Event 45: $50,000 Poker Players Championship
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Highlights

Highlights

Israelashvili Keeps Climbing

[user20283]

2-7 Triple Draw

Roland Israelashvili came back from break with a very short stack, but he's been on a tear so far in the 19th level of play. Israelashvili just beat Daniel Alaei and Andy Bloch in a hand which got him into a comfortable position with 13 players remaining.

Israelashvili raised pre draw and both Bloch and Alaei called. Israelashvili stood pat while both Alaei and Bloch drew two cards.

Israelashvili bet, Alaei called and Bloch folded. On the second draw Israelashvili stood pat again, and Alaei needed another card. Israelashvili bet and Alaei called.

On the final draw Israelashvili stood pat again and Alaei drew one. Israelashvili bet and Alaei folded.

Roland Israelashvili us
Roland Israelashvili
us 875,000 485,000
Daniel Alaei us
Daniel Alaei
us 770,000 -295,000

Tags: Roland IsraelashviliDaniel Alaei

Klodnicki Over Three Million

[user68268]

2-7 Triple Draw

From the button, Bruno Fitoussi raised. Chris Klodnicki reraised from the small blind and Fitoussi called.

 Draw 1 Draw 2 Draw 3 
Chris KlodnickiPatBetPatBetPatBet
Bruno Fitoussi2Call1CallPatCall

At the end of all of the action, Klodnicki showed an {8-}{6-}{5-}{3-}{2-}. Fitoussi mucked and Klodnicki moved to over 3.1 million in chips. Fitoussi was knocked to under one million.

Chris Klodnicki us
Chris Klodnicki
us 3,120,000 279,000
Bruno Fitoussi fr
Bruno Fitoussi
fr 840,000 -449,000

Tags: Chris KlodnickiBruno Fitoussi

Viktor Blom Eliminated in 14th Place ($105,235)

[user20283]

Stud-8

The fairly tale run of Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom has just come to an end. Just last week Blom was practicing these games, and today he cashed in his first non-Hold'em poker tournament.

Viktor Blom{x-}{x-} / {A-Spades}{3-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{K-Clubs} / {x-}
Luke Schwartz{x-}{x-} / {6-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{4-Spades}{9-Clubs} / {x-}

Blom completed it on third street and Schwartz made the call. On fourth street Blom bet and Schwartz called. Fifth street is when chips went flying as Blom bet, Schwartz raised and Blom moved all in. Schwartz called.

Schwartz had a seven-high straight as he showed {5-Hearts}{7-Spades}{K-Diamonds}, and beat Blom's aces up with {A-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}.

Luke Schwartz gb
Luke Schwartz
gb 1,240,000 295,000
Viktor Blom se
Viktor Blom
se Ausgeschieden

Tags: Luke SchwartzViktor Blom

Grinder Grinding Away

[user68268]

Stud-8

John Hennigan{x-}{x-} / {A-Hearts}{9-Spades}{Q-Diamonds} - Fold
Michael Mizrachi{x-}{x-} / {7-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs}

John Hennigan completed on third and then called a raise from Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi, who has been playing every hand since coming back from the dinner break.

On fourth street, Hennigan check-called a bet from Mizrachi, but then check-folded fifth street. Mizrachi won the pot and has moved to 2.7 million in chips.

Michael Mizrachi us
Michael Mizrachi
us 2,700,000 377,000
John Hennigan us
John Hennigan
us 450,000 -142,000

Tags: Michael MizrachiJohn Hennigan

Double Up For Israelashvili, Baker Hurting

[user20283]

Limit Hold'em

Roland Israelashvili raised from late position and David Baker defended from the big blind.

The flop came down {J-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} and both players checked. The turn was the {2-Diamonds} and Baker bet, Israelashvili called. The river was the {9-Clubs} and Baker bet again. Israelashvili called all in and showed {4-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}. Baker had {A-Clubs}{Q-Hearts} and threw his hand into the muck.

Baker has been hurting since play resumed after the break, as he's already down to 270,000 chips.

Roland Israelashvili us
Roland Israelashvili
us 390,000 170,000
David ODB Baker us
David ODB Baker
us 290,000 -571,000

Tags: David BakerRoland Israelashvili

Play On!

[user20283] • Level 19

The cards are back in the air. On Table 447 the game is Limit Hold'em while the players on Table 449 are playing Stud-8.

We need to lose six more players before the day is done.

Level:
19
Blinds:
/
Ante:

Dinner Break Chip Counts

[user20283]
Chris Klodnicki us
Chris Klodnicki
us 2,841,000 -39,000
Stephen Chidwick gb
Stephen Chidwick
gb 2,375,000 75,000
Michael Mizrachi us
Michael Mizrachi
us 2,323,000 -57,000
Bruno Fitoussi fr
Bruno Fitoussi
fr 1,289,000 109,000
Daniel Alaei us
Daniel Alaei
us 1,065,000 -185,000
Bill Chen us
Bill Chen
us 972,000 -38,000
Luke Schwartz gb
Luke Schwartz
gb 945,000 -67,000
Andy Bloch us
Andy Bloch
us 929,000 -124,000
David Oppenheim us
David Oppenheim
us 923,000 13,000
David ODB Baker us
David ODB Baker
us 861,000 333,000
John Hennigan us
John Hennigan
us 592,000 27,000
Jeff Lisandro au
Jeff Lisandro
au 430,000 -290,000
Viktor Blom se
Viktor Blom
se 347,000 -143,000
Roland Israelashvili us
Roland Israelashvili
us 220,000 -145,000

Dinner Time

[user20283] • Level 18

We will be back in one hour. The plan for today is to play six levels or down to the final eight.

Backdoor Flush for Mizrachi

[user68268]

Limit Hold'em

From the cutoff seat, Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi raised and Stephen Chidwick reraised from the small blind and Mizrachi called.

The flop came down {J-Clubs}{2-Spades}{2-Clubs} and and Chidwick bet. Mizrachi called. The turn was the {3-Spades} and Chidwick checked. Mizrachi bet and Chidwick called.

The river was the {10-Spades} and Chidwick checked. Mizrachi bet and Chidwick called.

Mizrachi showed the {A-Spades}{6-Spades} for a backdoor flush and Chidwick mucked his hand.

Michael Mizrachi us
Michael Mizrachi
us 2,380,000 240,000
Stephen Chidwick gb
Stephen Chidwick
gb 2,300,000 -220,000

Tags: Michael MizrachiStephen Chidwick