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2017 World Series of Poker Europe The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, October 27, 2017 to Thursday, November 02, 2017

Event #5: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em

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  • Buy-in: €550
  • Prizepool: €2,000,000
  • Entries: 4,115
  • Remaining: 0
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11/02/17 09:12:36 AM PDT
Roman Motovsky Eliminated in 6th Place (€51,968)

Roman Motovsky

Hand #23: Matous Skorepa raised to 650,000 from under the gun with    and Jonathan Khalifa called on the button with   . Roman Motovsky moved all in for 2,175,000 with    in the big blind. Skorepa called while Khalifa folded.

The flop came     giving Motovsky the lead with a pair of kings and a flush draw. The turn was the   and Skorepa turned two pair. The river landed the   and Motovsky was unable to hit any of his outs, being eliminated in 6th place.

Matous Skorepa14,200,0003,400,000
Roman Motovsky0-2,600,000
11/02/17 09:10:49 AM PDT
Hands #20-22: Fuchs Chips Up

Hand #20: Matous Skorepa raised to 650,000 on the button with    and Ivaylo Sivinov called from the big blind with   . The flop came     and both players checked to the   on the turn. Sivinov led out for 725,000 with a straight and Skorepa called. The river landed the   and Sivinov fired another 1,375,000. Skorepa made the call with just king-high and Sivinov won himself a big pot.

Hand #21: Florian Fuchs shipped all in for 3,505,000 with    from under the gun and picked up the pot uncontested.

Hand #22: Skorepa opened to 650,000 from the hijack with    and Jonathan Khalifa called from the small blind with   . Fuchs also tagged along in the big blind with    and the flop came    . The action was checked around to the   on the turn and Khalifa took a stab with a bet of 775,000. Fuchs shoved all in for 3,555,000 and Skorepa mucked his hand. Khalifa also let his hand go after taking his time with just ace-high.

Florian Fuchs6,330,0002,625,000
11/02/17 08:56:31 AM PDT
Hands #15-19: Avramidis Doubles Through Khalifa

Hand #15: Makarios Avramidis moved all in for 2,120,000 on the button and Jonathan Khalifa in the big blind asked for a count, then called.

Makarios Avramidis:   
Jonathan Khalifa:   

The board of       gave Avramidis a pair of aces and he doubled to 4.7 million.

Hand #16: Avramidis opened to 675,000 with the    in the cutoff and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #17: Matous Skorepa made it 650,000 with the    from under the gun and Avramidis called from one seat over with the   . Both players checked down the board of       and the ace-queen high won the third pot in a row for Avramidis.

Hand #18: Skorepa received a walk.

Hand #19: Ivaylo Sivinov opened to 600,000 from under the gun with the    and scooped the blinds and antes.

Matous Skorepa10,800,000-1,200,000
Jonathan Khalifa10,420,000-2,420,000
Ivaylo Sivinov6,900,0003,300,000
Makarios Avramidis6,740,0003,160,000
Florian Fuchs3,705,000-2,850,000
Roman Motovsky2,600,000-1,205,000
11/02/17 08:48:36 AM PDT
Nebojsa Ankucic Eliminated in 8th Place (€30,376); Pascal Pflock Eliminated in 7th Place (€39,576)

7th place finisher Pascal Pflock

Hand #14: Pascal Pflock moved all in for 1,815,000 from under the gun with   . Nebojsa Ankucic also pushed all in with    for 1,100,000 directly to his left. Jonathan Khalifa was in middle position with    and he made the call. The rest of the table folded and the three hands were face up.

The flop came     giving Ankucic the best hand with a pair of jacks and a flush draw. The   hit the turn as Khalifa turned the nut straight. The river brought the   and Khalifa held with the nuts eliminating Ankucic in 8th place and Pflock in 7th place.

8th place finisher Nebojsa Ankucic

Jonathan Khalifa12,840,0004,255,000
Nebojsa Ankucic0-1,300,000
Pascal Pflock0-2,015,000
11/02/17 08:44:58 AM PDT
Hands #11-13: Skorepa Takes the Lead

Hand #11: Jonathan Khalifa raised to 700,000 on the button with    and both of the blinds folded.

Hand #12: Matous Skorepa received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #13: The action was folded to Skorepa in the small blind with    and he raised to 700,000. Makarios Avramidis folded    in the big blind sending another pot to Skorepa.

Matous Skorepa12,000,0005,300,000
11/02/17 08:34:11 AM PDT
Level 35 started
Level: 35 Blinds: 150000/300000 Ante: 50000
11/02/17 08:34:02 AM PDT
Hands #6-10: Ankucic Doubles To Fight Another Day

Hand #6: Pascal Pflock raised to 500,000 from under the gun with the    and Ivaylo Sivinov in the big blind with    glanced over at his table neighbor, then asked for his remaining stack size. The Bulgarian moved all in and Pflock folded with the words "good timing."

