red and took the lead for himself in Level 30. Mueller was knocked down to just 600,000 after Baker won a big showdown in the Razz portion of Level 31. Down to his last few big bets, Mueller was eliminated shortly after in the another game of Razz.

David Baker brought in the AHeart Suit for 30,000, Greg Mueller completed the bet to 100,000 with the ADiamond Suit and Baker called. Baker bet 100,000 on fourth street and Mueller called. Baker then bet 200,000 on fifth street, Mueller raised all in for 315,000 total and Baker called

Baker: A – 6 – 7 – 3 — 2 – 5 – 10
Mueller: A – 8 – 4 – Q — 3 – 8 – Q

Baker was ahead when the money went in on fifth street and Mueller failed to improve by the river. Greg Mueller was eliminated in 2nd place ($167,637) as David Baker wins Event no. 37, taking home the $271,312 grand prize and the thirty-seventh gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.

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Player Tags: David Baker,   Greg Mueller
 

Level 30 Update: Baker Battles Back; Takes the Chip Lead

Level: 30

NLHPLO
Blinds: 20,000-40,000 with a 10,000 ante

Triple Draw 2-7 – Hold’em – Omaha 8
Blinds: 40,000-80,000
Limits: 80,000-160,000

Razz – Stud – Stud 8
Ante: 20,000
Bring-In: 20,000
Completion: 80,000
Limits: 80,000-160,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 477

Average Chip Count: 1,788,750

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 3 — David Baker — 2,130,000

Seat no. 6 — Greg Mueller — 1,450,000

Live Updates:

Baker Takes the Chip Lead

David Baker

Stud 8

Greg Mueller entered the unscheduled day 4 with a nearly 3:1 chip lead over David Baker, but Baker managed to chip back to nearly even during the Stud 8 portion of the level. Baker scooped a key pot with a full house against Mueller’s pair of aces and a busted low draw. That hand put Baker at 1.7 million and knocked Mueller down to about 1.9 million.

Baker: 6Heart SuitKDiamond Suit8Heart Suit6Spade Suit — ASpade SuitKHeart SuitKClub Suit
Muelelr: AClub Suit10Diamond Suit7Heart Suit4Heart Suit — AHeart Suit2Heart Suit

Baker opened the pot and called a completion bet by Mueller on third street and then called an 80,000 bet on fifth street. Baker led out for 160,000 on both sixth and seventh streets and Mueller called for a showdown. Baker made a full house on the river while Mueller missed the low draw. Baker scooped that pot and brought the two back to nearly even after just one level of 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.

Player Tags: David Baker,   Greg Mueller
 

Action Resumes, Final Tabel Back Underway

The final table of Event no. 37 ($2,500 Eight Game Mix) is back underway, and Card Player will be posting level-by-level updates with all of the action, current chip counts, and prize distributions.

Day 3 ended with 2 players, and we are now back in action. Play will begin in Level 30, 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. 3 — David Baker — 925,000

Seat no. 6 — Greg Mueller — 2,655,000

While only 2 remain, this event gathered 477 players, creating a total prize pool of $1,085,175. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $271,312
2nd Place — $167,637
3rd Place — Kevin Calezo — $106,564
4th Place — Joseph Couden — $76,841
5th Place — Donnacha O’Dea — $56,277
6th Place — Konstantin Puchkov — $41,844
7th Place — Chris McHugh — $31,578
8th Place — Chris Viox — $24,188

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: David Baker,   Greg Mueller
 

Baker Forces Day 4; Mueller Leads Overnight

Level: 29

NLHPLO
Blinds: 15,000-30,000 with a 7,000 ante

Triple Draw 2-7 – Hold’em – Omaha 8
Blinds: 30,000-60,000
Limits: 60,000-120,000

Razz – Stud – Stud 8
Ante: 15,000
Bring-In: 20,000
Completion: 60,000
Limits: 60,000-120,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 477

Average Chip Count: 1,788,750

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 3 — David Baker — 925,000

Seat no. 6 — Greg Mueller — 2,655,000

Live Updates:

Baker Forces Day 4; Mueller Leads Overnight

Greg Mueller

Greg Mueller entered heads-up play with the chip lead over David Baker and managed to end the night still out in front by nearly 3:1. Play has been suspended for the night with the conclusion of Level 29 will resume at approximately 2:00pm local time for an unschedule Day 4.

