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Event #26: $2,620 No-Limit Hold'em Marathon
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Hands #125-129: Koppel Takes Bigger Chip Lead Before the Break

poolshir • Level 29: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 ante
Jared Koppel

Hand #125: Roman Korenev completed his small blind and Francis Anderson opted to check. The flop came {4-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{8-Spades}, Korenev check-folded to the 150,000 bet of Anderson.

Hand #126: Matt Russell raised to 215,000 from under the gun and Jared Koppel called in the big blind. The flop came {2-Spades}{j-Spades}{k-Clubs}, Koppel check-called the 240,000 continuation-bet of Russell. They both checked through the {7-Hearts} on the turn to the {a-Hearts} on the river. Koppel check-called the 535,000 bet of Russell who immediately mucked after the call.

Hand #127: Korenev raised to 225,000 from the cutoff and Russell called in the big blind. The flop came {a-Spades}{7-Clubs}{2-Clubs}, Russell check-called the 220,000 continuation-bet of Korenev. They both checked through the rest of the board which came {8-Spades} on the turn and the {3-Clubs} on the river for Korenev to pick up the pot with {k-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}.

Hand #128: Anderson raised to 210,000 from the cutoff and was called by Koppel on the button. The flop came {9-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}{j-Hearts} for Anderson to check-fold to the 200,000 bet of Koppel.

Hand #129: Joe Curcio completed his small blind and Dong Shen Peng opted to check. They both checked through the {7-Hearts}{j-Hearts}{3-Hearts} on the flop and the {a-Hearts} on the turn to see the {4-Hearts} complete the board and bring a flush on the table. Curcio check-folded to the 100,000 bet of Peng.

The players were sent for the last 15-minute break of the night.

Player Chips Progress
Jared Koppel us
Jared Koppel
us 9,200,000 2,200,000
Francis Anderson us
Francis Anderson
us 5,105,000 505,000
Dong Sheng Peng CN
Dong Sheng Peng
CN 4,935,000 -65,000
Roman Korenev ru
Roman Korenev
ru 3,065,000 365,000
Joseph Liberta us
Joseph Liberta
us 2,760,000 160,000
Matt Russell us
Matt Russell
us 1,990,000 -2,210,000
Joe Curcio us
Joe Curcio
us 1,315,000 -435,000

Tags: Jared KoppelFrancis AndersonJoe CurcioMatt RussellRoman Korenev