Event #19: $5,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em

JJ Liu Doubles Through Mike Linster

[user139916] • Level 5: 150-300, 0 ante

JJ Liu limped in from the hijack and Mike Linster raised to 825 from the cutoff. Layne Flack called from the big blind before Liu reraised to 2,500. Only Linster called to see the flop come down {Q-Clubs}{J-Spades}{9-Clubs}.

Liu bet 5,000, Linster raised, and Liu called all in for 12,100.

Liu: {K-Clubs}{K-Diamonds}
Linster: {K-Spades}{Q-Spades}

The {A-Diamonds} turn and {2-Clubs} river were no help to Linster, giving the pot to Liu.

Mike Linster us
Mike Linster
us 46,000 -15,000
JJ Liu tw
JJ Liu
tw 31,000 9,000

Tags: JJ LiuMike Linster

Griffin and Habib Play an "Important Pot"

[user101598] • Level 5: 150-300, 0 ante

Ashton Griffin and Hasan Habib were heads up on a board of {9-Hearts}{a-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{2-Hearts}. Habib tossed out 4,500 into a pot of around 8,000, and Griffin made the call.

The river was the {3-Clubs}, Habib instantly announced, "check," and Griffin went all in for roughly 6,200. Habib folded.

"That was an important pot," Griffin said after the hand.

Ashton Griffin us
Ashton Griffin
us 23,200 8,200
Hasan Habib us
Hasan Habib
us 5,850 -9,150

Tags: Ashton GriffinHasan Habib


Dinner Break

[user139916] • Level 4: 100-200, 0 ante

The players are on a 30-minute dinner break.

Mark Herm Doubles Up

[user139916] • Level 4: 100-200, 0 ante

Picking up the action after an {A-Spades}{K-Clubs}{7-Clubs} flop, we arrived to see Mark Herm's opponent call about 14,000 from Herm (who had one T100 gray chip behind) to see the {7-Diamonds} turn. Herm committed that final chip with {Q-Clubs}{J-Clubs}, trailing his opponent's {K-Hearts}{3-Hearts}.
The {9-Clubs} hit the river, though, giving Herm a flush to double up.

Mark Herm us
Mark Herm
us 43,000 28,000

Tags: Mark Herm

Chips for Chidwick

[user101598] • Level 4: 100-200, 0 ante

When we arrived at the table, Mickey Petersen, Stephen Chidwick, and Darren Elias were three handed on a flop of {9-Spades}{6-Hearts}{8-Spades}. Petersen checked, Chidwick tossed out 1,050, and only Elias called.

The turn was the {2-Diamonds}, Chidwick slowed down, checking to Elias who fired out 3,600. Chidwick called.

Both players checked when the {6-Clubs} completed the board, and Chidwick showed {j-Hearts}{j-Clubs} Elias mucked.

Stephen Chidwick gb
Stephen Chidwick
gb 17,800 2,800
Mickey Petersen dk
Mickey Petersen
PokerStars Team Online
dk 12,800 -2,200
Darren Elias us
Darren Elias
us 7,600 -7,400

Tags: Darren EliasMickey PetersenStephen Chidwick

Jesse Martin Doubles Through Brandon Meyers

[user139916] • Level 4: 100-200, 0 ante

Picking up the action after the river of a {Q-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{A-Diamonds}{3-Clubs} board with about 27,000 in the middle, Brandon Meyers was contemplating a decision for 13,825 from Jesse Martin, who was all-in. After a little while in the tank, Meyers called.

Martin tabled {7-Hearts}{6-Hearts} for the nut straight, Meyers mucked, and Martin collected the pot.

Jesse Martin us
Jesse Martin
us 53,000 27,000
Brandon Meyers us
Brandon Meyers
us 13,000 -22,000

Tags: Brandon MeyersJesse Martin

Ravi Raghavan Eliminated By Davidi Kitai

[user139916] • Level 4: 100-200, 0 ante

The recently-arrived Ravi Raghavan is now the recently-eliminated Ravi Raghavan.

Picking up the action after the turn of a {6-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{A-Hearts}{K-Spades} board, a flurry of action culminated with Raghavan all in for about 14,000 with {A-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}. Kitai turned a set with {K-Hearts}{K-Diamonds} and held up through the {2-Diamonds} river to score the elimination.

Davidi Kitai be
Davidi Kitai
Winamax Team Pro
be 41,000 22,000
Ravi Raghavan us
Ravi Raghavan
us Ausgeschieden

Tags: Davidi KitaiRavi Raghavan