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Event #15: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Championship

Event Info

Prize Pool $1,598,000
Players 170

Level Info

Level 28
Blinds 0 / 0
Ante 0

Kassela and Kessler Chop


Allen Kessler (X)(X) / {3-Spades}{A-Diamonds}{J-Clubs}{4-Diamonds} / (X)
Jennifer Harman (X)(X) / {9-Clubs}{4-Hearts}
Frank Kassela (X)(X) / {A-Spades}{7-Spades}{A-Clubs}{A-Hearts} / (X)

Kessler had the bring-in and both Harman and Kassela called. Kassela led out on fourth street, Kessler called and Harman folded. Kassela led fifth street and Kessler called. He bet out again on sixth, Kessler raised and Kassela called. Kassela check-called one more bet on the river.

Kassela showed {J-Spades}{2-Spades}{7-Hearts} for aces full of sevens. Kessler showed {2-Hearts}{5-} for a wheel and they split the pot.

Tags: Allen KesslerFrank Kassela

Good Try


Steve Zolotow just asked the tournament staff if they reach 3:00 a.m., if they'll come back tomorrow and continue. The director laughed and shook his head.

"How about 3:05?" tried Zolotow.

Tags: Steve Zolotow

Harman Hits the Slot Machine


John Juanda (X)(X) / {6-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}{9-Spades} / (X)
Jennifer Harman (X)(X) / {7-Diamonds}{A-Spades}{8-Clubs}{4-Hearts} / (X)

Juanda brought it in for a completion, Harman raised and Juanda called. Harman caught an ace and led out on fourth street. Juanda called. Harman check-called on fifth street and both players checked sixth and seventh.

Harman showed {7-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{6-Hearts} for trip sevens and a 8-7-6-4-A low and scooped the pot. She's up to 875,000 and Juanda is down to 600,000.

Tags: Jennifer HarmanJohn Juanda

Chainsaw Chips Up Through Harman


Allen Kessler (X)(X) / {8-Clubs}{5-Spades}{A-Diamonds}{A-Clubs} / (X)
Jennifer Harman (X)(X) / {Q-Hearts}{9-Spades}(?){J-Clubs} / (X)

Kessler completed on third street, Harman raised and Kessler called. Both players checked on fourth street. Kessler led on fifth and sixth streets and Harman called in both spots. Kessler bet the rest of his chips in the dark on the river and Harman folded.

"Aces up and an 8 low," revealed Kessler after the hand.

He is up to 1 million in chips while Harman slipped to 775,000.

Tags: Allen KesslerJennifer Harman

Another Chop


John Juanda: (X)(X) / {4-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{A-Diamonds} / (X)
Allen Kessler: (X)(X) / {7-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{10-Spades}{10-Diamonds} / (X)

After Jennifer Harman brought in with the {2-Diamonds}, Juanda completed and Kessler called. Harman got out of the way. Kessler bet fourth and was called, both players checked fifth and then Juanda bet sixth and was called. Both players then checked seventh.

Juanda turned up the {8-}{6-Diamonds}{2-Spades} for an eight-six low and a pair of sixes. He won the low, but Kessler took the high by turning up the {9-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{3-Hearts} and had a pair of tens.

Tags: John JuandaAllen KesslerJennifer Harman

Updated Chip Counts


Frank Kassela 1,850,000
Jennifer Harman 1,225,000
Steve Zolotow 930,000
Allen Kessler 780,000
John Juanda 525,000

Allen Kessler Doubles Through John Juanda

Allen Kessler
Allen Kessler

John Juanda (X)(X) / {2-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{4-Spades}{3-Clubs} / (X)
Allen Kessler (X)(X) / {6-Spades}{3-Spades}{J-Spades}{J-Diamonds} / (X)

Juanda brought it in, Kessler completed and Juanda called. Kessler bet and Juanda called. Kessler check-raised all-in for 230,000 on fifth street and Juanda called.

Kessler turned over {6-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}. He filled up on sixth street and Juanda needed a low card on the river to chop. He missed and Kessler scooped. He's up to 820,000.

Tags: Allen KesslerJohn Juanda