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Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $1,212,100
Entrants: 527

Event 47 - $2,500 Mixed Hold'em

  • Jun 24, '09 - Jun 26, '09


Updates on Final Day (Jun 26, 09)


A Quick Ending... Bahador Ahmadi Wins!

Ylon Schwartz Eliminated in Third Place ($112,967)

Bahador Ahmadi raised to 105,000 on the button and Ylon Schwartz moved in for a total of 495,000. Ahamadi called with ASpade Suit2Spade Suit and Schwartz was behind with QDiamond Suit10Spade Suit.

The board came out 8Club Suit5Spade Suit3Heart SuitKDiamond SuitKClub Suit and Schwartz was eliminated.

Bahador Ahmadi Wins Event No. 47 ($278,804) John McGuiness Eliminated in Second Place ($172,227)

The end came just minutes later when John McGuiness and Bahador Ahmadi saw a flop of ADiamond Suit7Spade Suit2Diamond Suit.

McGuiness moved all in for his last 290,000 and Ahmadi called with JDiamond Suit3Diamond Suit and a flush draw. McGuiness showed 10Diamond Suit10Heart Suit but was drawing dead when the KDiamond Suit hit the turn.

The meaningless 4Club Suit on the river sent McGuiness to the rail and made Ahmadi the mixed hold’em champion of event no. 47.


Final Table Update: Down to Three


No-Limit: 15,000-30,000 with a 4,000 ante

Limit: 25,000-50,000 with 50,000-100,000 limits

Note: Players have gone on a one hour dinner break.

Players Remaining: 3 out of 527

Chip Counts:

1. Ylon Schwartz — 2,000,000
2. John McGuiness — 1,200,000
3. Bahador Ahmadi — 750,000

Average Chip Count: 1,317,500

Notable Eliminations:

5. Barry Greenstein – $57,761
4. Karlo Lopez – $78,628

Elimination Hands:

Barry Greenstein

Barry Greenstein Eliminated in Fifth Place ($57,761)

Ylon Schwartz raised to 80,000 preflop and Barry Greenstein made the call. The flop was dealt KDiamond Suit2Heart Suit2Spade Suit and Greenstein raised all in. Schwartz made the call. Their cards:

Schwartz: QHeart SuitQDiamond Suit
Greenstein: 8Heart Suit6Club Suit

Turn and River: 10Club Suit9Club Suit

Greenstein was eliminated in fifth place.

Karlo Lopez Eliminated in Fourth Place ($78,628)

Ylon Schwartz raised to 80,000 preflop and Karlo Lopez reraised to 120,000. John McGuiness reraised it to 160,000 and both Schwartz and Lopez made the call. The flop was dealt 6Diamond Suit3Club Suit2Heart Suit and McGuiness bet 40,000. Schwartz made the call and Lopez called all in.

The turn fell QDiamond Suit and McGuiness bet 80,000. Schwartz mucked and McGuinnes turned over pocket sixes. Lopez turned over K-9 and after the 3Heart Suit fell on the river he was eliminated in fifth place.


Final Table Update: Stuck at Five


No-Limit: 20,000-40,000 with a 5,000 ante

Limit: 30,000-60,000 with 60,000-120,000 limits

Players Remaining: 5 out of 527

Chip Counts:

1. Bahador Ahmadi — 708,000
2. Ylon Schwartz — 700,000
3. Karlo Lopez — 500,000
3. Barry Greenstein — 400,000
5. John McGuiness — 326,000

Average Chip Count: 439,166

Notable Eliminations:


Elimination Hands:



Final Table Update: Down to Five


No-Limit: 10,000-20,000 with a 3,000 ante

Limit: 15,000-30,000 with 30,000-60,000 limits

Players Remaining: 5 out of 527

Chip Counts:

1. Bahador Ahmadi — 708,000
2. Barry Greenstein — 700,000
3. John McGuiness — 650,000
3. Karlo Lopez — 500,000
5. Ylon Schwartz — 425,000

Average Chip Count: 439,166

Notable Eliminations:

9. Zachary Humphrey – $27,199
8. Hasan Habib – $30,641
7. Randy Haddox – $36,084
6. Matt Woodward – $44,520

Elimination Hands:

Zachary Humphrey Eliminated in Ninth Place ($27,199)

Zachary Humphrey raised all in preflop for just 10,000 and Randy Haddox made the call. Their cards:

Humphrey: KClub Suit7Club Suit
Haddox: 10Heart Suit8Heart Suit

Board: KHeart SuitQHeart SuitJSpade Suit7Heart SuitAClub Suit

Humphrey was eliminated in ninth place on the hand by the flush of Haddox.

Hasan Habib

Hasan Habib Eliminated in Eighth Place ($30,641)

Barry Greenstein raised to 50,000 and Hasan Habib reraised to 75,000. Greenstein made the call and the flop was dealt JDiamond Suit8Club Suit3Club Suit. Greenstein bet, forcing Habib to make an all-in call. Their cards:

Habib: AClub Suit10Diamond Suit

Greenstein: JHeart Suit9Heart Suit

Turn and River: 3Heart Suit8Spade Suit

Habib was eliminated in eightth place by the jacks of Greenstein.

Randy Haddox Eliminated In 7th Place($36,084)

Barry Greenstein raised to 55,000 from middle position and the action was on Randy Haddox. He moved all in for 144,000 and Greenstein looked him up. Greenstein showed KSpade SuitJSpade Suit while Haddox was dominating with AHeart SuitKHeart Suit. The flop was harmless for Haddox as it came 9Club Suit5Club Suit5Heart Suit. The turn was another story as the JDiamond Suit hit the board, pairing Greenstein. The 7Club Suit completed the board and Haddox was gone in 7th place.

Matt Woodward

Matt Woodward Eliminated In 6th Place($44,520)

Action folded around to Matt Woodward on the button. He shoved all in for 324,000 and was immediately called by Bahador Ahmadi in the small blind. Barry Greenstein folded in the big blind and Woodward tabled AHeart Suit10Heart Suit while Ahmadi showed ADiamond SuitASpade Suit.

The board ran out KDiamond SuitAClub Suit2Club Suit7Spade SuitJDiamond Suit, failing to help Woodward and he was eliminated in 6th place.


Final Table Update: Slow Start


No-Limit: 8,000-16,000 with a 2,000 ante

Limit: 13,000-25,000 with 25,000-50,000 limits

Players Remaining: 9 out of 527

Chip Counts:

1. Karlo Lopez — 941,000
2. Bahador Ahmadi — 708,000
3. Matt Woodward — 653,000
4. Randy Haddox — 555,000
5. John McGuiness — 406,000
6. Ylon Schwartz — 286,000
7. Barry Greenstein — 160,000
8. Zachary Humphrey — 85,000
9. Hasan Habib — 70,000

Average Chip Count: 439,166

Notable Eliminations:



Final Table Begins at 2 p.m.

When Day 2 came to a close in event No. 47 just the final table of nine remained. The final table will begin at 2 p.m. PDT today, when the march to the gold bracelet and $278,804 will continue. will bring you all of the elimination hands from the final table.

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