11/05/17 12:39:58 PM PST
Level 26 started
|11/05/17 12:28:08 PM PST
Hands #52-56: Straight for Nitsche
Hand #52: Andreas Eiler raised to 5.0 million on the button with and Dominik Nitsche called from the big blind with . The flop came and Nitsche check-called a bet of 4.5 million from Eiler.
The turn was the and Nitsche checked again. Eiler fired 13.2 million with two pair and Nitsche just called with a straight. Nitsche checked for the third time and Eiler checked behind. The pot was sent to Nitsche who continued to extend his lead.
Hand #53: Nitsche limped in from the small blind with and Mikita Badziakouski raised to 6.5 million in the big blind with . Nitsche quickly folded and Badziakouski took down the pot.
Hand #54: Nitsche opened to 4.5 million on the button with and Eiler defended his big blind with . The flop fell and Eiler checked to Nitsche who continued for 4.0 million. Eiler made the call and the landed on the turn. Both players checked to the on the river and then checked again. Eiler won the pot with two pair, aces and tens.
Hand #55: Badziakouski raised to 4.5 million on the button with and picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #56: Nitsche raised to 5.5 million from the small blind with and Badziakouski called in the big blind with . The flop came and both players checked to the on the turn. Nitsche made a delayed c-bet of 6.0 million and Badziakouski folded.
The players are now taking a quick break and will return for one more level before the dinner break.
11/05/17 12:11:12 PM PST
Thomas Muehloecker Eliminated in 4th Place (€1,096,206)
Hand #51: Dominik Nitsche raised to 4.5 million first to act and Thomas Muehloecker eventually committed his last 5.025 million out of the big blind with the words "let's gamble."
The flop was no help for Muehloecker and he was drawing dead on the turn, making the river a formality. Muehloecker was eliminated in 4th place for €1,096,206 and Nitsche extended his lead at the top of the leader board with three players remaining.
|Dominik Nitsche||133,000,000||13,375,000 |
|Thomas Muehloecker||0||-24,975,000 |11/05/17 12:07:37 PM PST
Hands #48-50: No Action in Sight
Hand #48: Unknown action due to player interview.
Hand #49: Andreas Eiler raked in a pot without showdown while Steffen Sontheimer was interviewed.
Hand #50: Dominik Nitsche won the blinds and antes after his raise with went through uncalled.
11/05/17 12:04:01 PM PST
Steffen Sontheimer Eliminated in 5th Place (€806,758)
Hand #47: Andreas Eiler announced all in on the button with and Steffen Sontheimer called for his last 11.1 million in the big blind with .
The flop came and Eiler flopped the best hand with a pair of kings. The turn was the and the river landed the . Sontheimer was unable to connect with the board and was eliminated in fifth place.
|Andreas Eiler||75,400,000||11,150,000 |
|Steffen Sontheimer||0||-18,800,000 |11/05/17 12:01:03 PM PST
Hands #44-46: Muehloecker and Sontheimer Under 10 Big Blinds
Hand #44: Mikita Badziakouski received a walk in the big blind.
Hand #45: Due to a player interview, this hand was unavailable on the live-stream.
Hand #46: Dominik Nitsche raised to 4.5 million in the cutoff with and Thomas Muehloecker called from the big blind with . The flop came and Muehloecker check-folded to an all in from Nitsche.
11/05/17 11:52:08 AM PST
Hands #41-43: Full House for Nitsche
Hand #41: Andreas Eiler moved all in with the out of the small blind and won the big blind and antes.
Hand #42: Mikita Badziakouski raised to 6 million from the cutoff with the and that won the blinds and antes.
Hand #43: Eiler raised to 5.2 million with and Dominik Nitsche called with the . The flop came Nitsche checked, Eiler bet 5.5 million and Nitsche called.
