€25,500 Single-Day High Roller II
Days:
1

Event Info

Buy-in €25,500
Prize Pool €1,274,000
Players 52

Level Info

Level 19
Blinds 30,000 / 60,000
Ante 10,000

Highlights

Highlights

Kruk Also KO's Kho

zedmaster84 • Level 13: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante
Kitson Kho
Kitson Kho

Shortly after dispatching Conor Beresford, Christopher Kruk also took care of Kitson Kho as well. Kho was all in for just 45,000 in the cutoff and Kruk called in the big blind.

Kitson Kho: {K-Hearts}{10-Clubs}
Christopher Kruk: {A-Spades}{8-Hearts}

The {A-Clubs}{Q-Diamonds}{2-Hearts} flop paired up Kruk and Kho needed running cards or a jack to remain in contention. Both the {Q-Hearts} turn and {9-Hearts} river blanked and suddenly the field was reduced to just 10 hopefuls.

Christopher Kruk ca
Christopher Kruk
ca 1,350,000 70,000
Kitson Kho hk
Kitson Kho
hk Busted

Tags: Christopher KrukConor BeresfordKitson Kho

Kruk Bad Beats Beresford

zedmaster84 • Level 13: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante
Conor Beresford
Conor Beresford

Conor Beresford three-bet all in for his last 157,000 and initial raiser Christopher Kruk called.

Conor Beresford: {A-Hearts}{K-Diamonds}
Christopher Kruk: {A-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}

Beresford had the better hand going into the showdown, but that all changed on the {A-Clubs}{8-Spades}{7-Hearts} flop. After the {3-Spades} turn and {9-Diamonds} river, Kruk's two pair held up and Beresford left the table with a "good hand."

Christopher Kruk ca
Christopher Kruk
ca 1,280,000 280,000
Conor Beresford gb
Conor Beresford
gb Busted

Tags: Christopher KrukConor Beresford

Palumbo Comes Up Short

KaleGozer • Level 13: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante
Rocco Palumbo & Igor Kurganov
Rocco Palumbo & Igor Kurganov

Rocco Palumbo shoved his last 168,000 from the cutoff and Igor Kurganov called on the button.

Rocco Palumbo: {A-Spades}{5-Hearts}
Igor Kurganov: {A-Diamonds}{J-Hearts}

Palumbo and Kurganov have been chatting it up today and the Italian remained all smiles, even when the Russian Team PokerStars Pro knocked him out: {6-Spades}{K-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{A-Clubs}{9-Clubs}. He shook Kurganov's hand and said his goodbyes in 13th place.

Two days ago, PokerNews' Laura Cornelius spoke with Palumbo and talked about tilt control.

Igor Kurganov ru
Igor Kurganov
ru 700,000 208,000
Rocco Palumbo it
Rocco Palumbo
it Busted

Tags: Igor KurganovRocco Palumbo

Kruk Dominates After Dinner

zedmaster84 • Level 13: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Christopher Kruk opened to 35,000 and Christoph Vogelsang defended his big blind to see a flop of {K-Clubs}{J-Spades}{4-Hearts}. Vogelsang checked, Kruk continued for 30,000 and Vogelsang called. Both checked the {2-Hearts} turn and Vogelsang's check on the {2-Diamonds} river was followed up by the shove of Kruk, no call followed.

Thomas Muehloecker limped in and Kruk shoved from the big blind, forcing yet another fold.

A raise by Igor Kurganov saw Vladimir Troyanovskiy shove and Kurganov let go, both then forfeited their blinds to an open-shove of Erik Seidel for more than 300,000.

Christopher Kruk ca
Christopher Kruk
ca 1,000,000 132,000
Thomas Muehloecker at
Thomas Muehloecker
at 350,000 -74,000
Christoph Vogelsang de
Christoph Vogelsang
de 350,000 -88,000
Erik Seidel us
Erik Seidel
us 340,000 -19,000
Vladimir Troyanovskiy ru
Vladimir Troyanovskiy
ru 260,000 -5,000

Tags: Christoph VogelsangChristopher KrukErik SeidelIgor KurganovThomas MuehloeckerVladimir Troyanovskiy

Luo Runs Out of Chips

KaleGozer • Level 13: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante
Xiaoyang Luo
Xiaoyang Luo

Vladimir Troyanovskiy raised to 35,000 from the cutoff and Xianyang Luo shoved all in for 138,000 on the button. JC Alvarado reshoved from the small blind and Troyanovskiy flung his hand into the muck rather furiously.

