Henrique Pinho opened to 65,000 from the button and Abdenbi Abida in the small blind as well as Fahd in the big blind called. On the flop, Abida checked and Fahd bet 155,000. Pinho glanced over and then announced all in to see Abida quickly fold.
Fahd tanked for six minutes and the were turned up but just for the Moroccan to see and stare at while trying to make up his mind. Ultimately, Fahd folded and showed his top pair.
Fahd recovered some without any major showdown and then the action was checked to Henrique Pinho in the small blind, who made it 75,000 to go. Abdenbi Abida called in the big blind and then folded the flop to a continuation bet of the same size.
In an already loaded pot with [Removed:215] checking the turn, Abdenbi Abida asked his opponent if he had queen-jack. "Why, do you have jack-ten?" Groppi grinned back and Abida checked behind. The river saw Groppi check, Abida then bet 250,000.
After some consideration, Groppi called and Abida mucked to see Groppi take it down with .
One hand later, Groppi limped the small blind and Henrique Pinho raised to 90,000. Groppi then squeezed to hefty 380,000. Pinho eventually mucked and asked "King-queen?", which Groppi denied. "No, I limped with aces," he said and turned over the .
Fahd limped in from the small blind and [Removed:215] checked his option. The duo checked down the flop and turn, same applied for the river. Groppi showed for a pair of fours and Fahd laughed, mucked the .
Abdenbi Abida raised to 61,000 from under the gun and Henrique Pinho called in the big blind. On the flop, Pinho bet and Abida mucked the . "Jack six suited," the Portuguese said to his table neighbor.
[Removed:215] limped in and Henrique Pinho checked out of the big blind to see the flop of . Groppi check-called a bet worth 35,000 before checking again the turn. Pinho fired a second bet worth 85,000 and Groppi called before the duo checked the river.
Groppi showed and that won the pot.
One hand later, Fahd jammed for his last 243,000 and Pinho asked for the count before reshoving the small blind in order to isolate.
After a board of , Fahd doubled up with a full house and Pinho wasn't happy that he once again failed to deal the final blow to the Moroccan.
Henrique Pinho raised, Abdenbi Abida called and both then folded to the shove of Fahd.
Then, [Removed:215] limped the button and Pinho called in the small blind, Abida checked the big blind. Action was checked to Groppi on the flop and he bet 30,000. Pinho called, then Abida check-raised all in for 519,000. Both folded and Abida flashed the .
Groppi said in table chat he had eight-nine for the open-ender.
Another level has gone and four in total have been played on the final day. Time for a 20-minute break, the T-1,000 chips will be raced off during that time as well.
The last two hands of the level went to [Removed:215]. He first raised to 65,000 and was called by Abdenbi Abida in the small blind only. The duo checked the flop and turn before Abida check-called 50,000 on the river. Groppi showed and won the pot.
Then, it was Henrique Pinho who made it 65,000 to go and Groppi defended the big blind. On the flop, Groppi check-called a bet worth 60,000 before neither the turn nor the river triggered any betting action. Groppi's was good enough.