Henrique Pinho raised from the button and Abdenbi Abida just flat-called out of the big blind to see a flop of . Abida check-called a bet worth 40,000 and then check-folded the turn when Pinho fired 65,000. Abida showed the and "warned" his opponent "next time I three-bet."
Pinho showed him the , though.
Then, Mathieu Papineau raised to 42,000 and Fahd called out of the big blind. On the flop , Fahd check-raised all in and Papineau quickly folded after having bet 35,000. Fahd showed for the straight.
A hand that could have went far more ballistic saw Ali Mechiche open and then just call a three-bet by Abdenbi Abida from one seat over. The board ran out and Mechiche's kings ended up second best to the of Abida. Even Fahd was impressed that Mechiche had not gone broke in the spot.
Then, Henrique Pinho opened from early position and [Removed:215] in the small blind as well as Mathieu Papineau in the big blind called. On the flop all three players checked. The turn saw Groppi check-raise to 250,000 and Papineau, who had bet 80,000, flat-called while Pinho folded.
On the river, Groppi made it 350,000 to go for most of the stack of Papineau and the latter folded after a staring contest of the two players with headphones next to each other. Papineau revealed his for two pair and was shown for a successful bluff by Groppi.
Henrique Pinho opened to 45,000 and Fahd three-bet to 105,000 with about 225,000 behind in the big blind. Pinho called and they checked down the flop and turn. Fahd bet 100,000 and Pinho wasted little time before announcing all in.
"Oh man. I missplayed that one so badly," Fahd said and folded his . "All in preflop. You call?" he wasked his opponent and Pinho nodded. "Yes, and you would be out."
Pinho and Abdenbi Abida are far and away at the top of the counts with the Portuguese also getting paid off for 130,000 by Abida when holding on a board of .
Henrique Pinho raised to 45,000 from the button and Ali Mechiche three-bet to 105,000 from one seat over. Pinho flat-called and they headed to the flop . Mechiche continued for 100,000 and was called. Both checked the turn before Mechiche check-called a bet worth 200,000 by the Portuguese on the river.
Pinho showed and that won the pot.
One hand later he also took on Abdenbi Abida on a board of and claimed the pot with . Turn and river were checked through, Abida showed a ten.
Mathieu Papineau opened to 42,000 from under the gun and Ali Mechiche called from the cutoff, [Removed:215] defended his big blind. On the flop, Groppi checked and Papineau continued for 57,000 and Mechiche then shoved for his last 259,000.
Groppi called and Papineau quickly folded.
Only the two remaining tens would save Mechiche, however it was not meant to be and he exited in 6th place once the turn and river completed the board. Mechiche takes home 86,000 Dirhams for his effort and Groppi jumped into second place overall.