Chris Ferguson opened to 6,000 from early position and a player in late position shoved for what looked like about 16,000. Action folded back around to Ferguson and he called to put his opponent at risk.
Ferguson found himself trailing his opponent's aces and needed help from the deck to win the pot. The board ran out which was no help to Ferguson, so his opponent took the pot to double up.
Raymond Davis was in middle position and got his stack in before the flop against a single opponent in early position.
"I guess I have to get lucky against aces," said Davis as the two players prepared to tabled their hands.
Davis's assessment was correct and he needed help from the deck in order to survive. He caught up when he made trips on the flop, and neither the turn nor river changed anything, so he took the pot to double up.
Rep Porter was in middle position and heads-up against the big blind on a flop of . There were about 17,000 chips already in the pot and both players checked.
The fell on the turn and the big blind checked. Porter bet 16,500 and the big blind went into the tank. He picked up calling chips a couple of times before he jammed for 42,900. After some consideration, Porter tossed his hand into the muck, and his opponent took the pot.
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Action folded to Nickolai Orlov in the cutoff and he raised to 3,000. Aleksey Filatov called from the big blind.
The flop came and both players checked.
The turn brought the and Filatov bet 5,500. Orlov called.
The fell on the river and Filatov bet again, 10,500 this time. Orlov called and Filatov shook his head as he tabled for a pair of nines, which was no good against Orlov's for bottom two pair.