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 #93-97: Play Resumes

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

Hand #93: Tim West limped the small blind, and Ben Maya checked. There was no betting action on the {k-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{k-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{q-Clubs} runout, and the {j-Hearts}{8-Clubs} of West won.

Hand #94: Maya limped the small blind, and Thomas Boivin checked. They both checked to the turn of the {3-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{9-Clubs} board, where Maya bet 75,000, and Boivin called. The {7-Clubs} river was checked through, and Maya won with {k-Diamonds}{10-Spades}.

Hand #95: Maya and Boivin limped and folded to a shove from West.

Hand #96: West limped and folded to a Maya raise.

Hand #97: Maya limped the small blind, and Boivin raised to 175,000. Maya called. On the {9-Clubs}{7-Hearts}{2-Spades} flop, Maya check-folded.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas BoivinTim West

Level:
10
Blinds:
25,000/50,000
Ante:
5,000

Hands #91-92: Two Hands Before the Dinner Break

poolshir • Level 9: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #91: Tim West raised to 160,000 from the button, and Ben Maya, in the small blind, called. They checked through the {K-Spades}{5-Spades}{8-Spades} on the flop and the {6-Diamonds} on the turn. Maya check-folded to the 180,000-chip bet of West on the {2-Clubs} river.

Hand #92: Maya raised to 100,000 on the button, and Thomas Boivin called from the small blind. The flop came {Q-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}, and Boivin check-called the 100,000-chip bet of Maya. The turn was the {9-Clubs}, Boivin checked, Maya bet 100,000, Boivin raised to 400,000, and Maya called. The river completed the board with the {A-Clubs}, Boivin checked, and Maya shoved all in for 1,020,000 in total. After taking his time, Boivin decided to fold.

The players have now gone for their 60-minute dinner break. Play will start again around 7:40 p.m. local time.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas BoivinTim West

Hands #85-90: Some Shoving and A Chopped Pot

Yardley • Level 9: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #85: Thomas Boivin opened and folded to a Ben Maya shove.

Hand #86: Boivin opened again, and this time, Tim West shoved and took the pot.

Hand #87: Boivin opened again but laid it down to another West all in.

Hand #88: Maya completed the small blind, and Boivin checked. They got to the turn of a board reading {k-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}{j-Spades}, where Maya bet 100,000, and Boivin called. The river was the {k-Hearts}, and a check from Maya saw Boivin bet 90,000 but fold to a 300,000-chip raise.

Hand #89: A limped family pot went to a flop of {4-Diamonds}{j-Spades}{5-Spades}. Maya bet 75,000 and picked up one call from West. They checked the {8-Clubs} turn, and on the {6-Spades} river, West bet 150,000. Maya said he was worried about the flush but called, and they both had a {7-} and chopped with the same straight.

Hand #90: West, in the small blind, and Maya, in the big, limped and checked it all the way down on a {a-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{q-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}{9-Clubs} board. West, with {10-Hearts}{7-Clubs}, took the small pot.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas Boivin

Hands #79-84: Boivin Doesn't Stop

poolshir • Level 9: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #79: Thomas Boivin raised to 80,000 from the button, Ben Maya shoved all in from the big blind, and Boivin folded.

Hand #80: Maya completed from the small blind, and Boivin opted to check. They both checked through the {4-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{7-Spades} flop, and the turn gave them the {J-Spades}. Maya check-called the 50,000-chip bet of Boivin. The river completed the board with the {9-Clubs}, Maya bet, and Boivin folded.

Hand #81: Boivin raised to 100,000 from the small blind, and Tim West called. They checked through the {2-Spades}{Q-Hearts}{10-Clubs} on the flop. The {A-Hearts} came on the turn, Boivin bet 180,000, and West called. The {5-Hearts} on the river completed the board, Boivin bet 290,000, and West folded.

Hand #82: West completed from the small blind, and Maya opted to check. They also checked on the {7-Clubs}{7-Spades}{7-Diamonds} flop. The turn gave them the {6-Hearts}, West bet 50,000, and Maya folded.

Hand #83: Boivin got a walk.

