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 Hawes||70,000||70,000 |
|Rene Crha||60,000||35,000 |
|Viliyan Petleshkov||40,000||15,000 |
10/11/18 10:54:02 AM PDT (about 61 days and 11 hours ago)
|Rakesh Lalwani||160,000||45,000 |
|Tamir Segal||115,000||60,000 |
|Francesco Cirianni||100,000||75,000 |
|Adrian Buzan||95,000||-5,000 |
|Sander van Wesemael||39,000||39,000 |
|Hannes Neurauter||35,000||10,000 |
|Michael Eiler||31,000||6,000 |
|Carlo Savinelli||25,000||25,000 |
|Adrian Rus||24,000||-13,000 |
|Teunis Kooij||23,000||23,000 |
|Salvatore Camarda||20,000||-5,000 |
|Robert Auer||20,000||-5,000 |
|Sanjay Sahijwani||19,000||-11,000 |
|Bodo Sbrzesny||17,000||-8,000 |
|Jasper Van 't Hoff||14,000||-11,000 |
|Dutch Boyd||0||-8,000 |
10/11/18 10:41:15 AM PDT (about 61 days and 11 hours ago)
Oghabian Flops the Nuts; Cannot Hold
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 Kovalenko||40,000||40,000 |
|Tomas Petru||30,000||30,000 |
|Milad Oghabian||29,000||4,000 |
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 Zyrin||35,000||10,000 |
|Davide Della Longa||8,000||-27,000 |
10/11/18 10:30:08 AM PDT (about 61 days and 11 hours ago)
Assorted Counts From Level 5
|Philipp Zukernik||60,000||35,000 |
|Allen Kessler||40,000||15,000 |
|Jan Ramik||25,000||-80,000 |
|Fahredin Mustafov||25,000||25,000 |
|Anatolii Zyrin||25,000||25,000 |
|Nika Kakoishvili||25,000||-25,000 |
|Renato Kaneoya||22,000||-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 Lalwani||115,000||47,000 |
|Peter Kamaras||25,000||25,000 |
10/11/18 09:55:30 AM PDT (about 61 days and 12 hours ago)
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 Rus||37,000||-5,000 |
|Davide Della Longa||35,000||35,000 |
|Andrey Andreev||35,000||35,000 |
|Marco Magistro||33,000||33,000 |
|Allen Kessler||25,000||25,000 |
|Jaroslav Peter||25,000||25,000 |
|Michael Eiler||25,000||25,000 |
|Dutch Boyd||8,000||-24,000 |
|Amnon Ezuz||0||-10,000 |
10/11/18 09:48:42 AM PDT (about 61 days and 12 hours ago)
Kovalenko Eliminated by Buzan
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 Buzan||100,000||25,000 |
|Pavel Kovalenko||0||-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 Lubas||44,000||19,000 |
|Adrian Rus||42,000||17,000 |
|Micky Blasi||27,000||2,000 |
|Philippe Bouhnik||25,000||25,000 |
|Sander van Wesemael||25,000||-28,500 |
|Mick Heder||25,000||25,000 |
|Rifat Gegic||25,000||25,000 |
|Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy||12,000||-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 Heidel||26,000||26,000 |
|Andrey Andreev||25,000||0 |
|Michal Lubas||25,000||25,000 |
|Pavel Kovalenko||25,000||-5,000 |
|Aleksandr Merzhvinskiy||25,000||25,000 |
|Huseyin Arkun||25,000||25,000 |
|Hannes Neurauter||25,000||25,000 |
|Robert Auer||25,000||25,000 |
|Renato Kaneoya||25,000||25,000 |
|Milad Oghabian||25,000||25,000 |
|Viliyan Petleshkov||25,000||25,000 |
|Jasper Van 't Hoff||25,000||25,000 |
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.
The board came and Segal doubled.
|Tamir Segal||55,000||55,000 |
|Franco Polidori||20,000||20,000 |
|Amnon Ezuz||10,000||10,000 |
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.
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 Vougiouklakis||39,000||39,000 |
|Timo Kamphues||30,000||5,000 |
|Roman Motovsky||27,000||27,000 |
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.
The on the river brought no miracle for Zukorlic and he was sent to the rail.
|Rakesh Lalwani||68,000||43,000 |
|Jan Gompers||16,000||16,000 |
|Edzevit Zukorlic||0||0 |
10/11/18 08:56:53 AM PDT (about 62 days and 13 hours ago)
Quads for Buzan; Motovsky and Reinhold Out
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.
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 .
|Roman Motovsky||0||-25,000 |
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 Boyd||32,000||7,000 |
|Sanjay Sahijwani||30,000||5,000 |
|Rene Crha||25,000||25,000 |
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 Rychlik||31,000||6,000 |
|Amir Temrani||20,000||20,000 |
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 Sahijwani||25,000||25,000 |
|Aleksei Ivanov||25,000||25,000 |
|Roman Rychlik||25,000||25,000 |
|Roman Motovsky||25,000||25,000 |
|Salvatore Camarda||25,000||25,000 |
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 Vogt||29,000||29,000 |
|Petar Petrov||20,000||20,000 |
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 Zukernik||25,000||25,000 |
|Andrey Andreev||25,000||8,000 |
|Timo Kamphues||25,000||25,000 |
|Bodo Sbrzesny||25,000||25,000 |
|Micky Blasi||25,000||25,000 |
|Rakesh Lalwani||25,000||25,000 |
|Dutch Boyd||25,000||25,000 |
|Francesco Cirianni||25,000||25,000 |
|Aiguo Xu||25,000||25,000 |
10/11/18 06:41:44 AM PDT (about 62 days and 15 hours ago)
Day 1D of The COLOSSUS Kicks Off at 6PM!
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
|Day||Date||Starting Time||Late Reg||Entries||Survivors||Further Information|
|1A||Tuesday October 9th||18:00||~23:40||154||12||Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, top 24 spots paid|
|1B||Wednesday October 10th||18:00||~23:40||167||17||Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, top 26 spots paid|
|1C||Thursday October 11th||12:00||~17:40||tba||tba||Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached|
|1D||Thursday October 11th||18:00||~23:40||tba||tba||Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached|
|1E||Friday October 12th||12:00||~17:40||tba||tba||Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached|
|1F||Friday October 12th||18:00||~23:40||tba||tba||Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached|
|1G||Saturday October 13th||12:00||~17:40||tba||tba||Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached|
|1H||Saturday October 13th||18:00||~23:40||tba||tba||Play 18 Levels of 30 Minutes, the money will be reached|
|2||Sunday October 14th||15:00||-||tba||tba||Level duration increases to 40 minutes|
|3||Monday October 15th||tba||-||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.