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Buy-In: $1,500
Prize Pool: $1,320,300
Entrants: 978

Event 47 - $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi/Low Split 8/OB

  • Jun 26, '12 - Jun 28, '12
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 28, 12)

 
 

Steven Loube Wins Event no. 47 ($267,345)

Roch Cousineau Eliminated in 3rd Place ($103,538)

Roch Cousineau

Roch Cousineau was previously crippled after Steven Loube doubled through him by scooping a 3.2 million pot with two pair. Cousineau missed all of his draws and bricked the low hand, leaving himself with just 60,000 in chips.

On his final hand, Cousineau moved all in for 60,000 on the button and Steven Loube called from the small blind.

Loube: JDiamond Suit10Spade Suit9Heart Suit6Diamond Suit

Board: KHeart Suit9Spade Suit9Club SuitADiamond SuitJClub Suit

Cousineau was ahead before the flop with a pair of queens, but Loube flopped trips and rivered a full house to win the pot and eliminate Roch Cousineau in 3rd place ($103,538).

Steven Loube took the chip lead going into heads-up play with 3,230,000 to Timothy Finne’s 1,170,000.

Steven Loube Wins Event no. 47 ($267,345)
Timothy Finne Eliminated in 2nd Place ($165,486)

Steven Loube

Timothy Finne started heads-up play on the short stack and was eliminated shortly after two-handed play began. On the final hand of the night, Timothy Finne called from the button, Steven Loube reraised to 180,000 from the big blind and Finne called.

The flop came KSpade Suit10Heart Suit3Heart Suit, Loube bet 360,000, Finne moved all in and Loube called.

Loube: AHeart Suit7Heart Suit4Diamond Suit3Diamond Suit
Finne: KClub SuitQDiamond SuitJSpade Suit6Heart Suit

Finne was ahead on the flop with a pair of kings. The turn and river were the QDiamond Suit and the 9Heart Suit, giving Loube a flush on the river to win the pot and eliminate Timothy Finne in 2nd place ($165,486). Steven Loube wins Event no. 47, taking home the $267,345 grand prize and the forty-seventh gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.

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Level 27 Update: Cameron McKinley Eliminated in 4th Place ($75,151)

Level: 27

Blinds: 30,000-60,000

Players Remaining: 3 out of 978

Average Chip Count: 1,467,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Roch Cousineau — 1,815,000

Seat no. 4 — Steven Loube — 1,050,000
Seat no. 5 — Timothy Finne — 1,520,000

Players Eliminated:

Cameron McKinley — 4th Place ($75,151)

Live Updates:

Cameron McKinley Eliminated in 4th Place ($75,151)

Cameron McKinley

Steven Loube limped in the pot for 60,000 followed by Timothy Finne, Cameron McKinley called all in for 57,000 from the small blind and Roch Cousineau checked his option in the big blind.

All three players checked the side pot through the river on a board of 9Spade Suit9Diamond Suit2Club Suit7Heart Suit10Diamond Suit.

Loube turned over J-8 for a straight on the river to win the pot and eliminate Cameron McKinley in 4th place ($75,151).

The remanning three players took a one hour dinner break at the conclusion of Level 27 and will return at approximately 9:10pm local time to resume play.

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Player Tags: Cameron Mckinley,   Steven Loube
 

Level 26 Update: Cameron McKinley Doubles Through Roch Cousineau

Level: 26

Blinds: 25,000-50,000

Players Remaining: 4 out of 978

Average Chip Count: 1,100,250

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Roch Cousineau — 1,850,000

Seat no. 4 — Steven Loube — 1,230,000
Seat no. 5 — Timothy Finne — 1,165,000

Seat no. 8 — Cameron McKinley — 50,000

Players Eliminated:

Live Updates:

Cameron McKinley Doubles Through Roch Cousineau

Cameron McKinley

Cameron McKinley opened the pot for 175,000 from under the gun and Roch Cousineau called from the button.

The flop came 10Spade Suit7Club Suit3Heart Suit, McKinley bet 350,000, Cousineau shoved and McKinley called all in for 50,000 more.

