World Poker Open - Live Updates

The World Poker Open is now underway from Tunica, Mississippi, and after four days of play we've reached the final table! Daniel Negreanu, Kido Pham and J.C. Tran join upstart amateurs Young Cho, Brian Sumner and Gary Kainer in the spotlights for a chance to play for a first prize worth almost a million dollars! Tune into PokerListings.com's comprehensive coverage for everything you need to know about this event.

Day 5 Live Updates

01/26/2007 (8 years ago)

Sumner Breezes Through Kid Poker

Daniel Negreanu moves all-in from the button and Brian Sumner makes the call. Sumner has pocket eights (8 8) against Negreanu's A 3. The flop comes 8 5 4 and Sumner has a set while Negreanu has a gut-shot wheel draw. The turn is the 3 and Negreanu is still drawing for a deuce. The river is the Q and Brian Sumner has won the 2007 World Poker Open and still has not cracked a smile.

For finishing second, Daniel Negreanu takes home $502,691, while Brian Sumner receives $913,986 to split with his family and his new friends at the I.R.S. He also receives a snazzy bracelet and an entry into the WPT World Championship event in April. Oh, and both players receive free beer. Congratulations to both finalists!
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
1
Tables Left
1
01/26/2007 (8 years ago)

Daniel Takes Pot

Brian is on the button and first to act and fires out $300,000. Daniel immediately pushes all-in and the action is back on Sumner. He thinks for a second before mucking his hand, Daniel rakes in a nice pot.
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1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
2
Tables Left
1
01/26/2007 (8 years ago)

Bouncing Checks

Daniel Negreanu calls in the small blind and Brian Sumner checks in the big blind. The flop comes Q 8 2 and both players check. The turn is the 6 and both players check again. The river is the 8 and both players check for a third time. Negreanu takes down the pot with A T.
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1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
2
Tables Left
1
01/26/2007 (8 years ago)

First Hand of Heads-Up

Brian Sumner calls $60,000 and Daniel Negreanu checks his option. The flop comes 8 6 6 and Negreanu checks to Sumner, who bets $200,000. Negreanu makes the call and the turn card is the 6, prompting oohs and ahhs from the audience and a $200,000 bet from Negreanu. Sumner makes the call and the river card is the 9. Negreanu checks and Sumner checks behind. He shows an eight and sixes full of eights is good to take down the pot.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
2
Tables Left
1
01/26/2007 (8 years ago)

This is Not A Chip Count!

Here are the chip counts with two players left:
Brian Sumner $4,300,000
Daniel Negreanu $1,505,000
Heads-up play is now underway.
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1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
2
Tables Left
1
01/26/2007 (8 years ago)

And Then There Were Two

Brian Sumner opens with a raise to $300k and Young Cho announces all-in. Sumner insta-calls and turns over bullets! Cho is way behind with 6 3. The flop comes 5 2 J giving Young an inside straight draw. The turn is the Q and Cho is down to a four but the river is the K. Young Cho has been eliminated in third place and will take home $257,058.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
2
Tables Left
1
01/26/2007 (8 years ago)

No Action for Cho

Young Cho moves all-in from the button and Daniel gets out of the way. After a few seconds Brian lays it down and Young picks up the blinds and antes.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
3
Tables Left
1
01/26/2007 (8 years ago)

Kainer Busts

Brian Sumner is on the button and Gary Kainer moves all-in from under the gun. Brian quickly moves all-in behind him. A 2 for Gary is trailing Brian's 9 9. The flop comes T Q J which gives him an inside straight draw and he's looking for either an ace or a king. The turn is the 5, and the river is the 5 giving Brian the best hand and eliminating Gary in 4th place. He will take home $199,934 for his trouble.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
3
Tables Left
1
01/26/2007 (8 years ago)

Young Pops

Daniel is starting this hand on the button it's folded around to Young who makes it $350,000 to go. He gets no callers and takes down the pot.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
4
Tables Left
1
01/26/2007 (8 years ago)

Pham Busted

Brian Sumner raises from the small blind to $200,000 and Kido Pham is all-in in the big blind for about $205,000. Sumner shows J 9 to Pham's 8 6. The flop comes K 4 3 and the turn is the 9, meaning Pham is drawing dead. He heads to the rail in fourth place amidst cries of "Rebuy!" and will be paid $171,372 for his time
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
4
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Event Information

Event Name
World Poker Open
Venue
Gold Strike Casino Resort, Tunica
Date
2007-01-21
Final Day
2007-01-25
Buy In
$10,000
Entrants
294
Prize Pool
$2,818,200
First Prize
$913,986

Event Winner

Player Prize Money
1 Brian Sumner $913,986
2 Daniel Negreanu $502,691
3 Young Cho $257,058
4 Gary Kainer $199,934
5 Kido Pham $171,372

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