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: David Baker,   Greg Mueller
 

Baker Forces Day; Mueller Leads Overnight

Level: 29

NLHPLO
Blinds: 15,000-30,000 with a 7,000 ante

Triple Draw 2-7 – Hold’em – Omaha 8
Blinds: 30,000-60,000
Limits: 60,000-120,000

Razz – Stud – Stud 8
Ante: 15,000
Bring-In: 20,000
Completion: 60,000
Limits: 60,000-120,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 477

Average Chip Count: 1,788,750

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 3 — David Baker — 925,000

Seat no. 6 — Greg Mueller — 2,655,000

Live Updates:

Joseph Couden Eliminated in 4th Place ($76,841)

Baker Forces Day 4; Mueller Leads Overnight

Greg Mueller entered heads-up play with the chip lead over David Baker and managed to end the night still out in front. by nearly 3:1 Play had been suspended for the night with the conclusion of Level 29 will resume to at approximately 2:00pm for an unschedule Day 4.

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: David Baker,   Greg Mueller
 

Level 28 Update: Mueller Leads Baker Heads-Up; Calenzo 3rd ($106,564), Couden 4th ($76,841)

Level: 28

NLHPLO
Blinds: 12,000-24,000 with a 6,000 ante

Triple Draw 2-7 – Hold’em – Omaha 8
Blinds: 25,000-50,000
Limits: 50,000-100,000

Razz – Stud – Stud 8
Ante: 10,000
Bring-In: 20,000
Completion: 50,000
Limits: 50,000-100,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 477

Average Chip Count: 1,788,750

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 3 — David Baker — 675,000

Seat no. 6 — Greg Mueller — 2,903,000

Players Eliminated:

Kevin Calenzo — 3rd Place ($106,564)
Joseph Couden — 4th Place ($76,841)

Live Updates:

Joseph Couden Eliminated in 4th Place ($76,841)

Joseph Couden

Limit Hold’em

Joseph Couden opened the small blind for 80,000 and Greg Mueller called from the big blind.

The flop came 10Diamond Suit10Club Suit8Diamond Suit, Couden bet 40,000, Mueller raised to 80,000, Couden three-bet to 120,000, Mueller four-bet and Couden called all in.

Muller had Couden covered and was ahead on the flop with QDiamond Suit8Heart Suit for bottom pair against Couden’s over cards with ADiamond Suit9Spade Suit.

The turn and river were the 3Spade Suit and the 10Spade Suit, giving Muelelr a full house on the river to win the pot and eliminate Joseph Couden in 4th place ($76,841).

Kevin Calenzo Eliminated in 3rd Place ($106,564)

Omaha 8

Kevin Calenzo opened the button for 100,000 and Greg Mueller called from the big blind.

The flop came AHeart Suit8Club Suit7Diamond Suit, Mueler bet 50,000, Caenzo moved all in and Mueller called.

Mueller: ADiamond Suit8Diamond Suit7Club Suit3Heart Suit
Calenzo: AClub Suit10Spade Suit4Diamond Suit4Club Suit

Mueller was ahead on the flop with top two pair against Calenzo’s top pair. The turn and river were the 6Club Suit and there 2Diamond Suit, offering no help to Kevin Calenzo who was eliminated in 3rd place ($106,654). Greg Mueller took the chip lead going into heads-up play with 2,850,000 to David Baker’s 720,000

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.

