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Andrew Lichtenberger wins 3 000 No Limit Hold'em for 569 158

Andrew Lichtenberger wins $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em for $569,158

On the third and meant-to-be final day of the $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em, 31 out of 1,125 players returned, planning to play down to a winner. However, an extra day had to be added to conclude the heads-up match between Andrew Lichtenberger and Craigh Blight with Lichtenberger having a 3:1 chiplead. He never gave this away and collected his first bracelet.

 

 

Some of the more noteable names who returned on day 3 were John Racener (28th, $13,612), Simon Deadman (26th, $16,536), last year's November Niner Pierre Neuville (19th, $16,536) and 2013 WSOP Main Event runner-up Jay Farber (15th, $25,485). None of them made it to the final table, which had the following line-up:

Seat

Player

Chips

Seat 1

Craig Blight

2.950.000 (99 bb)

Seat 2

Thomas Miller

1.325.000 (44 bb)

Seat 3

Tony Ruberto

715.000 (23 bb)

Seat 4

Chris Johnson

1.800.000 (60 bb)

Seat 5

Linglin Zeng

3.010.000 (100 bb)

Seat 6

Mac Sohrabi

2.525.000 (84 bb)

Seat 7

Andrew Lichtenberger

725.000 (24 bb)

Seat 8

Daniel Wagner

725.000 (24 bb)

Seat 9

Erhan Iscan

1.960.000 (65 bb)

Seat 10

Roger Teska

1.045.000 (34 bb)

 

After day 3 concluded, Lichtenberger and Blight battled it out for the coveted bracelet and more than $200,000. In a somewhat cooler situation, Lichtenberger put Blight all-in on a board of and after several minutes, Blight made the call for his tournament life with for two pair. They were no good against Lichtenberger's nuts with , and the tournament was concluded.

 

These were the results of the final table:

Place

Player

Country

Price

1

Andrew Lichtenberger

USA

$569.158

2

Craig Blight

Australia

$351.721

3

Chris Johnson

USA

$249.336

4

Mac Sohrabi

USA

$179.015

5

Linglin Zeng

USA

$130.191

6

Erhan Iscan

USA

$95.925

7

Thomas Miller

USA

$71.617

8

Roger Teska

USA

$54.190

9

Daniel Wagner

USA

$41.563

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