Event #56: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em
Tage:
1234

Event Info

Buy-in $5,000
Preispool $2,896,950
Players 623

Level Info

Level 31
Blinds 60,000 / 120,000
Ante 20,000

Highlights

Highlights

Hands #82-86: Chen Building

• Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #82: Andres Korn raised to 165,000 on the button and Pete Chen called in the big blind. The flop came {Q-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} and they both checked. On the {Q-Spades} turn, Chen checked, Korn bet 205,000, and Chen folded.

Hand #83: Chen raised to 200,000 in the small blind and Korn called in the big blind. the flop was {6-Clubs}{7-Spades}{4-Hearts} and Chen checked. Korn bet 210,000 and Chen called. On the {2-Diamonds} turn, both players checked and the river was the {6-Spades}, pairing the board. They both checked again and Chen tabled {K-}{4-} for fours and sixes with a king kicker. Korn showed the {4-Spades} before mucking his hand.

Hand #84: Chen raised to 170,000 on the button and Thomas Boivin called in the big blind. The flop was {8-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}{4-Clubs} and Boivin checked. Chen checked back and the turn was the {J-Hearts}. Boivin led 150,000 and Chen folded.

Hand #85: Boivin completed in the small blind and Chen raised to 305,000 in the big blind. Boivin called and the flop was {3-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{4-Spades}. Boivin checked and Chen checked back. The turn was the {2-Hearts} and both players checked. The river was the {K-Clubs} and Boivin checked again. Chen bet 225,000 this time and Boivin called.

Chen showed {A-}{K-} for the wheel and that was good for the pot.

Hand #86: Chen raised to 210,000 in the small blind and Korn called in the big blind. The flop came {J-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}{7-Spades} and they both checked. They also checked the {9-Spades} turn and the {4-Hearts} river. Chen had a seven in his hand for a pair of sevens, and that was good for the pot.

Andres Korn ar
Andres Korn
ar 9,730,000 1,530,000
Pete Chen tw
Pete Chen
Natural8 Ambassador
tw 3,840,000 1,240,000
Thomas Boivin be
Thomas Boivin
be 2,050,000 -1,225,000

Tags: Pete ChenAndres KornThomas Boivin

Hands #77-81: A Pot for Everyone

• Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #77: Thomas Boivin opened to 160,000 on the button. Pete Chen three-bet to 425,000 from the small blind and won the pot.

Hand #78: Andres Korn limped from the small blind and Boivin checked, bringing a {2-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{a-Hearts} flop. Both players checked and the {8-Clubs} came on the turn. Korn bet 135,000 and Boivin called.The river was the {7-Spades} and Korn bet 435,000, winning the pot.

Hand #79: Boivin opened to 230,000 from the small blind when Chen folded his big blind.

Hand #80: Boivin opened to 160,000 on the button and Chen three-bet to 425,000 from the small blind. Boivin folded.

Hand #81: Boivin was given a walk.

Tags: Andres KornPete ChenThomas Boivin

Hands #74-76: Chen Doubles Through Boivin

• Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Pete Chen
Pete Chen

Hand #74: Thomas Boivin raised to 160,000 on the button and both blinds called. The flop was {9-Clubs}{J-Diamonds}{6-Clubs} and it checked to Boivin. He checked back and the turn was the {2-Clubs}. Pete Chen bet 250,000 from the small blind, Andres Korn called in the big blind, and Boivin folded. On the {6-Diamonds} river, Chen checked and Korn bet 485,000. Chen thought for a little while and called.

Korn showed {Q-Spades}{J-Spades} for two pair, jacks and sixes, good for the pot.

Hand #75: Chen raised on the button and took down the pot.

Hand #76: It folded to Boivin in the small blind and he shoved. Chen called for his remaining stack of 1,285,000 and they showed down.

Boivin: {K-Spades}{6-Clubs}
Chen: {K-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}

Chen had Boivin dominated and the {Q-Diamonds}{J-Hearts}{7-Hearts} flop gave Chen a pair of queens. The {5-Clubs} turn and the {A-Diamonds} river changed nothing, and Chen doubled through.

Thomas Boivin be
Thomas Boivin
be 3,275,000 -725,000
Pete Chen tw
Pete Chen
Natural8 Ambassador
tw 2,600,000 -600,000

Tags: Pete ChenThomas Boivin

Hands #69-73: Korn Four-Bet Jams

• Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #69: Pete Chen opened to 170,000 on the button and took down the blinds and antes.

Hand #70: Andres Korn made it 175,000 on the button and Thomas Boivin called in the small blind. Korn led the {2-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} flop with a bet of 175,000 and Boivin check-folded

Hand #71: Boivin opened to 160,000 and Korn called from the big blind. The flop came {7-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}{5-Spades} and Korn check-called a bet of 230,000 from Boivin. The turn was the {2-Spades} and Korn check-folded when Boivin bet 530,000.

Hand #72: Korn limped from the small blind and Boivin raised to 225,000 out of the big blind. Korn called and a flop of {k-Clubs}{a-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} was dealt. Both checked down the turn {7-Clubs} and river {5-Diamonds}. Korn tabled {10-}{8-} and mucked when Boivin showed {q-}{j-}.

