The partypoker Premier League 7 continues with Heat 5 from the wonderful city of Montreal. Jeff Gross won Heat 1 followed by Jason Koon taking Heat 2 then we saw Sorel Mizzi taking winning Heat 3 and yesterday we saw Dan Colman crushing Heat 4. With the Premier League 7 we’re featuring 12 players all playing six eight-handed heats, with each player competing in a total of four league matches.
Players are awarded points based on their finishing position and 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.
Current League Standings After 4 Heats
Heat 5 comprises of the following players:
|SUN 24/11/2013 – Heat 5|
Heat 5 in photos:
Hand 153 A victory for King Rast
Gross raises to 48k
Rast raises to 120k
Gross makes a move and goes all-in for 955k and Rast calls
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
Chipcounts after 127 hands
Hand 117 Gross has gotten in Rast’s mind. Doubles up on Rast.
Gross raises to 32k
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.
Gross doubled up on Rast…
Hand 113 Gross doubles on Rast
Gross raises to 32k from SB
Gross all in and Rast calls
Gross wins the hand.
Hand 98 Rast flushes out Koon (9 Points)
Koon goes all-in
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
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
Hand 92 A horseshoe for Gross
Gross goes all-in
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.
Hand 89 Rast dodges bullets
Rast Rast raises to 25k from button
Gross calls from BB
Rast all in for 1.471M
Gross folds and Rast extends his lead.
Chip counts after 87 hands: blinds 6k/12k +2k antes
Hand 82 Split pot
Koon all in 298k
Nearly a flush for Koon but ends up being a split pot.
Hand 79 Jungleman takes a chance but gets caught by Rast (7 points)
Rast raises to 17k
Jungleman at the low stack goes all in from the SB and Rast calls
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.
Hand 78: Phil down on his Laak (5 points)
Gross raises to 24k
Laak al in for 110k
Bye bye Phil.
Hand 74 Two 2’s never lose. Colman eliminated (3 points)
Laak raise to 18k
Rast raises all in 1.001M
Colman also shoves all in for 311k
Laak stands down
Colman will leave his warm tournament chair to head out into the cold -15 degree weather to be dubbed “Coldman”. Right now Rast has 56% of the chips on the table.
Chipcounts after hand 73 – blinds 4k/8k +2k blinds
Hand 53 Chip time:
Hand 47 Esfandiari busts (1 Points)
A few hands later and we see Anotonio Esfandiari getting knocked out by Brian Rast again.
Esfandiari All in for 325k
Rast again wins this hand for 666k and sends Esfandiari packing.
Hand 41 Shak out (0 Points)
Dan Shak who previously won the Premier League is our first casualty today here in Montreal. With blinds at 2/4k plus a 500 ante.
Shak All in for $334k
Rast [Kh Kc]
Rast wins the hand and Shak is sent to the rail.
Hand 38 Chipin’ Up…
Hand 34 Jungle Jungle…
It’s been a tough start for Jungle today down to 145k after being bluffed out of 136k pot from Dan Coleman.
Colman all in for 136k
Board runs out , Jungle enters a world of pain it looks like on the monitors in the recording truck and folds. Colmanshow’s his bluff and Jungle replies “I can’t hit a draw to save my f**cki*g life” he muttered after. Blinds are currently 2k/4k with a 500 Ante.
As usual Jesse May is doing a terrific job in the commentary box and joined today by Sorel Mizzi who we caught up with for an interview earlier. Not a whole ton of action so far with Phil Gross our current chip leader and of course Phil Laak is up to his usual tricks of attempting his mind tricks. Here in the meantime are some chip counts after 28 hands:
The Action – Welcome to the (Concrete) Jungle.
You know even before the action started today Dan Jungleman Cates was $30,000 up after he won a prop bet against Antonio Esfandiari. The bet? Could the Jungleman standout side in the cold winter air of Montreal in -17c without his shirt for 20 minutes. We’re glad to say we we’re there to get pics:
Hand 13 Lucky For Some
Back in the brilliant Playground Poker in Montreal, Canada Heat 5 has just begun. We know you love chip counts so let’s get to it after 13 hands:
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