10/23/17 09:57:00 AM PST (about 121 days and 13 hours ago)
Hands #38-42: Shcherbak Putting Pressure On
Hand #38: Oleksandr Shcherbak raised to 160,000 from the button. Carlo Savinelli three-bet to 440,000 with in the small blind. Shcherbak folded.
Hand #39: Shcherbak raised to 160,000 in the cutoff with . Savinelli, now on the button, three-bet to 390,000 with . The blinds folded and action was back on Shcherbak who called. They both checked on the board which was . The turn was the , Shcherbak now bet 350,000, Savinelli called. The on the river completed the board, Shcherbak bet 1,000,000. Savinelli leaned on the table, looked at Shcherbak and took his time to make his decision. Savinelli folded.
Hand #40: Shcherbak raised to 150,000 from the under-the-gun position with . Sergio Fernandez had on the button and he three-bet to 400,000. Action folded back to Shcherbak and he also folded.
10/23/17 09:44:06 AM PST (about 121 days and 14 hours ago)
Level 29 started
|10/23/17 09:30:11 AM PST (about 121 days and 14 hours ago)
The five remaining players have just gone for a 15-minute break. Please find their updated chip counts below:
|Sergio Fernandez||3,775,000||325,000 |
|Oleksandr Shcherbak||2,550,000||785,000 |
|Carlo Savinelli||2,410,000||-260,000 |
|Viliyan Petleshkov||1,550,000||55,000 |
|Walter Treccarichi||930,000||230,000 |10/23/17 09:28:47 AM PST (about 121 days and 14 hours ago)
Hands #33-37: Fernandez Solidifies His Chip Lead
Hand #33: Sergio Fernandez was in the big blind and received a walk.
Hand #34: Carlo Savinelli opened to 130,000 from the button with and Viliyan Petleshkov defended his big blind with . The flop came and Petleshkov checked to Savinelli who fired 90,000. Petleshkov mucked and Savinelli picked up the pot.
Hand #35: Oleksandr Shcherbak raised to 120,000 from under the gun with and Carlo Savinelli made another three-bet to 330,000 in the cutoff with . Shcherbak four-bet shoved all-in for 2,365,000 and Savinelli's cards quickly hit the muck.
Hand #36: Savinelli raised to 140,000 with from under the gun and was called by Shcherbak in the big blind with . The flop came and Shcherbak checked to Savinelli who continued for 95,000. Shcherbak made the call and the landed on the turn. Shcherbak checked again and Savinelli fired another 350,000. Shcherbak made a good fold of top pair and Savinelli raked in the pot.
Hand #37: Fernandez raised to 125,000 from under the gun with and Savinelli called from the big blind with . The flop fell and Savinelli check-called a bet of 130,000 from Fernandez. The hit the turn and both players checked to the on the river. Both players checked again and Fernandez took down the pot with his jack-kicker.
10/23/17 09:19:17 AM PST (about 121 days and 14 hours ago)
Peter Bstieler Eliminated in 6th Place (€17,940)
Oleksandr Shcherbak raised to 120,000 from the button. Peter Bstieler, in the small blind, moved all in for 800,000 and Shcherbak called.
The board ran out - even though Bstieler hit a seven on the flop for a set of sevens, Shcherback hit a nine on the river for a higher set to eliminate Bstieler from the tournament.
|Peter Bstieler||0||-1,025,000 |10/23/17 09:15:09 AM PST (about 121 days and 14 hours ago)
Hands #28-31: Petleshkov Acting Up
Hand #28: Viliyan Petleshkov got a walk.
Hand #29: Peter Bstieler shoved all in with and everyone folded.
Hand #30: Petleshkov raised to 130,000 with on the button. Oleksander Shcherbak called in the big blind. The flop came , Shcherbak check-folded when Petleshkov bet 110,000.
Hand #31: Fernandez raised to 125,000 from the hijack with . Petleshkov three-bet to 295,000 in the cutoff. Action folded back to Fernandez who folded.
10/23/17 09:08:09 AM PST (about 121 days and 14 hours ago)
Serge Danis Eliminated in 7th Place (€13,225)
Hand #26: Peter Bstieler raised to 125,000 from the cutoff with and Carlo Savinelli three-bet to 265,000 on the button with . Bstieler laid his hand down and Savinelli picked up the pot.
Hand #27: Walter Treccarichi opened to 125,000 from early position with and Savinelli three-bet to 265,000 with . Serge Danis was in the big blind and moved all-in for his last 250,000 with . Treccarichi folded and the remaining two hands were tabled.
The board ran out and Savinelli hit an eight to eliminate Danis in seventh place.
|Carlo Savinelli||2,670,000||630,000 |
|Serge Danis||0||-300,000 |10/23/17 09:06:01 AM PST (about 121 days and 14 hours ago)
Ismael Bojang Eliminated in 8th Place (€9,934)
Walter Treccarichi moved all-in from the hijack and action folded to Ismael Bojang in the big blind. Bojang was covered by Treccarichi but he still called.
The board ran out - no help for Bojang and he has been eliminated.
10/23/17 08:59:49 AM PST (about 121 days and 14 hours ago)
Hands #22-24: Fernandez Three-bets
Hand #22: Carlo Savinelli raised to 140,000 from mid-position with , Sergio Fernandez three-bet to 380,000 in the hijack with . Action folded to Savinelli who also folded after taking some time to think.
Hand #23: Savinelli raised to 140,000 from the under-the-gun position with and got no action.
Hand #24: Fernandez raised to 125,000 from mid-position with and didn't get any callers.
