Event 3 - £10,000 No-Limit Holdem Main Event
Event 3 - £10,000 No-Limit Holdem Main Event
Day 3 Completed

End of Day 3 Table and Seat Allocation

The table and seat allocation will remain the same for the start of Day 4, until the table redraw at 27 players.

There are 32 players remaining, with the current configuration as follows:

Steven van Zadelhoff 259500 1 1
Annie Duke 286500 1 2
Julius Colman 78000 1 3
Theo Jorgensen 457000 1 4
Oyvind Riisem 401500 1 6
Terry Cook 147000 1 7
Erick Lindgren 54500 1 8
Patrick Jouven 39500 1 9

Dominic Kay 430500 2 1
Marco Traniello 101500 2 2
Will Durkee 264500 2 3
James Keys 247500 2 4
Kenny Tran 64500 2 5
Nicolas Levi 98000 2 6
John Tabatabai 335000 2 7
Marcello Marigliano 65000 2 8

Tino Lechich 184500 3 1
Karl Mahrenholz 297000 3 2
Henrik Waltersson 159500 3 3
Aleksander Vathne 470500 3 4
Shaun Needham 39000 3 5
Jakob Paulsen 383500 3 6
Abishek Khaitan 178500 3 8
Annette Obrestad 311400 3 9

Patrik Antonius 174,000 4 1
Janne Lamsa 120,000 4 2
Magnus Persson 238,500 4 3
Pat Scanlon 200,000 4 4
Andreas Bergren 215,000 4 5
Matthew McCullough 182,500 4 7
Gus Hansen 398,000 4 8
Johannes Korsar 346,000 4 9

Play Has Ended for the Day

And not wishing to deprive the final 32 players of their rest, we have ground to a halt. They're all in the money, but there's a lot still to play for.

They will be returning to restart play tomorrow at 2 pm UK time, and that's when live coverage will kick off once again.

The Mutt's Nuts

Holding the mutt's nuts
Holding the mutt's nuts
On the very last hand of the night, we found ourselves in a three-way dance with Dominic Kay, Will Durkee, and Marcello Marigliano -- all tangling as the clock reached zero.

The action started with Marcello raising to 13k from mid-position. Dominic called from the cutoff and Will followed suit in the small blind.

Flop = {7-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}

Will checked, Marcello bet 16k and Dominic called. Will then reraised to 36k.

Deep in thought, Marcello opted for a fold (although he accidentally flipped {8-Hearts}{8-Diamonds} in the process), as did Dominic, again with a dwell.

As the title suggests, William Durkee finished with the night with the nuts, John Tabatabai revealing that he folded a seven as Will showed {10-Spades}{10-Clubs} for the top full house.

Tags: Dominic KayMarcello MariglianoWill Durkee

Dominic Kay Doesn't Bluff?!

John Tabatabai makes it 12k to play and Dominic Kay smooth-calls from the button.

"What's this, no reraise?" observes a shocked Tabatabai.

Flop = {9-Hearts}{Q-Spades}{4-Spades}

Tabatabai bets 17k, Kay calls.

Turn = {4-Clubs}

Tabatabai checks, Kay bets 21k, Tabatabai folds.

"Shall I show the bluff?" asks Kay.

"No, it's okay," replies Tabatabai, reluctant to see the hand.

"I think I might go on tilt now," he says dejectedly.

"You know I don't bluff," adds a chirping Kay.

"No, it's good you bluffed, I want you to bluff."

Tags: Dominic KayJohn Tabatabai

Key Timing

Eye of the tiger
Eye of the tiger
As William Durkee informs the table of how (1) the average stack on the featured table is massive compared to down here and (2) there was barely a hand that went by without Patrik or Gus splashing their chips around, John Tabatabai queitly sneaks in a preflop raise of 12k.

Still chatting -- as is, by this time, the initial raiser -- Durkee casually makes the call as if it's small change. Meanwhile, the rather more focused image of young James Keys decides to put his fellow third-generation PokerStars to the test with a reraise to 38k.

James' timing was clearly spot on, his two opponents folding quicker than a hare on rollerskates.

Tags: James KeyJohn TabatabaiWill Durkee

The Course of Play

Tournament Director Steve Frezer has just announced that play will conclude at the end of this level (another 22 minutes), at which stage players will bag up their chips and return for play tomorrow at 2 pm.

Still 32 Players Remaining

In case you were wondering, we're still at 32 players. Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad has taken over the chip lead.