Event #53: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
Tage:
123

Frank Kassela Flops Two Pair and Holds

• Level 6: 500-1,000, 0 ante

Frank Kassela raised and got three-bet preflop. He called and check-raised the {a-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} flop. The turn was the {k-Spades}, and this time, he led, then made it three-bets after a raise from his opponent. She called.

The river was the {10-Diamonds}, and Kassela check-called one last bet. He won the hand with {a-Diamonds}{6-Clubs} against the {k-Clubs}{10-Clubs} of his opponent.

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Frank Kassela
us 17,200 -300

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Daniel Negreanu Wins on the Field Then Comes to Win on the Felt

• Level 6: 500-1,000, 0 ante
Daniel Negreanu from a previous event
Daniel Negreanu from a previous event

If you've watched any of Daniel Negreanu's vlogs from this WSOP, you know he enjoys playing soccer and is very determined to win the WSOP Player of the Year race.

He arrived in level five for Event #53: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Max after winning a semifinal match in one of his indoor soccer leagues.

"We crushed em," he said.

Negreanu has made a few deep runs this year already, and it would be no surprise to see him run deep in this tournament, as well. Stay up to date with his journey here on PokerNews.

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Level:
6
Limits:
500/1,000
Ante:
0

Jesse Martin Wins One

• Level 5: 400-800, 0 ante
Jesse Martin
Jesse Martin

The player on the button called, and Jesse Martin raised in the small blind. The big blind folded, and it was back on the player on the button, who decided to call again.

The flop came {5-Spades}{A-Spades}{K-Hearts}. Martin bet, and his opponent called. The turn gave them the {9-Diamonds}. Martin bet, and his opponent called again. The river completed the board with the {10-Clubs}. Martin bet again and was called again.

Martin showed {5-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} for a set of fives, and his opponent mucked.

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Jesse Martin
us 31,000 2,000

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Frank Kassela Wins a Small One

• Level 5: 400-800, 0 ante
Frank Kassela
Frank Kassela

Frank Kassela raised from the button and was called by the player in the big blind.

The flop came {7-Diamonds}{J-Spades}{J-Clubs}, and the big blind check-called a bet from Kassela. The turn was the {10-Hearts}, and the big blind check-folded to a second bet.

Kassela took the pot.

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Frank Kassela
us 17,500 -300

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Andre Akkari Flops Top Pair Against Rex Clinkscales

• Level 5: 400-800, 0 ante

Andre Akkari check-raised Rex Clinkscales on the turn with the board reading {k-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}, and Clinkscales called. Akkari led when the {j-Diamonds} hit the river, and Clinkscales returned the favor and raised. Akkari took about 15 seconds and then called.

Clinkscales showed ace-high, and Akkari took down the pot with {k-}{10-}.

Andre Akkari br
Andre Akkari
br 28,000 20,500
Rex Clinkscales us
Rex Clinkscales
us 2,500 -18,500

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