Gaelle Baumann had a three-bet to 5,100 in front of her on the button, and Pouliot Serge in the big blind made it 15,300. Baumann called after the middle-position opener folded. The flop came and Serge checked. Baumann bet 10,000 and Serge called. On the turn, Serge checked again. Baumann moved all in, causing her opponent to sigh.
"I don't think I'm good," he said.
Nonetheless, he called for about 23,000.
Serge's fears were warranted, and he needed an ace to chop or a heart to scoop on the river. The dealer brought forth the and Serge's tournament ended late on Day 1a.