Fabrice Soulier is gaining momentum.
He recently opened for 125,000 from the button and Anatoly Filatov defended from the big blind. Both players checked the flop, and then Filatov checked for a second time on the turn. Soulier took the opportunity to bet 150,000, but he was met by a check-raise to 300,000.
Soulier called the min-raise and watched his opponent fire out 375,000 after the completed the board on the river. Soulier tanked for about a minute before calling with the , and he was glad he did as Filatov was bluffing with the .