Event #71: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels)
Tage:
12

Event Info

Buy-in $5,000
Preispool $2,101,800
Players 452

Level Info

Level 35
Blinds 150,000 / 300,000
Ante 50,000

Highlights

Highlights

Level:
34
Blinds:
120,000/240,000
Ante:
40,000

Hand #98-100: Three for Wolansky

KaleGozer • Level 33: 100,000-200,000, 30,000 ante

Hand #98: Phil Hellmuth completed and Steven Wolansky checked. Both players checked the {K-Clubs}{7-Spades}{8-Hearts} flop. Wolansky bet 250,000 on the {3-Clubs} turn and Hellmuth folded.

Hand #99: Wolansky completed and Hellmuth checked. Both {8-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} and {4-Spades} went check-check. On the {j-Diamonds} river, Hellmuth bet 300,000, Wolansky called with {j-Clubs}{10-Diamonds} and won the hand.

Hand #100: Hellmuth limped, Wolansky shoved, and Hellmuth folded.

Steven Wolansky us
Steven Wolansky
us 7,900,000 900,000
Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
us 3,400,000 -1,000,000

Tags: Phil HellmuthSteven Wolansky

Hands #93-97: More For Hellmuth

• Level 33: 100,000-200,000, 30,000 ante

Hand #93: Steven Wolansky raised to 600,000 from the button and Phil Hellmuth folded immediately.

Hand #94: Hellmuth called on the button and Wolansky opted to check. The flop came {q-Spades}{4-Hearts}{5-Spades} and Wolansky check-called the 200,000 bet of Hellmuth. The turn was the {k-Spades}. Wolansky checked again. Hellmuth bet 400,000 and Wolansky called. The river completed the board with the {7-Spades}. Wolansky checked for the last time. Hellmuth continued with a bet of 500,000. Wolansky considered his options and decided to fold.

Hand #95: Wolansky called on the button and Hellmuth checked. The flop came {5-Hearts}{j-Clubs}{2-Clubs}, and Hellmuth check-folded to the 300,000 bet of Wolansky.

Hand #96: Hellmuth called the button and Wolansky opted to check. The flop came {3-Clubs}{a-Diamonds}{8-Spades}. Wolansky check-folded to the 200,000 bet of Hellmuth.

Hand #97: Wolansky raised to 600,000 from the button and Hellmuth folded.

Steven Wolansky us
Steven Wolansky
us 7,000,000 -300,000
Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
us 4,400,000 400,000

Tags: Phil HellmuthSteven Wolansky

Hands #88-92: Small Ball

KaleGozer • Level 33: 100,000-200,000, 30,000 ante

Hand #88: Phil Hellmuth completed and Steven Wolansky checked. The {6-Spades}{9-Hearts}{10-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{4-Spades} board got checked down. Wolansky showed {K-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}, Hellmuth showed {A-Diamonds}{J-Spades}, and Wolansky won it with a pair of tens.

Hand #89: Wolansky completed, Hellmuth raised to 400,000, and Wolansky folded.

Hand #90: A walk for Wolansky who showed {K-Clubs}{Q-Clubs}.

Hand #91: A walk for Hellmuth.

Hand #92: Hellmuth limped and Wolansky checked. They checked {3-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{4-Spades}{j-Diamonds}{k-Clubs} down. Wolansky showed {q-Spades}{4-Hearts} and won against Hellmuth's {9-Hearts}{7-Clubs}.

Steven Wolansky us
Steven Wolansky
us 7,300,000
Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
us 4,000,000

Tags: Phil HellmuthSteven Wolansky

Hands #83-87: Hellmuth Wins a Bit

• Level 33: 100,000-200,000, 30,000 ante

Hand #83: Steven Wolansky limped in on the button and Phil Hellmuth opted to check. The flop came {7-Spades}{7-Clubs}{4-Spades} on which they both checked through to the {k-Diamonds} on the turn and the {2-Clubs} on the river. Wolansky took the pot with {10-Clubs}{6-Clubs}.

Hand #84: Hellmuth called on the button and Wolansky opted to check his big blind. The flop came {4-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}, Hellmuth bet 200,000, and Wolansky folded.

Hand #85: Wolansky folded his button.

Hand #86: Hellmuth called the button and Wolansky checked. They both checked through the {4-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}{7-Spades} flop and the {10-Spades} on the turn. The river completed the board with the {7-Diamonds}. Hellmuth check-called the 200,000 bet of Wolansky. Hellmuth won the hand with {10-}{2-}.

Hand #87: Wolansky called on the button and Hellmuth opted to check. They both checked through the whole {7-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{j-Clubs} board. Wolansky took the pot with {6-Clubs}{4-Clubs}.

