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We have a winner!!!!!
Clint Baskin takes the last hand, the first prize and the coveted WSOP Circuit Championship ring.
Clint limped in on the button and Brian checked his option. The flop brought the 6s 5h 9d. Brian fired 17K at the pot and Clint merely called. The turn brought the 2s. Brian made it 50K to go and Clint smooth called. The river came the 3d. Brian pushed all in and Clint couldn’t call fast enough. Brian showed the Q 9 and Clint Baskin turned over the Ah 4c for the straight to take 1st for $372,240
Brian Fidler takes 2nd for $206,800.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 11:36 PM
Clint has the button. Brian raises from the big blind for 30K more. Clint peeps at his cards and makes the call. Flop comes the Ah Qd 6s. Brian leads for 50K and Clint makes the call. The turn comes the 6c. Brian bets 100K this time and Clint goes into thinking mode. Clint makes a reraise for another 200K. One of the gallery folk says rather loudly, " he put his hands behind his head". Tsk tsk..... not nice to call out tells. Brian mucks and Clint takes the pot. Brian sits on only 300K in chippage now. Clint has a 6 to 1 chip lead over Brian.
Brian has the button. He raised for 25K more and Clint reraised for another 50K. Brian lays his hand down and Clint takes the pot.
If Ihave been thrown off the internet 5 times, Ive been thrown off 500. I write hands, ship them to you and they go off into thin air. Grrrrrrrrrrrr...............
Clint takes three hands in a row and increases his lead over Brian.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 11:21 PM
Brian has the button. He raised for another 15K and Clint called. The flop came the 2h 7c 7h. Clint checks and Brian bets 40K. Clint opts out of this one.
Clint takes the next two hands and increases his lead once again.
Brian Fidler recoups some of his losses. Clint limped from the button and Brian check his option. The flop came the Jh 2h 2s. Checked. The turn came the Tc. Brian bet 15K and Clint took it up a notch to 55K. Brian called. The river came the 5s. Brian checked to Clint who bet 75K. Brian made the call. Clint turned over a Q hight and Brian showed two pair with the J 3.
Clint has about 1.7 million and Brian 500K
Clint limped in on the button. Brian Fidler took it higher in the big blind by raising it to 18K. Brian called. The flop came the 6s 4d 2h. Brian bet 45K. Clint smooth called. The turn came the 2s. Brian bet 80K and Clint smooth called once again. The river brought the 9c. Brian bet 120K and Clint, well, yes, he called. Brian showed the As 6d and Clint the Qh 2c for three of a kind and a huge pot.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 11:00 PM
Clint 1.4 million
Monday, 19th of June 2006 10:57 PM
Chips are being passed back and forth. No big hand yet.
On the button, Clint raised 10K and Brian called. The flop is the 2c Ks 2h. Clint bets and Brian mucks.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 10:42 PM
Brian on the button and he raises for another 15K. Clint calls. The flop is the 3c Kc 9s. Brian bets 30K. The turn is the Qs. Clint checks and Brian bets 60K. Clint makes the call. The river is the 2c. Big stuff. Clint checks and so does Brian. Brian shows kings and nines, Clint mucks and Brian wins the pot.
Clint has the button. First hand out, Clint raises to 40K and Brian calls. The flop comes the 4h Kh Ks. Brian checks and Brian mucks.
We are taking a small break....why? I can only imagine....
Tony moves all in for 37K more from the small blind. Clint calls him. Ooops. Tony has the Th Jd and Clint turned over the Ac Ad. Oh my...... The flop comes the 6h 6d 4h. Tony is in deep trouble. Running cards have to be the perfect cards for Tony. The turn is the 8s and Tony is drawing dead. The river is the Tc. Tony Le takes 3rd for $113,740.
Daniel Negreanu just yelled "you gott'em just where you want 'em buddy.....do this (and he gave the best Negreanu "iron man" stance he could.
