21:40

Scott Seiver Wins Group B, Heat 3
Group B, Heat 3 3195
Tom Dwan moves all-in with and Scott Seiver calls with .

It looked like Tom Dwan was about to double up, when a cruel king on the river ended his hopes of a 16-point haul. Dwan will have to settle for 11-points instead, because those 16-points are in the magical hands of Scott Seiver and he moves above Patrik Antonius at the head of Group B.

21:38

Seiver Moves All-In

Seiver moves all-in with and Tom Dwan folds.

21:38

Dwan Bluffs The River; Seiver Calls

Seiver limps with and Dwan checks with .

Flop:

Dwan leads for 32,000 and Seiver calls.

Turn:

Both players check.

River:

Dwan bets 86,000 and Seiver calls.

21:37

Dwan Takes The Blinds

Dwan raises to 46,000 holding and Seiver folds.

21:36

Seiver Takes The Blinds

Seiver raises to 40,000 holding and Dwan folds [Qx] [5x].

21:35

Dwan Takes The Blinds

Dwan raises to 46,000, holding and Seiver folds.

21:34

Dwan Mucks The Best hand

Seiver raises to 40,000 holding and Dwan calls holding .

Flop:

Both players check.

Turn:

Both players check.

River:

Dwan checks, Seiver bets 40,000 and Dwan mucks the best hand.

Seiver ~ 1,994,000
Dwan ~ 396,000

21:33

Seiver Once More

Dwan raises to 46,000 holding and Seiver calls with .

Flop:

Both players check.

Turn:

Both players check.

River:

Seiver bets 63,000 into 92,000 and Dwan calls.

21:32

Seiver Brings Down The Hammer

Seiver raises to 50,000 holding , Dwan three-bets to 133,000 holding and Seiver brings down the hammer with an all-in move.

21:31

Dwan Limps But Takes It

Dwan limps with and Seiver checks with .

Flop:

Dwan bets 28,000 and Seiver calls.

Turn:

Seiver checks and a Dwan 79,000 bet wins the pot.

21:30

Seiver Wins the Blinds

Seiver raises with and Dwan folds.

21:29

Another Pot For Seiver

Dwan limps with , Seiver raises to 60,000 holding and Dwan calls.

Flop:

Seiver bets 45,000 and Dwan folds.

21:28

Checked Through to The River

Dwan raises to 46,000 holding and Seiver calls holding .

Flop:

Both players check.

Turn:

Both players check.

River:

Both players for the third time and Seiver takes the pot.

21:27

Dwan Takes a Pot

Seiver raises to 50,000 holding and Dwan calls with .

Flop:

Dwan bets 78,000 and Seiver folds.

21:26

Blinds Are Up

The blinds are now $10,000/$20,000

21:25

Another Seiver Hand

We join the action on the flop, in a limped pot.

Flop:

Seiver checks, Dwan bets 23,000 and Seiver calls.

Turn:

Both players check

River:

Seiver bets 120,000 and Dwan folds.

21:23

Walk For Seiver

Dwan gives Seiver a walk.

21:22

Seiver Gets His Third Pair

Seiver raises to 42,000 holding and Dwan folds.

21:21

Seiver Three-Bet

Dwan raises to 38,000 holding , Seiver three-bets to 138,000 and Dwan folds.

21:20

Seiver Takes The Second Pot

Seiver raises to 42,000 holding and Dwan calls with .

Flop:

Dwan checks, Seiver bets 45,000 and Dwan folds.

21:18

First Hand; Dwan All-In

Dwan raises to 38,000 holding and Seiver three-bets to 115,000 holding . Dwan asks the dealer to spread the bet so he can count and then moves all-in and Seiver mucks.

21:00

ElkY Eliminated by Seiver
Group B, Heat 3 3084

ElkY raises to 30,000, on the button, holding , Scott Seiver three-bets to 85,000, in the small blind, holding , ElkY moves all-in and Seiver calls.

Board:

ElkY is eliminated and picks up 8pts for his third place taking him to 16pts overall and, at the moment, that is a playoff place.

