In an interview given to PokerNews after his win in the Super High Roller last night, Olivier Busquet stated that you need a large dose of luck to win a poker tournament and admitted he had run pretty “pure” to take it down. That dose of run good doesn’t seem to have deserted him just yet.
Busquet was in the big blind and led out for 5,000 on the turn of a board reading . His opponent made the call and they went to the river which came out the . A chunky bet of 8,500 was called after a brief deliberation but the pot slid over to Busquet when he showed . His opponent winced in apparent disbelief before composing himself and tapping the table in appreciation of the play.