Hand #36: Daniel Perper Eliminated in 4th Place ($394,740)
Level 19: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante
John Juanda raises from the cutoff to 145,000, Daniel Perper moves all in from the small blind for 1,435,000, and Juanda asks for an exact count. After he gets it, Juanda asks Marchese for a count of his chips. (Marchese is not in the hand.)
Featured Blog, Daniel Perper, John Juanda, Bellagio, Season X, WPT World Championship Super High Roller
Juanda calls with A10, but Perper is a favorite to double up here with KK. Juanda points out that pocket kings have been holding up so far today.
The board comes 10828A, and Juanda comes from behind to win the pot with two pair, aces and tens, eliminating Daniel Perper in fourth place, earning $394,740.
4th: Daniel Perper - $394,740
5th: Bill Klein - $263,160
6th: Justin Bonomo - $0
05:46 PM, 05/25/12
Hand #1: Bill Klein Doubles Thru Daniel Perper
Level 18: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante
Tom Marchese min-raises under the gun to 100,000, Daniel Perper reraises from middle position to 240,000, and Bill Klein moves all in from the small blind for 615,000.
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Marchese folds, and Perper calls with J10. Klein turns over KQ, and he'll need it to hold to stay alive.
The board comes 9767K, and Bill Klein wins the pot with two pair, kings and sevens, to double up on the first hand of the night.
Bill Klein - 1,330,000 (26 BBs)
Daniel Perper - 2,795,000 (55 BBs)
04:07 PM, 05/25/12
Super High Roller Final Table Starts at 4pm Tomorrow
Level 17: 20,000-40,000, 4,000 ante
The final table players are wrapping things up for the night and have an evening to rest up before returning for final table action on the money bubble tomorrow.
Featured Blog, Bill Klein, John Juanda, Tom Marchese, Daniel Perper, Justin Bonomo, Andrew Robl, Bellagio, Season X, WPT World Championship Super High Roller
Andrew Robl and Daniel Perper are neck and neck for the chip lead with more than 3 million each, but this contest is still wide open.
The final table gets underway at 4pm PT tomorrow with the livestream with hole cards and commentary from Tony Dunst, Dan O'Brien, and Olivier Busquet starting at 4:30pm PT.
Here are the chip counts and seat assignments for the final table:
Seat 1: Bill Klein - 620,000
Seat 2: John Juanda - 1,875,000
Seat 3: Tom Marchese - 2,235,000
Seat 4: Daniel Perper - 3,415,000
Seat 5: Justin Bonomo - 2,105,000
Seat 6: Andrew Robl - 3,355,000
09:19 PM, 05/24/12
Hand #52: Daniel Perper Wins a Big Pot Against Sam Trickett
Level 17: 20,000-40,000, 4,000 ante
Hand #52 - Daniel Perper raises UTG+1 to 90,000, Sam Trickett reraises from the big blind to 235,000, and Perper calls. Both players check to the turn on a board of 1096Q, Trickett bets 170,000, and Perper calls.
Featured Blog, Daniel Perper, Sam Trickett, Bellagio, Season X, WPT World Championship Super High Roller
The river card is the 8, Trickett bets 275,000, and Perper quickly calls. Trickett shows QQ for a set of queens, but Perper turns over 77 to win the pot with a ten-high straight.
Daniel Perper - 2,880,000 (72 BBs)
Sam Trickett - 560,000 (14 BBs)
08:42 PM, 05/24/12
Hand #14: Set Over Set For Daniel Perper
Level 15: 12,000-24,000, 3,000 ante
Hand #14 - Daniel Perper raises from middle position to 52,000, Justin Bonomo calls from the button, and Bill Klein calls from the big blind. The flop comes AQ5, Klein checks, and Perper bets 80,000. Bonomo calls, and Klein folds.
Justin Bonomo, Daniel Perper, Bellagio, Season X, WPT World Championship Super High Roller
The turn card is the 4, Perper bets 220,000, and Bonomo calls.
The river card ist he 6, Perper checks, Bonomo bets 325,000, and Perper calls. Bonomo shows 5-5 for a set of fives, but Perper turns over AA to win the pot with a higher set of aces.
06:39 PM, 05/24/12
Daniel Perper vs. Phil Galfond
Level 14: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante
Phil Galfond raises to 50,000 from middle position, Tom Marchese calls in the cutoff, and Daniel Perper calls from the big blind.
Daniel Perper, Phil Galfond, Bellagio, Season X, WPT World Championship Super High Roller
The flop comes J32 and Perper checks. Galfond bets 82,000, Marchese folds, and Perper calls. The turn brings the 6 and both players check. The river is the 2 and Perper bets 265,000. Galfond folds and Perper takes the pot.
Daniel Perper - 1,715,000 (86 BBs)
Phil Galfond - 715,000 (36 BBs)
04:47 PM, 05/24/12
Cary Katz Eliminated By Daniel Perper
Level 13: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante
We missed the hand, but Daniel Perper filled us in on the details of Cary Katz's demise in this event.
Daniel Perper, Cary Katz, Bellagio, Season X, WPT World Championship Super High Roller
According to Perper, Sam Trickett raised to 32,000 and Katz moved all-in for around 200,000. Perper reraised all-in for around 1.2 million and everyone else folded.
Perper turned over pocket kings, while Katz showed 910. Katz paired up on the J-10-4 flop and took the lead in the hand when the 9 on the turn gave him two pair. The river Q gave Perper a straight though and Katz, who is one of the seven player who re-entered into this event, is eliminated for a second time.
Daniel Perper - 1,500,000 (94 BBs)
Cary Katz - eliminated
04:10 PM, 05/24/12
Daniel Perper Doubles Thru Andrew Robl
Level 12: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
Daniel Perper is all in before the flop for about 450,000 with pocket kings against Andrew Robl's A-K.
Daniel Perper, Andrew Robl, Bellagio, Season X, WPT World Championship Super High Roller
Perper's pair of kings hold as he doubles up to just under 1 million.
Daniel Perper - 950,000
Andrew Robl - 1,600,000
02:32 PM, 05/24/12