|Blinds||300,000 / 600,000|
Players Info - Day 4
The cards are now in the air with a deep-stacked heads-up duel as Simone Lombardo and Andrea Ricci have more than 50 big blinds at their disposal.
In the second hand after the break, Simone Lombardo raised to 500,000 on the button and Vincent De Neve three-bet jammed for 7.3 million in the big blind. Lombardo instantly said "I call" and had De Neve utterly crushed.
Vicent De Neve:
The flop and turn left De Neve with three outs and he missed them with the river. De Neve had to settle for third place and €104,359 along with the ticket for the 2021 WSOP Europe €10,300 Main Event.
The two Italian finalists are now on a break of approximately 15 minutes.
In a battle of the blinds between Vincent De Neve with the and Simone Lombardo with the , they headed to the turn. De Neve checked and Lombardo bet 1.5 million for the size of the pot.
De Neve gave it some thought and folded, was then shown the eight-six high. Right after, the final three players went on a scheduled 15-minute break.
Simone Lombardo made it 600,000 to go with the on the button and Vincent De Neve called out of the big blind with . On a flop of , De Neve check-raised from 425,000 to 1.2 million and Lombardo just called with his middle set.
The turn brought the and De Neve slowed down, checked his option this time. Lombardo made it 1.3 million to go and De Neve let go.
Three ways to the turn, Vincent De Neve bet 400,000 in the small blind with the and he was only called by Simone Lombardo with in the big blind. The river gave Lombardo the nuts and De Neve checked. Lombardo bet 2 million and De Neve instantly called to get shown the bad news.
Vincent De Neve raised to 600,000 with the on the button and folded to a three-bet by Simone Lombardo, who had made it 1.8 million to go with the .
De Neve then limped the small blind with and Lombardo checked with . The flop was bet by De Neve and Lombardo quickly folded.
The next button was raised to 600,000 by De Neve with the and let go once more when he faced resistance.
Lombardo then raised the and De Neve defended with . They headed to the flop on which De Neve check-raised from 525,000 to 1.3 million. Lombardo folded and Andrea Ricci demanded "show the ace of diamond" but De Neve flashed the queen of clubs.
Andrea Ricci limped the small blind with the and Aliaksandr Shylko raised to 900,000 with , which Ricci called. They headed to the flop on which Ricci checked. Shylko made it 500,000 to go and his opponent stuck around.
The appeared on the turn and Ricci checked rather quickly. Shylko opted for a bet of 1.3 million and Ricci pondered about his decision before making the call. With 5.7 million in the middle and 4.5 million behind for Shylko, they headed to the on the river.
Ricci checked the third street in a row and Shylko then emptied the clip by moving all-in.
"Count please," Ricci immediately demanded and gave it some 30 seconds before making the call. When Shylko tabled his failed bluff, the Italian already started cheering and both players bumped fists. Once Ricci's pair of nines was exposed, the applause of the Italian rail grew even louder.
Shylko's run ends in 4th place once more and he earns €79,943 for the efforts.
Three ways to the turn, Vincent De Neve bet 800,000 with the and Simone Lombardo called with the in the big blind. De Neve bet the river for 400,000 and Lombardo made it 1.6 million to go.
De Neve gave it some thought and then said "I just call" to drag in the pot and even out the stacks of both players.