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Aces Give Kurganov The Lead

[user20283] • Level 17: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante

Igor Kurganov raised to 32,000 preflop and Philipp Gruissem called from the big blind. The flop came down {8-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{J-Hearts} and Gruissem checked to Kurganov who bet 40,000. Gruissem raised it up to 110,000 and Kurganov went in to the tank. After a while he put out 210,000 and Gruissem moved all in. Kurganov snap-called.

Kurganov: {A-Spades}{A-Clubs}
Gruissem: {Q-Diamonds}{J-Spades}

The board ran out {6-Diamonds}, {2-Diamonds} and Kurganov doubled back up into the chip lead.

Igor Kurganov ru 1,104,000 533,000
Philipp Gruissem de 396,000 -533,000

Tags: Philipp GruissemIgor Kurganov