Poker Open

High Roller: Jake Schindler Extends Lead

$25,500 Big 4 High Roller
$2,000,000 Guarantee | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 22: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 123

Jake Schindler

Jake Schindler limped his button and Shaun Deeb checked to the 9h9c6d flop. Deeb checked, Schindler bet 100,000 and Deeb called. Deeb check-called another 500,000 after the 5s turn and another check-call of 1,400,000 after the qc river.

Schindler tabled 9d8s for trip nines and his lead grew bigger.

Jake Schindler – 10,600,000 (106 bb)
Shaun Deeb – 1,700,000 (17 bb)

Championship: Ausmus Narrows the Gap Against Eisen

$5,250 SHRPO Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 30: 75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 914

Hand #112  –  Brandon Eisen raised to 375,000, and Jeremy Ausmus called. Both players checked to the turn on a board of 10s9c4c7s, Ausmus bet 500,000, and Eisen called. The river card was the 3c, Ausmus bet 1,400,000, and Eisen folded. Ausmus takes the pot.

Hand #113  –  Jeremy Ausmus raised to 400,000, and Brandon Eisen folded.

Hand #114  –  Brandon Eisen raised to 375,000, and Jeremy Ausmus called. The flop came Qd8s5d, Ausmus checked, Eisen bet 450,000, and Ausmus called. The turn card was the 7c, and both players checked.

The river card was the Kd, Ausmus checked, Eisen bet 1,300,000, and Ausmus tanked for a while before he folded. Eisen took the pot.

Hand #115  –  Jeremy Ausmus raised to 400,000, and Brandon Eisen called. The flop came 8d4d3h, Eisen checked, Ausmus bet 350,000, and Eisen folded. Ausmus took the pot.

Hand #116  –  Brandon Eisen raised to 375,000, Jeremy Ausmus moved all in for about 4.6 million, and Eisen folded. Ausmus took the pot.

Hand #117  –  Jeremy Ausmus raised to 375,000, and Brandon Eisen folded.

Hand #118  –  Brandon Eisen raised to 375,000, Jeremy Ausmus moved all in for about 5.3 million, and Eisen folded. Ausmus took the pot.

Seat 6.  Jeremy Ausmus  –  5,825,000  (39 bb)
Seat 9.  Brandon Eisen  –  30,775,000  (205 bb)

$2,650: Alex Foxen Doubles Thru Blair Hinkle

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 27: 30,000/60,000 with a 60,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

Alex Foxen

Alex Foxen raised preflop on the button to open the action, and Blair Hinkle reraised to 510,000. Foxen reraised all in for 2.79 million, and Hinkle called to cover him. The two players then tabled their cards.

Foxen: Ad6h
Hinkle: 7h7s

Board: AcJs10hJc9d

Foxen doubled up to survive with 5.73 million, and Hinkle held 4.83 million after the hand.

Alex Foxen – 5,730,000 (95 bb)
Blair Hinkle – 4,830,000 (80 bb)

 

$10K: Big Three-Way Hand Brings Field Down to Two Tables

Event #25: $10,000 One-Day Event
$500,000 Guarantee | Payouts
Level 14: 2,000/3,000/3,000
Players Remaining: 18 of 91

With around 50,000 in the pot and a board reading jsqs3h9c, Stanley Lee checked from the big blind and Ray Qartomy bet 25,000 from the cutoff.

Joey Weissman then moved all in for 75,000 from the button, Lee check-jammed, and Qartomy called off for 90,000.

Qartomy: Kc10c
Lee: qh9d
Weismann: jh9h

The turn was an action card that put Qartomy out in front with a straight. Neither of his opponents boated on the 5d river and Qartomy won a monster while Weissman hit the rail in 19th place.

Ray Qartomy – 310,000 (103 bb)
Stanley Lee – 58,000 (19 bb)
Joey Weissman – Eliminated

$1,100: Marc MacDonnell is the Event 21 Champion

$1,100 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$500,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 30: 75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining: 1 of 640

Joey Couden went all in for 2,375 from the button and got called by Marc MacDonnell. Couden tabled ad5c and needed to get lucky against MacDonnell’s askh.

Couden asked the dealer for the five of hearts.

The board came ac10c8h7c and Couden called for a club. The river was the 9s and MacDonnell’s king kicker held to eliminate Couden in second place and win the trophy.

