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Buy-In: $3,000
Prize Pool: $1,870,050
Entrants: 685

$3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha

  • Jun 17, '11 - Jun 19, '11
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 19, 11)

 
 

Sam Stein Wins Event #31 ($420,802)

Ben Lamb Eliminated in 2nd Place ($259,918)
Sam Stein

Ben Lamb started the final heads-up match at a 2:1 chip disadvantage and was never able to overcome the deficit. There was a little back and forth action but nothing major until about a half hour into the level when Sam Stein button-raised to 120,000 before the flop and Ben Lamb called from the big blind.

The flop came KHeart Suit JClub Suit 3Diamond Suit, Lamb bet 150,000 and Stein called.

The turn was the 10Club Suit, Lamb bet 225,000, Stein reraised the size of the pot, Lamb moved all in and Stein called.

Lamb: QClub Suit JSpade Suit 9Diamond Suit 4Heart Suit
Stein: AClub Suit QHeart Suit JHeart Suit 6Heart Suit

Stein had turned the ace-high straight and could not lose the pot. Although Lamb was not drawing dead on the turn, he was drawing to only a chop with another ace. The river was the 2Club Suit, and Ben Lamb was eliminated in 2nd place ($259,918). Sam Stein wins the gold bracelet for Event #31 and the $420,802 grand prize.

NOTE: With the elimination of Warren Fund in 3rd place, Sam Stein took the chip lead going into heads-up play with 4,245,000 to Ben Lamb’s 1,920,000.

Warren Fund Eliminated in 3rd Place ($184,368)

Warren Fund button-raised to 180,000 before the flop and Sam Stein called from the big blind.

Fund: ASpade Suit AHeart Suit 10Diamond Suit 7Heart Suit
Stein: KClub Suit QClub Suit JSpade Suit 6Diamond Suit

Stein was ahead on the flop with two pair. The turn and river were the 2Diamond Suit and the 9Diamond Suit, no help to Warren Fund who was eliminated in 3rd place ($184,368).

Christian Harder Eliminated in 4th Place ($132,623)
Christian Harder

Ben Lamb button-raised to 120,000, Christian Harder reraised the size of the pot to 420,000, Lamb shoved and Harder called all in.

Lamb: AClub Suit JDiamond Suit 9Heart Suit 9Diamond Suit
Harder: KClub Suit JSpade Suit 9Club Suit 8Diamond Suit

Harder was behind and he would need to catch up to stay alive. The board came ADiamond Suit 7Club Suit 5Diamond Suit QHeart Suit 4Diamond Suit, giving Lamb top pair on the flop to win the pot. Christian Harder was eliminated in 4th place ($132,623).

Player Tags: Warren Fund,   Ben Lamb,   Christian Harder
 

Level 27: Adam Junglen Eliminated in 5th Place ($96,737)

Blinds: 25,000-50,000

Players Remaining: 4 out of 685

Average Chip Count: 1,541,250

Chip Counts:

1. Sam Stein – 2,800,000
2. Ben Lamb – 1,500,000
3. Warren Fund – 1,100,000
4. Christian Harder – 600,000

Eliminations:

5th. Adam Junglen – $96,737

Adam JunglenAdam Junglen Eliminated in 5th Place ($96,737)

Adam Junglen raised to 100,000 before the flop and Sam Stein called.

The flop came 8Club Suit 5Diamond Suit 3Heart Suit, Stein checked, Junglen bet 125,000, Stein check-raised the size of the pot to 575,000, Junglen shoved and Stein called.

Junglen: QClub Suit 10Diamond Suit 9Diamond Suit 8Spade Suit
Stein: JDiamond Suit 8Heart Suit 5Heart Suit 4Diamond Suit

Junglen was behind with top pair against Stein’s top two pair. The turn and river were the 2Spade Suit and AClub Suit, no help to Adam Junglen who was eliminated in 5th place ($96,737).

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

Player Tags: Adam Junglen
 

Level 26: Lamb Leads, Fund Doubles

Blinds: 20,000-40,000

Players Remaining: 5 out of 685

Average Chip Count: 1,233,000

Chip Counts:

1. Ben Lamb – 2,350,000
2. Adam Junglen – 1,900,000
3. Christian Harder – 950,000
4. Warren Fund – 945,000
5. Sam Stein – 900,000

Warren FundWarren Fund Doubles Through Chip Leader Ben Lamb

Sam Stein opened the pot for 100,000 before the flop, Ben Lamb reraised to 375,000, Warren Fund moved all in for 410,000, Stein folded and Lamb called.

Fund: JHeart Suit JClub Suit 8Club Suit 6Heart Suit
Lamb: ADiamond Suit AClub Suit QHeart Suit QDiamond Suit

Lamb was ahead before the flop with aces against jacks. The board came 8Heart Suit 6Spade Suit 5Heart Suit 4 9Club Suit, giving Fund two pair on the flop. Fund doubled up to just under 1 million this hand while Lamb fell down to about 2.3 million.

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

Player Tags: Warren Fund,   Ben Lamb
 

Level 25: Zimnan Ziyard Eliminated in 6th Place ($71,548)

Blinds: 15,000-30,000

Players Remaining: 5 out of 685

Average Chip Count: 1,233,000

Chip Counts:

1. Sam Stein – 1,800,000
2. Adam Junglen – 1,500,000
3. Ben Lamb – 1,400,000
4. Warren Fund – 805,000
5. Christian Harder – 700,000

Eliminations:

6th. Zimnan Ziyard – $71,548

Zimnan ZiyardZimnan Ziyard Eliminated in 6th Place ($71,548)

Zimnan Ziyard started the level as the short stack and managed to find an early double up through Christian Harder with a set of kings against top two pair. Ziyard was still short however when he got it all in preflop against Adam Junglen with the best hand.

