Jakub Michalak won the €10,300 Single-Day High Roller last night after cutting a three-way deal, and the former ISPT Wembley champion and top five ranked online player in Poland was just standing outside of the tournament area.
A quick chat revealed that he had busted. According to Michalak, he opened to 2,500 from the hijack with the and Guillaume Valle three-bet to 6,500 out of the small blind. Michalak called and the flop came rainbow.
Valle bet 7,000 and Michalak called before the on the turn gave him an open-ended straight draw and flush draw. Valle bet 14,000 and again Michalak called.
On the river, Valle checked and Michalak shoved for pot-size. Valle looked him up with for a straight and Michalak was gone, he could still laugh about it though. "At least I won last night," he added with a grin on the face.
Also eliminated: Russell Thomas, IPT High Roller champion Stefan Jedlicka and Peter Eichhardt.