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Event 2 - £5,000 Pot Limit Omaha

Level Info

Level 19
Blinds 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 0
Event 2 - £5,000 Pot Limit Omaha
Day 2 Completed

Congrats to £5,000 PLO Champion Dario Alioto

DrPauly
Dario Winner PLO
Dario Winner PLO
Dario Alioto became the third player from Italy to win a WSOP bracelet. Valter Farina won a bracelet in Seven-card Stud in 1995. The Italian Pirate Max Pescatori won a bracelet in Hold'em last year.

"I want to be the best player in the world at this game," Alioto said in a post-victory interview. "This is very special."

Here are today's final table money winners:
1 Dario Alioto £234,390
2 Istvan Novak £137,280
3 Tony G £94,380
4 David Callaghan £65,520
5 Antoine Arnault £49,530
6 Sherkhan Farnood £38,220
7 Sampo Lopponen £30,420
8 Andy Bloch £22,020
9 MH Razaghi £16,380

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Hand #166: Dario Alioto Wins £5,000 PLO Bracelet (£234,390); Istvan Novak Eliminated in Second Place (£137,280)

DrPauly
Istvan Novak - Runner-up
Istvan Novak - Runner-up
Hand #166: Istvan Novak was all in preflop against Dario Alioto.

Novak : {A-Clubs}{Q-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}
Alioto: {A-Diamonds}{K-Spades}{7-Clubs}{5-Clubs}

The flop was {10-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}{6-Spades} and Alioto flopped a pair. The turn was the {5-Spades} and Alioto picked up two pair. Novak was drawing dead and the meaningless {A-Spades} fell on the river.

Istvan Novak was eliminated in second place. He won £137,280.

Dario Alioto is our champion and won £234,390.

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Hands #164-165

DrPauly
Hand #164: Alioto limped and Novak checked the big blind. The flop was {9-Hearts}{8-Spades}{6-Clubs}. Both players checked. The turn was the {A-Hearts}. Both players checked. The river was the {Q-Clubs}. Both players checked. Novak showed a pair of sixes and won the pot.

Hand #165: Novak raised to 210,000. Alioto called. The flop was {9-Clubs}{3-Hearts}{3-Clubs}. Alioto bet the pot and Novak folded. Alioto won.

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Hand #159: Tony G Eliminated in Third Place (£94,380)

DrPauly
The G - Third Place
The G - Third Place
Hand #159: Dario Alioto raised 120,000 from the small blind. Tony G called. The flop was {Q-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}. Alioto fired out 230,000. Tony G moved all in and Alioto called.

Tony G: {Q-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{3-Spades}
Alioto: {K-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{6-Spades}{5-Hearts}

Tony G was in the lead, but Alioto had a lot of outs as The G needed to dodge a lot of bullets to stay alive. The turn was the {9-Clubs} and the river was the {8-Diamonds}. Alioto rivered a straight and Tony G was eliminated from the tournament in third place. The G won £94,380.

We have reached heads-up play.

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