2019 World Series of Poker HPT Golden Gates Casino

Event 25 - $2,000 No Limit Holdem

Level Info

Level 23
Blinds 60,000 / 120,000
Ante 15,000

Players Info

Players Left
Entries 1619
Prize Pool $2,946,580
Event 25 - $2,000 No Limit Holdem
Day 3 Completed

Hand #149 - Ben Ponzio Wins Event #25 ($599,467)

[user10554]
Hand #149 - Ben Ponzio has the button, he raises 250,000 more, Hewitt moves all in, and Ponzio immediately calls with {K-Hearts}{Q-Hearts}. Hewitt shows {10-Hearts}{3-Hearts}, and he'll need to improve to stay alive.

The board comes {J-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{6-Clubs}{8-Spades}{A-Diamonds}, and Ponzio wins the hand -- and the bracelet -- with king high.

David Hewitt is eliminated in second place, earning $374,216.

Ben Ponzio wins Event #25 ($2,000 No-Limit Hold'em), earning $599,467, a Corum watch, and a coveted WSOP bracelet.

Here are the final table payouts:

1st - Ben Ponzio - $599,467
2nd - David Hewitt - $374,216
3rd - Justin Rollo - $244,566
4th - Evan Schwartz - $165,008
5th - Travis Rice - $111,970
6th - Danny Noam - $82,504
7th - Adam Ross - $61,878
8th - Ken Einiger - $45,672
9th - Darryl Ronconi - $34,770

Hand #147

[user10554]
Hand #147 - Ben Ponzio has the button, he raises 225,000 more, and Hewitt calls. The flop comes {A-Hearts}{10-Spades}{6-Clubs}, Hewitt checks, Ponzio bets 500,000, and Hewitt folds. The holecams reveal:

Ben Ponzio: {A-Clubs}{9-Hearts}
David Hewitt: {7-Clubs}{5-Hearts}

Hand #145

[user10554]
Hand #145 - Ben Ponzio has the button, he limps, and Hewitt checks. The flop comes {9-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{3-Hearts}, Hewitt bets 120,000, and Ponzio calls. The turn card is the {8-Hearts}, and both players check. The river card is the {2-Hearts}, and they check again. Ponzio shows {8-Diamonds}{7-Hearts} to win the pot.

Hand #144

[user10554]
Hand #144 - David Hewitt has the button, he limps, and Ponzio checks. They check to the turn on a board of {J-Spades}{8-Spades}{5-Spades}{K-Clubs}, Ponzio checks, Hewitt bets, and Ponzio calls. The river card is the {A-Spades}, Ponzio checks, Hewitt bets 300,000, and Ponzio folds. Hewitt takes the pot, and the holecams reveal:

Hewitt: {Q-Spades}{6-Spades}
Ponzio: {K-Hearts}{4-Clubs}

Hand #142

[user10554]
Hand #142 - David Hewitt has the button, he limps, and Ponzio checks. The flop comes {Q-Clubs}{9-Clubs}{8-Spades}, Ponzio bets 125,000, and Hewitt calls. The turn card is the {5-Hearts}, Ponzio checks, Hewitt bets 125,000, and Ponzio calls. The river card is the {A-Hearts}, and both players check. Ponzio shows {Q-Diamonds}{7-Clubs} to win the pot with a pair of queens. The holecam reveals that Hewitt had {J-Hearts}{J-Spades}.