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Buy-In: $1,000
Prize Pool: $3,966,300
Entrants: 4407

Event 26 - $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Seniors Championship

  • Jun 14, '13 - Jun 16, '13

 
 

Updates on Final Day (Jun 16, 13)

 
 

Kenneth Lind Wins Event No. 26 ($634,809)

Level: 32

Blinds: 80,000-160,000 with a 20,000 ante

Players Remaining: 1 out of 4,407

Players Eliminated:

2nd: Dana Ott – $390,601

Live Updates:

Kenneth Lind Wins Event No. 26 ($634,809) — Dana Ott Eliminated in Second Place ($390,601)

Kenneth Lind limped preflop and Dana Ott checked his option. The flop was dealt 10Diamond Suit8Club Suit7Club Suit and Ott bet 400,000. Lind called and the turn fell 7Heart Suit.

Ott checked and Lind bet 1 million. Ott raised all in holding JDiamond Suit7Spade Suit and Lind called with JSpade Suit9Heart Suit for a straight. The river delivered the KClub Suit and Lind won the pot and the tournament.

Ott was eliminated in second place and took home $390,601. Lind was the champion and he was awarded a gold bracelet along with the top prize worth $634,809.

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: Kenneth Lind,   Dana Ott
 

Level 30 Update: John Holley Eliminated in 3rd Place

Level: 30

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

Players Remaining: 2 out of 4,407

Average Chip Count: 6,610,500

Chip Counts:

Seat 3: Kenneth Lind – 6,990,000
Seat 9: Dana Ott – 6,220,000

Players Eliminated:

3rd: John Holley – $283,312

Live Updates:

John Holley Eliminated in Third Place ($283,312)

Dana Ott and Kenneth Lind limped preflop and John Holley checked his option on the big blind. The flop was dealt KHeart Suit10Spade Suit7Spade Suit and Lind and Holley checked. Ott bet 275,000 and Lind got out of the way. Ott reraised to 575,000 and Holley called.

The turn fell 6Heart Suit and Holley moved all in for 1.5 million. Ott quickly called and turned over 9Spade Suit8Spade Suit for a turned straight. Holley held KDiamond Suit5Spade Suit and after the river delivered the 7Heart Suit he was eliminated in third place. Ott was up to 6,220,000 and close to even with Lind (6,990,000) for the start of the heads-up final.

Player Tags: John Holley III
 

Level 29 Update: Dana Ott Doubles Up

Level: 29

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

Players Remaining: 3 out of 4,407

Average Chip Count: 4,407,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 3: Kenneth Lind – 7,200,000
Seat 8: John Holley – 2,500,000
Seat 9: Dana Ott – 2,750,000

Players Eliminated:

None

Live Updates:

Dana Ott Doubles Up Through Kenneth Lind

Dana Ott moved all in on the button preflop and Kenneth Lind called. Ott held QHeart Suit4Heart Suit but Lind was ahead with ADiamond SuitKDiamond Suit. The board ran out QClub Suit9Spade Suit3Heart Suit3Diamond Suit7Club Suit though, and Ott made a pair of queens to double up and survive.

Player Tags: Kenneth Lind
 

Level 28 Update: Randolph Spain Out 5th, Barry Bashist Out 4th

Level: 28

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

Players Remaining: 3 out of 4,407

Average Chip Count: 4,407,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 3: Kenneth Lind – 7,200,000
Seat 8: John Holley – 2,500,000
Seat 9: Dana Ott – 2,750,000

Players Eliminated:

5th: Randolph Spain – $156,629
4th: Barry Bashist – $209,856

Live Updates:

Randolph Spain Eliminated in Fifth Place ($156,629)

Kenneth Lind raised to 225,000 preflop under the gun and Randolph Spain reraised on the cutoff for 725,000. Lind called and the flop fell QClub Suit6Heart Suit5Club Suit. Lind checked and Spain bet 600,000. Lind called and the turn brought the KDiamond Suit. Lind checked and Spain shoved all in with ASpade SuitQDiamond Suit. Lind called holding KSpade SuitQSpade Suit and after the KHeart Suit fell on the river Lind improved to a full house. Lind increased his chip lead even further and Spain was eliminated in fifth place.

Barry Bashist Eliminated in Fourth Place ($209,856)

Barry Bashist raised to 225,000 under the gun and Kenneth Lind called. The flop was dealt QSpade Suit10Club Suit6Club Suit and Lind checked. Bashist bet 300,000 and Lind called. The turn fell KHeart Suit and Lind checked again. Bashist moved all in for 950,000 and Lind called.

Bashist held KSpade Suit10Diamond Suit but he was behind the ADiamond SuitJHeart Suit if Lind that had turned a Broadway straight. The 9Club Suit on the river brought no help and Bashist was eliminated in fourth place. Lind was up to 7.25 million after the hand.

