10/25/17 05:37:35 AM PDT
We only managed to get the end of the hand, but Sarosh Mir held on a board with two queens, with his quads enough to eliminate Rene Berube.
Meanwhile Theodoros Aidonopoulos just doubled through Vlado Sevo, when the Greek's made a flush on .
|Sarosh Mir||390,000||120,000 |
|Theodoros Aidonopoulos||125,000||35,000 |
|Vlado Sevo||60,000||12,000 |
|Rene Berube||0||-90,000 |10/25/17 05:36:10 AM PDT
Magott Finds a Big Double Up
Krysztof Magott raised to 35,000 from the cutoff and was called by Vasile Stancu in the big blind. The flop came and Stancu checked to Magott who made a pot-sized bet of 75,000. Stancu announced all-in and Magott quickly called for a total of 186,000.
The turn brought the and the river was the . Magott made trip jacks and doubled through Stancu.
|Krzysztof Magott||446,000||311,000 |
|Vasile Stancu||65,000||-149,000 |10/25/17 05:27:19 AM PDT
Berube Doubles Through Ehlers With Straight Flush
After Rene Berube's earlier attempt at a bluff was picked off by Nico Ehlers, the pair were all-in preflop.
The flop came giving Ehlers top set and Berube two pair and a flush draw. The turn was the but the river gave Berube a straight flush and he doubled to just under 100,000.
|Nico Ehlers||820,000||-45,000 |
|Rene Berube||90,000||43,000 |10/25/17 05:23:45 AM PDT
Bicknell and Halleux Win Big Hands
On a flop reading , Daniele Primerano and Kristen Bicknell both checked to the on the turn. Bicknell led into Primerano who shoved all-in for around 95,000. Bicknell instantly called and had Primerano drawing slim. Bicknell held the nuts with and Primerano showed . The on the river only improved Bicknell's hand and Primerano was eliminated.
In the next hand, Fabrice Halleux got his remaining 152,000 chips in the middle preflop against Sergio Fernandez who both held similar hands. Halleux tabled and Fernandez held . The board ran out and Halleux made a straight on the river to double through Fernandez.
|Kristen Bicknell||470,000||229,000 |
|Sergio Fernandez||362,000||-108,000 |
|Fabrice Halleux||335,000||142,000 |
|Daniele Primerano||0||-155,000 |10/25/17 05:20:09 AM PDT
Ehlers Extends Chip Lead
On a board in a blind on blind battle, Nico Ehlers bet 25,000 into a pot of approaching 100,000. His opponent in the big blind was Rene Berube and he raised in position to 100,000. Ehlers snap re-raised all in and Berube shook his head before mucking.
Ehlers showed and Berube counted out the remnants of his stack.
"Pro-tip," said tablemate Sander van Wesemael, "Don't bluff when they have the nuts."
|Nico Ehlers||865,000||98,000 |
|Rene Berube||47,000||-140,000 |10/25/17 05:13:36 AM PDT
Ivo Donev is among the recent eliminations after he got all of his money in the middle with pocket and was called by the of Krysztof Magott.
When the flop came all clubs, Maggot made a flush and Donev was unable to improve his hand.
