Event #15: €550 Colossus No-Limit Hold'em
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Event #15: €550 Colossus No-Limit Hold'em
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Shalom Kadosh Takes The Chip Lead of Day 1e

• Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante
Shalom Kadosh
Shalom Kadosh

Tonight Day 1e of Event #15: €550 Colossus No-Limit Hold'em ended with all 18 levels of play and Shalom Kadosh, representing Israel, is the absolute chip leader of the day, with 717,000 chips.

Kadosh has previously played on the European circuit and found some success. He closely follows the overall chipleader, Sergii Karpov, who bagged 732,000 on day 1c. Kadosh had a good run today and climbed among the top stacks during the last four levels. He eliminated two-time bracelet winner Robert Campbell close to the money when Campbell shoved for a stack around 90,000 with ace-queen while Kadosh held pocket queens.

Trailing him in the chip counts is german Jan Wieckenberg (449,000), who also cashed in the Mini-Main during this festival, and closing the podium in third place is Yossi Dayan (362,000).

Other notables making it through to Day 2 are Viktor Blom (324,000), Ondrej Lon (279,000) and Michal Mrakes (191,000). Daniel Negreanu made it to the money but felted in 23rd place for a min-cash of €796 against Aviv Tzarum.

With 171 entries, Day 1e was the busiest flight so first and 26 players were in the money at the end of the night. It’s Mrakes who burst the bubble in a lucky hand versus Georges Shahade when his aces-two found an ace on the river to crack Shahade’s pocket kings.

Among those who made the money are Martin Gradl (17th- €918), Shmuel Nakash (20th-€796), Mohamed Bounaim (21st-€796), Ondrej Houra (24th- €796) and Mark Mueller (26th-€796).

After five starting flights, a total of 687 entries with 70 advancing to Day 2, Sunday, November 3rd at 3 p.m local time to play until the final table is reached.

FlightEntriesAdvancing to Day 2
Day 1a14315
Day 1b13316
Day 1c12811
Day 1d11213
Day 1e17115
Day 1f  
Day 1g  
Day 1h  
Day 1i  
Totals51655

Unfortunately, not everyone was lucky enough to make it through, like Shaun Deeb, who renounced to his stack of 210,000 from Day 1c to play again today but without success, Anson Tsang, Franz Doblinger, Eli Molina, Peter Ralbovsky, Pierre Neuville, and many others.

Day 1e Payouts

PlaceWinnerCountryPrize (in EUR)Prize (in USD)
16Flavio DecataldoItaly€918$1,019
17Martin GradlGermany€918$1,019
18Koby BlaimanIsrael€918$1,019
19Ilir PalushajGermany€796$884
20Shmuel NakashIsrael€796$884
21Mohamed BounaimBelgium€796$884
22Markus GablerGermany€796$884
23Daniel NegreanuCanada€796$884
24Ondrej HouraCzech Republic€796$884
25Hay SarrussyIsrael€796$884
26Mark MuellerSwitzerland€796$884

Four further starting days await until the remaining field combines. Until then players can enter and re-enter once per starting day if they haven't bagged up chips yet. Day 1f and 1g will take place tomorrow here at the King’s Resort so keep following PokerNews for all the latest news.

Tags: Anson TsangAviv TzarumDaniel NegreanuFranz DoblingerJan WieckenbergMichal MrakesOndrej LonPierre NeuvilleRobert CampbellSergii KarpovShaun DeebViktor Blom

