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Tag: jean-robert bellande

Chip Counts From the Featured Tables; Jean-Robert Bellande Recently Eliminated

Phil Ivey is on the ESPN main stage, so we are unable to get a view of his stack. However, we'll grab it at the break. Jean-Robert Bellande @BrokeLivingJRBDbld a guy up w ak vs his kt. Then next hand ran KK into AA aipf. Lost my stack. Boo.

Day 2c Concludes with Kroon Maintaining Lead

Day 2c has come to a close here at the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event. The Rio was a jam-packed place for poker's greatest tournament all day long, with play taking place in all three rooms.

Bellande Busts One

Jean-Robert Bellande opened to 2,800 from the button and the player in the small blind reraised to 8,700. Bellande grabbed a stack of orange chips (about 85,000) and put it in the middle, essentially putting his opponent all in.

JRB Opposite of Card Dead

We haven't been fortunate enough to see any of these hands in action, but Jean-Robert Bellande has been picking up quite a few hands early on today. He tweeted some of the hands that have gotten him to his now current stack of 160,000.

Bellande Gets it in Drawing Dead; Busts Shortly After

Jean-Robert Bellande and Yevgeniy Timoshenko were heads up on a board of . Bellande checked, Timoshenko moved all in for 217,000 (roughly a pot-sized bet), and Bellande called.

Thuritz Three-Bets Big, Folds Short

Action folded to Jean-Robert Bellande in the cutoff seat, and he raised the action up to 24,000. In the next seat was Mikael Thuritz on the button. Thuritz reraised to 102,000 with 65,000 behind. Bellande took his time, then called.

Bellande Doubles Galfond

We saw Jean-Robert Bellande three bet to 13,000 from the button. Apparently Phil Galfond had opened under-the-gun and now that the action was back on him, he shoved for 55,600.

Bellande Check-Raises Rajkumar

Vivek Rajkumar raised to 3,000 on the button and Jean-Robert Bellande called from the small blind. The flop fell and Bellande check-called 4,000 from Rajkmuar to see the turn where he check-called 9,000.

Eighters Gonna Eight

We caught up with the action post-draw to see Nick Schulman, Justin Gardenhire, and Jean-Robert Bellande all seated with cards in front of them. Schulman checked and Gardenhire moved out 2,300.

Seed Versus Bellande

Action folded to Huck Seed in the small blind who made it 600 to go. Jean-Robert Bellande, busy with his phone but well aware what was happening, made the call from the big blind. The phone went aside for a bit as both drew a single card.

Bellande Hurting

Picking up the action on a flop, Jean-Robert Bellande check-called 1,400 from Sam Grafton to see the turn. Both players checked, landing the river where Bellande checked for a third time.

Former November Niners Do Battle

Back in 2009 when Team PokerStars Pro Joe Cada won the World Series of Poker Main Event for $8,546,435, Steve Begleiter placed sixth for $1,587,160.

Kenney Takes Small One On Turn

A raise from the under-the-gun player kicked off the action on this hand before Jean-Robert Bellande, Bryn Kenney, Sam Grafton and the small blind all called.

Bellande Turned

From middle position, Jean-Robert Bellande opened with a raise to 400. Only the player in the big blind made the call, and the dealer spread out the flop. After the big blind checked, Bellande fired 525. His opponent made the call.

Bellande Beats Kenney

The flop read and we caught up to see Jean-Robert Bellande bet out an unknown amount. Bryn Kenney moved out a raise and it folded back around to Bellande who called. With about 9,000 in the pot going to the turn, the dealer produced the .

Bellande's Torch has Been Snuffed

Jean-Robert Bellande@BrokeLivingJRBOut. Unhappy camper right now.October 02 2012ReplyRetweetFavoriteFollow

Bellande Loses Three-Way All In

We came across the remnants of this hand and what looked to be a pretty steamed Jean-Robert Bellande. In front of him laid and Bellande was up against two all in players. Cheung Fung held and the third player held .

Guinand Wins Huge Flip Against O'Dwyer

As we arrived on the scene the dealer ran the board out in a huge pot between Steve O'Dwyer and Sebastian Guinad. After the dust settled we asked David Baker what happened, and he told us the following.

Tough Table 10

Over at Table 10, David "ODB" Baker opened for 1,200 and received calls from Steve O'Dwyer and Jean-Robert Bellande on the button and small blind respectively.

Tran Busts Cajelais and Barnes in Huge Early Pot

There was a loud commotion over on Table 3, and several players were standing around the table. Jean-Robert Bellande was seated at an adjacent table, but stood up to see what was going on.