Seiver ~ 1,609,000
Dwan ~ 769,000

20:58

A Change of Tact For ElkY

ElkY limps from the small blind playing , Seiver raises to 39,000 holding and ElkY elects to call. The action checks down to the river on a board of and ElkY makes a value bet and Seiver folds.

20:49

ElkY Folds an Ace in the Blinds

ElkY limps in from the small blind holding , Scott Seiver raises from the big blind holding and ElkY snap-folds.

20:57

Yevgeniy Timoshenko Eliminated by Seiver
Group B, Heat 3 3073

Scott Seiver raises to 30,000, in the cutoff, holding , Yevgeniy Timoshenko moves all-in from the small blind holding , Tom Dwan folds [Ax] [Tx] and Seiver makes the call.

Board:

Timoshenko earns 6pts taking up to 25pts in total, and second place on the leader board behind Patrik Antonius. Meanwhile back to this heat and here are the scores on the doors.

  1. Scott Seiver 1,173,000
  2. Tom Dwan 852,000
  3. Betrand “ElkY” Grospellier 375,000

20:56

Seiver From The Button

Scott Seiver raises to 30,000, in the cutoff, holding and Yevgeniy Timoshenko calls in the small blind holding .

Flop:

Timoshenko checks, Seiver bets 47,000 and Timoshenko folds.

20:48

Blinds Are Up

The blinds are now $7,000/$15,000

20:47

Patrik Antonius Eliminated by Tom Dwan
Group B, Heat 3 3074

Patrik Antonius has managed to ladder up to 4pts, without seemingly participating in a hand. It was Tom Dwan who eventually managed to persuade him to play a pot and here is the hand.

Dwan raises to 34,000 holding and Antonius calls in the big blind holding . The flop is and Dwan bets 20,000. Antonius only has two chips in his hand and he throws them into the pot. The turn and river don’t help Antonius and out he goes in 5th place.

Despite having one of the most innate sessions of his life, Antonius has 26-points and leads Group B.

20:41

Split Pot

Scott Seiver raises to 20,000, under the gun, holding and Patrik Antonius moves all-in holding . Seiver calls and we have a showdown.

Board:

Split pot.

20:40

Dwan Gets There

We join the action on the turn and the board is and Tom Dwan check-calls a 27,000 ElkY bet. Dwan holds and ElkY holds . The river is the , Dwan checks, ElkY bets 66,000 and Dwan calls.

20:37

Dan Cates Eliminated in 6th Place
Group B, Heat 3 3058

Patrik Antonius folds [Kx] [Jx] in first position for 6BB obviously waiting for Dan Cates to bust before him. It does fold to Cates and and he raises to 20,000, on the button, holding and chewing on a steak. Scott Seiver calls in the small blind with and Yevgeniy Timoshenko calls with .

Flop:

Everyone checks.

Turn:

The action checks to Cates, who takes a break from his food, to bet 40,000. Seiver calls and Timoshenko folds.

River:

Seiver checks to Cates who moves all-in for 131,000, Seiver calls and Cates is out. He grabs 3pts giving himself 22pts in total and takes a temporary lead at the top of the table.

20:35

Dwan Getting More Active

Tom Dwan raises to 24,000, in the cutoff, holding and Scott Seiver defends his big blind with .

Flop:

Both players check.

Turn:

Seiver makes a very small bet (18,000) and Dwan raises him off his hand.

20:26

Straight For Timoshenko

Yevgeniy Timoshenko raises to 20,000, from the cutoff, holding , Tom Dwan defends his small blind with and ElkY defends his big blind with .

Flop:

Everyone checks.

Turn:

Dwan checks, ElkY bets 37,000, Timoshenko calls and Dwan folds.

River:

ElkY folds to a 45,000 Timoshenko value bet.

20:25

ElkY Takes One From Seiver

ElkY raises to 20,000, in the cutoff, holding and Scott Seiver defends his small blind holding .

Flop:

Seiver check/folds to a ElkY c-bet.