|Ivo Donev||0||-105,000 |
|Jani Vilmunen||0||-70,000 |
|Madhukar Pandya||0||-120,000 |10/25/17 05:04:03 AM PDT
Final Three Table Seating Draw
|15||2||Tu Tuan To||Germany||284,000||28|
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|16||6||Joseph Di Rosa Rojas||Venezuala||47,000||47|
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|17||3||Sander van Wesemael||Netherlands||253,000||25|
|17||8||Michal Maryska||Czech Republic||215,000||22|
|Nico Ehlers||767,000||267,000 |
|Sergio Fernandez||470,000||-7,000 |
|Alexander Lakhov||292,000||-12,000 |
|Tu Tuan To||284,000||-21,000 |
|Sarosh Mir||270,000||70,000 |
|Georgios Zisimopoulos||255,000||120,000 |
|Andreas Klatt||255,000||59,000 |
|Sander van Wesemael||253,000||-17,000 |
|Kristen Bicknell||241,000||-114,000 |
|Fabian Gumz||218,000||29,000 |
|Michal Maryska||215,000||121,000 |
|Vasile Stancu||214,000||48,000 |
|Maciej Kondraszuk||204,000||-11,000 |
|Fabrice Halleux||193,000||14,000 |
|Rene Berube||187,000||-13,000 |
|Daniele Primerano||155,000||-45,000 |
|Krzysztof Magott||135,000||-91,000 |
|Madhukar Pandya||120,000||11,000 |
|Ivo Donev||105,000||-26,000 |
|Edouard Mignot||95,000||-5,000 |
|Theodoros Aidonopoulos||90,000||90,000 |
|Jani Vilmunen||70,000||-95,000 |
|Vlado Sevo||48,000||-42,000 |
|Joseph Di Rosa Rojas||47,000||-34,000 |10/25/17 04:50:48 AM PDT
Ivo Donev limped in on the button and Alexander Lakhov raised to 25,000 in the small blind. James Akenhead was in the big blind and moved all-in for 56,000. Donev folded and Lakhov called with his . Akenhead turned over and was the player at risk.
The board ran out and Akenhead was unable to connect. With his elimination, there are now 24 players remaining and a new table redraw is being conducted.
|Alexander Lakhov||304,000||24,000 |
|James Akenhead||0||-129,000 |10/25/17 04:45:00 AM PDT
Van Wesemael Off to a Good Start
Sander van Wesemael opened to 22,000 from middle position and Marek Tatar made a pot-sized raise to 78,000. The action folded back around to van Wesemael who announced all-in and Tatar stuck in his remaining chips.
Sander van Wesemael:
The board ran out and van Wesemael's pair of aces held up to eliminate Tatar.
|Sander van Wesemael||270,000||116,000 |
|Marek Tatar||0||-95,000 |10/25/17 04:39:39 AM PDT
Updated Chip Counts; Cantu Eliminated
|Tu Tuan To||305,000||-7,000 |
|Maciej Kondraszuk||215,000||52,000 |
|Rene Berube||200,000||116,000 |
|Jani Vilmunen||165,000||-3,000 |
|Sander van Wesemael||154,000||86,000 |
|Marek Tatar||95,000||-146,000 |
|Brandon Cantu||0||-51,500 |10/25/17 04:34:41 AM PDT
Fernandez Pushes Zisimopoulos Off
There was a raise to 16,000 by Krysztof Magott from under the gun and Georgios Zisimopoulos called from the hijack along with the small blind and Sergio Fernandez in the big blind.
The flop came and the action was checked to Zisimopoulos who bet 64,000. Fernandez was the only player to call and the paired the board on the turn. Both players checked to the on the river and Fernandez led out for 94,000. Zisimopoulos quickly mucked his hand Fernandez picked up the pot.
|Sergio Fernandez||477,000||158,000 |
|Georgios Zisimopoulos||135,000||-80,000 |10/25/17 04:34:01 AM PDT
Day 1a Chip Leader Mustafov Eliminated
Normally when tournaments resume, you keep an eye on the big stacks to see how big their stack will grow following the inevitable early bustouts of shortstacks. However, in a stunning turn of events Fahredin Mustafov has seen his Day 1a chip leader's stack of 490,000 reduced to zero following two big pots with Nico Ehlers.
Ehlers told us how the pair got it in on a flop with Ehlers holding pocket aces to double up the first time. Then on a turn with a flush possible, Mustafov apparently bluffed off the rest of his stack with the nut-flush blocker, only for Ehlers to call with the second-nut flush.
Mustafov takes home €1,341 for his 28th place finish.
|Nico Ehlers||500,000||228,000 |
|Fahredin Mustafov||0||-490,000 |10/25/17 04:26:26 AM PDT
Bicknell With Aces Again
Nursultan Abilkassym raised to 28,000 from the hijack and Kristen Bicknell re-raised to 85,000 in the cutoff. Abilkassym stuck in his remaining chips and turned over . Bicknell was out front with .
