Event #21: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER
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Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Preispool $9,937,350
Players 7,361

Level Info

Level 40
Blinds 400,000 / 800,000
Ante 100,000

Highlights

Highlights

Hands #136-140: McKeehen Moving His Stack

• Level 38: 250,000-500,000, 50,000 ante
Joe McKeehen
Joe McKeehen

Hand #136: Joe McKeehen limped the small blind and Kern checked the big. They saw a flop of {9-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{8-Hearts} and McKeehen bet 500,000. Kern folded and McKeehen took the pot.

Hand #137: Kern limped the small blind and Sam Razavi raised to 1,250,000. Kern called and they saw a flop of {a-Spades}{a-Clubs}{k-Diamonds}. Both checked and the turn was the {10-Hearts}. Kern check to Razavi who bet 1,300,000 and Kern folded.

Hand #138: Kern raised to 1,100,000 and got two quick folds.

Hand #139: Razavi raised to 1,000,000 and McKeehen moved all in for 7,500,000. Razavi folded and McKeehen took the pot.

Hand #140: McKeehen shoved the button for 9,100,000 and gets two folds.

Sam Razavi gb
Sam Razavi
gb 25,000,000 600,000
Arne Kern de
Arne Kern
de 21,100,000 -4,200,000
Joe McKeehen us
Joe McKeehen
us 9,200,000 3,700,000

Tags: Arne KernJoe McKeehenSam Razavi

Level:
38
Blinds:
250,000/500,000
Ante:
50,000

Hands #132-135: Two Pair for McKeehen

• Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Sam Razavi_Joe McKeehen
Sam Razavi_Joe McKeehen

Hand #132: Arne Kern raised to 900,000 and Sam Razavi moved all in for 25,400,000. Kern folded and Razavi took the pot.

Hand #133: Razavi raised to 800,000 and Kern called. They saw a flop of {k-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{3-Hearts} and Kern check-called a bet of 550,000 from Razavi. The turn was the {5-Hearts} and Kern checked. Razavi bet 1,250,000 and Kern folded.

Hand #134: Razavi gets a walk.

Hand #135: Razavi called from the small blind and McKeehen checked. They saw a flop of {j-Hearts}{10-Spades}{5-Diamonds} and Razavi bet 400,000 and McKeehen called. The turn was the {4-Clubs} and both players checked. The river was the {2-Diamonds} and Razavi checked to McKeehen who bet 1,500,000. Razavi called and McKeehen showed {10-Clubs}{2-Clubs} for two pair to take the pot.

Tags: Arne KernJoe McKeehenSam Razavi

Hands #128-131: Kern Takes the Lead

• Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Arne Kern
Arne Kern

Hand #128: Arne Kern limped the small blind and Sam Razavi raised to 1,400,000. Kern folded and Razavi took the pot.

Hand #129: Razavi raised to 6,200,000 and got two quick folds.

Hand #130: Razavi raised to 900,000 and Kern called. They saw a flop of {7-Clubs}{4-Clubs}{2-Hearts} and Razavi bet 700,000. Both checked the {2-Spades} turn and the {j-Clubs} hit the river.

Razavi checked and Kern slid out a bet of 2,200,000. Razavi went deep into the tank and began talking the hand through to himself. He eventually called and Kern showed {j-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} for jacks and sevens to take the pot.

Hand #131: Kern limped the small blind and Razavi checked his big. They saw a flop of {a-Spades}{j-Hearts}{3-Clubs} and Kern bet 400,000. Razavi called and the {6-Diamonds} hit the turn. Kern bet 1,300,000 and Razavi folded.

Arne Kern de
Arne Kern
de 25,300,000 8,900,000
Sam Razavi gb
Sam Razavi
gb 24,400,000 -3,800,000
Joe McKeehen us
Joe McKeehen
us 5,500,000 -2,400,000

Tags: Arne KernJoe McKeehenSam Razavi

Poker Taktik: Arne KernJoe McKeehenSam Razavi

Hands #123-127: Razavi Gets Some from Kern

• Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Sam Razavi
Sam Razavi

Hand #123: Sam Razavi limped in from the small blind and Joe McKeehen checked his big. They saw a flop of {k-Spades}{k-Diamonds}{9-Hearts} and Razavi bet 400,000. McKeehen folded and Razavi took the pot.