20:12

Hidden Aces For ElkY

Tom Dwan raises to 24,000, from under the gun, holding , ElkY calls, one seat to his left holding , Dan Cates three-bets to 85,000, in the cutoff, holding and Patrik Antonius folds pocket tens in the big blind. Dwan folds, ElkY moves all-in and Cates also folds.

20:11

Seiver Eliminates Selbst
Group B, Heat 3 3063

Tom Dwan raises to 24,000, in middle position, holding , Vanessa Selbst moves all-in, from the small blind, holding and Scott Seiver wakes up with [Ax] [Ax] in the big blind. He moves all-in, Tom Dwan folds and we have a showdown.

Board:

Selbst is out in 7th place and secures 2pts giving her 12pts in total, but she really needed more than that. Seiver has 519,000 chips and is in second spot behind Dwan.

20:03

Interesting Cates Fold

Tom Dwan raises to 24,000, in the cutoff, holding and Dan Cates folds [6x] [6x] in the small blind.

19:35

Break Time

The players are on a ten-minute break and when they return the blinds will be $5,000/$10,000

19:32

Cates Outkicks Antonius

Dan Cates raises to 15,000, from the hijack seat, holding and Patrik Antonius calls with in the big blind.

Flop:

Both players check.

Turn:

Antonius bets 16,000 and Cates calls.

River:

Both players check and Cates wins with his king kicker.

19:31

Dwan and Cates

Tom Dwan raises to 16,000, in mid-position, holding and Dan Cates three-bets to 42,000, in the cutoff, holding . Dwan asks for a quick count before making the call.

Flop:

Dwan check-raises a 55,000 Cates bet, making it 132,000 and Cates folds.

19:30

Timoshenko With Sixes

Yevgeniy Timoshenko raises to 15,000, from the hijack seat, holding and ElkY calls in the small blind holding . The flop is and Timoshenko wins the pot with a 40,000 c-bet.

19:29

Dwan From The Small Blind

Tom Dwan limps with in the small blind, Elky raises to 18,000 holding and Dwan calls.

The action checks through on a board of and Dwan wins the pot with his pair.

19:28

Dwan Gives Up

Dan Cates raises to 15,000, from early position, holding and Tom Dwan defends his big blind holding .

The action checks through to the turn on a board of and Cates wins the hand with a 23,000 bet.

19:27

Selbst Puts Her Tournament On The LIne

Vanessa Selbst raises to 12,000, in the cutoff, holding , Yevgeniy Timoshenko three-bets to 31,000, in the small blind, holding and Selbst moves all-in for 152,000 forcing the fold from Timoshenko.

19:18

Seiver Blind Defender

Yevgeniy Timoshenko raises to 12,000, under the gun, holding and Scott Seiver calls, in the big blind, holding . The flop is and Timoshenko takes it down with a c-bet.

19:17

Antonius Doubles Up Again

Vanessa Selbst raises to 12,000, under the gun, holding , Scott Seiver, who is seated next door, calls with before Patrik Antonius moves all-in for 48,000, holding . Selbst folds, Seiver calls and we have a showdown.

Board:

Patrik Antonius will not leave this table and now has 117,000.

18:57

Unconventional Short Stack Play by Antonius

Patrik Antonius raises to 15,000, in the small blind, holding and Tom Dwan calls, in the big blind, holding .

Flop:

Both players check.

Turn:

Antonius check-calls a 18,000 Dwan bet

River:

Antonius check-folds a 60,000 Dwan bet and is now left with 8BB.

19:03

Timoshenko With a Small Pair

Tom Dwan raises to 16,000, in early position, holding and Yevgeniy Timoshenko defends his big blind with .

Flop:

Both players check.

Turn:

Timoshenko bets 21,000 and Dwan calls.

River:

Both players check and Timoshenko takes the pot.

19:02

Seiver Three-Bets Timoshenko

Yevgeniy Timoshenko raises to 15,000, in first position, holding , Scott Seiver three-bets to 51,000, in the big blind, holding and Timoshenko folds.