Ziyard: ADiamond Suit KDiamond Suit KClub Suit 4Club Suit
Junglen: JClub Suit 10Club Suit 9Club Suit 7Heart Suit

The board came 9Heart Suit 9Diamond Suit 7Spade Suit AClub Suit QSpade Suit, giving Junglen a full house on the flop. Zimnan Ziyard was eliminated in 6th place ($71,548).

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

Player Tags: Adam Junglen,   Zimnan Ziyard
 

Level 24: Lamb Leads Final Six; Parker 7th, Scott 8th

Blinds: 12,000-24,000

Players Remaining: 6 out of 685

Average Chip Count: 1,027,500

Chip Counts:

1. Ben Lamb – 1,295,000
2. Adam Junglen – 1,275,000
3. Christian Harder – 1,240,000
4. Sam stein – 1,070,000
5. Warren Fund – 965,000
6. Zimnan Ziyard – 315,000

Eliminations:

7th. Brock Parker – $53,633
8th. Austin Scott – $40,748

Austin Scott Eliminated in 8th Place ($40,748)
Austin Scott
Austin Scott button-raised to 48,000 before the flop and Warren Fund called from the big blind.

The flop came 7Spade Suit 4Club Suit 2Club Suit, Fund bet 106,000, Scott potted to 424,000 and Fund called.

The turn was the KClub Suit and Scott got it all in with a baby flush against Fund’s nut flush.

Scott: 10Club Suit 7Club Suit 5Club Suit 2Diamond Suit
Fund: AClub Suit JClub Suit8Diamond Suit 4Diamond Suit

Scott wasn’t drawing completely dead however because he also held two pair (sevens and deuces). He was drawing live to a full house, but the river was the 6Heart Suit, and Austin Scott was eliminated in 8th place ($40,748).

Brock Parker Eliminated in 7th Place ($53,633)
Brock Parker

Christian Harder raised to 53,000 before the flop, Warren Fund potted to 175,000, Brock Parker moved all in, Harder folded and Fund called.

Parker: AHeart Suit KHeart Suit KDiamond Suit 10Heart Suit
Fund: ADiamond Suit AClub Suit 9Spade Suit 3Diamond Suit

Fund was ahead with a pair of aces against Parker’s pair of kings. The board came JSpade Suit 4Diamond Suit 2Heart Suit JDiamond Suit 4Spade Suit, ho help to Brock Parker who was eliminated in 7th place ($53,633).

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

Player Tags: Brock Parker,   Warren Fund,   Austin Scott
 

Level 23: Dilyan Kovachev Eliminated in 9th Place ($31,360)

Blinds: 10,000-20,000

Players Remaining: 8 out of 685

Average Chip Count: 770,625

Chip Counts:

1. Christian Harder – 1,520,000
2. Ben Lamb – 1,050,000
3. Adam Junglen – 1,010,000
4. Austin Scott – 610,000
5. Sam Stein – 465,000
6. Zimnan Ziyard – 460,000
7. Brock Parker – 370,000
8. Warren Fund – 292,000

Eliminations:

9th. Dilyan Kovachev – $31,360

Dilyan KovachevDilyan Kovachev Eliminated in 9th Place ($31,360)

Dilyan Kovachev came to the final table as the short stack and was the first one eliminated in 9th place. Austin Scott raised to 40,000 before the flop, Dilyan Kovachev three-bet the size of the pot, Scott reraised enough to put Kovachev all in and Kovachev called.

Kovachev: ADiamond Suit KSpade Suit 8Diamond Suit 5Club Suit
Scott: KHeart Suit 10Club Suit 9Spade Suit 2Club Suit

The board came 9Spade Suit 4Heart Suit 4Club Suit 3Club Suit 9Club Suit, giving Scott a flush on the turn. Scott raked the pot and Dilyan Kovachev was the first one to go in 9th place ($31,360).

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

Player Tags: Austin Scott,   Dilyan Kovachev
 

Level 22: Barch 10th; Final Table Now Underway

NOTE: Play resumed today at 4:00pm with 25 players, and with the elimination of John Barch in 10th place ($24,441), the official nine-handed final table is now underway.

Blinds: 8,000-16,000

Players Remaining: 9 out of 685

Average Chip Count: 685,000

Chip Counts:

1. Ben Lamb – 2,005,000
2. Christian Harder – 1,250,000
3. Adam Junglen – 818,000
4. Austin Scott – 670,000
5. Sam Stein – 635,000
6. Warren Fund – 625,000
7. Zimnan Ziyard – 500,000
8. Brock Parker – 362,000
9. Dilyan Kovachev – 195,000

Payouts:

1st. $420,802
2nd. $259,918
3rd. $184,368
4th. $132,623
5th. $96,737
6th. $71.548
7th. $53,633
8th. $40,748
9th. $31,360

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

 

Day 3 Begins at 4 p.m.

Sam SteinJust 26 players remain out of the 685 that registered. Those still in action for today’s 4 p.m. restart will be looking to claim a first-place prize of $420,000.

Leading the way for day 3 is poker pro Sam Stein, who is looking to capture his first WSOP bracelet. Many other notables still remain, as Christian Harder, Brock Parker, and Adam Junglen will also take their seats with a boatload of chips.

Here is a look at the top 10:

1. Sam Stein — 843,000
2. Ben Lamb — 657,000
3. Warren Fund — 501,000
4. Christian Harder — 496,000
5. Brock Parker — 386,000
6. Austin Scott — 370,000
7. Jeremy Harkin — 340,000
8. Adam Junglen — 231,000
9. Zimnan Ziyard — 228,000
10. Henning Dethlefsen — 220,000

 
 
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