#7 Event – Main Event

Thursday 31 – 18:00



Tournament Info


Total entries TBA
Total Prize Pool TBA

Buy-in (Day 1a)

Buy-in (Day 1b)



Starting Stack 50,000
Levels 40mins
4 Day

Thurs 31th – 18h00

Fri 1st – 18h00

Sat 2nd – 13h00

Sun 3rd – 11h00



Darryn Lipman Out in 4th in the Main Event

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 32


Vygandas Raises the Button to 250,000
Darryn makes the call with 400,000 left

Flop: Q♥ 9♠ 5♥

Vygnadas checks
Darryn goes all in for 400,000
Vygandas calls

Vygandas: J♠ 10♦
Darryn: 8♠ 7♠

Vygnadas Eliminates Darryn
Congratulations to Darryn Lipman for placing 4th in the Splendido Poker Series Main Event😎

Winning himself a total of R130,000

Vygandas Doubles…

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 31

Blinds- 50,000/100,000

4 handed
George Raises to 250,000
Vygandas 3 bets all in to 470,000
George calls

George: K♣ J♥
Vygandas: A♣ 9♦

Runout: Q♥ 7♦ 2♦ 3♠ 7♣

Vygandas Doubles Up

Final 4, Kagiso is Chip Leader

Kagiso Mabusela has remained a constant chip leader here at the Splendido Poker Series Main Event😎

We have 4 players remaining :

Kagiso Mabusela
Vygandas Simuntis
George Chatwind
Darryn Lipman

Wo will be the Main Event Champion?

Marc Joseph Out in 5th in the Main Event

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 29

Blinds- 30,000/60,000

Vygandas Simuntis Raises to 160,000
Marc calls in the BB

Flop: 4♠ A♥ 5♣

Vygnadas Shoves All in covering Marc
Marc calls

Mark: 4♠ 6♣
Vygandas: Q♥ 5♥

Mark at risk…

Runout: 3♥ 10♠

Mark Joseph is Eliminated in 5th place

Cashing in R 100,000
Well Done!

Fernando Out in 8th Place Congragulations!

Main Event tournament #7
Level 29

Ante- 60,000

Kagiso UTG raises to 125,000
Fernando in the BB calls

Flop: 4♠ 7♦ 5♠

Fernando Shoves all in to act first for 560,000
Kagiso thinks for almost 9min
Eventually putting in the call

Fernando: K♥ Q♠
Kagiso: A♣ 7♥

Runout: 6♣ 5♠

Fernando is Eliminated by Kagiso
Congratulations to Fernando Ribeiro placing 8th in the Splendido Poker Series Main Event 😎

Cashing R66,000

Well Done
We hope to see you next series

David Cornelli Out in 9th Place in Main Event

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 28


George raises to 120,000
David Cornelli shoves all in for 95,000 more
George calls

George: 8♦ 10♦
David Cornelli: Q♣ 3♣

Runout: 5♠ 7♥ 4♥ 8♣ 10♠

David is Eliminated in 9th place
Cashing in R58,000

Jessie out 10th Against Quads!!🤯🤯🤯

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 28


Jessie raises on the Button to 105,000
Darren in the SB calls
Marc Calls in the BB

Flop: 6♥ 8♥ 8♣

Action checks around

Turn: 7♦

Darren bets 60,000
Jessie tanks, then calls

River: 5♦

Darren checks
Jessie shoves all in
Darren snap calls

Jessie shows: A♣ K♣
Darren shows: 8♦ 8♠

Darren Eliminates Jessie with Four of a Kind!!1
He picks up a pot of 2,900,000

Dean doubles up in the main event

Main Event – 15 left, blinds 20k/40k + 40k

Dean opens UTG + 1 to 90k leaving 245K behind. Sugen defends his SB.

Flop 9♣️ K♣️ 7♠️

Sugen leads out 65K, Dean goes all in for an additional 160K. Sugen calls.

Dean shows A♦️ A ♥️, and Sugen shows Q♣️ J♠️

Turn A♣️

River 7♦️

Dean doubles up to 700k, and Sugen is left with 600k.

15 Remain in the main event.

Down to 15 in the Main Event.

Shawn Smith is out in 16th place, earning himself R36000

Dean Williams opens, Shawn shoves his short stack, Dean calls with his KK, dominating Shawn’s 66. No surprises and Shawn is illuminated.

Congratulations Shawn on a great performance.

Golf 9 out in 17th Place in the Main Event Tournament

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 26

Blinds- 15,000/30,000

Jessie Rosen raises to 65,000 UTG
Golf 9 Goes all in on the Button for 205,000
Action folds to Jessie who makes the call

Jessie: K♥ K♦
Golf 9: 5♦ 5♥

Runout with Golf 9 at risk…

Runout: J♠ 2♦ 3♦ 10♥ A♦

Golf 9 is Eliminated in 17th Place
Cashing in R36,000
Well Done!