 

Level 27 Update: Donnacha O'Dea Eliminated in 5th Place ($56,277)

Level: 27

NLHPLO
Blinds: 10,000-20,000 with a 5,000 ante

Triple Draw 2-7 – Hold’em – Omaha 8
Blinds: 20,000-40,000
Limits: 40,000-80,000

Razz – Stud – Stud 8
Ante: 10,000
Bring-In: 20,000
Completion: 40,000
Limits: 40,000-80,000

Players Remaining: 4 out of 477

Average Chip Count: 894,375

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 2 — Kevin Calenzo — 470,000
Seat no. 3 — David Baker — 700,000
Seat no. 4 — Joseph Couden — 230,000

Seat no. 6 — Greg Mueller — 2,080,000

Players Eliminated:

Donnacha O’Dea — 5th Place ($56,277)

Live Updates:

Donnacha O’Dea Eliminated in 5th Place ($56,277)

Donnacha O'Dea

Stud

Donnacha O’Dea completed the bet to 40,000 with the 9Heart Suit, Kevin Calenzo raised to 80,000 with the 7Spade Suit and O’Dea called. Calenzo bet 40,000 on fourth street and O’Dea called. O’Dea checked on fifth street, Calenzo bet 80,000 and O’Dea called. O’Dea checked sixth street, Calenzo bet 80,000 and O’Dea called all in for 40,000.

Calenzo: 7Spade SuitJSpade Suit8Heart Suit2Spade Suit — 7Heart Suit7Diamond Suit5Diamond Suit
O’Dea: 9Heart Suit6Heart SuitQClub SuitKSpade Suit — ASpade SuitADiamond Suit3Heart Suit

Calenzo was ahead on sixth street when the money went in with a pair of sevens and made trips on the river to win the pot and eliminate Donnacha O’Dea in 5th place ($56,277). Calenzo moved up to about 800,000 after the hand.

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: Donnacha O'Dea,   Kevin Calenzo
 

Level 25 Update: Konstantin Puchkov Eliminated in 6th Place ($41,844

Level: 25

NLHPLO
Blinds: 6,000-12,000 with a 3,000 ante

Triple Draw 2-7 – Hold’em – Omaha 8
Blinds: 13,000-25,000
Limits: 25,000-50,000

Razz – Stud – Stud 8
Ante: 5,000
Bring-In: 7,000
Completion: 25,000
Limits: 25,000-50,000

Players Remaining: 5 out of 477

Average Chip Count: 715,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 2 — Kevin Calenzo — 262,000
Seat no. 3 — David Baker — 326,000
Seat no. 4 — Joseph Couden — 590,000

Seat no. 6 — Greg Mueller — 1,550,000
Seat no. 7 — Donnacha O’Dea — 800,000

Players Eliminated:

Konstantin Puchkov — 6th Place ($41,844)

Live Updates:

Konstantin Puchkov Eliminated in 6th Place ($41,844)

Konstantin Puchkov

Triple Draw 2-7

Donnacha O’Dea owned the button for 50,000 and Konstantin Puchkov called from the small blind.

First Draw: Both players drew 2 card each. Puchkov checked, O’Dea bet 25,000 and Puchkov called.

Second Draw: Puchkov drew 1 card while O’Dea stood pat. Puchkov checked, O’Dea bet 50,000, Puchkov raised all in for 59,000 and O’Dea called.

Third Draw: Both players stood pat. Puchkov showed 9Spade Suit5Spade Suit4Heart Suit3Club Suit2Heart Suit for a nine-low while O’Dea turned over an eight-low with 8Heart Suit7Spade Suit6Heart Suit4Diamond Suit2Club Suit. Konstantin Puchkov was eliminated in 6th place ($41,844). Donnacha O’Dea moved up to about 800,000 in chips after the hand.

