KaleGozer • Level 39: 200,000-400,000, 400,000 ante
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Damian Salas open-shoved out of the small blind and Manuel Ruivo made the call for the last 4.4 million.
The flop seemingly locked up the double for Ruivo but Salas had backdoor straight outs. One of those helpful cards came on the turn, however, the river further improved Ruivo and he scored the double with trips queens.
Damian Salas raised it up from the small blind and was called by Manuel Ruivo out of the big blind. They checked the flop and Salas then bet the turn for 1.1 million, which won the pot right there for Salas.
In the next hand, Salas eyeballed the stack sizes of his two opponents and raised to 800,000 on the button. Two folds later, another million was sent to Salas as he added the blinds and big blind ante to his massive tower.
As the first player to act, Ramon Miquel Munoz pushed for the last two blinds and Brunno Botteon inquired about the stack size of Manuel Ruivo. He then moved all-in over the top and that isolated successfully.
Ramon Miquel Munoz:
As soon as the flop fell, Miquel Munoz vaulted out of his chair, in need of running cards for a miracle escape. It was all over after the turn and the river was too little too late for the Spaniard. Miquel Munoz has been eliminated in 4th place and takes home $498,947.
Damian Salas continued his preflop aggression and Brunno Botteon then raised to 800,000 as the first player to act. He got through Salas and Manuel Ruivo, and Ramon Miquel Munoz forfeited the big blind.
Salas then raised to 1 million from under the gun and scooped the blinds and big blind ante.
Ramon Miquel Munoz jammed up his stack to win the blinds and big blind ante.
Damian Salas then limped the small blind and Manuel Ruivo opted for a raise to 1,050,000 out of the big blind. Salas made the call and they headed to the flop. Salas checked and subsequently called a bet worth 600,000 by Ruivo.
Both players checked the on the turn and the river brought a straight on the board.
"Can I see your stack?" Salas inquired and Ruivo moved away his hands to reveal what he had left behind. Salas then bet 2,300,000 and Ruivo folded.