Heat 6 comprises of the following players:
JEFF GROSS, JONATHAN DUHAMEL , ANTONIO ESFANDIARI, SOREL MIZZI, DAN SHAK, BRIAN RAST, VANESSA SELBST & SCOTT SEIVER
We are live from Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, Quebec and playing Heat 6 of the partypoker.net Premier League VII during WPT Montreal week.
PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYOFF MATCHES – KOON VS. JUNGLEMAN
Koon :Ah :7s raises to 8k
Jungleman :5h :5d goes all-in for 75k and Koon calls
Flop :9d :Kd :Ac :6s :9s
Koon will advance to the Premier League final table.
Tomorrow, Duhamel vs. Seiver for the last seat.
Hand 22 – Koon cuts the jungle man’s vine (Match 1 of 3 over)
Jungleman :Ah :Kd all-in
Koon :Qd :Jh calls
Flop :6c :Qh :Td :5h :3h
Koon wins the first of 3 matches.
Hand 21 – It’s a jungle out there
Jungleman :7d :5h all in
Koon :Jc :7c calls
Flop :Qd :4d :8d :3s :6s
Playoffs set to start
We have completed the 6 heats and there are 2 more seats to be decided by heads up matches.
Four players will play in the heads up matches but only 2 players will advance. Best of 3 matches.
Jason Koon vs. Daniel Cates (tonight)
Scot Seiver vs. Jonathan Duhamel (tomorrow)
Hand 220 Scott Seiver Wins Heat 6
Seiver :Qs :6s calls 30k from the SB
Rast :Tc :7d checks
Flop :Th :8s :As Seiver bets 60k, Rast shoves all in for 562k, Seiver calls for 502k
Turn :Kd (it’s looking to be in Rast’s favour)
River :5s Seiver lands the flush and wins Heat 6.
Hand 216 Beam me back Scottie
Seiver :Ad :Ac raises to 120k
Rast :Th :8h calls from BB
Flop :4d :Ah :Ts Seiver bets 90k, Rast calls
Turn :6h Rast bets 160k, Seiver all in for 857k and Rast calls
Seiver takes back the lead.
Players are back from ten minute break.
Blinds are 30k/60k
Hand 198 Chop flop
Seiver :Ad :7c all-in
Rast :Ah :3s calls
Flop :Ks :8c :4c :Kd :9c
Hand 195 Seiver Sei-Saws back
Rast :Kh :Kd bets
Seiver :5s :5h goes all in, Rast calls
Flop :9h :6h :5d :9c :Js
Hand 194 Rast regains lead
Seiver :3s :3c raises to 80k
Rast :Ts :Td all in
Flop :4s :Qc :9c :Qd :Jc
Rast’s tens hold for the higher double pair.
Hand 192 Out on a Rast
Seiver :Ah :Td calls 20k
Rast :Ac :2c all in for 386k, Seiver calls
Flop :6c :9c :jc
Rast wins it 772k
Seiver in the lead.
Blinds are 20k/40k
Seiver in the lead.
The blinds are up 15k/30k
Seiver in the lead.
Hand 164 Rast attacks
Rast goes all in 8-8 vs. A-4 off suit. He picks up trip 8’s vs. AA. He doubles on Seiver. Back in contender position.
The blinds are up 12k/24k
Seiver 4:1 chip lead.
Hand 142 Seiver takes a nice pot.
Rast :3s :3h calls 30k
Seiver :Ts :7d raises to 45k
Flop :Js :9d :6c (checks)
Turn :3d Rast bets 55k (lands 3 of a kind) and Seiver calls
River :8c Rast bets 125k, Seiver has drawn a straight and raises to 350k, Rast calls.
Seiver wins 900k and extends the lead.
The blinds are up to 10k/20k.
Hand 113 Rast deceives Seiver
Rast has already taken a slight chip lead over Seiver.
