The action has slowed down considerably as the final five players are playing cautiously.
|Blinds||50,000 / 100,000|
The table folded around to Donald Jones, who committed his remaining 445,000 in chips. Dominik Nitsche then instantly moved all in over the top from the small blind, forcing a fold from Dejan Divkovic in the big blind.
Both men showed emotion as the board spread out . It took a second for everyone to notice that Nitsche had flopped a set, as Jones made his way to the rail with a smile on his face.
Dejan Divkovic opened to 100,000 in chips from the hijack, and was called by David Campion and Gary Benson in the blinds. The flop came and Campion checked. Benson then moved all in for his last 360,000 in chips, bringing a fold from Divkovic. Campion called, and the players tabled their cards.
The on the turn and on the river were no help for Benson, as Campion improved his top pair to a full house.
A betting war pre-flop saw Dominik Nitsche and Dejan Divkovic commit all of their chips into the middle.
The board ran out . Divkovic’ pocket-tens were able to hold as he doubled once again in the space of a few hands.
The hand started with Dejan Divkovic opening to 80,000 in chip from middle position and finding a caller in Donald Jones.from the big blind. The flop came and Jones checked. Divkovic bet out 75,000 in chips and was met with an instant all in totalling 995,000 in chips. He eventually made the call as both players tabled their cards.
Everything was going to plan as the turn fell the . Jones would need to dodge an ace or six to eliminate Divkovic from the tournament. However, the fell on the river to send Jones on a long walk to compose himself, as Divkovic raked in a pot worth 2,200,000 in chips.
“I should never leave this country,” joked Divkovic, as he rides his luck towards another possible ANZPT title.
Both Dejan Divkovic and Dinesh Alt limped from the blinds to see the flop come . Both players checked, as the turn fell the . Divkovic bet out 40,000 in chips, before being met with a raise to 100,000. He called as the fell on the river. Divkovic decided to check, prompting Alt to put in a bet of 175,000 in chips. Divkovic obliged, and made the call.
Divkovic motioned like he was going to fold, then casually tabled his for a straight, bringing a fold from Divkovic.
The table folded around to Michael Fadersen on the button, who opened to 100,000 in chips. David Campion then moved all in for his remaining 280,000 in chips, and was called.
Campion’s was able to river a jack to seal the victory, as the board fell .
Michael Fadersen committed the remainder of his stack in pre-flop and was called by Dejan Divkovic. Fadersen was in front holding against Divkovic’s , and was able to hold as the board came out .
That double sees Fadersen back over the million-chip mark, as Dejan drops to 650,000 in chips.
After a betting war pre-flop, Dan Kelly got the remainder of his chips in and was called by Dominik Nitsche.
The board ran out . Nitsche was able to spike a queen on the river to add more chips to his stack, as Kelly was sent to rail.