Event #24: $2,620 THE MARATHON No-Limit Hold'em
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Event Info

Buy-in $2,620
Preispool $3,485,124
Players 1637

Level Info

Level 30
Blinds 80,000 / 160,000
Ante 20,000

Hands #105-107: Paur, Lybaert and Addamo Take One Each

• Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #105: Taylor Paur opened to 175,000 in early position and Michael Addamo defended. The flop came {10-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs} and Addamo checked. Paur continued for 225,000, prompting a quick fold from Addamo.

Hand #106: Bart Lybaert raised to 200,000 in early position and got a call from Martin Jacobson in the big blind. The flop was {9-Hearts}{K-Hearts}{5-Hearts} and Jacobson checked. Lybaert bet 180,000 and Jacobson called.

The turn brought the {8-Clubs} and Jacobson checked again. Lybaert bet 465,000 and Jacobson thought for a long while and folded.

Hand #107: Anton Morgenstern raised to 160,000 in the cutoff and Addamo called on the button. The flop brought {8-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{8-Clubs} and Morgenstern bet 150,000. Addamo called and the turn was the {3-Diamonds}.

Both players checked and they saw the {2-Diamonds} river. Both players checked again and Morgenstern's queen-jack was no good against Addamo's ace-ten.

Tags: Taylor PaurMichael AddamoBart Lybaert

Hands #100-104: Chan Doubles, Lybaert Running Away

• Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Bart Lybaert
Bart Lybaert

Hand #100: Mark Sleet raised to 200,000 from mid-position and everyone else folded.

Hand #101: Chan shoved for 675,000 from mid-position. Michael Addamo checked how much it was for and called in the cutoff.

Ying Chan: {5-Clubs}{5-Spades}
Michael Addamo: {A-Spades}{J-Clubs}

The board ran out {10-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}{6-Spades}{k-Hearts}{4-Clubs} to provide Chan with the much-needed double-up.

Hand #102: Addamo raised to 180,000 from the hijack and Bart Lybaert and Sleet called in the blinds. The flop came {k-Clubs}{5-Spades}{6-Diamonds}, both Lybaert and Sleet checked. Addamo continued with a bet of 210,000. Lybaert called without hesitation. Sleet needed a bit more time. He looked at the board and stole some glances at Lybaert's stack. He then decided to call. The turn brought them the {7-Hearts}, Lybaert bet 640,000 and Seet called. Addamo folded. The {8-Diamonds} on the river completed the board. Lybaert bet 3,000,000 and Sleet called. Lybaert tabled {10-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds} for the rivered straight to take the pot as Sleet mucked his hand.

Hand #103: Lybaert raised to 200,000 from the button and Sleet called in the small blind. Sleet moved all in on the flop and Lybaert folded.

Hand #104: Addamo raised to 165,000 from the under-the-gun position and everyone else folded.

Bart Lybaert be
Bart Lybaert
be 15,530,000 4,330,000
Taylor Paur us
Taylor Paur
us 10,540,000 240,000
Michael Addamo au
Michael Addamo
au 6,720,000 -720,000
Mark Sleet us
Mark Sleet
us 4,865,000 -3,635,000
Martin Jacobson se
Martin Jacobson
se 1,985,000 -300,000
Anton Morgenstern de
Anton Morgenstern
de 1,940,000 -695,000
Ying Chan hk
Ying Chan
hk 1,385,000 515,000

Tags: Mark SleetMartin JacobsonBart LybaertMichael AddamoTaylor PaurAnton MorgensternYing Chan

Hands #95-99: Paur Closing in on Lybaert

• Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Taylor Paur
Taylor Paur

Hand #95: Taylor Paur raised to 175,000 on the button and took down the blinds and antes.

Hand #96: Action folded to the blinds and Mark Sleet put out 875,000 to put Ying Chan to a decision for his stack. Chan folded and Sleet took it down.

Hand #97: Martin Jacobson limped under the gun, Bart Lybaert limped in the cutoff and Anton Morgenstern raised to 425,000 from the big blind. Jacobson folded Lybaert called.