Clint has the button now. He folds. Brian raised to 20K in the small and Tony Le calls. The flop is the 5d 6h 3c. Brian leads out for 20K. Tony calls. The turn brings the Ad. Checked. River is the Ks. Checked. Brian shows the J 9 and takes it as Tony had a J 4.
Clint raised in the small to 40K and it is up to Brian to "keep him honest". Wont be happening. Clint takes the pot.
Button is on Tony. No go. Clint limps from the small and Brian checks his option. The flop comes the 7s Qh 2c. Clint checks to Brian and he bets 12K. Clint mucks.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 10:18 PM
Clint gets the button. Threeway pot. Flop is the Qc Td 8s. Brian Fidler bets 22K. He gets the pot.
Button is on Tony. He folds. Clint, in the small blind raises to 40K and Brian mucks.
Tony wins a pot with the Q high.
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Monday, 19th of June 2006 10:14 PM
Button on Clint. He mucks. Brian, in the small blind limps and Tony checks his option. The flop is the Qs Qh 4c. Checked. Turn brings the Td. Brian fires 13K and gets a call from Tony. The river card is the Jc. Brian bets 25K and Tony passes.
Clint raised to 40K in the small blind. Brian calls. The Ah Ac 8d comes on the flop. Clint bets 60K and Brian folds.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 10:09 PM
Button is on Brian. Clint raised 40K more and takes it down.
Clint has the button. He folds. Brian calls and Tony checks his option. Flop comes the Qh 7d Jd. Brian bets 12K and Tony calls him. The turn is the Ah. Brian makes it 40K to go and Tony folds.
Clint raised to 45K. Button is on Tony Le. Brian mucks.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 10:05 PM
We're back. Antes are 1K with 5K / 10K blinds.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 09:49 PM
Players take a 15 minute break.
What a laydown. Clint limped in from the small blind. Brian checked his option and we see the flop of the 9s 9d 7h. Checked. Turn brought the 9d. Clint bet 15K. Brian called. The river came the 8h to fill up the board. Clint fired 50K at the pot and unbelievably Brian laid his hand down
Monday, 19th of June 2006 09:38 PM
Brian takes the button. He raised to 25K. Tony mucks and Clint calls. The flop is the Ad Js 3h. Clint checks and Brian bets 45K. To the tank for Clint. He checks his cards, to see if they have changed I guess, and then mucks.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 09:36 PM
Clint has the button. Brian raised to 22K and Tony called. The Jd 7d 8s on the flop. Checked. The As hits the turn. Brian checks, Tony bets 40K and Brian hems and haws and finally counts out a bundle of chips to .....muck.
Brian is in the big blind. He checks to Clint who limped in the small. THe Ad Td 8d hits the board. Clint bets and Brian mucks.
Finally, Tony bolsters his account. Brian Fidler raised to 28K from the small blind and Tony Le called him from the big. The flop came the Kh 3h 2h. Brian bet 30K and Tony called. The turn brought the 3s. Brian shot 45K out on the felt and once again Tony called. The river brought the 6d. Both checked this time. Tony showed pocket fives and wins this big ole pot. Go presto!
Monday, 19th of June 2006 09:20 PM
Button is on Tony and he limps in. Brian calls from the small and RCW raises from the big blind to 65K more to play. Tony mucks and Clint pulls lots of 5K chips to the side, enought to put RCW all in and looks at RCW. Is it real or is it memorex? Clint is real, and he moves all in. RCW calls. Clint has the Ad 8s and RCW the Qh Js. The flop brought the Ah Th 5d. The turn is the 7h. The river is another A and we lose RCW Cheung to 4th place for $82,720.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 09:15 PM
Brian raises to 25K from the button. Tony mucks the small and Clint calls from the big blind. The flop brings the 7d 6s 2s. Clint checks and Brian bets 30K. Clint reaches for chips and raises to 60K. Brian reraised to another 120K to Clint. Hmm......might not have worked this time Clint. He riffles his chips and peeks at his cards. He picks them up and tosses them to the muck.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 09:08 PM
Brian Fidler raises to 26K UTG (and the cutoff at the same time). Clint called from the small blind. Flop came the 6d 6s 5c. Clint checked to Brian who bet 30K at the pot. Clint called. The turn came the 8c. Checked by both. The river brought the Ad. Checked again. Clint showed pocket deuces and takes another nice pot.
