The Railbird Report: Gus Hansen, Tony G Battle in Huge Live Poker Game
There aren't a whole lot of poker shows out there these days, and watching reruns of High Stakes Poker and Poker After Dark is only fun for so long. Luckily, there are a whole lot of Twitch streamers out there to keep us entertained, and King's Casino Rozvadov broadcasts high-stakes action every now and then.
Last week, as the World Series of Poker Circuit was rolling into town, Europe's biggest card room had a new edition of Celebrity Cash Kings with some hefty action.
Pulling in the viewers were none other than Gus Hansen and Tony G.
Joining them on the live stream were Niki "KaiBuxxe/RealAndyBeal" Jedlicka and King's regulars like Ronny "1-ronnyr3" Kaiser, Jan-Peter Jachtmann, Martin Kabrhel, Akin Tuna and owner Leon Tsoukernik.
Add some recreational players into the mix and November Niner Pierre Neuville, and you're guaranteed action.
The first two days the game spread was pot-limit Omaha with blinds at €100/€200 with straddles. The last day, the game in play was no-limit hold'em. EPT Barcelona runner-up Fintan Gavin provided the commentary and you can (re)watch it all on Twitch and YouTube.
April 2| €100/€200 PLO (with straddles)
|1||Antanas "Tony G" Guoga|
April 3 | €100/€200 PLO (with straddles)
|1||Ismael Bojang / Antanas "Tony G" Guoga|
April 4 | €100/€100 NLHM (with mandatory €200 straddle)
|1||Jan-Peter Jachtman / Akin Tuna|
Three Biggest Pots Online
Besides live action in Rozvadov with former online beasts Jedlicka and Kaiser, there was plenty of action on the online felt as well. There were some huge winners the last couple of weeks, but the biggest pots all came from heads-up PLO tables $200/$400 between Dani "supernova9" Stern and "BERRI SWEET."
Take a look at the three biggest pots in recent weeks, courtesy of HighStakesDB.com:
1) Dani "supernova9" Stern Wins a $129,718 Pot (324 Big Blinds) Off "BERRI SWEET"
($200/$400 PLO HU)
Stern opened his button for $1,360 before big blind "BERRI SWEET" three-bet to $4,240. Stern called in position to see a flop in a $8,800 pot.
BERRI SWEET followed up his preflop aggression with a bet of $4,318 on . Stern called to grow the pot to $17,437.
As the hit the turn, BERRI SWEET checked. Stern bet $12,955 and BERRI SWEET called.
With now $43,348 in the pot, the completed the board. BERRI SWEET checked again and Stern bet pot, leaving himself just a couple bucks behind. BERRI SWEET called but mucked upon being shown by Stern for the full house.
2) "BERRI SWEET" Wins a $90,783 Pot (227 Big Blinds) Off "BERRI SWEET"
($200/$400 PLO HU)
Four other huge pots all ended in a chop, but the next up saw a clear winner raking in the chips again. BERRI SWEET opened the button for $1,360. The three-bet, this time by Stern, was again to $4,240. BERRI SWEET called.
With $8,800 in the middle and on the table, Stern bet $2,200. BERRI SWEET called.
The on the turn saw Stern check in the $13,200 pot. BERRI SWEET bet $9,777.75 and Stern called.
As the fell on the river, Stern checked. BERRI SWEET shoved for $29,014 into the $32,755.50 pot. Stern called with for two pair but he had to muck as BERRI SWEET tabled for a straight.
3) Dani "supernova9" Stern Wins a $89,844 Pot (324 Big Blinds) Off "BERRI SWEET"
($200/$400 PLO HU)
Stern opened the button for $1,360 and BERRI SWEET called to see a "modest" pot of $2,640 going to the flop.
On , BERRI SWEET checked. Stern bet $1,438 and BERRI SWEET called.
BERRI SWEET checked the on the turn. Stern bet pot and BERRI SWEET called.
With now over $17,000 in the middle, the completed the board. BERRI SWEET lead out for pot and saw Stern shove. BERRI SWEET called all in for $36,609 total but his turned out being beat. Stern tabled and BERRI SWEET had to let the big pot go to Stern.
Online High-Stakes Action the Last Three Weeks
While the biggest pots were all between Dani "supernova9" Stern and BERRY SWEET, both are in the red over the last three weeks.
The biggest heater at the moment goes to "Ravenswood13," the Malta resident hailing from The Netherlands. The Omaha expert had an outstanding 2014 but lost his mojo (and a lot of money) in the years that followed. Now he's back with a plus of almost $800,000 for the year, getting him back in the black overall.
|(user)name||hands||profit/loss last 2 weeks||profit/loss 2017||profit/loss all time|
|2||Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky||5,375||+$109,319||+$356,979||+$5,209,698|
|4||Rui "PepperoniF" Cao||3,814||+$95,294||+$124,054||+$22,362|
|7||Mikael "ChaoRen160" Thuritz||2,611||+$67,013||+$26,143||+$1,353,107|
|8||Henrik "hhecklen" Hecklen||4,586||+$66,040||+$116,738||+$192,282|
|1||Timofey "Trueteller" Kuznetsov||4,753||-$344,372||$118,452||+$2,009,219|
|5||Dan "w00ki3z." Cates||2,911||-$68,012||-$493,675||+$851,718|
|6||Dani "supernova9" Stern||867||-$63,301||-$485,134||-$1,147,541|
|7||Alexey "luckygump" Marakov||663||-$62,596||-$93,267||-$22,389|
|8||Alexander "joiso" Kostritsyn||4,566||-$59,421||-$223,927||+$4,195,672|
|9||Phil "takechip" D'Auteuil||2,697||-$56,785||-$22,601||-$158,246|
The 2017 Leaderboard
With Timofey "Trueteller" Kuznetsov losing almost $350,000 over the last three weeks, the 2017 Leaderboard has been reshaped. Kuznetsov dropped from first place to 15th.
"Ravenswood" and Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky now take the No. 1 and 2 spots after a great couple of weeks online. "RaúlGonzalez," who was in third place in our last update, has been bumped to third place on the list of biggest online poker winners of 2017.
The list of players who have lost the most so far this year has been unchanged. Bill "GASTRADER" Perkins was not seen online in recent weeks, both Dan "w00ki3z." Cates and Stern lost a bit to get deeper in the red.
|(user)name||hands 2017||profit/loss 2017||profit/loss per hand 2017||profit/loss all time||↑/↓||most played game 2017|
|2||Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky||17,301||+$356,979||+$20.63||+$5,209,698||↑||8-Game|
|1||Dan "w00ki3z." Cates||12,180||-$493,675||-$37.45||+$852,298||↓||8-Game|
|2||Dani "supernova9" Stern||7,764||-$485,134||-$62.48||-$1,147,541||↓||PLO|
|3||Bill "GASTRADER" Perkins||2,796||-$396,136||-$141.67||-$729,469||-||NLHM|
The above top winners and losers in online poker for 2017 only consist of PokerStars accounts. All public data courtesy of HighStakesDB.com. If you want to opt out of being listed in this PokerNews update on high-stakes action, send an email with your username to [email protected].