partypoker.net Premier League 7 Heat 5 – Updates

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We are live from Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, Quebec and playing Heat 5 of the partypoker.net Premier League VII during WPT Montreal week.

Jeff Gross won Heat 1 and then we saw Jason Koon take Heat 2  after that it was Sorel Mizzi taking down Heat 3 and Dan Colman wins Heat 4.

Players are awarded points based on their finishing position, each point is worth $2,000. And the top four points earners progress to the final table, while the next four places square off in a series of best-of-three one-on-one matches for the last two spots in the six-handed grand finale.


JEFF GROSS

JEFF GROSS

BRIAN RAST

BRIAN RAST

PHIL LAAK

PHIL LAAK

JASON KOON

JASON KOON

ANTONIO ESFANDIARI

ANTONIO ESFANDIARI

DANIEL CATES

DANIEL CATES

DAN COLMAN

DAN COLMAN

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Gross raises to 48kHand 153 A victory for King Rast

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Rast raises to 120k

Gross makes a move and goes all-in for 955k and Rast calls

Flop

It was a heads up that could have gone either way. Patient play (Gross) vs. aggressive play (Rast). Rast dominated tonight but Gross consistently making top 3 positions including a victory in heat 1.

Congratulations Brian Rast – winner of Premier League Heat 5.

Blinds are 12k/24k – Chipcounts after 149 hands

Seat 7 Rast 1234000
Seat 2 Gross 1166000

Chipcounts after 127 hands

Seat 2 Gross 1214000
Seat 7 Rast 1186000

Gross raises to 32k

JEFF GROSS -  BRIAN RAST

Hand 117 Gross has gotten in Rast’s mind. Doubles up on Rast.

Rast reraises to 79k, Gross reraises to 135 and Rast calls

Flop   Rast raises all in and Gross all in for 396k. Rast needs flush draw.

Turn

River

Gross doubled up on Rast…

Seat 7 Rast

1338000

Seat 2 Gross

1062000

Hand 113 Gross doubles on Rast

Gross raises to 32k from SB

Rast calls

Flop

Gross all in and Rast calls

Turn

River

Gross wins the hand.

Seat 7 Rast

1840000

Seat 2 Gross

560000

Players are back from dinner break. Blinds are 10k/20k entering into hand 106.

JASON KOON

Players are on 1 hour dinner break.

 

Hand 98 Rast flushes out Koon

Koon goes all-in

Rast calls

Flop

Turn   at this point, it looks like Koon is taking the hand

River gives Rast the flush.

Koon is eliminated. We are now about to go heads up Rast vs. Koon

SEAT 8 RAST

2034000

SEAT 5 GROSS

366000

SEAT 3 KOON BUSTED
SEAT 2 CATES BUSTED
SEAT 6 LAAK BUSTED
SEAT 1 COLMAN BUSTED
SEAT 4 ESFANDIARI BUSTED
SEAT 7 SHAK BUSTED

Hand 96 Rast flexes muscle at Koon

Koon raises to 25k from the button

Rast calls 13k

Flop Koon bets 25k, Raste raises to 69k, Koon calls

Turn Rast bets 87k, Koon calls

River   Rast all in – Koon snap folds

SEAT 8 RAST

1820000

SEAT 5 GROSS

382000

SEAT 3 KOON

198000

SEAT 2 CATES BUSTED
SEAT 6 LAAK BUSTED
SEAT 1 COLMAN BUSTED
SEAT 4 ESFANDIARI BUSTED
SEAT 7 SHAK BUSTED

JEFF GROSS

Hand 92 A horseshoe for Gross

Gross goes all-in

Rast calls

At this point it looks like we will have another elimination.

Gross gets the save on the river for a split pot. Both men make a straight.

Flop

Hand 89 Rast dodges bullets

Rast Rast raises to 25k from button

Gross calls from BB

Flop

Rast all in for 1.471M

Gross folds and Rast extends his lead.

SEAT 8 RAST 1633000
SEAT 5 GROSS 388000
SEAT 3 KOON 379000
SEAT 2 CATES BUSTED
SEAT 6 LAAK BUSTED
SEAT 1 COLMAN BUSTED
SEAT 4 ESFANDIARI BUSTED
SEAT 7 SHAK BUSTED

Chip counts after 87 hands: blinds 6k/12k +2k antes

SEAT 8 RAST 1604000
SEAT 5 GROSS 450000
SEAT 3 KOON 346000
SEAT 2 CATES BUSTED
SEAT 6 LAAK BUSTED
SEAT 1 COLMAN BUSTED
SEAT 4 ESFANDIARI BUSTED
SEAT 7 SHAK BUSTED

Hand 82 Split pot

Koon all in 298k

Gross calls

Flop

Nearly a flush for Koon but ends up being a split pot.

