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Buy-In: $5,000
Prize Pool: $2,151,072
Entrants: 462

WPT Legends of Poker Main Event

  • Aug 20, '10 - Aug 25, '10
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Updates on Final Day (Aug 25, 10)

 
 

Andrew Frankenberger Wins 2010 WPT Legends of Poker ($750,000) -- Kyle Wilson Eliminated in Second Place ($370,000)

Kyle WilsonAndrew Frankenberger raised to 275,000 preflop and Kyle Wilson moved all in for 2,650,000. Frankenberger made the call and they flipped over their cards:

Wilson: ADiamond Suit3Diamond Suit
Frankenberger: AClub Suit9Club Suit

Board: 9Diamond Suit7Diamond Suit5Club SuitJHeart Suit6Spade Suit

Wilson was eliminated in second place after finishing in sixth place one year ago. He will take home $370,000 in prize money.

Andrew Frankenberger is the champion of the 2010 WPT Legends of Poker and he will take home the $750,000 top prize, a WPT bracelet, and the Wild Bill Hickok Trophy. He also takes home a seat in the Season IX $25,000 WPT Championship.

Player Tags: Kyle Wilson,   Andy Frankenberger
 

Heads-Up Chip Counts

Here are the official chip counts at the start of the heads-up final:

Andrew Frankenberger: 8,960,000
Kyle Wilson: 2,600,000

 

Tom Lee Eliminated in Third Place ($174,772)

Tom LeeTom Lee moved all in preflop for 480,000 from the button and Andrew Frankenberger made the call from the small blind. Kyle Wilson also made the call from the big blind.

The two live players then checked down a board of KClub Suit9Heart Suit4Spade SuitQClub SuitJClub Suit before Frankenberger bet 400,000.

Wilson mucked and Lee turned over AHeart Suit8Spade Suit. Frankenberger showed down AClub Suit7Club Suit and he won the hand to take his chip stack up to 8,960,000. Lee busted in third place and he will take home $174,772 in prize money.

Player Tags: Tom Lee,   Kyle Wilson,   Tom Braband
 

Level 30

The blinds are now 60,000-120,000 with a 20,000 ante.

 

Break Time

The players are on a 10-minute break.

 

Level 29

The blinds are now 50,000-100,000 with a 10,000 ante.

 

Andrew Frankenberger Doubles Up

Andrew Frankenberger moved all in from the small blind for 1,380,000 and Kyle Wilson made the call from the big blind. Their cards:

Frankenberger: AClub Suit9Club Suit
Wilson: ASpade Suit7Spade Suit

Board: 9Spade Suit7Club Suit2Heart SuitJHeart SuitQHeart Suit

Frankenberger won the hand to double up and he survive. He held 1,790,000 after the hand and Wilson dropped to 5,375,000.

Player Tags: Kyle Wilson,   Andy Frankenberger
 

Chips on the Move

Tom Lee raised to 250,000 on the button and Kyle Wilson reraised to 650,000 from the big blind. Lee spent some time in the tank and then made the call. The flop was dealt QSpade Suit10Club Suit5Spade Suit and Wilson checked.

Lee bet 1 million and Wilson decided to move all in for 3,860,000 after some thought. Lee went into the tank and he decided to muck. Lee mucked and Wilson won the pot to vault his stack to 6,215,000 and the chip lead.

Lee held 4,065,000 after the hand.

Player Tags: Tom Lee,   Kyle Wilson
 

Chip Count Update

The final three players are back and here are their chip counts:

Seat 2. Kyle Wilson — 4,675,000
Seat 3. Tom Lee — 5,465,000
Seat 5. Andy Frankenberger — 1,420,000

 

Break Time

The players are on a 10-minute break.

 
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