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Buy-In: $1,365 + $135
Prize Pool: $742,560
Entrants: 544

Event 47 - Seven Card Stud High-Low

  • Jun 26, '08 - Jun 28, '08
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 28, 08)

 
 

Ryan Hughes Wins Event No. 47 ($183,368)

Ryan Hughes Wins Event No. 47 ($183,368)
First Player To Win Two Stud 8/b Bracelets

Ryan Hughes
With a 5:1 chip lead over Ron Long, Ryan Hughes brought it in with 3 and Ron Long called with the K. Long hit the 7 on fourth street and bet out, Hughes raised with the K. Long reraised, Hughes made it three bets, Long capped it and Hughes called. Long moved all in with the 6 on fifth street and Hughes called with the 4.

Long: K763 - KQJ
Hughes: 3K43 - 877

All in and with his tournamnet life at stake, Ron Long made a single pair of kings while Ryan Hughes made a full house (sevens full of threes) on the river. Ryan Hughes picks up his second Stud 8/b bracelet and the $183,368 grand prize , while Ron Long settles for 2nd place and $113,240. 

Player Tags: Ronald Long,   Ryan Hughes
 

$1,500 Stud 8/b - Final Table - Isaia 4th ($50,122) / Hunt 3rd ($68,686)

Ante: 3,000
Bring-In: 5,000
Completion: 15,000

Players Left: 2

Chip Counts:
Ryan Hughes: 1,082,000
Ron Long: 550,000

Eliminations:
Alessio Isaia Eliminated in 4th Place ($50,122)
Thomas Hunt Eliminated in 3rd Place ($68,686)

Big Hands:

Alessio IsaiaAlessio Isaia Eliminated in 4th Place ($50,122)

Hughes brought it in with the 2 and Isaia completed with the 10. Hughes raised and Isaia called. Hughes checked the K on fourth street and Isaia bet the 6. Hughes paired his king on fifth street (K) while Isaia paired as well (6). Hughes took the betting lead back on fifth street and continued on sixth street as well.

Hughes: 2KK3 - K54
Isaia: 10669 - AA2

Hughes threw in a final bet on seventh street and Isaia called for the rest of his chips. Hughes turned over three kings and scooped the pot, Isaia showed aces up (aces and sixes). Alessio Isaia was eliminated in 4th place ($50,122).

Thomas Hunt Eliminated in 3rd Place ($68,686)Thomas Hunt

Against the chip leader Ryan Hughes, a short stacked Thomas Hunt got it all in with the 2 in the door. Hughes called the slight raise with the 3.

Hunt: 22104 - Q53
Hughes: 3Q2J - 843

All in on third street, the best hand Hunt could make by the river was pair of deuces (high) and a busted low draw. Hughes made a pair of threes to scoop the pot and eliminated Thomas Hunt in 3rd place ($68,686).

And Then There Were Two...
Thomas Hunt (3rd)  was eliminated just moments into Level 23 and Ryan Hughes led Ron Long into heads-up play.

Ryan Hughes: 1,317,000
Ron Long: 315,000

 

$1,500 Stud 8/b - Final Table - Ryan Hughes Up Over 1 Million

Ante: 3,000
Bring-In: 5,000
Completion: 15,000

Players Left: 4

Chip Counts:
Ryan Hughes: 1,010,000
Ron Long: 265,000
Alessio Isaia: 220,000
Thomas Hunt: 140,00

Big Hands:

Play has slowed down considerably here over the past round while Ryan Hughes extends his chip lead to over 1 million. With a 4:1 chip lead over second place, all of the other players seem to be taking turns as the short stack, fighting for the
crumbs as Hughes continues to widen his lead.Thomas Hunt

Thomas Hunt Doubles Through Alessio Isaia

Thomas Hunt got it all in on fifth street and Alessio Isaia had him covered.

Hunt: 8A5Q - 853
Isaia: AJ86 - K22

All in on fifth street, Hunt made two pair (eights and fives) by seventh street and Isaia finished with just one pair of deuces. With no qualifying low hand either, Thomas Hunt scooped the pot and doubled up to about 125,000.

