Event #24: $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em
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Highlights

Highlights

Hands #85-91: Now Neuville Has the Lead

[user101598] • Level 28: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante
Can Pierre Neuville retain the lead?
Can Pierre Neuville retain the lead?

Hand #85: Kevin Eyster raised to 100,000 in first position, winning the blinds and antes.

Hand #86: Andrew Lichtenberger raised to 105,000 on the button, and took down the pot preflop.

Hand #87: Pierre Neuville raised to 110,000 on the button, and he too won without seeing a flop.

Hand #88: Lichtenberger received a walk.

Hand #89: Neuville walked it out like Unk.

Hand #90: Lichtenberger raised to 110,000 on the button, and no one wanted to play ball.

Hand #91: Lichtenberger was first to act, and raised to 115,000. Neuville called on the button, and the two players in the blinds folded. The flop came down {9-Hearts}{q-Spades}{j-Hearts}, both players checked, and the turn was the {5-Spades}. Lichtenberger led out for 185,000, Neuville called, and the river was the {3-Clubs}.

Both players checked, and Lichtenberger showed {k-Spades}{4-Spades} for king-high. Neuville revealed {10-Clubs}{9-Clubs} for a pair of nines, and he is now the chip leader.

Tags: Andrew LichtenbergerKevin EysterPierre Neuville

Hands #83-84: Chewy Takes the Lead

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Andrew Lichtenberger
Andrew Lichtenberger

Hand #83: Andrew Lichtenberger raised to 110,000 from first position, Bryn Kenney called out of the big blind, and the flop fell {9-Diamonds}{k-Spades}{9-Spades}. Both players checked. The turn was the {k-Diamonds}, Kenney led out for a minimum bet of 50,000, Lichtenberger called, and the river was the {q-Clubs}. Kenney led out for another 190,000, Lichtenberger called, and the latter won with a {q-}.

Hand #84: Kevin Eyster raised to 110,000 on the button, Kenney reraised to 255,000, and Lichtenberger put in a cold four-bet, making it 505,000 to go. Eyster immediately folded, and Kenney tank-folded.

Hands #80-82: Neuville Spikes an Ace to Double

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Pierre Neuville
Pierre Neuville

Hand #80: Kevin Eyster raised to 100,000 on the button, Andrew Lichtenberger defended his big blind, and the flop fell {3-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}. Lichtenberger checked, Eyster continued for 85,000, and Lichtenberger called.

The turn was the {10-Hearts}, both players checked, and the river was a second consecutive ten - the {10-Clubs}. Both players checked, and Lichtenberger dragged the pot with {a-}{7-} for effectively ace-high.

Hand #81: Eyster was first to act, and raised to 100,000. Pierre Neuville defended his big blind, the flop came {2-Hearts}{8-Spades}{j-Hearts}, and Neuville checked. Eyster tossed out a continuation-bet of 85,000, and Neuville folded.

Hand #82: Neuville raised to 125,000 out of the small blind, Eyster three-bet to 350,000 out of the big blind, and Neuville moved all in for 1.06 million. Eyster snap-called.

Neuville: {a-Spades}{7-Diamonds}
Eyster: {10-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}

The Belgian hit an ace from space on the {a-Clubs}{j-Spades}{5-Diamonds} flop, taking the lead, and he held as the turn and river came {8-Hearts}, {j-Hearts} respectively.

Neuville doubled to 2.14 million, while Eyster fell to 2.185 million.

Hands #76-79: Happy Eyster

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Kevin Eyster
Kevin Eyster

Hand #76: Kevin Eyster raised to 100,000 on the button, Andrew Lichtenberger defended his big blind, and the dealer fanned {a-Hearts}{3-Spades}{10-Spades}. Both players checked. The turn was the {4-Hearts}, Lichtenberger checked again, and Eyster bet 125,000. Lichtenberger folded.

Hand #77: Bryn Kenney raised to 110,000 on the button, Pierre Neuville defended his big blind, and the flop was {k-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}{3-Spades}. Neuville checked, Kenney continued for 90,000, and Neuville folded.

Hand #78: Kenney was first to act, and raised to 110,000. No one called.

Hand #79: Lichtenberger bumped it up to 110,000 from first position, Neuville called on the button, and Eyster reraised to 330,000 out of the small blind. Lichtenberger folded, Neuville called, and the two took a flop of {6-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{a-Hearts}. Eyster led out for 280,000, and Neuville folded.

"Happy Easter!" a member of Eyster's rail yelled, referring to an infamous video where an interviewer mispronounced his last name.

Tags: Andrew LichtenbergerBryn KenneyKevin EysterPierre Neuville

Eyster Check-Shoves; Takes Chip Lead

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Kevin Eyster
Kevin Eyster

Hand #73: Bryn Kenney raised to 110,000 on the button, Andrew Lichtenberger three-bet to 280,000 out of the small blind, and Kenney folded.

Hand #74: Kenney was first to act, and raised to 110,000. He received no callers.

Hand #75: Pierre Neuville raised to 115,000 on the button, Kevin Eyster called out of the small blind, and Kenney three-bet to 315,000 out of the big blind. Neuville folded, Eyster called, and the flop fell {7-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}. Eyster quickly checked, Kenney continued for 340,000, and Eyster moved all in for 1.585 million.

Kenney snap-folded.