|Blinds||500,000 / 1,000,000|
Following a button raise to 1.54 million by Anson "[email protected]" Tsang, Mohaiman "Ironman3000" Ashrafee three-bet to 3,952,400 and picked up a call. One continuation et followed on the flop and they checked the turn. Ashrafee bet the river for 4,142,038 and Tsang made the call.
Ashrafee tabled for top pair, which dragged in yet another big pot as Tsang's for second pair was no good.
Mohaiman "Ironman3000" Ashrafee raised to 1.5 million and Anson "[email protected]" Tsang called to see the flop. Both checked and Tsang then check-called the turn for 1,858,200.
Tsang led the river for 1.96 million and folded to a raise.
Tsang won most of the chips back when he raised to 1.54 million and was check-raised on the flop, called and Ashrafee check-folded the turn when facing a bet of 3.43 million.
Anson "[email protected]" Tsang dominated the first few hands of the heads-up duel but most of his profit vanished when Mohaiman "Ironman3000" Ashrafee limped in and Tsang checked. On the flop, Tsang check-called 900,600 and did so again for 2,502,088 on the turn.
The river went check, check, and Tsang's for top pair was no good as Ashrafee had for the superior kicker.
In a battle of the blinds, Stephen "supernuts21" Holford ended up at risk out of the big blind in a pot worth 26 blinds when he faced Mohaiman "Ironman3000" Ashrafee in the small blind.
Stephen "supernuts21" Holford:
Mohaiman "Ironman3000" Ashrafee:
The board ensured that the kicker played in favor of Ashrafee, and Holford had to settle for 3rd place and $83,986,38.
Amir "8ty4calling8" Dvir open jammed the button with his short stack and was called by chip leader Anson "[email protected]" Tsang in the small blind.
Amir "8ty4calling8" Dvir:
Anson "[email protected]" Tsang:
If there was any hand thus far on the final table to indicate the run good of Tsang, it was this one as he flopped a full house on . Dvir was looking for an eight but came up blank on the turn and river. Dvir has been eliminated in 3rd place and that comes with a payday of $$60,387.
Anson "[email protected]" Tsang raised to 1.2 million and was called by Amir "8ty4calling8" Dvir in the big blind. They checked the flop and Dvir then check-called the turn for 990,000 and the river for 3.54 million.
Tsang tabled the and Dvir was left short with the .
Without any showdown, Anson "[email protected]" Tsang has pulled back info a comfortable lead and has more chips at his disposal than the other three contenders combined. Out of the last five hands, he won three and the other two went to Mohaiman "Ironman3000" Ashrafee which further cemented the gap to the bottom two stacks.
Most hands ended on either the flop or turn as a simple continuation bet did the trick for Tsang.
Anson "[email protected]" Tsang won another four pots in a row to pull even further ahead and then min-raised to 1.2 million from the cutoff, which was called only by Mohaiman "Ironman3000" Ashrafee on the button. Tsang led the flop for 1.188 million and the turn for 2.46 million, which was called by Ashrafee.
Tsang eventually slowed down on the river and instantly folded to a shove of Ashrafee for more than 10 million.