Monday, August 8, 2016

Jay Friedman 1st $43,584


Jay Friedman is your Newest HPT champion here at @ameristarVI winning $43,584 and a Championship package to the HPT championship event at Thunder Valley featuring a $2500 main event.

Freidman got to around 100,000 early in day 1 and then had to grind the rest of the day and pretty much all of day 2.
When the final table began Friedman came in 6th in chips and grinded his way through the field winning a few key spots when need be.
Once Friedman eliminated Thom Creel in 3rd place and proceeded to win the first big pot heads up against Ryan Gregor, Friedman never looked back.

This was a stacked final table Featuring Kansas City Winner Ryan Gregor who finished 2 here, Craig Casino 5th and Danny Doucet.



-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


Ryan Gregor 2nd $26,862


Jay Friedman makes  it 300,000 to go preflop and Ryan Gregor moves all in and Friedman makes the call.

Friedman Kc Kc
Gregor Kc Kc

Board Kc Kc Kc Kc Kc

and Ryan Gregor is eliminated in 2nd place.


-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


River Shove for Friedman

Jay Friedman wins another big hand off of Ryan Gregor and leave Gregor with 10bb. Friedman leads on 2 streets and Shoves the river after Gregor thinks for 3 minutes he finally makes the fold.

Board KcKc Kc Kc Kc

Gregor then says "Tell me you were bluffing me"

Jay Friedman 3,800,000
Ryan Gregor 1,200,000

Level -28
Blinds -60000/120000
Antes -15000
Entries -2

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


Blinds are Up!

Blinds have gone up and Jay friedman continues to have a large chiplead. Both players are sparing back and forth and Ryan Gregor moves all in a few times.

Jay Friedman 3,400,000
Ryan Gregor 1,600,000

Level -28
Blinds -60000/120000
Antes -15000
Entries -2

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


Friedman Widening the Gap

Jay Friedman has dominated heads up play and now holds a 3-1 chip lead over Ryan Gregor.

JayFriedman3,800,000
RyanGregor1,200,000


Level -27
Blinds -50000/100000
Antes -10000
Entries -2

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


First round Friedman

Jay  Friedman gets the first big pot of headsup play as Ryan Gregor made a sizable 500,000 chip bet on the river and was called by Friedman.
Gregor showed 8 high and Friedman hada pair of J's

Jay Friedman 3,600,000
Ryan Gregor 1,400,00

Level -27
Blinds -50000/100000
Antes -10000
Entries -2

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


Heads up Play Begins

Jay Friedman Vs Ryan Gregor.

Gregor 2,895,000
Friedman 2,770,000

Its the norrowist of margins for Gregor looking for his 2nd win this season on the HPT

Level -28
Blinds -50000/100000
Antes -10000
Entries -2

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com

Thom Creel 3rd $17,968

Thom Creel moves all in and Jay Friedman makes the call

Friedman Kc Kc
Creel Kc Kc

Board Kc Kc Kc Kc Kc

And Jay Friedman eliminates Thom Creel.

Thom Creel 3rd $17,968

Level -27
Blinds -40000/80000
Antes -10000
Entries -2

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


Creel Doubles

Thom Creel gets the double through Ryan Gregor when Creels AK holds against A8 to get a full double.

Thom Creel 1,500,000
Ryan Gregor 2,100,000

Level -27
Blinds -40000/80000
Antes -10000
Entries -3

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


Straights...

Ryan wins a key hand against Jay Friedman.

Board Kc Kc Kc Kc Kc

Friedman check called bets by Gregor on the flop turn and  a 500,000 chip bet on the river,

Gregor 89
Friedman 63

Both players had straights

Level -27
Blinds -40000/80000
Antes -10000
Entries -3

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


3 Handed play

So far a lot of raise folding and passing chips around. We have only seen 1 flop 3 handed.

Level -27
Blinds -40000/80000
Antes -10000
Entries -3

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


PJ Jafari 4th $12,898

The Hand before break Ryan Gregor limps from the small blind and PJ Jafari moves all in and Gregor makes the call.

Gregor Kc Kc
Jafari Kc Kc

Board Kc Kc Kc Kc Kc

And Gregor eliminates PJ Jafari.

RyanGregor2,610,000
JayFriedman1,695,000
ThomCreel1,360,000

PJ Jabari 4th $12,898

Level -27
Blinds -40000/80000
Antes -10000
Entries -3

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com


PJ Jafari 4th $12,898

The Hand before break Ryan Gregor limps from the small blind and PJ Jafari moves all in and Gregor makes the call.

Gregor Kc Kc
Jafari Kc Kc

Board Kc Kc Kc Kc Kc

And Gregor eliminates PJ Jafari.

RyanGregor3,610,000
JayFriedman1,695,000
ThomCreel1,360,000

PJ Jabari 4th $12,898

Level -27
Blinds -40000/80000
Antes -10000
Entries -3

-- Clinton Cartwright - HoldemRadio.com