Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi had an opponent all in and at risk on a flop of . Mizrachi's was trailing his opponent's , but the turn and river came , respectively, giving the two-time Poker Players Championship winner a straight.
We arrived at the table in time to watch PokerStars' newest Team Pro Jake Cody take down a sizable pot against Steve O'Dwyer.
The board read and O'Dwyer checked. Cody fired 9,500 into a pot of roughly 27,000 and O'Dwyer called.
Fifth street was the and O'Dwyer checked once more. Cody pondered for a moment before moving 12,500 into the center. O'Dwyer called once more and Cody showed cowboys- - and was able to drag in the pot.
In our post-dinner walkabout through the field we noticed 1996 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Huck Seed was nowhere to be found. We checked in with his table and Andy Philachack informed us that he had eliminated the veteran.
Philachack said he held while Seed had the superior . It was a ten-high flop, some betting occurred, and then a spiked on the turn. The two player got all the chips in and Seed failed to get there on the river.
Finally, Phil Hellmuth and Tom Dwan have joined us on Day 1b of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event. Hellmuth is seated at the feature table, while Dwan is at an outer table which is adjacent to his good friend Phil Ivey.
Phil Ivey opened to 1,300 from under the gun, two players called in middle position, and Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier three-bet to 5,250 from the small blind. Ivey's neck snapped towards Grospellier when he tossed out the three-bet, his eyes fully focused on the Frenchman.
Ivey then turned his gaze to one of the other players in the hand, reached for chips, and made the call. The two other players folded.
The dealer fanned , and Grospellier led out for 4,400. Ivey tossed out four blue T5,000 chips, putting Grosspellier all in, and he called immediately.
The turn and river came , respectively, and Grospellier was eliminated. Ivey is now up over 140,000 chips.