World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris Day 3: Ostennson Leads Field into the Money
It was a short Day 3 in Paris for the World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris as play went from 48 to 25, with the final 27 all finishing in the money. Making the most of a day that was short on time and hands because of a long hand-for-hand session on the bubble, Jimmy Ostennson finished the day with 719,000.
Ostennson won a significant number of chips by eliminating Aussie Millions champion Tyron Krost. The board read and Krost had been set all-in by Ostennson for about 170,000. When Krost finally called, Ostensson showed him the for the nut flush. Then Krost mucked and tapped the table, saying he had pocket jacks for a set.
Theo Jorgensen also had a big day and was very active on the bubble and whittled the field to 27 by knocking out British pro Stuart Rutter. In an all-in preflop situation, Jorgensen, who had continually been raising on Rutter's immediate right, open-shoved with but was called by Rutter who held . "Why are you getting up?" someone asked Rutter as he got up from the table and backed away.
When the flop came down , Rutter sighed "That's why," as the inconsequential turn and river came and .
Also sitting pretty as play charges toward a final table are Arnaud Mattern, day 1 chip leader Fabrice Tuil, French super star Patrick Bruel, Steven van Zadelhoff, and Andrew Teng.
Play continues Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the Aviation Club as the players will work down to a final table of eight. Follow all the coverage live right here at PokerNews .
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