Thursday, December 9, 2021 12:45 AM Local Time (about 50 days and 1 hour ago)
Updated Chip Counts
|Johan Guilbert||41,400,000||-900,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||19,400,000||1,900,000 |
|Alexander Tkatschew||8,000,000||-1,000,000 |
Thursday, December 9, 2021 12:39 AM Local Time (about 50 days and 1 hour ago)
Gulas Lays It Down
Johan Guilbert raised to 1,250,000 and Josef Gulas defended his big blind. Guilbert bet 1,075,000 on the and Gulas called.
The turn saw Guilbert continue for 1,750,000 and Gulas again called.
The river was the and Guilbert bet again for 1,975,000. Gulas counted out the chips but eventually opted to fold.
|Johan Guilbert||42,300,000||5,200,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||17,500,000||-4,400,000 |
|Alexander Tkatschew||9,000,000||-800,000 |
Thursday, December 9, 2021 12:29 AM Local Time (about 50 days and 1 hour ago)
Johan Guilbert raised to 950,000 with and Alexander Tkatschew three-bet all-in with . Guilbert foled.
|Johan Guilbert||37,100,000||1,700,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||21,900,000||-2,700,000 |
|Alexander Tkatschew||9,800,000||1,000,000 |
Thursday, December 9, 2021 12:21 AM Local Time (about 50 days and 1 hour ago)
Updated Chip Counts
|Johan Guilbert||35,400,000||800,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||24,600,000||750,000 |
|Alexander Tkatschew||8,800,000||-1,525,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:59 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 2 hours ago)
Gulas Jr Jams Into Guilbert Once More
Josef Gulas Jr opened to 925,000 with the and Johan Guilbert three-bet to 3,675,000 out of the big blind with the . The considerate call of Gulas Jr led them to the flop on which both players checked.
The on the turn gave Gulas Jr the second pair while Guilbert had the flush draw. The Frenchman bet 2,500,000 and Gulas Jr made the call, which brought them to the river. Albeit reluctantly, Guilbert checked and Gulas Jr moved all-in to see his opponent snap-fold.
After the end of the hand, the live-stream coverage headed into a ten-minute break.
|Johan Guilbert||34,600,000||-6,575,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||23,850,000||5,975,000 |
|Alexander Tkatschew||10,325,000||-175,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:46 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 2 hours ago)
Guilbert Wins Another Pot Off Tkatschew
Johan Guilbert raised the button with the and Alexander Tkatschew called in the big blind with the . On the flop, Tkatschew check-raised from 400,000 to 1,800,000 and Guilbert reluctantly called.
The fell on the turn and Tkatschew opted to check. Guilbert once more utilised his min-bet strategy and Tkatschew called to see the on the river. Both checked it down and Guilbet further extended his lead.
|Johan Guilbert||41,175,000||4,575,000 |
|Alexander Tkatschew||10,500,000||-3,900,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:38 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 2 hours ago)
Flop Bet Wins It for Guilbert
Alexander Tkatschew limped with the and then called a raise to 1,250,000 by Johan Guilbert with the . The flop brought and Tkatschew checked for Guilbert to bet 1,225,000 and win the pot.
|Johan Guilbert||36,600,000||1,200,000 |
|Alexander Tkatschew||14,400,000||-725,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:30 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 2 hours ago)
Gulas Jr Jams Into Guilbert
In a battle of the blinds, Johan Guilbert raised the and Josef Gulas Jr defended the . The flop brought a bet worth 1,075,000 by Guilbert and Gulas Jr opted for a raise to 3,300,000.
Guilbert pondered about his decision for a while and came along, then checked the turn. Gulas Jr double-checked his stack and then jammed for 8,075,000 in order to force a fold from Guilbert after more than five minutes.
|Johan Guilbert||35,400,000||-3,075,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||17,875,000||3,500,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:12 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 2 hours ago)
Athanasios Kidas Eliminated in 4th Place (€401,344)
In a battle of the blinds between the two short stacks, Josef Gulas jammed for 8,850,000 and Athanasios Kidas called all-in for 5,125,000.
Josef Gulas Jr:
The flop left Kidas drawing dead, which made the turn and river both mere formalities. He was eliminated in 4th place for €401,344 and the last three players were left to battle for the coveted gold bracelet.
|Josef Gulas Jr||14,375,000||4,725,000 |
|Athanasios Kidas||0||-5,525,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:07 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 2 hours ago)
Level 32 started
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:07 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 2 hours ago)
Updated Counts After Level 31
|Johan Guilbert||38,475,000||175,000 |
|Alexander Tkatschew||15,125,000||-175,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||9,650,000||-50,000 |
|Athanasios Kidas||5,525,000||-2,775,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:05 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 2 hours ago)
Guilbert Wins Large Pot Against Tkatschew
Johan Guilbert raised to 800,000 with the and Josef Gulas Jr three-bet to 2,475,000 with the on the button. Alexander Tkatschew then four-bet to 4,800,000 in the big blind blind with the to send Guilbert into the tank.
