Event #66: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
Days:
1234

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Players 1351

Level Info

Level 30
Blinds 40,000 / 80,000
Ante 10,000

Highlights

Highlights

Hands #54-58: Laskey Adding Chips

poolshir • Level 28: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #54: Jayaram Kovoorchathoth raised to 110,000 from the small blind and Trey Brabham called in the big blind. The flop came {q-Spades}{6-Hearts}{10-Hearts} Kovoorchathoth check-folded to Brabham's bet of 75,000.

Hand #55: Kovoorchathoth raised to 110,000 again but now from the button. Lanny Levine called in the big blind. The flop came {2-Clubs}{q-Spades}{3-Hearts}, Levine check-folded to Kovoorchathoth's continuation-bet of 100,000.

Hand #56: Brabham raised to 115,000 from the button and Longsheng Tan called in the big blind. The flop came {4-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{3-Hearts}, Tan checked and Brabham continued with a bet of 75,000 which Tan called. The turn brought them the {6-Spades} on which they both checked through to the {10-Clubs} on the river to complete the board. Both players checked again and Tan took down the pot with {a-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}.

Hand #57: Tan raised to 125,000 from the small blind and Adam Laskey called. The flop came {3-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{a-Clubs}, Tan bet 115,000 and Laskey called. The turn was the {j-Diamonds}, Tan now bet 235,000. Laskey looked at Tan's bet and his stack. Laskey called. The river completed the board with the {2-Spades}, Tan checked. Laskey kept stealing glances at Tan's stack and then decided to bet 355,000. Tan folded.

Hand #58: Laskey raised to 130,000 from the small blind and Kovoorchathoth folded the big blind.

Longsheng Tan us
Longsheng Tan
us 3,100,000 -300,000
Adam Laskey us
Adam Laskey
us 2,400,000 600,000
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth us
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth
us 2,200,000
Trey Brabham us
Trey Brabham
us 1,300,000 -100,000
Lanny Levine us
Lanny Levine
us 1,000,000 -200,000

Tags: Adam LaskeyJayaram KovoorchathothLanny LevineLongsheng TanTrey Brabham

Level:
28
Blinds:
25,000/50,000
Ante:
5,000

Hands #50-54: Some More for Tan

Valerie.Cross • Level 27: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #50: Adam Laskey raised to 100,000 in middle position and Lanny Levine defended his big blind. The flop came {K-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{8-Clubs} and Levine checked over to Laskey who bet 120,000. Levine folded and Laskey took the pot.

Hand #51: Levine limped from the small blind and Longsheng Tan made it 100,000 in the big. Levine let it go and Tan won the hand.

Hand #52: Tan completed in the small blind and Laskey checked his option. They saw a flop of {4-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{K-Hearts} and both players checked to the {10-Diamonds} turn.

Tan led 50,000, Laskey called and the river was the {5-Diamonds}. Tan bet 110,000, Laskey folded and Tan won another.

Hand #53: Trey Brabham raised to 95,000 under the gun and his opponents folded.

Longsheng Tan us
Longsheng Tan
us 3,400,000 200,000
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth us
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth
us 2,200,000 -100,000
Adam Laskey us
Adam Laskey
us 1,800,000
Trey Brabham us
Trey Brabham
us 1,400,000
Lanny Levine us
Lanny Levine
us 1,200,000 -200,000

Tags: Longsheng TanAdam LaskeyLanny LevineTrey Brabham

Stephen Bierman Eliminated in 6th Place ($55,892)

poolshir • Level 27: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Stephen Bierman
Stephen Bierman

Hand #49: Bierman shoved again from the button. Kovoorchathoth asked for a count and the dealer confirmed it was for 345,000. Kovoorchathoth called from the small blind. Trey Brabham folded his big blind.

Stephen Bierman: {a-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth: {a-Spades}{10-Spades}

The board ran out {8-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{a-Hearts} to give Bierman outs on the turn to chop the pot but the ace on the river sealed his fate and he was eliminated in 6th place for $55,892.

