2021 World Series of Poker Europe 888poker WPTDS London Online
Event #67: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $10,000
Prize Pool $1,419,400
Players 151

Level Info

Level 24
Limits 80,000 / 160,000
Ante 20,000

Nines Up for Zhu

tRaMSt0p • Level 23: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

From fourth street onwards, Mike Wattel fired out bets and Yueqi Zhu called him down.

Wattel: {x-}{x-} / {j-Clubs}{9-Spades}{a-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} / {x-}
Zhu: {x-}{x-} / {6-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}{3-Hearts} / {x-}

On seventh, Wattel checked, and Zhu bet. Wattel called, and Zhu tabled his {9-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{2-Diamonds} to best Wattel who showed his {j-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}.

Yueqi Zhu cn
Yueqi Zhu
cn 3,420,000 970,000
Mike Wattel us
Mike Wattel
us 1,075,000 -975,000

Tags: Yueqi ZhuMike Wattel

Matusow Doubles Through Zhu

123md • Level 23: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Mike Wattel: {x-}{x-} / {2-Hearts}{4-Diamonds} - fold
Yueqi Zhu: {x-}{x-} / {3-Spades}{a-Diamonds}
Mike Matusow: {x-}{x-} / {6-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}

Mike Wattel was the bring-in, Yueqi Zhu completed, Mike Matusow called and Wattel called.

Matusow checked on fourth, Wattel checked, Zhu bet, Matusow check-raised all in for 95,000, Wattel folded and Zhu called.

Yueqi Zhu: {4-Hearts}{8-Diamonds} / {3-Spades}{a-Diamonds}
Mike Matusow: {a-Hearts}{7-Spades} / {6-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}

Here were their runouts the rest of the way:

Yueqi Zhu: {4-Hearts}{8-Diamonds} / {3-Spades}{a-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{q-Hearts} / {k-Spades}
Mike Matusow: {a-Hearts}{7-Spades} / {6-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{7-Clubs} / {10-Spades}

Matusow ended up with sevens and sixes, Zhu couldn't beat it and Matusow doubled up.

Yueqi Zhu cn
Yueqi Zhu
cn 2,450,000 -150,000
Mike Matusow us
Mike Matusow
us 420,000 120,000

Tags: Mike MatusowMike WattelYueqi Zhu

Campbell and Zhu Scoop Matusow

tRaMSt0p • Level 23: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Robert Campbell had the bring-in and Mike Matusow completed. Mike Wattel and Yueqi Zhu called, and Campbell made it two bets to go and the table called around.

Campbell bet fourth and was called round, and on fifth Matusow led out. Wattel folded, but Zhu raised. Campbell called, as did Matusow.

On sixth, Zhu bet, and Campbell and Matusow called.

Campbell: {x-}{x-} / {2-Spades}{3-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{9-Spades} / {x-}
Matusow: {x-}{x-} / {8-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{8-Clubs}{j-Spades} / {x-}
Wattel: {x-}{x-} / {3-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{j-Hearts} (folded on fifth)
Zhu: {x-}{x-} / {6-Clubs}{7-Spades}{5-Clubs}{8-Spades} / {x-}

On seventh, Campbell bet and both players called.

Campbell tabled his {a-Spades}{10-Spades}{6-Spades} for a flush and Zhu revealed his {a-Hearts}{j-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} for the low.

Matusow showed his {q-Spades}{3-Spades}{8-Hearts} and then mucked.

Robert Campbell au
Robert Campbell
au 4,420,000 425,000
Yueqi Zhu cn
Yueqi Zhu
cn 2,325,000 225,000
Mike Matusow us
Mike Matusow
us 300,000 -725,000

Tags: Mike MatusowMike WattelRobert CampbellYueqi Zhu

Ryan Hughes Eliminated in 5th Place ($83,971)

123md • Level 23: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante
Ryan Hughes
Ryan Hughes

Mike Matusow: {x-}{x-} / {6-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{6-Spades}{q-Spades} / {x-}
Ryan Hughes: {x-}{x-} / {j-Spades}{2-Clubs}{j-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} / {x-}
Mike Wattel: {x-}{x-} / {10-Clubs}{7-Spades}{k-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} / {x-}

Mike Matusow was the bring-in, Ryan Hughes called all in for 15,000, Mike Wattel completed and Matusow called.

Wattel check-called a bet from Matusow on fourth street before they opted to check it down the rest of the way.

Matusow showed {5-Clubs}{3-Spades}{3-Diamonds} for sixes and treys, Wattel tabled {3-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{k-Diamonds} for kings and tens and Hughes showed {a-Hearts}{4-Clubs} for jacks with a wheel draw as he squeezed his seventh card.

Hughes revealed a {2-Diamonds}, giving him a defeated jacks and deuces to end his tournament in fifth place.

Mike Wattel us
Mike Wattel
us 2,050,000 300,000
Mike Matusow us
Mike Matusow
us 1,025,000 -150,000
Ryan Hughes us
Ryan Hughes
us Busted

Tags: Mike MatusowMike WattelRyan Hughes

Hughes Left Short by Zhu

tRaMSt0p • Level 23: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Both players committed 60,000 on third street, and Yueqi Zhu bet fourth and fifth with Ryan Hughes calling each time.

