Sunday, June 26, 2011 5:04 PM Local Time
Jordan Rich came in for a raise, and Christoph Kwon made it three bets in the small blind. It folded back to Rich, who made it four bets. Kwon called, and the flop came . Kwon check called a bet from Rich, and he did the same on the turn. The river came the , and Kwon checked a third time. Rich bet out, and Kwon went into the tank. He eventually folded, leaving just 27,000 behind.
Kwon found a double up a few hands later when he put his last 27,000 with against Dom Denotaristefani, who was priced in with in the big blind. But a few hands later, Kwon found himself all in once again, after a raising war preflop with Adam Tyburski.
The flop came , keeping Tyburski in the lead. The hit the turn, and the river came the . Tybruski collected the pot, and Kwon was eliminated.
|Jordan Rich||824,000||84,000 |
|Adam Tyburski||392,000||-48,000 |
|Christoph Kwon||0||-140,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 4:59 PM Local Time
Sunday, June 26, 2011 4:54 PM Local Time
|Dale Eberle||880,000||231,000 |
|Eugene Katchalov||750,000||-73,000 |
|Jordan Rich||740,000||20,000 |
|Mathieu Jacqmin||700,000||1,000 |
|Adam Tyburski||440,000||0 |
|Stephen Bass||410,000||-10,000 |
|Justin Pechie||290,000||75,000 |
|Dom Denotaristefani||150,000||-22,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 4:51 PM Local Time
Ari Engel is our first player to be eliminated from the final table of the $1,500 Limit Hold'em Shootout.
In the hand that crippled him, Dale Eberle raised it up to 24,000 preflop, Engel re-raised to 36,000 and Eberle called to see the flop.
Engel bet out 12,000, Eberle raised to 24,000 and Engel made the call.
The turn came , Engel checked, Eberle bet out 24,000 and Engel called.
The river was the and again Engel checked, Eberle bet out 24,000 and Engel called. Eberle showed for the nut flush. Engel was crippled and left with only 8,000 after the hand.
A few hands later, Engel put his last 8,000 in from the cutoff, Stephen Bass called in the small blind and Justin Pechie called in the big blind. The two checked the board the whole way down as it ran out and Bass showed for a pair of fours. Engel showed for ace high and that sent him to the rail in tenth.
|Ari Engel||0||-164,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 4:32 PM Local Time
Eugene Katchalov has been winning most the pots he's entered at this final table, but he has just lost a decent sized one to Dale Eberle. It folded around to those two, who were in the blinds, and Eberle limped in the small blind. Katchalov raised, and Eberle called. The flop came out , and Eberle check called a bet from Katchalov. The turn brought the , and this time, Eberle bet out. Katchalov called, and the river brought the . Once again, Eberle bet and Katchalov called, and Eberle showed for a pair of kings. Katchalov mucked, and Eberle took the pot.
|Eugene Katchalov||823,000||-74,000 |
|Dale Eberle||649,000||74,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 4:26 PM Local Time
Ari Engel has just had a roller coaster of a few hands that has seen him win and lose a big pot. Dale Eberle came in for a raise, and Engel put in a third bet. Action folded to Jordan Rich in the big blind, who made the call, as did Eberle. The flop came , and it checked around to Engel, who bet out. Rich raised, and Eberle folded. Engel called, and the turn brought the . Rich bet out and Engel called, and the same thing happened on the river, the . Rich showed , and Engel mucked.
On the very next hand, Eberle once again came in for a raise, and Engel once again three bet. This time it folded around to Eberle, who made the call. The flop came out . The two got in a raising war that saw Engel's last 46,000 get in the middle. The two flipped their cards up, and Engel was in bad shape.
Needing a jack, the turn brought the , giving Engel an inside straight draw as well, and that came on the river when the hit. Engel secured the double up, but he's still one of the short stacks.
|Jordan Rich||720,000||108,000 |
|Dale Eberle||575,000||-82,000 |
|Ari Engel||164,000||4,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 4:19 PM Local Time
Eugene Katchalov raised it to 24,000 from the small blind and got re-raised to 36,000 by Ari Engel in the big blind. Katchalov called and the two saw the flop.
Katchalov checked the flop, Engel bet out 12,000 and Katchalov called.
