Hand #41: Mike Takayama opened to 300,000 from the button and Lorenc Puka called from the big blind. The flop came down , action checked to to Takayama who bet 300,000 and Puka moved all in for 1,030,000. Takayama made the call and players flipped their hands.
Puka turned over for a pair of aces and Takayama tabled for a pair of nines. The turn came a and Puka would need to dodge some outs. The river was the and Puka held on for the double.
Hand #42: Puka opened to 300,000 from the button and Takayama folded.
Hand #43: Takayama opened to 300,000 and Puka called. The flop came and Puka checked to Takayama who bet 400,000. Puka made the call and the turn came the .
Action checked to Takayama who bet 700,000 and Puka thought for a few moments before making the fold.
Hand #44: Puka opened to 320,000 from the button and Takayama called. The flop fell and both players checked.
The turn came the and Takayama bet 300,000. Puka made the call and the river came the . Both players checked and Takayama tabled for two pair, Puka mucked.