The World Series of Poker is just a few days away and this week's Poker Central Power Rankings are heavily influenced by Poker After Dark, the Triton Super High Roller Series, and one particular gentleman getting married while the other released his Master Class! Let's dive in! The Poker Central Power
(from the PokerGO Live Stream) From under the gun, Mikita Badziakouski raised to 40,000, and from the big blind, Stephen Chidwick three-bet to 150,000. Badziakouski cut down his remaining chips, and then moved all in for 625,000. Chidwick looked back at his hole cards and then tossed in a chip to signify
(from the PokerGO Live Stream) Mikita Badziakouski raised the button to 30,000 holding [qs][td] and Talal Shakerchi called in the big blind holding [4s][4c]. The flop landed [5c][2d][kh] and Shakerchi check-called a bet of 30,000 from Badziakouski. The turn fell the [9h] and after a Shakerchi check, Badziakouski bet 100,000 and Shakerchi mucked.
Igor Kurganov opened to 25,000 under the gun, and Mikita Badziakouski called in the big blind. The flop of [4c][4s][9d] checked through to reveal the [td] on the turn. Badziakouski led out for 25,000 and Kurganov called as the river landed the [8h]. Badziakouski bet 35,000, and Kurganov folded.
Daniel Negreanu raised to 25,000 on the button and Mikita Badziakouski three-bet to 110,000 out of the small blind. Negreanu called. They both checked a flop of [9h][8c][6c] and the [9c] came on the turn. Badziakouski bet 100,000 and Negreanu called. The river was the [jd] and Badziakouski bet 125,000. Negreanu
Mikita Badziakouski opened to 25,000 from under the gun, and both Igor Kurganov and Daniel Negreanu called from the button and big blind respectively. The [3d][3s][5h] flop checked through to reveal the [7d] on the turn. Negreanu led out for 25,000 and Badziakouski raised to 100,000. Kurganov folded, and Negreanu three-bet to 275,000 and Badziakouski
On a flop of [8s][7d][3c], Mikita Badziakouski bet 15,000 from the small blind and Igor Kurganov raised to 50,000 from the big blind. Baziakouski called. The turn was the [7s] and Badziakouski checked. Kurganov bet 150,000 and Badziakouski called. The river was the [qc] and both players checked. Badziakouski showed [8c][6c]
Mikita Badziakouski raised from under the gun and action folded around to Phil Hellmuth in the big blind. He moved all in for about 100,000. Badziakouski quickly called. Hellmuth was dominated with his [as][8d] against Badziakouski's [ad][qc]. The flop was [kh][9d][9s], giving Hellmuth a few more outs to chop the pot. The
Talal Shakerchi raised to 17,000 from under the gun and Mikita Badziakouski called in the small blind. The flop landed [3h][3s][ah] and Badziakouski checked to Shakerchi who bet 20,000. Badziakouski called, and when the turn landed the [ac], Badziakouski bet out 20,000 and Shakerchi called. The river landed the [8c] and Badziakouski bet 25,000.