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$10,300 Main Event
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Event Info

Buy-in $10,300
Prize Pool $5,645,400
Players 582

Level Info

Level 32
Blinds 100,000 / 200,000
Ante 25,000

Highlights

Highlights

Daniel Coupal Eliminated in 5th Place ($293,560)

[user270022] • Level 29: 50,000-100,000, 10,000 ante
Daniel Coupal - 5th Place
Daniel Coupal - 5th Place

Hand 16: Shawn Buchanan opened with the {k-Spades}{j-Spades} on the button and Daniel Coupal defended with {4-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}. The flop swept out {k-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{3-Diamonds} and Buchanan bet 125,000. Coupal check-jammed all in and Buchanan snap-called.

Coupal was in rough shape but picked up some outs with the {8-Hearts} on the turn. The river, however, was the {k-Diamonds} and Coupal was eliminated in fifth place banking a career-best $293,560.

Shawn Buchanan ca
Shawn Buchanan
ca 7,530,000 1,135,000
Daniel Coupal us
Daniel Coupal
us Busted

Tags: Daniel CoupalShawn Buchanan

Level:
29
Blinds:
50,000/100,000
Ante:
10,000

Poker Player Maria Ho Banned from Playing at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure?

• Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Maria Ho has been in the commentary booth for the majority of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. We find out the surprising reason she hasn't been able to take a seat on the felt and play some poker herself. The final table is about to start for the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event 2018 and Maria Ho shares her pick for the winner along with other observations before hopping into the live stream booth.

Tags: EnglishMaria HoPCA 2018PokerStars Caribbean Adventure 2018

Hands #10-15: Last Hands of Level 28

Chad_Holloway • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand 10: We missed the hand due to a graphic on the stream.

Hand 11: Shawn Buchanan limped the button with the {8-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} and folded when Daniel Coupal moved all in for 965,000 from the big blind with the {k-Diamonds}{7-Spades}.

Hand 12: Maria Lampropulos raised to 170,000 with the {10-Hearts}{10-Clubs} under the gun and Shawn Buchanan called from the cutoff with the {6-Spades}{5-Spades}. The rest of the field folded and it was heads-up action to the {k-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} flop.

Lampropulos bet 150,000 and Buchanan called to see the {8-Diamonds} turn. Lampropulos checked, Buchanan bet 425,000, and Lampropulos folded.

Hand 13: Lampropulos received a walk in the big blind.

Hand 14: Koray Aldemir looked down at the {a-Spades}{6-Hearts} on the button and raised to 170,000 and he took down the pot.

Hand 15: In the last hand of the level, Buchanan limped with the {4-Spades}{4-Clubs} and Adrian Mateos exercised his option from the big with the {3-Clubs}{2-Spades}. Buchanan called and the two saw a flop of {2-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}{a-Spades}. Buchanan checked, Mateos bet 175,000, and Buchanan folded.

Tags: Daniel CoupalMaria LampropulosShawn Buchanan

Hands #7-9: Buchanan Takes a Huge Lead as Lampropulos' Queen-High Call Fails

[user270022] • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand 7: Adrian Mateos opened with the {a-Clubs}{6-Spades} from the cutoff and Koray Aldemir three-bet jammed with the {2-Hearts}{2-Clubs}, winning the pot.

Hand 8: Aldemir limped with the {k-Diamonds}{7-Hearts} from the small blind and Maria Lampropulos checked with the {9-Spades}{8-Hearts}. The flop came down {a-Hearts}{a-Spades}{3-Clubs} and Aldemir bet 80,000 getting a call from Lampropulos.

The {5-Hearts} landed on the turn and both players checked to see the {2-Hearts} on the river. Lampropulos bet 250,000 and Aldemir released.

Hand 9: Lampropulos opened with {q-Clubs}{3-Spades} in the small blind and Buchanan defended with the {a-Diamonds}{7-Spades}. The flop came {4-Spades}{7-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}, Lampropulos bet 230,000, and Buchanan called.

The {7-Clubs} fell on the turn, Lampropulos checked and Buchanan bet 375,000. After a few moments in the tank, the clock was called and Lampropulos eventually called. The {4-Clubs} completed the board on the river and Lampropulos checked. Buchanan bet 1,100,000 and after several more minutes in the tank, Buchanan finally called the clock.