After the turn, Nitsche checked again and Eiler bet big for 14 million and Nitsche called to see the on the river, which further improved his hand to a full house. Both players checked and
|Dominik Nitsche||119,625,000||25,700,000 |
|Andreas Eiler||64,250,000||-24,700,000 |11/05/17 11:41:41 AM PST
Christoph Vogelsang Eliminated in 6th Place (€606,694)
Hand #39: Thomas Muehloecker opened to 4.0 million from the hijack with and Christoph Vogelsang pushed all in for 5.55 million in the big blind with . Muehloecker instantly called and the cards were face up. The flop came and Vogelsang made a pair of fours. The turn was the and the river landed the giving Vogelsang two pair to double up through Muehloecker's pocket kings.
Hand #40: Mikita Badziakouski raised to 4.5 million on the button with and Christoph Vogelsang went all in for 13.6 million with from the small blind. Badziakouski asked for a count and then made the call, only to find out he was dominated.
The flop came and Badziakouski flopped two pair to take the lead. The on the turn and the on the river were no help to Vogelsang who was eliminated in 6th place.
|Mikita Badziakouski||47,500,000||16,000,000 |
|Christoph Vogelsang||0||-5,850,000 |11/05/17 11:35:21 AM PST
Level 25 started
|11/05/17 11:27:57 AM PST
Hands #34-38: Badziakouski Doubles Through Nitsche
Hand #34: Steffen Sontheimer raised to 10 million with the from the hijack and won the blinds and antes.
Hand #35: Mikita Badziakouski raised toi 11.15 million in the cutoff with few chips behind and the and Thomas Muehloecker in the big blind was having a decision with the . Sontheimer called the clock and Muehloecker folded, Badziakouski showed his ace-king.
Hand #36: Andreas Eiler on the button asked for the counts of both players in the blinds and shoved with the to force two quick folds.
Hand #37: Dominik Nitsche received a walk in the big blind with the .
Hand #38: Out of the small blind, Nitsche moved all in against two short stacks and Badziakouski reluctantly called from the big blind for his last 15.15 million.
The board came and Badziakouski doubled to 16 big blinds.
|Dominik Nitsche||93,925,000||-17,350,000 |
|Andreas Eiler||88,950,000||14,100,000 |
|Mikita Badziakouski||31,500,000||15,550,000 |
|Thomas Muehloecker||24,975,000||-10,600,000 |
|Steffen Sontheimer||18,800,000||-6,600,000 |
|Christoph Vogelsang||5,850,000||-4,200,000 |11/05/17 11:14:13 AM PST
Hands #30-33: Eiler Takes a Couple Pots
Hand #30: Andreas Eiler raised to 3.6 million on the button with and Steffen Sontheimer called from the big blind with . The flop came and Sontheimer check-called a bet of 3.5 million from Eiler. The landed on the turn and both players checked to the on the river. Two more checks and Eiler took down the pot with a pair of queens.
Hand #31: Eiler opened again from the cutoff to 3.6 million with and Dominik Nitsche defended his big blind with . The flop fell and Nitsche checked to Eiler who continued for 3.0 million, getting Nitsche to fold.
Hand #32: Sontheimer moved all in for 15.2 million on the button with but could not pick up any action.
Hand #33: The action folded to Mikita Badziakouski in the small blind who shipped all in for 9.75 million with . Christoph Vogelsang was in the big blind with and took an unnecessary amount of time to finally make the fold.
11/05/17 10:55:47 AM PST
Hands #26-30: Sontheimer and Vogelsang with Aces; Eiler Hits a Straight
Hand #26: Dominik Nitsche moved all in from the small blind with the and Mikita Badziakouski folded the in the big blind after some consideration.
Hand #27: Steffen Sontheimer raised to 3.4 million from the cutoff with the and Christoph Vogelsang in the big blind with . The flop fell and both players checked. On the turn, Vogelsang checked and folded to a delayed continuation bet of 2.9 million.
Hand #28: Sontheimer made it 3.3 million with in the hijack and Vogelsang picked up the in the small blind. Vogelsang gave it some consideration and moved all in, Andreas Eiler folded in the big blind quickly and Sontheimer also let go.
Hand #29: Vogelsang raised from the button to 3.4 million with the and Eiler in the small blind called with the . Thomas Muehloecker in the big blind held and asked Vogelsang "how much are you playing?" before tossing in calling chips.
