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€5,300 EPT Main Event
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Event Info

Buy-in €5,300
Prize Pool €5,596,900
Players 1154

Level Info

Level 32
Blinds 100,000 / 200,000
Ante 200,000

Players Info - Day 6

Players Left 1
Entries 5

Highlights

Highlights

Break Before the Heads-Up Duel

zedmaster84 • Level 31: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante

There are 12 minutes left in the level, Norbert Szecsi and Mikalai Pobal have opted to take the scheduled 20-minute break after the end of the current level now and will then return to their seats to battle for the title.

Tags: Mikalai PobalNorbert Szecsi

Ricardo Da Rocha Eliminated in 3rd Place (€421,450)

zedmaster84 • Level 31: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante
Ricardo Da Rocha
Ricardo Da Rocha

Ricardo Da Rocha moved all-in for 1,185,000 on the button and Norbert Szecsi in the small blind asked for a count, then made the call.

Ricardo Da Rocha: {a-Spades}{j-Hearts}
Norbert Szecsi: {a-Hearts}{q-Clubs}

The hopes of the Brazilian for a maiden EPT Main Event title were in bad shape as his ace was dominated. On a board of {k-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{4-Spades}{6-Clubs}{8-Spades}, the kicker played and Da Rocha was sent to the rail in 3rd place for €421,450.

Ricardo Da Rocha
Ricardo Da Rocha
Norbert Szecsi hu
Norbert Szecsi
hu 18,385,000 1,585,000
Mikalai Pobal by
Mikalai Pobal
by 16,215,000 -325,000
Ricardo Da Rocha BR
Ricardo Da Rocha
BR Busted

Tags: Mikalai PobalNorbert SzecsiRicardo Da Rocha

Da Rocha Below 10 Big Blinds

zedmaster84 • Level 31: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante

Ricardo Da Rocha raised to 350,000 on the button with the {k-Hearts}{2-Hearts} and Norbert Szecsi in the small blind three-bet to 1,400,000 with the {j-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}. Da Rocha let go and dropped to around 10 big blinds.

Mikalai Pobal limped the {7-Hearts}{3-Clubs} in the small blind and Da Rocha checked his option with {7-Hearts}{3-Clubs}.

The flop came {j-Hearts}{9-Clubs}{4-Clubs} and Pobal bet, Da Rocha snap-folded.

Norbert Szecsi hu
Norbert Szecsi
hu 16,800,000 670,000
Mikalai Pobal by
Mikalai Pobal
by 16,540,000
Ricardo Da Rocha BR
Ricardo Da Rocha
BR 1,270,000 -670,000

Tags: Mikalai PobalNorbert SzecsiRicardo Da Rocha

Two Quick Pots for Pobal

poolshir • Level 31: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante

Norbert Szecsi completed his small blind with {9-Hearts}{8-Hearts} and Mikalai Pobal raised to 575,000 with {5-Clubs}{4-Clubs} which was called. The flop came {q-Clubs}{10-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} for Pobal to pick up the flush draw and Szecsi the double gutshot to a straight. Szecsi check-called the 800,000 continuation-bet of Pobal but folded to the 1,600,00 bet on the {2-Hearts} on the turn.

Pobal raised to 320,000 from the button with {a-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}. Szecsi defended his big blind. The flop came {2-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds} for both players to check to the {3-Clubs} on the turn.

Mikalai Pobal by
Mikalai Pobal
by 16,540,000 1,120,000
Norbert Szecsi hu
Norbert Szecsi
hu 16,130,000 -1,470,000
Ricardo Da Rocha BR
Ricardo Da Rocha
BR 1,940,000 270,000

Tags: Mikalai PobalNorbert Szecsi

Quads for Szecsi

zedmaster84 • Level 31: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante

Norbert Szecsi raised the button to 350,000 with the {3-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} and Ricardo Da Rocha defended the big blind with the {q-Clubs}{7-Spades}. The flop came {10-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}{3-Spades} and Da Rocha checked, Szecsi bet 500,000 and Da Rocha called.

After the {5-Clubs} turn, Da Rocha led for 800,000 and Szecsi made the call to further improve to quads on the {3-Clubs} river.

Da Rocha now slowed down and checked, Szecsi bet 3,000,000 into a pot of 3,540,000. Da Rocha used three of his remaining time bank extensions and called to lose a big portion of his stack and vault Szecsi back into the lead.

Norbert Szecsi hu
Norbert Szecsi
hu 17,600,000 4,890,000
Ricardo Da Rocha BR
Ricardo Da Rocha
BR 1,670,000 -4,810,000

Tags: Norbert SzecsiRicardo Da Rocha

Two Losses for Pobal

poolshir • Level 31: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante
Mikalai Pobal
Mikalai Pobal

Norbert Szecsi raised to 350,000 from the button with {a-Spades}{10-Clubs} and Ricardo Da Rocha defended his big blind with {k-Hearts}{10-Spades}. The flop came {q-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}, they both checked to the {a-Diamonds} on the turn for Szecsi to hit a pair of aces. It was checked through again to the {5-Diamonds} on the river. They both checked for Szecsi to scoop the pot.

Da Rocha found {9-Hearts}{9-Clubs} on the button and raised to 350,000. Mikalai Pobal defended his big blind with {j-Hearts}{8-Clubs}. They both checked through the {7-Hearts}{j-Spades}{8-Hearts} flop to the {6-Diamonds} on the turn. Pobal led out for 675,000 with two pair and Da Rocha called with the open-ended straight draw. The river completed the board with the {5-Clubs} to bring a straight to Da Rocha indeed. Pobal bet 1,100,000 and Da Rocha shoved for 3,085,000 for Pobal to quickly fold.

