WPT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (TV)

April 21-26 | Borgata | Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Winner Will Receive a Hublot King Power Unico Watch

01:39 PM, 04/24/14

Day 3 Starts Soon at #WPTWorldChamps

11:26 AM, 04/24/14

Day 2 Ends w/68; Eric Afriat Leads w/1,003,000

11:50 PM, 04/23/14

Jason Koon and NFL Wide Receiver Miles Austin

11:37 PM, 04/23/14

WPT History Books: Matt Stout

10:29 PM, 04/23/14

Harrison Gimbel Eliminated by Chipleader Eric Afriat

09:55 PM, 04/23/14

WPT History Books: Will Failla

06:46 PM, 04/23/14

WPT History Books: Byron Kaverman

05:03 PM, 04/23/14

ClubWPT Qualifier David Daggett

02:44 PM, 04/23/14

WPT History Books: Allen Kessler

02:40 PM, 04/23/14

Winner Will Receive a Hublot King Power Unico Watch

01:21 PM, 04/23/14

Day 2 Seat Draw

05:51 AM, 04/23/14

Day 1B ends w/138; Jason Koon Leads w/252,800

11:26 PM, 04/22/14

Have You Tried the GPI Fantasy Poker Manager?

11:06 PM, 04/22/14

WPT History Books: Jared Jaffee

09:25 PM, 04/22/14

ClubWPT Qualifier David Daggett

09:21 PM, 04/22/14

WPT Flashback: Season I World Championship

07:04 PM, 04/22/14

Monster Masher Will Failla Has a Bounty On His Head

06:25 PM, 04/22/14

WPT Flashback: Season II World Championship

05:54 PM, 04/22/14

Tiffany Bracelets for the Royal Flush Girls

03:47 PM, 04/22/14

partypoker.com Qualifiers Jeff Cote and Dmitrii Prusov

03:24 PM, 04/22/14

WPT History Books: Lee Markholt

03:04 PM, 04/22/14

Anthony Zinno Scores Big in the NJCOP

02:36 PM, 04/22/14

WPT Flashback: Season IV World Championship

01:16 PM, 04/22/14

Winner Will Receive a Hublot King Power Unico Watch

12:11 PM, 04/22/14

237 Entries and Counting

11:49 AM, 04/22/14

WPT Flashback: Season V World Championship

11:44 AM, 04/22/14

Day 1A Ends w/62; Paul Volpe Leads w/215,300

11:22 PM, 04/21/14

WPT History Books: Faraz Jaka

10:57 PM, 04/21/14

WPT Flashback: Season VI World Championship

09:52 PM, 04/21/14

Toughest Table in the Room

09:29 PM, 04/21/14

WPT Flashback: Season VII World Championship

07:19 PM, 04/21/14

Anthony Zinno Scores Big in the NJCOP

07:00 PM, 04/21/14

WPT Player Party Tonight at MURMUR Nightclub

06:38 PM, 04/21/14

PartyPoker Qualifier Michael Zduniak

05:15 PM, 04/21/14

WPT Flashback: Season VIII World Championship

04:33 PM, 04/21/14

partypoker Qualifier Richard Pilchman

04:24 PM, 04/21/14

WPT Flashback: Season IX World Championship

02:55 PM, 04/21/14

WPT Flashback: Season X World Championship

12:55 PM, 04/21/14

Winner Will Receive a Hublot King Power Unico Watch

12:11 PM, 04/21/14

WPT Flashback: Season XI World Championship

11:57 AM, 04/21/14

Photo: Shuffle Up & Deal

11:50 AM, 04/21/14

WPT World Championship About to Begin

10:40 AM, 04/21/14

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Jeremy Kottler Eliminated by Tony Dunst

Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante

Tony Dunst raises from middle position, Jeremy Kottler moves all in from the cutoff for about 120,000, and Dunst calls with AheartKclub. Kottler turns over AspadeJclub, and he needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes 9heart5heart2club7clubKspade, and Dunst wins the pot with a pair of kings to eliminate Kottler from the tournament.

