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Buy-In: $1,500
Prize Pool: $2,592,000
Entrants: 1920

$1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Six Handed

  • Jun 06, '11 - Jun 08, '11
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 08, 11)

 
 

Geffrey Klein Wins Event #10 ($544,388)

Nicholas Blumenthal Eliminated in 2nd Place ($334,756)

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Geffrey Klein faced a serious chip deficit when he entered heads-up play and after nearly two grueling hours, Klein eventually got the best of Blumenthal in this final hand of the evening.

Nicholas Blumenthal opened the pot for 250,000 from the button, Geffrey Klein three-bet from the big blind, Blumenthal moved all in and Klein called.

Blumenthal turned over 7Spade Suit 7Diamond Suit for the lead while Klein showed ADiamond Suit KSpade Suit for the draw.

The board came 8Diamond Suit 5Heart Suit 5Diamond Suit KDiamond Suit QDiamond Suit, giving Klein the nut flush on the river. Nicholas Blumenthal was eliminated in 2nd place ($334,756) while Geffrey Klein went on to win the gold bracelet for Event #10 and the $544,388 grand prize.

Player Tags: Geffrey Klein
 

Level 28: Klein Slips, Then Doubles Back to Leader

Blinds: 30,000-60,000 with a 10,000 ante

Players Remaining: 2 out of 1,920

Average Chip Count: 2,880,000

Chip Counts:

1. Geffrey Klein – 5,060,000
2. Nicholas Blumenthal – 3,580,000

Blumenthal Chips Away, But Klein Doubles Back to LeaderNicholas Blumenthal

In Level 27, Klein took the chip for the first time tonight but Blumenthal chipped away at his stack and eventually regained the lead himself by the end of that level.

Now outchipped by his opponent, Geffrey Klein raised to 170,000 from the button, Nicholas Blumenthal reraised to 500,000 from the big blind, Klein made it 1,100,000, Blumenthal shoved and Klein called all in.

Blumenthal was ahead with AHeart Suit QClub Suit against Klein’s ASpade Suit 7Club Suit.

The board came KClub Suit 7Diamond Suit 5Heart Suit 4Diamond Suit KSpade Suit, giving Klein middle pair on the flop. Klein doubled up to just under 6 million this hand, regaining the chip lead once again.

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Player Tags: Geffrey Klein
 

Level 27: Klein Doubles Through Blumenthal, Takes Chip Lead

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 1,920

Average Chip Count: 2,880,000

Chip Counts:

1. Geffrey Klein – 4,900,000
2. Nicholas Blumenthal – 3,700,000

Geffrey KleinKlein Doubles, Takes Chip Lead

Geffrey Klein limped from the button for 50,000, Nicholas Blumenthal raised to 135,000 from the big blind, Klein three-bet to 550,000, Blumenthal shoved and Klein called all in.

Klein was ahead with AClub Suit QDiamond Suit against Blumenthal’s ADiamond Suit JClub Suit.

The board came JSpade Suit 10Spade Suit 7Heart Suit 3Heart Suit QHeart Suit, giving Blumenthal a pair on the flop, but Klein sucked out a higher pair on the river to double up. Klein doubled up to just under 5 million, grabbing the chip lead for the first time since the final table began. Blumenthal was down to about 3.7 million after this hand.

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Player Tags: Geffrey Klein
 

Level 26: Blumenthal Leads Klein Heads-Up; Papola 3rd

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 1,920

Average Chip Count: 2,880,000

Chip Counts:

1. Nicholas Blumenthal – 7,850,000
2. Geffrey Klein – 800,000

Eliminations:

3rd. Jeffrey Papola – $214,410

Jeffrey PapolaJeffrey Papola Eliminated in 3rd Place ($214,410)

Jeffrey Papola opened the pot from the small blind for 110,000 and Nicholas Blumenthal called from the big blind.

The flop came KDiamond Suit 9Heart Suit 4Diamond Suit, Papola bet 140,000, Blumenthal raised to 565,000 Papola moved all in and Blumenthal called.

Paopla turned over KClub Suit QSpade Suit for top pair while Blumenthal showed ADiamond Suit 3Diamond Suit for one overcard and the nut flush draw.

The turn was the 9Spade Suit and the river was the 5Diamond Suit, giving Blumenthal his flush and eliminating Jeffrey Papola in 3rd place ($214,440).

NOTE: With the elimination of Jeffrey Papola in 3rd place ($214,440), Nicholas Blumenthal went into heads-up play with a commanding chip lead of 7,850,000 to Geffrey Klein’s 800,000.

