Poker Coverage: Poker Legislation Poker Business Poker Tournaments

CPPT II - Westside Poker Championship

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

Follow-the-action

Hulett Bags Biggest Stack on Day 1C

The third and final starting flight of the CPPT II Westside Poker Championship $100K Guarnatee is in the books here at the Hollywood Park Casino. Just 15 of today’s 149 entires advanced onto Day 2, ...


 
 
Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $687,050
Entrants: 302

Event 40 - $2,500 Limit Hold'em Six Handed

  • Jun 21, '12 - Jun 23, '12
  •  
  •  

 
 

Updates on Final Day (Jun 23, 12)

 
 

Ronnie Bardah Wins Event no. 40 (182,088)

Level: 26

Blinds: 15,000-30,000
Limits: 30,000-60,000

Ronnie Bardah Wins Event no. 40 (182,088)
Marco Johnson Eliminated in 2nd Place ($112,525)

Ronnie Bardah

Ronnie Bardah entered the final level of the tournament with a huge chip lead over Marco Johnson and knocked him down to around 200,000 before finally closing out the night. On the final hand, Marco Johnson opened the button for 60,000 Ronnie Bardah three-bet to 90,000 and Johnson called.

The flop came 5Spade Suit5Diamond Suit2Club Suit, Bardah bet 30,000 and Johnson called.

The turn was the AClub Suit, Bardah bet 60,000, Johnson raised to 120,000, Bardah three-bet and Johnson called all in.

Bardah was ahead when the money went in on the turn with AHeart Suit4Spade Suit for top pair against Johnson’s flush draw with JClub Suit7Club Suit.

The river was the ASpade Suit, missing Johnson and giving Bardah a full house house on the river to win the pot and eliminate Marco Johnson in 2nd place ($112,525). Ronnie Bardah wins Event no. 40, taking home the $182,088 grand prize and the fortieth gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.

Be sure to check back with Card Player for all of your final table action, current chip counts, and prize distributions for each gold bracelet event.

Player Tags: Ronnie Bardah,   Marco Johnson
 

Level 5 Update: Bardha Leads Johnson Heads-Up; Gironda 3rd ($73,040)

Level: 25

Blinds: 13,000-25,000
Limits: 25,000-45,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 302

Average Chip Count: 1,132,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 5 — Marco Johnson — 460,000
Seat no. 6 — Ronnie Bardah — 1,800,000

Players Eliminated:

Vincent Gironda — 3rd Place ($73,040)

Live Updates:

Vincent Gironda Eliminated in 3rd Place ($73,040)

Vincent Gironda

Vincent Gironda was all in before the flop with AClub Suit4Diamond Suit against Marco Johnson’s QSpade Suit7Spade Suit.

The board came 10Spade Suit9Diamond Suit7Spade Suit9Spade Suit3Diamond Suit, giving Johnson a flush on the turn to win the pot and eliminate Vincent Gironda in 3rd place ($73,040). Marco Johnson took the chip lead that hand going into heads-up play with 1,355,000 to Ronnie Bardah’s 910,000.

Bardah Takes the Lead

With the elimination of Vincent Gironda in 3rd place ($73,040), Ronnie Barda began heads-up play on the short stack, but Bardah quickly chipped up and took the lead for himself about halfway through the level. Barda first took the lead after winning a big showdown with a full house and then further extended his lead after winning big hand by flopping trips. Bardah ended the level with a 4:1 chip lead over Johnson heading into the next blind increase.

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 4 Update: Bardah Leads Final Three at the Dinner Break

Level: 24

Blinds: 10,000-20,000
Limits: 20,000-40,000

Players Remaining: 3 out of 302

Average Chip Count: 755,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 4 — Vincent Gironda — 306,000
Seat no. 5 — Marco Johnson — 671,000
Seat no. 6 — Ronnie Bardah — 1,265,000

Players Eliminated:

Brent Wheeler — 4th Place ($48,828)
Sorel Mizzi — 5th Place ($33,541)

Live Updates:

Sorel Mizzi Eliminated in 5th Place ($33,541)

Sorel Mizzi

Ronnie Bardah opened the cutoff for 40,000, Sorel Mizzi reraised to 60,000 from the button, Vincent Gironda called from the big blind and Bardah called the raise.

