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Buy-In: $5,000
Prize Pool: $1,123,300
Entrants: 239

Pot-Limit Hold'em

  • Jun 20, '05 - Jun 22, '05
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Updates on Final Day (Jun 22, 05)

 
 

Brian Wilson Wins Event #20 ($5,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em)

Brian Wilson wins Event #20 ($5,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em), earning $370,685 and a coveted World Series of Poker bracelet. John Gale finishes in second place, earning $204,440.
 

Brian Wilson Wins Event #12 ($5,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em)

Hand 210 - Wilson has the button, he raises to $24,000, and Gale folds.

Hand 211 - Gale has the button, he limps, Wilson raises to $36,000, and Gale folds.

Hand 212 - Wilson has the button, he raises to $34,000, Gale reraises to $94,000, Wilson reraises to $276,000, Gale pushes all in, and Wilson calls. Gale shows Kc-Js, and Wilson has Ac-Qd. The flop comes 9d-6s-3c, and Gale will need to catch a jack, a king, or a runner-runner straight to stay alive. The turn card is the 7h, and Gale needs a jack or a king to stay alive (6 outs). The river card is the 2c, and John Gale is eliminated in second place, earning $204,440.

Brian Wilson wins Event #20 ($5,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em), earning $370,685 and a coveted World Series of Poker bracelet.
 

Update

Hand 209 - Gale has the button, he raises to $27,000, and Wilson calls. The flop comes Qc-8d-6s, Wilson bets $25,000, and Gale calls. The turn card is the 4s, Wilson checks, Gale bets $45,000, Wilson reraises to $239,000, and Gale folds. Wilson shows one card as he collects the pot -- the 8c.
 

Update

Hand 206 - Wilson has the button, and he folds.

Hand 207 - Gale has the button, he limps, Wilson raises to $36,000, and Gale folds.

Hand 208 - Wilson has the button, he raises to $31,000, and Gale calls. The flop comes Kh-Ks-9s, Gale checks, Wilson bets $50,000, and Gale folds.
 

John Gale Retakes the Chip Lead

Hand 205 - Gale has the button, he raises, and Wilson calls. The flop comes A-10-5, Wilson checks, Gale bets $40,000, and Wilson folds.

John Gale has just taken the chip lead.
 

Updated Chip Counts

The players are now almost even in chips:

Brian Wilson - $605,000
John Gale - $595,000
 

Update

Hand 203 - Gale has the button, he limps, and Wilson checks. The flop comes Kh-Kc-3s, and both players check. The turn card is the 6c, Wilson checks, Gale bets $10,000, and Wilson folds.

Hand 204 - Wilson has the button, he raises to $24,000, and Gale calls. The flop comes Ac-Qh-4h, and both players check. The turn card is the 6s, Gale checks, Wilson bets $30,000, Gale says "raise," and Wilson folds before the amount of the raise is given.
 

Update

Hand 200 - Wilson has the button, and he folds.

Hand 201 - Gale has the button, he raises, and Wilson folds.

Hand 202 - Wilson has the button, he limps, and Gale checks. The flop comes Ah-Js-5d, Gale checks, Wilson bets, and Gale folds.
 

Update

Hand 197 - Gale has the button, he raises to $30,000, and Wilson folds.

Hand 198 - Wilson has the button, and he folds.

Hand 199 - Gale has the button, he limps, and Wilson checks. The flop comes Qs-10d-3h, Wilson checks, Gale bets, and Wilson folds.
 

Update

Hand 195 - Gale has the button, he raises to $30,000, and Wilson calls. The flop comes Q-7-3 rainbow, Wilson bets $30,000, and Gale folds.

Hand 196 - Wilson has the button, he raises to $31,000, and Gale calls. The flop comes A-K-3, and both players check. The turn card pairs the board with the 3c, Gale bets $50,000, and Wilson folds.
 
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