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Buy-In: $3,000
Prize Pool: $1,145,400
Entrants: 415

Event 7 - Limit Hold'em

  • Jul 02, '06 - Jul 04, '06
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Updates on Final Day (Jul 04, 06)

 
 

William Chen Wins the $3,000 Limit Hold'em Event ($343,618)

On a board of 7spade4heart3spade, William Chen bets and Rich Zhu calls.  The turn is the Qheart and Chen bets again.  Zhu calls all in and shows 10heart5diamond.  Chen shows Aheart4diamond and is in the lead with a pair of fours.  The river brings the Qspade and Chen wins the pot and eliminates Rich Zhu.

Rich Zhu finishes the tournament in 2nd place and earns $184,409.

 

Blind Increase

The blinds have been increased to $10,000-$15,000 with stakes of $15,000-$30,000.
 

Updated Chip Count

The updated chip count is:

William ChenLayfayette Hill, PA, US$1,110,000
Yueqi "Rich" ZhuRowland Heights, CA, US$140,000

 

Quick Break

The players are currently on a 15-minute break.

 

Updated Chip Count

The updated chip count is:

William ChenLayfayette Hill, PA, US$1,150,000
Yueqi "Rich" ZhuRowland Heights, CA, US$100,000

 

Rich Zhu Rakes a Big Pot

On a board of Qspade8diamond4spade2heart3diamond, Rich Zhu and William Chen four bet the pot and Zhu flips over 6spade5club for the nut straight and rakes a pot of over $200,000.
 

Updated Chip Count

The updated chip count is:

William ChenLayfayette Hill, PA, US$900,000
Yueqi "Rich" ZhuRowland Heights, CA, US$380,000

 

Updated Chip Count

The updated chip count is:

William ChenLayfayette Hill, PA, US$950,000
Yueqi "Rich" ZhuRowland Heights, CA, US$330,000

 

Rich Zhu Maintains His Stack

Despite not being able to significantly build up his stack, Rich Zhu has managed to maintain it at around the $300,000 mark.

 

William Chen Takes Control

Through a series of blind steal and raking small pots, William Chen has whittled Rich Zhu's chip stack down to around $225,000.
 
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