Event #43: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em SHOOTOUT
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Prize Pool $1,383,750
Players 1,025

Level Info

Level 12
Blinds 40,000 / 80,000
Ante 10,000

Hands #136-139: Maya Taking Small Pots

poolshir • Level 11: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #136: Ben Maya completed, and Thomas Boivin opted to check. They checked through the {3-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{K-Spades} flop. The {10-Diamonds} came on the turn, and Boivin check-called the 60,000-chip bet of Maya. The {7-Diamonds} on the river completed the board, and Boivin check-folded to the 200,000-chip bet of Maya.

Hand #137: Boivin raised to 125,000 from the button, and Maya called. They checked on the {8-Hearts}{7-Spades}{J-Spades} flop and the {Q-Diamonds} turn. The {3-Clubs} on the river completed the board, Maya bet 150,000, and Boivin folded.

Hand #138: Maya completed, and Boivin opted to check. They checked the whole board, which was {Q-Clubs}{J-Spades}{J-Clubs}{Q-Hearts}{2-Clubs}. Boivin showed {6-Spades}{3-Diamonds} for queens and jacks with a six kicker, and Maya had the higher kicker as he showed {8-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}.

Hand #139: Boivin raised to 125,000, and Maya called. They checked on the {5-Spades}{J-Hearts}{A-Spades} flop, and the {7-Diamonds} came on the turn. Maya bet 200,000, and Boivin folded.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas Boivin

Heads-Up Play Begins

Yardley • Level 11: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #129: Thomas Boivin opened from the button but folded to a shove from Ben Maya.

Hand #130: Boivin got a walk.

Hand #131: Boivin raised to 125,000, and Maya called. They went to the turn of a board reading {q-Hearts}{2-Clubs}{j-Spades}{9-Diamonds}, where a bet from Boivon took the pot.

Hand #132: Boivin got a walk.

Hand #133: Boivin opened for 125,000, and Maya called. The flop was {7-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}{j-Hearts}, and Maya check-folded to a Boivin bet.

Hand #134: Maya raised, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #135: Boivin opened, and Maya called, then check-folded on the {10-Diamonds}{2-Spades}{2-Diamonds} flop.

Tags: Ben Maya

Tim West Eliminated in 3rd Place ($115,297)

poolshir • Level 11: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante
Tim West
Tim West

Hand #128: Ben Maya raised to 125,000 from the button, and Tim West shoved all in from the big blind for 1,235,000 in total.

"I'm so tired," Maya said. He took some time to think. He looked at the dealer and the floor and asked for twenty seconds more. "I need to sleep," he muttered. In the end, he called.

Ben Maya: {Q-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}
Tim West: {K-Clubs}{8-Spades}

The board ran out {9-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{9-Spades}{10-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}. Maya turned a ten to make tens and nines and knock West out of the tournament.

Tim West us
Tim West
us Busted

Tags: Ben MayaTim West

Level:
11
Blinds:
30,000/60,000
Ante:
10,000

Hands #125-127: Play Continues

poolshir • Level 10: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #125: Ben Maya raised to 150,000 from the button, and everyone folded.

Hand #126: Tim West completed from the small blind, and Maya opted to check. They checked through the {K-Spades}{2-Hearts}{K-Diamonds} flop and the {7-Diamonds} turn. The {6-Hearts} on the river completed the board, and West check-called the 50,000-chip bet of Maya. Maya showed {9-Spades}{7-Clubs} for kings and sevens and won the pot.

Hand #127: Maya completed from the small blind, Thomas Boivin raised to 175,000, and Maya called. The flop came {A-Hearts}{2-Spades}{3-Diamonds}, and Maya check-folded the 100,000-chip bet of Boivin.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas BoivinTim West

Hands #119-124: Small Ball Continues Three-Handed

Yardley • Level 10: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #119: Ben Maya raised, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #120: Thomas Boivin raised from the button, and Maya called from the big blind. They went to the river of a board reading {8-Clubs}{q-Clubs}{6-Spades}{8-Hearts}{5-Spades}, where Maya bet 125,000. Boivin called and mucked when Maya tabled {7-Spades}{6-Hearts}.

Hand #121: Tim West open-shoved and got no callers.