19:01

Blinds Are Up

The blinds are now $3,000/$6,000

  1. Tom Dwan, 534,000
  2. Betrand “ElkY” Grospellier, 437,000
  3. Yevgeniy Timoshenko, 389,000
  4. Scott Seiver, 388,000
  5. Dan “Jungleman” Cates, 380,000
  6. Vanessa Selbst, 194,000
  7. Patrik Antonius, 78,000

Mike Sexton has just made an appearance on the TV table. He his here to commentate on the upcoming WPT Vienna which takes place in this very casino in a few days time. The final table of the WPT Vienna will be streamed live on the PartyPoker blog as will the 48-hr Big Game.

19:00

Light Four Bet by Cates

Dan Cates raises to 10,000, from first position, holding , Scott Seiver three-bets to 27,000, from the hijack seat, holding but Dan Cates put him in his place with a 65,000 four bet.

18:59

Easy Pot For Cates

Dan Cates raises to 10,000, from middle position, holding and Tom Dwan defends his big blind with , but Cates wins the pot with a c-bet on the flop.

18:54

ElkY Borrows The Kings From Cates

Tom Dwan raises to 10,000, under the gun, holding , ElkY three-bets to 27,000 from the next seat, holding and Dwan calls.

Flop:

Dwan check-folds to a 33,000 ElkY bet.

18:53

Seiver From The Small Blind

Scott Seiver raises to 14,000, in the small blind, holding and Yevgeniy Timoshenko calls, in the big blind, holding .

Flop:

Both players check.

Turn:

Seiver check-calls a 12,000 Timoshenko bet.

River:

Both players wave the white flag and Seiver wins the pot.

18:36

Kings Once More For Cates

Dan Cates raises, on the button to 10,000, holding and Scott Seiver calls, in the big blind, holding .

Flop:

Seiver check-calls a 15,000 Cates bet.

Turn:

Seiver check-folds to a 43,000 Cates bet.

18:35

ElkY Turns a Flush

ElkY raises to 10,000, on the button, holding and Dan Cates defends his small blind holding .

Flop:

Cates check-calls a 14,000 ElkY c-bet.

Turn:

Cates check-calls a 33,000 ElkY value bet.

River:

A third ace for Cates but ElkY still in the lead with his flush. Cates checks, ElkY bets 88,000 and Cates makes the fold.

18:30

Patrik Antonius Doubles Up

Tom Dwan raises to 10,000, in first position, holding , ElkY calls, one seat to his left, holding as does Patrik Antonius, in the big blind, holding .

Flop:

Antonius checks, Dwan bets 10,000, ElkY calls, Antonius moves all-in for 18,000 and both players call.

Turn:

Dwan bets 61,000 into a dry side-pot and ElkY folds. Antonius is going to need some help to avoid becoming our 7th place finisher.

River:

Antonius gets there and now has 84,000.

18:20

Set For ElkY

ElkY raises to 10,000, from early position, holding , Yevgeniy Timoshenko asks for a count before three-betting to 28,000, from the small blind, holding and ElkY makes the call.

Flop:

Timoshenko checks, ElkY bets 33,000, Timoshenko check-raises to 70,000, ElkY makes it 111,000 and Timoshenko calls.

Turn:

This pot is now 282,000 strong and Timoshenko checks to ElkY who also checks.

River:

Timoshenko checks, ElkY moves all-in for 107,000 and Timoshenko shifts some saliva down his throat, frowns and mucks his hand.

18:14

Selbst Three-Bets Dwan

Tom Dwan raises to 10,000, in the hijack seat, holding and Vanessa Selbst three-bets to 27,000, on the button, holding . Back to Dwan and he four-bets to 63,000 and Selbst mucks her hand.

18:13

A Quick Dwan Pot

Tom Dwan raises to 10,000, in the mid-position seat, holding and Dan Cates calls, on the button, holding .

Flop:

A 22,000 Dwan bet does the trick.

