Event #57: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-low Split-8 or Better
Event #57: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-low Split-8 or Better
Day 3 completed

We're Coming Back for Day 4!

[user153638] • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 0 ante
Heads Up: David Bach & Nick Binger
Heads Up: David Bach & Nick Binger

David Bach and Nick Binger played heads up for a little over two and a half hours, which too the tournament to the end of Level 28. Per World Series of Poker rules, the action will stop and recommence the following day after reaching the ten-level hard-stop time.

Here is a look at the End-of-Day-3 chip counts:

Bach: 2,055,000
Binger: 3,230,000

The two players will return tomorrow at 4 p.m. PST to continue their match and determine a winner. Will Binger win his first WSOP gold bracelet? Will Bach add another to compliment his bracelet from the 2009 $50,000 Poker Players Championship? You'll have to check back tomorrow to find out the answer as one of these two men will lay claim to the $397,073 first-place prize.

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Quad Queens for Binger

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David Bach raised to 180,000 on the button and was called by Nick Binger in the big blind. The latter player ended up check-calling a bet of 180,000 in the {Q-Diamonds}{K-Diamonds}{K-Hearts} flop, before both players checked down the {A-Spades} turn and {Q-Clubs} river.

Binger rolled over {Q-Spades}{Q-Hearts}{K-Clubs}{9-Diamonds} for quad queens and the win.

Nick Binger 3,000,000 1,100,000
David Bach 2,280,000 -1,100,000

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Bing, Bing, Bing . . . Errrrrrrr

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David Bach limped on the button and Nick Binger checked his option from the big blind. It went check-check on the {K-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{K-Hearts} flop, prompting Binger to bet 80,000 on the {3-Diamonds} turn. Bach made the call and the {J-Diamonds} was put out on the river.

This time Binger fired out 250,000 Bach snap-called, and Binger showed {K-Clubs}{3-Hearts}{A-Diamonds}{7-Clubs} for a full house. Bach mucked and Binger was pushed the pot.

David Bach 3,380,000 -425,000
Nick Binger 1,900,000 425,000

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Bach's Big Bet Does the Trick

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David Bach raised to 150,000 on the button and was called by Nick Binger in the big blind. Both players proceeded to check the {a-Clubs}{9-Spades}{Q-Diamonds} flop, leading to the {3-Clubs} on the turn. Binger led out for 225,000, Bach raised to 975,000, and Binger quickly folded.

David Bach 3,805,000 425,000
Nick Binger 1,475,000 -425,000

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Back and Forth

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It went call-check prior to the {K-Spades}{8-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} flop, leading to yet another check from Nick Binger. His opponent, David Bach, took the opportunity to bet 75,000, Binger called, and the dealer burned and turned the {8-Clubs}. Both players opted to check and watched as the {Q-Clubs} peeled off on the river.

Binger fired out a modest 225,000 and Bach released his hand.

David Bach 3,380,000 250,000
Nick Binger 1,900,000 -250,000

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Running Out the Clock?

[user153638] • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 0 ante

Once again the action has ceased. The players are simply trading blinds back and forth with no serious action developing. At this point, there are on 32 minutes remaining in the level . . . meaning if things don't change right fast, we will likely be coming back for a Day 4.

I'll Be Bach

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David Bach
David Bach

Nick Binger limped on the button while David Bach checked his option in the big blind. When the {J-Spades}{4-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} appeared on the flop, Bach checked, Binger bet 80,000, Bach check-raised to 250,000, and Binger called. The {6-Spades} turn saw Bach check-called a bet of 425,000 from his opponent, bringing about the {10-Clubs} on the river, which both players checked.

Bach rolled over {K-Clubs}{J-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{2-Diamonds} for jacks and sixes, which was good enough to win the pot.

David Bach 3,530,000 960,000
Nick Binger 1,750,000 -960,000

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Binger Back in the Lead

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David Bach raised to 150,000 on the button only to have Nick Binger make it 450,000 to go from the big blind. Bach called and watched the flop fall {4-Hearts}{Q-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}. Binger wasted little time in betting 900,000 and Bach folded.

Once again, Binger's supporters erupted in celebration as Binger reclaimed the chip lead.

Nick Binger 2,710,000 450,000
David Bach 2,570,000 -450,000

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