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Tag: Phil Ivey

Mike McDonald Eliminated in 2nd Place (AU$1,592,500)

In what would be the last hand of the tournament, Mike "Timex" McDonald raised to 100,000 from the button and then snap-called off for right around 1.3 million when Phil Ivey announced that he was all in.

Two Pair Gives Ivey a Big One

After Mike McDonald raised to 115,000 on the button, Phil Ivey called to see the flop come down . Both players checked, and the turn was the . Ivey checked, and McDonald bet 125,000.

One for McDonald

Phil Ivey raised to 125,000 on the button, and Mike McDonald called from the big blind to see the flop come down . Both players checked, and the turn was the . Both checked again, and the river was the to pair the board.

Two for Ivey

On the button, Mike McDonald raised to 115,000. Phil Ivey reraised to 350,000 from the big blind, and McDonald folded.

Trading Three-Bets

After a few small pots were played out as the two players tested the heads-up waters, Mike McDonald upped the preflop aggression with the first three-bet of the duel.

Doug "WCGRider" Polk Eliminated in 3rd Place (AU$1,041,500)

In the first hand back from the dinner break, Phil Ivey raised to 110,000 from the button only to have Doug "WCGRider" Polk three-bet all in from the small blind for 890,000.

Nice Pot Pushed Ivey's Way

Doug Polk raised to 90,000 from the button and Phil Ivey called from the big blind. Ivey then check-called a bet of 110,000 on the flop, and then both players checked the turn.

Deadman's Hand for Timex

Mike McDonald limped from the small blind and Phil Ivey checked from the big blind to see a flop of . McDonald check-called a bet of 50,000, and then check-called one of 100,000 on the turn.

Ivey Can't Call Polk

Doug Polk raised on the button, and Phil Ivey called from the big blind to see the flop. Ivey checked, Polk bet 75,000, and Ivey called. The was added to the board on the turn, and Ivey checked.

Checking It Down

Mike McDonald limped in from the small blind, and Phil Ivey checked his option out of the big blind. The flop came down , and both players checked to see the land on the turn. Both checked again, and the river was the .

Polk Gives It Up

Doug Polk raised to 70,000 on the button and Phil Ivey defended from the big blind to see a flop of , which they both checked. Action repeated itself on the turn, and then Polk checked for a third time before Ivey bet 100,000.

Another for McDonald

Mike McDonald limped from the small blind and Phil Ivey checked his option from the big to see a flop of . McDonald bet 45,000, Ivey called, and the dealer burned and turned the .

McDonald Fires the Turn

On the button, Mike McDonald raised to 70,000. After Phil Ivey folded from the small blind, Doug Polk three-bet to 220,000. McDonald called, and the flop fell . Polk checked, and McDonald checked. The turn was the , and Polk checked.

Big Stacks Battling

Phil Ivey raised to 70,000 on the button and Doug "WCGRider" Polk called from the big blind. Both players checked the flop, and then Polk led out for 112,000 on the turn.

McDonald Doubles Through Ivey

A short-stacked Mike McDonald raised all in from the small blind, and Phil Ivey called from the big blind. McDonald had the , and Ivey had the .

Another for Ivey

Doug Polk limped in on the button, Mike McDonald completed the bet from the small blind, and then Phil Ivey checked his option from the big blind. The flop came down , and McDonald checked.

Ivey Picks Off Polk's Bluff

Doug Polk raised to 55,000 on the button, and Phil Ivey called from the big blind before the dealer fanned out the flop. Ivey checked, and Polk checked behind. The turn was the to pair the board, and Ivey led with a bet of 75,000.

Richard Yong Bubbles LK Boutique AU$250,000 Challenge

Two days ago Richard Yong topped a field of 70 entrants to win the AU$100,000 Challenge for AU$1,870,000. His good friend, Phil Ivey, joined him for the winner's photo, but now the defending champ has sent the businessman to the rail.

On Ya Bike, Ike

Doug Polk raised to 55,000 from under the gun, Phil Ivey called on the button, and then Isaac Haxton reraised all in from the big blind for what looked to be between 700,000 and 800,000. After Polk folded, Ivey went deep into the tank.

Ivey vs. Seiver

A few players have moved all in in recent hands only to swipe the blinds and antes, but we recently got to see a flop in a hand involving Phil Ivey and Scott Seiver.

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