The 2020 High Roller of the Year race calendar for the start of 2020 is filling up nicely with the announcement of the partypoker LIVE Millions events in Sochi, Russia, various ARIA High Rollers, World Poker Tour LAPC events, as well as the 2020 U.S. Poker Open. The 2019 High Roller
Andras Nemeth raised to 13,000 from under the gun and both Jake Schindler and Manig Loeser called from the blinds. The [6c5d6h] flop checked through to reveal the [Ah] on the turn. Nemeth fired out a delayed continuation bet of 15,000, and both Schindler and Loeser called. The river of the [5s] checked
Jake Schindler limped in from the small blind and Sam Greenwood checked his option in the big before the flop brought out [5cQc9h]. Schindler bet 12,000 on the flop and Greenwood called. On the turn, the [Ah] hit and Schindler bet 28,000, which Greenwood thought was 23,000, and he made the call. The
Surprisingly, there has still not been any elimination despite players starting with 100 big blinds in this Pot Limit Omaha tournament. The board showed [2s3cJd5s3s] when Jake Schindler bet 2,500 and Anson Tsang raised to 11,000. After a few seconds, Schindler called but only to muck when he was showed [QsQh3h6d].
The opening event of the British Poker Open is down to the final table, after Elio Fox busted to Alex Foxen in 10th place. The battle of late entrants ended with Foxen calling Fox's 53,000 chip shove, after the reigning GPI Player of the Year opened to 12,000 from middle position.
Play is back underway after an extended dinner break and the table draw is now as following with 21 total entries and 11 remaining players. Seat Table 1 Table 2 1 Elio Fox Robert Flink 2 Luc Greenwood Cary Katz 3 Jake Schindler Mike Watson 4 Stephen Chidwick Sam Soverel 5 Manig Loeser Sam Grafton 6 Steve O'Dwyer
The remaining 8 players just completed Level 9 and are now on a 90-minute dinner break. Registration will remain open through the recess and when play resumes, just before 8:00 PM local time, the field will be finalized. When play does resume, we expect Event #1 to expand back to two
The first six levels of the British Poker Open is in the books. Mike Watson still leads, but there has been movement below him on the leaderboard. Most of that movement has occurred on Table 1, where Robert Flink and Cary Katz have built their stacks over 200,000. At Watson's table, Stephen Chidwick,