2011 World Series of Poker

Event #3: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low Split 8 or Better

Big Drama Between Hollywood Dave and Men Nguyen

• Nivel 14: 1,000-2,000, 0 ante
Dave Stann and Men Nguyen getting chippy
Dave Stann and Men Nguyen getting chippy

In a hand between "Hollywood" Dave Stann and Men Nguyen, the whole pot was being shipped to Dave when he stopped the dealer and called over the floor. Both players seemed to realize that it was a chopped pot and along with the floor people Dave chopped up the pot to give Men his half.

After the hand, Men did something along the lines of calling Dave a cheater for trying to take the whole pot although it seemed like it was Dave who was doing his best to make sure Men got his half.

In the next hand, after words were exchanged, Dave stared Men down for two or three minutes without budging or looking at his hand until the floor was called on him and they went off on each other. They were threatened with penalties if anymore words were exchanged and this seemed to quiet the two down.

This is what was said according to Lex Veldhuis' twitter page,

"Quote of the century by Men The Master: 'You're a cheater, trying to take my money.' He is causing a big scene being obnoxious as always."

Both are still in the tournament, so we will be sure to let you know if anything else develops between the two characters.

Tags/etiquetas: Dave StannLex VeldhuisMen Nguyen

Ted Lawson Doubles

• Nivel 14: 1,000-2,000, 0 ante

We didn't see much of the action, but Ted Lawson doubled when he showed a {A-Spades}{2-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} on a board of {3-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{3-Spades}{6-Spades}{7-Hearts} for a full house and the nut low.

His opponent, Robert Mougous, showed the {3-Clubs} which made him a flopped set of threes for a tough beat.

Lawson is up to 30,000

Tags/etiquetas: Robert MougousTed Lawson

More Counts

Francesco Barbaro 85,000 26,200
Ted Woolridge 68,000 12,700
Richard Monroe 68,000 -22,500
Erik Seidel 66,000 5,000
Guillaume Rivet 62,000 -20,000
Humberto Brenes 60,000 -15,000
Par Alexande Hilderbrand 58,000 45,900
Travis Pearson 50,000 22,200
Matthew Waxman 49,000 14,000
Brian Swinford 46,000 4,000
Bradley Helm 45,000 36,500
Scott Clements 45,000 14,400
Gebrehiwet Goitom 45,000 7,200
Lex Veldhuis 45,000 21,300
Michael Simon 44,000 28,600
Gary Bolden 43,000 -17,700
Fabrizio Gonzalez 42,000 -300
Alan Engel 42,000 21,500
Mallory Smith 39,000 30,300
Troy Palmer 38,000 -7,700
Michael Deveronica 38,000 16,700
Mike Rahmn 36,000 -11,800
Michael Jensen 35,000 -7,300
Patrick Gunn 35,000 3,000
Ron Ware 35,000 12,900

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Clements Back Just in Time to Lose 20k Pot

• Nivel 14: 1,000-2,000, 0 ante

We don't know where Scott Clements was off to in such a hurry, but we saw him sprint out of the Amazon Room with his backpack, only to return about 5 minutes later in similar hasty fashion.

In his first hand back, he got involved with Troy Palmer who raised to 3,000 preflop from middle position. Clement called to see the flop of {5-Hearts}{J-Hearts}{A-Clubs}

On the flop, Palmer bet out 1500, Clements raised, and Palmer called.

The turn was the {K-Clubs}, Palmer checked, Clements bet 3,000 and Palmer called.

The river was the {2-Hearts}, Palmer bet 3,000 and Clements called.

Palmer turned over {A-Hearts}{K-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{5-Spades} for top two pair and no low, but it was good enough to scoop the massive pot and put him up to 55,000. Clements on the other hand was knocked down to 56,000.

