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Buy-In: $10,000
Prize Pool: $949,400
Entrants: 101

Event 19 - $10,000 2-7 No-Limit Lowball Championship

  • Jun 09, '10 - Jun 11, '10
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 11, 10)

 
 

Level 26 Update: David Baker Wins

Blinds: 20,000-40,000 with a 10,000 ante

Players Remaining: 1 out of 101

Average Chip Count: 3,030,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. David Baker — 3,030,000

Eliminations:

2. Eric Cloutier — $181,886

Player Twitter Account

David Baker

Big Hands:

Eric Cloutier

Eric Cloutier Eliminated in 2nd Place ($181,886), David Baker Wins Event No. 19 ($294,314)

David Baker raised all in on the button and Eric Cloutier called 560,000 for his tournament life. Cloutier drew two and Baker opted for one. Cloutier exposed 6-4-2 and drew a six (for a pair) and a seven. Baker laid out his 10-9-8-4 and needed to avoid pairing. The jack he received from the deck ended the match and eliminated Cloutier.

Player Tags: Eric Cloutier,   David Baker
 

Level 25 Update: John Juanda and George Danzer Eliminated

Blinds: 15,000-30,000 with a 7,000 ante

Players Remaining: 2 out of 101

Average Chip Count: 1,515,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. David Baker — 2,193,000
2. Eric Cloutier — 837,000

Eliminations:

4. John Juanda — $78,088
3. George Danzer — $115,295

Big Hands:

George Danzer

George Danzer Doubles Up

John Juanda moved all in from the small blind, having George Danzer covered. Danzer called for 287,000 total. Each player drew one card. Juanda’s 9-8-4-2 paired with a deuce from the dealer. Danzer drew a seven for 8-7-4-3-2 and won the pot to double up to 632,000. Juanda had been having a rough level so far and was down to just 166,000 after the hand.

John Juanda Eliminated in 4th Place ($78,088)

John Juanda open shoved for 152,000 and David Baker called from the big blind. Baker drew one while Juanda opted for two. Baker exposed 10-8-7-3 and added a five from the deck. Juanda’s 9-5-2 picked up a king and a four for a K-9 low. Juanda was eliminated and Baker was at 2,130,000 after the hand.

George Danzer Eliminated in 3rd Place ($115,295)

George Danzer shoved in the dark for 37,000. Cloutier folded, but Baker made the call. Baker drew two cards, while Danzer drew one. Baker had the 8-4-3 and picked up a six and three. Danzer’s 10-7-4-3 gave him a great shot to double up but the seven he received from the deck gave him a higher pair and sent him packing. Cloutier was at 837,000 after the hand.

 

Level 24 Update: Doug Booth Eliminated

Blinds: 12,000-24,000 with a 6,000 ante

Players Remaining: 4 out of 101

Average Chip Count: 757,500

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. John Juanda — 1,050,000
2. David Baker — 1,045,000
3. Eric Cloutier — 565,000
4. George Danzer — 367,000

Eliminations:

5. Doug Booth — $55,483

Big Hands:

John Juanda

Doug Booth Eliminated in 5th Place ($55,483)

Doug Booth moved all in 367,000 from the button and David Baker reraised all in for 800,000 from the small blind. Booth and Baker each drew one card. Baker tabled 8-5-3-2 and drew a nine for a 9-8 low. Booth wasn’t able to get lucky with his 9-7-6-3, receiving an ace from the dealer. Booth was eliminated and Baker was at 1,100,000 after the hand.

Juanda Doubles Up

George Danzer bet 65,000 from under the gun and John Juanda moved all in from the big blind for 511,000 total. Danzer called and stood pat with his 10-9-7-6-3. Juanda drew one and improved to an 8-7-5-4-3. Juanda doubled to 1,050,000 after the hand while Danzer fell to 367,000.

Left in the Deck

Players are now on a 20 minute break.

