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CPPT II - Westside Poker Championship

$340 No-Limit Hold'em $100K Guarantee

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Unofficial Field Size: 345

With a 149 entries today the total number of players for this event as grown to 345, surpassing the $100,000 guarantee. Play will continue here on day 1C until we are down to the final ...


 
 
Buy-In: $1,500
Prize Pool: $3,420,900
Entrants: 2534

Event 38 - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 20, '12 - Jun 22, '12
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 22, 12)

 
 

Dung Nguyen Wins Event no. 38 ($607,200)

Level: 30

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

Dung Nguyen Wins Event no. 38 ($607,200)
Theo Tran Eliminated in 2nd Place ($377,565)

Dung Nguyen

Dung Nguyen entered heads-up play with a more than 2:1 chip lead over Theo Tran and had extended that lead to more than 6:1 by the start of the last level. On the the final hand of the night, Theo Tran moved all in before the flop with ASpade SuitKDiamond Suit against Nguyen’s QHeart Suit10Spade Suit.

The board came 8Diamond Suit4Spade Suit3Diamond Suit10Diamond SuitJClub Suit, giving Nguyen top pair on the turn to win the pot and eliminate Theo Tran in 2nd place ($377,565). Dung Nguyen wins Event no. 38, taking home the $607,200 grand prize and the thirty-eighth gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.

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Player Tags: Theo Tran,   Dung Nguyen
 

Level 29 Update: Nguyen Leads Tran Heads-Up; Jahanguiri 3rd ($267,241)

Level: 29

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

Players Remaining: 3 out of 2,534

Average Chip Count: 5,701,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Dung Nguyen — 9,750,000

Seat no. 3 — Theo Tran — 1,550,000

Players Eliminated:

Bahman Jahanguiri — 3rd Place ($267,241)

Live Updates:

Bahman Jahanguiri Eliminated in 3rd Place ($267,241)

Bahman Jahanguiri

Bahman Jahanguiri opened the pot for a raise from the small blind, Dung Nguyen reriased from the big blind, Jahanguiri moved all in and Nguyen called.

Nguyen was ahead before the flop with KHeart Suit9Diamond Suit against Jahanguiri’s QClub SuitJSpade Suit.

The board came 9Spade Suit5Diamond Suit5Club Suit3Spade Suit10Club Suit, giving Nguyen top pair on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Bahman Jahanguiri in 3rd place ($267,241). Dung Nguyen took the chip lead over Theo Tran going into heads-up play with 8,1590,000 to 3,100,000.

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Player Tags: Dung Nguyen,   Bahman Jahanguiri
 

Level 28 Update: Hinkle 4th ($192,734), Pham 5th ($140,736)

Level: 28

Blinds: 30,000-60,000 with a 10,000 ante

Players Remaining: 3 out of 2,534

Average Chip Count: 3,801,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Dung Nguyen — 6,120,000

Seat no. 3 — Theo Tran — 2,800,000

Seat no. 9 — Bahman Jahanguiri — 1,500,000

Players Eliminated:

Blair Hinkle — 4th Place ($192,734)
David Pham — 5th Place ($140,736)

Live Updates:

David Pham Eliminated in 5th Place ($140,736)

David Pham

Bahman Jahanguiri opened the pot for 150,000 before the flop, David Pham moved all in and Jahanguiri called.

Pham was all in for his tournament life and behind with 7Spade Suit7Diamond Suit against Jahanguiri’s KSpade SuitKHeart Suit.

The board came AHeart Suit10Diamond Suit4Spade Suit5Spade Suit3Diamond Suit, offering no help to David Pham who was eliminated in 5th Place ($140,736). Jahanguiri ended the hand with about 2 million in chips.

Blair Hinkle Eliminated in 4th Place ($192,734)

Blair Hinkle

Blair Hinkle open-shoved the short stack from the small blind and Bahman Jahanguiri called from the big blind.

Jahanguiri was ahead with KClub Suit3Spade Suit against Hinkle’s JClub Suit9Spade Suit.

The board came QHeart Suit7Diamond Suit4Heart Suit4Diamond SuitKDiamond Suit, giving Jahanguiri top pair on the river to win the pot and eliminate Blair Hinkle in 4th place ($192,734).

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Level 27 Update: Final Five on Dinner Break; Dung Nguyen Maintains Massive Lead

Level: 27

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

Players Remaining: 5 out of 2,534

Average Chip Count: 2,280,600

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Dung Nguyen — 6,120,000

Seat no. 3 — Theo Tran — 1,525,000
Seat no. 4 — Blair Hinkle — 1,560,000

Seat no. 8 — David Pham — 855,000
Seat no. 9 — Bahman Jahanguiri — 1,200,000

Live Updates:

Dung Nguyen Takes Huge Chip Lead Into the Dinner Break

Dung Nguyen

After the elimination of Kristijonas Andrulis in 6th place ($103,995), five-handed play really slowed down in Level 27. Dung Nguyen maintained a massive chip lead over the field with over 6.1 million and more than half of the total chips in play.

