Interesting fact of the night: one of the cards flew of the table just now, and the dealer immediately requested a deck change. New cards!
|Blinds||120,000 / 240,000|
A deal has been reached, details to follow. In the meantime play has continued.
The final number are as followed:
|Name||Prize Money Guaranteed||Prize if they win|
There is still €39,000 to play for, plus the trophy, winner cheque and GPI points of course.
The three remaining players are discussing a deal at the moment. These are the prizes they are still fighting for, and the chipcounts. Also included are ICM numbers which do not factor in that there needs to be something left to play for.
Laurynas Levinskas opened for 320,000 under the gun and his neighbor Simon Deadman shoved from the button. There was no one asking for a count as small blind Andrey Zaichenko immediately shoved all in and both two other players folded. Levinskas told that he folded a bad ace which gave Deadman a pained face as he was already looking at a bad showdown.
Rail bird Jack Salter asked for a two-spade flop and got what he asked for: . Someone else in the audience shouted for a high card and got the which gave some split pot possibilities. The on the river was not one of those cards though and Deadman departed from the tournament area.
This is the story of Martin Jacobson, the man who won $10,000,000 in the world's biggest annual poker tournament.
In the second part Jacobson talks about his mindset going into playing the biggest final table of his life, his tough opponents and road to victory.
The 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event champion hails from Sweden. After four top-four finishes in European Poker Tour Main Events, Jacobson finally did what he set out to do after becoming a professional: winning a monumental poker tournament.
This time Francois Billard in the small blind pushed all in for 1,285,000. Laurynas Levinskas in the big blind instantly called. Levinskas had a real hand with but Billard had a "realer" hand with .
Another board full of blanks () later it was Zaichenko who rolled his eyes again, and sighed "Unbelievable!" with a smile.
Simon Deadman had only 815,000 left and shoved all in from the button. Small blind Andrey Zaichenko re shoved from the small blind and it was a showdown. Again the short stack had been lucky enough to find a real big hand as Deadman showed up to the battle holding , Zaichenko had .
The flop (), turn () and river () were all blanks and Deadman doubled.
Andrey Zaichenko raised to 320,000 from the button and was called by Laurynas Levinskas on the big blind.
The flop came down and Levinskas checked. Zaichenko bet out 300,000 which was called before the fell on the turn.
Levinskas checked call another bet of 400,000 before both players quickly checked the on the river.
Levinskas showed for two pair but it was not enough as Zaichenko showed his for a higher two pair.
Andrey Zaichenko opened the button for 250,000 and both small blind Francois Billard and big blind Laurynas Levinskas made the call.
All three of them checked on and Billard did the same on the turn. Levinskas now bet 375,000 and both Zaichenko and Billard made the call.
The fell on the river and was anything but a blank. Billard checked and Levinskas bet a hefty 1.6 million. Both Zaichenko and Billard quickly folded.