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Entrants: 605

Event 12 - No-Limit Hold'em Championship

  • Apr 18, '06 - Apr 24, '06
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Updates on Final Day (Apr 24, 06)

 
 

Joe Bartholdi wins the WPT Championship ($3,760,165)

Hand #114 - David Matthew has the button and limps in. Joe Bartholdi raises to $2,400,000 and Matthew folds.

Hand #115 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and raises to $2,400,000. David Matthew folds and Bartholdi wins the pot.

Hand #116 - David Matthew has the button and limps in. Joe Bartholdi checks and the flop comes Ah-9c-8h. Bartholdi checks and Matthew bets $800,000. Bartholdi raises to $2,800,000 and Matthew moves all in for $7,300,000 more. Bartholdi calls and shows 9-5 and Matthew has 10h-4h for a flush draw. The turn is the 2d and the river is the Ad. Joe Bartholdi wins the WPT Championship at the Bellagio.

David Matthew finishes in second place and wins $1,903,950.
 

Updated Chip Counts

The updated chip counts are:

Joe Bartholdi $19,000,000 1 1
David Matthew $11,000,000 1 6
 

Hands #107 - 113

Hand #107 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and limps in. David Matthew checks and the flop comes K-7-4. Matthew checks and Bartholdi bets $800,000. Matthew folds and Bartholdi wins the pot.

Hand #108 - David Matthew has the button and folds his cards.

Hand #109 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and raises to $2,300,000 and Matthew folds.

Hand #110 - David Matthew has the button and folds his cards.

Hand #111 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and folds his cards.

Hand #112 - David Matthew has the button and folds his cards.

Hand #113 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and limps in. David Matthew checks and the flop comes As-9h-3d. Matthew checks and Bartholdi bets $800,000. Matthew folds and Bartholdi wins the pot.
 

Hands #104 - 106

Hand #104 - David Matthew has the button and limps in. Joe Bartholdi raises to $2,400,000 and Matthew folds.

Hand #105 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and raises to $2,400,000. David Matthew folds and Bartholdi wins the blinds and antes.

Hand #106 - David Matthew has the button and limps in. Joe Bartholdi checks and the flop comes Ad-8h-6h. Both players check and the turn is the Qc. Both players check again and the river is the Ac. Bartholdi bets $800,000 and Matthew calls. Bartholdi shows 9-2 but Matthew flips over 10-7 for a ten high and Matthew wins the pot.
 

Hands #100 - 103

Hand #100 - David Matthew has the button and limps in. Joe Bartholdi raises to $2,400,000 and Matthew folds his hand.

Hand #101 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and folds his hand.

Hand #102 - David Matthew has the button and limps in. Joe Bartholdi checks and the flop comes 6s-3c-2c. Bartholdi bets $800,000 and Matthew folds.

Hand #103 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and limps in. David Matthew checks and the flop comes 7s-4s-4h. Both players check and the turn is the 8c. Matthew checks and Bartholdi bets $1,200,000. Matthew thinks a few moments before raising to $3,200,000. Bartholdi calls and the river is the 6s and Matthew moves all in. Bartholdi folds and Matthew wins the pot.

 

Blind Increase

The blinds have been increased to $400,000-$800,000 with a $100,000 ante.
 

Updated Chip Counts

The updated chip counts are:

Joe Bartholdi $16,400,000 1 1
David Matthew $13,800,000 1 6
 

Hands #97 - 99

Hand #97 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and raises to $1,500,000. David Matthew folds and Bartholdi rakes the pot.

Hand #98 - David Matthew has the button and limps in. Joe Bartholdi checks and the flop comes As-9c-8s. Bartholdi bets $500,000 and Matthew raises to $1,000,000. Bartholdi makes the call and the turn is the Ac. Bartholdi bets $1,500,000 and Matthew folds. Bartholdi wins the pot.

Hand #99 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and limps in. David Matthew checks and the flop comes Jd-Jc-10d. Matthew checks and Bartholdi bets $700,000. Matthew reraises to $5,000,000 and Bartholdi folds.
 

Updated Chip Counts

The updated chip counts are:

Joe Bartholdi $17,000,000 1 1
David Matthew $13,000,000 1 6

 

Hands #93 - 96

Hand #93 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and folds.

Hand #94 - David Matthew has the button and limps in. Joe Bartholdi checks and the flop comes Ks-Jh-6h. Both players check and the turn is the 8c. Bartholdi bets $700,000 and Matthew raises to $2,000,000. Bartholdi announces raises but before he announces an amount, Matthew announces all in. Bartholdi then puts out a mini raise and folds his hand.

Hand #95 - Joe Bartholdi has the button and limps in. David Matthew checks and the flop comes 10s-9c-2d. Matthew checks and Bartholdi bets $500,000. Matthew raises to $1,700,000 and Bartholdi folds.

Hand #96 - David Matthew has the button and limps in. Joe Bartholdi raises to $1,500,000 and Matthew folds.
 
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