Main Event
Jours

Event Info

Buy-in €5,300
Prize Pool €4,146,750
Players 855

Info Niveau

Niveau 31
Blinds 80,000 / 160,000
Ante 20,000

Hands #55-57: Wheeler Folds to Mrakes' River Bet

Webjoker • Niveau 29: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Hand 55: Jason Wheeler limped in from the small blind with {8-Diamonds}{5-Hearts} and Kalidou Sow in the big blind checked {7-Hearts}{4-Hearts}. The flop came {K-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{5-Spades} and Wheeler bet 130,000. Sow quickly called.

The {A-Diamonds} on the turn had Wheeler bet 250,000. Sow, now with a double gutshot, called. The {2-Spades} completed Sow's wheel and Wheeler checked. Sow bet 425,000 and Wheeler folded.

Hand 56: Kalidou Sow limped in with {4-Clubs}{3-Diamonds} and Michal Mrakes checked {5-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}. The flop came {7-Clubs}{Q-Hearts}{J-Diamonds} missing both and they both checked. The {5-Clubs} hit the turn and Sow bet 100,000. Mrakes folded the best hand.

Hand 57: Kalidou Sow raised to 225,000 with {5-Clubs}{2-Clubs} on the button and he took down the blinds and antes.

Jason Wheeler us
Jason Wheeler
us 11,270,000 -590,000
Michal Mrakes cz
Michal Mrakes
cz 9,085,000 -180,000
Kalidou Sow fr
Kalidou Sow
fr 5,360,000 790,000

Tags: Jason WheelerKalidou SowMichal Mrakes

Gabriele Lepore Eliminated in 4th Place (€249,000)

mnuwwarah • Niveau 29: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante
Gabriele Lepore
Gabriele Lepore

Hand 54: Wheeler held {5-Spades}{5-Diamonds} first to act and raised to 230,000. Sow called with {q-Spades}{10-Spades} on the button. Lepore came along from the big blind with {j-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}.

The {3-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}{6-Clubs} flop saw two checks to Wheeler, who bet 330,000. Lepore jammed for 1,960,000. Wheeler called. The turn was a {4-Clubs} and river a {10-Clubs} and the fives held to bust Lepore.

Tags: Gabriele LeporeJason Wheeler

Hands #51-53: Ace-High Wins

mnuwwarah • Niveau 29: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Hand 51: Kalidou Sow opened with {10-Spades}{6-Spades} and won the pot.

Hand 52: Gabriele Lepore shoved all in with {a-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} on the button and won the pot.

Hand 53: Jason Wheeler raised to 230,000 on the button with {k-Clubs}{10-Spades} and Michal Mrakes defended with {a-Spades}{5-Clubs}. The board was {3-Hearts}{9-Spades}{6-Spades}{2-Hearts} on the turn and Mrakes bet 175,000. Wheeler called. The river was the {2-Spades} and both players checked, with ace-high winning it.

The Best Bits of PokerStars Championship Prague 2017

[user194452] • Niveau 29: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Its been the last ever PokerStars Championship, as we now know the European Poker Tour will be coming back as 2018 hits. What a time it has been in Prague, as Laura picks her favourite moments over the last two weeks in the beautiful capital city of the Czech Republic.

Tags: 2017Czech RepublicDaniel NegreanuenglishFatima Moreira de MeloJaime StaplesJNandezLaura Corneliuspokerpoker commentarypoker playerpoker proPokerStars Championship Prague 2017PraguePSC PragueTeam PokerStars ProWill Kassouf

Hands #46-50: Mrakes Raises With Second Pair

Webjoker • Niveau 29: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Hand 46: Michal Mrakes in the small blind limped in with {Q-Spades}{6-Hearts}. Gabriele Lepore checked {Q-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}. The flop came {A-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{K-Hearts} and Mrakes bet 100,000. Lepore called. The {8-Spades} on the turn saw Mrakes check-fold to Lepore's small bet.

Hand 47: Kalidou Sow opened under the gun for 200,000 with {A-Spades}{9-Spades}. Michal Mrakes three-bet from the button for 625,000 with {9-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} and both blinds folded. Sow folded.

Hand 48: Jason Wheeler limped in with {9-Hearts}{6-Clubs}, Kalidou Sow checked {J-Hearts}{5-Clubs}. The flop came {5-Hearts}{6-Spades}{A-Diamonds} and Sow's insta folded to Wheeler's small bet.

Hand 49: Kalidou Sow limped in with {Q-Clubs}{4-Hearts}, Michal Mrakes checked {K-Clubs}{5-Hearts}. The flop came {J-Diamonds}{K-Spades}{A-Diamonds} and Sow bet 130,000. Mrakes raised with his second pair to 280,000. Sow folded.

Hand 50: On the button, Kalidou Sow raised {K-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds} to 200,000 and took down the blinds and antes.

Tags: Jason WheelerKalidou SowMichal Mrakes

Hands #38-45: Five-Bet Pot

mnuwwarah • Niveau 29: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Hand 38: Jason Wheeler raised to 220,000 first to act with {a-Hearts}{8-Hearts} and got no action.

