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Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $669,300
Entrants: 291

Event 7 - $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball

  • Jun 01, '10 - Jun 03, '10
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 03, 10)

 
 

Final Table Update: Raphael Zimmerman Eliminated In 2nd Place, Peter Gelecsner Wins Event No. 7

Blinds: 15,000-30,000, Limits: 30,000-60,000

Players Remaining: 1 out of 291

Notable Eliminations:

2. Raphael Zimmerman — $111,686

Big Hands:

Peter GelencsnerRaphael Zimmerman Eliminated In 2nd Place, Peter Gelencsner Wins Event No. 7 ($180,730)

Raphael Zimmerman held the chip lead at the final table for most of the day. He held almost a 2-1 chip lead entering heads-up play but Peter Gelencsner wore down the chip leader until the roles were reversed.

Zimmerman found himself all in after the second draw and drew one card. Gelencsner stood pat and showed a 9-7 low. Zimmerman turned over his cards to show he was drawing to an 8-6 low. Unfortunately for him, he drew another six, pairing his hand and he was eliminated.

 

Final Table Update: Don McNamara Eliminated In 3rd Place

Blinds: 13,000-25,000, Limits: 25,000-50,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 291

Average Chip Count: 436,500

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Raphael Zimmerman – 1,390,000
2. Peter Gelencser – 730,000

Notable Eliminations:

3. Don McNamara — $73,803

Big Hands:

Don McNamaraDon McNamara Eliminated In 3rd Place ($73,803)

Peter Gelencser raised from the button and Don McNamara made the call from the big blind. Both players drew three cards and McNamara led out. Gelencser made the call and drew one card.

McNamara stood pat and moved all in for his last 30,000. Gelencser made the call and drew one more card. Gelencser then showed a 9-low to best McNamara’s jack-low and McNamara was eliminated.

Player Tags: Don McNamara,   Peter Gelencser
 

Final Table Update: David Chiu Eliminated In 4th Place

Blinds: 8,000-15,000, Limits: 15,000-30,000

Players Remaining: 3 out of 291

Average Chip Count: 436,500

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Raphael Zimmerman – 865,000
2. Peter Gelencser – 675,000
3. Don McNamara – 612,000

Notable Eliminations:

4. David Chiu — $50,157

Note: Players are now on a 60-minute dinner break and will return at 10 p.m.

Big Hands:

David ChiuDavid Chiu Eliminated In 4th Place ($50,157)

David Chiu was all in for his last 20,000 against Don McNamara. Chiu drew two cards on the first draw, one card on the second draw and stood pat on the final draw.

McNamara stood pat the whole way and then showed an 8-6 low. Chiu could only turn over an 8-7 low and he was eliminated.

Player Tags: David Chiu,   Don McNamara
 

Final Table Update: Jameson Painter Eliminated In 5th Place

Blinds: 5,000-10,000, Limits: 10,000-20,000

Players Remaining: 4 out of 291

Average Chip Count: 436,500

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Raphael Zimmerman – 850,000
2. Peter Gelencser – 690,000
3. Don McNamara – 480,000
4. David Chiu – 172,000

Notable Eliminations:

5. Jameson Painter — $34,843

Big Hands:

Jameson PainterJameson Painter Eliminated In 5th Place ($34,843)

Jameson Painter found himself all in after the first draw against chip leader Raphael Zimmerman.

Painter took two cards on the second draw while Zimmerman took one. Painter then took one card on the last draw while Zimmerman stood pat.

Painter turned over A-7-4-3-2, no good against Zimmerman’s 10-7-6-4-3 and Painter was out.

 

Leonard Martin Eliminated

Blinds: 5,000-10,000, Limits: 10,000-20,000

Players Remaining: 5 out of 291

Average Chip Count: 436,500

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Peter Gelenscer – 720,000
2. Raphael Zimmerman – 561,000
3. Don Mcnamara – 436,000
4. David Chiu – 273,000
5. Jameson Painter – 97,000

Notable Eliminations:

6. Leonard Martin – $24,723

Big Hands:

Leonard MartinLeonard Martin Eliminated in Sixth Place ($24,723)_

Leonard Martin was all-in before the second draw and Peter Gelenscer bet and forced Don McNamara to fold, leaving the pot heads-up.

Both players drew one card on the second draw. Gelenscer stood pat and Martin drew one card on the third draw. Galenscer tabled the 8-6-4-3-2 and Martin paired on the final draw, giving him a 7-7-6-3-2. Martin will take home just under $25,000 for his efforts at the final table.

 

Final Table Set

The final table is set for event no. 7 ($2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball). Here are the players and their seating assignments:

Seat 1 – David Chiu
Seat 2 – Jameson Painter
Seat 3 – Leonard Martin
Seat 4 – Raphael Zimmerman
Seat 5 – Don McNamara
Seat 6 – Peter Gelencser

Stay tuned to CardPlayer.com as we bring you all of the elimination hands from the final table.

 

Play Resumes Today at 4 p.m.

David Chiu David Chiu headlines a final eight players who come back to the Rio at 4 p.m. today to finish play in event no. 7 ($2,500 2-7 triple draw lowball). With eight players left, David Chiu is the chip leader with 436,000 in chips.

Chiu, who already has four WSOP bracelets to his name has a sizeable chip advantage over most of the field since the chip average is 273,250. When the eight players get under way at 4 p.m., the blinds will be 3,000-6,000 with limits of 6,000-12,000.

They will start the tournament with two tables of four and the final table will be set when they reach six. Everybody is guaranteed a payday of at least $17,903 and the top spot is $180,730. Here are a look at the chip counts of the final eight players.

1. David Chiu – 436,000
2. Peter Gelenscser – 400,000
3. Don Mcnamara – 370,000
4. Raphael Zimmerman – 262,000
5. Tad Jurgens – 223,000
6. Leonard Martin – 195,000
7. Shunjiro Uchida – 173,000
8. Jameson Painter – 127,000

Stay tuned to Card Player for updates throughout the day.

 
 
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