Erik Seidel Doubles Through Alex Foxen

With roughly 150,000 in the middle and the board reading [Qh3sAs8d], Erik Seidel moved all in for 84,500. Alex Foxen used a time extension, and then called tabling his [KsQs] to be against Seidel's [Ah3h]. The river landed the [Jh], and Seidel secured a double with two pair.

Stephen Chidwick Wins Event #5 ($399,500)

Today, Chidwick won Australian Poker Open Event #5 for $399,500, surpassing David Peters on poker's all-time money list into sixth place and grabbed the APO Championship lead in the progress. "This is a lot of fun," the ever-stoic Chidwick said after his win. "I really like this format of playing a

Seth Davies Leads Event #5 Final Table

Seth Davies

The fifth event of the 2020 Australian Poker Open was Event #5: AU$25,000 No-Limit Hold'em held from inside The Star Gold Coast. After almost 18 levels of play, just six players would remain with Seth Davies holding the chip lead with 1,570,000 heading into Thursday's PokerGO streamed Event #5 final

Matthias Eibinger Eliminated in 7th Place ($58,750)

Erik Seidel raised to 60,000 from the cutoff. Matthias Eibinger used a time extension, before raising to 145,000 from the button, leaving himself 5,000 behind. Farid Jattin three-bet to 475,000 from the big blind which had Seidel covered. Seidel called with a total of 455,000 behind. Eibinger called off his

Stephen Chidwick vs. Erik Seidel

Stephen Chidwick raised to 50,000 from the cutoff and Erik Seidel defended his big blind. The flop landed [Qs6d2h] and Seidel checked. Chidwick bet 30,000 and Seidel folded.

Peter Jetten Eliminated by Erik Seidel

Peter Jetten was able to spin his 5,000-stack up to 60,000 following the break. He then moved all in from the cutoff before Erik Seidel shoved for 270,000 from the small blind. Seth Davies called and had both players covered. Seidel: [ad][2h] Davies: [ac][td] Jetten: [kd][7s] The board ran out [6h][2s][3s][3h][4s], awarding Seidel

Ace-High Win for Erik Seidel

Michael Addamo raised to 24,000 from middle position and Erik Seidel called in the big blind. The flop landed [6sTh9d] and both players checked to reveal the [3d] on the turn. Seidel led out for 35,000 and Addamo called. The river landed the [3s] and both players checked. Seidel tabled his [Ac2h], and

Mikita Badziakouski Eliminated by Erik Seidel

Seth Davies raised to 2,500 from under the gun and was called by Erik Seidel in the hijack and Mikita Badziakouski in the cutoff. Alex Foxen re-raised to 15,500 from the small blind. Davies mucked. Seidel and Badziakouski came along. The flop came [7h][6c][5c] and Foxen checked. Seidel bet 40,000.