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Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $3,655,925
Entrants: 1607

Event 46 - $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 25, '12 - Jun 27, '12
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 27, 12)

 
 

Joey Weissman Wins Event no. 46 ($694,609)

Level: 32

Blinds: 60,000-120,000 with a 15,000 ante

Joey Weissman Wins Event no. 46 ($694,609)
Jeremy Quehen Eliminated in 2nd Place ($429,535)

Joey Weissman

Jeremy Quehen stole the chip lead for the first time tonight heading into the final level of play, but quickly gave it back to Joey Weissman after an early double in Level 32. Weissman got it all in before the flop with 3Heart Suit3Club Suit against Quehen’s ADiamond Suit7Diamond Suit. Weissman’s pocket pair held and he doubled back into the chip lead with about 6.5 million to Quehen’s 5.4 million.

On the final hand of the tournament, Joey Weissman opened the button for 240,000 and Jerey Quehen called the big blind.

The flop came QDiamond Suit5Heart Suit3Club Suit, Quehen bet 350,000 and Weissman called.

The turn was the 7Heart Suit, Quehen bet 800,000 and Wiessman called.

The river was the JHeart Suit, Quehen bet 2,000,000, Weissman shoved and Quehen called all in. Weissman turned over AHeart SuitQHeart Suit for the nut flush to win the pot and eliminate Jeremy Quehen in 2nd place ($429,535). Joey Weissman wins Event no. 46, taking home the $694,609 grand prize and the forty-sixth gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.

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Player Tags: Joey Weissman,   Jeremy Quehen
 

Levels 30-31 Update: Weissman Maintains Lead

Level: 31

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 1,607

Average Chip Count: 6,026,250

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 6 — Joey Weissman — 8,600,000
Seat no. 7 — Jeremy Quehen — 3,400,000

Live Updates:

Weissman Maintains the Lead; Quehen Doubles Up

Joey Weissman

Joey Weissman entered heads-up play with the chip lead and managed to extend his advantage over Jeremy Quehen by almost 4:1 by the beginning of Level 30. Quehen was able to narrow the gap a bit at the beginning of the the level, but Weissman pulled back out in front after winning a big showdown with the nut straight. There was a lot of back and forth as level 30 came to an end, but Weissman never managed to give up the lead, despite a few double ups by Quehen on the short stack in Level 31.

Jeremy Quehen open-shoved the button for 2,600,000 and Joey Weissman called the big blind.

Weissman was ahead before the flop with 6Spade Suit6Club Suit against Quehen’s KDiamond Suit7Diamond Suit.

The board came QDiamond Suit8Diamond Suit7Club Suit5Spade SuitKClub Suit, giving Quehen two pair on the river to win the pot and double up. Quehen doubled up to about 5,200,000 that hand while Weissman dropped down to about 8 million in chips.

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Player Tags: Joey Weissman,   Jeremy Quehen
 

Level 29 Update: Weissman Leads Quehen Heads-Up

Level: 29

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 1,607

Average Chip Count: 6,026,250

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 6 — Joey Weissman — 8,600,000
Seat no. 7 — Jeremy Quehen — 3,400,000

Players Eliminated:

Fernando Brito — 3rd Place ($282,676)
Philip Meulyzer — 4th Place ($203,781)
Bradley Lipsey — 5th Place ($149,162)

Live Updates:

Bradley Lipsey Eliminated in 5th Place ($149,162)

Bradley Lipsey

Jeremy Quehen opened the pot for 120,000 from under the gun, Bradley Lipsey reraised the small blind to 350,000, Joey Weissman shoved the big blind, Quehen folded and Lipsey called all in.

Weissman was ahead before the flop with AHeart SuitADiamond Suit against Lipsey’s QSpade SuitQHeart Suit.

The board came AClub SuitJDiamond Suit8Heart Suit9Diamond Suit5Spade Suit, giving Weissman top set on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Breadley Lipsey in 5th place ($149,162). Weissman moved up to about 7 million that hand.

Philip Meulyzer Eliminated in 4th Place ($203,781)

Joey Weissman opened the cutoff for 120,000, Jeremy Quehen reraised the small blind to to 330,000, Philip Muelyzer moved all all, Weissman re-shoved and Quehen folded.

Meulyzer was aead before the flop with 10Spade Suit10Club Suit against Weissman’s ASpade SuitKSpade Suit.

The board came JDiamond Suit9Diamond Suit3Spade Suit9Spade SuitKClub Suit, giving Weissman top pair on the river to win the pot and eliminate Philip Meulyzer in 4th place ($203,781).

Fernando Brito Eliminated in 3rd Place ($282,676)

Fernando Brito

Fernando Britio opened the pot for a raise, Joey Wiessman shoved and Brito called all in.

Brito was ahead before the flop with 9Diamond Suit9Club Suit against Weissman’s AClub SuitJHeart Suit.

The board came QHeart Suit4Club Suit3Diamond SuitJClub Suit7Diamond Suit, giving Weissman top pair on the turn to win the pot and eliminate Fernando Brito is 3rd place ($282,676). Weissman took the chip lead going into heads-up play with 8,400,000 to Jeremy Quehen’s 3,600,000.

