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Hand #145: Tommy Vedes Wins the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown ($779,520)
Level 31: 60,000-120,000, 20,000 ante
John Dolan raises to 250,000, Tommy Vedes reraises to 620,000, and Dolan thinks for nearly two minutes before he moves all in. Vedes snap-calls with A10, and Dolan turns over K6. Dolan needs to improve to stay alive.
The flop comes KJ6 -- Dolan flops two pair to take the lead! Vedes picks up a gutshot straight draw, so he still has outs
The turn card is -- the Q!
Tommy Vedes turns an ace-high straight to retake the lead! Dolan needs to catch another king or a six on the river to stay alive with a full house. The river card is …
Tommy Vedes wins the hand -- and the WPT title -- with an ace-high straight.
John Dolan finishes as the runner-up, earning $459,360.
Tommy Vedes wins the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown, earning $779,520, which includes his $25,500 entry into the season-ending WPT World Championship. Vedes gets his name engraved on the WPT Champions Cup, and receives a WPT Champions Trophy, a Seminole Hard Rock trophy, and a silver Tiffany card protector.
Congratulations to two-time WPT winner Tommy Vedes!
1st: Tommy Vedes - $779,520
2nd: John Dolan - $459,360
3rd: Joe Serock - $306,240
4th: Craig Bergeron - $212,976
5th: Sharon Levin - $158,688
6th: Kyle Bowker - $122,496
11:25 PM, 04/23/12