After a raise to 1,100 in under the gun by Ivan Banic, William Kassouf called in the hijack and Nabil Cardoso moved all in for 6,550 from one seat over. Banic called and Kassouf folded. Cardoso had the and won the flip against Banic's on a board of . "Back in the game!" Kassouf said to Cardoso and smiled.
Guillaume Diaz raised and Arnaud Peyroles moved all in, Diaz folded.
Freek Scholten raised to 1,200 and Kassouf called, Diaz called in the big blind. On the flop, Diaz checked. Scholten bet 1,800 and Kassouf raised to 5,000. Diaz folded and Kassouf started some table talk. "Ace high is not good," he said among other things and he got the fold he wanted.
Diaz raised the small blind, Scholten called in the big blind and Diaz then check-folded the flop.
Kassouf raised to 1,200 from under the gun and Peyroles called. On the flop, Kassouf bet 2,000 and Peyroles moved all in. Kassouf called.
"Brick brick please," Kassouf said and the came on the turn. "Always a sweat, eh," the Brit added. The river was a blank and Kassouf said a brief "thank you" then raked in the pot.
Osman Aksu raised to 1,500 and Scholten called on the button, Kassouf in the big blind. The flop came and Aksu took down the pot with a bet of 6,500.
Banic raised to 1,100, Scholten clicked to 3,600 in the cutoff and Kassouf folded in the small blind. Banic called, and then check-folded the flop to a continuation bet.
Aksu limped, Diaz raised to 1,700 and Kassouf folded, Aksu called. On the flop, Aksu bet 2,000 and Diaz called. On the turn, Aksu bet 10,225 and Diaz shoved for 25,575 - Aksu folded. During the hand, Kassouf checked text messages on the phone, likely also looking for upcoming dinner options.
Diaz raised to 1,200 and Scholten called, Kassouf asked "how much" and calledalso. On the flop both players checked to Kassouf and he bet 2,150. Only Diaz called and Kassouf started small talk again. "I have the best hand at the moment. I am not on a draw. You got a small pair?" Diaz didn't say a single word.
The turn and river were checked. Diaz showed the and Kassouf mucked.
Result: One double, one big pot where Kassouf wasn't involved and the Brit busted an opponent to build his stack. Oh, and Aksu busted soon after.