McKinley: ASpade SuitQSpade Suit8Diamond Suit5Diamond Suit
Cousineau: KHeart SuitKDiamond Suit6Heart Suit6Diamond Suit

Cousineau led the flop with an over pair of kings. The turn and river were the JClub Suit and the AHeart Suit, giving McKinley a pair of aces on the river to win the pot and double up. McKinley doubled up to about 1.1 million that hand while Cousineau dropped down below 500,000 in chips.

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Player Tags: Cameron Mckinley,   Roch Cousineau
 

Levels 24-25 Update: Cousineau Leads Final Four

Level: 25

Blinds: 20,000-40,000

Players Remaining: 4 out of 978

Average Chip Count: 1,100,250

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Roch Cousineau — 1,700,000

Seat no. 4 — Steven Loube — 960,000
Seat no. 5 — Timothy Finne — 935,000

Seat no. 8 — Cameron McKinley — 680,000

Live Updates:

Steven Loube Doubles Through Roch Cousineau

Steven Loube

Level 24 saw quite a few double ups, starting with Steven Loube at the beginning of the first level. Steven Loube opened the pot for 105,000 from under the gun and Roch Cousineau called from the big blind.

The flop came JDiamond Suit10Diamond Suit9Diamond Suit, Cousineau checked, Loube bet 125,000, Cousineau raid to 275,000 and Loube called the check-raise.

The turn was the 8Heart Suit, Cousineau checked, Loube moved all in for 375,000 and Cousineau called.

Cousineau: AClub Suit10Spade Suit10Club Suit6Spade Suit
Loube: ASpade SuitADiamond SuitJSpade Suit4Diamond Suit

Loube was ahead on the turn with a made flush against Cousineau’s set. The river was the 3Club Suit, and Steven Loube doubled up to about 1.5 million that hand, knocking Cousineau down to around 1.25 million.

Cameron McKinley Doubles Through Timothy Finne

Cameron McKinley

Cameron McKinley opened the pot for 105,000 from under the gun and Timothy Finne called the big blind.

The flop came JHeart Suit9Club Suit6Spade Suit, Finne shoved and McKinley called all in.

McKinley: QSpade SuitQHeart Suit4Club Suit3Heart Suit
Finne: ASpade SuitJDiamond Suit8Spade Suit5Club Suit

McKinley was ahead on the flop with an over pair of queens. The turn and river were the QClub Suit and the 8Club Suit, giving McKinley trips to win the pot and double up. McKinley doubled up to about 650,000 that hand while Finne dropped down to just over 600,000.

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Level 23 Update: Lappas 5th ($55,479), Sharma 6th ($41,589)

Level: 23

Blinds: 12,000-24,000

Players Remaining: 4 out of 978

Average Chip Count: 1,100,250

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Roch Cousineau — 1,840,000

Seat no. 4 — Steven Loube — 790,000
Seat no. 5 — Timothy Finne — 1,110,000

Seat no. 8 — Cameron McKinley — 610,000

Players Eliminated:

Charalampos Lappas — 5th Place ($55,479)
Sonu Sharma — 6th Place ($41,589)

Live Updates:

Sonu Sharma Eliminated in 6th Place ($41,589)

Sonu Sharma

Sonu Sharma limped in the pot from early position, Steven Loube raised to 106,000 from the button, Timothy Finne called from the small blind, Sharma moved all in, Loube called and Finne called.

The flop came JDiamond Suit10Club Suit6Spade Suit, Finne checked, Loube made a pot-sized bet and Finne folded.

Loube: ASpade SuitJClub Suit10Spade Suit2Heart Suit
Sharma: AHeart SuitQSpade SuitQHeart SuitKHeart Suit

Loube was ahead on the flop with top pair against Sharma’s draws. The turn and river were the 3Diamond Suit and the 8Club Suit, offering no help to Sonu Sharma who was eliminated in 6th place ($41,589).

Charalampos Lappas Eliminated in 5th Place ($55,479)

Charalampos Lappas

Timothy Finne opened the pot for 72,000 before the flop, Charalampos Lappas moved all in and Finne called.