18:11

Blinds Are Up

We have played 21 hands and the blinds are now $2,000/$4,000

  1. Yevgeniy Timoshenko, 560,000
  2. Tom Dwan, 546,000
  3. Scott Seiver, 436,000
  4. Dan “Jungleman” Cates, 357,000
  5. Betrand “ElkY” Grospellier, 248,000
  6. Vanessa Selbst, 219,000
  7. Patrik Antonius, 34,000

18:06

Cates With KIngs

Scott Seiver raises to 5,000, in early position, holding and Dan Cates calls, in the big blind, holding .

Flop:

Cates bets 18,000 and Seiver calls.

Turn:

Both players check.

River:

Cates bets 48,000, for value and Seiver starts to count out a raise but instead folds.

18:05

Another Seiver Pot

ElkY raises to 5,000, in first position, holding and Scott Seiver calls, in the cutoff, holding .

Flop:

ElkY bets 7,000 and Seiver calls.

That was the end of the action as the and were check through and the pot goes in Seiver’s direction.

18:00

Antonius Misses His Draw

Scott Seiver raises to 5,000, on the button, holding and Patrik Antonius defends his big blind holding .

Flop:

Antonius check-calls a 5,000 Seiver bet.

Turn:

Antonius check-calls a 10,000 Seiver bet.

River:

Antonius check-folds to a 18,000 Seiver bet.

17:57

Another Pot Goes Timoshenko’s Way

Vanessa Selbst raises to 5,000, on the button, holding , Scott Seiver calls, in the small blind, holding and Yevgeniy TImoshenko calls, in the big blind, holding .

Flop:

Everyone checks.

Turn:

Seiver bets 15,000, Timoshenko raises to 38,000, Selbst folds and Seiver calls.

River:

Seiver check/folds to a 64,000 Timoshenko bet.

17:56

Ace-King; The Old-Fashioned Way

Tom Dwan yawns before making it 6,000 to play, from the cutoff, holding , ElkY calls, on the button, holding and Dan Cates three-bets, from the small blind, holding . Neither player is interested and the pot goes to Cates.

17:55

Cates and ElkY in The Blinds

ElkY raises from the small blind holding and Dan Cates calls in the big blind holding .

Flop:

ElkY check/calls a 9,000 Cates bet.

Turn:

ElkY check/calls a 21,000 Cates bet.

River:

Both players check and the pot is split.

17:53

ElkY’s First Involvement Ends Sour

Yevgeniy Timoshenko raises to 5,000, from the cutoff, holding and ElkY defends his big blind holding .

Flop:

ElkY check-calls a 7,000 Timoshenko bet.

Turn:

ElkY leads for 13,000 and Timoshenko calls.

River:

Both players check and Timshenko owns the pot.

17:45

Dwan Leading Into Seiver

Scott Seiver raises to 5,000, in the cutoff, holding and Tom Dwan calls, in the big blind, holding .

Flop:

Dwan leads for 9,000 and Seiver calls.

Turn:

Both players check.

River:

Dwan motions to bet and Seiver mucks his hand.

17:24

Selbst Three-Bet

Dan Cates raises to 10,000, in the cutoff, holding and Vanessa Selbst shuts him down with a three-bet, from the cutoff, holding .

17:15

Seiver Cracks Selbst Aces
Group B, Heat 3 3061

Vanessa Selbst raises to 5,000, under the gun, holding , Scott Seiver once again just calls with one seat to her left and Patrik Antonius makes up the threesome, from the cutoff, holding .

Flop:

Selbst bets 11,000 and Seiver makes a great little raise to 28,000. Antonius folds and Selbst makes the call.

Turn:

Selbst check-calls a 35,000 Seiver bet.

River:

Selbst Checks, Seiver bets 87,000 and Selbst lest out a huge sigh. After going through all of the permutations in her head she makes the call and Seiver takes down a big pot.

Seiver ~ 462,000
Selbst ~ 219,000

17:21

Timoshenko Three-Bets Seiver

Scott Seiver bets 5,000, in the hijack seat, holding and Yevgeniy Timoshenko three-bets to 14,000, in the cutoff, holding the inferior . Seiver just makes the call and we move onto the flop.

