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Buy-In: $1,365 + $135
Prize Pool: $1,687,140
Entrants: 1236

Event 9 - No-Limit Hold'em Six Handed

  • Jun 05, '08 - Jun 07, '08
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 07, 08)

 
 

Rep Porter Wins Event No. 9 ($372,929)

Rep PorterNathan Templeton raised to 100,000 preflop and Rep Porter reraised to 325,000. Templeton moved all in for 995,000 and Porter made the call. The two players then turned up their cards:

Templeton: K9
Porter: KQ

Board: J8543

Templeton was eliminated on the hand in second place ($231,981), and Porter is the champion of the $1,500 six-handed no-limit hold'em event. He was awarded his first bracelet and a ash prize worth $372,929 shortly after the final hand.

 

 

 

Player Tags: Nathan Templeton,   Rep Porter
 

NLHE 6-Hand - Final Table - Down to Heads Up

Blinds/Antes: 15,000-30,000 with a 4,000 ante

Players Left: 2

Chip Counts:

Ralph "Rep" Porter: 2,783,000
Nathan Templeton: 925,000

Eliminations:

John Conkright - 4th Place ($101,228)
Devin Porter - 3rd Place ($151,842)

Big Hands and Storylines:

John Conkright Eliminated in Fourth Place ($101,228)

John Conkright moved all in preflop for 506,000 and Nathan Templeton made the call. The two players then flipped up their hands:

Conkright: K5
Templeton: A10

Board: A109A2Devin Porter

Conkright is eliminated in fourth place, and he took home $101,228 in prize money.

Devin Porter Eliminated in Third Place ($151,842)

Templeton raised to 245,000 preflop and Devin Porter raised all in. Rep Porter moved all in after that and Templeton mucked. Here are the cards:

Rep: 1010
Devin: AJ

Board: 93353

Devin was eliminated in third place, and he took home $151,842 in prize money.

 

Back From Dinner for the Final Four Players

The final four players are back from dinner and play has started again. The blinds are now 15,000-30,000. Next post up at 10:30 p.m.

 

Dinner Break

The players are on dinner break until 9:30 p.m.

 

NLHE 6-Hand - Final Table - Stand Still

Blinds/Antes: 12,000-24,000 with a 3,000 ante

Players Left: 4

Chip Counts:

Ralph "Rep" Porter: 1,260,000
Devin Porter: 1,200,000
John Conkright: 660,000
Nathan Templeton: 560,000

Eliminations:

none

Big Hands and Storylines:

Rep PorterAnemic Play

Play during the last hour has been less than exciting to say the least. A total of five flops, and only on showdown have taken place during this slow stretch. The crowd at the final table stage is starting to thin out.

Porter vs. Porter - Part III


The largest fireworks during the hour flew between Devin and Rep Porter. Rep raised to 290,000 preflop, and Devin reraised to 490,000. Rep went into the tank for some time, but eventually mucked his hand. Devin pulled just about even with Rep in the chip count department after the hand, and they now virtually share the chip lead.

Player Tags: Devin Porter,   Rep Porter
 

NLHE 6-Hand - Final Table - Devin Porter on the Rise

Blinds/Antes: 12,000-24,000 with a 3,000 ante

Players Left: 4

Chip Counts:

Ralph "Rep" Porter: 1,497,000
Devin Porter: 854,000
Nathan Templeton: 828,000
John Conkright: 544,000

Eliminations:

none

Big Hands and Storylines:

Devin PorterDevin Porter Doubles Up

Devin Porter got all of his chips into the middle preflop against Rep Porter, and the two players flipped up their hands:

Rep: 1010
Devin: AK

Board: J108Q5

Devin doubled up on the hand and survived.

Porter vs. Porter - Part II

Rep opened the action for 60,000 under the gun and Devin reraised to 185,000 from the small blind. Rep went into the tank for a moment and made the call. The flop hit the table 1055 and Devin moved all in for 492,000. Rep went into the tank again, but this time he decided to fold.

 

Player Tags: Devin Porter,   Rep Porter
 

NLHE 6-Hand - Final Table - Anatoly Shilyuk Eliminated in 5th Place

Blinds/Antes: 10,000-20,000 with a 3,000 ante

Players Left: 4

Chip Counts:

Ralph "Rep" Porter: 2,000,000
Nathan Templeton: 684,000
John Conkright: 610,000
Devin Porter: 400,000

Eliminations:

Anatoly Shilyuk: 5th Place ($70,859)

Big Hands and Storylines:

Nathan Templeton Doubles Up

Nathan Templeton raised to 40,000 preflop and Anatoly Shiyuk made the call. The flop hit the table Q52 and Shlyuk checked. Templeton bet 50,000 and Shilyuk raised to 160,000. Templeton moved all in for 251,000 and Shilyuk made the call. They turned up their hands and Shilyuk held J9 to Templeton's AQ. The turn and river fell 89 and Templeton doubled up on the hand.

