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Event #38: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $10,000
Prize Pool $780,200
Players 83

Level Info

Level 27
Limits 50,000 / 100,000
Ante 10,000

Highlights

Highlights

Level:
26
Limits:
40,000/80,000
Ante:
10,000

Back-to-Back Doubles for Salem

tRaMSt0p • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 7,000 ante

Yaniv Birman had the bring-in and Lee Salem completed. Ben Yu raised to 60,000, and after Birman folded, Salem committed his last 69,000 with Yu calling.

Salem: {Q-Hearts}{Q-Spades} / {A-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{8-Spades}{7-Diamonds} / {Q-Clubs}
Yu: {K-Spades}{8-Diamonds} / {9-Hearts}{K-Hearts}{3-Spades}{7-Hearts} / {2-Clubs}

Salem's buried queens improved to rolled down trips, and he doubled again.

Tags: Ben YuLee Salem

Matt Grapenthien Eliminated in 5th Place ($50,669)

will_shill • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 7,000 ante
Matt Grapenthien
Matt Grapenthien

Matt Grapenthien completed and Ben Yu raised. Grapenthien was all in.

Matt Grapenthien: {9-Clubs}{2-Clubs} / {a-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}{10-Diamonds} / {x-}
Ben Yu: {4-Spades}{4-Clubs} / {9-Spades}{q-Spades}{7-Clubs}{8-Clubs} / {x-}

Yu's buried fours were holding, and Grapenthien had a bunch of outs by seventh street including a flush draw. Yu drew a {j-Spades} and Grapenthien could only manage a {k-Diamonds} and he was eliminated in fifth place.

Ben Yu us
Ben Yu
us 900,000 90,000
Matt Grapenthien us
Matt Grapenthien
us Busted

Tags: Ben YuMatt Grapenthien

Aces-Up for Martin

tRaMSt0p • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 7,000 ante

Jesse Martin had the bring-in and Yaniv Birman completed. Martin called, and then called a bet on fourth street.

On fifth, Martin bet out and Birman called. On sixth, Birman now led out and Martin called.

Martin: {X-}{X-} / {8-Hearts}{2-Hearts}{2-Spades}{A-Diamonds} / {x-}
Birman: {X-}{X-} / {10-Spades}{Q-Hearts}{K-Clubs}{10-Diamonds} / {x-}

On seventh, Birman checked, and Martin bet. Birman called, and was then shown the {A-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{4-Clubs} of Martin.

Birman mucked, and dropped to 1.7 million, while Martin climbed to nearly 1.4 million.

Yaniv Birman us
Yaniv Birman
us 1,745,000 -215,000
Jesse Martin us
Jesse Martin
us 1,350,000 325,000

Tags: Jesse MartinYaniv Birman

Grapenthien Doubles Up

will_shill • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 7,000 ante

Jesse Martin: {x-}{x-} / {q-Clubs}{q-Hearts}
Matt Grapenthien: {x-}{x-} / {a-Spades}{5-Diamonds} - folded on fourth street

Matt Grapenthien completed and called a raise from Jesse Martin. Grapenthien folded to a bet from Martin on fourth street.

The very next hand Yaniv Birman completed and Matt Grapenthien raised all in for 43,000. Birman called.

Yaniv Birman: {6-Diamonds}{9-Clubs} / {6-Clubs}{5-Spades}{10-Hearts}{a-Diamonds} / {x-}
Matt Grapenthien: {7-Hearts}{8-Clubs} / {8-Diamonds}{k-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{4-Hearts} / {x-}

Grapenthien was ahead all the way. "That's a scary card," he said, when Birman caught an ace on sixth street. Birman drew a {j-Diamonds} on seventh street, with Grapenthien's {9-Spades} inconsequential.

Yaniv Birman us
Yaniv Birman
us 1,960,000 -90,000
Matt Grapenthien us
Matt Grapenthien
us 100,000 50,000

Tags: Jesse MartinMatt GrapenthienYaniv Birman

Trip Again for Martin

tRaMSt0p • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 7,000 ante

Jesse Martin had the bring-in and Ben Yu completed. Martin called, and then led out on fourth street with Yu calling.

Yu took the betting lead on fifth and Martin called, as both players then checked sixth.

Martin: {X-}{X-} / {7-Clubs}{8-Spades}{4-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} / {x-}
Yu: {X-}{X-} / {J-Diamonds}{3-Spades}{Q-Spades}{Q-Hearts} / {x-}

On seventh, Yu bet out and Martin raised. Yu called, and when Martin tabled his {J-Spades}{7-Hearts}{6-Diamonds} for trips, he mucked.

Jesse Martin us
Jesse Martin
us 1,025,000 295,000
Ben Yu us
Ben Yu
us 810,000 -140,000

Tags: Ben YuJesse Martin

Martin Takes From Chip Leader Birman

will_shill • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 7,000 ante

Matt Grapenthien completed, Yaniv Birman raised and Jesse Martin made it three bets. Grapenthien folded and Birman called.

Both players checked fourth street. Martin check-called on fifth street and bet on sixth street. Birman called.

Yaniv Birman: {x-}{x-} / {2-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{4-Diamonds} / {x-}
Jesse Martin: {x-}{x-} / {8-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{a-Hearts}{8-Spades} / {x-}

Martin bet on seventh street and Birman called.

"Three eights," said Martin, showing {j-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{4-Spades} and took down the pot.

Yaniv Birman us
Yaniv Birman
us 2,050,000 -275,000
Jesse Martin us
Jesse Martin
us 730,000 310,000

Tags: Jesse MartinMatt GrapenthienYaniv Birman

Birman Surges Up with Jacks-Full

tRaMSt0p • Level 25: 30,000-60,000, 7,000 ante
Yaniv Birman
Yaniv Birman

Catching the action on fifth street, Yaniv Birman bet out 60,000 and Matt Grapenthien raised to 120,000.

Birman made it three bets to go, and Grapenthien called. On sixth, Birman bet, and Grapenthien called.

Birman: {X-}{X-} / {A-Spades}{J-Clubs}{8-Spades}{8-Diamonds} / {x-}
Grapenthien: {X-}{X-} / {6-Diamonds}{K-Spades}{10-Spades}{9-Spades} / {x-}

On seventh, Birman bet and Grapenthien called.

Birman tabled his {J-Spades}{J-Hearts} / {Q-Diamonds}, and Grapenthien tapped the table and then flicked his cards to the muck.

Yaniv Birman us
Yaniv Birman
us 2,325,000 465,000
Matt Grapenthien us
Matt Grapenthien
us 135,000 -465,000

Tags: Yaniv BirmanMatt Grapenthien