Event #11: $25,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship
Jours
123

Reason Stacking Chips

• Niveau 30: 4,000-8,000, 0 ante

With 50,000 in the middle and the board showing {a-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{10-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}, Benjamin Reason bet 60,000 and Galen Hall folded.

Reason has now built a lead, crossing 800,000 in chips.

Benjamin Reason us
Benjamin Reason
us 845,000 140,000
Galen Hall us
Galen Hall
us 355,000 -140,000

Zack Gets a Bluff Through

• Niveau 30: 4,000-8,000, 0 ante

With 175,000 in the middle and the board showing {5-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{a-Hearts}{5-Clubs}, Daniel Zack bet 180,000 and Jimmy D'Ambrosio went into the tank.

"For 28 you don't give off anything," said D'Ambrosio. "Will you show me if I fold?"

D'Ambrosio finally elected on a fold and Zack turned over {7-Clubs}{6-Clubs} for the bluff.

D'Ambrosio showed {10-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}. "This is what I almost called you with," he said.

Jimmy D'Ambrosio us
Jimmy D'Ambrosio
us 685,000 -5,000
Daniel Zack us
Daniel Zack
us 515,000 5,000

Shevlyakov Outkicks Badziakouski

MattHansen • Niveau 30: 4,000-8,000, 0 ante

With over 100,000 in the pot and {8-Spades}{10-Spades}{9-Hearts}{k-Spades}{6-Diamonds} on the board, Mikita Badziakouski and Aleksandr Shevlyakov checked the river.

Shevlyakov turned over {j-Clubs}{10-Hearts} to beat the {10-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds} of Badziakouski with a pair of tens and the better kicker.

Shevlyakov won the pot and took a small lead in what has been a close battle so far.

Mikita Badziakouski by
Mikita Badziakouski
by 619,000 12,000
Aleksandr Shevlyakov ru
Aleksandr Shevlyakov
ru 581,000 -12,000

Tags: Mikita BadziakouskiALEKSANDR SHEVLYAKOV

Niveau:
30
Blinds:
4,000/8,000
Ante:
0

Shevlyakov and Badziakouski in a Close Battle

MattHansen • Niveau 29: 3,000-6,000, 0 ante

Mikita Badziakouski raised to 12,000 and Aleksandr Shevlyakov called.

The flop was {8-Spades}{a-Hearts}{k-Clubs}. Shevlyakov checked and Badziakouski continued for 5,000. Shevlyakov called.

Both players checked the turn {6-Diamonds} and the {4-Diamonds} river. Badziakouski turned over {3-Diamonds}{4-Spades} to take the pot with a pair of fours.

Mikita Badziakouski by
Mikita Badziakouski
by 607,000 7,000
Aleksandr Shevlyakov ru
Aleksandr Shevlyakov
ru 593,000 -7,000

Tags: Mikita BadziakouskiALEKSANDR SHEVLYAKOV

Becker Nearly Back to Even

zedmaster84 • Niveau 29: 3,000-6,000, 0 ante

After a rough start against Jason Koon, Johannes Becker has pulled back to nearly even in chips. The most recent showdown pot saw Becker bet the {k-Clubs}{j-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{9-Diamonds} river for 28,000 and Koon called. Becker flipped over the {k-Spades}{6-Diamonds} for the top pair and it was good enough to win the pot.

Jason Koon us
Jason Koon
us 630,000 -90,000
Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 570,000 90,000

Tags: Jason KoonJohannes Becker