Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Monster Stack

Gruneberg vs. Rasmussen

• Level 35: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

Zach Gruneberg raised to 750,000 from early position, Thayer Rasmussen three-bet to 1.5 million from middle position and Gruneberg called to see a {Q-Hearts}{Q-Spades}{2-Hearts} flop.

Gruneberg check-called 1 million from Rasmussen, the {9-Hearts} hit the turn and both checked. The {K-Diamonds} river completed the board and Gruneberg bet 1 million. Rasmussen tanked for about 90 seconds, but ultimately folded.

Zachary Gruneberg us 13,400,000 1,300,000
Thayer Rasmussen us 12,450,000 -1,550,000

Full House for Drake

[user80015] • Level 35: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

Zachary Gruneberg opened to 900,000 from middle position and Sean Drake defended his big blind to see a {8-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{2-Diamonds} flop.

Drake check-called a 950,000-chip bet from Gruneberg before both players checked the {8-Hearts} and {3-Spades}.

Drake tabled his {3-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} for a full house and Gruneberg mucked.

Sean Drake us 23,700,000 3,200,000
Zachary Gruneberg us 12,100,000 -3,600,000

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Pingray Can't Call Segebrecht

• Level 35: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

Hugo Pingray raised to 625,000 from early position and action folded to Claas Segebrecht who shoved for 6.175 million on the button. Pingray mulled it over for about 30 seconds before he folded.

Hugo Pingray fr 11,600,000 -700,000
Claas Segebrecht de 7,750,000 950,000

Unofficial Final Table

[user80015] • Level 35: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

With 47 minutes and 22 seconds remaining on the clock, the cards are back in the air with the final 10 lined up as follows:

SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Robert GustafssonSweden3,300,00011
2Joseph McKeenanUSA14,300,00048
3Bobby ByramUSA10,500,00035
4Zachary GrunebergUSA15,700,00052
5Claas SegebrechtGermany6,800,00023
6Thayer RasmussenUSA14,000,00047
7Lynne BeaumontEngland8,900,00030
8Joshua HillockUSA10,975,00037
9Sean DrakeUSA20,500,00068
10Hugo PingraySwitzerland12,300,00041
Sean Drake us 20,500,000 100,000
Zachary Gruneberg us 15,700,000 -350,000
Joseph McKeehen us 14,300,000 4,055,000
Thayer Rasmussen us 14,000,000 1,800,000
Hugo Pingray fr 12,300,000
Joshua Hillock us 10,975,000 1,975,000
Bobby Byram us 10,500,000 400,000
Lynne Beaumont GB 8,900,000 -1,400,000
Claas Segebrecht de 6,800,000 -4,100,000
Robert Gustafsson no 3,300,000 -425,000

Quick Break

[user80015] • Level 35: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante

The final ten players are redrawing to an unofficial final table of ten.

We will have the redraw and chip counts shortly.

Nicholas Pupillo Eliminated in 12th Place ($99,981)

• Level 35: 150,000-300,000, 50,000 ante
Nicholas Pupillo
Nicholas Pupillo

Hugo Pingray opened to 650,000 in the hijack, Nicholas Pupillo three-bet to 2.3 million from the big blind and Pingray called. The flop fell {K-Clubs}{J-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds} and Pupillo shoved for 3.625 million. Pingray called immediately.

Pupillo: {10-Hearts}{10-Spades}
Pingray: {A-Diamonds}{K-Hearts}

The {3-Hearts} turn and {4-Spades} river were no help to Pupillo and when the stacks were counted down, it was found that both players had exactly 3.625 million, ending Pupillo's run in 12th place.

Hugo Pingray fr 12,300,000 6,500,000
Nicholas Pupillo us Busted

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