HKD $1,000,000 Short Deck Ante-Only
Дни
12

Event Info

Вход 1,000,000 HKD
Награден фонд 96,902,400 HKD
Players 103

Ниво

Ниво 20
Блайндове 0 / 0
Анте 100,000

The Action Remains Very Limited

• Ниво 18: 0-0, 60,000 ante

Phil Ivey raised up the {A-Clubs}{Q-Hearts} and Xuan Tan called with {Q-Clubs}{J-Clubs}. On the {K-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{8-Clubs} flop, Ivey bet 700,000 into 1,180,000 and Tan let go.

Ivey bet a four-way limped pot on the {A-Spades}{A-Diamonds}{7-Spades} flop for 300,000 with the {8-Spades}{8-Clubs} and Jason Koon called with the {A-Hearts}{6-Hearts}. On the {6-Diamonds} turn, Ivey checked his additional gutshot and Koon bet 720,000, Ivey folded.

Yu limped in with the {K-Diamonds}{Q-Diamonds} and saw a flop of {K-Spades}{Q-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}. Ivey bet 400,000 with the {10-Diamonds}{9-Hearts} and folded to a check-raise to 1 million.

While Koon remained the dominating chip leader, none of the four remaining players went out of the line and stuck to a limping strategy.

Xuan Tan cn
Xuan Tan
cn 5,900,000 -1,000,000
Winfred Yu hk
Winfred Yu
hk 5,500,000 525,000
Phil Ivey us
Phil Ivey
us 4,900,000 170,000

Тагове: Phil IveyWinfred YuJason KoonXuan Tan

Koon Starts to Pull Away

• Ниво 18: 0-0, 60,000 ante

Jason Koon raised to 600,000 with the {K-Clubs}{Q-Diamonds} and Xuan Tan called with the {A-Spades}{10-Hearts}. The flop fell {A-Hearts}{K-Hearts}{Q-Clubs} and Koon bet 450,000 with his bottom two pair, Tan called. On the {9-Spades} turn, Koon made it 1,450,000 to go and Tan folded.

A three-way limped pot to the {8-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{10-Spades} flop was checked through and Tan bet 205,000 on the {A-Diamonds} turn with the {8-Clubs}{8-Hearts} for quads, Winfred Yu called with the {J-Spades}{9-Spades}. The {Q-Clubs} on the river brought a bet of 800,000 by Tan and Yu called to get shown quads, he showed the straight and said "wrong queen," referring to the {Q-Spades} that would have given him the straight flush.

Jason Koon us
Jason Koon
GGPoker Ambassador
us 14,425,000 1,225,000
Xuan Tan cn
Xuan Tan
cn 6,900,000 200,000
Winfred Yu hk
Winfred Yu
hk 4,975,000 -2,325,000
Phil Ivey us
Phil Ivey
us 4,730,000 -470,000

Тагове: Jason KoonXuan TanWinfred Yu

Koon's Run Good Returns

• Ниво 18: 0-0, 60,000 ante

Xuan Tan bet the {J-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}{10-Hearts} turn for 450,000 with the {Q-Clubs}{9-Hearts} and Jason Koon called with the {J-Clubs}{7-Hearts}. On the {10-Spades} river, Koon checked with his full house and Tan reached for chips before checking behind.

Soon after Tan and Koon got into another pot and Tan bet small with his {A-Diamonds}{A-Clubs} on the {10-Hearts}{9-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} flop, Koon called with Kc10c] for top pair and the back door flush draw. On the {J-Hearts} turn, Tan bet 525,000 and Koon called.

The {Q-Spades} river improved Koon to a straight and Tan checked, Koon made it 800,000 to go. Tan thought it through and folded.

Jason Koon us
Jason Koon
GGPoker Ambassador
us 13,200,000 2,400,000
Xuan Tan cn
Xuan Tan
cn 6,700,000 -1,365,000

Тагове: Xuan TanJason Koon

Full House Versus Full House Setback for Ivey

• Ниво 18: 0-0, 60,000 ante

After a small bet on the {A-Clubs}{K-Diamonds}{10-Clubs} flop, the {10-Spades} turn brought a bet of 500,000 by Jason Koon with the {Q-Hearts}{10-Diamonds} and Phil Ivey called with the {A-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}. Both opted to check the {8-Diamonds} and another pot was shipped over to Koon, who bumped his stack to 11 million.

