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Buy-In: $1,365 + $135
Prize Pool: $2,407,125
Entrants: 320
Rebuys: 1350

Event 34 - Pot-Limit Omaha with Rebuys

  • Jun 18, '08 - Jun 20, '08


Updates on Final Day (Jun 20, 08)


Layne Flack Wins Event No. 34 ($577,710)

Layne FlackDaniel Makowsky committed the last of his chips preflop very early in the heads-up match. Layne Flack called him down and they turned up their hands:

Flack: KKJ2
Makowsky: AK44

Board: 10756K

Flack won the hand and his sixth gold bracelet! Flack also took home $577,710 in prize money for the win. Makowsky was awarded $355,051 for his runner-up finish.







PLO w/Rebuys - Final Table - Down to Heads Up

Blinds: 25,000-50,000

Players Remaining: 2 of 320

Chip Counts:

Layne Flack: 4,305,000
Daniel Makowsky: 705,000


Dario Alioto: 4th Place ($180,534)
Jacobo Fernandez: 3rd Place ($144,428)

Big Hands/Storylines:

Dario Alioto Eliminated in Fourth Place ($180,534)

Dario Alioto got all of his chips (1 million) into the middle preflop and Layne Flack called him down. Their cards:

Alioto: 6543
Flack: AA65

Board: Q87JQ

Alioto was eliminated in fourth place, and he took home $180,534 in prize money. Flack jumped back into the chip lead with over 2.5 million.

Jacobo FernandezJacobo Fernandez Eliminated in Third Place ($222,659)

Jacobo Fernandez raised to 200,000 preflop and Layne Flack made the call. The flop was dealt 10106 and Flack bet the pot. Fernandez raised all in and Flack made the call. Their cards:

Flack: 6642
Fernandez: AA8K

Turn and River: 4K

Fernandez was eliminated in third place ($222,659) and Flack took a dominating chip lead into the heads-up match. He now held over 4 million in chips.


PLO w/Rebuys - Final Table - Ted Forrest Eliminated

Blinds: 25,000-50,000

Players Remaining: 4 of 320

Chip Counts:

Layne Flack: 1,975,000
Dario Alioto: 1,320,000
Jacobo Fernandez: 985,000
Daniel Makowsky: 830,000


Kyle Kloeckner: 6th Place ($114,338)
Ted Forrest: 5th Place ($144,428)

Big Hands/Storylines:

Kyle Kloeckner Eliminated in Sixth Place ($114,338)

A flop of 622 sat on the table when Kyle Koeckner, Layne Flack, and Daniel Makowsky all checked. The turn brought the K and Kloeckner checked, Flack bet 80,000, Makowsky mucked, and Kloeckner raised all in. Flack made the call and they exposed their cards:

Kloeckner: K852
Flack: 7665

River: A

Kloeckner was eliminated on the hand, and he took home $114,338 in prize money.

Ted ForrestTed Forrest Eliminated in Fifth Place ($144,428)

Ted Forrest raised to 130,000 preflop and Makowsky made the call. Jacobo Fernandez also called and the flop was dealt J74. Makowsky bet the pot (390,000) and Fernandez mucked. Forrest called all in and they turned up their hands:

Forrest: AK98
Makowsky: JJ55

Turn and River: 58

Forrest was eliminated in fifth place, and he took home $144,428 in prize money.






PLO w/Rebuys - Final Table - Michael Guzzardi Eliminated in 7th Place

Blinds: 12,000-24,000

Players Remaining: 6 of 320

Chip Counts:

Dario Alioto: 1,403,000
Layne Flack: 1,388,000
Daniel Makowsky: 688,000
Ted Forrest: 597,000
Jacobo Fernandez: 570,000
Kyle Kloeckner: 370,000


Michael Guzzardi: 7th Place ($90,267)

Big Hands/Storylines:

Daniel Makowsky Doubles Up

Daniel Makowsky moved all in preflop for 284,000 and Kyle Kloeckner reraised all in for 756,000. Everyone else folded and the two opponents flipped up their cards:

Makowsky: AQ73
Kloeckner: AQQ7

Board: 76394Layne Flack

Makowsky overcame a monster hand for Kloeckner and doubled up to survive.

Michael Guzzardi Eliminated in Seventh Place ($90,267)

Michael Guzzardi got it all in on a flop of  752 against Layne Flack and they turned up their hands:

Guzzardi: QJ98
Flack: KQ64

Turn and River: 6A

Guzzardi was eliminated in seventh place, and he took home $90,267 in prize money.


PLO w/Rebuys - Final Table - Tim West Eliminated in 8th

Blinds: 12,000-24,000

Players Remaining: 7 of 320

Chip Counts:

Dario Alioto: 1,267,000
Layne Flack: 964,000
Ted Forrest: 838,000
Kyle Kloeckner: 684,000
Jacobo Fernandez: 669,000
Daniel Makowsky: 480,000
Michael Guzzardi: 178,000


Tim West Tim West: 8th Place ($72,214)

Big Hands/Storylines:

Tim West Eliminated in Eighth Place ($72,214)

Dario Alioto raised to 65,000 preflop and Tim West reraised all in for 156,000. Alioto made the call and they turned up their cards:

Alioto: 10976
West: QQ76

Board: 1010262

West was eliminated in eighth place, and he took home $72,214 in prize money.

Player Tags: Dario Alioto,   Tim West,   European Report

PLO w/Rebuys - Final Table - Frank Vizza Out First

Blinds: 10,000-20,000

Players Remaining:

Chip Counts:

Dario Alioto: 883,000
Layne Flack: 844,000
Kyle Kloeckner: 813,000
Daniel Makowsky: 733,000
Jacobo Fernandez: 654,000
Ted Forrest: 641,000
Michael Guzzardi: 342,000
Tim West: 258,00


Frank Vizza: 9th Place ($54,160)

Big Hands/Storylines:

Frank Vizza Eliminated in Ninth Place ($54,160)

Dario Alioto raised to 79,000 preflop and Frank Vizza made the call. The flop was dealt 1092 and Vizza moved all in for 149,000. Alioto made the call and they turned up their hands:

Alioto: KJ93
Vizza: 6443

The turn and river were dealt AA and although both players made a flush, Alioto held the superior flush and Vizza was eliminated in ninth place. He was awarded $54,160 in prize money.

Player Tags: Dario Alioto,   European Report

PLO W/Rebuys - Final Table - Shuffle Up and Deal

The players are taking their seats at the final table of the $1,500 pot-limit Omaha w/rebuys event and cards will be in the air shortly. Here is a look at the seating chart and chip counts:

Seat 1: Frank Vizza -- 378,000
Seat 2: Dario Alioto -- 659,000
Seat 3: Tim West -- 187,000
Seat 4: Daniel Makowsky -- 493,000
Seat 5: Kyle Kloeckner -- 845,000
Seat 6: Jacobo Fernandez -- 348,000
Seat 7: Layne Flack -- 601,000
Seat 8: Michael Guzzardi -- 751,000
Seat 9: Ted Forrest -- 757,000

Blinds will start at 8,000-16,000. Stay tuned.

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