10/23/17 05:04:43 PM PST (about 30 minutes ago)
Saliba Takes it on the Flop
While Brandon Cantu dropped to the bottom of the counts along with Sander van Wesemael, Thomas Pohnke chipped up without showdown.
Vivian Saliba raised from the button and Fahredin Mustafov called from the big blind. The Bulgarian chrcked the flop and Saliba's bet of 45,000 won the pot uncontested.
|Vivian Saliba||253,000||8,000 |
|Fahredin Mustafov||230,000||20,000 |
|Thomas Pohnke||190,000||92,000 |
|Brandon Cantu||70,000||-40,000 |
|Sander van Wesemael||70,000||0 |10/23/17 04:57:30 PM PST (about 37 minutes ago)
Six Hands Remain
The clocks have been stopped and a maximum of six more hands will be played for tonight.
10/23/17 04:55:26 PM PST (about 39 minutes ago)
Tatar Sends Ramos to the Rail
Marek Tatar limped from the cutoff and Felipe Ramos raised to 24,000 out of the big blind, which Tatar called. On the flop, Ramos bet the pot and called all in for his last 75,000.
The turn improved Tatar from two pair to a full house, and the river failed to help Ramos. The Brazilian takes home €1,032 and will very likely be back for Day 1b.
|Marek Tatar||240,000||110,000 |
|Felipe Ramos||0||-105,000 |10/23/17 04:52:55 PM PST (about 41 minutes ago)
The Chip Leader Contenders
Rene Berube raised to 15,000 and Krzysztof Magott called to see a flop of . Berube checked and folded to a bet of 15,000 by Maggott, who closed the gap to Vivian Saliba at the top of the counts. As Omaha is a very fast-paced game, this may suddenly change from one wrap to the other.
|Vivian Saliba||245,000||-5,000 |
|Krzysztof Magott||245,000||-25,000 |
|Fahredin Mustafov||210,000||-35,000 |
|Nico Ehlers||210,000||-20,000 |10/23/17 04:47:07 PM PST (about 47 minutes ago)
The Last Level of the Night
Whether or not the last 12 players will be reached remains to be seen, but this is definitely the last level of the night and all those hopefuls that still have chips will be bagging up for Day 2. An option to surrender the stack exists, and the players to do so would receive the current minimum payout in that case.
10/23/17 04:43:58 PM PST (about 50 minutes ago)
Berube Busts Boatman
Defending champion Barny Boatman raised from under the gun and called all in for his last 45,000 when Rene Berube in the big blind three-bet the pot.
The flop gave Boatman plenty of outs, but he was drawing dead on the turn. The river was a formality and Boatman headed to the rail in 16th place for €1,032 and will be back tomorrow to try and bag a stack for his title defense.
|Rene Berube||144,000||84,000 |
|Barny Boatman||0||-48,000 |10/23/17 04:38:18 PM PST (about 56 minutes ago)
Level 18 started
|10/23/17 04:33:19 PM PST (about 1 hours and 1 minutes ago)
Donev and Tatar Push Into Cantu
On the turn, Ivo Donev bet 29,000 out of the small blind and Brandon Cantu called. The fell on the river and Donev counted his stack carefully before pushing all in. Cantu double-checked his cards and mucked.
A few hands later, Cantu raised to 13,000 and Marek Tatar from one seat over in the big blind three-bet to 39,000, which Cantu called. The American checked the flop and folded to Tatar's push.
|Ivo Donev||140,000||45,000 |
|Marek Tatar||130,000||30,000 |
|Brandon Cantu||110,000||-90,000 |10/23/17 04:29:06 PM PST (about 1 hours and 5 minutes ago)
Halleux Doubles With Straight Flush
Just before the two tables were united, Fabrice Halleux scored a big double against Ivo Donev. The latter flopped top two with queen-jack and turned a full house before the river gave Halleux the straight flush with his .
Now, they are on the same table still and Donev is fighting to get back a solid stack. Joseph Di Rosa Rojas raised to 15,000 from the small blind and Donev called. On the flop, Di Rosa Rojas checked and Donev bet 30,000. "You can pick two," Donev offered, which was obviously impossible during the hand.
Di Rosa Rojas folded and revealed the of Donev after.
|Fabrice Halleux||180,000||125,000 |
|Ivo Donev||95,000||-60,000 |
|Joseph Di Rosa Rojas||80,000||-30,000 |10/23/17 04:20:24 PM PST (about 1 hours and 14 minutes ago)
Obadia Busts to Set Up Last Two Tables
Brandon Cantu raised to 14,000 and Jose Obadia called all in for less. Vivian Saliba three-bet to 59,000 and Cantu folded.
