Dan 1a končan
Dan 1a končan
Lance Howard topped 105 Day 1a entries, bagging 288,000 and a narrow chip lead over Dennis Hugelet (270,000) in the Hollywood Poker Open Toledo $1,115 Regional Main Event.
Howard skyrocketed to the chip lead in the second half of the day when he turned the nut flush and got paid off by John Nelson when he shoved on the river. Nelson had flopped a straight.
Hugelet had a strong day and a lot of it was highlighted by the friendly jabs he exchanged with Glen Poitinger (172,000) after almost every hand.
Justin Pimpedly (228,500), Michael Hahn (194,500), and HPO ambassador Chris Moneymaker (189,500) rounded out the top five.
After spending the first part of the day with a relatively stagnant stack, Moneymaker found a few spots and built his stack nicely. On one hand, he flopped trips and turned a boat against Denny Robinson. Robinson shoved all in on Moneymaker, who snap-called and doubled up. He didn't look back from there, adding to his stack throughout the day.
The 14 remaining players will return for Day 2 on Sunday at 12:15 p.m. local time. They will be joined by those that make it through Day 1b, which starts Saturday at 11:15 a.m. local time. Just as you found today, live updates will be right here on PokerNews, so stay tuned.
Play is done for Day 1a of the Hollywood Poker Open Toledo Regional Main Event. Stay tuned for a recap of the day's action and updated chip counts for the remaining players.
Players will play four more hands before Day 1a ends.
Justin Pimpedly just busted Tim Tress by coming from behind and turning a pair.
Pimpedly opened the action with a raise to 5,100, and Tress shoved all in for 37,000. Action folded to Pimpedly, and he called with the . He was against the of Tress.
Despite being in a dominating position, Tress was eliminated after the board ran out .
With that hand, Pimpedly moved over 200,000.
Jeff Weiss just raised Lance Howard on the turn and took down an important pot late on Day 1a.
Weiss kicked things off with a preflop raise to 7,000 from early position. Howard called from the small blind, and the flop came . Howard led for 8,000, and Weiss called.
The turn was the , and Howard led again for 16,500. Weiss shoved all in and that was enough to take down the pot as Howard folded.
Glen Poitinger just knocked out Matt Harting after both players got all in on the turn. Poitinger had flopped top pair and turned two pair to bust Harting from the tournament and move near 200,000 in chips.
- Slepe stave:
Justin Rice shoved all in from the under-the-gun position with . The action folded all the way to Tim Tress in the big blind, and he called with .
The board ran out , giving Tress the win and eliminating Rice.