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Tag: Juha Helppi

Juha Helppi Eliminated in 17th Place (€42,000)

First, Maxim Panyak doubled through Juha Helppi, and now he just finished him off. Helppi moved all in for around 100,000 from the button, and Panyak called from the big blind with the . Helppi had the .

Maxim Panyak Doubles Through Juha Helppi

Maxim Panyak open shoved for 368,000 under the gun plus one, and Juha Helppi re shoved from the small blind for about 70,000 more. Nicolas Chouity in the big blind moved out of the way, and Helppi soon saw he was well in front.

Joentausta Doubles

Aku Joentausta was all in with the against Juha Helppi's . The flop, turn, and river ran out , and Joentausta doubled up. He was all in for 183,000 and doubled to around 375,000. Helppi dropped back to 706,000.

Danzer Calls With Ace-High

On a board, there was 241,000 in the pot already and Fedor Holz in the small blind had the decision. Holz bet out 101,000, and Danzer went into the tank. "You know I have ace-high!" said Danzer at one point.

Helppi and Holz Get Into It

Action folded to Fedor Holz on the button, and he raised to 20,000. Juha Helppi called from the big blind, and the flop came down . Both players checked, and then they also checked the that paired the board on the turn.

Down and Out

Noah Schwartz was just eliminated on the feature table. Daniel Colman's beat Schwartz' , and that was it for the bracelet and WPT winner from Florida.

Helppi Yourself

John Juanda raised to 6,800 from the hijack seat, Juha Helppi called on the button, Stephen Chidwick called from the small blind, and Jason Les took a few seconds before folding from the big blind.

Schemion Can't Beat Two Pair

Kyle Julius opened for 3,700, and next door neighbor Ole Schemion made the call from the hijack. Juha Helppi in the big blind came along for the ride, and the three of them saw a flop.

Helppi Folds to River Bet

A player in middle position led into Finnish star Juha Helppi on a board reading . The always methodical Helppi sat motionless, studying the board and his opponent before calling.

Helppi and Grospellier Bust

Juha Helppi and Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier have both been eliminated. Grospellier went out first, and he fell to the hands of Barry Greenstein, who climbed to 135,000 in chips.

"Take It Easy, Henry"

"Miami" John Cernuto: / / Henry Orenstein: / / On third street, after Juha Helppi brought in, Orenstein completed. Action then folded to Cernuto, and he raised. Helppi folded, then Orenstein reraised. Cernuto called.

Helppi Takes Out Wasserson

Eric Wasserson caught a bad run of cards while being very short, but eventually he decided to commit to a hand which put him at risk. Wasserson called all-in for 100 and Juha Helppi completed from his immediate left.

Helppi Doing Well; Orenstein Lets One Go

Henry Orenstein called the bring-in and Juha Helppi did so as well. On fourth street, the bring-in folded when Helppi bet and Orenstein called. On fifth street both players checked and Orenstein folded on sixth, when Helppi bet.

Scary Board Makes Ashton Check

Last year's $50,000 Players Championship winner, Matthew Ashton, just checked a hand down with Juha Helppi. Ashton's hand was strong, but Helppi's board worried the Brit a little too much.

Kenney Takes One

Bryn Kenney, who's seated to the direct left of Henry Orenstein, just completed on third street and Juha Helppi made the call. On fourth street and fifth street Kenney bet and Helppi finally let go of his hand.

More For Helppi

On a flop it was Ben Yu who check-called a bet from Juha Helppi. On the turn the hit and both players checked. The river was the and Yu check-folded to the Finnish pro's bet.

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.

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.