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Buy-In: $1,500 + $120
Prize Pool: $1,103,091
Entrants: 735

$1,500 CPPT Choctaw Main Event -- $500k Guarantee

  • Aug 02, '13 - Aug 05, '13
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Updates on Final Day (Aug 05, 13)

 
 

Chip Count Update

Allan Farber: 6,200,000
Lou Barlow: 4,275,000
Mohammed Abedi-Arani: 4,150,000

 

Lou Barlow Doubles Up Through Mo Arani

Lou Barlow bet 350,000 on a board reading AHeart Suit8Diamond Suit7Heart Suit3Diamond Suit and Mo Arani reraised to 1,625,000. Barlow called all in and they flipped over their cards.

Mo: QHeart Suit4Diamond Suit
Barlow: ASpade SuitJHeart Suit

River: KDiamond Suit

Barlow won the hand to double up and he and Mo held just over 4 million after the hand.

Player Tags: Mohammad Abedi Arani
 

Here's What They're Playing For

CPPT Choctaw BraceletIn addition to the Card Player Poker Tour Choctaw championship bracelet that will go to the winner, here is a look at the prize money for the final three players. Every player remaining is guaranteed six figures.

1st: $220,626
2nd: $136,011
3rd: $100,271

 

Level 33 Begins

The final three players are back from break and the blinds are now 50,000-100,000 with a 10,000 ante.

 

Short Break

The final three players are on a short 5-minute bathroom break.

 

Bruce Guin Eliminated in Fourth Place ($74,734)

Bruce GuinBruce Guin moved all in preflop for just under 800,000 from the button and Mohammed Abedi-Arani called on the small blind. The two players then tabled their hands.

Mo: 4Diamond Suit4Heart Suit
Guin: 2Diamond Suit2Heart Suit

Board: ASpade Suit5Club Suit3Club SuitKDiamond Suit10Diamond Suit

Guin was eliminated in fourth place and he will take home $74,734 in prize money. Mo grew his chip lead to 6.5 million after the hand.

Player Tags: Mohammad Abedi Arani,   Bruce Guin
 

Chip Count Update

Lou Barlow: 5,740,000
Mo Arani: 4,900,000
Allan Farber: 3,450,000
Bruce Guin: 800,000

 

Bruce Guin Doubles Through Mohammad Abedi-Arani

Bruce Guin doubled through Mohammad Abedi-Arani when he moved all in with JClub Suit7Club Suit on a AClub SuitJSpade Suit4Spade Suit board. Abedi-Arani called with ASpade SuitQClub Suit and the board completed 9Club Suit10Club Suit.

Player Tags: Bruce Guin
 

Matt Ludlow Eliminated in Fifth Place ($56,445)

Matt LudlowBruce Guin shoved all in for 720,000 preflop under the gun and Matt Ludlow tank-called on the big blind. The two players then revealed their hands.

Guin: QDiamond SuitQClub Suit
Ludlow: ADiamond Suit8Heart Suit

Board: QHeart Suit6Club Suit3Spade Suit2Heart Suit10Heart Suit

Guin won the hand to double up to 1.5 million and Ludlow was left with just 40,000 after the hand, enough for one small blind.

On the next hand Ludlow was all in preflop on the small blind and all four of his opponents came along for the ride preflop for a family pot. The flop was dealt QDiamond Suit4Diamond Suit2Club Suit and all four live players checked. The KClub Suit followed on the turn and Allan Farber opened the action with a bet of 100,000 on the button. Lou Barlow called UTG+1 but everyone else got out of the way.

The river brought the 4Spade Suit and both Farber and Barlow checked. Barlow (5Club Suit3Club Suit) and Ludlow (AClub Suit8Club Suit) revealed flush draws that missed, but Farber held KSpade SuitQSpade Suit to win the pot.

Ludlow was eliminated in fifth place and he will take home $56,445 in prize money.

Player Tags: Matt Ludlow
 

Lou Barlow Rivers a Straight

Lou Barlow raised to 205,000 from the button and Matt Ludlow called from the big blind. The flop fell JHeart Suit5Club Suit2Spade Suit and Ludlow checked. Barlow bet 215,000 and Ludlow called to see the 8Heart Suit on the turn. Both players checked to the 9Club Suit on the river. Ludlow checked again, Barlow bet 800,000 and Ludlow called. Barlow flipped over QSpade Suit10Spade Suit for a rivered Queen-high straight.

Player Tags: Matt Ludlow
 
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