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Buy-In: $1,000
Prize Pool: $1,863,900
Entrants: 2071

Event 18 - $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 09, '13 - Jun 11, '13
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 11, 13)

 
 

Taylor Paur Wins Event No. 18 ($340,260)

Level: 28

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

Players Remaining: 1 out of 2,105

Players Eliminated:

2nd: Roy Weiss – $211,794

Live Updates:

Taylor PaurTaylor Paur Wins Event No. 18 ($340,260) — Roy Weiss Eliminated in Second Place ($211,794)

Roy Weiss moved all in, as he had done many times since the dinner break, and Taylor Paur called. The final two players then turned over their hands one last time.

Paur: ADiamond Suit5Diamond Suit
Weiss: KClub Suit8Club Suit

Board: ASpade SuitKDiamond Suit6Club SuitAClub SuitQHeart Suit

Paur won the hand and the tournament with trip aces. Weiss was eliminated on the hand in second place and took home $211,794. Paur was awarded $340,260 and his first gold bracelet.

Be sure to check back with Card Player for all of your final table action, chip counts, and prize payouts for each gold bracelet event.

Player Tags: Taylor Paur,   Roy Weiss
 

Level 27 Update: Taylor Paur Loses the Lead but Gets it Back

Level: 27

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 2,105

Average Chip Count: 3,105,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 2: Taylor Paur – 5,495,000
Seat 6: Roy Weiss – 715,000

Players Eliminated:

None

Taylor PaurLive Updates:

Roy Weiss Takes the Lead

Taylor Paur raised to 100,000 from the button and Roy Weiss called. The flop was dealt KDiamond SuitQDiamond Suit9Club Suit, Weiss checked, Paur bet 90,000, and Weiss called. The turn fell 2Diamond Suit and both players checked. The river brought the QHeart Suit and Weiss bet 275,000. Paur called and Weiss flipped over QSpade Suit8Spade Suit. Paur mucked and a few hands later Weiss had stolen the chip lead with 3.2 million over the 2.9 million of Paur.

Taylor Paur Back Out in Front

Taylor Paur raised to 100,000 and Roy Weiss called. The flop fell JClub SuitJHeart Suit2Heart Suit and both players checked. The 6Heart Suit fell on the turn and Paur bet 130,000. Weiss called and the river fell 6Club Suit. Paur bet 320,000 and Weiss called. Paur revealed JSpade Suit10Heart Suit for a full house and he won the hand to continue growing a massive chip lead once again. Paur held 5.5 million at the dinner break.

Player Tags: Taylor Paur
 

Level 26 Update: Tai Nguyen Eliminated in 3rd Place

Level: 26

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 2,105

Average Chip Count: 2,070,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 2: Taylor Paur – 4,800,000
Seat 6: Roy Weiss – 1,430,000

Players Eliminated:

3rd: Tai Nguyen – $147,220

Live Updates:

Roy Weiss Doubles Up Through Taylor Paur Twice

In the first hand Roy Weiss held A-8 against the Q-J of Taylor Paur. The board ran out A-J-5-10-8 and Weiss doubled up to 765,00 with a pair of aces.

Later in the level Weiss was all in again against Paur. This time he held A-9 against the A-8 of Paur. The final board read A-8-6-7-10 and Weiss doubled up again, this time to 1.5 million. Paur held 4.5 million after the run of doubles through him.

Tai Nguyen Doubles Up Through Taylor Paur Twice

In the first hand Tai Nguyen was all in with pocket nines against the A-J of Taylor Paur. The board was dealt 10-5-2-6-Q and Nguyen survived at Paur’s expense.

The second time Nguyen held pocket nines again. Taylor Paur was behind with pocket fours and the board that fell A-10-2-A-5 changed nothing. Nguyen was up to 1 million after the series of doubles.

Tai Nguyen Eliminated in Third Place ($147,220)

Taylor Paur raised to 80,000 on the button and Tai Nguyen called on the big blind. The flop was dealt 9Spade Suit7Spade Suit3Diamond Suit and Paur bet 85,000. Nguyen raised to 210,000 and Paur reraised all in. Nguyen called all in for 930,000 and they tabled their hands.

Paur: ASpade SuitKSpade Suit
Nguyen: QSpade Suit10Spade Suit

Turn and River: JSpade Suit6Spade Suit

Paur won the hand to grow his stack back to 4.8 million going into the heads-up final against Roy Weiss (1,430,000). Nguyen was eliminated in third place.

Player Tags: Taylor Paur,   Tai Nguyen
 

Level 25 Update: DJ MacKinnon Out in 5th Place, Alexander Barlow Out in 4th Place

Level: 25

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

Players Remaining: 3 out of 2,105

Average Chip Count: 2,070,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 1: Tai Nguyen – 1,100,000
Seat 2: Taylor Paur – 3,000,000
Seat 6: Roy Weiss – 425,000

Players Eliminated:

5th: DJ MacKinnon – $77,941
4th: Alexander Barlow – $106,027

Live Updates:

DJ MacKinnon Eliminated in Fifth Place ($77,491)

DJ MacKinnon raised to 65,000 on the button and Taylor Paur raised to 140,000 on the small blind. MacKinnon reraised all in and Paur quickly called. The two players then revealed their hands.

