Live Events 1
AU$2,200 Main Event
Days:

Event Info

Buy-in 2,200 AUD
Players 1,191

Level Info

Level 33
Blinds 150,000 / 300,000
Ante 50,000

Highlights

Highlights

Pongrass Pressures Rastogi

[user198217] • Level 31: 100,000-200,000, 30,000 ante

Matt Pongrass raised to 500,000 from the button before Rahul Rastogi re-raised to 1,700,000 from the big blind. Pongrass called.

The flop came {10-Spades}{2-Hearts}{4-Clubs} and Rastogi continued for 700,000. Pongrass called.

The turn brought the {3-Diamonds} and Rastogi bet out another 1,100,000. Pongrass thought for a minute and re-raised to 2,700,000. Rastogi deliberated for a minute before giving up on the hand and mucking his cards.

Matt Pongrass au
Matt Pongrass
au 18,000,000 6,265,000
Rahul Rastogi au
Rahul Rastogi
au 4,900,000 -4,300,000

Tags: Matt PongrassRahul Rastogi

Level:
31
Blinds:
100,000/200,000
Ante:
30,000

Luke Martinelli Eliminated in 4th Place ($145,302)

[user198217] • Level 30: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante
Luke Martinelli
Luke Martinelli

Alex Lynskey raised to 350,000 from under the gun and was called by Luke Martinelli in the big blind.

The flop came {a-Clubs}{10-Clubs}{2-Hearts} and Martinelli checked. Lynskey continued for 275,000. Martinelli called.

The turn brought the {8-Hearts} and Martinelli checked once again. Lysnkey thought for a minute and raised to 4,000,000 which had Martinelli stack of 1,800,000 covered. Martinelli called shortly after.

Alex Lynskey: {a-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}
Luke Martinelli: {k-Clubs}{4-Clubs}

Lynskey had the lead with top pair. Martinelli found himself drawing to a flush.

No help would come for Martinelli as the {3-Spades} completed the board seeing him fall in 4th place.

Another fantastic run for Martinelli who just three days ago took down the $20,000 High Roller event.

Alex Lynskey au
Alex Lynskey
au 17,000,000 3,000,000
Luke Martinelli au
Luke Martinelli
au Busted

Tags: Alex LynskeyLuke Martinelli

Pongrass Gets Martinelli to Fold

[user198217] • Level 30: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

Luke Martinelli raised to 325,000 from under the gun and was called by Matt Pongrass in the big blind.

The flop came {4-Clubs}{k-Clubs}{9-Hearts} and Pongrass checked. Martinelli continued for 225,000. Pongrass called.

The turn produced the {j-Clubs} and Pongrass checked. Martinelli bet out another 650,000. Pongrass thought for a moment before announcing all in for 8,200,000 and had Martinelli covered.

Martinelli sighed and folded almost immediately.

Matt Pongrass au
Matt Pongrass
au 10,000,000 1,000,000
Luke Martinelli au
Luke Martinelli
au 2,550,000 -2,695,000

Tags: Luke MartinelliMatt Pongrass

Sam Capra Eliminated in 5th Place ($110,882)

[user198217] • Level 30: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante
Sam Capra
Sam Capra

Alex Lynskey raised to 350,000 from under the gun before Sam Capra moved all in from the small blind. Luke Martinelli folded his big blind. Lynskey called.

Alex Lynskey: {j-Spades}{10-Diamonds}
Sam Capra: {a-Clubs}{9-Clubs}

The board ran out {8-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{9-Hearts}{8-Spades} to see Lynskey improve to a pair on the flop before taking down the pot with two pair by the river.

A fantastic run for Capra, who at one stage on Day 2 had less than one big blind, ultimately finishing in fifth place for an impressive six-figure score.

Alex Lynskey au
Alex Lynskey
au 14,000,000 3,000,000
Sam Capra au
Sam Capra
au Busted

Tags: Alex LynskeyLuke MartinelliSam

Pongrass Doubles Through Rastogi

[user198217] • Level 30: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante
Matt Pongrass
Matt Pongrass

Alex Lynskey raised to 325,000 from the cutoff and was called by Rahul Rastogi on the button as well as Matt Pongrass in the big blind.

The flop came {5-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}{q-Clubs} and the action checked to Rastogi who bet 575,000. Pongrass called. Lynskey folded.

The turn brought the {a-Clubs} and Pongrass checked. Rastogi bet 1,300,000. Pongrass moved all in for 3,440,000. Rastogi called.

Matt Pongrass: {k-Clubs}{6-Clubs}
Rahul Rastogi: {j-Clubs}{2-Clubs}

Pongrass had the higher flush and guaranteed himself the pot.

The meaningless {4-Hearts} completed the board and Pongrass doubled up.

Matt Pongrass au
Matt Pongrass
au 9,000,000 4,400,000
Rahul Rastogi au
Rahul Rastogi
au 8,700,000 -4,300,000

Tags: Alex LynskeyMatt PongrassRahul Rastogi

John Sormi Eliminated in 6th Place ($85,347)

[user198217] • Level 30: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante
John Sormi
John Sormi

The decision fell on Alex Lynskey on the button who asked John Sormi in the big blind how much he was playing.

Lynskey then raised to 400,000. Rahul Rastogi folded the small blind.

"Another double up?" joked Sormi, as he looked down at his cards, before moving all in for around 2,000,000. Lynskey snap-called.

Alex Lynskey: {q-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}
John Sormi: {a-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}

Sormi had the lead until the flop fell {q-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{q-Clubs} giving Lynskey the best hand with trip queens.

The {a-Hearts} on the turn gave Sormi two outs for then win but it wouldn't come as the {5-Spades} completed the board.

Sormi's run comes to and end in 6th place collecting $,85,347 for his efforts.

John Sormi au
John Sormi
au Busted

Tags: Alex LynskeyJohn SormiRahul Rastogi

Lynskey Wins Big Off Pongrass

[user198217] • Level 30: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

Alex Lynskey raised to 325,000 from under the gun and was called by Matt Pongrass in the big blind.

The flop came {9-Spades}{2-Clubs}{j-Hearts} and Pongrass checked. Lynskey bet 250,000. Pongrass raised to 875,000. Lynskey called.

The turn brought the {7-Clubs} and Pongrass fired 1,300,000. Lynskey called shortly after.

Both player then quickly checked as the {2-Diamonds} completed the board.

"Queen-high," Pongrass stated.

"I win," Saaid Lynskey, but wanted to see Pongrass' hand before it was mucked.

Pongrass flashed the {q-Hearts}{8-Hearts} before Lynskey tabled {a-Clubs}{8-Clubs} for ace-high and the winning hand.

Alex Lynskey au
Alex Lynskey
au 11,000,000 2,900,000
Matt Pongrass au
Matt Pongrass
au 4,600,000 -2,300,000

Tags: Alex LynskeyMatt Pongrass

Sormi Doubles Through Lynskey

[user198217] • Level 30: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante
John Sormi
John Sormi

Alex Lynskey raised to 400,000 from the button. John Sormi looked down his cards from the big blind before moving all in for 1,020,000. Lynskey snap-called

John Sormi: {j-Clubs}{9-Clubs}
Alex Lynskey: {k-Hearts}{6-Spades}

Sormi was at risk until the board ran out {q-Spades}{10-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}{2-Diamonds} to see him improve to two pair on the turn before doubling up.

Alex Lynskey au
Alex Lynskey
au 8,100,000 -1,000,000
John Sormi au
John Sormi
au 2,200,000 350,000

Tags: Alex LynskeyJohn Sormi