Event #35: $10,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship

Event Info

Buy-in $10,000
Prize Pool $2,406,400
Players 256

Level Info

Level 7
Blinds 60,000 / 120,000
Ante 0

Match 2: Speed Limit for Ayaz


Ayaz Mahmood limped in only to be faced with a 300,000-chip raise from Ernst Schmejkal.

Mahmood made the call, and then called a 250,000-chip bet when the {Q-Spades}{2-Diamonds}{7-Spades} fop fell down.

The {A-Diamonds} and {A-Hearts} on the turn and river was checked through to see Mahmood table his {5-Spades}{5-Diamonds} to collect the pot from Schmejkal.

Tags: Ayaz MahmoodErnst Schmejkal

Match 2: Ace-High Double for Schmejkal

"What's he got? Oh . . . whoops!"
"What's he got? Oh . . . whoops!"

Ayaz Mahmood limped in for 100,000 only to have Ernst Schmejkal move all in for 1,245,000 from the big blind.

Mahmood immediately made the call and leaped up from his chair.

Schmejkal: {A-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}
Mahmood: {Q-Clubs}{J-Diamonds}

With a few of the railbirds looking a little puzzled at Mahmood's call, the board would eventually be spread {3-Spades}{5-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{4-Clubs} to see Schmejkal double through to 2,490,000 as Mahmood slips to 5,190,000 in chips.

Tags: Ayaz MahmoodErnst Schmejkal

Match 2: Schmejkal Gives One Up


Ernst Schmejkal limped from the button and Ayaz Mahmood checked his option.

The flop came down {4-Spades}{7-Hearts}{5-Clubs} and both players checked to the turn. The turn brought the {9-Clubs} and Mahmood check-called Schmejkal's bet of 100,000.

On the {4-Hearts} river, Mahmood bet 300,000 and Schmejkal folded.

Tags: Ernst SchmejkalAyaz Mahmood

Match 2: All In!


In the last few pots we have seen both players move all in at one point.

Firstly Ernst Schmejkal opened with a raise only to have Ayaz Mahmood move all in over the top.

We then saw Schmejkal move all in from the small blind and then also following a Mahmood limp.

Tags: Ayaz MahmoodErnst Schmejkal

Match 2: Ayaz Continuing To Pound Away


Ernst Schmejkal entered the pot with a raise to 200,000 and Ayaz Mahmood made the call to see the {A-Hearts}{Q-Clubs}{7-Spades} flop fall.

Schmejkal fired out 160,000 and Mahmood check-called to see the {6-Hearts} land on the turn with both players checking.

The river landed the {J-Spades} and Mahmood fired out 350,000 only to have Schmejkal quickly muck.

Tags: Ayaz MahmoodErnst Schmejkal

Match 2: Mahmood Not Fighting Back


Ernst Schmejkal opened for 200,000 and Ayaz Mahmood called.

The flop came down {8-Hearts}{2-Hearts}{10-Hearts}. Both players checked and the turn brought the {2-Diamonds}. Mahmood checked and Schmejkal bet 200,000. Mahmood folded and Schmejkal raked in the pot.

Just a few hands later, Schmejkal opened for 200,000 again and Mahmood called.

The flop brought {8-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{4-Diamonds} and Mahmood checked. Schmejkal bet 135,000 it was not contested.

Tags: Ernst SchmejkalAyaz Mahmood

Match 2: Straight For Ayaz


Ernst Schmejkal limped in and Ayaz Mahmood checked his option.

The board ran out {5-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{6-Spades}{7-Clubs}{A-Spades} to see Mahmood fire out 150,000 with Schmejkal making the call.

"Straight!" announced Mahmood throwing his {3-Hearts} face up onto the spread board.

He then flipped over his {10-Spades} to go along with it to rake in the pot.

Tags: Ayaz MahmoodErnst Schmejkal