Event #11: $365 PLO GIANT Pot-Limit Omaha
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Event Info

Buy-in $365
Premiação $975,000
Players 3,250

Informações do Nível

Nível 37
Blinds 800,000 / 1,600,000
Ante 0

Highlights

Highlights

Srinivas Balasubramanian Eliminated in 9th Place ($11,093)

[user340093] • Nível 32: 200,000-400,000, 0 ante
Srinivas Balasubramanian
Srinivas Balasubramanian

Srinivas Balasubramanian came back with a huge lead but the final day turned out to be a nightmare for him. After doubling three of his opponents, Balasubramanian fell to a short stack and his tally was over shortly afterwards.

Balasubramanian's farewell started with Kevin Nomberto limping in the middle position. Sandeep Pulusani potted in the cutoff and Michael Mizrachi tanked for about a minute in the small blind. Mizrachi eventually folded but Balasubramanian jammed out of the big blind, putting in his 2.8 million or so. Nomberto folded right away and Pulusani called.

Balasubramanian turned up {Q-Spades}{J-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{2-Hearts} while Pulusani showed {A-Clubs}{K-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs}{9-Spades}. Nobody connected to the board of {4-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{5-Spades}{7-Clubs}{3-Spades} and Pulusani won the hand with ace-king high to eliminate Balasubramanian in ninth place for a $11,093 payday.

Sandeep Pulusani us
Sandeep Pulusani
us 9,500,000 3,225,000
Srinivas Balasubramanian US
Srinivas Balasubramanian
US Eliminado

Tags: Kevin NombertoMichael MizrachiSandeep PulusaniSrinivas Balasubramanian

MIzrachi Doubles Through Balasubramanian to Take the Chip Lead

[user139916] • Nível 32: 200,000-400,000, 0 ante

Pete Arroyos limped from under the gun, Michael Mizrachi limped from the next seat over, Srinivas Balasubramanian raised to 1,800,000 on Mizrachi's left and both Arroyos and Mizrachi called.

The flop came down {K-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{6-Spades}, Arroyos checked, Mizrachi shoved for 5,450,000, Balasubramanian repotted and Arroyos folded.

Mizrachi tabled {K-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds} for top two pair while Balasubramanian tabled {K-Hearts}{Q-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} for top and bottom pair.

The {7-Diamonds} turn and {2-Hearts} river completed the board, safe for Mizrachi to double up and take the chip lead.

Michael Mizrachi us
Michael Mizrachi
us 16,900,000 8,900,000
Srinivas Balasubramanian US
Srinivas Balasubramanian
US 4,100,000 -7,500,000

Tags: Michael MizrachiPete ArroyosSrinivas Balasubramanian

Balasubramanian Shoves on Mizrachi

[user139916] • Nível 32: 200,000-400,000, 0 ante

Michael Mizrachi raised to 800,000 from middle position, Srinivas Balasubramanian three-bet the pot to 3,000,000 from the hijack and MIzrachi called.

The flop came down {Q-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{5-Spades}, Mizrachi checked, Balasubramanian bet his remaining 5,000,000-ish and Mizrachi folded.

Srinivas Balasubramanian US
Srinivas Balasubramanian
US 11,600,000 4,150,000
Michael Mizrachi us
Michael Mizrachi
us 8,000,000 -3,650,000

Tags: Michael MizrachiSrinivas Balasubramanian

Sievers Scores a Double Against Balasubramanian

[user340093] • Nível 32: 200,000-400,000, 0 ante
James Sievers
James Sievers

Srinivas Balasubramanian was in the cutoff, potting against a dead big blind as Tim Andrew hasn't arrived yet.

James Sievers repotted on the button and Balasubramanian raised all in to make things official, although both players knew they were going to the preflop showdown.

Balasubramanian: {Q-Hearts}{Q-Clubs}{10-Spades}{3-Diamonds}
Sievers: {K-Spades}{K-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{J-Clubs}

Sievers was ahead and the {A-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}{J-Spades}{7-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} board confirmed his double as he finished with two pair. The dealer counted his stack and Balasubramanian had to concede 4,850,000.

James Sievers us
James Sievers
us 10,300,000 4,850,000
Srinivas Balasubramanian US
Srinivas Balasubramanian
US 7,450,000 -4,850,000

Tags: James SieversSrinivas Balasubramanian

Nomberto Doubles Through Balasubramanian to Take the Chip Lead

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Kevin Nomberto
Kevin Nomberto

Kevin Nomberto raised to 800,000 from middle position, Michael Mizrachi called from the button and Srinivas Balasubramanian called from the small blind.