Tags/etiquetas: Scott ClementsTroy Palmer

The Shark Cho(m)ps

• Nivel 14: 1,000-2,000, 0 ante

Humberto Brenes and Blake Cahail capped the betting preflop and saw a {8-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} flop. Cahail led out, got raised by Brenes and just called. The turn was the {8-Clubs} and Cahail check called Brenes’ bet. On the {10-Hearts} river, Cahail moved all in and was called by Brenes. Cahail showed {A-Spades}{2-Clubs}{3-Spades}{7-Spades} for the nut low. Brenes held {A-Clubs}{A-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} and his two pair was enough to chop the pot. Brenes had 62,000 after the hand while Cahail was at 18,000.

Tags/etiquetas: Blake CahailHumberto Brenes


Escrito 2011-06-03 00:51 GMT por Homer

Omaha Specialists Emerge

• Nivel 13: 800-1,500, 0 ante

In a field of this size with so many legends of the game, it's easy to look over the recent masters of Omaha who have emerged in the field.

Miguel Proulx had two major Omaha scores last year with a second in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha World Championship and a bracelet in the $2,500 Pot-Limit Omaha event. He is sitting with 71,000 in this event.

James Dempsey came second in last year's $10,000 Limit Omaha Hi-Low Split 8 or Better World Championship and is up to 75,000 in this event.

Scott Clements is by no means a player who ever gets looked over in the events he plays, but people sometimes forget how much success he has had in Omaha. In 2009 he took 3rd in the $5,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split 8 or Better event and 2nd in the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split 8 or Better World Championship. Adding to that, he won a bracelet in 2006 in the $3,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split 8 or Better event and in 2007 in the $1500 Pot-Limit Omaha event. A few minutes ago he was up to 75,000 but is now down to 56,000.

Tags/etiquetas: James DempseyMiguel ProulxScott Clements

Chip Counts

James Dempsey 75,000 23,000
Dale Kunkel 50,000 32,200
Mary Jones 48,000 42,600
Daniel Smith 48,000 9,000
Daniel Klein 44,000 -1,000
Ray Henson 42,000 5,000
Allen Cunningham 35,000 28,300
Ryan Lenaghan 35,000 24,700
Roland Israelashvili 26,000 -5,000
Samuel Ngai 25,000 12,000
Cameron Mckinley 24,500 11,400
Eric Cloutier 24,000 -14,300
Bryan Micon 17,000 -21,400
Ruben Vera 15,500 -17,900
Kostas Kalathakis 14,500 -7,500
Josh Arieh 12,000 -16,400
Mike Krescanko 11,000 -31,300
Thayer Rasmussen 10,000 -15,000
Tim Fu 9,500 -17,700
Benjamin Freeman 5,500 -8,100

Chips, Chips, Millions of Chips

Miguel Proulx 71,000 53,600
James Dempsey 52,000 -23,000
Men Nguyen 51,000 -7,000
Robert Mougous 51,000 21,400
Ben Yu 50,700 36,600
Daniel Klein 45,000 4,500
Ray Henson 37,000 13,600
Bob Keegan 36,500 17,300
Michael Pfeiffer 35,000 5,600
Roland Israelashvili 31,000 11,000
Tom McCormick 26,300 15,900
Thayer Rasmussen 25,000 -3,500
Kostas Kalathakis 22,000 8,000
Robert Morbitzer 21,000 11,000
Skip Richardson 20,000 9,000
Joseph Silverman 19,300 5,900
Dave Stann 19,000 9,100
John Bunch 18,000 -1,200
Marcelo Costa 15,500 900
Samuel Ngai 13,000 -10,500
Chau Giang 11,000 -5,900
Ted Lawson 7,300 -9,700
Michael Block 5,000 -29,100
Michael Kaplan 1,600 -15,700

More Bustouts

Don Zewin Eliminado
Nathan Jessen Eliminado
Eddy Vataru Eliminado
David Funkhouser Eliminado
Bob Slezak Eliminado
Robert Glenn Eliminado
William Mark Davis Eliminado
Nick Polydoros Eliminado
Michael Cipolla Eliminado