Poker Open

Event 40: Victor Nassif – 4th Place ($7,470)

$150 Big Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30:  75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining:  3 of 873

Victor Nassif
Victor Nassif

Victor Nassif moved all in from the button for 925,000, and Andre Bryan called from the big blind with 5h5c.

Nassif turned over AdQc, and needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 10s8h5dJh8d — Bryan flopped a set of fives, Nassif turned a double-gutshot straight draw, and Bryan rivered a full house to win the pot. Nassif was eliminated in fourth place.

Andre Bryan  –  4,900,000  (39 bb)
Victor Nassif  –  Eliminated in 4th Place  ($7,470)

With three players remaining, the average chip stack is about 4,375,000 (35 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $10,375 each.

Event 40: Anton Kutsenko – 5th Place ($5,730)

$150 Big Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 30:  75,000/125,000 with a 125,000 ante
Players Remaining:  4 of 873

Anton Kutsenko
Anton Kutsenko

Anton Kutsenko moved all in from the cutoff for 1,400,000, and Andre Bryan called from the small blind with AhJh.

Kutsenko turned over QsJs, and he needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came Ac5c2h5h7c, and Bryan won the pot with two pair, aces and fives, to eliminate Kutsenko in fifth place.

Andre Bryan  –  4,025,000  (32 bb)
Anton Kutsenko  –  Eliminated in 5th Place  ($5,730)

With four players remaining, the average chip stack is about 3,275,000 (26 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $7,470 each.

Event 40: Jose Parra Doubles Up Twice

$150 Big Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 873

Jose Parra
Jose Parra

Jose Parra moved all in from the cutoff for 275,000, and Anton Kutsenko moved all in over the top from the small blind for 1,950,000 with JsJh. Parr turned over KsKc, and needed it to hold to stay alive.

The board came 10h10d4d6c3s, and the pocket kings held up for Parra to win the pot and double up in chips.

Jose Parra  –  750,000  (8 bb)
Anton Kutsenko  –  1,675,000  (17 bb)

Gonzalo Garcia entered the pot from the button, Parra moved all in from the big blind for 650,000, and Garcia called with Ah10s. Parra turned over Jd10d, and he needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 9c8h2s6cQh, and Parra rivered a queen-high straight to win the pot and double up in chips.

Jose Parra  –  1,450,000  (15 bb)
Gonzalo Garcia  –  6,300,000  (63 bb)

With five players remaining, the average chip stack is about 2,625,000 (26 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $5,730 each.

Event 40: Steven Langert – 6th Place ($4,435)

$150 Big Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  5 of 873

Steven Langert
Steven Langert

With the board showing 9c6d2cJh on the turn and about 800K already in the pot, Gonzalo Garcia got it all in from the button for 3,050,000 against Steven Langert in the big blind.

Garcia showed Jd9s for two pair, jacks and nines, and he needed it to hold to stay alive against Langert’s Qc2s (pair of deuces).

The river card was the 4h, and Garcia won the huge pot with his two pair to double up in chips.

Gonzalo Garcia  –  6,900,000  (69 bb)
Steven Langert  –  500,000  (5 bb)

The next hand, Andre Bryan moved all in from the button, and Steven Langert called all in from the small blind for 500,000 with Ah9d.

Bryan turned over Ac2d, and Langert needed his hand to hold to stay alive.

The board came As10d2h4d7c, and Bryan flopped two pair, aces and deuces, to win the pot and eliminate Langert in sixth place.

Andre Bryan  –  2,125,000  (21 bb)
Steven Langert  –  Eliminated in 6th Place  ($4,435)

With five players remaining, the average chip stack is about 2,625,000 (26 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $5,730 each.

Event 40: Kevin Buldo – 7th Place ($3,595)

$150 Big Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)
$50,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 29:  50,000/100,000 with a 100,000 ante
Players Remaining:  6 of 873

Kevin Buldo
Kevin Buldo

Steven Langert moved all in from the small blind, and Kevin Buldo called all in from the big blind for about 800,000 with Ad7d.

Langert turned over 2h2c, and Buldo needed to improve to stay alive.

The board came 10s4s2d7h7s, and Langert flopped a set of deuces and rivered a full house to win the pot and eliminate Buldo in seventh place.

Steven Langert  –  4,000,000  (40 bb)
Kevin Buldo  –  Eliminated in 7th Place  ($3,595)

With six players remaining, the average chip stack is about 2,175,000 (22 big blinds), and the remaining players are guaranteed at least $4,435 each.