Event #55: $400 Colossus

Set for Doering

gaellej • Level 13: 2,000-4,000, 4,000 ante

On a raised pot with a flop showing {5-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{8-Spades}, a player sent a bet 25,000 in the middle and it was raised to 100,000 by Keith Doering. The initial player called all-in with his last chips for the following showdown:

Keith Doering: {6-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}
Opponent: {q-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}

Doering already had a set of sixes and the rest of the board didn't change anything with a {k-Clubs} and a {10-Hearts} to eliminate his opponent from the event.

Keith Doering us
Keith Doering
us 530,000

Webb With Aces

benlysne • Level 13: 2,000-4,000, 4,000 ante

In one of the first hands after the dinner break resumed a player shoved all-in for about 100,00 right into Kelly Webb.

Webb made the call from behind slightly covering his opponent and the cards were flipped up.

Opponent: {k-Spades}{k-Hearts}
Kelly Webb: {a-Clubs}{a-Hearts}

The board ran out {10-Spades}{j-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{7-Diamonds} and Kelly Webb won with two pair aces and tens.

Kelly Webb us
Kelly Webb
us 210,000 210,000

Dinner Break

gaellej • Level 12: 1,500-3,000, 3,000 ante

The Colossus players are now on their way to a 75-minute dinner break. Action will resume at blinds 2,000/ 4,000 with a 4,000 ante at roughly 8:40 p.m. local time.

Xu Hits His Club Draw

benlysne • Level 12: 1,500-3,000, 3,000 ante

The action picked up on a flop of {10-Spades}{8-Clubs}{2-Clubs} with about 10,000 in the middle. Lipei Xu shoved all-in for his tournament life when his opponent lead out on the flop for around 3,500. His opponent snap-called and the cards were flipped over.

Lipei Xu: {q-Clubs}{5-Clubs}
Opponent: {a-Hearts}{10-Spades}

The turn was the {9-Clubs} giving Xu a flush and the river the {3-Spades} and Xu dragged in the pot.

Lipei Xu us
Lipei Xu
us 95,000

Queens Are Good for King

gaellej • Level 12: 1,500-3,000, 3,000 ante

Clarence King opened to 7,000 and it folded to the small blind who shoved for his last 22,000. King quickly called and the players revealed their cards:

Small Blind : {10-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}
Clarence King: {q-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}

King had the dominating hand and the board {6-Diamonds}{6-Spades}{8-Spades}{4-Spades}{k-Hearts} brought no surprise to eliminate King's opponent from the tournament.

Clarence King us
Clarence King
us 75,000 -26,000

Falk Scores a Double Knock Out

gaellej • Level 12: 1,500-3,000, 3,000 ante

In a four-way hand, two players we already all in for respectively 15,500 and 14,000 while Eyal Falk and the small blind were still active in the pot.

The flop revealed {4-Clubs}{4-Spades}{k-Clubs} and the small blind check-folded after a bet worth 20,000 from Falk to create the following showdown:

Eyal Falk: {a-Spades}{a-Diamonds}
Middle position: {k-Spades}{9-Diamonds}
Cutoff: {7-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}

Falk was in good shape to bust two players in the same hand, which he did after the {2-Hearts} turn and the {5-Hearts} river completed the board.

Eyal Falk il
Eyal Falk
il 205,000

Fitzpatrick Doubles and Busts One

gaellej • Level 12: 1,500-3,000, 3,000 ante

All the chips went in the middle preflop between the player in the hijack, with total stack worth 51,000, and John Fitzpatrick on the button, slightly covering him.

John Fitzpatrick: {7-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}
Opponent: {k-Spades}{q-Diamonds}

It was a typical flip situation and the board brought {j-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{2-Spades}{2-Hearts}, giving the winning hand to Fitzpatrick thanks a pair of sevens;

John Fitzpatrick us
John Fitzpatrick
us 120,000 85,000