Alvin Pillay is the High Roller Champion!!!
After 2 hours of heads-up, Alvin finally caught Joe on a bluff and by calling ended and won the Aston Soon Shiong High Roller
62 Players started the event, over 2 Million Rand in the prizepool, here are your top 2:
Joe Stegers takes away R470 000 for 2nd
Alvin Pillay will walk away with R650 000 and the High Roller Trophy for 1st!!
Well Done Gentlemen
Jesse Rosen out in 3rd!
Jesse got short stacked and moved in with J♣4♣
Joe made the call with Q♣2♣
With a Queen on the flop it all but settled the outcome
Jesse leaves in 3rd for R330 000
Joe is now on 12 Million going into the heads-up with Alvin Pillay who has 6.5 Million
Nahum Lum moves all in with pocket Queens!
Joe Stegers makes the call with A♣5♣
Flop: J♣4♥3♥, Joe adds four 2s to the 3 aces he can hit to eliminate Nahum
Turn: A♠, driving a dagger into Nahums chances of doubling up
River: 9♠, Joe winning the hand with the pair of Aces
Nahum exits in 4th place for R240 000
Imran Bhojani out in 5th
Imran moved his last 330 000 chips into the middle, called by Jesse Rosen and Nahum Lum
At the end of the hand Jesse wins with King high!!
Imran cashes for R180 000
Ahmed Karrim out in 6th, Anand Kumar out in in 7th
Anand makes a move against Alvin Pillay, Alvin makes the call and Anand had 2% chance of winning which didn’t come for him
Ahmed moved his last chips into the middle with K♠10♥
Jesse Rosen makes the call with K♣Q♦
Unfortunately for Ahmed, he is unable to find one of the three 10s
Finishing in 6th for R123 000
2 Million chip pot!!
Blinds 60k/120k – BB Ante 120k
Ahmed Karrim raises to 240k from the button, Joe Stegers calls and Alvin Pillay in the big blind folds
Flop: Q♥3♥3♦, Joe checks, Ahmed bets 220k and Joe calls
Turn: 4♦, The same action occurs to which Ahmed bets 680k and Joe calls
River: 3♣, Joe checks to Ahmed, who checks behind
Joe tables Q♦10♣ for a full house
Ahmed missed his flush draw with 8♥6♥, which go into the muck
Joe is now on 4 900 000 and in a commanding position in the tournament
The Bubble has Burst!!
David Rosenthal and Anand Kumar are all in, both evenly stacked!!
David with AK and Anand with pocket 8s
Whoever loses will be out in 8th place and just miss out on making the money
Unfortunately for David, nothing comes on the board for the AK
The pocket 8s of Anand holding up
Goodluck to the final 7 who have made the money!
7 will make the money!
2 will fall just short
R650 000 and the High Roller Trophy for 1st!!
The Final Table of the High Roller!!
Picture following shortly
Play has started on day 3!
16 players duke it out for top spot
The first casualty of the day is Naven Naicker
Naven had a big task in front of him with 1/3 of the stack average to start the day
15 play on!