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Event #32: $10,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em Championship



Pollak Out

[user101598] • Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante

Ben Volpe raised to 13,000 in the cutoff, Benjamin Pollak called in position, and the flop fell {5-Spades}{6-Hearts}{7-Clubs}. Volpe checked, Pollak fired out 16,000, Volpe check-raised to 36,000, and Pollak moved all in for 116,000. Volpe quickly called.

Volpe: {7-Diamonds}{7-Spades}
Pollak: {q-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}

The {4-Clubs} on the turn gave Pollak eight outs to chop to go along with his two outs to win, but the {a-Clubs} on the river missed him completely. The Frenchman was eliminated in 21st place, earning $22,483, while Volpe is up to 287,000 chips.

Ben Volpe us
Ben Volpe
us 287,000 107,000
Benjamin Pollak fr
Benjamin Pollak
fr Busted

Tags: Ben VolpeBenjamin Pollak

Flack Calls Down Griffin

[user101598] • Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante

Ashton Griffin raised to 15,000 on the button, Layne Flack defended his big blind, and the flop fell {5-Spades}{2-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}. Flack check-called a bet of 22,000, then check-called another 45,000 on the turn ({j-Hearts}).

The river was the {7-Spades}, Flack check-called one last bet worth 95,000, and "Back-to-Back" Flack showed {10-Hearts}{7-Hearts} for tens and sevens.

Griffin mucked, dipping to 411,000 chips, and Flack climbed up to 510,000.

Layne Flack us
Layne Flack
us 510,000 290,000
Ashton Griffin us
Ashton Griffin
us 411,000 -249,000

Tags: Ashton GriffinLayne Flack

Gonsalves Gone

[user101598] • Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante
Markus Gonsalves - Eliminated
Markus Gonsalves - Eliminated

Kyle White raised to 13,000 on the button, Markus Gonsalves moved all in for around 100,000 from the blinds, and White made the call with {k-}{10-} off.

Gonsalves was in rough shape with {j-}{10-} suited, and was unable to improve, exiting in 22nd place.

White chipped up to 980,000.

Kyle White ca
Kyle White
ca 980,000 160,000
Markus Gonsalves us
Markus Gonsalves
us Busted

Tags: Kyle WhiteMarkus Gonsalves

Danzer Busts Greenwood

Webjoker • Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante

George Danzer opened the cutoff and Sam Greenwood shoved from the big blind for 97,000 total. "Ok, I'm gonna call" said Danzer, apparently not super happy with his hand and the situation.

Danzer showed {A-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}, which was the best hand against Greenwood's {K-Clubs}{Q-Clubs}.

Both flopped a pair on {A-Hearts}{Q-Spades}{5-Clubs}, and the {4-Spades} on the turn and {3-Diamonds} on the river were both blanks.

Sam Greenwood exited in 23rd place, which netted him $22,483.

George Danzer de
George Danzer
de 260,000 127,000
Sam Greenwood ca
Sam Greenwood
ca Busted

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Wax On, Wax Out

[user101598] • Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante
Matt Waxman - Eliminated
Matt Waxman - Eliminated

Matt Waxman raised to 12,000 on the button, Ashton Griffin three-bet to 30,000 out of the small blind, and Waxman called. The flop fell {a-Hearts}{j-Hearts}{k-Spades}, Griffin led out for 45,000, and Waxman moved all in for 105,000. Griffin called.

Waxman: {k-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}
Griffin: {a-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}

Griffin's hand held up as the turn and river came {3-Diamonds}, {a-Clubs} respectively, and Waxman was eliminated.

Ashton Griffin us
Ashton Griffin
us 660,000 190,000
Matt Waxman us
Matt Waxman
us Busted

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No More Ladies

Webjoker • Level 17: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante
Brigette Lau - Eliminated
Brigette Lau - Eliminated

Brigitte Lau has just departed and that means there are no more women left in the tournament.

She got her chips in with {6-Clubs}{3-Clubs} from the small blind on a {5-Hearts}{4-Spades}{8-Clubs}-flop. Het opponent was Joe Cada who made the call holding {K-Spades}{K-Clubs}.

The {9-Clubs} on the turn was a great card for Lau who added a flush draw to her open-ended outs. The {3-Diamonds} on the river was a blank though, the pair it gave her wasn't enough to best Cada's over pair.

Her husband, Chamath Palihapitiya, was sweating her on the rail, and tweeted the following:

Chamath PalihapitiyaUnbelievably proud of my wife @blau00 for her first WSOP cash - $10k 6-handed (aka Murderer's Row). So cool that we've now both cashed @WSOP
Joe Cada us
Joe Cada
us 790,000 160,000
Brigette Lau US
Brigette Lau
US Busted

Tags: Brigette LauJoe Cada

Markin Blows Up

Webjoker • Level 17: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante
Leonid Markin
Leonid Markin

Dario Sammartino opened the hijack for 11,000 and Max Silver three-bet to 29,000 from the button. Leonid Markin made the call from the big blind and action was back on Sammartino. The Italian player made it 100,000 and Silver quickly released. Markin made the call though, and they were off to the flop.

{K-Spades}{5-Spades}{5-Hearts} and Markin checked. Sammartino bet out about 85,000, but before we could count how much it exactly was, Markin had already shoved all in. Sammartino double checked his cards and then called immediately.

Markin didn't want to show his cards; "I have nothing". Sammartino wasn't showing his cards yet either, prompting Ashton Griffin to press the two to table them anyway. Markin eventually showed {Q-Clubs}{J-Clubs} for no pair and no draw. Sammartino had by far the best of it with {A-Spades}{K-Diamonds}.

The {2-Hearts} on the turn was a blank and left Markin drawing dead. While he still had chips left, he left the tournament area before the {3-Diamonds} on the river was even dealt. He knew he had chips left (145,000), he just needed to blow off some steam.

Dario Sammartino it
Dario Sammartino
it 750,000 430,000
Leonid Markin ru
Leonid Markin
ru 145,000 -555,000

Tags: Dario SammartinoLeonid Markin