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2012 World Series of Poker › Event 17: $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em

Phil Ivey Eliminated in 2nd Place ($275,559)

Posted 2012-06-11 GMT-6 by
Phil Ivey - 2nd place
Phil Ivey - 2nd place

Andy Frankenberger raised to 300,000 and Phil Ivey made the call. The flop was {A-Spades} {5-Diamonds} {4-Hearts}, Ivey checked, Frankenberger bet 130,000, Ivey raised pot and Frankenberger called faster than a bolt of lightning strikes the earth. This was going to be the bracelet defining pot everyone is waiting for and this place is packed to the rafters.

Ivey turned over {7-Diamonds} {6-Diamonds} for the open ended straight draw and Frankenberger turned over {A-Hearts} {J-Diamonds} for top pair. Andy Frankenberger was about to win his second World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet in consecutive years.

Turn: {5-Spades}

One more card to fade and Frankenberger was going to be our champion.

River: {5-Clubs}

That's it! Frankenberger has not only won his second WSOP bracelet and $445,899, he has done so by beating the greatest poker player alive today. Frankenberger has his critics but what are they saying now? What a feat for Frankenberger and commiserations to Ivey who played like a champion throughout. He leaves with $275,559.

Chip Counts
Andy Frankenberger 5,370,000 5,204,000 pos
Phil Ivey Busted

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Winner Andy Frankenberger
Winning Hand ♥A♦J
Prize 445,899

Level Info

Level 30
Blinds 60,000 / 120,000
Ante 0

Players Info

Prize Pool 1,682,600