Page 1 of 3Day 2: 2006 World Series of Poker: Event 31 - $2000 No-Limit Hold'em
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 03:44 AM
Thatís it for now. Nine players are still alive and will return Sunday at 2:30pm to resume play and play to the end. You can follow the Final Day action in the Event 31 Final blog.
These are the remaining players with their chip counts:
Hereís the prize money still at stake in this event:
Complete results with players and their payouts can be viewed here on PokerPages.com.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 03:38 AM
Paul bumped it 40K up front. Nathan moved in and has Paul covered. After a long think, Paul moves his chips in, showing AK suited. Nathan is holding pocket Kings and the lead, until the flop: A J 9. Paul takes the lead with his pair of Aces, until the final two cards: T K. The King on the river gives Nathan the set and seals Paul's fate as the final-table-bubble-boy.
Paul Spano finished in 10th place, earning $55,965.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 03:20 AM
Level 20: Blinds 10K/20K with 3K Ante. Play has resumed.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 03:04 AM
Nathan bumped it to 65K and Justin called from the big. Flop was 8 3 2. Justin checked, Nathan bet 75K, then Justin check-raised him to 200K; Nathan called. Turn was a Jack and Justin moved in. Nathan went into the tank for a while. Justin has him covered, so his tournament life is at risk if he calls. Nathan finally folds and Justin shows pocket 8s for the set. Nathan says he folded pocket Aces. He is left with 470K and Justin has 1.4 million.
End of level and players are taking a break.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 02:54 AM
The final 10 players have moved to a single table. They will continue playing until one more player is eliminated. Here are the latest chip counts:
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 02:49 AM
Nathan bumped it to 45K and Kendall moved in for 160K. Nathan called, showing K T . He was trailing Kendall's pocket 9s. Board came 6 5 5 8 7 completing Nathan's flush on the river and busting Kendall.
Kendall Fukumoto finished in 11th place, earning $52,234.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 02:31 AM
Chad moved his last 122K in from the cutoff with pocket 4s. Carl Olson went into the tank for a few minutes before he called with A9 off. Board was A Q 2 J K giving Carl the pot with the pair of Aces and Chad is busted.
Chad Mizner finished in 12th place, earning $48,503.
Jason moved his 88K in with AK off and got action from Kendall Fukomoto with pocket 7s. Jason was trailing, until the flop of Q J T giving him the straight and leaving Kendall drawing extremely thin. Running 8s were not the cards he needed and Jason survived, collected the 195K pot, and left Kendall with 158K.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 02:24 AM
Jake moved his last 71K in from the middle and Justin called with A8 off. Jake's JT off needed help. Board was J T 3 9 Q giving Jake hope with two pair, but yanking it away again as Justin makes a straight on the river.
Jake Stearley finished in 13th place, earning $44,772.
Chad bumped it to 40K from the button and Bob called from the big blind. Flop was A A Q; Bob checked, Chad bet 50K; Bob considered a few moments, then moved in. Chad folded and Bob dragged the pot. He's up to 315K now and Chad was left with 150K.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 02:20 AM
13 players remain. Latest chip counts:
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 02:16 AM
Justin Scott bumped it to 50K and Joseph Cordi moved in for 140K. Justin called, showing pocket Kings. Joseph rolled over pocket Queens as he was in trouble. Board came 6 5 2 J J and Joseph was busted. That pot put Justin up to 964K.
Joseph Cordi finished in 14th place, earning $41,041.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 02:12 AM
Carl Olson moved in for 122K around back and Debbie LaVigne called with the last of her 40K in chips from the small blind with A2 off. Carl was way ahead with pocket 9s. Board was J 7 3 9 2 giving Carl the set and the pot and sending Debbie to get paid.
Debbie LaVigne finished in 15th place, earning $37,310.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 02:04 AM
Debbie LaVigne moved in for 180K up front and Bryan Micon called all-in for 120K and rolled over pocket Aces. Debbie's A6 off needed a lot of help and didn't get it on the board: T T 3 9 3. Bryan now has 240K and Debbie has only 60K
Joseph Cordi bumped it to 50K from the middle and Farzad Rouhani called, leaving himself with only 3K. Joseph bet 3K in the dark before the flop of K 6 2 and Farzad threw his chips in, showing AQ. He was ahead of Joseph's A4 off. Last two cards were 2 Q and Farzad is up to 210K. Joseph is left with 50K.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 01:58 AM
Level 19: Blinds 8K/16K with 2K Ante. Still 15 players and they've got to play as long as it takes to get down to the final 9.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 01:45 AM
Jason Johnson gets his last 68K chips in and gets action from Justin Scott with A7 suited. Jason held pocket Jacks and was in good shape. The the flop came J J 8, giving Jason quads. The last two cards were meaningless as Justin was drawing dead. Jason is up to about 140K and Justin is left with about 580K.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 01:33 AM
Farzad Rouhani called and Nathan Templeton checked his option. Flop was K 9 3. Farzad moved his last 49K in. After a bit of thought, Nathan called, showing 73 off for bottom pair. Farzad's T9 (middle pair) was in good shape. Last two cards were T and Ace and Farzad doubled up through the chip leader.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 01:16 AM
Bryan Micon moved in from the button and got called by Carl Olson with KQ off. Bryan's AK suited was in the lead and it stayed that way with the board of 7 2 2 J A. Bryan doubled up to about 200K.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 01:09 AM
Nathan Templeton bumped it to 40K up front. Tony Bloom moved in from the middle. Nathan called, showing pocket Aces which are way ahead of Tony's pocket 8s. The flop brings good news for Tony: J 8 3 and he takes the lead with a set. 4 on the turn helps no one, but the Ace on the river gives the pot back to Nathan and gives Tony the boot. Nathan takes the chip lead with 780K.
