€25,000 No-Limit Hold'em I

Seidel Catches Lefrancois' Bluff to Double Up

connorrichards • Level 16: Blinds 2,000-5,000, 5,000 ante
Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel opened in early position and Pascal Lefrancois three-bet from the cutoff. Seidel called.

Seidel checked on the flop of {5-Hearts}{6-Spades}{j-Diamonds} and Lefrancois continued for 17,000. Seidel called. Seidel checked again on the {9-Hearts} turn and Lefrancois sized up to 33,000. Seidel again called.

Seidel checked a third time on the {q-Clubs} river and Lefrancois unloaded the clip by moving all in with Seidel covered.

Seidel let out a sigh and asked the dealer to spread the pot as he considered calling off with his last 86,000. After using a time extension, Seidel put out a stack for a call.

Lefrancois sheepishly revealed a bluff with {a-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} for ace-high and Seidel showed {a-Spades}{j-Spades} to win the pot and double up with second pair after making the big call.

"Nice call!" commented Paul Phua to Seidel's right.

Lefrancois was left with just around 10,000 and was eliminated a few hands later.

Pascal Lefrancois
Pascal Lefrancois
Player Chips Progress
Erik Seidel us
Erik Seidel
us 300,000 100,000
Pascal Lefrancois ca
Pascal Lefrancois
ca Busted

Tags: Erik SeidelPascal LefrancoisPaul Phua