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2011 42nd Annual World Series of Poker

Thursday, July 07, 2011 to Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Event #58: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship

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  • Buy-in: $10,000
  • Prizepool: $64,540,858
  • Entries: 6,865
  • Remaining: 0

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011 9:07 PM Local Time

Pius Heinz had the button. He raised to 3.4 million. Martin Staszko reraised to 9.5 million. Heinz reraised to 19.9 million. Staszko folded and Heinz won the pot.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 9:04 PM Local Time
Pius Heinz103,300,000800,000
Martin Staszko102,600,000-800,000
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 9:04 PM Local Time

Pius Heinz

Martin Staszko completed from the button, and Pius Heinz checked to see a free flop out of position.

It came      , and Heinz checked it over. Staszko did the same, and the   paired the board on the turn. Heinz fired out 2 million now, and it won him the pot without confrontation.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 9:01 PM Local Time

Pius Heinz raised to 3.4 million on the button and won the pot.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 9:01 PM Local Time

Martin Staszko won the pot with a button-raise to 3.5 million.

Playtika - Jason Alexander
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 9:00 PM Local Time

Pius Heinz had the button. He gave Martin Staszko a walk.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:59 PM Local Time
Martin Staszko103,400,000-3,700,000
Pius Heinz102,500,0003,700,000
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:59 PM Local Time

Martin Staszko raised to 3.5 million, and Pius Heinz took that pause that indicates a potential three-bet. Sure enough, he made it 10.2 million total, and his three-bet got through uncontested.

Less than a million chips separate the two men now.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:56 PM Local Time
Martin Staszko107,100,000-7,400,000
Pius Heinz98,800,0007,400,000
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:56 PM Local Time

From the button, Pius Heinz raised to 3.4 million. Martin Staszko called from the big blind and the flop came down    . After Staszko checked, Heinz bet 3.8 million. Staszko called.

The turn was the   and Staszko checked. Heinz bet 7.8 million and won the pot right there.

Gorilla Gaming
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:53 PM Local Time
Martin Staszko114,500,000-17,900,000
Pius Heinz91,400,00017,900,000
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:53 PM Local Time

Martin Staszko had the button, and he limped in. Once again, Pius Heinz raised to 5.1 million, and Staszko called again to head off to the flop with more than 10 million already in the pot.

The dealer spread out      , and Heinz took the same line as last time with a repeat bet of 5.1 million. Staszko flatted, the   hit the turn, and Heinz pulled back the reigns and checked. Staszko took his cue to bet 7.5 million at the pot, and Heinz eventually came along with the call.

The   rivered, and Heinz checked again. Staszko checked it down, but his hand was second-best. We never got to see it, because Heinz's     was good enough to earn him the pot and draw him back to within striking distance with more than 90 million.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:47 PM Local Time
Martin Staszko132,400,000-3,600,000
Pius Heinz73,500,0003,600,000
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:46 PM Local Time

Pius Heinz started the hand with the button. He raised to 3.4 million and won the pot.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:46 PM Local Time

Martin Staszko raised to 3.5 million from the button, and he got no action from Pius Heinz.

Gorilla Gaming
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:45 PM Local Time

Pius Heinz had the button. He opened with a raise to 3.4 million. Martin Staszko made the call and the flop produced the    . Staszko was first and checked to the preflop aggressor. Heinz bet 3.8 million. Staszko folded and Heinz won the pot.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:44 PM Local Time
Martin Staszko136,000,000-5,300,000
Pius Heinz69,900,0005,300,000
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:43 PM Local Time

Martin Staszko had the button, and he limped in. Pius Heinz made a big raise to 5.1 million total, the first time he's raised the limp in a long while. Staszko called, though, and the flop came      . Heinz made a repeat continuation bet of 5.1 million, and Staszko slid his cards into the muck.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:40 PM Local Time
Martin Staszko141,300,00025,900,000
Pius Heinz64,600,000-25,900,000
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 8:40 PM Local Time

Martin Saszko and Pius Heinz heads up

The button was with Pius Heinz. He raised to 3.4 million and Martin Staszko made the call.

The flop was     and Staszko checked. Heinz bet 3.8 million. Staszko called to see the turn.

On the turn, the dealer paired the board with the  . Staszko checked and Heinz fired 8.4 million. Staszko took his time and then fired back with a raise to 18.5 million. Heinz took his own time, reached for chips and then slid in a call. Heinz's hands were noticeably shaking when he reached for chips and made the call.

The river was the   and completed a possible flush draw in diamonds. Staszko paused after the river card hit and then bet 20.25 million. Heinz didn't take long at all to muck his hand and Staszko climbed to 141.3 million. Heinz dropped way back to 64.6 million.

Gorilla Gaming