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Mauro Francolini made it 120,000 to go on the button and Guillaume Nolet called from the big blind. The flop fell and Nolet check-called a bet of 80,000 from Francolini.
The turn was the and both players checked to the on the river. Nolet checked once more and Francolini tossed in a bet of 350,000. Nolet quickly called and Francolini tabled for the best hand.
With the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) 2019 kicking off next Thursday (Sep 6), who better to talk to than former $10K Main Event champion Steven van Zadelhoff?
WCOOP is arguably the most exciting time of the year for online poker, with big buy-ins, huge guarantees, and stacked fields making for a thrilling three weeks of poker.
One player in particular who is looking forward to the grind is the Netherlands’ Steven van Zadelhoff. After all, he took down the $10K Main Event in 2017 for a career-best $1.62 million, so he has some very fond memories.
He’ll be looking to do the double this year, but before that we caught up with him at EPT Barcelona, where he has just notched up another career highlight.
Click here to read the full article by Jack Stanton over at the PokerStars Blog.
Chris Hunichen had chipped up through Jack Salter before he limped in the cutoff. Dmitry Yurasov three-bet all in for 550,000 from the button, with Lander Lijo flat-calling in the big blind.
Hunichen then re-raised all in and Lijo folded.
The flop took away Yurasov's queen outs, meaning he would need an eight or a nine to stay alive. The turn and river wasn't what he needed and he was eliminated.
Davidi Kitai pushed out a raise to 460,000 in early position, leaving himself with just 50,000 chips behind. Uri Reichenstein shoved all in on the button and the action was back on Kitai who called after the action on the other table was finished.
The flop of left Reichenstein in the lead with his pair of sevens. The on the turn gave Kitai a couple of extra outs but the on the river only improved Reichenstein to a full house.
Blind on blind, Dmitry Yurasov check-called 50,000 on a flop from Manuel Bardon, then repeated it for the 85,000 on the turn.
The river was the and Yurasov checked once more. Bardon bet 400,000 and Yurasov eventually folded.
Manuel Bardon opened to 100,000 in the hijack and was called by Tibor Nagygyorgy on the button and Jack Salter in the big blind. The flop came and the action checked to Nagygyorgy who bet 125,000. Salter called and Bardon got out of the way.
The turn brought the and Salter led out for 200,000 this time. Nagygyorgy countered with a raise to 400,000 and Salter called. The river was the and Salter checked. Nagygyorgy dropped in a bet of 500,000 and Salter quickly folded.
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Jack Salter bet enough from the small blind to put Rafael Moraes all in in the big blind, and Moraes called.
The flop came giving Salter extra straight outs. The turn was the and although Moraes called for a deuce on the river, the paired Salter and sent Moraes to the rail.
The remaining 16 players are redrawing around the final two tables.