Event #31: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
Dani:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $1,500
Prize Pool $2,201,850
Players 1631

Level

Level 29
Blinds 40,000 / 80,000
Ante 10,000

Matt Stout Eliminated in 3rd Place ($170,247)

[user270022] • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante
Matt Stout - 3rd Place
Matt Stout - 3rd Place

Hand #130: Brett Shaffer opened to 125,000, and RJ Sullivan called in the big blind. The flop came {q-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}{2-Spades} and both players checked to see the {3-Hearts} on the turn. Sullivan check-folded to a bet of 150,000 from Shaffer.

Hand #131: Sullivan called in the small blind and Shaffer checked his option to the {9-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{4-Clubs} flop. Sullivan led out for 75,000 and Shaffer folded.

Hand #132: Sullivan opened to 125,000, Stout three-bet to 325,000, Sullivan four-bet shoved all in and Stout folded.

Hand #133: Sullivan got a walk.

Hand #134: Stout opened to 135,000 and Sullivan raised to 290,000. Stout moved all in and Sullivan called, putting Stout’s tournament life on the line.

Stout: {a-Spades}{9-Spades}
Sullivan: {k-Clubs}{q-Clubs}

Stout was slightly ahead before the flop and was looking to score the double up. The dealer fanned out a board of {q-Spades}{5-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}{10-Hearts}, Sullivan paired his queen and it stood strong. Stout was eliminated in third place.

Tagovi: Brett ShafferMatt StoutRJ Sullivan

Hands #125-129: Stout Flops a Boat to Double

• Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #125: RJ Sullivan and Brett Shaffer went to a flop for 60,000 each. The flop came down {k-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{7-Clubs} and Shaffer bet 60,000. Sullivan made the call and the turn was the {8-Spades}. Both players checked to bring the river card of {8-Diamonds}. Shaffer bet 150,000 and won the pot.

Hand #126: Shaffer limped the small blind and Stout pushed 775,000 all in. Shaffer made the call.

Stout: {9-Spades}{9-Diamonds}
Shaffer: {a-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}

The flop came down {k-Hearts}{k-Spades}{9-Clubs} giving Stout a full house. The turn and river of {8-Spades}{2-Diamonds} changed nothing, though, and Stout earned the double.

Hand #127: Shaffer raised to 125,000 on the button and Sullivan called him. The flop was {a-Spades}{q-Hearts}{8-Hearts} and Shaffer won the pot with a bet of 125,000.

Hand #128: Stout raised to 135,000 from the button and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #129: Sullivan raised to 125,000 from his button and won the hand preflop.

Tagovi: Brett ShafferMatt StoutRJ Sullivan

Hands #120-125: Sullivan Doubles

[user270022] • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #120: Matt Stout got a walk.

Hand #121: Stout announced all in from the small blind, and RJ Sullivan called for 910,000, putting himself at risk.

Sullivan: {j-Clubs}{k-Spades}
Stout: {a-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds}

The dealer delivered a board reading {j-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{5-Spades}. Sullivan caught a pair of jacks on the flop and they held through the river. Sullivan was pushed the big double up pot.

Hand #122: Stout moved all in on the button for 845,000, and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #123: Brett Shaffer called from the small blind and Stout checked his option. The flop came {a-Spades}{9-Clubs}{7-Hearts} and both players checked to the {5-Spades} on the turn. Shaffer bet 60,000 and Stout called. The river introduced the {6-Spades}, both players checked, Shaffer tabled {8-Clubs}{q-Clubs} for a straight and Stout mucked.

Hand #124: Sullivan got a walk.

Tagovi: Brett ShafferMatt StoutRJ Sullivan

Hands #115-119

• Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #115: RJ Sullivan got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #116: Matt Stout raised to 140,000 from the button and won the pot preflop.

Hand #117: Brett Shaffer raised to 155,000 from the small blind and Stout made the call. The flop was {q-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{5-Spades} and Shaffer checked. Stout checked and the turn card was the {10-Hearts}. Both players checked to bring the {2-Hearts} on the river and Shaffer led out for 155,000 to win the pot.

Hand #118: Stout raised to 150,000 from the small blind and Sullivan, sitting in the big blind, three-bet all in to win the hand.

Hand #119: Sullivan raised to 125,000 in the small blind and Shaffer called. The flop was dealt {j-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{3-Hearts} and Sullivan wagered 85,000. Shaffer raised to 190,000 but Sullivan wanted nothing to do with it. Shaffer stacked up his newly-acquired chips.