Mikalai Pobal by
Mikalai Pobal
by 15,420,000 -2,370,000
Norbert Szecsi hu
Norbert Szecsi
hu 12,710,000 940,000
Ricardo Da Rocha BR
Ricardo Da Rocha
BR 6,480,000 1,750,000

Tags: Ricardo Da RochaMikalai PobalNorbert Szecsi

Gaby Livshitz Eliminated in 4th Place (€316,780)

zedmaster84 • Level 31: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante
Gaby Livshitz
Gaby Livshitz

Gaby Livshitz limped the small blind with the {a-Diamonds}{q-Spades} and Mikalai Pobal in the big blind glanced down at the {a-Spades}{a-Clubs} in the big blind. He raised small to just 325,000 and Livshitz limp-raised to 1,400,000, Pobal used one time bank extension and checked the stack of his opponent before making the call.

The flop fell {q-Diamonds}{j-Spades}{3-Diamonds} to give Livshitz top pair and top kicker, and he bet 725,000 into a pot of nearly three million. Pobal let his 30-second shot clock run down and raised to 1,700,000 on his first time bank extension.

Livshitz moved all-in for 5,210,000 and was snap-called to immediately have a dry smile on the face when he would himself dominated.

Pobal had been his nemesis in the previous two all-in showdowns of the current level and Livshitz went from two to 10 outs on the {5-Diamonds} turn, but the {7-Hearts} river ended his run in 4th place for €316,780.

Gaby Livshitz & Mikalai Pobal
Gaby Livshitz & Mikalai Pobal
Mikalai Pobal by
Mikalai Pobal
by 17,790,000 6,210,000
Gaby Livshitz il
Gaby Livshitz
il Busted

Tags: Gaby LivshitzMikalai Pobal

Pobal and Szecsi Nearly Even in Chips

zedmaster84 • Level 31: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante

Norbert Szecsi raised to 350,000 on the button with the {k-Diamonds}{10-Spades} and Mikalai Pobal defended the {8-Spades}{7-Diamonds} in the big blind. The {8-Hearts}{5-Spades}{2-Diamonds} flop was checked by Pobal and he called a bet worth 650,000 by Szecsi.

No betting action took place on the {a-Hearts} turn and the {9-Spades} rolled off on the river. Pobal checked and Szecsi fired a bet of 1,450,000. After some consideration, Pobal tossed in a single chip for the call to nearly close the gap to Szecsi at the top of the leaderboard.

Norbert Szecsi hu
Norbert Szecsi
hu 11,770,000 -2,450,000
Mikalai Pobal by
Mikalai Pobal
by 11,580,000 2,530,000
Gaby Livshitz il
Gaby Livshitz
il 6,530,000 -80,000
Ricardo Da Rocha BR
Ricardo Da Rocha
BR 4,730,000

Tags: Mikalai PobalNorbert Szecsi

Better Two Pair for Livshitz on the River

poolshir • Level 31: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante

Ricardo Da Rocha limped in on the button with {5-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} and Gaby Livshitz defended his big blind with {a-Hearts}{9-Clubs}.

The flop came {3-Spades}{6-Clubs}{3-Clubs}, Livshitz check-called the 250,000 bet of Da Rocha.

The turn was the {6-Hearts}, Livshitz checked again and Da Rocha fired a bet of 600,000 into the pot. Livshitz called.

The river completed the board with the {a-Spades} to give Livshitz the higher two pair. Both players checked for Livshitx to add some chips to his stack.m

Norbert Szecsi hu
Norbert Szecsi
hu 14,220,000 -430,000
Mikalai Pobal by
Mikalai Pobal
by 9,050,000
Gaby Livshitz il
Gaby Livshitz
il 6,610,000 1,090,000
Ricardo Da Rocha BR
Ricardo Da Rocha
BR 4,730,000 -1,010,000

Tags: Gaby LivshitzRicardo Da Rocha

Pobal Rivers Set Against Livshitz

zedmaster84 • Level 31: 80,000-160,000, 160,000 ante

Norbert Szecsi raised to 350,000 with the {10-Diamonds}{9-Hearts} and Gaby Livshitz called with the {j-Clubs}{10-Clubs} on the button. Mikalai Pobal in the small blind three-bet to 1,400,000 with the {k-Hearts}{k-Clubs} to win the pot right there.

Livshitz opened to 350,000 first to act with the {k-Spades}{5-Spades} and Pobal flat-called the button with the {10-Spades}{10-Hearts}. Livshitz hit the {k-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} flop for top pair and checked, Pobal bet 425,000 and picked up a call. The {q-Diamonds} fell on the turn and Livshitz checked once more, as did Pobal this time.

The {10-Clubs} turn improved Pobal to a set and Livshitz bet his top pair for 850,000. Pobal tossed in a single chip for the call and passed Livshitz on the leaderboard.

Mikalai Pobal by
Mikalai Pobal
by 9,050,000 3,130,000
Ricardo Da Rocha BR
Ricardo Da Rocha
BR 5,740,000 -400,000
Gaby Livshitz il
Gaby Livshitz
il 5,520,000 -2,380,000

Tags: Gaby LivshitzMikalai PobalNorbert Szecsi