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CPPT VII - DeepStack Championship Poker Series

$5,000 CPPT Main Event No-Limit Hold'em $2 Million GTD

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Andrey Pateychuk Wins CPPT Venetian DeepStack Championship Poker Series

For many poker players, the Card Player Poker Tour Venetian DeepStack Championship Poker Series $5,000 main event represented the last chance to make their mark on Las Vegas before heading home. With a $2 million ...


 
 
Buy-In: $1,000
Prize Pool: $2,960,100
Entrants: 3289

Event 24 - $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 12, '10 - Jun 15, '10
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 16, 10)

 
 

Final Table Update: Jeffrey Tebben Wins Event No. 24

Blinds: 50,000-100,000 with a 10,000 ante

Players Remaining: 1 out of 3,289

Notable Eliminations:

3. Kiet Tran — $223,665
2. J.D. McNamara — $310,248

Big Hands:

Kiet Tran Eliminated In Third Place ($223,665)

Kiet Tran limped in from the small blind and the action was on Jeffrey Tebben in the big blind. He raised to 350,000 and Tran moved over the top for the rest of his stack of over 2 million.

Tebben made a quick call and turned over 9Heart Suit9Spade Suit. Tran was in trouble as he turned over QClub Suit9Club Suit.

The board ran out 10Club Suit10Spade Suit3Club Suit6Spade SuitJDiamond Suit and Tran was eliminated.

Jeffrey Tebben Wins Event No. 24 ($503,389), J.D. McNamara Eliminated In Second Place ($310,248)

J.D. McNamara raised to 280,000 from the small blind and Jeffrey Tebben made the call. The flop came down KSpade Suit10Spade Suit8Diamond Suit and both players checked.

The turn was the KDiamond Suit and Tebben fired 350,000 out of turn. McNamara made the call and the river was the 7Club Suit. Tebben checked and McNamara bet 325,000. Tebben countered by moving all in. McNamara made the call and put himself at risk holding JDiamond SuitJClub Suit.

Tebben turned over KClub Suit2Spade Suit for trips and took down the bracelet.

Player Tags: Kiet Tran
 

Final Table Update: David Cai Eliminated In 5th Place, Murphy 4th

Blinds: 40,000-80,000 with a 10,000 ante

Players Remaining: 3 out of 3,289

Average Chip Count: 3,289,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Kiet Tran – 2,700,000
2. Jeffrey Tebben – 2,525,000
3. J.D. McNamara – 1,725,000

Notable Eliminations:

5. David Cai — $119,410
4. Denis Murphy — $162,568

Big Hands:

David CaiDavid Cai Eliminated In Fifth Place ($119,410)

David Cai moved all in for his last 890,000 from under the gun. Action folded around to J.D. McNamara in the big blind and he made the call.

Cai turned over KHeart Suit8Heart Suit but was dominated by McNamara’s AClub SuitKDiamond Suit.

The board ran out KSpade Suit7Spade Suit2Heart Suit6Diamond Suit8Heart Suit and Cai was eliminated.

Denis Murphy Eliminated In Fourth Place ($162,568)

Denis Murphy raised to 190,000 from under the gun and Jeffrey Tebben called from the button. The flop came down KSpade Suit5Spade Suit2Club Suit and Murphy led out for 320,000.

Tebben made the call and the turn was the 4Club Suit. Murphy moved all in and Tebben made the quick call, turning over ADiamond Suit3Diamond Suit for a straight. Murphy had outs though as he turned over AClub SuitQClub Suit for the nut flush draw.

But the 2Heart Suit river sealed his fate and he was out.

Player Tags: David Cai
 

Final Table Update: David Tolbert Eliminated In 7th Place, Kelso 6th

Blinds: 25,000-50,000 with a 5,000 ante

Players Remaining: 5 out of 3,289

Average Chip Count: 1,973,400

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Kiet Tran – 2,800,000
2. Jeffrey Tebben – 1,900,000
3. J.D. McNamara – 1,875,000
4. Denis Murphy – 1,750,000
5. David Cai – 1,100,000

Notable Eliminations:

7. David Tolbert — $66,513
6. Blake Kelso — $88,654

Note: Players are on a 60-minute dinner break and will return at 7:25 p.m.