The board ran out and Abilkassym made two pair on the river but Bicknell's two pair with her aces were better. Abilkassym was eliminated and Bicknell picked up another pot early on.
|Kristen Bicknell||355,000||77,000 |
|Nursultan Abilkassym||0||-66,000 |10/25/17 04:23:13 AM PDT
Stancu Triples Up, Pohnke Eliminated
Thomas Pohnke opened to 22,000 from the hijack and Tu Tuan To called from the button. Vasile Stancu was in the big blind and pushed all-in for 58,000. Pohnke called and To re-shipped all-in. Pohnke stuck in the rest of his chips and the three hands were tabled.
Tu Tuan To:
The flop came giving each player a little bit of something. The turn was the and Pohnke made the nut flush. The on the river paired the board and both Stancu and To made a full house. Stancu held the larger full house to triple up and Pohnke was eliminated.
|Tu Tuan To||312,000||64,000 |
|Vasile Stancu||166,000||104,000 |
|Thomas Pohnke||0||-196,000 |10/25/17 04:18:42 AM PDT
Saliba Eliminated After Lakhov Royal Flush
Vivian Saliba moved all in for 17,000 from middle position. Alexander Lakhov called. Sander van Wesemael also called in the big blind.
The flop came and both players checked. The turn was the and Van Wesemael check-folded to a bet from Lakhov.
"We need some help," said Saliba as she turned her cards over.
The river was the giving Lakhov a Royal Flush and Saliba was eliminated.
|Alexander Lakhov||280,000||31,000 |
|Vivian Saliba||0||-21,000 |10/25/17 04:08:13 AM PDT
Bicknell Doubles Through Zisimopoulos
Kristen Bicknell raised to 20,000 on the button and Georgios Zisimopoulos raised pot to 68,000 from the small blind. The big blind folded and Bicknell re-raised all in. Zisimopoulos called.
The board ran out and Bicknell secured an early double through the Day 1B chip leader.
|Kristen Bicknell||278,000||135,000 |
|Georgios Zisimopoulos||215,000||-132,000 |10/25/17 04:01:57 AM PDT
Shuffle Up and Deal
The tournament director has announced to the dealers to "Shuffle up and deal" and the action is underway on the final day of Event #2.
10/25/17 02:36:18 AM PDT
A Winner Will Be Crowned in Event #2: €550 Pot-Limit Omaha!
The action is set to resume at 1:00 P.M for Day 2 of Event #2: €550 Pot-Limit Omaha inside the Poker Arena at King's Casino in Rozvadov. There will be 31 players returning to the felt with Fahredin Mustafov leading them all, bringing 490,000 chips with him.
Mustafov bagged the lead at the end of Day 1A when he hit a gut-shot straight draw in the last hand of the night to win a monster pot. He will be closely followed by Georgios Zisimopoulos who finished atop on Day 1B with 347,000. Coming off a third-place finish in the first event of the series, Sergio Fernandez also has a healthy stack of 313,000 heading into the final day.
Some other familiar faces to keep an eye on include two-time bracelet winner, Kristen Bicknell who has already secured her first-ever cash in a PLO tournament. She will be entering the day with 143,000. Brandon Cantu, also a former bracelet winner, will be coming into the day as one of the short stacks after bagging 51,500. Daniele Primerano (200,000), James Akenhead (129,000), and Sander van Wesemael (68,000) will all be looking to capture their first bracelet.
Play will begin at level 19 with the blinds at 4,000/8,000 and the levels will increase to 40-minutes in length. There is a scheduled 15-minute break at the end of every three levels and a 60-minute dinner break at the end of the ninth level of the day. When the official final table of eight assembles, they will be moved to the feature table. The live stream with hole-cards will commence and it will be on a 30-minute delay.
The PokerNews live reporting team will be here to bring you all of the action until a winner is crowned.
10/25/17 02:30:04 AM PDT
Day 2 Seat Draw
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|16||3||James Akenhead||United Kingdom||129,000||16|
|16||5||Michal Maryška||Czech Republic||94,000||12|
|16||6||Sander van Wesemael||Netherlands||68,000||9|
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|17||6||Joseph Di Rosa Rojas||Venezuela||81,000||10|
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|18||2||Vasile Stancu||United Kingdom||62,000||8|
|18||7||Tu Tuan To||Germany||248,000||31|
|18||8||Brandon Cantu||United States||51,500||6||