The Ups and Downs of Chino Rheem

David 'Chino' Rheem

Some poker legends are thrust into the spotlight with a high-profile win that defines them. Others grind up the levels of buy-in slowly and surely. David 'Chino' Rheem fits into neither category and is one of the most unique characters in the game we all love. Whether you know him

Adrian Mateos Wins MILLIONS World Bahamas Main Event!

The MILLIONS World Bahamas Main Event has concluded from the Baha Mar Casino in Nassau, Bahamas, as part of the partypoker LIVE Caribbean Poker Party with Spain's Adrian Mateos collecting the title and the $1,162,805 first-place prize. The 25-year old Spaniard has been regarded as one of the most accomplished poker

Adrian Mateos Pulling Away

Adrian Mateos raised to 20 million from the button and Aaron Van Blarcum called from the big blind. The flop was [7dKh9d] and Van Blarcum check-folded to Mateos' continuation ber. The following hand, Van Blarcum limped in from the button, Mateos raised to 40 million from the big blind and Van Blarcum

Adrian Mateos Retakes the Lead

Adrian Mateos raised from the button and Aaron Van Blarcum called from the big blind. They checked to the turn of a [Ks8h5h3c] board where Mateos bet 45 million. Van Blarcum called. The river was the [8c], Van Blarcum checked, Mateos bet 110 million and Van Blarcum called. Mateos tabled [8d7c] for trip

Aaron Van Blarcum Strikes First

Aaron Van Blarcum limped his button, Adrian Mateos checked raised to 32 million from the big blind and Van Blarcum called. The flop was [ThTdKs], Mateos bet 22 million and Van Blarcum called. The turn was the [Js], Mateos checked, Van Blarcum bet 65 million and Mateos folded.

Chris Hunichen Sliding

Adrian Mateos raised to 16 million from the button, Chris Hunichen three-bet to 52 million from the small blind and Mateos called. The flop was [Js3dQs], Hunichen checked, Mateos bet shoved for effectively 211 million and Hunichen folded.

More for Adrian Mateos

Aaron Van Blarcim raised to 18 million from the small blind and Adrian Mateos called from the big blind. The flop was [7h7d9d], Van Blarcum continued for 36 million and Mateos called. The turn was the [3h], Van Blarcum checked, Mateos bet 62 million and Van Blarcum folded.

Adrian Mateos Takes the Chip Lead

Adrian Mateos raised to 24 million from the small blind and Chris Hunichen called from the big blind. The flop was [5s9h5d], Mateos continued for 18 million and Hunichen called. The turn was the [8s], Mateos checked, Hunichen bet 65 million and Mateos called. The river was the [7s], Mateos checked and Hunichen

Remaining Three Players Agree to a Deal

During the break, the remaining three players met to discuss a potential chop of the remaining prize pool. After running the numbers with the tournament staff, a three-way deal was agreed. Chris Hunichen will take home $1,097,195, Adrian Mateos will take home $1,062,805, and Aaron Van Blarcum will take home $970,000. $100,000 and the