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Tag: Frank Kassela

Pierce Gets it in Drawing Stone Dead; Kassela Busted by Barbero

Paul Pierce, who is set to be traded from the Boston Celtics to the Brooklyn Nets on July 10, checked on a flop of . Nadar Kakhmazov tossed out 4,000, Pierce check-raised to 24,000, and Kakhmazov moved all in.

Druck Hunter

Three players took a flop of , including Jeremy Druckman and Frank Kassela. The player in the big blind checked, Druckman fired out 8,000, and Kassela raised to 21,000.

Kassela does it Again

After recently doubling up, Frank Kassela opted to move all in from the cut-off, and was called by the same opponent that he tangled with earlier.

Kassela Doubles

The player in middle position opened to 5,600, before Frank Kassela moved all in for his remaining 6,300 in chips. He then turned over his , not realising his all-in bet was more than the original raise.

Frank Kassela Spikes a Set on the River

The Brasilia Room is where the World Series of Poker has hung banners celebrating past Player of the Year recipients, and with his mug staring back at him from the Rio's rafters, 2010 POY Frank Kassela is off to a great start.

Looking Back at Dan Kelly's $25K Win

The last time the World Series of Poker held a $25,000 buy-in six-handed event was at the 41st annual WSOP in 2010. That event attracted a larger field of 191 players and generated a prize pool of $4,536,250.

Mo Chips Mo Problems

After eliminating 2010 World Series of Poker Player of the Year Frank Kassela, Jason Mo has rocketed up the counts and now sits with around 800,000 chips.

Kassela Gets Baked

Frank Kassela raised to 6,500 from middle position and James Lee called the raise. David Bakes Baker three-bet to 20,000 out of the blinds and Kassela wasted little time moving all in.

Over the Till-er

We arrived at the table post-draw to find Dee Tiller move all in for his final 16,200 against Konstantin Puchkov and Frank Kassela. Puchkov slowly and deliberately counted out enough chips to call and dropped them in the middle.

Kassela, Ivey Out

We mentioned earlier how Frank Kassela had become short-stacked early, then was hanging on through the first level of play. Alas for the 2010 WSOP Player of the Year, he finally lost an all-in with his final chips and has departed.

To Be Frank

"I'm glad I got here on time today!" said Kassela with a wide grin just now as we were passing by his table. You'd think Frank Kassela was having a good start today.

Kassela KO'd

Chris Tryba completed and was met with one call before Frank Kassela two-bet. Tryba three-bet and both players called before he bet out on fourth.

Kassela Chops to Stay Alive

Stud Hi-Lo Catching the action on fourth street we found Frank Kassela all in for his last 1,150 against Gus Hansen and an unknown opponent. Hansen would bet fifth and sixth before check-folding seventh.

Frank Kassela Eliminated in 5th Place ($31,978)

Frank Kassela completed to 12,000 and Scott Seiver two-bet next to speak. Kassela made the call before check-calling on fourth before he led out for 24,000 on fifth. Seiver made the call and then called Kassela's 13,000 all in bet on sixth.

Seat 7: Frank Kassela (180,000 in chips)

Frank Kassela became a household name in 2010 when he had a breakout WSOP with six cashes that resulted in three final tables and bracelets in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-lo Championship ($447,446) and $2,500 Seven Card Razz ($214,085) w

Kassela Takes One from Ellis

Frank Kassela completed to 8,000 only to have Freddie Ellis two-bet to 16,000. Kassela called, and then called a bet on fourth before he raised fifth leaving himself just 13,000 behind.

Benson Scoops Monster

Helmut Koch completed before Michael Mizrachi made it two bets. Freddie Ellis called before Gary Benson made it three bets to go with Frank Kassela, Mizrachi and Ellis calling as Koch folded.

Stud Championship Down to 10; Frank Kassela Leads

Welcome back to the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino and the 2013 World Series of Poker for the final day of the Event #23: $2,500 Seven Card Stud! What started with 246 players on Wednesday evening, sees just 10 players remaining all with an

Kassela Over 300K

Gary Benson: / (FOLD) Michael Mizrachi: / / Frank Kasella: / / All three players checked on fourth street, and on fifth Kassela bet out. Benson called, Mizrachi raised, Kassela re-raised, and only Mizrachi called.

Kassela Over 200K

Gary Benson: / / Frank Kassela: / / When we arrived on fifth street, the dealer was pulling in a combined 40,000 in bets.