Event 43: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

Mad Marvin Chipping Up

Marvin Rettenmaier went to a flop with two other players. The board showed {Q-Diamonds} {K-Hearts} {K-Spades}, one opponent checked, Rettenmaier checked and an unknown Italian pro bet 1,050. The first opponent folded and Rettenmaier check-raised to 2,625.

The unknown Italian tanked for a good long while before deciding to fold.

Marvin Rettenmaier de
Marvin Rettenmaier
de 19,000 12,500

Oznake: Marvin Rettenmaier

Slepe stave:

Brasilia Room is Center of the Universe

• Nivo 7: 150-300, 25 ante

The Brasilia Room is the center of the universe, at least for all the remaining players. The field has finally been condensed down into one room and the tournament clock shows 920 players remain.

More Chip Counts

Huy Nguyen us
Huy Nguyen
us 26,000 16,300
Nick Rampone us
Nick Rampone
us 24,000 6,500
Randy Lew us
Randy Lew
us 23,500 5,500
Kevin Saul us
Kevin Saul
us 21,500 1,000
Chris DeMaci us
Chris DeMaci
us 21,500
Matthew O'Brien
Matthew O'Brien
Chance Kornuth us
Chance Kornuth
us 18,000
Carter Phillips us
Carter Phillips
us 17,500
Alex Masek us
Alex Masek
us 17,000 14,200
Amanda Baker us
Amanda Baker
us 16,600 3,900
Paul Berende nl
Paul Berende
nl 16,500
Mike Sowers us
Mike Sowers
us 16,000
Sam Chartier ca
Sam Chartier
ca 14,500
Mark Radoja ca
Mark Radoja
ca 13,500 9,000
Leif Force us
Leif Force
us 6,000 -21,000
David "Bakes" Baker us
David "Bakes" Baker
us 5,100 600
Kory Kilpatrick us
Kory Kilpatrick
us 5,000
Konstantin Puchkov ru
Konstantin Puchkov
ru 2,200
Katie Dozier
Katie Dozier
2,000 -10,000

Saul Got Jacked Up

An unknown player opened for 3,000 and Kevin Saul shipped all in and action folded back around to the original raiser. The player called all in and the hands were tabled.

Saul: {J-Clubs} {J-Spades}
Opponent: {9-Hearts} {9-Spades}

The board ran {2-Clubs} {6-Diamonds} {7-Hearts} {K-Clubs} {3-Spades} and Saul's jacks held and pushed him over the 20,000 mark.

Kevin Saul us
Kevin Saul
us 20,500 7,050

Oznake: Kevin Saul

Lew Tries Out the Tank-Raise

Randy Lew
Randy Lew

We caught up with Randy Lew in the small blind heads up with one opponent. The flop came {4-Hearts} {9-Clubs} {2-Hearts}, Lew checked, the unknown player bet 1,050 and Lew called after a few moments.

The turn came {J-Clubs}, Lew checked and his opponent bet 2,300. Lew tanked for close to three minutes before he slid out a check-raise to 6,200. His opponent counted his stack, counted Lew's stack and then folded.

Randy Lew us
Randy Lew
us 18,000 13,500

Oznake: Randy Lew