Hands #175-176: Holmes Takes the Chip Lead
Level 40 : 1,000,000-2,000,000, 2,000,000 ante
Hand #175: George Holmes raised to 4,000,000 from the button and Koray Aldemir defended. They both checked through the flop to the on the turn. It was checked again for the to complete the board. Aldemir showed the for Holmes to table the for the higher kicker to claim the pot.
Hand #176: Aldemir raised to 4,600,000 from the button and Holmes called. The was fanned out on the flop. Holmes check-called the 3,400,000 continuation-bet of Aldemir. The turn was the , Holmes checked again.
This time, Aldemir did the same to see the complete the board. Holmes took 39 seconds and then bet 9,000,000. Aldemir called to see the of Holmes who had a full house for Aldemir to muck.