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Monday, May 15, 2017

Zhi Wu Wins Event #8 ($19,000) Cheryl Sloane Finishes 2nd ($12,900)


Zhi Wu - Winner Event #8 - $19,000
After the recent elimination of Stephen Porter in 3rd, Cheryl Sloane and Zhi Wu agreed to chop up the $6,900 they were playing for, with Sloane taking $2,900, and Wu taking $4,000 and the trophy.

Congratulations to Sloane on being the last woman standing and putting up a great fight, and congrats to Wu on his win!

Cheryl Sloane - 2nd Place - $12,900

Event #8 - Stephen Porter Eliminated in 3rd Place ($10,000)

Stephen Porter - 3rd Place - $10,000

Level:  29
Blinds: 30,000/60,000
Ante:  10,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 2
Average Chips:  4,080,000

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

Stephen Porter was just eliminated from play in 3rd place. Porter shoved got it all in holding pocket sixes against Zi Wu's pocket fives.  Wu flopped a set, and Porter was unable to improve. 

Zhi Wu - 6,000,000 (100 bb)
Stephen Porter -Eliminated in 3rd place, for $10,000

Event #8 - Andy Kaplan Eliminated in 4th Place ($10,000) By Cheryl Sloane

Andy Kaplan - 4th Place - $10,000

Level:  28
Blinds: 25,000/50,000
Ante:  5,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 3
Average Chips:  2,720,000

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

Cheryl Sloane was down to just five bigs a few hands ago but doubled up twice, and this hand, eliminated Kaplan from play. Kaplan shoved all in from the small blind with J8♣ and Sloane snap-called in the big blind holding K8. The flop ran out Q♠63A♣6, eliminating Kaplan in 4th place.

Cheryl Sloane - 2,400,000
Andy Kaplan - Eliminated in 4th Place, for $10,000

Event #8 - Carlo Sciannameo Eliminated in 5th Place ($10,000) By Zhi Wu

Carlo Sciannameo - 5th Place - $10,000

Level:  29
Blinds: 30,000/60,000
Ante:  10,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 4
Average Chips:  2,040,000

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

Carlo Sciannameo was just eliminated from play by Zhi Wu.  According to Sciannameo, he raised to 125,000 on the button, Wu made it 350,000 in the big blind, Sciannameo shoved all in for 1,400,000, and Wu called.

Sciannameo: A-7
Wu: A3

Wu flopped a flush, and Sciannameo was unable to improve. He was eliminated in 5th place, taking home $10,000 after the 8-way chop deal.

Zhi Wu - 4,725,000 (78 bb)
Carlo Sciannameo - Eliminated in 5th place, taking home $10,000


Event #8 - Daniel Bunker Eliminated in 6th Place ($10,000) By Zhi Wu

Daniel Bunker - 6th Place - $10,000

Level:  28
Blinds: 25,000/50,000
Ante:  5,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 5
Average Chips: 1,632,000

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

On a board reading 7♣5♣3, Daniel Bunker got it all in  holding 42♠ for a straight draw, and Zhi Wu called holding A♣5 for a pair of fives.

The A on the turn gave Wu two pair, but gave Bunker in the lead when he made a straight.  But the 5♠ on the river gave Wu a full house, and Bunker was eliminated in 6th place, taking home $10,0000 after the nine-way chop deal was made a few levels ago. 

Event #8 - Adam Lewis Eliminated in 7th Place ($10,000) By Andy Kaplan

Adam Lewis - 7th Place - $10,000

Level:  28
Blinds: 25,000/50,000
Ante:  5,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 6
Average Chips:  1,360,000

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

Adam Lewis was all in from the small blind and was called by Daniel Bunker in the big blind, and Andy Kaplan in middle position.

The flop came A♣J9. Bunker checked, Kaplan bet 125,000, and Bunker quickly folded.

"I am toast," Lewis said as he turned over K♣6.   Kaplan was indeed ahead holding AJ♣ for top two pair.

The 4♣ turn and 4♠ river did not improve Lewis' hand, and he was eliminated in 7th place, taking home $10,000 after the nine-way chop deal they reached earlier in the evening. 

Event #8 - Nicholas Harrison Eliminated in 8th Place ($5,000) By Adam Lewis in Three Way All In

Nick Harrison - 8th Place - $5,000

Level:  27
Blinds: 25,000/50,000
Ante:  5,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 7
Average Chips:  1,165,714

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

With the board reading 7♠5♠3, Nick Harrison shoves all in from the hijack for around 300,000. Carlo Sciannameo reshoves over the top for around 1,800,000, and Adam Lewis calls all in for less in the big blind.

