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Event #9: $525 Superstack Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold'em

Event Info

Buy-in $525
Prize Pool $1,114,500
Players 2,229

Level Info

Level 52
Blinds 1,250,000 / 2,500,000
Ante 300,000

Players Info - Day 1

Players Left 1
Entries 2,229



Vasylchenko Sends Two Out Before Break


Blinds: 35,000/70,000

Franco "pelaguacha" Spitale opened to 259,000 from under the gun, Oleg "Ad Astra" Vasylchenko jammed 1,907,996 in the cutoff and David Lacasa called for less, putting in 1,369,117. Spitale called his stack in as well, putting his remaining 7,480 into the middle and all three tabled their hands.

Franco "pelaguacha" Spitale: {a-Spades}{9-Diamonds}
David Lacasa: {a-Clubs}{k-Clubs}
Oleg "Ad Astra" Vasylchenko: {k-Spades}{q-Clubs}

The {q-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{2-Diamonds} flop hit Vasylchenko with a queen to take a commanding lead and the {4-Diamonds}{9-Spades} runout changed not a thing as he scooped in the pot to eliminated to players.

Oleg "Ad Astra" Vasylchenko ua
Oleg "Ad Astra" Vasylchenko
ua 3,720,000 2,390,000
David Lacasa ad
David Lacasa
ad Busted
Franco "pelaguacha" Spitale AR
Franco "pelaguacha" Spitale
AR Busted

Break Time


The remaining 74 players will now be taking a five-minute break.

"bandicoot5" Lands a Dime to Eliminate Foe


Blinds: 30,000/60,000

"bandicoot5" opened to 120,000 from the button and "turtle_86" pushed 711,907 in the small blind, "bandicoot5" called.

"turtle_86": {a-Hearts}{q-Hearts}
"bandicoot5": {a-Spades}{10-Diamonds}

The board came down {a-Clubs}{10-Spades}{7-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} and "bandicoot5" took down the pot with their flopped tow pair, eliminated "turtle_86" from this event.

bandicoot5 ru
ru 2,450,000

Bad Timing Sends a Double to Montagnolli


Blinds: 25,000/50,000

Daniel "Vanessa23" Montagnolli limped his small blind, and William "BigCharles" Romaine checked his option, bringing down the {k-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{6-Hearts} flop. Montagnolli bet 50,000 and Romaine called to see the {9-Hearts} turn card.

Montagnolli bet 190,000 and Romaine pushed all his chips into the middle. Unfortunately for Romaine, Montagnolli snapped his 652,520 stack with the made straight, showing {8-Hearts}{7-Spades}. Romaine Tabled {j-Clubs}{6-Clubs} and was in need of a lady.

The {k-Hearts} river card cemented it for Montagnolli for the double through Romaine.

Daniel "Vanessa23" Montagnolli AT
Daniel "Vanessa23" Montagnolli
AT 1,933,040 1,933,040
William "BigCharles" Romaine us
William "BigCharles" Romaine
us 1,729,000 -981,000

Romaine Near the Top of the Leaderboard


Blinds: 20,000/40,000

Joshua McCully raised to 580,000 from the cutoff, William "BigCharles" Romaine made it 1,120,000 to go, and McCully called his remaining 21,264 into the pot.

Joshua McCully: {a-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}
William "BigCharles" Romaine: {a-Hearts}{q-Clubs}

The flop was huge for Romaine when {q-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{3-Hearts} fell, giving him queens and the nut-flush draw. A {4-Diamonds} turn had McCully drawing dead to the {j-Spades} river and Romaine took down the pot.

William "BigCharles" Romaine us
William "BigCharles" Romaine
us 2,710,000 2,710,000
Joshua McCully au
Joshua McCully
au Busted

Blind on Blind Action Results in an Elimination


Blinds: 17,500/35,000

Action folded around to Oleg "Ad Astra" Vasylchenko in the small blind and he shoved his stack. Patrick "LateNightT" Lauber called for less from the big blind, pushing his 446,382 into the pot and was at risk.

Patrick "LateNightT" Lauber: {a-Diamonds}{2-Spades}
Oleg "Ad Astra" Vasylchenko: {q-Clubs}{10-Clubs}

The ace was leading until the {q-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{3-Spades} flop fell on the table, giving Vasylchenko a commanding lead. The {7-Hearts}{10-Spades} runout sealed it for Vasylchenko and Lauber took an exit.

Oleg "Ad Astra" Vasylchenko ua
Oleg "Ad Astra" Vasylchenko
ua 1,330,000
Patrick "LateNightT" Lauber
Patrick "LateNightT" Lauber

Molnar Riding the Wave After Money Hit


Blinds: 17,500/35,000

Laszlo Molnar opened to 77,000 and saitoh- shoved 151,238. Molnar called and the two flipped over their hands.

saitoh-: {k-Clubs}{6-Hearts}
Laszlo Molnar: {a-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}

The board rolled out {8-Spades}{7-Clubs}{4-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{2-Hearts} and the flopped eight of Molnar held to take down the pot, eliminating his opponent.

Laszlo Molnar hu
Laszlo Molnar
hu 2,540,000 280,000

Lang Drops Trofimov from the Field


Blinds: 12,500/25,000

Manuel "RolfRuediger" Lang raised to 50,000 from the cutoff and Aleks Trofimov jammed for a total of 176,976 on the button. Everyone folded to Lang who snapped it off and they turned over their hands.

Aleks Trofimov: {8-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}
Manuel "RolfRuediger" Lang: {k-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}

The board came down {k-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{6-Hearts} and the flop favored Lang who hit two pair which held on for the win. Trofimov was eliminated, shipping his stack and bounty over to Lang.

Manuel "RolfRuediger" Lang AT
Manuel "RolfRuediger" Lang
AT 756,000
Aleks Trofimov RU
Aleks Trofimov
RU Busted

Eltz Climbs Over the Million Mark


Blinds: 10,000/20,000

Javier "DonacionesSL" Fernandez shoved 202,170 from middle position and Rafael "geladinhaRLS" Eltz instantly called in the big blind, putting Fernandez at risk.

Javier "DonacionesSL" Fernandez: {a-Spades}{10-Hearts}
Rafael "geladinhaRLS" Eltz: {a-Diamonds}{j-Spades}

The {j-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{4-Diamonds} flop landed on the virtual felt, hitting Eltz with a jack to take a commanding lead. A {3-Spades}{7-Clubs} runout cemented it for Eltz, sending the pot to him along with a bounty.

Rafael "geladinhaRLS" Eltz br
Rafael "geladinhaRLS" Eltz
br 1,314,999
Javier "DonacionesSL" Fernandez AD
Javier "DonacionesSL" Fernandez
AD Busted