Hand #1: It folded to Husaynue on the cutoff who moved all in for 4,100,000, not wasting any time at all post dinner break. Mash took him on from the small blind and it was bad news for the short stack: Mash had to his . The board was kind, however, bringing for a life-saving chop.
Hand #2: Farhad Jamasi raised to 1,550,000. Jean-René Fontaine moved all in on the small blind for 4,830,000 million and Jamasi let it go.
Hand #3: Adam Richardson opened for 1,100,000 under the gun and again, Fontaine moved in, saying it in French for good measure: "tapis!" The amount: 7,380,000. Everyone folded.
Hand #4: It folded to the small blind Jim McNurlan who completed, Richardson raised to 2 million, and McNurlan called. On a flop of McNurlan checked, Richardson bet 3,000,000 and took the pot.
Hand #5: Fontaine shipped it in again preflop, this time for 9,730,000; Adam Richardson made the call as he rubbed his hands together in anticipation. It was a dominating matchup that Fontaine needed to overcome, vs. . He called for a "dix" and the deck provided it: . He had to fade quite a few outs, but did so as the turn and river came down . He doubles to 20,400,000.
He might be the table short stack, but Samir Husaynue is not folding down to the felt. He won one and lost one back to back, each time the ace of spades featuring despite no flop being seen.
First off, Husaynue opened for 1,150,000 on the button and big blind Howard Mash, who's been on the wrong side of every pot for two levels, moved all in for 4,475,000. This was about the size of Husaynue's total stack. He thought for a while but folded, Mash showing the .
The next hand, it folded to Husaynue on the cutoff and he moved his stack across the line, facing a similarly long sweat while big blind Jean-René Fontaine, also short but not quite to the extent of his opponent, asked for a count and ultimately folded, showing the .