Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em



Ryan Jones Eliminated in 14th Place ($42,935)

BrandonBloom • Niveau 33: 150,000-300,000, 300,000 ante
Ryan Jones
Ryan Jones

Jeffrey Gencarelli was in the small blind, had 2.5 million chips already committed to the pot, and called when Ryan Jones jammed for his remaining 6 million chips from the big blind.

Ryan Jones: {10-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}
Jeffrey Gencarelli: {a-Spades}{k-Hearts}

The players were flipping and Gencarelli found an ace on the {a-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}{2-Spades} flop. The {7-Clubs} came on the turn and with Jones needing a ten to stay alive, the board completed with the {q-Diamonds}.

Jeffrey Gencarelli US
Jeffrey Gencarelli
US 14,800,000 5,800,000
Ryan Jones US
Ryan Jones
US Eliminé

Francois Pirault Eliminated In 15th Place ($42,935)

• Niveau 33: 150,000-300,000, 300,000 ante
Francois Pirault
Francois Pirault

Francois opened shoved for his last 2.3 million chips before Darryl Ronconi also moved all-in. Everyone else folded and Francois was at risk.

Francois Pirault: {k-Clubs}{q-Spades}
Darryl Ronconi: {a-Spades}{j-Hearts}

The board came {10-Clubs}{9-Spades}{2-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}, giving no help to Pirault as his great run ends with a more than $40,000 payday.

Darryl Ronconi us
Darryl Ronconi
us 10,300,000 -320,000
Francois Pirault fr
Francois Pirault
Winamax Team Pro
fr Eliminé

Tags: Darryl RonconiFrancois Pirault


Peter Cross Eliminated in 16th Place ($34,850)

• Niveau 32: 120,000-240,000, 240,000 ante
Peter Cross
Peter Cross

Peter Cross moved all-in preflop and Sertac Turker called off for his last 2,280,000.

Sertac Turker: {q-Hearts}{5-Hearts}
Peter Cross: {j-Spades}{j-Diamonds}

The board came {q-Spades}{7-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}, and Turker paired his queen to survive. Cross was left with about 200,000 in chips.

He busted a couple of hands later when his {a-Diamonds}{2-Clubs} could not hold against the {k-Diamonds}{j-Clubs} of Todd Saffron on the {10-Clubs}{9-Hearts}{5-Clubs}{k-Spades}{9-Clubs} runout.

Todd Saffron us
Todd Saffron
us 10,300,000 1,800,000
Sertac Turker TR
Sertac Turker
TR 4,560,000 1,440,000
Peter Cross us
Peter Cross
us Eliminé

Tags: Peter CrossSertac TurkerTodd Saffron

Dien Le Eliminated In 17th Place ($34,850)

• Niveau 32: 120,000-240,000, 240,000 ante
Dien Le
Dien Le

Daniel Lazrus opened and Dien Le three-bet shoved for 5,055,000. Ignacio Moron then woke up with a four-bet jam. Lazrus got out of the way and Le was at risk.

Dien Le: {a-Spades}{a-Hearts}
Ignacio Moron: {k-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}

The flop was {7-Spades}{8-Hearts}{6-Clubs}, the turn but was {10-Spades} but the river was the {k-Hearts}. There were some muted "wows" from the table as the brutal beat sent Le out.

Daniel Lazrus us
Daniel Lazrus
us 15,520,000 -480,000
Ignacio Moron es
Ignacio Moron
es 15,240,000 5,655,000
Dien Le us
Dien Le
us Eliminé

Tags: Daniel LazrusDien LeIgnacio Moron

Luis Zedan Eliminated in 18th Place ($34,850)

BrandonBloom • Niveau 32: 120,000-240,000, 240,000 ante
Luis Zedan
Luis Zedan

Luis Zedan was in the pot in middle position and called a raise to 1.35 million by Daniel Lazrus in the cutoff.

The flop came {q-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{2-Diamonds} and Zedan jammed for about 3.4 million. Lazrus called and hands were revealed.

Luis Zedan: {k-Clubs}{j-Clubs}
Daniel Lazrus: {q-Hearts}{7-Hearts}

Lazrus had top pair and Zedan was looking for a king or a club. The turn was the {4-Hearts} and the board completed with the {a-Spades} to eliminate Zedan.

Daniel Lazrus us
Daniel Lazrus
us 16,000,000 4,205,000
Luis Zedan us
Luis Zedan
us Eliminé