Event #11: $25,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship
Days:
123

Vieira Pulls Even

ajlamers • Level 23: 6,000-12,000, 0 ante

Joao Vieira limped in on the button and Aleksandr Shevlyakov raised to 30,000 in the big blind. Vieira shipped all in for 152,700 and Shevlyakov quickly called.

Joao Vieira: {2-Spades}{2-Clubs}
Aleksandr Shevlyakov: {k-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}

It was a coin flip and the flop of {9-Spades}{5-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} left Vieira in the lead. The {8-Spades} on the turn and the {q-Clubs} on the river changed nothing and Vieira pulled even in the match.

Joao Vieira pt
Joao Vieira
Winamax Team Pro
pt 305,000 20,000
Aleksandr Shevlyakov US
Aleksandr Shevlyakov
US 295,000 -20,000

Tags: ALEKSANDR SHEVLYAKOVJoao Vieira

Level:
23
Blinds:
6,000/12,000
Ante:
0

Badziakouski Takes the Lead Again

ajlamers • Level 22: 5,000-10,000, 0 ante

Kane Kalas opened to 20,000 on the button and Mikita Badziakouski called. The flop fell {q-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{3-Hearts} and Badziakouski check-called a bet of 20,000 from Kalas.

The turn was the {7-Spades} and both players checked to the {5-Hearts} on the river. Badziakouski sized up a bet of 100,000 and Kalas made the call. Badziakouski turned over {q-Hearts}{4-Spades} for top pair and Kalas mucked his cards.

Mikita Badziakouski by
Mikita Badziakouski
by 464,000 -78,000
Kane Kalas us
Kane Kalas
us 136,000 78,000

Tags: Kane KalasMikita Badziakouski

Koon Comes All the Way Back

ajlamers • Level 22: 5,000-10,000, 0 ante
Jason Koon
Jason Koon

Jason Koon thought his tournament was over just 20 minutes ago but he was surprisingly left with 50,000 after running into a cooler. After a couple of double-ups, Koon held onto the chip lead and it was Nicolai Morris who was the short stack.

Morris shipped all in for around 82,000 on the button and Koon quickly called after looking at his cards. Morris held {k-Clubs}{5-Spades} but it was Koon that was ahead with {a-Clubs}{2-Hearts}.

The flop of {a-Spades}{q-Hearts}{q-Diamonds} gave Koon a huge advantage. The {5-Diamonds} on the turn and the {q-Clubs} on the river was not enough for Morris who was eliminated.

Jason Koon us
Jason Koon
us 600,000 145,000
Nicolai Morris us
Nicolai Morris
us Busted

Tags: Nicolai MorrisJason Koon

Level:
22
Blinds:
5,000/10,000
Ante:
0

Koon Calls the Bluff

MattHansen • Level 21: 4,000-8,000, 0 ante
Nicolai Morris vs Jason Koon
Nicolai Morris vs Jason Koon

With around 100,000 in the pot and {k-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{5-Hearts} on the board, Nicolai Morris bet 60,000. Jason Koon called and the turn was {q-Spades}.

Koon checked the turn and Morris shoved. Koon was covered and said, "I have a big hand, too."

Koon continued to tank. "You've played well enough. I think I have to call." After a few more moments Koon called.

Morris turned over {10-Clubs}{7-Hearts} and said, "Nice hand." Koon showed {k-Spades}{8-Spades} to take the pot with a pair of kings.

Jason Koon us
Jason Koon
us 455,000 405,000
Nicolai Morris us
Nicolai Morris
us 145,000 -405,000

Tags: Jason KoonNicolai Morris

Shevlyakov Pulls Even with Vieira

ajlamers • Level 21: 4,000-8,000, 0 ante

Joao Vieira raised it up to 17,000 on the button and Aleksandr Shevlyakov called in the big blind. The flop came {j-Spades}{8-Hearts}{4-Spades} and Shevlyakov checked to Vieira who continued for 12,000. Shevlyakov check-raised to 38,000 and Vieira called.

The turn brought the {8-Spades} and Shevlyakov fired out another bet of 27,000 which Vieira still called. The river was the {8-Clubs} and both players tapped the table. Shevlyakov turned over {k-Hearts}{j-Diamonds} for a full house and Vieira conceded.

Aleksandr Shevlyakov US
Aleksandr Shevlyakov
US 315,000 95,000
Joao Vieira pt
Joao Vieira
Winamax Team Pro
pt 285,000 -95,000

Tags: Joao VieiraALEKSANDR SHEVLYAKOV