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Buy-In: $5,000
Prize Pool: $1,334,800
Entrants: 284

Event 46 - $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better

  • Jun 25, '10 - Jun 27, '10


Updates on Final Day (Jun 27, 10)


Final Table Update: Chris Bell Wins

Blinds: 40,000-80,000

Players Remaining: 1 out of 284

Average Chip Count: 4,260,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Chris Bell — 4,260,000


2. Dan Shak — $202,142

Big Hands:

Dan ShakDan Shak Eliminated in 2nd Place ($202,142), Chris Bell Wins Event No. 46 ($327,040)

Bell limped and Shak checked. The flop came KClub Suit 8Heart Suit 2Heart Suit and Shak checked. Bell bet 100,000. Shak potted to 460,000 total. Bell called. The KHeart Suit fell on the turn. Shak bet the pot. Bell moved all in and Shak called for his tournament life. Shak tabled the AHeart Suit 9Heart Suit 8Spade Suit 7Spade Suit and was behind the KSpade Suit 10Club Suit 9Spade Suit 8Diamond Suit of Bell. Shak was looking to make a low and chop the pot. However, none of those outs came when the 9Club Suit fell on the river. Shak was eliminated.

Player Tags: Dan Shak,   Chris Bell

Final Table Update: Joe Ritzie and Dave Ulliott Eliminated

Blinds: 25,000-50,000

Players Remaining: 2 out of 284

Average Chip Count: 2,130,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Dan Shak — 2,165,000
2. Chris Bell — 2,095,000


4. Joe Ritzie — $113,444
3. David Ulliott — $150,925

Big Hands:

David Ulliott

Joe Ritzie Eliminated in 4th Place ($113,444)

Dan Shak opened to 175,000 and Joe Ritzie moved all in for 250,000 total. Shak called with the AClub Suit2Diamond Suit8Heart SuitJHeart Suit and was up against the 2Heart Suit3Club Suit9Heart Suit10Spade Suit of Ritzie. The board ran out JClub Suit7Heart Suit6Heart Suit5Club Suit7Spade Suit and Ritzie was gone.

David Ulliott Eliminated in 3rd Place ($150,925)

Chris Bell bet 150,000 and David Ulliott called. The flop came QDiamond SuitJDiamond Suit3Club Suit and Bell checked. Ulliott bet 300,000. Bell called. The 2Heart Suit fell on the turn and Bell moved all in. Ulliott called and exposed the ADiamond Suit10Diamond Suit5Club Suit3Heart Suit. Bell tabled the AHeart Suit8Diamond SuitQHeart Suit4Heart Suit. The 7Heart Suit was a brick on the river for Ulliott and he was eliminated.

Player Tags: Dan Shak,   Chris Bell,   Joseph Ritzie

Final Table Update: Leif Force and Erik Seidel Eliminated

Blinds: 20,000-40,000

Players Remaining: 4 out of 284

Average Chip Count: 1,065,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Dan Shak — 1,550,000
2. Chris Bell — 880,000
3. Joe Ritzie — 825,000
4. Dave Ulliott — 475,000


6. Leif Force — $65,311
5. Erik Seidel — $85,800

Big Hands:

Leif Force

Leif Force Eliminated in 6th Place ($65,311)

Dan Shak bet 100,000 and Leif Force called in the big blind. The flop came QDiamond Suit9Spade Suit3Club Suit and Force checked. Shak bet 150,000. Force check-raised all in for 200,000 more. Shak called and exposed the KHeart SuitKDiamond Suit2Diamond Suit5Heart Suit and was up against the AHeart Suit7Diamond Suit9Heart SuitKSpade Suit of Force. The KClub Suit on the turn gave Shak a set and removed the low draws. The 5Diamond Suit on the river seal Force’s fate and he was gone. Shak was at 1,500,000 after the hand.

Erik Seidel Eliminated in 5th Place ($85,800)

Erik Seidel bet and Joe Ritzie called. The flop came KSpade Suit7Spade Suit4Club Suit and Ritzie put Seidel all in. Seidel called. Seidel exposed the 5Spade Suit4Spade SuitJDiamond SuitAClub Suit for a flush draw and a low draw on the flop. Ritzie exposed the ADiamond Suit2Club Suit6Heart SuitQHeart Suit. The turn brought the KClub Suit and the QClub Suit fell on the river. Seidel failed to hit a high hand or a low hand. He was eliminated and Ritzie was at 825,000 after the hand.

