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Buy-In: $9,400 + $600
Prize Pool: $2,049,200
Entrants: 218

Event 30 - World Championship Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 15, '08 - Jun 17, '08
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 17, 08)

 
 

Rob Hollink Wins Event No. 30 ($496,931)

Rob HollinkJerrod Ankenman raised and Rob Hollink reraised preflop. Ankenman made the all-in call and they turned up their hands:

Hollink: A5
Ankenman: 107

Board: A543Q

Hollink won the hand with aces up and he is the champion of the $10,000 limit hold'em world championship. He was awarded $496,931 and his first gold bracelet. Ankenman was awarded $307,380 for the runner-up finish.







 

 

WC Limit HE - Final Table - Tommy Hang Eliminated in 3rd Place

Blinds: 25,000-50,000
Stakes: 50,000-100,000

Players Left: 2 of 218

Chip Counts:

Rob Hollink: 3,500,000
Jerrod Ankenman: 1,000,000

Eliminations:

Tommy Hang: 3rd Place ($194,674)

Big Hands and Storylines:

Tommy Hang Doubles Up Again

Tommy Hang and Rob Hollink capped the preflop betting round before the first three cards were dealt J105. Hang raised Hollink's initial bet on the flop to move all in and Hollink made the call. Hollink held pocket twos, while Hang held AK. The turn was the Q which gave Hang a straight to survive.

Tommy Hang Tommy Hang Eliminated in Third Place ($194,674)

Rob Hollink raised preflop and Tommy Hang made the all-in call. Their cards:

Hang: 98
Hollink: KQ

Board: 873QJ

Hang was eliminated in third place, and he took home $194,674 in prize money.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tournament Announcement

The players are on dinner break until 10:15 p.m.

 

WC Limit HE - Final Table - Aaron Katz Eliminated in 4th Place

Blinds: 20,000-40,000
Stakes: 40,000-80,000

Players Left: 3 of 218

Chip Counts:

Jerrod Ankenman: 2,100,000
Rob Hollink: 1,480,000
Tommy Hang: 550,000

Eliminations:

Aaron Katz: 4th Place ($158,813)

Big Hands and Storylines:

Aaron Katz Aaron Katz Eliminated in Fourth Place ($158,813)


Jerrod Ankenman raised preflop and Aaron Katz made an all-in call. Hollink also made the call and the two live players checked down a board of A1045J. Ankenman flipped over a queen on the end, which was enough to take down the pot against his opponents' meager holdings. Katz was eliminated in fourth place, and he took home $158,813 in prize money.

Tommy Hang Doubles Up


Ankenman raised preflop and Tommy Hang reraised. Ankenman made the call and the flop was dealt A93. Hang bet and Ankenman called. The turn brought the 6 and Hang check raised Ankenman's bet. Ankenman reraised and Hang made the all-in call. Hang held A-9 to dominate Ankenman's A-3 and the river brought the 4. Hang doubled up to survive the hand.

 

WC Limit HE - Final Table - J.C. Tran Eliminated in 5th Place

Blinds: 20,000-40,000
Stakes: 40,000-80,000

Players Left: 4 of 218

Chip Counts:

Rob Hollink: 1,800,000
Jerrod Ankenman: 1,250,000
Tommy Hang: 510,000
Aaron Katz: 500,000

Eliminations: J.C. Tran

J.C. Tran: 5th Place ($128,075)

Big Hands and Storylines:

J.C. Tran Eliminated in Fifth Place ($128,075)

On a flop of Q73 Rob Hollink bet and J.C. Tran made the call. The K fell on the turn and Hollink opened the action for a bet. Tran raised all in and Hollink called him down. The K fell on the river and Hollink flipped over the J for a flusch. Tran mucked his cards and he was eliminated in fifth place, taking home $128,075 in prize money.

