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Tag: Juha Helppi

Helppi Can't Beat Ulusu

Cengiz Can Ulusu, the German player who notoriously flipped a coin to make his decision on the final table in Dortmund a couple of years back, just limped under the gun for 200. Juha Helppi followed suit and over limped.

Juha Helppi Eliminated at the Hands of Emil Ohlsson

Juha Helppi opened the cutoff for 10,000 and got a three bet from Emil Ohlsson in the small blind. Ohlsson made it 26,000 to go and that made Helppi shove. Ohlsson made the call as soon as he found out it wasn't all that much more to him.

Malinov Loses Two

Pavel Binar from Czech Republic was all in from first position and it folded round to the Bulgarian Atanas Malinov who checked his cards and weighed up his options with one player behind still to act.

Greg Merson Joins partypoker Premier League VII Lineup

2012 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Greg Merson joins the partypoker Premier League VII lineup.

2013 WSOP Europe Day 10: Ludovic "Poulidor" Lacay Leads after Day 1b of Main Event

Ludovic Lacay, who was just denied a bracelet in Event #6, leads after Day 1b of the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event.

2013 WSOP Europe Day 6: Mercier Eyes Third Bracelet; O'Brien Heads-Up for First

Jason Mercier is one of the final six players in Event #4 of the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe, while Dan O'Brien is heads up in Event #3.

One For Helppi

The flop read when we found Juha Helppi, Thomas Muhlocker, and a third player looking down at the felt. Helppi checked and Muhlocker fired 2,100. The third player folded and Helppi called.

No Help For Helppi

John Helppi raised to 500 from early position and found a three-bet to 1,500 from an opponent on the button. Action came back to Helppi four-bet the action to 4,500 and his opponent called.

Trips for Helppi

From early position, Juha Helppi raised to 32,000. Fabian Quoss made the call from the big blind, and the flop came down . After Quoss checked, Helppi bet 32,000. Quoss called. The turn was the , and Quoss checked again.

Newey Gone

Paul Newey has just been eliminated in 22nd place at the hands of Juha Helppi, From under the gun, Newey raised all in for 98,000. Action folded to Helppi on the button, and he reraised all in over the top for around 250,000.

Helppi Gets a Bit From Friedman

We caught Juha Helppi and Adam Friedman involved in a pot on a flop of . There was already a pot of 25,000 in the middle. Helppi was first to act and he put out a bet of 14,000. Friedman just called.

Juha Needs Some Help

Juha Helppi raised to 4,000 from early position. He received calls from the button, the small blind, and the big blind. The flop came down and the blinds checked to Helppi who fired 7,000.

Helppi Gets Some off Mizzi

Helppi Can't Even Get "One Card, Maybe?"

Juha Helppi check-called a bet of 3,000 on a board of . The river brought another nine, the . Helppi checked, and this time his opponent bet a whopping 20,000.

Helppi Gives it Up

The hand folded around to the player on the button, who made it 250, before Juha Helppi bumped it up to 750 from the big blind. He was snap called, as both players watched the flop come down .

Buonocore Busts to Nguyen

Fredrik Andersson raised to 5,000 in early position, Bryan Buonocore called in middle position, Khiem Nguyen called on his direct left, and Juha Helppi defended his big blind.

Helppi Helps Himself

Four players limped to see a flop come all low cards — — and all four checked around. The turn was another baby, the , and this time Jonathan Duhamel took a stab by firing 3,000 from the blinds in an effort to claim the pot.

Fourth Time's the Charm: Marco Johnson Finally Claims First Career WSOP Bracelet

Marco Johnson won his first WSOP bracelet, and Antonio Esfandiari is three spots away from winning the One Drop event for the second straight year.

Juha Helppi Eliminated in 3rd Place ($82,956)

Juha Helppi's tournament came to an end after two crucial hands failed to go the Finnish pro's way. First, Jeff Thompson opened for a raise, Marco Johnson reraised, and Helppi made it four bets to play before the flop.

Johnson Chipping Away at Both Opponents

Marco Johnson raised from the button, and Juha Helppi three bet it from the small blind. Johnson called, and the flop came . Helppi fired out, Johnson raised, and Helppi called to see the hit the turn.

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