Marc MacDonnell -$1,100 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em Champion ($119,465)
Joey Couden – Eliminated in 2nd Place ($83,750)

High Roller: Jake Schindler Doubles Through Shaun Deeb

$25,500 Big 4 High Roller
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Level 22: 50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 123

Jake Schindler

Shaun Deeb opened to 300,000 from his button and Jake Schindler called to see the ts8h6c flop. Schindler checked, Deeb bet 375,000 and Schindler called. The turn was js and Schindler moved all in for 3,525,000. Deeb called with a chance to win the title.

Deeb: qhtd
Schindler: jdtc

Schindler was ahead with his paired jack and the 6d river gave in the lead-changing double.

Jake Schindler – 8,500,000
Shaun Deeb – 3,800,000

Championship: Brandon Eisen Increases His Lead

$5,250 SHRPO Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 30: 75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 914

Hand #108  –  Brandon Eisen folded, giving Jeremy Ausmus a walk.

Hand #109  –  Jeremy Ausmus raised to 400,000, and Brandon Eisen folded.

Hand #110  –  Brandon Eisen raised to 375,000, and Jeremy Ausmus folded.

Hand #111  –  Jeremy Ausmus raised to 400,000, and Brandon Eisen called. The flop came Qd3h3c, Eisen checked, Ausmus bet 300,000, and Eisen called. The turn card was the 10d, and both players checked.

The river card was the 2c, Eisen bet 1,600,000, and Ausmus called. Eisen showed QsJc to win the pot with two pair, queens and threes, and Ausmus mucked.

Seat 6.  Jeremy Ausmus  –  4,025,000  (27 bb)
Seat 9.  Brandon Eisen  –  32,575,000  (217 bb)

Championship: Brandon Eisen Doubles Thru Jeremy Ausmus For a Huge Lead

$5,250 SHRPO Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 30: 75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 914

Brandon Eisen

Hand #106  –  Brandon Eisen raised to 375,000, and Jeremy Ausmus called. Both players checked to the river on a board of Qs10d5c6dJc. Eisen showed 10c2c for a pair of tens, and Ausmus turned over 10h2s for the same hand — it was a chopped pot.

Hand #107  –  Jeremy Ausmus raised to 400,000, Brandon Eisen reraised to 1,400,000, and Ausmus called. The flop came Kc10h9h, Eisen checked, Ausmus bet 1,000,000, and Eisen called.

The turn card was the 8h, Eisen checked, Ausmus bet 2,500,000, and Eisen called.

The river card was the 5s, Eisen checked, Ausmus moved all in for about 16 million, and Eisen tanked for a long time before he called.

Ausmus showed Ks10c for a flopped two pair, but Eisen turned over Js7c to win the pot with a jack-high straight and double up to a massive chip lead.

Seat 6.  Jeremy Ausmus  –  6,250,000  (42 bb)
Seat 9.  Brandon Eisen  –  30,350,000  (202 bb)

Championship: Level 30 Begins; Official Chip Counts

$5,250 SHRPO Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 30: 75,000/150,000 with a 150,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 914

The final two players return from break to begin Level 30, with increased blinds of 75,000-150,000 and a big-blind ante of 150,000. Here are the official chip counts from the table:

Jeremy Ausmus  –  21,425,000  (171 bb)
Brandon Eisen  –  15,175,000  (121 bb)

$2,650: Blair Hinkle Pulling Away On Last Hand Before Break

$2,650 Big 4 No Limit Hold’em (Single Re-Entry)
$1,000,000 Guarantee | Payouts | Live Stream
Level 26: 25,000/50,000 with a 50,000 ante
Players Remaining: 2 of 422

Blair Hinkle limped in on the button and Alex Foxen raised to 225,000 out of the big blind. Hinkle called.

The flop was Js7c5s and Foxen bet 200,000. Hinkle raised to 750,000 and and Foxen called.

The turn was the 4s and Foxen checked. Hinkle bet 900,000 and Foxen thought for a couple of minutes before letting it go.

Hinkle mucked his hand, took the pot and opened up a sizable lead on the last few hands of the level. They are going on a short break and here are updated counts:

Blair Hinkle – 7,775,000 (150 bb)
Alex Foxen – 2,790,000 (55 bb)