Hands 171 - 180 APPT Manila Final Table

Filed by Sean Callander

Hand 171: Brett Parise

Button: Ira Blumenthal (seat 5) – Brett Parise starts the heads-up showdown with a precise 2:1 chip lead, 1.7 million to Ira Blumenthal’s 850,000. Brett Parise takes the first pot.

Hand 172: Brett Parise

Button: Brett Parise (seat 4) – Parise pops it to 60,000 from the small blind and Blumenthal calls. The flop is 2h 2s 10c. Blumenthal checks, Parise bets 85,000 and takes it down.

Hand 173: Ira Blumenthal

Button: Ira Blumenthal (seat 5) – Blumenthal sticks another 60,000 in the pot per-flop and Parise calls. 5h 9h Kh is the flop, Parise checks and Blumenthal takes the pot with a bet of 100,000.

Hand 174: Brett Parise

Button: Brett Parise (seat 4) – Parise raises to 60,000 and gets an immediate call. The flop is all clubs – 4 A 3 – and both players check. The turn is As, Blumenthal checks, Parise bets 85,000 and is called. The river card is 8d, Blumenthal bets 150,000, Parise raises to 340,000 and claims a big pot.

Hand 175: Ira Blumenthal

Button: Ira Blumenthal (seat 5) – Blumenthal raises 200,000 from the small blind and claims the pot. Parise is up to 190,000, Blumenthal has 620,000.

Hand 176: Brett Parise

Button: Brett Parise (seat 4) – Parise calls, Blumenthal raises to 90,000 in the big blind and Parise makes it an extra 200,000. No mas, says Blumenthal.

Hand 177: Brett Parise

Button: Ira Blumenthal (seat 5) – Blumenthal calls and Parise checks. The flop is 9d 8c 9c, and it’s check check. Parise bets 65,000 on a turn card of 10h, and Blumenthal folds.

Hand 178: Brett Parise

Button: Brett Parise (seat 4) – It’s another cheap flop of Ah 8d 9s. Parise bets 85,000 and gets a call. The 5s falls on the turn, Blumenthal checks, Parise bets 180,000 and Blumenthal’s cards go into the muck.

Hand 179: Brett Parise

Button: Ira Blumenthal (seat 5) – A free pass for Parise as Blumenthal folds.

Hand 180: Ira Blumenthal

Button: Brett Parise (seat 4) – Parise raises to 60,000 from the small blind and Blumenthal calls. The flop is 7d Qd 5h. Parise bets 85,000 and Blumenthal declares all-in. It will cost Parise an additional 210,000 to call, but he doesn’t.

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