High Roller tournaments returned to ARIA Resort & Casino this week with three $10,000 buy-in high roller tournaments, and a single $25,000 buy-in high roller tournament crowning winners that included Sergi Reixach, Barry Hutter, Darren Elias, and Sean Winter. On Sunday, a total of 32 entrants created a prize pool of
With around 134,000 in the middle, and the board reading [6c8cAd3c9s], Darren Elias bet out 110,000 from the hijack. Elias' opponent in the hand is Kathy Lehne on the button, and she announced she was all in for 814,000. Elias used four of his time extensions before folding.
With around 100,000 in the middle and the board reading [9d6s9s4d9c], Darren Elias checked from the small blind to Stephen Chidwick on the button. Chidwick pushed forward a bet of 250,000, and Elias went into the tank using a total of five time extensions before eventually opting to fold.
Darren Elias raised to 16,000 from the button and Wai Kin Yong defended his big blind. The flop landed [KdKh7s] and Yong checked. Elias bet 12,000, and Yong folded.
Darren Elias raised to 12,500 in the cutoff and Ali Imsirovic called on the button, as did Wai Kin Yong in the small blind. The flop landed [7cKhAd] and after Yong checked, Elias bet 15,000. Imsirovic and Yong folded, and Elias collected the pot.
From the cutoff, Darren Elias raised to 7,500 and partypoker pro Isaac Haxton called in the big blind. The flop landed [Ts5d7d] and Haxton check-called a bet of 12,000. The turn fell the [5d], and Haxton led out for 36,000. Elias called, and when the river landed the [Qd], Haxton bet 85,000. Elias
From under the gun, four-time WPT Champions Club member Darren Elias raised to 2,500. Poker Masters Purple Jacket winner Sam Soverel called in the cutoff, as did Matthias Eibinger in the small blind. The [Kh2d8s5h7s] board checked through to the river where Eibinger bet 6,500. Elias called, and Soverel folded. Eibinger tabled
Christoph Vogelsang [8d8s] and opened to 11,000. Darren Elias held [AcKd] and moved all-in for 169,000. A quick call and we were at the races, the starting gun the dealer's first card from his deck. The board of [2d3s6d6c4d] saw Vogelsang eliminate the dangerous Darren Elias in 8th place, denying the four-time