Event #7: $2,500 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball
Days:
123

Event Info

Prize Pool $669,300
Players 291

Nice Chunk Sent to Zimmerman

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Peter Gelencser raised before Raphael Zimmerman reraised. Gelencser made the call. Both players then drew two and Zimmerman was first to act. He bet and Gelencser called.

On the second draw, Zimmerman drew just one card while Gelencser drew two. Zimmerman bet and Gelencser called.

For the third and final draw, Zimmerman stood pat. Gelencser drew one card. Zimmerman checked and Gelencser bet. Zimmerman made the call. Zimmerman showed an eight-seven-five to beat Gelencser's eight-seven-six and scoop the hefty chunk of change.

Tags: Raphael ZimmermanPeter GelencserDon McNamara

Cheering on Gelencser

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There isn't a single soul in the fan section that's not rooting for Peter Gelencser. Both Don McNamara and Raphael Zimmerman don't have any friends or family here to rail them and it's awful quiet when they win a pot. When Gelencser wins a pot, his cheering section of about 10 people, including Richard Toth, roots and applauds for their player.

Tags: Peter GelencserDon McNamaraRaphael Zimmerman

Can Gelencser be Stopped?

From the small blind Don McNamara drew two as did Peter Gelencser from the big blind. The two checked and McNamara drew one and Gelencser drew two. McNamara check-called a bet from Gelencser. McNamara drew one and Gelencser stood pat. The two checked and McNamara said, "Ace."

Gelencser made a motion for Mcnamara to turn over his cards and when he did McNamara showed {6-}{7-}{5-}{8-}{a-}. Gelencser showed {2-}{7-}{3-}{9-}{j-} to take the pot.

Tags: Peter GelencserDon McNamara

McNamara Fights Back

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Don McNamara
Don McNamara

Since coming back from dinner break, it's been all Petrer Gelencser. He's won almost all of the pots and built his stack nicely while picking apart the other two. On this hand, we pick up the action on the first draw where both McNamara and Gelencser drew three. McNamara checked and Gelencser bet. He was called.

On the second draw, McNamara drew two and then check-raised a bet from Gelencser who drew just one. Gelencser made the call.

McNamara followed up his check-raise by standing pat and leading out after the third draw. Gelencser, who drew one card, tanked and studied McNamara. He eventually folded his hand and McNamara won the pot.

Tags: Peter GelencserDon McNamara

It's the Peter Gelencser Show

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After the first draw, Peter Gelencser bet and Raphael Zimmerman made the call. On the second draw, Gelencser drew one and Zimmerman drew two. After that draw was complete, Gelencser bet and Zimmerman mucked his hand.

Another pot was pushed Gelencser's way and he's now up to 940,000. Zimmerman is back down to the 800,000 range.

Tags: Peter GelencserRaphael Zimmerman

Gelencser Wins Another

Peter Gelencser raised from the button and was called by Don McNamara in the big blind. Gelencser drew three on the first round or draws and McNamara took one. McNamara bet and was called by Gelencser who drew one while McNamara stood pat. McNamara bet and called a raise from Gelencser. They both stood pat and then checked.

Gelencser showed {2-}{4-}{5-}{7-}{3-} to take the pot.

Tags: Peter GelencserDon McNamara

Bring Out the Gold

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The tournament staff has placed the gold WSOP bracelet on the table in its case for the three remaining players to see. If they couldn't feel how close they are to a bracelet before, they certainly can feel it now. it's right there for the taking boys, go get it.

Another Big One for Gelencser

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Peter Gelencser
Peter Gelencser

From the button, Peter Gelencser raised. Raphael Zimmerman reraised from the small blind and Gelencser called. On the first draw, Zimmermn drew one and Gelencser drew two. After the draw, Zimmerman bet and Gelencser called.

On the next draw, Zimmerman stood pat and Gelencser drew two again. Zimmerman then bet out and Gelencser called. For the final draw, Zimmerman was pat and Gelencser drew one. Zimmerman bet out after the draw and Gelencser raised. Zimmerman called and was shown a {7-}{6-}{5-}{4-}{2-} by Gelencser.

Before this hand, Zimmerman was over one million in chips, but got knocked down a chunk to about 890,000. Gelencser has a mound of chips in front of him now, unstacked, and we estimate that to be about 800,000.

Tags: Peter GelencserRaphael Zimmerman

Gelencser Takes One From Zimmerman

From the button Raphael Zimmerman raised it and got a call from the Peter Gelencser in the big blind. Gelencser took two cards and Zimmerman drew two. Gelencser bet and then called a raise from Zimmerman. They each drew one. Gelencser bet and Zimmerman raised. Gelencser called the raise and drew one card while Zimmerman stood pat. The two checked and Gelencser turned over {8-}{7-}{6-}{2-}{4-} to take the pot.

Tags: Peter GelencserRaphael Zimmerman