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Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $1,370,800
Entrants: 596

Event 28 - $2,500 Pot-Limit Omaha

  • Jun 15, '10 - Jun 17, '10


Updates on Final Day (Jun 17, 10)


Final Table Update: Miguel Proulx WIns Event No. 28

Blinds: 30,000-60,000

Players Remaining: 1 out of 596

Notable Eliminations:

2. L.J. Klein — $195,147

Big Hands:

Miguel ProulxMiguel Proulx Wins Event No. 28 ($315,311), L.J. Klein Eliminated In Second Place ($195,147)

L.J. Klein raised to 125,000 from the button and Miguel Proulx made the call. The flop came down JSpade Suit10Spade Suit4Spade Suit. Proulx checked and Klein bet 75,000. Proulx made the call and the turn was the 9Diamond Suit.

Proulx then led out for 200,000 and Klein made the call. The river was the KHeart Suit and Proulx checked again. Klein then moved all in and Proulx snap-called, showing down ASpade SuitQDiamond SuitQHeart Suit2Spade Suit for the nut flush.

Klein mucked and was eliminated in second place, surrendering the bracelet to Proulx.

Player Tags: Miguel Proulx

Final Table Update: Michael Greco Eliminated In 3rd Place

Blinds: 25,000-50,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 596

Average Chip Count: 1,490,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. L.J. Klein — 2,775,000
2. Miguel Proulx – 1,695,000

Notable Eliminations:

3. Michael Greco — $129,691

Big Hands:

Michael GrecoMichael Greco Eliminated In Third Place ($129,691)

L.J. Klein opened for a raise and Michael Greco moved all in for his last 485,000. Klein made the call and turned over KDiamond SuitJHeart Suit7Diamond Suit6Heart Suit while Greco showed AClub Suit10Club Suit10Diamond Suit5Diamond Suit.

The board ran out JClub Suit6Club Suit8Heart Suit4Heart Suit5Spade Suit, giving Klein a straight and knocking out Greco in third place.

Player Tags: Michael Greco

Final Table Update: Pope 7th, Gal 6th, Engels 5th, Tayar 4th

Blinds: 20,000-40,000

Players Remaining: 3 out of 596

Average Chip Count: 1,490,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Miguel Proulx – 1,910,000
2. L.J. Klein – 1,710,000
3. Michael Greco – 850,000

Notable Eliminations:

7. Trevor Pope — $41,850
6. Karl Gal — $54,736
5. Joerg Engels — $72,227
4. Stephane Tayar — $96,243

Big Hands:

Trevor PopeTrevor Pope Eliminated In Seventh Place ($41,850)

Trevor Pope raised to 100,000 from under the gun and action folded to Miguel Proulx. He repotted and Pope made the call for the rest of his chips.

Pope turned over JClub Suit10Spade Suit9Club Suit8Spade Suit and Proulx showed KDiamond SuitKClub SuitJHeart Suit7Club Suit.

The board ran out ADiamond Suit6Diamond Suit3Heart Suit3Club Suit4Spade Suit, missing Pope completely and he was ousted from the tournament.

Karl GalKarl Gal Eliminated In Sixth Place ($54,736)

Karl Gal moved all in for his last 200,000 and Miguel Proulx made the call. He showed down QHeart SuitJClub Suit10Heart Suit6Diamond Suit while Gal showed KSpade SuitKDiamond Suit8Club Suit7Diamond Suit.

The flop was good for both players as it came down QDiamond SuitJDiamond Suit2Diamond Suit, giving Gal a flush and Proulx two pair. The turn was the ASpade Suit, helping neither player.

But the river was the QClub Suit, giving Proulx the full house and Gal was eliminated.

Joerg Engels Eliminated in Fifth Place ($72,227)

Joerg Engels raised to 110,000 from the button and Michael Greco made the call from the big blind. The flop came down 6Spade Suit6Diamond Suit5Diamond Suit and Greco checked. Engels moved all in and Greco made the call.

Engels showed down ASpade Suit9Diamond Suit9Spade Suit4Club Suit and Greco showed ADiamond Suit6Heart Suit3Diamond Suit3Heart Suit.

Greco had trips and improved to a full house when the AHeart Suit fell on the turn and the river was the 7Spade Suit, securing Engels’ fate as he was eliminated.

Stephane TayarStephane Tayar Eliminated In Fourth Place ($96,253)

Stephane Tayar raised to 140,000 from under the gun and Miguel Proulx was the only caller. Tayar only had 10,000 behind and threw it into the pot before the flop was dealt. Proulx made the call and showed ASpade SuitKSpade Suit4Club Suit3Diamond Suit while Tayar showed QClub SuitJClub Suit9Spade Suit8Spade Suit.