Flop:

Both players check.

Turn:

Seiver check/folds to a 21,000 Timoshenko bet.

17:19

Another Majestic Flop: Antonius Hurt

Vanessa Selbst raises to 5,000, in the hijack seat, holding , Yevgeniy Timoshenko calls, on the button , holding and Patrik Antonius comes into the pot with a rare light three-bet making it 21,000 to play holding .

Flop:

Another amazing flop, early in this heat. Antonius bets 26,000 and Timoshenko calls.

Turn:

Antonius check/calls a 40,000 Timoshenko bet.

River:

A very unhappy Antonius check/calls a 110,000 Timoshenko value bet.

Timoshenko ~ 473,000
Antonius ~ 63,000

17:00

First Hand For Seiver

Vanessa Selbst raises to 5,000, on the button, holding , Scott Seiver calls in the small blind holding and Yevgeniy Timoshenko calls, in the big blind, holding .

Flop:

The action checks to Selbst who bets 10,000. Seiver makes the call and Timoshenko decides to drop his top pair before the action gets more heated.

Turn:

Both players check.

River:

Seiver feels safe enough to value bet. The amount is 23,000 and Selbst mucks her hand.

17:10

Nut Flush For Selbst

Yevgeniy Timoshenko raises to 5,000, under the gun, holding Qd], Tom Dwan calls with , in mid-position and Vanessa Selbst calls, on the button, holding .

Flop:

All three players check.

Turn:

Selbst hits the nut flush and comes out betting. She makes it 15,000 to play, Timoshenko calls before Tom Dwan raises it up to 64,000. A glint appears in the eye of Selbst and another a long pause four-bets to 120,000 and Timoshenko folds. Back to Dwan and he no longer believes his top pair-top kicker is any good, and mucks his hand.

17:00

Cates Sits Down Late And Wins His First Pot

Yevgeniy Timoshenko raises to 5,000, in early position, holding , Patrik Antonius calls, one seat to his left, holding and Dan Cates calls, on the button, holding .

Flop:

Timoshenko checks, Antonius bets 12,000, Cates calls and Timoshenko folds.

Turn:

Antonius check-calls a 24,000 Cates bet.

River:

Antonius gives up and Cates is satisfied with his hand so they both check and Cates wins the pot.

16:51

Quads For Dwan; Wilinofsky Out in The First Hand
Group B, Heat 3 3065

Scott Seiver raises to 5,000, in early position, holding , Tom Dwan calls with in the cutoff before PartyPoker online qualifier Ben Wilinofsky three-bets to 22,000, in the big blind, holding . Seiver folds but Dwan makes the call and we have action in the very first hand.

Flop:

Tom Dwan has hit top set, the luckless Wilinofsky has an overpair and check-calls a 34,000 Dwan bet.

Turn:

Wilinofsky check-calls a 72,000 Dwan bet.

River:

Dwan moves all-in for 172,000 and Wilinofksy is in trouble. He must be thinking, “why me?” After a long time in the time Wilinofsky does make the call.

“Quads,” says Dwan.

Wilinofsky hands Dwan his chips and takes the long lonely walk off set. What a terrible Premier League for Ben Wilinofsky.

16:34

Action Has Started

The action has started so in 15-mins time the hands will start coming out.

16:28

Nearly There

The players are just taking there seats, and so we should have the cards in the air very soon.

Seat Draw

  1. Dan “Jungleman” Cates
  2. Ben Wilinofsky
  3. Vanessa Selbst
  4. Scott Seiver
  5. Yevgeniy Timoshenko
  6. Patrik Antonius
  7. Tom Dwan
  8. Betrand “ElkY” Grospellier

Congratulations to PartyPoker online qualifer Mathew Frankland for winning the third heat of Group A. Next it is the turn of Group B, the most aggressive and arguably most difficult of the two groups. Patrik Antonius currently has the lead, but it is still anybody’s tournament to grab.

Play starts at around 16:00 (CET) and we will be bringing you all of the action with a 15-minute delay, right here.

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