Main Event

Lybaert Takes Chip Lead From Bensimhon

KaleGozer • Level 23: 8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante
Bart Lybaert

Bart Lybaert opened to 35,000 in early position. Ben Bensimhon, who started the day as the chipleader, three-bet to 90,000 from the hijack. Lybaert called and both players saw the {K-Clubs}{8-Clubs}{4-Spades} flop.

Lybaert checked to Bensimhon, who bet 80,000. Lybaert quickly came along with the call. On the {Q-Diamonds} turn, Lybaert check-called a bet of 160,000 from his Swiss adversary. The {J-Hearts} river got instantly checked by both players.

Lybaert showed {K-Spades}{J-Spades} for kings and jacks and Bensimhon mucked. With the pot, Lybaert dragged the chip lead from Bensimhon.

Player Chips Progress
Bart Lybaert be
Bart Lybaert
be 1,400,000 404,000
Ben Bensimhon CH
Ben Bensimhon
CH 1,300,000 -392,000

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