|Blinds||200,000 / 400,000|
Simon Higgins raised under the gun to 1,680 and was called in two spots. The flop came and after a check from big blind Daniel "Tourmination" Petersen, Higgins bet 1,872.
Only Petersen came along to the turn where they check-called a bet of 7,488. On the river, Petersen shoved for 9,545 and Higgins called.
Daniel "Tourmination" Petersen:
Petersen looked to be trapping after flopping two pair, but the check-call line let Higgins go runner-runner straight for the win. Higgins now has $2,000 in bounties and the chip lead.
While prizes are still important, bounty events have added value with bounties awarded immediately when a player busts someone. So far, the top bounty hunter is Murilo "muka82" Figueredo with $2,750 in bounties so far today, which also gives them the top stack of the day at the moment.
Simon Higgins opened to 1,470 from the middle, and Sebastian "seabas" Lewin called from the cutoff, as did the small blind. The flop came and after a check, Higgins bet 2,895 with both other players calling.
The turn was , and once again, Higgins fired 10,865 after a check, but this time, only Lewin called to see on the river. Higgins check-called the 28,864 shove from Lewin.
Sebastian "seabas" Lewin:
Higgins turned trips, and Lewin bricked the flush draw to give Higgins another bounty, bringing his bounty total so far to $1,500.
There's just over 90 minutes left in registration, and more than 900 entries have been recorded so far, with 674 stacks still in play.
The field size is up over 850 entries now, which means the prize pool is almost $1.75 million with more than 90 minutes left in registration.