Event #15: €550 Colossus No-Limit Hold'em



Casiraghi Gets Paid by Campbell

• Level 12: 800-1,600, 1,600 ante
Robert Campbell
Robert Campbell

In a head's up pot, the flop showed {8-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{k-Clubs} and Robert Campbell check-called from the big blind a bet worth 3,500 from Alessio Casiraghi on the button.

The turn {6-Spades} was checked and Casiraghi bet 7,800 when the {k-Hearts} hit the river. Campbell tanked for a minute and called but only to muck when he saw {k-Diamonds}{5-Hearts} in Casiraghi 's hand for trips.

Alessio Casiraghi it
Alessio Casiraghi
it 86,000 32,000
Robert Campbell au
Robert Campbell
au 54,000 -9,000

Tags: Alessio CasiraghiRobert Campbell

Double Up for Schneider

• Level 12: 800-1,600, 1,600 ante

The cards were already turned over, Marc Schneider holding {k-Hearts}{10-Hearts} and being all-in for 14,500, against Marco Di Persio who held {8-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}. Schneider had hit a {k-Diamonds} on the flop and doubled up while Di Persio was left short stack and busted a few minutes later.

Marc Schneider DE
Marc Schneider
DE 30,000 -6,000
Marco Di Persio it
Marco Di Persio
it Ausgeschieden

Tags: Marc SchneiderMarco Di Persio


Tsang Eliminated; Triple Up for Gentile

• Level 11: 600-1,200, 12,000 ante
Anson Tsang
Anson Tsang

Ghattas Kortas raised to 3,000 and Armando Gentile called on the button. Anson Tsang shoved for his last 10,800 chips from the big blind and both Kortas and Gentile called.

The flop brought {q-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{k-Spades} and Kortas checked to Gentile who shoved for 19,600. Kortas ended up calling and the three players flipped over their cards:

Anson Tsang: {a-Hearts}{5-Hearts}
Armando Gentile: {j-Spades}{10-Hearts}
Ghattas Kortas: {k-Clubs}{q-Spades}

Kortas had hit two pair while Gentile was hoping for a straight. The turn didn'tchange anything with the {j-Hearts} but a {a-Clubs}, giving Gentile what he needed to take down the pot while Tsang made his way to the exit.

Armando Gentile IT
Armando Gentile
IT 71,000 45,000
Ghattas Kortas se
Ghattas Kortas
se 20,000 -32,000
Anson Tsang hk
Anson Tsang
hk Ausgeschieden

Tags: Anson TsangGhattas Kortas

New Round of Chipcounts and Elimiantions

• Level 11: 600-1,200, 12,000 ante
Aleksandr Merzhvinskii ru
Aleksandr Merzhvinskii
ru 90,000 80,000
Robert Wirth de
Robert Wirth
de 89,000 64,000
Aliaksandr Shylko by
Aliaksandr Shylko
by 85,000 -2,000
Yaron Ben Avi IL
Yaron Ben Avi
IL 83,000 58,000
Michael Strauch DE
Michael Strauch
DE 83,000 -14,000
Mohammad Mahmoodi DE
Mohammad Mahmoodi
DE 77,000
Henning Wendlandt de
Henning Wendlandt
de 75,000 35,000
Ghattas Kortas se
Ghattas Kortas
se 52,000 27,000
Yi He AT
Yi He
AT 38,000
Marc Schneider DE
Marc Schneider
DE 36,000 18,500
Armando Gentile IT
Armando Gentile
IT 26,000 -37,000
Siarhei Chudapal by
Siarhei Chudapal
by Ausgeschieden
Jeremy Hyman US
Jeremy Hyman
US Ausgeschieden
Peter Jesko SK
Peter Jesko
SK Ausgeschieden
Vladimir Peck us
Vladimir Peck
us Ausgeschieden
Yoram Ohana IL
Yoram Ohana
IL Ausgeschieden
Rene Bachmann DE
Rene Bachmann
DE Ausgeschieden

Livonas Takes Big from Rakhymzhanov

• Level 10: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante

The pot already contained 20,000 on the flop {6-Spades}{4-Spades}{q-Spades} when Eirimas Livonas bet 6,400 in the small blind and was called by Darkhan Rakhymzhanov after some thinking.

The turn fell the {7-Hearts} and this time Livonas check-called a bet worth 12,500 from Rakhymzhanov. The river was the {4-Diamonds} and Livonas announced all-in for 24,000, putting Rakhymzhanov into a decision. Rakhymzhanov ended up folding.

Eirimas Livonas lt
Eirimas Livonas
lt 85,000 60,000
Darkhan Rakhymzhanov KZ
Darkhan Rakhymzhanov
KZ 37,000 -25,000

Tags: Eirimas Livonas

Achegsei Puts Pressure

• Level 10: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante

Alain Riss opened to 2,000 in the cutoff and Ahmad Achegsei three-bet to 4,900 in the blinds. Riss decided to four-bet to 15,200 but faced a five-bet all-in from Achegsei worth 44,500. Riss went deep into the tank and eventually folded after a few minutes.

Ahmad Achegsei de
Ahmad Achegsei
de 68,000
Alain Riss fr
Alain Riss
fr 53,000

Tags: Ahmad AchegseiAlain Riss

Kassouf Chipping Down

• Level 10: 500-1,000, 1,000 ante
William Kassouf
William Kassouf

William Kassouf opened under the gun to 2,500 and Thomas Theurer called one seat over. Ali Ponel shoved for 11,500 and it folded back to Kassouf who thought about it for a minute and called. "Big hand!" said Kassouf to Theurer, who quickly folded.

Ali Ponel: {a-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}
William Kassouf: {9-Hearts}{9-Clubs}

It was a typical flip situation and the pot was sent to Ponel after the board ran out {10-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{8-Spades}.

Thomas Theurer DE
Thomas Theurer
DE 63,000 -6,000
William Kassouf gb
William Kassouf
gb 25,000 22,800
Ali Ponel IR
Ali Ponel
IR 15,000

Tags: Thomas TheurerWilliam Kassouf