Former EPT Champion Kent Lundmark has just received a nice early Christmas present from Paul Ribaud. In fact Ribaud was so eager to hand his presents to Lundmark he didn't even wrap them. 20,000 chips - thank you very much!
Lundmark opened under-the-gun to 325 and Ribaud made it 1,350 two seats to his left. A third player called on the button before the action fell back to Lundmark who four-bet to 4,425. Paul Ribaud moved all-in, the player on the button took a side-step and Lundmark made the call.
Ribaud moved into an unlikely lead when the dealer gave us the flop of , but the turn and river came to the rescue of our previous champion. The and giving Lundmark a straight and he was up to around 50,000 in chips. Ribaud was a goner.