2022 888poker XL Winter Series
Event #36: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout

Hands #61-64: Guilbert Takes Over the Chip Lead

poolshir • Level 40: 30,000-60,000, 60,000 ante
Johan Guilbert

Hand #61: Weiyi Zhang raised to 130,000 from the button and Johan Guilbert defended his big blind. The flop came {5-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{q-Spades}, both players checked to see the {2-Spades} on the turn. Both players checked again to see the {10-Diamonds} complete the board. Guilbert bet 225,000 and Zhang opted to fold.

Hand #62: David Lambard raised to 150,000 from the button to pick up the blinds and ante.

Hand #63: Zhang completed his small blind and Lambard opted to check. The flop came {8-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}{3-Clubs}, Zhang bet 75,000 and Lambard quickly made the call. The turn was the {3-Hearts} to pair the board up, Zhang now elected to check and Lambard bet 125,000 which was enough to make Zhang give up on the hand.

Hand #64: Zhang raised to 130,000 from the button and Guilbert called in the big blind. The flop came {j-Hearts}{5-Clubs}{6-Clubs}, Guilbert bet 60,000 which Zhang called. The turn was the {k-Spades} which made Guilbert continue with a bet of 175,000. Zhang considered his options for a few seconds before making the call. The river completed the board with the {2-Hearts}, Guilbert led out again, this time for 600,000. Zhang glanced at the board and Guilbert and tanked. In the end, he decided to call but mucked his hand when he saw Guilbert tabled {k-Diamonds}{3-Clubs} for the turned top pair.

Player Chips Progress
Johan Guilbert fr
Johan Guilbert
fr 2,900,000 1,100,000
Weiyi Zhang cn
Weiyi Zhang
cn 1,700,000 -1,300,000
David Lambard us
David Lambard
us 1,500,000 200,000

Tags: David LambardJohan GuilbertWeiyi Zhang