Event #38: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em
Tage:
1234

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Preispool $2,959,200
Players 2,192

Level Info

Level 32
Blinds 80,000 / 160,000
Ante 20,000

Blankovsky Getting Pushy

• Level 32: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

Over the past few hands, Michael Blanovsky has pushed over an Arkadiy Tsinis preflop raise.

Although Tsinis has shown some interest in the hand, each time this has happened over the past hour of play, he has casually folded his hand.

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Blanovsky Bets Out Tsinis

• Level 32: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

Michael Blanovsky opened to 320,000 from the button and Arkadiy Tsinis made the call to see a {5-Clubs}{K-Hearts}{2-Hearts} flop fall.

Tsinis checked, and when faced with the continuation-bet of Blanovsky, he folded his hand.

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Limp. Bet. Win

• Level 32: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

Arkadiy Tsinis limped the button and Michael Blanovsky checked his option to see a {10-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{2-Clubs} flop fall.

Blanovsky checked and Tsinis pushed out 160,000 to force a fold from Blanovsky.

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WSOP Live

• Level 32: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

For those of you following along at home, you can also watch a delayed live stream at WSOP.com.

There are no holecards, but with a view of the heads-up match in combination with our coverage, it definitely makes for excellent viewing.

Lets Play a Little Higher!

• Level 32: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

As Tournament Director and Thunder-Dome announcer Robbie Thompson stated, "Lets play a little higher!"

With only sixty-big blinds shared between the two players, many will be expecting for this to end soon. But with the way these two have been playing, it could be a long day (and possibly) night for the players, railbirds and media members.

Level:
32
Blinds:
80,000/160,000
Ante:
20,000

Tsinis Fights Back

• Level 31: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Michael Blanovsky opened to 240,000 and Arkadiy Tsinis made the call before checking the {K-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{Q-Clubs} flop.

Blanovsky continued for 250,000 only to have Tsinis slide out a check-raise amounting to 750,000. Blanovsky folded and Tsinis raked in the pot.

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Tsinis Folds and Falls

• Level 31: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Arkadiy Tsinis opened the button for 240,000 and Michael Blanovsky three-bet to 770,000.

Tsinis tanked for nearly two minutes before eventually folding his hand.

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Nearly Even!

Michael Blanovsky opened for his usual 240,000 and Arkadiy Tsinis made the call to see a {9-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}{K-Clubs} flop fall.

Tsinis led for 325,000, but Blanovsky responded by moving all in for roughly an additional 3.4 million. Tsinis folded while slipping to just over 5.3 million and Blanovsky moved to 4.5 million in chips.

Arkadiy Tsinis us
Arkadiy Tsinis
us 5,360,000 -740,000
Michael Blanovsky
Michael Blanovsky
4,500,000 800,000

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Blanovsky Closing In

• Level 31: 60,000-120,000, 15,000 ante

Arkadiy Tsinis limped the button only to have Michael Blanovsky bump it up an additional 240,000. Tsinis called as the {10-Spades}{5-Diamonds}{8-Clubs} flop was greeted by a Blanovsky continuation-bet of 545,000.

Tsinis opted to pass, and Blanovsky captured the pot to close the gap between the two.

Tags: Arkadiy TsinisMichael Blanovsky