Saturday, November 4, 2017 7:44 PM Local Time
Level 30 started
Saturday, November 4, 2017 7:41 PM Local Time
Hands #128-132: Back and Forth
Hand #128: Thomas Hofmann raised to 350,000 and Albert Hoekendijk called. The Dutchman bet the flop for 300,000 and Hofmann called, another bet of 300,000 on the turn did the trick for Hoekendijk, though.
Hand #129: Hoekendijk raised to 350,000 to win the pot.
Hand #130: Hofmann made it 350,000 to go and Hoekendijk called. On the flop, Hoekendijk check-raised from 400,000 to 900,000 and Hofmann called. The turn was checked through and Hoekendijk bet the river for 700,000, Hofmann called.
Hoekendijk showed and Hofmann had that beat with the .
Hand #131: Hoekendijk made it 450,000 to go and Hofmann defended his big blind. On a flop of both players checkewd and Hofmann check-folded the turn against a bet of 400,000.
Hand #132: Hofmann's raise to 350,000 was called by Hoekendijk and the Dutchman check-called a bet of 400,000 on the flop. Hoekendijk then bet the turn for 500,000 to pick up a call before forcing a fold on the river with another bet of 500,000.
|Thomas Hofmann||8,900,000||-170,000 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||8,470,000||170,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 7:35 PM Local Time
Hands #122-127: Queens For Hofmann
Hand #122: Thomas Hofmann limped in and Albert Hoekendijk checked. Hofmann took it with a bet on the flop.
Hand #123: Hoekendijk raised to 400,000 and Hofmann called. It got checked to the river on , where Hofmann bet and took it.
Hand #124: Hofmann limped in and Hoekendijk checked. The Dutchman led out 200,000 on the flop and Hofmann called. Hoekendijk check-folded the on the turn to a 400,000 bet.
Hand #125: Hoekendijk raised to 450,000 and Hofmann called. Hoekendijk fired a continuation bet of 425,000 on and Hofmann folded. Hoekendijk showed .
Hand #126: Hofmann took it with a raise to 350,000.
Hand #127: Hoekendijk raised to 300,000, Hofmann three-bet to 950,000 and Hoekendijk called. Hoekendijk pointed at the flop while action was on Hofmann. The Swiss checked, Hoekendijk bet 400,000 and received a call. The turn went check/check.
Hofmann bet 400,000 on the river and got a snap-call. Hofmann showed , Hoekendijk flashed and Hofmann stacked the chips.
|Thomas Hofmann||9,070,000||2,200,000 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||8,300,000||-2,200,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 7:28 PM Local Time
Hands #115-121: Hoekendijk Pulls Away Further
Hand #115: Albert Hoekendijk raised to 350,000 and Thomas Hofmann called, then checked the flop and Hoekendijk's bet of 300,000 was called. After the turn the action went check, check, before Hofmann bet the river for 525,000 in order to avoid a showdown.
Hand #116: Hofmann raised to 350,000 and Hoekendijk called. The flop of brought a check by Hoekendijk, a bet ot 325,000 by Hofmann and a check-raise to 850,000 by the Dutchman in order to win the pot.
Hand #117: Hoekendijk raised to 250,000 and Hofmann three-bet to 750,000, which the Dutchman called. Hofmann bet the flop for 650,000 and Hoekendijk called. The turn was checked and Hofmann shoved the river, Hoekendijk called with the straight on the board. Hofmann showed and Hoekendijk had the , chop it up.
Hand #118: Hofmann raised to 300,000, Hoekendijk three-bet to 900,000 and the Swiss called. The flop of resulted in a bet of 400,000 by Hoekendijk and Hofmann folded, he was shown for trips aces.
Hand #119: A walk for Hofmann.
Hand #120: Hofmann raised to 250,000 and folded to a three-bet.
Hand #121: Another walk for Hofmann.
|Albert Hoekendijk||10,500,000||2,500,000 |
|Thomas Hofmann||6,870,000||-2,500,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 7:18 PM Local Time
Hands #111-114: Hoekendijk Drags A Big One
Hand #111: Albert Hoekendijk raised to 250,000 and Thomas Hofmann defended. The board was checked to the river and Hofmann took it with a bet.
