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Buy-In: $5,000
Prize Pool: $1,682,600
Entrants: 358

Event 6 - $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout

  • Jun 01, '10 - Jun 03, '10


Updates on Final Day (Jun 03, 10)


Final Table Update: Neil Channing Eliminated In 2nd Place, Joshua Tieman Wins Event No. 6

Blinds: 20,000-40,000 with a 5,000 ante

Players Remaining: 1 out of 358

Notable Eliminations:

2. Neil Channing — $273,153

Big Hands:

Joshua TiemanNeil Channing Eliminated In 2nd Place ($273,153), Joshua Tieman Wins Event No. 6 ($441,692)

Joshua Tieman steamrolled his way to a massive chip lead once the final table got to heads up play. Neil Channing decided to make his stand moving all in preflop holding ASpade Suit7Heart Suit. Tieman made the call once again, and once again he was dominating his opponent holding AHeart SuitJClub Suit.

The flop came down KSpade Suit10Club Suit4Club Suit, giving Channing no help. The turn was the 10Diamond Suit, pairing the board and giving Channing some outs. He needed to a king or a four to chop the pot or a seven to win it. But the river was the QHeart Suit, giving Tieman a broadway straight and the victory.

Player Tags: Neil Channing,   Joshua Tieman

Final Table Update: Joseph Elpayaa Eliminated In 4th Place, Rutter 3rd

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 358

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Joshua Tieman – 7,719,000
2. Neil Channing – 1,281,000

Notable Eliminations:

4. Joseph Elpayaa — $125,387
3. Stuart Rutter — $273,153

Big Hands:

Joseph ElpayaaJoseph Elpayaa Eliminated In 4th Place ($125,387)

Joseph Elpayaa found himself all in against Joshua Tieman. Elpayaa turned over ASpade SuitJHeart Suit and was trailing Tieman’s 10Heart Suit10Club Suit.

The board ran out 7Diamond Suit6Heart Suit3Spade Suit5Spade Suit10Diamond Suit and Elpayaa made his exit in fourth place.

Stuart Rutter Eliminated In 3rd Place ($273,153)

Stuart Rutter raised to 68,000 from the button and Joshua Tieman raised to 185,000 from the big blind. Rutter then popped it to 500,000.

Tieman raised that bet to 2 million, to which Rutter replied, “all in.” Tieman made the call and turned over AClub SuitQHeart Suit, dominating Rutter’s AHeart Suit10Spade Suit.

The board ran out QDiamond Suit7Diamond Suit3Heart SuitASpade Suit3Diamond Suit and Rutter was eliminated.


Final Table Update: Brent Hanks Eliminated In 6th Place, Levi 5th

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

Players Remaining: 4 out of 358

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Joshua Tieman – 3,005,000
2. Stuart Rutter – 2,406,000
3. Joseph Elpayaa – 2,267,000
4. Neil Channing – 1,269,000

Notable Eliminations:

6. Brent Hanks — $71,998
5. Nicolas Levi — $92,543

Big Hands:

Brent HanksBrent Hanks Eliminated In 6th Place ($71,998)

Brent Hanks raised to 60,000 from the small blind and Nicolas Levi raised to 160,000 from the big blind. Hanks moved in for 600,000 and was called.

Hanks turned over AClub SuitQClub Suit while Levi showed 7Diamond Suit7Spade Suit.

The board ran out 9Spade Suit9Heart Suit5Spade Suit7Club Suit3Club Suit and Hanks was eliminated.

Nicolas LeviNicolas Levi Eliminated In 5th Place ($92,543)

Joshua Tieman raised to 60,000 and Nicolas Levi reraised to 189,000 from the big blind. Tieman put in one more raise and then Levi moved all in. Tieman called and turned over 8Club Suit8Spade Suit. Levi showed JSpade SuitJDiamond Suit and was poised to double up.

However, the board ran out 8Diamond Suit5Spade Suit4Spade SuitAClub Suit2Club Suit, giving Tieman a set on the flop and Levi was out.

Player Tags: Brent Hanks,   Nicolas Levi

Final Table to Kick Off at 2:30

Neil ChanningNeil Channing has won a title in Ireland and now is looking to add a WSOP bracelet to his collection of titles.

Channing headlines a final table that includes Joe Elpayaa, Stuart Rutter, Josh Tieman, Brent Hanks, and Nicolas Levi. The final six will be back in the Amazon room at 2:30 p.m. to fight for the $441,692 first place prize money and for somebody to win their first bracelet.

Stay tuned to Card Player for updates on the final table and to see who can win their third table to take home a bracelet.

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