Tan limped the {10-Spades}{10-Clubs} and Ivey headed into the hand with the {10-Diamonds}{7-Spades}. Tan bet the {7-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{6-Spades} flop and the {10-Hearts} appeared on the turn. Tan improved to the better full house and bet 525,000 and Ivey just called. The {K-Clubs} on the river brought a bet of 1,400,000 by Tan, Ivey called and lost a big pot.

Jason Koon us
Jason Koon
GGPoker Ambassador
us 10,800,000 600,000
Xuan Tan cn
Xuan Tan
cn 8,065,000 2,265,000
Phil Ivey us
Phil Ivey
us 5,200,000 -2,600,000

Тагове: Phil IveyJason KoonXuan Tan

Koon Back Above 10 Million

• Ниво 18: 0-0, 60,000 ante

On the {9-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{7-Hearts} flop, Jason Koon bet 125,000 with the {Q-Clubs}{J-Hearts} and Phil Ivey called with {9-Spades}{7-Diamonds} for two pair. The {10-Clubs} turn instantly improved Koon, his bet of 400,000, however, was not followed by a call.

The next three-way flop of {A-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{7-Spades} was checked through and the {10-Spades} fell on the turn. Koon bet 300,000 with the {J-Spades}{10-Diamonds} and Xuan Tan called with {K-Spades}{6-Spades}, as did Ivey with {9-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}. The {7-Clubs} river was checked and Koon claimed the pot.

Jason Koon us
Jason Koon
GGPoker Ambassador
us 10,200,000 1,920,000
Phil Ivey us
Phil Ivey
us 7,800,000 -300,000
Xuan Tan cn
Xuan Tan
cn 5,800,000 -1,930,000

Тагове: Phil IveyWinfred YuJason KoonXuan Tan

Straight for Ivey and Yu

• Ниво 18: 0-0, 60,000 ante

Phil Ivey limped in with the {Q-Spades}{10-Spades}, Jason Koon did so with the {A-Spades}{6-Hearts} and Xuan Tan with the {9-Clubs}{9-Spades}. Winfred Yu checked with the {J-Spades}{10-Clubs} and the flop fell {A-Clubs}{K-Spades}{Q-Hearts}. Ivey bet 300,000 and Yu check-raised to 1,000,000, Ivey called.

The {J-Clubs} turn gave both players a straight and Yu shoved, Ivey called.The {A-Hearts} river was a formality and the pot was chopped.

Phil Ivey us
Phil Ivey
us 8,100,000 -100,000
Winfred Yu hk
Winfred Yu
hk 7,300,000 -150,000

Тагове: Jason KoonPhil IveyWinfred YuXuan Tan

Ниво:
18
Блайндове:
0/0
Анте:
60,000

Break With Four Remaining

• Ниво 17: 0-0, 50,000 ante

After plenty of small pots the level ended with a bang and Rui Cao headed to the rail in 5th place. The remaining four players then headed into the next 10-minute break well after 2 a.m. local time.

Rui Cao Eliminated in 5th Place (HKD6,299,000/$802,430)

• Ниво 17: 0-0, 50,000 ante
Rui Cao
Rui Cao

On the flop of {7-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}, Phil Ivey checked on the button and Rui Cao bet 200,000. Ivey check-raised to 900,000 and Cao reraised to 2 million, then called the shove of Ivey.

Rui Cao: {A-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}
Phil Ivey: {6-Hearts}{6-Clubs}

Cao needed an ace or seven, and picked up some more outs on the {J-Clubs} turn. However, a blank {8-Spades} on the river sent the Main Event runner-up to the rail in 5th place for HKD6,299,000 ($802,430).

Phil Ivey us
Phil Ivey
us 8,200,000 3,500,000
Rui Cao fr
Rui Cao
fr Отпаднал

Тагове: Rui CaoPhil Ivey

Lots of Limping

• Ниво 17: 0-0, 50,000 ante

Rui Cao jammed twice, once with the {J-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}, and raked in the pot twice. Apart from that, the action has been very limited.

Phil Ivey bet the {A-Hearts}{A-Diamonds}{K-Clubs} flop for 100,000 with the {J-Diamonds}{9-Spades} and Jason Koon called with the {K-Spades}{10-Spades}. Ivey gave up the pot and checked back the {8-Diamonds} turn and {7-Spades} river, Koon claimed the pot.

Winfred Yu bet a four-way limped flop of {A-Hearts}{A-Diamonds}{7-Clubs} for 200,000 with the {8-Diamonds}{8-Hearts} and won the pot right there.

Тагове: Jason KoonPhil IveyRui CaoWinfred Yu