2022 888poker XL Winter Series
Event #62: $50,000 Poker Players Championship (6-Handed)
Days:
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

Scoop for Becker, Then Scoop for Sion

123md • Level 26: 250,000-500,000, 0 ante

Omaha Hi-Lo

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

The flop came down {K-Hearts}{9-Spades}{4-Hearts}, and Becker check-called a bet from Sion. Both players checked the {6-Clubs} turn, and the {7-Clubs} followed on the river. Becker bet, and Sion called.

Becker tabled {A-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}{2-Clubs} for the nut low with a pair of deuces, Sion showed a defeated {Q-Clubs}{J-Clubs}{3-Spades}{2-Spades}, and Becker scooped the pot.

The following hand, Becker raised from the button, and Sion called from the big blind.

They checked to the turn of a {7-Spades}{J-Hearts}{A-Spades}{2-Spades} board, where Sion bet. Becker called, and the {3-Clubs} river fell. Sion bet, and Becker called.

Sion tabled {J-Diamonds}{J-Clubs}{8-Spades}{6-Spades} for a flush with an eight-six low, Becker mucked, and Sion won the pot.

Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 17,145,000 -360,000
Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 7,860,000 360,000

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Two Pair Are Good Enough for Sion

zedmaster84 • Level 26: 250,000-500,000, 0 ante

Stud

Elior Sion: {X-}{X-} / {J-Hearts}{7-Hearts} / fold
Johannes Becker: {X-}{X-} / {6-Clubs}{6-Hearts}

Elior Sion completed with the {j-Hearts}, and Johannes Becker raised with the {6-Clubs}. Sion called. Becker paired his six and made a full bet, forcing a fold from Sion.

The next hand, both had reversed roles for the same action. Becker completed with the {Q-Diamonds}, and Sion raised with the {6-Hearts}. Becker called. Becker check-called bets on fourth through sixth streets and checked again on seventh street. Sion bet, Becker raised, and Sion called.

Elior Sion: {X-}{X-} / {6-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{J-Spades}{9-Diamonds} / {X-}
Johannes Becker: {X-}{X-} / {Q-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} / {X-}

Sion turned over {6-Clubs}{2-Clubs}{2-Diamonds} for sixes and deuces, and that won the pot for the Brit.

Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 17,505,000 3,000,000
Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 7,500,000 -3,000,000

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Becker Takes Some Back

zedmaster84 • Level 26: 250,000-500,000, 0 ante

No-Limit Hold'em

Elior Sion raised to 325,000, and Johannes becker called. On the [5Qs5c2h] flop, Becker checked, and Sion continued for 275,000. Becker check-raised to 950,000, and that won the pot.

In the next hand, Becker raised to 325,000, and Sion called. The duo checked through the {Q-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{4-Clubs} flop, and Sion also checked the {K-Spades} turn. Becker bet 250,000, and Sion called. After the {2-Spades} river, Sion checked, and Becker's bet of 800,000 forced a fold.

Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 14,505,000 -1,600,000
Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 10,500,000 1,600,000

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Sion Gets a Lucky River

mnuwwarah • Level 26: 250,000-500,000, 0 ante

No-Limit Hold'em

Elior Sion opened for 325,000 on the button, and Johannes Becker defended his big blind.

Becker check-called 450,000 on the {8-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{6-Diamonds} flop. Both checked the {7-Spades} turn, and Becker fired out 800,000 on the {k-Spades} river. Sion immediately called, and Becker showed {q-Diamonds}{8-Spades} for eights. Sion had hit the river with {k-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}, though.

Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 16,105,000 1,200,000
Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 8,900,000 -1,200,000

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Sion Pulls Ahead

123md • Level 26: 250,000-500,000, 0 ante

2-7 Triple Draw

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

Sion drew two, and Becker drew three. Sion bet, Becker raised, and Sion called. Both drew one card on the second draw, and Sion checked. Becker bet, Sion check-raised, and Becker called. Sion stood pat on the final draw, while Becker took one. Sion bet, and Becker folded.

With that pot, Elior Sion took the chip lead for the first time heads-up.

Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 14,905,000 2,405,000
Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 10,100,000 -2,405,000

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Even in Chips

zedmaster84 • Level 26: 250,000-500,000, 0 ante

2-7 Triple Draw

In the second hand after coming back from the dinner break, Elior Sion raised, and Johannes Becker called.

Sion drew three cards, and Becker drew two. Becker bet, and Sion raised. Becker called. Sion stood pat, and Becker drew two. Sion then bet, and Becker called. Both players stood pat, and Sion bet. Becker reluctantly called.

Sion turned over {7-}{5-}{4-}{3-}{2-} for the wheel and claimed the pot to even out the stacks.

Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 12,505,000 -1,500,000
Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 12,500,000 1,500,000

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Play Resumes

123md • Level 26: 250,000-500,000, 0 ante

Elior Sion returned from dinner break eight minutes after the start of the level, and the cards are now back in the air.

Level: 26

Stud Games: Ante 50,000 - Bring In 70,000 - Completion 200,000
No-Limit & Pot-Limit: Ante 30,000 - SB 60,000 - BB 120,000

Players Are on Dinner Break

zedmaster84 • Level 25: 200,000-400,000, 0 ante

Elior Sion and Johannes Becker decided to take the 90-minute dinner break early and will be back in action at approximately 8:35 p.m. local time.

Sion Gets Two Nice Pots in Triple Draw

mnuwwarah • Level 25: 200,000-400,000, 0 ante

2-7 Triple Draw

Johannes Becker raised and called a three-bet from Elior Sion. Sion took one and Becker three, and Becker called another bet. Sion was pat, and Becker drew three, folding to a bet.

Then, Sion raised, and Becker re-raised. Sion made it four bets, and Becker called. Becker took two and Sion one. Becker check-called and took a card, while Sion was pat. Becker check-called and drew one more time. Both players checked the end, and Sion tabled {9-Spades}{8-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{3-Hearts} for a rough nine to take the pot.

Johannes Becker de
Johannes Becker
de 14,005,000 -3,295,000
Elior Sion gb
Elior Sion
gb 11,000,000 3,295,000

Tags: Elior SionJohannes Becker