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Buy-In: $4,700 + $300
Prize Pool: $1,735,020
Entrants: 85
Rebuys: 272

Event 18 - No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball w/ Rebuys

  • Jun 09, '08 - Jun 11, '08


Updates on Final Day (Jun 11, 08)


$5,000 2-7 Lowball w/ Rebuys - Two Down

Blinds: 6,000-12,000 with a 3,000 ante

Chip Leaders:


Erick Lindgren – 1,220,000     
Mike Matusow – 610,000       
Tom Schneider – 610,000       
Barry Greenstein – 572,000     
Jeffrey Lisandro – 570,000

Eliminations: David Benyamine (7th Place), Tony G (6th Place)

Big Hands and Storylines:

Tom Schneider Doubles Through David Benyamine

David Benyamine raised to 30,000 under the gun and Tom Schneider moved all in for 126,000. Benyamine made the call and drew one card, throwing away a jack. Schneider stood pat and turned over 10-7-5-3-2. Benyamine revealed his four original cards for 9-5-4-3 and needed his last card to be an eight, seven, six or deuce to bust Schneider. After taking a peek, Benyamine threw his hand into the muck. Schneider now has roughly 275,000.

David BenyamineDavid Benyamine Eliminated in 7th Place ($58,990)

Erick Lindgren raised to 40,000 and Tony G made the call. David Benymaine then moved all in for 146,000 and Lindgren was the only caller. Benyamine stood pat and Lindgren drew one. Benyamine then turned over J-8-7-4-2 and Lindgren showed his draw, 8-5-4-2. Lindgren needed a three, six, seven, nine, ten or jack to bust Benyamine, and he turned over a 7 to make his hand. Benyamine finishes in seventh place and Lindgren chips up to 1.4 million.

Tom Schneider Doubles Through Erick Lindgren

Tom Schneider raised to 30,000 in the cutoff and Erick Lindgren reraised to 140,000 on the button. Schneider made the call and threw away a jack, and Lindgren drew one as well. Schneider then moved all in for 166,000 and Lindgren thought it over before calling. Schneider then showed his 8-6-5-4-2 to take the pot and a double up to 650,000.

Jeffrey Lisandro Wins a Big Pot

Tom Schneider raised to 35,000 and Jeffrey Lisandro called from the big blind. Both players drew one card and then Lisandro bet out 60,000. Schneider raised to 140,000 and Lisandro instantly called. Schneider turned over his 8-7-6-4-3 but was stunned to see Lisandro show 8-7-5-4-3 for one card better. Lisandro wins a huge pot and now has 715,000

Tony GTony G Eliminated in 6th Place ($78,075)

Erick Lindgren raised to 40,000 and Tony G moved all in for his last 140,000. Lindgren called and both drew one card. Lindgren drew a 9-8-6-5-4 and Tony G paired his deuce to bust in sixth place. Lindgren is back up to 1.2 million.

 NOTE: The Players then took a 20-minute break.







$5,000 2-7 Lowball w/ Rebuys

The players are in their seats and have been introduced.

Shuffle up and deal.


$5,000 2-7 Lowball w/ Rebuys

Erick LindgrenThe final table for the $5,000 2-7 Lowball w/ Rebuys tournament begins at 3:00 P.M. PST.

Here are the final table seating assignments and chip counts.

Seat 1 - Jeffrey Lisandro - 461,000
Seat 2 - Mike Matusow - 520,000
Seat 3 - Tom Schneider - 162,000
Seat 4 - Erick Lindgren - 1,104,000
Seat 5 - Barry Greenstein - 541,000
Seat 6 - Tony Guoga - 394,000
Seat 7 - David Benyamine - 410,000

Erick Lindgren leads the way after taking a massive pot that eliminated Dario Alioto and crippled final table bubble boy Tom "durrrr" Dwan. Dwan made a move to push Lindgren off his hand, but Lindgren stood strong with the nut 10-low to put himself up over 1 million in chips.

This is truly one of the more stacked final tables of the series, thus far. If you don't know how to play Lowball, click the link below.


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