Hand #122: Boivin limped the small blind, and West checked. The flop was {10-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{7-Hearts}, and Boivin check-called an 80,000-chip bet. The turn was the {9-Spades}, and a bet of 175,000 from West earned him the pot.

Hand #123: West limped the small blind and then called a 100,000-chip raise from Maya. The flop was {8-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{q-Diamonds}, and West folded to a 150,000-chip bet.

Hand #124: Maya limped small blind, and Boivin checked. The flop was {8-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}, and Boivin bet 60,000 when it was checked to him. He took the pot.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas Boivin

Hands #110-118: No Showdowns

poolshir • Level 10: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #110: Thomas Boivin raised to 125,000 from the small blind, and Tim West folded.

Hand #111: Ben Maya got a walk.

Hand #112: Maya completed from the small blind, and Boivin opted to check. They checked through the {2-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds} on the flop and the {8-Spades} on the turn. The {K-Clubs} came on the river to complete the board, Maya bet 50,000, and Boivin folded.

Hand #113: Maya limped in from the button, Boivin completed from the small blind, and West opted to check. The flop came {Q-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{7-Spades}, and they all checked. The turn gave them the {A-Clubs}, and Boivin and West both check-folded when Maya bet 50,000.

Hand #114: Boivin raised to 110,000 from the button, and the rest folded.

Hand #115: Boivin got a walk.

Hand #116: Boivin completed from the small blind, West shoved all in, and Boivin folded.

Hand #117: Boivin raised to 110,000 from the button, West shoved all in from the small blind, and Maya and Boivin both folded.

Hand #118: Maya completed from the small blind, sand Boivin opted to check. They checked through the {8-Spades}{10-Clubs}{2-Hearts} flop and the {Q-Clubs} turn. The {3-Clubs} on the river completed the board, Maya bet 50,000, and Boivin folded.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas BoivinTim West

Hands #103-109: Small Limped Pots

Yardley • Level 10: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #103: Thomas Boivin got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #104: A limped family pot was checked to the turn of a board reading {7-Clubs}{10-Spades}{4-Spades}{6-Clubs}, where Tim West bet 110,000 and took the pot.

Hand #105: West limped the small blind, and Ben Maya checked. The flop was {q-Clubs}{a-Clubs}{9-Clubs}, and West check-called a 50,000-chip bet. They both checked the {5-Spades} turn and {6-Spades} river, where a 175,000-chip bet from Maya saw West fold.

Hand #106: Maya limped the small blind, and Boivin checked. They checked to the turn, where the board read {4-Clubs}{9-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{a-Clubs}, and a bet from Maya took the chips.

Hand #107: Another limped family pot with a flop of {5-Clubs}{k-Hearts}{6-Clubs}. Maya bet 100,000 to take this one.

Hand #108: Walk for Maya.

Hand #109: Maya limped the small blind, and Boivin checked. They checked to the turn of a {10-Hearts}{a-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{j-Clubs} board, where Maya check-called a 50,000-chip bet. The river was the {4-Clubs}, and Maya check called 75,000. His {j-Hearts}{5-Hearts} was good.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas BoivinTim West

Hands #98-102: Taking it Easy

poolshir • Level 10: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #98: Ben Maya raised to 150,000 from the button, and Thomas Boivin called from the small blind. They checked through the {K-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{9-Diamonds} flop and the {3-Diamonds} on the turn. The {Q-Spades} on the river completed the board, Boivin bet 575,000, and Maya folded.

Hand #99: Tim West completed from the small blind, Maya raised to 300,000, and West folded.

Hand #100: Maya completed from the small blind, Bovin raised to 175,000, and Maya called. They checked through the {9-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}{6-Hearts} flop, and the turn gave them the {J-Hearts}. Maya bet 225,000, and Boivin folded.

Hand #101: Boivin completed from the small blind, and West opted to check. They checked through the {9-Spades}{J-Hearts}{Q-Spades} on the flop. The turn gave them the {2-Diamonds}, Boivin bet 75,000, and West folded.

Hand #102: West completed from the small blind, and Maya opted to check. The flop came {3-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}, West check-called the 50,000-chip bet of Maya. They both checked through the {4-Diamonds} on the turn and the {A-Spades} on the river. Maya showed {Q-Diamonds}{9-Clubs} for a pair of nines, and West mucked.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas BoivinTim West