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: Mueller Leads Final Six at Dinner; McHugh 7th ($31,578), Viox 8th ($24,188)

Level: 24

NLHPLO
Blinds: 5,000-10,000 with a 3,000 ante

Triple Draw 2-7 – Hold’em – Omaha 8
Blinds: 10,000-20,000
Limits: 20,000-40,000

Razz – Stud – Stud 8
Ante: 5,000
Bring-In: 5,000
Completion: 20,000
Limits: 20,000-40,000

Players Remaining: 6 out of 477

Average Chip Count: 596,250

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Konstantin Puchkov — 175,000
Seat no. 2 — Kevin Calenzo — 90,000
Seat no. 3 — David Baker — 859,000
Seat no. 4 — Joseph Couden — 640,000

Seat no. 6 — Greg Mueller — 1,160,000
Seat no. 7 — Donnacha O’Dea — 440,000

Players Eliminated:

Chris McHugh — 7th Place ($31,578)
Chris Viox — 8th Place ($24,188)

Live Updates:

Chris Viox Eliminated in 8th Place ($24,188)

Chris Viox

Stud 8

Donnacha O’Dea completed the bet to 20,000 with the 7Spade Suit, Chris Viox raised to 40,000 with the ASpade Suit and O’Dea called. Viox bet 20,000 on fourth street and O’Dea called. Viox bet 40,000 on fifth street and O’Dea called. Viox bet all in for 38,000 on sixth street and Viox called.

O’Dea: 7Spade Suit2Diamond SuitQClub Suit3Heart Suit — 5Heart Suit3Spade Suit2Heart Suit
Viox: ASpade Suit9Spade Suit4Heart SuitQHeart Suit — KDiamond Suit5Spade Suit2Club Suit

Odea made two pair on the river and Viox failed to improve. Chris Viox was eliminated in 8th place ($24,188) as Donnach O’Dea moved up to just over 750,000 in chips.

Chris McHugh Eliminated in 7th Place ($31,578)

Chris McHugh

Stud 8

Chris McHugh brought in the 2Club Suit for 5,000, Greg Mueller completed the bet to 20,000 with the 3Club Suit, Konstantin Puchkov raised to 40,000 with the 2Heart Suit, Joseph Couden three-bet to 60,000, McHugh reraised all in for a total of 64,000, Mueller called, Puchkov completed the raise to 80,000, Couden called and Mueller called.

Fourth Street: Puchkov bet all in, Couden completed the bet to 20,000 and Mueller called.

Fifth Street: Both players checked the side pot.

Sixth Street: Couden bet 40,000, Mueller raised to 80,000 and Couden called.

Seventh Street: Mueller bet 40,000 and Couden called.

Mueller: 3Club Suit7Diamond Suit6Heart Suit10Spade Suit — QClub Suit10Diamond Suit10Club Suit
Puchkov: 2Heart Suit8Spade Suit6Club SuitJDiamond Suit — AHeart Suit4Diamond Suit3Heart Suit
Couden: 8Club Suit5Spade Suit9Spade Suit9Club Suit
McHugh: 2Club SuitJHeart Suit6Spade Suit8Diamond Suit — ADiamond SuitKSpade Suit4Spade Suit

Mueller made trip tens to scoop the side pot and win the high portion of the main pot while Puchkov took the low portion of the main pot with a six-low. Chris McHugh was eliminated in 7th place ($31,578) while Greg Mueller secured the chip lead with about 1,150,000 after the hand.

The remaining six players took a one hour dinner break at the conclusion of Level 24 and will return at approximately 10:15pm 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.

 

Action Begins, Final Table Now Underway

The final table of Event no. 37 ($2,500 Eight Game Mix) 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 27 players, and with the elimination of Mikal Blomlie in 9th Place ($18,795), the final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 24 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 — Konstantin Puchkov — 213,000
Seat no. 2 — Kevin Calenzo — 179,000
Seat no. 3 — David Baker — 859,000
Seat no. 4 — Joseph Couden — 887,000
Seat no. 5 — Christopher McHugh — 322,000
Seat no. 6 — Greg Mueller — 233,000
Seat no. 7 — Donnacha O’Dea — 559,000
Seat no. 8 — Chris Viox - - 326,000

While only 8 remain, this event gathered 477 players, creating a total prize pool of $1,085,175. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $271,312
2nd Place — $167,637
3rd Place — $106,564
4th Place — $76,841
5th Place — $56,277
6th Place — $41,844
7th Place — $31,578
8th Place — $24,188

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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