Tony Le rasied to 34K in the small blind and Clint Baskin gives him a call from the big. The flop came the 8h 4d 9h. Tony checked and Clint bet 26K. Tony called. The turn came the Jd. Tony checked and Clint bet 76K. Tony mucked .
Tony Le raises and takes the blinds and antes several times in a row. He is looking for backup chips.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 08:53 PM
Clint calls from the small blind. RCW in the big raised to 20K. Clint makes the call. The flop comes the Kd 9s 9h. Clint checks and RCW does as well. The turn is the 8d. Clint bets 8K at the pot and RCW calls him. We see the 4s on the river. Clint makes another 8K bet and RCW calls. Clint shows kings and nines with a queen and takes the pot.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 08:52 PM
OK you loyal fans out there, we have come to the old place where lots and lots of stealing is going to occur. Hand after hand. No one want to go out now as they can actually start to see that 1st place as a dream come true.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 08:48 PM
On the button, RCW raised to 25K and Brian called. The flop came the 2s Ad 5h. Checked by both. The 6h falls on the turn. Brian checked and RCW bet 15K. Brian checked raised to 45K and RCW called. The Qc floated in on the river and both check. Brian shows a set of twos and RCW a pair of pocket kings. Brian moves back into the chip lead.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 08:40 PM
Justin raises on the button to 32K. Brian calls from the big blind. Flop is the Js 2d 9c. Brian checks and Justin moved all in. Brian called. Brian has the A A and Justin has the 8h Tc. Justin is open ended but Brain is way ahead. The turn is a 6c. One more card to see....there are 8 cards for his to catch. The river is the 5d and the aces hold up. Justin Scott takes 5th for $72,380.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 08:35 PM
Clint Baskin is the new chip leader with 660K in chips.
Brian makes a raise on the button and gets action from Clint in the big blind. The flop came the 4s As Kc. Clint checks and Brian bet 40K. Cliff called. The 9h hit the turn. Checked by both. The 8h came on the river. Clint bet 60K and Brian calls. Clint shows the Ad 9c and Brian mucked his hand.
Approximate Chip Count
Monday, 19th of June 2006 08:31 PM
On the button, Clint raised to 30K. Justin moved all in and got called by Clint. Clint showed the Qs Qh and Justin the Ah Ks. The flop brought the 4h 5h 3s. The 6c hits the turn. Now Justin has tons of outs to stay alive. Any 7,2, A or K. The river comes the 7c and viola....we chop chop.
Tony Le has the button. Clint raises for another 15K from the small blind. Justin calls from the big blind. The flop comes the Kh 9s Jc. Clint bet 30K and Justin calls. The Qc hits the turn. Clint bets 60K and Justin calls. The Qh comes on the river. No action. Clint shows the AA and Justin the KJ. The final Q destroyed Justins two pair and Clint takes the pot.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 08:22 PM
Justin raised to 34K UTG. Tony Le in the small blind is contemplating something. He made the call. Clint, in the big blind raises for another 150K. Big move. Back to Tony now. He asks Clint for a chip count. Then, he mucks. Clint continues to rebuild his stack.
Tony Le gets a walk in the big blind. I think that was a first for today.
Approximate Chip Count
Brian Fidler raised to 25K UTG and no one called.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 08:13 PM
Button is on Tony Le. RCW limps UTG. Clint, in the small blind, calls. Justin checks his option. The flop is the 9h 5c 5s. Clint bets 11K. Justin calls and RCW moved all in for an addtional 136K. Back to Clint and he goes into the thinking mode. Oh what to do, what to do. He makes the call. Justin mucks. RCW shows the Jc Js and Clint has the As 9c. The turn comes the 3h and now Clint needs an Ace or 9. The river is a 6s and RCW doubles up and is back in the ballgame.
