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Three More Hands

Posted 2012-06-02 GMT-6

Stephen Su brought it in with the {6-Clubs}, Andy Bloch completed with the {j-Diamonds}, and Su re-raised. Bloch called. Bloch check-called a bet on fourth street, then check-folded on fifth.

Su {x-}{x-} / {6-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}
Bloch {x-}{x-} / {j-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{8-Spades}

The next hand, Barry Greenstein brought it in with the {6-Diamonds}, Su completed with the {k-Diamonds}, and Greenstein re-raised him. Su called. Su check-called a bet on fourth street, then led out on fifth when he paired. Greenstein folded.

Greenstein {x-}{x-} / {6-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{5-Spades}
Su {x-}{x-} / {k-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{9-Hearts}

On the third hand, Bloch brought it in with the {3-Clubs}, Su completed with the {k-Hearts}, and Greenstein raised with the {4-Diamonds}. Bloch and Su called. Greenstein led out on fourth, and only Su called. Greenstein led out on fifth, sixth and seventh as well, but Su found a fold on seventh.

Bloch {x-}{x-} / {3-Clubs}{10-Diamonds} (FOLDED)
Su {x-}{x-} / {k-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}{3-Spades} / {x-}
Greenstein {x-}{x-} / {4-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{a-Hearts}{5-Spades} / {x-}
Chip Counts
Andy Bloch 670,000 120,000 pos
Barry Greenstein 530,000 270,000 pos
Stephen Su 450,000 -330,000 neg

Su and Greenstein Battling

Posted 2012-06-02 GMT-6 • Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 3,000 ante

Barry Greenstein and Stephen Su just did some battling on two hands. On the first one, Su won the hand on sixth street. On the second one, Greenstein won the hand at showdown. Here's how they went down.

Su: {x-}{x-} / {2-Clubs}{Q-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{4-Clubs}
Greenstein: {x-}{x-} / {K-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}{K-Clubs}{A-Spades}

We picked up the action on fourth street as Greenstein checked and Su bet. Greenstein called and then led on fifth when he paired up with kings. Su made the call. On sixth street, Su picked up a fourth club on board. Greenstein checked, Su bet and Greenstein folded.

Stephen Su

Su: {x-}{x-} / {5-Hearts}{J-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{A-Spades} / {x-}
Greenstein: {x-}{x-} / {6-Clubs}{Q-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{10-Clubs} / {x-}

On this hand, we picked up the action on fifth street where Greenstein bet and Su called. The action swapped on sixth street as Su bet and Greenstein called. On seventh, Su bet and Greenstein called.

"You're probably good," said Su after Greenstein called his last bet.

Greenstein turned over the {Q-Diamonds}{J-Diamonds}{J-Spades} for two pair, queens and jacks, and Su mucked his hand.

Barry Greenstein

Su Wins Two, Takes Lead

Posted 2012-06-02 GMT-6

Andy Bloch brought it in with the {5-Clubs}, Stephen Su completed with the {q-Clubs}, and Barry Greenstein raised with the {j-Hearts}. Only Su called.

Su check-raised on fourth street, and Greenstein called. Su led out on fifth and sixth, and Greenstein was eventually forced to fold.

Su {x-}{x-} / {q-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{8-Spades}
Greenstein {x-}{x-} / {j-Hearts}{2-Spades}{10-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}

A few hands later, Su brought it in with the {4-Clubs}, Bloch completed with the {7-Clubs}, and Su called. Su called a bet on fourth street, and Bloch check-called bets on fifth and sixth. Bloch check-folded on seventh, and Su is now the chip leader.

Su {x-}{x-} / {4-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{9-Spades} / {x-}
Bloch {x-}{x-} / {7-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{10-Spades}{2-Spades} / {x-}
Chip Counts
Stephen Su 780,000 285,000 pos
Andy Bloch 550,000 -80,000 neg
Barry Greenstein 260,000 -260,000 neg

More for Bloch

Posted 2012-06-02 GMT-6 • Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 3,000 ante
Andy Bloch: {x-}{x-} / {4-Hearts}{J-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{J-Hearts}
Barry Greenstein: {x-}{x-} / {6-Diamonds}{Q-Diamonds}{K-Clubs}{2-Clubs}

Andy Bloch brought in and Barry Greenstein completed. Bloch called and then raised on fourth after Greenstein led with a bet. Greenstein called.

Both players slowed things down with a check on fifth before Bloch paired with jacks on sixth and bet. Greenstein folded and Bloch won the pot.

Bloch Continues the After-Dinner Onslaught

Posted 2012-06-02 GMT-6

Andy Bloch has moved himself into the chip lead after the dinner break thanks to the recent hands just posted and now this one where he took a hand off of Stephen Su.

Andy Bloch: {x-}{x-} / {Q-Hearts}{K-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{8-Hearts} / {x-}
Stephen Su: {x-}{x-} / {A-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{9-Spades}{7-Spades} / {x-}

Picking up the action on fourth street, Su checked and Bloch bet. Su made the call. On fifth street, Su led out with a pair of nines and Bloch raised. Su called. On sixth street, Su check-called a bet from Bloch and then both players checked seventh street.

Bloch showed the {Q-Clubs}{10-Clubs}{4-Hearts} for a king-high heart flush. Su mucked his hand and Bloch won the pot.

Chip Counts
Andy Bloch 630,000 400,000 pos
Barry Greenstein 520,000 -160,000 neg
Stephen Su 495,000 -239,000 neg

Bloch Wins Two

Posted 2012-06-02 GMT-6 • Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 3,000 ante

We caught up with the action on fifth street, where Andy Bloch called a bet from Stephen Su. Both players checked on sixth, and Bloch led out on seventh. Su called.

Andy Bloch {x-}{x-} / {2-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} / {x-}
Stephen Su {x-}{x-} / {4-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds} / {x-}

Bloch turned over {q-Spades}{2-Clubs}{a-Diamonds} for two-pair, and Su mucked his hand.

Two hands later, Su brought it in with the {3-Clubs}, Barry Greenstein completed, and Bloch called. Bloch led out on fourth street, Greenstein called, and then Bloch check-called bets on both fifth and sixth street. Bloch led out on seventh, and Greenstein tank-called.

Greenstein {x-}{x-} / {7-Clubs}{k-Spades}{q-Diamonds}{6-Hearts} / {x-}
Bloch {x-}{x-} / {4-Clubs}{a-Spades}{9-Clubs}{5-Clubs} / {x-}

Bloch tabled {a-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{2-Diamonds} for two-pair again, and scooped up the pot.

"Good dinner break," Bloch said with a smile.

Back in Action

Posted 2012-06-02 GMT-6 • Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 3,000 ante

The players have returned from the dinner break and the cards are in the air.

Level 23 started

Posted 2012-06-02 GMT-6

Level:
23
Limits:
15000/30000
Ante:
5000

Dinner Counts

Posted 2012-06-02 GMT-6
Chip Counts
Stephen Su 734,000 254,000 pos
Barry Greenstein 680,000 25,000 pos
Andy Bloch 230,000 -285,000 neg

Dinner Break

Posted 2012-06-02 GMT-6 • Level 22: 12,000-24,000, 3,000 ante

The remaining three players are now on a one-hour dinner break. We'll see you back here at approximately 7:35 PM, but in the meantime check out an interview our very own Sarah Grant did with one of the three finalists Barry Greenstein. She caught up with him on the last break.

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Winner

Winner Andy Bloch
Winning Hand ♠Q♣Q♥J♥10♣10♣A♠K
Prize 126,363

Level Info

Level 24
Limits 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 5,000

Players Info