Full End of the Day Chipcounts

• Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante
Shalom Kadosh IL
Shalom Kadosh
IL 717,000 147,000
Jan Wieckenberg de
Jan Wieckenberg
de 449,000 -1,000
Yossi Dayan il
Yossi Dayan
il 362,000 162,000
Albert Turgeman IL
Albert Turgeman
IL 352,000 -28,000
Filip Sochor CZ
Filip Sochor
CZ 335,000 145,000
Viktor Blom se
Viktor Blom
se 324,000 -51,000
Tien Tam Nguyen CZ
Tien Tam Nguyen
CZ 288,000 33,000
Jaroslav Martinec CZ
Jaroslav Martinec
CZ 260,000 30,000
Ondrej Lon cz
Ondrej Lon
cz 249,000 -11,000
Aviv Tzarum IL
Aviv Tzarum
IL 201,000 -9,000
Michal Mrakes cz
Michal Mrakes
cz 191,000 -24,000
Adam Blazek cz
Adam Blazek
cz 176,000 -94,000
Nir Ben Yakir il
Nir Ben Yakir
il 152,000 77,000
Juergen Petelkau DE
Juergen Petelkau
DE 109,000 34,000
Peter Maerz de
Peter Maerz
de 103,000 33,000

Play Ended

• Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante

The play has halted and the 15 remaining players are bagging their chips. The full chipcounst and a recap of the day is to follow shortly.

Lucky Double Up for Maerz

• Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante

After a raise from Yossi Dayan, Peter Maerz moved all-in for his last 45,000 and Michal Mrakes decided to call. It folded back to Dayan who folded as well.

Maerz showed {a-Spades}{4-Spades} and was facing {7-Diamonds}{7-Hearts} for Mrakes. Maerz managed to find a board {3-Spades}{5-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}, giving him a full house on the river to double up.

Tags: Peter MaerzMichal Mrakes

Last Five Hands

• Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante

The tournament director announced five more hands will be played tonight before the players bag their chips.

Nuguyen Takes from Blom

• Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante

Viktor Blom raised to 12,000 and it folded to Tien Tam Nguyen who called in the big blind.

Nguyen check-called another bet from Blom for 18,000 on the flop {q-Hearts}{j-Clubs}{k-Hearts} and both checked on the {k-Clubs} turn.

The river was the {6-Clubs} and Nguyen tanked before betting 22,000. Blom called but mucked when Nguyen showed {q-Diamonds}{9-Clubs} for two pair with the queens.

Viktor Blom se
Viktor Blom
se 375,000 55,000
Tien Tam Nguyen CZ
Tien Tam Nguyen
CZ 255,000 190,000

Tags: Viktor BlomTam Nguyen

Turgeman Busts Blaiman

• Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante

All the chips went in the middle between Albert Turgeman and Koby Blaiman on a flop {2-Hearts}{10-Spades}{7-Clubs}.

Blaiman was in desperate shape for a double up, with {9-Diamonds}{9-Spades} while Turgeman held {k-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}, and found no help throughout the {8-Spades} turn and {7-Spades} river.

On the other tabled, Martin Gradl busted versus Filip Sochor who found a straight on the river while Gradl had hit top pair on a queen high board.

Albert Turgeman IL
Albert Turgeman
IL 380,000 298,000
Filip Sochor CZ
Filip Sochor
CZ 190,000 90,000
Koby Blaiman IL
Koby Blaiman
IL Ausgeschieden
Martin Gradl de
Martin Gradl
de Ausgeschieden

Tags: Martin Gradl

Bounaim Busts in Two Hands

• Level 18: 3,000-6,000, 6,000 ante

In the first of two hands, Flavio Decataldo shoved for his last 82,000 and it folded to Mohamed Bounaim in the big blind who called.

Flavio Decataldo: {q-Hearts}{8-Hearts}
Mohamed Bounaim: {k-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}

Decataldo's hand was dominated but he found a board {2-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{10-Spades}{8-Clubs}{9-Hearts}, giving him a pair of eights and leaving Bounaim with 28,000 chips.

A few moments after, Bounaim was all-in with {6-Diamonds}{5-Clubs} against Michal Mrakes who held {a-Spades}{8-Spades} and hit a flush to bust Bounaim in 20th place.

Ilir Palushaj busted a few seconds after and 18 players are remaining.

Michal Mrakes cz
Michal Mrakes
cz 215,000 -55,000
Flavio Decataldo it
Flavio Decataldo
it 165,000 -27,000
Mohamed Bounaim BE
Mohamed Bounaim
BE Ausgeschieden
Ilir Palushaj DE
Ilir Palushaj
DE Ausgeschieden

Tags: Flavio DecataldoMichal Mrakes