Hurrah, I have quads
After losing a big pot to David Williams when he had to let a hand go on the river, David Benyamine has just lost another pot to the player to his right.
The turn had just been dealt, giving us a
board. Benyamine called a 1,000 bet from his opponent before the river came
Benyamine faced another 1,000 bet that he called. He was shown
and a wry smile crossed his face as he exposed
"Pretty bad half-hour," he said to Jeff Lisandro. He's down to 5,500 now.
Jeff Duvall just took a decent pot from Howard Lederer and inched closer to an average-sized chip stack.
"The Professor" made it 1,000 to go from the small blind and Duvall made the call from the big.
The flop came
and Lederer fired a continuation bet of 500; Duvall made the call.
Both players checked the
on the turn, prompting the dealer to reveal the river card -- the
Lederer then took one final stab at the pot with a 1,000 bet and Duvall quickly called.
"Queen," said Lederer, after which Duvall tabled
for a pair of tens and took in the pot. He now sits with just under 15,000 in chips; the average stack is currently 16,200.
Doesn't have the goods
No one seems to be giving Phil Hellmuth any respect any more.
Twice he's bet out on third street and instantly folded to a raise, the first time in a razz hand showing
up, with Gus Hansen as the aggressor showing
up, and the second time in a stud hand showing
to Torstein Iversen's
No luck this time
Things are moving fast here now, with recent apparent bust-outs including Jolyne Thompson, Mike McDonald, Chris Ferguson and Neal Friets.
Gary Jones raises from UTG and calls a reraise from Ivey in the next seat. No one else called so the flop came
Jones led out and Ivey raised him again. Jones made the call before both players checked when the turn brought a
. They both checked the
was good for the lot as Jones mucked. He's up to 45,000 whereas Jones slips down to 10,900.
You win some, you lose some
Phil Ivey - 40,900
Markus Golser - 26,000
Woody Deck - 26,000
Daniel Negreanu - 19,000
David Benyamine - 19,000
Joe Beevers - 18,200
Barry Greenstein - 17,800