"I kept winning small pots, for 20-30,000," Ludovic Lacay said to a French blogger only moments ago when the previous hand didn't involve him. Lacay then sat down and raised to 5,000 from the cutoff after. Tobias Laubert on the button and the big blind called and the flop showed .
The player in the big blind checked and subsequently folded after Lacay had bet 9,000 and Laubert called. On the turn, Lacay made it 21,500 to go and received the call before firing a third barrel worth 57,000 on the river. Laubert folded and the pot was shipped to Lacay.
The Frenchman has not played a live event since the Main Event of the 2014 World Series of Poker, but seems poised to make a deep run here at the last ever EPT Main Event.