Photos courtesy of Lyle Bateman.
|Blinds||100,000 / 200,000|
Players Info - Day 2
Valentin Ghioca and Callum Pooles got it all-in pre-flop.
The board ran out and Ghioca got the full double up.
There were just two eliminations in one hand.
Vlad Munteanu open-jammed from the hijack for 550,000 before Mark Wong three-bet jammed for 1,285,000 from the cutoff. Damien Pilkington-Lewis had them both covered and made the call from the small blind.
"Yes!" shouted Pilkington-Lewis after the came on the flop to give him a full house. Both of his opponents were drawing dead after the came on the turn and he officially won the pot after the completed the board on the river.
Callum Pooles raised to 300,000 from under the gun. Valentin Ghioca raised all in for 375,000 from middle position. Damien Pilkington-Lewis then re-raised all-in from the small blind. Pooles tanked for 30 seconds then called.
The board ran out giving Ghioca the straight and a triple-up. Pilkington-Lewis won the large side pot and Pooles big lead took a bit of a dent.
Callum Pooles opened from early position for 300,000 and Mark Wong defended his big blind.
Wong check-called a bet of 300,000 to 800,000 and got a call from Pooles.
Wong checked again after the came on the turn. Pooles jammed his chip leading stack. Wong let the shot clock wind down to a few seconds before he folded.
Bartas Samoska opened to 240,000 from the button. The small blind folded. Vlad Munteanu went all-in from the big blind for not much more than the original raise which was quickly called by Samoska.
The flop came out giving Samoska a flush draw, but the board bricked out and Munteanu doubled.
The final table has just kicked off with blinds at 40,000/80,000 and a big blind ante of 80,000.
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Alexandru-Dan Toporeanu open-jammed for about 10 big blinds from under the gun with . Martin Tse called from the hijack with and the rest of the table folded.
Toporeanu didn't get any love after the ran out on the board and was eliminated in 10th place.
There will be a pause in the action as the final table is being set up.