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Tag: Juha Helppi

Helppi Eliminated By Engel

Juha Helppi raised to 5,100 from middle position before Ari Engel made it 16,000 to go from the small blind. With the decision back on Helppi, he threw out another raise to 70,000.

Karim Doubles Through Wigg

On a flop of , Zo Karim checked from the big blind. Juha Helppi then made 6,500 from under the gun and was called by Anton Wigg in the hijack. With the option back on Karim, he thought for over a minute before raising it up to 20,000.

Helppi Makes The Call

We arrived at the table with the board already spread out . Juha Helppi had checked his option from the big blind before watching Ari Engel throw out 11,200 from the cut off. Helppi thought for a moment before making the call.

Juha Helppi Eliminated in 4th Place (€269,360)

The action started with Leonid Markin raising to 160,000 from under the gun. Juha Helppi made the call from the big blind and both players watched the flop come down .

Helppi Wins Small Hand

Stephen Chidwick limped the button for 80,000, Paul Newey completed the small blind and Juha Helppi checked the big blind. Newey checked to Helppi on and the Fin lead out for 175,000.

Let’s Chop It Up

Juha Helppi started proceedings with a raise to 160,000 from under the gun. He was called by Leonid Markin on the button and the two watched the flop come down .

Chidwick Wins with King-High

Stephen Chidwick limped the button and Paul Newey completed from the small blin, Juha Helppi checked his big blind. Both blinds checked to Chidwick on who bet 105,000. Newey made the call, Helppi folded.

Soshnikov Doubles Through Helppi

The action folded around to Juha Helppi in the small blind who slid in a giant stack which was enough to cover Ivan Soshnikov in the big blind.

Chidwick Back Doors Into a Flush and Wins a Big One

Stephen Chidwick opened the button for just slightly more than a min raise with five 25,000 chips. Paul Newey instantly folded his small blind, Juha Helppi three bet to 360,000 from the big blind. Chidwick made the call.

Some Small Pots

Stephen Chidwick first shoved on an 105,000 open from his neighbor Troyanovskiy while both of them were in the blinds. Troyanovskiy folded so Chidwick gained some chips. He then lost those not much later when he was on the button.

Helppi On The River

Juha Helppi raised it up to 100,000 from the cut off and was called by Leonid Markin on the big blind. The flop came down and Markin checked. Helppi led out for 125,000 and was called straight away.

Markin Applies The Pressure

Leonid Markin opened to 100,000 from under the gun and was called by Vladimir Troyanovskiy in middle position as well as Juha Helppi on the button. The flop came down and Markin threw out a 225,000 continuation bet.

Helppi Winswith the Better Trips

Stephen Chidwick opened the button for 105,000 and found one customer; Juha Helppi in the big blind called. On Helppi checked to Chidwick. The Brit made a 150,000 continuation bet and Helppi quickly raised to 375,000.

Soshnikov Shoves

Juha Helppi raised it up to 100,000 from the cut off before the decision fell back on Ivan Soshnikov on the button. He clarified with the dealer that the bet was a raise before announcing all in totalling 1,030,000 in chips.

Soshnikov Doubles Through Helppi

Action folded to Juha Helppi in the small blind. The Fin put on his sunglasses, peeked at his cards, and shoved all in by placing a big pile of green 100,000 chips into the middle. Soshnikov smiled, checked his cards, and called.

Markin Folds Queens Pre Flop

Juha Helppi opened the hijack to 80,000 and his next door neighbor Ivan Soshnikov three bet to 205,000 from the cutoff. Brian Roberts folded his button but Leonid Markin in the small blind had far bigger plans.

Seat 3: Juha Helppi (2,030,000 - 50.8 big blinds)

Juha Helppi has been playing European Poker Tour events as long as we can remember. His biggest score in the tour is an 8th place finish in Copenhagen 2011 though, netting him about $54,000.

Leonid Markin Leads Final 7, Martin Jacobson Bubbles

32 player survived the first day of the inaugural €50,000 buy in Super High Roller in Prague yesterday, but there were more players seated at the start of the second day.

Troyanovskiy Takes from Markin

Leonid Markin raised to 80,000 and Vladimir Troyanovskiy called from one seat over, Juha Helppi also called in the small blind. On the    flop, Helppi checked and then folded when Markin bet 160,000 and Troyanovskiy called.

Mustapha Kanit eliminated in 9th Place

Mustapha Kanit moved all in for his remaining 270,000 from under the gun. Juha Helppi was next to act and looked down at his cards before making the call. The rest of the table folded and the two players tabled their cards.

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