Event #36: $10,000 Dealer's Choice Championship
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $10,000
Prize Pool $867,225
Players 93
Players Left 10
Average Chip Stack 558,000
Total Chips 5,580,000

Level Info

Level 24
Blinds 0 / 0
Ante 0

Players Info - Day 3

Players Left 1
Entries 10

Highlights

Highlights

Fuchs Scoops Schwartz to Stay Alive

• Level 21
Carol Fuchs
Carol Fuchs

Badacey

Carol Fuchs pushed her remaining chips into the middle and drew one card in the final draw against Jake Schwartz who called and stood pat.

The final card was a great one for Fuchs as she tabled {9-Spades}{7-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}/{8-Clubs} for a nine-eight low and nine-seven-five-three Badugi and scooped the pot.

With that hand Fuchs now has new life as she chipped up to 500,000 chips.

Jake Schwartz us
Jake Schwartz
us 1,080,000 -420,000
Carol Fuchs us
Carol Fuchs
us 500,000 220,000

Tags: Carol FuchsJake Schwartz

Mike Matusow Eliminated in 5th Place ($56,826)

OHairDJ • Level 21
Mike Matusow
Mike Matusow

Badugi

Action folded around to the blinds, where Phil Hellmuth raised from the small and Mike Matusow called all in for his remaining short stack.

Hellmuth and Matusow both drew two and one respectively on the first two draws; however, Hellmuth stood pat on the final draw and Matusow drew one.

Phil Hellmuth: {8-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}{a-Clubs}
Mike Matusow: {7-Spades}{4-Clubs}{a-Hearts}/{x-}

Matusow was drawing live, but peeled the {j-Hearts} — eliminating him in fifth place.

Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
us 2,000,000 400,000
Mike Matusow us
Mike Matusow
us Busted

Tags: Mike MatusowPhil Hellmuth

PokerNews Podcast: Phil Hellmuth Talks 16th Bracelet; Mike Matusow in PHoF?

Chad_Holloway • Level 21
PokerNews Podcast
PokerNews Podcast

On the latest episode of the PokerNews Podcast, Jesse Fullen and Chad Holloway come to you from the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP)!

The biggest story was that of Phil Hellmuth finally breaking through and capturing his record-extending 16th WSOP gold bracelet. Find out what he had to say in his winner interview with the media after his victory.

Other stories include bracelet wins by Chance Kornuth, David "Bakes" Baker, and Ryan “Santasbzack2” Stoker. Plus, you can hear bracelet winner interviews from Jim Collopy, Mike Noori, Anthony Koutsos, and Karolis Sereika.

Finally, find out how PokerNews pissed off Mike Matusow in regards to the Poker Hall of Fame nominations, which leads to Jesse and Chad sharing their thoughts on "The Mouth" as well as the other 10 finalists. Who stands the best chance of being inducted? Find out here.

Listen to the New PokerNews Podcast Here!

Friedman Leaves Matusow Short

OHairDJ • Level 21

2-7 Triple Draw

Adam Friedman raised on the button and was called by Mike Matusow in the big blind.

Matusow proceeded to check and call down bets from Friedman after every draw until the final betting round. Friedman drew three on the first, one on the second, and stood pat on the final. Matusow drew two, two, and one respectively.

Matusow showed an {a-Hearts} and folded facing a final bet from Friedman.

Adam Friedman us
Adam Friedman
us 1,650,000 175,000
Mike Matusow us
Mike Matusow
us 200,000 -200,000

Matusow Wins One Against Schwartz

• Level 21
Mike Matusow
Mike Matusow

2-7 Triple Draw

The action was picked up with Mike Matusow who had fired out a bet after the second draw, and his opponent Jake Schwartz folded. Next, Matusow flipped his cards face-up showing the {8-}{6-}{5-}{4-}{2-} as he mucked with a smile.

With that pot, Matusow has renewed life with 400,000 chips.

Jake Schwartz us
Jake Schwartz
us 1,500,000 -220,000
Mike Matusow us
Mike Matusow
us 400,000 -15,000

Tags: Jake SchwartzMike Matusow

Level: 21

Limit Flop / Draw: 20,000/40,000
Stud Games: 10,000 ante, 10,000 bring-in, 40,000 completion
No-Limit & Pot-Limit: 20,000/30,000 ante, 10,000/20,000 blinds

Schwartz Scoops Adams

OHairDJ • Level 20

Stud Eight or Better

Jake Schwartz: {x-}{x-}/{j-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{k-Diamonds}{k-Spades}/{x-}
Adam Friedman: {x-}{x-}/{7-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{3-Spades}/{x-}

Jake Schwartz completed and was called by Adam Friedman. Schwartz bet on every street and was called until seventh, wherein both players checked.

Schwartz tabled {j-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} and Friedman mucked — awarding the pot to Schwartz.

Jake Schwartz us
Jake Schwartz
us 1,720,000 165,000
Adam Friedman us
Adam Friedman
us 1,475,000 155,000