Finne: ADiamond SuitJHeart Suit5Heart Suit4Spade Suit
Lappas: KSpade SuitKDiamond SuitQSpade Suit2Club Suit

Board: JClub Suit10Spade Suit5Spade Suit5Club Suit6Spade Suit

Finne flopped two pair and turned a full house to win the pot and eliminate Charalampos Lappas in 5th place ($55,479).

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Level 22 Update: Taylor 7th ($31,634), Carlston 8th ($24,386), Ewen 9th ($19,052)

Level: 22

Blinds: 10,000-20,000

Players Remaining: 6 out of 978

Average Chip Count: 733,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Roch Cousineau — 56,000

Seat no. 4 — Steven Loube — 840,000
Seat no. 5 — Timothy Finne — 1,113,000

Seat no. 7 — Charalampos Lappas — 867,000
Seat no. 8 — Cameron Mckinley — 622,000
Seat no. 9 — Sonu Sharma — 145,000

Players Eliminated:

Paul Taylor — 7th Place ($31,634)
Kyle Carlston — 8th Place ($24,386)
Paul Ewen — 9th Place ($19,052)

Live Updates:

Paul Ewen Eliminated in 9th Place ($19,052)

Paul Ewen

Timothy Finne opened the cutoff for 32,000, Paul Ewen made a pot-sized reraise to 120,000, Finne four-bet and Ewen called all in.

Finne: AHeart Suit4Heart Suit3Spade Suit2Club Suit
Ewen: ASpade SuitKDiamond SuitJSpade Suit2Diamond Suit

Board: ASpade Suit6Club Suit3Club SuitQDiamond Suit9Heart Suit

Finne flopped two pair to take the lead and Ewen failed to improve by the river. Paul Ewen was eliminated in 9th place ($19,052) as Timothy Finne moved up to about 670,000 in chips.

Kyle Carlston Elimianted in 8th Place ($24,386)

Kyle Carlston opened the pot for 50,000 before the flop Steven Loube called from late position, Timothy Finne called the cutoff and Sonu Sharma called the big blind.

The flop came 10Heart Suit9Spade Suit6Heart Suit, Sharma checked, Carlston moved all in, Loube called, Finne re-shoved, Sharma folded and Loube folded.

Finne: AHeart SuitJClub Suit9Heart Suit2Spade Suit
Carlston: KDiamond SuitQDiamond SuitJHeart Suit4Heart Suit

Finne was ahead on the flop with a pair of nines and the turn and river brought the 2Club Suit and the 3Spade Suit. Kyle Carlstonw as eliminated in 8th place ($24,386) as Finne moved up to about 1.1 million in chips.

Paul Taylor Eliminated in 7th Place ($31,634)

Paul Taylor

Steven Loube opened the pot for 55,000 from under the gun, Paul Taylor moved all in for around 125,000 from the big blind and Loube called.

Loube: ADiamond SuitKSpade Suit4Diamond Suit2Club Suit
Taylor: AHeart Suit4Spade Suit3Diamond Suit8Heart Suit

Board: 10Club Suit7Heart Suit7Diamond SuitKClub Suit10Diamond Suit

Loube turned top pair to win the pot and eliminate Paul taylor in 7th Place ($31,634).

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Action Begins, Final Table Now Underway

The final table of Event no. 47 ($1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi/Low Split) 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, and with the elimination of Viatcheslav Ortynski in 10th Place ($15,078), the official 9-handed final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 21 with blinds of 8,000-16,000, 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 — Roch Cousineau — 505,000
Seat no. 2 — Kyle Carlston — 277,000
Seat no. 3 — Paul Taylor — 180,000
Seat no. 4 — Steven Loube — 947,000
Seat no. 5 — Timothy Finne — 455,000
Seat no. 6 — Paul Ewen — 234,000
Seat no. 7 — Charalampos Lappas — 994,000
Seat no. 8 — Cameron Mckinley — 477,000
Seat no. 9 — Sonu Sharma — 300,000

While only 9 remain, this event gathered 978 players, creating a total prize pool of $1,320,300. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $267,345
2nd Place — $165,486
3rd Place — $103,538
4th Place — $75,151
5th Place — $55,479
6th Place — $41,589
7th Place — $31,634
8th Place — $24,386
9th Place — $19,052

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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