Be sure to check back hourly for level-by-level updates of this final table.

Player Tags: Geffrey Klein,   Jeffrey Papola
 

Level 25: Three Remain; Vamplew 4th, Colin 5th

Blinds: 15,000-30,000 with a 5,000 ante

Players Remaining: 3 out of 1,920

Average Chip Count: 1,920,000

Chip Counts:

1. Nicholas Blumenthal – 4,200,000
2. Jeffrey Papola – 3,430,000
3. Geffrey Klein – 860,000

Eliminations:

4th. David Vamplew – $141,030
5th. Bryan Colin – $95,333

Bryan ColinBryan Colin Eliminated in 5th Place ($95,333)

Bryan Colin opened for 60,000 from the cutoff, Jeffrey Papola reraised to 150,000 from the button, Colin reraised to 430,000, Papola five-bet shoved and Colin called all in.

Colin turned over 10Spade Suit 10Diamond Suit for the lead while Papola showed ASpade Suit QSpade Suit for the draw.

The board came 9Heart Suit 5Spade Suit 3Spade Suit KSpade Suit 2Spade Suit, giving Papola a flush on the turn. Jeffrey Papola took the chip lead with 4 million this hand while Bryan Colin was eliminated in 5th place ($95,33).

David Vamplew Eliminated in 4th Place ($141,030)David Vamplew

Down to the short stack, David Vamplew open-shoved for 240,000 from under the gun, Jeffrey Papola called from the small blind and Nicholas Blumenthal called from the big blind.

The flop came ASpade Suit 7Spade Suit 6Diamond Suit, and both players checked the side pot.

The turn was the was the 5Club Suit, Papola bet 150,000 and Blumenthal called.

The river was the 8Spade Suit, Papola checked, Blumenthal bet 360,000 and Papola called. Vamplew showed ADiamond Suit JHeart Suit for top pair while Papola showed AHeart Suit 5Heart Suit for two pair. Blumenthal turned over KSpade Suit QSpade Suit for the nut flush, and scooped both the side and main pots. David Vamplew was eliminated in 4th place ($141,030).

Be sure to check back hourly for level-by-level updates of this final table.

 

Level 24: Final Five on Dinner Break; Spinella 6th

Blinds: 12,000-24,000 with a 4,000 ante

NOTE: The remaining five players took a seventy-five minute dinner break at the completion of Level 24 and will return at approximately 8:45pm to resume play.

Players Remaining: 5 out of 1,920

Average Chip Count: 1,152,000

Chip Counts:

1. Jeffrey Papola – 3,450,000
2. David Vamplew – 2,480,000
3. Bryan Colin – 1,275,000
4. Nicholas Bluemthal – 760,000
5. Geffrey Klein – 695,000

Eliminations:

6th. Anthony Spinella – $66,199

Anthony Spinella Eliminated in 6th Place ($66,199)Anthony Spinella

Anthony Spinella raised to 55,000 from the button, Bryan Colin reraised to 150,000 from the small blind, Jeffrey Papola shoved from the big blind, Spinella called all in and Colin folded.

Papola showed 10Diamond Suit 10Club Suit for a pair but Spinella turned over QHeart Suit QDiamond Suit for a higher pair.

The board came 10Heart Suit 7Diamond Suit 2Heart Suit 5Spade Suit KDiamond Suit, giving Papola top set on the flop. Anthony Spinella was eliminated in 6th place ($66,199).

Be sure to check back hourly for level-by-level updates of this final table.

 

Level 23: Jalkotzy Eliminated 7th, Final Table Now Underway

NOTE: Play ended last night with 15 players and resumed today at 2:30pm. With the elimination of George Jalkotzy in 7th place ($47,174), the official six-handed final table is now underway.

Blinds: 10,000-20,000 with a 3,000 ante

Players Remaining: 6 out of 1,920

Average Chip Count: 960,000

Chip Counts:

1. David Vamplew – 2,450,000
2. Nicholas Blumenthal – 1,850,000
3. Anthony Spinella – 1,700,000
4. Jeffrey Papola – 1,105,000
5. Bryan Colin – 820,000
6. Geffrey Klein – 650,000

Payouts:

1st. $544,388
2nd. $334,756
3rd. $214,410
4th. $141,030
5th. $95,333
6th. $66,199

Be sure to check back hourly for level-by-level updates of this final table.

 
 
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