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Buy-In: $1,000
Prize Pool: $2,463,700
Entrants: 2707

Event 43 - $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em World Championship

  • Jun 22, '09 - Jun 24, '09

 
 

Updates on Final Day (Jun 24, 09)

 
 

Michael Davis Wins Event No. 43 ($437,358)

Scott Buller raised to 175,000 from the button and Michael Davis reraised to 600,000. Buller reraised all in and Davis made the call. Their cards:

Buller: AClub SuitJDiamond Suit
Davis: ASpade Suit9Diamond Suit

Board: 5Diamond Suit4Heart Suit3Spade Suit9Heart Suit4Club Suit

Davis hit a 9 on the turn to win the hand and the tournament. He was awarded $437,358 and a gold bracelet. Buller was awarded $268,507 for his second-place finish.

Player Tags: Scott Buller,   Michael Davis
 

Final Table Update: Down to Heads Up

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 2,707

Chip Counts:

1. Scott Buller — 5,800,000
2. Michael Davis — 2,870,000

Average Chip Count: 4,060,500

Notable Eliminations:

6. Dan DeLatorre – $76,118
5. Charles Simon – $95,332
4. Michael Morutsy – $126,863
3. Barry Bounds – $179,210

Elimination Hands:

Dan DeLatorre Eliminated in Sixth Place ($76,118)

Dan DeLatorre raised all in for 585,000 under the gun and Michael Morusty made the call. Their cards:

Morutsy: KSpade SuitKHeart Suit
DeLatorre: QSpade Suit4Spade Suit

Board: 8Diamond Suit3Heart Suit2Club Suit6Heart Suit8Club Suit

DeLatorre was eliminated in sixth place and Morutsy held 1,725,000 after the hand.

Charles Simon Eliminated in Fifth Place ($95,332)

Scott Buller raised to 200,000 under the gun and Charles Simon reraised all in from the small blind. Buller made the call. Their cards:

Buller: ADiamond SuitKHeart Suit
Simon: AHeart SuitQDiamond Suit

Board: JDiamond Suit6Club Suit2Spade SuitKDiamond Suit9Diamond Suit

Simon was eliminated in fifth place and Buller grew his stack to 3,950,000.

Michael Morutsy Eliminated in Fourth Place ($126,863)

Scott Buller raised to 150,000 under the gun and Michael Morutsy reraised. Buller quickly moved all in and Morutsy made the all-in call. Their cards:

Buller: AClub SuitKHeart Suit
Morutsy: ASpade SuitAHeart Suit

Board: KClub Suit8Club Suit3Club Suit4Club Suit7Club Suit

Buller made an ace-high flush and Morutsy was eliminated in fourth place. Buller grew his stack to 5.8 million.

Barry Bounds Eliminated in Third Place ($179,210)

Michael Davis raised to 360,000 from the button and Barry Bounds reraised all in from the big blind. Davis made the call and they flipped up their cards:

Davis: ASpade SuitQSpade Suit
Bounds: AHeart Suit6Diamond Suit

Board: 7Diamond Suit4Heart Suit2Spade Suit5Spade Suit8Spade Suit

Davis won the hand with a flush and Bounds was eliminated in third place. Davis held 2,780,000 after the hand.

Player Tags: Scott Buller,   Barry Bounds,   Michael Davis
 

Final Table Update: Six Still Remain, But Bounds on Life Support

Blinds: 25,000-50,000

Players Remaining: 6 out of 2707

Chip Counts:

1. Scott Buller — 2,160,000
2. Michael Morusty — 1,710,000
3. Charles Simon — 1,645,000
4. Dan DeLatorre — 1,000,000
5. Michael Davis — 725,000
6. Barry Bounds — 87,000

Average Chip Count: 1,353,500

 

Final Table Update: First Three Players Eliminaed Quickly

Blinds: 20,000-40,000

Players Remaining: 6 out of 2707

Chip Counts:

1. Charles Simon — 1,700,000
2. Scott Buller — 1,700,000
3. Michael Morusty — 1,350,000
4. Michael Davis — 1,000,000
5. Barry Bounds — 480,000
6. Dan DeLatorre — 370,000

Average Chip Count: 1,353,500

Notable Eliminations:

Robert Beck – $53,208
Richard McCall – $56,908
Art Duncan – $64,047

Elimination Hands:

Robert Beck Eliminated in Ninth Place ($53,208)

Robert Beck and Michael Morusty took a flop of JSpade Suit8Club Suit6Diamond Suit. Morusty bet out 90,000 and Beck moved all in, which was instantly called by Morusty.

