Event 16, Pot-Limit Omaha - Live Updates

Day 3 Live Updates

07/12/2006 (8 years ago)

Lee Watkinson is the Champion

Lee Watkinson wins the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha tournament. In the final hand Mike Guttman moved all-in when the flop showed 5 4 3. Watkinson called. Guttman showed J J T 8, and Watkinson flipped over A Q 6 5. Guttman was in the lead with a pair of jacks but the 7 on the turn gave Watkinson a 7 high straight and victory in the tournament. He win his first golden bracelet and $655,746.
Mike Guttman gets $360,659 in prize money.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
1
Tables Left
1
07/12/2006 (8 years ago)

Lee Watkinson Regains Control

Lee Watkinson has won a succession of hands with post-flop bets and is now back in control of the heads-up match against Mike Guttman. Updated chip counts:

Lee Watkinson $1,430,000
Mike Guttman $750,000

The players are currently on a 15 minute break.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
2
Tables Left
1
07/12/2006 (8 years ago)

New Chip Counts

Lee Watkinson $1,180,000

Mike Guttman $1,000,000
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
2
Tables Left
1
07/12/2006 (8 years ago)

Pulling Even

The chip stacks have just about evened out after Mke Guttman doubled up through Lee Watkinson. They were both all-in before the flop but after the cards were dealt Guttman had made a flush and doubled up.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
2
Tables Left
1
07/12/2006 (8 years ago)

Heads Up!

Mark Dickstein has been eliminated in third place and will receive $184,428. Dickstein was low on chips and moved all-in preflop. He was called by Watkinson and after the community cards were dealt, Watkinson had made the nut flush, busting Dickstein.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
2
Tables Left
1
07/12/2006 (8 years ago)

New Chip Counts

Lee Watkinson $1,510,000

Mark Dickstein $385,000

Mike Guttman $295,000
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
3
Tables Left
1
07/12/2006 (8 years ago)

It's Down to Three

Rafi Amit, the defending champion in this event, has been busted out in fourth place. Lee Watkinson started the action in this hand with a pre-flop raise to $70,000 and Amit came over the top to make it $150,000 to go. The flop fell K 10 9 and Amit moved all-in. Watkinson makes the call and showed the K Q J 2 making him the nut straight. Amit held the K 10 9 8 giving him two pair. Watkinson's straight held up through the river and Amit was eliminated, the fourth place prize is $143,444.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
3
Tables Left
1
07/12/2006 (8 years ago)

Play has Begun

The dinner break is over and the players are back. Their appetites for food may be satisfied but all four remaining players are still hungry for the win here tonight.

The new chip counts are:

Lee Watkinson $990,000

Rafi Amit $520,000

Mark Dickstein $360,000

Mike Guttman $293,000
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
4
Tables Left
1
07/12/2006 (8 years ago)

Habib busts out

Only two hands after tripling up, Hasan Habib has busted out. Habib ran into last year's winner Rafi Amit who ended up winning with two-pair - Kings and Tens.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
4
Tables Left
1
07/12/2006 (8 years ago)

Hasan triples up

Hasan Habib not only survived a three-way all-in with Mark Dickstein and Mike Guttman he actually triples up with a full house Aces full of Queens. Habib was severely crippled and went all-in with his meager $26,000. He now has over $100,000 and is off life support for now.
Level
1
Blinds
50/100
Average Stack
0
Players Left
5
Tables Left
1
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Event Information

Event Name
Event 16, Pot-Limit Omaha
Venue
Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Date
2006-07-09
Final Day
2006-07-11
Buy In
$10,000
Entrants
218
Prize Pool
$2,049,200
First Prize
$655,746

Event Winner

Player Prize Money
1 Lee Watkinson $655,746
2 Michael Guttman $360,659
3 Mark Dickstein $184,428
4 Rafi Amit $143,444
5 Hasan Habib $122,952

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