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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 11:02:48 AM PDT (about 61 days and 11 hours ago)
Crha Takes From Hawes

On the flop of    , Gregory Hawes check-min-raised from 1,000 to 2,000 out of the blinds and Rene Crha called to see the   on the turn. Hawes bet 4,000 and Crha came along for the ride. On the   river, Hawes slowed down and checked. Crha took the opportunity to bet 4,500 and that did the trick to force a fold.

Two tables over, Viliyan Petleshkov was involved in a bigger pot and moved all in for the side of the pot on the       river. His opponent gave it plenty of thought, but ended up folding to award the pot to Petleshkov.

Greg Hawes70,00070,000
Rene Crha60,00035,000
Viliyan Petleshkov40,00015,000
10/11/18 10:54:02 AM PDT (about 61 days and 11 hours ago)
Assorted Counts
Rakesh Lalwani160,00045,000
Tamir Segal115,00060,000
Francesco Cirianni100,00075,000
Adrian Buzan95,000-5,000
Sander van Wesemael39,00039,000
Hannes Neurauter35,00010,000
Michael Eiler31,0006,000
Carlo Savinelli25,00025,000
Adrian Rus24,000-13,000
Teunis Kooij23,00023,000
Salvatore Camarda20,000-5,000
Robert Auer20,000-5,000
Sanjay Sahijwani19,000-11,000
Bodo Sbrzesny17,000-8,000
Jasper Van 't Hoff14,000-11,000
Dutch Boyd0-8,000
10/11/18 10:41:15 AM PDT (about 61 days and 11 hours ago)
Oghabian Flops the Nuts; Cannot Hold

Milad Oghabian

The flop showed     and Tomas Petru, as well as Milad Oghabian, had checked out of the blinds. Pavel Kovalenko in late position bet 1,700 and Petru check-raised to 4,300. Oghbanian eyed the stack of his table neighbor carefully and moved all in, which forced an instant fold from Kovalenko.

Petru called it off and was at risk with the    for middle pair and the nut flush draw. Oghabian had a big blind special with    for the flopped straight only to see his hand fail to hold up on the   turn and   river. Petru doubled for 13,700 and put a dent into Oghabian's stack.

Pavel Kovalenko40,00040,000
Tomas Petru30,00030,000
Milad Oghabian29,0004,000
10/11/18 10:34:52 AM PDT (about 61 days and 11 hours ago)
Zyrin takes From Della Longa

On the heads-up turn of     , Anatolii Zyrin checked and called a bet of 3,300 by Davide Della Longa on the button. The   river was checked by Zyrin and Della Longa opted to check behind. Zyrin revealed    for a pair of queens and that won the pot, leaving Della Longa with just shy of one third of the starting stack.

Anatolii Zyrin35,00010,000
Davide Della Longa8,000-27,000
10/11/18 10:30:08 AM PDT (about 61 days and 11 hours ago)
Assorted Counts From Level 5
Philipp Zukernik60,00035,000
Allen Kessler40,00015,000
Jan Ramik25,000-80,000
Fahredin Mustafov25,00025,000
Anatolii Zyrin25,00025,000
Nika Kakoishvili25,000-25,000
Renato Kaneoya22,000-3,000
10/11/18 10:02:23 AM PDT (about 61 days and 12 hours ago)
The First Break on Day 1D

Peter Kamaras arrived just when the Day 1D field was sent into the first 15-minute break of the day with 102 players out of 117 entries remaining.

"What happened?" Kamaras asked when noticing the big stack of Rakesh Lalwani.

"One guy went all in with top pair and there was only 8,000 in the middle. I hit sets against two pair, nut flush," Lalwani explained and the Indian is the chip leader after level four with nearly four times the starting stack.

Rakesh Lalwani115,00047,000
Peter Kamaras25,00025,000
10/11/18 09:55:30 AM PDT (about 61 days and 12 hours ago)
Magistro Doubles

Over on table 80, Marco Magistro was all in and at risk for 9,200 on the     flop and his opponent looked him up with the   . Magistro held    and the   turn and   river changed nothing anymore.

New in Day 1D is Michael Eiler on the very same table, Jaroslav Peter and Allen Kessler also re-entered.

Adrian Rus37,000-5,000
Davide Della Longa35,00035,000
Andrey Andreev35,00035,000
Marco Magistro33,00033,000
Allen Kessler25,00025,000
Jaroslav Peter25,00025,000
Michael Eiler25,00025,000
Dutch Boyd8,000-24,000
Amnon Ezuz0-10,000
10/11/18 09:48:42 AM PDT (about 61 days and 12 hours ago)
Kovalenko Eliminated by Buzan

Pavel Kovalenko

Adrian Buzan raised from under the gun and Pavel Kovalenko stuck around on the button to see the flop of    . Buzan checked, Kovalenko bet 1,000 and was called by big stack Buzan.