The flop was {3-Diamonds}{Q-Spades}{10-Spades} and Morgenstern checked. Lybaert bet 350,000 and Morgenstern let it go.

Hand #98: Sleet raised to 200,000 in the cutoff and Michael Addamo defended his big blind. On the {7-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{4-Diamonds} flop, Addamo led 170,000 and Sleet called.

Both players checked the {K-Hearts} turn and the river was the {3-Hearts}. Addamo led 90,000 and Sleet sent his cards to the muck.

Hand #99: Paur opened to 175,000 under the gun and Lybaert three-bet to 550,000 in the next position. It folded back to Paur and he called.

On the {3-Hearts}{3-Spades}{8-Hearts} flop, Paur checked, Lybaert continued for 450,000 and Paur called.

Paur also check-called 1 million on the {10-Spades} turn and the river was the {Q-Clubs}.

Both players checked, and Paur's aces were good.

Bart Lybaert be
Bart Lybaert
be 11,200,000 -1,630,000
Taylor Paur us
Taylor Paur
us 10,300,000 2,160,000
Mark Sleet us
Mark Sleet
us 8,500,000 -265,000

Tags: Bart LybaertTaylor Paur

Hand #90-94: More For Paur and Lybaert

• Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #90: Bart Lybaert raised to 200,000 from the cutoff and Mark Sleet called on the button. The flop came {6-Diamonds}{k-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}, Lybaert bet 200,000 and Sleet snap-called. The turn brought them the {2-Hearts}, Lybaert continued with a bet of 610,000 and Sleet called again. The river completed the board with the {3-Hearts}, Lybaert bet 2,200,000. Sleet looked at his cards and then just gave up.

Hand #91: Anton Morgenstern completed his small blind and Michael Addamo opted to check his big blind. The flop came {8-Hearts}{a-Spades}{a-Diamonds} on which both players checked to the {6-Clubs} on the turn. They both checked again. The {4-Clubs} on the river completed the board, Morgenstern bet 175,000 and Addamo folded.

Hand #92: Taylor Paur raised to 175,000 from the under-the-gun position and only Sleet called in the hijack. The dealer spread out {2-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{a-Spades} on the flop, Paur bet 125,000, Sleet raised to 375,000, and Paur called. The turn brought them the {4-Spades}, Paur check-called the 625,000 bet of Sleet. The board was completed with the {6-Hearts} and both players checked. Paur tabled {a-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} to take the pot.

Hand #93: Lybaert raised to 200,000 from the under-the-gun position and Sleet call in mid-position. Paur also called in the big blind. They all checked through the {9-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{k-Spades} flop to the {10-Spades} on the turn. Paur and Lybaert both check-folded to the 400,000 bet of Sleet.

Hand #94: Chan moved all in for 675,000 from mid-position and everyone folded.

Bart Lybaert be
Bart Lybaert
be 12,830,000 830,000
Mark Sleet us
Mark Sleet
us 8,765,000 -1,635,000
Taylor Paur us
Taylor Paur
us 8,140,000 1,140,000
Michael Addamo au
Michael Addamo
au 7,440,000 -160,000
Anton Morgenstern de
Anton Morgenstern
de 2,635,000 35,000
Martin Jacobson se
Martin Jacobson
se 2,285,000 -215,000
Ying Chan hk
Ying Chan
hk 870,000 105,000

Tags: Anton MorgensternBart LybaertMark SleetMartin JacobsonMichael AddamoTaylor PaurYing Chan

Life After a Bracelet Win and $617,303

• Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Frank Maggio tells PokerNews what changes came after winning a WSOP bracelet and six figures. Frank Maggio won last year's record breaking World Series of Poker 2017 Senior's Event for $617,303. What WSOP events will he play this year? Has he played more or less since winning the WSOP Senior's Event last year

Tags: EnglishWorld Series of PokerSenior's EventFrank Maggio

Hands #85-89: Sleet Turns a Straight

• Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #85: Bart Lybaert raised to 200,000 in early position and got folds from his opponents.