Xiaoyang Luo: {K-Clubs}{J-Diamonds}
JC Alvarado: {9-Clubs}{9-Hearts}

Luo was delighted to see he was in a coin flip situation and the {9-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds} flop kept it that way. Luo needed a queen or diamond to win but missed on the {6-Clubs} turn. The {10-Hearts} river even improved Alvarado to a boat and Luo was gone in 14th.

JC Alvarado mx
JC Alvarado
mx 840,000 199,000
Xiaoyang Luo cn
Xiaoyang Luo
cn Busted

Tags: JC AlvaradoXiaoyang Luo

Level:
13
Blinds:
8,000/16,000
Ante:
2,000

Dinner Break For the Last 14 (full)

zedmaster84 • Level 12: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

In the last hand of the level over on table two, Stephen Chidwick raised to 25,000 in the hijack and Christopher Kruk called in the cutoff. The flop of {J-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} brought a check by Chidwick, a bet worth 23,000 by Kruk and a check-raise to 85,000 by Chidwick. Kruk called and the {6-Hearts} on the turn saw Chidwick move all in. Kruk asked for a count, which Chidwick swiftly did himself for 284,000, and that proved to be too much for the Canadian.

The remaining 14 players then headed into a 75-minute dinner break after a previous request to shorten that time similar to the first Single-Day High Roller was denied by Christoph Vogelsang. Play will resume at approximately 8.40 p.m. local time.

Christopher Kruk ca
Christopher Kruk
ca 868,000 -182,000
JC Alvarado mx
JC Alvarado
mx 641,000 191,000
Stephen Chidwick gb
Stephen Chidwick
gb 536,000 6,000
Igor Kurganov ru
Igor Kurganov
ru 492,000 22,000
Christoph Vogelsang de
Christoph Vogelsang
de 438,000 -62,000
Thomas Muehloecker at
Thomas Muehloecker
at 424,000 74,000
John Juanda id
John Juanda
id 405,000 -15,000
Erik Seidel us
Erik Seidel
us 359,000 29,000
Vladimir Troyanovskiy ru
Vladimir Troyanovskiy
ru 265,000 85,000
Rocco Palumbo it
Rocco Palumbo
it 224,000 -26,000
Xiaoyang Luo cn
Xiaoyang Luo
cn 168,000 -32,000
Conor Beresford gb
Conor Beresford
gb 159,000 -41,000
Oleksii Khoroshenin ua
Oleksii Khoroshenin
ua 145,000 -5,000
Kitson Kho hk
Kitson Kho
hk 97,000 -53,000

Riess Sent to the Rail

KaleGozer • Level 12: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
Ryan Riess
Ryan Riess

Christoph Vogelsang raised to 26,000 in middle position and Ryan Riess defended his big blind, leaving himself with just over 80,000 behind. On the {4-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{K-Diamonds} flop, Vogelsang bet 17,000, Riess check-raised all in and Vogelsang called.

Ryan Riess: {A-Diamonds}{2-Spades}
Christoph Vogelsang: {A-Hearts}{K-Hearts}

Riess was looking for the wheel but no treys appeared on the {5-Hearts} turn and {8-Diamonds} river.

Christoph Vogelsang de
Christoph Vogelsang
de 500,000 150,000
Ryan Riess us
Ryan Riess
us Busted

Tags: Christoph VogelsangRyan Riess

Photos

KaleGozer

Photos by René Velli.

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Kruk Up to a Million

zedmaster84 • Level 12: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante

Christoph Vogelsang raised to 30,000 from the button and picked up two callers in Stephen Chidwick out of the small blind and Christopher Kruk in the big blind. On the flop of {K-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{5-Clubs}, action checked to Vogelsang and he bet 32,000. Both opponents called to check through the {J-Hearts} turn, while the {K-Spades} followed on the river.

Again both Chidwick and Kruk checked in the blinds. Vogelsang bet 92,000 and that got Chidwick out of the way. Kruk however called and Vogelsang rolled over {Q-Clubs}{6-Clubs} for a busted flush draw, which Kruk had beat with {Q-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}.

Christopher Kruk ca
Christopher Kruk
ca 1,050,000 200,000
Christoph Vogelsang de
Christoph Vogelsang
de 350,000 -90,000

Tags: Christoph VogelsangChristopher KrukStephen Chidwick