Chris Moorman had been nursing a short stack for quite some time but finally found a good spot to get all of his chips in the middle. He was up against David Benyamine and Moorman held the preflop nuts.
The board ran out and Moorman's aces held on for a full double-up. Moorman was all in for 22,600 which put a dent in Benyamine's stack.
The player in late position had raised to 5,000 and Aurelie Reard shoved on the button for 29,600 in total. The players in the blinds folded and her only opponent that was left tanked. After a while, her opponent called.
The board ran out to give them both a pair on the flop with Reard holding the higher pair. The rest of the board didn't pose any problems and Reard doubled up.
Patrick Braga called off his stack of 43,800 after putting in about 18,000 himself on but his was behind the of Miltiadis Kyriakides. The river was an , giving Braga a higher set. An upset Kyriakides slammed in the chips to pay off the bet and then muttered to himself as he bagged up his chips since the table was breaking.
A player raised from middle position to 3,500 and Sofia Lovgren called from the button. Both players in the blinds called as well, and with the four of them, they saw the flop appear.
The flop came down and all four players checked.
The turn was the and when it checked around to Lovgren she put in a bet of 6,500. The player in the big blind called and the other two folded their hands.
The river was the and the player in the big blind checked to Lovgren. She grabbed 12,200 but didn't immediately push them to the middle. She thought about it before eventually betting that amount and she got a quick call.
Lovgren opened up for a set of eights and that was enough to take down the pot.
She isn't the only 888 ambassador that won a hand with a set of eights today, as Natalie Hof doubled up with that exact hand earlier in the day. Unfortunately for Hof, she was eliminated a bit later.
|Sofia Lovgren||888poker ambassador||88,800||3,800|
Shannon Shorr made it 3,500 in second position and the action stopped at the big blind who asked Shorr to clear the view of his chips, then called.
The big blind led out 6,500 on the flop and Shorr called before they checked the turn. The river came and the player in the big fired 11,000. Shorr paused for nearly a minute and then sent his cards to the muck.
|Marcos Da Silva||132,000||4,000|