BRIAN RASTHand 79 Jungleman takes a chance at doubling. Gets caught by Rast.

Rast raises to 17k

Jungleman at the low stack goes all in from the SB

Rast calls

Flop

Rast’s pair of sevens holds up but gets trip sevens. Jungleman was lucky to make it this far tonight with his short stack, he picks up some points.

They are now playing 3-handed while Rast continues to take down his opponents.

 

SEAT 8 RAST

1475000

SEAT 5 GROSS

617000

SEAT 3 KOON

308000

SEAT 2 CATES BUSTED
SEAT 6 LAAK BUSTED
SEAT 1 COLMAN BUSTED
SEAT 4 ESFANDIARI BUSTED
SEAT 7 SHAK BUSTED

PHIL LAAKHand 78: Phil down on his Laak

Gross raises to 24k

Laak al in for 110k

Gross calls

Flop

Bye bye Phil.

Current League Standings After 4 Heats

NO. PLAYER POINTS HEATS PLAYED
11 DAN COLMAN 34 3
5 SOREL MIZZI 26 3
1 JEFF GROSS 25 2
6 JASON KOON 20 3
4 DANIEL CATES 17 3
2 JONATHAN DUHAMEL 17 3
8 PHIL LAAK 14 3
3 ANTONIO ESFANDIARI 14 2
12 SCOTT SEIVER 11 3
10 VANESSA SELBST 9 3
7 DAN SHAK 7 2
9 BRIAN RAST 6 2

 

 

 

Hand 74   Two 2’s never lose. Colman eliminated.

Laak raise to 18k

Rast raises all in 1.001M

Colman also shoves all in for 311k

Laak stands down

Flop

Colman will leave his warm tournament chair to go out to minus 15 degree weather “Coldman”. Rast has 56% of the chips on the table.

SEAT 8 RAST

1354000

SEAT 5 GROSS

507000

SEAT 3 KOON

330000

SEAT 6 LAAK

130000

SEAT 2 CATES

79000

SEAT 1 COLMAN BUSTED
SEAT 4 ESFANDIARI BUSTED
SEAT 7 SHAK BUSTED

Chipcounts after hand 73 – blinds 4k/8k +2k blinds

SEAT 8 RAST

1005000

SEAT 5 GROSS

511000

SEAT 3 KOON

342000

SEAT 1 COLMAN

277000

SEAT 6 LAAK

170000

SEAT 2 CATES

95000

SEAT 4 ESFANDIARI BUSTED
SEAT 7 SHAK BUSTED

Hand 47 Antonio gets Rasted

Blinds 3k/6k

Rast raises to 16k.

Esfandiari re-raises to 41k from the button.

Rast responds by shoving all-in and Antonio calls. Everyone else has folded.

Rast

Esfandiari

Flop

Rast picks up a 3rd jack on the flop while Antonio makes a pair of Aces which isn’t enough.

Rast has eliminated 2 players tonight and now has more than 40% of the chips on the table.

SEAT 8 RAST

1071000

SEAT 5 GROSS

413000

SEAT 3 KOON

376000

SEAT 1 COLMAN

318000

SEAT 2 CATES

125000

SEAT 6 LAAK

97000

SEAT 4 ESFANDIARI BUSTED
SEAT 7 SHAK BUSTED

 

Hand 41 Shak trips and falls…

Blinds 2k/4k

Laak raises to 9.5k from the SB, Skak calls and Rast re-raises to 27k from the BB.

Shak    shoves all in for 334,500 trying to intimidate Rast.

Rast : Kh   calls with kings.

Shak realizes he made a mistake.

Flop

Dan Shak is first to be eliminated today, Rast picks up the chip lead.

SEAT 8 RAST

721000

SEAT 5 GROSS

423000

SEAT 3 KOON

376000

SEAT 4 ESFANDIARI

338500

SEAT 1 COLMAN

296500

SEAT 6 LAAK

128500

SEAT 2 CATES

112000

SEAT 7 SHAK BUSTED

Here are the seat assignments for Heat 5 of the Premier League

SEAT 1 COLMAN
SEAT 2 CATES
SEAT 3 KOON
SEAT 4 ESFANDIARI
SEAT 5 GROSS
SEAT 6 LAAK
SEAT 7 SHAK
SEAT 8 RAST

 

 


 

Jeff Gross outlasted 7 other opponents in heat 1 and picked up 14 points, putting him in a comfortable position for the other heats to be played. read more…


Jason Koon won Heat 2  after a great evening of poker read more…


 

Sorel Mizzi took down heat 3  read more…


 

Dan Colman took down heat 4  read more…


 

 

One Response to partypoker.net Premier League 7 Heat 5 – Updates

  1. Sammy says:

    Jeff Gross runs well at Playground so I think he is gonna take it.
    Hope we see his bff Mike Phelps like last year!!

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