Hands 161 - 170 APPT Manila Final Table
Filed by Sean Callander
Hand 161: Brett Parise
Button: Ira Blumenthal (seat 5) – Parise raises to 95,000, and Blumenthal folds.
Hand 162: Nicholas Bamman
Button: Brett Parise (seat 3) – No action for Bamman in the big blind.
Hand 163: Ira Blumenthal
Button: Nicolas Bamman (seat 2) – Bamman raises to 80,000 and gets a call from Blumenthal. The flop is 8s 4h Qc. The bet is 100,000 from Blumenthal and Bamman calls. Blumenthal bets 200,000 on the turn (5d) and takes it down.
Hand 164: Ira Blumenthal
Button: Brett Parise (seat 3) – Blumenthal pushes all-in from the small blind and there’s no interest from Bamman.
Hand 165: Nicholas Bamman
Button: Ira Blumenthal (seat 5) – Blumenthal calls, Bamman declares all-in and Blumenthal passes.
Hand 166: Brett Parise
Button: Nicolas Bamman (seat 2) – Bamman folds and the blinds get into a pot. The flop is 10h Jd 6c, Parise checks, Blumenthal bets 30,000 and Parise calls. The turn is 10d, and it goes check check. The Ad on the river brings a 125,000 from Parise and he wins the pot.
Hand 167: Ira Blumenthal
Button: Brett Parise (seat 4) – Parise passes and Blumenthal’s 120,000 raise is enough to take the biscuits.
Hand 168: Nicholas Bamman
Button: Ira Blumenthal (seat 5) – Blumenthal calls, Bamman is all-in but Parise folds.
Hand 169: Brett Parise
Button: Nicolas Bamman (seat 2) – Parise calls and Blumenthal checks in the big blind. The flop is 3 J Q, both check and turns comes 4. Check check again, and the river is a 5. The bet is 50,000 from Parise, Blumenthal calls and Parise shows a seven-high straight. Nice hand.
Hand 170: Brett Parise eliminates Nicholas Bamman in 3rd position ($62,921)
Button: Brett Parise (seat 4) – Parise’s bet is 100,000, Bamman pushes all-in and gets an immediate call. Parise shows Ad 7s while Bamman has Ks Kh. The flop shows 7c 6d 10c, the turn is a 7h and the river is 9h, ending Bamman’s tournament in third spot. We’re down to heads-up between the young American Brett Parise and the Thailand-based US lawyer Ira Blumenthal.