Event #44: $2,500 Mixed Hold'em
Days:
123

Event Info

Prize Pool $1,166,100
Players 507

Hannawa Can't Find a Call

Hannawa can't call this time.
Hannawa can't call this time.

No-Limit

Gavin Smith limped from the button and Danny Hannawa checked.

The flop came down {10-Spades}{6-Clubs}{7-Spades} and Hannawa checked to Smith who bet 55,000. Hannawa made the call and the turn brought the {3-Diamonds}.

Hannawa check-called Smith's bet of 120,000. The {q-Hearts} fell on the river, and once again, Hannawa checked.

Smith slid out a bet of 300,000 and Hannawa couldn't get his cards in the muck fast enough.

Tags: Danny HannawaGavin Smith

Small Ball

Shamus

No-Limit

Much as both players have done for nearly every hand of heads-up during the no-limit round, Danny Hannawa limped in from the button. Smith checked.

The flop came {9-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds}. Smith bet 55,000, and Hannawa called.

The turn brought the {3-Clubs}. Smith checked, and Hannawa quickly bet 125,000. Smith just paused for a moment and then folded.

Tags: Danny HannawaGavin Smith

Hannawa's Pair is Good

No-Limit

Danny Hannawa checked from the button and Gavin Smith checked his option.

The flop brought the {9-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{k-Spades} and Smith check-called Hannawa's 45,000 bet.

The {8-Spades} fell on the turn and both players checked. On the {3-Hearts} river, they both checked again and Hannawa's {8-Hearts}{5-Hearts} gave him a pair of eights to best Smith's queen high with {q-Hearts}{j-Spades}.

Tags: Danny HannawaGavin Smith

Gavin Edges in Front

Shamus

No-Limit

Danny Hannawa limped from the small blind/button, and Gavin Smith checked. The flop came {Q-Spades}{5-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs}. Smith checked, Hannawa bet 40,000, and Smith called. The turn was the {K-Hearts}. Smith again checked, Hannawa bet 110,000, and Smith called once more.

The river was the {7-Hearts}. Both checked. Smith showed {K-Spades}{10-Clubs}, and Hannawa mucked.

Smith -- 2.075 million
Hannawa -- 1.735 million

Tags: Gavin SmithDanny Hannawa

Smith Fires on Turn, Takes Pot

No-Limit

Gavin Smith limped from the button and Danny Hannawa checked his option.

The flop came down {4-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{10-Spades} and Hannawa checked to Smith who bet 55,000.

Hannawa made the call and the turn brought the {10-Hearts}. Hannawa checked again and this time Smith fired out 90,000. Hannawa wasted no time flicking his cards toward the muck.

Tags: Gavin SmithDanny Hannawa

Virtually Even

Shamus
Heads-Up
Heads-Up

Danny Hannawa -- 1.975 million
Gavin Smith -- 1.835 million

Break Time

Shamus

Our final two players managed to burn through about a half-dozen more hands of limit, with neither taking an especially huge pot from the other along the way. They've reached the end of the level, and are now taking a 20-minute break to get back into a no-limit frame of mind.

We'll get you a fresh count in just a sec.

No Showdown This Time

Limit

Gavin Smith limped from the button and Danny Hannawa checked his option.

The flop came down {a-Spades}{2-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} and both players checked.

They also checked the {6-Spades} turn.

When the {4-Diamonds} fell on the river, Hannawa checked to Smith who fired out a bet. It went uncontested and Smith dragged the pot.

Tags: Danny HannawaGavin Smith

Heads Up!

Gavin Smith has about 2.1 million to start heads-up play, versus Danny Hannawa's 1.7 million.

Timothy Finne Eliminated in 3rd Place ($110,324)

Timothy Finne - 3rd Place
Timothy Finne - 3rd Place

From the button, Danny Hannawa made it two bets to go. Timothy Finne moved all in from the small blind for 79,000. Gavin Smith got out of the way and Hannawa made the call.

Hannawa: {a-Spades}{j-Hearts}
Finne: {6-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}

The flop brought the {9-Hearts}{2-Spades}{a-Clubs} pairing Hannawa's ace. Finne would need running straight cards to stay alive.

The turn brought the {j-Spades} sealing Finne's fate. The river was the meaningless {8-Hearts} and with Finne's exit, we find ourselves heads up.

Tags: Danny HannawaTimothy Finne