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HKD $1,000,000 Main Event

Cao Boosts Stack Significantly

zedmaster84 • Level 23: 75,000-150,000, 25,000 ante

Rui Cao raised to 375,000 with the {J-Clubs}{7-Diamonds} and Mikita Badziakouski called with the {6-Hearts}{5-Hearts}. The boar fell {K-Diamonds}{J-Diamonds}{2-Clubs} and both players checked. On the {3-Diamonds} turn, Badziakouski bet 200,000 and Cao called.

The {Q-Spades} river was checked and Cao claimed the pot.

Badziakouski limped the {J-Hearts}{5-Spades} and Cao checked {10-Spades}{8-Hearts}. The {K-Clubs}{Q-Spades}{4-Clubs} flop was checked, and the same applied to the {7-Clubs} turn and {2-Clubs} river.

Cao raised to 375,000 with {Q-Hearts}{2-Clubs} and Badziakouski called with the {8-Spades}{6-Hearts}. Neither player bet the {9-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{3-Spades} flop and Badziakouski checked the {Q-Clubs} turn before calling a bet of 450,000 with third pair. On the {4-Diamonds} river, Badziakouski checked once more and faced a bet of 1 million by Cao.

Badziakouski called to get shown the bad news, while Cao closed the gap to all but one million in chips.

Player Chips Progress
Mikita Badziakouski by
Mikita Badziakouski
by 8,200,000 -2,000,000
Rui Cao fr
Rui Cao
fr 7,225,000 1,960,000

Tags: Mikita BadziakouskiRui Cao