Player Tags: J.C. Tran,   Rob Hollink,   European Report
 

WC Limit HE - Final Table - Brock Parker out in 6th Place

Blinds: 13,000-25,000
Stakes: 25,000-50,000

Players Left: 5 of 218

Chip Counts:

Rob Hollink: 1,800,000
Jerrod Ankenman: 1,250,000
Tommy Hang: 510,000
Aaron Katz: 500,000
J.C. Tran: 300,000

Eliminations:

Brock Parker: 6th Place ($102,460)

Big Hands and Storylines:

Brock Parker Brock Parker Eliminated in Sixth Place ($102,460)

Brock Parker moved all in preflop for three bets when action got to him and Jerrod Ankenman made the call. Their cards:

Parker: Q8
Ankenman: A9

Board: 105574

Parker was eliminated in sixth place, and he took home $102,460 in prize money.

Player Tags: Brock Parker,   Jerrod Ankenman
 

$10K WC Limit Hold'em - Andy Bloch Eliminated in 7th Place ($81,968)

Blinds: 13,000-25,000
Stakes: 25,000-50,000

Players Left: 6

Chip Counts:
Rob Hollink: 1,260,000
Tommy Hang: 925,000
Aaron Katz: 850,000
Jerrod Ankenman: 530,000
Brock Parker 480,000
J.C. Tran: 180,000

Eliminations:
Andy Bloch Eliminated in 7th Place ($81,968)

Big Hands:

Aaron Katz Wins a Big Pot

Andy Bloch raised to 40,000 and J.C. Tran reraised to 60,000. Aaron Katz made it 80,000 and both Bloch and Tran made the call. The flop 762, and after a bet, a raise, and a reraise, all three players each put 60,000 in the pot. The turn was the J, and Tran bet 40,000. Katz raised to 80,000, Bloch folded and Tran called. The river was the 5, and Katz bet 40,000, Tran called. Katz turned over pocker aces while Tran mucked his pocket kings.

Rob Hollink Wins a Nice Pot

Aaron Katz raised before the flop and Rob Hollink called. The flop came 1076, Katz bet and Hollink called. The turn was the 6, Hollink bet 40,000 and Katz raised to 80,000. Hollink thought for a minute before reraising to 120,000, Katz called. The river was the 7, Hollink bet 40,000 and Katz called. Hollink turned over a full house (sixes full of sevens) while Katz mucked his flopped straight (9-8).

Andy BlochAndy Bloch Eliminated in 7th Place ($81,968)


Andy Bloch raised all in for 50,000 before the flop and Rob Hollink called.

Bloch: J3
Hollink: 98
Board: A10278

Bloch led the hand going to the river where Hollink spiked an eight and paired up. Andy Bloch is eliminated in 7th place ($81,968)




Player Tags: J.C. Tran,   Andy Bloch,   Aaron Katz,   Rob Hollink
 

$10K WC Limit Hold'em - Cy Jassinowsky Eliminated in 8th place ($66,599)

Blinds: 8,000-15,000
Stakes: 15,000-30,000

Players Left: 7
Chip Counts:

Aaron Katz: 1,100,000
Rob Hollink: 890,000
Tommy Hang: 720,000
Andy Bloch: 480,000
J.C. Tran: 440,000
Brock Parker: 254,000
Jerrod Ankenman: 100,000

Eliminations:
Cy Jassinowsky Eliminated in 8th place ($66,599)

Big Hands:

Cy Jassinowsky Doubles Up

Tommy Hang raised and both Cy Jassinowsky and Jerrod Ankenman made the call. The flop came JJ7, and Hang bet. Jassinowsky and Ankenman both called. The turn was 5, and Hang bet out. Jassinowsky raised and Ankenman reraised (three bets). Hang folded and Jassinowsky reraied (four bets), Ankenman called. Down to his last couple of thousand chips, Jassinowsky moved all in dark. The river was the 8 and Ankenman called the all in dark bet. Jassinowsky turned over A-J while Ankenman showed K-J. Jassinowsky doubeld up this hand.

Cy Jassinowsky Wins 200K + Pot With Aces

Brock Parker raised and Aaron Katz reraised. Cy Jassinowsky three-bet, Parker folded and Katz called. The flop came J88. Jassinowsky bet and Katz called. The turn was the 5, and once again Jassinowsky bet and Katz called. The river was the 5, and still Jassinowsky bet and Katz called. Jassinowsky turned over pocket aces and Katz threw his hand into the muck. Jassinowsky wins a big pot for over 200,000 shortly after doubling up a few hands prior.

