Jour 2 terminé
|Blinds||60,000 / 120,000|
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Jour 2 terminé
Le premier titre important de l'European Poker Tour (EPT) Monte-Carlo Casino® by PokerStars est pour la France avec le troisième succès EPT de Jean-Noel Thorel !
Le tricolore s'impose au Monte-Carlo Sporting complex face à 82 adversaires, il remporte le Mystery Bounty Event #4 du festival , un tournoi) à 10 200€ l'entrée qui permettait aux participants du jour2 de tenter de gagner des primes Mystère. Cette cagnotte représentait 415 000€, plus que l'argent dévolu au payout (390 100€) !
Jean-Noel Thorel a dominé l'Espagnol Sergi Reixach en head's up mais Reixach a tiré un des deux bounty du tournoi à 100 000€. L'autre enveloppe golden a été pour un autre joueur qui a fini dans l'argent, le tricolore Imad Derwiche (4e). Le Canadien Sam Greenwood a lui tiré l'enveloppe à 50 000€, un joli lot de consolation !
11 joueurs ont fait l'argent après la bulle de YoH_Viral. Belarmino De Souza, le récent vainqueur de l'Irsih Open Steve O'Dwyer, Rodrigo Selouan ou encore Timothy Adams ne sont pas repartis les mains vides.
|3||Belarmino De Souza||Brazil||€49,930||€49,930|
|8||Lukasz Szymon Grossmann||Poland||€14,630||€14,630|
With a cash prize pool of €390,100 and €415,000 allocated in eleven Mystery Bounties, more than half of the prize money was up for grabs by chance and selecting the fortunate envelopes.
Runner-up Sergi Reixach was responsible for five eliminations and earned as many bounties, one of which he chopped with the eventual champion Jean-Noel Thorel.
Below are all the Mystery Bounty Prizes in order of how they were collected and their totals.
|Order Claimed||Value||Bounty Claimed By|
|8||€15,000||Sergi Reixach & Jean-Noel Thorel|
|Earned By||€50,000||Sam Greenwood|
Jean-Noel Thorel raised it up from the button and Sergi Reixach defended the big blind to see a flop of . Reixach opted to check and Thorel then splashed in a bet worth 480,000. The shove by Reixach for around 1.2 million followed and Thorel called without asking for an exact count.
The two live cards and flush draw of the Spaniard missed on the turn, as did on the river, to crown Thorel as the champion. Reixach earned a cash prize of €76,260 and €177,500 in Mystery Bounties along the way.
For Thorel, it was the third ever victory on the live poker circuit and it came with a cash prize of €107,290 and €77,500 in Mystery Bounties.
A full recap of today's action is to follow.
Sergi Reixach moved all-in two times in quick succession and flashed the once before collecting the chips.
The next limped pot led to the flop on which Jean-Noel Thorel bet and Reixach folded.
Another limped pot brought the flop on which Thorel check-called for 120,000 and they headed to the turn. Thorel checked once more and Reixach bet 175,000 to claim the pot right there.
Jean-Noel Thorel raised to 560,000 from the button and Sergi Reixach responded with a three-bet shove for 1,030,000. Thorel considered it for a bit but opted to fold.
On the next hand, Reixach limped in on the button and Thorel opted to check. They both checked through the flop to the on the turn. Thorel bet 125,000 for Reixach to call. The river completed the board with the and they both checked again. Thorel showed the for the pair of tens and the pot as Reixach mucked his hand.
Another hand later, Thorel limped in on the button and Reixach checked. The flop came , Reixach check-called the 125,000 bet of Thorel but check-folded on the turn when Thorel continued with a bet of 175,000.
In a limped pot, Jean-Noel Thorel and Sergi Reixach checked all the way to the river on which Thorel announced "nothing" but revealed the for a straight to win the pot.
The next limped pot saw a flop of on which Reixach check-called a bet worth 120,000. Another two check-calls for 200,000 each followed on the turn and river. Thorel tabled the for kings and fours, which beat the of Reixach.
The last few hands before the end of the level brought no major excitement. Sergi Reixach got a few open-shoves through, one of which saw Jean-Noel Thorel fold the in the big blind.
Ultimately, Reixach also limp-folded to raises or all-ins by Thorel and remains the vast underdog in this heads-up duel as a 15-minute break kicked off.
Jean-Noel Thorel raised to 275,000 from the button and Sergi Reixach defended.
They both checked through the to the on the turn. Reixach check-raised the 100,000 bet of Thorel to 600,000 and was called.
The completed the board and Thorel bet 600,000 out of turn. The floor was called and Reixach had the option. Reixach seemed uncomfortable with the situation and felt bad. He bet 600,000 for Thorel to make the call. Reixach and the floor explained to Thorel that he had the option still but Thorel insisted on calling.
Reixach showed the for the straight but then Thorel flipped over the for the nut flush.
Reixach put his hands in his hair: "Oh no, you're supposed to raise..."
The floor explained to Thorel that he was supposed to raise when he was last to act and had the nuts as per the rules. Thorel nodded and the floor was ready to give him a penalty but Reixach objected and said he'd wouldn't play like that. In the end, no penalty was given as everyone agreed things had become confusing and they continued play.