On the   turn, Buzan check-called a second bet worth 2,500 and then checked the   on the river. Kovalenko bet 6,000 with around 10,000 behind and Buzan then moved all in.

After brief consideration, Kovalenko called and Buzan rolled over    for a runner-runner straight. Kovalenko was stunned and slowly turned over his    for flopped top two pair before slowly tossing his remaining chips to the dealer and leaving the table without a word.

Adrian Buzan100,00025,000
Pavel Kovalenko0-25,000
10/11/18 09:40:01 AM PDT (about 61 days and 12 hours ago)
Rus Chips Up; Takes a Hit

Adrian Rus had already more than doubled his stack and would have been near the chip lead if he had not lost a chunky pot just now. Rus rivered a straight with    on the board       only to see his opponent turn over    for the full house.

Michal Lubas44,00019,000
Adrian Rus42,00017,000
Micky Blasi27,0002,000
Philippe Bouhnik25,00025,000
Sander van Wesemael25,000-28,500
Mick Heder25,00025,000
Rifat Gegic25,00025,000
Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy12,000-13,000
10/11/18 09:32:08 AM PDT (about 62 days and 12 hours ago)
The Day 1D Field is Shaping Up

Several well-known players from festivals at the King's Casino have entered Day 1D and the screens currently show 94 entries, of which 86 players remain.

Oliver Heidel26,00026,000
Andrey Andreev25,0000
Michal Lubas25,00025,000
Pavel Kovalenko25,000-5,000
Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy25,00025,000
Huseyin Arkun25,00025,000
Hannes Neurauter25,00025,000
Robert Auer25,00025,000
Renato Kaneoya25,00025,000
Milad Oghabian25,00025,000
Viliyan Petleshkov25,00025,000
Jasper Van 't Hoff25,00025,000
Aleksandar Denishev25,000
10/11/18 09:23:53 AM PDT (about 62 days and 12 hours ago)
Segal Doubles With Aces

Amnon Ezuz limped and eventually six-bet all in to see Tamir Segal snap-call for his entire stack from one seat over. Franco Polidori folded and later said in table chat he had folded pocket queens.

Tamir Segal:   
Amnon Ezuz:   

The board came       and Segal doubled.

Tamir Segal55,00055,000
Franco Polidori20,00020,000
Amnon Ezuz10,00010,000
10/11/18 09:12:48 AM PDT (about 62 days and 12 hours ago)
Scaramozza Busts Early On

Patrick Scaramozza was already all in and awaiting his fate while Timo Kamphues and Evangelos Vougiouklakis headed to the      turn. Vougiouklakis moved all in and Kamphues had a tough decision, but eventually folded with a dry smile on the face.

Patrick Scaramozza:   
Evangelos Vougiouklakis:   

Scaramozza had plenty of outs with his pair and straight draw, but the river was the blank   to send the Italian to the rail.

Evangelos Vougiouklakis39,00039,000
Timo Kamphues30,0005,000
Roman Motovsky27,00027,000
Patrick Scaramozza0
10/11/18 09:03:33 AM PDT (about 62 days and 13 hours ago)
Lalwani Sends Zukorlic to the Rail

Picking up the action on the     flop, Rakesh Lalwani bet 1,100 and Jan Gompers called from a few seats over in late position. Edzevit Zukorlic on the button raised it up to 3,500 and Lalwani was the only caller. On the   turn, Lalwani checked and Zukorlic moved all in for around 18,000, Lalwani almost beat him into the pot.

Edzevit Zukorlic:   
Rakesh Lalwani:   

The   on the river brought no miracle for Zukorlic and he was sent to the rail.

Rakesh Lalwani68,00043,000
Jan Gompers16,00016,000
Edzevit Zukorlic00
10/11/18 08:56:53 AM PDT (about 62 days and 13 hours ago)
Quads for Buzan; Motovsky and Reinhold Out

Roman Motovsky (left) busts early in Day 1D

A loud scream by Adrian Buzan could be heard in the entire poker room and a few players from nearby tables glanced over to see what had happened. A three-way all in emerged on the      turn with Roman Motovsky as shortest stack, Buzan as second-biggest stack and Pascal Reinhold with a mere 800 chips more.

Roman Motovsky:   
Adrian Buzan:   
Pascal Reinhold:   

The   on the river gave Buzan quads and was the reason for his excitement.

Reinhold moved all in for the last four big blinds the very next hand and the big blind called with   . Reinhold held    but failed to hold up on the board      .

Adrian Buzan75,000
Roman Motovsky0-25,000
Pascal Reinhold0
10/11/18 08:47:07 AM PDT (about 62 days and 13 hours ago)
Solid Start for Boyd and Sahijwani

The early success rate of Dutch Boyd in the previous flights has been very good and the three-time WSOP bracelet winner scored an early double on Day 1A while grinding up a big stack on Day 1B. Neither has been the case for Day 1D just yet, but he added quite a few chips to his stack.

