Event 2: Buddy Frezza – 6th Place ($1,462)

$400 Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 21:  12,000/24,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  5 of 86

Buddy Frezza
Buddy Frezza

With the final board showing Ad10s8hQcAs on the river, Buddy Frezza got it all in from the small blind for about 25,000 against Hal Klein in the cutoff, and they turned over their cards.

Hal Klein:  AhKc10h5h  (aces full of tens)
Buddy Frezza:  AcKsJc2h  (ace-high straight)

Frezza had the lead on the turn with his straight, but the ace on the river gave Klein a full house to scoop the pot with no possible lows, eliminating Frezza in sixth place.

Hal Klein  –  240,000  (20 bb)
Buddy Frezza  –  Eliminated in 6th Place  ($1,462)

Event 2: Joanne Granteed – 7th Place ($1,213)

$400 Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 20: 10,000/20,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  6 of 86

Joanne Granteed
Joanne Granteed

Joanne Granteed was short-stacked and all in preflop from the button, with a side pot roughly equal to the main pot between Bryce Fox in the small blind and Buddy Frezza in the big blind.

The flop came 9s9h9c, Fox checked, Frezza bet, and Fox folded. Frezza took the main pot, and he and Granteed turned over their cards.

Buddy Frezza:  Qd7h7d5s  (nines full of sevens)
Joanne Granteed:  6d6c3s2d (nines full of sixes)

Granteed was dominated and facing elimination. The turn card was the 7c, the river card was the 8h, and Frezza won the pot with his higher full house to eliminate Granteed in seventh place.

Buddy Frezza  –  110,000  (11 bb)
Joanne Granteed  –  Eliminated in 7th Place  ($1,213)

Event 2: Jeffrey Trudeau, Jr. – 8th Place ($1,023)

$400 Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 20: 10,000/20,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  7 of 86

Jeffrey Trudeau, Jr.
Jeffrey Trudeau, Jr.

Jeffrey Trudeau, Jr. moved all in from the hijack for 14,000, Bryce Fox called from the button, Buddy Frezza called from the small blind, and Marc Rabuse called from the big blind.

The flop came 9h9d3d, Frezza bet 10,000, and Rabuse and Fox both folded.

Buddy Frezza:  9s8d7d5c  (trip nines, flush draw)
Jeffrey Trudeau, Jr.:  AsAhAc7s  (two pair)

The turn card was the 6h, the river card was the 7h, and Frezza scooped the pot with a nine-high straight and an 8-7 low to eliminate Trudeau in eighth place.

Buddy Frezza  –  183,000  (18 bb)
Jeffrey Trudeau, Jr.  –  Eliminated in 8th Place  ($1,023)

Event 2: Michael P. Lee – 9th Place ($943)

$400 Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19: 8,000/16,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  8 of 86

Michael P. Lee
Michael P. Lee

With the board showing As7h2d4s on the turn, Michael P. Lee got it all in from the big blind for about 50K against Jeffrey Trudeau in middle position.

Jeffrey Trudeau:  AcJd4c2c  (two pair, low draw)
Michael P. Lee:  AdKsKh7c  (higher two pair, low draw)

The river card was the Jh, and Trudeau came from behind to river a higher two pair, and neither player made a low. Trudeau won the pot to eliminate Lee in ninth place.

Jeffrey Trudeau, Jr.  –  150,000  (19 bb)
Michael P. Lee  –  Eliminated in 9th Place  ($943)

Event 2: Final Table Begins with Bryce Fox in the Lead

$400 Limit Omaha 8 (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19: 8,000/16,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  9 of 86

Event 2 - Final Table
Event 2 – Final Table

After the elimination of John Creed in 10th place, the final nine players redraw for random seats at the final table. Here are their seating assignments and their approximate chip counts:

Seat 1.  Marc Rabuse  –  175,000  (22 bb)
Seat 2.  Gloria LoRusso  –  140,000  (18 bb)
Seat 3.  Michael P. Lee  –  54,000  (7 bb)
Seat 4.  Antony Vidmer  –  37,000  (5 bb)
Seat 5.  Hal Klein  –  190,000  (24 bb)
Seat 6.  Jeffrey Trudeau, Jr.  –  84,000  (11 bb)
Seat 7.  Joanne Granteed  –  19,000  (2 bb)
Seat 8.  Bryce Fox  –  268,000  (34 bb)
Seat 9.  Buddy Frezza  –  55,000  (7 bb)

10th:  John Creed  –  $877
11th:  Robert Leff  –  $819