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

Color-Up Break

[user80015] • Level 34: 120,000-240,000, 40,000 ante

The tournament has been paused momentarily while the orange 5,000-denomination chips are colored up so that there are just three denominations of chips on the table; the red 25,000, white and brown 50,000 and green 100,000-denomination.

Hugo Pingray Doubles Through Bobby Byram

• Level 34: 120,000-240,000, 40,000 ante
Hugo Pingray
Hugo Pingray

Hugo Pingray raised to 500,000 from the hijack and Bobby Byram reraised all in on the button for roughly 13.5 million. Action folded back to Pingray who called all in for 3.01 million.

Pingray: {A-Diamonds}{A-Hearts}
Byram: {10-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}

The board ran out {K-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{9-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}, safe for Pingray to score the double up.

Bobby Byram us 10,340,000 -260,000
Hugo Pingray fr 6,620,000 3,420,000

Tags: Bobby ByramHugo Pingray

Jason Leifer Eliminated in 13th Place ($78,965)

[user80015] • Level 34: 120,000-240,000, 40,000 ante
Jason Leifer - 13th place
Jason Leifer - 13th place

The action folded to Sean Drake in the small blind, and for the second time in as many orbits, he moved all in. Jason Leifer sat in the big blind with roughly 1.3 million and he made the call for his tournament life.

Leifer: {Q-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}
Drake: {K-Spades}{6-Clubs}

The board ran out {7-Spades}{A-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{6-Spades}{6-Diamonds} to see Leifer eliminated in 13th place for $78,965 as Drake climbed to 16.7 million in chips.

Sean Drake us 16,700,000 2,220,000
Jason Leifer US Busted

Tags: Jason LeiferSean Drake

McKeehen Building

[user80015] • Level 34: 120,000-240,000, 40,000 ante

From the button, Joseph McKeehen raised to 480,000 and Lynne Beaumont defended her big blind before leading out for 600,000 on the {J-Spades}{4-Clubs}{6-Clubs} flop.

McKeehen deliberated for a few moments before cutting out a raise to 1,550,000 as Beaumont went into the tank for several minutes before eventually releasing her hand and slipping to 9.3 million as McKeehen climbs to nearly the same mark.

Lynne Beaumont GB 9,300,000 -1,040,000
Joseph McKeehen us 9,200,000 2,630,000

Tags: Joseph McKeehenLynne Beaumont

Hillock Shoves On Gruneberg

• Level 34: 120,000-240,000, 40,000 ante

Zach Gruneberg opened to 500,000 from early position and Josh Hillock called from the big blind. They checked to the turn of a {7-Clubs}{6-Spades}{5-Spades}{10-Clubs} board where Hillock led for 600,000. Gruneberg raised to 1.5 million and after about 90 seconds Hillock reraised all in for 5.75 million. Gruneberg tanked, but eventually folded.

Zachary Gruneberg us 13,600,000 -2,600,000
Joshua Hillock us 8,650,000 1,500,000

Tags: Joshua HillockZach Gruneberg

McKeehen Doubles with Kings

[user80015] • Level 34: 120,000-240,000, 40,000 ante

Thayer Rasmussen opened with a raise to 500,000 only to have Jason Leifer three-bet the button to 1,150,000. With the action on Joseph McKeehen in the small blind, he moved all in for 3,295,000 total.

Rasmussen mucked, and after a few minutes of deliberation, Leifer made the call.

Leifer: {A-Diamonds}{Q-Diamonds}
McKeehen: {K-Clubs}{K-Spades}

The {J-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{5-Spades} flop kept McKeehen in the lead, and when the {10-Spades} landed on the turn all he would need to fade would be any ace or king.

The river landed the {2-Hearts} and McKeehen more than doubled to 6.5 million as Leifer slipped down to 2.4 million in chips.

Joseph McKeehen us 6,570,000 2,320,000
Jason Leifer US 2,415,000 -3,550,000

Tags: Jason LeiferJoseph McKeehenThayer Rasmussen

Kings for Byram

[user80015] • Level 34: 120,000-240,000, 40,000 ante

Bobby Byram opened to 525,000 from under the gun and Zachary Gruneberg defended the big blind to see a {K-Spades}{J-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} flop fall with both players checking.

On the turn, Byram bet out 700,000 and Gruneberg made the call as the {2-Clubs} landed on the river and Byram bet 1,075,000.

Gruneberg called, but then mucked once Byram tabled his {K-Clubs}{k-Diamonds} for top set.

Zachary Gruneberg us 16,200,000 -2,000,000
Bobby Byram us 11,310,000 1,430,000

Tags: Bobby ByramZachary Gruneberg

Segebrecht Takes From Gruneberg

• Level 34: 120,000-240,000, 40,000 ante

Zach Gruneberg opened to 550,000 from under the gun, Claas Segebrecht called from the hijack and Josh Hillock called from the small blind.

The flop fell {A-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{6-Spades} and Hillock checked to Gruneberg who bet 850,000. Segebrecht called, Hillock folded and the {8-Spades} landed on the turn. Gruneberg checked this time and Segebrecht fired what looked to be 1.4 million. A call from Gruneberg resulted in the {2-Diamonds} river which both players checked.

Segebrecht tabled {A-Spades}{Q-Spades}, besting Gruneberg's {A-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds} to win the pot.

Zachary Gruneberg us 18,200,000 -2,840,000
Claas Segebrecht de 12,700,000 3,315,000
Joshua Hillock us 7,150,000 -555,000

Tags: Claas SegebrechtJoshua HillockZachary Gruneberg