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Buy-In: $2,500
Prize Pool: $846,300
Entrants: 372

Event 50 - $2,500 Six-Handed 10-Game Mix

  • Jun 27, '13 - Jun 29, '13


Updates on Final Day (Jun 29, 13)


Brandon Wong Wins Event No. 50 ($220,061)

Level: 26

Players Remaining: 1 out of 372

Players Eliminated:

2nd: Sebastian Saffari – $135,932

Live Updates:

Brandon Wong Takes a Commanding Lead

Deuce-to-Seven Lowball

Sebastian Saffari raised preflop and Brandon Wong called. Both players drew two cards and Wong bet. Saffari called and he drew one card. Wong stood pat and bet again. Saffari called and drew one last card. Wong stood pat again and bet one last time. Saffari called and Wong turned over 8-7-5-4-2. Saffari mucked and Wong won the pot to hold a huge 12-1 chip advantage.

Brandon Wong Wins Event No. 50 ($220,061) — Sebastian Saffari Eliminated in Second Place ($135,932)

No-Limit Hold’em

Sebastian Saffari raised all in preflop and Brandon Wong called. The final players then flipped over their cards one last time.

Wong: ADiamond SuitAHeart Suit
Saffari: 8Diamond Suit6Spade Suit

Board: QDiamond Suit7Diamond Suit2Heart Suit9Heart Suit6Club Suit

Wong won the pot and the tournament with a pair of aces. Saffari was eliminated in second place and took home $135,932 in prize money. Wong was awarded a gold bracelet and the top prize worth $220,061.

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: Brandon Wong,   Sebastian Saffari

Level 25 Update: Philip Sternheimer Eliminated in 3rd Place

Level: 25

Players Remaining: 2 out of 372

Average Chip Count: 1,395,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 3: Brandon Wong – 1,746,000
Seat 4: Sebastian Saffari – 1,047,000

Players Eliminated:

3rd: Philip Sternheimer – $87,397

Live Updates:

Philip Sternheimer Eliminated in Third Place ($87,397)


Philip Sternheimer raised and Brandon Wong called. Sternheimer stood pat and Wong drew two cards. Sternheimer bet and Wong called. Sternheimer decided to stand pat once more and Wong drew a single card.

Sternheimer bet his final 17,000 and Wong called and drew one more card. Sternheimer stood pat and revealed KSpade SuitJDiamond Suit6Heart Suit5Spade Suit and realized he misread his hand. Wong flipped over AClub Suit5Diamond Suit3Heart Suit2Spade Suit and he won the pot to take 1,746,000 into the heads-up final against Sebastian Saffari (1,047,000). Sternheimer was eliminated in third place.

Player Tags: Philip Sternheimer

Level 24 Update: Christopher George Eliminated in 4th Place

Level: 24

Players Remaining: 3 out of 372

Average Chip Count: 930,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 3: Brandon Wong – 1,049,000
Seat 4: Sebastian Saffari – 1,176,000
Seat 6: Philip Sternheimer – 568,000

Players Eliminated:

4th: Christopher George – $57,954

Live Updates:

Christopher George Eliminated in Fourth Place ($57,954)

Seven-Card Stud Eight-or-Better

Christopher George posted the bring-in and Brandon Wong completed. George called and fourth street saw Wong check, George bet, and Wong call. On fifth street, sixth, and seventh street Wong bet and George called, committing his final chips calling the bet on seventh. The two players then tabled their hands.

Wong revealed jacks full of fives to take the high and that topped the trip deuces of George, who did not qualify low and so he was eliminated in fourth place. Wong grew his stack to 1 million before the dinner break.

Player Tags: Brandon Wong,   Christopher George

Level 23 Update: Scott Abrams Eliminated in 5th Place

Level: 23

Players Remaining: 4 out of 372

Average Chip Count: 697,500

Chip Counts:

Seat 2: Christopher George – 525,000
Seat 3: Brandon Wong – 535,000
Seat 4: Sebastian Saffari – 1,090,000
Seat 6: Philip Sternheimer – 720,000

Players Eliminated:

5th: Scott Abrams – $39,564

Live Updates:

Scott AbramsScott Abrams Eliminated in Fifth Place ($39,564)

Pot-Limit Omaha

Scott Abrams raised to 35,000 and Sebastian Saffari reraised to 95,000. Abrams called all in and the two players tabled their hands.

Saffari: KHeart SuitKDiamond SuitQDiamond Suit8Heart Suit
Abrams: ASpade Suit10Spade Suit6Diamond Suit4Club Suit

Board: AClub SuitJClub Suit10Heart SuitKSpade Suit6Heart Suit

Abrams was eliminated in fifth place and Saffari grew his stack to 700,000 thanks to a flopped straight.

Player Tags: Sebastian Saffari,   Scott Abrams

Level 22 Update: Loren Klein Eliminated in 6th Place

Level: 22

Players Remaining: 5 out of 372

Average Chip Count: 558,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 1: Scott Abrams – 535,000
Seat 2: Christopher George – 455,000
Seat 3: Brandon Wong – 685,000
Seat 4: Sebastian Saffari – 635,000
Seat 6: Philip Sternheimer – 735,000

Players Eliminated:

6th: Loren Klein – $27,792

Live Updates:

Deuce-to-Seven Triple Draw

Loren Klein raised and Scott Abrams reraised. Klein called and both players drew one card. Abrams bet and Klein called all in. Abrams stood pat and Klein drew one card.

Abrams flipped over 8-6-4-3-2 and Klein mucked his cards. Klein was eliminated in sixth place and Abrams was above 500,000.

Player Tags: Loren Klein,   Scott Abrams

Official Final Table Begins for Event No. 50 ($2,500 Six-Handed 10-Game Mix)

The final table of Event No. 50 ($2,500 Six-Handed 10-Game Mix) 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 Daniel Makowsky in seventh place ($20,065), the official, six-handed final table is now set. Play will begin in Level 21 and 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: Scott Abrams – 494,000
Seat 2: Christopher George – 404,000
Seat 3: Brandon Wong – 470,000
Seat 4: Sebastian Saffari – 597,000
Seat 5: Loren Klein – 158,000
Seat 6: Philip Sternheimer – 670,000

While only 6 remain, this event attracted a field of 372 players, creating a total prize pool of $846,300, and the top 42 players made the money. Here is a look at the final table payouts:

1st Place: $220,061
2nd Place: $135,932
3rd Place: $87,397
4th Place: $57,954
5th Place: $39,564
6th Place: $27,792

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: Scott Abrams

Event No. 50 Final Day Updates Begin with Official Final Table of Six Players

The final day of Event No. 50 ($2,500 Six-Handed 10-Game Mixed) begins with 20 players from the initial field of 372 and they will be playing down to a champion tonight. Cards get into the air at 2 p.m. and that’s when the remaining field will begin to march down to the final table. Notables still in the hunt include Robert Williamson III, Konstantin Puchkov, Greg Raymer, Mike Wattel, Tom McCormick, and Bruno Fitoussi.

Card Player will bring you level-by-level updates with chip counts and payouts once the official final table begins with the final six players in the event. Tune back in at that time to see which player will walk away with the top prize of $220,061 and a World Series of Poker gold bracelet.

Player Tags: Greg Raymer
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