Lampropulos would eventually make the call and mucked when Buchanan tabled his full house.

Shawn Buchanan ca
Shawn Buchanan
ca 6,360,000 1,950,000
Maria Lampropulos ar
Maria Lampropulos
ar 3,580,000 -1,820,000

Tags: Adrian MateosKoray AldemirMaria LampropulosShawn Buchanan

Christian Rudolph Eliminated in 6th Place ($229,760)

Chad_Holloway • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Christian Rudolph  (left) - 6th Place
Christian Rudolph (left) - 6th Place

Hand 6: Maria Lampropulos raised to 170,000 UTG+1 and Christian Rudolph three-bet all in for 805,000 from the big blind. Lampropulos called and it was off to the races.

Christian Rudolph: {a-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}
Maria Lampropulos: {6-Spades}{6-Clubs}

The {6-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{7-Clubs} flop gave Lampropulos a set, and Rudolph needed to catch runner-runner to survive. The {Q-Clubs} took away any chance of that happening, and he was drawing dead heading to the river, which was the meaningless {7-Diamonds}.

Maria Lampropulos ar
Maria Lampropulos
ar 5,400,000 890,000
Adrian Mateos es
Adrian Mateos
Winamax Team Pro
es 4,770,000 -60,000
Shawn Buchanan ca
Shawn Buchanan
ca 4,410,000 110,000
Koray Aldemir de
Koray Aldemir
de 1,870,000 -20,000
Daniel Coupal us
Daniel Coupal
us 1,020,000 -80,000
Christian Rudolph de
Christian Rudolph
de Busted

Tags: Christian RudolphMaria Lampropulos

Hands #1-5: Kicking Things Off

[user270022] • Level 28: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Hand 1: Shawn Buchanan looked down at the {a-Clubs}{j-Clubs} and opened to 160,000 from early position. Koray Aldemir defended his big blind with {k-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}. The flop fanned out {q-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}{q-Clubs}, Buchanan continued for 85,000 and Aldemir check-folded.

Hand 2: Aldemir limped from the small blind and Maria Lampropulos raised to 275,000 with the {10-Hearts}{3-Clubs}. Aldemir folded.

Hand 3: Lampropulos limped in the small blind with the {10-Diamonds}{3-Spades} and Buchanan checked his option holding {j-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}. A {7-Hearts}{5-Spades}{7-Diamonds} flop was dealt and Lampropulos bet 90,000. Buchanan bumped it up to 235,000 and Lampropulos mucked.

Hand 4: Aldemir opened with the {q-Hearts}{9-Hearts} to 170,000 from the cutoff and Lampropulos called on the button with {k-Clubs}{q-Clubs}. Adrian Mateos defended his big blind with the {a-Spades}{5-Clubs} and a {10-Clubs}{7-Spades}{a-Clubs} flop was delivered.

With two checks in front of her, Lampropulos bet 220,000 and Mateos check-called. The {2-Clubs} fell on the turn and Mateos checked once more. Lampropulos bet 415,000 and Mateos called.

The {q-Diamonds} completed the board and Mateos check-folded to a bet of 1,500,000 from Lampropulos.

Hand 5: Buchanan opened with the {a-Diamonds}{5-Clubs} on the button and Daniel Coupal defended his big blind with {k-Hearts}{8-Hearts}. Coupal check-folded when Buchanan continued on a {9-Hearts}{q-Clubs}{a-Clubs} flop.

Adrian Mateos es
Adrian Mateos
Winamax Team Pro
es 4,830,000 -845,000
Maria Lampropulos ar
Maria Lampropulos
ar 4,510,000 1,005,000
Shawn Buchanan ca
Shawn Buchanan
ca 4,300,000 545,000
Koray Aldemir de
Koray Aldemir
de 1,890,000 -450,000
Daniel Coupal us
Daniel Coupal
us 1,100,000 -175,000
Christian Rudolph de
Christian Rudolph
de 825,000 -80,000

Tags: Adrian MateosKoray AldemirMaria LampropulosDaniel CoupalShawn Buchanan

Level:
28
Blinds:
40,000/80,000
Ante:
10,000