Phil Hellmuth has been on fire since moving onto his new table. He won four hands on the spin and grew his chip stack to 400,000.
In the first hand Azusa Maeda raised to 15,000 in the hijack and Hellmuth defended his small blind. The flop was and both players checked. The turn was the and Hellmuth bet 14,000 and Maeda called. The river was the and Hellmuth bet 30,000 and Maeda called.
"Trips," said Hellmuth as he showed
Maeda mucked his hand.
Marton Czuczor raised to 11,000 and Hellmuth three-bet to 33,000 from the button and won the hand.
Adrien Allain raised to 11,000 in first position and Hellmuth called from the cut-off. The flop was and Allain c-bet 15,000 and Hellmuth had a think.
"Forty-thousand," said Hellmuth and Allain immediately release his hand.
Then finally Hellmuth raised to 15,000 and stole the blinds and antes.