Level 22 started
Posted 2011-01-17 GMT+11
Posted 2011-01-17 GMT+11
The remaining ten players are now heading on a 10-minute break.
Darren Kramer saw his tournament life on the line on the last hand before players went on a ten minute break.
Gabriel Xiourouppa had Kramer allin.
There was an on the river, but the on the turn sealed the double-up for Kramer. Xiourouppa drops to 500,000. Kramer doubles to over 1,000,000.
Justin Cohen entered the pot first to speak with a raise of 62,000. As the action hit Jonathan Palmer a few seats over, he moved all in for 259,000.
The blinds passed and Cohen mulled over his decision for a few moments before making the call.
In the first preflop all in of the final table, the board would ensure Palmer the double to 565,000 as Cohen slipped to 1,350,000 in chips.
The play was folded around to Nic Lackovic and Isaac Lau in the blinds. Lackovic made it 57,000 from the small blind and managed a call from Lau in the big blind.
Lackovic led for 77,000 and again Lau called.
Lackovic showed aggression again, this time with a 159,000 chip bet. Another call from Lau.
This time Lackovic made it 220,000 to Lau. Lau called.
Lau mucked, licking his wounds at the big pot he just lost with Lackovic catching runner-runner two-pair. Lackovic moves to around 1,700,000. Lau is still alive with 675,000.
Darren Kramer entered the pot from early position with a raise to 53,000 as both Gabriel Xiourouppa and Scott Montgomery made the call from the cutoff and big blind respectively.
The flop was greeted with a 50,000-chip bet from Xiourouppa as only Montgomery made the call before the landed on the turn.
Both players checked and as the landed on the river, both players checked again.
Xiourouppa tabled his , but it would be Montgomery's that would see him collect the pot and move to 885,000 in chips.
Vito Dalessandri was in the hi-jack when he made it 65,000. He managed a call from Gabriel Xiourouppa in the small blind.
Xiourouppa elected to check. Dalessandri then fired out 100,000. Xiourouppa then shoved!
Going into the tank Dalessandri eventually folded. As Xiourouppa raked his new chips he tabled . Xiourouppa has 820,000. Dalessandri slips to 720,000.
Antoine Bechara opened to 65,000 from the hi-jack with Vito Dalessandri making the call from the cutoff.
With the action on Nik Lackovic on the button, he slid out two stacks of yellow 5,000-denomination chips amounting to a raise of 200,000.
Bechara and Dalessandri both swiftly folded as Lackovic collected the pot to move to 885,000 in chips.
Gabriel Xiourouppa limped in from under the gun only to have Jonathan Palmer make it 100,000 straight.
Xiourouppa made the call, and after the flop fell, he open-shoved for roughly 440,000.
Palmer passed and Xiourouppa tabled his for a semi-bluff while collecting the pot to move to 680,000.
As Xiourouppa stacked his chips, he announced that this would be for his daughters!
Nik Lackovic is the second player to receive a walk on this final table - and unlike Martin Drewe - Lackovic actually found a hand as he tabled his pocket nines as the small pot was pushed to him.
Tags: Nik Lackovic.
|Blinds||50,000 / 100,000|
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