Eddie Blumenthal limped in from the button and Geffrey Klein checked before the dealer spread a flop of . Klein checked and Blumenthal led out for 135,000, but Klein check-raised to 310,000. Blumenthal folded.
Yes, that was a check-raise! Variety is indeed the spice of life.
It looks as though we may be coming back tomorrow to complete this thing, as the heads-up battle between Eddie Blumenthal and Geffrey Klein still keeps on keeping on!
Earlier, Blumenthal raised to 200,000 from the button and Klein called to see a flop of , only to check-fold after Blumenthal bet 225,00.
We did manage to get as far as a turn though - in the next hand, Klein completed and Blumenthal checked before check-calling Klein's bet of 175,000 on the flop of , only to check-fold after Klein bet 500,000 straight on the turn of the .
And in the last hand of the level, Blumenthal raised to 190,000 and Klein called before check-folding after Blumenthal's bet on the flop of .
Geffrey Klein called from the button and Eddie Blumenthal checked in the big blind. The flop came down and Blumenthal checked. Klein fired 150,000 and won the pot.
A few hands later, Klein limped the button again and Blumenthal checked. The flop came down and both players checked. The turn was the and Blumenthal checked, only to see a bet of 125,000 tossed out by Klein. Blumenthal folded and Klein scooped another pot.
Geffrey Klein raised to 190,000 from the button and got a call from his opponent, Eddie Blumenthal in the big blind. The two players witnessed a flop of come down and both checked to see the fall on the turn. Blumenthal checked, Klein bet 150,000 and Blumenthal called. The fell on the river and both players quickly checked their action.
At the shodown, Klein tabled the for queens and deuces with an ace. Blumenthal mucked, unable to beat Klein's hand, and lost the pot. He slipped to 2.64 million while Klein increased to six million.
Geffrey Klein raised from the button to 190,000 and Eddie Blumenthal called from the big blind. The flop came down similar to last hand with the falling. Blumenthal checked, Klein bet 150,000 and Blumenthal folded.
In other news, the feature table stage in the Amazon Room at the Rio just took off for outer space.