Player Tags: John Juanda,   Doug Booth,   George Danzer,   David Baker
 

Level 23 Update: Action Very Tight

Blinds: 10,000-20,000 with a 5,000 ante

Players Remaining: 5 out of 101

Average Chip Count: 505,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. George Danzer — 745,000
2. David Baker — 745,000
3. Doug Booth — 640,000
4. Eric Cloutier — 450,000
5. John Juanda — 415,000

Eliminations:

None

Big Hands:

None

Left in the Deck:

In case you are bored while waiting for a noteworthy hand to take place in the event, check out an interview with 8th place finisher Daniel Negreanu, before his elimination earlier in the evening.






Player Tags: Daniel Negreanu
 

Level 22 Update: Eric Kesselman and Erik Seidel Eliminated

Blinds: 8,000-16,000 with a 4,000 ante

Players Remaining: 5 out of 101

Average Chip Count: 505,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. David Baker — 717,000
2. George Danzer — 679,000
3. Eric Cloutier — 653,000
4. Doug Booth — 625,000
5. John Juanda — 370,000

Eliminations:

7. Eric Kesselman — $32,080
6. Erik Seidel — $41,270

Big Hands:

Erik Seidel

Eric Kesselman Eliminated in 7th Place ($32,080)

Doug Booth opened with 48,000 and Eric Kesselman moved all in from the button for 221,000 total. Booth made the call and stood pat with 8-6-4-3-2. Kesselman drew one and improved to a 9-8-6-5-2, but it was no good. Kesselman was eliminated and Booth grew his stack to 743,000.

Erik Seidel Doubles Up

On the button, Erik Seidel moved in for his last 89,000 and David Baker called from the small blind. Both players drew one card. Seidel received a king with his 9-4-3-2 and was good against the 7-6-4-2-2 of Baker. Seidel was at 190,000 after the hand while Baker was down to 735,000.

Erik Seidel Eliminated in 6th Place ($41,270)

Erik Seidel moved all in for 153,000 from the small blind and David Baker made the call from the big blind. Seidel stood pat with his 10-8-7-3-2. Baker discarded a four to hold 9-5-4-2 before he received his new card. He drew a six and set Seidel packing. Baker was at 720,000 after the hand.

George Danzer Doubles Up

John Juanda opened to 47,000 and George Danzer moved in on the button for 235,000. Both blinds folded and Juanda made the call. Both players drew one. Danzer’s 8-6-5-3 became a K-8 low while Juanda’s 9-5-4-2 paired when he drew another deuce. Danzer doubled up to 485,000 while Juanda was down to 318,000 after the hand.

Left in the Deck:

Players are now on a 60 minute dinner break and will return at around 10 p.m. PST.

 

Level 21 Update: Daniel Negreanu Eliminated

Blinds: 6,000-12,000 with a 3,000 ante

Players Remaining: 7 out of 101

Average Chip Count: 378,750

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. David Baker — 650,000
2. Eric Cloutier — 583,000
3. Eric Kesselman — 500,000
4. John Juanda — 460,000
5. Doug Booth — 366,000
6. George Danzer — 284,000
7. Erik Seidel — 249,000

Eliminations:

8. Daniel Negreanu — $26,004

Big Hands:

John Juanda Doubles Up

David Baker bet 36,000 from the cutoff and John Juanda raised to 95,000 from the button. Baker called and drew one. Juanda stood pat. Baker moved all in and Juanda went into the tank for minutes. He eventually made the 131,000 chip call for his tournament life. Baker mucked his bluff and Juanda took the pot. He was at 460,000 after the hand, while Baker fell to 505,000.

Daniel Negreanu

Daniel Negreanu Eliminated in 8th Place ($26,004)

David Baker opened to 36,000 from the hijack and Daniel Negreanu moved all in for 180,000 total from the small blind. Baker made the call and stood pat with his 9-7 low. Negreanu drew one and ended up with a K-7 low. Negreanu was gone and Baker was at 650,000 after the hand.

Left in the Deck:

Players are now at the official final table of 7.