Hand #112: Hofmann raised to 250,000, Hoekendijk three-bet to 700,000 and Hofmann called. Hoekendijk bet 400,000 on the flop and Hofmann called again. Both players checked the on the turn.
Without hesitation, Hoekendijk splashed in 1,6 million on the river and Hofmann called it off. Hoekendijk showed and won the hand.
Hand #113: Hofmann tried to set a trap with on a board but didn't get action.
Hand #114: Hofmann raised to 350,000 and won. He showed .
|Thomas Hofmann||9,370,000||-800,000 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||8,000,000||800,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 7:12 PM Local Time
Hands #105-110: Small Pots; No Drama
Hand #105: In a limped pot to the flop, Thomas Hofmann checked and Albert Hoekendijk bet 210,000, which Hofmann called. The fell on the turn and Hofmann checked, then folded to a bet worth 425,000.
Hand #106: Hoekendijk accidentally put in 400,000 from the big blind with Hofmann to act out of the small blind and the Swiss folded to give Hoekendijk a walk.
Hand #107: Hoekendijk limped in and Hofmann checked. Both checked the flop and Hofmann bet the turn for 150,000, Hoekendijk called. The river was checked and Hoekendijk won the pot with
Hand #108: Hofmann's raise to 250,000 won the pot.
Hand #109: Hoekendijk limped in, Hofmann raised to 400,000 and that ended the hand right there.
Hand #110: Hofmann raised to 350,000, scooping the big blind and antes.
|Thomas Hofmann||10,170,000||560,000 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||7,200,000||-560,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 7:06 PM Local Time
Hands #100-104: First Hands Heads-up
Hand #100: Thomas Hofmann raised to 300,000 and Albert Hoekendijk called. Hoekendijk took it with a bet on the flop.
Hand #101: Hoekendijk raised to 250,000 and Hofmann called. got checked down and Hofmann had the best of it with .
Hand #102: Hofmann raised to 250,000 and Hoekendijk called. Hoekendijk led out for 450,000 on and won the hand.
Hand #103: Unknown action.
Hand #104: Hofmann limped in, Hoekendijk made it 500,000 and Hofmann called. Both players checked the flop. The turn was the and Hoekendijk check-open folded to a bet. Hofmann showed .
Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:52 PM Local Time
Johannes Toebbe Eliminated in 3rd Place (€74,055)
Hand #99: Albert Hoekendijk raised to 300,000 on the button and Johannes Toebbe moved all in for 13 big blinds out of the small blind. Thomas Hofmann folded from the big blind and Hoekendijk snap-called.
While Toebbe was marginally ahead preflop, that all but changed with the flop. Neither the turn nor the river changed anything and Toebbe was eliminated in 3rd place for €74,055. "I finally got you," Hoekendijk grinned and shook hands with the German.
There will be a very brief break before heads-up gets underway and both contenders for the gold bracelet have a ton of chips at hand, 96 big blinds versus 77 big blinds.
|Thomas Hofmann||9,610,000||0 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||7,760,000||575,000 |
|Johannes Toebbe||0||-1,325,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:47 PM Local Time
Hands #97-98: Toebbe Gets Pushed Around
Hand #97: Thomas Hofmann raised to 225,000 in the small blind and Albert Hoekendijk three-bet to 700,000 in the big blind, which Hofmann called. On the flop, Hofmann checked and Hoekendijk bet 410,000, which Hofmann called. The turn was checked and Hofmann bet the river for 775,000. Hoekendijk eventually folded the face up.
