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Event #16: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
Days:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Prize Pool $2,359,800
Players 1,748

Level Info

Level 30
Blinds 50,000 / 100,000
Ante 15,000

Highlights

Highlights

Level:
26
Blinds:
20,000/40,000
Ante:
5,000

Hands #3-5: Demosthenes Kiriopoulos Fires Three Barrels

[user323482] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #3: Anthony Marquez raised to 75,000 from the hijack and got no action.

Hand #4: Marquez raised to 75,000 from under the gun, and everyone folded.

Hand #5: Matt Berkey raised to 75,000 from under the gun, and Marquez defended his big blind. The flop came {5-Hearts}{5-Clubs}{3-Hearts}, and Marquez check-called a bet of 100,000 from Berkey. The turn was the {8-Clubs}, and both players checked to the river, which was the {k-Hearts}. Marquez led out for 150,000, and Berkey folded.

Anthony Marquez us
Anthony Marquez
us 3,780,000 210,000
Steven Buckner us
Steven Buckner
us 2,780,000 5,000
Demosthenes Kiriopoulos ca
Demosthenes Kiriopoulos
ca 2,750,000 650,000
Daniel Weinman us
Daniel Weinman
us 2,425,000 -685,000
Matt Berkey us
Matt Berkey
us 1,300,000 -450,000

Tags: Anthony MarquezDemosthenes KiriopoulosMatt Berkey

Ilkin Amirov Eliminated in 6th Place ($63,506)

ajlamers • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Ilkin Amirov Eliminated
Ilkin Amirov Eliminated

Hand #2: Matt Berkey opened the action to 75,000 on the button, and Ilkin Amirov moved all in for 835,000 from the small blind. Demosthenes Kiriopoulos moved all in over the top from the big blind, and Berkey folded.

Amirov was in a dominated position with {A-Clubs}{10-Clubs}, and Kiriopoulos showed {A-Diamonds}{Q-Spades}. The board ran out {A-Spades}{9-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}, and Amirov became the sixth-place finisher.

Demosthenes Kiriopoulos ca
Demosthenes Kiriopoulos
ca 2,100,000 750,000
Ilkin Amirov az
Ilkin Amirov
az Busted

Tags: Demosthenes KiriopoulosIlkin AmirovMatt Berkey

Hand #1: Weinman is Big Slick

ajlamers • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #1: Daniel Weinman raised to 70,000, and Ilkin Amirov called from the big blind.

The flop came {K-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}, and Amirov checked to Weinman, who bet 70,000. Amirov called, and the turn was the {7-Clubs}, which both players checked. The river was the {3-Spades}, and Amirov checked again. Weinman bet 230,000, and after thinking for a couple minutes, Amirov called. Weinman tabled {A-Hearts}{K-Spades} to win the hand.

Tags: Daniel WeinmanIlkin Amirov

Hand-for-Hand Coverage is Under Way

[user323482] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Event 16 Final Table
Event 16 Final Table

With the recent elimination of Royce Matheson in seventh place, the official final table of six has begun.

Hand-for-hand coverage is about to begin, too.

Royce Matheson Eliminated in 7th Place ($46,887)

[user323482] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Royce Matheson
Royce Matheson

Action folded around to Royce Matheson in the small blind, and he moved all in for about 450,000. Matt Berkey was in the big blind and quickly called.

Matheson was at risk with {k-Diamonds}{3-Clubs} against the {k-Spades}{q-Spades} of Berkey.

The board ran out {a-Spades}{j-Clubs}{9-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}, and Matheson was eliminated on the official final table bubble.

Matt Berkey us
Matt Berkey
us 1,750,000 550,000
Royce Matheson us
Royce Matheson
us Busted

Tags: Matt BerkeyRoyce Matheson

Matt Berkey Doubles Up Again

ajlamers • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Matt Berkey
Matt Berkey

Matt Berkey limped in early position, and Steven Buckner called on the button. Daniel Weinman raised to 130,000 from the small blind, and the action was back on Berkey. He put his remaining 550,000 chips in the pot, and Buckner mucked his cards. Weinman quickly threw in a chip signifying a call, and the cards were tabled.

Berkey: {K-Diamonds}{K-Clubs}
Weinman: {J-Spades}{J-Diamonds}

The board ran out {K-Hearts}{9-Spades}{2-Hearts}{Q-Hearts}{J-Clubs}, and both players made a set but Berkey's was bigger, giving him a double-up.

Matt Berkey us
Matt Berkey
us 1,200,000 750,000

Tags: Daniel WeinmanMatt BerkeySteven Buckner

Matt Berkey Doubles Through Demosthenes Kiriopoulos

[user323482] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Matt Berkey
Matt Berkey

Action folded around to Matt Berkey on the button, and he moved all in for 210,000. Demosthenes Kiriopoulos called from the big blind.

Berkey was at risk with {a-Spades}{j-Clubs} against the {k-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds} of Kiriopoulos.

The board ran out {10-Spades}{9-Spades}{9-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}, and Berkey locked up the double.

Demosthenes Kiriopoulos ca
Demosthenes Kiriopoulos
ca 1,350,000 -255,000
Matt Berkey us
Matt Berkey
us 450,000 -100,000

Tags: Demosthenes KiriopoulosMatt Berkey

Amirov Pulls the Trigger

ajlamers • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Ilkin Amirov
Ilkin Amirov

Steven Buckner raised to 125,000 from early position, and Daniel Weinman called directly to his left. Ilkin Amirov was in the big blind and shoved all in for 815,000. Both Buckner and Weinman laid their hands down, and Amirov took down the pot.

Ilkin Amirov az
Ilkin Amirov
az 1,085,000 230,000

Tags: Daniel WeinmanIlkin AmirovSteven Buckner

Unofficial Final Table of Seven

[user323482] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

The final seven players have taken their seats on the main stage in the Thunderdome.

Anthony Marquez leads the way with 3,570,000, and the shortest stack belongs to Matt Berkey with 550,000.

Here is a look at how they stack up:

SeatPlayer NameCountryChip Count
1Matt BerkeyUnited States550,000
2Ilkin AmirovAzerbaijan855,000
3Demosthenes KiriopoulosCanada1,605,000
4Steven BucknerUnited States2,775,000
5Daniel WeinmanUnited States3,110,000
6Anthony MarquezUnited States3,570,000
7Royce MathesonUnited States660,000

Tags: Daniel WeinmanDemosthenes KiriopoulosIlkin AmirovMatt BerkeyRoyce MathesonSteven Buckner

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