19
Apr

Click Here for Day 1b Survivors’ Chip Counts

Evangelos Bechrakis 364,700 Max Silver 261,300 Jonathan Cummins 193,800 Andre Filipe Moreira Marques 190,900 Shaun Conroy 187,200 Mark Muldoon 185,600 Jan Klein 184,000 Michael Graydon 176,000 Jay O’Toole 175,300 Jari Mahonen 171,400 Weijie Zheng 168,000 Gary Mcginty 163,100 Dustin Marc Kuipers 161,000 Stephen Dunphy 159,200 Neal Calvert 156,000 Robert Kaggerud 149,600 Alexandre Barretto 145,300 Benny...
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19
Apr

Bechrakis Still On Top at End of Day 1b

Esteemed citizens of the internet, Day 1b of the 2019 Irish Open Main Event is over! Surprising absolutely no-one, Evangelos Bechrakis is still top today’s chip counts with an eye-watering 364,700. He’s enjoyed a massive chip lead since at least the dinner break, and indeed he is the current overall chip daddy, with Day 1a...
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19
Apr

Dream spot turns nightmare chop

John Cormack was licking his chops when we arrived to the table. He was experiencing a warm fuzzy feeling, with something approaching 300k in the middle, amidst a three-way all-in preflop. Cormack had 9d 9s, usually no powerhouse, but in this case he was living the dream. Max Silver, whose six-figure stack he covered, held...
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19
Apr

Stealth Is Wealth

Chip leader Evangelos Bechrakis is like some kind of magical chip-accumulating ninja – we just can’t seem to catch him playing any hands, yet his stack mysteriously keeps on growing. Our best attempt: We caught him checking behind Anthony Lynch on a 4c 8c 5d 3s 5c board, then mucking to Lynch’s Ad-Jc. So at...
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19
Apr

Enda the Road

Enda Ruane is busto after a one-two punch from Matthias Rohrer.  Both the hand that crippled Ruane and the hand that finished him off involved A-K: first off he raised to 3,200 pre (the final blind level being 500,1,000) to find Rohrer in the small blind moving all in for 32,000.  He only just covered...
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19
Apr

Read All About It in the Ladies’

The Ladies’ Championship has reached a final table, and Christina Read from Atlanta, Georgia currently holds a chip lead even larger than Evangelos Bechrakis does in the Main. Reigning champion Rachel Heneghan is there as well. The stacks currently look like so: Christina Read 318,000 Kristina Litmola 148,000 Brigitte Metivier 141,000 Vanessa Haney 137,000 Monika...
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19
Apr

Benny Glaser escapes unharmed

Hot on the heels of his runner up finish in the high roller, Benny Glaser is steadily vacuuming up chips. Just now he had cause to give a few back. Glaser opened under the gun here at the 400/800/800 level and Mitch Johnson called in the big blind. The two players saw a flop of...
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19
Apr

Ahuja Daddy?

Ankit Ahuja, whom you may remember from the other night’s Irish Open High Roller Championship final table and also such other escapades as bubbling the Main Event final table last year, is looking in extremely good shape as we approach the latter stages of Day 1b. In the big blind with Kh 2h Td 3d...
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