Tuesday, November 7, 2023 6:12 PM Local Time
Koleckar Puts Hodaj to the Test - Mao Takes Out Martinovic
There were 230,000 in the middle on the completed board of , and Jakub Koleckar moved all in for 252,000 from the big blind.
Hodaj went deep into the tank. If he made the wrong call he would have been severely short-stacked. In the end the overnight chip leader folded.
Whilst the Italian was deep into the tank Dragoljub Martinovic was all in against Renji Mao. Mao's pocket queens held against Martinovic's pocket tens and the Serbian headed to the exit.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 6:07 PM Local Time
Wilke Bad Beats Gehrmann
Dennis Wilke raised to 20,000 and Michael Gehrmann three-bet to 95,000 in the big blind with about as much behind. That brought the four-bet of Wilke for more than 250,000 and Gehrmann instantly tossed his cards face-up to the middle.
"That's a fold?" Wilke grinned as he was shown the . Gehrmann had, however, called all-in and was ahead versus Wilke's .
The board delivered a jack-high straight and Gehrmann snapped a picture of the bad beat with his smart phone before leaving.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 6:01 PM Local Time
Down to the Last Seven Tables
Toni Ravnak three-bet jammed with the only to get snapped off by Ramo Balic with the . There was no upset on the board and Ravnak was sent to the payout desk.
Several other contestants followed including Ruslan Volkov, who saw his ace-king outflopped by the of Renji Mao in the big blind.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:55 PM Local Time
Maricuta Eliminated by Tomas
On a completed board of , Joao Tomas pushed all-in and Dan Maricuta eventually called it off.
Tomas revealed his for the second nuts and Maricuta mucked his cards. According to the all-in showdown rule, the of the Romanian were exposed before he headed to the payout desk.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:54 PM Local Time
Rollercoaster Two Hands for Wilke
In a blind on blind confrontation, Robert Burlacu bet 70,000 from the small blind leaving only 4,000 behind. Dennis Wilke in the big blind made the call.
A monotone flop of saw Wilke bet 4,000 to put Burlacu at risk. Burlacu waited out as long as he could to try to ladder a pay jump before he was forced to call.
Wilke dominated and after the turn Burcalu only had three outs. He tossed his queen next to the river slot and the dealer duly obliged by tabling the to complete the board and gave Barcalu top pair. Wilke jokingly shouted "How dare you!" at the dealer for dishing out a bad beat.
The very next hand Wilke was in another blind on blind all in situation with Aaron Duczack in the big blind. The Canadian was art risk for 160,000.
Duczak was ahead preflop but a king on the flop on the completed board of spelt curtains for the Canadian who headed to the paycage.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:51 PM Local Time
Butnoras Cracks Aces for Big Double
Albert Gorelik was not amused at all when he had to pay off a large double to Deividas Butnoras for 340,000 post flop. Butnoras had flopped two pair with the against the of Gorelik on the [6c42c] flop and then held throughout the turn as well as the river.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:43 PM Local Time
Yet another table broke as the field plummeted below 48 hopefuls and among those to bust were also Alberto Cigliano and Vladimir Troyanovskiy, the latter of which walked to the payout desk with his head shaking in disbelief.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:38 PM Local Time
Peluso Eliminated by Gehrmann
Michael Gehrmann jammed into Fabio Peluso and the Italian called it off, having previously seen his stack decimated to fewer than ten big blinds.
The board missed both players and ace-high was good to eliminate Peluso.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:36 PM Local Time
Koloszar Pulls Further Ahead
In a battle of the blinds with the completed board showing , Daniel Koloszar bet 126,000 for what appeared to be slightly more than the size of the pot.
Jacopo Achille needed some 90 seconds to make up his mind and then called, but couldn't beat the of Koloszar.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:31 PM Local Time
Butnoras Gets Revenge on Peluso
There was an all-in and a call preflop with Deividas Butnoras at risk against an old foe in Fabio Peluso. The Italian barely covered the Lithuanian.
Peluso was behind and virtually drawing dead after a lady in the window on the board of gave Butnoras two pair and ensured a double up leaving Peluso with less than ten big blinds.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:29 PM Local Time
Troyanovskiy Gets a Shove Through
With 84,000 in the middle to the flop, Vladimir Troyanovskiy opted to check and Christian Schneider bet 27,000. That led to a check-shove by Troyanovskiy for 150,000 and Schneider tanked ror two minutes before he folded.
Troyanovskiy checked his cards and exposed the before raking in the pot with a smile.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:26 PM Local Time
Bode Amon the Latest Casualties
Soon after his double-up, Andrej Desset was spotted on his way to the payout desk. He was joined there by Jannis Bode, who failed to run up a short stack.
Bode's final hand saw his dominated by the of Joao Tomas, as no help came on the runout.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:24 PM Local Time
Dahan Eliminated by Covrig
Refael Dahan was all-in and at risk for what appeared to be around 130,000 preflop and his pocket pair was dominated by Sergiu Covrig.
It was almost all over on the flop as Dahan needed running cards to stay alive. The turn sealed his fate and the river was a mere formality.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:22 PM Local Time
Desset "Deserves" a Double
Andrej Desset open-jammed for the last 46,000 first to act and Artsiom Panasiuk called on the button. Andrea Dato checked his cards in the big blind and folded with a grin.
The turn had Desset in trouble against two live cards, flush draw and gutshot but he stayed ahead with the river.
"Too many outs," Panasiuk shrugged and Albert Gorelik chimed in with an "he deserved it".
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:20 PM Local Time
Vaskresenski Wrangles Pot from Sitbon
With 50,000 in the middle on a flop of , Maksim Vaskresenski bet 24,000 from the cutoff and was called by Julien Sitbon in the big blind.
The on the turn brought in the flush draw and Vakresenski continued for 37,000. Sitbon thought it over for nearly two minutes and elected to lay his hand down.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:11 PM Local Time
Turchi Stays in Contention
Bernhard Güntner had just been eliminated over on table 139 and the next clash of two short stacks on the same table followed right after.
Virgile Turchi was all-in for the last 30,000 with the and Jannis Bode looked him up holding the .
Both hit their weaker kicker on the flop but the turn pulled Turchi ahead. Nothing then changed with the river and Turchi doubled.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:07 PM Local Time
Cohen Eliminated by Shahni
Ali Shahni raised to 16,000 and Dragoljub Martinovic called on the button. Yehuda Cohen then jammed out of the big blind for 58,000 and Shahni called, Martinovic folded.
Cohen wished for an ace on the flop but instead, it came as the massage parlour owner gasped an "what the fuck is this shit?!" The turn gave Cohen a flush draw but the river only improved Shahni to the superior full house.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 5:02 PM Local Time
Peluso Doubles, Tomovic Busts
All the chips went into the middle preflop with Peluso at risk for 60,000. He was up against Deividas Butnoras who easily covered the Italian.
A classic race that was won by Peluso, as Butnoras could not connect with the board. The very next hand on the same table Aaron Duczak eliminated Aleksandar Tomovic.