Event #9: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
Dani:
123

Event Info

Buy-in $1,000
Players 1940

Level

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

Hands #93-99: Larry Walker!

[user270022] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

Hand 93: Danny Nguyen opened to 65,000 on the button, folded around.

Hand 94: Jeff Smith got a walk.

Hand 95: Frank Patti opened to 60,000, Nguyen shoved, Patti folded.

Hand 96: Nguyen opened to 65,000, Patti raised to 125,000, Nguyen called. Flop {j-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{4-Hearts}, Patti bet 100,000, Nguyen raised to 210,000, Patti shoved all in, Nguyen folded.

Hand 97: Smith got another walk.

Hand 98: Patti opened to 60,000, picked up blinds and antes.

Hand 99: Smith opened to 60,000, folded all around.

Tagovi: Danny NguyenFrank PattiJeff Smith

Hands #88-92: Nguyen's Boat Good

[user249920] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

Hand 88: Jeff Smith got a walk.

Hand 89: Frank Patti won with a 60,000 button raise.

Hand 90: Smith raised to 60,000 on the button. Danny Nguyen and Patti both called. Action checked to Smith on the {4-Hearts}{2-Clubs}{6-Hearts} flop and he bet 85,000. Nguyen raised to 180,000 and he won the pot.

Hand 91: Nguyen opened to 65,000 and got three-bet by Smith in the big blind to 175,000. Nguyen called, then he folded to 180,000 on the {q-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}{10-Clubs} flop.

Hand 92: Patti raised to 60,000 on the button and Nguyen made the call in the big blind. Nguyen check-called 50,000 on {5-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{6-Clubs} before leading out for 75,000 on the {4-Spades} turn. Patti raised to 175,000 and Nguyen called. Both players checked the {6-Hearts} river and Nguyen announced a full house. He threw {8-Hearts}{5-Spades} into the middle, which was the winner.

Danny Nguyen us
Danny Nguyen
us 2,800,000 300,000
Frank Patti us
Frank Patti
us 600,000 50,000

Tagovi: Christopher FrankDanny NguyenFrank PattiJeff Smith

John Fontana Eliminated in 4th Place ($99,644)

• Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
John Fontana - 4th Place
John Fontana - 4th Place

Hand 87: Jeff Smith raised to 60,000 and Danny Nguyen called from the button. John Fontana pushed all in in the small blind and Smith pushed his big stack over the top, forcing Nguyen out.

Fontana: {9-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}
Smith: {j-Spades}{j-Clubs}

Behind with the smaller pocket pair, Fontana couldn't get any help on the {k-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{2-Spades}{10-Hearts}{3-Spades} board and he was eliminated in 4th place for $99,644. The remaining three players are now guaranteed $138,160.

Jeff Smith us
Jeff Smith
us 2,360,000 260,000
John Fontana us
John Fontana
us Out

Tagovi: Danny NguyenJeff SmithJohn Fontana

Hands #83-86

[user270022] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

Hand 83: Danny Nguyen raised to 65,000, Frank Patti shoves all in, Nguyen folds.

Hand 84: Jeff Smith gets a walk.

Hand 85: Patti opened to 60,000 from the button and Nguyen made the call from the big blind. Flop {a-Spades}{q-Spades}{4-Hearts}, Nguyen checked, Patti bet 50,000, Nguyen mucked.

Hand 86: Patti opened to 60,000 from the button and Smith, Nguyen, and Fontana all called. {8-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{j-Diamonds} on the flop and all four players checked. {7-Spades} on the turn Nguyen lead out for 80,000, Fontana and Patti called, Smith folded. River {q-Diamonds} Nguyen and Fontana check, Patti bet 275,000, both players folded.

Tagovi: Danny NguyenFrank PattiJeff SmithJohn Fontana

Hands #76-82: Lots of Aggression, No Flops

[user249920] • Level 25: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante

Hand 76: John Fontana won with a raise to 75,000 on the button.

Hand 77: Frank Patti pushed all in on the button and won.

Hand 78: Again, Patti pushed all in and saw everyone fold.

Hand 79: Danny Nguyen raised to 65,000 and took the pot.

Hand 80: Nguyen accidentally called, Fontana shoved and everyone folded.

Hand 81: Fontana raised to 60,000, Patti shoved and everyone folded.

Hand 82: Jeff Smith opened to 60,000 on the button, Nguyen called and Fontana won the pot with an all-in ship.

