PartyPoker Premier League IV

PartyPoker Premier League IV
Days: 6
Event Info

PartyPoker Premier League IV

Final Results
Winning Hand
Event Info
Level Info
15,000 / 30,000

Overall Leaderboard Update

Here's how the overall leaderboard looks currently. Everyone still playing is guaranteed a least six more points.

1. Phil Laak – 48 points
2. David Benyamine - 38 points
3. Giovanni Safina - 29 points
4. Ian Frazer – 26 points
5. Luke Schwartz – 23 points - still playing
6. JC Tran – 20 points
7. Yevgeniy Timoshenko – 16 points
8. Vanessa Rousso – 16 points
9. Roland De Wolfe – 14 points - still playing
10. Tony G - 11 points
11. Daniel Negreanu – 10 points - still playing
12. Phil Hellmuth - 8 points - still playing

Luke Schwartz has locked up a spot in the final, and the other three are still in contention to make it to the next round at least depending on their finish.

Tags: Luke Schwartz


Play has been paused while the tournament staff lets the players take a break to check out the point situation. They're not helping them figure out who needs to finish where, just giving them the current point totals and letting them figure it out for themselves.

Negreanu Attacking Hellmuth

Daniel Negreanu limped the button with the {J-Clubs}{10-Clubs} and Phil hellmuth raised to 130,000 from the small blind with the {9-Clubs}{3-Clubs}. Roland De Wolfe folded in the big blind and Negreanu called.

The flop came down {Q-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{5-Spades} and Hellmuth was first up with 386,000 in his stack. He fired 60,000.

"Sixty? Sixty-thousand? Wow, that's really weird," said Negreanu. Then he called and asked for the {7-Hearts}.

The turn was actually the {9-Hearts} and Hellmuth checked. Negreanu bet 100,000 and Hellmiuth called.

The river was the {4-Diamonds} and Hellmuth checked. Negreanu moved all in for put Hellmuth to the test. He folded his hand and Negreanu scooped the pot.

Negreanu knows the points situation very well and knows that the best-case scenario is him busting Phil Hellmuth in fourth place.

Tags: Daniel NegreanuPhil HellmuthRoland De Wolfe

Level: 7

Blinds: 15,000/30,000

Ante: 0

Hellmuth Folds Correctly

Daniel Negreanu held {K-Hearts}{9-Diamonds} against Phil Hellmuth with the {K-Clubs}{6-Spades} on a flop of {K-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{5-Spades}. Negreanu bet and Hellmuth called.

The turn was the {3-Diamonds} and Negreanu bet 80,000 this time. Hellmuth called.

The river was the {2-Clubs} and Negreanu bet 150,000. "Are you f***ing kidding me! Are you f***ing kidding me!" complained Hellmuth right after Negreanu bet.

He complained a little more, but eventually folded his hand, getting away from another one.

Tags: Daniel NegreanuPhil Hellmuth

Vanessa Rousso Eliminated in 5th Place ($8,000)

Rousso will not be moving on
Rousso will not be moving on
Vanessa Rousso moved in from the button for 74,000 with the {A-Clubs}{4-Hearts}. Luke Schwartz called in the small blind with the {7-Clubs}{7-Hearts} and then Daniel Negreanu calledin the big blind with the {7-Spades}{4-Spades}.

Schwartz and Negreanu checked it down as the board ran out {J-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{K-Spades}{3-Spades} and that was it for Rousso. Schwartz picked up some important chips and more importantly, sent Rousso to the rail in fifth place, leaving her going home with just four points.

Tags: Daniel NegreanuLuke SchwartzVanessa Rousso

Negreanu Beats Hellmuth's Ladies

Daniel Negreanu was in the small blind with the {8-Clubs}{7-Spades} and Phil Hellmuth was in the big blind with the {Q-Spades}{Q-Hearts}. Both players put 60,000 chips in after Negreanu limped and Hellmuth raised. The flop came down {K-Spades}{9-Spades}{6-Clubs}. Both players checked and the turn made Negreanu with the {10-Hearts}. He fired 60,000 and Hellmuth called.

The river was the {9-Clubs} and Negreanu bet 200,000. Hellmuth folded his hand and Negreanu won the pot.

Tags: Daniel NegreanuPhil Hellmuth