Congratulations to Rubel Sher who placed in 18th in the Main Event

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 25


Rubel in the CO Goes all in for 75,000
Meneesh Singh Calls
Darry Lipman calls

Flop: A♦ 2♣ 4♥

Action to Meneesh who goes All in
Darryn Folds quickly

Meneesh: A♥ J♣
Rubel: K♣ 8♣

Rubel at risk…


Rubel is Eliminated and is out in 18th place
Cashing in R36,000
Well Done!

Main Event Day 3 Kickoff…

We have resumed play into Day 3 of the Main Event Tournament
Cards have been dealt and the clock has started…

We currently have 19 players remaining

Who will come out on top and become the new
Main Event Champion?

Anonymous Goes out in 20th

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 24


Vygandas Raises on the Button to 45,000
Anonymous SB calls
George calls BB

Flop: 9♦ 10♣ 2♣

Vygandas Bets 120,000
Anonymous Calls for 95,000 All in
George calls

Turn: K♣

Vygandas Shoves all in for 95,000
George Calls

River: 5♦

Vygandas: K♦ K♠
George: Q♠ 9♠
Anonymous: 8♦ 9♥

Vygnadas Takes a Huge pot Doubling up through George and Eliminating Anonymous
Anonymous gets R30,970 in 20th

Main event bubble has burst – 20 left!

Blinds 10k/20k + 20k

Sugen Singh opens UTG to 65K. Folds to Werner Smit on the button, who goes all in for 240k. Sugen calls.

Werner shows Q♣️ Q♠️
Sugen shows A♥️ K♣️.

It’s a race.

Flop 3♣️ K♥️ 7 ♦️ J♠️ J ♦️

Werner is eliminated, and the rest are guaranteed at least R30970.

Golf 9 Doubles!!

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 24

Blinds- 10,000/20,000

Rubel raises to 55,000 UTG+!
Fernando Ribeiro on the Button re raises to 140,000
Golf 9 Goes All in for 235,000
Rubel folds
Fernando calls

Fernando: Q♠ Q♥
Golf 9: A♦ A♥

Runout with Golf 9 at risk…

Runout: 10♣ 7♦ 4♠ J♠ 7♥

Golf 9 Aces Hold and doubles up

33 remain at dinner, as we edge towards the bubble

It’s been a great Day 2 in the main event of Splendido Poker Series at Monte Casino.

We’ve reached our dinner break. 33 remain, as we edge towards the bubble. Who has what it takes to go all the way?

Average stack is 325 000, with blinds at 5k/10k + 10k when the players return after dinner.

♥️ ♠️ ♣️ ♦️

Rossano is out with a Full House!

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 19

Blinds- 3,000/6,000
Ante- 6,000

Rossano in the CO limps
Kagiso on the Button raises to 14,000
Ross calls

Flop: 6♦ 2♣ 2♦

Ross bets out for 28,000
Kagiso calls

Turn: 6♣

Ross bets again for 28,000
Kagiso raises to 55,000
Ross calls

River: 9♥

Ross checks
Kagiso Goes all in for 104,000 effective
Ross calls

Ross: A♠ 2♠
Kagiso: A♥ 6♥

Full House vs Full House sees Ross Eliminated!

Fernando Doubles up with Full house on the River

Main Event Tournament #7
Level 17

Blinds- 2,000/4,000

Fernando UTG+1 raises to 16,000
Action folds to Giovanni in the BB
Giovanni calls

Flop: 10♣ 9♣ 9♦

Giovanni checks
Fernando Bets 24,000
Giovanni calls

Turn: 6♠

Giovanni checks again
Fernando Bets 30,000 with 210,000 left in his stack
Giovanni raises to 85,000 having Fernando covered
Fernando goes all in for 240,000 total!
Giovanni snap calls

Giovanni: 8♦ 7♣
Fernando: Q♥ Q♦

Giovanni has a straight can he hold…

River: 9♠

Fernando hits a Full House on the river and doubles up.

Day 1 B

Just a couple of hours before the start of Day 1 B of the
Main event Tournament

Buy in is R12,000
Starting Stack is 50,000

Be Sure to not miss out as there
Is a big Prize Pool building !

Update on Main event

With a total number of 96 entries into the main event

Players are excited to take the journey to becoming the next MAIN EVENT CHAMPION!

Don’t forget tomorrows Buy in is R12,000
Starting stack is 50,000
Start time is 18:000

So be sure not to miss out .


Total Prize Pool#NameSurnameAmount
R43,00013JP OakesR43,000

Chip Counts

1Kagiso Mabusela5,600,000Final1

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