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Buy-In: $9,600 + $400
Prize Pool: $7,593,600
Entrants: 791

No-Limit Hold'em Championship Event 30

  • Feb 23, '07 - Mar 01, '07
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Updates on Final Day (Mar 01, 07)

 
 

Eric Hershler Wins the L.A. Poker Classic ($2,429,970)

106. Eric Hershler has the button and limps in.  J.C. Tran raises an additional $700,000 from the big blind and Hershler makes the call.   The flop comes AJ6 and Tran bets $1,200,000.  Hershler moves all in and Tran makes the call.  Hershler shows J6 for two pair and Tran turns over A7 for a pair of aces.  The turn is the 4, taking away some of Tran's outs.  The river comes the 9 and Hershler wins the hand.

J.C Tran finishes the tournament in second place and earns $1,177,010.

Erick Hershler, in his first live poker tournament ever,  wins the L.A. Poker Classic, a $25,000 entry into the WPT Championship and $2,429,970.
 

Play Resumes

Heads-up play has just started.
 

Money Presentation

There is a quick break in the action while tournament officials prepare for the money presentation.
 

Updated Chip Count

The updated chip count is:

Eric Hershler            $8,700,000
JC Tran                    $7,400,000
 

Jacobo Fernandez Eliminated 3rd ($607,490)

103. Jacobo Fernandez gets a walk on his big blind.

104. Fernandez moves all in from the small blind and gets no callers.

105. Fernandez moves all in from the button for $2,440,000 and Eric Hershler calls from the big blind.  Fernandez  turns over J2 but Hershler flips over AA.  The board comes A8252 and Hershler wins the hand with a full house.  Fernandez has been eliminated from the tournament in 3rd place.
 

Play Resumes

The updated chip counts are:

JC Tran                    $7,870,000
Eric Hershler             $6,270,000
Jacob Fernandez       $1,650,000
 

Quick Break

The player are currently on a break.
 

Hands 99-102

99.  J.C. Tran raises to $900,000 from the small blind and wins the pot.

100. J.C. Tran raises to $900,000 from the button and gets no callers.

101. Eric Hershler moves all in from the button and wins the pot.

102. Jacobo Fernandez raises to $1,000,000 from the button and Eric Hershler calls from the big blind.  The flop comes AK2 and Hershler checks.  Fernandez bets $1,000,000 and Hershler moves all in for $1,920,000 more.  Fernandez goes into the tank for a few minutes before folding K-3 face up.  Hershler shows K10 and rakes the pot.
 

Updated Chip Counts

The updated chip counts are:

JC Tran                       $7,400,000
Jacobo Fernandez        $4,400,000
Eric Hershler               $4,000,000
 

Eric Hershler Doubles Through J.C. Tran Again

97. Jacobo Fernandez gets a walk on his big blind.

98. Eric Hershler moves all in from the button for $1,810,000.  J.C. Tran, in the big blind, makes the call and shows J10.  Hershler is in the lead with Q10.  The board comes AK45J and Hershler makes an ace hight straight and has doubled up again to over $4,000,000 chips.
 
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