WSOP Super Circuit Online Series 2021 NJCOOP 2021 MISCOOP MSPT Showdown Series partypoker Sunday LIVE
Event #48: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MONSTER STACK
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Event Info

Prize Pool $8,451,000
Players 6260

Level Info

Level 41
Blinds 500,000 / 1,000,000
Ante 150,000

Hands #37-41: Action Slows

will_shill • Level 38: 250,000-500,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #37: James Carroll limped in the small blind. Chris Chong took a look at his opponent's stack before moving all in. Carroll folded.

Hand #38: Chong raised to 1,800,000 in the small blind and Shyam Srinivasan folded his big blind.

Hand #39: Tommy Nguyen moved all in from under the gun and took down the pot.

Hand #40: Carroll raised to 1,050,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #41: Nguyen limped in the small blind and Michael Benko checked his big blind. Nguyen bet 500,000 on the {2-Hearts}{a-Hearts}{9-Spades} flop and Benko folded.

Tags: Chris ChongJames CarrollMichael BenkoShyam SrinivasanTommy Nguyen

Hands #32-36: Chong and Nguyen Battle Again

ajlamers • Level 38: 250,000-500,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #32: Francis Rusnak raised to 1,000,000 from the hijack but could not pick up any action.

Hand #33: Chris Chong opened to 1,025,000 in the cutoff and Tommy Nguyen defended his big blind. The flop fell {8-Spades}{4-Diamonds}{2-Hearts} and both players checked to the {3-Clubs} on the turn. Nguyen checked again and Chong fired 1,600,000 which Nguyen folded to.

Hand #34: Chong raised to 1,000,000 in the hijack and Michael Benko shoved all in for 7,900,000 in the big blind. Chong asked for a count and thought for a minute before finally folding.

Hand #35: James Carroll opened to 1,050,000 from under the gun and everyone folded.

Hand #36: Benko raised to 1,100,000 on the button and Rusnak moved all in from the small blind. Benko quickly tossed his cards to the muck.

Tags: Chris ChongJames CarrollMichael BenkoTommy Nguyen

Hands #27-31: Srinivasan Active and Getting Played Back At

will_shill • Level 38: 250,000-500,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #27: Chris Chong raised to 1,025,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #28: Shyam Srinivasan raised to 1,00,000 and Michael Benko three-bet all in for 6,350,000. Srinivasan asked for a count before folding.

Hand #29: Srinivasan again opened to 1,000,000 and Daniel Corbett moved all in from the next position. Srinivasan folded.

Hand #30: Francis Rusnak raised to 1,000,000 and Chong defended his big blind. The pair checked the {5-Hearts}{a-Hearts}{a-Spades} flop and Chong check-folded to a bet of 1,075,000 on the {3-Spades} turn.

Hand #31: Corbett raised to 1,000,000 from under the gun and Srinivasan defended his big blind, only to check-fold to a bet of 1,400,000 on the {2-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{q-Clubs} flop.

Tags: Chris ChongDaniel CorbettFrancis RusnakMichael BenkoShyam Srinivasan

Level:
38
Blinds:
250,000/500,000
Ante:
50,000

Hands #24-26: Nguyen Doubles Through Corbett

ajlamers • Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Tommy Nguyen
Tommy Nguyen

Hand #24: Chris Chong limped in from the small blind and Shyam Srinivasan checked his option. The flop came {a-Hearts}{q-Clubs}{j-Clubs} and Chong led out for 400,000. Srinivasan quickly mucked his cards and Chong raked in the pot.

Hand #25: Chong raised to 825,000 on the button and picked up the blinds and antes.

Hand #26: The action folded to Daniel Corbett in the small blind who announced all in. Tommy Nguyen looked down at his cards in the big blind and instantly made the call for his last 4,750,000 chips.

Nguyen tabled {7-Spades}{7-Hearts} and was in a race situation against the {k-Hearts}{q-Clubs} of Corbett. The board ran out {8-Clubs}{5-Spades}{2-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds} and Nguyen's pocket sevens held on to earn him a key double up.

Daniel Corbett gb 13,225,000 -4,975,000
Tommy Nguyen ca 9,850,000 4,850,000

Tags: Chris ChongDaniel CorbettShyam SrinivasanTommy Nguyen

Hands #19-23: Double for Rusnak

will_shill • Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #19: Chris Chong raised to 825,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #20: Francis Rusnak moved all in for 5,500,000 from early position. Chong called and the other players all folded.

Francis Rusnak: {5-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}
Chris Chong: {a-Spades}{k-Hearts}

Pocket fives held on a {7-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{j-Spades}{q-Spades}{2-Spades} runout and Rusnak doubled to just over 11 million.

Hand #21: James Carroll raised to 900,000 and took down the pot.

Hand #22: Shyam Srinivasan raised to 900,000 and Rusnak defended his big blind. Rusnak check-folded to a bet of 600,000 on the {q-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{9-Spades} flop.

Hand #23: Srinivasan raised to 900,000 and Carroll defended his big blind. Carroll check-called a bet of 600,000 on the {4-Spades}{4-Clubs}{2-Spades} flop. The pair checked down the {j-Hearts}{9-Hearts} turn and river.

"Gotcha," said Srinivasan, tabling {8-Spades}{9-Spades} for a rivered pair of nines, and Carroll mucked.

Chris Chong sg 23,000,000 -5,700,000
Francis Rusnak us 11,200,000 4,800,000

Tags: Chris ChongFrancis RusnakJames CarrollShyam Srinivasan

Hands #15-18: Chong Applies Pressure to Nguyen

ajlamers • Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #15: Tommy Nguyen opened to 800,000 on the button and Francis Rusnak shipped all in for 4,600,000 in the big blind. Nguyen thought for a minute but decided to lay his hand down.

Hand #16: Chris Chong raised to 825,000 from under the gun and the rest of the table folded.

Hand #17: Nguyen made it 800,000 to go from the hijack and Chong defended from the big blind. The flop came {10-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{6-Clubs} and Chong checked to Nguyen who continued for 1,000,000. Chong check-raised to 3,000,000 and Nguyen made the call.

The turn brought the {q-Hearts} and both players checked to the {8-Diamonds} on the river. Chong thought for a minute and then announced all in, putting Nguyen to the test for his remaining 5,800,000 chips. Nguyen spent some time in the tank but eventually tossed his cards to the muck.

Hand #18: Michael Benko raised to 850,000 from the hijack and picked up the blinds and antes.

Chris Chong sg 28,700,000 4,200,000
Tommy Nguyen ca 5,800,000 -3,700,000

Tags: Chris ChongFrancis RusnakMichael BenkoTommy Nguyen

Benko Scoops Miracle Double

will_shill • Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Michael Benko
Michael Benko

Hand #14: It folded to Tommy Nguyen in the small blind who surveyed short stack Michael Benko's stack before moving all in. Benko snap-called for his last 3,500,000.

Tommy Nguyen: {a-Diamonds}{k-Spades}
Michael Benko: {a-Clubs}{q-Hearts}

The flop came {k-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} giving Nguyen top pair. As the {6-Clubs} turn came Benko turned to fist-bump Nguyen, saying "Nice hand." The river, however, was the {7-Clubs} giving Benko a four-card flush.

"Wow," said Benko, "I didn't even see that."

Michael Benko ca 7,100,000 3,100,000
Tommy Nguyen ca 3,200,000 -3,500,000

Tags: Michael BenkoTommy Nguyen