Tony Dunst  -  590,000  (98 bb)
Jeremy Kottler  -  Eliminated

Sorted In: Jeremy Kottler, Tony Dunst, Season XII, Borgata, WPT World Championship
02:50 PM, 04/24/14

Leonardo Palermo Doubles Thru Jonathan Tamayo

Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante

Leonardo Palermo moves all in UTG+1 for 108,000, and Jonathan Tamayo calls from the cutoff with AdiamondQdiamond. Palermo turns over Aheart9heart, and he needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Kheart9spade7heart10heart2diamond, and Palermo pairs his nine on the flop to win the pot and double up in chips.

Leonardo Palermo  -  223,000  (37 bb)
Jonathan Tamayo  -  350,000  (58 bb)

Tamayo earned his entry into this $15,400 buy-in event by playing on DraftKings.com, the premiere Fantasy Sports website.

Sorted In: Jonathan Tamayo, Leonardo Palermo, Season XII, Borgata, WPT World Championship
02:47 PM, 04/24/14

NFL Wide Receiver Miles Austin Eliminated

Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante

Jason Koon and Miles Austin 2 Bobby Oboodi raises to 13,000 preflop from late position and NFL wide receiver Miles Austin reraises all in for 67,000 on the cutoff. Loni Harwood calls on the button and George Kelly then reraises all in for 148,000. Oboodi tanks a bit before folding. Harwood goes into the tank next but she decides to call. The three players then reveal their hands.

Kelly:  KclubKspade
Harwood:  AclubQheart
Austin:  5heart5spade

Board:  QspadeJclub3diamond6diamond2club

Austin is eliminated on the hand and Kelly more than doubles up to 373,000. Harwood takes a hit down to 365,000 after the hand.

George Kelly  -  373,000  (62 bb)
Loni Harwood  -  365,000  (60 bb)
Miles Austin  -  Eliminated

Sorted In: Miles Austin, Loni Harwood, George Kelly, Season XII, Borgata, WPT World Championship
02:25 PM, 04/24/14

David Tuthill Eliminated by Glenn Lafaye

Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante

Glenn Lafaye raises from the button to 18,000, Jeff Gross calls from the small blind, and David Tuthill moves all in from the big blind for 56,000. Lafaye and Gross both call.

The flop comes 7club6diamond2diamond, Gross checks, Lafaye bets 115,000, and Gross tanks for a while before he folds.

Tuthill shows AheartKspade (ace high), and he needs to improve to stay alive against Lafaye's 9club9spade. (When Gross sees Lafaye's pocket nines, he smiles and tells the table he folded the two red nines.)

The turn is the Qspade, the river is the 8heart, and Lafaye wins the pot with his pocket nines to eliminate Tuthill from the tournament.

Glenn Lafaye  -  430,000  (86 bb)
David Tuthill  -  Eliminated

Sorted In: Glenn Lafaye, David Tuthill, Season XII, Borgata, WPT World Championship
02:21 PM, 04/24/14

Mike Leah Eliminated by Tony Dunst

Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante

Mike Leah min-raises UTG+1 to 12,000, WPT Champions Club member Tony Dunst reraises from the cutoff to 27,000, and Leah moves all in for about 125,000.

Dunst calls wtih KclubKheart, and Leah turns over 6diamond6heart. Leah needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Qspade9club9heart10diamond4diamond, and the pocket kings hold up for Dunst to win the pot and eliminate Leah from the tournament.

Tony Dunst  -  420,000  (84 bb)
Mike Leah  -  Eliminated

Sorted In: Mike Leah, Tony Dunst, Season XII, Borgata, WPT World Championship
02:04 PM, 04/24/14

Jeremy Kottler Doubles Thru Ryan D'Angelo

Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante

Jeremy Kottler moves all in under the gun for 74,000, and Ryan D'Angelo calls from the big blind with AdiamondKheart. Kottler turns over 10club10diamond, and he needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes KdiamondKspadeQclub5heart10spade -- D'Angelo flops trip kings, but Kottler rivers a full house, tens full of kings, to stay alive and double up in chips.

Jeremy Kottler  -  159,000  (31 bb)
Ryan D'Angelo  -  795,000  (159 bb)

Sorted In: Jeremy Kottler, Ryan DAngelo, Season XII, Borgata, WPT World Championship
01:56 PM, 04/24/14

Level 16 Begins (56 Players Left)

Level 16: 3,000-6,000, 1,000 ante

The players return from break to begin Level 16, with increased blinds of 3,000-6,000 and a 1,000 ante.

