Seidel Wins Huge Pot with Kings to Bust Gruissem
On the last hand of the last level, Erik Seidel had raised from the cutoff seat, and Philipp Gruissem reraised to 36,000 on the button. After the blinds folded, Seidel came back with a four-bet to 84,000. Gruissem then made it 160,000 to go with 266,000 behind. Seidel moved all in, and Gruissem called it off.
Seidel tabled the , and Gruissem showed the with a shake of his head.
The flop kept Seidel in front without much of a sweat, but the turn card added a flush draw for Gruissem. The river was the , though, and Gruissem sent all of his chips Seidel's way.
Seidel moved to 1.13 million in chips, and Gruissem was eliminated.
"Just another day in the life," joked Doug Polk to Seidel. "Wake up, eat some tuna, pick on the little guy, and get kings. Must be nice!"