Hand #165 - Reichenstein flatted a raise with pocket queens, while Malec held six-five offsuit. The board brought two aces and a king and got checked down. Reichenstein won with his pair.
Hand #166 - Reichenstein raised and took it.
Hand #167 - Malec raised with and Reichenstein defended . The flop was and Malec bet 1,100,000. Reichenstein called.
The turn gave Reichenstein a pair and he checked. Malec made a circle around his chips, then bet a hefty 5,000,000. Reichenstein contemplated for two minutes, then shoved all in for 18,650,000! Malec, having nothing to show for, quickly folded.
Hand #168 - Reichenstein raised to 1,400,000 with and Malec defended . Malec check-called a 1,300,000 bet from Reichenstein on the flop of
The on the turn was a blank and Malec checked. Reichenstein, with his two pair, bet 2,700,000. Malec, with his overcard and gutshot, called the 2,700,000 on the turn as well.
The river blanked for Malec, giving Reichenstein the winner. Malec checked, prompting a 6,800,000 valuebet from Reichenstein.
Malec went deep in the tank, removing his sunglasses and switched back to his regular glasses. Once again, Malec spent minutes talking to himself, glossing over all the hands he could beat with a possible hero call.
After nearly four minutes of thought, he sloppily smashed his chips into the middle to call the bet. Reichenstein showed his two pair to take a big lead.