Steven Wolansky us
Steven Wolansky
us 7,300,000 -100,000
Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
us 4,000,000 100,000

Tags: Phil HellmuthSteven Wolansky

Hands #78-82: Wolansky Extends Again

KaleGozer • Level 33: 100,000-200,000, 30,000 ante

Hand #78: Phil Hellmuth limped in and Steven Wolansky checked. The flop was {Q-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{K-Hearts} and Wolansky check-called 200,000. The turn brought the {3-Diamonds} and both players checked.

The {8-Hearts} river went check-check. Wolansky showed {q-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} and won the hand with a pair of queens.

Hand #79: Steven Wolansky open-shoved all in for effectively 4,860,000 and Hellmuth went in the tank. He open-folded {A-Clubs}{7-Diamonds} after some thought.

Hand #80: Hellmuth completed and Wolansky checked. The {K-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs}{J-Clubs} brought a 200,000 bet from Hellmuth and Wolansky called. The {8-Hearts} turn got checked by both players.

Wolansky checked the {A-Diamonds} on the river and called off 350,000 from Hellmuth. Hellmuth verbally announced an unknown holding, and Wolansky showed {A-Clubs}{2-Diamonds} and won the hand.

Hand #81: Wolansky completed and Hellmuth checked. The flop was {8-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{2-Clubs} and got checked around. Hellmuth quickly bet 300,000 on the {10-Diamonds} turn and Wolansky folded.

Hand #82: Hellmuth completed, Wolansky shoved, and Hellmuth folded.

Steven Wolansky us
Steven Wolansky
us 7,400,000 1,100,000
Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
us 3,900,000 -1,100,000

Tags: Phil HellmuthSteven Wolansky

Level:
33
Blinds:
100,000/200,000
Ante:
30,000

Hands #77: Hellmuth Doubles Up

• Level 32: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

Hand #77: Steven Wolansky put Phil Hellmuth all in from the button.

'"I've only seen an ace, I call..." Hellmuth replied for the 2,480,000 he had in front of him.

Phil Hellmuth: {A-Spades}{K-Spades}
Steven Wolansky: {Q-Spades}{10-Clubs}

Hellmuth got up from his chair to walk to his rail and watch the board run out on one of the TV screens.

The flop came {7-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{3-Hearts} and Hellmuth was still ahead.

The turn brought them the {5-Hearts} which still kept Hellmuth ahead.

The {9-Spades} on the river completed the board and Hellmuth doubled up.

Steven Wolansky us
Steven Wolansky
us 6,300,000 -2,300,000
Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
us 5,000,000 2,300,000

Tags: Phil HellmuthSteven Wolansky

Alan Sternberg Eliminated in 3rd Place ($204,789)

KaleGozer • Level 32: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante
Alan Sternberg
Alan Sternberg

Hand #76: Phil Hellmuth raised to 320,000 on the button, Sternberg three-bet shoved 3,300,000 from the small blind, Wolansky reshoved, and Hellmuth folded.

Alan Sternberg: {J-Clubs}{9-Clubs}
Steven Wolansky: {A-Clubs}{q-Hearts}

The flop was {3-Diamonds}{j-Spades}{7-Hearts} and Sternberg took the lead with a pair of jacks. The {Q-Clubs} on the turn swung the lead back to Wolansky and left Sternberg drawing to five outs.

"Nineball!" Sternberg's frantic supporters shouted.

Unfortunately for Sternberg and his rail, the river was the {K-Hearts} and Sternberg was eliminated. Phil Hellmuth walked over and shook his hand.

"You ran me over," Hellmuth complimented. Sternberg bowed out in third place and received $204,789.

Steven Wolansky us
Steven Wolansky
us 8,600,000 3,900,000
Phil Hellmuth us
Phil Hellmuth
us 2,700,000 -600,000
Alan Sternberg us
Alan Sternberg
us Ausgeschieden

Tags: Alan SternbergPhil HellmuthSteven Wolansky

Hands #73-75: Second Barrels do the Trick

KaleGozer • Level 32: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

Hand #73: Alan Sternberg limped in from the small blind and Steven Wolansky checked his option. Sternberg bet 175,000 on the {j-Hearts}{4-Spades}{3-Diamonds} flop and Wolansky called.

On the {10-Diamonds} turn, Sternberg fired a second barrel worth 400,000 and Wolansky released.

Hand #74: Sternberg raised to 350,000 on the button and won the hand.

Hand #75: Wolansky raised to 340,00 on the button and Sternberg defended. Sternberg check-called 260,000 from Wolansky on the {A-Clubs}{6-Spades}{2-Hearts} flop.

The turn was the {9-Diamonds} and Wolansky fired a second barrel worth 700,000. Sternberg instantly mucked his hand.

Tags: Alan SternbergSteven Wolansky