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Wednesday, July 29, 2020 to Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Event #44: $2,500 No Limit Hold'em 6-Handed

  • Buy-in: $2,500
  • Prizepool: $2,118,500
  • Entries: 892
  • Remaining: 1


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Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:52 AM Local Time
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau Eliminated in 7th Place ($55,280)

Semrau vs Anatsky

Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau shoved from the small blind for 1,042,330 and was called by Ilya Anatsky in the big blind with the bigger stack.

Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau:   
Ilya Anatsky:   

The flop came     for Anatsky to hit top pair but for Semrau to pick up the gutshot to a straight.

The turn was the   for Anatsky to improve to two pair.

The river completed the board with the   of rAnatsky to make a full house to eliminate Semrau in seventh place for $55,280.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza8,559,819362,000
Ilya Anatsky6,480,4531,972,330
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang2,734,73338,000
Kristen Bicknell1,942,598372,000
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck1,594,741-476,000
Simon Higgins987,656-890,000
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau0-1,378,330
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:48 AM Local Time
Level 27 started
Level: 27
Blinds: 50,000/100,000
Ante: 12,000
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:47 AM Local Time
Higher Two Pair on the River for De Souza

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza raised to 160,000 from the button and Kristen Bicknell defended her big blind.

The flop came    , Bicknell check-called the 141,900 bet of De Souza.

They both checked through the   on the turn to the   on the river. Bicknell checked for the last time and De Souza bet 535,350. Bicknell called with    for two pair but De Souza held    for the higher two pair. Dong "nuoyani" Jiang showed he held    for the full house if he had played the hand.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza8,197,819987,250
Ilya Anatsky4,508,123-30,000
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang2,696,733-30,000
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck2,070,741-150,000
Simon Higgins1,877,656120,000
Kristen Bicknell1,570,598-867,250
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau1,378,330-30,000
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:43 AM Local Time
Bicknell Has Two Pair

Kristen Bicknell raised to 160,000 from the hijack and Simon Higgins defended his big blind.

The flop came    , Higgins check-raised the 103,200 continuation-bet of Bicknell to 294,120 which she called.

The turn was the   and Higgins bet 305,462 which was called by Bicknell.

The river completed the board with the   and both players checked. Higgins tabled    for the rivered pair of jacks but Bicknell picked up the pot with    for two pair.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza7,210,569150,000
Ilya Anatsky4,538,123-66,000
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang2,726,733-160,000
Kristen Bicknell2,437,8481,075,592
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck2,220,741-40,000
Simon Higgins1,757,656-799,592
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau1,408,330-160,000
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:40 AM Local Time
Semrau's Turn to Double Up

Semrau vs Finck

Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau shoved from under the gun for 709,165 and Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck shoved for more from the small blind for Kristen Bicknell to fold her big blind.

Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau:   
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck:   

The board ran out       for Semrau to flop top pair to double up with.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza7,060,569-60,000
Ilya Anatsky4,604,123-20,000
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang2,886,733-20,000
Simon Higgins2,557,248258,000
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck2,260,741-897,165
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau1,568,330839,165
Kristen Bicknell1,362,256-100,000
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Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:36 AM Local Time
Finck Doubles Through De Souza

Finck vs De Souza

Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck raised to 176,000 from under the gun and the action folded to Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza in the big blind who shoved. Finck made the call for the rest.

Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck:   
Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza:   

The board ran out       for Finck to flop two pair to double up with.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza7,120,569-146,965
Ilya Anatsky4,624,123-400,000
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck3,157,906496,965
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang2,906,73370,000
Simon Higgins2,299,248270,000
Kristen Bicknell1,462,256-280,000
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau729,165-10,000
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:33 AM Local Time
Bicknell More Than Doubles

Bicknell vs De Souza

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza raised to 160,000 from under the gun and was called by Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck in the middle position. Kristen Bicknell three-bet shoved from the hijack for 696,128. The action folded back to De Souza who shoved for more for Finck to fold.

Kristen Bicknell:   
Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza:   

The board ran out       for Bicknell to hold and more than double up.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza7,267,534-356,128
Ilya Anatsky5,024,12330,000
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang2,836,733-160,000
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck2,660,941-200,000
Simon Higgins2,029,248-120,000
Kristen Bicknell1,742,256966,128
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau739,165-160,000
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:28 AM Local Time
Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes Eliminated in 8th Place ($40,520)

Barnes vs De Souza

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza raised to 160,000 from the button and Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes three-bet shoved for 981,116 from the big blind for De Souza to make the call with the bigger stack.

Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes:   
Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza:   

The board ran out       for De Souza to flop the higher pair and improve to two pair on the river to eliminate Barnes in eighth place for $40,520.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza7,623,6621,141,116
Ilya Anatsky4,994,123-200,000
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang2,996,733280,000
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck2,860,941-160,000
Simon Higgins2,149,248-160,000
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau899,165160,000
Kristen Bicknell776,128-40,000
Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes0-1,021,116
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:24 AM Local Time
A Straight for Jiang

Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau raised to 160,000 from the button and was called by Dong "nuoyani" Jiang in the big blind.

They both checked through the     flop to the   on the turn. Jiang bet 145,200 which Semrau called.

