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Event 2 - £2,500 H.O.R.S.E.

Event Info

Prize Pool £275,000
Players 110

Level Info

Level 20
Blinds 0 / 0
Ante 0

Farnood Razzes Lederer


Donev: (X) (X) {10-?} {7-?}

Lederer: (X) (X) {5-?} {Q-?} {10-?} {2-?} (X)

Farnood: (X) (X) {4-?} {5-?} {J-?} {5-?} (X)

Ivo Donev brought it in on third street, Howard Lederer completed, Sherkhan Farnood called and Donev called. On fourth street, Farnood led out with the low board, Lederer called and Donev folded. On fifth street Farnood bet out and Lederer called. Farnood paired fives on sixth street, inviting a bet from Lederer, but Farnood made the call. Seventh street brought a bet from Lederer and a call from Farnood.

"Ten," said Lederer, indicating a ten low.

Farnood slapped his {A-?} {8-?} {9-?} in the hole on the table, for a 9-8-5-4-A low and began applauding himself again.

In perhaps the first bit of emotion we've seen from The Professor tonight, he mucked sharply and let out the sort of frustrated sigh only razz can induce.

Lederer is down to 276,000 while Farnood is up over 300,000.

Sherkhan Scoops, Seeks Fans

Aren't you rooting for me?
Aren't you rooting for me?
Omaha 8:

On a flop of {J-Diamonds} {10-Diamonds} {7-Diamonds} Sherkhan Farnood bet and Ivo Donev called. The {3-Hearts} landed on the turn. Farnood bet again and Donev called. The {3-Clubs} paired the board on the river. Undeterred, Farnood led again and Donev called.

Farnood showed {5-Diamonds} {6-Clubs} {7-Hearts} {8-Diamonds} for a flush and scooped the pot.

Then, perhaps a bit jealous of Howard Lederer's railbirds (including Andy Bloch, his niece Jen Creason, and writer Michael Craig) the affable Farnood offered himself a round of applause.

Snoopy System

"Say whaaaat?"
"Say whaaaat?"
I am proud to report that at 2pm tomorrow, yours truly will be pitching up tent here in the Empire Casino, Leicester Square and giving away signed copies of my world-famous book, Snoopy System. Oh, okay, you've rumbled me, it's Doyle Brunson, armed with a caseload of Super Systems, and there's no such book called Snoopy System.

I will still be available for autographs though, if you're looking for someone who's achieved slightly more in the game.

Donev Drags Another


Ivo Donev raised and Sherkhan Farnood called from the big blind. The flop was {A-Diamonds} {K-Spades} {3-Clubs}. Farnood led out, Donev raised and Farnood called. The turn was the {Q-Diamonds} and both players checked. The river was the {K-Diamonds}. Farnood checked, Donev bet and Farnood called.

Donev turned up {K-Hearts} {2-Spades} for trips and raked in the sizeable pot.

Setback for Farnood

Omaha 8:

Sherkhan Farnood is down to 175,000 after locking horns with current chip daddy Ivo Donev.

With the board reading {5-Diamonds}{4-Hearts}{J-Spades}, Farnood led for 12,000, Donev made it 24,000 and Farnood called.

On the {4-Clubs} turn, Farnood check-folded to a bet of 24,000.

Lederer Resurging


With the board reading {Q-Diamonds} {7-Spades} {2-Diamonds} {10-Diamonds} on the turn, Howard Lederer bet out and Sherkhan Farnood called. The {3-Spades} on the river brought another bet from Lederer, leading Farnood to muck his cards.

Courtesy of these last two hold'em pots, Lederer has built his stack back up to 363,000.

It's still anyone's game.

Viva La Ivo


Sherkhan Farnood raised from the small blind and Ivo Donev called from the big blind. The flop was {A-Diamonds} {J-Hearts} {7-Diamonds}. Farnood checked, Donev bet and Farnood called. The turn was the {4-Hearts}. Again Farnood checked, Donev bet and Farnood called. The river was the {2-Spades}. Farnood check-called another bet from Donev.

Donev turned up {A-Hearts} {6-Clubs} for a pair of aces and Farnood mucked. And the hot-running Donev adds even more to his stack...

Straight to Lederer


Ivo Donev and Howard Lederer checked down what appeared to be an innocuous {6-Hearts}{J-Hearts}{2-Spades}{9-Clubs}{5-Diamonds} board, only for Donev's leading bet of 24,000 to be raised to 48,000. Donev made the call and was quickly met by {8-Spades}{7-Hearts} for the rivered straight.