The player under the gun raised and Igor Kurganov on the button three-bet to 3,900. Daniel Koop in the small blind cold called, the big blind folded and the initial raiser called.
Both Koop and the initial raiser checked on before Kurganov bet 4,400. Koop check-raised to 13,000 with 19,200 behind. The initial raiser tanked for some time but eventually folded. Kurganov moved in and Koop needed about four minutes before deciding to fold.
Ben Heath has fired his last bet in the PokerStars Championships Bahamas Main Event after crashing out in the penultimate level here on Day 1a.
Pre-flop, Heath was the only caller from the cut-off and he and the big blind went to the flop heads-up. The flop fell and Heath made it 1,200 to go, the big blind calling. The turn of saw Heath weigh up his options after being checked to again. He decided to move all-in for his final 5,300, spinning it elegantly into the middle. He was quickly called, however, and his reaction ,"Rats", was brief but accurate to his hopes.
Heath held , so had three outs, but was well behind his opponent's and in massive trouble. The river of confirmed his exit, and he made his way from the poker tables after wishing his opponents the best of luck.
After a player in middle position opened for 1,500, Denis Sisanbaev three-bet jammed his 8,200 short stack from the hijack and Chun Wong flatted from the cutoff. The button and blinds all folded, as did the original raiser, and it was off to the races.
Sisanbaev needed to hold to keep his 2017 PokerStars Championship Bahamas Main Event hopes alive, and that's just what he did after the board ran out . With that, Sisanbaev doubled to 19,500 while Wong dropped to 30,000.
Cristian-Andrei Folescu, Philipp Krummenacher and the player on the button got their stacks in the middle before the flop, with the button having the most chips and Krummenacher sitting on the shortest stack.
The flop came , with Folescu remaining in the lead with a pair of queens.
The turn was the and the river was the , sending Krummenacher to the rail and giving Folescu the entire pot. The button was left with 15,000 chips.
With 11,000 already in the pot from unknown preflop action, Sameer Aljanedi bet 5,000 from the small blind and Daniel Colman called from the cutoff.
Both players then checked the turn, and Aljanedi checked for a second time on the river. Colman took the opportunity to bet 13,000, and Aljanedi thought long and hard before flashing the and laying down his hand. Colman declined to show his holdings.
Daniel Colman busted in third place in the $100,000 Super High Roller for $759,660 just before the dinner break. He bought straight into the Main Event and we just caught our first hand with him. Or at least the tail end of it...
On a flop of , Daniel Colman (under the gun) got it in against the player on the button. Colman had and was up against .
The on the turn and on the river were blanks and Colman received a couple thousand in chips while crushing someone's dream.