$250,000 Super High Roller
Days:
1

Event Info

Buy-in 250,000 AUD
Prize Pool 4,000,000 AUD
Players 16

Level Info

Level 15
Blinds 30,000 / 60,000
Ante 5,000

Gus Hansen Eliminated in 3rd Place (A$800,000)

Chad_Holloway
Gus Hansen - 3rd Place
Gus Hansen - 3rd Place

We're not sure of the betting, but Gus Hansen was all in holding {K-Clubs}{8-Spades} on a {J-Clubs}{4-Clubs}{K-Diamonds} flop and behind the {J-Hearts}{4-Hearts} two pair of Phil Ivey. Hansen rolled his eyes when he seen his predicament, and his cause wasn't helped by the {J-Spades} turn as Ivey made a boat.

"The Great Dane" needed a king on the river to stay alive, but it was not meant to be as the {9-Hearts} appeared. Hansen was eliminated in third place, worth $800,000, while Ivey moved up to the #2 spot on the all-time money list.

Gus Hansen dk
Gus Hansen
dk Busted

Tags: Gus HansenPhil Ivey

Daniel Negreanu is Our Bubble Boy

Chad_Holloway
Daniel Negreanu - 4th place
Daniel Negreanu - 4th place

Patrik Antonius raised to 100,000 from the button and after Gus Hansen folded his small blind, Daniel Negreanu announced that he was all in for around 750,000. Antonius snap-called and Negreanu knew he was in trouble.

Showdown

Negreanu{A-Spades}{8-Diamonds}
Antonius{J-Clubs}{J-Diamonds}

Negreanu had run into a big pocket pair, and the severity of the situation was not lost on him. He was in desperate need of an ace, but the {4-Clubs}{Q-Hearts}{7-Diamonds} lacked a bullet. The {9-Clubs} turn was also a blank, and the {10-Diamonds} river made Negreanu the bubble boy.

"Never had a hand for, like, the last hour and a half," Negreanu said before making a quick exit from the tournament area. We are now three handed with each player guaranteed at least $800,000.

Patrik Antonius fi
Patrik Antonius
fi 1,600,000 800,000
Daniel Negreanu ca
Daniel Negreanu
ca Busted

Tags: Daniel NegreanuPatrik Antonius

Ivey Gets That Shovey Feeling

[user66118]

From the button, Phil Ivey opened to 100,000, and the action came to Gus Hansen in the big blind. He stacked out a three-bet to 300,000, then added a single gray chip to the stack to make it 301,000 total. Ivey spent a couple minutes in the tank, then four-bet shoved over the top with the covering stack.

That sent Hansen awfully deep into the tank, and it would be a good four or five long minutes before he acted. All the while, he was mumbling to himself and scrunching his face up, trying to sort out what was what. At one point, he even turned around to grab a bottle of water and take a leisurely sip, enough to get Ivey a little shifty in his chair.

The fold came, though, and Hansen has dropped back under a million chips.

Phil Ivey us
Phil Ivey
us 1,500,000 300,000
Gus Hansen dk
Gus Hansen
dk 800,000 -300,000

Tags: Phil IveyGus Hansen

Breakfast is Here

Chad_Holloway • Level 14: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante

The Crown staff, who seem just as exhausted as the camera men, have graciously brought the remaining four players breakfast. So as not to slow the action, the players' meals were delivered table side and they will eat as they play.

Nothing like a nice breakfast during an $800,000 bubble at five in the morning.

Slow Going

Chad_Holloway • Level 14: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante

Gus Hansen was under the gun and opened for 136,000, which Patrik Antonius called from the big blind. Both players proceeded to check the {6-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}{5-Hearts} flop, as well as the {6-Spades} turn. Antonius then checked the {2-Spades} river, Hansen bet 206,000, and Antonius folded.

Tags: Gus HansenPatrik Antonius

Level:
14
Blinds:
25,000/50,000
Ante:
5,000

Hansen All In

Chad_Holloway
Hansen all in and texting
Hansen all in and texting

Patrik Antonius was first to act and came in with a standard raise only to have a short-stacked Gus Hansen move all in for 259,000. Both blinds got out of the way and Antonius thought for about 90 seconds before making the call.

Showdown

Hansen{8-Clubs}{8-Hearts}
Antonius{A-Spades}{7-Clubs}

Hansen was ahead, but Antonius picked up a straight draw on the {K-Spades}{Q-Spades}{J-Hearts} flop. The {5-Clubs} turn was nothing special, meaning Antonius needed a ten or aces on the river to eliminate Hansen. Luckily for the "Great Dane," the {6-Clubs} peeled off and he doubled on the hand.

Patrik Antonius fi
Patrik Antonius
fi 800,000 -300,000
Gus Hansen dk
Gus Hansen
dk 600,000 300,000

Tags: Gus HansenPatrik Antonius

Laugh It Up

donpeters • Level 13: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

The remaining four players at the table seem to be laughing it up pretty good up under the bright lights and camera lenses. Daniel Negreanu brought up the fact that, from his point of view, this final table is just like those Onyx Cup commercials of when that series was supposed to launch. The players are getting a good laugh at the series and the general consensus seems to be how much of a flop it all was.