SAM TAYLOR WPT BORGATA WINTER POKER OPEN (LIVE STREAM) PROFILE

Sam Taylor

Sam Taylor

Career Stats

Earnings $21,672
Cashes 2
Final Tables 0
Titles 0
Tournaments Played 3

Current Standings

Ranking
19th

Payout
$14,933

Points
50

Chipcount History

Day 2
464,500

Day 3
2,390,000

Day 4-
19th

 

Sam Taylor Eliminated in 19th Place ($14,933)

Level 27: 20,000-40,000, 4,000 ante

Hung Truong opens to 85,000 in the cutoff and Sam Taylor moves all in from the small blind for 347,000. Truong calls with JclubTclub, racing against Taylor's 4diamond4spade.

The board runs out QdiamondTdiamond3clubJheartQclub, ending Taylor's run in 19th place.

Hung Truong - 2,550,000 (63 bb)
Sam Taylor - Out in 19th Place ($14,933)

Sorted In: Hung Truong, Sam Taylor, Borgata, Season XI
06:05 PM, 01/31/13

Hung Truong Doubles Thru Sam Taylor

Level 26: 15,000-30,000, 3,000 ante

5295 Hung Truong Doubles Thru Sam Taylor
Photo: Hung Truong (top left) watches the floorperson count his stack after doubling up thru Sam Taylor (foreground, right).

Sam Taylor opens to 67,000 under the gun and gets calls from Anthony Zinno in the cutoff, Hung Truong inthe small blind, and Cuong Phung in the big blind.

The flop falls Jheart7club2spade and action checks to Taylor who bets 123,000. Truong is the lone caller and checks when the 5club turn falls. Taylor bets 280,000 and after a few moments,Truong shoves for 856,000. Taylor calls immediately with KclubKheart, but he is behind the 7diamond5spade of Truong.

The river falls the 6spade, giving Truong the double up.

Hung Truong  -  2,180,000  (72 bb)
Sam Taylor  -  490,000  (16 bb)

Sorted In: Hung Truong, Sam Taylor, Borgata, Season XI
05:09 PM, 01/31/13

Sam Taylor vs. Cuong Phung

Level 26: 15,000-30,000, 3,000 ante

Sam Taylor opens to 67,000 under the gun and Cuong Phung calls from the big blind.

The flop falls Jclub5diamond5heart and Phung check-calls 76,000 from Taylor to see the Qheart turn. Phung leads out for 150,000 this time and Taylor calls, landing the 4heart river. Phung fires 335,000 and Taylor quickly calls, but mucks when Phung tables 5spade2heart for trip fives.

Cuong Phung - 3,600,000 (120 bb)
Sam Taylor - 1,580,000 (52 bb)

Sorted In: Cuong Phung, Sam Taylor, Borgata, Season XI
04:00 PM, 01/31/13

Sam Taylor Doubles Thru Jeremy Druckman

Level 25: 12,000-24,000, 3,000 ante

Action folds to Sam Taylor in the small blind and he raises to 62,000. Jeremy Druckman three-bets to 174,000 from the big blind, but Taylor comes right back over the top with a four-bet to 575,000. Druckman five-bet shoves with the the bigger stack and Taylor calls all in for 1,138,000 with 6diamond6heart, racing with the AclubQspade of Druckman.

The flop falls Qdiamond3heart3spade to pair Druckman, but the 6spade lands on the turn to give Taylor sixes full. The 2heart river is no help to Druckman and secures the pot for Taylor.

Sam Taylor - 2,300,000 (95 bb)
Jeremy Druckman - 1,120,000 (46 bb)

Sorted In: Sam Taylor, Jeremy Druckman, Borgata, Season XI
03:20 PM, 01/31/13

Taylor Four-Bet Jams

Level 25: 12,000-24,000, 3,000 ante

Sam Taylor raises to 56,000 in the hijack and Jeremy Druckman calls from the cutoff. Anthony Zinno pops it to 225,000 from the small blind, leading to Taylor four-bet jamming for about 860,000. Duckman and Zinno both fold, giving Taylor the pot.

Sam Taylor - 1,190,000 (49 bb)
Anthony Zinno - 775,000 (32 bb)

Sorted In: Sam Taylor, Anthony Zinno, Borgata, Season XI
02:43 PM, 01/31/13

Cuong Phung Doubles Thru Sam Taylor

Level 25: 12,000-24,000, 3,000 ante

Cuong Phung raises from the hijack to 49,000, Sam Taylor reraises from the cutoff to 125,000, and Phung reraises to 290,000. Taylor thinks for a bit and slides out a reraise to 950,000.

Phung immediately says, "All in," and Taylor snap-calls with AspadeKdiamond. Phung turns over KheartKspade, and he's all in for 1,070,000 and a favorite to double up.

The board comes Jdiamond9spade5heart10spade8spade, and the pocket kings hold up for Phung to win the pot.

Cuong Phung  -  2,200,000  (91 bb)
Sam Taylor  -  860,000  (35 bb)

Sorted In: Cuong Phung, Sam Taylor, Borgata, Season XI
02:27 PM, 01/31/13

Cuong Phung vs. Sam Taylor

Level 24: 10,000-20,000, 2,000 ante

Cuong Phung raises from the small blind to 55,000, Sam Taylor reraises from the big blind to 135,000, and Phung calls.

The flop comes Jheart10heart9club, Phung checks, Taylor bets 145,000, and Phung check-raises to 300,000. Taylor tanks for a while before he folds, and Phung takes the pot.

Cuong Phung  -  1,115,000  (55 bb)
Sam Taylor  -  2,030,000  (101 bb)

Sorted In: Cuong Phung, Sam Taylor, Borgata, Season XI
01:10 PM, 01/31/13
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