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Buy-In: $3,000
Prize Pool: $2,205,840
Entrants: 807

Event 21 - $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Six Handed

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

 
 

Martin Finger Wins Event No. 21 ($506,764)

Level: 30

Blinds: 40,000-80,000 with a 10,000 ante

Players Remaining: 1 out of 807

Players Eliminated:

2nd: Matt Stout – $313,370

Runner-Up Matt StoutLive Updates:

Martin Finger Wins Event No. 21 ($506,764) — Matt Stout Eliminated in Second Place ($313,370)

Matt Stout raised to 160,000 on the button preflop and Martin Finger reraised to 400,000. Stout four-bet all-in and Finger called. The final two players then tabled their hands one last time.

Finger: QClub SuitQSpade Suit
Stout: ASpade Suit7Heart Suit

Board: JClub Suit9Club Suit4Heart SuitKDiamond SuitKClub Suit

Finger made two pair, kings and queens to win the pot and the tournament. Stout was eliminated in second place and took home $313,370. Finger captured a gold bracelet and the top prize worth $506,764.

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: Matt Stout,   Martin Finger
 

Level 29 Update: Trading the Chip Lead

Level: 29

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 807

Average Chip Count: 3,631,500

Chip Counts:

Seat 2: Martin Finger – 3,350,000
Seat 4: Matt Stout – 3,875,000

Players Eliminated:

None

Live Updates:

Martin Finger Takes the Lead

Martin Finger raised to 120,000 and Matt Stout reraised to 320,000. Finger called and the flop was dealt KHeart Suit9Heart Suit7Heart Suit. Stout bet 265,000 and Finger called. The turn fell JDiamond Suit and Stout bet 550,000. Finger called again and the river delivered the 8Club Suit. Stout checked and Finger raised all in. Stout tanked but eventually folded. He was down to 2.75 million after the hand while Finger had claimed the chip lead with 4,475,000.

Matt Stout Takes the Lead Back

Martin Finger raised to 120,000 and Matt Stout called. The flop fell QHeart SuitQDiamond Suit9Heart Suit and Stout checked. Finger bet 80,000 and Stout called before the turn rolled out the 5Club Suit. Stout checked, Finger bet 200,000, and Stout check-raised to 500,000. Finger called and the river fell KSpade Suit. Stout bet 600,000 and Finger tanked. He eventually folded and was down to 3.35 million after the hand. Stout took back the chip lead with 3,875,000.

Player Tags: Matt Stout,   Martin Finger
 

Level 28 Update: Martin Finger Doubles Up

Level: 28

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 807

Average Chip Count: 3,631,500

Chip Counts:

Seat 2: Martin Finger – 2,080,000
Seat 4: Matt Stout – 5,145,000

Players Eliminated:

None

Live Updates:

Martin Finger Doubles Up Through Matt Stout

Matt Stout raised to 100,000 and Martin Finger reraised all in. Stout called and the two player then flipped over their cards.

Finger: AClub SuitQDiamond Suit
Stout: ASpade Suit3Spade Suit

Board: QHeart Suit9Heart Suit5Heart Suit9Diamond Suit9Spade Suit

Finger made a full house to double up and survive with 1.8 million but he was still far behind the 5.4 million of Stout after the hand.

Player Tags: Matt Stout,   Martin Finger
 

Level 27 Update: Matt Berkey Eliminated in 3rd Place

Level: 27

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 807

Average Chip Count: 3,631,500

Chip Counts:

Seat 2: Martin Finger – 1,480,000
Seat 4: Matt Stout – 5,745,000

Players Eliminated:

3rd: Matt Berkey – $199,733

Live Updates:

Matt Stout has the Lead Heads-UpMatt Berkey Eliminated in Third Place ($199,733)

Matt Stout raised to 90,000 on the button and Matt Berkey reraised to 275,000 on the small blind. Stout three-bet all-in and Berkey called off the last of his chips. The two players then turned over their cards.

Stout: AClub SuitKHeart Suit
Berkey: 9Heart Suit9Spade Suit

Board: AHeart Suit5Heart Suit2Spade Suit8Club SuitQSpade Suit

Stout won the hand with a pair of aces to grow his stack to 5,745,000 before a heads-up final against Martin Finger (1,480,000). Berkey was eliminated in third place.

Player Tags: Matt Stout
 

Level 26 Update: Andrew Dean Out 6th, Nikolai Sears Out 5th, David Pham Out 4th

Level: 26

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

Players Remaining: 3 out of 807

Average Chip Count: 2,421,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 2: Martin Finger – 3,330,000
Seat 4: Matt Stout – 2,420,000
Seat 6: Matt Berkey – 1,500,000

Players Eliminated:

6th: Andrew Dean – $62,458
5th: Nikolai Sears – $89,402
4th: David Pham – $131,679

Live Updates:

Andrew DeanAndrew Dean Eliminated in Sixth Place ($62,458)

Nikolai Sears raised to 53,000 under the gun and Andrew Dean reraised all in for just 40,000 on the small blind. Matt Stout called on the big blind and the flop was dealt JClub Suit7Spade Suit6Club Suit. Both live players checked and the turn delivered the 8Heart Suit. Stout bet 80,000 and Sears called. The river fell 3Heart Suit and Stout bet 135,000. Sears folded and Stout turned up JSpade Suit6Spade Suit. That was enough to beat the 10Heart Suit6Heart Suit of Dean, who was eliminated in sixth place. Stout was over 2 million after the hand.

Nikolai Sears Eliminated in Fifth Place ($89,402)

Nikolai Sears bet 65,000 preflop on the button and Matt Berkey reraised all in on the small blind. Sears called all in and the two players tabled their hands.

Berkey: 10Heart Suit10Spade Suit
Sears: KDiamond SuitKClub Suit

Board: QDiamond SuitJClub Suit9Heart Suit8Diamond Suit2Club Suit

Berkey made a straight on the turn and he was up to 1.6 million after the hand. Sears was eliminated in fifth place.

David PhamDavid Pham Eliminated in Fourth Place ($131,679)

Martin Finger raised to 60,000 preflop under the gun and David Pham reraised all in for 696,000. Finger called and the two players revealed their cards.

Finger: KClub SuitQClub Suit
Pham: 10Heart Suit10Diamond Suit

Board: 4Spade Suit4Club Suit2Club Suit8Club SuitADiamond Suit

Finger made a flush to grow his stack to 2.7 million and Pham was eliminated in fourth place on the hand before the dinner break.

 

Official Final Table Begins for Event No. 21 ($3,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em)

The final table of Event No. 21 ($3,000 Six-Handed 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 Benjamin Pollak in seventh place ($44,855), the official, six-handed final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 25 with blinds of 12,000-24,000 with a 4,000 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: David Pham – 1,089,000
Seat 2: Martin Finger – 1,807,000
Seat 3: Andrew Dean – 1,729,000
Seat 4: Matt Stout – 1,624,000
Seat 5: Nikolai Sears – 582,000
Seat 6: Matt Berkey – 395,000

While only 6 remain, this event attracted 807 players, creating a total prize pool of $2,205,840, and the top 90 players made the money. Here is a look at the final table payouts:

1st Place: $506,764
2nd Place: $313,370
3rd Place: $199,733
4th Place: $131,679
5th Place: $89,402
6th Place: $62,458

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.

Player Tags: David Pham,   Matt Stout,   Nikolai Sears
 
 
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