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Vaughn Chips Away at Sands

Anthony Vaughn just raised to 25,000 from the hijack and David Sands called from the big blind after thinking for a while. The flop brought out and both players checked. On the turn the hit and now Sands bet 30,000 and Vaughn called.

Sands Doubles on the Bubble

The first all in and call on the bubble goes to David Sands, who jammed close to 70,000 with the . Bryan Piccioli made the call with a dominated and Sands paired on the board to double through.

91-Year-Old Ray Cuny Among the Leaders After Day 1b

Day 1b of the Hollywood Poker Open Season 4 $2,500 Championship Event drew a total of 363 entries, of which 121 made it through to Day 2. Dan Smith led the way with 243,300 in chips, but the headlines were grabbed by 91-year-old Ray Cuny.

Cuny Shows Before the River

From under the gun, David Sands raised to 2,600. Ray Cuny called from the cutoff seat, and Igor Yaroshevsky called from the big blind. The flop came , and Yaroshevsky checked. Sands bet 2,800, Cuny called, and Yaroshevsky folded.

PCA Retrospective: From Bubble To Champion, Redemption for Seiver in 2013

Scott Seiver's $100,000 entry in 2012 didn't work despite the player putting in three days of work. After earning the unwanted title of "bubble boy," Seiver was back in the action the following year and looking to reach the money.

2015 Bracelet Winner William Kakon Leads Day 1a Main Event Field

The first of three starting flights for the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event drew 741 entries at the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel and Casino Sunday.

Seidel Busts Sands

From the cutoff seat, Erik Seidel raised to 53,000. David "Doc" Sands reraised all in out of the big blind for about 560,000. Seidel called with the , and that had Sands in a bit of trouble with the .

Lamb Avoids the Slaughter

In the last hand before the break, Erik Seidel raised to 45,000 under the gun and Ben Lamb three-bet to 125,000 from the hijack.

One for the Doctor

Dan Colman raised to 38,0000 from the hijack and then called when David "Doc" Sands three-bet to 114,000 form the cutoff. Colman checked the flop, Sands continued for 63,000, and Colman released his hand.

Sands Applies the Pressure

Phil Galfond opened for 28,000 from the hijack and was met by a three-bet to 77,000 by David "Doc" Sands on the button. The blinds both folded, Galfond made the call, and it was heads-up action to the flop.

Kim Doubles Through Sands

David Sands raised from the button, Dong Kim three-bet from the small blind and Sands called to see the flop fall . Kim continued for 60,000, Sands raised to 143,000, Kim reraised all in for 425,000 and Sands called.

Sands Wins Biggest Pot of the Day

Igor Kurganov raised to 30,000 from early position, Ben Lamb called from the hijack, Jason Koon called from the button, and David Sands three-bet to 118,000 from the small blind.

Sands Grabs the Lead

The board read when David Sands check-called a 65,000-chip bet from Andrew Robl. On the river the completed the board and Sands checked again. Robl bet 165,000 and Sands called after about 45 seconds.

Sands Chipping Up

Doug Polk raised to 11,500 from the hijack, Erik Seidel three-bet to 27,000 from the cutoff, David Sands four-bet to 68,000 from the button, Polk folded and Seidel called. They checked to the turn of a board where Seidel bet 85,000.

Bellande Calls Kaverman Out for Playing Slow

"Hey Doc," Jean-Robert Bellande yelled to the table next to him at David "Doc" Sands. "I'll trade you for Isaac." "What did I do?" Isaac Baron said quickly, before Bellande apologized.

Peters Shoves on Seidel

Erik Seidel raised to 10,000 from the hijack and David Sands called from the cutoff before David Peters three-bet to 37,000 from the button. Both blinds folded and Seidel paused before four-betting to 75,000.

Set for Sands

David Sands raised to 8,000 from under the gun, Phil Galfond called from the button and Doug Polk three-bet to 30,500 from the small blind. Both Sands and Galfond called and the flop came down . Polk checked over to Sands who bet 38,000.

Small One For Sands

Andrew Robl raised from early position to 7,000, and David "Doc" Sands defended his big blind with a call. The flop came down , and Sands check-called 12,000. On the turn, the hit and both players checked.

Sands vs. Polk in the Biggest Pot of Day 2 Thus Far

The biggest pot of the day thus far just went down. It began when Doug Polk raised to $2,400 under the gun and David "Doc" Sands called.

What Does Johnny Lodden Think?

The players at the table have opted to play a game of "What Johnny Lodden Thinks?" Scott Seiver instigated the game, which saw David "Doc" Sands be the brain, meaning he had to think of a number to a predetermined questi