Vogelsang Gives Up to Badziakouski River Pressure

A big river move with ace-high from Mikita Badziakouski has stopped Christoph Vogelsang from running away with the lead (the German having added to his stack with some creative play recently, including setting Ben Heath all in on the river of a [9xjx9xjxjx] board for 2,000,000 with [8c6h], Heath folding

Badziakouski Bumps Heath From Chip Lead

Another pot played by the blinds, this time Mikita Badziakouski and Ben Heath and with a little more action than seen for a little while. The former limped preflop with [Jc8c], the latter raised to 180,000 with [9s5h] and received a call. Heath continued for 135,000 on the [3c2c2h] flop when

Reeves Regains Chip Lead

Luke Reeves, starting the day with over five million chips, had dropped to 2,190,000 before finding a timely double to boost himself back near the top of the counts. He opened in early middle position to 110,000, called by neighour Leon Tsoukernik, before button Mikita Badziakouski three-bet to 360,000.  Back

Super High Roller Day 2 Initial Seating

With late registration still open, the starting line-up will be as follows: Table Seat Player Chips 1 1 1 2 Mikita Badziakouski 2,250,000 1 3 Kristen Bicknell 2,455,000 1 4 1 5 Preben Stokkan 2,685,000 1 6 Igor Kurganov 2,380,000 1 7 1 8 Rainer Kempe 1,085,000 2 1 Ben Heath 1,555,000 2 2 Luke Reeves 5,160,000 2 3 2 4 Joao Vieira 1,970,000 2 5 Christoph Vogelsang 290,000 2 6 2 7 Alex Foxen 2,240,000 2 8

Mikita Badziakouski Wins Event #9 of British Poker Open for £486,000

Mikita Badziakouski wins Event #9 of the British Poker Open.

After a rollercoaster final table, partypoker pro Mikita Badziakouski has won Event #9 of the British Poker Open for the biggest winners prize yet this Series, a massive £486,000, beating German high roller Christoph Vogelsang heads-up for the win. A LONG RUN TO THE MONEY The battle to win Event #9 was a

Christoph Vogelsang Eliminated in 2nd Place for £270,000

Christoph Vogelsang has not had the best of luck in the heads-up battle, and what luck he did have has finally run out. Mikita Badziakouski pushed all-in pre-flop with [Ts9h] and Vogelsang called with [Td8d]. The German would need some help to survive, and he didn't get it on the [KsQd7s]

Vogelsang Doubles With Pocket Aces

Christoph Vogelsang was down to just over ten big blinds when he woke up with pocket aces, limping in with his [AdAc]. Mikita Badziakouski moved all-in with [QsJc] and immediately wished that he hadn't, 700,000 up for grabs in the pot. The board of [3s8h6h6cAs] saw Vogelsang use a hammer to kill

Badziakouski Dominating Heads-Up

Christoph Vogelsang bet 25,000 into a pot of 75,000 with [9c8d] on a flop of [8hAdQs5d]. Mikita Badziakouski made the call with [QcJd] and both men checked the [5d] turn card. Badziakouski value-bet for 50,000 on the [5s] river and Vogelsang obliged, handing over another couple of chips. In the next hand,