Tobias Peters has been eliminated for some time now and shared the details recently. Still in the 800/1,600 level a player had raised it up to 3,200 from middle position. The player on the button had made the call en with Peters came along for the ride from the big blind. The flop was and Peters checked to the initial raiser. Before that middle position player could place a bet, the player on the button had already tried to make a bet of his own. The initial raiser continuation betted 7,200 and the button was forced to make his bet a call. Peters was convinced the button wanted to grab his chips back as soon as he had learned the initial raiser wanted to continuation bet and thus thought the button was weak. With his top pair Peters pushed allin for about 28,000. The initial raiser folded but the button snap called with . Peters failed to improve and the kicker played to knock him out.
There was a raised to 4,700 from under-the-gun and both Marco Leonzio (small blind) and Julien Jean-Paul Brulet (big blind) called to see a flop. No one bit and the fell on fourth street. First to act Leonzio bet 6,200 and Brulet was the only caller. The completed the board, Leonzio checked, Brulet bet 8,600 and Leonzio called. Brulet opened for the turned straight and Leonzio folded.
After glumly nursing a short stack for most of the day, Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov has managed to spin it up to over 130,000 unseen by the reporting team. He still looks pretty glum mind you but at least he is back in the action. Szabolcs Mayer opened under the gun for 4,000 and it folded around to Katchalov’s big blind and he put in the chips to call. The flop was and Katchalov check called a bet of 4,500. They both checked a turn card , and when the completed the board Katchalov opted to lead for 9,000. Mayer’s card’s inched towards the dealer and he finally let it go.
Vadim Belov was stood up, the sign then of a man all-in and closer inspection revealed that he had shoved for 88,400 on a flop. Akin Tuna had already bet 12,500 and was debating whether to call the extra 75,900. After a minute or so he did indeed make the call.
Tuna was ahead but not by much, according the PokerNews Odds Calculator he was a slim 53%-47% favourite to have his hand hold up. The turn gave Belov instant service and meant he was a 100% lock to win the hand and the meaningless hit the river.
Tuna is down to 113,000 after that hand whilst Belov is up to around 195,000.
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Victor Podofedenko had three bet to 8,200 over an open and a call when he faced a cold four-bet shove to 18,300 from Michel Dattani, a PokerStars player from Portugal. Podofedenko would be crippled but still in if he called. He made the call with his and faced the fearsome of Dattani. The board ran out and Dattani got a good double up.