 

$1,500 Stud 8/b - Final Table - Jonas Klausen Eliminated in 5th Place ($39,355)

Ante: 3,000
Bring-In: 3,000
Completion: 12,000

Players Left: 4

Chip Counts:
Ryan Hughes: 921,000
Alessio Isaia: 350,000
Ron Long: 260,000
Thomas Hunt: 101,000

Eliminations:
Jonas Klausen Eliminated in 5th place ($39,355)

Big Hands:


Ryan Hughes Chips Up to 900k

Ryan Hughes
In one of the first hands of Level 21, Ryan Hughes took a six-figure pot off of Jonas Klausen and continued to bully the rest of table throughout the round. Soon after putting another 100k distance between himself and Klausen, Hughes went after him again, this time with dire consequences for Klausen and the rest of the table. 

Ryan Hughes brought it in with 2 and Jonas Klausen completed the bet with the A. Hughes raised and Klausen called. Klausen picked 3 on fourth street and bet out, Hughes called with the 4.


Klausen: 2476 - fold
Hughes: A398

Hughes bet out this time on fifth street and Klausen called. On sixth street Hughes bet out again, but this Klausen folded. Hughes took another big pot off of Klausen, this time putting his chip count over 900,000. A monster chip lead over the rest of the table.

Jonas Klasuen Eliminated in 5th Place ($39,355)
Jonas Klausen
Jonas Klausen brought it in with the 3 and Ron Long called with the A. Long bet out with the J on fourth street and Klausen called with the K. Long bet out on fifth street as well with the 6 and Klausen raised with the Q. Long reraised and Klausen called all in.

Long: AJ68 - J62
Klausen: 3KQ8 - 842

All in on fifth street, Klausen turned over a pair of eights (high) and no low on seventh street. Long showed jacks up and scooped the pot. The one, two, and even three-time chip leader Jonas Klausen was finally eliminated in 5th place ($39,355).


 

 

$1,500 Stud 8/b - Final Table - Feldman 7th Place ($23,019) / D'Alessandro 6th Place ($30,444)

Ante: 2,000
Bring-In: 3,000
Completion: 10,000

Players Left: 5

Chip Counts:
Ryan Hughes: 735,000
Jonas Klausen: 318,000
Alessandro Isaia: 210,000
Thomas Hunt: 200,000
Ron Long: 182,000

Eliminations:
Josh Feldman Eliminated in 7th place ($23,019)
Tim D'Alessandro Eliminated in 6th place ($30,444)

Big Hands:

Josh Feldman Eliminated in 7th Place ($23,019)
Jonas Klausen Regains Chip Lead

Josh Feldman
Josh Feldman (J) and Jonus Klasuen (A) got four bets in on third street. Klausen bet out first on fourth street (4) and Feldman raised (9). Klausen reraised (enough to put Feldman all in) and Feldman called all in.

Klausen: A428 - AKK
Feldman: J94Q - AJ9

Feldman started the hand with split jacks, making two pair (jacks and nines) on fourth street, which is where the money got in. Klausen started the hand with split aces and didn’t make two pair (aces and kings) until the river, either way Josh Feldman was eliminated in 7th place ($23,019) while Jonas Klausen regained the chip lead once again with just under 500,000.

Big Stacks Battle, Hughes Takes Lead Back From Klausen

In a big pot between the two biggest stacks at the table, Jonas Klausen came up short and Ryan Hughes once again stole the chip lead from Klausen. By the time the hand was over, Ryan Hughes was leading the pack with just under 550,000 while Jonas Klausen fell back down to just under 375,000.

Tim D'Alessandro Eliminated in 6th place ($30,444)
Tim D'Alessandro
Thomas Hunt completed with the A and Tim D’Alessandro raised with 10. Hunt reraised and D’Alessandro made it four bets. Hunt called the raise and then bet out on fourth street with the K. D’Alessandro raised with the 7 and Hunt called. Hunt made one last bet on fifth street and D’Alessandro called all in.