Hand 39: Kalidou Sow opened to 225,000 with {10-Hearts}{5-Clubs}. Gabriele Lepore picked up {a-Spades}{k-Diamonds} and ripped it in for 2.1 million. He won the pot.

Hand 40: Wheeler completed small blind with {k-Diamonds}{10-Spades}. Sow checked his option with {5-Hearts}{4-Clubs}. Both players whiffed the {6-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{9-Clubs} flop. Wheeler bet 115,000 and Sow peeled to see the {q-Hearts}. Wheeler barreled again for 350,000 and took it down.

Hand 41: Lepore opened with {10-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} first to act to 215,000. Michal Mrakes defended big blind with {a-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}. The {5-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{j-Diamonds} flop got checked through to the {j-Hearts}.

Mrakes bet 425,000 and won the pot.

Hand 42: Unknown action.

Hand 43: Sow opened for 200,000 first to act with {10-Clubs}{9-Hearts} and got flats from Mrakes holding {a-Hearts}{10-Spades} and Wheeler in the big blind holding {k-Clubs}{5-Clubs}. Sow bet 225,000 on the {k-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}{2-Spades} flop, Mrakes called and Wheeler continued as well. The turn brought a {3-Hearts}. Everyone checked to the {a-Spades}.

Two checks to Mrakes and he checked back.

Hand 44: Mrakes raised to 215,000 with {a-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds} and Wheeler three-bet to 660,000 with {a-Spades}{8-Diamonds}. Mrakes let him take it.

Hand 45: Wheeler was dealt {9-Spades}{9-Hearts} and opened for 230,000 on the button. Sow had {k-Clubs}{9-Clubs} in the small blind and made it 480,000. Mrakes woke up with {8-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} and cold four-bet to 1,350,000.

Back to Wheeler and he fired in 2,550,000. He won the pot.

Jason Wheeler us
Jason Wheeler
us 9,955,000 2,655,000
Michal Mrakes cz
Michal Mrakes
cz 8,510,000 100,000
Kalidou Sow fr
Kalidou Sow
fr 5,200,000 -3,000,000

Tags: Gabriele LeporeJason WheelerKalidou SowMichal Mrakes

Hands #32-37: Wheeler Makes a Wheel

Webjoker • Niveau 29: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Hand 32: In the small blind, Jason Wheeler limped in with {K-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}. Big blind Kalidou Sow checked with {5-Spades}{5-Diamonds}. The flop came {A-Spades}{4-Spades}{K-Hearts} and Wheeler checked. Sow bet 100,000 and Wheeler called.

The {5-Clubs} hit the turn, a massive card for Sow. Wheeler checked and Sow bet 230,000. Wheeler called once more and rivered a straight with the {3-Clubs} on the river. Wheeler bet 560,000 into 900,000 and Sow called. Wheeler showed the wheel, Sow sighed and open mucked his set.

Hand 33: Jason Wheeler opened {7-Spades}{6-Clubs} on the button for 230,000. Big blind Michal Mrakes woke up with {A-Clubs}{K-Clubs} and three-bet to 730,000. Wheeler gave up and sent his cards into the muck.

Hand 34: Michal Mrakes opened the small blind but folded to big blind Gabriele Lepore's big blind shove.

Hand 35: Michal Mrakes opened the button for 220,000 with {Q-Clubs}{2-Clubs} and took down the blinds and antes.

Hand 36: Gabriele Lepore found {A-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds} on the button and moved all in. The blinds folded.

Hand 37: Kalidou Sow raised {J-Hearts}{3-Hearts} in the small blind to 225,000. Michal Mrakes three-bet the big blind with {J-Spades}{4-Hearts} raising to 700,000 and Sow folded.

Tags: Gabriele LeporeJason WheelerKalidou SowMichal Mrakes

Hands #28-31: Boat for Mrakes

mnuwwarah • Niveau 29: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Hand 28: Michal Mrakes opened with a hand that included the {k-Hearts} but he mucked to the jam of Gabriele Lepore, who had {k-Spades}{q-Diamonds}.

Hand 29: Mrakes got a walk.

Hand 30: Kalidou Sow made it 215,000 with {9-Hearts}{2-Hearts} on the button and got no takers.

Hand 31: Mrakes opened for 200,000 with {a-Spades}{8-Diamonds} on the button. Jason Wheeler tossed in a call with a hand that included {10-Clubs}. The flop came {4-Diamonds}{a-Clubs}{a-Diamonds} and Mrakes bet 150,000. Wheeler called. The turn was an {8-Clubs}. Wheeler came out betting with 275,000 and Mrakes made it 875,000. Wheeler tanked about two minutes and called. A {j-Spades} completed the board and Wheeler checked.

Mrakes slid out 1,475,000. Wheeler mucked.

Michal Mrakes cz
Michal Mrakes
cz 8,410,000 1,120,000
Jason Wheeler us
Jason Wheeler
us 7,300,000 -1,265,000

Tags: Michal MrakesJason Wheeler