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Event #27: $3,000 No Limit Hold'em (Mixed Max)

No. 26 Ognjen Sekularac Upsets No. 7 Oleksandr Gnatenko

[user101598] • Level 18: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante
Ognjen Sekularac pulls off the upset

Despite entering his first heads-up match with a 4:1 chip disadvantage, Ognjen Sekularac has advanced to the round of 16.

According to Sekularac, he had the button and raised to 12,000, Oleksandr Gnatenko called, and the flop came {k-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{8-Hearts}. Gnatenko checked, Sekularac tossed out what the Serbian later called a "standard continuation bet," and Gnatenko raised. Sekularac clicked it back, sliding out a min-raise, and Gnatenko moved all in for 95,000. Sekularac called.

Sekularac: {k-Hearts}{6-Spades}
Gnatenko: {k-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}

Sekularac's two pair held as the turn and river came {2-Diamonds}, {4-Hearts} respectively, and he'll face American Chris Johnson in the round of 16.

Player Chips Progress
Ognjen Sekularac rs
Ognjen Sekularac
rs 337,400 147,400
Oleksandr Gnatenko UA
Oleksandr Gnatenko
UA Busted

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