The turn came Katchalov checked, Engel again bet out for 24,000 and Katchalov called.
The river was the and one last time, Katchalov checked, Engel bet, and Katchalov called.
Engel showed but they were bested by the of Katchalov.
Katchalov has a big chip lead now with nearly 900,000.
|Eugene Katchalov||897,000||96,000 |
|Ari Engel||160,000||-93,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 4:12 PM Local Time
Jordan Rich raised it up to 24,000 from the cutoff, and Mathieu Jacqmin re-raised to 36,000 from the button. The betting wasn't done though as Chris Kwon, re-raised to 48,000 from the small blind and Rich re-raised one last time to cap it at 60,000. Jacqmin folded and Kwon called to see the flop.
Kwon checked, Rich bet out 12,000 and Kwon called. The turn came and both players checked to see the river . Chris bet out and got a call from Rich.
Rich showed to beat the of Kwon.
Rich scooped the big pot and moves up to 612,000 and Chris is very short with only 140,000.
|Mathieu Jacqmin||699,000||0 |
|Jordan Rich||612,000||0 |
|Christoph Kwon||140,000||0 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 4:00 PM Local Time
The players are taking their seats from the break right now, and here are the updated counts for all of them.
|Dale Eberle||741,000||-119,000 |
|Mathieu Jacqmin||735,000||60,000 |
|Eugene Katchalov||717,000||182,000 |
|Jordan Rich||480,000||25,000 |
|Adam Tyburski||440,000||72,000 |
|Stephen Bass||420,000||-20,000 |
|Christoph Kwon||272,000||2,000 |
|Ari Engel||253,000||-307,000 |
|Justin Pechie||215,000||-295,000 |
|Dom Denotaristefani||172,000||-10,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 3:58 PM Local Time
Sunday, June 26, 2011 3:37 PM Local Time
Players are on a twenty minutes break
Sunday, June 26, 2011 3:36 PM Local Time
Justin Pechie put in two bets in early position, and Dale Eberle called. It folded to a short stacked Dom Denotaristefani, who put in three bets, saying "ok time to double up!." Pechie four bet, and Eberle capped it. Denotaristefani called, leaving himself just a few thousand behind. Denotaristefani checked in the dark, and the flop came out . Pechie bet, Eberle raised, and Denotaristefani put in his last few thousand. Pechie called, and the two players checked down the on the turn, and the on the river. Eberle showed , but Denotaristefani showed for trip queens. It was good enough to take the pot, and Denotaristefani got some much needed chips.
|Dom Denotaristefani||182,000||0 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 3:36 PM Local Time
Dale Eberle limped in from under-the gun, Stephen Bass raised it up to 20,000 from the cutoff, and he got called from Chris Kwon in the big blind and Eberle in the big blind.
The flop came down . Kwon checked, Eberle checked, and Bass ruined the fun by betting out 10,000. Both Kwon and Eberle called and they saw the turn.
Both Kwon and Eberle checked, and again Bass bet out 20,000. Kwon folded but Eberle made the call.
The river was the , Eberele changed it up by betting out and Bass made the call.
Eberle showed for the rivered straight and Bass threw his in the air and couldn't believe his eyes. Eberle has been seemingly untouchable at this final table and he is up to 860,000.
|Dale Eberle||860,000||170,000 |
|Stephen Bass||440,000||-70,000 |
|Christoph Kwon||270,000||-30,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 3:35 PM Local Time
Dale Eberle raised it up from middle position, Ari Engel re-raised to 30,000 from late position and Eberle called.
The flop came down Eberle checked, Engel bet, and Eberle made the call to see the turn.
Eberle checked again, Engel bet out 20,000 and Eberle check-raised to 40,000. Engel made the call and the river came down .
Eberle bet out 20,000 and Engel insta-called. Eberle confidently flipped over for a pair of tens, but Engel one upped him with to have him out-kicked and to take down the pot.
