Photos by Tomas Stacha.
|Limits||50,000 / 100,000|
Players are on break for 15 minutes.
Valentin Vornicu, who completed for 15,000 showing the , got the last of his stack in against Anthony Zinno on fifth street, having called Zinno's bet on fourth.
Vornicu: / (he turned over when all-in)
Zinno: / (he showed )
"A pair of sixes against fifty outs," said Vornicu. He dodged them all.
Valentin Vornicu just dropped two pots and is in the danger zone with less than three bets.
The first one, he was calling down Eli Elezra until Elezra picked up open aces on sixth.
Vornicu had paired his door card but he opted to release after some thought.
Then, he tangled with Anthony Zinno. Zinno check-called fifth and then led sixth when he showed three Broadways.
Vornicu peeled the river but folded to a final bet.
Another pot just shy of 200,000 chips went to Vornicu after he tanked for a while on the river before calling down Anthony Zinno.
Vornicu asked the dealer to spread the pot (it was around 130,000) and then threw in the 30,000 call. Zinno showed which fit with his wheelish low diamonds like a square peg in a round hole. Zinno showed jacks up and took the pot.
Anthony Zinno was calling down Eli Elezra, who was betting every street, until Zinno raised on sixth.
Elezra called then called another bet on the end, and Zinno turned over as if indicating those were his starting cards, followed by the .
Eli Elezra won two hands against Valentin Vornicu, one when Vornicu folded on sixth, Elezra showing / and one that made it to showdown.
Elezra bet and was called until seventh street, his hand standing /. Vornicu held //; he mucked when Elezra showed three queens in the hole.
Everyone started with an eight up and Anthony Zinno and Valentin Vornicu saw fourth for the minimum. When Vornicu made a three-flush on fifth, he bet and Zinno raised.
Vornicu tanked awhile and called. He picked up the and Zinno the and Zinno bet again. Vornicu called, then called again on the end. Zinno showed and Vornicu turned over and mucked.
Valentin Vornicu completed showing / and Anthony Zinno called showing /. Vornicu bet on fourth street when he picked up the and check-raised Zinno on fifth:
Zinno made the call, receiving the on sixth. Vornicu paired his five and bet another 30,000, leaving himself under one big bet behind. Zinno considered for a while, then folded.