Category Archives: Irish Open – Day 2

Jesper Hansen Running on Fumes

One of the shortest stacks of the final clutch of tables belongs to Jesper Hansen (pictured between a grinning Adam Levy and a levitating Jordan Lewis).  With 120k, he got involved with  two preflop min-raises, bet off both times on … Continue reading

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Main event payouts so far

The chips have been flying here in the early going of Day 3 in the main event, with all those short stacks launching a renewed effort to get back in contention for the 2012 Irish Open title. Unfortunately for many … Continue reading

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Conor McElhinney 43rd

In a blind on blind action between Jason Wheeler & McElhinney with the latter coming out on the wrong side of it, Wheeler opens from the SB & McElhinney found A9 in the BB, playing 23 bigs he ships them … Continue reading

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€300 Turbo Hold ‘Em result

1st. John Byrne (€10,200) 2nd. Joe O’Donnell (€6,300) 3rd. Peter Crotty (€4,250) 4th. Gareth Teatum (€3,100) 5th. Andrew Hawksby (€2,150) 6th. Adrian Cawley (€1,650) 7th. Christin Maschmann (€1,300) 8th. John Senycz (€1,050) 9th. Brendan Anderson (€800) 10th. Jeff Jones (€600) … Continue reading

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€500 6-handed Hold ‘Em results

1st. Jonathan Spinks (€21,600) 2nd. Stefan Kolossow (€13,200) 3rd. Maxime Sorin (€9,250) 4th. Richard Milne Sr. (€6,300) 5th. Brian Piccioli (€4,500) 6th. David Vamplew (€3,250) 7th. Eli Heath (€2,300) 8th. Karolis Ananevas (€2,300) 9th. Daniel Hardy (€1,750) 10th. Olof Haglund … Continue reading

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Dempsey Doubles

James Dempsey – pictured literally seconds after giving the Easter Bunny (the one on the right) a hug – damn my slow fingers) has doubled up to around half a million chips.  This post was originally going to be along … Continue reading

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Tomaz Kogovsek eliminated in 47th (€6,900)

David Dean has just taken the rest of Tomaz Kogovsek’s chips over at table 5. Kogovsek, who entered day 3 with just 21,500 chips, moved his 19,000 remaining chips in under the gun, earning a call from David Dean in … Continue reading

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Gregor Derkowski First on the Rail

Day 3 started on time, quietly and with the intensity only the Irish Open in-the-money players can muster.  But someone turned the volume up on Table 5 as Gregor Derkowski (seat 2) hit the rail in a flurry of self-congratulation … Continue reading

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Shuffle Up & Deal

TD Dave O Neill just announced shuffle up and deal, blinds kick off at 2,500-5,000-500 with 49 players remaining.

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Day 3

Play will commence in about 10 minutes.

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