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Event #13: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em

Event Info

Buy-in $1,000
Prize Pool $2,737,800
Players 3,042

Level Info

Level 30
Blinds 60,000 / 120,000
Ante 15,000

Vance Hanging In


Matt Vance and Stephen Gee saw an unraised flop of {5-Spades}{2-Clubs}{9-Spades} with both players checking through. When the {9-Hearts} came on the turn, Gee bet 100,000 and got a call from Vance.

The river was the {10-Hearts} and Gee check-folded to a 225,000 bet from Vance.

On the next hand, they saw another flop without a raise. This time it came {6-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{2-Spades} and they checked to the {9-Clubs} on the turn. At this point Vance checked and Gee bet 95,000 with Vance making the call.

The river was the {10-Clubs} and both players checked once more.

Vance showed {j-Diamonds}{2-Hearts} and Gee mucked, giving Vance two pots in a row.

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Full House Sends Gee to Huge Lead


Stephen Gee raised to 200,000 on the button and got a call from Matt Vance. When the flop delivered {j-Spades}{a-Clubs}{k-Clubs}, Vance check-called a 150,000 bet from Gee.

The turn was the {7-Diamonds} and Vance checked once more, calling a 500,000 bet from Gee.

The river was the {a-Spades}. Once again Vance check-called Gee, this time for 1,100,000.

Gee turned up {a-Diamonds}{k-Spades} for aces full of kings and Vance mucked.

Gee now has over 7,000,000 in chips.

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David Baker Eliminated in Third Place ($206,813)

David Baker - Third Place
David Baker - Third Place

David Baker was in the small blind when he moved all in for 1,200,000. He got a call out of Stephen Gee, while Matt Vance folded.

Gee: {a-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}
Baker: {8-Clubs}{a-Clubs}

Baker was way behind and failed to catch up as the board ran out {4-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}.

The elimination has brought us to heads-up play with Gee taking the chip lead. Quite an impressive feat, considering he was on the short stack for much of the day.

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Gee Makes Set on River to Win Big Hand


We haven't had too many three-way pots lately, but we were treated to a doozy when David Baker made a raise to 160,000 from the button. Stephen Gee and Matt Vance called from the small blind and big blind respectively.

All three players checked a flop of {2-Clubs}{k-Diamonds}{10-Spades}. When we got to see the {3-Clubs} on the turn, Gee led out with a bet of 275,000 with both Vance and Baker calling. At this point there was over 1,000,000 in the pot.

The river was the {4-Hearts} and Gee bet 720,000. Vance folded, but Baker made the call. Gee showed {4-Clubs}{4-Diamonds} for a rivered set and Baker mucked.

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Baker Takes Some Back From Gee


David Baker and Stephen Gee were involved in a board reading {j-Clubs}{j-Spades}{a-Clubs}{9-Spades} when Gee called a 115,000 bet from Baker. When the {6-Spades} fell on the river, Baker bet 270,000 and Gee called once more.

When Baker turned over {a-Spades}{7-Hearts}, Gee mucked and slipped back down to 2,000,000.

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Baker Slipping


David Baker made it 140,000 to go from the button and Matt Vance took him up on the offer.

The flop brought {a-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{3-Diamonds} to the board and both players checked. When the {q-Clubs} came on the turn, Baker made a bet of 220,000. Vance raised to 525,000 and Baker folded.

Baker now has only 1,800,000, while Vance is sitting with 3,800,000.

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Gee Climbs to 2.56 Million


Matt Vance used his position on the bubble to raise to 135,000. Baker called from the small blind, but Gee re-raised for 300,000 more. That's as far as we got in the hand. Both Vance and Baker folded, giving Gee some more chips to play with.

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Gee Wins Some Off Baker


Now that Stephen Gee is able to see a flop or two, he called David Baker's 90,000 preflop raise from the small blind.

The flop was {6-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}{7-Spades} and Baker led out with a bet of 200,000 while Gee made the call.

The turn brought the {3-Hearts} and Baker check-folded to Gee's 410,000 bet.

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