€10,300 EPT High Roller

Alexandre Reard Eliminated in 3rd Place (€244,950)

AaronMcBride • Level 27: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
Alexandre Reard

Henrik Hecklen raised to 160,000 from the button and saw Alexandre Reard defend his big blind.

The flop fell {4-Clubs}{k-Clubs}{6-Spades}, and Reard check-called a 100,000 bet from Hecklen.

On the {8-Hearts} turn card, Reard checked again, and not for the first time, faced a large bet from Hecklen, this time for 875,000.

Just like in the previous struggle between the pair, where Reard secured a big pot at showdown, the Frenchman called.

The river card was the {9-Spades}, and Reard checked for the final time. Hecklen thought for close to 30 seconds before he put maximum pressure on Reard and moved all in.

But Reard needed no time to think at all, and snap-called.

Hecklen quickly tabled {7-Diamonds}{5-Hearts} and announced he held a straight.

"Wow!" replied Reard in shock and he tabled {6-Hearts}{6-Clubs} for the flopped set.

Reard was eliminated in 3rd place for €244,950 and left Hecklen versus Ole Schemion for the EPT High Roller heads-up battle.

The two remaining players will now take a short break before heads-up play gets underway.

Player Chips Progress
Henrik Hecklen dk
Henrik Hecklen
dk 10,000,000 3,500,000
Ole Schemion de
Ole Schemion
de 2,620,000 -580,000
Alexandre Reard fr
Alexandre Reard
fr Busted

Tags: Alexandre ReardHenrik Hecklen