With 56 players remaining, the average stack is about 293,000 (48 big blinds).

There will be a 75-minute dinner break after Level 18 (shortly after 6:45 pm), and action will continue tonight until the field is down to at least 27 players, but no fewer than 18 players.

Sorted In: Season XII, Borgata, WPT World Championship
01:50 PM, 04/24/14

Winner Will Receive a Hublot King Power Unico Watch

Level 15: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante

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As the World Poker Tour adds more sponsors, the WPT champions earn more prizes.

In addition to the first prize of $1.35 million, the winner of this event will receive a WPT Champions Trophy, a pair of gold Monster 24K Headphones, and now, a Hublot King Power Unico Watch.

Hublot is a Swiss luxury watch band that will be part of a deeper partnership with the World Poker Tour next season.

For more details on the Hublot King Power Unico Watch that will go to the winner, click here.

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Sorted In: Featured Blog, Hublot Watches, Season XII, Borgata, WPT World Championship
01:39 PM, 04/24/14

Tony Cousineau Eliminated by Jeff Madsen

Level 15: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante

Tony Cousineau moves all in from the small blind for about 40,000, and Jeff Madsen calls from the big blind with QspadeJdiamond. Cousineau turns over 4club4heart, and he needs it to hold to stay alive.

The board comes Kheart10heart8club3clubJspade, and Madsen flops an open-ended straight draw and rivers a pair of jacks to win the pot and eliminate Cousineau from the tournament.

Jeff Madsen  -  483,000  (96 bb)
Tony Cousineau  -  Eliminated

Sorted In: Tony Cousineau, Jeff Madsen, Season XII, Borgata, WPT World Championship
01:35 PM, 04/24/14

Phil Hellmuth vs. Scott Seiver

Level 15: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante

Scott Seiver raises from middle position to 11,000, Hans Winzeler calls from the cutoff, and Phil Hellmuth calls from the big blind.

All three players check to the turn on a board of Qspade8club6heartJclub, and Hellmuth bets 6,000 -- barely more than a min-bet. Seiver calls, and Winzeler folds.

The river card is the 5diamond, Hellmuth bets 20,000, and Seiver calls. Hellmuth shows 5heart5spade for a set of fives to win the pot, and Seiver mucks.

Phil Hellmuth  -  145,000  (29 bb)
Scott Seiver  -  305,000  (61 bb)

Sorted In: Phil Hellmuth, Scott Seiver, Season XII, Borgata, WPT World Championship
01:32 PM, 04/24/14

 

CHIPCOUNT

NameChips
1
Eric Afriat 1,010,000 
2
Athanasios Polychronopoulos 850,000 
3
Jeff Madsen 730,000 
4
Ryan D'Angelo 650,000 
5
Tony Dunst 590,000 
6
Anthony Gregg 567,000 

Average Chip Count: 328,000
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Summary

Current Level:

16

Blinds:

3,000-6,000

Ante:

1,000

Players Remaining:

50 of 328

Time Remaining:

Payout Structure

Place Prize
1 $1,350,000
2 $727,860
3 $452,729
4 $363,930
5 $286,292
6 $235,341
7 $189,244
8 $143,146
9 $97,048
10 - 12 $63,081
13 - 15 $52,163
16 - 18 $41,488
19 - 27 $33,967
28 - 36 $30,085

Blind Structure

Level Blinds Ante
1 75-150 25
2 100-200 25
3 150-300 50
4 200-400 50
5 250-500 75
6 300-600 75
7 400-800 100
8 500-1,000 100
9 600-1,200 200
10 800-1,600 200
11 1,000-2,000 300
12 1,200-2,400 400
13 1,500-3,000 500
14 2,000-4,000 500
15 2,500-5,000 500
16 3,000-6,000 1,000
17 4,000-8,000 1,000
18 5,000-10,000 1,000
19 6,000-12,000 2,000
20 8,000-16,000 2,000
21 10,000-20,000 3,000
22 12,000-24,000 4,000
23 15,000-30,000 5,000
24 20,000-40,000 5,000
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