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2012 World Series of Poker › Event 15: $5,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split 8-or-Better

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Even Steven

Posted 2012-06-09 GMT-6
It's all even.
It's all even.

Todd Brunson: {x-}{x-} / {5-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}{6-Hearts} / {x-}
Adam Friedman: {x-}{x-} / {j-Spades}{a-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{7-Spades} / {x-}

Brunson brought it in, Friedman completed, and Brunson raised. Friedman called, then check-called a bet on fourth street. Friedman bet out on fifth, Brunson called, then both players checked on sixth.

Friedman check-folded on seventh, and Brunson raked in the pot.

Chip Counts
Todd Brunson 1,680,000 200,000 pos
Adam Friedman 1,500,000 -200,000 neg

Friedman Wins 1.4M-Chip Pot, Takes Lead

Posted 2012-06-09 GMT-6
Adam Friedman has regained the chip lead.
Adam Friedman has regained the chip lead.

Todd Brunson: {x-}{x-} / {6-Hearts}{10-Spades}{a-Spades}{5-Spades} / {x-}
Adam Friedman: {x-}{x-} / {2-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{8-Hearts} / {x-}

Friedman brought it in, Brunson completed, and Friedman called. Friedman check-raised on fourth street, Brunson called, and then Brunson led out on fifth. Friedman raised, and Brunson called.

On sixth, Friedman just called a bet from Brunson, and on seventh, Brunson slowed down, check-calling a bet from Friedman.

Friedman tabled {q-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{2-Clubs} for queens and nines, and scooped a monster pot.

Chip Counts
Adam Friedman 1,700,000 700,000 pos
Todd Brunson 1,480,000 -700,000 neg

Trading Blows

Posted 2012-06-09 GMT-6
Todd Brunson {x-}{x-} / {7-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{5-Clubs}
Adam Friedman {x-}{x-} / {q-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}

Brunson brought it in, Friedman completed, and Brunson called. Friedman led out on fourth street, and Brunson called. Brunson led out when he paired on fifth, and Friedman released.

Chip Counts
Todd Brunson 2,180,000 50,000 pos
Adam Friedman 1,000,000 -50,000 neg

Friedman's Rolled Up

Posted 2012-06-09 GMT-6
Todd Brunson {x-}{x-} / {8-Clubs}{k-Hearts}
Adam Friedman {x-}{x-} / {7-Hearts}{5-Spades}

Friedman brought it in, Brunson completed, and Friedman called. Brunson check-folded on fourth, and Friedman tabled {7-Spades}{7-Diamonds}.

Chip Counts
Todd Brunson 2,130,000 -150,000 neg
Adam Friedman 1,050,000 150,000 pos

Brunson Scoops Another, Friedman Below a Million

Posted 2012-06-09 GMT-6
Todd Brunson is pulling away.
Todd Brunson is pulling away.

Todd Brunson: {x-}{x-} / {9-Spades}{8-Spades}{k-Clubs}{6-Spades} / {x-}
Adam Friedman: {x-}{x-} / {a-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{2-Hearts} / {x-}

Brunson brought it in, Friedman completed, and Brunson called. Friedman led out on fourth and fifth street, and Brunson called both bets. Both players checked on sixth and seventh, and Brunson showed {10-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} for nines and sixes. Friedman flashed a deuce for sixes and deuces, then mucked his hand.

Chip Counts
Todd Brunson 2,280,000 2,141,000 pos
Adam Friedman 900,000 576,500 pos

Brunson Extends Lead

Posted 2012-06-09 GMT-6
Todd Brunson {x-}{x-} / {9-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{a-Clubs} / {x-}
Adam Friedman {x-}{x-} / {6-Spades}{k-Spades}{j-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds} / {x-}

We caught the action on fifth street, where Friedman check-called a bet. Both players checked on sixth, and Brunson led out on seventh. Friedman released, and Brunson pulled in a nice pot.

Chip Counts
Todd Brunson 2,030,000 395,000 pos
Adam Friedman 1,150,000 -395,000 neg

Level 29 started

Posted 2012-06-09 GMT-6

Level:
29
Limits:
60000/120000
Ante:
15000

Break

Posted 2012-06-09 GMT-6

The players are on a 20-minute break, and the plan is to play until there's a winner. Buckle in, folks.

Chip Counts
Todd Brunson 1,635,000 -165,000 neg
Adam Friedman 1,545,000 165,000 pos

Update

Posted 2012-06-09 GMT-6
Chip Counts
Todd Brunson 1,800,000 100,000 pos
Adam Friedman 1,380,000 -20,000 neg

Small Victory for Friedman

Posted 2012-06-09 GMT-6 • Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Todd Brunson {x-}{x-} / {k-Hearts}{5-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{j-Hearts} / {x-}
Adam Friedman {x-}{x-} / {9-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{k-Clubs}{7-Clubs} / {x-}

Friedman brought it in, Brunson completed, and Friedman called. The action checked to sixth street, where Brunson check-called a bet. Both players checked on seventh.

"King's good if you got it," Friedman announced.

Brunson didn't turn any cards over or say anything, so Friedman tabled {q-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{8-Clubs} for a pair of nines. Brunson mucked, and Friedman pulled in the pot.

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Winner

Winner Adam Friedman
Prize 269,037

Level Info

Level 30
Limits 80,000 / 160,000
Ante 20,000

Players Info

Prize Pool 996,400