Hand #84: Boivin raised to 100,000 from the small blind. West shoved all in, and Boivin folded.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas BoivinTim West

Hands #73-78: Boivin Rolls On

Yardley • Level 9: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #73: Ben Maya raised from the big blind, and Tim West folded his small blind after limping.

Hand #74: Thomas Boivin got a walk.

Hand #75: Maya raised the button, and West defended the big blind. It was checked all the way down through the river of the {j-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{4-Clubs} board, and West showed {j-Hearts}{4-Hearts} to win with a pair.

Hand #76: Boivin raised, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #77: West limped the button, and it was a family flop of {j-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}. Maya bet 150,000, with just Boivin calling. The {3-Hearts} on the turn saw Maya check-call a 350,000-chip bet from Boivin. The river was the {7-Hearts}, and May checked again. A Boivin bet of 500,000 had Maya thinking for a couple minutes, but he laid it down.

Hand #78: It was limped preflop, and on a {4-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{4-Hearts} flop, a bet from Boivin took another pot.

Thomas Boivin be
Thomas Boivin
be 3,700,000 305,000
Ben Maya il
Ben Maya
il 1,900,000 -845,000

Tags: Ben MayaThomas BoivinTim West

Hands #68-72: Boivin Keeps Climbing

poolshir • Level 9: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #68: Thomas Boivin gets a walk.

Hand #69: Ben Maya raised to 125,000 from the button, and Boivin called from the small blind. They both checked through the {J-Clubs}{2-Spades}{8-Hearts} on the flop. Boivin check-called the 250,000-chip bet of Maya on the {Q-Clubs} turn. The {6-Diamonds} on the river made them both check. Boivin showed {K-Clubs}{J-Spades}, and Maya mucked.

Hand #70: Boivin raised to 80,000 from the button, Maya called from the big blind. The flop came {A-Spades}{6-Hearts}{5-Spades}, and Maya check-raised to 800,000 after Boivin had bet 55,000. Boivin folded.

Hand #71: Maya completed from the small blind, Boivin opted to raise to 125,000, and Maya called. The flop came {A-Clubs}{3-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}, and Maya check-called the 75,000-chip bet of Boivin. The turn was the {5-Spades}, and Maya check-folded the 325,000-chip bet of Boivin.

Hand #72: Boivin completed from the small blind, and Tim West opted to check. The flop came {8-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{8-Clubs}, Boivin bet 40,000, and West folded.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas BoivinTim West

Level:
9
Blinds:
20,000/40,000
Ante:
5,000

Hands #59-67: Momentum For Thomas Boivin

Yardley • Level 8: 15,000-30,000, 4,000 ante
Thomas Boivin
Thomas Boivin

Hand #59: It was a limped family pot to the turn of a board reading {3-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}{3-Clubs}, where Tim West bet 45,000, and Ben Maya called. The river {8-Hearts} saw a lead from Maya for 350,000, that took the pot.

Hand #60: Thomas Boivin raised, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #61: Maya got a walk.

Hand #62: Maya and Boivin were in the blinds on a flop of {k-Diamonds}{a-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}. Maya check-called a bet of 35,000, and there was no action on the {k-Spades} turn. The river was the {5-Spades}, and Maya check-folded to a 100,000-chip bet.

Hand #63: Boivin made it 90,000 from the small blind and folded to a reraise to 305,000 from West.

Hand #64: Limped in the blinds, a flop of {8-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}{k-Diamonds} saw West check-fold to a 50,000-chip bet from Maya.

Hand #65: Boivin got a walk.

Hand #66: Boivin made it 75,000 from the small blind, and West called in the big blind. They checked it down to the river of a board reading {7-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{q-Spades}{8-Diamonds}, where a bet from West took the pot.

Hand #67: Boivin, on the button, made it 60,000 and created a family pot that went to the turn of a {8-Clubs}{9-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{a-Spades} board. West bet 150,000 and got two callers. The river was the {6-Spades}, and Boivin bet 400,000. Eventually, Maya called, but Boivin and his {a-Hearts}{k-Diamonds} beat the ace-ten of Maya.

Thomas Boivin be
Thomas Boivin
be 3,395,000 1,150,000
Ben Maya il
Ben Maya
il 2,745,000 245,000
Tim West us
Tim West
us 1,480,000 -362,000

Tags: Ben MayaThomas Boivin