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Level 28 Update: Joe Gualtieri Eliminated in 6th Place ($110,775)

Level: 28

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

Players Remaining: 5 out of 1,607

Average Chip Count: 2,410,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Philip Meulyzer — 1,300,000

Seat no. 4 — Bradley Lipsey — 1,300,000

Seat no. 6 — Joey Weissman — 5,600,000
Seat no. 7 — Jeremy Quehen — 1,400,000
Seat no. 8 — Fernando Brito — 1,800,000

Players Eliminated:

Joe Gualtieri — 6th Place ($110,775)

Live Updates:

Joe Gualtieri Eliminated in 6th Place ($110,775)

Joe Gualtieri

Fernando Brito opened the cutoff for 140,000, Joe Gualtieri moved all for 575,000 from the small blind and Brito called.

Gualtieri was all in for his tournament life and ahead before the flop with 10Diamond Suit10Club Suit against Brito’s AClub SuitJHeart Suit.

The board came AHeart SuitADiamond Suit4Club Suit3Club Suit7Diamond Suit, giving Brito trips on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Joe Gualtieri in 6th place ($110,775). Brito ended the hand with around 1.8 million in chips.

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Player Tags: Joe Gualtieri,   Fernando Brito
 

Level 27 Update: Weissman Leads Final Six at Dinner Break

Level: 27

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

Players Remaining: 6 out of 1,607

Average Chip Count: 2,008,750

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Philip Meulyzer — 600,000
Seat no. 2 — Joe Gualtieri — 950,000

Seat no. 4 — Brad Lipsey — 1,100,000

Seat no. 6 — Joey Weissman — 5,400,000
Seat no. 7 — Jeremy Quehen — 2,600,000
Seat no. 8 — Fernando Brito — 700,000

Players Eliminated:

Michael Gagliano — 7th Place ($83,428)
Joshua Pedraza — 8th Place ($63,686)

Live Updates:

Joshua Pedraza Eliminated in 8th Place ($63,686)

Joshua Pedraza

Joey Weissman opened the cutoff and Joshua Pedraza called from the big blind.

The board came 6Spade Suit6Diamond Suit5Diamond SuitADiamond Suit, Pedraza checked the turn, Weissman bet 140,000 Pedraza raised to 300,000 and Weissman called.

The river was the 3Spade Suit, Pedraza moved all in and Weissman called. Wiessman turned over a pair of aces for a full a house and Pedraza mucked his QHeart Suit8Spade Suit. Joshua Pedraza was eliminated in 8th place ($63,686) while Joey Weissman ended the hand with abut 4.8 million.

Michael Gagliano Eliminated in 7th Place ($83,428)

Bradley Lipsey opened the pot for 85,000 from under the gun, Joey Weissman called from middle position and Mcihael Gagliano called from the big blind.

The flop came AClub SuitQClub Suit4Heart Suit, Weissmnan bet 125,000, Gagliano check-raised to 300,000, Lipsey folded, Weissman three-bet to 495,000, Gagliano moved all in and Weissman called.

Weissmna was ahead on the flop with ASpade SuitQHeart Suit for top two pair against Gagliano’s top pair with ADiamond SuitJClub Suit.

The turn and river were the AHeart Suit and the 3Heart Suit, giving Wiessman a full house to win the pot and eliminate Michael Gagliano in 7th place ($83,428). Weissman secured the chip lead that hand with about 6.3 million.

The remaining six 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.

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Level 26 Update: Konstantin Puchkov Eliminated in 9th Place ($49,245)

Level: 26

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

Players Remaining: 8 out of 1,607

Average Chip Count: 1,506,562

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Philip Meulyzer — 928,000
Seat no. 2 — Joe Gualtieri — 1,000,000
Seat no. 3 — Michael Gagliano — 711,000
Seat no. 4 — Brad Lipsey — 2,200,000

Seat no. 6 — Joey Weissman — 3,800,000
Seat no. 7 — Jeremy Quehen — 1,300,000
Seat no. 8 — Fernando Brito — 775,000
Seat no. 9 — Joshua Pedraza — 853,000

Players Eliminated:

Konstantin Puchkov — 9th Place ($49,245)

Live Updates:

Konstantin Puchkov Eliminated in 9th Place ($49,245)

Konstantin Puchkov

Joe Gualtieri opened the pot for 48,000 and Konstantin Puchkov called from the cutoff.

The flop came JClub Suit8Heart Suit2Club Suit, Gualtieri bet 102,000, Puchkov reraised to 500,000, Gualtieri shoved and Puchkov moved all in.

Gualtieri was ahead on the flop with KDiamond SuitKClub Suit against Puchkov’s QDiamond SuitQClub Suit.

The turn and river were the 4Spade Suit and the AClub Suit, offering no help to Konstantin Puchkov who was eliminated in 9th place ($49,245).

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. 46 ($2,500 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 25 players spread out over 3 tables, and with the elimination of William Reynolds in 10th Place ($38,716), the final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 25 with blinds of 12,000-24,000 with a 4,000 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 — Philip Meulyzer — 850,000
Seat no. 2 — Joe Gualtieri — 820,000
Seat no. 3 — Michael Gagliano — 1,000,000
Seat no. 4 — Brad Lipsey — 1,400,000
Seat no. 5 — Konstantin Puchkov — 855,000
Seat no. 6 — Joey Weissman — 5,100,000
Seat no. 7 — Jeremy Quehen — 840,000
Seat no. 8 — Fernando Brito — 428,000
Seat no. 9 — Joshua Pedraza — 500,000

While only 9 remain, this event gathered 1,607 players, creating a total prize pool of $3,655,925. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $694,609
2nd Place — $429,535
3rd Place — $282,676
4th Place — $203,781
5th Place — $149,162
6th Place — $110,775
7th Place — $83,428
8th Place — $63,686
9th Place — $49,245

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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