Quinn Do wins Event #17 ($2,500 Limit Hold'em), earning $265,975 and a coveted World Series of Poker bracelet. Chi Chang finishes in second place, earning $137,265.
Quinn Do Wins Event #17 ($2,500 Limit Hold'em)
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 05, 8:01 PM
After losing a few small pots by folding, Chi Chang is all in preflop for $30,000. Chang has Jd-9h against Quinn Do's Ac-7c. The flop comes Qc-3c-2c, Do flops the nut flush, and Chang is already drawing dead. (The meaningless last two cards fall Jc-5d.) Chi Chang is eliminated in second place, earning $137,265.
Quinn Do wins Event #17 ($2,500 Limit Hold'em), earning $265,975 and a coveted World Series of Poker bracelet.
Chi Chang Doubles Up
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 05, 7:56 PM
Chi Chang is all in preflop for $45,000, showing 10s-9c. Quinn Do holds 6c-5h, and the flop comes Kd-Jc-7h. Chang is still in the lead with ten high, and he makes a gut-shot straight on the turn when it falls 8h. Do is drawing dead, and the meaningless last card is the 7d. Chi Chang doubles up to $90,000 in chips.
Chi Chang v. Quinn Do
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 05, 7:54 PM
Chi Chang raises to $40,000, Quinn Do reraises to $60,000, and Chang calls. Do bets $20,000 in the dark, before the flop comes Qd-10d-4c, and Chang calls. The turn card is the Qs, Do bets $40,000, and Chang calls. The river card is the 6h, Do bets $40,000, and Chang folds.
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 05, 7:52 PM
The players return from break, but there is a delay as Assistant Tournament Director Jack Effel is detained and can't return for another ten minutes or so. But everyone is set, and it's time once again to shuffle up and deal.
15-Minute Break; Blinds Increasing to $10,000-$20,000 (Limits of $20,000-$40,000)
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 05, 7:29 PM
The players take a 15-minute break before the blinds increase to $10,000-$20,000, with limits of $20,000-$40,000. Here are the updated chip counts:
Quinn Do - $705,000
Chi Chang - $235,000
Chang Strikes Back
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 05, 7:16 PM
To illustrate the back-and-forth nature of this heads-up match, Chi Chang made two pair on the very next hand to reclaim the chips he just lost. Here are the up-to-the-moment chip counts:
Quinn Do - $660,000
Chi Chang - $285,000
Quinn Do Pads His Lead
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 05, 7:14 PM
Quinn Do flops two pair with his K-2, and goes on to win a nice pot. The updated chip counts:
Quinn Do - $780,000
Chi Chang - $165,000
Updated Chip Counts
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 05, 7:12 PM
The final two players are seeing a fair number of flops, but the chips are just moving back and forth. Once again, the chip counts have not changed much:
Quinn Do - $675,000
Chi Chang - $270,000
Updated Chip Counts
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 05, 7:00 PM
Assistant Tournament Director Jack Effel announces the following chip counts:
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