Event #31: $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha

Event Info

Buy-in $3,000
Preispool $1,870,050
Players 685

Level Info

Level 28
Blinds 30,000 / 60,000
Ante 0

Barch Busts Leandri

Tex Barch opened for 21,000 and Jeanphilippe Leandri moved in behind him. Barch called and tabled {J-Hearts} {6-Hearts} {4-Clubs} {3-Clubs} and Leandri held {A-Clubs} {A-Hearts} {J-Diamonds} {3-Spades}

The board ran {J-Clubs} {K-Hearts} {2-Spades} {9-Hearts} {5-Hearts} and Leandri start calling for cards in French and it quickly turned into a spew French curses. Barch pushed his stack up over the 250,000 mark and Leandri hit the rail.

Tex Barch us
Tex Barch
us 257,000 74,000
Jeanphilippe Leandri
Jeanphilippe Leandri

Tags: Jeanphilippe LeandriTex Barch

Parker Clips Stein

Catching the action on a {8-Clubs}{J-Spades}{6-Spades} flop, we found Sam Stein leading out with a bet of 27,000 which Brock Parker called.

The turn of the {8-Hearts} saw Stein lead again - this time for 41,000 - as Parker made the call before the dealer dropped the {Q-Clubs} on the river.

Stein pushed out 112,000 and Parker announced a call tabling his {10-Spades}{8-Spades}{7-Clubs}{6-Clubs} for a full house. Stein folded while slipping to 690,000 as Parker moved to 620,000 in chips.

Sam Stein us
Sam Stein
us 690,000 -153,000
Brock Parker us
Brock Parker
us 620,000 234,000

Tags: Sam SteinBrock Parker

Flush for Scott

• Level 19: 4,000-8,000, 0 ante

Ben Lamb opened with a min-raise under the gun only to have Austin Scott three-bet the cutoff to 38,000. Lamb made the call before check-calling a 51,000-chip bet on the {J-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs}{Q-Diamonds} flop.

Both players then proceeded to check down the {8-Diamonds} and {A-Spades} on the turn and river as Scott tabled his {A-Diamonds}{K-Diamonds}{K-Hearts}{4-Hearts} for the nut-flush.

Tags: Austin ScottBen Lamb

Gibson Gone

• Level 19: 4,000-8,000, 0 ante
Joshua Gibson
Joshua Gibson

Joshua Gibson pumped it to 19,000 from the cutoff only to have Tommy Le raise the pot from the small blind. Gibson called off what remained of his stack as the cards were placed on their backs.

Gibson: {J-Clubs}{J-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}
Le: {A-Spades}{A-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{5-Spades}

The board was spread {A-Clubs}{2-Spades}{Q-Clubs}{K-Diamonds}{4-Clubs} to put Gibson on the sidelines as Le climbs to over 200,000 in chips.

Tags: Tommy LeJoshua Gibson

Hansen Doubles Through Gyarmati

• Level 19: 4,000-8,000, 0 ante

Jens Hansen got his short stack all in against Gabor Gyarmati preflop.

Gyarmati: {K-Spades} {Q-Clubs} {J-Clubs} {2-Spades}
Hansen: {A-Spades} {K-Hearts} {9-Spades} {8-Hearts}

Board: {7-Diamonds} {A-Clubs} {A-Hearts} {4-Hearts} {J-Diamonds}

Hansen's trip aces doubled him up to 95,000 and Gyarmati is at 160,000.

Tags: Jens HansenGabor Gyarmati

Manabe Busts

Tsubasa Manabe
Tsubasa Manabe

With our PokerNews field reporter busy catching a triple and a double, we unfortunately missed the elimination of Tsubasa Manabe.

Tsubasa Manabe
Tsubasa Manabe

Tags: Tsubasa Manabe

Dallas Triples

• Level 19: 4,000-8,000, 0 ante

Dallas Wottlin pushed his last 21,000 in from the cutoff and both Brock Parker and Christian Harder made the call from the blinds.

Parker led out with a bet on the {J-Hearts}{7-Spades}{6-Diamonds} flop as Harder quickly folded.

Parker: {10-Clubs}{9-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{7-Clubs}
Wottlin: {K-Spades}{Q-Hearts}{J-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}

The turn of the {K-Diamonds} and the river of the {A-Diamonds} would see Wottlin snag a runner-runner flush to triple through to 63,000.

Tags: Brock ParkerChristian HarderDallas Wottlin


Play Underway

• Level 19: 4,000-8,000, 0 ante

The cards are now back in the air for Day 3!

The March to a Winner Begins

Sam Stein will start the day 1st in chips.
Sam Stein will start the day 1st in chips.

The 25 returning players for Day 3 of the $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha event are eyeing the final table and ultimately winning the gold bracelet. Sam Stein enters the day as the chipleader with 843,000, almost a full 200,000 ahead of Ben Lamb in second.

We have two returning bracelet winners hoping to add to their collection. Tex Barch won a bracelet in Pot Limit Omaha in 2010 and Brock Parker won two within a week in 2009. They'll plenty of competition with notables Christian Harder, Adam Junglen. Andrew Chen, Rami Boukai and Tommy Le still in the field.

Warren Fund proved with his play last night that he's not intimated by the pros, bringing just over 500,000 chips back today. There are six short stacked players all under 100,000 that may look to double up early or find something else to do today.

We'll play a full ten levels today, beginning at 4 p.m. PST and hope to have a winner by the end of the night. If not the remaining players from the final table will return for a Day 4. The three tables to start the day will begin in the Blue section of the Amazon Room and then move to a feature table once they hit ten players.

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