WPT TOC: Farid Yachou vs. Michael Mizrachi

WPT Tournament of Champions
Level 22: 12,000/24,000 with a 4,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 64

Michael Mizrachi raised on the button to 50,000 and Farid Yachou called out of the big blind.

The flop was QhTc5c and both players checked. The 3d came on the turn and Yachou bet 55,000. Mizrachi raised to 125,000 and Yachou used a time bank chip before moving all in for  1,045,000.

Mizrachi uses a time bank chip of his own and takes the full minute of time alotted before folding.

Farid Yachou – 1,294,000 (53 bb)
Michael Mizrachi – 480,000 (20 bb)

WPT TOC: Vlad Darie Trips Up Farid Yachou

WPT Tournament of Champions
Level 21: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 64

Farid Yachou raised on the button and Vlad Darie called out of the big blind.

The flop was AhJh2c and Darie checked. Yachou bet 85,000 and Darie called. The turn was the Jc. Darie bet 70,000 and Yachou raised to 220,000.

Darie called and the river was the 3h . Both players ehceked and Darie showed Jd7d, good for trip jacks.  Yachou mucked his hand.

Vlad Darie – 1,382,000 (69 bb)
Farid Yachou – 967,000 (48 bb)

 

WPT TOC: Jonathan Jaffe – 4th Place ($95,400)

WPT Tournament of Champions
Level 21: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 3 of 64

Jonathan Jaffe
Jonathan Jaffe

Vlad Darie raised to 40,000 and Jonathan Jaffe used a time bank chi before moving all in out of the small blind for 349,000.

Darie called and the cards were tabled. Darie showed QsQd and had Jaffe’s KcTc dominated.

The flop was Jd4s2s and Darie’s queens stayed ahead. The turn was the Td, which gave Jaffe a few extra outs. Jaffe needed a king or a ten on the river to stay alive, but the 8s fell on the river and Jaffe was eliminated.

Darie dragged the pot and three-handed play began with Darie, Farid Yachou and Michael Mizrachi.

Vlad Darie – 799,000 (40 bb)
Jonathan Jaffe – Eliminated

WPT TOC: Noah Schwartz – 5th Place ($74,200)

WPT Tournament of Champions
Level 21: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 4 of 64

Noah Schwartz3
Noah Schwartz

Michael Mizrachi raised to 40,000 from the cutoff and Noah Schwartz moved all in for 229,000 out of the small blind.

Mizrachi called and showed QhJh. Schwartz was all in, but in the lead with his Ah5d.

The flop was Kh7s2s and Schwartz keeps the lead. The turn was the 3h and Mizrachi picked up a flush draw. The river was the Jc, however, and Mizrachi rivered a jack to eliminate Schwartz in fifth place.

Schwartz picked up $74,200 for his finish and Mizrachi’s rail erupts as he takes the chip lead back from Yachou.

Michael Mizrachi – 1,117,000 (55 bb)
Noah Schwartz – Eliminated

WPT TOC: Darren Elias – 6th Place ($58,300)

WPT Tournament of Champions
Level 21: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 5 of 64

Darren Elias
Darren Elias

Darren Elias moved all in from the cutoff for 261,000 from the cutoff and Farid Yachou moved all in on the button for 694,000. Everybody else got out of the way and Yachou was heads-up with Elias.

Yachou showed JsJh and is in great shape against Elias’s QdTd. The flop was Kc9c9h and Yachou kept the lead.

The turn was the 8s and Elias was left looking for a queen on the river to stay alive.

The river was the 3h and Elias was eliminated in sixth place. Elias shakes hands with his table mates as he leaves the tournament area.

Elias took home $58,300 for his final table appearance and Yachou dragged another pot to move over the million chip mark.


Farid Yachou – 1,003,000 (50 bb)
Darren Elias – Eliminated

WPT TOC: Farid Yachou Doubles Through Noah Schwartz

WPT Tournament of Champions
Level 21: 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 64

Michael Mizrachi raised to 40,000 under-the-gun and Noah Schwartz called from the cutoff. Farid Yachou came along from the big blind and they were three-handed to a flop of Td5d3c.

Yachou checks and Mizrachi bet 50,000. Schwartz called and Yahcou checked-raised all in for 153,000 and only Schwartz called.

Yachou tabled 7s5s and was in the lead against Schwartz’s 4s4d. The turn was the Th and the river was the 8h to give Yachou a double with his pair of fives.

Farid Yachou – 504,000 (25 bb)
Noah Schwartz – 261,000 (13 bb)

WPT TOC: Farid Yachou Doubles Through Noah Schwartz

WPT Tournament of Champions
Level 20: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 64

Noah Schwartz raised to 38,000 under-the-gun and Farid Yachou moved all in for 73,000 on the button and Noah Schwartz called.

Yachou showed Kh2h and was dominated by Schwartz’s AdKs. The flop was 5d4h2s and Yachou hit his deuce to take the lead. The turn was the Qs and the river was the 6h to give Yachou the double up.

Farid Yachou – 192,000 (12 bb)
Noah Schwartz – 473,000 (29 bb)

WPT TOC: Vlad Darie vs. Michael Mizrachi

WPT Tournament of Champions
Level 20: 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante
Players Remaining: 6 of 64

Michael Mizrachi raised to 33,000 and Vlad Darie three-bet to 83,000 on the button. Mizrachi called and they took a flop heads-up.

The flop was Jh9c2s and action checked to Darie, who checked as well. The turn was the 8d and Mizrachi bet 125,000. Darie called and the river was the 4d.

Mizrachi checked and Darie bet 230,000. Mizrachi used a time chip to get an extra 30 seconds, but eventually folded and Darie dragged the pot.

Vlad Darie – 808,000 (50 bb)
Michael Mizrachi – 1,014,000 (63 bb)