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With six events in the books, the inaugural Card Player Poker Tour Hollywood Park Casino Westside Poker Championship main event is about to begin. The $340 no-limit hold’em $100,000 guarantee main event will begin Oct. ...


 
 
Buy-In: $1,500
Prize Pool: $3,777,300
Entrants: 2798

Event 56 - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jul 02, '12 - Jul 04, '12
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Updates on Final Day (Jul 04, 12)

 
 

Tomas Junek Wins Event no. 56 ($661,022)

Level: 30

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

Peter Eastgate Eliminated in 4th Place ($209,111)

Peter Eastgate

Peter Eastgate open-shoved before the flop and David Borg called.

Borg was ahead before the flop with 9Spade Suit9Heart Suit against Eastgate’s JHeart Suit10Heart Suit.

The board came KSpade Suit7Diamond Suit2Diamond Suit6Diamond Suit4Club Suit, offering no help for Peter Eastgate who was eliminated in 4th place ($201,111). Borg ended the hand with around 4 million.

Donald Vogel Eliminated in 3rd Place ($298,530)

Donald Vogel

Donald Vogel open-shoved the button for about 1.4 million before the flop and Tomas Junek called from the big blind.

Junek was ahead before the flop with ASpade SuitQSpade Suit against Vogel’s ADiamond Suit5Spade Suit.

The board came JHeart Suit10Club Suit8Heart Suit7Heart Suit8Spade Suit, offering no help for Donald Vogel who was eliminated in 3rd place ($298,530).

Tomas Junek took the chip lead going into heads-up play with 10,800,000 to David Borg’s 1,700,000.

Tomas Junek Wins Event no. 56 ($661,022)
David Borg Eliminated in 2nd Place ($410,517)

Tomas Junek

David Borg opened the button for 250,000, Tomas Junek reraised the big blind to 700,000, Borg moved all in and Junek called.

Junek was ahead before the flop with 10Heart Suit10Diamond Suit against Borg’s KSpade Suit5Spade Suit.

The board came 5Spade Suit4Club Suit2Heart SuitASpade Suit6Heart Suit, offering no help to David Borg who was eliminated in 2nd place ($410,517). Tomas Junek wins Event no. 56, taking home the $661,022 grand prize and the fifty-sixth gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP.

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Level 29 Update: Eliyahu Levy Eliminated in 5th Place ($152,867)

Level: 29

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

Players Remaining: 4 out of 2,798

Average Chip Count: 3,147,750

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 3 — Donald Vogel — 1,600,000
Seat no. 4 — David Borg — 3,600,000
Seat no. 5 — Peter Eastgate — 3,100,000

Seat no. 8 — Tomas Junek — 6,000,000

Players Eliminated:

Eliyahu Levy — 5th Place ($152,867)

Live Updates:

Eliyahu Levy Eliminated in 5th Place ($152,867)

Eliyahu Vogel

Eliyahu Levy moved all in before the flop and Donald Vogel called.

Levy was all in for his tournament life and trailing before the flop with AClub Suit3Heart Suit against Vogel’s AHeart SuitKSpade Suit.

The board came QClub Suit8Diamond Suit5Heart Suit8Heart Suit9Diamond Suit, offering no help to Eliyahu Levy who was eliminated in 5th place ($152,867). Vogel ended the hand with about 2 million in chips.

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Player Tags: Eliyahu Levy,   Donald Vogel
 

Level 28 Update: Short Stacks Double

Level: 28

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

Players Remaining: 5 out of 2,798

Average Chip Count: 2,098,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 3 — Donald Vogel — 1,800,000
Seat no. 4 — David Borg — 3,400,000
Seat no. 5 — Peter Eastgate — 1,650,000

Seat no. 7 — Eliyahu Levy — 3,300,000
Seat no. 8 — Tomas Junek — 2,800,000

Live Updates:

Tomas Junek Doubles Through Donald Vogel

Tomas Junek

Donald Vogel opened the pot for 120,000 from under the gun, Tomas Junek moved all in from the big blind and Vogel called.

Vogel was ahead before the flop with ADiamond SuitKDiamond Suit against Junek’s AClub Suit10Diamond Suit.

The board came 9Heart Suit8Spade Suit2Diamond Suit9Diamond Suit10Spade Suit, giving Junek top pair on the river to win the pot and double up to 2.9 million. Vogel was left with about 1.2 million after the hand.

Petetr Eastgate Doubles Through Eliyahu Levy

Peter Eastgate

Eliyahu Levy opened the pot for 125,000 from under the gun, Peter Eastgate moved all in for just under 1,000,000 in the big blind and Levy called.

Levy was ahead before the flop with AClub SuitKDiamond Suit against Eastgate’s KHeart Suit9Club Suit.

The board came 3Diamond Suit2Spade Suit2Diamond Suit2Heart Suit9Diamond Suit, giving Eastgate a full house on the river to win the pot and double up to 1.9 million in chips. Levy dropped down to about 4.3 million after the hand.

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: Eliyahu Levy,   Peter Eastgate
 

Level 26 Update: Taylor 6th ($113,092), Goldberg 7th ($84,649), Trampota 8th ($64,101), Moussa 9th ($49,105)

Level: 26

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

Players Remaining: 5 out of 2,798

Average Chip Count: 2,098,500

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 3 — Donald Vogel — 2,300,000
Seat no. 4 — David Borg — 2,600,000
Seat no. 5 — Peter Eastgate — 2,600,000

Seat no. 7 — Eliyahu Levy — 3,700,000
Seat no. 8 — Tomas Junek — 1,800,000

Players Eliminated:

Andrew Taylor — 6th Place ($113,092)
Steven Goldberg — 7th Place ($84,649)
Tomas Trampota — 8th Place ($64,101)
Bassel Moussa — 9th Place ($49,105)

Live Updates:

Bassel Moussa Eliminated in 9th Place ($49,105)

Tomas Trampota opened the pot for 60,000 before the flop, Eliyahu Levy called, Bassel Moussa moved all in for 175,000, Trampota re-shoved ad Levy called all in.

