Main Event
Days:

Event Info

Buy-in 3,200 CAD
Prize Pool 1,148,480 CAD
Players 370

Level Info

Level 33
Blinds 100,000 / 200,000
Ante 25,000

Highlights

Highlights

Level:
31
Blinds:
60,000/120,000
Ante:
20,000

Nasir Leads Again

MartyDerby • Level 30: 50,000-100,000, 15,000 ante

Sheraz Nasir erased Lu Zhang's advantage pushing her off a pot, then extended his own lead in the following hand:

Zhang raised to 250,000 and Nasir called before the flop came {10-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}. Nasir checked, Zhang bet 200,000 and Nasir check-raised to 500,000. Zhang called.

Nasir then fired a one-million chip bet at the {4-Clubs} turn and Zhang let it go.

Sheraz Nasir ca
Sheraz Nasir
ca 6,620,000 1,245,000
Lu Zhang
Lu Zhang
4,465,000 -1,245,000

Tags: Lu ZhangSheraz Nasir

Level:
30
Blinds:
50,000/100,000
Ante:
15,000

Zhang Leads!

MartyDerby • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Lu Zhang appears to be on a roll right now. She pulled up close to even getting paid with two pair, then took the lead in the following hand:

Nasir made it 180,000 and Zhang called. The flop came {10-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} and both checked.

The turn came the {8-Spades} and Zhang bet 215,000. Nasir called.

The river was the {10-Hearts} and Zhang bet again, making it 375,000. Nasir gave it up.

Lu Zhang
Lu Zhang
5,710,000 1,910,000
Sheraz Nasir ca
Sheraz Nasir
ca 5,375,000 -1,910,000

Kicker Plays

MartyDerby • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Sheraz Nasir
Sheraz Nasir

Sheraz Nasir made it 175,000 and Lu Zhang called.The flop fell {7-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{2-Clubs} and after a Zhang check, Nasir made it 225,000.

Zhang called again and the turn brought the {2-Spades} and checks from both.

The river came the {6-Hearts} and Zhang led for 325,000.

Nasir called, Zhang showed nine-high and Nasir's {A-Clubs}{Q-Clubs} gave him the board's two pair with an ace kicker and the pot.

He's now over seven million and finding some separation.

Sheraz Nasir ca
Sheraz Nasir
ca 7,285,000 715,000
Lu Zhang
Lu Zhang
3,800,000 -715,000

Tags: Sheraz NasirLu Zhang

Level:
29
Blinds:
40,000/80,000
Ante:
10,000

Break!

MartyDerby • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

The players are taking a 10-minute break with another level behind them.

Zhang Strikes Back

MartyDerby • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante
Lu Zhang
Lu Zhang

Lu Zhang flopped a king-high spade flush and patiently checked it down.

Then, when a fourth spade came on the turn, she called a Sheraz Nasir 100,000-chip bet.

Finally, on the river, she got paid off with a check-raise to 400,000 to pull a little closer to even.

Sheraz Nasir ca
Sheraz Nasir
ca 6,360,000 -1,535,000
Lu Zhang
Lu Zhang
4,725,000 1,535,000

Nasir Extends His Lead

MartyDerby • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante
Sheraz Nasir
Sheraz Nasir

Sheraz Nasir made it 155,000 and Lu Zhang called.

The flop fell {9-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{2-Clubs} and after a Zhang check, Nasir bet 160,000. Zhang fired back with a check-raise to 375,000 and Nasir flat called.

The turn was the {2-Hearts} and Zhang bet 575,000. Nasir called and the river came the {9-Diamonds}.

Zhang bet 1,010,000 and Nasir snap-called with {A-Diamonds}{K-Diamonds}, playing the two pair on the board with his ace kicker. Zhang did not show.

Sheraz Nasir ca
Sheraz Nasir
ca 7,895,000 2,070,000
Lu Zhang
Lu Zhang
3,190,000 -2,070,000

Tags: Lu ZhangSheraz Nasir