WSOP Event #8 - Getzwiller Wins $1,000 NLHE

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2011. June 09.
<strong>Sean Getzwiller</strong> prevailed at the <em>WSOP $1,000 NLHE Event </em>as he defeated <strong>Sadan Turker</strong> in a 5-hour long heads-up. <strong>Jon Turner </strong>(PearlJammer) finished 3rd.
Three-handed play continued on the 4th day of the WSOP $1,000 NLHE tournament. Sadan Turker had the chiplead, he was followed by Sean Getzwiller and the online pro Jon 'PearlJammer' Turner.

Sadan Turker - 7.910.000
Sean Getzwiller - 3.000.000
Jon Turner - 1.680.000   
 

The players started on the 29th blind level (10.000/40.000/80.000); the first big pot came along rather early. After Turner's fold, Getzwiller raised to 165,000, Turker reraised all-in, Getzwiller called.

Turker: {#}2 {#}2
Getzwiller: {#}A {#}A

Board:
{#}4 {#}{#}7 {#}9 {#}Q

Getzwiller doubled up to nearly 6 million chips with this win.

Sadan Turker
Sadan Turker

In the next hand, Turker went all-in after Getzwiller folded. PearlJammer called.

Turker:
{#}Q {#}4
Turner: {#}8 {#}8

Board:
{#}A {#}2 {#}J {#}Q {#}9

Turker won with a pair of queens, PearlJammer finished in the 3rd place.

Jon Turner
Jon Turner

Sadan Turker - 6.335.000
Sean Getzwiller - 6.200.000


The heads-up brought a fierce and long battle between the finalists, they played for 5 hours straight. Turker lead the chipcount in the beginning, he won a huge pot with a flush against a straight. Then Getzwiller managed to win some of his losses back in some smaller pots, he was back to 5,4 million. On the 33rd blind level (30.000/100.000/200.000), he lead already: he went 4bet all-in with {#}A {#}5 , Turker called with {#}J {#}T , and the board was {#}5 {#}7 {#}2 {#}7 {#}7 .

As the game progressed, we saw many all-in/call hands, but the game was tied, as the shortstack managed to double up. But then came the final hand. Turker went all-in with 4,000,000 preflop, Getzwiller called.

Turker: {#}A {#}9
Getzwiller: {#}5 {#}5

Board: {#}J {#}5 {#}4 {#}8 {#}K


Getzwiller won the tournament with a set.

Sean Getzwiller
Sean Getzwiller

Sean Getzwiller has been playing at the WSOP since 2008, this was his first final ever.

Results:

1. Sean Getzwiller - $611.185
2. Sadan Turker $377.411
3. Jon Turner - $274.005
4. Max Weinberg - $201.433
5. Stefan Raffay - $149.392
6. Lawrence Riley - $111.753
7. Hunter Frey - $84.341
8. Daniel Haglund - $64.186
9. Odette Tremblay - $49.258

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