Event #4: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em
Days:
1234

Event Info

Prize Pool $4,065,500
Players 865

Next Pay Out

Place 76 $10,123

Level Info

Level 32
Blinds 60,000 / 120,000
Ante 15,000

Bari Insta-Mucks

[user80015] • Level 32: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Allen Bari opened the button to 240,000 only to have Sean LeFort ship all in for roughly 1,700,000.

Bari instantly mucked and LeFort picked up the pot.

Tags: Sean LeFortAllen Bari

LeFort Doubles

[user80015] • Level 32: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Sean LeFort pushed from the small blind for 860,000 and Allen Bari made the call from the big blind.

LeFort: {7-Hearts}{7-Clubs}
Bari: {K-Diamonds}{7-Spades}

The board rolled out {Q-Clubs}{9-Spades}{6-Spades}{4-Hearts}{10-Clubs} to see LeFort double through to 1,750,000 as Bari slips to roughly 8,000,000 in chips.

Tags: Sean LeFortAllen Bari

Maria Grabs Pot

[user80015] • Level 32: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

"Ho! Ho! Ho!" chanted Maria Ho's railbirds after Ho dragged another pot.

Ho was in the small blind and moved all in. Sean LeFort in the big blind quickly mucked his hand to see Ho drag the pot.

Tags: Maria HoSean LeFort

Level:
32
Blinds:
60,000/120,000
Ante:
15,000

Jacks-Up for Bari

[user80015] • Level 32: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Allen Bari limped the button only to have Maria Ho bump the small blind to 375,000. Bari made the call, and when faced with a 275,000-chip bet from Ho on the {K-Spades}{10-Spades}{6-Hearts} flop, he made the call.

The {4-Spades} and {J-Spades} on the turn and river was confronted by a round of checks as Bari tabled his {J-Hearts}{10-Hearts} for two-pair as he moved to 9,120,000 in chips while Ho slipped back to 2,600,000 in chips.

Tags: Maria HoAllen Bari

Turn Bet Win for Bari

[user80015] • Level 31: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Maria Ho cut out a 200,000-chip min-raise from the button only to receive some heat from Allen Bari when he slid out a three-bet of 550,000.

As Ho deliberated for over a minute, she would make the call as the flop landed {K-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{5-Spades} and Bari tapped the table indicating a check. Ho would follow suit as the dealer placed the {9-Hearts} on the turn and Bari fired out a delayed continuation-bet of just 350,000.

Spending nearly three minutes in the tank contemplating her decision, Ho would eventually push her cards to the muck to see Bari rake in the pot sending him to 8,350,000 as Ho slips to 3,300,000 in chips.

Tags: Maria HoAllen Bari

Middle Pair for Bari

[user80015] • Level 31: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante
Allen Bari
Allen Bari

Maria Ho entered the pot from the button for 200,000 and Allen Bari smooth-called the big blind.

On a {K-Clubs}{7-Hearts}{3-Spades} flop, Bari check-called a 125,000-chip continuation-bet from Ho before the {10-Hearts} and {4-Spades} was checked through on the turn and river.

Bari tabled his {A-Clubs}{7-Clubs} to force a fold from Ho as he returned to 7,600,000 while Ho slipped just below the 4 million chip mark.

Tags: Maria HoAllen Bari

Ho Pushes

[user80015] • Level 31: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

With the action on Maria Ho in the small blind, she shoveled her chips into the pot to force Sean LeFort to kick his cards to the muck from the big blind.

Ho flashed her {A-}{J-} to prove she ain't bluffing as she gathered a few more chips.

Tags: Maria HoSean LeFort

Sixes for Ho

[user80015] • Level 31: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante

Sean LeFort opened to 200,000 from under the gun and Maria Ho made the call from the big blind.

The {K-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{3-Spades}{7-Clubs} board was checked through to see Ho table her {6-Clubs}{6-Spades} to collect the pot from LeFort while moving to over 4,000,000 in chips.

Tags: Maria HoSean LeFort

Nicholas Blumenthal Eliminated in 4th Place ($255,028)

[user80015] • Level 31: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante
Nicholas Blumenthal - 4th Place
Nicholas Blumenthal - 4th Place

Maria Ho opened from under the gun to 200,000 only to have Nicholas Blumenthal move all in for 1,310,000 from the small blind. Ho made the call.

Blumenthal: {8-Hearts}{8-Spades}
Ho: {A-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}

With Blumenthal in the lead, the {A-Clubs}{K-Spades}{5-Clubs} flop saw Ho snatch the advantage after snagging top pair. The {Q-Diamonds} on the turn changed little, and when the {J-Spades} landed on the river, Blumenthal was sent to the rail in 4th place for a $255,028 payday as Ho moves to just under 4,000,000 in chips.

Tags: Nicholas BlumenthalMaria Ho