Hand #98: Hoekendijk raised from the small blind and Johannes Loebbe raised to 300,000, Hoekendijk called. The flop was checked through and Hoekendijk bet the turn for 300,000, Toebbe called. As soon as the fell on the river, Hoekendijk moved all in and Toebbe folded.
|Thomas Hofmann||9,610,000||1,010,000 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||7,185,000||375,000 |
|Johannes Toebbe||1,325,000||-635,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:40 PM Local Time
Level 29 started
Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:30 PM Local Time
Ship it! Said the Viking
Steven van Zadelhoff is continuing his viking tour after winning the WCOOP Main Event for $1.62 million. The beard and game are strong as van Zadelhoff takes on playing live at the WSOP-E main, then Punta Cana.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:27 PM Local Time
Break With Three Remaining
The remaining three players have been sent into a 15-minute break.
|Thomas Hofmann||8,600,000||0 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||6,810,000||460,000 |
|Johannes Toebbe||1,960,000||-590,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:27 PM Local Time
Hands #97-#102: On to the Second Break
Hand #97: Albert Hoekendijk received a walk and patted his right-hand neighbor Thomas Hofmann on the back.
Hand #98: Hofmann raised to 200,000 on the button and Johannes Toebbe defended. They checked it down on . Toebbe had and Hofmann flashed . Toebbe won with the better kicker.
Hand #99: Hoekendijk raised on the button and won the hand.
Hand #100: Toebbe raised to 200,000 on the button and Hofmann called from the small blind. Hoekendijk three-bet to 680,000 and both other players folded.
Hand #101: Toebbe got a walk.
Hand #102: Toebbe limped in, Hofmann made it 255,000 and Toebbe called. The board got checked to the river. Hofmann bet 350,000 and Toebbe called. Hofmann showed and won the last hand before the break.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:24 PM Local Time
Abdelhakim Zoufri Eliminated in 4th Place (€52,703)
Hand #96: Abdelhakim Zoufri open-shoved 1,400,000 on the button. Johannes Toebbe folded the small blind but Thomas Hofmann called directly in the big blind.
The was devastating for the start-of-the-day chipleader, who already got up from his seat. After the on the turn, his fate was sealed, making the on the river meaningless. Zoufri, who won a WSOP Circuit Event three months ago, just missed out on a WSOP gold bracelet and finished in 4th place for €52,703.
|Thomas Hofmann||8,600,000||1,500,000 |
|Abdelhakim Zoufri||0||-1,400,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:18 PM Local Time
Hands #93-95: Toebbe Gets Some Back
Hand #93: Out of the small blind, Thomas Hofmann raised to 200,000 and Albert Hoekendijk three-bet to 580,000 in the big blind. "This might be a big one," Hoekendijk added and Hofmann called. On the flop, Hofmann checked and folded to a bet of 450,000 by the Dutchman. "Good fold my friend," Hoekendijk said and flashed the .
Hand #94: Johannes Toebbe made it 200,000 to go and Hofmann called on the button, as did Hoekendijk in the small blind. Abdelhakim Zoufri was eying the action with his short stack in the big blind and Toebbe said "your chance", Zoufri was having none of it and folded.
On the flop, Hoekendijk checked and subsequently folded to a bet of 200,000 by Toebbe and a call by Hofmann. The on the turn brought a bet of 575,000 by Toebbe and Hofmann reluctantly folded.
Hand #95: Zoufri limped in from the small blind and Toebbe moved all in. "That was my move, jhust raise," Zoufri grinned and sent his cards into the muck.
|Thomas Hofmann||7,100,000||-600,000 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||6,350,000||-150,000 |
|Johannes Toebbe||2,550,000||750,000 |
|Abdelhakim Zoufri||1,400,000||-100,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:13 PM Local Time
Hands #87-92: Hofmann Active, Toebbe Shoves
Hand #87: Thomas Hofmann raised to 200,000 first to act and won uncontested.
Hand #88: Abdelhakim Zoufri raised to 180,000 on the button and Hofmann defended. Both players checked the flop. Hofmann bet 250,000 on the turn and Zoufri folded.
Hand #89: Zoufri raised to 185,000 under the gun and Albert Hoekendijk defended. The flop went check-check. Hoekendijk bet 250,000 on the turn and Zoufri open-folded . Hoekendijk flashed the .
Hand #90: Hofmann raised to 200,000 on the button and won the hand.
Hand #91: Another raise and take it from Hofmann.