Tagovi: Brett ShafferMatt StoutRJ Sullivan

Hands #110-114: Stout Doubles

[user270022] • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #110: Matt Stout pushed 865,000 all in and RJ Sullivan called from the small blind.

Stout: {a-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}
Sullivan: {j-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}

The board ran out {a-Clubs}{2-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}{9-Hearts} and Stout secured the double with his flopped two pairs.

Hand #111: Stout got a walk.

Hand #112: Stout moved all in from the small blind and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #113: Stout opened to 140,000 from the button and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #114: Sullivan open-shoved from the button and won the blinds and antes.

Hands #105-109

• Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #105: Brett Shaffer limped in the small blind and Matt Stout checked his option in the big blind. The flop was {10-Hearts}{9-Clubs}{9-Spades}. Shaffer bet 60,000 and won the pot.

Hand #106: Shaffer raised his button to 125,000 and won the pot after RJ Sullivan flashed the {2-Hearts} and threw away his hand.

Hand #107: Shaffer got a walk in the big blind.

Hand #108: Shaffer limped his small blind and Stout checked. The flop was dealt {q-Spades}{9-Spades}{3-Spades} and both players checked. The turn was the {k-Clubs} and Shaffer bet 60,000, winning the pot.

Hand #109: Stout limped in the small blind and he and Sullivan went to a flop of {a-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{5-Spades}. Stout led out for 70,000. Sullivan called and the turn was the {k-Clubs}. Stout checked, followed by Sullivan's check. The river was the {6-Hearts} and Stout showed {6-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds} to Sullivan's {4-Diamonds}{6-Spades}. They chopped the pot.

Tagovi: Brett ShafferMatt StoutRJ Sullivan

Peter Gould Eliminated in 4th Place ($122,731)

[user270022] • Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante
Peter Gould - 4th Place
Peter Gould - 4th Place

Hand #100: Brett Shaffer opened to 100,000, and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #101: Matt Stout got a walk.

Hand #102: RJ Sullivan opened to 120,000, and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #103: Peter Gould opened to 175,000 from the small blind, Sullivan three-bet all in for 995,000 in the big blind, and Gould made the call, covering Sullivan.

Sullivan: {j-Diamonds}{10-Spades}
Gould: {8-Diamonds}{8-Spades}

Sullivan had two over cards and needed some help from the board to stay alive. The dealer fanned out {k-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}, Sullivan flopped a pair of tens and then turned a flush to secure the double up.

Hand #104: Gould announced all in from the button for 410,000, and Shaffer called in the big blind.

Shaffer: {k-Spades}{9-Spades}
Gould: {6-Hearts}{5-Hearts}

Gould was in trouble but had two live cards. The board ran out {8-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{7-Diamonds}{3-Spades}{2-Clubs}, Gould found no help, and was eliminated in fourth place.

Tagovi: Brett ShafferMatt StoutPeter GouldRJ Sullivan

Level:
28
Blinds:
30,000/60,000
Ante:
10,000

Hands #95-99: Gould Doubles Twice

• Level 27: 25,000-50,000, 5,000 ante

Hand #95: Matt Stout and Peter Gould got it all in preflop and Stout held {6-Clubs}{5-Clubs} to Gould's {a-Hearts}{9-Spades}. The board ran out {k-Spades}{10-Clubs}{q-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{9-Clubs} and Gould secured a much-needed double.

Hand #96: Brett Shaffer opened for 100,000 and won the pot.

Hand #97: Stout raised to 110,000 and Gould three-bet to 360,000. Stout pushed and Gould snap-called. Stout showed {a-Hearts}{q-Hearts} and Gould held {k-Diamonds}{10-Spades}. Gould started out behind, but by the time the board was dealt {10-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{3-Clubs}{3-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}, he had doubled up once again.

Hand #98: RJ Sullivan opened for 100,000 from the button and Shaffer called. The flop came down {6-Clubs}{5-Clubs}{3-Hearts}. Shaffer checked and Sullivan bet out 130,000 to win the pot.

Hand #99: Sullivan raised to 100,000 and Shaffer called on the button. The flop was dealt {a-Hearts}{k-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} and Shaffer called Sullivan's continuation-bet of 110,000. The turn was the {9-Spades} and Shaffer bet 125,000 after Sullivan checked. Sullivan gave up and Shaffer won the pot.

Tagovi: Brett ShafferMatt StoutPeter GouldRJ Sullivan