Event #55: $50,000 Poker Player's Championship

Three Pair for Billirakis



Vladimir Shchemelev: (X)(X) / {10-Spades}{4-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} / (X)
Steve Billirakis: (X)(X) / {a-Spades}{a-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{10-Hearts} / (X)

Shchemelev completed, Billirakis raised, and Shchemelev called. Billirakis led out on every street but seventh, Shchemelev called him down, and both players checked on seventh.

Billirakis opened up {k-Spades}{j-Clubs}{j-Diamonds} for aces and kings, Shchemelev mucked, and Billirakis won the pot.

Steve Billirakis us
Steve Billirakis
us 325,000 140,000
Vladimir Shchemelev ru
Vladimir Shchemelev
ru 185,000 -39,000

Тагове: Steve BillirakisVladimir Shchemelev

Baker Uses Trip Jacks in this Recipe for Biscuits

David "Bakes" Baker
David "Bakes" Baker

Limit Hold'em

Matt Hawrilenko raised from under the gun and action folded to David "Bakes" Baker on the button. He reraised and then Scott Clements reraised from the big blind. Hawrilenko called and Baker called.

The flop came down {J-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{5-Clubs} and Clements led with a bet. Hawrilenko called and Baker called.

The turn was the {J-Hearts} and Clements bet. Hawrilenko called and then Baker raised. Clements called and Hawrilenko called.

The river card was the {4-Hearts} and action checked to Baker. He bet and Clements called. Hawrilenko folded.

Baker tabled the {A-Spades}{J-Diamonds} for trip jacks with an ace. Clements mucked and Baker won the pot.

David Bakes Baker us
David Bakes Baker
us 180,000 30,000
Matt Hawrilenko us
Matt Hawrilenko
us 165,000 -23,000
Scott Clements us
Scott Clements
us 140,000 -27,000

Тагове: David BakerMatt HawrilenkoScott Clements

Learn the Terms: the Pitch, the Chuck and the Dump

[user68268] • Ниво 10

2-7 Triple Draw

David "Bakes" Baker raised from the cutoff seat and Sorel Mizzi reraised from the button. Baker made the call and the two went to the "pitch," which, according to Maria "Maridu" Mayrinck, is the name for the first draw. She claims that her and Baker came up with these terms while he was teaching her deuce-to-seven. Baker drew three and Mizzi drew one. After the pitch, Baker check-called a bet from Mizzi.

For the next draw, it's called the "chuck." Baker drew one and Mizzi drew one. Baker then bet and Mizzi raised. Baker called.

On the final draw, or better known as the "dump" as Maridu called it, both players stood pat. Baker then check-called a bet from Mizzi.

Mizzi turned over number two with the {7-}{6-}{4-}{3-}{2-} and Baker mucked. Baker is down to 76,000 now.

Тагове: David BakerSorel MizziMaria Mayrinck


Last Break of the Day

[user68268] • Ниво 9

The players are on their last 15-minute break of the day.

Mouth Shut

[user101598] • Ниво 9
"F*** my life"
"F*** my life"

No-Limit Hold'em

Robert Williamson III raised in the cutoff, Mike Matusow three-bet shoved for 38,600 on the button, and Williamson III called.

Williamson III: {k-Spades}{q-Hearts}
Matusow: {9-Spades}{9-Hearts}

Matusow remained ahead after the flop ({4-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{6-Hearts}), and the turn ({a-Spades}), but the {k-Diamonds} spiked on the river to give Williamson III a pair of kings.

"F*** my life," Matusow tweeted after the hand.

Тагове: Mike MatusowRobert Williamson III

Bari Binks a Double

[user101598] • Ниво 9

No-Limit Hold'em

According to a fellow reporter, Allen Bari just doubled through 2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year leader Ben "Benba" Lamb.

Bari held {k-}{j-} against the {8-}{8-} of Lamb. There was a {q-} on the flop and then a {10-} on the turn to give Bari an open-ended straight draw. He didn't make the straight, but a {j-} hit the river to give him a winning pair of jacks.

Bari won the hand, and doubled to nearly 80,000 chips.

Тагове: Allen BariBen Lamb


[user68268] • Ниво 9

The 2010 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event champion James Bord has been eliminated from the tournament.

Тагове: James Bord

Harman Five-Bet Shoves On Ruthenberg

[user68268] • Ниво 9

No-Limit Hold'em

Sebastian Ruthenberg raised to 5,200 from middle position and Jen Harman three-bet to 15,000 from the small blind. Ruthenberg made it 38,000 and then Harman went into the tank. Eventually, she moved all in for about 160,000 and Ruthenberg mucked.

Тагове: Sebastian RuthenbergJen Harman