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2008 World Series of Poker

Event 9 - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em / Six-Handed

Day 3 Completed

Posted 06-08-2008 05:19 GMT-8
Event 9 - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em / Six-Handed
Day 3 Completed

Congratulations to Rep Porter, Champion of Event #9 ($372,929)

Rep Porter, champion of Event #9
Rep Porter, champion of Event #9
After three grueling days of six-handed play, Rep Porter has bested the field of 1,236 runners to take home the title of champion in Event #9, $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em / Six-Handed. Not only does he earn $372,929 for his first-place finish, but he also has been presented with something that every poker player dreams of: a WSOP gold bracelet. Porter started the day third in chips and was able to time his moves effectively to outlast the field. Congratulations Rep.

Rep Porter Wins Event #9 ($1,500 No-Limit Hold'em / Six-Handed); Nathan Templeton Eliminated in 2nd Place ($231,981)

Nathan Templeton eliminated
Nathan Templeton eliminated
Hand #212 - Rep Porter

Nathan Templeton has the button in Seat 6. He raises to 100,000. Rep Porter reraises to 325,000. Templeton reraises all in for just shy of one million. Rep Porter makes the call and Templeton is on the ropes.

Porter: {K-Clubs} {Q-Spades}
Templeton: {K-Spades} {9-Diamonds}

The flop comes {5-Diamonds} {8-Clubs} {J-Hearts}. No help for Templeton. The turn comes {4-Hearts}. Templeton is down to one final river card. It comes out the {3-Spades} and Templeton is eliminated. He earns $231,981 for his second-place finish.

Hand #211 - Rep Porter

Rep Porter has the button in seat 3 and he raises to 100,000. Nathan Templeton calls and they take a flop which comes {9-Diamonds} {5-Diamonds} {2-Hearts}. Templeton checks and Porter bets 150,000. Templeton folds and Rep Porter wins the pot.

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