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Main Event

Event Info

Prize Pool $5,000,000
Players 591
Players Left 87
Average Chip Stack 6,793,103
Total Chips 591,000,000

Level Info

Level 20
Blinds 80,000 / 160,000
Ante 20,000

Players Info - Day 1a

Players Left 87
Entries 591

Eighth Break of the Day

poolshir • Level 17: 50,000-100,000, 12,500 ante

The 108 remaining players have gone for another 5-minute break. Another 19 players need to bust before the day ends for today.

Staples Jams Into Zerjav

zedmaster84 • Level 17: 50,000-100,000, 12,500 ante

In the last hand prior to the scheduled five-minute break, Jaime Staples led the {j-Hearts}{9-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} turn for 1.2 million out of the big blind. Blaz Zerjav called from the under-the-gun position and they headed to the {6-Clubs} river.

Staples quickly got the last 3 million in, which covered Zerjav. After spending some time in the think tank, Zerjav folded and Staples chipped back up without showdown.

Jaime Staples ca 7,637,612 1,944,200
Blaz Zerjav si 2,232,420 -2,235,000
Markus Prinz de Busted

Jorstad Jumps into Top Three

poolshir • Level 17: 50,000-100,000, 12,500 ante
Jorstad vs Nikolay
Jorstad vs Nikolay

Espen Uhlen Jorstad was sitting in the middle position and had called the shove of Anna Nikolay in the cutoff for the 2,011,302 she had behind while the rest of the table had laid their cards away.

Anna Nikolay: {k-Spades}{10-Spades}
Espen Uhlen Jorstad: {j-Spades}{j-Diamonds}

The board ran out {3-Diamonds}{3-Spades}{10-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{5-Clubs} for Nikolay to flop two pair but to not bring any further help as Jorstad held with the higher two pair.

Espen Uhlen Jorstad no 16,081,276
Vicent Bosca es 7,057,673 1,612,926
Guillaume Nolet ca 3,844,102 506,350
Anna Nikolay DE Busted

Zerjav Doubles Through Kocab

zedmaster84 • Level 17: 50,000-100,000, 12,500 ante

The action started with a raise to 210,000 by Robert Heidorn and Jaime Staples came along from one seat over. Blaz Zerjav then jammed for 19 big blinds in the hijack and Jiri Kocab reshoved in the cutoff for almost 34 big blinds, which isolated successfully.

Blaz Zerjav: {q-Clubs}{q-Hearts}
Joro Koab: {a-Spades}{q-Diamonds}

The pair held thanks to a board of {k-Spades}{9-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{8-Hearts} to keep Zerjav in contention.

Steve O'Dwyer ie 8,246,030 1,824,300
Oleg Vasylchenko ua 5,751,600
Jaime Staples ca 5,693,412 -1,403,400
Blaz Zerjav si 4,467,420 2,488,410
Christian Nolte at 3,653,787 915,700
Robert Heidorn de 3,552,687 411,500
Stavros Kalfas gr 3,084,343 841,250
Jiri Kocab cz 1,445,451 -3,922,160

Hollanda Halted by Hegedus

poolshir • Level 17: 50,000-100,000, 12,500 ante

Luciano Hollanda was all-in from the button and called by Gergo Hegedus in the big blind with the bigger stack.

Luciano Hollanda: {j-Hearts}{10-Spades}
Gergo Hegedus: {a-Hearts}{4-Spades}

The board ran out {5-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}{a-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{a-Clubs} for Hegedus to flop top pair and improve to trips on the river to eliminate Hollanda.

Gergo Hegedus HU 10,814,505 6,914,250
Joris Ruijs nl 7,432,181 -1,832,717
Joao Ferreira pt 1,270,305 -1,423,500
Luciano Hollanda BR Busted

Ponakovs Escapes For Now

zedmaster84 • Level 17: 50,000-100,000, 12,500 ante

Aleksejs Ponakovs was in dire shape when his {a-Clubs}{2-Clubs} clashed with the {a-Hearts}{q-Clubs} of Jonathan Proudfoot. However, that all changed thanks to a board of {k-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{2-Spades}{6-Clubs}{k-Hearts} as the mighty deuce secured the double.

Felix Schulze de 13,417,785 1,563,690
Jonathan Proudfoot gb 11,276,372 -1,307,870
Pedro Padilha br 8,160,741 16,399
Thomas Hueber at 6,381,193
Aleksejs Ponakovs lv 4,324,158 4,324,158
Anatolii Ryzhov RU 4,003,688
Usman Ulhaq gb 3,398,458
Nikos Lampropoulos cy 2,512,620

Mikolaitis Busts Campana

zedmaster84 • Level 17: 50,000-100,000, 12,500 ante
Campana vs Mikolaitis
Campana vs Mikolaitis

Brazil's Eder Campana took a flip with the {6-Diamonds}{6-Clubs} from under the gun and faced off against table neighbor Dominykas Mikolaitis. The Lithuanian had two overcards in {a-Diamonds}{q-Clubs} and got there right away on the {a-Hearts}{k-Clubs}{7-Spades} flop.

Neither the {2-Spades} turn nor the {7-Clubs} river changed anything and Campana was done for the night.

Dominykas Mikolaitis lt 6,347,756 757,236
Eder Campana br Busted
Matas Cikinas lt Busted
Wiktor Malinowski ru Busted
Manfred Hermann at Busted

Juhasz Runs into Wall

poolshir • Level 16: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Jonathan Wall raised to 180,000 from the hijack and Dzmitry Urbanovich three-bet to 560,000 from the cutoff. Benjamin Juhasz four-bet shoved for 2,326,871 from the button. The blinds folded and Wall responded with a five-bet shove with the bigger stack for Urbanovich to fold.

Benjamin Juhasz: {8-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}
Jonathon Wall: {a-Hearts}{a-Clubs}

The flop came {8-Spades}{10-Clubs}{a-Spades} for both players to hit a set but for Wall to stay ahead with the aces.

The turn was the {j-Hearts} which didn't change the possible outcome and neither did the {j-Spades} on the river.

Jonathon Wall ca 7,705,912 4,134,366
Dzmitry Urbanovich pl 2,699,954 951,977
Benjamin Juhasz hu Busted