The board of [Q8d8s2hQh5h] left Obadia without chips and he headed to the rail in 17th place for €896.
|Vivian Saliba||250,000||40,000 |
|Jose Obadia||0||-15,000 |10/23/17 04:14:37 PM PST (about 1 hours and 20 minutes ago)
Sevo Also Busts to Maggott
On a flop of , Vlado Sevo was all in and at risk with the and Krzysztof Magott looked him up with the . The turn and river failed to improve Sevo and he became the next casualty of Maggott's hot run.
|Krzysztof Magott||270,000||90,000 |
|Vlado Sevo||0||-40,000 |10/23/17 04:09:47 PM PST (about 1 hours and 25 minutes ago)
Maggott Busts Mrakes
On the flop of with around 50,000 in the middle, Michal Mrakes shoved for 40,000 and Krzysztof Magott reshoved for 66,000. Marek Tatar called to put two players at risk.
The turn gave Maggott a full house, and the river was a formality. Mrakes was eliminated while Maggott scored a massive pot.
|Krzysztof Magott||180,000||55,000 |
|Marek Tatar||100,000||52,000 |
|Michal Mrakes||0||-102,000 |10/23/17 04:07:30 PM PST (about 1 hours and 27 minutes ago)
Obadia Left With Dust
Pierre Neuville limped in and Jose Obadia raised to 22,500 from the cutoff, which Vivian Saliba on the button and Nico Ehlers in the big blind called. Neuville called as well and the four players headed to the flop, Obadia continued for 22,500 and Saliba shoved for 64,500. Action folded back to Obadia, who tank-called.
The board completed with the turn and river, which left Obadia with barely any chips.
|Nico Ehlers||230,000||25,000 |
|Vivian Saliba||210,000||95,000 |
|Brandon Cantu||200,000||-10,000 |
|Jose Obadia||15,000||-40,000 |10/23/17 04:05:23 PM PST (about 1 hours and 29 minutes ago)
Level 17 started
|10/23/17 04:05:16 PM PST (about 1 hours and 29 minutes ago)
Alioto Busts to Saliba
A short-stacked Dario Alioto was all in from early position and Vivian Saliba looked him up out of the big blind.
The board ran out and the two pair of Saliba secured the knockout. Alioto takes home €896 for his 20th place on day 1a.
|Vivian Saliba||115,000||32,000 |
|Dario Alioto||0||-13,000 |10/23/17 03:57:46 PM PST (about 2 hours and 37 minutes ago)
Mustafov Busts Arstad
Fahredin Mustafov raised to 10,000 and Christian Arstad pushed for 27,000 from the small blind, which Mustafov called. "Pocket sevens any good?" the Bulgarian asked before they turned over the cards.
The flop gave Mustafov a set, and the turn and river left Arstad with all but the walk to the payout desk, he takes home €896 and will most likely be back tomorrow for day 1b.
|Fahredin Mustafov||245,000||50,000 |
|Christian Arstad||0||-30,000 |10/23/17 03:52:08 PM PST (about 2 hours and 42 minutes ago)
Donev Pushes Against van Wesemael
Ivo Donev bet 48,000 out of the big blind on the turn and Sander van Wesemael called. The river saw the push of Donev for 33,500. While asking for a count, van Wesemael ended up folding and Donev raked in the pot without showing.
Soon after, short stack Rene Berube raised and Donev called before they got it in after the flop.
The turn and river were blanks and Berube doubled.
|Ivo Donev||155,000||112,000 |
|Sander van Wesemael||70,000||20,000 |
|Rene Berube||60,000||-35,000 |10/23/17 03:43:34 PM PST (about 2 hours and 51 minutes ago)
Saliba Doubles; Mustafov Gets Paid
On the river of a board , Fahredin Mustafov bet 50,000 into a pot of 70,000 and Christian Arstad called. Mustafov showed for a full house and raked in a big pot.
Vivian Saliba was all in for 26,500 on the flop after a check of Pierre Neuville and a bet of 14,000 by Brandon Cantu. Neuville folded and Cantu called with the . Saliba had and the ¢6s] turn and river kept Saliba in the tournament.
|Brandon Cantu||210,000||30,000 |
|Fahredin Mustafov||195,000||61,000 |
|Pierre Neuville||85,000||0 |
|Vivian Saliba||83,000||-22,000 |
|Christian Arstad||30,000||-70,000 |10/23/17 03:36:48 PM PST (about 2 hours and 58 minutes ago)
Level 16 started
|10/23/17 03:36:06 PM PST (about 2 hours and 58 minutes ago)
Fabrice Halleux was all in for 17,000 and the much bigger side pot was played between Fahredin Mustafov and Felipe Ramos. The former shoved for 26,000 on the flop and Ramos called.
The turn and river let Halleux triple and Mustafov won the big side pot against Mustafov.
|Fahredin Mustafov||134,000||4,000 |
|Felipe Ramos||105,000||-30,000 |
|Fabrice Halleux||55,000||23,500 ||