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Thomas Muehloecker Eliminated in 5th Place (€108,000)

KaleGozer • Level 16: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Thomas Muehloecker

After two shoves from Thomas Muehloecker and one from Stephen Chidwick got through, it was now Christopher Kruk who shoved. Kruk shoved on the button and covered both blinds by a wide margin.

Igor Kurganov folded his small blind and Thomas Muehloecker used a time bank chip. After around a minute of thought, he called for 344,000.

Christopher Kruk: {J-Clubs}{J-Hearts}
Thomas Muehloecker: {A-Diamonds}{6-Spades}

Kruk had a near mortal lock on the hand after the {J-Diamonds}{4-Clubs}{3-Clubs} flop. Muehloecker needed running straight cards and found the {5-Clubs} to keep his hopes alive. The {2-Clubs} on the river did complete the backdoor straight but gave Kruk a jack-high flush to win.

Muehloecker received €108,000 for his fifth place finish. Kruk now controls half the chips in play.

Player Chips Progress
Christopher Kruk ca
Christopher Kruk
ca 2,600,000 770,000
Thomas Muehloecker at
Thomas Muehloecker
at Busted

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