Paur: AHeart SuitADiamond Suit
MacKinnon: KSpade SuitKClub Suit

Board: 9Heart Suit6Heart Suit3Spade Suit5Heart SuitQHeart Suit

MacKinnon was eliminated on the hand in fifth place and Paur continued to build his chip lead.

Alexander Barlow Eliminated in Fourth Place ($106,027)

Alexander Barlow moved all in preflop for 115,000, and both Taylor Paur and Roy Weiss called. Paur and Weiss checked down a board reading KSpade Suit7Club Suit3Heart Suit3Spade Suit and the AHeart Suit followed on the river. Paur bet 60,000 and Weiss mucked. Paur turned over ASpade Suit8Diamond Suit which was enough to top the KDiamond Suit9Spade Suit of Barlow. Paur now held a dominant chip lead with 5 million and Barlow was eliminated in fourth place.

Player Tags: Taylor Paur,   Alexander Barlow
 

Level 24 Update: Kyle Cartwright Out 9th, Ryan Austin Out 8th, Daniel Idema Out 7th, Phillip Hui Out 6th

Level: 24

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

Players Remaining: 5 out of 2,105

Average Chip Count: 1,242,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 1: Tai Nguyen – 1,100,000
Seat 2: Taylor Paur – 3,000,000
Seat 6: Roy Weiss – 425,000
Seat 7: Alexander Barlow – 700,000
Seat 9: DJ MacKinnon – 1,000,000

Players Eliminated:

9th: Kyle Cartwright – $25,041
8th: Ryan Austin – $25,041
7th: Daniel Idema – $42,962
6th: Phillip Hui – $57,324

Live Updates:

Taylor Paur is the Chip LeaderKyle Cartwright Eliminated in 9th and Ryan Austin Eliminated in 8th on Same Hand

Taylor Paur raised to 40,000 preflop and Ryan Austin reraised all in for 565,000 on the cutoff. Kyle Cartwright called all in for 382,000 and Paur called as well. The three players then flipped over their cards.

Paur: AClub SuitADiamond Suit
Cartwright: QHeart SuitQDiamond Suit
Austin: JDiamond SuitJSpade Suit

Board: KClub SuitKHeart Suit8Diamond SuitASpade Suit2Club Suit

Paur won the huge pot with a full house and Cartwright was eliminated in ninth place while Ryan Austin was eliminated in eighth place. Paur was in the chip lead after the hand with 2.3 million.

Daniel IdemaDaniel Idema Eliminated in Seventh Place ($42,962)

Daniel Idema moved all in preflop for 450,000 from the small blind and DJ MacKinnon called on the big blind. The two players then revealed their cards.

MacKinnon: AHeart SuitASpade Suit
Idema: KDiamond SuitQSpade Suit

Board: 4Spade Suit3Heart Suit2Heart Suit4Heart Suit9Heart Suit

MacKinnon had the lead the whole way and ended up with a flush to grow his stack to 950,000. Idema was eliminated in seventh place.

Phillip Hui Eliminated in 6th Place ($57,324)

Phillip Hui raised all in on the button for 313,000 and Alexander Barlow called on the big blind. The two players then flipped over their cards.

Barlow: QDiamond SuitQSpade Suit
Hui: 9Spade Suit8Diamond Suit

Board: ADiamond Suit3Club Suit2Heart Suit8Club Suit4Club Suit

Hui was eliminated on the hand in sixth place by the pocket queens of Barlow, who grew his stack to 750,000.

 

Official Final Table Begins for Event No. 18 ($1,000 No-Limit Hold'em)

The final table of Event No. 18 ($1,000 No-Limit Hold’em) has begun, and Card Player will be posting level-by-level updates with all major hands, current chip counts, and prize payouts.

With the elimination of James Epner in tenth place ($19,664), the nine-handed final table is now set. Play will begins in Level 23 with blinds of 10,000-20,000 with a 3,000 ante, and action will continue until a winner is determined. Play may be extended an additional day if it takes more than 10 levels to reach a winner as noted on the official structure sheet. With cards now back in the air, here is a look at the final table and how these players stack up:

Seat 1: Tai Nguyen – 1,193,000
Seat 2: Taylor Paur – 1,305,000
Seat 3: Ryan Austin – 800,000
Seat 4: Kyle Cartwright – 481,000
Seat 5: Phillip Hui – 494,000
Seat 6: Roy Weiss – 252,000
Seat 7: Alexander Barlow – 576,000
Seat 8: Daniel Idema – 397,000
Seat 9: DJ MacKinnon – 715,000

While only 9 remain, this event attracted a field of 2,071 players, creating a total prize pool of $1,863,900, and the top 216 players made the money. Here is a look at the final table payouts:

1st Place: $340,260
2nd Place: $211,794
3rd Place: $147,220
4th Place: $106,027
5th Place: $77,491
6th Place: $57,324
7th Place: $42,962
8th Place: $32,608
9th Place: $25,041

Be sure to check back with Card Player at the conclusion of each level for regular updates with all major hands, current chip counts, and prize payouts.

 
 
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