10/23/17 08:50:59 AM PST (about 121 days and 14 hours ago)
Hands #17-21: Fernandez Flops a Straight to Increase His Lead
Hand #17: Sergio Fernandez opened to 125,000 from under the gun with and Ismael Bojang looked down at the in the big blind. Bojang called and the flop came . Bojang checked and Fernandez continued for 90,000. Bojang laid his hand down and Fernandez took down the pot.
Hand #18: Oleksandr Shcherbak raised to 120,000 from the hijack with and was called by Fernandez in the big blind with . The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Fernandez led out for 230,000 and Shcherbak called. The river paired the board with the and Fernandez fired another 480,000. Shcherbak tanked for a couple of minutes but eventually laid his hand down.
Hand #19: Shcherbak opened to 120,000 with from middle position and picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #20 Peter Bstieler raised to 140,000 from middle position with but could not pick up any action.
Hand #21: Ismael Bojang shipped all-in from the hijack for 445,000 with and took down the pot.
10/23/17 08:47:32 AM PST (about 121 days and 15 hours ago)
Level 28 started
|10/23/17 08:40:57 AM PST (about 121 days and 15 hours ago)
Ali Sameeian Eliminated in 9th Place (€7,605)
Hand #16: Ali Sameeian shoved all in from the under-the-gun position for 705,000 and was called by Oleksandr Shcherbak on the button.
The board ran out - no four for Sameeian and he has been eliminated.
|Oleksandr Shcherbak||2,080,000||800,000 |
|Ali Sameeian||0||-765,000 |10/23/17 08:36:38 AM PST (about 121 days and 15 hours ago)
Hands #11-15: Queens Are Hot
Hand #11: Peter Bstieler opened to 110,000 from middle position with and the action was folded to Serge Danis in the big blind with . He elected to lay down his hand and Bstieler took down the pot.
Hand #12: Bstieler raised to 120,000 from middle position with and picked up the blinds and antes again.
Hand #13: Viliyan Petleshkov moved all-in from the small blind with and Walter Treccarichi folded his big blind.
Hand #14: Carlo Savinelli raised to 140,000 from early position with and everyone folded.
Hand #15: Savinelli raised to 140,000 under the gun with and still could not get any action.
10/23/17 08:29:28 AM PST (about 121 days and 15 hours ago)
Hans #6-10: Not Many Changes
Hand #6: Walter Treccarichi shoved all in for 665,000 from the button with and the blinds folded.
Hand #7: Sergio Fernandez raised to 110,000 from mid-position with and got everyone else to fold.
Hand #8: Viliyan Petleshkov raised to 110,000 with from late position, Treccarichi shoved all in for 775,000 from the hijack with . Action folded back to Petleshkov who folded.
Hand #9: Peter Bstieler found in the cutoff and raised to 100,000, Ismael Bojang thought about it for a while from the big blind but decided to fold.
Hand #10: Oleksandr Shcherbak raised to 100,000 from late position with . Fernandez called with in the big blind. The flop came Shcherbak bet 75,000 and Fernandez folded.
10/23/17 08:18:50 AM PST (about 121 days and 15 hours ago)
Hands #1-5: Cautious Pace to Begin the Final Table
Hand #1: Viliyan Petleshkov opened to 115,000 with from early position and picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #2: The action was folded around to Ali Sameeian who raised to 100,000 with from the cutoff. The blinds folded and the pot was shipped to Sameeian.
Hand #3: Ismael Bojang raised all-in from the cutoff with but did not get any action.
Hand #4: Peter Bstieler opened to 115,000 with from early position and Viliyan Petleshkov gave some thought with in the small blind but gave up his hand. Bstielen took down another pot with no resistance.
Hand #5: Ismael Bojang announced all-in for 685,000 from middle position with and picked up the blinds and antes.
10/23/17 08:10:36 AM PST (about 121 days and 15 hours ago)
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10/23/17 07:45:05 AM PST (about 121 days and 16 hours ago)
Final Table Chip Counts
|Sergio Fernandez||2,855,000||-25,000 |
|Carlo Savinelli||2,010,000||-35,000 |
|Viliyan Petleshkov||1,565,000||25,000 |
|Oleksandr Shcherbak||1,280,000||30,000 |
|Walter Treccarichi||770,000||95,000 |
|Ali Sameeian||765,000||-110,000 |
|Serge Danis||710,000||150,000 |
|Peter Bstieler||645,000||-65,000 |
|Ismael Bojang||615,000||-60,000 |10/23/17 07:16:22 AM PST (about 121 days and 16 hours ago)
Sergio Fernandez Leads the Final Table of Nine
Players are taking a break to get prepared for the official final table of nine players. Sergio Fernandez leads the group with 2,850,000 chips. PokerNews will be reporting off the 30-minute delayed live stream with hole-cards.
10/23/17 07:11:26 AM PST (about 121 days and 16 hours ago)
Alexandre Viard Eliminated in 10th Place (€5,936)
Alexandre Viard moved all-in for 450,000 from middle position and Oleksandr Shcherbak pushed all-in over the top directly to his left. Everyone else folded and the two remaining hands were face up.
The flop came and Shcherbak was still out front and held the nut flush draw as well. The turn was the and the river landed the . Shcherbak's two pair with a king-kicker was good enough to eliminate Viard in tenth place.
|Oleksandr Shcherbak||1,250,000||485,000 |
|Alexandre Viard||0||-530,000 |10/23/17 07:08:27 AM PST (about 121 days and 16 hours ago)
Bojang's Turn to Double
Ismael Bojang shoved all in from early position for 300,000 and action folded to Carlo Savinelli in the big blind. He took some time to think and then decided to call.
The board ran out - no danger for Bojang and he doubled up.
|Carlo Savinelli||2,045,000||-225,000 |
|Ismael Bojang||675,000||185,000 ||