PokerStars EPT Sochi

Champ Event 2 - $230 Pot Limit Omaha (R)

Level Info

Level 21
Blinds 25,000 / 50,000
Ante 0

Players Info

Prize Pool 96,800 AUD
Champ Event 2 - $230 Pot Limit Omaha (R)
Day 2 Completed

Tino Lechich Wins Event #2 ($22,264), Karlos Farah Eliminated in 2nd Place ($14,520)

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Tino Lechich-  Event #2 Champion
Tino Lechich- Event #2 Champion
Karlos Farah raised to 150,000 and Tino Lechich called. The flop was {Q-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{6-Clubs}. Lechich immediately moved all in and Farah called.

Lechich {A-Hearts}{J-Spades}{10-Spades}{7-Clubs}
Farah {J-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}

Lechich had a pair of tens with an ace kicker while Farah had tens with a jack kicker. The turn was the {6-Diamonds}, and Farah picked up a diamond draw, but the river was the {Q-Hearts}, making Tino Lechich our Event #2 champion. He earned $22,264 for his win, while Farah will take home $14,520 for his runner-up finish.

Congratulations to Tino Lechich-- well played, sir.

Neck and Neck

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After trading a few small pots back and forth, Lechich and Farah's stacks have evened back up, with both players sitting on about 400,000 each.

Tino Lechich Doubles Through Karlos Farah

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Both players limped in and saw a flop of {7-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}{2-Spades}. Farah checked and Lechich checked behind. The turn was the {10-Clubs}. Farah bet 100,000 and after several minutes in the tank, Lechich raised all in and Farah called.

Lechich {5-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{3-Spades}
Farah {Q-Spades}{10-Hearts}{5-Spades}{2-Clubs}

Lehich's set of threes was ahead of Farah's two pair, tens and deuces. The river was the {8-Spades} and Lechich doubled up to 600,000 in chips while Farah was left with 250,000.
Level:
21
Blinds:
25,000/50,000
Ante:
0

Reversal of Fortune

[user25067]
Tino Lechich limped in on the button and Karlos Farah checked. The flop was {K-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs}{8-Hearts}. Farah checked, Lechich bet 50,000 and Farah called. The turn was the {Q-Hearts} and both players checked. The river was the {A-Clubs} and both checked again.

Farah turned up {K-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds} for two pair kings and queens.

"It's good" muttered Lechich as he mucked his cards.

After the hand, Farah was up to 600,000 while Lechich fell to 250,000, a complete reversal from where they started the heads-up match.

Tino Likes the Wheel

[user25067]
Both players limped in and saw a flop of {J-Clubs}{8-Hearts}{2-Hearts}. Farah checked and Lechich checked behind. The turn was the {A-Hearts} and both players checked again. The river was the {4-Spades}. Farah bet 60,000 and Lechich called. Farah insta-mucked his cards while Lechich showed {10-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds} for the wheel and dragged the pot.

Karlos Farah Doubles Through Tino Lechich

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Tino Lechich raised to 130,000 and Karlos Farah called. The flop was {J-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}. Farah moved all in for another 80,000 and Lechich called.

Farah {J-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}
Lechich {A-Spades}{K-Hearts}{Q-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}

The turn was the {K-Diamonds}, pairing Lechich's king, but the river was the {6-Spades}, making Farah two pair. Both players stacks are now almost even at about 400,000 apiece.
Level:
20
Blinds:
20,000/40,000
Ante:
0