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 #28-31: Small Pots Going To Break

Yardley • Level 6: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante

Hand #28: Ben Maya limped small blind and Thomas Boivin checked. A bet from Maya on flop of {8-Diamonds}{2-Spades}{j-Hearts} won the pot.

Hand #29: Maya opened to take the pot.

Hand #30: Maya opened to 30,000 and the blinds called. The flop was {j-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{3-Spades} and a bet from Boivin of 40,000 won the chips.

Hand #31: Boivin opened for 46,000 in the last hand before break and won antes an blinds.

Tags: Ben MayaThomas Boivin

Steve Foutty Eliminated in 6th Place ($46,969); Joe Cook Eliminated in 7th Place ($35,673)

Yardley • Level 6: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante
Joe Cook - 7th Place
Joe Cook - 7th Place

Hand #26: Thomas Boivin opened and got no action taking antes and blinds and showing {a-Hearts}{a-Clubs}.

Hand #27: Boivin opened under the gun and Steve Foutty moved all in and then Joe Cook moved all in and Boivin called.

Foutty: {a-Spades}{k-Spades}
Cook: {a-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}
Boivin: {q-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}

The board ran out {9-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{3-Spades}{5-Diamonds}.

Boivin scored a double knockout to win a huge pot.

Thomas Boivin be
Thomas Boivin
be 2,245,000 1,475,000
Joe Cook us
Joe Cook
us Busted
Steve Foutty us
Steve Foutty
us Busted

Tags: Joe CookThomas BoivinSteve Foutty

Hands #21-25: Maya Keeps Climbing

poolshir • Level 6: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante

Hand #21: Alex Rocha raised to 40,000 from mid-position and everyone folded.

Hand #22: Thomas Boivin completed from the small blind, Phachara Wongwichit raised to 70,000 in the big blind, and Boivin folded.

Hand #23: Boivin raised to 46,000 from the button. Both Wongwichit in the small blind and Alex Rocha in the big blind called. The flop came {2-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{8-Clubs} and Wongwichit and Rocha both check-folded on the 75,000 bet of Boivin.

Hand #24: Steve Foutty raised to 45,000 from the under-the-gun position. Both Ben Maya in the hijack and Tim West in the big blind called. The flop came {5-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{5-Spades}, West checked, Foutty opened to 80,000, Maya called, and West folded. The turn brought them the {3-Diamonds} and Foutty check-called the 105,000 bet of Maya. The {J-Clubs} on the river completed the board and Foutty check-called the 150,000 bet of Maya. Maya showed {J-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds} for jacks and nines and took the pot.

Hand #25: Boivin raised to 44,000 from the hijack. Everyone folded.

Tags: Alex RochaBen MayaPhachara WongwichitSteve FouttyThomas BoivinTim West

Hands #18-20: Alex Rocha Shoves River

Yardley • Level 6: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante

Hand #18: Steve Foutty was given a walk.

Hand #19: Ben Maya limped under the gun and Steve Foutty and Joe Cook in the blinds saw a flop of {4-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{4-Spades} where a bet from Cook of 35,000 won the pot.

Hand #20: Alex Rocha opened for 40,000 and Ben Maya defended his big blind. It was checked to the turn of a board {8-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{9-Clubs} where May abet 50,000 and Rocha called. The river was the {7-Hearts} and, when Maya bet 100,000, Rocha moved all in and won the pot without showdown.

Alex Rocha us
Alex Rocha
us 620,000 39,000

Tags: Alex RochaBen MayaJoe Cook

Paul Michaelis Eliminated in 8th Place ($27,431)

Yardley • Level 6: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante
Paul Michaelis - 8th Place
Paul Michaelis - 8th Place

Hand #17: Action folded to Paul Michaelis in the small blind who limped. Tim West in the big blind raised to 120,000 and quick as a flash Michaelis shoved and West called.

Michaelis: {a-Diamonds}{7-Spades}
West: {a-Clubs}{8-Clubs}

The board ran out [5dtst6c9sqh] and West won a huge pot to bust the talented German Michaelis in eighth spot.

Tim West us
Tim West
us 1,500,000 720,000
Paul Michaelis de
Paul Michaelis
de Busted

Tags: Paul MichaelisTim West

Hands #14-16: Thomas Boivin Goes All In

poolshir • Level 6: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante
Thomas Boivin
Thomas Boivin

Hand #14: Tim West raised to 75,000 from mid-position and Steve Foutty in the hijack and Ben Maya on the button called. The flop came {A-Spades}{10-Spades}{5-Hearts}, West checked, Steve Foutty opened to 75,000, Maya folded, and West called. They checked through the {4-Clubs} on the turn. The {8-Hearts} on the river completed the board, West bet 150,000, and Foutty called. West showed {A-Clubs}{8-Clubs} for aces and eights and Foutty showed {K-Spades}{K-Hearts} to West but not to the rest. Thomas Boivin asked what it was and the dealer showed the kings to the rest of the table.

