|Kristen Bicknell||partypoker Ambassador||147,000||-3,000|
|Kristen Bicknell||partypoker Ambassador||150,000||70,000|
Maurice Hawkins is playing aggressive poker and frequently adding chips to his stack.
The 13-time WSOP-C ring winner took down pots on consecutive hands to build his stack up to 270,000. On the first hand, the button opened for 3,500, and Hawkins three-bet to 12,000 from the big blind, getting the fold and dragging the pot.
On the very next hand, Hawkins was on the small blind and faced a 6,200 bet from an opponent in early position on the turn, with the board showing . Hawkins made the call, and the river came the .
Hawkins checked and the in-position player checked back, luckily for him as Hawkins turned over for the full house.
Playing with a short stack in early position, Sylvain Naets called a preflop raise for 7,000 from the button and had just 15,000 left behind.
The flop came , Naets checked and the button fired for 12,000. Neats raised for the remaining 15,000 in his stack and got called, with the board running out .
Naets turned over for a made flush on the river, much to the frustration of his opponent. The double up brought Naets back up to 44,000.
Kenneth Fee from the cutoff position moved all in for his remaining 26,000 and it folded to the big blind who snap-called.
The board ran and Fee collected a nice pot to stay alive.
|Kristen Bicknell||partypoker Ambassador||80,000||15,000|
The hijack player limped for 1,200, Kristen Bicknell completed in the small blind, and the big blind checked.
The flop came , and Bicknell put in a min-bet of 1,200. The big blind folded, and the hijack called. The turn came the , and both players checked.
The came on the river, and Bicknell bet 4,500.
"This is probably a bad call," said the player in the hijack as he was tossing the calling chips into the pot. He was indeed correct, as Bicknell showed for a full boat.
|Kristen Bicknell||partypoker Ambassador||65,000||-19,000|
Phil Hellmuth is no longer seated at Pavilion Yellow #302. Michael McKibbon gets credit for the elimination, and said he had on a queen-high board with a on it in the hand that sent Hellmuth to the rail. Hellmuth mucked and made his exit.