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Buy-In: $1,000
Prize Pool: $948,600
Entrants: 1054

Event 22 - $1,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 11, '10 - Jun 13, '10


Updates on Final Day (Jun 13, 10)


Level 24 Update: Vanessa Hellebuyck Wins Bracelet

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

Players Remaining: 1 out of 1,054

Average Chip Count: 3,162,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Vanessa Hellebuyck — 3,162,000


3. Timmi Derosa — $74,389
2. Sidsel Boesen — $118,897

Elimination Hands:

Timmi Derosa

Timmi Derosa Eliminated in 3rd Place ($74,389)

Timmi Derosa completed the big blind. Vanessa Hellebuyck bet 100,000 from the big blind and Derosa called. The flop came 9Diamond Suit5Club Suit3Diamond Suit and Derosa led out for 100,000. Hellebuyck made the call. The 6Heart Suit fell on the turn and Derosa moved all in for 651,000. Hellebuyck went into the tank before finally making the call, putting Derosa at risk. Derosa tabled the QHeart SuitJHeart Suit for a bluff and Hellebuyck exposed the 7Diamond Suit6Diamond Suit for a pair and multiple draws. The 4Heart Suit fell on the river and Derosa was eliminated.

Sidsel BoesenSidsel Boesen Eliminated in 2nd Place ($118,897), Vanessa Hellebuyck Wins Event No. 22 ($192,132)

Sidsel Boesen moved all in on the button for 358,000 and Vanessa Hellebuyck called. Boesen tabled the 10Diamond Suit9Diamond Suit while Hellebuyck exposed the 5Spade Suit5Diamond Suit. The fives held as the board ran out KSpade SuitQClub Suit3Spade Suit4Heart Suit6Diamond Suit. Boesen was eliminated in second.


Level 23 Update: Allison Whalen Eliminated

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

Players Remaining: 3 out of 1,054

Average Chip Count: 1,054,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Vanessa Hellebuyck — 1,517,000
2. Timmi Derosa — 905,000
3. Sidsel Boesen — 810,000


4. Allison Whalen — $53,994

Elimination Hands:

Allison Whalen

Allison Whalen Eliminated in 4th Place ($53,994)

Allison Whalen open shoved for 550,000. Vanessa Hellebuyck called from the big blind. Whalen exposed the 2Heart Suit2Club Suit but Hellebuyck tabled the AHeart SuitAClub Suit. Whalen was unable to improve and was eliminated.


Level 22 Update: Five Players Eliminated

Blinds: 8,000-16,000 with a 2,000 ante

Players Remaining: 4 out of 1,054

Average Chip Count: 790,500

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Sidsel Boesen — 1,000,000
2. Timmi Derosa — 800,000
3. Vanessa Hellebuyck — 785,000
4. Allison Whalen — 615,000


9. Loren Watterworth — $13,688
8. Bonnie Overfield — $17,520
7. La Sengphet — $22,728
6. Holly Hodge — $29,880
5. Kami Chisholm — $39,860

Elimination Hands:

Loren Watterworth

Loren Watterworth Eliminated in 9th Place ($13,688)

Sidsel Boesen opened to 36,000 and Loren Watterworth shoved for 48,000 total. Action was folded to Boesen, who made the call and exposed the AClub SuitJSpade Suit. Watterworth was in bad shape with her ADiamond Suit10Spade Suit. The board offered no help for the dominated ace and Watterworth was eliminated in ninth place.

Bonnie Overfield Eliminated in 8th Place ($17,520)

Timmi Derosa bet 50,000 from middle position and Bonnie Overfield moved all in for 352,000 total from the big blind. Derosa called and exposed pocket aces. Overfield exposed the ASpade SuitKSpade Suit and was in bad shape. Overfield was unable to out draw the aces and was eliminated in eighth. Derosa was up to 760,000 after the hand.

La Sengphet

La Sengphet Eliminated in 7th Place ($22,728)

La Sengphet moved all in for 82,000. Allison Whalen raised all in from the button. Both blinds folded. Sengphet exposed the AClub Suit6Diamond Suit while Whalen tabled the JDiamond SuitJClub Suit. The board offered no salvation for Sengphet and she was eliminated in seventh.

Holly Hodge Eliminated in 6th Place ($29,880)

Holly Hodge moved all in for 156,000 and Timmi Derosa made the call from the small blind. Hodge tabled the ADiamond Suit5Diamond Suit but was way behind to the ASpade SuitQClub Suit of Derosa. The board offered no help for Hodge, as she was drawing dead against a pair of queens on the turn for Derosa. Hodge hit the rail in sixth place.

Kami Chisholm Eliminated in 5th Place ($39,860)

Kami Chisholm called from the small blind, but Sidsel Boesen wasn’t in the mood to check in the big blind. She bet 35,000 and Chisholm moved all in for 450,000 total. Boesen insta-called and exposed the AClub SuitAHeart Suit. Chisholm tabled her ASpade Suit7Diamond Suit and was unable to out draw the pocket aces. She was eliminated in fifth place.


Final Table to Start at 3 p.m.

The final nine players remaining in event no. 22, the $1,000 ladies no-limit hold’em event will be coming to the Rio at 3 p.m. to start the final table and fight for the bracelet at hand.

The chip leader going into the final table is Sidsel Boesen, with 789,000. Here are a look at the chip counts for the entire final table.

1. Sidsel Boesen – 789,000
2. Kami Chisholm – 529,000
3. Timmi Derosa – 437,000
4. Allison Whalen – 344,000
5. Holly Hodge – 279,000
6. Vanessa Hellebuyck – 277,000
7. Bonnie Overfield – 226,000
8. La Sengphet – 206,000
9. Loren Watterworth – 75,000

Everybody is guaranteed a pay day of $13,688, but all the women are shooting for the $192,132 first place prize money. Stay tuned to Card Player for updates on the day’s action of the final table.

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