Hand #86: Mark Sleet raised to 200,000 in early position and got called from Michael Addamo on the button and Taylor Paur in the big blind. They checked all the way down on {6-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{5-Spades}{9-Spades}{K-Diamonds} and Paur won with his pocket queens.

Hand #87: Paur got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #88: Lybaert raised to 340,000 in the small blind and Sleet got out of the way.

Hand #89: Lybaert raised to 180,000 on the button and Sleet called in the small blind. Chan folded his big blind and the flop came {9-Hearts}{2-Spades}{7-Spades}. Sleet check-called Lybaert's bet of 200,000 and they both checked the {10-Clubs} turn.

On the {9-Clubs} river, Sleet bet 500,000 and Lybaert called. Sleet tabled {J-Clubs}{8-Clubs} for the turned straight to win the pot.

Bart Lybaert be
Bart Lybaert
be 12,000,000 -430,000
Mark Sleet us
Mark Sleet
us 10,400,000 635,000
Michael Addamo au
Michael Addamo
au 7,600,000 -300,000
Taylor Paur us
Taylor Paur
us 7,000,000 360,000
Anton Morgenstern de
Anton Morgenstern
de 2,600,000 -65,000
Martin Jacobson se
Martin Jacobson
se 2,500,000 -185,000
Ying Chan hk
Ying Chan
hk 765,000 -135,000

Tags: Bart LybaertMark Sleet

Hands #80-84: No Turns Seen

• Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #80: Martin Jacobson raised to 175,000 from the button and Taylor Paur folded his small blind. Bart Lybaert eyed up Jacobson's stack and decided to three-bet to 685,000. Jacobson looked at his hole cards again and after about 30 seconds, he decided to call. The flop came {j-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}, Lybaert continued with a bet of 630,000. Jacobson folded.

Hand #81: Anton Morgenstern raised to 160,000 from mid-position and the rest folded.

Hand #82: Michael Addamo raised to 165,000 from mid-position and the others folded.

Hand #83: Bart Lybaert raised to 180,000 from the cutoff and Morgenstern called in the big blind after thinking about it for a while. The flop came{4-Spades}{k-Spades}{6-Spades}, Morgenstern checked. Lybaert bet 150,000 and Morgenstern raised to 425,000. Lybaert glanced at his cards once more and then folded.

Hand #84: Paur raised to 175,000 from mid-position, Lybaert three-bet to 550,000 and action folded back to Paur. Paur folded.

Bart Lybaert be
Bart Lybaert
be 12,430,000 730,000
Mark Sleet us
Mark Sleet
us 9,765,000 -135,000
Michael Addamo au
Michael Addamo
au 7,900,000 100,000
Taylor Paur us
Taylor Paur
us 6,640,000 -260,000
Martin Jacobson se
Martin Jacobson
se 2,685,000 -715,000
Anton Morgenstern de
Anton Morgenstern
de 2,665,000 565,000
Ying Chan hk
Ying Chan
hk 900,000 -200,000

Tags: Mark SleetMartin JacobsonBart LybaertMichael AddamoTaylor PaurAnton MorgensternYing Chan

Hands #75-79: Sleet Chips Up, Jacobson Rebuilding

• Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #75: Taylor Paur raised to 175,000 in the cutoff and was called by Mark Sleet in the small blind and Ying Chan in the big. They saw a flop of {Q-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}{Q-Hearts} and Sleet and Chan checked. Paur bet 200,000 and only Sleet called.

On the {9-Spades} turn, both players checked and the river was the {6-Spades}. Sleet led 600,000 and Paur let it go after staring at Sleet for some seconds.

Hand #76: Paur raised to 175,000 from late position and Bart Lybaert three-bet to 480,000 in the cutoff. Action folded back to Paur and he elected to call.

The flop came {7-Clubs}{10-Clubs}{4-Clubs} and Paur checked. Lybaert bet 515,000 and Paur let it go.

Hand #77: Sleet raised to 175,000 in the cutoff and took down the blinds and antes.

Hand #78: Action folded to the blinds and Michael Addamo completed. Martin Jacobson checked his option and they saw a flop of {K-Hearts}{A-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}. Addamo bet 80,000 and Jacobson called.