Jayaram Kovoorchathoth us
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth
us 2,300,000 400,000
Stephen Bierman us
Stephen Bierman
us Busted

Tags: Jayaram KovoorchathothStephen BiermanTrey Brabham

Hands #43-48: Levine Doubles Twice

Valerie.Cross • Level 27: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Lanny Levine
Lanny Levine

Hand #43: Lanny Levine moved all in for 250,000 under the gun and Adam Laskey called in the cutoff. The remaining players folded and the cards were on their backs.

Levine: {3-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}
Laskey: {A-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}

The board ran out {K-Spades}{J-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} and Levine got the double up.

Hand #44: Longsheng Tan raised to 100,000, Trey Brabham called in the small blind and Levine moved all in from the big blind. Tan re-shoved and Brabham folded.

Levine: {6-Spades}{6-Hearts}
Tan: {A-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds}

The board ran out {J-Hearts}{5-Spades}{4-Spades}{2-Clubs}{6-Clubs} and Levine doubled up once again.

Hand #45: Tan got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #46: Levine made it 125,000 on the button and got folds from the blinds.

Hand #47: Brabham raised to 95,000 in middle position and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #48: Stephen Bierman shoved for 280,000 from the small blind and Jayaram Kovoorchathoth folded his big blind.

Longsheng Tan us
Longsheng Tan
us 3,200,000 -900,000
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth us
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth
us 1,900,000 400,000
Adam Laskey us
Adam Laskey
us 1,800,000 -500,000
Trey Brabham us
Trey Brabham
us 1,400,000
Lanny Levine us
Lanny Levine
us 1,400,000 1,150,000
Stephen Bierman us
Stephen Bierman
us 285,000 -150,000

Tags: Adam LaskeyLanny LevineLongsheng TanTrey Brabham

Hands #38-42: Straight Flush for Brabham and Levine

poolshir • Level 27: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #38: Trey Brabham shoved from the small blind and Lanny Levine folded his big blind.

Hand #39: Jayaram Kovoorchathoth raised to 100,000 from the cutoff and Longsheng Tan three-bet to 310,000 from the big blind. Kovoorchathoth went through the options in his head and decided to four-bet to 875,000. Tan looked at Kovoorchathoth and folded.

Hand #40: Tan completed his small blind and Adam Laskey opted to check in the big blind. The flop came {10-Spades}{8-Clubs}{j-Hearts}, Tan bet 50,000 and Laskey folded.

Hand #41: Kovoorchathoth raised to 100,000 from under the gun and only Laskey called from the small blind. The flop brought them the {8-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}{5-Clubs}, Laskey check-folded to the 150,000 continuation-bet of Kovoorchathoth.

Hand #42: Brabham raised to 95,000 from under the gun and Levine shoved for 210,000 from the hijack. Action folded back to Brabham who called.

Lanny Levine: {A-Hearts}{2-Spades}
Trey Brabham: {A-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}

The flop came {8-Spades}{j-Spades}{9-Spades} to give Levine a flush draw and Brabham the straight draw.

The turn brought them the {10-Spades} to give Levine the flush indeed. He just needed to avoid another spade to not split the pot.

The river completed the board with the {q-Spades} to give the board the straight flush for a split pot.

Tags: Adam LaskeyJayaram KovoorchathothLanny LevineLongsheng TanTrey Brabham

Hands #33-37: Brabham Doubles Through Levine

Valerie.Cross • Level 27: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Trey Brabham
Trey Brabham

Hand #33: Action folded to Trey Brabham on the button and he moved in for 695,000. Lanny Levine re-shoved from the small blind and Longsheng Tan got out of the way.

Brabham: {K-Spades}{Q-Hearts}
Levine: {A-Spades}{A-Diamonds}

Brabham was in poor shape and announced to his rail that he was going to need his "one time." The flop came {Q-Diamonds}{2-Spades}{10-Clubs} to give Brabham a pair and a sweat.

