PAUL VOLPE WPT L.A. POKER CLASSIC (TV + LIVE STREAM) PROFILE

Paul Volpe

Paul Volpe

Career Stats

Earnings $1,126,624
Cashes 5
Final Tables 2
Titles 0
Tournaments Played 18

Current Standings

Est. Current Chipcount

Est. Average Chipcount
15,510,000

Current Chipleader
-

Chipcount History

Day 1
62,225

Day 2
118,200

Day 3
570,000

Day 4
1,562,000

Day 5
4,195,000

Day 6
2nd

 

Hand #203: Paul Volpe Out in 2nd Place ($651,170)

Level 35: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

Paul Volpe moves all in for 550,000, and Paul Klann calls with Qheart5heart. Volpe turns over 10heart9spade, and he'll need to improve to stay alive.

The board comes Jheart8club4diamond2heartAspade, and Paul Klann wins the pot -- and the WPT title -- with queen high.

Paul Volpe finishes as the runner-up, earning $651,170.

Paul Klann wins the WPT L.A. Poker Classic, earning $1,004,090, a WPT Champions Trophy, and a Remington trophy from the Commerce Casino. Klann's prize money includes a $25,500 seat into the season-ending WPT World Championship.

Congratulations to Paul Klann!

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Paul Klann, Paul Volpe, Commerce Casino, Season XI, L.A. Poker Classic
12:53 AM, 03/01/13

Hand #202: Paul Klann Doubles Thru and Cripples Paul Volpe

Level 35: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

Paul Klann min-raises to 600,000, Paul Volpe moves all in for 8,000,000, and Klann calls all in for 7,400,000 with Kclub10diamond. Volpe turns over Jheart9heart, and Klann needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes 4heart3spade2clubQheart6diamond, and Klann wins the pot with king high to double up and cripple Volpe.

Paul Klann  -  14,900,000  (49 bb)
Paul Volpe  -  600,000  (2 bb)

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Paul Klann, Paul Volpe, Commerce Casino, Season XI, L.A. Poker Classic
12:49 AM, 03/01/13

Hand #191: Paul Klann Doubles Thru Paul Volpe

Level 34: 125,000-250,000, 25,000 ante

Paul Volpe moves all in, and Paul Klann snap-calls all in for 2,525,000 with AheartJheart. Volpe turns over 10heart9diamond, and Klann needs his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board comes 4club4heart3heartKclub7diamond, and Paul Klann wins the pot with ace high to double up in chips.

Paul Klann  -  5,100,000  (20 bb)
Paul Volpe  -  10,400,000  (41 bb)

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Paul Klann, Paul Volpe, Commerce Casino, Season XI, L.A. Poker Classic
12:19 AM, 03/01/13

Hand #190: Paul Volpe Doubles Thru Paul Klann

Level 34: 125,000-250,000, 25,000 ante

Paul Klann limps for 250,000, and Paul Volpe checks. The flop comes Adiamond7heart2diamond, Volpe checks, Klann bets 500,000, and Volpe calls.

The turn card pairs the board with the 2heart, Volpe checks, Klann bets 800,000, and Volpe thinks for about 30 seconds before he moves all in for 5,700,000.

Klann snap-calls with AheartQspade for two pair, aces and deuces, but Volpe turns over 3heart2spade for trip deuces. Volpe needs to avoid an ace to stay alive.

The river card is the 6club, and Paul Volpe wins the pot with trip deuces to double up in chips.

Paul Klann  -  2,550,000  (10 bb)
Paul Volpe  -  12,950,000  (51 bb)

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Paul Klann, Paul Volpe, Commerce Casino, Season XI, L.A. Poker Classic
12:17 AM, 03/01/13

Hand #177: Paul Volpe

Level 33: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

Paul Volpe min-raises to 400,000, and Paul Klann calls. The flop comes 9heart8heart3spade, Klann bets 500,000, and Volpe calls.

The turn card pairs the board with the 9diamond, Klann bets 500,000, and Volpe calls.

The river card is the 10club, and both players check. Klann shows 3club2club for two pair, nines and threes, but Volpe turns over 8spade7heart to win the pot with a higher two pair, nines and eights.

Paul Klann  -  5,950,000
Paul Volpe  -  9,550,000

Sorted In: Paul Volpe, Paul Klann, Commerce Casino, Season XI, L.A. Poker Classic
11:33 PM, 02/28/13

Heads-Up Play: Shuffle Up and Deal!

Level 33: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

The Royal Flush Girls have brought out the money to the table, and Paul Klann and Paul Volpe are seated and ready to play for the title.