Tony Bloom finished in 16th place, earning $33,579.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 12:49 AM
Level 18: Blinds 6K/12K with 2K Ante. Play has resumed.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 12:38 AM
Stephen Jones gets his last chips in with AK and gets action from Josh Wakeman with K4 suited. A 4 on the flop was all it took and Jones was busted.
Stephen Jones finished in 17th place, earning $29,848.
Justin Scott popped it to 30K and Joseph Cordi moved in for 110K. Farzad Rouhani called his last 25K from the big blind and Justin folded. Joseph held pocket Tens and Farzad held AQ off. Board was Q J 4 A 8 and Farzad more than tripled up to 87K.
End of level 17 and players are on break.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 12:32 AM
Paul Spano bumped it to 30K from the button and Stephen Jones moved in over the top for 161K. Paul went into the tank, then finally called, showing AJ suited. Stephen was ahead with AQ off...until the board came J 5 5 T J and Paul doubled up. Stephen's stack is crippled. Paul is up to 400K.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 12:22 AM
Greg Glass bumped it 33K and Nathan Templeton called from the button. Flop was K 9 3 and Greg bet 45K. Nathan jacked it up another 55K. After some thought, Greg mucked his hand. Nathan is up to 515K. Greg is down to 245K.
Sunday, 23rd of July 2006 12:10 AM
Josh Wakeman dumped it to 27K up front and Debbie LaVigne bumped it 60K more from the big blind. Josh called and the flop was Q 9 8. Debbie checked and Josh moved in. After some consideration, Debbie folded and Josh is up to 275K.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 11:53 PM
Ryan Fair moved in from the big blind after Carl Olson raised from early position. Carl called, showing pocked 7s. Ryan's pocket 6s were in bad shape. The board was Q Q 4 9 T and Ryan was done.
Ryan Fair finished in 18th place, earning $26,117.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 11:46 PM
Here's the updated chip counts for the final 18 players:
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 11:42 PM
Parimal Parmar moved his last 60K in with A5 off and got action from Nathan Templeton with pocket 6s. Board came J 6 5 K K and Parimal was busted.
18 players remain and they've got to play until only 9 are left.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 11:30 PM
Paul Spano bumped it to 25K and Angel Garcia moved in. Paul called, showing pocket Aces. Angel held AQ suited. Board was J 3 2 8 5 and Paul doubled up. Angle was crippled down to only 5K.
Level 16: Blinds 4K/8K wit 1K Ante.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 11:24 PM
Chad Mizner bumped it to 15K from the back and Efrain Lopez moved in for 22K more from the big blind. Chad called, showing QJ off. Efrain was ahead with A9 off, until the board came T 9 8 5 6 giving Chad the straight on the flop and he's up to 194K.
Efrain Lopez finished in 22nd place, earning $ 18,655.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 11:13 PM
Chad Mizner called up front, Graham Smith called from the button, Josh Wakeman completed the small blind and the big checked. Flop was T 5 2. Chad bet 15K and Graham moved in for 117K. Josh moved in over the top for 150K. Chad folded and Josh showed T5 for two pair; Graham held KT for top pair. Last two cards were 9 7 and Graham was busted. Josh is up to about 300K.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 11:07 PM
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 10:44 PM
After Chad Mizner raised to 15K up front, Justin Scott popped him for another 55K from the small blind. Chad called and the flop was Q J 6. Scott checked, Chad bet 40K, and Scott check-raised enough to put Chad all in. Chad declined and mucked his hand. Scott's big stack gets bigger -- he's got over half a million chips now.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 10:35 PM
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 10:32 PM
Level 16: Blinds 3K/6K with 1K Ante.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 10:00 PM
End of level 15 and players take a break while the 500 chips are colored up.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 09:47 PM
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 09:25 PM
After Brandon Adams limped in early position, Ferit Gabriellson moved his last chips in. Joseph Cordi called, as did Brandon. Flop was 7 7 4 and Brandon bet, Joseph folded, and Brandon showed AQ suited. Ferit held pocket 8s and was ahead, but the last two cards were J Q giving Brandon the higher pair.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 09:21 PM
On the first hand after dinner, Ferit Gabriellson bumped it to 15K from the small blind and Eduardo Santi popped him back for 30K. Ferit moved in for 69K and Eduardo called all-in, showing pocket Kings. Ferit's pocket Queens were in bad shape. He got no help from the board of T 7 4 5 3 and Eduardo doubled up. Ferit is left with only 9,500 chips.
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 09:14 PM
Level 15: Blinds 2500/5000 with 500 Ante. Play has resumed. Chip counts from the break:
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 07:58 PM
End of level 15 and the remaining 44 players are on a 90 minute dinner break. These folks won't be coming back:
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 07:38 PM
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 07:27 PM
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 06:59 PM
Chris "Syracuse" Tsiprailidis moved in for 35 K with 30K already in the pot. Dan Harrington calls, showing pocket Jacks. Chris' AQ off was going to need help. Board was 7 8 9 3 K and Dan drags the pot, bouncing Chris out of the tournament. Dan is now up to about 120K.
Graham Smith has moved into the chip lead with 204K; Stephen Jones is second with 200K and Kayshan Muthy is third with 166K.
Mark Hope is also known as "NitroxBoss" at PokerSchoolOnline.com. Way to go Mark! PSO is proud of you!!
Saturday, 22nd of July 2006 06:45 PM
Level 15: Blinds 2500/5000 with 100 Ante. Play has resumed.
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