2022 888poker XL Winter Series
Event #3: €1,350 NLH Mini Main Event
Days:

Event Info

Buy-in €1,350
Prize Pool €1,592,580
Players 1397

Level Info

Level 40
Blinds 1,500,000 / 3,000,000
Ante 3,000,000

Players Info - Day 3

Players Left 1
Entries 9

Gicovanu Keeps on Stacking

poolshir • Level 39: 1,000,000-2,000,000, 2,000,000 ante

Marius Gicovanu raised to 4,000,000 from the button want {k-Clubs}{2-Clubs} and Rolf van Brug defended his big blind with the {8-Spades}{8-Diamonds}.

The flop came {j-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}, Van Brug check-called the 2,600,000 continuation-bet of Gicovanu.

The turn was the {q-Spades} and Van Brug checked again. This time, Gicovanu fired a bet of 6,500,000 out for Van Brug to fold.

Marius Gicovanu ro
Marius Gicovanu
ro 96,900,000 14,600,000
Rolf van Brug nl
Rolf van Brug
nl 32,500,000 -9,600,000
Emil Bise ch
Emil Bise
ch 10,400,000 -5,000,000

More for Gicovanu

poolshir • Level 39: 1,000,000-2,000,000, 2,000,000 ante

Marius Gicovanu raised to 4,000,000 from the button with the {j-Diamonds}{8-Spades}. Emil Bise called in the small blind with the {q-Clubs}{9-Clubs} and Rolf van Brug folded his big blind while holding the {10-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}.

The flop came {5-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{a-Spades}, Bise tanked for a while and then checked and snap-folded to the 2,500,000 bet of Gicovanu.

Marius Gicovanu ro
Marius Gicovanu
ro 82,300,000 12,000,000
Rolf van Brug nl
Rolf van Brug
nl 42,100,000 -4,000,000
Emil Bise ch
Emil Bise
ch 15,400,000 -8,000,000

Alessandro Pichierri Eliminated in 4th Place (€82,646 + €10,350 WSOPE Main Event Ticket)

poolshir • Level 39: 1,000,000-2,000,000, 2,000,000 ante
Alessandro Pichierri
Alessandro Pichierri

Alessandro Pichierri shoved from the button for 13,700,000 for Marius Gicovanu to make the call in the big blind.

Alessandro Pichierri: {k-Hearts}{10-Clubs}
Marius Gicovanu: {k-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}

The flop came {3-Clubs}{q-Spades}{3-Hearts} for Gicovanu to hit two pair immediately.

The turn was the {4-Hearts} to leave Pichierri drawing dead before the river completed the board with the {q-Clubs} for a full house for him to bust in fourth place.

Marius Gicovanu ro
Marius Gicovanu
ro 70,300,000 14,700,000
Rolf van Brug nl
Rolf van Brug
nl 46,100,000 -5,800,000
Emil Bise ch
Emil Bise
ch 23,400,000 1,800,000
Alessandro Pichierri it
Alessandro Pichierri
it Busted
Level:
39
Blinds:
1,000,000/2,000,000
Ante:
2,000,000

King-High for Van Brug is Good Enough

poolshir • Level 38: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante

Marius Gicovanu raised to 3,200,000 from under the gun with the {9-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} and Rolf van Brug defended his big blind with the {k-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}.

The flop came {j-Hearts}{q-Clubs}{5-Hearts}, Van Brug checked but Gicovanu continued with a bet of 2,200,000 which was called.

The turn was the {3-Spades} and Van Brug quickly checked again. This time, Gicovanu did the same to see the {8-Spades} complete the board. Van Brug checked for the final time. Gicovanu

Marius Gicovanu ro
Marius Gicovanu
ro 55,600,000 -6,200,000
Rolf van Brug nl
Rolf van Brug
nl 51,900,000 10,200,000

Gicovanu In the Lead

poolshir • Level 38: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante

Rolf van Brug raised to 4,000,000 from the small blind with the {q-Clubs}{9-Hearts} and Marius Gicovanu made the call from the big blind with the {a-Spades}{j-Diamonds}.

The flop came {7-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{4-Clubs} for Gicovanu to hit top pair but Van Brug picked up the flush draw. Van Brug check-called the 3,000,000 bet of Gicovanu.

The turn was the {2-Diamonds} and Van Brug checked again. Gicovanu barreled a bet of 5,400,000 into the pot and Van Brug opted to fold.

Marius Gicovanu ro
Marius Gicovanu
ro 61,800,000 10,200,000
Rolf van Brug nl
Rolf van Brug
nl 41,700,000 -3,000,000
Emil Bise ch
Emil Bise
ch 21,600,000 -8,800,000
Alessandro Pichierri it
Alessandro Pichierri
it 14,700,000

Jack Sinclair Eliminated in 5th Place (€64,495 + €10,350 WSOPE Main Event Ticket)

poolshir • Level 38: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante
Jack Sinclair
Jack Sinclair

Jack Sinclair shoved for 8,000,000 from the small blind and Marius Gicovanu snap-called in the big blind.

Jack Sinclair: {k-Spades}{5-Diamonds}
Marius Gicovanu: {a-Spades}{k-Hearts}

The flop came {2-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{6-Hearts} to keep Gicovanu ahead while both players went to their rails to get their support.

The turn was the {7-Clubs} for Sinclair to pick up the gutshot to a straight but the river completed the board with the {9-Hearts} to not help Sinclair as he was eliminated in fifth place.

Marius Gicovanu ro
Marius Gicovanu
ro 51,600,000 8,000,000
Jack Sinclair gb
Jack Sinclair
gb Busted

Gicovanu Flops Two Pair

poolshir • Level 38: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante

Marius Gicovanu raised to 3,200,000 from the cutoff and Rolf van Brug called in the big blind.

The flop came {6-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}, Van Brug check-folded to the 2,500,000 continuation-bet of Gicovanu

Rolf van Brug nl
Rolf van Brug
nl 44,700,000 -4,800,000
Marius Gicovanu ro
Marius Gicovanu
ro 43,600,000 8,800,000

Wheel Splits the Pot

poolshir • Level 38: 800,000-1,600,000, 1,600,000 ante

Alessandro Pichierri was in the cutoff and raised to 7,000,000 for Marius Gicovanu in the big blind to shove and Pichierri called for the 13,500,000 he had behind.

Alessandro Pichierri: {a-Spades}{q-Spades}
Marius Gicovanu: {a-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}

The board ran out {a-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{4-Clubs}{5-Spades} for them to split the pot with the wheel on the table.

Marius Gicovanu ro
Marius Gicovanu
ro 34,800,000 3,600,000
Alessandro Pichierri it
Alessandro Pichierri
it 14,700,000 1,200,000