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Buy-In: $1,500
Prize Pool: $1,991,535
Entrants: 1459

Event 9 - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em 6 Handed

  • Jun 03, '09 - Jun 05, '09
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 05, 09)

 
 

Ken Aldridge Wins Event No. 9 ($438,259)

After a long, drawn-out heads-up session, Carman Cavella was finally back on the ropes. He moved all in with KDiamond Suit4Diamond Suit only to see Ken Aldridge wake up with KSpade SuitQDiamond Suit.

The board ran out KClub Suit9Club Suit9Spade Suit10Club SuitJSpade Suit and Aldridge made a straight to take out Cavella.

Cavella earned $264,814 for his runner up performance and Aldridge walked away with his first bracelet and $428,259.

Player Tags: Ken Aldridge,   Carman Cavella
 

Final Table Update: Peter Gould Out In Third

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 1,459

Chip Counts:

1. Carman Cavella — 3,610,000
2. Ken Aldridge — 2,960,000

Average Chip Count: 3,282,750

Notable Eliminations:

3. Peter Gould — $170,953

Big Hands:

Peter Gould Eliminated in Third Place ($170,953)

Peter Gould raised to 120,000 on the button and Ken Aldrige called in the big blind. The flop came out 7d6s2c and Gould moved all in for 385,000. Aldridge called with A-10 which was ahead of Gould’s K-9.

The turn was the As and Gould was drawing dead, busting in third place.

Player Tags: Peter Gould
 

Final Table Update: Bryce Yockey and Charles Furey Go Down

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

Players Remaining: 3 out of 1,459

Chip Counts:

1. Ken Aldridge — 2,725,000
2. Peter Gould — 1,940,000
3. Carman Cavella — 1,905,000

Average Chip Count: 2,188,500

Notable Eliminations:

5. Charles Furey — $80,896
4. Bryce Yockey — $115,230

Big Hands:

Charles Furey Eliminated in Fifth Place ($80,896)

Charles Furey rased to 135,000 and Ken Aldridge reraised to 400,000. Furey moved all in and Aldridge called.

Furey showed 10Heart Suit 10Spade Suit and Aldridge was behind with 9Heart Suit 9Club Suit. But the flop came out nine-high and Aldridge took the pot when he filled up on the river. Furey was eliminated in fifth place.

Bryce Yockey Eliminated in Fourth Place ($115,230)

Bryce Yockey was all in for his tournament life holding pocket tens against the KHeart Suit QHeart Suit of Carman Cavella.

The board gave Cavella a queen and he took the pot, busting Yockey in fourth place.

Player Tags: Charles Furey
 

Final Table Chip Update

Blinds: 15,000-30,000 with a 4,000 ante

Players Remaining: 5 out of 1,459

NOTE: The players went on a one-hour dinner break at the completion of level 24 and they will return at 7:30 p.m. PDT.

Chip Counts:

1. Charles Furey — 1,934,000
2. Ken Aldridge — 1,800,000
3. Bryce Yockey — 1,210,000
4. Peter Gould — 1,000,000
5. Carmen Cavella — 800,000

Average Chip Count: 1,313,100

Notable Eliminations:

None

 

Final Table Update: Manny Minaya Eliminated in Sixth Place

Blinds: 12,000-24,000 with a 3,000 ante

Players Remaining: 5 out of 1,459

Chip Counts:

1. Bryce Yockey — 1,900,000
2. Carmen Cavella — 1,500,000
3. Ken Aldridge — 1,400,000
4. Peter Gould — 900,000
5. Charles Furey — 405,000

Average Chip Count: 1,313,100

Notable Eliminations:

6. Manny Minaya – $59,049

Elimination Hands:

Manny Minaya Eliminated in Sixth Place ($59,049)

Manny Minaya open shoved all in for 295,000 and Peter Gould called from the button. Their cards:

Minaya: 8Heart Suit8Spade Suit
Gould: 9Spade Suit9Heart Suit

Board: QSpade Suit6Diamond Suit3Heart SuitJSpade Suit4Diamond Suit

Minaya was eliminated in sixth place and Gould grew his stack to 1,200,000.

Player Tags: Peter Gould
 

Final Table Set

Blinds: 10,000-20,000 with a 3,000 ante

Players Remaining: 6 out of 1,459

Chip Counts:

1. Bryce Yockey — 1,900,000
2. Carmen Cavella — 1,500,000
3. Ken Aldridge — 1,400,000
4. Peter Gould — 900,000
5. Minny Minaya — 500,000
6. Charles Furey — 405,000

Average Chip Count: 1,094,250

Notable Eliminations:

8. Bryn Kenney – $42,320
7. Praz Bansi – $42,320

 
 
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