Michael O’Grady Eliminated by Igor Yaroshevskyy

Michael O'Grady got the last of his chips in from the button and was matched by Igor Yaroshevskyy in the big blind. Yaroshevskyy: [kh][kd] O'Grady: [ad][jd] O'Grady was unable to improve against Yaroshevskyy's pocket pair, after the board ran out [7c][9d][7h][4s][js], sending him to the rail.

Mike Watson Wins Inaugural Australian Poker Open Opening Event

Mike Watson

Mike Watson has done it! Four years after his last live tournament victory the Canadian pro has won the opening event of the inaugural Australian Poker Open at Star Gold Coast. "I'm thrilled to have won it," Watson exclaimed after taking down the event, "Especially in these series it's great to

Michael O’Grady Leads Event #1 Final Table

The opening event of the 2020 Australian Poker Open was Event #1: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em held from inside The Star Gold Coast poker room. After nearly 18 full levels of play, Australia Michael O'Grady finished as the chip leader 1,815,000 in chips heading into Sunday's PokerGO streamed Event #1 final

Elio Fox Eliminated in 7th Place (AU$29,500)

Elio Fox raised to 60,000 from middle position and Michael O'Grady called in the small blind. The flop landed [2d3h2h] and O'Grady checked. Fox bet 40,000 and O'Grady check-raised to 130,000. Fox announced a reraise, and O'Grady immediately moved all in. Fox called all in for roughly 595,000. Fox: [JsJd] O'Grady: [Ah4h] The turn

Michael O’Grady Bests Jamie Lee

Jamie Lee completed the call from the small blind. Michael O'Grady bumped it up to 80,000 from the big blind. Lee called. The flop came [3c][9c][ac] and Lee checked. O'Grady continued for 60,000. Lee called. Both players checked the [3d] on the turn before the [8s] completed the board. Lee

Sosia Jiang Eliminated in 10th Place on the Money Bubble

Sosia Jiang raised to 100,000 from under the gun. Michael O'Grady moved all in from the big blind which had Jiang covered. Jiang called with a total of 334,000 chips behind. O'Grady: [8d][8s] Jiang: [ad][kh] The board ran out [8h][th][as][4h][5d], improving O'Grady to a set of eights on the flop, enough to

Farid Jattin Eliminated in 12th Place

Farid Jattin raised to 34,000 from the button. Michael O'Grady then moved all in for around 900,000 from the small blind. Sosia Jiang quickly folded her big blind. Jattin deliberated for a minute, using one of his time extensions, before making the call with 423,000 behind. O'Grady: [as][kd] Jattin: [ks][qd] The board ran

Michael O’Grady Flushes Andras Nemeth

Michael O'Grady raised from the cutoff and was called by Andras Nemeth in the big blind. The flop came [5d][9s][ks] and Nemeth check-called a continuation bet from O'Grady. The turn brought the [ts] and O'Grady fired out another bet which was check-called by Nemeth. The [4c] completed the board and