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Event 5 - No-Limit Hold'em Six Max

  • Jun 30, '06 - Jul 02, '06
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Updates on Final Day (Jul 02, 06)

 
 

Dutch Boyd Wins the $2,500 NLHE Shorthanded Event ($475,712)

Joe Hachem raises to $60,000 preflop and Dutch Boyd moves all in.  Hachem calls immediately and shows AspadeQclub.  Boyd turns over Adiamond5heart and will need help.  The flop comes AheartKclub9spade and Boyd is still behind.  The turn comes the Jclub but the river brings the 5diamond.  Dutch Boyd makes two pair on the river and wins the championship.

Joe Hachem finishes in second place and earns $256,800.
 

Updated Chip Count

The updated chip count is:

Russ 'Dutch' BoydCulver City, CA, US$1,460,000
Joseph HachemMelbourne, AU$600,000

 

Joe Hachem Doubles Up on the River

Dutch Boyd raises preflop and Joe Hachem moves all in.  Boyd thinks for a moment before making the call with Kdiamond3heart.  However, Hachem turns over AdiamondQclub and is ahead.  The flop comes JheartJclub3spade and Boyd takes the lead.  The turn is the 10diamond and Boyd retains his lead.  But, the 10heart on the river puts two pair on the board and Hachem's ace kicker plays. 

Joe Hachem has doubled up to just over $600,000.
 

Updated Chip Count

The updated chip count is:

Russ 'Dutch' BoydCulver City, CA, US$1,684,000
Joseph HachemMelbourne, AU$340,000

 

Dutch Boyd Takes A Nice Pot

Joe Hachem raises to $35,000 preflop and Dutch Boyd makes the call.  The flop comes Aheart7club6diamond and Boyd checks.  Hachem fires $60,000 and Boyd calls.  The turn is the 10club and both players check.  The river is the Jclub and both players check again.  Boyd shows Qspade6spade and Hachem mucks his cards.
 

Joe Hachem Pulls Down a Pot

After a flop of KspadeQclub3diamond, Joe Hachem checks and Dutch Boyd bets $35,000.  Hachem makes the call and the turn is the 3h.  Hachem bets out $75,000 and Dutch Boyd thinks for a few minutes before mucking.  Hachem slams the table in disgust and rakes the pot.
 

Updated Chip Count

The updated chip count is:

Russ 'Dutch' BoydCulver City, CA, US$1,700,000
Joseph HachemMelbourne, AU$325,000

 

Dutch Boyd Rakes a Monster Pot

After a flop of Jheart10heart7spade, both players check.  The turn is the 3spade and Hachem bets $40,000.  Boyd raises to $120,000 and Hachem makes the call.  The river is the 5diamond and Boyd bets $200,000.  Hachem thinks for a moment before making the call.  Boyd shows K-J and Hachem whips his cards in the muck.
 

Heads-Up Play Begins

Heads-up play between Joe Hachem and Dutch Boyd is now underway.
 

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