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


Ace High Strong for Derden

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6 • Level 2

Ian Johns started up the action by making it two bets to go. Matt Schreiber then put in a third. Preston Derden made the call and so too did Johns as the dealer readied three cards.

Flop: {5-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{2-Clubs}

On the flop, Johns tapped the table with a check and Schreiber bet. Derden went with a call and Johns got out of the way. The {8-Spades} on the turn would see Schreiber fire out another bet and Derden made another call.

When a {10-Diamonds} landed on the river, both players opted to check. Derden quickly tabled his {a-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}, with ace-high strong enough to take down the pot.`

Ramdin Climbs A Little

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

Victor Ramdin raised preflop and it folded around to Preston Derden who called from the big blind.

The flop brought {Q-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}{A-Diamonds} and Derden checked to Ramdin who continued out. Derden called and the turn was the {10-Spades}. Once again Derden check-called a bet and the river was the {K-Spades}.

Same procedure on the flop, and after Derden tossed in his called, Ramdin showed {A-Hearts}{J-Spades} for Broadway and was able to drag the pot.

Chip Counts
Preston Derden 90,000 -20,000 neg
Victor Ramdin 58,000 13,000 pos

Vitch Wins One

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6 • Level 2

Christopher Vitch opened up the action with a raise and Sean Rice made the call as the action was sent To Matthew Schreiber in the big blind. Schreiber opted to call and it was three-handed to a {9-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}{9-Spades} flop.

On the flop, Schreiber checked and Vitch bet. Rice flicked out a call and Schreiber got out of the way as a {q-Clubs} hit the turn. Vitch again fired out and Rice called. The {3-Clubs} was the last card to be dealt on the felt. Again Vitch bet here and after a few moments, Rice called.

Rice's cards went straight into the muck as Vitch tabled his {q-Hearts}{10-Hearts}.

Derden's Ace-King

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6 • Level 2

Brian Meinders raised preflop and was called by Preston Derden. The flop was {2-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{6-Spades} and Meinders continued out. Derden called and the two saw the {7-Hearts} on the turn. Meinders bet and was called once again.

The river was the {2-Hearts} and both players checked. Derden tabled {A-Spades}{K-Hearts} and was able to drag in this pot.

Level 2 started

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6


Level One Count Update

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

As you can see, Victor Ramdin has been the player who has bled the most chips.

Chip Counts
Brock Parker 230,000 35,000 pos
Christopher Hartman 220,000 28,000 pos
Matthew Schreiber 210,000 25,000 pos
Darin Thomas 205,000 4,000 pos
Brian Meinders 185,000 -25,000 neg
Christopher Vitch 170,000 33,000 pos
Sean Rice 170,000 -10,000 neg
Ian Johns 130,000 -29,000 neg
Preston Derden 110,000 -47,500 neg
Victor Ramdin 45,000 -91,000 neg

Set For Thomas

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6

Darin Thomas threw out a raise before the flop that was called by Victor Ramdin. Sean Rice three-bet and both players called.

A flop of {4-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{2-Spades} was spread out in front of the three and Rice continued out with a bet. Thomas raised the action and Ramdin got out of the way. Rice called and the {8-Hearts} turned.

Rice check-raised the turn only to find Thomas come over the top with a three-bet. Rice called and the {A-Clubs} came on the river. Rice check-called a final bet from Thomas.

Thomas tabled {8-Spades}{8-Diamonds} for a turned set of eights, causing Rice to shoot his hand into the muck and Thomas to scoop the pot.

Chip Counts
Darin Thomas 201,000 45,500 pos
Sean Rice 180,000 20,000 pos

Slow Times

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6 • Level 1

The action has been pretty slow of late, with a couple of players picking up the blinds preflop without contest and Christopher Vitch even getting a walk.

Chips and Rice

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6 • Level 1

Victor Ramdin opened it up and was promptly three-bet by Brock Parker on his direct left. Sean Rice then made the call to come along for the ride and it was back on Ramdin, who made the call.

Flop: {6-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{2-Spades}

On the flop, Ramdin checked and Parker flicked out a bet. Rice then made it two beto to go, which was too much for Ramdin. Parker made the call and a {5-Hearts} landed on the turn. Parker opted to check here and then sent his cards into the muck when Rice bet.

Hartman Taking Ramdin's Chips

Posted 2012-06-14 GMT-6 • Level 1

Folded around to Christopher Hartman in the small blind, he raised it up and was promptly three-bet by Victor Ramdin in the big blind. Hartman called and the two players took to a {6-Clubs}{7-Hearts}{q-Diamonds} flop. On the flop, Hartman check-called a bet from Ramdin and then did the same on the {j-Clubs} turn. The {3-Hearts} river would see both players check and Hartman turn over his {j-Spades}{10-Spades}. It was strong enough to see Ramdin's cards into the muck.

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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