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

Big Stacks Clash

Matan Krakow raised pre flop to 40,000 getting a call from Maeda. The flop was {J-Clubs}{A-Spades}{7-Hearts} and both players checked.

The turn brought out the {3-Diamonds} and Krakow led out for 30,000. Maeda tanked for a while and than decided to raise to 80,000. Krakow didn't take long to call and a big pot started brewing between the two chip leaders.

The river was the {6-Hearts} and Krakow checked to Maeda who instantly grabbed chips and bet 120,000. Krakow tanked for a while and eventually put in the call. Maeda turned over {A-Clubs}{3-Spades} for two pair. Those two pair were the winning hand as Krakow mucked his cards and took a decent hit.

Azusa Maeda
jp 1,375,000 242,000
Matan Krakow
il 795,000 -242,000

Tags: Matan KrakowAzusa Maeda

Back in Action!

• Level 23: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

The cards are back in the air for the home stretch of the first WSOPE Event of 2011!


Dinner Time!

• Level 22: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

We will continue in 60 minutes with the final four players.

Adrien Allain Eliminated in 5th Place (€46,250)

Adrien Allain is a Goner
Adrien Allain is a Goner

If you had to bet who was going to win this first event, Adrien Allain would not have been a bad investement considering the way he has been playing today. When Jack Effel announced all six final table players earlier today it was Allain who received the biggest cheer. Unfortunately, as we all know, poker is a game of decisions and Allain has just made one that has put him out of this tournament in fifth spot.

Allain raised to 25,000 from the cut-off and Azusa Maeda three-bet to 67,000 from his seat in the big blind. Action back to the Frenchman and he moved all-in for 345,000 and Maeda snap-called.

Maeda{Q-Clubs} {Q-Spades}
Allain{K-Spades} {10-Diamonds}

Board: {A-Hearts} {5-Spades} {4-Clubs} {4-Diamonds} {J-Hearts}

Azusa Maeda
jp 1,035,000 405,000
Adrien Allain
fr Ude

Tags: Adrien AllainAzusa Maeda

Krakow First Player to Break The Million Mark

Matan Krakow raised pre flop to 30,000 from the small blind getting a call from his only opponent with cards, Roy Finlay. The flop was {10-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{3-Hearts} and Krakow was first to act betting 38,000. Finlay gave it some thought before announcing a raise to 103,000. Krakow went into the tank for quite some time before he decided to add another 100,000 to the pot.

Finlay quickly folded after this raise leaving himself with 465,000 while Krakow is the first player to move over the 1,000,000 mark.

Matan Krakow
il 1,020,000 210,000
Roy Finlay
465,000 -189,000

Tags: Matan KrakowRoy Finlay

Marton Czuczor Eliminated in 6th Place (€33,255)

Marton Czuczor
Marton Czuczor

Azusa Maeda raised pre flop to 24,000 and after Adrien Allain folded his cards Marton Czuczor shoved all-in. Maeda made the quick call giving us the first final table showdown.

Azusa Maeda{A-Spades}{K-Diamonds}
Marton Czuczor{Q-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}

The board ran out {7-Spades}{3-Clubs}{K-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{J-Spades} giving Maeda a pair of kings and the knock-out. We're down to five as Czuczor exits the room with a €33,255 pay day.

Azusa Maeda
jp 630,000 250,000
Marton Czuczor
hu Ude

Tags: Azuda MaedaMarton Czuczor