Hand #124: Razavi raised to 875,000 and Kern called. The saw a flop {j-Clubs}{10-Clubs}{2-Hearts} and Kern checked. Razavi bet 575,000 and Kern called. The turn was the {a-Hearts} and Kern check-called a bet of 875,000. The river was the {6-Spades} and Kern checked again to Razavi who bet 1,780,000. Kern folded and Razavi took the pot.

Hand #125: Kern and Razavi went heads up to the flop. Kern bet 400,000 and Razavi folded.

Hand #126: Razavi limped the small blind and McKeehen checked. They both checked the {5-Spades}{5-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} flop and the turn was the {q-Hearts}. Razavi bet 425,000 and McKeehen folded.

Hand #127: McKeehen limped the small blind, Kern raised to 1,300,000 and McKeehen folded.

Tags: Arne KernJoe McKeehenSam Razavi

Kern Doubles Through McKeehen

• Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Joe McKeehen_Arne Kern
Joe McKeehen_Arne Kern

Hand #122: Arne Kern moved all in for 7,930,000 and Joe McKeehen called. Kern showed {k-Spades}{j-Clubs} and would need to improve against the {a-Diamonds}{10-Hearts} of McKeehen. The dealer spread the {k-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}{4-Clubs} flop and Kern flopped top two pair to take the lead.

McKeehen picked up a gutshot straight draw but the turn {4-Hearts} and river {6-Spades} were no help and Kern earned the double up.

Arne Kern de
Arne Kern
de 16,400,000 7,000,000
Joe McKeehen us
Joe McKeehen
us 7,900,000 -9,800,000

Tags: Arne KernJoe McKeehen

Hands #116-121: Swapping Chips

• Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #116: Joe McKeehen raised to 900,000 and Sam Razavi moved all in covering McKeehen who had 16,300,000. McKeehen folded and Razavi took the pot.

Hand #117: Razavi limped the small blind and McKeehen checked the big. They saw a flop of {9-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}{4-Spades} and Razavi checked. McKeehen bet 400,000 and Razavi folded.

Hand #118: Razavi raised to 2,000,000 and the table folded.

Hand #119: Kern called the small blind and Razavi checked the big. They saw a flop of {k-Clubs}{q-Hearts}{3-Spades} and Kern bet 400,000. Razavi called and the {2-Hearts} hit the turn. Kern checked and Razavi bet 650,000. Kern called and the river was {j-Clubs}. Both players checked and Kern showed {q-Spades}{8-Clubs} for middle pair to take the pot.

Hand #120: Kern folded and Razavi limped the small blind. McKeehen checked and they went heads up to the {q-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}{8-Hearts} flop. Razavi bet 500,000 and McKeehen called. They both checked the {q-Clubs} turn and the {10-Spades} river. We were unable to catch the hole cards but McKeehen took the pot.

Hand #121: Razavi raised to 825,000 and Kern called. They saw a flop of {a-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}{2-Spades} and Razavi bet 400,000. Kern folded and Razavi took the pot.

Tags: Arne KernJoe McKeehenSam Razavi

Hands #112-115: Razavi Catches Kern's Bluff

• Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Sam Razavi_Arne Kern
Sam Razavi_Arne Kern

Hand #112: Joe McKeehen limped the small blind and Arne Kern checked from the big. They saw a flop of {j-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{8-Hearts} and McKeehen bet 400,000. Kern called and both players checked the {a-Clubs} turn. The river was the {7-Clubs} and McKeehen bet 775,000. Kern folded and McKeehen took the pot.

Hand #113: Kern limped the small blind and Razavi raised to 1,100,000. Kern folded and Razavi scooped the pot.

Hand #114: Kern limped in and Razavi completed the small blind. McKeehen checked his big blind and they saw a flop of {8-Hearts}{6-Spades}{5-Spades}. Razavi bet 400,000 McKeehen folded and Kern called. The turn was the {a-Diamonds} and Razavi bet 450,000. Kern called and the {q-Diamonds} completed the board.

