Main Event

Petleshkov Pulls a Rabbit Out of the Hat

ajlamers • Level 27: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Viliyan Petleshkov

Viliyan Petleshkov shipped all-in for 760,000 under the gun and was called by Viktor Kovachev directly to his left. The hands were tabled and Petleshkov was in dominated by his opponent.

Petleshkov: {a-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}
Kovachev: {a-Clubs}{q-Hearts}

The flop came {q-Clubs}{8-Spades}{2-Diamonds} and Kovachev became a massive favourite to eliminate Petleshkov. The turn was the {j-Hearts}, giving Petelshkov a small hope. The dealer burned and turned the {j-Spades} on the river and the table erupted. Petleshkov went running jacks to come from behind and double up through Kovachev.

Player Chips Progress
Viktor Kovachev bg
Viktor Kovachev
bg 1,830,000 -1,390,000
Viliyan Petleshkov bg
Viliyan Petleshkov
bg 1,600,000 700,000

Tags: Viktor KovachevViliyan Petleshkov