Anatoly ShilyukAnatoly Shilyuk Eliminated in Fifth Place ($70,859)

Rep Porter opened the action for 45,000 and Shilyuk reraised all in for 138,000. Porter made the call and they tuned up their cards:

Porter: 33
Shilyuk: K8

Board: J4245

Shilyuk was eliminated in fifth place, and he will take home $70,859 in prize money.

John Conkright Doubles Up Again

John Conkright got all of his chips (349,000) into the middle preflop against Devin Porter, and they flipped up their hands:

Conkright: A9
Porter: 77

Board: A535A

Conkright doubled up on the hand, and the majority of players who move all in continue to survive.

 

NLHE 6-Hand - Final Table - Everybody Stays

Blinds/Antes: 8,000-16,000 with a 2,000 ante

Players Left: 5

Chip Counts:

Ralph "Rep" Porter: 1,700,000
Nathan Templeton: 685,000
Devin Porter: 630,000
John Conkright: 500,000
Anatoly Shilyuk: 220,000

Eliminations:

none

Big Hands and Storylines:

Devin porterDevin Porter Doubles Up

Devin Porrter moved all in preflop for 371,000 and John Conkright made the call after tanking for a minute. They then turned up their hands:

Porter: JJ
Conkright: AQ

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Porter doubled up on the hand and survived.

Anatoly Shilyuk Doubles Up

Anatoly Shilyuk made it 45,000 to go preflop and Conkright reraised to 120,000. Shilyuk reraised all in for 230,000, and Conkright made the call. They then turned up their hands:

Shilyuk: AK
Conkright: 44

Board: K72710

Shilyuk doubled up on the hand and survived.

John Conkright Doubles Up

Conkright moved all in preflop for 223,000 and Devin Porter made the call. They then revealeds their cards:

Conkright: 55
Porter: 33

Board: QJ9KK

Conkright doubled up on the hand and survived. The last three players to put their tournament life at risk have been given a new life by lady luck.

 

NLHE 6-Hand - Final Table - Michiel Brummelhuis Eliminated in 6th Place

Blinds/Antes: 6,000-12,000 with a 1,000 ante

Players Left: 5

Chip Counts:

Ralph "Rep" Porter: 1,708,000
John Conkright: 861,000
Anatoly Shilyuk: 405,000
Devin Porter: 380,000
Nathan Templeton: 370,000

Eliminations:

Michiel Brummelhuis: 6th Place ($53,313)

Big Hands and Storylines:

Rep Porter Doubles Up


Rep Porter (754,000) got all of hhis chip into the middle against Michiel Brummelhuis (916,000) and they turned up their hands:

Porter: KK
Brummelhuis: AQ

Board: 1052310Michiel Brummelhuis

Porter doubled up on the hand, and he won a 1,526,000 pot to survive.

Michiel Brummelhuis Eliminated in Sixth Place ($53,313)

Rep Porter raised to 38,000  preflop and Burmmelhuis reraised all in for 188,000. They then turned up their hands:

Porter: AJ
Brummelhuis: A4

Board: Q642J

Brummelhuis was eliminated in sixth place, and he will take home $53,313 in prize money.

 

 

Shuffle Up and Deal...2:30 p.m.

Action will begin at the final table for the $1,500 no-limit hold'em six-handed event at 2:30 p.m. and the final six players will battle until one of them wins the bracelet. A handful of professionals looking for their first win is highlighted by Devin and Ralph Porter (not related), and there is one green rookie at the table playing at his first WSOP (Anthony Shulyuk from Ontario). There is also one Eruopean representative at the table, Michiel Burmmelhius from Amsterdam. Keep it locked here at CardPlayer.com for all the live coverage from the final table.

Here are the starting stacks this afternoon:

John Conkright: 1,100,000
Michiel Brummelhuis: 740,000
Ralph "Rep" Porter: 660,000
Nathan Templeton: 535,000
Anatoly Shilyuk: 350,000
Devin Porter: 375,000

Average Stack: 618,000

Blinds will start at 6,000 - 12,000.

Firts post will be up at 3:30 p.m.

 
 
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