Event 42 - $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em World Championship

Event Info

Buy-in $1,000
Prize Pool $2,018,380
Players 2,218

Level Info

Level 25
Blinds 30,000 / 60,000
Ante 5,000


The players are now doing a 20-minute break.

Eberle Takes One Off Fluss

Marc Fluss opened with a raise to 150,000 before Dale Eberle made it 400,000 to go. The action folded to Fluss who thought for a long time before laying down his hand. Fluss flashed {A-?}{9-?} while Eberle showed pocket sixes.

Fred Berger Eliminated in 5th Place ($106,974)

Fred Berger - 5th Place
Fred Berger - 5th Place
Fred Berger was under the gun and raised to 175,000. Dan Lacourse reraised to 375,000. It was folded back to Berger who went all in for 450,000 total and Lacourse made the call.

Lacourse: {J-Spades} {J-Diamonds}
Berger: {2-Spades} {2-Clubs}

Flop: {4-Hearts} {J-Hearts} {8-Spades}

After the flop, Berger had to catch running deuces to win the hand. When the turn hit the {6-Spades}, Berger was drawing dead and became our 5th place finisher. He received $106,974 for his strong finish in this event.

Tags: Fred Berger

Fluss Gathers Momentum

The very next hand Jerry Yamachika limped from the cutoff before Marc Fluss raised it up to 300,000 from the button. Dale Eberle folded his big blind, and Yamachika thought for a moment before folding {A-Hearts}{10-Clubs} face up.

Fluss flashes {A-Spades}{A-Clubs} and his friends and family cheer on the rail as Fluss gathers momentum here at this final table!

Charles Wood Eliminated in 6th Place ($ 84,771)

Charles Wood - 6th Place
Charles Wood - 6th Place
The button was on Jerry Yamachika in Seat 9. It was folded around to Yamachika who raised to 100,000. Both Marc Fluss and Charles Wood called. On a flop of {3-Hearts} {8-Spades} {10-Diamonds} , all players checked. When the turn hit of the {3-Spades}, Fluss checked and Wood moved all in for around 370,000. Yamachika folded and Fluss made the call.

When Wood flipped over the {K-Clubs} {6-Spades}, Fluss clapped his hands and yelled out, "Yes!" Wood was drawing dead at this point. The river card of the {K-Spades} was irrelevant and Charles Wood became our 6th place finisher and will receive $84,771 for his efforts.

Tags: Charles Wood

Another Pot For Lacourse

Dan Lacourse opened with a raise from the button to 150,000 with Jerry Yamachika the lone caller from the small blind.

They took a flop of {4-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{8-Clubs}. Yamachika checked, Lacourse fired out 250,000, and Yamachika folded to give the pot to Lacourse.

Yamachika On The Move

Jerry Yamachika has been pretty quiet today but is starting to accumulate some chips. In a recent hand he opened the action with raise to 100,000 with Dale Eberle and Fred Berger calling out of the blinds.

The flop came {8-Clubs}{5-Spades}{6-Clubs} and the action checked to Yamachika and he fired out 100,000. Eberle folded but Berger check-raised to 300,000. Yamachika thought for a moment before making the call.

The turn was the {4-Hearts} and Berger slowed down and checked, allowing Yamachika to move all in for 320,000. Berger quickly folded and Yamachika scoops a nice pot to move to 1,250,000 in chips.

Recent Action

The last few hands have seen the action fold to the player on the button who put in a standard raise to take down the blinds and antes uncontested.

The only unique hand was one where chip-leader Dale Eberle decided to mix things up with a preflop limp from under-the-gun. The action folded to Marc Fluss who completed in the small blind and Charles Wood checked his option.

They took a flop of {K-Hearts}{Q-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} and the blinds checked to Eberle who fired out a bet of 100,000 to take down the pot and extend his lead.

Hi Babe!

As the tournament director was finishing the last hand, he said into the microphone, "Hi babe." Apparently he just received a phone call and his youngest daughter was on the phone. She is two.