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Monday, March 15, 2010

Foxwoods Poker Classic $500 NLHE Photos




$400 Pot Limit Omaha Photos


$400 Pot Limit Omaha Live Blog

9:38pm
Five players remain in the PLO event in the main poker room.

7:00pm
They are now down to the final table of ten in the $400 Pot Limit Omaha event. Top five finish in the money.

They are currently on dinner break.


3:26pm
We had 44 total entrants for today's $400 Pot Limit Omaha Event and there are now 33 players remaining.

2:27pm

The $400 Pot Limit Omaha event is now underway in the main poker room.

$500 NLHE Day One Live Blog

12:46am
We are now down to the final 11 players. Play will conclude with the elimination of one more player.

12:34am
There are now 12 players remaining. Play will continue until we reach the final table of ten or 2am, whichever comes first.

8:50pm
The bubble has burst and all 30 remaining players are now in the money.

8:16pm
There are now 31 players remaining and we are officially on the money bubble.

7:58pm
The remaining 37 players are now on a break. When they return, the blinds will be 1,200-2,400 with a 300 ante.

The payout structure is as follows:


1st - $32,799
2nd - $17,627
3rd - $10,702
4th - $9,317
5th - $7,932
6th - $6,547
7th - $5,162
8th - $3,903
9th - $2,654
10th-12th - $2,077
13th-15th - $1,699
16th-20th - $1,447
21st-30th - $1,070

6:56pm
The players in the $500 NLHE event are now on dinner break. There are 57 players remaining with top 30 spots finishing in the money.

3:27pm
The blinds are about to be increased to 300-600 with a 75 ante.

There are approximately 147 players remaining.


2:32pm
The players are currently on a 10-minute break.

When the 178 remaining players return, the blinds will be increased to 200-400 with a 50 ante.


1:36pm



WSOP bracelet winner Vanessa Selbst has taken her seat in today's $500 NLHE event at the Foxwoods Poker Classic.

1:30pm

The $500 NLHE event kicked off today at 11am. A total of 295 players entered today's event at the Foxwoods Poker Classic.

Players started with 7,500 in chip with 50 minute levels. The blinds are currently 100-200.

YouTube video: Bernard Lee Talks Foxwoods Poker Classic

Despite just busting out of the $500 NLHE event, newly appointed official spokesperson of the Foxwoods Poker Room, Bernard Lee, talks to tournament reporter Jay "WhoJedi" Newnum at the Foxwoods Poker Classic.

Click here to view the video in HD

William Ray Wins the $400 7-Card Stud Event



William Ray has won the $400 7-Card Stud Event at the Foxwoods Poker Classic. Ray takes home the cash, trophy and leather jacket!

$400 7-Card Stud Day Two Live Blog

Daniel Brodsky takes 2nd place


Joseph Nero takes 3rd place



Harold Kizzire takes 4th place



2:29pm
We are now down to the final five players in the $400 7-Card Stud event.

12:23pm

Day two of the $400 7-Card Stud is now underway. All players are already in the money and the chip counts are listed below by seat assignment:

Table 1
1. Dave Eagles 54,500
2. William Ray 53,500
3. Debra Fletcher 76,000
4. Harold Kizzire 77,500

Table 2
1. Joe Silvestri 18,500
2. Daniel Brodsky 16,500
3. Mike Gamerman 51,000
4. Joe Nero 69,500
5. Carmello Cozzocrea 124,500

$400 Pot Limit Omaha Payout Structure

The top five players in the $400 Pot Limit Omaha event will finish in the money. The payout structure is as follows:

1. $6,723
2. $3,734
3. $2,241
4. $1.494
5. $746

$500 NLHE Payout Structure

A total of 295 players entered the $500 NLHE event. There are 176 players remaining and the final 30 players will finish in the money.