David Pham is still on the short stack as the remaining five players head to dinner. Play will resume at approximately 9:15pm local time, where the players will begin Level 28 with increased blinds of 30,000-60,000 with a 10,000 ante.

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Player Tags: Dung Nguyen
 

Level 26 Update: Andrulis 6th ($103,995), Korik 7th ($77,791)

Level: 26

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

Players Remaining: 5 out of 2,534

Average Chip Count: 2,280,600

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Dung Nguyen — 6,250,000

Seat no. 3 — Theo Tran — 1,900,000
Seat no. 4 — Blair Hinkle — 1,500,000

Seat no. 8 — David Pham — 550,000
Seat no. 9 — Bahman Jahanguiri — 1,000,000

Players Eliminated:

Kristijonas Andrulis — 6th Place ($103,995)
Zachary Korik — 7th Place ($77,791)

Live Updates:

Zachary Korik Eliminated in 7th Place ($77,791)

Zachary Korik

Zachary Korik was all in before the flop with 9Diamond Suit9Club Suit against Blair Hinkle’s QSpade SuitQDiamond Suit.

The board came 5Diamond Suit3Diamond Suit2Diamond SuitQClub SuitKDiamond Suit, giving Hinkle top set on the turn to win the pot and eliminate Zachary Korik in 7th place ($77,791). Hinkle moved up to about 1.5 million that hand.

Kristijonas Andrulis Eliminated in 6th Place ($103,995)

Kristijonas Andrulis

Dunh Nguyen opened the button for 100,000, Kristijonas Andrulis moved all in from the small blind and Nguyen called.

Nguyen was ahead before the flop with AClub SuitKHeart Suit against Andrulis’ KDiamond SuitQHeart Suit.

The board came 9Club Suit6Diamond Suit2Club SuitKSpade Suit3Spade Suit, giving Nguyen top pair, top kicker on the turn to win the pot and eliminate Kristijonas Andrulis in 6th place ($103,995).

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Level 25 Update: Manza 8th ($58,874), Patterson 9th ($45,087)

Level: 25

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

Players Remaining: 7 out of 2,534

Average Chip Count: 1,629,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Dung Nguyen — 5,000,000
Seat no. 2 — Kristijonas Andrulis — 1,295,000
Seat no. 3 — Theo Tran — 1,910,000
Seat no. 4 — Blair Hinkle — 325,000
Seat no. 5 — Zachary Korik — 580,000

Seat no. 8 — David Pham — 1,100,000
Seat no. 9 — Bahman Jahanguiri — 870,000

Players Eliminated:

Jeffry Manza — 8th Place ($58,874)
Tyler Petterson — 9th Place ($45,087)

Live Updates:

Tyler Patterson Eliminated in 9th Place ($45,087)

Tyler Patterson

Tyler Patterson was all in before the flop with 8Heart Suit8Diamond Suit against David Pham’s ASpade SuitKSpade Suit.

The board came ADiamond Suit3Spade Suit2Club Suit5Club Suit9Heart Suit, giving Pham top pair on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Tyler Patterson in 9th Place ($45,087). Pham broke the million mark that hand with about 1.1 million in chips.

Jeffrey Manza Eliminated in 8th Place ($58,874)

Jeffrey Manza

Dung Nguyen opened the pot for 70,000 before the flop, Jeffrey Manza reraised from the small blind and Nguyen called.

The flop came 10Diamond Suit7Club Suit5Spade Suit, Manza bet 150,000, Nguyen raised to 350,000, Manza three-bet to 550,000, Nguyen shoved and Manza called all in.

Nguyen was ahead on the flop with QSpade SuitQHeart Suit against Manza’s KHeart Suit10Heart Suit. Manza failed to improve by the river and was eliminated in 8th place ($58,874).

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. 38 ($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 21 players spread out over 3 tables, and with the elimination of Scott Clements in 10th Place ($34,927), the final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 25 with blinds of 15,000-30,000 with a 5,000 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 — Dung Nguyen — 3,270,000
Seat no. 2 — Kristos Andrulis — 1,295,000
Seat no. 3 — Theo Tran — 1,910,000
Seat no. 4 — Blair Hinkle — 325,000
Seat no. 5 — Zachary Korik — 580,000
Seat no. 6 — Tyler Patterson — 400,000
Seat no. 7 — Jeffrey Manza — 1,735,000
Seat no. 8 — David Pham — 1,350,000
Seat no. 9 — Bahman Jahanguiri — 870,000

While only 9 remain, this event gathered 2,534 players, creating a total prize pool of $3,420,900. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $607,200
2nd Place — $377,565
3rd Place — $267,241
4th Place — $192,734
5th Place — $140,736
6th Place — $103,995
7th Place — $77,791
8th Place — $58,874
9th Place — $45,087

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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