On the {10-Clubs} turn, Addamo led 260,000 and Jacobson called again. The river was the {2-Diamonds} and Addamo bet 270,000. After a long pause, Jacobson bet 725,000 and Addamo tank-folded.

Hand #79: Jacobson completed in the small blind and Paur checked his option. The flop came {J-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{4-Hearts} and Jacobson checked. Paur bet 100,000 and Jacobson called.

On the {10-Hearts} turn, both players checked to see the {6-Spades} on the river. Jacobson led out 200,000 and Paur folded.

Bart Lybaert be
Bart Lybaert
be 11,700,000 615,000
Mark Sleet us
Mark Sleet
us 9,900,000 735,000
Michael Addamo au
Michael Addamo
au 7,800,000 -835,000
Taylor Paur us
Taylor Paur
us 6,900,000 -1,040,000
Martin Jacobson se
Martin Jacobson
se 3,400,000 1,015,000
Anton Morgenstern de
Anton Morgenstern
de 2,100,000 -195,000
Ying Chan hk
Ying Chan
hk 1,100,000 -235,000

Tags: Martin JacobsonMark Sleet

Hands #68-74: Paur Doubles; Jacobson Triples

• Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Taylor Paur
Taylor Paur

Hand #68: Bart Lybaert raised to 180,000 from the button and Ying Chan called in the big blind. The flop came {q-Hearts}{5-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}, Chan bet 100,000 and Lybaert folded.

Hand #69: Taylor Paur raised to 175,000 from the hijack and Lybaert three-bet to 500,000 from the cutoff. Paur folded.

Hand #70: Lybaert raised to 200,000 from the hijack and everyone else folded.

Hand #71: Lybaert raised to 200,000 from mid-position and Chan called in the cutoff. The flop came {8-Clubs}{8-Spades}{9-Hearts}, Lybaert check-raised the 200,000 bet of Chan to put Chan all-in. Chan folded.

Hand #72: Michael Addamo raised to 200,000 from the button and Martin Jacobson called in the small blind. Paur was sitting in the big blind and looked at his cards. He contemplated for a bit and then three-bet to 750,000. Addamo folded immediately. Jacobson sized up Paur and then four-bet shoved to put Paur all-in. Paur snap-called.

Taylor Paur: {A-Spades}{k-Clubs}
Martin Jacobson: {K-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}

The board ran out {10-Hearts}{6-Spades}{5-Clubs}{10-Spades}{7-Spades}, no danger for Paur as his ace-king held and he doubled up for the 3,880,000 he had in front of him. After Jacobson paid Paur, Jacobson was left with about 790,000.

Hand #73: Lybaert got a walk.

Hand #74: Jacobson moved all in from the cutoff for 780,000. Lybaert called in the small blind. And so did Mark Sleet in the big blind. The flop came {7-Diamonds}{6-Spades}{j-Diamonds}, Lybaert bet 900,000 and Sleet folded.

Martin Jacobson: {A-Diamonds}{J-Spades}
Bart Lybaert: {K-Clubs}{J-Clubs}

They had both flopped a pair of jacks but Jacobson had the better of Lybaert with the ace-kicker. The rest of the board was completed with the {4-Spades} on the turn and the {3-Spades} on the river. Jacobson more than tripled up by winning this pot.

Bart Lybaert be
Bart Lybaert
be 11,085,000 235,000
Mark Sleet us
Mark Sleet
us 9,165,000 -880,000
Michael Addamo au
Michael Addamo
au 8,635,000 -415,000
Taylor Paur us
Taylor Paur
us 7,940,000 3,800,000
Martin Jacobson se
Martin Jacobson
se 2,385,000 -2,425,000
Anton Morgenstern de
Anton Morgenstern
de 2,295,000 -190,000
Ying Chan hk
Ying Chan
hk 1,335,000 -215,000

Tags: Anton MorgensternBart LybaertMark SleetMartin JacobsonMichael AddamoTaylor PaurYing Chan

Level:
27
Blinds:
40,000/80,000
Ante:
10,000