Player Tags: John Juanda,   Daniel Negreanu,   David Baker
 

Level 20 Update: Andy Bloch Eliminated

Blinds: 5,000-10,000 with a 3,000 ante

Players Remaining: 8 out of 101

Average Chip Count: 336,666

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. David Baker — 696,000
2. Eric Kesselman — 665,000
3. Eric Cloutier — 425,000
4. Doug Booth — 350,000
5. John Juanda — 263,000
6. Daniel Negreanu — 261,000
7. George Danzer — 230,000
8. Erik Seidel — 122,000

Eliminations:

9. Andy Bloch — $22,387

Big Hands:

Andy Bloch

Andy Bloch Eliminated in 9th Place ($22,387)

Eric Kesselman bet 25,000 from the small blind and Andy Bloch moved all in from the big blind. Kesselman insta-called, exposing the nuts of 7-5-4-3-2. Bloch wasn’t drawing dead as he discarded a queen with his 5-4-3-2, hoping for the chop. However, a useless six sent him to the rail. Kesselman was at 665,000 after the hand.

David Baker Doubles Up

George Danzer bet 27,000 and David Baker called from the small blind. Both Baker and Danzer drew one card. Baker bet 51,000 and Danzer raised to 200,000. Baker moved all in for 106,000 more. Danzer called and tabled the 7-6-5-4-2 but was no good against the 7-6-4-3-2 of Baker. Baker doubled up to 696,000 and Danzer was down to 230,000.

Left in the Deck:

The final 8 players have combined to form the final table.

Players are now on a 20-minute break.

 

Level 19 Update: John Monnette Eliminated

Blinds: 4,000-8,000 with a 2,000 ante

Players Remaining: 9 out of 101

Average Chip Count: 336,666

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Eric Kesselman — 465,000
2. George Danzer — 460,000
3. Eric Cloutier — 430,000
4. David Baker — 410,000
5. Doug Booth — 365,000
6. John Juanda — 245,000
7. Daniel Negreanu — 210,000
8. Erik Seidel — 200,000
9. Andy Bloch — 175,000

Eliminations:

10. John Monnette — $22,387

Big Hands:

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Andy Bloch Doubles Up

John Monnette raised to 27,000 and Andy Bloch moved all in for 75,000. Action was folded to Monnette, who made the call. Monnette stood pat and Bloch decided to as well. Bloch exposed 10-8-5-4-2 while Monnette mucked a Q-J low. Bloch doubled to 170,000 while Monnette was down to just 90,000 after the hand.

John Monnette Doubles Up

Eric Kesselman moved all in from the small blind and John Monnette made the call for his tournament life from the big blind. Kesselman drew one card while Monnette stood pat. Monnette tabled the Q-J-9-8-2 and was good against the 10-7-4-4-3 of Kesselman.

John Monnette Eliminated in 10th Place ($22,387)

David Baker opened for 25,000 and John Monnette moved all in for 105,000 total from the big blind. Baker called a drew one card. Monnette stood pat. Baker exposed the 8-6-5-4-3 and was good against the 10-9-8-5-4 of Monnette. Baker was at 410,000 after the hand.

Left in the Deck:

Yesterday Card Player TV caught up with David Baker, who still is in contention in the event.






Player Tags: Andy Bloch,   John Monnette
 

Shuffle up and Deal!

Play is now underway on the third and final day of event no. 19 ($10,000 2-7 draw lowball championship).

Stay tuned for level-by-level updates, as action will conclude today with a winner.

 

Final Day to Start at 4 p.m.

The final 10 players remaining in event no. 19, the $10,000 2-7 no-limit lowball championship will be back in the Rio’s Amazon Room at 4 p.m. to play down to a winner of the event.

Here are a look at the chip counts.

1. David Baker – 526,000
2. George Danzer – 425,000
3. Eric Cloutier – 366,000
4. Doug Booth – 359,000
5. Erik Seidel – 280,000
6. Eric Kesselman – 247,000
7. John Monette – 238,000
8. John Juanda – 225,000
9. Daniel Negreanu – 223,000
10. Andy Bloch – 146,000

Don’t forget to check out twitter accounts from players still alive in the field.

Daniel Negreanu
Erik Seidel
Andy Bloch

Check back with Card Player on Friday for level-by-level coverage throughout the day until we crown a champion.

 
 
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