2012 World Series of Poker results
Seven Card Stud Bloch finally won his first World Series of Gold bracelet, following 18 years of hammering away in the world's most prestigious tournaments. The use of this website is governed by NV law. He spent much of the later part of day 7 as one of the larger stacks in the room, but now enters the final table as the shortest stack with just 13 big blinds. Sylvia decided to three-bet from the small blind to 2. He also collected gold bracelet number two. Labat, who hails from France, was left with just 8 million chips -- putting him well behind the rest of the pack with the shortest chip stack heading into the first of three days of final table play on Thursday.
By making the final nine each player remaining has locked up at least a million-dollar payday. There are two players essentially tied for the chip lead after the final hand of the night saw Nicholas Manion win a three-way all-in that vaulted him to the top of the leaderboard. Manion raised to 1,, from under the gun. Antoine Labat called and bracelet winner Yueqi Zhu moved all in for 24,, from the hijack.
Manion then shoved for 43 million and Labat, who had everyone else in the hand covered, made the call with the K K. Zhu, who was the shortest stack, also held pocket kings with the K K.
Manion had picked up the A A to find himself in an incredible position on the final table bubble. Manion shot to the top of the chip counts, surpassing Michael Dyer who had held the lead for much of the day. Dyer ended the day with ,, The two leaders each have more than big blinds in their stack.
While those two have the most chips, the undisputed headliner of the final table is none other than WSOP main event champion and three-time bracelet winner Joe Cada. Cada already has a special place in poker history as the youngest main event champion ever, having become world champion at just 21 years and 11 months old. Cada will enter the final table with 23,, in chips, or just shy of 40 big blinds. The Ukranian poker pro is one of the most accomplished players at the table outside of Cada.
The year-old is not the first Ukranian player to make the main event final table Anton Makiievskyi earned that honor in , but he does have the chance to become the first champion from Ukraine. He will start the final table with 26 big blinds.
You may recognize John Cynn from when he finished 11th in this very event just two years ago. He has 28 career cashes, but no titles to his name. That could all change if he is able to run up his 62 big blinds good for fourth on the the leadeboard and take down this event. He has also made the final table of the Aussie Millions main event, finishing fourth in With 43 big blinds, he will enter the final table in fifth chip position. One of the packages ended up being transferred to year-old poker pro Tony Miles, who now finds himself in third chip position at the final table.
Nicolas Manion surged up the leaderboard in the final hand of the night to enter the final table with the chip lead. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Big One for One Drop. World Series of Poker. Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc. Retrieved April 12, Retrieved July 3, Retrieved July 4, Retrieved August 8, Season 1 2 3.
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