There are 12 minutes left in the level, Norbert Szecsi and Mikalai Pobal have opted to take the scheduled 20-minute break after the end of the current level now and will then return to their seats to battle for the title.
|Blinds||100,000 / 200,000|
Players Info - Day 6
Ricardo Da Rocha moved all-in for 1,185,000 on the button and Norbert Szecsi in the small blind asked for a count, then made the call.
Ricardo Da Rocha:
The hopes of the Brazilian for a maiden EPT Main Event title were in bad shape as his ace was dominated. On a board of , the kicker played and Da Rocha was sent to the rail in 3rd place for €421,450.
Ricardo Da Rocha raised to 350,000 on the button with the and Norbert Szecsi in the small blind three-bet to 1,400,000 with the . Da Rocha let go and dropped to around 10 big blinds.
Mikalai Pobal limped the in the small blind and Da Rocha checked his option with .
The flop came and Pobal bet, Da Rocha snap-folded.
Norbert Szecsi completed his small blind with and Mikalai Pobal raised to 575,000 with which was called. The flop came for Pobal to pick up the flush draw and Szecsi the double gutshot to a straight. Szecsi check-called the 800,000 continuation-bet of Pobal but folded to the 1,600,00 bet on the on the turn.
Pobal raised to 320,000 from the button with . Szecsi defended his big blind. The flop came for both players to check to the on the turn.
Norbert Szecsi raised the button to 350,000 with the and Ricardo Da Rocha defended the big blind with the . The flop came and Da Rocha checked, Szecsi bet 500,000 and Da Rocha called.
After the turn, Da Rocha led for 800,000 and Szecsi made the call to further improve to quads on the river.
Da Rocha now slowed down and checked, Szecsi bet 3,000,000 into a pot of 3,540,000. Da Rocha used three of his remaining time bank extensions and called to lose a big portion of his stack and vault Szecsi back into the lead.
Norbert Szecsi raised to 350,000 from the button with and Ricardo Da Rocha defended his big blind with . The flop came , they both checked to the on the turn for Szecsi to hit a pair of aces. It was checked through again to the on the river. They both checked for Szecsi to scoop the pot.
Da Rocha found on the button and raised to 350,000. Mikalai Pobal defended his big blind with . They both checked through the flop to the on the turn. Pobal led out for 675,000 with two pair and Da Rocha called with the open-ended straight draw. The river completed the board with the to bring a straight to Da Rocha indeed. Pobal bet 1,100,000 and Da Rocha shoved for 3,085,000 for Pobal to quickly fold.
Gaby Livshitz limped the small blind with the and Mikalai Pobal in the big blind glanced down at the in the big blind. He raised small to just 325,000 and Livshitz limp-raised to 1,400,000, Pobal used one time bank extension and checked the stack of his opponent before making the call.
The flop fell to give Livshitz top pair and top kicker, and he bet 725,000 into a pot of nearly three million. Pobal let his 30-second shot clock run down and raised to 1,700,000 on his first time bank extension.
Livshitz moved all-in for 5,210,000 and was snap-called to immediately have a dry smile on the face when he would himself dominated.
Pobal had been his nemesis in the previous two all-in showdowns of the current level and Livshitz went from two to 10 outs on the turn, but the river ended his run in 4th place for €316,780.
Norbert Szecsi raised to 350,000 on the button with the and Mikalai Pobal defended the in the big blind. The flop was checked by Pobal and he called a bet worth 650,000 by Szecsi.
No betting action took place on the turn and the rolled off on the river. Pobal checked and Szecsi fired a bet of 1,450,000. After some consideration, Pobal tossed in a single chip for the call to nearly close the gap to Szecsi at the top of the leaderboard.
Ricardo Da Rocha limped in on the button with and Gaby Livshitz defended his big blind with .
The flop came , Livshitz check-called the 250,000 bet of Da Rocha.
The turn was the , Livshitz checked again and Da Rocha fired a bet of 600,000 into the pot. Livshitz called.
The river completed the board with the to give Livshitz the higher two pair. Both players checked for Livshitx to add some chips to his stack.m
Norbert Szecsi raised to 350,000 with the and Gaby Livshitz called with the on the button. Mikalai Pobal in the small blind three-bet to 1,400,000 with the to win the pot right there.
Livshitz opened to 350,000 first to act with the and Pobal flat-called the button with the . Livshitz hit the flop for top pair and checked, Pobal bet 425,000 and picked up a call. The fell on the turn and Livshitz checked once more, as did Pobal this time.
The turn improved Pobal to a set and Livshitz bet his top pair for 850,000. Pobal tossed in a single chip for the call and passed Livshitz on the leaderboard.