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2018 World Series of Poker Europe The Official WSOP Live Updates

Tuesday, October 09, 2018 to Monday, October 15, 2018

Event #1: €550 COLOSSUS

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  • Buy-in: €550
  • Prizepool: €1,435,412
  • Entries: 2,992
  • Remaining: 0
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EVENT UPDATES

10/11/18 01:49:25 PM PDT (about 61 days and 8 hours ago)
Registration for Day 1D Closed

Since level 11 is well underway, the registration for the fourth flight has officially closed and tournament staff will now verify the total number of entries and create the separate Day 1D prize pool. It is expected that the top 25 or top 26 spots get paid, as the fourth flight is just three entries shy of the Day 1B field from last night.

10/11/18 01:43:32 PM PDT (about 61 days and 8 hours ago)
Yakimov Busts Two; Kabrhel Thriving

Rene Crha

Rene Crha raised and Plamen Yakimov three-bet small in the cutoff. Micky Blasi moved all in for 7,300 on the button and Crha called. Yakimov asked if he was allowed to raise due to the bet sizes and that was confirmed. He moved all in and Crha almost beat him into the pot.

Micky Blasi:   
Rene Crha:   
Plamen Yakimov:   

While Crha had the best of it before the flop, that all but changed on the     flop. Suddenly, he was drawing to running straight cards or the two remaining kings in the deck. Both the   turn and the   river were blanks and that was it for Crha, who was covered by Yakimov.

Martin Kabrhel doubled with a flush and then proceeded to knock out Roland Israelashvili to essentially triple his stack since late-registering.

Plamen Yakimov110,000
Martin Kabrhel90,00050,000
Rene Crha0-60,000
Roland Israelashvili0-25,000
Micky Blasi0-27,000
10/11/18 01:34:39 PM PDT (about 61 days and 8 hours ago)
Kamaras Gone; Gompers Doubles

Rakesh Lalwani

"I managed to flop top pair with a decent kicker on a double flushy board," Peter Kamaras said and added that Rakesh Lalwani had flopped two pair to send the Hungarian to the rail just before the blinds went up.

In the new level and on the very same table, Jan Gompers had a flip for his tournament life for the last 16,700 and was called by Jaroslav Peter.

Jan Gompers:   
Jaroslav Peter:   

The board came       and Gompers doubled.

Rakesh Lalwani150,00060,000
Jaroslav Peter85,00020,000
Jan Gompers35,00019,000
Casey Kastle25,00025,000
Peter Kamaras0-40,000
10/11/18 01:27:13 PM PDT (about 61 days and 8 hours ago)
Tsang Wins Flip Against Sonnenholzner

Anson Tsang

Martin Kabrhel raised to 2,400 from early position and picked up two callers in Pavel Kovalenko and Korbinian Sonnenholzner. Anson Tsang moved all in out of the big blind and Kabrhel started his usual chatter, but folded with the words "I surrender." Kovalenko also folded, however, Sonnenholzner called.

Anson Tsang:   
Korbinian Sonnenholzner:   

The board came       and Tsang's pocket pair held up.

Korbinian Sonnenholzner115,000115,000
Pavel Kovalenko55,00055,000
Anson Tsang50,00038,000
Martin Kabrhel40,00015,000
10/11/18 01:23:21 PM PDT (about 61 days and 8 hours ago)
Xu Eliminated by Lubas

Aiguo Xu

Aiguo Xu got his remaining 10 big blinds in from the hijack and Michal Lubas looked him up from the cutoff.

Aiguo Xu:   
Michal Lubas:   

The board of       ensured that the kicker played and Xu headed to the rail. New biggest stack on this very table is Oliver Heidel with almost 200,000 in chips.

Oliver Heidel220,000194,000
Michal Lubas120,0000
Aiguo Xu0-12,000
10/11/18 01:14:19 PM PDT (about 61 days and 8 hours ago)
Last Level to Register for Day 1D

The field for Day 1D has increased to 163 entries and among those to jump in late were Martin Kabrhel and Marek Blasko. Fahredin Mustafov and Renato Kaneoya are no longer in contention.

