Main Event

The Downfall of Joentausta

[user101598] • Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
Aku Joentausta - Eliminated

According the EPT Live team, Aku Joentausta was eliminated when Roman Herold turned two pair against Joentausta's flopped top pair.

Joentausta opened to 25,000 in late position, Daniel-Gai Pidun called in the small blind, and Herold three-bet to 79,000. Both Joentausta and Pidun called. The flop fell {a-Hearts}{6-Spades}{5-Spades}, Pidun checked, and Herold fired out 112,000. Both Joentausta and Pidun called.

The turn was the {9-Clubs}, Pidun checked again, and Herold fired 267,000. Joentausta moved all in for 560,000, Pidun folded, and Herold asked for a count before calling.

Herold: {a-}{6-}
Joentausta: {a-}{j-}

The river was the {7-Spades}, and just like that the Day 2/3 chip leader was eliminated.

Tags: Aku JoentaustaDaniel-Gai PidunRoman Herold