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Event #5: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em

Event Info

Buy-in €550
Prize Pool €2,078,075
Players 4,115

Level Info

Level 38
Blinds 300,000 / 600,000
Ante 100,000

Highlights

Highlights

Level:
37
Blinds:
250,000/500,000
Ante:
50,000

Hands #50-55: Chips Being Passed Around

ajlamers • Level 36: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #50: Jonathan Khalifa shoved all in on the button with {a-Hearts}{q-Clubs} and picked up the pot.

Hand #51: Due to an on-air interview, this hand was unavailable.

Hand #52: Khalifa raised to 1,200,000 from the small blind and Florian Fuchs folded his big blind.

The blinds increased to 250,000/500,000 with a 50,000 ante.

Hand #53: Matous Skorepa received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #54: Skorepa opened to 1,250,000 from the small blind with {8-Clubs}{7-Hearts} and Khalifa called from the big blind with {8-Spades}{7-Spades}. The flop came {q-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{4-Spades} and Skorepa led out for 750,000. Khalifa called and the {10-Spades} peeled off on the turn. Skorepa fired another 1,300,000 and Khalifa shoved all in for 8,075,000 with a straight and flush draw to push Skorepa off of his hand.

Hand #55: Khalifa opened to 1,250,000 from the small blind with {a-Spades}{k-Diamonds} and Fuchs called in the big blind with {j-Spades}{9-Clubs}. The flop came {q-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{3-Spades} giving both players a straight draw. Khalifa check-called a bet of 1,100,000 from Fuchs and the {2-Clubs} hit the turn. Fuchs bet another 2,600,000 and Khalifa mucked his cards.

Tags: Florian FuchsJonathan KhalifaMatous Skorepa

Hands #45-49: A Double for Fuchs

zedmaster84 • Level 36: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #45: Unknown action.

Hand #46: Matous Skorepa raised to 800,000 with the {A-Hearts}{K-Spades} and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #47: Jonathan Khalifa raised to 1,000,000 on the button and Florian Fuchs moved all in from the small blind for 7.6 million. "I am gonna call," Khalifa said and Fuchs replied "let's gamble for $40,000.

Florian Fuchs: {K-Diamonds}{J-Hearts}
Jonathan Khalifa: {5-Clubs}{5-Spades}

"Five of heart is good," Khalifa said before the flop appeared with {K-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}. Fuchs took the lead and Khalifa's request for a five fell on deaf ears with the {8-Clubs} turn and {9-Hearts} river.

Hand #48: Matous Skorepa raised to 800,000 with the {10-Diamonds}{4-Hearts} from the small blind and Khalifa forfeited his big blind.

Hand #49: Skorepa raised to 800,000 with the {K-Clubs}{Q-Hearts} and Khalifa shoved for 7,875,000 with {J-Hearts}{10-Hearts} in the small blind. Skorepa folded and the Frenchman recovered some chips.

Matous Skorepa cz
Matous Skorepa
cz 16,650,000 -150,000
Florian Fuchs at
Florian Fuchs
at 15,250,000 7,100,000
Jonathan Khalifa FR
Jonathan Khalifa
FR 9,225,000 -6,950,000

Tags: Florian FuchsJonathan KhalifaMatous Skorepa

Ivaylo Sivinov Eliminated in 4th Place (€91,711)

ajlamers • Level 36: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Ivaylo Sivinov
Ivaylo Sivinov

Hand #44: Matous Skorepa announced all in from the small blind with {10-Diamonds}{10-Hearts} and Ivaylo Sivinov called for 6,050,000 in the big blind with {a-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}.

The flop came {q-Diamonds}{j-Clubs}{6-Clubs} and Skorepa was still out front with a pair of tens. The turn brought the {8-Spades} giving Sivinov a pair of eights, although he was still behind. The river landed the {5-Spades} and Sivinov was eliminated in 4th place.

The players will be taking a quick eight-minute break.

Matous Skorepa cz
Matous Skorepa
cz 16,800,000 6,600,000
Jonathan Khalifa FR
Jonathan Khalifa
FR 16,175,000 -50,000
Florian Fuchs at
Florian Fuchs
at 8,150,000 -50,000
Ivaylo Sivinov bg
Ivaylo Sivinov
bg Busted

Tags: Ivaylo SivinovMatous Skorepa

Hands #41-43: Prophetic Skorepa Doubles

zedmaster84 • Level 36: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #41: Jonathan Khalifa received a walk.

Hand #42: Ivaylo Sivinov raised to 800,000 with the {K-Spades}{4-Clubs} on the button and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #43: "How much do you have?" Khalifa asked and and Matous Skorepa replied "Five, ten after the hand." Sivinov raised to 800,000 and Skorepa called from the big blind. The flop fell {9-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}{7-Spades} and Skorepa checked, Sivinov bet 400,000 and snap-called the check-raise all in of Skorepa for 4,500,000.