Hand #73: Korn opened to 175,000 on the button and Boivin called in the small blind. Chen three-bet to 600,000 out of the big blind, Korn four-bet jammed all in, and both Boivin and Chen folded.

Tags: Andres KornPete ChenThomas Boivin

Hands #64-68: Korn Wins One and a Round of Walks

• Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #64: Andres Korn raised to 165,000 on the button and Pete Chen defended his big blind. The flop came {8-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{5-Spades} and Chen checked. Korn checked back and the turn was the {9-Clubs}. Chen bet 225,000 and Korn called. On the {Q-Spades} river, Chen checked and Korn bet 775,000. Chen folded and Korn took down the pot.

Hand #65: Thomas Boivin raised to 160,000 on the button. The blinds folded and Boivin won the blinds and antes.

Hand #66: Boivin got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #67: Chen got a walk.

Hand #68: Korn got a walk in the big blind.

Tags: Andres KornPete ChenThomas Boivin

Hands #59-63: Chen Chips Up

• Level 29: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #59: Thomas Boivin opened to 160,000 on the button and took down the blinds and antes.

Hand #60: Boivin was given a walk.

Hand #61: Boivin limped and Pete Chen checked his option. Both players checked down a {6-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} board until the river. Boivin bet 125,000 and Chen called. Boivin tabled {j-}{3-} and mucked when Chen revealed {k-}{4-}.

Hand #62: Chen opened to 200,000 from the small blind and won the pot.

Hand #63: Chen opened to 170,000 on the button and both blinds folded.

Andres Korn ar
Andres Korn
ar 8,200,000 -270,000
Thomas Boivin be
Thomas Boivin
be 4,000,000 -230,000
Pete Chen tw
Pete Chen
Natural8 Ambassador
tw 3,200,000 325,000

Tags: Pete ChenThomas Boivin

Level:
29
Blinds:
40,000/80,000
Ante:
10,000

Break Time Counts for Final Three

• Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

The three remaining players are currently on a 15-minute break. Norberto Korn has a commanding lead at this point, with Thomas Boivin in second and Pete Chen as the shortest stack of the three.

Andres Korn ar
Andres Korn
ar 8,470,000
Thomas Boivin be
Thomas Boivin
be 4,230,000
Pete Chen tw
Pete Chen
Natural8 Ambassador
tw 2,875,000

Hands #54-58: Korn and Boivin Win Some

• Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #54: Pete Chen opened the action with a raise to 125,000 on the button. Andres Korn Korn called in the small blind and so did Thomas Boivin in the big blind. The flop came {K-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds}{4-Clubs} and it checked to Chen. He bet 180,000, Korn called, and Boivin folded.

It was heads up to the {5-Clubs} turn and Korn bet out 265,000. Chen folded and Korn took down the pot.

Hand #55: Boivin raised to 180,000 in the small blind and Chen folded his big blind.

Hand #56: Boivin opened to 125,000 on the button. Chen folded his small blind and Korn called in the big. The flop came {A-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{2-Clubs} and Korn checked. Boivin bet 80,000 and Korn called. The turn was the {J-Diamonds} and Korn checked again. Boivin checked back and the river was the {5-Diamonds}. They both checked and the showed down. Both players had {K-}{6-} for a chopped pot.

Hand #57: Chen raised to 125,000 on the button and Boivin defended his big blind. The flop was {Q-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{7-Spades} and Boivin checked. Chen checked back and the turn was the {10-Clubs}. Boivin bet 225,000 and Chen called. The river was the {8-Spades} and Boivin bet 500,000. Chen folded his hand and Boivin took down the pot.

Hand #58: Korn raised to 130,000 on the button and Chen called in the big blind. The flop was {A-Spades}{8-Spades}{9-Diamonds} and Chen checked. Korn bet 135,000. Chen called and the turn brought the {10-Diamonds}. Chen checked again and Korn bet 230,000. Chen called. The river was the {9-Hearts}, pairing the board, and both players checked.

Chen showed {10-Hearts}{7-Diamonds} for tens and nines, and Korn's {K-Spades}{K-Clubs} was good for a better two pairs.

Tags: Andres KornPete ChenThomas Boivin

Hands #49-53: Boivin Picks up Some Pots

• Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #49: Thomas Boivin opened to 125,000 on the button and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #50: Andres Korn opened to 125,000 from the small blind and Boivin folded his big blind.

Hand #51: Pete Chen opened and Boivin three-bet to 425,000, getting a fold from Chen.

Hand #52: Korn opened to 125,000 on the button, Boivin three-bet, and Korn called. The flop was {8-Diamonds}{k-Spades}{q-Diamonds} and both players checked to the {5-Diamonds} on the turn. Boivin bet 500,000 and Korn folded.

Hand #53: Boivin opened to 125,000 on the button and Korn called in the big blind, seeing a {4-Hearts}{q-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} flop. Boivin bet 100,000 and Korn check-called to see the {7-Clubs} fall on the turn. Korn checked again and Boivin checked as well. The {6-Clubs} completed the board and Boivin bet 600,000. Korn folded.

Tags: Andres KornPete ChenThomas Boivin