|Blinds||50,000 / 100,000|
Players Info - Day 3
Action was picked up on the turn on a board that read . From the hijack, Christopher Puetz jammed all in. Akin Tuna had the decision for his whole stack in middle position and called quickly.
Puetz tabled the goods with the while Tuna had the .
The river came the and Tuna was canned in 15th place.
|1||5||Conor Beresford||Great Britain||1,250,000|
|1||6||Niall Farrell||Great Britain||210,000|
|1||8||Robert Cowen||Great Britain||420,000|
PokerNews sat down with former EPT Main Event champion and four-time WSOP bracelet-winner Adrian Mateos to discuss the return of EPT High Rollers.
Mateos says he missed his "favourite tour" during the pandemic, and is enjoying being back in the live scene.
"We've seen some new characters over the last two years," he said. "We've played a lot of online so there are definitely new players who have been big winners online coming into the live scene.
Panagiotis Oikonomou moved all in from the hijack. Mike Watson called on the button.
The flop came to give Watson a royal flush draw and eliminate one of the nines as an out for Oikonomou. The turn was the and the river came the to spell the end for the Greek player and the final two tables were redrawn.
Marton Czuczor opened the action with a raise to 55,000. Ricardo Caridade three-bet on the button to 150,000. Czuczor then moved all in for 715,000 and Caridade called for a huge pot preflop.
The board came giving Caridade a flopped set of nines to earn a huge pot and rocket toward the two million chip mark, while eliminating Czuczor in 17th place for €32,330.
After taking a pot before break from Day 2 chip leader Andriy Lyubovetskiy to grab the lead himself, Canadian star Mike Watson has extended his lead, courtesy of Niall Farrell.
On a flop of , Farrell checked his big blind to Watson, who bet 30,000. Farrell responded with a check-raise to 100,000, which Watson called.
On the turn, Farrell led for another 100,000 which was met by a stack of four T-100,000 chips from Watson to potentially put Farrell all in.
The Scot quickly folded to preserve his last 200,000 in chips, while Watson is now pushing toward the two million chip mark.
The field has been trimmed from 23 to 17 in two levels as the players now go on their first 15-minute break of the afternoon.