The player under the gun raised to 1,500 and got called by the small bind and Dermot Blain in the big blind. They got to the river of a board reading without further action and when the blinds checked the original raiser threw out a bet of 3,000.
The small blind look sceptical but pushed his cards away but Blain looked him up. He was shown and Blain’s instinct was spot on as his was just ahead.
Dominik Panka opened to 1,400 with Pascal Pflock the only caller. Panka made a bet of 1,800 on the flop and Pflock called to see the on the turn. Panka bet 4,000 this time but Pflock raised to 11,000.
Panka made the call and checked the river. Pflock bet 18,000 and Panka tanked for about three minutes and eventually had the clock called on him. Panka then moved all in and Pflock thought for about ten seconds before deciding to fold.
The under-the-gun player checked it to Kitty Kuo on the turn of a board reading and she bet 2,500. Her opponent responded with a raise to 7,000 and Kuo flicked out the call with seeming indifference.
The river was the and now the first position player bet 11,500. Kuo flicked out a single chip to indicate a call but she was soon separating the correct amount of calling chips as her opponent showed . Whatever Kuo called with it was mucked face down.
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From middle position, Daniel Negreanu raised to 1,175. He found two callers before the flop, Imad Saab from the cutoff seat and Govert Metaal from the button, and the flop came down . Negreanu, Saab, and Metaal all checked, and the turn was the to pair the board. Negreanu and Saab checked, and Metaal fired 2,100. No one made the call, and Metaal won the pot.