The river completed the board with the  , Jiang continued with a bet of 241,032 which Semrau called with    for the pair of kings but Jiang held    for the turned straight to claim the pot.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza6,482,546742,000
Ilya Anatsky5,194,12380,000
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck3,020,941-428,000
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang2,716,733568,232
Simon Higgins2,309,248575,580
Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes1,021,116-228,000
Kristen Bicknell816,128-188,000
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau739,165-1,121,812
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:23 AM Local Time
Level 26 started
Level: 26
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 10,000
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Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:18 AM Local Time
De Souza Shoves on Jiang

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza raised to 120,000 from the early position and was called by Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau on the button and Dong "nuoyani" Jiang in the big blind.

The flop came    , Jiang checked, De Souza bet 147,180 for Semrau to make the call. Jiang responded with a raise to 440,068. De Souza decided to reraise to 996,726 which only Jiang called.

The turn brought them the   and Jiang checked. De Souza shoved with the bigger stack for Jiang to quickly fold.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza5,740,5461,196,906
Ilya Anatsky5,114,1231,347,770
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck3,448,941113,000
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang2,148,501-1,359,726
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau1,860,977-723,380
Simon Higgins1,733,668-153,000
Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes1,249,116-560,570
Kristen Bicknell1,004,128139,000
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:09 AM Local Time
Barnes Doubles Through Anatsky

Barnes vs Anatsky

Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes raised to 132,000 from the cutoff and Ilya Anatsky three-bet shoved from the big blind for Barnes to make the call for the rest.

Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes:   
Ilya Anatsky:   

The board ran out       for Barnes to double up with the turned straight.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza4,543,64081,000
Ilya Anatsky3,766,353-750,843
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang3,508,227-35,000
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck3,335,941578,400
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau2,584,357-125,000
Simon Higgins1,886,668-262,400
Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes1,809,686822,843
Kristen Bicknell865,128-309,000
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:02 AM Local Time
Chip Counts During the Break
Ilya Anatsky4,517,196456,000
Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza4,462,640-8,000
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang3,543,227-810,000
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck2,757,541-167,000
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau2,709,357245,000
Simon Higgins2,149,068-111,000
Kristen Bicknell1,174,128270,000
Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes986,843125,000
Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:01 AM Local Time
Nikita "SanyaRostov" Kalinin Eliminated in 9th Place ($29,701)

Kalinin vs Jiang

Dong "nuoyani" Jiang raised to 150,000 from under the gun and Nikita "SanyaRostov" Kalinin three-bet shoved from the hijack. The action folded back to Jiang who made the call with the bigger stack.

Nikita "SanyaRostov" Kalinin:   
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang;   

The board ran out       for Jiang to improve his pocket pair to two pair to eliminate Kalinin in ninth place for $29,701.

Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza4,470,6400
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang4,353,227744,612
Ilya Anatsky4,061,1960
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck2,924,5410
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau2,464,3570
Simon Higgins2,260,0680
Kristen Bicknell904,1280
Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes861,8430
Nikita "SanyaRostov" Kalinin0-591,612
Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:54 AM Local Time
Final Table Seat Draw

Event #44 Final Table

Event #44 Final Table
Event #44 Final Table
Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza4,470,6403,892,060
Ilya Anatsky4,061,196-67,000
Dong "nuoyani" Jiang3,608,6151,262,750
Jerome "gorgiAAs" Finck2,924,5412,412,130
Patrick "Pepsi_zero" Semrau2,464,357927,102
Simon Higgins2,260,0681,389,856
Kristen Bicknell904,128-138,000
Paul "Doduckduck" Barnes861,843-221,841
Nikita "SanyaRostov" Kalinin591,612-131,000
Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:50 AM Local Time
Kruk Bubbles the Final Table

Kruk Bubbles the Final Table

All the chips went in on the      board.

Christopher Kruk:   
Ilya Anatsky:   

Anatsky had flopped two pair while Kruk had a pair of queens.

Kruk needed another deuce, king, or queen to stay alive but instead the river completed the board with the   for Kruk to leave the tournament as the final table bubble.

Ilya Anatsky4,128,1962,990,176
Christopher Kruk0-1,573,154
Viacheslav Buldygin0-876,038
David "ZONEDin" Jackson0-3,264,688
Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:37 AM Local Time
Down to Two Tables

With the elimination of "Gormezano", the tournament is now down to the final two tables.

Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:36 AM Local Time
Bracelet Winner Szecsi Eliminated by Jackson

Szecsi vs Jackson

Norbert "ElCabanero" Szecsi raised to 80,000 from the button and David "ZONEDin" Jackson made the call in the big blind.

The flop came    , Jackson bet 100,000 fro Szecsi to make the call for his last 4,031.

Norbert "ElCabanero" Szecsi:   
David "ZONEDin" Jackson:   

Szecsi was ahead but the   on the turn and the   on the river gave Jackson the straight to eliminate the bracelet winner in fourteenth place.

David "ZONEDin" Jackson3,264,688-288,031
Nikita "SanyaRostov" Kalinin722,612423,806
Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza578,580164,000
Norbert "ElCabanero" Szecsi0-507,837
Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:30 AM Local Time
Affleck Kicked Out by Jackson

Affleck vs Jackson

Ben Affleck raised to 80,000 from the cutoff and David "ZONEDin" Jackson three-bet shoved from the big blind with the bigger stack for Affleck to make the call for the remainder of his stack.

Ben Affleck:   
David "ZONEDin" Jackson:   

The board ran out       for Jackson to flop top pair to eliminate Affleck.

David "ZONEDin" Jackson3,552,719869,826
Norbert "ElCabanero" Szecsi507,837-569,048
Belarmino "Iseey0urcard" De Souza414,58051,610
Nikita "SanyaRostov" Kalinin298,806-82,306
Ben Affleck0-282,062
Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:28 AM Local Time
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