Event #45: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels)
Days:
12

Event Info

Buy-in $5,000
Prize Pool $2,438,250
Players 505

Level Info

Level 34
Blinds 120,000 / 240,000
Ante 40,000

Hands #20-24: Jett Schencker Doubles Up

Valerie.Cross • Level 30: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante
Jett Schencker
Jett Schencker

Hand #20: Tobias Ziegler shoved for a little more than 1,000,000 in the cutoff, prompting folds from the remaining players.

Hand #21: Yevgeniy Timoshenko raised to 200,000 in the cutoff and took down the blinds and the antes.

Hand #22: Chris Brammer moved all in for around 1,400,000 from the small blind. Oliver Weis folded his big blind, and Brammer took down the pot.

Hand #23: Timoshenko raised to 200,000 under the gun, and Tobias Ziegler called in the big blind. They both checked the {10-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{3-Diamonds} flop, and the turn was the {9-Hearts}. Ziegler led out for 220,000, and Timoshenko folded.

Hand #24: Jett Schencker went all in for 495,000 under the gun, and Rui Ye called in the next position. The remaining players folded, and Schencker was at risk.

Schencker: {J-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}
Ye: {A-Spades}{8-Clubs}

The flop came {J-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}, giving Schencker a pair of jacks to take the lead. Schencker's pair held up on the {4-Diamonds} turn and the {3-Diamonds} river, and he doubled up.

Rui Ye US
Rui Ye
US 4,300,000 -500,000
Jett Schencker us
Jett Schencker
us 1,200,000 695,000

Tags: Jett SchenckerOliver WeisRui YeTobias ZieglerYevgeniy Timoshenko

Level:
30
Blinds:
50,000/100,000
Ante:
10,000

Michael Brinkenhoff Eliminated in 7th Place ($59,107)

123md • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Michael Brinkenhoff
Michael Brinkenhoff

Hand #18: Chris Brammer raised to 160,000 from the hijack and took down the pot.

Hand #19: Rui Ye raised to 160,000 from under the gun, and Michael Brinkenhoff called from the small blind.

The flop came down {J-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{5-Clubs}, and Brinkenhoff check-called 125,000 from Ye. The turn was the {9-Clubs}, and Brinkenhoff shoved for 1,155,000. Ye called after a few moments with {Q-Hearts}{J-Clubs} for a pair of jacks, leading Brinkenhoff's {A-Hearts}{9-Hearts} for a pair of nines.

The river was the {10-Spades}, giving Ye a queen-high straight to eliminate Brinkenhoff in seventh place.

Ye upped his stack to about 4.7 million.

Tags: Michael BrinkenhoffRui Ye

Alex Foxen Eliminated in 8th Place ($44,395)

Valerie.Cross • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Alex Foxen
Alex Foxen

Hand #17: Alex Foxen moved all in for 720,000 in the cutoff, and Yevgeniy Timoshenko called in the big blind to put him at risk.

Foxen: {A-Spades}{6-Spades}
Timoshenko: {K-Spades}{Q-Hearts}

Foxen made a pair of sixes on the {10-Hearts}{7-Spades}{6-Diamonds} flop, but the {K-Diamonds} turn gave Timoshenko a pair of kings to take the lead. Foxen couldn't improve on the {8-Hearts} river, and he was eliminated in eighth place, earning him a payday of $44,395.

Yevgeniy Timoshenko ua
Yevgeniy Timoshenko
ua 2,825,000 725,000
Alex Foxen us
Alex Foxen
us Busted

Tags: Alex FoxenYevgeniy Timoshenko

Hands #14-16: Raise and Take It

Valerie.Cross • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #14: Chris Brammer moved all in from the small blind. Alex Foxen folded his big blind, and Brammer took it down.

Hand #15: Alex Foxen went all in for around 550,000 from the small blind, and Oliver Weis folded in the big blind.

Hand #16: Rui Ye raised to 160,000 in late position. The remaining players folded, and Ye took the pot.

Tags: Alex FoxenChris BrammerRui Ye

Diego Sanchez Eliminated in 9th Place ($33,993)

123md • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Diego Sanchez
Diego Sanchez

Hand #13: Yevgeniy Timoshenko raised to 160,000 from middle position, Rui Ye called from the button, Diego Sanchez reraised all in from the small blind for 760,000, Timoshenko reshoved, and Ye folded.

