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Buy-In: $1,500
Prize Pool: $3,180,900
Entrants: 2305

No-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 03, '05 - Jun 05, '05
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 05, 05)

 
 

Allen Cunningham Wins Event #2 ($1,500 No-Limit Hold'em)

Allen Cunningham is the winner of Event #2 ($1,500 No-Limit Hold'em), earning $725,405, and a coveted World Series of Poker bracelet. Scott Fischman, who won this event a year ago, finishes in second place, earning $325,125. Here is the complete list of final-table finishers:

1st - Allen Cunningham - $725,405
2nd - Scott Fischman - $352,125
3rd - David "Devilfish" Ulliott - $232,205
4th - Can Kim Hua - $200,395
5th - Liz Lieu - $168,590
6th - Charles Huff - $136,780
7th - An Tran - $104,970
8th - Randy Edmonson - $73,160
9th - Richard Boutwell - $54,075
 

Allen Cunningham Wins Event #2, $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em ($725,405)

Hand 139 - Fischman has the button, he limps, Cunningham checks, and the flop comes Qh-9s-7h. Cunningham bets $45,000, and Fischman folds.

Hand 140 - Cunningham has the button, he limps, Fischman checks, and the flop comes 10h-6c-3s. Cunningham bets $100,000 and Fischman calls. The turn card is the 4d, Cunningham bets $250,000, Fischman pushes all in for about $800,000 more, and Cunningham stops to think before calling. Cunningham shows 6-3 of hearts (two pair), and Fischman has 5c-4h (pair, open-ended straight draw). Fischman needs to catch a two, four, or seven to stay alive. The river card is the Ac, and Scott Fischman is eliminated in second place, earning $352,125.

Allen Cunningham wins Event #2 ($1,500 No-LImit Hold'em), earning $725,405 and the coveted World Series of Poker bracelet.
 

Official Chip Counts for Heads-Up Play

Here are the official chip counts for the final two players in Event #2 ($1,500 no-limit hold'em):

Allen Cunningham - $2,201,000
Scott Fischman - $1,260,000

The players take a short break before heads-up play begins.
 

David "Devilfish" Ulliott Eliminated in 3rd Place ($232,205)

Hand 138 - Cunningham has the button in seat 4, he raises, and Ulliott calls. The flop comes 6h-4h-3d, Ulliott pushes all in, and Cunningham quickly calls. Ulliott has Jh-10h (flush draw with two over cards), and Cunningham has 8c-8d (an overpair). Ulliott needs to catch a jack, a ten, or any heart to stay alive. The turn card is the Ad, and Ulliott still needs to improve. The river card is the Kc, and David "Devilfish" Ulliott is eliminated in third place, earning $232,205.
 

Update

Hand 136 - Fischman has the button in seat 2, Ulliott moves all in, and he wins the blinds and antes.

Hand 137 - Ulliott has the button in seat 3, Cunningham raises to $90,000, and Fischman calls. The flop comes Qh-Qd-6c, Cunningham bets $100,000, Fischman reraises to $250,000, and Cunningham calls. The turn card is the 5c, and both players check. The river card is the 10c, Cunningham checks, Fischman bets $300,000, and Cunningham stops to think for a long while, blowing on his hands and fiddling with his chips. He studies the board and the pot while he thinks, rather than his opponent, and he eventually folds his cards, giving the pot to Fischman.
 

Update

Hand 134 - Ulliott has the button in seat 3, Cunningham limps from the small blind, and Fischman checks his option. The flop comes Ah-3d-2s, and both players check. The turn card is the 2c, and both players check again. The river card is the 7s, Cunningham checks, Fischman bets $35,000, and Cunningham calls. Fischman shows 7c-4d for a pair of sevens on the river, and he wins the pot.

Hand 135 - Cunningham has the button in seat 4, Fischman limps from the small blind, Ulliott pushes all in from the big blind for $430,000, and Fischman folds.
 

Update

Hand 132 - Cunningham has the button in seat 4, he raises to $75,000, and Ulliott reraises to $295,000. Cunningham thinks a bit before pushing all in, and after a short period of thought, Ulliott folds.

Hand 133 - Fischman has the button in seat 2, he limps, Ulliott raises, and Fischman folds.
 

Update

Hand 130 - Fischman has the button in seat 2, Ulliott limps from the small blind, and Cunningham checks his option. The flop comes 7h-4h-2h, Cunningham bets, and Ulliott folds.

Hand 131 - Ulliott has the button in seat 3, and everyone folds to Fischman in the big blind, giving him the blinds and antes.
 

Fischman Outraises the Devilfish

Hand 128 - Ulliott has the button in seat 3, and he raises, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand 129 - Cunningham has the button in seat 4, Fischman limps from the small blind, Ulliott raises to $110,000, Fischman reraises to $240,000, and Ulliott folds.
 

Update

Hand 126 - Cunningham has the button in seat 4, he raises to $75,000, and he wins the blinds and antes.

Hand 127 - Fischman has the button in seat 2, Ulliott limps from the small blind, and Cunningham checks his option. The flop comes Kd-6c-5s, and both players check. The turn card is the 4s, Ulliott bets $65,000, and Cunningham folds.
 
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