Entries by Schneids

Kunkel Takes One Out

Level: 12 Blinds: 800/1600Ante: 200 Scotti Kunkel got his opponent all in preflop, and then after an 8x 6x 5x flop, him and his opponent tabled their hands: Kunkel: Pocket kings Opponent: Jx Tx The board ran out clean for Kunkel, and with this nice chip up, he now has 50,000.

Monster Pot

Level: 12 Blinds: 800/1600Ante: 200 On a flop of J♣ T♠ 4♣, and already about 30,000 chips in the middle, we saw Jason Leurquin move all in from the BB for 55,700.  His opponent, who had him covered, made the call after about 15 seconds. Their hands were– Leurquin: J♥ T♦ Opponent: K♣ T♣ An […]

Kelly Takes One Off Schneider

Level: 11 Blinds: 600/1200Ante: 200 Zach Schneider in the BB was in a pot against Kevin Kelly who was UTG+1, on a board of K♦ J♦ T♣, and both of them checked.  From the pot size we presume there was a preflop open by Kelly and a call by Schneider. On the A♣ turn, Schneider […]

Kevin McMahon Surging

Level: 11 Blinds: 600/1200Ante: 200 We got there in time to view this action, with McMahon’s QQ holding up after calling Vickie Zell’s all in preflop. After scooping this pot, he’s near the top of the chip counts today, sitting around 90,000 as we’re now down to our final 30 players.  Average chip stack around […]

Today’s Payouts

Level: 10 Blinds: 500/1000Ante: 100 We’ve currently got 34 left of 117 runners, and paying 18, with an average chip stack of 34.4k. 1st: $1843 2nd: $1209 3rd: $951 4th: $791 5th: $654 6th: $542 7th: $445 8th: $365 9th: $302 10th-11th: $258 12th-18th: $182 With 117 players today, that means another $468 is getting […]

Triple Him Up!

Level: 9 Blinds: 400/800Ante: 100 In a large 3 way all in, Kevin McMahon of Saint Louis park held the ace high flush draw on a J♠ 9♦ 7♠ flop.  One opponent had 9♠ 8♠, and another had Q♦ Q♥. The turn made him a flush that wasn’t the T♠, and the river kept him […]

It’s a Kelly Battle

Level: 8 Blinds: 300/600Ante: 75 Kelly Day ended up all in preflop for about 3500, against his opponent Kevin Kelly. After a flop of Q♠ T♥ 2♦, both players discarded and their hands were revealed. Day with pocket tens for a set, and Kelly with Ace Ten.  Running aces or running King, Jack did not […]

Assorted Chip Counts

Level: 8 Blinds: 300/600Ante: 75 Matt Hamilton: 10,000 Ben Rock: 37,000 Mark “Loki” Abboud: 32,000 Chris Patterson: 7,000 Vickie Zell: 30,000 Scott Koernig [Friday night’s Crazy Pineapple champ]:  30,000 Max Havlish: 15,000 James McCarthy: 65,000 Taylor Maas: 25,000 Kevin Kelly: 35,000 Dick H: 50,000 Robert Heng: 45,000 As a frame of reference, players started today […]

Heng Winning Pots

Level: 7 Blinds: 250/500Ante: 50 UTG+2 called in the CO, and Canterbury regular Dick H made it 1500 from the CO.  The BB, Robert Heng, made the call, as did the original limper. A flop of 9♥ 8♥ 4♥ got checked around. A T♠ turn got checked to Dick H, who bet 2500.  Heng checkraised […]