Ari Engel raised to 29,000 and Gregory Cook called to see a flop of . Cook check-called a bet of 31,000 and the turn was checked through. On the river, Cook led for 55,000 and Engel was tempted, even apologized for taking so long, and eventually called.
Ari Engel raised to 29,000 and Gregory Cook called to see the flop of . Cook checked, Engel bet 31,000 and then faced the check-raise to 75,000. Engel checked for the stack of his opponent, who had just over 300,000 behind, and then announced all in. Cook snap-called:
The turn changed nothing, but Engel picked up a gutshot also. The river was a blank and Cook doubled up for 415,000.
Ari Engel maintained his 3-1 lead over the course of the last dozen hands without much swings to the one or the other side. Gregory Cook three-bet shoved three times thus far without Engel taking any risk. The standard raise for both players has changed to 35,000 respectively 30,000 and the Aussie still has approximately 30 big blinds remaining.
Gregory Cook raised to 31,000 and Ari Engel flat-called. On the flop , Engel check-called a bet of 35,000 and they checked the on the turn. The river saw a bet of 55,000 by Engel and Cook called, the Aussie mucked once he was shown by Engel.
Cook also fired the turn for 40,000 and Engel called. The river was checked and Cook announced a five, Engel flipped over the winning .
Ari Engel raised to 30,000 and was called by Gregory Cook. On the flop both players checked and Cook led the turn for 40,000. Engel flat-called and did so again for 60,000 on the river. Cook showed for a busted straight draw and Engel's took it down. The Aussie was somewhat surprised and said "no raise?" in table chat.
Soon after, Engel fired two barrels on the board and the second bet worth 90,000 did the trick to enforce a fold from his opponent.
Two times in a row, Gregory Cook has opened to 50,000 from the button. Ari Engel folded the first time with a raised eyebrow, the second time he opted for the three-bet to 142,000. Cook insta-mucked and fell behind further.