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2015 World Series of Poker Europe

Friday, October 09, 2015 to Monday, October 12, 2015

Event #2: The Oktoberfest - €550 No-Limit Hold’em

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  • Buy-in: €550
  • Prizepool: €1,039,000
  • Entries: 2,144
  • Remaining: 0


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Monday, October 12, 2015 11:02 PM Local Time

Dietrich Fast must have eaten a lot of vitamins during the dinner break! He's now on quite a hot streak.

He eliminates Caprioli, who has shoved from the small blind with   . Fast has    in the big blind and makes the call quickly.

The board:        

Sometimes, poker is easy.

Rodrigo Caprioli takes 3rd place for €73,699.

Monday, October 12, 2015 10:55 PM Local Time

This time, Dietrich Fast gets chips from Rodrigo Caprioli.

After the turn comes on a       board, the pot already contains one million chips, and Caprioli bets 525,000. Fast calls and the   comes on the river. At this point, the Brazilian Caprioli elects to check and then faces a shove from Fast. Caprioli folds quickly and another million goes to Fast.

Fast: 6,100,000
Caprioli: 2,200,000

Monday, October 12, 2015 10:41 PM Local Time

Just after Vojtech Cervinka's elimination, Dietrich Fast and John Gale get involved in a hand in which the pot stays rather small until the river. Roughly 700,000 are in the pot when the river comes, and the board shows        .

Gale checks, and Fast takes a lot of time before he decides to bet 520,000 from the button. Gale seems to be waiting for this bet and calls even before Fast has put the chips in front of him.

Fast has    and Gale shows he called with   .

Monday, October 12, 2015 10:33 PM Local Time

It's the second and after the break. Rodrigo Caprioli opens under the gun and Dietrich Fast calls on the button before Vojtech Cervinka shoves for his last 580,000. Caprioli gets out of the way and Fast calls with   .

Cervinka shows   .

The flop is perfect for Fast:    .

The turn brings the   and the river is the  .

Cervinka is eliminated, and he wins €56,278 for his fourth place finish.

Monday, October 12, 2015 10:24 PM Local Time
Level: 30
Blinds: 40,000/80,000
Ante: 10,000
Monday, October 12, 2015 9:20 PM Local Time

The four last players of the tournament are leaving for an hour-long dinner break.

During the break, the floors will color up the black chips worth 5,000. Play resumes at Level 30 with a running ante of 10,000 and blinds of 40,000/80,000.

Monday, October 12, 2015 9:18 PM Local Time

It has been quite a long time since the last time a river was seen in this four-handed action at the WSOPE Oktoberfest final table.

In this hand, Rodrigo Caprioli makes it 140,000 preflop and gets a call by John Gale in the big blind.

The flop comes    , and both players check.

When the   comes on the turn, Gale bets 155,000 and gets called by the Brazilian.

The river brings the   and Gale bets again, this time for 365,000. Caprioli chooses not to call, though, and the pot goes to Gale who takes back the chiplead with 3,500,000 in front of him.

Caprioli has just under 3,000,000.

Monday, October 12, 2015 9:15 PM Local Time

John Gale and Dietrich Fast just went heads-up to a     flop.

Fast checks and Gale bets 160,000 from the button.

After some thinking, Fast decides to raise to 435,000 and Gale gets rid of his hand with no hesitation.

Fast: 2,700,000
Gale: 3,200,000

Monday, October 12, 2015 9:08 PM Local Time

After a raise to 135,000 by Dietrich Fast, Vojtech Cervinka puts all his chips in the middle for roughly one million. Fast folds and the Czech is back up to 1,300,000.

Monday, October 12, 2015 8:58 PM Local Time

Vojtech Cervinka opens from under the gun to 135,000, and gets a call from Dietrich Fast from the big blind.

The flop comes     and both check.

The turn is the  . Fast checks again, and Cervinka bets 150,000. Fast sticks around.

The river is the   and both check.

Fast shows    for top pair and beats Cervinka's   .

Cervinka has 1,600,000 left at this point.
Fast has over 2,500,000 in front of him.

Monday, October 12, 2015 8:41 PM Local Time

After Dietrch Fast opens to 135,000 from the button, Vojtech Cervinka three-bets to 335,000 from the small blind and Fast snap-shoves his million-chip stack. Cervinka fold instantly.

Monday, October 12, 2015 8:39 PM Local Time

The four players are back with Rodrigo Caprioli leading the way with 3,900,000.

The smallest stack is nursed by Dietrich Fast at this point, and the average is 2,675,000.

Monday, October 12, 2015 8:33 PM Local Time
With 42:17 still to go in Level 29 until the next scheduled break, the players are leaving for a short time.
Monday, October 12, 2015 8:31 PM Local Time

Rodrigo Caprioli opens from under the gun and gets a call by John Gale sitting in the small blind.

The flop comes    . Gale check-raises Caprioli's 150,000-bet to 400,000 and takes down the pot, revealing    for two pairs.

Monday, October 12, 2015 8:15 PM Local Time

Dietrich Fast opens to 115,000 from the cutoff and Steve O'Dwyer calls on the button.

The flop comes    , and Fast bets 155,000. O'Dwyer calls again, and the turn is the  .

Fast elects to shove his 610,000 remaining chips and gets a quick call by O'Dwyer.

Fast has    and is facing O'Dwyer with   .

The river is the  , and O'Dwyer is down to 1,200,000 while Fast is up to 1,800,000.

In the very next hand, Rodrigo Caprioli opens and gets three-bet by O'Dywer. Caprioli calls and both see a     flop.

O'Dwyer fires 175,000 and gets re-raised all-in by the Brazilian Caprioli. over O'Dwyere calls, and they flip their cards.

   for O'Dwyer
   for Caprioli

The turn is the  , and the river is the  .

Steven O'Dwyer is out in 5th position and takes €43,409 with him. Caprioli is up to 4,000,000.

Monday, October 12, 2015 8:14 PM Local Time
Level: 29
Blinds: 30,000/60,000
Ante: 10,000
Monday, October 12, 2015 7:59 PM Local Time

After a standard open by John Gale under the gun +1, Steve O'Dwyer three-bets to 390,000 and gets four-bet by Gale to 950,000.

O'Dwyer folds, leaving 2,050,000 in front of him.

Gale: 3,200,000

Monday, October 12, 2015 7:56 PM Local Time

Dietrich Fast open shoves from the small blind and gets a quick call from Steve O'Dwyer.

   for Fast
   for O'Dwyer

The board gives two pairs to Fast with        , and he doubles up

Fast now plays a bit more than one million in chips.

Monday, October 12, 2015 7:48 PM Local Time

Dietrich Fast opens to 115,000 from the cut-off and gets two calls, one by Steve O'Dwyer on the button and a second one by John Gale in the big blind.

The flop is    . Gale and Fast check, and O'Dwyer bets 145,000. Gale calls but Fast folds. They go heads-up to the turn:  

Gale checks again and O'Dwyer bets 330,000. Gale quickly calls.

The river brings the  . and Gale bets 415,000, inducing a snap-fold by O'Dwyer.

Monday, October 12, 2015 7:34 PM Local Time

Sitting in the small blind, Vojtech Cervinka raises to 125,000 and gets a call by John Gale in the big blind. They see the flop come    .

Cervinka continuation bets to 125,000. Gale calls.

The turn is another spade, the  . Cervinka checks this time, and Gale bets 175,000. Cervinka calls.

The   goes check-check, and Cervinka wins the pot with   .