WPT NATIONAL PHILIPPINES

October 23-27 | Solaire Resort & Casino | Paranaque City 1701, Manila
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The Twitternet: Four Filipinos Remain

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Sorted In: Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
01:40 PM, 10/26/14

Sonny Jennens Out in 15th Place ($9,336)

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

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Andrew Gaw min-raises from the cutoff to 24,000, Douglas Olsson calls from the small blind, and Day 2 chipleader Sonny Jennens (pictured above) reraises from the big blind to 79,000.

Gaw tanks for a while before he moves all in, covering both players. Olsson folds, and Jennens calls all in with 9club9spade. Gaw turns over AspadeKclub, and Jennens needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes Aclub3heart2clubJheart2heart, and Gaw pairs his ace on the flop to win the pot and eliminate Jennens from the tournament.

Andrew Gaw  -  1,200,000 (100 bb)
Douglas Olsson  -  450,000  (37 bb)
Sonny Jennens  -  Eliminated in 15th Place ($9,336)

Andrew Gaw is the first person to reach the million mark in chips.

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Seung Chul Sonny Jennens, Douglas Olsson, Andrew Gaw, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
01:38 PM, 10/26/14

Joseph Sia Eliminated in 16th Place ($7,992)

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

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The flop reads Jdiamond7diamond4diamond when Linh Tran bets 40,000 under the gun and Josephl Sia raises all in on the button. Tran calls and they flip over their cards.

Tran: AdiamondAspade
Sia: 8club8diamond

Turn and River: 2heart2diamond

Sia is out in 16th place, good for $7,992, and Tran grwos his stack to 690,000 after the hand.

Linh Tran - 690,000 (43 bb)
Joseph Sia - Eliminated in 16th Place ($7,992)


Sorted In: Joseph Sia, Linh Tran, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
01:37 PM, 10/26/14

Eugene Khoo Eliminated in 18th Place ($7,992)

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

DSC_1478-1 Mike Sexton raises all in preflop for 165,000 from late position and Eugene Khoo calls all in on the hijack. The two players then flip over their hands.

Sexton: 9diamond9club
Khoo: AdiamondKdiamond

Board: Jspade7heart2heart9spade3diamond

Sexton wins the hand to grow his stack to 350,000 and Khoo is eliminated in 18th place, good for $7,992.

Mike Sexton - 350,000 (29 bb)
Eugene Khoo - Eliminated in 18th Place ($7,992)

Sorted In: Mike Sexton, Eugene Khoo, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
01:18 PM, 10/26/14

Henry Szmelcer Out in 19th Place ($7,021)

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Henry Szmelcer moves all in from the hijack for 120,000, and Kevin Ang calls from the small blind with AheartKclub. Szmelcer turns over Aclub9spade, and he needs to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Jclub6spade4heart3diamondQheart, and Ang wins the pot with his king kicker to eliminate Szmelcer from the tournament.

Kevin Ang  -  500,000  (41 bb)
Henry Szmelcer  -  Eliminated in 19th Place  ($7,021)

Sorted In: Henry Szmelcer, Kevin Ang, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
01:08 PM, 10/26/14

No Seung Worl Out in 20th Place ($7,021)

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

No Seung Worl raises all in preflop under the gun and Yuichi Sumida calls on the small blind. The two players then reveal their hands.

Sumida: 4heart4club
Worl: Aclub5club

Board: Kspade9spade7spadeQclub8heart

Worl is eliminated on the hand in 20th place, good for $7,021, and Sumida grows his stack to 570,000.

Yuichi Sumida - 570,000 (47 bb)
No Sueng Worl - Eliminated in 20th Place ($7,021)

Sorted In: No Seung Worl, Yuichi Sumida, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
01:06 PM, 10/26/14

Hsiao Wei Kuo Out in 22nd Place ($6,274)

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Kevin Ang raises UTG+1 to 33,000, Hsiao Wei Kuo moves all in from middle position for 65,000, and Bernie Angeles calls from the small blind. Ang calls as well, and any further betting will create a side pot.

Angeles and Ang both check to the turn on a board of Kdiamond8club7diamond5spade. Angeles bets about 35,000, and Ang quickly folds. Angeles reclaims his bet.

Kuo turns over AclubJspade for ace high, but he needs to improve to stay alive against the QdiamondQheart of Angeles.

