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Buy-In: $10,000
Prize Pool: $4,455,600
Entrants: 474

$10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Six Handed Championship

  • Jun 27, '11 - Jun 29, '11
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 29, 11)

 
 

Joe Ebanks Wins Event #46 ($1,158,481)

Chris Moorman Eliminated in 2nd Place ($716,282)
Joe Ebanks

Joe Ebanks came into the unscheduled fourth day of this event with a commanding chip lead of 11,015,000 to Chris Moorman’s 3,215,000. Ebanks began the day as the aggressor and quickly went to work chipping away at Moorman’s stack.

After losing a few small pots to the chip leader, Moorman button-raised to 240,000 before the flop in the final hand of the tournament and Joe Ebanks called from the big blind.

The flop came QSpade Suit 10Diamond Suit 3Diamond Suit and both players checked.

The turn was the KHeart Suit, Ebanks bet 250,000, Moorman moved all in and Ebanks called.

Ebanks was ahead with top pair and a flush draw against Moorman’s straight draw.

The river was the 9Diamond Suit, giving Ebanks a flush to win the pot.

Chris Moorman was eliminated in 2nd place ($716,282) while Joe Ebanks won the gold bracelt for Event #46 and the $1,158,481 grand prize.

Player Tags: Joe Ebanks,   Chris Moorman
 

Level 31: Day 4 Begins; Ebanks Leads Moorman Heads-Up

NOTE: Play ended last night at just past 3:00am in accordance with the ten-level rule. The final two players returned at approximately 2:30pm this afternoon to resume play. Action will continue today until a winner is determined.

Blinds: 60,000-120,000 with a 15,000 ante

Players Remaining: 2 out of 474

Average Chip Count: 7,110,000

Chip Counts:

1. Joe Ebanks – 11,015,000
2. Chris Moorman – 3,215,000

Payouts:

1st. $1,158,481
2nd. $716,282

Eliminations:

3rd. Bertrand Grospellier – $447,074
4th. Tristan Wade – $292,866
5th. Taylor Paur – $198,140
6th. Mike Sowers – $138,301

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

Player Tags: Joe Ebanks,   Chris Moorman
 

Level 30: End of Day 3; Ebanks Leads Moorman Heads-Up

NOTE: Play has ended for the night in accordance with the ten-level rule. The final two players will return at 2:30pm to resume play and will continue until a winner is determined.

Blinds: 50,000-100,000 with a 10,000 ante

Players Remaining: 2 out of 474

Average Chip Count: 7,110,000

Chip Counts:

1. Joe Ebanks – 11,015,000
2. Chris Moorman – 3,215,000

Eliminations:

3rd. Bertrand Grospellier – $447,074

Bertrand Grospellier Eliminated in 3rd Place ($447,074)
Bertrand Grospellier

Bertrand Grospellier button-shoved before the flop for about 1.7 million, Joe Ebanks re-shoved from the small blind and Chris Moorman folded the big blind.

Ebanks had 8Heart Suit 8Club Suit against Grospellier’s KSpade Suit 10Club Suit.

The board came 9Spade Suit 9Diamond Suit 5Spade Suit 3Club Suit QHeart Suit, no help for Bertrand Grosppelier who was eliminated in 3rd place ($447,074).

NOTE: With the elimination of Bertrand Grospellier in 3rd place, Chris Moorman took the chip lead going into heads-up play with roughly 7,400,000 to Joe Ebanks’ 6,800,000.

Be sure to check back at 2:30pm for level-by-level updates of this final table.

 

Level 28: Ebanks Leads Final Three; Wade 4th, Paur 5th

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

Players Remaining: 3 out of 474

Average Chip Count: 4,740,000

Chip Counts:

1. Joe Ebanks – 4,935,000
2. Bertrand Grospellier – 4,740,000
3. Chris Moorman – 4,555,000

Eliminations:

4th. Tristan Wade – $292,866
5th. Taylor Paur – $198,140

Taylor PaurTaylor Paur Eliminated in 5th Place ($198,140)

Taylor Paur button-raised to 130,000 before the flop, Joe Ebanks reriased to 295,000 from the big blind, Paur moved all in for about 1.7 million and Ebanks called.

