Event 19: Scott Baumstein – 6th Place ($2,255)

$600 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  10,000/20,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  5 of 86

Scott Baumstein
Scott Baumstein

During a round of Omaha-8, Scott Baumstein (button) and Aaron Kupin (small blind) saw a flop of 8s6c5h, and they put in 10,000 each.

The turn card was the 3h, Kupin checked, Baumstein bet 20,000, and Kupin called.

The river card paired the board with the 5d, Kupin bet 20,000, and Baumstein called.

Aaron Kupin:  Qc5c3c2d  (fives full of threes, 8-6 low)
Scott Baumstein:  KsKh9d7c  (two pair, kings and fives)

Kupin scooped the pot with his full house and his 8-6 low, knocking Baumstein to just three big bets.

Aaron Kupin  –  355,000  (18 BB)
Scott Baumstein  –  65,000  (3 BB)

The next hand, three players put in 30,000 each to see a flop of Ah7h5d. Phil Hui checked from UTG, and Scott Baumstein bet 10,000 from the cutoff. Aaron Kupin called, Hui raised to 20,000, and Baumstein reraised to 30,000 (leaving himself just 4K behind).

Kupin went into thee tank for a long time before he eventually folded. Hui reraised, and Baumstein called all in for 34,000.

Phil Hui:  6h5s4h3c  (wrap straight draw, 7-5 low)
Scott Baumstein:  AcKc5c5h  (set of fives)

Hui had a made low, and Baumstein needed his set to hold up to split the pot and stay alive.

The turn card was the Js, the river card was the 8s, and Hui rivered an eight-high straight to scoop the entire pot, eliminating Baumstein in sixth place.

Phil Hui  –  300,000  (15 bb)
Scott Baumstein  –  Eliminated in 6th Place  ($2,255)

With five players remaining from a field of 86 entries, the average chip stack is about 258,000 (13 Big Bets). The remaining players are guaranteed at least $2,825 each.