The board ran out QSpade Suit10Spade Suit2Club Suit2Spade Suit7Club Suit, giving Proulx a superior spade flush and Tayar was eliminated.


Final Table Update: Tommy Le Eliminated In 8th Place

Blinds: 15,000-30,000

Players Remaining: 7 out of 596

Average Chip Count: 638,571

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Miguel Proulx – 1,610,000
2. L.J. Klein – 848,000
3. Michael Greco – 563,000
4. Trevor Pope – 344,000
5. Karl Gal – 316,000
6. Joerg Engels – 260,000
7. Stephane Tayar – 210,000

Notable Eliminations:

8. Tommy Le — $32,254

Big Hands:

Tommy LeTommy Le Eliminated In Eighth Place ($32,254)

Miguel Proulx raised to 65,000 and Tommy Le made the call and both players saw a flop of QHeart Suit5Diamond Suit3Diamond Suit.

Le shoved for the rest of his chips and Proulx made the call. Le showed 10Heart Suit7Diamond Suit4Club Suit3Heart Suit for bottom pair and a gutshot straight draw.

Proulx showed AHeart SuitKSpade Suit5Spade Suit5Heart Suit for a set of fives. The turn was the 7Spade Suit and the river was the 8Diamond Suit and Le was eliminated.

Player Tags: Tommy Le,   Miguel Proulx

Final Table Update: Patrick Hanoteau Eliminated In 9th Place

Blinds: 10,000-20,000

Players Remaining: 8 out of 596

Average Chip Count: 558,750

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Joerg Engels – 815,000
2. Tommy Le – 815,000
3. Miguel Proulx – 666,000
4. L.J. Klein – 570,000
5. Karl Gal – 541,000
6. Michael Greco – 494,000
7. Stephane Tayar – 323,000
8. Trevor Pope – 288,000

Notable Eliminations:

9. Patrick Hanoteau — $25,044

Note: Players have gone on a 60-minute dinner break and will return at 8:45 p.m.

Big Hands:

Patrick HanoteauPatrick Hanoteau Eliminated In Ninth Place ($25,044)

Patrick Hanoteau raised to 70,000 preflop and Karl Gal was next to act. He bet the pot and the action folded back around to Hanoteau.

He made the call, putting himself all in. He turned over ADiamond SuitKDiamond SuitJHeart Suit7Spade Suit and was facing Gal’s aces, ASpade SuitAHeart Suit9Spade Suit3Spade Suit.

The board ran out 10Diamond Suit7Diamond Suit3Club SuitQClub Suit4Spade Suit, offering Hanoteau no help and he was eliminated.

Player Tags: Patrick Hanoteau,   Karl Gal

Final Table Set

The final table is set for event no. 28 ($1,500 pot limit omaha). There were 12 players who started the day at 3 p.m. and three have hit the rail. Here are the final nine and their seating assignments and chip counts:

Seat 1: Patrick Hanoteaau – 890,000
Seat 2: Joerg Engels – 760,000
Seat 3: Miguel Proulx – 850,000
Seat 4: L.J. Klein – 740,000
Seat 5: Michael Greco – 125,000
Seat 6: Tommy Le – 135,000
Seat 7: Karl Gai – 435,000
Seat 8: Stephane Tayar – 85,000
Seat 9: Trevor Pope – 355,000

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


Final Day Starts at 3 p.m.

GrecoThe final 12 player in event No. 28 ($2,500 Pot-Limit Omaha) will return to play down to a winner, starting at 3 p.m.

The remaining players are:

Patrick Hanoteau
Miguel Proulx
Karl Gal
L.J. Klein
Joe Serock
Dilyan Kovachev
Michael Greco (pictured)
Joerg Engels
Tommy Le
Trevor Pope
Stephane Tayar
Matthew Reed

Everyone left is guaranteed at least $19,588. The winner will take $315,311 and the WSOP bracelet.

Stay tuned to for your final table coverage.

Here are the chip counts heading to the final day:

1 Miguel Proulx 877,000
2 Patrick Hanoteau 824,000
3 Loren Klein 470,000
4 Karl Gal 458,000
5 Joerg Engels 405,000
6 Dilyan Kovachev 339,000
7 Trevor Pope 261,000
8 Matthew Reed 253,000
9 Tommy Le 213,000
10 Joe Serock 185,000
11 Stephane Tayar 102,000
12 Michele Greco 100,000
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