Event #23: THE MARATHON - $2,620 No-Limit Hold'em



Smith Gets There

• Ниво 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

With about 70,000 in the pot and the board reading {q-Hearts}{j-Hearts}{4-Hearts} Ana Marquez checked in middle position. John Thornton checked in the hijack and Joshua Smith bet 32,000 on the button. Marquez folded and Thornton called.

The turn was the {4-Clubs} and both players checked. The river was the {8-Diamonds} and Thornton checked. Smith reached back and fired out a bet of 54,000. Thornton snap-called and Smith showed him the bad news when he tabled {10-Hearts}{9-Spades} for a straight.

Joshua Smith us
Joshua Smith
us 815,000 355,000
Ana Marquez es
Ana Marquez
es 575,000 9,000
John Thornton us
John Thornton
us 520,000 140,000

Тагове: Ana MarquezJoshua SmithJohn Thornton

Kristen Bicknell vs Faraz Jaka

poolshir • Ниво 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante
Kristen Bicknell
Kristen Bicknell

We got to the table to see Kristen Bicknell and Faraz Jaka involved in a hand.

The flop was {8-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}{10-Clubs}, both Jaka, in the big blind, and Bicknell, in the hijack, checked.

The turn brought the {2-Hearts} and Bicknell called the 38,000 bet of Jaka.

The {4-Spades} on the river completed the board and both players checked. Jaka showed {J-Hearts}{3-Hearts} but Bicknell had him beat with the {K-Diamonds}{10-Spades} for a pair of tens.

Faraz Jaka us
Faraz Jaka
us 1,840,000 90,000
Kristen Bicknell ca
Kristen Bicknell
ca 302,000 -28,000

Тагове: Faraz JakaKristen Bicknell

Vonk Doubles Through Phillips

poolshir • Ниво 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante
Marcel Vonk
Marcel Vonk

Marcel Vonk was in the cutoff and raised all in for 98,000. Samuel Phillips was on the button and called.

Vonk tabled {a-Spades}{10-Diamonds}, and Phillips showed {a-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}.

The board ran out {4-Spades}{q-Diamonds}{2-Hearts} {10-Clubs} {4-Clubs}, and Vonk survived after hitting his three-outer on the turn for a pair of tens.

Samuel Phillips us
Samuel Phillips
us 720,000 635,000
Marcel Vonk nl
Marcel Vonk
nl 215,000 94,000

Тагове: Marcel VonkSamuel Phillips

Samuel Phillips Knocks Bruce Zhen Out

poolshir • Ниво 18: 5,000-10,000, 1,000 ante

Thomas Lutz, in mid-position, raised to 22,000. Both Samuel Phillips, on the button, and Bruce Zhen, in the big blind, called.

The flop came {6-Spades}{5-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}. Zhen led for 37,000, Lutz folded, and Phillips went all in. Zhen called.

Phillips: {9-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}
Zhen: {A-Clubs}{6-Clubs}

Lutz had flopped a straight, and Zhen needed help to stay in the tournament. The {K-Spades} on the turn and the {9-Spades} on the river were of no help. Zhen is out.

Thomas Lutz us
Thomas Lutz
us 1,034,000 -136,000
Samuel Phillips us
Samuel Phillips
us 85,000 -375,000
Bruce Zhen us
Bruce Zhen
us Отпаднал

Тагове: Bruce ZhenSamuel PhillipsThomas Lutz


Breixo Gonzalez Doubles Up

poolshir • Ниво 17: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante

Breixo Gonzalez, in the under-the-gun position, raised to 16,000. David Smart, in the cutoff, three-bet to 45,000. Gonzalez went all in, and Smart called.

Gonzalez: {K-Diamonds}{K-Clubs}
Smart: {9-Diamonds}{9-Spades}

The board ran out {7-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{8-Hearts}, and Gonzalez doubled up, leaving Smart with about 119,000.

Breixo Gonzalez es
Breixo Gonzalez
es 322,000 304,000
David Smart US
David Smart
US 119,000 -176,000

Hawkins Almost on Two Million

poolshir • Ниво 17: 4,000-8,000, 1,000 ante
Maurice Hawkins
Maurice Hawkins

Maurice Hawkins, in the cutoff, three-bet preflop to 50,000 and Chad Keating, in the big blind, went all in. Hawkins called.

Maurice Hawkins: {K-Spades}{K-Clubs}
Chad Keating: {J-Hearts}{J-Clubs}

The board ran out {3-Spades}{7-Clubs}{7-Spades}{2-Hearts}{5-Hearts}, and Keating packed his stuff. Hawkins is now nearing the two-million-chip mark.

Maurice Hawkins us
Maurice Hawkins
us 1,980,000 530,000
Chad Keating us
Chad Keating
us Отпаднал

Тагове: Chad KeatingMaurice Hawkins