The flop came down {J-Spades}{7-Clubs}{2-Hearts} and Balasubramanian checked to Nomberto who bet the pot of 2,800,000. Mizrachi folded, Balasubramanian called and the {2-Spades} turn fell.

Balasubramanian led out for effectively 2,700,000 and Nomberto called after a few moments with {K-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}{Q-Spades}{8-Spades}, trailing Balasubramanian's {K-Hearts}{K-Spades}{9-Spades}{7-Spades}.

Nomberto was well behind, but the {Q-Clubs} landed on the river to give Nomberto queens full of deuces to double up and take the chip lead.

Kevin Nomberto US
Kevin Nomberto
US 13,800,000 7,500,000
Srinivas Balasubramanian US
Srinivas Balasubramanian
US 12,300,000 -6,025,000

Tags: Kevin NombertoMichael MizrachiSrinivas Balasubramanian

Pulusani Check-Shoves the Turn

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Under the gun, Pete Arroyos limped and Kevin Nomberto overlimped on the button. Small blind Raymond Walton came along and Sandeep Pulusani checked his big.

All players checked the {A-Hearts}{K-Clubs}{2-Hearts} flop and the {5-Hearts} turn brought a flush. The action was checked to Nomberto who fired 700,000. Walton let his hand go but Pulusani paused, counted all his chips and then moved all in. Two quick laydowns followed and Pulusani raked in the pot.

Kevin Nomberto US
Kevin Nomberto
US 6,300,000 -1,100,000
Sandeep Pulusani us
Sandeep Pulusani
us 6,275,000 1,900,000

Tags: Kevin NombertoPete ArroyosRaymond WaltonSandeep Pulusani

Nível:
32
Blinds:
200,000/400,000
Ante:
0

First Pot to Grinder

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Michael Mizrachi
Michael Mizrachi

Pete Arroyos limped from the early position, Michael Mizrachi did the same from middle position, Kevin Nomberto limped from the small blind and Raymond Walton checked his option.

The flop came down {A-Hearts}{J-Clubs}{7-Hearts} and action checked to Mizrachi who bet 600,000. Only Arroyos called to see the {4-Clubs} turn.

Arroyos checked, Mizrachi bet the pot of 2,400,000 and Arroyos folded.

Michael Mizrachi us
Michael Mizrachi
us 11,650,000 1,500,000
Pete Arroyos us
Pete Arroyos
us 9,650,000 -900,000
Kevin Nomberto US
Kevin Nomberto
US 7,400,000 -300,000
Raymond Walton us
Raymond Walton
us 2,775,000 -300,000

Tags: Kevin NombertoMichael MizrachiPete ArroyosRaymond Walton

Cards Are in the Air

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The final table has started. There are two minutes left to play in the level 150,000/300,000 so the finalists will sneak in one or two more hands before the blinds will go up.

Balasubramanian Leads PLO GIANT Final Table; Mizrachi Seeking Fifth Bracelet

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Srinivas Balasubramanian
Srinivas Balasubramanian

Welcome to PokerNews' Day 3 coverage of Event #11: $365 PLO GIANT Pot-Limit Omaha.

The starting field of 3,250 entries is down to just nine players, each looking to capture the first-place prize of $116,015 and a coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet.

Leading the way is Srinivas Balasubramanian, holding nearly a quarter of the chips in play at the final table. Sitting fifth in chips, though, is Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi. Already with a bracelet this summer in the Poker Players Championship, there are few players as dangerous after accumulating a stack as Mizrachi is. Seeking his fifth bracelet, Mizrachi will no doubt be mixing it up early and often today.

Here are the official final table seating and chip counts:

RoomSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Brasilia1Srinivas BalasubramanianUnited States18,325,00061
Brasilia2James SieversUnited States5,450,00018
Brasilia3Robert CicchelliCanada11,055,00037
Brasilia4Timothy AndrewCanada10,425,00035
Brasilia5Kevin NombertoUnited States7,700,00026
Brasilia6Raymond WaltonUnited States3,075,00010
Brasilia7Sandeep PulusaniUnited States4,375,00015
Brasilia8Pete ArroyosUnited States10,550,00035
Brasilia9Michael MizrachiUnited States10,150,00034

Cards will be in the air at 2 p.m., so keep it here at PokerNews for live updates on the action to see who the next WSOP bracelet winner will be!

Tags: Michael MizrachiSrinivas Balasubramanian