Harrison: 10♠9♠
Lewis: Q♠4♠
Sciannameo: A♠3♠

Sciannameo is in the lead with his pair threes (and nut flush draw). The turn is the 5♣, and river the 6 giving Lewis a straight to more than double up, and eliminate Harrison in 8th place.

Adam Lewis - 1,200,000  (24 bb)
Carlo Sciannameo - 650,000 (13 bb)
Nick Harrison - Eliminated in 8th place, for $5,000 after chop deal

Event #8 - Frankie Flowers Eliminated in 9th Place ($10,000) By Stephen Porter

Frankie Flowers - 9th Place - $10,000

Level:  27
Blinds: 20,000/40,000
Ante:  5,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 8
Average Chips:  1,020,000

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

Frankie Flowers shoves all in for around 250,000 in the hijack, and Stephen Porter calls in the big blind.

Flowers: KQ♠
Porter: AK

The board runs out J♠9795♠, awarding the pot to Porter, and eliminating Flowers in 9th place. He will take home $10,000 after the nine way chop deal.

Stephen Porter - 950,000 (23 bb)
Frankie Flowers - Eliminated in 9th place, taking home $10,000

Event #9 ($300 NLH Big Stack Flight) Prizepool Information

There were a total of 178 entries in today's $300 No-Limit Hold'em Big Stack event, generating a prizepool of $44,892. The top 21 places will make the money, with first place taking home $11,336.

Here is a look at the prizepool breakdown:


Place: Payout:
1 $11,336
2 $7,295
3 $4,624
4 $3,703
5 $2,806
6 $2,222
7 $1,796
8 $1,459
9 $1,170
10-12 $808
13-15 $718
16-18 $673
19-21 $628

Event #8 - Chop Deal

The final nine players have come to the following chop deal: 

They will each take the money listed below, and then play for the trophy and the extra $6,900. 

Zhi Wu - $15,000
Andy Kaplan - $10,000
Frankie Flowers - $10,000
Cheryl Sloane - $10,000
Carlo Sciannameo - $10,000
Stephen Porter - $10,000
Adam Lewis - $10,000
Daniel Bunker - $10,000
Nick Harrison - $5,000

Event #8 - James Boynton Eliminated in 10th Place ($2,200) By Zhi Wu

 
James Boynton - 10th Place - $2,200

Level:  27
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante:  5,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 9
Average Chips:  906,666

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

James Boynton is all in holding K♠J♠ against Zhi Wu holding AA.

The board runs out J♣9♣7♠85♣, awarding Wu the pot, and eliminating Boynton from play.

Zhi Wu - 2,500,000 (62 bb)
James Boynton - Eliminated in 10th place, for $2,200

Event # 8, Day 2 - Final Table of Ten (with Chip Counts)

Level: 26
Blinds: 15,000/30,000
Ante: 5,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 10
Average Chips: 816,000
Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW

Table 1:
Seat 1 - Andy Kaplan - 725,000 (24 bb)
Seat 2 - Frankie Flowers - 330,000 (11 bb)
Seat 3 - Nick Harrison - 275,000 (9 bb)
Seat 4 - Cheryl Sloane - 815,000 (27 bb)
Seat 5 - Carlo Sciannameo - 820,000 (27 bb)
Seat 6 - Stephen Porter - 720,000 (24 bb)
Seat 7 - James Boynton - 665,000 (22 bb)
Seat 8 - Adam Lewis - 790,000 (26 bb)
Seat 9 - Daniel Bunker - 1,465,000 (48 bb)
Seat 10 - Zhi Wu - 1,665,000 (55 bb)

Event #8 - Ifran Karajic Eliminated in 11th Place ($2,200) By James Boynton

Ifran Karajic - 11th Place - $2,200

Level:  26
Blinds: 15,000/30,000
Ante:  5,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 10
Average Chips:  816,000

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

Ifran Krajic shoves all in for around 70,000 from utg, and James Boynton calls in the big blind.

Karajic: K10
Boynton: 7♠7

The flop comes AA♠9.

"Nice," says Karajic, "Nine," he calls for on the turn.

But it's the 7♣ that arrives on the turn, giving Boynton a full house.

"Ohhh," Karajic says with a frowny face.

The river is the K♣, and the players all shake Karajic's hand congratulating him on a great run.

