Raffaele Sorrentino opened for 425,000 under the gun plus one. Andre Akkari, in the cutoff, shoved for 1.1 million, a 5 big blind stack.
From the small blind, Sebastian Sorensson reshoved for 6,135,000. Sorrentino asked for a count but did fold eventually.
While Sorrentino admitted he had ace-jack, the flop had the crown screaming as both players hit their sets: .
The on the turn was a blank and Akkari had just a single card to fade. He did just that with the on the river and he more than doubled up.
|Brian Kaufman Esposito||12,405,000||-230,000|
|Lachezar Plamenov Petkov||11,175,000||-25,000|
|Andre Akkari||PokerStars Ambassador||3,000,000||1,870,000|