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2012 World Series of Poker › Event 45: $50,000 Poker Players Championship

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Bloch Crippled

Posted 2012-06-28 GMT-7

Limit Hold'em

From the button Michael Mizrachi raised and Chris Klodnicki three-bet from the small blind. Andy Bloch was in the big blind and he made the call, as did Mizrachi.

The flop came down {10-Hearts}{K-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds} and Klodnicki bet, Bloch raised and Mizrachi three-bet. Klodnicki folded his cards and Bloch made the call.

The turn was the {K-Clubs} and Bloch check-called a bet from Mizrachi. The river was the {5-Spades} and and Bloch check-called another bet.

Mizrachi turned over {K-Hearts}{J-Clubs} and raked in this crucial pot. Bloch is now crippled and looking to be all in shortly.

Chip Counts
Michael Mizrachi 10,400,000 1,100,000 pos
Andy Bloch 300,000 -840,000 neg

Another Big Hand For Mizrachi

Posted 2012-06-28 GMT-7

Limit Hold'em

From the small blind Michael Mizrachi raised and Chris Klodnicki three-bet from the big blind. Mizrachi put in a four-bet and Klodnicki called.

The flop came down {Q-Spades}{A-Spades}{2-Diamonds}, Mizrachi bet and Klodnicki called. The turn was the {8-Clubs} and Mizrachi bet again, Klodnicki called.

On the river both players checked and Mizrachi showed {J-Hearts}{J-Clubs} in order to take down the pot.

Chip Counts
Michael Mizrachi 9,300,000 600,000 pos
Chris Klodnicki 5,800,000 -725,000 neg

Grinder Back Into the Chip Lead

Posted 2012-06-28 GMT-7
Michael Mizrachi
Michael Mizrachi

Pot-Limit Omaha

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi raised on the button to 80,000. Both Chris Klodnicki and Andy Bloch made the call, acting from the small blind and big blind, respectively.

On the {K-Spades}{Q-Diamonds}{2-Hearts} flop, Klodnicki and Bloch checked before Mizrachi bet 200,000. After Klodnicki folded, Bloch called.

The turn was the {2-Clubs} and Bloch checked. Mizrachi bet 350,000 and Bloch called.

After the {10-Hearts} fell on the river, Bloch bet 500,000. Mizrachi raised to 2.5 million and Bloch made the call.

Mizrachi showed the {K-Diamonds}{K-Clubs}{9-Spades}{7-Hearts} for top full house. Bloch showed the {Q-Clubs}{Q-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{5-Spades} for the second full house and lost the pot.

Chip Counts
Michael Mizrachi 8,700,000 3,255,000 pos
Andy Bloch 1,140,000 -3,090,000 neg

Level 22 started

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Stack Sizes in the Upcoming Level

Posted 2012-06-28 GMT-7 • Level 21
NameChip CountBig BetsBig Blinds
Chris Klodnicki6,525,00040163
Michael Mizrachi5,445,00034136
Andy Bloch4,230,00026105

Break Chip Counts

Posted 2012-06-28 GMT-7
Chip Counts
Chris Klodnicki 6,525,000 -275,000 neg
Michael Mizrachi 5,445,000 195,000 pos
Andy Bloch 4,230,000 130,000 pos

Break

Posted 2012-06-28 GMT-7 • Level 21

Play will resume in 20 minutes.

Flush Over Flush

Posted 2012-06-28 GMT-7
Andy Bloch and Michael Mizrachi
Andy Bloch and Michael Mizrachi

Pot-Limit Omaha

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi raised to 75,000 from the button and Andy Bloch called from the big blind. The flop came down {A-Spades}{5-Spades}{3-Spades} and both players checked.

The turn was the {9-Clubs} and Bloch checked again. Mizrachi bet 125,000 and Bloch called.

The river was the {Q-Spades} and Bloch checked. Mizrachi bet 400,000 and Bloch called.

Mizrachi showed the {9-Hearts}{9-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{6-Spades} for a flopped flush. Bloch also had a flopped flush and his was slightly better with the {J-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{8-Spades}{5-Clubs}.

Chip Counts
Michael Mizrachi 5,250,000 -550,000 neg
Andy Bloch 4,100,000

Klodnicki Extends His Lead

Posted 2012-06-28 GMT-7

Razz

Chris Klodnicki just won another pot chipping Michael Mizrachi down some more. Klodnicki now has a sizable lead, but it's still anyones game.

Michael Mizrachi{x-}{x-} / {5-}{A-}{3-}{10-} / {x-}
Chris Klodnicki{x-}{x-} / {2-}{8-}{7-}{5-} / {x-}

Andy Bloch had the bring in with a {6-}, and Mizrachi completed. Klodnicki raised and only Mizrachi called.

On fourth street Mizrachi bet, Klodnicki called. On fifth Klodnicki called another bet, and Mizrachi slowed down checking sixth street. Klodnicki bet and Mizrachi folded.

Chip Counts
Chris Klodnicki 6,800,000 300,000 pos
Michael Mizrachi 5,800,000 -400,000 neg

Klodnicki Takes the Chip Lead

Posted 2012-06-28 GMT-7

Razz

Michael Mizrachi{x-}{x-} / {5-}{K-}{7-}{K-} / {x-}
Chris Klodnicki{x-}{x-} / {J-}{7-}{6-}{A-} / {x-}

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi completed and Chris Klodnicki called to see fourth street. Klodnicki bet and was called by Mizrachi on fourth, fifth and sixth. On seventh street, Klodnicki check-raised. Mizrachi folded and showed {8-}{6-}{2-} for an eight-seven low. Klodnicki didn't show and scooped in the pot to move into the chip lead.

Chip Counts
Chris Klodnicki 6,500,000 500,000 pos
Michael Mizrachi 6,200,000 -550,000 neg
Andy Bloch 3,600,000
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Winner

Winner Michael Mizrachi
Winning Hand ♦Q♣J♥9♥8
Prize 1,451,527

Level Info

Level 22
Blinds 0 / 0
Ante 0

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