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, ...
Shawn Buchanan wins the 2007 WPT Mandalay Bay Poker Championship ($768,775)
Posted: Sat, Jun 02, 07, 2:03 PM
Jared Hamby moves all in preflop and Shawn Buchanan calls after thinking for a moment. Hamby shows K8 and Buchanan turns over pocket threes again! The board comes J754A and Buchanan wins the WPT championship title! Hamby will take home $459,080 in prize money. Buchanan takes home $768,775 for his first-place finish.
Shawn Buchanan bets $130,000 from the small blind and Jared Hamby raises $220,000 more. The flop comes Q94 and Hamby fires out $410,000. Buchanan calls. The turn card is the 9 and Hamby bets $600,000. Buchanan calls and the river card is the K. Both players check and Buchanan turns over pocket threes, wow. Hamby mucks and Buchanan takes a three-to-one chip advantage.
The blinds are now $30,000-$60,000 with a $10,000 ante.
Posted: Sat, Jun 02, 07, 1:38 PM
Jared Hamby raises to $145,000 and Shawn Buchanan calls. The flop is dealt Q86 and Hamby bets $150,000. Buchanan calls and the turn is dealt 8. Hamby fires out $200,000 and Buchanan calls. The 6 is dealt on the river and Hamby checks. Buchanan bets $800,000 and Hamby folds. Buchanan takes down the first large pot in their heads-up war and pulls close to even with Hamby.
A board of 99472 was just checked down to the river, with only a single $40,000 bet on the flop, and Shawn Buchanan took down the pot with A-5. The players are taking a cautious approach here in the early hands of their heads-up match.
Here are the chip counts heading into the head's-up match:
Jared Hamby: $2,800,000
Shawn Buchanan: $1,800,000
Posted: Sat, Jun 02, 07, 1:08 PM
There is a short break in play for the money presentation.
David Levi Eliminated in 3rd Place ($229,549)
Posted: Sat, Jun 02, 07, 12:53 PM
Shortly after the break, David Levi bets $150,000 and Jared Hamby reraises to $420,000. Levi moves all in and Hamby calls. Hamby shows 99, and Levi flips over 77. The board comes AJ8J3 and Levi is eliminated in third place.
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