Hands #138-142: Leng Pulls Into Commanding Lead
Hand #138: Ryan Leng raised to 340,000 and Ranno Sootla called. The flop came and Sootla checked, Leng's continuation bet of 430,000 ended the hand right there.
Hand #139: Sootla limped in and Leng raised it up to 525,000 in order to force a fold.
Hand #140: Leng made it 340,000 to go and Sootla came along to see a flop of , which both players checked. There was no betting action on the turn either and the fell on the river. Sootla bet 280,000 and Leng raised it up to 1,130,000, which ended up forcing a fold.
"So you had an eight," Sootla said after the hand was over, as his rail gave him the information about the previous big hand.
Hand #141: Sootla raised to 350,000 and Leng called, the flop fell . Leng checked and Sootla's bet of 450,000 did the trick to force a fold from Leng.
Hand #142: Leng limped and Sootla made it 550,000 to go, which Leng called. They headed to a flop of and Sootla quickly bet 375,000, Leng came along. The turn slowed the Estonian down and Sootla checked, Leng bet 430,000 and picked up a call from Sootla.
After the river, Sootla checked again and Leng bet 655,000. Sootla opted for the check-raise to 1,850,000 and Leng gave it plenty of consideration.
Now it was Sootla that just stared at the board, not trying to give anything away, and Leng eventually called. Sootla tabled his and Leng showed to win the pot, Sootla tapped the table.