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Event #12: $1,500 Limit Hold'em




McCormick Makes Two Pair

BrandonBloom • Level 20: 10,000-20,000, 0 ante

On a {j-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} board, Tom McCormick and an opponent were in a hand and there was a bet and a call.

Another bet and a call occurred on the {3-Spades} turn, and there was a bet by McCormick and a call on the {a-Hearts} river.

McCormick showed {a-Clubs}{j-Hearts} to scoop the pot with two pair.

Tom McCormick us
Tom McCormick
us 350,000 189,500

Davis Busts To Werman

LiamGannon • Level 20: 10,000-20,000, 0 ante

With James Davis all in and at risk, a side pot between Louis Werman and Jorden Fox was being bet into by Werman on a {5-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{2-Diamonds} flop. Fox folded and the cards were turned onto their back.

James Davis: {j-Spades}{8-Hearts}
Louis Werman: {a-Clubs}{10-Clubs}

The turn and river of {q-Clubs}{10-Hearts} could not help Davis and he was eliminated.

Louis Werman us
Louis Werman
us 300,000 -16,000
James Davis us
James Davis
us Busted

2017 Runner-Up Tayi Eliminated

BrandonBloom • Level 20: 10,000-20,000, 0 ante
Venkata "Sandy" Tayi
Venkata "Sandy" Tayi

Venkata Tayi, who came in 2nd in this event at the 2017 WSOP, lost the rest of his short stack and was eliminated. He got the rest of his chips in while in the big blind and was against the small blind.

Venkata Tayi: {6-}{3-}
Small Blind: {k-}{10-}

The flop came {q-}{7-}{5-}. The {6-} turn put Tayi in the lead, but the {10-} completed the board and ended his run.

Venkata Tayi us
Venkata Tayi
us Busted

Zinno Busted

LiamGannon • Level 20: 10,000-20,000, 0 ante
Anthony Zinno
Anthony Zinno

Anthony Zinno was all in on the big blind with and Gregory Pinsonneault raised under the gun, which got all folds.

Anthony Zinno: {j-Diamonds}{5-Spades}
Gregory Pinsonneault: {9-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}

The board came {7-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{6-Clubs} and Zinno tapped the table as he left the tournament area.

Gregory Pinsonneault US
Gregory Pinsonneault
US 210,000 -50,000
Anthony Zinno us
Anthony Zinno
us Busted

Johnson's Jacks Hold

LiamGannon • Level 20: 10,000-20,000, 0 ante
Marco Johnson
Marco Johnson

Pedro Rios raised under the gun, and Marco Johnson went all-in for 37,000 total.

Rios shook his head and made the call.

Marco Johnson: {j-Hearts}{j-Clubs}
Pedro Rios: {a-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}

The board came {q-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}{4-Spades}{4-Diamonds}{8-Hearts} and Johnson held up for the double.

Pedro Rios us
Pedro Rios
us 140,000 27,000
Marco Johnson us
Marco Johnson
us 83,000 -147,000

"Ship It To Papa!"

LiamGannon • Level 20: 10,000-20,000, 0 ante

On a flop reading {6-Spades}{10-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}, Tony Nasr called a bet from Anh Van Nguyen.

The turn came a {7-Spades} and Nasr called once more.

The action checked through on the {5-Hearts} and Nguyen showed {a-Hearts}{j-Spades} for ace-high. Nasr shouted "Ship it to papa!" as he proudly turned over his {a-Clubs}{q-Spades} for better ace-high.

Anh Van Nguyen ca
Anh Van Nguyen
ca 430,000 -86,000
Tony Nasr US
Tony Nasr
US 320,000 10,000

Bronshtein Flops Set of Kings Over Two Pair

BrandonBloom • Level 20: 10,000-20,000, 0 ante

With a flop of {a-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}, there were several raises between Yuval Bronshtein and his opponent.

The {q-Spades} turn brought more bet and call action, as did the {4-Hearts} river.

Bronshtein showed {k-Diamonds}{k-Spades} for a flopped set against the {a-Spades}{8-Hearts} of his opponent and took down the sizable pot.

Yuval Bronshtein il
Yuval Bronshtein
il 460,000 130,000

Gee Goes Three Streets

LiamGannon • Level 20: 10,000-20,000, 0 ante

David Gee raised from the button and Robert Lauria defended the big blind.

On the flop of {9-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{6-Spades} Gee bet and Lauria called.

Gee bet the turn of {8-Clubs} and the river {6-Hearts} to which Lauria called both streets.

Gee turned over {a-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} and Lauria mucked, saying he had pocket sevens.

David Gee us
David Gee
us 300,000 74,000
Robert Lauria us
Robert Lauria
us 100,000 17,000