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Tag: Vanessa Hellebuyck

Defending Champion Out

Vanessa Hellebuyck, our defending champion of last year's Ladies Event, has been eliminated. We missed the action but are being told that Hellebuyck bet 2,800 on a flop into a lone opponent.

Congratulations to Vanessa Hellebuyck, Event #22 Champion ($192,132)

The 2010 World Series of Poker Ladies Championship has come to an end with Vanessa Hellebuyck emerging victorious over a field of 1,054.

Sidsel Boesen Eliminated in 2nd Place ($118,897)

On the seventh hand of heads-up play, Sidsel Boesen announced she was raising all in from the small blind/button for her last 358,000, and Vanessa Hellebuyck quickly called.

Boesen on the Brink

The next two hands of heads-up play went a lot like the first three. First Hellebuyck raised to 60,000 from the button, and Boesen folded. Then Boesen raised from the button, Hellebuyck said she was all in, and Boesen folded.

Timmi Derosa Eliminated in 3rd Place ($74,389)

Sidsel Boesen folded from the button, and Timmi Derosa completed from the small blind. Vanessa Hellebuyck then raised to 100,000 from the big blind, and Derosa made the call. The flop came . Derosa bet 100,000, and Hellebuyck called.

Check-Raise Works for Derosa

After Sidsel Boesen folded, Timmy Derosa raised to 75,000 from the small blind, and Vanessa Hellebuyck called from the BB. The flop came . Derosa checked, and Hellebuyck pushed forward a bet of 120,000.

Action Flop

After Timmi Derosa folded on the button, Vanessa Hellebuyck called from the small blind and Sidsel Boesen checked from the big. The flop came out and Hellebuyck bet out 80,000.

Boesen Keeps Coming

Sidsel Boesen opened with a raise to 50,000 from the button, Timmi Derosa folded, and Vanessa Hellebuyck called from the big blind. The flop came .

One for Boesen

Timmi Derosa folded from the button, and Vanessa Hellebuyck completed from the small blind. Sidsel Boesen then raised to 32,000 from the big blind, and Hellebuyck called. The flop came , and Hellebuyck checked.

Hellebuyck Increases Lead

Sidsel Boesen raised to 50,000 on the button and was called by Vanessa Hellebuyck from the big blind. The flop came and Hellebuyck bet out 90,000. Boesen called and the two saw the hit the turn.

Hellebuyck Takes a Small One

Sidsel Boesen raised to 45,000 on the button and was called by Vanessa Hellebuyck from the big blind. The flop came and Hellebuyck bet out 100,000. Boesen folded and Hellebuyck added to her stack.

Chips for Boesen

Vanessa Hellebuyck raised to 50,000 from the cutoff, and it folded to Sidsel Boesen who reraised to 130,000 from the big blind. Hellebuyck made the call. The flop came .

Hellebuyck Takes the Chip Lead

Vanessa Hellebuyck raised to 40,000 from the button and was reraised to 120,000 by Allison Whalen from the small blind. Hellebuyck made the call and the two saw a flop of .

Aces Up for Hellebuyck

Sidsel Boesen opened with a raise to 45,000 from the button, and Vanessa Hellebuyck called from the big blind. Both checked the flop and the turn. The river brought the and a bet of 100,000 from Hellebuyck.

Raising Hellebuyck

The table folded around to La Sengphen who pushed all in with her stack of 245,000, then Vanessa Hellebuyck pushed all in herself with her last 168,000 from the button. The blinds got out, and both players showed their hands.

Watterworth Doubles

Loren Watterworth moved all in for her last 44,000. Vanessa Hellebuyck then moved all in herself. Both blinds folded and the two players turned over their cards: Watterworth: Hellebuyck: The flop came , leaving Hellebuyck drawing thin.

Seat 1: Vanessa Hellebuyck (277,000)

Vanessa Hellebuyck of France began playing poker in 2006. She's had a great year thus far in 2010, with multiple European Poker Tour final tables in ladies events at Berlin, San Remo, and Monaco.

Traci Brown Eliminated in 11th Place ($10,833)

Traci Brown was all in with her last 40,000 for her tourney life with , and needed her hand to hold up versus Vanessa Hellebuyck's . Alas for Brown, the flop came , pairing Hellebuyck, and the turn was the , giving her a second pair.

Ahumada Out

Another all-in preflop hand here, involving Lisa Ahumada and Vanessa Hellebuyck. Ahumada was the one at risk with , while Hellebuyck held .