Event #55: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
Days:
123

Event Info

Prize Pool $3,234,600
Players 2396

Level Info

Level 29
Blinds 40,000 / 80,000
Ante 10,000

Hands #64-68: A Couple of Flops

• Level 26: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #64: Aaron Massey raised to 80,00 from early position and Michael Ferrer moved all in for a little over 500,000 from right behind. Action folded back to Massey who folded as well.

Hand #65: Action folded to Marc-Etienne McLaughlin in the small blind who raised to 85,000. David Jackson moved all in and McLaughlin folded.

Hand #66: Henrik Hecklen raised to 80,000 from the cutoff and Aaron Massey made the call from the big blind. The flop was {8-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}{4-Spades} and both players checked. The {8-Hearts} came on the turn and Massey check-called a bet of 55,000 from Hecklen. The river was the {k-Clubs} and both players checked. Massey tabled {6-Hearts}{6-Spades} and Hecklen mucked.

Hand #67: Marc-Etienne McLaughlin raised to 80,000 from the cutoff and David Jackson three-bet to 175,000 from the button. McLaughlin made the call and the flop was {6-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}. Both players checked and the turn was the {5-Hearts}. McLaughlin checked, Jackson bet 210,000 and McLaughlin folded.

Hand #68: Aaron Massey opened to 90,000 from the button and Bobby Poe moved all in from the big blind; Massey folded.

Tags: Aaron MasseyBobby PoeDavid JacksonHenrik HecklenMarc-Etienne McLaughlinMichael Ferrer

Level:
26
Blinds:
20,000/40,000
Ante:
5,000

Break Time

[user169806] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

The players are now enjoying a 20-minute break.

Hands #58-63: Hecklen Doubles to 780K

[user169806] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #58: Asi Moshe raised to 60,000 in the cutoff and then called when Henrik Hecklen three-bet all-in from the button.

Moshe showed {A-Spades}{8-Diamonds} and needed some help from the board to beat Hecklen's {A-Diamonds}{J-Clubs}. That help failed to arrive as the board ran {3-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{2-Spades} to double Hecklen up.

Hand #59: Bobby Poe raised to 70,000 and then tank-folded when Hecklen three-bet all-in from the cutoff.

Hand #60: Poe opened to 70,000 from under the gun and picked up the blinds and antes.

Hand #61: Marc-Etienne McLaughlin raised to 60,000 in the hijack and everyone else folded.

Hand #62: David Jackson raised to 70,000 and won an uncontested pot.

Hand #63: Aaron Massey set the price to play at 65,000 in the hijack and Hecklen called. Hecklen then check-called a 70,000 bet on the {9-Hearts}{5-Spades}{4-Spades} flop. Both players checked the {7-Hearts} turn.

Hecklen led for 135,000 on the {7-Clubs} fold and Massey folded.

Tags: Aaron MasseyAsi MosheBobby PoeDavid JacksonMarc-Etienne McLaughlinHenrik Hecklen

Hands #51-57: McLaughlin Doubles

• Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #51: Aaron Massey raised to 75,000 from under the gun and David Jackson called from the big blind. The flop was {6-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{k-Spades} and Jackson checked. Massey bet 75,000 and Jackson folded.

Hand #52: Aaron Massey received a walk.

Hand #53: Marc-Etienne McLaughlin moved all in from the cutoff fro 350,000 and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #54: David Jackson raised to 70,000 from the cutoff and Bobby Poed moved all in from the big blind; Jackson folded.

Hand #55: Marc-Etienne McLaughlin moved all in from middle position and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #56: Aaron Massey raised to 75,000 from the hijack and took the blind and antes.

Hand #57: Aaron Massey raised to 65,000 from early position and Marc-Etienne McLaughlin called from the big blind. The flop was {7-Spades}{10-Diamonds}{5-Spades} and McLaughlin checked. Massey bet 60,000 and McLaughlin moved all in. Massey snap-called and tabled {j-Spades}{10-Spades} for top pair and a flush draw. McLaughlin showed {6-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}.

The turn was the {a-Diamonds} giving McLaughlin more outs. The river {4-Diamonds} completed the flush and McLaughlin doubled up.

Aaron Massey us 2,000,000 -500,000
Marc-Etienne McLaughlin ca 900,000 405,000

Tags: Aaron MasseyBobby PoeDavid JacksonMarc-Etienne McLaughlin

Hands #45-50: Jackson Ups The Aggression

[user169806] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #45: Bobby Poe raised to 70,000 in early position and won the pot uncontested.

Hand #46: David Jackson raised to 70,000 on the button, Michael Ferrer instantly jammed all-in from the big blind and Jackson mucked just as fast.

"Pocket sevens were no good there, were they?" Jackson asked, but Ferrer didn't reply.

Hand #47: Henrik Hecklen moved all-in from early position for 390,000 and nobody wanted to look him up.

Hand #48: David Jackson raised to 70,000 and everyone folded. Jackson showed {J-Spades}{J-Clubs}.

Hand #49: Jackson made it 70,000 to go from early position and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #50: Asi Moshe raised all-in from the button and won the blinds and antes.

Tags: Asi MosheBobby PoeDavid JacksonHenrik HecklenMichael Ferrer

Timothy West Eliminated in 8th Place ($55,861)

[user169806] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Timothy West
Timothy West

Hand #44: The action passed to Timothy West on the button and he moved all-in for 369,000 in total. Marc-Etienne McLaughlin looked at the stacks around him before folding what he later said was {K-}{J-} and David Jackson called West's all-in bet.

West: {K-Diamonds}{Q-Spades}
Jackson: {A-Clubs}{Q-Clubs}

The {A-Spades}{3-Clubs}{A-Diamonds} flop was terminal for West and he had already began saying his goodbyes by the time the {4-Clubs} landed on the turn. The {9-Diamonds} completed the board and West was eliminated.

Timothy West Busted

Tags: Tim WestMarc-Etienne McLaughlinDavid Jackson

Brian Kennedy Eliminated in 9th Place ($42,826)

• Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Brian Kennedy
Brian Kennedy

Hand #43: Aaron Massey raised to 70,000 from early position and Brian Kennedy moved all in for 700,000 approximate from the cutoff. Action folded back to Massey who snap-called and tabled {a-Clubs}{k-Spades}. Kennedy turned over {a-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} and needed to improve.

The board ran out {j-Spades}{2-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{6-Clubs} and Kennedy hit the rail in 9th place.

Aaron Massey us 2,500,000 700,000
Brian Kennedy us Busted

Tags: Aaron MasseyBrian Kennedy

Hands #37-42: Raise and Take It

• Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #37: Asi Moshe raised to 60,000 from early position and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #38: Marc-Etienne McLaughlin raised to 60,000 from the hijack and David Jackson called from the cutoff. The flop was {10-Clubs}{a-Spades}{q-Clubs}, McLaughlin bet 50,000 and folded after a raise to 120,000 from Jackson.

Hand #39: Henrik Hecklen moved all in from early position and everyone folded.

Hand #40: Aaron Massey raised to 70,000 form the hijack and Asi Moshen moved all in from the small blind; Massey folded.

Hand #41: Bobby Poe moved all in from the cutoff for 553,000 and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #42: Marc-Etienne McLaughlin moved all in from under the gun and everyone folded.

Tags: Aaron MasseyAsi MosheBobby PoeDavid JacksonHenrik HecklenMarc-Etienne McLaughlin