Posted: 2014-04-04 23:19:09, by Daniel Allermand, Level 9 Posted: 2014-04-04 23:19:09, by Daniel Allermand, Level 9 Posted: 2014-04-04 23:13:02, by Daniel Allermand, Level 9
We are down to 54 players on Day 1A, with 3.5 levels to go still for the day.
The increasing blinds are not good news for the short stacks, who are pushing for their life.
Posted: 2014-04-04 23:09:59, by Daniel Allermand, Level 9
We arrive at the table as Poli is 4 betting preflop to 12,500. CO folds while the button decides to call.
Poli bets 10,000 from the BB and the button folds rather fast.
Poli is now in around 100,000.
Posted: 2014-04-04 23:02:10, by Daniel Allermand, Level 9
We have now reached blind level 9, which means that blinds are 500/1000 and ante 100.
With an average stack of around 60,000 chips, the players have 60 big blinds in play on average, which provides some very good and entertaining poker.
Posted: 2014-04-04 22:57:16, by Daniel Allermand, Level 8 Posted: 2014-04-04 22:49:29, by Daniel Allermand, Level 8
But needs to do it sometimes, no matter how annoying it is.
We arrive at the flop where the pot is around 16,000. The board shows:
MP checks and DonBartos bets 3,700 from MP+1. MP calls.
MP now bets 7,500 into DonBartos, who looks at the player for a few moments and then folds while looking disgusted .DonBartos is now in around 95,000 chips.
Posted: 2014-04-04 22:41:34, by Daniel Allermand, Level 8
Lasse Jacobsen raise from MP to 1,600 preflop, CO raises to 4,800, which Abela on the button calls and Jacobsen folds.
CO bets 5,600 and Abela calls.
CO now checks and Abela fires 7,700 into the pot. CO thinks for 4 minutes before finding a fold.
to the table and the others say 'nice hand' Posted: 2014-04-04 22:33:54, by Daniel Allermand, Level 8 Posted: 2014-04-04 22:25:14, by Daniel Allermand, Level 8
With new increased blind levels of 400/800 and 100 in ante.
We will play until level 12 today, which means that we will be playing 5 more levels of 40 minutes. 63 players are remaining in the tournament currently.
Posted: 2014-04-04 22:05:55, by Daniel Allermand, Level 7
Players will now have a 20 minutes break. We will continue reporting after the break.
Posted: 2014-04-04 22:03:13, by Daniel Allermand, Level 7
As the levels continues and the blinds get higher, the players are slowly starting to disappear. We are down to 64 players left for the day, with 85 starting in total. At this paste we will end down in the 40's before the day is over.
Posted: 2014-04-04 21:59:08, by Daniel Allermand, Level 7
In a few minutes we will have yet another break for the players and in the break the black chips, valued 25, will be exchanged into more usable chips in the tournament.
The players will have a 15 minutes break to stretch their legs and smoke, before continuing playing once again.
Posted: 2014-04-04 21:55:46, by Daniel Allermand Posted: 2014-04-04 21:46:45, by Daniel Allermand, Level 7 Posted: 2014-04-04 21:36:34, by Daniel Allermand, Level 7
We started 85 and we are now down to 68 players. This has lead to the first table being split and the players spread around on other tables.
Posted: 2014-04-04 21:28:50, by Daniel Allermand, Level 7
The blinds are now 300/600 with an ante of 75. The level lasts 40 minutes and the players will then have a small break again.
Posted: 2014-04-04 21:24:40, by Daniel Allermand, Level 6
We arrive as the flop has just been dealt, there is around 10,000 chips in the pot.
The board shows
BB checks and Rolli on the button bets 3,000 - BB calls.
BB checks again and Rolli bets 6,300 this time. BB thinks for some moments and finds a call.
BB snap checks and Rolli fires one last bullet of 7,000 chips. BB ends up calling and Rolli shows
for a pair, while his opponent mucks. Posted: 2014-04-04 21:14:24, by Daniel Allermand, Level 6
We arrive when the flop has been dealt and there's around 15,000 in the pot.
The board shows
Both players check
Both players check again
BB checks, while Iuvara bets 3,300 chips and BB tanks for a few minutes and then calls.
and BB mucks. Posted: 2014-04-04 20:59:01, by Daniel Allermand, Level 6
The satellite for Day 1B main event is now running and so far there are around 60 players playing the event.