Paur had 5Spade Suit 5Diamond Suit against Ebanks’ ADiamond Suit QHeart Suit.

The board came QSpade Suit 4Spade Suit 4Diamond Suit 6Heart Suit 8Spade Suit, giving Ebanks top two pair on the flop to win the pot. Taylor Paur was eliminated in 5th place ($198,140).

Tristan Wade Eliminated in 4th Place ($292,866)

Tristan Wade raised to 155,000 from the small blind, Chris Moorman reraised to 335,000 from the big blind, Wade moved all in and Moorman called.

Moorman lead with ADiamond Suit JClub Suit against Wade’s ASpade Suit 9Heart Suit.

The board came AClub Suit QSpade Suit 7Heart Suit 8Spade Suit QClub Suit, giving both players two pair (aces and queens), but Moorman’s jack-kicker played and he won the pot. Tristan Wade was eliminated in 4th place ($292,866).

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

 

Level 27: Mike Sowers Eliminated in 6th Place ($138,301)

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

Players Remaining: 5 out of 474

Average Chip Count: 2,844,000

Chip Counts:

1. Bertrand Grospellier – 3,975,000
2. Joe Ebanks – 3,800,000
3. Chris Moorman – 2,800,000
4. Tristan Wade – 1,900,000
5. Taylor Paur – 1,700,000

Eliminations:

6th. Mike Sowers – $138,301

Mike SowersMike Sowers Eliminated in 6th Place ($138,301)

Mike Sowers began the official six-handed final table second from the bottom and was the first one eliminated in 6th place.

Sowers button-raised to 105,000 before the flop, Joe Ebanks reraised to 275,000 from the big blind and Sowers called.

The board came 9Club Suit 6Diamond Suit 5Diamond Suit, Ebanks bet 275,000 and Sowers called.

The turn was the 3Diamond Suit, Ebanks shoved and Sowers called all in.

Sowers was ahead with top pair on the flop, but Ebanks had a flush draw and a straight draw. The river was the 9Diamond Suit, giving Sowers trips but Ebanks a flush to win the pot. Mike Sowers was the first to go, eliminated in 6th place ($138,301).

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

Player Tags: Joe Ebanks,   Mike Sowers
 

Level 26: Tollerene Eliminated 7th, Final Now Table Underway

NOTE: Play ended last night with 22 players and resumed today at 2:30pm. With the elimination of Ben Tollerene in 7th place ($99,493), the official six-handed final table is now underway.

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

Players Remaining: 8 out of 474

Average Chip Count: 2,370,000

Chip Counts:

1. Chris Moorman – 3,955,000
2. Joe Ebanks – 3,100,000
3. Tristan Wade – 2,465,000
4. Bertrand Grospellier – 2,435,000
5. Mike Sowers – 1,445,000
6. Taylor Paur – 830,000

Payouts:

1st. $1,158,481
2nd. $716,282
3rd. $447,074
4th. $292,866
5th. $198,140
6th. $138,301

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

 

Day 3 Underway

Mike SowersJust 22 players remain on day 3 of the $10,000 six-handed no-limit hold’em Championship.

Leading the way is Mike Sowers, who holds a slim lead over Chris Moorman and Bertrand Grospellier. 2010 Card Player Online Player of the Year Taylor Paur sits in fourth.

Other notables still alive include pretty much everyone in the field. Take a look at the chip counts.

Player Name Chip Count
Mike Sowers 1,468,000
Chris Moorman 1,458,000
Bertrand Grospellier 1,409,000
Taylor Paur 1,005,000
Joe Ebanks 893,000
Nick Grippo 886,000
Greg Dyer 709,000
William Thorson 674,000
Christopher DeMaci 639,000
David Benefield 622,000
Matthew Hyman 559,000
Jeremy Menard 537,000
Ben Lamb 501,000
Ben Tollerene 454,000
Daniel Reijmer 437,000
Thorsten Schafer 411,000
Lee Markholt 368,000
Chris Klodnicki 273,000
John Patgorski 269,000
Tristan Wade 269,000
Tyler Smith 184,000
Russell Carson 129,000
 
 
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