Hunt: AK9A - AK9
D’Alessandro: 10733 - J1010

It was full house over full house with Tim D’Alessandro all in on fifth street and all out by seventh street. Tim D’Alessandro made tens full of threes while Thomas Hunt finished the hand with aces full of kings. Tim D’Alessandro was subsequently eliminate in 6th place ($30,444).


 

$1,500 Stud 8/b - Final Table - David Sklansky Eliminated in 8th Place ($19,306)

Ante: 2,000
Bring-In: 3,000
Completion: 10,000

Players Left:
7

Chip Counts:

Alessio Isaia: 350,000
Jonas Klausen: 338,000
Ryan Hughes: 250,000
Ron Long: 224,000
Josh Feldman: 200,000
Tim D’Alessandro: 140,000
Thomas Hunt: 54,000

Eliminations:
David Sklansky Eliminated in 8th place ($19,306)

Storylines:

Final Table Set

With the elimination of James Richburg (9th) right before the level change, the final eight players took a half-hour break to prepare for the final table. Here was what the final table (eight-handed) looked like as play began in Level 20.

Seat 1: Tim D’Alessandro - 140,000
Seat 2: Jonas Klausen - 338,000
Seat 3: David Sklasnsky - 66,000
Seat 4: Josh Feldman - 200,000
Seat 5: Ryan Hughes - 400,000
Seat 6: Ron Long - 224,000
Seat 7: Alessio Isaia - 220,000
Seat 8: Thomas Hunt - 31,000

Richburg’s elimination took place at just about 4:00 pm, and preparations for the final table took longer than expected. Cards didn’t get back into the air until about 4:35 pm, and here is what has happened since then…

Big Hands:

Alessio Isaia Takes Chip Lead

Alessio Isaia brought it in with the 2 and Ryan Hughes completed the bet with the 2. Isaia called and continued to bet all the way down through seventh street. Hughes looked him up.

Isaia: 2746 - AJ3
Hughes: 293K - X-X-X

The players had a showdown on the river where Isaia turned over a jack-high flush (high) and a 6-4-3-2-A low, scooping the pot and taking the chip from Hughes with almost 350,000. After the hand, former chip leader Ryan Hughes fell down to just about 250,000.

David Sklansky Eliminated in 8th Place ($19,306)

David Sklansky Down to his last 8,000 in chips, Davis Sklansky called all in with the 8 when Tim D’Alessandro completed the bet with the 4. Ryan Hughes raised the side pot with the 7 and D’Alessandro called.

D’Alessandro: 42AA
Hughes: 7Q105
Sklansky: 8Q67

D’Alessandro and Hughes both checked on fourth and fifth street, D’Alessandro bet on sixth street and Hughes called. Both players checked the river and Alessandro turned over a third ace for trip aces (high) while Hughes showed a 7-5-4-3-2 low. D’Alessandro and Hughes split both the side and main pots as David Sklansky was eliminated in 8th place ($19,306).

 

$1,500 Stud 8/b - Final Day - Hefer (13th), Brooker (12th), Nicewander ($11th), Macre (10th), Richburg (9th)

Note: The remaining eight players have just taken a short fifteen-minute break in order to prepare for the final table, which should begin shortly.

Ante:
2,000
Bring-In: 2,000
Completion: 8,000

Players Left:
8

Chip Counts:
Jonas Klausen: 346,000
Ron Long: 185,000
Alessio Isaia: 172,000
Josh Feldman: 121,000
David Sklansky: 110,000
Thomas Hunt: 101,000
Tim D'Allesandro: 82,000
Ryan Hughes: 80,000

Eliminations:
Mike Hefer Eliminated in 13th Place ($8,168)
David Brooker Eliminated in 12th place ($11,880)
Daniel Nicewander Eliminated in 11th place ($11,880)
Margaret Macre Eliminated in 10th Place ($15,593)
James Richburg Eliminated in 9th Place ($15,593)

Big Hands:

Mike Hefer Eliminated in 13th Place ($8,168)

Alessio Isaia brought it in for 2,000 with the 7 and Mike Hefer limped in with the K.