Three-way to the flop of , it was Eiler that bet 3.8 million and Muehloecker folded, Vogelsang called. The improved Eiler to a straight and he checked, Vogelsang checked back. After the river, Eiler bet 6 million and Vogelsang called to drop to the bottom of the counts.
|Andreas Eiler||74,850,000||18,600,000 |
|Christoph Vogelsang||10,050,000||-11,900,000 |11/05/17 10:34:35 AM PST
Ahadpur Khangah Eliminated in 7th Place (€466,421)
Hand #25: Ahadpur Khangah limped in from the small blind with and Dominik Nitsche was in the big blind with another monster hand, holding . He raised to 3.2 million and Khangah quickly pushed all in for 18.825 million. Nitsche quickly called and the cards were tabled.
The flop came and Nitsche still held the best hand. The landed on the turn giving Khangah a flush draw. The hit the river and Khangah made a straight. Unfortunately for him, Nitsche improved to a full house and Khangah was eliminated in 7th place.
|Dominik Nitsche||111,275,000||19,625,000 |
|Ahadpur Khangah||0||-17,225,000 |11/05/17 10:33:14 AM PST
Hands #23-24: No Post-Break Action
Hand #23: Ahadpur Khangah raised to 3.2 million from under the gun with and picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #24: Andreas Eiler opened to 3.5 million from the cutoff with and everyone tossed their cards away.
11/05/17 10:25:42 AM PST
Level 24 started
|11/05/17 10:08:16 AM PST
Hands #20-22: Flush for Muehloecker; First Break of the Final Table
Hand #20: Andreas Eiler raised to 2.8 million from under the gun with the and won the blinds and antes.
Hand #21: Dominik Nitsche raised to 2.5 million with and Eiler defended his big blind with . The flop came and Eiler checked, Nitsche bet 3 million and that won the pot uncontested.
Hand #22: Nitsche opened to 2.5 million with and Christoph Vogelsang folded on the button. Thomas Muehloecker in the big blind called with and the flop came , which prompted Muehloecker to check. Nitsche bet 2.5 million and Muehloecker reluctantly called to see the turn, giving him a flush draw on top of his gutshot.
Muehloecker checked again and Nitsche bet 6 million to see a reluctant call by Muehloecker. The fell on the river and Muehloecker quickly checked, Nitsche checked behind with the words "stupid ICM" before seeing the bad news.
Right after the end of the hand, the remaining seven players were sent on a 15-minute break.
|Dominik Nitsche||91,650,000||-900,000 |
|Andreas Eiler||56,250,000||-5,400,000 |
|Thomas Muehloecker||35,575,000||6,900,000 |
|Steffen Sontheimer||25,400,000||-3,600,000 |
|Christoph Vogelsang||21,950,000||-1,000,000 |
|Ahadpur Khangah||17,225,000||4,600,000 |
|Mikita Badziakouski||15,950,000||-3,600,000 |11/05/17 09:56:04 AM PST
Hands #15-19: Khangah Gets to His Feet
Hand #15: Dominik Nitsche raised to 2.5 million from the hijack with and Andreas Eiler called from the small blind with . Thomas Muehloecker was in the big blind with and also made the call.
The flop fell and the action was checked around to the on the turn. Eiler and Muehloecker checked again and Nitsche fired 5.0 million with his flush draw. Eiler folded and Muehloecker followed him.
Hand #16: Ahadpur Khangah open-shipped all in for 12.025 million from under the gun with and picked up the blinds and antes.
Hand #17: Christoph Vogelsang raised to 2.6 million from the hijack with and everyone folded.
Hand #18: Nitsche received a walk in the big blind.
Hand #19: Muehloecker limped in from the hijack with and Khangah called on the button with . Nitsche completed the small blind with and Mikita Badziakouski checked his option with .
The flop came and the action was checked to Khangah who moved all in for 11.625 million. Nitsche and Badziakouski both folded and Muehloecker asked for a count. Khangah stood up from his chair with his hands on the bumper of the table while Muehloecker tanked for nearly three minutes. He eventually folded and Khangah sat back in his chair.
