€100,000 Super High Roller

Colman Grabs The Lead

Webjoker • Level 19: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante

Hand #74: Kurganov on the button opened for 125,000 with {K-Spades}{2-Diamonds}, getting right back into it after losing that big pot. Cates in the big blind made the call with {10-Clubs}{9-Clubs}.

{A-Spades}{6-Clubs}{4-Diamonds} and both players checked. The {9-Hearts} on the turn gave Cates the best hand but again both players checked. The {7-Spades} on the river made Cates bet out 185,000. Kurganov instantly folded and Cates took down the small pot.

Hand #75: Paul Phua on the button with {J-Spades}{7-Spades} opened for 125,000. Cates in the small blind raised it up to 350,000 with {A-Hearts}{7-Clubs}. Richard Yong instantly folded. Phua asked for a count, but folded as well nonetheless.

Hand #76: Colman opened under the gun for 140,000 with {A-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}. Everyone folded and the small pot went to Coleman. That made Coleman the chip leader of the tournament.

Hand #77: Kurganov opened under the gun for 125,000 with {A-Spades}{K-Spades}. Paul Phua in the hijack with {J-Clubs}{10-Clubs} made the call. Colman in the big blind with {Q-Clubs}{9-Clubs} came along for the ride as well.

Colman flopped best on {3-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}{3-Clubs}. Kurganov continuion bet for 190,000 and Phua instantly folded. Colman, having flopped top pair, wasn't so easy to release though. He made the call and the turn brought the {7-Spades} to the table. Colman checked again and Kurganov checked behind. The {5-Clubs} completed the board and Colman checked again. Kurganov checked behind but mucked his ace-king after seeing Colman's queen-nine.

Tags: Dan CatesDaniel CatesDaniel ColmanIgor KurganovPaul PhuaRichard Yong