The flop came QSpade Suit9Club Suit3Spade Suit, and all three players checked around.

The turn was the 2Spade Suit, Mizzi bet all in for 5,000 and got two callers.

The river was the 4Heart Suit, and both players checked the side pot. Mizzi flopped bottom pair with ASpade Suit3Club Suit to take the lead, but Bardah rivered a pair of fours on the river with AHeart Suit4Spade Suit to win the pot and eliminate Sorel Mizzi in 5th place ($33,541).

Brent Wheeler Eliminated in 4th Place ($48,838)

Brent Wheeler

Ronnie Bardah opened the the button for 40,000, Brent Wheeler reraised to 60,000 from the small blind, Bardha four-bet to 80,000 and Wheeler called.

The flop came JDiamond Suit7Heart Suit5Diamond Suit, Wheeler bet 20,000, Bardah raised to 40,000 and Wheel called all in.

Bardah was ahead on the flop with 9Diamond Suit7Diamond Suit for middle pair against Wheeler’s AClub Suit4Club Suit.

The turn and river were the 10Heart Suit and the 5Spade Suit, offering ho help to Brent Wheeler who was eliminated in 4th place ($48,828).

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

Player Tags: Ronnie Bardah,   Brent Wheeler,   Sorel Mizzi
 

Level 23 Update: Hans Minocha Eliminated in 6th Place ($23,648)

Level: 23

Blinds: 8,000-15,000
Limits: 15,000-30,000

Players Remaining: 5 out of 302

Average Chip Count: 453,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 2 — Sorel Mizzi — 170,000
Seat no. 3 — Brent Wheeler — 165,000
Seat no. 4 — Vincent Gironda — 615,000
Seat no. 5 — Marco Johnson — 332,000
Seat no. 6 — Ronnie Bardah — 985,000

Players Eliminated:

Hans Minocha — 6th Place ($23,648)

Live Updates:

Hans Minocha Eliminated in 6th Place ($23,648)

Hans Minocha

Vincent Gironda opened the pot for a raise to 30,000, Marco Johnson reraised to 45,000 on the button, Hans Minocha four-bet all in for 59,000, Gironda called and Johnson called.

The flop came ASpade Suit10Spade Suit3Spade Suit, Gironda checked, Johnson bet 15,000 and Gironda called.

The turn was the 8Spade Suit, and both players checked the side pot.

The river was the 8Diamond Suit and once again, both players checked the side pot. Johnson turned over ADiamond Suit7Spade Suit for the highest flush and Minocha threw his 6Heart Suit4Spade Suit into the muck. Hans Minocha was eliminated in 6th place ($23,648).

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. 40 ($2,500 Limit Hold’em Six-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 10 players spread out over 2 tables, and with the elimination of Terrence Chan in 7th Place ($17,107), the final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 22 with blinds of 6,000-12,000 and betting limits of 12,000-24,000, 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 — Hans Minocha — 137,000
Seat no. 2 — Sorel Mizzi — 290,000
Seat no. 3 — Brent Wheeler — 383,000
Seat no. 4 — Vincent Gironda — 775,000
Seat no. 5 — Marco Johnson — 214,000
Seat no. 6 — Ronnie Bardah — 412,000

While only 6 remain, this event gathered 302 players, creating a total prize pool of $687,050. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $182,088
2nd Place — $112,525
3rd Place — $73,040
4th Place — $48,828
5th Place — $33,541
6th Place — $23,648

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.

 
 

Poker Twitter Feed Twitter-bird

More Poker Tweets