James Boynton - 680,000
Ifran Karajic - Eliminated in 11th place, for $2,200

Event #8 - Dinner Break

The final 11 players are now on a 60 minute dinner break. They will return to play Level 26 with 15,000/30,000 blinds and a 5,000 ante. 

The average stack for the 11 players is 741,8181. 

Event #8 - Frankie Flowers Doubles Through Carlo Sciannameo

Level:  25
Blinds: 12,000/24,000
Ante:  4,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 11
Average Chips:  741,818

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

Frankie Flowers shoves all in from under the gun for 237,000. It folds around to chip leader Carlo Sciannameo in the big blind who quickly calls.

Flowers: AQ
Sciannameo:10♠10

There is a queen in the window when the flop comes Q5♣2♣, giving Flowers the lead with a pair of queens, and causing Sciannameo to say, "Of course."

The 6♣ turn and J river are also safe for Flowers, and he doubles up just shortly before the scheduled dinner break.

Frankie Flowers - 510,000 (21 bb)
Carlo Sciannameo - 1,700,000 (70 bb)

Event #8 - John Caputo Eliminated in 12th Place ($2,200) By Cheryl Sloane

John Caputo - 12th Place - $2,200

Level:  24
Blinds: 10,000/20,000
Ante:  3,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 11
Average Chips:  741,818

Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

On a flop reading A7♠4, John Caputo and Cherly Sloane get it all in with Caputo holding AK♣ against Sloane's A♣Q.

Caputo is ahead, but only until the turn comes the Q♠ giving Sloane two pair to take the lead.

The river is the 2, and after a close count of chips, it's determined that Sloane has Caputo covered, and he is eliminated from play.

Cheryl Sloane - 700,000 (35 bb)
John Caputo - Eliminated in 12th place, for $2,200

Event #8 - Cheryl Sloane Doubles Through Carl Diveglia III

Level:  24
Blinds: 10,000/20,000
Ante:  3,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 12
Average Chips: 680,000
Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

Cheryl Sloane is all in and has been called by Carl Diveglia II. Sloane is ahead holding 99♣ against Diveglia's 88♣.

The board runs out A♣106♠9♠2♣, safe for Sloane to double up.

Cherly Sloane - 350,000 (17 bb)
Carl Diveglia III - 100,000  (5 bb)

Event #8 - Derek Peluso Eliminated in 14th Place ($1,920) By Andy Kaplan

Derek Peluso - 14th Place - $1,920

Level:  24
Blinds: 10,000/20,000
Ante:  3,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 12
Average Chips: 680,000
Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

Daniel Bunker limped in from under the gun, and it folds around to Derek Peluso who shoves all in for 39,000 from the button. Zhi Wu calls in the small blind, Andy Kaplan calls in the big blind, and Bunker calls as well.

Wu, Kaplan, and Bunker check it down as the board runs out Q♣7610♠4.

"Pair of eights," Bunker says as he shows his pair of eights.

"Flush," Kaplan quickly says as he turns over Q3.

"I needed your eight," Wu says as he shows 109.

Peluso quickly mucks without showing, and the pot is pushed over to Kaplan.

Andy Kaplan - 420,000 (21 bb)
Zhi Wu - 1,300,000 (65 bb)
Daniel Bunker - 950,000 (47 bb)
Derek Peluso - Eliminated in 14th place, for $1,920

Event #8 - Thomas Renault Eliminated in 15th Place ($1,920) By Adam Lewis

Level:  23
Blinds: 8,000/16,000
Ante:  2,000
Entries: 408
Current Players Remaining: 14
Average Chips: 582,857
Feature Table Live Stream Link: https://www.twitch.tv/foxwoodspoker
Prizepool Information: http://bit.ly/2pQvRUW 

Thomas Renault is all in on the button for 165,000, and has been called by Adam Lewis in the big blind.

Renault: 3♠3
Lewis: 9♠9

The board runs out A♠762♣10♣, awarding Lewis the pot, and eliminating Renault in 15th place.

Adam Lewis - 950,000 (59 bb)
Thomas Renault - Eliminated in 15th place, for $1,920

Event #8 - Results 19th - 27th

19 - Andrew Zhu - $1,420
20 - Endi Leka - $1,420
21 - Victor Paulino - $1,420
22 - Keith Blum - $1,220
23 - Kenneth Rawlinson - $1,220
24 - Sorin Ciobanu - $1,220
25 - Alexander Lacasse - $1,060
26 - Kevin Vega - $1,060
27 - Anthony Harris - $1,060