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Erik Seidel Eliminated in 3rd Place (AU$125,000)

[user20283] • Level 16: 6,000-12,000, 1,000 ante
Erik Seidel - 3rd Place

After unknown preflop action the flop read {5-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{7-Diamonds} and Erik Seidel bet 27,000 after which Igor Kurganov made it 77,000 to go. Seidel decided to move all in and Kurganov made call.

Kurganov: {A-Diamonds}{J-Diamonds}
Seidel: {8-Clubs}{6-Spades}

The turn was the {8-Diamonds} and Kurganov made the nut flush. Seidel was drawing dead and the river was a blank. It's an all German heads up now between Kurganov and Philipp Gruissem.

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Igor Kurganov ru
Igor Kurganov
ru 859,000 289,000
Erik Seidel us
Erik Seidel
us Busted

Tags: Erik SeidelIgor KurganovPhilipp Gruissem