2012 PokerStars.net APPT Cebu

Main Event
Days: 2

Dirty Bubble for Turtiainen

Mikko Turtiainen is the stone bubble at APPT Cebu. Out of position to Sungsik Bae, Turtiainen checked a connected flop, {5-Diamonds}{7-Spades}{9-Clubs}. Bae bet 9,500, putting the decision back to the short-stacked Turtiainen. He carefully cut down the 57,000 that remained in his stack, pondered the board for a few moments, and then pushed all of his chips into the middle. Bae seemed pained by the check-raise. He tanked for several minutes, finally opting to call the all in and put Turtiainen at risk.

Turtiainen: {q-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}, a pair of queens
Bae: {6-Spades}{6-Diamonds}, a pair of sixes and a straight draw

Bae was behind, needing a 6 or an 8 to take the lead. He got the 8 when the turn came {8-Hearts}, drawing a roar from the crowd. When the river repeated {7-Clubs}, the entire room was happy to be in the money — except for Turtiainen, who walks away with nothing.

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