Event #62: $50,000 Poker Players Championship (6-Handed)
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12345

Event Info

Buy-in $50,000
Prize Pool $4,800,000
Players 100

Level Info

Level 28
Limits 400,000 / 800,000
Ante 0

Sion Pulls Back Ahead

123md • Level 28: 400,000-800,000, 0 ante
Elior Sion
Elior Sion

Limit Hold'em

Johannes Becker raised from the button and Elior Sion called from the big blind.

The flop came down {8-Spades}{7-Spades}{7-Hearts} and Sion checked to Becker who continued. Sion check-raised, Becker called, and the {6-Hearts} turn fell. Sion bet, Becker called, the {3-Diamonds} river fell, Sion bet again and Becker called.

Sion tabled {10-Hearts}{8-Clubs} for eights and sevens, Becker mucked and Sion took down the pot.

Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 13,785,000 3,745,000
Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 11,220,000 -3,745,000

Tags: Elior SionJohannes Becker

Level: 28

Stud Games: Ante 100,000 - Bring In 100,000 - Completion 400,000
No-Limit & Pot-Limit: Ante 50,000 - SB 100,000 - BB 200,000

No Action in PLO and Next Break

zedmaster84 • Level 27: 300,000-600,000, 0 ante

Pot-Limit Omaha

As soon as the game switched to pot-limit Omaha, Johannes Becker and Elior Sion both started laughing. "Have you ever played the 3x 9x game?" Sion joked. Becker shook his head.

Sion limped in and Becker checked. On the {7-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{5-Clubs} flop, Becker bet 180,000 and Sion folded.

Becker limped and Sion raised to 480,000, Becker called. The flop came {A-Spades}{Q-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds} and Sion's continuation bet for 600,000 won the pot.

Sion raised to 480,000 and Becker called. The flop came {A-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{2-Spades} and Becker checked, then folded to a bet worth 425,000 by Sion.

Becker raised to 480,000 and Sion called. On the {4-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{2-Hearts} flop, Sion checked and folded after Becker had continued for 400,000.

Last but not least, Sion limped and Becker checked. The {K-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{2-Diamonds} flop saw a check by Becker, a bet of 175,000 by Sion and a call by Becker. The {6-Spades} turn was checked by both and Becker bet the {6-Clubs} river for 225,000 to claim the last hand of the lecvel uncontested.

Right after, the players were sent on their next 15-minute break.

Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 14,965,000 -1,060,000
Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 10,040,000 1,060,000

Tags: Elior SionJohannes Becker

"I Hate Having to Make Good Folds"

mnuwwarah • Level 27: 300,000-600,000, 0 ante

Omaha Hi-Lo

Johannes Becker raised, Elior Sion reraised, and Becker called. On the {4-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{2-Hearts} flop, Sion bet, Becker raised, and Sion called. Both checked the {5-Diamonds} turn, and Sion checked the {k-Clubs} river. Becker bet and Sion took some thinking time.

"I hate having to make good folds," he said as he mucked.

Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 16,025,000 720,000
Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 8,980,000 -720,000

Tags: Elior SionJohannes Becker

Top Pair for Becker Takes It

123md • Level 27: 300,000-600,000, 0 ante

Omaha-8

Johannes Becker raised from the button and Elior Sion called.

The flop came down {J-Spades}{7-Spades}{6-Spades} and Sion check-called a bet from Becker. The turn was the {K-Clubs}, Sion check-called another bet from Becker, and both players checked the {Q-Diamonds} river.

Becker tabled {K-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{3-Spades} for a pair of kings, Sion mucked, and Becker won the pot.

Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 15,305,000 1,805,000
Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 9,700,000 -1,805,000

Tags: Elior SionJohannes Becker

One for Each in Omaha Hi-Lo

zedmaster84 • Level 27: 300,000-600,000, 0 ante

Omaha Hi-Lo

The last three hands of seven card stud all went to fifth street and Johannes Becker won two of them while Elior Sion claimed one. Neither went to any kind of showdown.

In Omaha hi-lo, the action started with a raise by Sion and Becker called. On the {A-Clubs}{K-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds} flop, Becker checked and called a bet by Sion before the {6-Spades} turn went check, check. After the {J-Diamonds} river, Becker bet and Sion folded.

Becker raised the next hand and Sion called. The flop came {10-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{8-Spades} and the action was checked through. After the {3-Spades} turn, both checked again and Sion bet the {A-Spades} river. Becker sighed, gave it some consideration and called. Sion showed {Q-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{2-Spades} for two pair and a low, and that scooped the entire pot.

Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 13,500,000 795,000
Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 11,505,000 -795,000

Tags: Elior SionJohannes Becker

Sion Caught Bluffing

mnuwwarah • Level 27: 300,000-600,000, 0 ante

Stud

Johannes Becker completed with the {7-Clubs} and called a raise from Elior Sion, who had the {6-Hearts}. Sion proceeded to bet every street after catching an ace and then three hearts.

Becker: {x-}{x-}/{7-Clubs}{8-Spades}{k-Spades}{9-Spades}/{x-}
Sion: {x-}{x-}/{6-Hearts}{a-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{9-Hearts}/{x-}

Becker thought about 30 seconds and then splashed in a river call. Sion start to show but then muttered that Becker had the winner. The German showed {k-Diamonds}{j-Spades}{7-Hearts} for kings and sevens and took the pot.

Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 12,705,000 3,105,000
Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 12,300,000 -3,105,000

Tags: Elior SionJohannes Becker

Sion's One Pair-is Good

123md • Level 27: 300,000-600,000, 0 ante

Stud

Sion: {X-}{X-} / {Q-Clubs}{5-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds} / {X-}
Becker: {X-}{X-} / {K-Spades}{9-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{J-Spades} / {X-}

Elior Sion was the bring-in, Johannes Becker completed, Sion raised, and Becker called.

Becker check-called bets from Sion on fourth and fifth street before leading out on sixth street. Sion called, Becker bet on seventh street, and Sion called.

Becker turned over his cards briefly and mucked, while Sion showed {10-Spades}{10-Clubs}{3-Diamonds} for a pair of tens to win the pot.

Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 15,405,000 2,980,000
Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 9,600,000 -2,980,000

Tags: Elior SionJohannes Becker

Becker Back in Narrow Lead

zedmaster84 • Level 27: 300,000-600,000, 0 ante
Johannes Becker
Johannes Becker

No-Limit Hold'em

Johannes Becker raised to 425,000 and Elior Sion three-bet to 1,500,000, which Becker called. On the {9-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{5-Clubs} flop, Sion continued for 1,100,000 and Becker gave him a stare down before electing to raise to 2,500,000.

"How much do you have behind?" Sion asked. Becker counted his stack, then replied "almost six." Sion released his cards into the muck and the stacks went back to even.

Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 12,580,000 2,300,000
Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 12,425,000 -2,300,000

Tags: Elior SionJohannes Becker