Same also applies for Sanjay Sahijwani, who just claimed a pot without showdown. On the heads-up turn of     , the Chilean checked and faced a bet of 1,600 by a player in early position. Sahijwani check-raised to 5,300 out of the small blind and that did the trick.

Dutch Boyd32,0007,000
Sanjay Sahijwani30,0005,000
Rene Crha25,00025,000
Adrian Rus25,000
10/11/18 08:40:54 AM PDT (about 62 days and 13 hours ago)
Rychlik Gets Paid Off

Amir Temrani defended his small blind against a raise by Roman Rychlik and was spotted check-calling a bet of 1,800 by Rychlik on the      turn. Temrani also checked the   on the river and Rychlik now quickly splashed in another bet of 2,800. Temrani was curious enough to see the cards of the Czech and called, but mucked as soon as he was shown the    for top two.

Roman Rychlik31,0006,000
Amir Temrani20,00020,000
10/11/18 08:28:05 AM PDT (about 62 days and 13 hours ago)
More Familiar Faces Enter

Several players that entered previous flights are back in such as Sanjay Sahijwani, Aleksei Ivanov, Roman Motovsky and Roman Rychlik. Salvatore Camarda has just arrived in Rozvadov and entered the tournament for the first time with 69 entries showing towards the end of the first level.

Sanjay Sahijwani25,00025,000
Aleksei Ivanov25,00025,000
Roman Rychlik25,00025,000
Roman Motovsky25,00025,000
Salvatore Camarda25,00025,000
10/11/18 08:18:38 AM PDT (about 62 days and 13 hours ago)
Vogt Chips Up Early

Timo Vogt min-cashed Day 1B last night and has taken another shot at making Day 2 by entering the fourth flight. The German is off to a decent start as he picked up some change from Petar Petrov, who called a bet of 2,000 by Vogt on the       river.

Vogt revealed the    for trips eights and raked in a nice pot.

Timo Vogt29,00029,000
Petar Petrov20,00020,000
10/11/18 08:10:35 AM PDT (about 62 days and 13 hours ago)
The First Faces in the 1D Field

According to the screens there are more than 50 players registered and among the early notables are Philipp Zukernik, Andrey Andreev, Bodo Sbrzesny, Micky Blasi and Rakesh Lalwani. Three-time WSOP bracelet winner Dutch Boyd, who has been running up a stack early on for Day 1A and 1B without success, is also back for more poker action.

Philipp Zukernik25,00025,000
Andrey Andreev25,0008,000
Timo Kamphues25,00025,000
Bodo Sbrzesny25,00025,000
Micky Blasi25,00025,000
Rakesh Lalwani25,00025,000
Dutch Boyd25,00025,000
Francesco Cirianni25,00025,000
Aiguo Xu25,00025,000
10/11/18 06:41:44 AM PDT (about 62 days and 15 hours ago)
Day 1D of The COLOSSUS Kicks Off at 6PM!

World Series of Poker Europe at King's Casino

While the third starting day is currently underway and still in late registration with up to 117 entries, the fourth flight of the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe Event #1: €550 COLOSSUS No-Limit Hold'em is already throwing shades into Europe's biggest poker arena at the King's Casino in Rozvadov.

More than 400 entries have been generated in the first of ten gold bracelet events thus far and that number will likely receive a significant boost on Day 1D as of 6 p.m. local time. All those poker enthusiasts from near and far that haven't been able to secure their seat for Day 2 will jump right back into the action for 18 levels of 30 minutes each.

All participants receive 25,000 in chips and the late registration remains open until approximately 11.40 p.m. local time. During the registration period, a single re-entry is available and the top 15% of the field will receive a portion of the separate Day 1 prize pool. The money bubble is expected to burst in the final three levels of the night and bagging will take place at 4 a.m. local time.

The 2018 WSOPE €550 The COLOSSUS Schedule

DayDateStarting TimeLate RegEntriesSurvivorsFurther Information
1ATuesday October 9th18:00~23:4015412Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, top 24 spots paid
1BWednesday October 10th18:00~23:4016717Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, top 26 spots paid
1CThursday October 11th12:00~17:40tbatbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached
1DThursday October 11th18:00~23:40tbatbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached
1EFriday October 12th12:00~17:40tbatbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached
1FFriday October 12th18:00~23:40tbatbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached
1GSaturday October 13th12:00~17:40tbatbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached
1HSaturday October 13th18:00~23:40tbatbaPlay 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached
2Sunday October 14th15:00-tbatbaLevel duration increases to 40 minutes
3Monday October 15thtba-tba-Play Down to a champion

The PokerNews live reporting team will be there from start to finish for all you need to know on the way to crown another WSOP bracelet winner on Monday, October 15th, 2018.