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Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $864,800
Entrants: 376

Event 25 - $2,500 Omaha 8 or Better/ Seven Card Stud 8 or Better

  • Jun 11, '09 - Jun 13, '09
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 13, 09)

 
 

Phil Ivey Wins Event # 25 ($220,538)

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Phil IveyPhil Ivey Wins Event # 25 ($220,538)

Phil Ivey regains the chip lead, and shortly thereafter Ming Lee is all in on 3rd street as Ivey calls and has him covered.

Here are the final boards.

Lee: JHeart Suit6Club Suit7Spade SuitQHeart SuitJSpade Suit5Spade SuitKDiamond Suit
Ivey: QSpade SuitQDiamond Suit3Club SuitJClub Suit8Spade Suit7Club SuitQClub Suit

Ivey scoops the pot and his second bracelet of the series, his seventh overall. Ming Lee is eliminated in 2nd place ($136,292) while Phil Ivey becomes only the second player behind Brock Parker to win two bracelets so far this year.

Player Tags: Phil Ivey,   Ming Lee
 

Final Table Update: Mortensen 3rd ($89,342)

Omaha-8: 20,000-40,000
Stud-8: Ante – 10,000, Bring-In – 10,000, Stakes – 40,000-80,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 376

Chip Counts:

1. Phil Ivey — 1,785,000
2. Ming Lee – 1,035,000

Average Chip Count: 1,410,000

Notable Eliminations:

3. Carlos Mortensen — $89,342

Big Hands:

Carlos MortensenCarlos Mortensen Eliminated in 3rd Place ($89,342)

Carlos Mortensen got it all in before the flop against Ming Lee, who had him covered.

Mortensen: ADiamond Suit10Club Suit6Diamond Suit3Club Suit
Lee: AClub SuitKSpade SuitKDiamond Suit4Diamond Suit

Board: QHeart Suit8Diamond Suit4Heart SuitKClub Suit4Club Suit

Leading the hand the entire way, Lee makes a full house on the river, eliminating Carlos Mortensen in 3rd place ($89,342).

Player Tags: Carlos Mortensen,   Phil Ivey,   Ming Lee
 

Final Table Update: Jon Turner Out In 5th, Dutch Boyd 4th

Omaha-8: 10,000-20,000
Stud-8: Ante – 5,000, Bring-In – 5,000, Stakes – 20,000-40,000

Players Remaining: 3 out of 376

Chip Counts:

1. Phil Ivey – 1,480,000
2. Carlos Mortensen – 800,000
3. Ming Lee – 620,000

Average Chip Count: 1,000,000

Notable Eliminations:

5. Jon Turner — $45,237
4. Dutch Boyd — $61,919

Big Hands:

Jon TurnerJon Turner Eliminated In 5th Place($45,237)

With the board showing 8Club Suit8Heart Suit2Spade SuitQSpade Suit, Jon Turner was all in against Dutch Boyd and both players tabled their hands.

Boyd: ASpade Suit4Spade Suit4Club SuitKClub Suit
Turner: AClub Suit9Heart SuitKDiamond Suit2Diamond Suit

Boyd held the nut flush draw and a low draw while Turner was stuck with a mediocre two pair. The river brought the 6Spade Suit and Boyd made his flush and low, managing to scoop the pot and show Turner the door in 5th place. Turner took home $45,237 for his efforts.

Dutch BoydDutch Boyd Eliminated In 4th Place($61,919)

Dutch Boyd was all in before any cards were distributed and Carlos Mortensen made the call and then the cards were handed out.

Mortensen: (10Spade Suit7Diamond Suit)10Club SuitAClub Suit10Heart SuitASpade Suit(8Heart Suit)
Boyd: (JSpade Suit6Club Suit)JClub Suit7Spade Suit6Diamond Suit8Diamond Suit(QHeart Suit)

Mortensen’s full house evicted Boyd from the tournament in 4th place.

Player Tags: Carlos Mortensen,   Jon Turner,   Dutch Boyd
 

Final Table Update: Tom Koral Eliminated In 7th Place, Eric Buchman 6th

Omaha-8: 6,000-12,000
Stud-8: Ante – 3,000, Bring-In – 3,000, Stakes – 12,000-24,000

Players Remaining: 5 out of 376

Note: Players have gone on a 60 minute dinner break and will return at 7 p.m.

Chip Counts:

1. Carlos Mortensen – 804,000
2. Phil Ivey – 578,000
3. Jon Turner – 575,000
4. Dutch Boyd – 495,000
5. Ming Lee – 349,000

Average Chip Count: 560,200

Notable Eliminations:

7. Tom Koral — $27,993
6. Eric Buchman — $34,747

Big Hands:

Tom KoralTom Koral Eliminated In 7th Place($27,993)

Carlos Mortensen raised to 24,000 from under the gun and Ming Lee three-bet from late position. Tom Koral made the call from the big blind and Koral called as well. The flop came ASpade Suit6Spade Suit6Club Suit and Lee led out with 12,000. Koral then raised to 24,000 and Mortensen called. Lee three-bet to 36,000 and Koral called the remainder of his stack into the pot.