Martin Kabrhel25,00025,000
Marek Blasko25,00025,000
Fahredin Mustafov0-25,000
Renato Kaneoya0-5,000
10/11/18 01:09:18 PM PDT (about 61 days and 8 hours ago)
Zukernik Busts Dirlewanger

Leandro Dirlewanger moved all in for 11,500 and Philipp Zukernik called out of the small blind. Aleksandar Denishev in the big blind mucked the    face up and both players turned over an ace in the showdown.

Leandro Dirlewanger:   
Philipp Zukernik:   

The board came       and Dirlewanger was left drawing dead on the turn to join the rail.

Philipp Zukernik120,00015,000
Aleksandar Denishev75,00030,000
Leandro Dirlewanger0-53,000
10/11/18 12:58:12 PM PDT (about 61 days and 9 hours ago)
Kaneoya Reduced to a Miracle

Michael Soyza caught jet lag after just getting to Rozvadov the other day and busted right before the money last night in flight 1B.

"I just woke up man, it's brutal," he added and entered Day 1D in level nine.

In the meanwhile, Renato Kaneoya is in need of a miracle after dropping to a mere five big blinds. He lost a flip for 27,200 with    against the    of Tomas Petru, who got there on the turn of a board      .

Tomas Petru57,00027,000
Jasper Van 't Hoff45,00025,000
Michael Soyza25,00025,000
Renato Kaneoya5,000-24,000
10/11/18 12:52:25 PM PDT (about 61 days and 9 hours ago)
Lubas Sends Camarda to the Rail

Salvatore Camarda

Salvatore Camarda moved all in for the last 8,800 in the cutoff and Michal Lubas called on the button, as did Sandor Ambrus in the big blind. Both remaining active players checked down the board      . Camarda flashed   , Lubas had the better kicker with    and Ambrus could not beat either hand.

Michal Lubas120,00045,000
Sandor Ambrus80,000-10,000
Salvatore Camarda0-34,000
10/11/18 12:40:27 PM PDT (about 61 days and 9 hours ago)
Assorted Counts From Level 9

Peter Kamaras

Peter Kamaras scored a double early into the new level when his    got there against    to get up to 40 big blinds in the penultimate level of registration.

Greg Hawes105,00010,000
Viliyan Petleshkov100,00025,000
Sandor Ambrus90,00090,000
Rakesh Lalwani90,000-20,000
Jaroslav Peter65,00040,000
Mick Heder45,00020,000
Milad Oghabian42,0008,000
Peter Kamaras40,00014,000
Anson Tsang12,000-9,000
Aiguo Xu12,000-3,000
Hannes Neurauter0-35,000
10/11/18 12:15:15 PM PDT (about 61 days and 9 hours ago)
Second Break of Day 1D

The fourth flight has completed level eight and 79 players out of 153 entries headed towards the free buffet at the King's Casino in Rozvadov.

10/11/18 12:10:00 PM PDT (about 61 days and 9 hours ago)
Almost Half of the Field Gone

Day 1D has seen a field of 152 entries thus far, of which 83 remain and they will soon be heading into their second break.

Rakesh Lalwani has lost some chips but remains near the top while Philipp Zukernik is getting closer.

Rakesh Lalwani110,000-40,000
Philipp Zukernik105,00028,000
Greg Hawes95,00025,000
Davide Della Longa90,00082,000
Viliyan Petleshkov75,0005,000
Francesco Cirianni70,000-30,000
Timo Kamphues32,0004,000
Peter Kamaras26,000-11,000
Jan Ramik16,00016,000
Aiguo Xu15,000-10,000
Jakob Miegel00
Nika Kakoishvili00
10/11/18 12:02:13 PM PDT (about 61 days and 10 hours ago)
Segal Takes From Dumitrache

Since being moved tables, Tamir Segal has increased his stack significantly and remains near the very top of the leader board in the mid stages of Day 1D. Just now, Segal defended his big blind against the button raise of Silviu Dumitrache and check-called a bet on the     flop. On the   turn, Segal checked and called a bet of 3,000.

The   on the river paired the board and Segal led for 12,000, which Dumitrache called. Segal turned over    for the second nut flush and that won the pot.

