MSPT Showdown Series
Event #54: $10,000 Heads Up No Limit Hold'em Championship [No Late Reg, 128 Cap]

Van Elsacker Busts Buchanan

Van Elsacker vs Buchanan

Blinds: 200/400:
GGPoker streamer Michiel Van Elsacker raised to 1,000 from the button and Shawn Buchanan made the call.

The flop came {7-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{3-Hearts}, Buchanan check-raised the 660 bet of Van Elsacker to 2,669. Van Elsacker took a few seconds and then reraised to 7,913. Buchanan then considered his options before raising it up again, this time to 19,880 and Van Elsacker made the call.

The turn was the {k-Clubs} and Buchanan shoved with the bigger stack for Van Elsacker to make the call for the 34,252 he had behind with {k-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds} while Buchanan held {8-Spades}{7-Clubs}. The river completed the board with the {4-Hearts} for Van Elsacker to double up with the higher turned two pair.

Blinds: 250/500

Van Elsacker raised to 1,000 from the button and Buchanan defended.

The flop came [6c5h4cc], Buchanan check-shoved for 11,812 when Van Elsacker continued with a bet of 700 and was called.

Shawn Buchanan: {7-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}
Michiel Van Elsacker: {8-Hearts}{8-Clubs}

Buchanan had flopped a pair of sixes and picked up the open-ended straight draw while Van Elsacker was sitting on the overpair.

The rest of the board was completed with the {q-Spades} on the turn and the {2-Spades} on the river to send Van Elsacker to the second round.

Chip Counts
Michiel Van Elsacker be 120,000 60,000
Shawn Buchanan ca Busted

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