The payout structure is as follows:

1st - $32,799
2nd - $17,627
3rd - $10,702
4th - $9,317
5th - $7,932
6th - $6,547
7th - $5,162
8th - $3,903
9th - $2,654
10th-12th - $2,077
13th-15th - $1,699
16th-20th - $1,447
21st-30th - $1,070

Foxwoods Poker Official Spokesperson Bernard Lee



The Foxwoods Poker Room Official Spokesperson, Bernard Lee, has just arrived and taken his seat in today's $500 NLHE event.

He was taping an episode of ESPN's Inside Deal and arrived just under two hours after the official start.

Foxwoods Poker Classic Schedule for March 15th

Today at the Foxwoods Poker Classic features the $500 NLHE Event that kicked off at 11am.

Also, day two of the $400 7-Card Stud resumes at noon.

Finally, the $400 Pot Limit Omaha event starts at 1pm in the main poker room.

For a full schedule of all upcoming events at the Foxwoods Poker Classic, just click here.

7-Card Stud End of Day One Chip Counts & Seating

Here are the end of day one chip counts by seating assignment for the final nine players. Play is scheduled to resume at noon.

Table 1
1. Dave Eagles 54,500
2. William Ray 53,500
3. Debra Fletcher 76,000
4. Harold Kizzire 77,500

Table 2
1. Joe Silvestri 18,500
2. Daniel Brodsky 16,500
3. Mike Gamerman 51,000
4. Joe Nero 69,500
5. Carmello Cozzocrea 124,500

David Lastra wins the $200 NLHE Shootout ($12,115)



David Lastra has won the Foxwoods Poker Classic $200 NLHE Shootout event. He beat out a field of 895 players to take down the title and the trophy.

Michael Capodicci Eliminated in 2nd Place ($13,745)



Michael Capodicci has been eliminated by David Lastra in second place and takes home $13,745.

Jimmy "Vegas" Carmody Eliminated in 3rd Place ($16,231)



Michael Capodicci raised to 50,000 from the small blind and Jimmy Carmody moved all in. Capodicci called and the players showed:

Capodicci [As][Td]
Carmody [3d][3s]

The board ran out [Ac][7s][2d][Jc][Jd] and Capodicci paired his ace to win the pot and eliminate Carmody in 3rd place.

Dan Pabon Eliminated in 4th Place ($12,955)



David Lastra limped from the small blind and Dan Pabon moved all in from the big blind for his last few chips. Lastra made the call and they showed:

Lastra [Qd][9c]
Pabon [7c][7h]

The board came [Qc][Js][2h][4d][Jd] and Lastra paired his queen to win the pot and eliminate Pabon in 4th place.

Foxwoods Poker Classic $400 7-Card Stud Live Blog

1:01am
There are now 11 players left in the 7-Card Stud tournament.

10:35pm
We are down to the final 19 players with top 15 spots paying.

8:17pm
We are now down to 44 players in the $400 7-Card Stud Event.

5:37pm
There are now 87 players remaining.

4:10pm
We had a total 108 players in today's event and it looks as if we have only lost one player so far.

1:31pm

With registration still open, there are already over 90 players in today's field.

1:00pm
The $400 7-Card Stud Event at the Foxwoods Poker Classic is about to kick off in the poker room.

Jim Welsh Eliminated in 5th Place ($23,202)



David Lastra moved all in for his last 33,000 and Michael Capodicci reraised all-in. Jim Welsh then moved all in and James Larody folded [As][Qh] face up. The players flipped up:

Lastra [Qc][8h]
Capodicci [Ah][Kd]
Welsh [Ac][Jh]

The board came [9c][7c][5h][6c][5s] and Lastra made a straight to win the main pot and triple up. Capodicci won the side pot and eliminated Welsh in 5th place.

Welsh officially takes home the most money after the chop with his $23,202.

Bill Cunningham Eliminated in 6th Place ($8,842)



The final six players have agreed to an equity chop by chip count. Bill Cunningham is now out of the tournament after the chop.

The remaining five players have put up enough out of their chop to play for a Foxwoods Poker Classic Main Event seat.