Jean Francois Talbot opened for 5,700 from the cutoff and Gavin Smith re-popped it to 27,000 from the button. Talbot thought it over and then announced he was all-in. Smith snap-called off his remaining 109,000.
The board ran out , leaving Smith with a set of queens and Talbot short-stacked.
Our PokerNews statistic wizard decided to take a close look at last year's World Series, and while we wait to provide you with the next double up, elimination or cooler hand, take a look at some of the statistics from last year's World Series.
Event Snapshot of the 2010 WSOP
- Bracelet Events: 57
- Total Prize Pool: $187,109,850
- # of Total Entries: 72,966
- # of total Cashers: 7,486
- # of Main event Entries: 7,319
- Largest Non-Main Event Field: 4,345 (Event #3)
- Largest Prize Pool: $68,799,059 (Event #57 Main Event)
- Largest 1st Place PrizeL $8,944,310 (Event #57 Main Event)
- # of Participating Countries: 117
- Bracelet Winner From: United States (38), Canada (6), United Kingdom (5), Hungary (2), France (1), Russia (1), Norway (1), New Zealand (1), Netherlands (1), Israel (1)
- Multiple Bracelet Winners: 1- Frank Kassela (2 bracelets)
- Event Dates: Mat 27, 2010—July 17, 2010; November 6-8, 2010 (Main Event Final Table)
- Event Location: Rio all-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Erik Seidel has just found a double courtesy of Orson Young.
With Seidel in great shape, the board ran out to see Seidel move to 180,000 while Young slips to 95,000 in chips.
Adam Junglen opened to 4,500 from the button only to have Maxim Lykov three-bet the big blind to 12,800. Junglen made the call as the flop fell .
Lykov then proceeded to get all his chips into the middle of the pot with Junglen making the call.
With Junglen's flopped straight way ahead, the on the turn gave Lykov outs to improve to a full house, but when the river landed the , Lykov was bundled to the rail in 38th place.
While Lykov collects a $13,358 payday, Junglen climbs to roughly 265,000 in chips.
We caught up with the action on a board reading and Erik Seidel checked from the big blind. Orson Young fired a 25,000 bet and Seidel called.
The river came the and Seidel checked again, prompting a 31,000 bet from Young. Siedel tanked for a couple minutes and reluctantly tossed in a call.
Young tabled for a full-house, to which Seidel said, "I was expecting a lot worse," and mucked.
Seidel is down to 90,000 while Young has chipped up to 180,000.
We aren't exactly sure how the hand played out, but Dan Smith has managed to grab a double through Joseph Elpayaa.
Smith held to be in the lead against Elpayaa's , and after the board was spread, Smith double to over 300,000 as Elpayaa was left with just 51,000 in chips.
Jeff Williams opened to 4,600 from under the gun only to have Chris Klodnicki three-bet the small blind to 11,000.
JP Kelly moved all in for 40,300 from the big blind to force Williams out before Klodnicki made the call.
The board ran out to see Kelly double through to over 80,000 as Klodnicki slips to below 90,000 in chips.
In a battle of the blinds, WSOP gold bracelet holder James "Flushy" Dempsey found himself all in against Yasuhiro Waki in the big blind.
With Dempsey in dominated shape, the flop gave him some backdoor chop draw, and when the landed on the turn, he would need a ten to take the lead or any king, queen or three to chop.
Unfortunately for the British player, the landed on the river to send him home in 39th place for a $13,368 payday as Waki climbs to 230,000 in chips.