(Yes, I'm using the English spelling)
Van Marcus dropped a chunk of chips just now, he bet 1,500 on the river - around a quarter of the pot - on the river of a board and got check-called. Marcus showed but he was pipped out on his value bet by his opponent's .
These players just got in the tournament and will have to catch up to our leaders in only four hours tonight.
After a flop of Al Barbieri bet out and another player raised enough to put him all in. Barbieri decided to call, putting his tournament life at risk.
Barbieri's set of aces was leading, but the other player held a flush draw. The turn brought the changing nothing, but the on the river gave the other player his flush and Barbieri was eliminated from the tournament.
Players have returned from break and are back to battling it out on the felt.
- Slepe stave:
Players are now on their 30 minute dinner break.
Three players saw a flop of . The first player to act checked, the second bet 1,050 and Van Marcus called as well as the first player.
The turn was the and action was checked to Van Marcus who bet 2,000. The first player called while the second opted to fold.
The fell on the river and both players checked. The first player showed for a pair of eights but Marcus held the and won the pot.
Marcus is now up to 25,500.