Razavi checked to Kern who bet 900,000 and Razavi called. Kern showed {k-Hearts}{7-Hearts} and Razavi took the pot with {8-Spades}{2-Hearts}.

Hand #115: McKeehen limped the small blind and Kern checked the big. They both checked the {k-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}{2-Spades} flop and the {q-Hearts} hit the turn. McKeehen bet 450,000 and Kern folded.

Tags: Arne KernJoe McKeehenSam Razavi

Hands #106-111: Kern Doubles Through Razavi

• Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Arne Kern
Arne Kern

Hand #106: Joe McKeehen limped the small blind and Arne Kern checked the big. They saw a flop of {k-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} and McKeehen check-called a bet of 450,000. They checked down the {8-Clubs} turn and {8-Diamonds} river. McKeehen showed {j-Hearts}{5-Clubs} and Kern showed {5-Hearts}{2-Diamonds} to chop the pot.

Hand #107: McKeehen raised to 900,000 and got two quick folds.

Hand #108: Sam Razavi limped the small blind and McKeehen checked the big. They saw a flop of {a-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} and Razavi bet 460,000. McKeehen called and they checked the {5-Diamonds} turn and the river. Razavi showed {2-Clubs}{2-Diamonds} and his pair was enough to take the pot.

Hand #109: McKeehen limped the small blind and Kern checked the big blind. The dealer fanned the {k-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{5-Hearts} flop and McKeehen bet 400,000. Kern called and the {3-Diamonds} hit the turn. McKeehen fired out a bet of 1,250,000 and Kern folded.

Hand #110: Kern limped the small blind and the Razavi checked the big blind. They both checked the {a-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{8-Spades} flop as well as the {j-Hearts} turn. The {5-Spades} hit the river and Kern bet 500,000. Razavi called turning over {j-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} for a pair of jacks and Kern showed a {9-} before mucking his hand.

Hand #111: Kern raised to 900,000 Razavi reraised to 17,200,000 and Kern called all in for his last 10,700,000. Razavi showed {9-Spades}{9-Hearts} but was dominated by the {k-Diamonds}{k-Clubs} of Kern. The {q-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{10-Spades}{6-Clubs}{2-Spades} runout sealed the deal for Kern and he doubled through the chip leader.

Sam Razavi gb
Sam Razavi
gb 28,200,000 -5,000,000
Joe McKeehen us
Joe McKeehen
us 17,700,000 2,900,000
Arne Kern de
Arne Kern
de 9,400,000 2,200,000

Tags: Arne KernJoe McKeehenSam Razavi

Hands #100-105: McKeehen Trips Up Kern

• Level 37: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Joe McKeehen
Joe McKeehen

Hand #100: Sam Razavi raised the button to 1,000,000 and Joe McKeehen moved all in from the small blind for 10,200,000. Razavi folded and McKeehen took the pot.

Hand #101: Razavi got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #102: Razavi moved all in from the small blind and McKeehen folded.

Hand #103: McKeehen limped the small blind and Arne Kern moved all in from the big blind for 1,300,000. Kern folded and McKeehen took the pot.

Hand #104: McKeehen raised to 900,000 and the table folded.

Hand #105: Kern limped the button and Razavi limped the small blind. McKeehen checked and they saw a flop of {7-Clubs}{4-Spades}{3-Spades}. It checked around and the turn was the {9-Clubs}. Kern check to Razavi who bet 500,000 and both players called.

The river was the {7-Diamonds} and Razavi checked. McKeehen bet 1,450,000, Kern called and Razavi folded. McKeehen showed {7-Spades}{5-Clubs} for trip sevens and Kern mucked his hand.

Sam Razavi gb
Sam Razavi
gb 33,200,000 -1,800,000
Joe McKeehen us
Joe McKeehen
us 14,800,000 4,600,000
Arne Kern de
Arne Kern
de 7,200,000 -2,900,000

Tags: Arne KernJoe McKeehenSam Razavi