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WPT -- World Poker Finals Day 4

Matt Stout Leads a Final Table of 10 that is Stacked with Talent


Matt StoutThe fourth day of play at the 2009 World Poker Tour World Poker Finals produced a very impressive final table of 10 at the Foxwoods Hotel and Casino. During a short day, Matt Stout (pictured left) jumped out to the chip lead with 2,101,000, and 17 players hit the rail. Stout will be joined in the final impressive group by former WPT champions Lee Markholt, Steve Brecher, and Cornel Cimpan, and World Series of Poker bracelet winner Eric Froehlich. Other professionals at the final table include Adam Levy, Kenna James, Curt Kohlberg, and Soheil Shamseddin. There will be nowhere left to hide tomorrow. Day 5 will begin Monday at noon EST, and the final 10 players will play down to the television table of six. You can check back at the end of the night for a summary of the action on Here is a look at the tournament statistics from day 4 at Foxwoods:

Notable In-the-money Eliminations:

Michael Mizrachi (11th place), Todd Terry (12th place), Mohsin Charania (14th place), Christian Harder (17th place), Terrence Chan (18th place), Jason Mercier (21st place), and Joe Serock (26th place)

+Final-Table Seating Chart with Chip Counts:

1. Adam Levy – 892,000
2. Lee Markholt – 480,000
3. Curt Kohlberg – 1,127,000
4. Kenna James – 1,217,000
5. Tom Dobrilovic – 565,000
6. Eric Froehlich – 714,000
7. Steve Brecher – 660,000
8. Cornel Cimpan – 1,554,000
9. Soheil Shamseddin – 1,233,000
10. Matt Stout – 2,101,000

Hand of the Day:

Todd Terry Eliminated in 12th Place

With the blinds at 10,000-20,000 with a 3,000 ante, Todd Terry raised to 50,000 from the cutoff, and Kenna James called from the big blind. The flop was dealt QDiamond Suit 9Club Suit 8Diamond Suit, and James bet 75,000. Terry raised all in, and James made the call. Their cards:

Terry: KSpade Suit KHeart Suit
James: JClub Suit 10Diamond Suit

Turn and River: 7Club Suit ADiamond Suit

James grew his stack to 1,290,000. Terry was eliminated in 12th place, and he took home $46,499.

Payout Structure:

1: $910,058
2: $463,332
3: $265,710
4: $232,496
5: $199,283
6: $166,069
7: $132,855
8: $99,641
9: $66,427
10: $46,499