Day 3 completed
Day 3 completed
Ten levels of poker were not enough to finish Event #46: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Championship here on Day 3, so we will return tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. PDT for one final day.
Joe Ebanks and Chris Moorman are currently heads up for the bracelet and $1,158,481. Here's how the stacks look:
We started this afternoon with 22 of the best short-handed poker players in the world, but as the hours passed, we lost great names like David Benefield, Chris Klodnicki, Greg Dyer, and the current 2011 World Series of Poker Player of the Year leader; Ben "Benba" Lamb.
Here's who finished where heading into the final table:
Early Day 3 Eliminations
We reached our official final table around 9:45 PDT, and it was stacked with young, talented players. We said goodbye to Mike Sowers, Taylor Paur, Tristan Wade and Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier in that order, leaving us with Moorman and Ebanks heads up for the cash and the bracelet.
Final Table Payouts
|3||Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier||$447,074|
Join us tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. PDT when we resume heads-up play and finally crown a champion!
In the last hand of the night, Joe Ebanks raised to 200,000 on the button and Chris Moorman called from the big blind. Both players checked through the flop and turn, leading to the on the river. Moorman checked, Ebanks bet 250,000, and the Brit laid his hand down.
The players are currently bagging and tagging their chips, which means will have official counts soon.
The tournament staff has just announced that the players will play one more hand before ending for the night, which means we have reached the hard-stop time. Looks like this match will continue tomorrow.
Chris Moorman raised to 200,000 on the button and Joe Ebanks called from the big blind. When the appeared on the flop, Ebanks check-folded to Moorman's 225,000 bet.
Moorman: 3.9 million
Ebanks: 10.3 million
Chris Moorman raised to 200,000 on the button and Joe Ebanks called from the big blind. Ebanks then check-folded to a 250,000 bet on the flop.
Chris Moorman: 3,600,000
Chris Moorman raised to 200,000 on the button and Joe Ebanks called from the big blind. Both players checked the flop, which brought about the turn. Ebanks bet 300,000, Moorman moved all in for 2.5 million, and Ebanks quickly folded.
Joe Ebanks limped on the button, Chris Moorman checked his option, and the flop came . Moorman led for 325,000, and Ebanks called.
The turn was the , and Moorman led again - this time for 750,000. Ebanks called.
The river was the , and Moorman checked for the first time. Ebanks fired 1.3 million, Moorman tank-folded, and Ebanks is now over 11 million chips.