Event #5: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball Championship

Huck Seed Eliminated

• Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 0 ante
Huck Seed
Huck Seed

Huck Seed raised from the cutoff only to have Jennifer Harman pop it up to three bets from the button. The blinds got out of the way and Seed called. Both bracelet winners drew two cards at the first draw and Seed check-called a bet from Harman. The second draw saw Seed once again pull two while Harman took one. Again, Seed check-called a bet.

Each player took one card on the final draw and Seed check-called one last bet. He showed a ninety-seven perfect but was beaten by Harman's {9-}{6-}{5-}{3-}{2-}. Harman was pushed the pot and Seed was left crippled with just 2,100 in chips.

Soon after, Seed found himself all in before the first draw. George Danzer three-bet from the button and Brian Tate called for a side pot from the big blind.

Huck Seed211
George Danzer111
Brian Tate31Pat

Tate pulled three new cards from the big blind and Danzer took just one. Tate check-called a bet and both players took one on the second draw. Tate fired out a bet and Danzer flatted. Each player drew one on the final draw and Tate checked. Danzer pushed out a final bet and Tate called.

Danzer fanned the nuts — {7-}{5-}{4-}{3-}{2-} — and was pushed the pot. Seed, before leaving, showed {8-}{7-}{5-}{4-}{2-}. Danzer now has 127,000 in chips.

George Danzer de 127,000 -52,600
Brian Tate us 85,000 -34,300
Jennifer Harman us 46,000 2,000
Huck Seed us Busted

Tags: Brian TateGeorge DanzerHuck SeedJennifer Harman

Tulchinskiy Over Anderson

• Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 0 ante

Calvin Anderson raised from late position and Mikhail Tulchinskiy three-bet from the small blind. Action folded back to Anderson and he called. Anderson took two at the first draw and Tulchinskiy opted for one. Tulchinskiy continued out after the first draw and Anderson stuck around.

Draw two saw identical action with Anderson taking two and Tulchinskiy taking one. Tulchinskiy once again led out but this time Anderson put out a raise. Tulchinskiy called and the two took to the final draw.

Both players repeated their draws for a third time and the action went check-check. Tulchinskiy showed {9-}{8-}{6-}{5-}{4-} and Anderson mucked his cards. Tulchinskiy took down the pot and now has about 109,400 in chips.

Mikhail Tulchinskiy ru 109,400 45,400
Calvin Anderson us 68,100 -35,900

Tags: Calvin AndersonMikhail Tulchinskiy

Goldman Ships, Takes it Down

• Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 0 ante

Start-of-day chip leader Mike Peltekci raised from under the gun only to have Alexandre Luneau make it three bets. It folded around to Lee Goldman in the small blind who called three bets. Peltekci called as well and the trio took to the first draw.

Goldman took two new cards while Peltekci and Luneau opted for one. Goldman checked, Peltekci fired, and Luneau raised. Goldman and Peltekci both called and the three stayed strong to the second draw. Goldman and Peltekci each found two new cards on this draw while Luneau stood pat. Action checked around to Luneau who continued out. Goldman slid out a check-raise and Peltekci folded. Luneau called.

On the final draw, Goldman stood pat and Luneau broke his made hand to draw one. Goldman moved all in for his last 3,800 and Luneau threw his hand away. Goldman raked in the pot and now sits around 52,000 in chips.

Mike Peltekci US 105,200 -52,800
Lee Goldman US 52,600 8,600
Alexandre Luneau fr 51,000 -40,000

Tags: Alexandre LuneauMike PeltekciLee Goldman

Assorted Chip Counts

• Level 13: 1,000-2,000, 0 ante
Sergey Rybachenko ru 232,000 32,000
Tom Schneider us 205,000 15,500
Barry Greenstein us 125,000 -500
Scott Abrams us 122,000 23,000
Ismael Bojang at 112,000 -3,000
Michael Chow us 110,000 -10,000
Tuan Le us 108,000 -30,000
Calvin Anderson us 104,000 6,700
Matt Szymaszek us 91,000 -19,000
Phil Galfond us 89,000 27,000
David Moskowitz us 80,000 4,600
Paul Volpe us 76,000 -32,000
Mikhail Tulchinskiy ru 64,000 -26,000
Larry Wright us 59,000 33,000
Hac Dang US 48,000 -4,000
Alexander Kuzmin ru 43,000 -40,000
Todd Brunson us 34,000 -42,000
Stuart Rutter gb 22,000 -18,000
Daniel Fuhs us 10,000 -17,500
Jim McCrink us 6,000 -31,000
Chris Klodnicki us Busted

It's Break Time!

• Level 12: 800-1,500, 0 ante

The final 44 players are now on their first 20-minute break of the day.

Tate Climbing

• Level 12: 800-1,500, 0 ante

Brian Tate opened with an under-the-gun raise and found calls from Huck Seed in the cutoff and Billy Baxter in the big blind. Each player picked up two new cards on the first draw and Baxter came out with a bet. Tate flatted while Seed opted to raise. Baxter called the raise and Tate stayed the course as well.

The second draw saw Baxter and Tate take one new card while the 1996 WSOP Main Event champion stood pat. Baxter once again led at the pot, Tate raised, and Seed called. Baxter called as well. On the final draw, Baxter once again took one, Tate stood pat, and Seed decided to break what he had made earlier and draw one new card. All three players checked the final betting round.

Tate tabled the best ninety-six — {9-}{6-}{4-}{3-}{2-} — prompting both of his competitors to muck their cards. Tate was pushed the pot and now has 119,300 in chips.

Brian Tate us 119,300 59,300
Huck Seed us 115,800 -21,200
Billy Baxter us 56,700 -11,300

Tags: Billy BaxterBrian TateHuck Seed