2021 World Series of Poker Europe
£220 Main Event

Samoska Smokes Pooles

lukemaskell94 • Level 29: 50,000-100,000, 100,000 ante

Callum Pooles opened to 400,000 from the highjack. Bartas Samoska called from the button and both blinds folded, so heads-up to the flop.

A flop of {q-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{4-Clubs} came. Both players checked.

The turn was an action inducing {j-Hearts}. Pooles bet out 500,000. Samoska thought for a moment then raised all-in. Pooles quickly called.

Bartas Samoska: {k-Clubs}{j-Spades}
Callum Pooles: {q-Spades}{9-Clubs}

Pooles had a pair of queens and Samoska had a pair of jacks but the {j-Diamonds} river gave Samoska trips and he became our new chip leader.

The players' stacks are now much more balanced.

Player Chips Progress
Bartas Samoska LT
Bartas Samoska
LT 4,290,000 1,890,000
Callum Pooles GB
Callum Pooles
GB 2,900,000 -1,500,000