Tamir Segal165,00025,000
Silviu Dumitrache80,00080,000
10/11/18 11:53:01 AM PDT (about 61 days and 10 hours ago)
Two Bullets Done for Deeb

Shaun Deeb and Roland Israelashvili met next to the registration desk, but for Day 1D they don't have anything in common just yet. Deeb was talking with tournament staff after having busted for the second time while Israelashvili was waiting for a seat assignment for his first bullet on this flight. Not long ago, Israelashvili had cashed in Day 1C and will give it another try to make Day 2.

Adrian Rus55,00031,000
Jan Bednar32,00032,000
James Bullimore25,00025,000
Fahredin Mustafov25,0000
Roland Israelashvili25,00025,000
Robert Suer20,00020,000
Shaun Deeb0-18,000
Rifat Gegic0-25,000
10/11/18 11:42:29 AM PDT (about 61 days and 10 hours ago)
A Double for van 't Hoff

Jasper van 't Hoff

At the start of the level, Jasper Van 't Hoff escaped from elimination when his    chopped with the    of Philipp Zukernik.

Just now, the Dutchman had a flip for the last 9,100 with    against the    of Leandro Dirlewanger. The board of       gave Dirlewanger an additional straight draw along with his two over cards, but Van 't Hoff held up with his pocket pair to remain in contention for Day 1D.

Leandro Dirlewanger53,00053,000
Jasper Van 't Hoff20,0006,000
10/11/18 11:33:57 AM PDT (about 61 days and 10 hours ago)
Sidiki No More

The remaining chips of Matey Sidiki vanished soon after when he got it in preflop with the    against Sander van Wesemael. The Dutchman held the far superior kicker with    and turned the nut straight on a board of      .

Sander van Wesemael50,00011,000
Matey Sidiki0-12,000
10/11/18 11:28:27 AM PDT (about 61 days and 10 hours ago)
Asssorted Counts From Level 7
Rakesh Lalwani150,000-10,000
Adrian Buzan140,00045,000
Tamir Segal140,00025,000
Michal Lubas75,00031,000
Viliyan Petleshkov70,00030,000
Allen Kessler57,00017,000
Peter Kamaras37,00012,000
Salvatore Camarda34,00014,000
Milad Oghabian34,0005,000
Renato Kaneoya29,0007,000
Timo Kamphues28,000-2,000
Anson Tsang21,000-4,000
Dutch Boyd21,00021,000
Bodo Sbrzesny21,0004,000
Brahim Hajji20,00020,000
Anatolii Zyrin19,000-16,000
Shaun Deeb18,000-7,000
Jan Ramik10,000-15,000
10/11/18 11:22:12 AM PDT (about 61 days and 10 hours ago)
Merzhvinskiy Doubles Through Sidiki

Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy

The turn showed      and Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy checked in the cutoff. Matey Sidiki on the button bet 8,000 into a pot of 13,000 and Merzhvinskiy check-raised all in. Sidiki gave it some consideration and called.

Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy:   
Matey Sidiki:   

"Yesss, that's exactly the hand I put you on," Sidiki celebrated and jumped out of his seat. However, his expression turned ice cold when the   river gave Merzvhinskiy a flush. The Russian doubled for 26,900 and Sidiki was reduced to half the starting stack.

Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy68,00056,000
Matey Sidiki12,00012,000
10/11/18 11:14:14 AM PDT (about 61 days and 10 hours ago)
Zukernik Busts Zukorlic

Edzevit Zukorlic was among the first casualties of the day, re-entered and happened to return to the very same table he busted from. Zukorlic lasted around an hour and just now lost a flip with    against the    of Philipp Zukernik.

The board of       provided a queen on the turn and an ace on the river to give Zukernik two pair along with an above-average stack.

Philipp Zukernik77,00017,000
Aleksandar Denishev45,00020,000
Edzevit Zukorlic00
10/11/18 11:08:58 AM PDT (about 61 days and 10 hours ago)
Motovsky Eliminated From Day 1D

Roman Motovsky

Towards the end of level six on the fourth flight, the screens show 97 players out of 140 entries remaining. Roman Motovsky was eliminated for the second time in this flight and won't be allowed to re-enter. Below are further casualties and late entrants.

Anson Tsang25,00025,000
Shaun Deeb25,00025,000
Roman Motovsky0-27,000
Zoltan Ban00
Carlo Savinelli0-25,000
Ondrej Mar00
Brahim Hajji00