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Event #24: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout
Days:
123

Smith Races into the Lead, Then Busts Lisandro

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Jeffrey Lisandro completed from the button and Gavin Smith raised to 4,000 from big. Lisandro quietly announced he was all-in and Smith called.

Smith: {A-Spades}{K-Hearts}
Lisandro: {Q-Diamonds}{Q-Spades}

The board ran out {3-Spades}{3-Hearts}{A-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{K-Clubs}, giving Smith a better two-pair and leaving Lisandro with just 23,000.

A few hands few hands later, both got it all-in preflop.

Smith: {6-Spades}{6-Clubs}
Lisandro: {A-Spades}{9-Clubs}

The {K-Spades}{Q-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}{2-Clubs}{10-Clubs} board left Smith with the best hand and he will advance to second round.

Gavin Smith us
Gavin Smith
us 150,000 70,000
Jeffrey Lisandro au
Jeffrey Lisandro
au Busted

Tags: Gavin SmithJeffrey Lisandro

Batista Busts

OHairDJ • Level 9: 800-1,600, 200 ante

Chad Batista has just been eliminated from his table's three-handed duel with a three-way all in.

Batista: {A-Hearts}{J-Clubs}
Opponent: {A-Diamonds}{Q-Diamonds}
Opponent: {9-Diamonds}{9-Spades}

The board ran out {K-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{5-Diamonds} to see Batista flushed to the rail while leaving two players locked in a heads-up battle for a spot in round two.

Tags: Chad Batista

Kramer Advances

[user196676] • Level 9: 800-1,600, 200 ante

Darren Kramer managed to get it all in against David Benyamine holding {9-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}. Benyamine held {A-Spades}{Q-Diamonds} and we were off to the races.

The board fell {4-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}{J-Clubs}{K-Hearts}{2-Spades} and Kramer's pair of nines held up, allowing him to advance to tomorrow's round.

Tags: Darren Kramer

DeMaci Advances

OHairDJ • Level 9: 800-1,600, 200 ante

Chris DeMaci is the next player to advance to the second round.

Catching the action on a {J-}{10-}{9-} flop, DeMaci's {Q-}{8-} held true against the {J-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} of his opponent.

Tags: Chris DeMaci

Prizepool Announced

OHairDJ • Level 9: 800-1,600, 200 ante

With 387 players taking to the felt, a prizepool of $1,818,900 has been formed with the top forty players all receiving a guaranteed $13,368 payday.

Here is how the final table will be paid.

PlacePrize
1st$436,568
2nd$269,742
3rd$198,096
4th$146,639
5th$109,406
6th$82,287
7th$62,370
8th$47,636
9th$36,669
10th$28,447
Level:
9
Blinds:
800/1,600
Ante:
200

Last Break of the Night

OHairDJ • Level 8: 600-1,200, 200 ante

The remaining players are now on their last 20-minute break of the day.

Lisandro vs. Smith Battle Rages on

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Gavin Smith opened to 1,600 from the button and Jeffrey Lisandro re-raised to 4,500. Gavin called.

Both players checked the {6-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{5-Spades} flop. When the {9-Spades} came on the turn, Lisandro check-raised Smith's 6,800 bet all-in, which landed a quick fold from Smith.

Both players have been trading pots all night, with neither player gaining a significant edge for quite some time now.

Gavin Smith us
Gavin Smith
us 80,000 35,000
Jeffrey Lisandro au
Jeffrey Lisandro
au 70,000 -35,000

Tags: Gavin SmithJeffrey Lisandro

Benyamine Doubles and Makes It Heads Up

[user196676] • Level 8: 600-1,200, 200 ante

We caught up to see chips being pushed in David Benyamine's direction as his {A-Spades}{10-Diamonds} beat out his opponent's {Q-Hearts}{J-Diamonds}.

The board read {3-Diamonds}{K-Clubs}{3-Spades}{3-Clubs}{9-Hearts} and Benyamine's ace high was enough to scoop the pot. Benyamine is now the table chip leader going into heads up play.

Tags: David Benyamine