Event #28: $365 NLH Monster Stack

Event Info

Buy-in $365
Players 536

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 536

"Tacoshark" Knocks out Ray

Ray Eliminated
Ray Eliminated

Blinds 300/600/60

"tacoshark" opened to 2,580 under-the-gun and was called by Richard "bowling3000" Ray on the button.

The flop was {q-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{j-Clubs} and "tacoshark" continued for 2,670 which Ray called.

The turn came the {2-Clubs} and "tacoshark" bet again for 4,740 and Ray moved all in for a total of 7,819. "Tacoshark" made the call and the cards were tabled, with Ray at risk.

Richard "bowling3000" Ray: {a-Spades}{8-Spades}
"tacoshark", 39484: {a-Clubs}{q-Spades}

Unfortunately for Ray, he was drawing completely dead against "tacoshark" with top two-pair and the meaningless {k-Spades} completed the board and he was eliminated.

tacoshark US
US 39,484
Richard "bowling3000" Ray us
Richard "bowling3000" Ray
us Busted

Break Time


The players are now on another five-minute break and will return to battle shortly.

Big River Bet by Himpele Takes it Down


Blinds 250/500

After a raise to 1,500 by "funnyfishman", three players made the call to go four ways to a flop of {q-Spades}{8-Clubs}{a-Spades}.

All four players checked around and went to the turn {3-Diamonds}, which saw a lead-out bet of 2,694 from Donald "blonde2020" Himpele.

Elliot "TotalWar" La Fleur made the call and the players went head-up to the river {5-Clubs}.

Himpele fired again for 8,416 and La Fleur promptly folded.

Donald "blonde2020" Himpele us
Donald "blonde2020" Himpele
us 50,414 50,414
Elliot "TotalWar" La Fleur us
Elliot "TotalWar" La Fleur
us 31,420 31,420

"Rocknotes" Takes it Down


Blinds 200/400

After an open to 800 and a call, "Rocknotes" on the button decided to bump up the price to 3,200.

"South1996" made the call from the hijack and the duo saw a flop of {10-Spades}{3-Hearts}{4-Clubs}.

"South1996" then check-called a bet of 2,000 from "Rocknotes" and they went to a turn {10-Diamonds}.

Action was checked again to "Rocknotes", who then fired for 8,720, which led to a fold from "South1996".

Rocknotes US
US 60,193
South1996 US
US 32,645

GrandpaRay15 Gets Value on River

GrandpaRay15 gets value
GrandpaRay15 gets value

Blinds 150/300

John "Pokerbull197" Dombroski opened to 1,800 from early position and GrandpaRay15 made the call from middle position.

The two went heads-up to a flop of {4-Spades}{3-Clubs}{k-Diamonds} and Dombroski check-called a bet of 1,500 from "GrandpaRay15".

The turn came the ]{2-Spades} and both players checked to the {2-Hearts} river.

Dombroski then again check-called a bet of 730 from "GrandpaRay15" but and was then shown {k-Clubs}{q-Diamonds} for two pairs of kings and deuces which enough to win "GrandpaRay15" the pot.

John "Pokerbull197" Dombroski us
John "Pokerbull197" Dombroski
us 63,865
GrandpaRay15 US
US 52,880

Break Time


The players are now on a five minute break and will return to action shortly

"Maccgrams1" Bets River To Take Pot

"Maccgrams1" Takes Pot
"Maccgrams1" Takes Pot

Blinds 75/150

After an open to 342 by Andrew "DrDisRespect" Dean in late position and a call by Thomas "Jaco09" Dalesandro in the hijack, button player Kari "stuckonluck7" Johnson three-bet to 999.

"Maccgrams1" in the small blind made the call while the others folded and the two went heads-up to a flop of {3-Spades}{2-Clubs}{10-Clubs}.

"Maccgrams1" checked and Johnson continued for another 999 which "Maccgrams1" called.

The turn was the {8-Hearts} and "Maccgrams1" check-called another bet from Johnson, this time for 2,222.

But on the river {j-Clubs}, "Maccgrams1" led out for a pot-sized bet of 9,274, which sent Johnson into the tank.

After using much of the time bank, Johnson eventually made the fold and the pot was pushed to "Maccgrams1".

Andrew "DrDisRespect" Dean us
Andrew "DrDisRespect" Dean
us 48,018
Maccgrams1 US
US 46,508
Thomas "Jaco09" Dalesandro us
Thomas "Jaco09" Dalesandro
us 38,209
Kari "stuckonluck7" Johnson us
Kari "stuckonluck7" Johnson
us 32,567

Shuffle Up and Deal


Cards are in the air and chips are flying as Event #28: $365 NLH Monster Stack has officially started.