Hand #7: Nebojsa Ankucic moved all in for his last 670,000 from under the gun and Pascal Pflock in the big blind called.

Nebojsa Ankucic:   
Pascal Pflock:   

The board came       provided no help for either player and Ankucic dodged the flush draw to double.

Hand #8: Roman Motovsky raised to 500,000 with the    from early position and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #9: Pascal Pflock moved all in for his last 1,375,000 with the    on the button and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #10: Sivinov made it 500,000 to go with    from the hijack, forcing folds from all opponents.

Pascal Pflock2,015,000-1,520,000
Nebojsa Ankucic1,300,000350,000
11/02/17 08:23:46 AM PDT
Gaetan Cauchy Eliminated in 9th Place (€23,499)

Hand #5: Pascal Pflock raised to 510,000 from early position with    and Skorepa called on the button with   . Gaetan Cauchy was in the big blind with    and pushed all in for 2,665,000. Pflock laid his hand down and the action was back on Skorepa. After asking for a count, he made the call and the hands were tabled.

The flop came     and Skorepa was still in the lead with his pair of nines. The   landed on the turn and the   hit the river. Skorepa improved to a full house and Cauchy was eliminated in ninth place.

Matous Skorepa6,700,000-1,855,000
Gaetan Cauchy0-2,865,000
11/02/17 08:22:00 AM PDT
Hands #1-4: Sivinov Takes Three In A Row

Hand #1: Ivaylo Sivinov raised to 500,000 from the hijack with    and picked up the blinds and antes.

Hand #2: Matous Skorepa opened to 500,000 under the gun with    and Sivinov shoved all in for 4,240,000 in middle position with   . The action folded back around to Skorepa who also laid his hand down.

Hand #3: Sivinov opened again to 500,000 from early position with    and won his third straight hand to open the final table.

Hand #4: Jonathan Khalifa raised to 500,000 in the hijack with    but didn't pick up any action.

11/02/17 07:13:04 AM PDT
Redraw of the Official Final Table

Final Table The Colossus

SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Roman MotovskyCzech Republic3,805,00016
2Matous SkorepaCzech Republic8,555,00036
3Makarios AvramidisGreece3,580,00015
4Gaetan CauchyFrance2,865,00012
5Ivaylo SivinovBulgaria3,600,00015
6Pascal PflockGermany3,535,00015
7Nebojsa AnkucicAustria950,0004
8Jonathan KhalifaFrance8,585,00036
9Florian FuchsAustria6,555,00027
Jonathan Khalifa8,585,000-465,000
Matous Skorepa8,555,000655,000
Florian Fuchs6,555,0001,255,000
Roman Motovsky3,805,000-45,000
Ivaylo Sivinov3,600,000-300,000
Makarios Avramidis3,580,000-480,000
Pascal Pflock3,535,000135,000
Gaetan Cauchy2,865,000-545,000
Nebojsa Ankucic950,000-50,000
11/02/17 06:48:22 AM PDT
Sebastien Lucina Eliminated in 10th Place (€18,324)

Sebastien Lucina

Matous Skorepa opened to 500,000 from early position and Sebastien Lucina moved all in for 1,405,000 from the cutoff. Skorepa called and tabled    while Lucina showed   .

The flop came     with the queen right in the window. The   landed on the turn giving Lucina a flush draw to go with his two overcards but the   on the river sealed his fate. Lucina bubbled the official final table, being eliminated in 10th place.

The final nine players are now making their way to the feature table. PokerNews coverage will resume on a 30-minute delay in accordance with the live stream.

Matous Skorepa7,900,0001,380,000
Sebastien Lucina0-2,100,000
11/02/17 06:43:03 AM PDT
Ankucic in the Red Zone

Nebojsa Ankucic raised to 500,000 from under the gun and Florian Fuchs moved all in from two seats over. A pained Ankucic folded and dropped to around 1.3 million.

The next hand, Roman Motovsky raised to 500,000 and Pascal Pflock shoved from the small blind. Motovsky asked for a count and folded when Pflock's jam was deemed to be for 2,435,000.

Florian Fuchs5,300,0001,130,000
Roman Motovsky3,850,000-25,000
Pascal Pflock3,400,0001,100,000
Nebojsa Ankucic1,000,000-1,050,000
11/02/17 06:36:11 AM PDT
Fuchs Rides the Waves to Double Up

Florian Fuchs shipped all in for 2,015,000 from middle position and Ivaylo Sivinov called from the big blind. Fuchs was out front with    and Sivinov held one overcard with   .

The flop came     and Sinvinov hit his one overcard to take the lead. Fuchs looked demoralized after falling behind but the   on the turn gave Fuchs a straight. The   completed the board and Fuchs scored a double up at the hand of Sivinov.

