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Buy-In: $25,000 + $120
Prize Pool: $15,495,750
Entrants: 639

No-Limit Hold'em Championship

  • Apr 21, '07 - Apr 27, '07
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Updates on Final Day (Apr 27, 07)

 
 

Juan Carlos Mortensen Wins the WPT Championship ($3,970,415)

180. Carlos Mortensen raises from the button to $6,500,000 and Kirk Morrison moves all in.  Carlos calls and shows KJ.  Kirk turns over A4 and is in the lead.   The flop comes 743 and Kirk maintains the lead.  However, the J on the turn give Carlos the lead with a pair of jacks.  The river comes the 3 and Carlos Mortensen wins the pot to eliminate Kirk Morrison in second place.

Kirk Morrison finishes in second and earns $2,011,135.

Juan Carlos Mortensen wins the $25,000 WPT Championship and earns $3,970,415.
 

Play Resumes

Has has resumed after a short break.
 

Quick Break

There is a quick break for a tape change.
 

Hands 174-179

174. Carlos Mortensen moves all from the button and Kirk Morrison folds.

175. Kirk folds and Carlos gets a walk.

176. Carlos moves all in and Kirk folds.

177. Kirk moves all in from the button and Carlos folds.

178. Carlos folds and Kirk gets a walk.

179. Kirk Morrison moves all in from the button and Carlos Mortensen folds.  Kirk wins the pot.
 

Hands 169-173

169. Kirk Morrison limps in and Carlos Mortensen moves all in.  Kirk folds and Carlos wins the pot.

170. Carlos moves all in and Kirk folds.

171. Kirk folds and Carlos gets a walk on his big blind.

172. Carlos moves all in and Kirk  folds.

173. Kirk limps in and Carlos checks.  The flop comes 874 and Carlos checks.  Kirk bets $2,000,000 and Carlos folds.  Kirk wins the pot.
 

Hands 164-168

164. Carlos Mortensen moves all in and Kirk Morrison folds.

165. Kirk limps in and Carlos moves all in.  Kirk folds and Carlos wins the pot.

166. Carlos limps in and Kirk checks.  The flop comes A77 and Kirk checks.  Carlos bets $1,600,000 and Kirk folds.

167. Kirk moves all in from the button and Carlos folds.

168. Carlos folds and Kirk wins the pot.
 

Blinds Raised

The blinds are now $800,000 -- $1,600,000 with a $300,000 ante.
 

Hands 159-163

159. Kirk Morrison folds and Carlos gets a walk on his big blind.

160. Carlos folds and Kirk gets a walk on his big blind.

161. Kirk limps in and Carlos checks. The flop comes 544 and both players check.  The turns is the 10 and Carlos bets $1,200,000.  Kirk calls and the river is the J.  Carlos checks and Kirk bets out.  Carlos folds and Kirk wins the pot.

162. Carlos folds and Kirk gets a walk.

163. Kirk folds and Carlos gets a walk.
 

Kirk Morrison Goes Back to Back Doubles

158.  Carlos Mortensen moves all in from the button and is called by Kirk Morrison.  Carlos shows Q9 and Morrison turns over A6.  The flop comes A62 and Morrison flops two pair to take a commanding lead.  The turn is the 10 giving Mortensen a flush draw.  The river comes the 5 and Morrison wins his second all in hand in a row to double up. 

Kirk Morrison has regained the chip lead with over $20,000,000 chips again.
 

Kirk Morrison's Favorite Card...The Ten of Diamonds

153. Kirk Morrison folds and Carlos Mortensen gets a walk on his big blind.

154. Carlos limps in and Kirk moves all in.  Carlos folds and Kirk wins the pot.

155. Kirk folds and Carlos wins the pot.

156. Carlos moves all in and Kirk folds.

157. Kirk moves all in and is called by Carlos.  Carlos turns over K10 and Kirk shows 87.  The flop comes 662 and Kirk picks up a flush draw.  The turn comes the Q and Kirk is down to one card.  The river comes the....

10!!!!!   AGAIN!!!!

Kirk Morrison doubles up on the river again with the 10 and stays alive.
 
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