|3||Jorryt van Hoof||Netherlands||37,425,000|
Hand #104: Andoni Larrabe raised to 600,000 under the gun, and cards went into the muck in succession until Maximilian Senft shoved all in on the button for 3.625 million. The blinds folded, and Larrabe asked for a count, folding about two minutes later.
Hand #105: Mark Newhouse opened to 600,000 under the gun, and Senft made it two straight shoves. Newhouse called after everyone else folded.
The flop came , and Senft needed runner-runner to survive against Newhouse, who had yet another set. His chances ended on the turn. The was the meaningless river.
The players will now redraw for the unofficial final table.
Hand #122: William Tonking opened to 700,000 from the button and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #123: William Pappaconstantinou was under the gun and opened to 750,000. He took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #121 Martin Jacobson opened to 650,000 from under the gun and Christopher Greaves called all in for 100,000. Jorryt van Hoof called from the big blind, but on a flop, he check-folded to a 600,000-chip continuation-bet from Jacobson.
With Greaves in terrible shape, the on the turn would see him drawing dead as the completed the board on the river.
Hand #119: From the button Martin Jacobson opened to 600,000 and won the blinds and antes.
Hand #120: Martin Jacobson opened to 650,000 and William Pappaconstantinou three-bet the button to 1,350,000. With the action on Christopher Greaves in the small blind, he moved all in for 8,450,000. Jacobson folded, and Pappaconstantinou quickly made the call for his 8,300,000 in chips.
With Pappaconstantinou in the lead, the flop changed little before the landed on the turn to now give Greaves an additional two outs.
Fortunately for the at-risk Pappaconstantinou, the river landed the and he doubled to 17,850,000 as Greaves was left crippled with just 150,000 in chips.
Norwegian player Felix Stephensen won a huge pot right before the last break and he explained to us what happened. Stephensen's heart was racing, but he'll feel a lot better now knowing that he will be a in a good spot heading into the biggest bubble of his life.
Hand #99: Mark Newhouse raised to 600,000 from under the gun, Felix Stephensen three-bet to 1.5 million on the button, and Newhouse folded.
Hand #100: Stephensen raised to 625,000 out of the cutoff, winning another pot.
Hand #101: Luis Velador raised to 600,000 from the cutoff, Bruno Politano called in the big blind, and the flop fell . Politano checked, Velador continued for 500,000, and the Brazilian folded.
Hand #102: Newhouse raised to 600,000 on the button, Maximilian Senft moved all in for 2.825 million from the big blind, and Newhouse quickly folded.
Hand #103: Velador raised to 600,000 from under the gun, Stephensen called in the big blind, and the flop was . Both players checked, the turn card was the , and Stephensen led out for 450,000. Velador called.
The river was the , the two checked, and Stephensen showed for a pair of sevens. Velador had him pipped with for a pair of eights.
Hand #116: Jorryt van Hoof completed from the small blind and Martin Jacobson checked from the big blind. The flop fell and van Hoof continued out. Jacobson quickly folded and van Hoof took down the pot.
Hand #117: Van Hoof made it 700,000 to go from the button and took down the blinds and antes.
Hand #118: Van Hoof opened the action once again, this time making it 700,000 to go from the cutoff. Dan Sindelar called from the small blind and action fell onto William Pappaconstantinou int he big blind. After a moment, he announced a three-bet to 1.85 million. Action fell back on Van Hoof and he moved out a four-bet to 2.9 million. Sindelar folded his cards and Pappaconstantinou called.
The flop came down and Pappaconstantinou checked and van Hoof instantly moved all in, putting Pappaconstantinou at a decision for his last 8.55 million. Pappaconstantinou tanked for well over four minutes before kicking his cards into the muck. Van Hoof took down the pot and extended his chip lead.
|Jorryt van Hoof||33,400,000||1,850,000|
Hand #98: Mark Newhouse raised to 600,000 and was called by Bruno Politano in the cutoff. He fired 750,000 on the and was called. After the turned, Newhouse fired 1.75 million and was called once more. On the river, Newhouse made it 4 million. After a lengthy tank of around five minutes, Politano called. Newhouse showed him for a set.
"USA! USA! USA!" chanted the Americans on the rail.