The river card pairs the board with the Kheart, and Angeles wins the pot with his pocket queens to eliminate Kuo from the tournament.

Bernie Angeles  -  485,000  (48 bb)
Kevin Ang  -  450,000  (45 bb)
Hsiao Wei Kuo  -  Eliminated in 22nd Place  ($6,274)

Sorted In: Bernie Angeles, Kevin Ang, Hsiao Wei Kuo, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
12:51 PM, 10/26/14

SJ Kim Out in 24th and Ben Abrahams Out in 23rd

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

DSC_4664-1 Ben Abrahams (pictured above) raises to 37,000 preflop in late position and Cho Youngwoo calls on the cutoff. SJ Kim moves all in on the small blind and both players call. The three players then table their hands.

Abrahams holds pocket queens, Kim flips over pocket kings, and Yougwoo needs an ace on the board with A-5 offsuit in the hole. The river brings that ace and Youngwoo wins the pot to eliminate two players.

Kim is out in 24th place ($5,527) and Abrahams takes 23rd place ($6,274). Youngwoo stacks up 700,000 after the hand.

Cho Youngwoo - 700,000 (58 bb)
Ben Abrahams - Eliminated in 24th Place ($5,527)
SJ Kim - Eliminated in 23rd Place ($6,274)

Sorted In: Ben Abrahams, SJ Kim, Cho Youngwoo, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
12:47 PM, 10/26/14

Level 21 Begins (24 Players Left)

Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Level 20 comes to an end, and Level 21 begins with increased blinds of 6,000-12,000 and a 2,000 ante. Play continues without a break.

With 24 players remaining, the average chip stack is about 321,000 (26 bb).

Action will continue today until the field is down to the final six players for tomorrow afternoon's WPTN Final Table, which is scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm local time.

Sorted In: Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
12:40 PM, 10/26/14

Henry Szmelcer Doubles Thru Tetsuya Tsuchikawa

Level 20: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Henry Szmelcer is all in from middle position for 103,000 with 5club5diamond against the AheartJclub of Tetsuya Tsuchikawa on the button. Szmelcer needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes 8spade6spade2heart7heart4spade, and Szmelcer wins the pot with an eight-high straight to double up in chips.

Henry Szmelcer  -  230,000  (23 bb)
Tetsuya Tsuchikawa  -  245,000  (24 bb)

Sorted In: Tetsuya Tsuchikawa, Henry Szmelcer, Season XIII, WPT National Philippines, Solaire Resort and Casino
12:38 PM, 10/26/14

 

CHIPCOUNT

NameChips
1
Andrew Gaw 1,200,000 
2
Yuichi Sumida 970,000 
3
Kevin Ang 500,000 
4
Bernie Angeles 485,000 
5
Cho Youngwoo 475,000 
6
Linh Tran 452,000 

Average Chip Count: 592,307
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Summary

Current Level:

21

Blinds:

6,000-12,000

Ante:

2,000

Players Remaining:

13 of 385

Time Remaining:

Payout Structure

Place Prize
1 $156,849
2 $109,794
3 $70,582
4 $52,283
5 $39,212
6 $31,370
7 $26,142
8 $20,913
9 $15,685
10 - 12 $11,428
13 - 15 $9,336
16 - 18 $7,992
19 - 21 $7,021
22 - 24 $6,274
25 - 27 $5,527
28 - 36 $4,855
37 - 45 $4,183

Blind Structure

Level Blinds Ante
1 25-50 0
2 50-100 0
3 75-150 25
4 100-200 25
5 150-300 50
6 200-400 50
7 250-500 75
8 300-600 75
9 400-800 100
10 500-1,000 100
11 600-1,200 200
12 800-1,600 200
13 1,000-2,000 300
14 1,200-2,400 400
15 1,500-3,000 500
16 2,000-4,000 500
17 2,500-5,000 500
18 3,000-6,000 1,000
19 4,000-8,000 1,000
20 5,000-10,000 1,000
21 6,000-12,000 2,000
22 8,000-16,000 2,000
23 10,000-20,000 3,000
24 12,000-24,000 4,000
25 15,000-30,000 5,000
26 20,000-40,000 5,000
27 25,000-50,000 5,000
28 30,000-60,000 10,000
29 40,000-80,000 10,000
30 50,000-100,000 15,000
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