Event #26: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Players 1,594

Level Info

Level 30
Blinds 50,000 / 100,000
Ante 10,000

Hands #175-179: Exchanging Pots

AnTh0nyWTF • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #175: Michael Katz opened to 160,000, and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #176: Andrew Rennhack opened to 160,000 and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #177: Katz limped and Rennhack checked his option. The flop came {k-Clubs}{6-Spades}{8-Clubs}, Rennhack checked, Katz bet 100,000, and Rennhack called. The turn brought the {10-Hearts} both players checked to the river, {k-Diamonds}. Rennhack checked, Katz bet 245,000, Rennhack called, Katz showed {q-Hearts}{9-Diamonds} and won the pot.

Hand #178: Rennhack bet 160,000, and Katz called. The flop was dealt {6-Clubs}{k-Spades}{7-Spades}, Katz checked, Rennhack bet 200,000, and Katz folded.

Hand #179: Katz opened to 160,000 and Rennhack called. The flop came {6-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}{a-Hearts}, Rennhack checked, Katz bet 100,000 and Rennhack folded.

Tags: Andrew RennhackMichael Katz

Hands # 171-174

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

Hand #171: Katz called and Rennhack checked his option. The flop was {a-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{a-Diamonds} and Rennhack checked. Katz bet 85,000 and Rennhack folded

Hand #172: Rennhack raised to 160,000 and Katz folded.

Hand #173: Katz raised to 160,000 and Rennhack three-bet to 375,000; Katz folded.

Hand #174: Rennhack raised to 160,000 and Katz folded.

Tags: Andrew RennhackMichael Katz

Hands #165-170: Katz Chipping Away at Rennhack

Yardley • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Michael Katz
Michael Katz

Hand #165: Michael Katz opened for 170,000 and Andrew Rennhack folded.

Hand #166: Rennhack raised to 160,000 and Katz made it 345,000 to win the pot.

Hand #167: Katz limped the button and Rennhack called. The flop was {j-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}. Check-check to the {7-Clubs} turn. Katz bet 90,000 and Rennhack called. The river fell the {5-Diamonds}. Checked down and Katz won with {k-Hearts}{9-Hearts} for a pair.

Hand #168: Rennhack opened for 160,000 and Katz called. {9-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{8-Hearts} was checked to see a turn {3-Hearts}. Katz bet 220,000 and took it down.

Hand #169: Katz opened for 160,000 and took it down.

Hand #170: Rennhack raised to 160,000 and Katz called. The flop was the {6-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{a-Diamonds}. No action and the turn was the {8-Diamonds}. Checked again and the river was the {q-Spades}. No action and Katz turn over {a-Spades}{3-Hearts} to drag the pot.

Tags: Andrew RennhackMichael Katz

Hands #160-164

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

Hand #160: Rennhack raised to 160,000 and Katz called. The flop was {q-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{k-Clubs} and Katz checked. Rennhack bet 200,000 and Katz folded

Hand #161: Katz raised to 180,000 and Rennhack called. The flop was {10-Spades}{8-Spades}{9-Hearts} and both players checked. The turn was the {6-Spades}, Rennhack bet 250,000 and Katz folded.

Hand #162: Rennhack raised to 160,000 and Katz folded.

Hand #163: Katz raised to 160,000 and Rennhack called. The flop was {8-Spades}{6-Spades}{3-Clubs} and Rennhack checked. Katz bet 130,000 and Rennhack called. The turn was the {a-Hearts} and both players checked. The river was the {k-Diamonds}, Rennhack bet 300,000 and Katz folded.

Hand #164: Katz received a walk.

Andrew Rennhack us
Andrew Rennhack
us 5,000,000 -150,000
Michael Katz us
Michael Katz
us 2,173,000 123,000

Tags: Andrew RennhackMichael Katz

Hands #156-159: Heads Up Play Begins

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

Hand #156: Andrew Rennhack opened for 160,000 and Michael Katz called. The flop was {10-Spades}{6-Clubs}{3-Diamonds} which was checked to see the {6-Hearts} fall on the turn. Katz led for 150,000 and took it down.

Hand #157: Katz raised to 160,000 and Rennhack folded.

Hand #158: Rennhack opened for 160,000 and Katz raised to 395,000. Rennhack laid it down.