The {Q-Spades} turn shot Brabham into the lead with trips and he held up on the {2-Hearts} river to double through and leave Levine short.

Hand #34: Adam Laskey got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #35: Laskey moved all in from the small blind and Stephen Bierman folded.

Hand #36: Levine moved all in for 210,000 in middle position and took the blinds and antes.

Hand #37: Tan raised to 100,000 in middle position and got folds.

Longsheng Tan us
Longsheng Tan
us 4,100,000
Adam Laskey us
Adam Laskey
us 2,300,000 100,000
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth us
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth
us 1,500,000 -100,000
Trey Brabham us
Trey Brabham
us 1,400,000 700,000
Stephen Bierman us
Stephen Bierman
us 435,000 -85,000
Lanny Levine us
Lanny Levine
us 250,000 -675,000

Tags: Trey BrabhamLanny Levine

Hands #28-32: No Flops

poolshir • Level 27: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #28: Longsheng Tan completed his small blind and Adam Laskey raised to 125,000. Tan snap-folded.

Hand #29: Laskey raised from the small blind to put Stephen Bierman in the big blind all-in and Bierman folded immediately.

Hand #30: Lanny Levine raised to 100,000 from the hijack and Bierman shoved for 445,000 from the small blind. Levine asked for a count and then folded.

Hand #31: Bierman raised to 85,000 from the button and Jayaram Kovoorchathothraised to 195,000 from the small blind. Trey Brabham in the big blind and Bierman himself folded.

Hand #32: Tan raised to 100,000 from under the gun and got no action.

Longsheng Tan us
Longsheng Tan
us 4,100,000 100,000
Adam Laskey us
Adam Laskey
us 2,200,000 100,000
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth us
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth
us 1,600,000 100,000
Lanny Levine us
Lanny Levine
us 925,000 -175,000
Trey Brabham us
Trey Brabham
us 700,000 -80,000
Stephen Bierman us
Stephen Bierman
us 520,000 20,000

Tags: Adam LaskeyLanny LevineLongsheng TanStephen BiermanTrey Brabham

Hand #23-27: Tan Takes from Bierman, Brabham Gets Shoves Through

Valerie.Cross • Level 27: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Trey Brabham
Trey Brabham

Hand #23: Adam Laskey completed in the small blind and Stephen Bierman checked. Both players checked the {8-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{A-Spades} flop and the turn was the {4-Spades}. Laskey led 50,000, Bierman raised to 100,000 and Laskey let it go.

Hand #24: Longsheng Tan raised to 100,000 from the cutoff and Jay Kovoorchathoth defended his big blind. The flop came {A-Hearts}{6-Spades}{7-Hearts} and Kovoorchathoth check-folded to Tan's continuation bet of 90,000.

Hand #25: Laskey raised to 100,000 from the cutoff, Trey Brabham moved all in for 575,000 from the big blind and Laskey let it go.

Hand #26: Tan raised to 100,000 under the gun and Bierman three-bet to 160,000 from the cutoff. Tan called and they saw a flop of {6-Clubs}{K-Diamonds}{A-Clubs}. Tan checked, Bierman bet 150,000 and Tan called.

The turn was the {J-Spades}. Tan checked and Bierman bet 300,000. Tan thought for a long while and called. On the {Q-Hearts} river, Tan moved all in, putting Bierman to a decision for the rest of his stack. Bierman thought for a couple minutes and decided to send his hand to the muck.

Hand #27: Brabham moved all in from the button and got folds from the blinds.

Longsheng Tan us
Longsheng Tan
us 4,000,000 740,000
Adam Laskey us
Adam Laskey
us 2,100,000 -245,000
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth us
Jayaram Kovoorchathoth
us 1,500,000 -160,000
Lanny Levine us
Lanny Levine
us 1,100,000 -75,000
Trey Brabham us
Trey Brabham
us 780,000 190,000
Stephen Bierman us
Stephen Bierman
us 500,000 -535,000

Tags: Stephen BiermanLongsheng TanTrey BrabhamAdam Laskey