Rast :Kd :Kc raises to 36k from the SB
Seiver :Kh :Js calls 20k
Flop :Jh :5h :6c
Seiver checks, Rast bets 43k and Seiver calls
Seiver checks, Rast bets 90k and Seiver calls
Seiver checks, Rast bets 230k and Seiver calls
Rast wins 798k
Hand 106 Duhamel out
Rast :Ad :4d calls from the SB
Duhamel :Qh :8c checks
Flop :3c :2d :8h
Rast bets 25k, Duhamel raises to 55k
Rast shoves all in for 690k and Duhamel calls with 295k stack
And that’s all she wrote. Duhamel goes out in 3rd place tonight in heat 6. He is surely guaranteed to play the final table tomorrow. We are now heads up.
Players are back from dinner break. We are starting a new level with blinds of 8k/16k + 3k antes.
We are playing 3 handed.
Rast :Ts :9s raises to 27k
Mizzi :Jc :Td calls 15k from BB
Flop :Th :9h :2h
Mizzi checks, Rast bets 38k
Mizzi raises all in 194k with a pair of tens
Rast calls 156k
Rast’s 2 pairs hold up and Sorel Mizzi has been eliminated.
Hand 91 Esfandiari all-out
Blinds 6k/12k +2k antes
Seiver :Kc :Qc raises to 24k
Esfandiari :Ks :4s goes all in 215k from the SB
Seiver calls 191k
Flop :7c :8d :9s :9c :5s
Esfandiari is out of the Premier League unless Seiver is next one to bust which is unlikely at this point, he will play tight. It’s all about points strategy at this point in the final heat of the Premier League. All players have their little white papers with them doing their point calculations.
Hand 86 Mizzi gets Rasted
Mizzi :Kc :Th all-in from the button
Rast :Ac :Ac calls 158k
Flop :Tc :2d :4c :7h :Jh
Rast doubles up.
Hand 82 Shak attacked
Seiver :Ac :Ah raises to 16k
Shak :Th :Tc shoves all-in 214k and Seiver calls
Flop :5c :8h :Jd :Kd :3h
The defending Premier League champion Dan Shak has been eliminated by Seiver.
Hand 75 Mizzi tries to scare Duhamel
Duhamel :Jh :Jc raises to 18k
Mizzi raises to 40k with 6-7 off suit to try to scare Duhamel but Jonathan is not phased by it.
Duhamel shoves all in and Mizzi folds.
Duhamel to Mizzi “have you ever won the WSOP Main Event?”
HAND 70 Gross Encounters of the Seiver kind
Blinds 4k/8k + 2k antes.
Seiver :Ac :Ks raises to 17k
Gross :Ad :Jc all-in for 204k from the SB
Seiver decides to call..
Flop :3d :8s :Qd
Seiver wins the hand to eliminate Gross. Jeff Gross takes the 1 point from tonight for a 37 point total, making him the points chip leader entering into the final table.
The blinds are 4k/8k +2k antes
HAND 49 “Game Over” for Vanessa Selbst
Blinds 3k/6k + 1k antes.
Seiver :As :Ac calls and is hoping to catch someone
Duhamel :Qs :Th calls from the SB
Selbst :Ad :Jc shoves all in and Seiver calls. Duhamel folds.
Flop :5h :4d :Ts
Turn :Ah and only a jack can keep Vanessa in the game
Seiver takes the chip lead and Vanessa is out. She has had a terrible run here in Montreal at the Premier League.
The beginning of any heat is usually a quiet affair and this one is no exception. Chips are passed back and fore in the usual manner with Sorrel Mizzi being our current chip leader. Here in the meantime are some chip counts after just 30 hands:
Current League Standings After 5 Heats
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.
Heat 1 – Updates partypoker.net Premier League VII
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…
Heat 2 – Updates partypoker.net Premier League VII
Jason Koon won Heat 2 after a great evening of poker read more…
Heat 3 – Updates partypoker.net Premier League VII
Sorel Mizzi took down heat 3 read more…
Heat 4 – Updates partypoker.net Premier League VII
Dan Colman took down heat 4 read more…
Heat 5 – Updates partypoker.net Premier League VII
Yesterday we saw Brian Rast winning Heat 5 read more…