2011 World Series of Poker

Event #49: $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball (Limit)
Day: 1
Event Info

2011 World Series of Poker

Final Results
Leonard Martin
Winning Hand
Event Info
Prize Pool
Level Info
50,000 / 100,000

Event #49: $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball (Limit)

Day 1 Completed

Official End-of-Day Chip Counts

Player Chips Progress
Jimmy Fricke us
Jimmy Fricke
Eli Elezra il
Eli Elezra
WSOP 5X Winner
Poker Hall of Famer
57,100 34,100
Drew Boyett
Drew Boyett
Arturo Diaz
Arturo Diaz
Mike Gorodinsky us
Mike Gorodinsky
WSOP 3X Winner
Tommy Hang us
Tommy Hang
Justin Bonomo us
Justin Bonomo
WSOP 3X Winner
Adam Spiegelberg
Adam Spiegelberg
Sigi Stockinger at
Sigi Stockinger
John Monnette us
John Monnette
WSOP 5X Winner
40,100 14,100
Philip Tom us
Philip Tom
Thomas Hamlett
Thomas Hamlett
Eugene Yanayt us
Eugene Yanayt
Galen Hall us
Galen Hall
WSOP 1X Winner
36,800 5,300
Stephen Buchanan us
Stephen Buchanan
Greg Raymer us
Greg Raymer
WSOP Main Event Champion
WSOP 1X Winner
34,400 10,400
Dan O'Brien us
Dan O'Brien
33,300 2,300
Sergey Rybachenko ru
Sergey Rybachenko
33,200 1,200
Masa Tanaka
Masa Tanaka
Jay Kwon us
Jay Kwon
WSOP 1X Winner
Scott Dorin
Scott Dorin
Hanh Tran at
Hanh Tran
WSOP 2X Winner
Christian Harder us
Christian Harder
29,700 10,100
Brian Tate us
Brian Tate
Scott Seiver us
Scott Seiver
WSOP 4X Winner
29,200 19,200

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That's A Wrap!

Level 8 : 500/1,000, 0 ante
Jimmy Fricke leads after Day 1
Jimmy Fricke leads after Day 1

Day 1 play of Event #49: $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball (Limit) has officially come to a close! We began today with 310 players and 105 will return tomorrow seeking the prestige of a World Series of Poker gold bracelet and the $189,919 in first place money.

Jimmy "Gobboboy" Fricke has come out on top as today's chip leader with 69,700 in chips. Close behind are Arturo Diaz (50,200), Mike Gorodinsky (49,400), and Tommy Hang (48,000). Also surviving today's field are 2004 and 2005 WSOP Main Event champions Greg Ramyer and Joe Hachem. Joining them tomorrow are Mike Matusow, Daniel Negreanu, Pat Pezzin, Gavin Smith, Robert Williamson III and many more. Tom Dwan also managed to survive today's play after being down to only 700 chips in the last the last level. He's now sitting with 10,800 in chips.

That being said, we saw a slew of day-one casualties today. Among those to hit the rail today include Jennifer Harman, John Juanda, Eric Froehlich, Shannon Shorr, Nick Schulman, and Hoyt Corkins to name just a few. Phil Hellmuth also hit the rail today shortly after being crippled by Bill Chen. Hellmuth has been on a quest for his 12th bracelet this year and it has once again eluded him today. He is currently number one in the 2011 WSOP Player of the Year race.

Play kicks off tomorrow at 2:30 PM PT. Continue to follow PokerNews for our on-going coverage of all of the 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball madness!

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Smith Wins With Eighty-Seven

Shawn Buchanan raised before the first draw and was three-bet by Justin Smith. Buchanan made the call and chose to draw two, while Smith took one. Buchanan led out with a bet and smith called.

On the second draw Buchanan took one and Smith stood pat. This time Buchanan checked and Smith threw out a bet which was called. Buchanan took one on the third and the action went check-check. Smith tabled {8-}{7-}{5-}{4-}{3-} and raked in the pot.

Player Chips Progress
Justin Smith us
Justin Smith
21,000 7,000
Shawn Buchanan ca
Shawn Buchanan
WSOP 1X Winner
19,500 -8,700

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Ho Sent Home

Maria Ho
Maria Ho

Chau Giang raised from middle position and was called by the player in the small blind and Maria Ho from the big. Giang and the small blind took two cards while Ho took three. Action checked around to Giang who threw out a bet that was called by both players.

On the second draw, the small blind and Ho took two cards while Giang took on. The small blind checked to Ho who led out with a bet. Giang raised and the small blind got out of the way. Maria Ho raised her last 300 all in and Giang called.

"I'm staying," Giang said, tabling {j-}{7-}{6-}{5-}{2-}

Ho flipped up {6-}{5-}{4-}{2-} and drew one card. She squeeze it out then tossed up the {K-Diamonds}, making her king low the losing hand. She was sent packing and Giang scooped the pot.

Player Chips Progress
Chau Giang us
Chau Giang
WSOP 3X Winner
22,000 5,000
Maria Ho us
Maria Ho

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Chop For Chen

Action folded around to Bill Chen in the small blind who announced a raise. The player in the big blind called and both drew two cards on the first draw. Each player checked and drew two once again on the second. Chen fired out a bet and his opponent called.

On the third draw Chen stood pat while his opponent took one. Chen pushed out a bet and was raised by his opponent. Chen three-bet and his opponent made the call. Both players turned up {7-}{6-}{5-}[3x}{2-} for a chop.

Player Chips Progress
Bill Chen us
Bill Chen
14,500 500

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Seventy-Six Trombones Led The Big Parade

We caught up with the action on the second draw where Tom Dwan drew one card and his opponent stood pat. Dwan check-called a bet from his opponent. On the third draw Dwan drew one once more and check-called once more. His opponent tabled {7-}{6-}{5-}{4-}{2-} and Dwan shipped his cards into the muck, awarding his opponent the pot.

Player Chips Progress
Tom Dwan us
Tom Dwan
16,500 3,500

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