Lone Star Poker Series 2020 NJCOOP
World Cup

Hand #51: Team Russia Doubles Through Team United States

Happy_Freaked • Level 7: 800-1,600, 200 ante
Ivan Soshnikov

Hand 51: Isaac Haxton raised to 4,000 from the button and Ivan Soshnikov three-bet to 13,000 from the small blind on his first hand after the switch. Haxton called and the flop showed {9-Spades}{8-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}.

Haxton held {Q-Clubs}{9-Clubs} but he was in trouble against Soshnikov's {K-Hearts}{K-Spades}. The Russian player bet 15,000 and with three seconds left Haxton moved all in! Soshnikov snap-called and another all-in showdown was upon us.

The turn was the {5-Hearts} and the river the {7-Spades} which gave Team Russia a huge double up. All three teams are almost even now and this is all of a sudden a wide-open battle for who gets to play in the final round!

Chip Counts
Team United States US 194,125 -77,375
Team Russia RU 188,700 93,725
Team Italy IT 186,675 -19,400

Tags: Isaac HaxtonIvan Soshnikov


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