Live Events 1
€10,300 High Roller

Event Info

Buy-in €10,000
Prize Pool €1,029,000
Players 105

Level Info

Level 23
Blinds 15,000 / 30,000
Ante 4,000



Benger caught bluffing

zedmaster84 • Level 21: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante

Griffin Benger raised to 45,000 from the cutoff and Philip Sternheimer defended his big blind. On the {9-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} flop, Sternheimer check-called 56,000 and then both checked the {2-Diamonds} turn. On the {A-Spades} river, Sternheimer checked and Benger bet 130,000.

The start-of-the-day chip leader took some time for the consideration and then called with the {Q-Spades}{3-Spades}. It was good against {5-Hearts}{6-Hearts} and Sternheimer is back to more than one million in chips.

Philip Sternheimer gb
Philip Sternheimer
gb 1,170,000 420,000
Griffin Benger ca
Griffin Benger
ca 450,000 -320,000

Tags: Griffin BengerPhilip Sternheimer

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Chad_Holloway • Level 21: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante

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Tags: Skrill

Sternheimer Takes from Bilokur

Chad_Holloway • Level 21: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante

Alex Bilokur opened for 40,000 from early position only to have Philip Sternheimer three-bet to 105,000 from the small blind. The big folded, Bilokur called, and it was heads-up action to the {3-Clubs}{8-Spades}{7-Hearts} flop. Sternheimer wasted little time in leading out for 110,000, and it did the trick as Bilokur sent his hand to the muck.

Philip Sternheimer gb
Philip Sternheimer
gb 750,000 200,000
Alex Bilokur ru
Alex Bilokur
ru 475,000 -215,000

Tags: Alex BilokurPhilip Sternheimer

Limped Pot Escalates

zedmaster84 • Level 21: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante
Ole Schemion
Ole Schemion

Ole Schemion limped from the small blind and Philip Sternheimer checked his option in the big blind. The {3-Spades}{5-Spades}{2-Diamonds} flop fell and Schemion bet 26,000. Sternheimer raised to 65,000 and Schemion moved all in rather quickly.

"Oh Oh, Ole," said Sternheimer.

"What you got?" replied the EPT10 POY contender.

""I got something that I don't think i want to fold. Not six four though."

Sternheimer ultimately tossed in the chips for the call and Schemion was at risk for his last 307,000. He turned over {Q-Spades}{5-Diamonds} and was ahead with the kicker against the {5-Hearts}{9-Clubs} of his opponent. Both the {7-Hearts} turn and the {4-Clubs} river changed nothing and Schemion is back in business.

He then joked with table neighbor Mustapha Kanit: "Top pair no fold."

Ole Schemion de
Ole Schemion
de 695,000 195,000
Philip Sternheimer gb
Philip Sternheimer
gb 550,000 -425,000

Tags: Mustapha KanitOle SchemionPhilip Sternheimer

Greenwood vs. Kamel

Chad_Holloway • Level 21: 10,000-20,000, 3,000 ante

In the last hand of Level 20, Tamer Kamel opened for 33,000 from the button and Max Greenwood defended from the small blind. After Alex Bilokur folded the big, the dealer put out the flop — {4-Clubs}{k-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}.

Both players checked, and then the {7-Spades} appeared on the turn. Greenwood check-called a bet of 57,000, and then led out for 137,000 on the {8-Hearts} river. Kamel thought for a good while before dropping in a call, but he mucked just as soon as Greenwood tabled the {8-Spades}{8-Diamonds} for a set.

Max Greenwood ca
Max Greenwood
ca 1,270,000 210,000
Tamer Kamel gb
Tamer Kamel
gb 450,000 -125,000

Tags: Max GreenwoodTamer Kamel


Benger back on the rise

zedmaster84 • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante
Griffin Benger
Griffin Benger

We saw the {3-Clubs}{7-Spades}{J-Clubs} flop and preflop raiser Griffin Benger bet 37,000. Philip Sternheimer check-called and then both checked the {J-Diamonds} on the turn. On the {10-Clubs} river, Sternheimer led for 64,000 and was called. The start-of-the-day chip leader immediately said "good call" to his opponent and turned over deuces. Benger tabled the {K-Spades}{K-Diamonds} as winning hand.

Griffin Benger ca
Griffin Benger
ca 770,000 270,000

Tags: Griffin BengerPhilip Sternheimer

Kanit Catches River

zedmaster84 • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

The last few hands weren't that exciting, Griffin Benger has been active and made some chips with a four-bet against Ole Schemion.

Then we saw under the gun raise from Tamer Kamel to 33,000 and Mustapha Kanit flatted the button, the blinds folded. On the {4-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{7-Clubs} flop, Kamel bet small for 29,000 and was called again. On the {J-Clubs} turn the Brit checked and then called the 46,000 of his opponent.

The {K-Clubs} river completed the board and Kamel checked again. This time, Kanit bet big for 240,000 with about 200,000 behind. Kamel asked for a count and then called only to muck when shown the {A-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs} for the back door nuts.

Mustapha Kanit it
Mustapha Kanit
Winamax Team Pro
it 1,000,000 393,000
Tamer Kamel gb
Tamer Kamel
gb 575,000 -365,000

Tags: Griffin BengerMustapha KanitOle SchemionTamer Kamel

Give Yourself a Pat on the Back

Chad_Holloway • Level 20: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

EPT9 Berlin High Roller champ Griffin Benger, who is sporting his Shamballa bracelet, opened for 33,000 from early position and Max Greenwood defended from the big blind. Greenwood then check-called bets of 40,000 and 96,000 on the {8-Spades}{5-Spades}{q-Diamonds} flop and {A-Clubs} turn respectively, before checking for a third time on the {6-Clubs} river.

Benger thought long and hard, and just before it looked like he was going to put out a big bet, he decided to check. Greenwood rolled over the {8-Hearts}{5-Hearts} for two pair, and Benger literally patted himself on the back for not pulling the trigger on the river. Benger then mucked before explaining that he had missed his flush draw.

Max Greenwood ca
Max Greenwood
ca 1,060,000 160,000
Griffin Benger ca
Griffin Benger
ca 500,000 -260,000

Tags: Max GreenwoodGriffin Benger