Isaia: 7476 - 742
Hefer: KJ46 - X-X-X

Hefer hit a jack on fourth street and bet out, Isaia called. Isaia then paired sevens on fifth street and took the betting lead, this time Hefer called him. Isaia bet again on sxith street and Hefer raised all in, Isasi called. Isaia turned over a full house and Mike Hefer was eliminated in 13th place, earning $8,168.

David Brooker Eliminated in 12th Place ($11,880)

Ron Long brought it in with the 6 and David Brooker completed the bet with the A. Long called the raise.

Long: 6257 - 883
Brooker: AKQ8 - J72

Brooker hit a king on fourth street and bet out. Long called with a deuce. Brooker checked a queen on fifth street and Long bet with a five. Brooker called all in for the rest of his chips. By seventh street, Brooker had to failed to make a single pair or a qualifying low hand. Long made a pair of eights and it was good enough to scoop the pot, and as a result, David Brooker was eliminated in 12th place ($11,880).

Daniel Nicewander Eliminated in 11th Place ($11,880)

Hughes: JK93 - 663
Nicewander: A6QK - X-X-X

Ryan Hughes took the betting lead from the start and Daniel Nicewander had committed all of his chips by the river, calling him down and coming up short on seventh street. Hughes turned over two pair (sixes and threes) for the high hand and Nicewander threw his hand away, failing to catch a better high hand or make a qualifying low. Hughes scooped the pot and Daniel Nicewander was eliminated in 11th place ($11,880). 

Margaret Macre Eliminated in 10th Place ($15,593)

Margaret limped in with the 9 as did Josh Feldman with the 8.

Macre: 98A2 - 98-X
Feldman: 8377 - AA5

Feldman took the betting lead on fourth street and Macre called. On fifth street, Macre bet out with the ace and Feldman raised. Macre called the raise all in. Macre made two pair (nines and eights) by the river where Feldman made aces up. With no qualifying low hand for Macre, Feldman scooped the pot and Margaret Macre was eliminated in 10h place ($15,593).

James Richburg Eliminated in 9th place ($15,593)

Alessio Isaia brought it in with the 4, Josh Feldman raised with the 7, and James Richburg reraised all in with the 9. Both Feldman and Isaia called the raise and continued to pay heads-up for the side pot.

Feldman: 75510 - AA2
Isaia: 43Q8 - 763
Richburg: 9QKQ - X-X-X

Side Pot: Feldman bet out on both fourth and fifth street, Isaia called. On sixth street, Feldman checked, Isaia bet, and Feldman called. Isia and Feldman turn over their hands for the side pot, Feldmna with aces up (high) and Isaia with the 8-7-6-4-3 low. Feldman and Isaia split the side pot as Richburg tosses his hand in the muck. James Richburg is eliminated in 9th place ($15,593) and Feldman and Isaia split the main pot as well

 

$1,500 Stud 8/b - Final Day - Suffle Up and Deal

Cards are in the air for the final day of event no. 47, but the final table has yet to be set. The $1,500 Stud 8/b final table was scheduled to begin at 3 pm today, but at about 3:20 am, the tournament staff once again exercised the right to change the schedule, ending play at the completion of Level 18 with 13 players left. The final 13 players have just begun play at what are now the final two tables. The final day of event no. 47 will last considerably longer than expected, but rest assured that a winner will be crowned here tonight. Play will begin in Level 19 with a 2,000 ante, 2,000 bring-in, and an 8,000 completion.

Here is a look at the final thirteen players, their seat assignments and their respective chip counts.

Table 34
Seat 1: Ryan Hughes - 73,000
Seat 4: Margaret Macre - 173,000
Seat 5: James Richburg - 274,000
Seat 6: Ron Long - 33,000
Seat 7: David Brooker - 45,000
Seat 8: Daniel Nicewander - 41,000

Table 40
Seat 1: Mike Hefer - 71,000
Seat 2: Tim D'Alessandro - 82,000
Seat 3: David Sklansky - 110,000
Seat 4: Thomas Hunt - 101,000
Seat 6: Alessio Isaia - 172,000
Seat 7: Joshua Feldman - 121,000
Seat 8: Jonas Klausen - 346,000

 
 
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