With the blinds still at 100,000-200,000 and a 25,000, here are the official chip counts from the table:

Seat 1.  Paul Klann  -  5,275,000  (26 bb)
Seat 6.  Paul Volpe  -  10,225,000  (51 bb)

1st:  $1,004,090  (includes $25,500 seat into WPT Championship)
2nd:  $651,170

3rd:  Jesse Yaginuma  -  $429,810
4th:  Danny Fuhs  -  $316,650
5th:  David Fong  -  $236,250
6th:  Toby Lewis  -  $193,560

Sorted In: Paul Klann, Paul Volpe, Commerce Casino, Season XI, L.A. Poker Classic
11:21 PM, 02/28/13

Hand #169: Jesse Yaginuma Out in 3rd Place ($429,810)

Level 33: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

Paul Volpe min-raises from the button to 400,000, Jesse Yaginuma moves all in from the big blind for 2,575,000, and Volpe calls with Aclub10spade. Yaginuma turns over QclubJspade, and he'll need to improve to stay alive.

The board comes 9diamond8club5club7heart3spade, and Volpe wins the pot with ace high to eliminate Jesse Yaginuma in third place.

Seat 1.  Paul Klann  -  5,275,000  (26 bb)
Seat 4.  Jesse Yaginuma  -  Out in 3rd Place  ($429,810)
Seat 6.  Paul Volpe  -  10,225,000  (51 bb)

There will be a short break for the money presentation with the Royal Flush Girls before heads-up play begins.

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Paul Volpe, Jesse Yaginuma, Commerce Casino, Season XI, L.A. Poker Classic
11:03 PM, 02/28/13

Hand #162: Danny Fuhs Out in 4th Place ($316,650)

Level 32: 75,000-150,000, 25,000 ante

Danny Fuhs moves all in from the button for 525,000, Paul Volpe reraises from the small blind to an unknown amount, and Paul Klann folds the big blind.

Fuhs turns over Qclub9spade, but he'll need to improve to stay alive against Volpe's KdiamondJheart.

The board comes 7club6diamond4clubAheart7heart, and Paul Volpe wins the pot with king high to eliminate Danny Fuhs in fourth place.

Seat 1.  Paul Klann  -  5,675,000
Seat 4.  Jesse Yaginuma  -  2,175,000
Seat 5.  Danny Fuhs  -  Out in 4th Place  ($316,650)
Seat 6.  Paul Volpe  -  7,650,000

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Danny Fuhs, Paul Volpe, Commerce Casino, Season XI, L.A. Poker Classic
10:52 PM, 02/28/13

Hand #157: Paul Volpe Doubles Thru Danny Fuhs

Level 32: 75,000-150,000, 25,000 ante

Danny Fuhs moves all in from the small blind for 3,775,000, and Paul Volpe calls all in from the big blind for 3,400,000 with AclubQclub. Fuhs turns over Aspade7spade, and Volpe is a favorite to double up here.

The board comes 10heart9diamond7club10clubKclub, and Fuhs pairs his seven on the flo, only to see Volpe catch a runner-runner club straight to win the pot and double up in chips.

Seat 1.  Paul Klann  -  5,150,000  (34 bb)
Seat 4.  Jesse Yaginuma  -  3,075,000  (20 bb)
Seat 5.  Danny Fuhs  -  375,000  (2 bb)
Seat 6.  Paul Volpe  -  6,900,000  (46 bb)

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Danny Fuhs, Paul Volpe, Commerce Casino, Season XI, L.A. Poker Classic
10:40 PM, 02/28/13

Hand #128: Jesse Yaginuma Doubles Thru Paul Volpe

Level 31: 60,000-120,000, 20,000 ante

Paul Volpe min-raises to 240,000, Jesse Yaginuma moves all in from the small blind for 1,865,000, and Volpe asks for a count and thinks for a full minute before he calls with KspadeJspade. But Yaginuma turns over AclubAheart, and he's a big favorite to double up here.

The board comes 10heart9spade3spade4diamondKclub, and Volpe flops a flush draw with a straight draw, but misses all his outs. Jesse Yaginuma wins the pot with his pocket aces to double up in chips.

Seat 1.  Paul Klann  -  5,970,000
Seat 4.  Jesse Yaginuma  -  3,930,000
Seat 5.  Danny Fuhs  -  3,570,000
Seat 6.  Paul Volpe  -  2,035,000

Sorted In: Featured Blog, Jesse Yaginuma, Paul Volpe, Commerce Casino, Season XI, L.A. Poker Classic
09:37 PM, 02/28/13
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