Morusty showed 6Heart Suit6Club Suit, good for a set of sixes and Beck held KHeart SuitJDiamond Suit, flopping top pair. The turn was the 9Heart Suit, meaning that Beck was drawing dead and was eliminated.

Richard McCall Eliminated in Eigth Place ($56,908)

On a flop of QHeart Suit7Heart Suit2Heart Suit, Richard McCall moved the last of his chips in and was called by Dan DeLatorre who showed KHeart SuitJHeart Suit, showing that he flopped a flush and was miles ahead of the QSpade SuitJDiamond Suit that was held by McCall.

The turn was the KDiamond Suit, which left McCall drawing dead and eliminated in eighth place. McCall earned $56,908 for his deep run in the tournament.

Art Duncan eliminated in Seventh Place ($64,047)

Charles Simon raised to 90,000 and Art Duncan moved all in. Simon made the call and they tabled their hands.

Simon showed KHeart SuitQSpade Suit and was ahead of the KClub SuitJHeart Suit of Duncan. The board ran out AClub SuitQDiamond Suit6Diamond Suit9Diamond Suit9Heart Suit, keeping Simon in the lead and eliminating Duncan in seventh place.

 

Level 24 Update: Final Table Set

The final table has been set and the remaining nine players have gone on a one hour dinner break.

Blinds: 15,000-30,000

Players Remaining: 9 out of 2707

Chip Counts:

1. Charles Simon — 1,720,000
2. Scott Buller — 1,525,000
3. Michael Morusty — 970,000
4. Michael Davis — 646,000
5. Dan DeLatorre — 630,000
6. Richard McCall — 550,000
7. Robert Beck — 460,000
8. Barry Bounds — 435,000
9. Art Duncan — 170,000

Average Chip Count: 902,333

 

Level 24 Update: Just Shy of Final Table

Blinds: 15,000-30,000

Players Remaining: 12 out of 2707

Chip Counts:

1. Charles Simon — 1,480,000
2. Scott Buller — 1,400,000
3. Barry Bounds — 850,000
4. Michael Morusty — 670,000
5. Dan DeLatorre — 600,000
6. Ted Garner — 500,000
7. Art Duncan — 485,000
8. Richard McCall — 455,000
9. Mitch Garshofsky — 308,000
10. Robert Beck — 302,000

Average Chip Count: 676,750

 

Level 23 Update: Scott Buller Has Monster Chip Lead

Blinds: 12,000-24,000

Players Remaining: 16 out of 2707

Chip Counts:

1. Scott Buller — 1,350,000
2. Charles Simon — 770,000
3. Tom Thomas — 750,000
4. Michael Morusty — 670,000
5. Dan DeLatorre — 600,000
6. Barry Bounds — 565,000
7. Ted Garner — 500,000
8. Art Duncan — 485,000
9. Richard McCall — 455,000
10. Mitch Garshofsky — 380,000

Average Chip Count: 507,562

 

Level 22 Update: 20 Players Remain

Blinds: 10,000-20,000

Players Remaining: 20 out of 2707

Chip Counts:

1. Tom Thomas — 917,000
2. Scott Buller — 870,000
3. Charles Simon — 626,000
4. Barry Bounds — 565,000
5. Zip Vitullo — 420,000
6. Richard McCall - 414,000
7. David Posey -
349,000
8. Mitch Garshofsky — 303,000
9. Ted Garner — 302,000
10. Robert Beck — 301,000

Average Chip Count: 406,050

 

Final Day Begins at 1 p.m.

Day 2 has came to a close in the $1,000 seniors no-limit hold’em world championship with 28 players remaining from the original 2,707. The final day of the event will begin today at 1 p.m. PDT. CardPlayer.com will bring you elimination hands from the final table of this event. Tune in to see who will walk away with the gold bracelet and $437,358 in prize money.

 
 
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