2014-08-26 16:30 UTC+2
Samuel Phillips and Hossein Ensan clashed in a big pot just now and it was the former that came out the winner.
Phillips fired a 155,000 bet on the
flop and Ensan made the call to see the on the turn. Phillips bet 315,000 but Ensan raised to 775,0000. Phillips thought for a minute and then made the call.
Both players checked the
river and Phillips turned over to win the pot.
2014-08-26 16:16 UTC+2
Maximilian Senft had all his chips at risk with
and was up against the of Piotr Sowinski.
On a flop of
things looked truly desperate for Senft. He would have to go runner runner to survive. So he did with a turn card and the river to give him Broadway and another life in the tournament.
2014-08-26 16:06 UTC+2
Ok, Dominik Panka isn't running
too golden, he's just managed to lose. Ironically, he started off the hand ahead. Andrea Dato was his opponent
The board came
and Dato hit a queen on the river for the 3.7 million chip pot - that put the Italian into the chip lead on the feature table.
2014-08-26 15:41 UTC+2
With an enormous field in the €10,000 High Roller, there has been some talk in Barcelona this week about raising the buy-in of the Main Events from its current €5,000.
PokerStars Blog and PokerStars.tv canvassed opinion in the tournament room — and also got the official line.
2014-08-26 15:31 UTC+2
Players are on their second 20-minute break.
2014-08-26 15:30 UTC+2
Pawel Brzeski opened for 100,000 and was three-bet by Piotr Sowinski to 255,000. Brzeski moved all in and got the call.
and was probably happy to see the of Sowinski. The cards fell and Brzeski who had been on the wrong end of the dealer several times today finally got the rub of the green.
2014-08-26 15:26 UTC+2
That Dominik Panka, eh? He has been running particularly well today and Gerald Karlic has become his latest victim.
Panka had four-bet shoved over Karlic's three-bet from the blinds and the latter quickly called.
The Austrian looked good for a double up but after the board had come
the popped up on the river to give Panka a pair. €47,400 will have to do as a consolation for Karlic.
2014-08-26 15:16 UTC+2
Pawel Brzeski pushed for 580,000 from under-the-gun and his compatriot Piotr Sowinski made the call in the seat next to him, everyone else folded.
The board came
and Brzeski doubled up to over 1.2 million - over 20 big blinds.