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2021 World Series of Poker Europe

Friday, December 03, 2021 to Friday, December 03, 2021

Event #14: NLH Main Event

  • Buy-in: €10,350
  • Prizepool: €6,536,000
  • Entries: 688
  • Remaining: 0

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Thursday, December 9, 2021 12:45 AM Local Time
Johan Guilbert41,400,000-900,000
Josef Gulas Jr19,400,0001,900,000
Alexander Tkatschew8,000,000-1,000,000
Thursday, December 9, 2021 12:39 AM Local Time

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 Guilbert42,300,0005,200,000
Josef Gulas Jr17,500,000-4,400,000
Alexander Tkatschew9,000,000-800,000
Thursday, December 9, 2021 12:29 AM Local Time

Johan Guilbert raised to 950,000 with    and Alexander Tkatschew three-bet all-in with   . Guilbert foled.

Johan Guilbert37,100,0001,700,000
Josef Gulas Jr21,900,000-2,700,000
Alexander Tkatschew9,800,0001,000,000
Thursday, December 9, 2021 12:21 AM Local Time
Johan Guilbert35,400,000800,000
Josef Gulas Jr24,600,000750,000
Alexander Tkatschew8,800,000-1,525,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:59 PM Local Time

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 Guilbert34,600,000-6,575,000
Josef Gulas Jr23,850,0005,975,000
Alexander Tkatschew10,325,000-175,000
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Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:46 PM Local Time

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 Guilbert41,175,0004,575,000
Alexander Tkatschew10,500,000-3,900,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:38 PM Local Time

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 Guilbert36,600,0001,200,000
Alexander Tkatschew14,400,000-725,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:30 PM Local Time

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 Guilbert35,400,000-3,075,000
Josef Gulas Jr17,875,0003,500,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:12 PM Local Time

Athanasios KidasJosef Gulas Jr

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.

Athanasios Kidas:   
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.

Athanasios Kidas
Athanasios Kidas
Josef Gulas Jr14,375,0004,725,000
Athanasios Kidas0-5,525,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:07 PM Local Time
Level: 32
Blinds: 200,000/400,000
Ante: 400,000
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Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:07 PM Local Time
Johan Guilbert38,475,000175,000
Alexander Tkatschew15,125,000-175,000
Josef Gulas Jr9,650,000-50,000
Athanasios Kidas5,525,000-2,775,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:05 PM Local Time

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 Guilbert38,300,00014,000,000
Alexander Tkatschew15,300,000-9,850,000
Josef Gulas Jr9,700,000-3,325,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:42 PM Local Time

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 Guilbert24,300,0003,300,000
Athanasios Kidas8,300,000-3,050,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:39 PM Local Time

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 Guilbert21,000,0006,150,000
Josef Gulas Jr13,025,000-1,200,000
Athanasios Kidas11,350,000-3,200,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 10:19 PM Local Time

Alexander Tkatschew

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 Tkatschew25,150,0009,450,000
Johan Guilbert14,850,000-9,450,000
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Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:56 PM Local Time

The remaining four players have gone on a scheduled 10-minute break.

Johan Guilbert24,300,0000
Alexander Tkatschew15,700,000-1,225,000
Athanasios Kidas14,550,000-50,000
Josef Gulas Jr14,225,000-1,075,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:55 PM Local Time

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 Guilbert24,300,0006,700,000
Athanasios Kidas14,600,000-6,100,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:49 PM Local Time

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 Kidas20,700,0001,200,000
Johan Guilbert17,600,000-1,300,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:42 PM Local Time

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 Guilbert18,900,000-1,600,000
Josef Gulas Jr15,300,0003,100,000
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:41 PM Local Time
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