Player Tags: Erik Seidel,   Dan Shak,   Leif Force,   Joseph Ritzie

Final Table Update: Jeremy Harkin, Perry Green and Rob Hollink Eliminated

Blinds: 10,000-20,000

Players Remaining: 6 out of 284

Average Chip Count: 710,000

Tournament Leaderboard:

1. Joe Ritzie — 1,225,000
2. Erik Seidel — 845,000
3. Dan Shak — 840,000
4. Leif Force — 775,000
5. Dave Ulliott — 305,000
6. Chris Bell — 200,000


9. Jeremy Harkin — $29,886
8. Perry Green — $38,549
7. Rob Hollink — $50,014

Big Hands:

Jeremy HarkinJeremy Harkin Eliminated in 9th Place ($29,886)

Chris Bell opened to 70,000 on the button and Jeremy Harkin moved all in from the big blind. Bell called and tabled ADiamond Suit4Heart Suit6Spade Suit3Club Suit and Harkin exposed the ASpade Suit10Spade Suit5Spade SuitQHeart Suit. The board ran out JHeart Suit4Diamond Suit4Club Suit7Diamond Suit5Diamond Suit and Harkin was gone. Bell was at 700,000 after the hand.

Perry Green Eliminated in 8th Place ($38,549)

Erik Seidel limped in from small blind and Perry Green checked his option. The flop came AHeart SuitQHeart Suit10Diamond Suit and Seidel bet 45,000 and Green called. The 9Heart Suit fell on the turn and Seidel checked. Green moved all in and Seidel called with the JHeart Suit8Heart SuitAClub SuitJClub Suit for a flush. Green exposed the JSpade SuitJDiamond Suit4Heart Suit6Heart Suit and was drawing dead. The meaningless 4Spade Suit fell on the river and Green was gone.

Rob HollinkRob Hollink Eliminated in 7th Place ($50,014)

Joe Ritzie opened to 70,000 and Rob Hollink called. The flop came 9Spade Suit7Heart Suit2Heart Suit and Hollink moved all in. Ritzie called with the AClub Suit3Heart Suit4Club Suit7Club Suit for a pair of sevens and the nut low draw. Hollink tabled the ASpade SuitKHeart Suit6Spade Suit4Spade Suit and was trailing. The 8Diamond Suit on the turn gave Ritzie his nut low. The 9Heart Suit sealed Hollink’s fate. Ritzie was at 1,250,000 after the hand.

Player Tags: Rob Hollink,   Perry Green,   Jeremy Harkin

Final Table Set

Players are currently on a break before starting final table action. Erik Seidel is looking for his ninth World Series of Poker bracelet.

Chip Counts:

1. Dan Shak — 815,000
2. Leif Force — 725,000
3. Chris Bell — 550,000
4. Joe Ritzie — 525,000
5. Erik Seidel — 490,000
6. Perry Green — 400,000
7. Dave Ulliott — 320,000
8. Jeremy Harkin — 250,000
9. Rob Hollink — 215,000

The chip average is 473,333.

Action will resume at about 10:20 p.m. PST.


Final Day of Play Kicks off at 3 p.m.

AltbreginThe leaderboard is loaded with quality players going into the final day of play, beginning at 3 p.m.

Sergey Altbregin leads the way with 486,000 in chips, followed by Dave “Devilfish” Ulliot with 415,000. Three-time bracelet winner Perry Green finishes out the top three with 367,000.
Erik Seidel, Allen Kessler, and Andy Black are also still in the mix.

Everyone left is guaranteed at least $11,479 but only one will earn the $327,040 first-place prize and WSOP gold.

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Here’s a look at the chip counts.

1 Sergey Altbregin 486,000
2 David Ulliott 415,000
3 Perry Green 367,000
4 Daniel Shak 339,000
5 Chris Bell 335,000
6 Leif Force 330,000
7 Rob Hollink 321,000
8 Dan Heimiller 247,000
9 Jeremy Harkin 201,000
10 Cameron Mckinley 146,000
11 David Nowakowski 138,000
12 Joe Ritzie 130,000
13 Allen Kessler 117,000
14 Nathaniel Wiesner 108,000
15 Andy Black 100,000
16 John Cernuto 95,000
17 Francis Lincoln 83,000
18 Felix Gubitz 68,000
19 David Hunt 67,000
20 Erik Seidel 65,000
21 Vito Clemente 59,000
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