Tagovi: Danny NguyenFrank PattiJeff SmithJohn Fontana

Level:
25
Blinds:
15,000/30,000
Ante:
5,000

Hands #70-75: Small Pots for All

• Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Hand 70: Frank Patti raised to 50,000 when first to act. Danny Nguyen and John Fontana came along to see the {8-Clubs}{3-Hearts}{10-Diamonds} flop. All three players checked and the turn {10-Spades} was dealt. Nguyen bet out 78,000 and Fontana three-bet to 156,000, winning the pot.

Hand 71: Jeff Smith raised to 52,000 and went to a flop with Fontana. It came {5-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}{a-Spades} and Smith took it down with a bet of 75,000.

Hand 72: Nguyen raised to 52,000 and scooped up the blinds and antes.

Hand 73: Fontana raised to 52,000 when first to act and Smith three-bet to 140,000 from the small blind. Nguyen proceeded to four-bet to 320,000 from the big blind and Fontana gave up, as did Smith, but not after a long pause for thought.

Hand 74: Nguyen raised to 52,000 in the small blind and Fontana called in the big blind. The flop came {4-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}{10-Clubs} in this two-handed face off between the blinds. Nguyen bet 63,000 and Fontana reraised to 225,000 to win the pot.

Hand 75: Nguyen raised to 52,000 on the button and Fontana called to see the flop of {k-Spades}{j-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}. Nguyen bet out 50,000 after Fontana checked, provoking Fontana to an instant muck.

Tagovi: Danny NguyenFrank PattiJeff SmithJohn Fontana

Hands #67-69

[user270022] • Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Hand 67: Danny Nguyen raised to 52,000 from the button, John Fontana reraised to 274,000 and Nguyen folded.

Hand 68: Jeff Smith got a walk.

Hand 69: Fontana raised under the gun to 54,000, Nguyen called from the big blind and the two awe a {q-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{4-Spades} flop. Nguyen checked, Fontana bet 80,000 and Nguyen called. The turn was {a-Clubs} and both players checked to the river {7-Hearts}. Danny led out with a bet of 200,000, Fontana mucked.

Tagovi: Danny NguyenJeff SmithJohn Fontana

Hands #63-66: Smith Dominating Patti

[user249920] • Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Hand 63: Danny Nguyen opened to 52,000 on the button before folding to John Fontana's shove.

Hand 64: Frank Patti raised to 62,000 in the small blind, and Jeff Smith defended. Patti continuation-bet 60,000 on the {5-Spades}{10-Clubs}{a-Clubs} flop, and Smith called. Patti kept firing with 82,000 on the {j-Hearts} turn, and again was called. Both players checked the {j-Diamonds} river, and Smith took the pot with {a-Diamonds}{7-Hearts} for aces up.

Hand 65: Patti opened to 50,000 on the button, and Smith three-bet tiny to 80,000 in the small blind. Patti called, but he folded to Smith's 75,000 on the {4-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{4-Clubs} flop.

Hand 66: Patti raised to 50,000 under the gun and was called by both Smith (button) and Fontana (big blind). Fontana checked the {3-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{3-Clubs} flop, and Patti bet 60,000. Only Smith called, and the two saw a {5-Clubs} turn. Two checks ensued, and the {8-Spades} finished out the board. Patti fired 125,000, and Smith made it 400,000. Patti tanked for about a minute and a half before calling.

Smith showed him {5-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} for a turned boat, and Patti showed a {3-} before mucking his hand.

Jeff Smith us
Jeff Smith
us 2,100,000 847,000
Frank Patti us
Frank Patti
us 550,000 -707,000

Tagovi: Danny NguyenFrank PattiJeff SmithJohn Fontana

Hands #58-62: One-bet, Two-bet, Three-bet, Four

• Level 24: 12,000-24,000, 4,000 ante

Hand 58: Danny Nguyen raised to 52,000 in the small blind and John Fontana won the pot with a 152,000 three-bet.

Hand 59: Jeff Smith raised to 52,000 in the cutoff and Danny Nguyen three-bet to 103,000. Smith four-bet to 277,000 and took it down.

Hand 60: Danny Nguyen raised to 52,000 in the cutoff and Frank Patti three-bet to 130,000. Nguyen four-bet to 357,000 and Patti gave it up.

Hand 61: John Fontana raised to 63,000 from the cutoff and Danny Nguyen three-bet to 163,000, taking down the pot preflop.

Hand 62: Jeff Smith raised to 52,000 on the button and got calls from Danny Nguyen in the small blind and John Fontana in the big blind. The flop came {5-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{j-Clubs} and Nguyen and Fontana checked. Smith bet 75,000 and Nguyen took down the pot with a check-raise to 175,000.

Tagovi: Danny NguyenFrank PattiJeff SmithJohn Fontana

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