RCW raised to 28K on the button. Tony Le reraised for 60K more and RCW folds.
Approximate Chip Count
Monday, 19th of June 2006 08:07 PM
JC Tran raised and Justin Scott pushed all in then got the call from JC Tran. JC turned over the powerful Qc Qd and Justin the 4c 4s. The flop brought the gallery to their feet as it came the 8h 9h 4h. The turn brought the 3s followed by the 2d to take J C Tran out in 6th place for $62,040.
Brian takes it to 25K and Clint came over him to 75K. Brian called. The 5s 3s 8s hits the turn. Brian checked and Clint bet 150K. Brian mucked. Brian sits at about 685K and Clint at 510K now.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 08:00 PM
JC Tran has the button. Clint raised to 25K from the small blind and Joe Dubois takes it up for 47K more for an all in raise. Clint makes the call. Clint shows the A d 9c and Joe the Ah Qc. Joe is a 3 to 1 favorite here. The flop came the Td 7d 7c. The 9h just landed on the turn to destroy Joes hand. He has 3 queens to catch, and the river card is the 9s and we lose Joseph DuBois in 7th for $51,700. Joe, from betholdem.com and the final of the "fearsome foursome" who won a $10 seat on the site turned it into gold. SCORE!
Monday, 19th of June 2006 07:51 PM
RCW came back from dinner full and ready to rumble. He raised to 22K from the button. Tony Le calls. The flop came the Qc Kh 5d, checked, the turn was the 7s. Tony checks and RCW bets 25K. Tony checked raises for 55K more. RCW calls. The river is the 9h. Tony Le bets a whopping 75K this time and RCW goes to the tank. RCW calls. Tony Le shows three sevens and takes down a literal monster. RCW is left with 200K.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 07:44 PM
We will be ready to rock and roll pretty soon now. We move to a 1K ante with 4K / 8K blinds.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 06:03 PM
Dinner break. Players will chip up and we will return with 7 players at 7:45pm.
Justin has the button. Clint raised to 18K and got no call.
Joe DuBois on the button. Justin raised to 18K from the small and takes the pot.
Clint holds the button now. Joe moves all in from the small and wins the blinds and antes.
Button is on JC Tran. Tony Le takes it to 20K from the cutoff. No action.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 05:53 PM
Justin picks up back to back pots as he raised and gets no callers.
RCW raised to 18K UTG. Justin Scott called him from the big blind. The flop brought the Th 8h 4d. Justin checked to RCW and he bet 16K. Justin called. The turn brought the Tc. Justin fired 50K at the pot and RCW moved all in. Justin mucks his bluff and finds himself at about 120K.
Clint Baskin raised to 18K from middle position. Brian Fidler called him in the big blind. Heads up we see the flop of the Ac Kd Ts. Brian checked to Clint show bet 35K. Check raise coming from Brian as he took it to 100K. Clint called. The turn brought the 7c. Brian fired 150K and Clint let it go giving Brian a giant pot.
Approximate Chip Count
Monday, 19th of June 2006 05:36 PM
Button on J C Tran. He raised and Joe called the 8K raise. Flop is the Kc 7d Ah. Checked. Turn is the 5s. Joe fires 30K at the pot and JC calls. The river brings the 2c. Joe, first to act, checks and JC bets 40K. Joe riffles his chips and mucks. Ship it to JC. Joe is down to 95K.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 05:18 PM
Brian Fidler raised to 22K and Clint took it up a notch for another raise for 41K more. Brian makes the call. The flop comes the Ah Th 4c. Clint checks and Brian bets 50K. Clint sighs and mucks pocket jacks.
In late positon, Justin raised to 18K. Brian Fidler, on the button takes it to 40K total and Justin called. The flop came the Td 5c Tc. Justin checked and Brian bet 50K. Justin folded and passed more chips away.
