Event 55: $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop

Rast Out-Kicks Hellmuth


From the button, Brian Rast made it 500,000 to go. Phil Hellmuth called from the small blind, then checked in the dark and the flop came down {A-Hearts}{J-Hearts}{3-Clubs}. Rast checked behind.

The turn was the {A-Spades} and Hellmuth checked. Rast bet 600,000 and Hellmuth called.

The river was the {8-Spades} and Hellmuth checked. Rast bet 400,000 and Hellmuth snapped.

Rast showed the {K-Diamonds}{J-Spades} to beat Hellmuth's {Q-Spades}{J-Clubs} and win the pot.

Brian Rast us 17,500,000 700,000
Phil Hellmuth us 4,300,000 -550,000

Märksõnad: Phil HellmuthBrian Rast

Einhorn Gets No Callers


Roland De Wolfe raised under the gun plus one to 425,000 and both blinds, Frederic Banjout and David Einhorn, made the call.

The flop came down {2-Hearts}{Q-Hearts}{10-Hearts} and all three players checked. The turn was the {4-Spades} and Banjout lead out for 400,000. Einhorn moved all in, and he got both his opponents to fold.

David Einhorn us 7,800,000 950,000
Frederic Banjout 4,580,000 -220,000

Märksõnad: David EinhornFrederic Banjout


Aces Hold for Sexton


Antonio Esfandiari raised from under the gun to an unknown amount. He was called by Richard Yong in the next seat, Guy Lalibeté on the button and Roland De Wolfe in the small blind before Mike Sexton moved all in from the big blind for an additional 1.76 million. Esfandiari reraised to isolate and eliminated all of the others who made the first preflop call.

Esfandiari held the {4-Hearts}{4-Clubs} and was up against the {A-Clubs}{A-Spades} for Sexton. The flop, turn and river ran out {K-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{7-Diamonds} and Sexton doubled up.

Antonio Esfandiari us 25,000,000 -1,500,000
Mike Sexton us 5,500,000 2,160,000

Märksõnad: Mike SextonAntonio EsfandiariGuy LalibertéRoland De WolfeRichard Yong

Bulychev Doubles Through Gruissem


Sam Trickett was in the cutoff and raised it up to 400,000 and Philipp Gruissem called on the button. Ilya Bulychev was in the small blind and he moved all in for 1,775,000. Trickett folded his cards and Gruissem made the call.

Philipp Gruissem{K-Diamonds}{9-Spades}
Ilya Bulychev{A-Spades}{9-Clubs}

The board ran out {8-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}{J-Diamonds}{2-Clubs} and Bulychev stayed alive.

Philipp Gruissem de 9,300,000 -1,600,000
Ilya Bulychev ru 4,450,000 2,550,000

Märksõnad: Ilya BulychevPhilipp Gruissem

Yong Firing Away

[user68268] • Tase 16: 100,000-200,000, 30,000 ante

Richard Yong raised to 400,000 from middle position and Guy Laliberté called from the small blind. Roland De Wolfe called from the big blind and the flop rolled out {K-Spades}{J-Spades}{9-Diamonds}. Laliberté and De Wolfe checked before Yong bet 600,000. Both of his opponents called.

The turn was the {A-Clubs} and action checked to Yong again. He fired 2.06 million and Laliberté and De Wolfe folded.

Märksõnad: Richard YongGuy LalibertéRoland De Wolfe

Laliberté Mixes it Up


Guy Laliberté limped under the gun and the action was folded to Tom Marchese. He made it 400,000 and Laliberté called.

The flop came down {K-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} and Laliberté checked to Marchese who fired out 300,000. Laliberté put in a check-raise to 900,000 and Marchese laid it down.

Guy Laliberté ca 18,350,000 2,650,000
Tom Marchese us 3,550,000 -1,130,000

Märksõnad: Tom MarcheseGuy Laliberté

Chop it Up


From the hijack Roland De Wolfe raised to 500,000 and Antonio Esfandiari was his only caller on the button.

The flop brought out {10-Clubs}{J-Spades}{Q-Clubs} and Esfandiari called a 500,000-chip bet. The turn, the {J-Diamonds}, and the river, the {2-Spades}, were checked.

De Wolfe showed {A-Clubs}{9-Diamonds} and Esfandiari tabled {A-Hearts}{9-Hearts}. Chop it up!

Antonio Esfandiari us 26,500,000 700,000
Roland De Wolfe gb 8,300,000 440,000

Märksõnad: Antonio EsfandiariRoland De Wolfe