Thomas Bichon limped in from the small blind and Jan-Peter Jachtmann checked his option in the big blind. On the flop flop both players checked and Bichon min bet the turn for 4,000. Jachtmann called and also paid off the 9,000 bet of the Frenchman on the river with for two pair.
On the four-way limped pot to the flop , Dimitri Holdeew bet 11,000 out of the small blind with the for top pair and top kicker. Thomas Bichon folded kings in the big blind and Jan-Peter Jachtmann called, holding the .
Vasili Firsau had other plans and raised to 60,000 from the button with to scoop the pot without any further resistance.
In a 46,000 pot to the river of a , Thomas Bichon checked in the small blind and Jan-Peter Jachtmann checked behind with his . Bichon took down the pot with the and Jachtmann was seemingly annoyed at himself for not taking down the pot, as also reported by commentator Paul Zimbler.
The four-handed action has slowed down considerably without many big pots as of lately. One of the more notable hands had Jan-Peter Jachtmann bet a four-way limped flop for 9,000 and Vasili Firsau flat-called with the . Jachtmann only held and checked through the turn.
Jachtmann then bet the river and Firsau eventually folded his five-high flush.
Dimitri Holdeew defended his blind against Vasili Firsau and check-called a bet of 5,000 on the turn. The river was checked through and Holdeew showed for two pair, jacks and fives. Firsau's were no good anymore and the bottom three stacks have less chips together than chip leader Thomas Bichon.
In a battle of the blinds, a pot of 24,000 emerged until the river of a . The turn had been checked through and Bichon also checked the river with for a nine-high straight. Jachtmann fired 20,000 for almost the size of the pot with and then let out a loud gasp when it went through uncalled.
"A new star is born," the 2012 PLO world champion grinned.
Jan-Peter Jachtmann defended his blind with the and picked up a straight and flush draw on the flop . The german called a continuation bet by Vasili Firsau and they then checked the on the turn. Jachtmann also checked the river and called a final bet worth 30,000 by Firsau to instantly muck when shown .
One hand later, Thomas Bichon raised and Firsau defended his big blind. The flop flop was checked through and Firsau then bet the on the turn for 6,000. Bichon called and Firsau fired 12,000 on the river. Bichon folded but was shown the by Firsau, who had flopped an open-ended straight flush draw, turned a straight and another open-ended straight flush draw.
In a three-way limped pot, Dimitri Holdeew bet the flop with the for top two pair and took it down without resistance.
One hand later, Vasili Firsau raised to 7,000 and Holdeew flat-called in the small blind, Thomas Bichon called in the big blind. On the flop , Holdeew bet his open-ended straight draw with and then let go when Bichon squeezed behing him with .