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Buy-In: $1,365 + $135
Prize Pool: $3,712,800
Entrants: 2720

Event 39 - No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 21, '08 - Jun 23, '08
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 23, 08)

 
 

David Woo Wins Event No. 39 ($631,656)

David WooMatthew Wood opened the action preflop for 360,000 and David Woo made the call. The flop was dealt 954 and Wood bet 675,000, Woo raised an additional 1 million on top of that and Wood reraised all in for 2.4 million total. Woo went into the tank for a couple minutes and he eventually made the call. Their cards:

Woo: 1010
Wood: 96

Turn and River: Q4

Woo won the hand and the tournament! Wood was eliminated in second place, and he took home $389,844 in prize money. Woo was awarded the $631,656 first-place prize, as well as his first gold bracelet.




Player Tags: Matthew Wood
 

NLHE - Final Table - Down to Heads Up

Blinds/Antes: 50,000-100,000 with a 10,000 ante

Players Remaining: 2 of 2,720

Chip Counts:


David Woo: 5,000,000
Matthew Wood: 3,165,000

Eliminations:

Eric Beren: 3rd Place ($278,460)

Big Hands/Storylines:

Eric BerenEric Beren Eliminated in Third Place ($278,460)

Eric Beren raised all in preflop and Matt Wood quickly called him down. Their cards:

Wood: AQ
Beren: A10

Board: 84275

Beren was eliminated in third place, and he took home $278,460 in prize money.

Heads-Up Chip Counts

David Woo: 5,000,000
Matthew Wood: 3,165,000

 

Player Tags: Matthew Wood,   Eric Beren
 

NLHE - Final Table - Double Knockout Punch and Habib Khanis Out in 4th

Blinds/Antes: 40,000-80,000 with a 10,000 ante

Players Remaining: 3 of 2,720

Chip Counts:


David Woo: 5,450,000
Matt Wood: 1,410,000
Eric Beren: 1,290,000

Average Stack: 2,720,000

Eliminations:

Curtis Early: 6th Place ($150,368)
Thom Werthmann: 5th Place ($191,209)
Habib Khanis: 4th Place ($233,906)

Big Hands/Storylines:

Curtis EarlyCurtis Early (Sixth) and Thom Werthmann (Fifth) both Eliminated by David Woo

On a flop of QJ10 Thom Werthmann raised to 275,000 preflop and David Woo made the call. Curtis Early reraised all-in to 1.3 million and Matt Wood mucked. Werthmann reraised all in on top of that and Woo called them both down. Their cards:

Woo: AK
Early: KQ
Werthmann: QJ

Turn and River: 38

Woo eliminated both of his opponents to take a huge chip lead. Early was eliminated in sixth place ($150,368) and Werthmann was eliminated in fifth place ($191,209).

Habib Khanis Habib Khanis Eliminated in Fourth Place ($233,906)


Habib Khanis moved all in preflop and Eric Beren called him down. Their cards:

Beren: KQ
Khanis: QJ

Board: 99778

Khanis was eliminated in fourth place, and he took home $266,906 in prize money.

 

 

 

 

 

Player Tags: Habib Khanis,   David Woo,   Curtis Early
 

NLHE - Final Table - Thanh Dat Tran Eliminated in 7th Place

Blinds/Antes: 30,000-60,000 with a 5,000 ante

Players Remaining: 6 of 2,720

Chip Counts:


David Woo: 3,370,000
Matt Wood: 1,510,000
Thom Werthmann: 1,205,000
Eric Beren: 900,000
Curtis Early: 890,000
Habib Khanis: 530,000

Average Stack: 1,360,000

Eliminations:

Thanh Dat Tran: 7th Place ($113,240)

Big Hands/Storylines:


David Woo Takes the Chip Lead

David Woo raised to 150,000 preflop and Thom Werthmann made the call. The flop was dealt QJ4 and Werthmann checked. Woo bet 50,000 and Werthamnn made the call. The turn fell 5 and Werthmann checked agign. Woo bet again, this time for 200,000. Werthmann made the call and the river rolled out the J. Werthmann checked and called again after Woo fired out 500,000. Woo flipped up pocket queens, Werthmann mucked and Woo held over 3 million after the hand.Thanh Dat Tran

Thanh Dat Tran Eliminated in Seventh Place ($113,240)


Thanh Dat Tran raised to 310,000 and Woo reraised all in for 2.6 million. Tran made the call and they flipped up their hands:

Woo: AK
Tran: AQ

Board: 9434J

Tran was eliminated in seventh place, and he took home $113,240 in prize money.

Player Tags: Thanh Dat Tran,   David Woo
 

NLHE - Final Table - Two Out

Blinds/Antes: 25,000-50,000 with a 5,000 ante

Players Remaining: 7 of 2,720

Chip Counts:


David Woo: 2,045,000
Thom Werthmann: 1,855,000
Curtis Early: 1,240,000
Thanh Dat Tran: 910,000
Eric Beren: 905,000
Matt Wood: 555,000
Habib Khanis: 430,000

Eliminations:

Jim Paras: 9th Place ($58,290)
Michael Glasser: 8th Place ($85,394)

Big Hands/Storylines:

Jim Paras Eliminated in Ninth Place ($58,290)

Jim Paras raised to 150,000 preflop and David Woo made the call. The flop was dealt J52 and Woo checked. Paras moved all in and Woo made the call. Their cards:

Woo: 22
Paras: AJ

Turn and River: J9Michael Glasser

Paras was eliminated in ninth place, and he took home $58,290 in prize money.

Michael Glasser Eliminated in Eighth Place ($85,394)

Michael Glasser moved all in preflop for 305,000 and Matt Wood made the call. Their cards:

Wood: AQ
Glasser: 99

Board: J74JA

Glasser was eliminated in eighth place, and he took home $85,394 in prize money.

Player Tags: David Woo,   Mike Glasser,   Jim Paras
 

NLHE - Final Table - Shuffle Up and Deal a Little Late

The players are in their seats and after some quick introductions action will be underway at today's $1,500 no-limit hold'em final table. Nine players remain and they will play down to a champion today. Here are the starting stacks:

Thom Werthmann: 1,600,000
Thanh Dat Tran: 1,255,000
Curtis Early: 1,225,000
David Woo: 1,090,000
Matt Wood: 675,000
Habib Khanis: 645,000
Eric Beren: 640,000
Jim Paras: 535,000
Michael Glasser: 495,000

Blinds will start at 20,000-40,000 with a 5,000 ante.

Note: Cards got into the air at 2:15 p.m.

 
 
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