Jacob Balsiger is only 21-years-old, but playing like an experienced pro. He's looking to make the final table of the 2012 WSOP Main Event.
Action folded to Andras Koroknai in the cutoff and he raised to 250,000, which Elisabeth Hille called from the small blind. The flop saw Hille check, Koroknai bet 310,000, Hille check-raise to 785,000 and Koroknai made the call.
When the dealer burned and turned the , Hille led out for 825,000, Koroknai called, and the peeled off on the river. Hille pushed out a bet of 2 million, which she could barely get out before Koroknai snap-folded.
Yuval Bronshtein was quite active as Level 29 came to a close, having picked up several good hands and pushed with them each time.
Just now Jeremy Ausmus raised to 210,000 from the hijack seat, and Jacob Balsiger called from a seat over. Cylus Watson then pushed it up to 600,000 from the button. Yuval Bronshtein was next to act in the small blind, and after checking his cards he declared he was all in. All quickly folded back to Watson, and after a count it was determined Bronshtein was pushing for about 6 million total.
"I'm not bluffing," said Bronshtein with a grin as Watson considered the situation. Finally he folded, showing Bronshtein his (unsuited) rapidly as he did. Bronshtein turned over , and the pair continued to discuss the hand afterwards.
Bronshtein pointed out how it was "the best squeeze situation possible," while Watson smiled and shook his head, saying "I'm such a nit." "It's such a good fold, though," said Bronshtein, and they continued the discussion into the next hand.
The tournament staff has decided to play down to twenty-seven players, so rather than stop now, we will continue until there is one more elimination.
Steven Gee raised to 200,000 on the button and Daniel Strelitz defended from the big blind. The flop saw Gee call a bet of 325,000, before he called off for 1.965 million on the turn.
Gee was ahead with aces, but he needed to dodge a heart on the river to survive. That's exactly what he did as the harmless peeled off.
Nicco Maag raised all in from the cutoff seat for 1.535 million. Everyone folded and Maag won the pot to pick up some chips.
Yuval Bronshtein raised to 230,000 from under the gun and got a call from Jeremy Ausmus on the button. The flop came and both players checked. The turn brought the and another check from Bronshtein. Ausmus bet 325,000 and Bronshtein called.
The river was the . Bronshtein checked again, and when Ausmus bet 625,000 Bronshtein was there with the call. Ausmus showed , but Bronshtein had him with .
Marc Ladouceur raised to 220,000 from the hijack seat and Scott Abrams reraised to 605,000 from the small blind. Jordan Batt moved all in for approximately 3.1 million from the big blind and Ladouceur folded. Abrams made the call.
Abrams held the for two overs against the for Batt.
The flop gave Abrams the lead with the falling. The turn was the and the river the . Batt finished with the losing hand and eliminated in 29th place for $236,921.
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From early position, Cylus Watson raised to 215,000. Yuval Bronshtein called from the hijack seat and the flop came down . Watson checked and Bronshtein bet 300,000. Watson called.
The turn was the and Watson checked. Bronshtein bet 450,000 and Watson folded.