|Blinds||70,000 / 140,000|
Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" Talbot limped the small blind and Andre "Sira Al Aziz" Santos checked his option in the big blind. The flop went check, check, and Talbot min-bet the turn, Santos raised to 400,000 and Talbot came along.
After the river, Talbot eventually check-called a bet of 1 million and Santos revealed for the nuts to earn the pot and nearly pull even in chips with "xnrobix".
Andre "Sira Al Aziz" Santos opened the button to 287,500 and was called by Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" Talbot in the big blind. On a flop, Talbot check-called a bet of 206,250 and the turn, as well as the river, brought no betting action.
Talbot tabled for tens and fives, which ended up winning the pot.
"xnrobix" opened the action with a button raise to 250,000 and picked up a caller in Andre "Sira Al Aziz" Santos out of the big blind. The flop brought and Santos check-folded to a continuation bet.
Both tangled in a battle of the blinds the next hand when Santos limped in and "xnrobix" checked. Santos min-bet the flop and received a call. The turn was checked and Santos check-raised the river for 350,000 to 1.45 million with five and a half bigs behind.
"xnrobix" used a portion of his time bank and folded.
As Santos defended his next big blind to a button raise worth 250,000 by "xnrobix", they checked the flop and turn. The river brought a bet of 412,500 by Santos and once "xnrobix" called, the Portuguese PLO specialist revealed for the second nuts to win the pot.
Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" Talbot raised the button and "xnrobix" defended the big blind but check-folded the flop to forfeit another portion of his stack.
Andre "Sira Al Aziz" Santos opened to 300,000 out of the small blind and "xnrobix" called out of the big blind. On a flop, Santos made it 198,000 to go and picked up a call which then led to the turn.
Santos checked and "xnrobix" bet 747,400 to win the pot uncontested.
All prior hands of note also ended on the turn albeit with a smaller pot size.
A button raise to 280,000 by Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" Talbot was called by "xnrobix" in the big blind and the chip leader check-called a bet of 240,000 by Talbot on the flop.
"xnrobix" also checked the turn and then got out of the way when Talbot made it 684,222 to go.
"xnrobix" raised to 200,000 on the button and was called by Andre "Sira Al Aziz" Santos in the big blind. On a flop, Santos check-called a bet of 286,000 and did so again for 787,800 on the turn.
The river was checked and Santos tabled for a missed wrap while "xnrobix" had for a set of sevens.
Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" Talbot then raised the pot to 280,000 from the button and the Hungarian made the call in the big blind. On a flop, "xnrobix" check-raised from 178,000 to 520,000 which did the trick to force a fold from Talbot.
The three-handed action continues at a lightning fast speed as the chips are being traded back and forth. Andre "Sira Al Aziz" Santos bet the turn and river of a board to force a fold from "xnrobix".
Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" Talbot got some chips back without showdown as he won pots on the flop and turn while "xnrobix" won two pots to remain in the lead.
Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" Talbot raised the pot to 280,000 on the button and was called by Andre "Sira Al Aziz" Santos in the small blind, who then bet the pot of 640,000 on the flop. Talbot reraised the pot and Santos called all-in for just shy of 1.4 million.
Andre "Sira Al Aziz" Santos:
Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" Talbot:
Santos was the player at risk with a gutshot and flushdraw while Talbot had an open-ender and pair. The turn improved Santos to the jack-high straight and he even made a flush on the river to double.