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Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $1,166,100
Entrants: 507

Event 44 - $2,500 Mixed Hold'em

  • Jun 24, '10 - Jun 26, '10
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 26, 10)

 
 

Final Table Update: Gavin Smith Wins

Blinds: 40,000-80,000
Stakes: 80,000-160,000

Players Remaining: 1 out of 507

Average Chip Count: 3,810,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Gavin Smith — 3,810,000

Eliminations:

2. Danny Hannawa — $166,005

Big Hands:

Danny HannawaDanny Hannawa Eliminated in 2nd Place ($166,005)

Limit Hold’em

Danny Hannawa raised from the button and Gavin Smith reraised. Hannawa called all in and exposed the 10Club Suit8Diamond Suit and had live cards versus the AHeart SuitQHeart Suit of Smith. The board ran out ADiamond SuitKHeart Suit2Club SuitJDiamond SuitJSpade Suit and Hannawa was eliminated.

Player Tags: Gavin Smith,   Danny Hannawa
 

Final Table Update: Gavin Smith Heads Up

Blinds: 25,000-50,000
Stakes: 50,000-100,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 507

Average Chip Count: 1,901,250

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Danny Hannawa — 1,950,000
2. Gavin Smith — 1,850,000

Notable Eliminations:

4. Michael Michnik — $81,871
3. Timothy Finne — $110,324

Big Hands:

Michael MichnikMichael Michnik Eliminated in 4th Place ($81,871)

Limit Hold’em

Michael Michnik bet and Gavin Smith three-bet. Action was folded to Michnik who got the last of his chips into the middle. Smith called and tabled pocket kings and was up against the QClub SuitJHeart Suit of his opponent. The pocket kings held and Michnik was eliminated. Smith was at 1,500,000 after the hand.

Timothy Finne Eliminated in 3rd Place ($110,324)

Limit Hold’em

Danny Hannawa raised and Timothy Finne got the last of his chips into the middle. Action was back to Hannawa and he made the call. Hannawa tabled the ASpade SuitJHeart Suit and was ahead against the 8Club Suit6Diamond Suit of Finne. Hannawa paired his ace on the flop. The turn and river bricked for Finne and he was out.

 

Final Table Update: Jamie Rosen Eliminated

Blinds: 12,000-24,000

Players Remaining: 4 out of 507

Average Chip Count: 950,625

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Gavin Smith — 1,523,000
2. Danny Hannawa — 1,150,000
3. Timothy Finne — 790,000
4. Michael Michnik — 545,000

Notable Eliminations:

5. Jamie Rosen — $61,441

Big Hands:

Jamie RosenJamie Rosen Eliminated in 5th Place ($61,441)

No-Limit Hold’em

Jamie Rosen opened to 59,000 and Danny Hannawa raised all in. Rosen called 550,000 for his tournament life. Hannawa exposed the ADiamond SuitKClub Suit while Rosen tabled the AClub SuitJHeart Suit. The board ran out 8Diamond Suit7Club Suit3Spade Suit4Diamond Suit10Heart Suit and Rosen was gone. Hannawa was at 1,700,000 after the hand.

Player Tags: Jamie Rosen,   Danny Hannawa
 

Final Table Update: Jarred Solomon Eliminated

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

Players Remaining: 5 out of 507

Average Chip Count: 760,500

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Danny Hannawa — 1,153,000
2. Timothy Finne — 825,000
3. Jamie Rosen — 738,000
4. Gavin Smith — 627,000
5. Michael Michnik — 463,000

Notable Eliminations:

6. Jarred Solomon — $46,562

Big Hands:

Jarred SolomonJarred Solomon Eliminated in 6th Place ($46,562)

Limit Hold’em

Jarred Solomon opened and Danny Hannawa raised. Action was folded back to Solomon. He made it four bets and Hannawa called. The flop came KClub Suit7Diamond Suit5Diamond Suit and Solomon bet. Hannawa raised. Solomon reraised all in and Hannawa called. Solomon tabled pocket queens and was way behind Hannawa’s A-K. The turn and river bricked for Solomon and he was out. Hannawa was at 1,200,000 after the hand.

