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WSOP 2010 Event 12 - Matt Matros Wins $1,500 Limit Holdem Bracelet

7 June 2010, By: Pokerjunkie.com
Event #12 of the 2010 WSOP was the $1,500 Limit Holdem Event. While Limit Holdem has been declining in recent years, 625 players still turned out for this event and the $189,870 top prize.
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Event #12 of the 2010 WSOP was the $1,500 Limit Holdem Event.  While Limit Holdem has been declining in recent years, 625 players still turned out for this event and the $189,870 top prize.


WSOP 2010 Event 12 winnwe Matt Matros

While this event did not pack the pros in like other events of this WSOP, several still made strong showings.  Those making the money in this event were Phil Ivey in 53rd, Ylon Schwartz in 50th, Marco Traniello in 22nd, and Frank Kasella finished as the final table bubble boy in 10th.

The final table was headlined by both Jason Potter and Terrence Chan.  Chan started the final as the chip leader while Potter was the short stack.  This is how the final nine started final table action:

Seat 1: Terrence Chan                         839,000
Seat 2: Mark Burford                          173,000
Seat 3: Georgios Kapalas                    278,000
Seat 4: Matthew Matros                     117,000
Seat 5: Adrian Dresel-Velasquez        375,000
Seat 6: Jameson Painter                      303,000
Seat 7: Jason Potter                             97,000
Seat 8: Ahmad Abghari                      360,000
Seat 9: Roberto Truijers                      275,000

Potter would manage to move up a couple of spot on the payout line but still finished in 6th place.  Terrence Chan finished in 3rd place in this event. His final hand had him all-in on the turn with both a straight and flush draw against two pair from Ahmad Abghari.  He missed both and we were heads-up.

Heads-up play started with Matt Matros as chip leader with 1.95 Million to just 850,000 from Abghari.  Play went back and forth as both held the chip lead at one point or another.  Eventually, Matros would pull away and take a dominating chip lead.  The final hand saw Abghari move all-in at the turn on a board of Qs-4s-4d-3c.  Matros made the call and Abghari showed Ac-10c for ace-high.  Matros showed Qh-8d for two pair.  The river fell the 8s to give Matros an improved two pair and the World Series of Poker title.

Matt Matros is the $1,500 Limit Holdem Champion.  He won the coveted gold bracelet and $189,870.

Below are the final table payouts:

1

Matt Matros

189,870

2

Ahmad Abghari

117,272

3

Terrence Chan

83,185

4

Georgios Kapalas

59,838

5

Adrian Dresel-Velasquez

43,647

6

Jason Potter

32,281

7

Jameson Painter

24,198

8

Roberto Truijers

18,385

9

Mark Burford

14,149

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