Event #58: $10,000 Main Event

Heaven or Hellmuth?

It certainly seems like Phil Hellmuth is focused if nothing else. After arriving to a stack of less than 7,000 chips Hellmuth hasn't been all in once today and his stack is very slowly creeping upward.

In one hand he raised to 3,000 from under the gun and was called by the hijack. Both players checked after the flop came {10-Spades}{3-Spades}{3-Diamonds} and when the turn brought the {8-Hearts} Hellmuth bet 3,800 and the other player folded.

In another hand not long later Hellmuth raised to 3,000 from early position and was called by the hijack. The flop came {7-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{4-Clubs} and both players checked. They both checked again when the {k-Diamonds} came on the turn but when the {q-Spades} hit on the river Hellmuth tossed out a bet of 4,800 and the other player tossed his cards into the muck.

Hellmuth's stack of 36,400 is still only about a third of the average stack at this point so he still has plenty of work to do.

Igrač Čipovi Napredak
36,400 2,400

Tagovi: Phil Hellmuth