Hand #92: Hoekendijk opened to 200,000 under the gun. Toebbe shoved 1,425,000 from the small blind and Hoekendijk tank-folded.
|Thomas Hofmann||7,700,000||15,000 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||6,500,000||550,000 |
|Johannes Toebbe||1,800,000||255,000 |
|Abdelhakim Zoufri||1,500,000||-700,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:02 PM Local Time
Hands #83-86: Hofmann and Hoekendijk Pull Away
Hand #83: Thomas Hofmann raised to 200,000 and won the blinds and antes.
Hand #84: Abdelhakim Zoufri raised on the button and Hofmann called in the big blind. Both players checked down the board of and Zoufri showed , Hofmann chopped with the .
Hand #85: Johannes Toebbe raised to 160,000 on the button and was called by Hofmann in the small blind and Albert Hoekendijk in the big blind. The flop of brought no betting action, Hofmann's bet of 210,000 on the was then called by both opponents.
Hofmann cut out a bet of 565,000 on the river and that forced two quick folds to award the pot to the Swiss.
Hand #86: Toebbe raised to 200,000 and Hoekendijk called in the small blind. The flop and turn were checked. Hoekendijk made it 300,000 to go on the river and Toebbe folded.
|Thomas Hofmann||7,685,000||685,000 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||5,950,000||400,000 |
|Abdelhakim Zoufri||2,200,000||-675,000 |
|Johannes Toebbe||1,545,000||-540,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 5:55 PM Local Time
Hands #78-82: Hofmann Warming Up
Hand #78: Thomas Hofmann raised to 200,000 on the button and won it.
Hand #79: Hofmann raised again to 200,000 and Johannes Toebbe defended. This time, Hofmann took it postflop with a 225,00 bet on .
Hand #80: Albert Hoekendijk raised to 200,000 first to act, Abdelhakim Zoufri called on the button and Hofmann defended his big blind. Hoekendijk bet 325,000 on the flop, which netted two folds.
Hand #81: Hoekendijk got a walk.
Hand #82: Toebbe raised to 200,000 under the gun and Hofmann called in position. The Swiss folded to a 250,000 bet from Toebbe on .
Saturday, November 4, 2017 5:45 PM Local Time
Hands #73-77: Zoufri Caught Bluffing
Hand #73: Abdelhakim Zoufri raised to 180,000 first to act and forced folds all around.
Hand #74: Johannes Toebbe opened to 200,000 first to act ant Albert Hoekendijk three-bet to 500,000 in the small blind, Toebbe called. On the flop, Hoekendijk bet 500,000 and Toebbe folded.
Hand #75: Thomas Hofmann made it 200,000 to go and won the blinds and antes.
Hand #76: Toebbe limped in from the small blind and Hofmann checked his option in the big blind. On the flop, Toebbe bet 80,000 and Hofmann's raise to 265,000 forced a fold, the Swiss showed for top pair and the nut flush draw.
Hand #77: Zoufri raised to 180,000 and Toebbe called on the button, as did Hoekendijk in the big blind. On the flop, Hoekendijk checked and Zoufri continued for 255,000, which only Hoekendijk called.
After the turn, Hoekendijk checked and snap-called a bet of 425,000 before checking again the on the river. Zoufri took a final stab at the pot and bet 675,000, and Hoekendijk verified the bet size before calling. With a dry smile on the face, Zoufri said "I play the board" and Hoekendijk turned over to win a big pot with aces and queens.
|Thomas Hofmann||7,000,000||425,000 |
|Albert Hoekendijk||5,550,000||2,170,000 |
|Abdelhakim Zoufri||2,875,000||-1,625,000 |
|Johannes Toebbe||2,085,000||-1,015,000 |
Saturday, November 4, 2017 5:35 PM Local Time
Oleh Haisiuk Eliminated in 5th Place (€38,046)
Hand #72: It got folded to Oleh Haisiuk on the button, who finally found something to work with. He moved in for his last 465,000 and Johannes Toebbe looked him up in the small blind.
Haisiuk didn't receive enough help on and was eliminated in 5th place. He received €38,046 for his deep run.
|Johannes Toebbe||3,100,000||500,000 |
|Oleh Haisiuk||0||-1,105,000 |