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Juha Helppi and Vojtech Ruzicka Eliminated (19th, and 18th, for €50,940 each)

Parker Talbot open-shoved and Juha Helppi called all in for around 300,000 from two seats over in the hijack. Vojtech Ruzicka in the small blind asked the dealer "what is this?" and then called all in with more chips than Helppi.

Brauer Busts to Helppi

Jannis Brauer couldn't build up a stack recently and had dwindled into the danger zone. He then shoved from the cutoff and Juha Helppi in the big blind peeked at his cards three times.

Helppi Finds Kings and Doubles

Mikita Badziakouski raised to 33,000 from the hijack and Mustapha Kanit called from the cutoff. In the big blind. Juha Helppi moved all in and Badziakouski folded. Kanit asked for a count and tank-called.

Radoja Busts to Helppi

The board was already complete, showing , and the of Mark Radoja were taken into the muck. The dealer announced a set open and it was Juha Helppi in the big blind, who had flopped two pair with and held up to eliminate Radoja.

Helppi vs Benitez

On the heads-up flop of , Juha Helppi checked out of the big blind and initial raiser Francisco Benitez bet from the button for 4,000. Helppi called and the turn paired the board. A bet of 5,000 by Helppi did the trick, as Benitez folded.

Juha Helppi Eliminated by Stanley Choi

Stanley Choi moved all in from the button, and Juha Helppi moved all in himself from the small blind. Vladimir Troyanovskiy folded and the cards of the remaining two players were turned over. Choi held and Helppi .

Helppi Puts McDonald To The Test

Juha Helppi opened to 14,000 from the hijack and got called by Ivan Luca from the cutoff. Mike McDonald three-bet from the button to 42,000, getting the blinds out of the way.

Petrangelo Runs Into Aces, Doubles Right After

On a flop of we witnessed David Peters checking from the blinds. Nick Petrangelo bet out 10,000 and his neighbor Tom-Aksel Bedell made the call. Peters folded. The hit the turn and Petrangelo checked.

Helppi Takes from Petrangelo

David Peters raised to 4,000 from the cutoff and Juha Helppi in the small blind as well as Nick Petrangelo in the big blind called. There was no betting action on the flop nor the turn before Helppi bet the river for 8,000.

Bedell Looking To Turn Satellite Into More

Tom-Aksel Bedell opened in early position to 3,500, getting calls from both David Peters in the small blind and Juha Helppi in the big blind. The flop was checked around, which prompted Peters to lead out 7,300 on the turn.

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.

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.

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.

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.