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2012 World Series of Poker › Event 25: $1,500 Limit Hold'em Shootout

Preston Derden Eliminated in 6th Place ($20,886)

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-7 by
Preston Derden - 6th Place
Preston Derden - 6th Place

"C'mon now Bruce," said Preston Derden to the dealer when he had a portion of his tiny stack already committed in the big blind.

In the hand in question, Victor Ramdin opened it up with a raise from under the gun. Brock Parker then three-bet on his direct left and it was on Brian Meinders on the button. He opted to four-bet and Derden quickly tumbled in his last chips (a total of 20,000). Ramdin then got out of the way and Parker made the call.

Derden was on his feet and watched as the dealer spread out a {a-Diamonds}{a-Spades}{9-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{4-Clubs} board. On the flop Parker check-called a bet from Meinders and both players checked the turn. The river saw Parker lead and Meinders raise. Parker called and the three players turned their hands over.

Meinders: {a-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}
Parker: {k-Spades}{k-Hearts}
Derden: {q-Hearts}{9-Hearts}

Derden paired his nine on the flop, but it wasn't strong enough for either Parker or Meinder's holdings. In the end, Meinders raked in the pot and Derden shook all the hands at the table and made his way out of the tournament in a gallant 6th place.

Chip Counts
Brian Meinders 465,000 95,000 pos
Preston Derden Busted

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Winner

Winner Brian Meinders
Winning Hand ♠5♠3
Prize 116,118

Level Info

Level 8
Limits 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 0

Players Info

Prize Pool 494,199