The Frenchman then five-bet to 8,875,000 and that forced out Gulas Jr. Tkatschew went into the tank and called to check the flop, Guilbert tanked and checked behind. They headed to the turn and Tkatschew checked once more. Guilbert then bet 4,725,000 and Tkatschew surrendered quickly.
|Johan Guilbert||38,300,000||14,000,000 |
|Alexander Tkatschew||15,300,000||-9,850,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||9,700,000||-3,325,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:42 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 3 hours ago)
Guilbert Wins Showdown Pot Against Kidas
Athanasios Kidas raised with the and was called by Johan Guilbert with the . They checked it down all the way to the river on which Guilbert bet 2,000,000 and Kidas called to forfeit a portion of his stack.
|Johan Guilbert||24,300,000||3,300,000 |
|Athanasios Kidas||8,300,000||-3,050,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:39 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 3 hours ago)
Guilbert Wins With Aggression
Athanasios Kidas raised the in the cutoff and was called by Johan Guilbert in the small blind with the and Josef Gulas Jr in the big blind with . The flop was checked by Guilbert and Gulas Jr bet 300,000. Kidas raised to 800,000 and Guilbert check-raised to 3,125,000.
Gulas Jr glanced over at the stack of his opponent, carefully counted his remaining stack and reluctantly folded. Kidas also had a decision to make and came to the same conclusion as Gulas Jr.
|Johan Guilbert||21,000,000||6,150,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||13,025,000||-1,200,000 |
|Athanasios Kidas||11,350,000||-3,200,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:19 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 3 hours ago)
Tkatschew Takes the Lead From Guilbert
Alexander Tkatschew limped in with the and Johan Guilbert raised to 1,050,000 with the in a battle of the blinds. The flop fell and Tkatschew limped for Guilbert to bet 525,000, which he called. On the turn, Tkatschew checked once more and Guilbert then took a while before betting 2,075,000, picking up a call by the German.
The river was checked by Tkatschew and Guilbert pondered about his decision for a while before making it 1,775,000 to go. Tkatschew raised to 5,500,000 and that sent Guilbert was shocked for a short period, vaulted out of his chair and called to get shown the bad news.
|Alexander Tkatschew||25,150,000||9,450,000 |
|Johan Guilbert||14,850,000||-9,450,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:56 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 4 hours ago)
Break for the Final Four Players
The remaining four players have gone on a scheduled 10-minute break.
|Johan Guilbert||24,300,000||0 |
|Alexander Tkatschew||15,700,000||-1,225,000 |
|Athanasios Kidas||14,550,000||-50,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||14,225,000||-1,075,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:55 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 4 hours ago)
Guilbert Regains the Lead
Johan Guilbert raised to 600,000 with the and Athanasios Kidas came along with the . On the flop, Kidas check-called for 550,000 and did so again for 1,075,000 on the turn.
Kidas also checked the on the river and Guilbert bet 3,775,000 to get paid off by Kidas and regain the lead.
|Johan Guilbert||24,300,000||6,700,000 |
|Athanasios Kidas||14,600,000||-6,100,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:49 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 4 hours ago)
Kidas Bets With the Best Hand
Johan Guilbert raised with the on the button and Athanasios Kidas defended the out of the big blind. Both checked the flop and Kidas then bet the turn and river for 600,000 each. Guilbert called the first bet and then folded to the final bet.
|Athanasios Kidas||20,700,000||1,200,000 |
|Johan Guilbert||17,600,000||-1,300,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:42 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 4 hours ago)
Min Bet Strategy Keeps Gulas Jr in With Ace-High
Josef Gulas Jr raised to 650,000 with the in the cutoff and Johan Guilbert defended the big blind with . The flop brought a min-bet by Guilbert and a call from Gulas Jr. Guilbert bet the minimum again on the turn for Gulas Jr to call as the rolled off on the river.
Both checked the river and Gulas Jr won the pot with his ace-high.
|Johan Guilbert||18,900,000||-1,600,000 |
|Josef Gulas Jr||15,300,000||3,100,000 |
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:41 PM Local Time (about 50 days and 4 hours ago)
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