Tag: Juha Helppi

Global Poker Index: Anthony Zinno Zooms Up, Just Behind Steve O’Dwyer for GPI Lead

Steve O'Dwyer remains the No. 1-ranked tournament player in the world for a 19th-straight week, but former No. 1 Anthony Zinno is making a move upward.

Robert Soogea Wins 2016 WPT Amsterdam High Roller for €150,000

Robert Soogea has won the 2016 World Poker Tour Amsterdam €6,000 High Roller for €150,000.

WPT Organizes "Champions Challenge" Bracket of Past Winners

Bracket season has infected the poker world, as the World Poker Tour released a 64-player bracket of past champions.

Live Poker in February: The Best Low Buy-In Tournaments Throughout Europe

From the North of Estonia down to sunny Greece - February promises to be a great month for live poker in Europe.

Ruzicka and Helppi Catch a Boat

Local grinder Vojtech Ruzicka raised in early position, Juha Helppi called on the button and Alex Goulder put in the chips required to call from the big blind.

EPT Prague Retrospective: Constant Growth in the €10,300 High Roller

A retrospective look at the European Poker Tour Prague €10,300 High Roller.

Helppi Doubles Through Tremzin

Two spots from the money, on the last hand before the break, Juha Helppi raised from the button and chip leader Gleb Tremzin put him all in from the big blind. Helppi called all in for 102,000, and the showdown went as following.

Thorel Finds a Double Up on The River

Jean-Noel Thorel just moved all in for 55,500 and Juha Helppi moved all in over the top. The other players folded and the showdown went as follows. Thorel: Helppi: The board ran out and Thorel kept his tournament alive on the river.

2015 EPT Prague €50,000 Super High Roller Day 1: The Netherlands' Luuk Gieles Leads

The Netherlands' Luuk Gieles leads after Day 1 of the 2015 EPT Prague €50,000 Super High Roller.

Helppi Heads to the Sidelines

Juha Helppi, who finished third in this tournament last season, has bust and needs to reenter if he is to put in a repeat performances. Helppi open-shoved for 59,000 with what turned out to be and Vladimir Troyanovskiy called with .

Helppi Gets Some Back

Juha Helppi's not off to the start he'd wanted, but he just got some chips back from Ivan Luca. It looked as though the pot between Helppi, in the small blind, and Luca in the big, was limped, and the flop showed .

Rossiter Back to Even

Luuk Gieles opened for 2,500 and Vladimir Troyanovskiy made the call. Jeff Rossiter squeezed to 9,200 and Juha Helppi cold four bet to 28,700. Gieles and Troyanovskiy both folded but Rossiter had bigger plans and moved in for 109,700.

Not a Great Start for Rossiter

On the 5-handed table it was Jeff Rossiter who opened the cutoff for 2,500. His next door neighbor Juha Helppi called from the button before Luuk Gieles in the big blind squeezed to 11,000. Both Rossiter and Helppi called.

Good Start for Greenwood

After a raise from Juha Helppi on the button Sam Greenwood three-bet from the blinds to 8,500 and his Finnish opponent called. The flop brought out and Greenwood fired out 5,500, which got Helppi to fold right away.

EPT Prague Retrospective: The City's First Big, Bad €50,000 Super High Roller

A retrospective look at the European Poker Tour Prague €50,000 Super High Roller.

36 Remain in 2015 Master Classics of Poker Main Event, with Donald Rae Leading

Donald Rae leads the final 36 in the 2015 Master Classics of Poker Main Event.

Helppi Bubbles the Main Event

Georgios Zisimopoulos open-shoved the button and Juha Helppi called from the small blind for an effective stack of 186,000, putting himself at risk of elimination.

O'Dwyer Doubles

The table of Juha Helppi is nine-handed again after the arrival of Andrew Leathem and Donald Rae and the Finn said with his typical Scandinavian accent that Steve O'Dwyer had doubled up through him with jacks versus aces not long ago.

Helppi Uses New Chips

Chin Sin Chang shoved for 32,000 with from under the gun and Juha Helppi moved all in for three times of that with pocket tens. Jochum Weenink called the shove with the superior stack and but failed to improve and was left short.

Montury vs Helppi

In a four-bet pot preflop, Jean Montury and Juha Helppi went to war and the Frenchman found top pair and top kicker with on a queen high flop. Helppi check-raised the turn with pocket aces and scored a massive double up.