Big Hands:

David Tolbert Eliminated In Seventh Place ($66,513)

Denis Murphy moved all in from the cutoff for 495,000. The button folded and action was on David Tolbert in the small blind.

He called with his final 480,000 and turned over JSpade SuitJHeart Suit. It was no good, however, as Murphy turned over QClub SuitQHeart Suit.

The board ran out 5Heart Suit4Club Suit3Club Suit2Club SuitKSpade Suit and Tolbert was eliminated.

Blake KelsoBlake Kelso Eliminated In Sixth Place ($88,654)

Blake Kelso moved in for his last 630,000 from under the gun. J.D. McNamara then reshove to isolate Kelso. The rest of the table mucked and McNamara turned over 10Club Suit10Diamond Suit.

Kelso showed down JDiamond Suit10Spade Suit and needed a lot of help. The flop came down QSpade SuitQClub Suit9Heart Suit, giving Kelso an open-ended straight draw.

But the turn and river were bricks, bringing the AClub Suit and 3Spade Suit and Kelso was eliminated.

Player Tags: Blake Kelso
 

Final Table Update: Greg Pohler Eliminated In 8th Place

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

Players Remaining: 7 out of 3,289

Average Chip Count: 1,409,571

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Kiet Tran – 2,500,000
2. J.D. McNamara – 2,250,000
3. Jeffrey Tebben – 1,700,000
4. Blake Kelso – 980,000
5. Denis Murphy – 840,000
6. David Tolbert – 700,000
7. David Cai – 680,000

Notable Eliminations:

8. Greg Pohler — $50,410

Big Hands:

Greg PohlerGreg Pohler Eliminated In Eighth Place ($50,410)

Greg Pohler moved all in for 470,000 from the cutoff and the action folded to Jeffrey Tebben in the big blind. He made the call and turned over AHeart SuitJSpade Suit.

Pohler needed help as he showed down ADiamond Suit5Diamond Suit. The board ran out 10Heart Suit9Spade Suit6Spade Suit4Spade Suit4Club Suit, offering no help to Pohler and he was eliminated.

Player Tags: Greg Pohler,   Jeffrey Tebben
 

Final Table Update: Michael Gross Eliminated In 9th Place

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

Players Remaining: 8 out of 3,289

Average Chip Count:

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Kiet Tran – 2,500,000
2. J.D. McNamara – 2,250,000
3. Jeffrey Tebben – 1,250,000
4. Blake Kelso – 980,000
5. Denis Murphy – 840,000
6. David Tolbert – 700,000
7. David Cai – 680,000
8. Greg Pohler – 660,000

Notable Eliminations:

9. Michael Gross — $38,629

Big Hands:

Michael GrossMichael Gross Eliminated In Ninth Place ($38,629)

Kiet Tran raised to 85,000 preflop and the action folded around to Michael Gross. He moved in for his last 465,000 and Tran made the call.

Gross was in dominating position when he showed AHeart Suit10Spade Suit to counter Tran’s JHeart Suit10Heart Suit.

But the flop came QClub SuitJSpade Suit6Diamond Suit, giving Tran the lead. The turn was the 3Heart Suit and the river was the 6Heart Suit, offering Gross no help and he was the first casualty of the day.

Player Tags: Michael Gross,   Kiet Tran
 

Final Table Begins at 2:30 p.m.

The final nine players will return at 2:30 p.m. to play down to a champion.

Here are their seating arrangements along with their official chip counts:

Seat 1: Blake Kelso – 1,166,000
Seat 2: J.D. McNamara – 2,200,000
Seat 3: Kiet Tran Tuan – 2,311,000
Seat 4: Greg Pohler – 660,000
Seat 5: David Cai – 844,000
Seat 6: Michael Gross – 535,000
Seat 7: Denis Murphy – 789,000
Seat 8: Jeffrey Tebben – 466,000
Seat 9: John Tolbert – 945,000

The players will return at level 24 with 17 minutes remaining and the blinds at 15,000-30,000 with a 4,000 ante.

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

 
 
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