JC takes a big pot off of Justin Scott. JC called UTG and Justin raised to 47K in the cutoff. The flop came the 3s Ac Kc. Both checked. The As came on the turn. JC bet 25K and Justin mucked.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 05:09 PM
JC in the big blind. Justin raised to 18K, RCW calls and Clint Baskin comes over the top for another 100K. No calls and he increases his stack by about 48K.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 04:58 PM
Button is on Justin. Clint, in late position took it to 15,500. Matt came over him to make it 60K. Back to Clint, he crisscrosses his hands behind him head, leans back in his chair, settles back in and reraises to put Matt all in. Onus is on Matt now. This could be the best or the worst move in this tournament.......and he.......stares intently at his chips and says "its not as good as last time" and then called. He shows the 9h 9c and Clint has big slick, the As Kc. Almost even. Lets see the flop. It comes the 2c 5d Qd. The turn is the 7c and the river comes the Ac and the nines go down. Matthew Russell takes 8th for $41,360.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 04:50 PM
Move the button to Joe DuBois. In early position, Brian takes it to 18K. Folded to Justin in the big blind, he comes over the top for 40K more. Up to Brian and he asks Justin for his chip count. (must be a move Daniel taught him :c) ) He mucks and Justin takes the pot. HE has a whole group of friends at the Hardrock drinking and eating enjoying the fun from about 30 ft away. Smart thinking......listen and party at the same time.
Button on Clint Baskin. J C takes it 16,500 to go. And he takes it down.
J C Tran has the button. RCW raises from middle to late postion and wins the blinds and antes.
Button is on Tony Le. Matt raises to 17K in early position. Tony reraises to 80K and Matt mucks.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 04:29 PM
Clint has the button, RCW raised to 22K in early position. Clint Baskin rerasied for 57K total. RCW makes the call. Heads up, the flop comes the Jd 5d 9s. RCW checks and Clint bets 60K. RCW mucks.
On the button, J C raised to 16K. Joe Dubois takes it to 56K to play. JC, still stacking his chips, checks his cards and mucks. Joe takes the pot.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 04:24 PM
Button is on Tony Le. Brian Fidler makes it 18K to go from the cutoff. From the small blind, J C Tran raised to 60K. Brian has to match 42K to call and he calls. The flop comes the Jd 5h 4h. CHecked. Turn is the Qs. J C bet 46K and Brian makes the call. On the river we get the 2h. J C is first and he moves all in for 71,500. Brian mucks and J C takes it down.
Brian Fidler has the button. Justin raised to 18K and once again scoops the blinds and antes.
Justin Scott raised to 20K from the cutoff. This time no one elects to play.
Justin gets the button. He limps and RCW raised for 18K more. Justin is regretting his limping in. He mucks.
Button is on Matt. Justin raised to 16K from the small blind and RCW in the big mucks.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 04:12 PM
Give the button to Clint now. Justin Scott raised to 18K UTG and Matt reraised all in from the big blind for 48,500. Justin slowly counts out the difference and after a great deal of thought, calls. Matt shows Jd Jh and Ac Qd for Justin Scott. The flop brought the 2c 6d 7c. 7h on the turn and on the river comes the 4h and Matt Russell doubles through Justin Scott taking him to about 135K in chippage.
Last year this event went until 6am in the morning. Oh...please dont have a reapeat!
Button is on J C Tran. Folded around to RCW, he raised to 12K. No callers.
Monday, 19th of June 2006 04:07 PM
Button is on Tony Le. He raised to 17K and gets a call from Clint. The flop is the 8d 5h 7d. Clint bet 20K and he picks up the pot.
RCW Cheung now holds the power of the button. JC calls from UTG. Heads up. Flop comes the Jc 8d 7d. JC bets 9K and gets called. After the turn of the Ah, Tony checks and JC bets 20K. Tony folds.
Justin Scott has the button. Joe raised to 15K and gets no calls.
500 ante with 3K / 6K blinds.
Approximate Chip Count
Monday, 19th of June 2006 03:39 PM
Players take a 15 minute break.
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