$2.5k Oscshleob - Ivey takes bracelet No. 7
Phil Ivey has finally prevailed, putting away Ming Lee after Lee survived four all-ins with a very small stack.
The win gives Ivey his seventh WSOP bracelet and his second of the 2009 WSOP. It also settles who knows how many side bets.
Ming Makes His Exit (Second Place)
Lee started the heads-up match as the short stack with 1,035,000 chips against Ivey’s 1,785,000, but he came out firing, and after the first 10 heads up hands Lee had taken the chip lead with 1.6 million against Ivey’s 1.2 million.
Ivey started to pull away after that however, but Ming held on for four all ins before finally running out of luck in a Stud hand.
Lee was all in after third street and ended up with J♥ 6♣ 7♠ Q♥ J♠ 5♠ K♦, losing to Ivey’s trip queens after Ivey’s hand came Q♦ Q♥ 3♣ 5♣ 8♠ 7♣ Q♣.
Ming takes home $136,292 for the runner-up finish.
Ivey wins! (First Place)
Ivey made his trademark fast exit immediately after the win, giving his powder blue Full Tilt Poker hat away to a fan on his way out of the Amazon room.
The win gives Ivey his seventh WSOP bracelet, and as always there’s lots of lingering speculation about the various implications Ivey’s win might have on the numerous side bets on Ivey winning bracelets in the 2009 WSOP.
Ivey takes $220,538 with the win and left with his entourage after the win.
"I guess I'm ready to go party," Ivey said.
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