$25,000 Challenge
Tage:
12

Event Info

Buy-in 25,000 AUD
Preispool 723,000 AUD
Players 30

Level Info

Level 17
Blinds 8,000 / 16,000
Ante 2,000

Highlights

Highlights

Gruissem Closing the Gap

[user68268] • Level 16: 6,000-12,000, 1,000 ante

From the button, Igor Kurganov raised to 25,000. Philipp Gruissem called from the big blind, then the two players checked the {Q-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{3-Diamonds} flop to see the {9-Hearts} fall on the turn. Again, both players checked.

The river was the {9-Clubs} to pair the board, and Gruissem led for 25,000. Kurganov folded, and Gruissem closed the gap a bit more.

Igor Kurganov ru
Igor Kurganov
ru 777,000 -26,000
Philipp Gruissem de
Philipp Gruissem
de 723,000 26,000

Tags: Igor KurganovPhilipp Gruissem

First One to Gruissem

[user68268] • Level 16: 6,000-12,000, 1,000 ante

From the button, Philipp Gruissem raised to 25,000. Igor Kurganov called from the big blind, then checked the {K-Clubs}{9-Hearts}{5-Hearts} flop. Kurganov checked, Gruissem bet 30,000, and Kurganov called.

The turn was the {Q-Diamonds}, and Kurganov checked again. Gruissem bet 60,000, and Kurganov folded.

Igor Kurganov ru
Igor Kurganov
ru 803,000 -56,000
Philipp Gruissem de
Philipp Gruissem
de 697,000 56,000

Tags: Igor KurganovPhilipp Gruissem

Erik Seidel Eliminated in 3rd Place (AU$125,000)

[user20283] • Level 16: 6,000-12,000, 1,000 ante
Erik Seidel - 3rd Place
Erik Seidel - 3rd Place

After unknown preflop action the flop read {5-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{7-Diamonds} and Erik Seidel bet 27,000 after which Igor Kurganov made it 77,000 to go. Seidel decided to move all in and Kurganov made call.

Kurganov: {A-Diamonds}{J-Diamonds}
Seidel: {8-Clubs}{6-Spades}

The turn was the {8-Diamonds} and Kurganov made the nut flush. Seidel was drawing dead and the river was a blank. It's an all German heads up now between Kurganov and Philipp Gruissem.

Igor Kurganov ru
Igor Kurganov
ru 859,000 289,000
Erik Seidel us
Erik Seidel
us Ausgeschieden

Tags: Erik SeidelIgor KurganovPhilipp Gruissem

Back in Action

[user68268] • Level 16: 6,000-12,000, 1,000 ante

The cards are back in the air.

Short Break

[user68268] • Level 16: 6,000-12,000, 1,000 ante

The players are on a short break.

Gruissem Barrels Into Kurganov

[user68268] • Level 16: 6,000-12,000, 1,000 ante
Philipp Gruissem
Philipp Gruissem

From the button, Philipp Gruissem raised to 24,000. His fellow German, Igor Kurganov, called out of the big blind, and the two were prompted with the {Q-Spades}{J-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} flop.

On the flop, Kurganov checked, and Gruissem bet 30,000. Kurganov called. The turn was the {J-Hearts} and paired the board. Kurganov checked, and Gruissem bet 65,000. Kurganov called.

The river was the {5-Diamonds}, and Kurganov checked. Gruissem fired all in for 233,000, and Kurganov tank-folded.

Igor Kurganov ru
Igor Kurganov
ru 631,000 -152,000
Philipp Gruissem de
Philipp Gruissem
de 480,000 50,000

Tags: Philipp GruissemIgor Kurganov

Gruissem Gives Up

[user20283] • Level 16: 6,000-12,000, 1,000 ante

Philipp Gruissem raised to 24,000 from the button and Igor Kurganov called from the big blind. The flop came down {2-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{2-Clubs} and Kurganov checked to Gruissem who fired out 20,000. Kurganov thought about it for 10 seconds and decided to make it 75,000. Gruissem folded giving Kurganov another pot.

Igor Kurganov ru
Igor Kurganov
ru 783,000 69,000
Philipp Gruissem de
Philipp Gruissem
de 430,000 -45,000

Tags: Igor KurganovPhilipp Gruissem