11/05/17 09:35:13 AM PST
Martin Kabrhel Eliminated in 8th Place (€366,762)
Hand #14: Dominik Nitsche raised to 2.5 million from the hijack and Martin Kabrhel took some time before raising to 12 million from the button, leaving himself with 200,000 behind. "I have this for the flop," Kabrhel said to Nitsche" and the German moved all in, Kabrhel called with the words "I gamble."
"Wow, I didn't expect that," Kabrhel added when he spotted the cards of his opponent. The flop fell and Nitsche picked up a flush draw. The was a blank, but the appeared on the river to improve Nitsche to a flush and eliminate Kabrhel in 8th place for €366,762.
|Dominik Nitsche||92,550,000||15,400,000 |
|Martin Kabrhel||0||-12,400,000 |11/05/17 09:30:02 AM PST
Hand #10-13: Nitsche Picking Up Premium Hands
Hand #10: Thomas Muehloecker raised to 2.8 million from the cutoff with and Steffen Sontheimer three-bet to 8.2 million on the button. Dominik Nitsche woke up in the big blind with and pushed all in for 41.35 million. Muehloecker and Sontheimer both quickly folded and Nitsche raked in the pot.
Hand #11: Ahadpur Khangah limped in on the button with and Nitsche raised to 4.2 million from the small blind with . Khangah called and the flop came . Nitsche continued for 2.5 million and Khangah folded.
Hand #12: Sontheimer limped in from the hijack with and Khangah followed suit in the cutoff with . Martin Kabrhel checked his option with and the flop came .
The action was checked around to the on the turn. Khangah was the first player to fire at the pot with a bet of 2.1 million. Kabrhel folded and Sontheimer called. The river was the and both players checked. Sontheimer took down the pot with two pair.
Hand #13: Muehloecker raised to 2.6 million from early position with and Nitsche three-bet to 7.8 million from the cutoff with . Muehloecker made the call and the flop came . Muehloecker checked and Nitsche fired 5.0 million with a flopped full house. Muehloecker called and the hit the turn. Muehloecker checked again and Nitsche bet 7.5 million, forcing a fold from Muehloecker.
|Dominik Nitsche||77,150,000||35,600,000 |
|Andreas Eiler||61,650,000||-800,000 |
|Steffen Sontheimer||29,000,000||-2,950,000 |
|Thomas Muehloecker||28,675,000||-16,400,000 |
|Christoph Vogelsang||22,950,000||-5,000,000 |
|Mikita Badziakouski||19,550,000||-2,900,000 |
|Ahadpur Khangah||12,625,000||-10,200,000 |
|Martin Kabrhel||12,400,000||-1,700,000 |11/05/17 09:06:50 AM PST
Hands #6-10: Badziakouski Doubles Through Khangah
Hand #6: Ahadpur Khangah limped in from early position with the and Dominik Nitsche in the hijack raised to 3.5 million . Action folded back to Khangah and he let it go.
Hand #7: Khangah limped the next hand with the and Mikita Badziakouski moved all in for 9.425 million with the in the hijack. Khangah verified with the dealer that Badziakouski was indeed all in and called.
Badziakouski had the dominating kicker and dodged a sweat on the board of to double.
Hand #8: Nitsche made it 2 million to go with the and Andreas Eiler three-bet on the button to 5.8 million with the . Thomas Muehloecker in the small blind had the and gave it brief consideration before folding while Steffen Sontheimer in the big blind had . Sontheimer folded, as did Nitsche, and Eiler raked in the pot.
Hand #9: Nitsche raised to 2 million with the and Thomas Muehloecker called on the button with . The flop came and both players checked. After the turn, Nitsche bet 2.2 million and Muehloecker called to see the on the river. Nitsche bet 8 million with his full house and Muehloecker took a long time to make up his mind. Sontheimer called the clock on the Austrian and a few seconds later Muehloecker mucked.
|Andreas Eiler||62,450,000||9,900,000 |
|Thomas Muehloecker||45,075,000||-7,425,000 |
|Dominik Nitsche||41,550,000||5,500,000 |
|Ahadpur Khangah||22,825,000||-13,575,000 |
|Mikita Badziakouski||22,450,000||9,875,000 ||