Levy: ASpade SuitQClub Suit
Moussa: JClub Suit9Spade Suit
Trampota: 8Spade Suit8Heart Suit

Board: AClub SuitQDiamond Suit6Club Suit4Diamond Suit6Heart Suit

Trampota was ahead before the flop and had both opponents covered, but Levy flopped top two pair to win the pot and more than double up. Bassel Moussa was eliminated in 9th place ($49,105) while Trampota was left on the short stack with just about 150,000 in chips.

Tomas Trampota Eliminated in 8th Place ($64,101)

Tomas Trampota

Trampota moved all in before the flop for about 150,000 and Donal Vogel called.

Vogel was ahead before the flop with QSpade SuitQHeart Suit against Trampota’s 8Diamond Suit7Spade Suit.

The board came KSpade SuitQDiamond SuitJDiamond Suit2Heart Suit4Diamond Suit, giving Vogel middle set on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Tomas Trampota in 8th place ($64,101). Voegel ended the hand with about 1,250,000.

Steven Goldberg Eliminated in 7th Place ($84,649)

Steven Goldberg opened the small blind for 95,000 and Donald Vogel called from the big blind.

The flop came 5Heart Suit3Spade Suit3Heart Suit, Goldberg bet 75,000 and Vogel called.

The turn was the AHeart Suit, Goldberg bet 145,000, Vogel shoved and Goldberg called all in.

Vogel was ahead on the turn with ASpade Suit5Club Suit for top two pair against Goldberg’s ADiamond Suit2Heart Suit.

The river was the 9Spade Suit, and Steven Goldberg was eliminated in 7th place ($84,649). Vogel moved up to about 2.5 million after the hand.

Andrew Taylor Eliminated in 6th Place ($113,092)

Andrew Taylor

David Borg opened the pot for 90,000 before the flop, Peter Eastgate called, Eliyahu Levy called from the cutoff and Andrew Taylor called from the big blind.

The flop came JHeart Suit7Spade Suit3Heart Suit, Levy bet 200,000, Taylor raised to 565,000, Borg folded, Eastgate folded and Levy called.

The turn was the 10Heart Suit, Taylor moved all in and Levy called. Levy was ahead on the turn with 9Heart Suit8Heart Suit for a nine-high flush against Taylor’s lower flush with 6Heart Suit5Heart Suit.

The river was the 8Spade Suit, and Andrew Taylor was eliminated in 6th place ($113,092). Levy ended the hand with about 3.7 million in chips.

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 25 Update: Andrew Taylor Doubles Through Donald Vogel

Level: 25

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

Players Remaining: 9 out of 2,798

Average Chip Count: 1,399,000

Chip Counts:

Seat no. 1 — Andrew Taylor — 950,000
Seat no. 2 — Steven Goldberg — 1,212,000
Seat no. 3 — Donald Vogel — 1,100,000
Seat no. 4 — David Borg — 750,000
Seat no. 5 — Peter Eastgate — 1,600,000
Seat no. 6 — Tomas Trampota — 2,241,000
Seat no. 7 — Eliyahu Levy — 1,300,000
Seat no. 8 — Tomas Junek — 2,600,000
Seat no. 9 — Bassel Moussa — 315,000

Live Updates:

Andrew Taylor Doubles Through Donald Vogel

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor opened the button for 60,000 and Donald Vogel called from the big blind.

The flop came 8Spade Suit4Diamond Suit3Heart Suit, Vogel checked, Taylor bet 80,000 and Vogel called.

The turn was the AClub Suit, Vogel bet 125,000, Taylor moved all in for 435,000 and Vogel called.

Taylor was all in for his tournament life and ahead on the turn with ADiamond SuitKDiamond Suit for top pair against Vogel’s bottom pair with 9Spade Suit3Club Suit.

The river was the 5Spade Suit, and Taylor doubled up to about 950,000 while Vogel dropped down to around 1.1 million in chips.

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: Andrew Taylor,   Donald Vogel
 

Action Begins, Final Table Now Underway

The final table of Event no. 56 ($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 22 players spread out over 3 tables, and with the elimination of Gianluca Mattia in 10th Place ($38,037), the final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 24 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 — Andrew Taylor — 799,000
Seat no. 2 — Steven Goldberg — 1,212,000
Seat no. 3 — Donald Vogel — 1,664,000
Seat no. 4 — David Borg — 773,000
Seat no. 5 — Peter Eastgate — 1,246,000
Seat no. 6 — Tomas Trampota — 2,241,000
Seat no. 7 — Eliyahu Levy — 1,148,000
Seat no. 8 — Tomas Junek — 2,445,000
Seat no. 9 — Bassel Moussa — 779,000

While only 9 remain, this event gathered 2,798 players, creating a total prize pool of $3,777,300. Here is a look at the final payouts:

1st Place — $661,022
2nd Place — $410,517
3rd Place — $289,530
4th Place — $209,111
5th Place — $152,867
6th Place — $113,092
7th Place — $84,649
8th Place — $64,101
9th Place — $49,105

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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