Eberle is still way up in chips, but Engel slowed down his run a bit with that win.
|Dale Eberle||690,000||-100,000 |
|Ari Engel||560,000||100,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 3:25 PM Local Time
Mathieu Jacqmin made it two bets in middle position, and Ari Engel made it three from the button. Everyone else folded, and Jacqmin called. The flop came , and Jacqmin checked. Engel bet out, and Jacqmin raised. Engel called, and the turn came the . Jacqmin led out, and it was Engel's turn to raised. However, Jacqmin came over the top for another bet, and Engel made the call, making this one of the biggest pots of the day. The river brought the , and Jacqmin bet out. Engel tanked for about 30 seconds, before calling. Jacqmin showed for a flopped set turned full house, and it was good enough to take down the big pot.
|Mathieu Jacqmin||675,000||130,000 |
|Ari Engel||460,000||-130,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 3:19 PM Local Time
Mathieu was under the gun, and put in two orange chips, then two more. This is your classic string bet, and although he claimed he announced raise, no one heard him. His bet was deemed a call, and due to the discounted price, Dale Eberle, Ari Engel, and Dom Denotaristefani all called. Stephen Bass raised on the button, and it folded back to Jacqmin, who made a proper raise this time. Eberle and Engel got out of the way, and Denotaristefani and Bass called. The flop came out , and Jacqmin bet out. Denotaristefani raised, and while Bass folded, Jacqmin called to see a turn, which came the . Jacqmin check called Denotaristefani's bet, and the river came the . This time, Jacqmin bet out, and Denotaristefani went into the tank. He opted to fold, and the big pot was shipped over to Jacqmin, while Denotaristefani was left as our early short stack.
|Mathieu Jacqmin||545,000||130,000 |
|Dom Denotaristefani||136,000||-130,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 3:13 PM Local Time
Despite being the oldest player at the table by at least 20 years, Dale Eberle has been by far the most active player. Eberle just took four of six hands to boost his chip lead even further. Every time, he raised preflop, and was either called or three bet making it a heads up hand. Eberle came along each time, and by the end of the hand, he had the chips each time. Eberle is now up nearly 800,000, and is the early chip leader.
|Dale Eberle||790,000||135,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 3:07 PM Local Time
Chris Kwon raisied it up to 20,000 from early position and Dale Eberle re-raised to 30,000 from middle position. Kwon made the call and the two saw the flop of
Kwon checked, Eberle bet out 10,000 and Kwon called.
The turn came and Kwon checked again. Eberle bet, Kwon raised to 40,000, and Dale called.
The river came , both players checked, and Dale showed to take down the pot with a pair of aces.
The very next hand, Eberle raised it up from early position, Stephen Bass re-raised from the cutoff, and Eberle called.
The flop came down , Eberle checked, Bass bet out 10,000, and Eberle called.
The turn came and again, Eberle checked, Bass bet 20,000 and Eberle called.
The river came and both players checked. Eberle showed for a rivered pair of aces. Bass mucked and Eberle took down the pot. He is well up over 600,000 now and is definitely our chip leader
|Dale Eberle||655,000||150,000 |
|Stephen Bass||510,000||-70,000 |
|Christoph Kwon||230,000||-80,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 2:59 PM Local Time
Dale Eberle raised it up preflop from late position and Dom Denotaristefani called from the big blind.
The flop came Denotaristefani checked, Eberle bet out 10,000, Denotaristefani check-raised to 20,000 and Eberle called.
The turn came Denotaristefani checked, Eberle bet out 20,000, and Denotaristefani called.
The river came , Denotaristefani checked, Eberle bet out 20,000 and Denotaristefani reluctantly made the call.
Eberle said, "two pair" and turned over for trip aces and the third pair of aces we've seen at this final table already.
Eberle moves back up over 500,000 after the hand and Denotaristefani is in the danger zone with only around 250,000
|Dale Eberle||505,000||80,000 |
|Dom Denotaristefani||266,000||-80,000 |
Sunday, June 26, 2011 2:53 PM Local Time
From late position, Dale Eberle raised it up to 20,000 and Ari Engel in the small blind re-raised to 30,000. Eberle made the call and the two saw the flop.
Engel bet out 10,000, Eberle raised to 20,000 and Engel made the call.
The turn came Engel checked, Eberle bet 20,000, Engel check-raised to 40,000, and Eberle called.
The river was the Engel bet 20,000 and Eberle instantly folded.
Engel moved up to 570,000 after the hand and Eberle fell to 425,000
|Ari Engel||570,000||88,000 |
|Dale Eberle||425,000||-89,000 |