Hand #15: The blind levels just went up to 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante. Ben Maya raised to 50,000 from the cutoff and everyone folded.

Hand #16: Steve Foutty raised to 44,000 from the under-the-gun position. Both Ben Maya in the hijack and Thomas Boivin in the cutoff called. The flop came {5-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{2-Clubs}, Foutty opened to 81,000, Maya raised to 250,000, and Boivin shoved all in. Foutty folded but Maya needed more time to think about what he was going to do. After some long careful consideration, Maya decided to fold but he did show {A-Hearts}{9-Hearts} to the table. Boivin raked in the pot.

Tags: Ben MayaSteve FouttyThomas BoivinTim West

Level:
6
Blinds:
10,000/20,000
Ante:
3,000

Hands #10-13: Maya Leads River Into Two Players

Yardley • Level 5: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #10 Paul Michaelis opened for 35,000 on the button and Steve Foutty called big blind. They checked it down to a river of {3-Clubs}{9-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}{4-Clubs} where a bet of 55,000 from Michaelis won the pot.

Hand #11: Thomas Boivin opened for 35,000 and got calls from Alex Rocha, Foutty, and Joe Cook. The flop was {q-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{7-Diamonds} and it was Rocha who bet 55,000 and just Boivin who called. They checked turn {3-Hearts} and river {8-Clubs} where Boivin showed {q-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds} to win.

Hand #12: Ben Maya got a walk.

Hand #13: Michaelis opened for 37,000 and got calls from the blinds Maya and Boivin. The flop was {3-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{j-Diamonds} and Michaelis continued for 48,000 and got two calls. The turn was the {3-Spades} and it was Boivin who took over the betting for 100,000 and again got two calls. The river was the {4-Spades} and Maya took over betting, making it 125,000 and winning without showdown.

Ben Maya il
Ben Maya
il 2,000,000 100,000
Paul Michaelis de
Paul Michaelis
de 690,000 105,000

Tags: Paul MichaelisSteve FouttyThomas BoivinAlex RochaJoe CookBen Maya

Hands #7-9: Tim West Wins One

poolshir • Level 5: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #7: Paul Michaelis raised to 32,000 and both Ben Maya in the cutoff and Alex Rocha in the big blind called. The flop came {7-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{8-Clubs}, Rocha and Michaelis checked, and Maya opened to 100,000. Rocha folded, Michaelis raised to 245,000. Maya folded.

Hand #8: Ben Maya raised to 50,000 from the hijack and Alex Rocha in the small blind called. They both checked through the {J-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{A-Diamonds} on the flop and the {J-Diamonds} on the turn. The {A-Spades} on the river completed the board, Rocha opened to 60,000, and Maya folded.

Hand #9: Thomas Boivin raised to 35,000 from the hijack. Tim West, in the big blind, called. The flop came {6-Clubs}{J-Spades}{9-Clubs} and they both checked. The turn gave them the {5-Hearts},= and West check-called the 62,000 bet of Boivin. They both checked on the {4-Spades} on the river, West showed {10-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds} for a pair of fives, and Boivin mucked.

Tags: Alex RochaBen MayaPaul MichaelisThomas BoivinTim West

Hands #4-6: No Showdowns

Yardley • Level 5: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Hand #4: Joe Cook in the small blind and Ben Maya in the big blind saw a flop of {7-Spades}{7-Clubs}{q-Hearts} with Cook check-calling a bet. The turn was the {5-Clubs} and a bet from Cook took the pot.

Hand #5: Steve Foutty made it 43,000 and Thomas Boivin raised to 130,000. Foutty called to see the {10-Hearts}{9-Clubs}{k-Clubs} flop. They both checked flop and {k-Hearts} turn and, on the river {3-Spades}, a bet of 135,000 from Boivin took the pot.

Hand #6: Paul Michaelis opened from early position and Phachara Wongwichit defended his big blind. The flop was {5-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} and Wongwichit check-called a 35,000 continuation-bet. They checked the {7-Clubs} turn and, on the {a-Clubs} river, a bet of 160,000 from Michaelis won the pot.

Tags: Ben MayaJoe CookPanchara WongwichitPaul MichaelisPhachara WongwichitSteve FouttyThomas Boivin