Event #7: €10,400 Main Event Championship

Fox Staying Aggressive, Clashes with Blain

donpeters • Level 24: 15,000-30,000, 5,000 ante
Dermot Blain

Hand #22: Moritz Kranich had the button. Elio Fox raised to 65,000 and won the blinds and antes.

Hand #23: Chris Moorman held the button to start this hand. Dermot Blain was under the gun and the first to get involved. He raised to 65,000. Everyone folded and Blain won the pot.

Hand #24: Brian Roberts had the button. From the cutoff set, Chris Moorman raised to 65,000. Roberts reraised to 145,000 from the button. Play folded through the blinds and back to Moorman. He folded and Roberts won the pot.

Hand #25: Elio Fox had the button. Shawn Buchanan raised to 65,000 from under the gun. Fox reraised to 130,000. After the blinds folded, Buchanan tossed his hand in and Fox won the pot.

Hand #26: Dermot Blain had the button to start this hand. Elio Fox made it 65,000 to go from the cutoff seat. Blain stepped it up to 185,000 and play folded back to Fox. He leaned over to get a look at Blain's stack and then studied the situation. He eventually made it 400,000 to go. Blain gave another look to his hand, thought and the moved all in. Fox snapped.

Blain: {A-Spades}{K-Clubs}
Fox: {A-Hearts}{K-Diamonds}

The two payers held the same hand, but all four suits were live for possible flushes. There would be no sweat after the flop came down {5-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{2-Spades}. The turn was the {9-Clubs} and river the {7-Hearts}.

Tags: Brian RobertsChris MoormanDermot BlainElio FoxShawn Buchanan