Brock ParkerBroc Parker Doubles Through Cy Jassinowsky

Brock Parker raised and Cy Jassinowsky reraised. Parker made it three-bets to go and Jassinowsky just called. The flop came J102, and Jassinowsky checked to Parker who bet. Jassinowsky raised (check-raise) and Parker moved all in. Jassinowsky called and the players turned over their hands.

Parker: A10
Jassinowsky: AK

Jassinowsky started with the best hand while Parker outflopped him with a pair of tens. The turn and river were the 3 and the 5. Parker doubled through Jassinowsky.

Jerrod Ankenman Triples Up

Rob Hollink raised and Cy Jassinowsky reraised. Jerrod Ankenman reraised all in, and Hollink tanked for a few minutes before completing Ankenman's all in and then capping the bet. Jassinowsky went into the tank himself,  he eventually called. The flop came AK3, and Hollink bet, Jassinowsky folded.

Ankenman: QQ
Hollink: 1010

Ankenman was in a good spot with queens against tens and the turn and river brought the 9 and the 8, giving Ankenman the check mark and allowing him to triple up.

Cy Jassinowsky Eliminated in 8th place ($66,599)

Andy Bloch raised from the button and Rob Hollink reraied from the small blind. Tommy Hang made it four bets and Cy Jassinowsky called all in. Bloch folded while Hollink made the call. The flop came K96, and Hang bet and Hollink folded. Hang and Jassinowsky turned over their cards.

Jassinowsky: A-2
Hollink: Q-Q

The turn and river brought the 5 and the 7, no help to Cy Jassinowsky who was eliminated in 8th place ($66,599).

 

$10K WC Limit Hold'em - Chris Vitch Eliminated in 9th Place ($51,230)

Blinds: 6,000-12,000
Limits: 12,000-24,000

Players Left: 8

Chip Counts:
Aaron Katz: 1,310,000
Rob Hollink: 1,000,000
Tommy Hang: 470,000
Jerrod Ankenman: 441,000
Andy Bloch: 370,000
J.C. Tran: 247,000
Cy Jassinowsky: 231,000
BrocK Parker: 180,000

Eliminations:

Chris Vitch Eliminated in 9th Place ($51,230)

Big Hands:

J.C. Tran Doubles Through Andy Bloch

J.C. Tran raised before the flop and Andy Bloch reraised, Tran called. The flop came 1075, and Tran checked to Bloch who made a bet. Tran raised (check-raise) and Bloch called. The turn was the 8 amd Tran bet out. Bloch raised and Tran reraised all in. Bloch called with a pair of sixes whil Tran turned over K7 for a pair of sevens. The river was the Q and J.C. Tran doubled up.

Chris Vitch Eliminated in 9th Place ($51,230)


A short stacked Chris Vitch moved all in for 22,000 and Aaron Katz made the call.

Vitch: Q9
Katz: 83
Board: K7428

Vitch got it in with the best hand and held the lead going to the river, but Katz spiked an eight, closing the lights for Chris Vitch who was eliminated in 9th place ($51,230).


 

Player Tags: J.C. Tran,   Andy Bloch,   Aaron Katz
 

Shuffle Up and Deal - Final Table

The final table of event no. 30, $10,000 world championship of limit hold'em is about to begin. The players are taking their seats as introductions are made. Here are the chip counts and seating assignments heading into today's play:

Seat 1: Andy Bloch - 370,000
Seat 2: Rob Hollink - 893,000
Seat 3: Tommy Hang - 578,000
Seat 4: Cy Jassinowsky - 231,000
Seat 5: Jerrod Ankenman - 441,000
Seat 6: Chris Vitch - 201,000
Seat 7: Brock Parker - 166,000
Seat 8: JC Tran - 247,000
Seat 9: Aaron Katz - 1,232,000

Cards are now in the air!

 
 
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