Event #2: €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em
Days:

Event Info

Buy-in €1,100
Prize Pool €600,960
Players 626

Level Info

Level 22
Blinds 8,000 / 16,000
Ante 2,000

Amaury Detoc Eliminated in 14th Place (€7,680)

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Anthony Pons raised to 16,500 from middle position only to have Amaury Detoc move all in from the hijack for 27,000. The rest of the field got out of the way, Pons made the call, and the cards were turned up.

Showdown
Pons: {A-Spades}{K-Diamonds}
Detoc: {K-Spades}{Q-Clubs}

Detoc was dominated as both he and Pons shared a king, but the latter's ace had him out in front. The {J-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} flop gave Detoc some straight outs, but the {Q-Diamonds} turn gave Pons a king-high flush and a guaranteed win. After the {J-Clubs} was put out on the river, Detoc shook hands with his opponent and then exited the room in 14th place.

Anthony Pons FR
Anthony Pons
FR 108,000 28,000
Amaury Detoc FR
Amaury Detoc
FR Busted

Tags: Amaury DetocAnthony Pons

Casey Kastle Eliminated in 15th Place (€7,680)

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Casey Kastle's day is done.
Casey Kastle's day is done.

Casey Kastle was all in preflop holding {K-Clubs}{Q-Diamonds} and up against the {A-Clubs}{9-Clubs} of Antonin Teisseire. Kastle was drawing live, but the {A-Spades}{7-Clubs}{2-Spades} flop was disaster as it paired Teisseire. Kastle needed running cards to stay alive, but the {8-Hearts} turn put any hope of that happening to rest as Kastle was left drawing dead. The meaningless {8-Spades} wasput out on the river and Kastle took his leave in 15th place.

Antonin Teisseire fr
Antonin Teisseire
fr 320,000 50,500
Casey Kastle si
Casey Kastle
si Busted

Tags: Antonin TeisseireCasey Kastle

"Can We Move Here?"

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Joe Kuether openedfor 12,000 from early position only to have Anthony Pons move all in from the cutoff for 41,500. Amaury Detoc then moved all in over the top from the button, Kuether folded, and the cards were turned up.

Showdown
Detoc: {A-Hearts}{4-Hearts}
Pons: {Q-Hearts}{Q-Spades}

Kuether and Antonio Esfandiari exchanged looks over Detoc's curious over-shove, prompting the latter to ask, "Can we move here?" That inspired a good laugh, but things were intensely serious as the players watched the board run out {K-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{9-Hearts}{10-Spades}. With that, Pons doubled and Detoc was left on the short stack.

Anthony Pons FR
Anthony Pons
FR 80,000 40,000
Amaury Detoc FR
Amaury Detoc
FR 28,000 -54,500

Tags: Anthony PonsAmaury Detoc

First Double of the Day

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Jamel Haddad moved all in under the gun only to have Igor Kalinicenko, who was seated directly behind, move all in for less. The rest of the field got out of the way and the cards were turned up.

Showdown
Haddad: {A-Clubs}{9-Spades}
Kalinicenko: {A-Hearts}{Q-Spades}

Kalinicenko was way out in front, which is where he stayed as the board ran out {K-Spades}{5-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}. With that, Haddad and Kalinicenko essentially switched chip positions.

Igor Kalinicenko LV
Igor Kalinicenko
LV 90,000 49,000
Jamel Haddad FR
Jamel Haddad
FR 40,000 -45,000

Tags: Jamel HaddadIgor Kalinicenko

Shuffle Up and Deal!

[user153638] • Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 500 ante

The players are in their seats here in the feature table room at the Majestic Barrière, which features a room full of white drapes, black velvet chairs and plenty of cameras. It's a good day to win a bracelet!

Level:
18
Blinds:
3,000/6,000
Ante:
500

Six Frenchman Looking to Become First Ever to Win WSOP Europe Gold

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Antonin Teisserie
Antonin Teisserie

For the past three days, Event #2: €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em has played out at the 2012 World Series of Poker Europe at the luxurious Casino Barrière in Cannes, France . What started with 626 players is now down to just 15, each looking to claim the €126,207 first-place prize.

The man best position to do that is Antonin Teisseire, who thrived on Day 2 and bagged up a healthy 269,500. That was enough to make him the chip leader, though not by much as two-time bracelet winner and Big One for One Drop champ Antonio Esfandiari is hot on his heels with 264,000. Others returning for their shot at gold are Day 1a chip leader Ashly Butler; young Americans Joe Kuether and McLean Karr; the consistent Italian Salvatore Bonavena; and the well-traveled Casey Kastle. Aside from Teisseire, five other Frenchman remain are looking to become the first ever to win a WSOP Europe bracelet.

The remaining 15 players will return on Tuesday at 13:00 CET (09:00 EST) to play down to a winner, which is about a half hour from now. Join us then as we find out who’ll be the next player to add his name to this prestigious list:

Former WSOP Europe €1,000-€1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

YearPlayer# of PlayersPrize
2008Jesper Hougaard410€144,218
2009JP Kelly608€136,803
2010Scott Shelley582€133,857
2011Andrew Hinrichsen771€148,030

Tags: Antonin TeisseireAntonio Esfandiari

The Final 15

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Here’s a look at today’s lineup with chip counts:

Table 1

SeatPlayerCount
1McLean Karr61,000
2-empty-N/A
3Valentin Detoc174,000
4Salvatore Bonavena86,000
5Casey Kastle54,500
6Ashly Butler179,500
7Remi Bollengier136,000
8Antonin Teisseire269,500
9-empty-N/A

Table 2

SeatPlayerCount
1Amaury Detoc82,500
2Jamel Haddad85,000
3Igor Kalinicenko41,000
4Antonio Esfandiari264,000
5-empty-N/A
6Joe Kuether160,500
7W.J. Vincent74,000
8Florian Ciuro124,000
9Anthony Pons86,000
Event #2: €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em
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