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After a flop of AQ9 Mo Fathipour checked and a late-position opponent bet 2,600. It folded around to Fathipour who called. The turn brought the 3 and both players checked. The river was the 7 ...


 
 
Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $957,775
Entrants: 421

Event 52 - $2,500 10 Game Mix Six Handed

  • Jun 29, '12 - Jul 01, '12
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Updates on Final Day (Jul 01, 12)

 
 

Vanessa Selbst Wins Event no. 52 ($224,259)

Level: 25

PLO – Triple Draw 2-7 – Stud 8
Blinds: 6,000-12,000 with 3,000

Hold’em – Razz – Badugi
Blinds: 13,000-25,000
Limits: 25,000-50,000

Stud – 2-7 Draw No-Limit – Omaha 8
Ante: 5,000
Bring-In: 7,000
Completion: 25,000
Limits: 25,000-50,000

Vanessa Selbst Wins Event no. 52 ($224,259)
Michael Saltzburg Eliminated in 2nd Place ($150,849)

Vanessa Selbst

Vanessa Selbst returned from the dinner break with a more than 5:1 chip lead over Michael Saltzburg and had him down to less than 200,000 in chips before closing out the night in the 2-7 Triple Draw portion of Level 25.

On the final hand of the tournament, Vanessa Selbst opened the button for 50,000 before the draw and Michael Saltzburg called.

First Draw: Both players drew 1 card each. Saltzburg bet 25,000, Selbst raised to 50,000 and Saltzburg called.

Second Draw: Both players stood pat. Saltzburg bet all in and Selbst called. Selbst turned over 2Heart Suit3Spade Suit4Spade Suit5Club Suit7Diamond Suit for a perfect 2-7 low to eliminate Michael Saltzburg in 2nd place ($150,849). Vanessa Selbst wins Event no. 52, taking home the $224,259 grand prize and the fifty-second gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.

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Level 24 Update: Selbst Leads Saltzburg Heads-Up at Dinner Break

Level: 24

PLO – Triple Draw 2-7 – Stud 8
Blinds: 5,000-10,000 with 3,000

Hold’em – Razz – Badugi
Blinds: 10,000-20,000
Limits: 20,000-40,000

Stud – 2-7 Draw No-Limit – Omaha 8
Ante: 4,000
Bring-In: 5,000
Completion: 20,000
Limits: 20,000-40,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 421

Average Chip Count: 1,578,750

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Vanessa Selbst — 2,641,000
Seat no. 2 — Michael Saltzburg — 516,000

Players Eliminated:

Tommy Hang — 3rd Place ($97,884)
Chris Bjorin — 4th Place ($64,649)
Thomas Chambers — 5th Place ($43,099)

Live Updates:

Thomas Chambers Eliminated in 5th Place ($43,099)

Thomas Chambers

Razz

Thomas Chambers entered Level 24 on the short stack and was the next player eliminated.

Selbst: 8Club SuitJDiamond SuitADiamond Suit5Heart Suit9Spade Suit — 2Spade Suit3Club Suit5Heart Suit
Chambers: 4Club SuitQDiamond Suit9Diamond Suit9Club Suit — 8Spade Suit7Heart Suit10Diamond Suit

Chambers was eliminated by chipleader Vanessa Selbst in the Razz portion of the level after Selbst made a nine-low against Chambers’ ten-low. Thomas Chambers was eliminated in 5th place ($43,099) as Vanessa Selbst secured the chip lead with about 2.1 million after the hand.

Chris Bjorin Eliminated in 4th Place ($64,649)

Chris Bjorin

Hold’em

Vanessa Selbst opened the pot for 40,000, Chris Bjorin reraised to 60,000, Selbst four-bet to 80,000 and Bjorin called.

The flop came 10Club Suit6Diamond Suit3Diamond Suit, Bjorin bet all in and Selbst called.

Selbst was ahead on the flop with ADiamond Suit7Club Suit against Bjorin’s KClub SuitQSpade Suit.

The turn and river were the JHeart Suit and 10Diamond Suit, offering no help to Chris Bjorin who was eliminated in 4th place ($64,649). Selbst moved up to over 2.5 million that hand.

Tommy Hang Eliminated in 3rd Place ($97,884)

Tommy Hang

Stud

Saltzburg: 4JClub Suit3Heart Suit3Diamond Suit — KClub SuitJSpade SuitJDiamond Suit
Hang: 8Club Suit7Spade Suit10Heart Suit6Club Suit — ADiamond Suit7Diamond Suit6Heart Suit

Saltzburg made a full house on sixth street when the money went in and Tommy Hang was drawing dead on the river with two pair. Tommy Hang was eliminated in 3rd place ($97,884).

Vanessa Selbst took the chip lead going into heads-up play with 2,641,000 to Michael Saltzburg’s 516,000.

The remaining two players took a thirty-minute dinner break at the conclusion of Level 24 and will return at approximately 10:45pm local time to resume play.

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Level 23 Update: Mike Gorodinsky Eliminated in 6th Place ($30,169)

Level: 23

PLO – Triple Draw 2-7 – Stud 8
Blinds: 4,000-8,000 with a 2,000 ante

Hold’em – Razz – Badugi
Blinds: 8,000-15,000
Limits: 15,000-30,000

Stud – 2-7 Draw No-Limit – Omaha 8
Ante: 3,000
Bring-In: 5,000
Completion: 15,000
Limits: 15,000-30,000

Players Remaining: 5 out of 421

Average Chip Count: 631,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Vanessa Selbst — 1,400,000
Seat no. 2 — Michael Saltzburg — 597,000
Seat no. 3 — Chris Bjorin — 545,000
Seat no. 4 — Tommy Hang — 377,000
Seat no. 5 — Thomas Chambers — 262,000

Players Eliminated:

Mike Gorodinsky — 6th Place ($30,169)

Live Updates:

Mike Gorodinsky Eliminated in 6th Place ($30,169)

Mike Gorodinsky

Omaha

On a flop of KSpade Suit4Heart Suit2Heart Suit, Mike Gorodinsky was all in against Vanessa Selbst.

Selbst: AHeart Suit9Diamond Suit4Spade Suit3Heart Suit
Gorodinsky: KDiamond Suit7Club Suit6Diamond Suit4Club Suit

Gorodinsky was ahead on the flop when the money went in with top two pair against Selbst’s flush draw.

The turn was the 5Heart Suit, giving Selbst a straight flush. Mike Gorodinsky was drawing dead on the river and was eliminated in 6th place ($30,169). Selbst moved up to about 1.4 million after the hand.

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Player Tags: Vanessa Selbst,   Mike Gorodinsky
 

Action Begins, Final Table Now Underway

The final table of Event no. 52 ($2,500 10-Game Mix 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 19 players spread out over 4 tables, and with the elimination of Julien Renard in 7th Place ($21,645), the official six-handed final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 33, 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 — Vanessa Selbst — 1,008,000
Seat no. 2 — Michael Saltzburg — 597,000
Seat no. 3 — Chris Bjorin — 545,000
Seat no. 4 — Tommy Hang — 377,000
Seat no. 5 — Thomas Chambers — 262,000
Seat no. 6 — Mike Gorodinsky — 222,000

While only 6 remain, this event gathered 421 players, creating a total prize pool of $957,775. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $244,259
2nd Place — $150,849
3rd Place — $97,884
4th Place — $64,649
5th Place — $43,099
6th Place — $30,169

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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