2012 World Series of Poker

Event 32: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E.
Day: 3
Event Info

2012 World Series of Poker

Final Results
Winner
Prize
$451,779
Event Info
Buy-in
$10,000
Prize Pool
$1,673,200
Entries
178
Level Info
Level
27
Blinds
0 / 0
Ante
0

Brown and Ivey Razzing

Razz

Phil Ivey: {x-}{x-} / {a-}{10-}{9-}{8-} / {x-}
John Hennigan: {x-}{x-} / {2-}{q-}{8-}{10-} / {x-}
Andrew Brown: {x-}{x-} / {a-}{5-}{10-}{9-} /{x-}

Andrew Brown was all-in during the first round of betting and would watch on while Phil Ivey and John Hennigan played out the hand. On fourth street, Ivey bet and Hennigan called. Fifth street saw Ivey bet, Hennigan raise and Ivey call. Sixth and Ivey would again lead and Hennigan call. On seventh both players checked and Ivey table {3-}{4-}{k-} for a ninety-eight. That was strong enough to send Hennigan's cards into the muck, while Brown showed {2-}{6-} in the hole, enough for a ninety-six to survive. Ivey took down the side pot.

Player Chips Progress
Phil Ivey us
Phil Ivey
385,000 283,000
WSOP 10X Winner
Poker Hall of Famer
Andrew Brown us
Andrew Brown
230,000 105,000
John Hennigan us
John Hennigan
140,000 -204,000
WSOP 6X Winner
Poker Hall of Famer

Tags: John HenniganPhil Ivey

Kelly Wins Big Off Hellmuth

Razz

Phil Hellmuth: {x-}{x-} / {2-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{a-Hearts}{k-Clubs} / {x-}
Dan Kelly: {x-}{x-} / {a-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{2-Hearts} / {x-}
Abe Mosseri: {x-}{x-} / {4-Clubs}{9-Clubs}{3-Spades} (FOLDED)

Phil Hellmuth, Dan Kelly and Abe Mosseri all took to fourth street, where Kelly flicked out a bet. Both players called and then Kelly and Mosseri checked on fifth. Hellmuth fired out a bet here and only Kelly called as Mosseri got out of the way. On sixth, Kelly put in a bet and Hellmuth called. Seventh street would see Kelly again bet, and after some thought, Hellmuth made the call.

Kelly tabled his {9-Spades}{5-Diamonds}{5-Hearts} in the hole, and Hellmuth looked flabbergasted as he mumbled something about "pocket-fives". What was more audible was when he said, "he just did everything wrong," as he mucked his cards and sent the pot to Kelly.

Player Chips Progress
Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
430,000 -141,000
WSOP Main Event Champion
WSOP 17X Winner
Poker Hall of Famer
Dan Kelly us
Dan Kelly
410,000 167,000

Tags: Dan KellyPhil Hellmuth

Ralph Perry Eliminated in 15th Place ($19,542)

Omaha 8

It took one hand for Ralph Perry to be eliminated from this tournament. It all started when fellow short stack Andrew Brown opened from early position. A couple of spots to his left and Perry would raise it up, leaving himself less than a big bet behind. The rest of the players were out of the way and a flop was dealt.

Flop: {9-Spades}{3-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}

Brown pushed his whole stack in the middle, having Perry covered, and Perry flicked in his last chips.

Perry: {a-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}
Brown: {a-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{3-Spades}{2-Spades}

When the {j-Spades} turn and the {4-Hearts} river gave Perry no help, he was sent home in 15th place, while Brown raked in the pot.

Player Chips Progress
Andrew Brown us
Andrew Brown
125,000 46,000
Ralph Perry us
Ralph Perry
Busted
WSOP 1X Winner

Tags: Andrew BrownRalph Perry

Level: 19

Blinds: /

Ante:

Time to Crown a H.O.R.S.E Champion

David Bach is in contention for his second WSOP Gold bracelet in a  H.O.R.S.E tournament.
David Bach is in contention for his second WSOP Gold bracelet in a H.O.R.S.E tournament.

Welcome back ladies and gentlemen, for the final day's coverage of Event 32: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. By the end of the day we will have a new gold bracelet winner and a champion of one of the most respected poker formats the World Series of Poker has to offer.

Heading into the day with the largest chip stack and recent form that would have most players shaking in their boots is John Monnette. A late surge yesterday saw Monnette amass a stack of 825,000 and with a victory already coming in this year's Event 10: $5,000 Seven Card Stud, Monnette will be one to watch.

If there is one field that perhaps won't be scared of Monnette, it's this one, as some of the most successful poker players in the world will join Monnette to make up the 15 players at the felt today. Trailing Monnette with 645,000 in chips is David Bach. With Bach already holding a WSOP gold bracelet in the $50,000 World Championship H.O.R.S.E event in 2009, Bach can not be overlooked today.

There are some players who return today who simply don't need an introduction, but we will give them a small one anyone. Phil Ivey will be looking to cement is place at the top of the WSOP Player of the Year board, but will have his work cut out for him, starting the day as one of the short stacks. One other Phil will also start the day, albeit with a much healthier chip stack, and that is Phil Hellmuth. Of course Hellmuth recently won his 12th WSOP gold bracelet and will desperately be looking to make it 13 today.

With the likes of David Bakes Baker, Dan Kelly, Brandon Shack-Harris, Scott Clements, Matt Waxman, John Hennigan and Abe Mosseri also still in contention, we have ourselves a very big day of mixed-game action. Here's how they start the day.

Table 445

SeatPlayerChip Count
1Matt Waxman458,000
3David Bach645,000
4Phil Hellmuth571,000
5Scott Clements229,000
6Dan Kelly243,000
7Abe Mosseri384,000
8David "Bakes" Baker574,000

Table 451

SeatPlayerChip Count
1Andrew Brown79,000
2Paul Sokoloff157,000
3Brandon Shack-Harris500,000
4Ralph Perry41,000
5Mori Eskandani171,000
6John Monnette825,000
7Phil Ivey102,000
8John Hennigan344,000

Will Monnette take his chip lead all the way to winning his second bracelet of the summer? Will this be lucky number 13 for Hellmuth? Can Ivey finally win a bracelet after getting so close just last week? Tune into PokerNews all day long to find out. It kicks off at 2.00 PM, so don't miss it!

Event 32: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E.

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