Event #53: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed

Bang Bang, Barry Shulman Keeps Firing

• Level 2: 200-400, 0 ante

Barry Shulman raised from middle position and two players called him.

The flop came {q-Hearts}{q-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} and the action checked to Shulman. He bet and got two callers again.

The turn was the {5-Hearts} and Shulman was betting again. This time he got one caller.

The river was the {j-Diamonds} and he bet a third time. His remaining opponent folded and Shulman took down the pot.

Barry Shulman us
Barry Shulman
us 20,400 5,400

Tags: Barry Shulman


Kenneth Shei Gets There

• Level 1: 150-300, 0 ante

Frank Kassela raised under the gun and Kenneth Shei three-bet. Mark Gregorich made it four bets from the small blind and Kassela folded before Shei called.

The flop came {9-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{6-Spades} and Gregorich bet. Shei called. The turn was the {7-Clubs} and Gregorich bet again. Shei called.

On the river, the {a-Clubs} came and Gregorich check-called. Shei showed {a-}{k-Clubs} and won the hand.

Kenneth Shei US
Kenneth Shei
US 16,400
Mark Gregorich us
Mark Gregorich
us 9,300

Tags: Frank KasselaMark GregorichKenneth Shei

WSOP: Special Obst

• Level 1: 150-300, 0 ante
James Obst
James Obst

James Obst is in the field early having just busted the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Eight or Better.

He is currently sitting in fourth place on the World Series of Poker Player of the Year leaderboard. Ray Henson is currently in first and is still in Day 2 of the $10,000 PLO 8. Obst has four top-10 finishes this year, including a win in the $10,000 Razz Championship for his first WSOP bracelet.

There are likely to be more POY contenders joining the field after they bust from either the $10,000 PLO 8 or the $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em event that also began earlier today. Below is the current top five of the WSOP POY race.

Ray Henson531.22
Ryan Hughes530.13
John Racener527.75
James Obst509.01
Mike Leah508.24
James Obst au
James Obst
au 15,000 15,000

Tags: James ObstJohn RacenerMike LeahRay HensonRyan Hughes