|Blinds||10,000 / 20,000|
Ramzi Jelassi raises to 16,000 and Konstantin Uspenskiy three-bets to 60,000 and Jelassi calls. The flop is and Jelassi moves a tower of grey across the line equating to around 100,000. This is more than Uspenskiy owns and he makes the call.
Turn: & River:
Uspenskiy is eliminated and Jelassi makes some light between him and Trickett at the top of the leader board.
Steve Billirakis raises in the hijack seat and Ramzi Jelassi calls in the small blind. The flop is and Jelassi check-calls a 16,000 Billirakis bet. Both players check the on the turn before Jelassi bets at the sight of the on the river. Billirakis checks his cards and makes the call and Jelassi wins it with jacks-full of aces.
His stack is far from big but with around 20 big blind Jerome Bradpiece can still apply some good old pressure. Bradpiece raised to 25,000 getting called by Billirakis and Jelassi and on a flop he bet 50,000 getting his two opponents to fold.
A couple of hands later Bradpiece raised to 20,000 getting called by Trickett who was in the big blind. The flop came down and Trickett lead out for 32,000. Within ten seconds Bradpiece pushed all-in and Trickett folded his cards.
Trickett's been going through a rough stretch while Bradpiece seems to be regaining some ground.
Ramzi Jelassi raises to 16,000 and four players call. The flop is and everyone checks. The turn is the and Jelassi bets 45,000 to take the pot down.
Ramzi Jelassi bets 16,000 in the hijack and Sam Trickett calls in the big blind. The flop is and both players check. The turn is the and Trickett bets 30,000 and Jelassi calls. The final card is the and Trickett check-folds to a 55,000 Jelassi bet.
Ramzi Jelassi raised to 16,000 getting one caller, Sam Trickett. The flop came down and Tickett check-called the 20,000 continuation bet Jelassi threw out there. The turn was the and both players checked.
The river was the and Trickett checked once more to the Swede who bet 33,000. After tanking for a bit Trickett called and mucked when Jelassi showed for a straight.
From early position Michele Di Lauro raised to 17,000 getting called by Jelassi, Bradpiece and Billirakis. The last two players were in the big blind and on a flop all four players decided to check.
The turn was the and Bradpiece lead out for 23,000 chips. Billirakis folded, Di Lauro called and Jellasi also folded. On the river the appeared and Bradpiece checked to Di Lauro who picked up the pot with a 69,000 bet.
Erich Kollmann raises to 21,000 in early position and Konstantin Uspenskiy calls in the big blind. The flop is and both players check. The turn is the and Uspenskiy bets 46,000 (around a pot sized bet) and Kollmann moves all-in for around 120,000 and Uspenskiy calls.
Uspenskiy hits a flush and takes the majority of Kollmann's chips who is left with 21,000 (a situation Uspenskiy himself was in a few hands ago).
Then in the next hand Erich Kollmann is seated in the big blind. Ramzi Jelassi calls on the button, Konstantin Uspenskiy bets pot (32,000) from the small blind, Kollmann moves all-in for 21,000 and Jelassi calls. The flop is and a 45,000 Jelassi bet isolates Kollmann.
Turn: & River:
Kollmann is eliminated.
After winning a lot of small pots it's Ramzi Jelassi who's in second place right now behind our commanding chip leader Sam Trickett. Jelassi and Billirakis both managed to win the blinds right after the break, moments later they got involved in a pot together.
The flop brought out and after Billirakis checked Jelassi decided to check behind. The turn was the and Billirakis lead out for 28,000. Jelassi made the call and on the river, the , Billirakis check-folded to a 60,000 bet.
Jelassi keeps climbing while Billirakis lost a couple of big blinds.