 

Level 27 Update: Fernando Halac Out 9th, Jack Ernset Ward Out 8th, James Miller Out 7th, Michel Bouskila Out 6th

Level: 27

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

Players Remaining: 5 out of 4,407

Average Chip Count: 2,644,200

Chip Counts:

Seat 3: Kenneth Lind – 6,800,000
Seat 5: Randolph Spain – 3,550,000
Seat 7: Barry Bashist – 1,200,000
Seat 8: John Holley – 1,900,000
Seat 9: Dana Ott – 2,100,000

Players Eliminated:

9th: Fernando Halac – $52,474
8th: Jack Ernest Ward – $68,180
7th: James Miller – $89,281
6th: Michel Bouskila – $117,799

Live Updates:

Fernando Halac Eliminated in Ninth Place ($52,474)

Kenneth Lind raised preflop to 105,000 and Jack Ward called. Fernando Halac also called and the flop fell KHeart SuitQHeart Suit4Diamond Suit. Lind bet 335,000 and Ward folded. Halac reraised all in with 8Heart Suit5Heart Suit and Lind called with QClub Suit10Club Suit. The turn and river fell 10Spade Suit10Diamond Suit and Lind won the hand with a full house to increase his chip lead to 5.5 million. Halac was eliminated in ninth place.

Jack Ernest Ward Eliminated in Eighth Place ($68,180)

Kenneth Lind raised to 115,000 preflop and Jack Ward reraised all in for 670,000. Lind called with pocket tens and Ward was behind with pocket threes. The board ran out Q-9-7-2-7 and Lind’s hand held to win the pot and grow his stack to 6.5 million. Ward was eliminated in eighth place.

James Miller Eliminated in Seventh Place ($89,281)

Randolph Spain raised to 125,000 preflop and James Miller reraised all in for 650,000. Spain called with AHeart SuitKSpade Suit and Miller held ASpade Suit10Spade Suit. The board was dealt 9Spade Suit7Spade Suit3Heart Suit5Diamond Suit8Diamond Suit and Spain won the hand to grow his stack to 3.5 million. Miller was eliminated in seventh place.

Michel Bouskila Eliminated in Sixth Place ($117,709)

Kenneth Lind raised to 180,000 preflop and Michel Bouskila reraised to 475,000. Lind then four-bet all-in with pocket queens and Bouskila called all in holding A-Q. The board ran out K-10-5-6-6 and Lind won yet another pot to grow his stack to 6.8 million. Bouskila was eliminated in sixth place a short time before the dinner break.

 

Level 26 Update: Michel Bouskila Doubles Up

Level: 26

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

Players Remaining: 9 out of 4,407

Average Chip Count: 1,469,000

Chip Counts:

Seat 1: Fernando Halac – 1,250,000
Seat 2: James Miller – 775,000
Seat 3: Kenneth Lind – 5,525,000
Seat 4: Micheal Bouskila – 1,750,000
Seat 5: Randolph Spain – 1,900,000
Seat 6: Jack Ernest Ward – 1,100,000
Seat 7: Barry Bashist – 1,200,000
Seat 8: John Holley – 1,900,000
Seat 9: Dana Ott – 2,100,000

Players Eliminated:

None

Live Updates:

Michel Bouskila Doubles Up Through Barry Bashist

Kenneth Lind raised to 135,000 preflop and Michel Bouskila reraised all in for 750,000. Barry Bashist called and Lind folded. The remaining players then revealed their cards.

Bouskila: ADiamond SuitKSpade Suit
Bashist: AClub SuitJDiamond Suit

Board: 9Diamond Suit4Spade Suit3Club Suit6Diamond SuitKHeart Suit

Bouskila won the hand with a pair of kings to double up to 1.75 million and Bashist was left with 1.2 million.

Player Tags: Michel Bouskila
 

Official Final Table Begins for Event No. 26 ($1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em)

The final table of Event No. 26 ($1,000 Seniors 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 Stephen Lutz in tenth place ($40,694), the nine-handed final table is now set. Play will begins in Level 25 with blinds of 15,000-30,000 with a 5,000 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: Fernando Halac – 1,250,000
Seat 2: James Miller – 420,000
Seat 3: Kenneth Lind – 1,900,000
Seat 4: Micheal Bouskila – 710,000
Seat 5: Randolph Spain – 1,900,000
Seat 6: Jack Ernest Ward – 1,100,000
Seat 7: Barry Bashist – 1,800,000
Seat 8: John Holley – 1,900,000
Seat 9: Dana Ott – 2,100,000

While only 9 remain, this event attracted a large field of 4,407 players, creating a total prize pool of $3,966,300, and the top 441 players made the money. Here is a look at the final table payouts:

1st Place: $634,809
2nd Place: $390,601
3rd Place: $283,312
4th Place: $209,856
5th Place: $156,629
6th Place: $117,799
7th Place: $89,281
8th Place: $68,180
9th Place: $52,474

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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