Player Tags: Danny Hannawa,   Jarred Solomon
 

Final Table Update: Daniel Idema Eliminated

Blinds: 8,000-16,000

Players Remaining: 6 out of 507

Average Chip Count: 633,750

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Gavin Smith — 925,000
2. Danny Hannawa — 832,000
3. Timothy Finne — 705,000
4. Jamie Rosen — 510,000
5. Michael Michnik — 385,000
6. Jarred Solomon — 346,000

Notable Eliminations:

7. Daniel Idema — $35,601

Big Hands:

Daniel IdemaDaniel Idema Eliminated in 7th Place ($35,601)

No-Limit Hold’em

Jamie Rosen bet and action was folded to Daniel Idema. Idema moved all in for 374,000. Timothy Finne called all in from the small blind for 313,000. Action was folded back to Rosen, who made the call. Finne tabled the AClub SuitKHeart Suit. Rosen exposed pocket jacks and Idema tabled the ADiamond SuitQDiamond Suit. The flop was safe for Rosen. However, Finne nailed a king on the turn to triple up and Rosen’s jacks held against Idema, who was eliminated. Finne was at 950,000 after the hand while Rosen fell to 380,000.

Player Tags: Daniel Idema,   Jamie Rosen
 

Final Table Update: Mike Santoro and Dwyte Pilgrim Eliminated

Blinds: 6,000-12,000

Players Remaining: 7 out of 507

Average Chip Count: 543,214

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Gavin Smith — 1,050,000
2. Danny Hannawa — 885,000
3. Jamie Rosen — 650,000
4. Daniel Idema — 485,000
5. Michael Michnik — 360,000
6. Timothy Finne — 325,000
7. Jarred Solomon — 180,000

Notable Eliminations:

9. Mike Santoro — $21,304
8. Dwyte Pilgrim — $27,438

Big Hands:

Mike SantoroMike Santoro Eliminated in 9th Place ($21,304)

Limit Hold’em

Mike Santoro bet and Michael Michnik made it three bets from the big blind. Santoro called all in with the ADiamond SuitJDiamond Suit and was up against the 8Heart Suit8Club Suit of Michnik. The flop came QHeart Suit10Spade Suit7Diamond Suit8Spade Suit5Spade Suit and Michnik was up to about 530,000.

Dwyte Pilgrim Eliminated in 8th Place ($27,438)

Limit Hold’em

Jamie Rosen bet from the small blind and Dwyte Pilgrim called from the big blind. The flop came JClub Suit10Club Suit8Heart Suit and Rosen checked. Pilgrim bet and Rosen called. The QDiamond Suit fell on the turn. Rosen checked and Pilgrim bet. Rosen check-raised and Pilgrim called all in with the KHeart Suit3Club Suit and was up against the QClub Suit7Spade Suit of Rosen. The river bricked for Pilgrim with the 7Club Suit and Pilgrim hit the rail. Rosen was up to 450,000 after the hand.

Player Tags: Michael Santoro,   Jamie Rosen
 

Final Table Starts at 2:30

Gavin SmithAfter two days of play, we are down to the final table of event no. 44, the $2,500 mixed hold’em event. Those nine players making up the final table will come back at 2:30 p.m. to play down to a bracelet winner.

Jared Solomon and Gavin Smith are locked in a virtual tie for the chip lead, with Solomon having a few thousand more chips to take the top spot.

Other notables to make the final table include Michael Michnik, Jamie Rosen, Dwyte Pilgrim, and Daniel Idema.

Every player is guaranteed a minimum payday of $21,304, but the top spot is worth $268,238. Here are the chip counts for the final table.

1. Jarred Solomon – 748,000
2. Gavin Smith – 745,000
3. Danny Hannawa – 542,000
4. Michael Michnik – 527,000
5. Timothy Finne – 331,000
6. Jamie Rosen – 300,000
7. Daniel Idema – 237,000
8. Dwyte Pilgrim – 196,000
9. Michael Santoro – 179,000

Check back with Card Player later today for updates from the final table of this event.

 
 
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