Live Events 2
World Series or Bust National Championship
Days:
1

Event Info

Players 160
Players Left 2

Level Info

Level 19
Blinds 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 40,000

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 2
Entries 160

Highlights

Highlights

Willie Russaw Eliminated in 13th Place ($1,500 Tournament Package)

BrandonBloom • Level 15: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante

Wayne Corlew opened to 30,000 on the button and Willie Russaw jammed for 231,000 in the small blind. Corlew called.

Willie Russaw: {a-Hearts}{j-Clubs}
Wayne Corlew: {q-Diamonds}{q-Spades}

Corlew's ladies were ahead and took an even bigger lead on the {q-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{6-Spades} flop. The {k-Diamonds} turn brought Broadway possibilities for Russaw, but the {9-Hearts} completed the board to send Russaw home with a $1,500 tournament package for finishing in the top 20 spots.

Wayne Corlew US
Wayne Corlew
US 600,000 454,000
Willie Russaw US
Willie Russaw
US Busted

Brian Nolan Eliminated in 14th Place ($1,500 Tournament Package)

MattHansen • Level 15: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante
Brian Nolan
Brian Nolan

Brian Nolan was seen getting up and gathering his things as Andrew Adami dragged in a big pot. Adami had {q-Diamonds}{q-Hearts} facing up while Nolan was wishing the table well.

Nolan takes home a $1,500 tournament package for his top-20 finish.

Andrew Adami US
Andrew Adami
US 175,000 -35,000
Brian Nolan US
Brian Nolan
US Busted

Anthony Smith Eliminated in 15th Place ($1,500 Tournament Package)

MattHansen • Level 15: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante
Anthony Smith
Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith got his last 17,000 into the middle and Dan Blodgett was the lone caller from the button.

Anthony Smith: {a-Hearts}{3-Spades}
Dan Blodgett: {a-Clubs}{9-Hearts}

The board ran out {9-Spades}{a-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}{6-Spades} and Blodgett took the pot with aces and nines. Smith hit the rail but earned a $1,500 tournament package for his top-20 finish.

Dan Blodgett US
Dan Blodgett
US 85,000 -11,000
Anthony Smith us
Anthony Smith
us Busted

Craig Ashley Eliminated in 16th Place ($1,500 Tournament Package)

MattHansen • Level 15: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante
Craig Ashley
Craig Ashley

Christopher Waszczyk shoved his last 78,000 from early position and Craig Ashley was the lone caller with less.

Craig Ashley: {k-Spades}{j-Diamonds}
Christopher Waszczyk: {a-Clubs}{9-Clubs}

The board ran out {4-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{a-Spades}{8-Spades}{5-Diamonds} and Ashley was knocked out by a pair of aces. With the top 20 finisher, Ashley takes home the $1,500 tournament package.

Christopher Waszczyk US
Christopher Waszczyk
US 110,000 40,000
Craig Ashley US
Craig Ashley
US Busted
Level:
15
Blinds:
6,000/12,000
Ante:
12,000

Jim Balleweg Eliminated in 17th Place ($1,500 Tournament Package)

MattHansen • Level 14: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 ante
Jim Ballewig
Jim Ballewig

Jim Balleweg shoved his last 135,000 into the middle and Roger Lens was the lone caller from late position.

Jim Balleweg: {j-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}
Roger Lens: {9-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}

The board ran out {9-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{3-Spades}{q-Clubs}{2-Spades} and Lens flopped his nine to eliminate Balleweg from the tournament. Balleweg earned a $1,500 tourney package for his top 20 finish.

Roger Lens US
Roger Lens
US 710,000 190,000
Jim Balleweg US
Jim Balleweg
US Busted

Adam Happe Eliminated in 18th Place ($1,500 Tournament Package)

MattHansen • Level 14: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 ante
Adam Happe
Adam Happe

Adam Happe shoved his last 60,000 into the middle and Andrew Adami was the lone caller.

Adam Happe: {7-Spades}{7-Clubs}
Andrew Adami: {a-Spades}{q-Clubs}

The board ran out {6-Spades}{10-Hearts}{a-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} and Adami picked up an ace to eliminate Happe from the tournament in 18th place. Happe takes home a $1,500 tournament package for his top 20 finish.

Andrew Adami US
Andrew Adami
US 210,000 60,000
Adam Happe US
Adam Happe
US Busted

Russaw Rivers; Rottman Reaches Reward

BrandonBloom • Level 14: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 ante
Sally Rottman
Sally Rottman

Immediately after the bubble burst, Sally Rottman was at risk for the rest of her chips on an {a-Spades}{j-Clubs}{3-Hearts} flop.

Sally Rottman: {a-Hearts}{j-Hearts}
Willie Russaw: {q-Hearts}{8-Clubs}

The board ran out {10-Hearts} and {9-Spades} to give Russaw an unlikely straight, but luckily for Rottman, Don Mahoney had just been eliminated so Rottman will receive the $1,500 poker package for her twentieth-place finish.

Willie Russaw US
Willie Russaw
US 420,000 35,000
Sally Rottman US
Sally Rottman
US Busted

Mahoney Bubbles

BrandonBloom • Level 14: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 ante
Dave Mahoney
Dave Mahoney

Don Mahoney got the rest of his stack in on the {a-Hearts}{k-Spades}{4-Spades} flop and was at risk against Jim Ballewig.

Don Mahoney: {k-Hearts}{9-Hearts}
Jim Ballewig: {10-Spades}{2-Spades}

Mahoney was ahead but had to fade the spade. The {q-Spades} turn was exactly what he did not want to see, as he was drawing dead to the {q-Clubs} river.

The 20 remaining players are now all guaranteed a $1,500 poker package, and two of them will soon be the recipients of the $11,000 poker package and top prize.

Jim Ballewig US
Jim Ballewig
US 245,000 245,000
Don Mahoney US
Don Mahoney
US Busted

Hand-for-Hand

BrandonBloom • Level 14: 4,000-8,000, 8,000 ante

With 21 players remaining, play is now hand-for-hand.