Matous Skorepa: {Q-Diamonds}{9-Spades}
Ivaylo Sivinov: {A-Clubs}{A-Hearts}

The {J-Hearts} appeared on the turn and Skorepa got there on the {10-Hearts} river to double, keeping the promise he made before the hand.

Jonathan Khalifa FR
Jonathan Khalifa
FR 16,225,000 800,000
Matous Skorepa cz
Matous Skorepa
cz 10,200,000 5,150,000
Florian Fuchs at
Florian Fuchs
at 8,200,000 -4,700,000
Ivaylo Sivinov bg
Ivaylo Sivinov
bg 6,500,000 -4,450,000

Tags: Ivaylo SivinovJonathan KhalifaMatous Skorepa

Hands #36-40: Sivinov Doubles from the Big Blind

ajlamers • Level 36: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #36: Matous Skopera shoved all in from the small blind with {7-Hearts}{7-Diamonds} and Ivaylo Sivinov folded his big blind.

Hand #37: Skorepa raised to 800,000 on the button with {k-Diamonds}{10-Spades} and both of the blinds folded.

hand #38: Jonathan Khalifa raised to 1,000,000 in the small blind with {a-Clubs}{j-Clubs} and Florian Fuchs mucked his big blind.

hand #39: Khalifa opened to 1,000,000 again on the button with {6-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} and picked up another pot without any action.

Hand #40: Skorepa shoved all in from the small blind with {k-Diamonds}{3-Hearts} and Sivinov called for his last 5,375,000 chips in the big blind with {a-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}.

The flop came {10-Spades}{4-Clubs}{2-Spades}, no help to either player. The turn was the {9-Spades} and the river landed the {8-Hearts} giving Sivinov the double up with ace-high.

Ivaylo Sivinov bg
Ivaylo Sivinov
bg 10,950,000 6,275,000
Matous Skorepa cz
Matous Skorepa
cz 5,050,000 -5,375,000

Tags: Florian FuchsIvaylo SivinovJonathan KhalifaMatous Skorepa

Makarios Avramidis Eliminated in 5th Place (€68,771)

zedmaster84 • Level 36: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Makarios Avramidis
Makarios Avramidis

Hand #35: Jonathan Khalifa raised to 900,000 from the cutoff and Makarios Avramidis shoved for 4,175,000 in the big blind. Khalifa snap-called.

Makarios Avramidis: {A-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}
Jonathan Khalifa: {A-Clubs}{A-Spades}

"Come on, I can't lose that one, aces versus ace six," Khalifa said in French to his rail.

The board came {Q-Spades}{Q-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{J-Clubs}{J-Hearts} and Avramidis had to settle for 5th place and a payday of €68,771, ensuring that a new WSOP bracelet winner will be crowned.

Jonathan Khalifa FR
Jonathan Khalifa
FR 15,425,000 7,475,000
Makarios Avramidis gr
Makarios Avramidis
gr Busted

Tags: Jonathan KhalifaMakarios Avramidis

Hands #33-34: Raise and Take It

zedmaster84 • Level 36: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #33: Matous Skorepa raised to 800,000 with the {J-Clubs}{10-Clubs} and scooped up the blinds and antes.

Hand #34: Jonathan Khalifa raised to 900,000 from the button without his cards being shown, and the Frenchman won the blinds and antes.

Tags: Jonathan KhalifaMatous Skorepa

Hands #28-32: Khalifa Flops Trips

ajlamers • Level 36: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante

Hand #28: Jonathan Khalifa raised to 1,000,000 from the small blind with {8-Diamonds}{3-Spades} and Florian Fuchs called in the big blind with {a-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}. The flop came {k-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{8-Clubs} and both players checked to the {9-Clubs} on the turn. Khalifa led out for 900,000 and Fuchs called. The {9-Hearts} completed the board and both players checked, sending the pot to Khalifa with a full house.

Hand #29: Khalifa opened to 900,000 on the button with {k-Clubs}{j-Diamonds} and both of the blinds folded.

hand #30: Ivaylo Sivinov shoved all in for 4,525,000 from under the gun with {a-Hearts}{10-Hearts} and picked up the blinds and antes.

Hand #31: Sivinov received a walk in the big blind.

Hand #32: Sivinov looked down at the {8-Spades}{8-Hearts} in the small blind and announced all in. Khalifa quickly folded hid big blind and Sivinov took another pot.

Tags: Florian FuchsIvaylo SivinovJonathan Khalifa

Level:
36
Blinds:
200,000/400,000
Ante:
50,000