David Bell opened, Todd Bui called from the small blind, and Tom Franklin called in the big blind. Bui drew two, the Captain drew three and bell drew two. All three checked the first draw and drew two, three, two once more. Bui bet, Franklin called, Bell raised, Bui folded, and Captain Tom called. Franklin drew one, Bell stood pat, both players checked and Bell threw down to claim the pot.
David Bell has just taken down two moderate sized pots against Vladimir Shchemelev to get the former $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. runner up perilously close to elimination. The most recent hand saw Shchemelev check-call bets on all three streets, drawing one each time. Bell was pat after the first draw and showed and Shchemelev mucked.
Vladimir Shchemelev opened on the button and Aaron Steury raised from the big blind. David Bell folded the big blind, Shchemelev three-bet to put Steury all in, and Steury made the call. Steury drew two, one, and one on his three draws. Shchemelev swapped one on the first draw and stood pat the rest of the way. Shchemelev tabled and Steury could not improve on his final draw.
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Tom Franklin won a good sized pot against David Bell with a and on the next hand would get Aaron Steury all in drawing to a five or six as Franklin had and Steury was drawing one with . He squeezed his card and said proudly "chop" as he turned over a . He joked afterwards about how he should have tripled up but given the circumstances is happy to still be alive.
Todd Bui opened from late position, Captain Tom Franklin called from the button, and David Gee called from the big blind. Gee drew two, Bui drew one, and Captian Tom swapped two. Gee lead out, Bui raised, Captain Tom called, and Gee called putting himself all in.
Gee stood pat and both Bui and Franklin drew one. Bui and Franklin checked, Gee stood pat, and Bui and Franklin again drew one each. Bui lead out, Franklin called, and Bui announced "number three" turning over . Franklin and Gee both mucked and Gee was knocked out in sixth place.
Aaron Steury finds himself in the danger zone after losing a pot to Vladimir Shchemelev where Shchemelev raised first to act and then bet all three streets. Steury called the first two streets but would fold to the last bet.
Vladimir Shchemelev opened from the button and David Gee called in the small blind. Gee swapped two and Shchemelev stood pat. Gee check-called bets from Shchemelev on the next two draws, taking one card each time. Both players checked down the final draw and Shchemelev showed to take the pot.