Hand #159: Katz limped and Rennhack checked. The flop was {8-Hearts}{8-Spades}{q-Clubs}. They both checked and saw the {k-Spades} come on the turn. Rennhack led for 175,000 and Katz called. The river was the {3-Hearts}and they both checked. Katz won with {q-Hearts}{4-Clubs} against the {9-}{3-} of Rennhack.

Tags: Andrew RennhackMichael Katz

Tony Gargano Eliminated in 3rd Place ($166,384)

gqzdaddy • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Tony Gargano
Tony Gargano

Hand #155: Michael Katz raised to 160,000 and Tony Gargano moved all in for approximately 1,800,000 from the small blind. Andrew Rennhack came over the top for all of his chips from the big blind and Katz open-folded {a-Spades}{j-Spades}.

Rennhack: {q-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}

Gargano: {a-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}

The flop came {5-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{4-Spades} and Gargano got a few more outs. The turn was the {10-Hearts} and the river was the {j-Hearts} however and Gargano was out in third.

Andrew Rennhack us
Andrew Rennhack
us 5,150,000 2,850,000
Michael Katz us
Michael Katz
us 2,050,000 -950,000
Tony Gargano us
Tony Gargano
us Busted

Tags: Andrew RennhackMichael KatzTony Gargano

Hand #154

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

Hand #154: Andrew Rennhack raised to 160,000 and both opponents folded.

Tags: Andrew Rennhack

Hands #146-153: Rennhack Rivers a Straight

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

Hand #146: Michael Katz 120,000 from the button and won the pot.

Hand #147: Andrew limped the small blind and Katz raised it to 175,000. Rennhack called to see a flop of {3-Spades}{5-Diamonds}{6-Spades}. Rennhack checked and Katz made it 150,000 and got a call. The turn was the {k-Hearts} and Rennhack checked again. This time Katz made it 330,000. Rennhack called and the river card was the {4-Hearts}.

Rennhack now led for 500,000 and Katz had a look back at his cards. He thought for a couple of minutes before the floor told him he needed to make a decision soon. Katz called and mucked when Rennhack showed the rivered straight {9-Diamonds}{7-Spades}.

Hand #148: Rennhack opened for 160,000 and won the pot.

Hand #149: Rennhack got a walk.

Hand #150: Katz got a walk.

Hand #151: Katz limped the small blind and Gorgano checked in the big blind. On a flop of {j-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{9-Clubs} Katz checked and Gargano bet 100,000. Katz called to see the turn {5-Clubs} checked around. The river {3-Clubs} was checked as well and Katz won with the {a-Hearts}{9-Spades}.

Hand #152: Katz opened for 160,000 and took the antes and blinds.

Hand #153: Katz got a walk.

Tags: Andrew RennhackMichael KatzTony Gargano

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

Hands #141-145

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

Hand #141: Tony Gargano raised to 150,000 and Rennhack and Katz both called. The flop was the {7-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{2-Hearts} and Rennhack and Katz both checked. Gargano bet 225,000, Rennhack called and Katz folded. The turn was the {a-Clubs} and Rennhack checked. Gargano bet 325,000, but folded to Rennhack's all-in shove.

Hand #142: Michael Katz called from the small blind and Tony Gargano raised to 150,000 from the big blind. Katz called and the flop was {3-Spades}{10-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}. Katz checked and Gargano bet 175,000. Katz made the call and the turn was the {9-Hearts}. Both players checked and the river was the {2-Diamonds}. Again, both players checked and Michael Katz showed {a-Spades}{3-Diamonds} for a pair of threes and Gargano mucked.

Hand #143: Tony Gargano called from the small blind and Andrew Rennhack checked his option from the big blind. The flop was {a-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{8-Hearts} and Gargano checked. Rennhack bet 75,000 and Gargano called. The turn was the {3-Diamonds} and again Gargano checked. Rennhack bet 175,000 and Gargano called. The {j-Spades} river brought two checks and Gargano showed {a-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}; Rennhack mucked.

Hand #144: Andrew Rennhack called from the small and Michael Katz checked his option from the big blind. The flop was {8-Hearts}{a-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}, Rennhack bet 60,000 and Katz folded.

Hand #145: Tony Gargano received a walk.

Michael Katz us
Michael Katz
us 3,000,000 -245,000
Andrew Rennhack us
Andrew Rennhack
us 2,300,000 700,000
Tony Gargano us
Tony Gargano
us 1,900,000 -300,000