Aleksandre Maisuradze is enjoying his time here in Brussels. The Georgian players feels comfortable and is playing a pretty decent stack all day.
He just opened the action to 6.000., only the player on the big blind made de call. On the flop Maisuradze made the continuation bet of 6.000 and got the call. The same happened on the turn, now with a bet of 13.000.
The river went check-check. Maisuradze had the best hand with . His opponent played and added: ‘I didn’t believe you’.
Aleksandre Maisuradze – 380.000
We earlier reported that Robert Auer was a shortstack at the beginning of Day 2. He fought to stay alive but he didn’t manage to make a comeback.
We just saw him leaving his Main Event table and went to the other side of the poker area to the 500 Bounty event tables. He will prove his luck in that event now.
Adrian Garcia Galipenso is doing pretty well today. He is playing a stack of more than 300.000 now.
He just added some chips to his stack where he valuebet his on . His opponent called the bet and mucked when he saw Galipenso’s straight.
Adrian Garcia Galipenso – 310.000
While the Main Event is running on the right side of the pokerroom, it’s getting busy at the tables on the other side too. The 500 Bounty event has just started there.
The buy-in of the event is €1.000. You get €500 for eliminating an opponent. The startstack is 20.000, with blindlevels of 25 minutes. It’s possible to re-enter till the end of level nine.
So far 45 players has entered the field. We see some familiair faces at some of the tables like Vincent Verdickt, Mark Roovers, Timmy Lovsin and High Roller champion Jakob Madsen.
The players will enjoy a 15 minute break. When they return at the tables level 16 enters (1.500 – 3.000, ante 500).
We have 59 players left of the 293 in total. The average stack is 148.983.
Arnaud Enselme is very active as a bigstack. He just opened the action to 5.000 from the HJ, CO Andrew Leathem who has a pretty sizeable stack too, made it 13.000 to go. He got a cold-call from the BTN, Enselme called as well.
On the flop Leathem continued with 22.000, the BTN fold, Enselme paid. The turn was checked bij both players. Enselme checked as well on the turn, Leathem put five blue chips of 5.000 in the pot.
Ensemble had a very tough decision and thought about it for some minutes. Reason for Leathem to call the clock on his opponent. In the last minute of decision time the Frenchman made the call and had to muck we he saw turned over by Leathem.
Arnaud Enselme – 265.000
Andrew Leathem – 250.000
Arne Coulier started Day 2 as a shortstack and didn’t manage to make a comeback. The Belgian pro already eached two final tables this week, but in the Main Event his run ended a lot earlier.
The same for Vincent Verdickt, Quentin Roussey, Michal Mrakes and Salvatore Alessi. Neither of them had a good stack to work with and where not seeing them at the tables anymore.
Arne Coulier – Exit
Vincent Verdickt – Exit
Quentin Roussey – Exit
Michal Mrakes – Exit
Salvatore Alessi – Exit
Arnaud Enselme got in the tank after he faced an all-in of his opponent for 36.000. The Frechman felt he was priced in and made the call with . The guy at risk played .
Enselme immediately hit toppair on . His opponent already stood up, his faith was settled after the and on turn and river.
Arnaud Enselme – 330.000
Ten minutes ago the ‘Shuffle up and deal’ has been announced by the tournament director. We already heard a few times ‘player out’. The shortstacks doesn’t waste a lot of time putting their chips in.
Today we start at 2pm with Day 2 of the WSOP Circuit €1.675 Main Event in Brussels. 92 players, of the 293 competitors in total, will soon arrive at the tables. Arnaud Enselme from France is the chipleader with a stack of 288.500.