It has all changed in the counts since the day began and while Ian O'Hara is building, the latest pot came at the expense of Alain Alinat. They were playing blind v blind and Alinat opened and called O'Hara's 60,000 three-bet.
It came on the flop and O'Hara bet 20,000 when checked to and Alinat called the continuation bet.
The turn was a and Alinat check-called 40,000 this time. It was more of the same when the river and after Alinat check-called another 40,000, O'Hara turned over for trips to take the pot.
Having started the day as short-stack, Ian O'Hara has become chip leader.
Oleg Chebotarev is sitting at the bottom of the counts after losing a hand against Tu Dao. He opened under the gun and she three-bet to 60,000 on the button, which he called.
It went check-check on the flop. The turn brought a and Chebotarev check-called a 40,000 bet. On the riverr, Chebotarev checked and went into the tank for a minute when Dao bet another 40,000. In the end he made the call but couldn't beat Dao's .
It's the third time Dao has had pocket-tens in the last twenty minutes and this time they have helped her to regain some of the ground she'd lost during this level.
Ian O'Hara continues his upward trend after a difficult start to Day 3. He just took down another pot, this time against Jan Suchanek after defending his big blind versus Suchanek's cutoff open.
He checked called a 20,000 continuation on the flop. No further betting took place on the turn and O'Hara opted to lead on the river. Suchanek called but he couldn't beat O'Hara's wheel straight with .