Event #5: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em
Event #5: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em
Day 1d Completed

Misailidis On a Mission; Day 1D Concluded With 11 Players Advancing To Day 2

poolshir • Level 16: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante
Konstantinos Misailidis
Konstantinos Misailidis

At the beginning of Level 17 play ended for Day 1D of Event #5: THE COLOSSUS with 11 players advancing to Day 2 on Wednesday. Konstantinos Misailidis takes the honour of being the chip leader of Day 1D with 419,000 chips.

Misailidis’ biggest cash up till now was worth €18,280 for a tournament he won in Bulgaria in 2016. He will be looking to improve that result here in THE COLOSSUS. Second in chips is Rene Berube with 366,500 who has been very active all evening, he had several clashes with Michal Mrakes with Berube coming out on top in the end. Brandon Cantu finished third in chips with 283,500. He eliminated several players including Kristen Bicknell and Fabian Gumz.

Other notables making it through to Day 2 are Marcel Luske (184,500) and Kevin MacPhee (134,000). Unfortunately, not everyone was lucky enough to make it through, players like Chris Ferguson, Ryan Hughes, Georgios Zisimopoulos, Fabrice Soulier, Roberto Romanello and many others.

Day 1E and 1F will take place tomorrow here at the King’s Casino so keep following PokerNews for all the latest updates.

Tags: Brandon CantuChris FergusonFabian GumzFabrice SoulierGeorgios ZisimopoulosKevin MacPheeKonstantinos MisailidisKristen BicknellMarcel LuskeMichal MrakesRene BerubeRoberto RomanelloRyan Hughes

Losche Out in 12th Place

poolshir • Level 16: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante

Konstantinos Misailidis raised to 11,000 from the under-the-gun position and action was folded to Andreas Losche in the small blind who shoved for about 130,000. Misailidis called.

Konstantinos Misailidis:{A-Diamonds}{Q-Diamonds}
Andreas Losche: {9-Spades}{9-Diamonds}

The board ran out {J-Clubs}{4-Spades}{4-Diamonds}{K-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds} to give Misailidis a flush on the river. Losche was eliminated in twelfth place and the play ended for today,

A recap and full chip counts will follow soon.

Konstantinos Misailidis gr
Konstantinos Misailidis
gr 419,000 251,000
Andreas Losche DE
Andreas Losche
DE Busted

Tags: Andreas LoscheKonstantinos Misailidis

Luske Eliminates Gegic

poolshir • Level 16: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante
Marcel Luske
Marcel Luske

Rifat Gegic was eliminated by Marcel Luske when he ran his king-nine into the kings of Luske. The flop came six-eight-ten which gave Gegic a straight draw. The turn brought them a nine with now gave Gegic a pair of nines and even more outs. But he bricked the river and left the table.

Marcel Luske nl
Marcel Luske
nl 182,500 97,500

Tags: Marcel LuskeRifat Gegic


poolshir • Level 16: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante

The players have just gone for their last break of the day.

Berube Eliminates Mrakes

poolshir • Level 16: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante
Michal Mrakes
Michal Mrakes

Michal Mrakes walked away from the tournament area and Rene Berube said that Mrakes raised to 10,000 from the button and Berube three-bet to 35,000 from the big blind. Mrakes called.

The flop came {J-}{J-}{J-}, Berue bet 26,000 and Mrakes called. The turn was a three and now Berube bet 36,000, Mrakes shoved and Berube snap-called with the bigger stack. Mrakes had ace-eight but Berube had ace-jack for quad jacks.

Rene Berube CA
Rene Berube
CA 325,000 164,000
Michal Mrakes cz
Michal Mrakes
cz Busted

Tags: Michal MrakesRene Berube

Schweizer Takes One Down

poolshir • Level 16: 2,000-4,000, 500 ante

Viktor Schweizer just eliminated Bastian Galitzendorfef from the tournament when his {J-Spades}{10-Spades} bested the {A-Diamonds}{A-Hearts} of Galitzendorfef on the {K-Hearts}{9-Spades}{7-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{8-Hearts} board. Schweizer hit a straight on the turn to win the hand and as he had a slightly bigger stack, Galitzendorfef was sent home.

Viktor Schweizer DE
Viktor Schweizer
DE 194,000 194,000

Tags: Viktor Schweizer