Event #11: $1,500 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Prize Pool $2,142,450
Players 1587

Level Info

Level 25
Blinds 15,000 / 30,000
Ante 5,000

Hands #82-85

• Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Hand #82: Mike Sowers made it 60,000 and Justin Bonomo called. The flop came {A-Clubs}{Q-Spades}{3-Hearts} and they checked to the {8-Hearts} turn. Bonomo led out for 100,000 and Sowers called. The river came the {7-Diamonds} and Bonomo led again, this time making it 260,000.

Sowers made the call and Bonomo showed {A-Spades}{2-Hearts} to take it down.

Hand #83: Justin Bonomo gave Mike Sowers a walk.

Hand #84: Mike Sowers made it 60,000 and Justin Bonomo folded.

Hand #85: Justin Bonomo made it 60,000 and Mike Sowers called. The flop fell {k-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}{7-Clubs} and Sowers checked. Bonomo bet 70,000 and Sowers called. The turn came the {K-Hearts} and both players checked. The river was the {9-Hearts} and Sowers bet 175,000.

Bonomo thought for 20 seconds and gave it up.

Hands #77-81

• Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Hand #77: Mike Sowers opened for 60,000 and Bonomo folded.

Hand #78: Bonomo opened for 60,000 and Sowers called. The flop was {2-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds} and a bet from Bonomo saw Sowers fold.

Hand #79: Sowers opened for 60,000 and Bonomo called to see a flop of {5-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}{6-Hearts} .A 70,000 bet from Sowers was called. The {a-Diamonds} on the turn and Bonomo again checked. Another bet of 150,000 from Sowers and Bonomo called again. The river {10-Spades} saw both players check. Bonomo showed {k-Clubs}{6-Spades}, good enough to win.

Hand #79: Bonomo opened for 60,000 and Sowers folded.

Hand #80: Sowers opened for 60,000 and Bonomo called. The flop was {10-Diamonds}{k-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}. Sowers bet 75,000 and Bonomo folded.

Hand #81: Bonomo opened for 60,000 and Sowers called. The flop {6-Hearts}{k-Spades}{q-Clubs} went check-check and the turn was the {7-Spades}. 75,000 from Sowers and Bonomo raised to 275,000. Sowers folded.

Hands #72-76

• Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Hand #72: Justin Bonomo opened for 60,000 and Mike Sowers folded.

Hand #73: Mike Sowers gave Justin Bonomo a walk.

Hand #74: Justin Bonomo opened for 60,000 and Mike Sowers re-raised, making it 175,000. Bonomo called and the flop came {A-Hearts}{10-Spades}{9-Hearts}. Sowers bet 200,000 and Bonomo called. The turn came the {6-Clubs} and both players checked.

The river was the {10-Diamonds} and Sowers bet 400,000. Bonomo tanked for a minute and let it go.

Hand #75: Mike Sowers gave Justin Bonomo another walk.

Hand #76: Justin Bonomo opened for 60,000 and Mike Sowers called. The flop fell {A-Spades}{J-Diamonds}{8-Spades} and Sowers checked. Bonomo bet 60,000 and Sowers called.

The turn was the {10-Spades} and both players checked to the {Q-Clubs} river. Sowers checked and Bonomo bet 120,000. Sowers called with a ten, but Bonomo’s {9-Clubs}{2-Clubs} had made a straight.

Big Pot For Sowers

• Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante
Mike Sowers
Mike Sowers

Hand #71:

Mike Sowers opened for 60,000 and Justin Bonomo called. The flop was {q-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{7-Hearts} and Bonomo checked. Sowers bet 70,000 which got a call. The turn card was the {2-Diamonds}. Bonomo checked again and Sowers bet 150,000 and Bonomo called. The river was the {3-Clubs}. Third check from Bonomo and Sowers pushed out a tower of chips for a bet of 625,000. Now it was Bonomo’s turn to go into the tank, saying: “I don’t see how I can fold this.”

Sowers just stared down at the felt in front of him. Bonomo then said, “Of course a bad player would fold so I’m going to have to call.”

Bonomo made the call after a couple of minutes and Sowers instantly turned over the {5-Hearts}{2-Hearts} for the flopped flush. Bonomo mucked.

Mike Sowers us
Mike Sowers
us 5,800,000 1,000,000
Justin Bonomo us
Justin Bonomo
us 1,300,000 -1,000,000

Tags: Justin BonomoMike Sowers

Hands #69-70

• Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Hand #69: Mike Sowers made it 60,000 and Justin Bonomo fired back making it 200,000. Sowers folded.

Hand #70: Bonomo opened to 60,000. Sowers made it 174,000 and Bonomo called. The flop came {5-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{Q-Hearts} and Sowers led for 200,000. Bonomo called. The turn brought the {K-Diamonds} and Sowers checked. Bonomo took the lead, making it 350,000 and Sowers called.

The river came the {9-Clubs} and Sowers checked. Bonomo slid out a 650,000 bet. Sowers shook his head, thought for a good minute or two, checked his cards, bit his bottom lip and threw it away.

Mike Sowers us
Mike Sowers
us 4,800,000 -732,000
Justin Bonomo us
Justin Bonomo
us 2,300,000 689,000

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• Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante
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Hands #62-68

• Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Hand #62: Justin Bonomo opened for 60,000 and Mike Sowers folded.

Hand #63: Sowers folded.

Hand #64: Bonomo opened for 60,000 and Sowers folded.

Hand #65: Sowers folded.

Hand #66: Bonomo opened for 60,000 and Sowers raised to 174,000. Bonomo folded.

Hand #67: Sowers folded.

Hand #68: Bonomo opened for 60,000 and Sowers called. The flop was {4-Spades}{a-Hearts}{a-Clubs}. Check from Sowers and a bet of 60,000 from Bonomo. Sowers let it go.

Level:
24
Blinds:
12,000/24,000
Ante:
4,000

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