Both players checked through sixth street.

Hughes: {x-}{x-} / {5-Diamonds}{k-Diamonds}{j-Clubs}{a-Clubs} / {x-}
Zhu: {x-}{x-} / {10-Spades}{9-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{3-Spades} / {x-}

On seventh, Hughes checked and Zhu bet. Hughes called, and when Zhu tabled his {a-Spades}{7-Spades}{9-Hearts} for a pair of nines, Hughes couldn't match it and he sent his cards to the muck.

Yueqi Zhu cn
Yueqi Zhu
cn 2,100,000 480,000
Ryan Hughes us
Ryan Hughes
us 95,000 -330,000

Tags: Ryan HughesYueqi Zhu

Straight for Campbell

123md • Level 23: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Yueqi Zhu: {x-}{x-} / {a-Clubs}{5-Spades}{3-Hearts}{a-Diamonds} / {x-}
Robert Campbell: {x-}{x-} / {3-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{3-Clubs} / {x-}
Ryan Hughes: {x-}{x-} / {7-Spades}{5-Diamonds} - fold

Picking up the action on fourth street, Yueqi Zhu bet and Robert Campbell raised. Ryan Hughes tanked for a bit before he folded and Zhu called.

Zhu check-called a bet from Campbell on fifth, both checked on sixth and Zhu bet on seventh. Campbell raised and Zhu called.

Campbell tabled {5-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{9-Spades} for a nine-high straight with an eight-seven low, Zhu mucked and Campbell scooped the pot.

Robert Campbell au
Robert Campbell
au 3,995,000 700,000
Yueqi Zhu cn
Yueqi Zhu
cn 1,620,000 -740,000
Ryan Hughes us
Ryan Hughes
us 425,000 -70,000

Tags: Robert CampbellRyan HughesYueqi Zhu

Qinghai Pan Eliminated in 6th Place ($62,079)

123md • Level 23: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante
Qinghai Pan
Qinghai Pan

Qinghai Pan: {x-}{x-} / {2-Spades}{10-Hearts}{5-Spades}{4-Diamonds}
Mike Matusow: {x-}{x-} / {7-Spades}{2-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}

Qinghai Pan open completed and Mike Matusow called.

Pan checked on fourth, Matusow bet and Pan called.

Matusow paired his board on fifth and bet, Pan called, Matusow bet in the dark on sixth and Pan called all in for 50,000.

Qinghai Pan: {a-Diamonds}{4-Hearts} / {2-Spades}{10-Hearts}{5-Spades}{4-Diamonds}
Mike Matusow: {4-Clubs}{7-Hearts} / {7-Spades}{2-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}

Matusow was in the lead with trip sevens against Pan's low draw and wheel draw.

Pan ripped over the {9-Spades}, no help at all, ending his tournament in sixth place.

Mike Matusow us
Mike Matusow
us 1,175,000 310,000
Qinghai Pan us
Qinghai Pan
us Busted

Tags: Mike MatusowQinghai Pan

Hughes Slipping

123md • Level 23: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Ryan Hughes: {x-}{x-} / {4-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{k-Spades}{k-Hearts} / {x-}
Yueqi Zhu: {x-}{x-} / {2-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{a-Spades}{6-Spades} / {x-}

Yueqi Zhu was the bring in, Ryan Hughes completed and Zhu called.

Hughes bet on fourth, Zhu called and Zhu took the on-board lead on fifth and bet. Hughes called.

Hughes retook the on-board lead on sixth and check-called bets from Zhu on sixth and seventh.

Zhu tabled {a-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds} for aces and treys with an eight-six low, Hughes mucked and Zhu scooped the pot.

Yueqi Zhu cn
Yueqi Zhu
cn 2,360,000 850,000
Ryan Hughes us
Ryan Hughes
us 645,000 -655,000

Tags: Ryan HughesYueqi Zhu

Matusow Finds Flush, Wattel with Six-Smooth

tRaMSt0p • Level 23: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Mike Matusow had the bring-in and Ryan Hughes completed. Mike Wattel called, as did Matusow.

Wattel led the betting on fourth and fifth with Matusow and Hughes calling. On sixth, Wattel bet and Matusow called, while Hughes released.

Matusow: {x-}{x-} / {2-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} / {x-}
Hughes: {x-}{x-} / {5-Hearts}{j-Hearts}{3-Spades}{10-Spades} / {x-}
Wattel: {x-}{x-} / {a-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{8-Spades} / {x-}

On seventh, Wattel bet and Matusow raised. Wattel called and tabled his {q-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{2-Spades} for a six-smooth low. Matusow tabled his {k-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds} for a flush and scooped the high.

Mike Wattel us
Mike Wattel
us 1,750,000 305,000
Ryan Hughes us
Ryan Hughes
us 1,300,000 -300,000
Mike Matusow us
Mike Matusow
us 1,020,000 10,000

Tags: Mike MatusowMike WattelRyan Hughes