Event #1: €2,680 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em

Event Info

Præmiepulje €753,600
Players 360

Info om level

Level 27
Blinds 20,000 / 40,000
Ante 5,000

Blind Battle One and Two

• Level 24: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante
Three Handed Action
Three Handed Action

Roy Finlay makes up the small change in the small blind and Azusa Maeda checks in the big blind. The flop was {6-Clubs} {5-Diamonds} {4-Spades} and Finlay bet 25,000 and Maeda called. The turn and river were both checked through {8-Diamonds} {3-Spades} and Maeda won the hand holding {6-Hearts} {5-Hearts} while Finlay held {K-Diamonds} {6-Spades}.

One orbit later...

Roy Finlay limps in the small blind and Azusa Maeda calls in the big blind. The flop was {9-Diamonds} {5-Clubs} {4-Spades} and Finlaye bets 23,000 and Maeda called. The turn of {A-Spades} is checked through and the last card we saw was the {Q-Diamonds}. Finlay checked and Maeda bet 45,000 - Finlay had called at precisely the same time Maeda planted the bet. Maeda mucked his cards and Finlay showed {10-Spades} {10-Clubs}.

Tags: Azusa MaedaRoy Finlay

Flopping The Nuts

• Level 24: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante

Azusa Maeda raised to 45,000 on the button and Roy Finlay made the call in the big blind. The flop of {K-Clubs} {10-Hearts} {Q-Hearts} is checked through and we have the {J-Hearts} on the turn and Maeda takes it down with a 55,000 bet, before showing {A-Clubs} {J-Clubs} for the flopped nut broadway straight.

Tags: Azusa MaedaRoy Finlay



• Level 23: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

There is a short five minute break for the remaining four players.

Roy Finlay Doubles Up

Roy Finlay - A Young Ray Winstone
Roy Finlay - A Young Ray Winstone

Matan Krakow raised to 35,000 on the button and Roy Finlay moved all-in from the small blind. Azusa Maeda had a tough decision because he tanked for a few minutes from the big blind before folding and Krakow insta-mucked.

Then in the next hand Krakow raised again and Finlay moved all-in again. This time Krakow had a calling hand but unfortunately for him so did Finlay.

Finlay{K-Clubs} {K-Spades}
Krakow{8-Hearts} {8-Diamonds}

Board: {4-Spades} {3-Clubs} {3-Diamonds} {5-Spades} {J-Clubs}

Roy Finlay
562,000 362,000
Matan Krakow
il 440,000 -350,000

Tags: Matan KrakowRoy Finlay

Roy Finlay

The past fifteen-minutes has all been about Roy Finlay.

Sat on a stack of 200,000 he has been moving in with a high frequency. He moved all-in uncontested before finally getting called by Guillaume Humbert and when he did he was in one hell of a state.

Finlay{A-Spades} {6-Clubs}
Humbert{A-Clubs} {Q-Spades}

Flop: {6-Diamonds} {3-Diamonds} {7-Hearts}

Finlay took an unlikely lead and cannot even look at Humbert.

Turn: {4-Hearts}

"Five, five, five," come the chants from the crowd.

River: {5-Spades}

The poker Gods must have been listening to Humberto's fans because we have a split pot.

Roy Finlay
200,000 -90,000

Tags: Roy Finlay

Krakow Risks a Lot, Gets Rewarded

From the under the gun position Matan Krakow decided to raise to 35,000 getting three-bet by Maeda who was sitting in the small blind. The re-raise was to 75,000 and Krakow made the call.

The flop brought out {Q-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}{3-Hearts} and both players checked quickly. On the turn the {6-Spades} appeared and Maeda bet out 80,000. Krakow was really feeling the pressure and took quite some time before he finally made the call.

On the river the {A-Clubs} appeared. Maeda grabbed chips quickly and bet 90,000 getting Krakow to go in the tank for well over a minute. He finally looked like he wanted to fold but shoved the chips across the line anyway. Meada turned over {8-Spades}{8-Hearts} but that was no good against the {9-Clubs}{9-Diamonds} of Krakow. A huge call from the Israelite gets rewarded and he gets a lot of chips back from Maeda.

Azusa Maeda
jp 1,200,000 -175,000
Matan Krakow
il 790,000 230,000

Tags: Matan KrakowAzusa Maeda

Double Up For Humbert

Guillaume Humbert Doubles Up Through Krakow
Guillaume Humbert Doubles Up Through Krakow

In the past fifteen-minutes the table has belong to Azusa Maeda. The chip leader has seemingly won every pot. Then, just to mix things up a bit, Guillaume Humbert chipped in with a hand.

The action folded around to Humbert who was seated in the small blind and he moved all-in for 192,000. Matan Krakow was seated in the big blind. He took a look at his cards and said, "good luck man, I call."

Humbert{7-Hearts} {4-Hearts}
Krakow{A-Clubs} {K-Spades}

Board: {J-Diamonds} {7-Clubs} {5-Spades} {10-Spades} {10-Diamonds}

The seven on the flop holding on to give Humberto a much needed boost.

Matan Krakow
il 560,000 -235,000
Guillaume Humbert
sz 400,000 174,000

Tags: Guillaume HumbertMartan Krakow