Day 1c Completed
Day 1c Completed
Aleksandar Tomovic entered the partypoker German Poker Championship Day 1c Turbo halfway through in level four of eight and proceed to blitz through the pack and turn his 1,000,000 starting stack into 4,650,000.
Tomovic first scored a double up when Kadir Uzunoglu five-bet shoved preflop with and Tomovic called with .
In level six Tomovic was involved in a three-way all in holding aces to knock out two more opponents, and just before the final level he was again dealt aces and knocked out another victim who had ace-king.
The last Day 1 began at 12 p.m. and at a final count attracted 56 entries. After eight fast and furious levels 42 players remained and were immediately given their new seat draw.
Some of the other notables who made it through to Day 2 include Martin Kabrhel (2,000,800), Benjamin Benoit (2,519,000) and Jonathan Wong (1,420,000).
They don’t have long to wait before they are in action again as Day 2 begins in just a few minutes at 3 p.m. local time with eight one-hour levels scheduled.
The PokerNews live reporting team will continue to bring you coverage of that as well as the Super High Roller that kicks off at 6 p.m. and is set to host a number of stellar poker names.
According to the screens there were 56 entries for Day 1c and 42 of them made it through. Below are assorted chip counts of the big stacks and notables, as they carry their chips right to the new tables.
SEPPL006 was all in and at risk preflop for around 420,000 with the and Jaromir Hanel had him covered by two big blinds, flashing .
The board came and that was it for SEPPL006.
With some 450,000 in the middle and the board showed . Jonathan Wong checked out of the big blind and Moritz Dietrich bet 65,000. Wong check-raised all in for 1,066,000 and that forced a fold from the Austrian.
The clocks have been stopped in the turbo heat Day 1c and three more hands will be dealt before the players move their chips immediately over to their new seat assignments for Day 2.
Sander van Wesemael had around 270,000 left at the start of the hand and was in the big blind on his new table. The Dutchman defended against a raise by Marcel Pfister and got his stack in with on a flop of . Pfister quickly called with and the turn and river were both blanks to eliminate van Wesemael.
A series of raises against Aleksandar Tomovic saw his opponent move all in for around 600,000 and Tomovic called.
His opponent tabled with a fair degree of confidence. That pretty much evaporated as Tomovic tabled .
The board ran out and Tomovic felted one more.
There is little argument over who will be finishing on top in the turbo with just 20 minutes left in this last level.
The penultimate level is underway and without break, the T-500 chips are raced off in between the hands. Bagging will take place at the end of level eight and a time window of just 15 minutes remains before Day 2 kicks off after.