Small One for Elias

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.

Flop Bet Win for Darren Elias

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.

Darren Elias Picks Off Isaac Haxton

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

Two Pair for Matthias Eibinger

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

Darren Elias Eliminated in 8th Place

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

Peters Doubles Through Elias

Cary Katz had [9s8s] and opened to 10,000. That bet was raised to 32,000 by Darren Elias with [TcTh] and David Peters moved all-in for 64,000 with [QhQd] He was called only by Darren Elias. The flop of [JcTs4h] saw Elias hit, but the turn of [Jh] added other jack outs for

Elias Bounces Off the Ropes

Three hands may have shaped the tournament for Darren Elias, who first bet 5,000 into the pot of 15,000 on a [9hJcKh] flop. Cary Katz called with [Kc3c] and on the [2h] turn, Katz tossed in a bet of 13,000, and Katz took it down as Elias slid his cards

Peters and Chidwick Chop Up Elias’ Chips

Stephen Chidwick raised to 9,000 with [Qs9s] and David Peters called with [Th9h], with Darren Elias calling too with [8h5h]. The flop of [2h6h2c] saw Elias check, but Chidwick bet 20,000. Peters called the bet and Elias followed suit. The turn of [9d] prompted a bet of 40,000 from Stephen Chidwick, and