After moving to to the 80,000/160,000 blind level, the heads-up contest to decide this title has slowed to a crawl. Both Sadan Turker and Sean Getzwiller appear unwilling to push the action with three-bets and most pots have been decided with a simple preflop raise.
|Blinds||100,000 / 200,000|
Sean Getzwiller made it 250,000 to go from the button and Sadan Turker defended his big blind to see a flop fall.
The action was checked to the turn where Turker led for 325,000 into Getzwiller when the dealer delivered the .
Getzwiller made the call, and when the was produced on the river, he would now be faced with a 580,000-chip bet. Getzwiller immediately made the call tabling his pocket tens, but it would be Turker's that would see him shipped the pot to move to 7.4 million as Getzwiller slips back to 5.1 million.
Sadan Turker opened for his standard 260,000 and Sean Getzwiller made the call.
The flop was greeted by a 275,000-chip continuation-bet from Turker, which was enough to produce a fold from Getzwiller.
Sean Getzwiller opened to 250,000 only to have Sadan Turker three-bet to 775,000 from the big blind.
Getzwiller shot a look of why so much before eventually folding.
After four consecutive pots in which a single raised won the blinds and antes, Sean Getzwiller raised to 250,000 from the button and Sadan Turker stared his man down intently. He must have seen something he liked, because Turker decided to put Getzwiller to the test by reraising all-in.
Getzwiller snap-called and stood to throw down his , finding himself in a dominating position against the held by Turker. With the shorter stack, it was Getzwiller who has at risk and both players waited for the dealer to decide their fates.
Getzwiller flopped a four flush and Turker was still behind, but he added a gutshot straight draw to his list of outs. The turn card fell and nothing had changed. Turker would need to spike a seven or a non-diamond four to eliminate Getzwiller and capture his first WSOP bracelet.
With his supporters calling loudly for an ace, the dealer delivered the right card and Getzwiller had doubled up to 6,750,000. This means both players are effectively even in chips and this heads-up duel will begin anew.
Sean Getzwiller opened the button to 250,000 and Sadan Turker made the call to see a flop fall.
Getzwiller fired out a 275,000-chip continuation-bet which Turker check-called as the rolled off on the turn.
Once Turker checked, Getzwiller pushed out 510,000, which after roughly 30 seconds, Turker called before the was checked through on the river.
Getzwiller tabled his , but it would be Turker's that would see him capture the pot to move to 7.5 million as Getzwiller slipped to 5 million in chips.
Sadan Turker entered the pot from the button with a raise to 260,000 which Sean Getzwiller called as the dealer dropped a flop.
Getzwiller checked and Turker pushed out 275,000 to force a fold from Getzwiller.
Sean Gitzwiller made it 250,000 from the button and Sadan Turker made the call to see a flop fall.
Both players checked, and when the landed on the turn, Turker's bet of 275,000 was enough to produce a fold from Getzwiller.
After Sadan Turker raised to 260,000 from the button, Sean Getzwiller made the call and the dealer flopped . Both players checked and the turn fell .
Getzwiller checked again but this time Turker took the initiative, sliding 300,000 into the middle. Getzwiller came along and the river card was the .
After another check by Getzwiller, Turker fired out a bet of 625,000, which was one of the largest bets so far during heads-up play. Getzwiller thought it over for a minute or so before opting to check-raise to 1,250,000. Turker went into the tank and counted out the chips needed for the call, appearing ready to put them in the pot before eventually deciding to release his hand.
A wry grin spread over Getzwiller's face and he flashed his to his supporters in the audience, before adding the large pot to his stack. The pure bluff was executed perfectly, as Getzwillers min-raise on the river looked like a value bet begging for a call.