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2012 World Series of Poker › Event 13: $1,500 Limit Hold'em


Kirgan Bets All In

Posted 2012-06-07 GMT-6

Donald Auger raised from middle position and cleared the field all the way around to the short stack, Lori Kirgan, in the big blind. She put in a three-bet and then bet the {K-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds} flop after Auger called. The latter called that bet, but then he folded when Kirgan bet her last 22,000 on the {6-Hearts} turn.

Chip Counts
Donald Auger 310,000 -30,000 neg
Lori Kirgan 130,000 60,000 pos

Trip Aces Sweet for Sugar Bear

Posted 2012-06-07 GMT-6

Action folded to Donald Auger in the cutoff, and he raised it up. Al "Sugar Bear" Barbieri defended his big blind, and the flop came down {a-Spades}{9-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}. Both players checked, and the {a-Diamonds} hit the turn. Barbieri fired out a bet, and Auger made the call, The river was the {10-Clubs}, and this time, Barbieri check called a bet from Auger. Barbieri showed {a-Clubs}{7-Spades} for trip aces, and Auger mucked his hand.

Barbieri is now up to 560,000, while Auger drops down to 310,000.

Chip Counts
Al Barbieri 560,000 89,000 pos
Donald Auger 310,000 -68,000 neg

Official Final Table Chart

Posted 2012-06-07 GMT-6 • Level 23
Table Seat Player Chips
1 1 Al Barbieri 471,000
1 2 Alex Queen 265,000
1 3 Lori Kagen 105,000
1 4 Stephen Hung 218,000
1 5 David Arsht 531,000
1 6 Glenn Engelbert 564,000
1 7 Donald Auger 378,000
1 8 Ben Landowski 574,000
1 9 Jeff Weiss 178,000

Roland Israel Eliminated in 10th Place($12,535)

Posted 2012-06-07 GMT-6
Roland Israel
Roland Israel

Israel was under the gun, and shoved his last 18,000 into the middle. It folded around to Stephen Hung on the button, and he raised it up. Glenn Engelbert called in the big blind, and they saw a flop of {3-Diamonds}{a-Hearts}{9-Spades}. Engelbert check called a bet from Hung, and the {k-Diamonds} hit the turn. Engelbert checked again, but this time, he raised after Hung bet. Hung went into the tank for about 90 seconds before folding, and Engelbert and Israel showed theird cards.

Engelbert: {9-Hearts}{9-Clubs}
Israel: {10-Clubs}{6-Clubs}

Engelbert had flopped a set, and Israel was drawing dead. The meaningless river was the {6-Diamonds}, and Israel bubbles the official final table.

Chip Counts
Glenn Engelbert 564,000 74,000 pos
Roland Israel Busted

Israel Running on Fumes

Posted 2012-06-07 GMT-6

Roland Israel has been on a steady decline for the past couple levels, and his stack has dwindled to a mere 18,000. We expect that Israel will be all in any hand now.

Chip Counts
Roland Israel 18,000 -62,000 neg

Weiss Doubles Through Engelbert

Posted 2012-06-07 GMT-6

Action started with Glenn Engelbert in the hijack, and he raised it up. Jeff Weiss called in the big blind, and the flop came down {9-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}. Weiss checked to Engelbert, who fired out a bet. Weiss decided to check raise, and Engelbert put him all in. Weiss made the call, and he was in great shape.

Weiss: {10-Hearts}{10-Clubs}
Engelbert: {k-Spades}{10-Diamonds}

The {q-Diamonds} on the turn gave Engelbert an inside straight draw, but the {4-Diamonds} on the river didn't help him. Weiss secured the double up to 130,000, while Engelbert drops to 490,000.

Chip Counts
Glenn Engelbert 490,000 -50,000 neg
Jeff Weiss 130,000 45,000 pos

Barbieri Beats Auger

Posted 2012-06-07 GMT-6

Donald Auger raised it up, and Al Barbieri three bet on the button. Auger made the call, and the dealer fanned out a flop of {2-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}, and Auger check called a bet from Barbieri. The same occurred when the {3-Clubs} hit the turn and the {3-Hearts} hit the river. Barbieri showed {k-Hearts}{q-Spades} for two pair, and Auger mucked. This propelled Barbieri back up to 440,000, while Auger dropped down to 370,000.

Chip Counts
Al Barbieri 440,000 120,000 pos
Donald Auger 370,000 -80,000 neg

We're Back

Posted 2012-06-07 GMT-6 • Level 23

The players are back in their seats, and the cards are in the air again.

Level 23 started


Break Time

Posted 2012-06-07 GMT-6 • Level 22

Players are now on a 20-minute break.

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Winner David Arsht
Winning Hand ♦Q♣10
Prize 211,921

Level Info

Level 27
Blinds 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 0

Players Info

Prize Pool 985,500