Florian Fuchs4,170,0002,085,000
Ivaylo Sivinov3,900,000-2,050,000
11/02/17 06:31:04 AM PDT
Level 34 started
Level: 34 Blinds: 120000/240000 Ante: 40000
11/02/17 06:30:56 AM PDT
Redraw of the Unofficial Final Table
SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Roman MotovskyCzech Republic3,875,00016
2Matous SkorepaCzech Republic6,520,00027
3Makarios AvramidisGreece4,060,00017
4Gaetan CauchyFrance3,410,00014
5Ivaylo SivinovBulgaria5,950,00025
6Sebastien LucinaGermany2,100,0009
7Pascal PflockGermany2,300,00010
8Nebojsa AnkucicAustria2,050,0009
9Jonathan KhalifaFrance9,050,00038
10Florian FuchsAustria2,085,0009
Jonathan Khalifa9,050,000-450,000
Matous Skorepa6,520,000420,000
Ivaylo Sivinov5,950,0000
Makarios Avramidis4,060,000-360,000
Roman Motovsky3,875,000-525,000
Gaetan Cauchy3,410,0001,910,000
Pascal Pflock2,300,000-530,000
Sebastien Lucina2,100,0000
Florian Fuchs2,085,000-895,000
Nebojsa Ankucic2,050,000-1,050,000
11/02/17 06:23:23 AM PDT
Ruben Garcia Blancas Eliminated in 11th Place (€18,324)

Ruben Garcia Blancas

Ivaylo Sivinov raised to 400,000 from under the gun and Ruben Garcia Blancas checked his stack in the big blind before calling with 1.9 million behind. The flop fell     and Garcia Blancas checked, Sivinov bet 550,000 and the Spaniard moved all in to pick up a quick call.

"Do you have a jack?" Garcia Blancas asked, but Sivinov shook his head before the cards were turned over.

Ruben Garcia Blancas:   
Ivaylo Sivinov:   

The   on the turn gave Sivinov an additional gutshot, and the   on the river improved him to a flush, eliminating Garcia Blancas in 11th place for €18,324.

All remaining ten hopefuls will now combine to the unofficial ten-handed final table and move to the feature table after losing one more player.

Ivaylo Sivinov5,950,0002,950,000
Ruben Garcia Blancas0-3,040,000
11/02/17 06:19:31 AM PDT
Cauchy Doubles Through Lucina

The action was folded around to Gaetan Cauchy in the small blind who indeed found a spot to get the last of his 720,000 chips in the middle. Sebastien Lucina was in the big blind and made the call.

Cauchy was ahead with    but Lucina had two live cards with   . The board ran out       and Cauchy made two pair to double through Lucina.

Sebastien Lucina2,100,000-520,000
Gaetan Cauchy1,500,000480,000
11/02/17 06:16:00 AM PDT
Khalifa Flushes Sivinov

While Matous Skorepa built his stack on the one table, Jonathan Khalifa just did so on the other to take a big lead over the rest of the field.

On the button, Khalifa raised to 450,000 and Ivaylo Sivinov called in the big blind. Both players checked the     flop and Sivinov bet the   turn for 450,000, Khalifa called. After the   river, Sivinov checked and Khalifa bet one million.

After spending more than two minutes in the think tank, the clock was called on Sivinov and he called with a few seconds left. Khalifa turned over    for a flush and scooped a big pot.

Jonathan Khalifa9,500,0001,550,000
Matous Skorepa6,100,000500,000
Ivaylo Sivinov3,000,000180,000
11/02/17 06:11:25 AM PDT
Motovsky Leaves Cauchy on the Brink

Gaetan Cauchy opened to 450,000 from the cutoff and Roman Motovsky called from the big blind. The flop fell     and Motovsky check-called a bet of 325,000 from Cauchy.

The turn brought the   and Motvsky checked again. Cauchy fired another 350,000 and Motovsky quickly called. The   hit the river and both players checked. Motovsky tabled    for two pair while Cauchy showed    for a smaller two pair.

Cauchy was left with around five big blinds and will be forced to get his chips in the middle shortly.

Matous Skorepa5,600,000400,000
Roman Motovsky4,400,0001,100,000
Nebojsa Ankucic3,100,000150,000
Florian Fuchs2,980,000-470,000
Sebastien Lucina2,620,00020,000
Gaetan Cauchy1,020,000-1,630,000
11/02/17 05:54:44 AM PDT
All You Can Shove

Out of the small blind, Nebojsa Ankucic raised to 500,000 and Gaetan Cauchy moved all in to force a quick fold.

The next hand, Ankucic jammed from the button and claimed the blinds and antes.

Florian Fuchs opened to 400,000 from the hijack and Ankucic shoved from the cutoff. Cauchy on the button glanced at the stack of the Austrian and Ankucic cut it down to be 2,195,000. Cauchy had that covered by around two big blinds and folded, as did everyone else including Fuchs.

"I had ace-queen, but there is three people behind," Cauchy said in table chat.

Florian Fuchs3,450,000550,000
Nebojsa Ankucic2,950,000290,000
Gaetan Cauchy2,650,000-350,000