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Jamie Gold Wins 2006 WSOP Main Event, Gold Bracelet And $12,000,000 First Prize.Main Event Of The World Series Of Poker - Reports and Results.
Friday, August 11.
Time: 03:07:00 PDT 2006.
Michael Binger Eliminated in third; he won $4,123,310.
228. Jamie Gold raises to $1,000,000 from the small blind and Paul Wasicka calls from the big blind. The flop comes J65 and Gold checks. Wasicka bets $1,000,000 and Gold calls. The turn is the Q and both players check. The river is the A and Gold checks. Wasicka bets $2,000,000 and Gold makes the call. Gold shows J8 for a pair of jacks but Wasicka shows A5 for two pair.
229. Gold limps from the button and Wasicka limps from the small blind. Michael Binger raises to $1,500,000 from the big blind. Both Gold and Wasicka call and the flop comes 1065. Wasicka checks, Binger bets $3,500,000 and Gold moves all in. Wasicka folds and Binger calls. Binger shows A10 and Gold turns over 43 for an open ended straight draw. The turn is the 7 and Gold makes a straight. The river is the Q and Michael Binger is eliminated in 3rd place.
Time: 03:25:59 PDT 2006.
The updated chip counts are:
Jamie Gold $78,975,000
Paul Wasicka $11,225,000
Time: 03:37:26 PDT 2006.
Hands 230 - 235.
230. Jamie Gold limps from the small blind and Paul Wasicka checks. The flop comes AQ2. Wasicka checks and Gold bets $500,000. Wasicka folds and Gold wins the pot.
231. Wasicka raises from the button and Gold folds.
232. Wasicka gets a walk on his big blind.
233. Wasicka raises to $1,200,000 and Gold calls. The flop comes J99 and Gold checks. Wasicka bets $1,000,000 and Gold calls. The turn is the K and Gold bets $1,600,000. Wasicka calls and the river is the 6. Gold bets $2,000,0000 and Wasicka makes the call. Wasicka shows the 7 for a spade flush and Gold mucks his hand.
234. Gold limps in, Wasicka raises to $1,700,000 and Gold calls. The flop comes KJ3 and Wasicka bets $2,000,000. Gold moves all in and Wasicka immediately folds.
235. Wasicka raises to $1,200,000 and Gold calls. The flop comes 643 and Wasicka bets $1,500,000 and Gold calls. The turn is the 7 and both players check. The river is the A and Gold bets $2,000,000. Wasicka folds and Gold wins the pot.
Time: 03:44:59 PDT 2006.
Jamie Gold Wins The Main Event, as well as the Gold bracelet and $12,000,000 First Prize.
236. Jamie Gold raises to $1,700,000 and Paul Wasicka makes the call. The flop comes Q85. Paul Wasicka bets $1,500,000 and Jamie Gold moves all-in. Wasicka calls and shows 1010. However, Gold turns over Q9 for a pair of queens. The turn is the A and the river is the 4.
Paul Wasicka is eliminated from the tournament in 2nd place and earns $6,102,499.
Jamie Gold wins the $10,000 Main Event, the bracelet and $12,000,000.
Official Results of first 27 finalists:
RANK PLAYER PRIZE MONEY
1 Jamie Gold $12,000,000
2 Paul Wasicka $6,102,499
3 Michael Binger $4,123,310
4 Allen Cunningham $3,628,513
5 Rhett Butler $3,216,182
6 Richard Lee $2,803,851
7 Doug Kim $2,391,520
8 Erik Friberg $1,979,189
9 Dan Nassif $1,566,858
10 Fred Goldberg $1,154,527
11 Leif Force $1,154,527
12 John Magill $1,154,527
13 William Thorsson $907,128
14 Luke Chung $907,128
15 Kevin Aaronson $907,128
16 Sirous Jamshidi $659,730
17 Jeffrey Lisandro $659,730
18 David Einhorn $659,730
19 Dustin Holmes $494,797
20 Prahlad Friedman $494,797
21 Kevin O'Donnell $494,797
22 Lee Kort $494,797
23 Rob Roseman $494,797
24 Eric Lynch $494,797
25 Mark Garner $494,797
26 Siddharth Jain $494,797
27 Richard Wyrick $494,797
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