Mortensen called as well and the turn was the KClub Suit. Mortensen check-called a bet by Lee and both players checked the 10Club Suit on the river. Mortensen then showed JDiamond SuitJClub Suit7Club Suit6Diamond Suit for a club-flush and Lee mucked. Koral showed down his losing hand, ADiamond Suit2Spade Suit10Heart Suit8Diamond Suit for two pair and he made his exit in 7th place.

Eric BuchmanEric Buchman Eliminated In 6th Place($34,747)

Buchman moved all-in on fourth street with the board reading the following.

Buchman: X-X-10Heart Suit5Heart Suit
Dutch Boyd: X-X-6Club SuitJHeart Suit
Ming Lee: X-X-2Club SuitJSpade Suit

After fourth street, Lee and Boyd fought over the side pot with Boyd leading out the whole way. After all was said and done, Boyd turned over his hand of (QClub SuitQDiamond SuitQHeart Suit)6Club SuitJHeart Suit5Club Suit2Heart Suit and Lee mucked. Buchman was showing 10Heart Suit5Heart SuitJDiamond Suit5Spade Suit and turned over two of his hole cards, (KClub Suit2Spade Suit) and was drawing dead to Boyd’s three ladies. He mucked his river card and was ousted in 6th place.

 

Final Table Update: Kelly 10th, Wong 9th, Gelencser 8th

Omaha-8: 5,000-10,000
Stud-8: Ante – 2,000, Bring-In – 3,000, Stakes – 10,000-20,000

Players Remaining: 7 out of 376

Chip Counts:

1. Phil Ivey – 755,000
2. Ming Lee – 650,000
3. Jon Turner – 530,000
4. Dutch Boyd – 470,000
5. Carlos Mortensen – 400,000
6. Eric Buchman – 170,000
7. Tom Koral – 110,000

Average Chip Count: 440,714

Notable Eliminations:

10. Matt Kelly — $16,517
9. Steve Wong — $16,517
8. Peter Gelencser — $23,600

Big Hands:

Dutch BoydPeter Gelencser Eliminated In 8th Place($23,600)

Gelencser called a preflop raise to 20,000 by Dutch Boyd. The flop then came 9Diamond Suit2Diamond Suit2Club Suit and Gelencser led out with 10,000. Boyd raised to 20,000 and Gelencser moved all in for the rest of his stack. Boyd made the call and the players tabled their hands.

Boyd: QSpade SuitQClub SuitJDiamond Suit6Club Suit
Gelencser: ADiamond Suit7Diamond Suit5Diamond Suit6Heart Suit

Gelencser was drawing to the nut flush but the board ran out 3Club Suit and 9Club Suit and Gelencser was knocked out in 8th place.

Player Tags: Dutch Boyd,   Peter Gelencser
 

Level 19 Chip Update

Omaha-8: 4,000-8,000
Stud-8: Ante – 2,000, Bring-In – 2,000, Stakes – 8,000-16,000

Players Remaining: 10 out of 376

Chip Counts:

1. Jon Turner — 630,000
2. Carlos Mortensen — 490,000
3. Dutch Boyd — 455,000
4. Ming Lee — 410,000
5. Peter Gelencser — 205,000
6. Steve Wong — 165,000
7. Eric Buchman — 155,000
8. Phil Ivey — 140,000
9. Tom Koral — 90,000
10. Matt Kelly — 50,000

Average Chip Count: 282,000

Notable Eliminations:

13. Mark Scott — $10,481
12. Frank Debus — $13,274
11. Blair Rodman — $13,274

 

Level 18 Chip Update

Omaha-8: 3,000-6,000
Stud-8: Ante – 1,500, Bring-In – 2,000, Stakes – 6,000-12,000

Players Remaining: 13 out of 376

Chip Counts:

1. Carlos Mortensen — 460,000
2. Jon Turner – 450,000
3. Steve Wong — 340,000
4. Dutch Boyd — 325,000
5. Phil Ivey — 265,000
6. Peter Glencser — 225,000
7. Blair Rodman — 210,000
8. Frank Debus — 160,000
9. Matt Kelly — 120,000
10. Ming Lee — 120,000

Average Chip Count: 216,923

Notable Eliminations:

14. Chad Brown — $10,481

 

Final Day Begins at 1 P.M. PDT

There are just 14 players remaining in the $2,500 eight-or-better championship event. The field is stacked with notables, including Phil Ivey, who may cripple Bobby’s room regulars with a bracelet today.

Also in contention is Carlos Mortensen, Jon “PearlJammed” Turner, Dutch Boyd, Steve Wong, Blair Rodman and Chad Brown.

Table 150

Seat 2 — Steve Wong – 226,000
Seat 3 — Jon Turner – 465,000
Seat 4 — Phil Ivey – 161,000
Seat 5 — Tom Koral – 139,000
Seat 6 — Dutch Boyd – 236,000
Seat 7 — Frank Debus – 218,000
Seat 8 — Eric Buchman – 213,000

Table 151

Seat 1 — Blair Rodman – 290,000
Seat 2 — Matt Kelly – 184,000
Seat 3 — Chad Brown – 23,000
Seat 4 — Peter Gelencser – 156,000
Seat 6 — Mark Scott – 95,000
Seat 7 — Carlos Mortensen – 328,000
Seat 8 — Ming Lee – 97,000

 
 
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