Event #75: $1,500 The Closer No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels) - $1 Million Guarantee

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Players 3,120

Level Info

Level 39
Blinds 300,000 / 600,000
Ante 100,000

Jimmy Poper Eliminated in 7th Place ($88,615)

simkha • Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Jimmy Poper
Jimmy Poper

Hand #16: Action folded around to the blinds, Jimmy Poper shoved from the small, Paawan Bansal called from the big to put Poper at risk, and the two players tabled their hands.

Jimmy Poper: {6-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}
Paawan Bansal: {A-Spades}{4-Spades}

Bansal had the preflop edge and Poper needed to improve to survive. The board ran out {K-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{Q-Clubs} and Bansal took the pot to end Poper's run in this event.

Paawan Bansal in
Paawan Bansal
in 8,600,000 600,000
Jimmy Poper us
Jimmy Poper
us Busted

Tags: Jimmy PoperPaawan Bansal

Joshua Turner Eliminated in 9th Place ($52,465)

Jan_Kores • Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Joshua Turner
Joshua Turner

Hand #12: Eric Afriat raised to 1 million in the cutoff, Joshua Turned moved all in on the button for under 2 million, and Richard Cox repushed for 2,625,000, forcing out Afriat.

Turner: {K-Diamonds}{Q-Spades}
Cox: {K-Clubs}{10-Clubs}

Cox binked the river of the {6-Spades}{9-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{10-Spades} board and eliminated Turner in ninth.

Richard Cox us
Richard Cox
us 6,200,000 1,530,000
Joshua Turner us
Joshua Turner
us Busted

Tags: Eric AfriatJoshua TurnerRichard Cox


Hands #5-9: Tanouye Doubles Up

simkha • Level 36: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #5: Jeffrey Tanouye moved his short stack into the middle from the button and Richard Ali called from the big blind to put Tanouye at risk.

Tanouye: {A-Clubs}{7-Hearts}
Ali: {7-Spades}{2-Hearts}

The board ran out {8-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{5-Spades}{2-Clubs} and Tanouye doubled up with a wheel.

Hand #6: Joshua Turner raised to 800,000 from middle position, Tanouye shoved for 3.1 million, and after some time in the tank, Turner folded.

Hand #7: Brayden Gazlay jammed from the cutoff for 1.075 million and won the pot without a fight.

Hand #8: Joe Cada got a walk.

Hand #9: Paawan Bansal raised to 750,000 from the button, Joe Cada shoved from the small blind, and Bansal went into the tank for about a minute before he folded.

Joe Cada us
Joe Cada
us 9,800,000 4,200,000
Richard Ali us
Richard Ali
us 4,550,000 1,100,000
Jeffrey Tanouye us
Jeffrey Tanouye
us 4,120,000 1,120,000

Tags: Brayden GazlayJeffrey TanouyeJoe CadaJoshua TurnerPaawan BansalRichard Ali

Hands #1-4: Bansal Doubles

Jan_Kores • Level 36: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #1: Joe Cada open-shoved from the button and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #2: Erik Afriat raised to 700,000 on the button and Richard Cox called from the big blind. Cox then check-folded to a 600,000-bet on the {A-Spades}{J-Spades}{3-Clubs} flop.

Hand #3: Cada made it 700,000 in the hijack and Afriat called. Cada fired 600,000 when the {J-Hearts}{J-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds} landed and Afriat gave up.

Hand #4: Paawan Bansal jammed for 3,825,000 in the third position and big blind Brayden Gazlay looked him up. Bansal had {A-Hearts}{K-Hearts} and Gazlay had {10-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}. Bansal hit a flush on the {6-Spades}{3-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{8-Hearts} board and doubled.

Paawan Bansal in
Paawan Bansal
in 8,000,000 3,830,000
Brayden Gazlay us
Brayden Gazlay
us 1,350,000 -3,750,000

Tags: Brayden GazlayJoe CadaPaawan BansalRichard Cox

Play Resumes

simkha • Level 36: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

Cards are back in the air.

Dinner Time

simkha • Level 36: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

Players are now taking a dinner break. Play will resume at 11 p.m. PDT.