Timoshenko: {Q-Clubs}{Q-Hearts}
Sanchez: {A-Hearts}{K-Clubs}

The board came down {K-Spades}{10-Spades}{3-Clubs}{J-Spades}{9-Diamonds}, giving Timoshenko a queen-high straight to eliminate Sanchez in ninth place.

Yevgeniy Timoshenko ua
Yevgeniy Timoshenko
ua 2,100,000 970,000
Diego Sanchez mx
Diego Sanchez
mx Busted

Tags: Diego SanchezYevgeniy Timoshenko

Hands #9-12: Tobias Ziegler Doubles Up

Valerie.Cross • Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Tobias Ziegler
Tobias Ziegler

Hand #9: Yevgeniy Timoshenko limped in the small blind, and Michael Brinkenhoff checked his option. The flop came {J-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}, and Timoshenko bet 90,000. Brinkenhoff folded, and Timoshenko won the pot.

Hand #10: Oliver Weis raised to 165,000 in late position. The remaining players folded, and Weis took it down.

Hand #11: Michael Brinkenhoff raised to 160,000 on the button, and Rui Ye defended his big blind. The flop was {7-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}, and both players checked. They also checked the {A-Hearts} turn and the {K-Clubs} river. Ye tabled {10-}{7-} for a pair of sevens to win the pot.

Hand #12: Oliver Weis raised to 165,000 in middle position, Tobias Ziegler moved all in for 395,000 in the next position, and Timoshenko went all in over the top from the hijack. The remaining players folded, Weis folded, and Timoshenko had Ziegler at risk.

Ziegler: {7-Clubs}{7-Hearts}
Timoshenko: {A-Clubs}{K-Clubs}

The board ran out {Q-Diamonds}{6-Spades}{2-Hearts} {6-Clubs} {8-Spades}, and Ziegler's two pair, sevens sixes, was good for the double-up.

Tobias Ziegler de
Tobias Ziegler
de 1,165,000 560,000
Yevgeniy Timoshenko ua
Yevgeniy Timoshenko
ua 1,130,000 -400,000

Tags: Oliver WeisTobias ZieglerYevgeniy Timoshenko

Level:
29
Blinds:
40,000/80,000
Ante:
10,000

Rui Ye Misclicks; Michael Brinkenhoff Doubles Up

123md • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante
Michael Brinkenhoff doubles up
Michael Brinkenhoff doubles up

Hand 8: Michael Brinkenhoff raised all in for 865,000 from early position and Rui Ye reraised all in over the top from middle position. The rest of the table folded.

"Oh, shit," muttered Ye, apparently having not realized Brinkenhoff had raised all in before him.

Brinkenhoff: {A-Spades}{10-Spades}
Ye: {10-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}

The board came down {Q-Spades}{9-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{A-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}, giving Brinkenhoff aces and queens to double up.

Rui Ye US
Rui Ye
US 3,030,000 -870,000
Michael Brinkenhoff us
Michael Brinkenhoff
us 1,910,000 935,000

Tags: Michael BrinkenhoffRui Ye

Hands #6-7: Rui Ye Doubles Through Alex Foxen

Valerie.Cross • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante
Rui Ye doubles up
Rui Ye doubles up

Hand #6: Chris Brammer raised to 125,000 on the button, and Alex Foxen made it 365,000 in the small blind. The big blind folded and so did Brammer, and Foxen took down the pot.

Hand #7: Rui Ye raised to 125,000 in middle position, and Alex Foxen three-bet to 355,000 on the button. The blinds folded, and Ye looked at Foxen for a little while and put together a four-bet of 825,000. Foxen moved all in, and Ye snap-called for his stack of 1,860,000 total.

Ye: {A-Spades}{A-Hearts}
Foxen: {A-Clubs}{K-Spades}

Foxen was in bad shape, but the board started out {Q-Spades}{Q-Clubs}{4-Clubs} {6-Clubs}. He picked up a flush draw on the turn, but the {9-Hearts} river changed nothing. Ye's aces held up, and he doubled through Foxen.

Rui Ye US
Rui Ye
US 3,900,000 2,060,000
Alex Foxen us
Alex Foxen
us 650,000 -1,805,000

Tags: Alex FoxenChris BrammerRui Ye