HK $1,000,000 Main Event
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in 1,000,000 HKD
Players 83

Level Info

Level 27
Blinds 200,000 / 400,000
Ante 50,000

Highlights

Highlights

Juanda Pulling Ahead

[user270022] • Level 24: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

John Juanda opened to 400,000 and Fedor Holz called. The flop was {10-Spades}{8-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} and Juanda continued with a bet of 450,000 which Holz called. Both players checked the {2-Diamonds} on the turn and Holz led with a bet of 250,000 when the {5-Clubs} landed on the turn. Juanda raised to 1,250,000 and Holz took a moment before making the call.

Juanda tabled {a-Spades}{a-Diamonds} and Holz mucked.

John Juanda id
John Juanda
id 16,700,000 3,200,000
Fedor Holz de
Fedor Holz
de 3,950,000 -3,350,000

Tags: Fedor HolzJohn Juanda

Holz Gets Some Back

[user270022] • Level 24: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

John Juanda has taken command in the early stages of the heads-up battle with Fedor Holz but Holz did manage to get some back in a recent pot.

Juanda opened to 425,000 on the button and Holz called. The flop was {5-Clubs}{j-Hearts}{2-Hearts} and both players checked. Holz fired a bet of 650,000 when the {5-Hearts} hot the turn and Juanda folded.

Fedor Holz de
Fedor Holz
de 7,300,000 50,000

Tags: Fedor HolzJohn Juanda

Level:
24
Blinds:
100,000/200,000
Ante:
25,000

Kahle Burns Eliminated in 3rd Place (HK $10,151,000)

[user270022] • Level 23: 75,000-150,000, 25,000 ante
Kahle Burns
Kahle Burns

John Juanda opened to 350,000 on the button and called a three-bet shove from Kahle Burns in the small blind.

Burns: {q-Spades}{k-Hearts}
Juanda: {a-Clubs}{10-Spades}

The board ran out {6-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{5-Spades} and Juanda's ace-high held to eliminate the Aussie in third place. Burns almost double his career live-recorded tournament earnings with a cash of HK $10,151,000 (US $1,301,018), more than three times his previous best cash.

John Juanda id
John Juanda
id 13,500,000 3,275,000
Kahle Burns au
Kahle Burns
au Busted

Tags: John JuandaKahle Burns

Holz Doubles Through Burns

[user270022] • Level 23: 75,000-150,000, 25,000 ante

After losing a decent portion of his stack the hand before to John Juanda, Fedor Holz called an open-jam from Kahle Burns in the small blind to put himself at risk.

Burns: {a-Spades}{k-Diamonds}
Holz: {2-Diamonds}{2-Hearts}

A {9-Spades}{3-Spades}{j-Diamonds}{2-Spades}{7-Diamonds} board ran out and Holz made a set, fading a flush draw on the turn to double up.

Fedor Holz de
Fedor Holz
de 7,200,000 3,050,000
Kahle Burns au
Kahle Burns
au 3,225,000 -3,000,000

Tags: Fedor HolzJohn JuandaKahle Burns

Juanda Doubles to Take Chip Lead

[user270022] • Level 23: 75,000-150,000, 25,000 ante

John Juanda opened to 350,000on the button and Fedor Holz three-bet to 1,100,000 in the big blind. Juanda four-bet shoved for 4,800,000 and Holz called.

Juanda: {q-Hearts}{a-Clubs}
Holz: {j-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}

A huge race was underway and the dealer patted the table before sweeping out a {k-Spades}{10-Spades}{8-Spades}{4-Clubs}{q-Diamonds} run out. Juanda spiked a queen on the river to stay alive and double into the chip lead.

John Juanda id
John Juanda
id 9,700,000 3,175,000
Fedor Holz de
Fedor Holz
de 4,150,000 -5,150,000

Tags: Fedor HolzJohn Juanda

Another Pot for Holz

[user270022] • Level 23: 75,000-150,000, 25,000 ante

Kahle Burns limped from the small blind and Fedor Holz raised to 525,000 in the big blind. Burns called and the two saw a {2-Spades}{3-Spades}{a-Spades} flop. Both players checked to see the {2-Hearts} on the turn for free.

Burns bet 375,000 and Holz called. The {8-Clubs} completed the board and both players checked.Holz won the pot with {3-Hearts}{5-Spades} after Burns tabled {q-Spades}{10-Clubs}.

Fedor Holz de
Fedor Holz
de 9,300,000 -1,600,000
Kahle Burns au
Kahle Burns
au 6,225,000 2,400,000

Tags: Fedor HolzKahle Burns

Adrian Mateos Eliminated in 4th Place (HK $6,950,000)

[user270022] • Level 23: 75,000-150,000, 25,000 ante
Adrian Mateos
Adrian Mateos

John Juanda slid a stack of 100k chips forward when the action folded to him in the small blind, effectively shoving on short stack Adrian Mateos in the big blind. Mateos took a moment before putting the rest of his stack in the middle.

Juanda: {k-Hearts}{10-Spades}
Mateos: {q-Spades}{2-Spades}

The board ran out {a-Clubs}{10-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{a-Spades} providing no assistance for Mateos and the start of day chipleader was eliminated in fourth place worth HK $6,950,000 (US $890,757).

John Juanda id
John Juanda
id 6,525,000 1,925,000
Adrian Mateos es
Adrian Mateos
Winamax Team Pro
es Busted

Tags: Adrian MateosJohn Juanda