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

Level:
30
Blinds:
80,000/160,000
Ante:
20,000

Barry Forrester Eliminated in 7th Place ($66,458)

[user198217] • Level 29: 60,000-120,000, 20,000 ante
Barry Forrester
Barry Forrester

Barry Forrester raised to 400,000 from middle position. Matt Pongrass was in the small blind and thought for a moment before announcing all in. Sam Capra folded the big blind. Forrester snap-called with 1,850,000 in total chips.

Matt Pongrass: {q-Clubs}{q-Spades}
Barry Forrester: {8-Clubs}{8-Hearts}

Forrester found no help from the {a-Spades}{9-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{j-Clubs}{10-Hearts} board to see his day end in 7th place.

Matt Pongrass au
Matt Pongrass
au 6,900,000 2,000,000
Barry Forrester au
Barry Forrester
au Busted

Tags: Barry ForresterMatt PongrassSam Capra

Rastogi Pressures Lynskey

[user198217] • Level 29: 60,000-120,000, 20,000 ante

Alex Lynskey raised to 250,000 from middle position before Rahul Rastogi re-raised to 625,000 from the hijack. Lynskey called.

The flop came {j-Spades}{7-Hearts}{k-Spades} and Lynskey checked. Rastogi continued for 625,000. Lynskey called.

Both players checked the {k-Clubs} on the turn before the {5-Diamonds} completed the board.

Lynskey thought for a minute and bet out 710,000. Rastogi stared Lynskey down for several minutes before he re-raised to 3,600,000. Lynskey smiled before he agonised over his decision for three minutes. He eventually folded and relinquished the pot to Rastogi.

Rahul Rastogi au
Rahul Rastogi
au 13,000,000 3,000,000
Alex Lynskey au
Alex Lynskey
au 9,100,000 -1,900,000

Tags: Alex LynskeyRahul Rastogi

Justin Layden Eliminated in 8th Place ($52,356)

[user198217] • Level 29: 60,000-120,000, 20,000 ante
Justin Layden
Justin Layden

Alex Lynskey raised to 250,000 from under the gun before the action folded around to Justin Layden in the big blind. He moved all in for around 2,800,000. Lynskey made the quick call.

Alex Lynskey: {q-Spades}{q-Clubs}
Justin Layden: {a-Spades}{k-Hearts}

The board ran out {8-Spades}{2-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{5-Spades} to see Layden unable to improve before being eliminated in 8th place.

Lynskey rockets to 11,000,000 following the hand.

Alex Lynskey au
Alex Lynskey
au 11,000,000 2,800,000
Justin Layden au
Justin Layden
au Busted

Tags: Alex LynskeyJustin Layden

Cameron Chen Eliminated in 9th Place ($41,733)

[user198217] • Level 29: 60,000-120,000, 20,000 ante
Cameron Chen
Cameron Chen

Luke Martinelli raised to 250,000 from under the gun plus one and was called by Alex Lynskey in the hijack. Cameron Chen then moved all in for 1,365,000 from the button. Martinell quickly folded when the decision fell back to him. Lynskey asked for a count then called.

Alex Lynskey: {a-Clubs}{q-Hearts}
Cameron Chen: {a-Hearts}{j-Spades}

The board ran out {8-Hearts}{2-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{5-Hearts} to see Chen unable to improve before being the first player eliminated from today's final table.

Alex Lynskey au
Alex Lynskey
au 8,200,000 2,680,000
Cameron Chen AU
Cameron Chen
AU Busted

Tags: Alex LynskeyCameron Chen

Rastogi Wins Big Off Pongrass

[user198217] • Level 29: 60,000-120,000, 20,000 ante

With 1,100,000 in the pot three players checked the {q-Hearts}{j-Clubs}{3-Clubs} flop before the {9-Clubs} fell on the turn.

Rahul Rastogi bet 450,000. Matt Pongrass called. Justin Layden folded.

The {4-Clubs} completed the board and Rastogi checked. Pongrass fired out 1,200. Rastogi went into the tank for over a minute before he made the call.

"I think you win," announced Pongrass, before flipping over {k-Diamonds}{q-Spades} for top pair.

Rastogi turned over his {k-Spades}{q-Clubs} and indeed took down the pot with a queen-high flush.

Rahul Rastogi au
Rahul Rastogi
au 10,000,000 2,065,000
Matt Pongrass au
Matt Pongrass
au 4,900,000 -2,050,000

Early Shove From Sormi

[user198217] • Level 29: 60,000-120,000, 20,000 ante

John Sormi moved all in for 1,470,000 from middle position before the decision fell on Alex Lynskey in the big blind.

He asked for count, deliberated for a moment, before opting to fold.

John Sormi au
John Sormi
au 1,850,000 300,000

Tags: Alex LynskeyJohn Sormi

Special Mention

[user198217] • Level 29: 60,000-120,000, 20,000 ante
K
K

The dealer who has the special honour of kicking us off today is 'K'.

She has been dealing for 18 months and is definitely a crowd favourite.

Level:
29
Blinds:
60,000/120,000
Ante:
20,000