Phil Ivey has once again backed up his reputation as one of the best in the business with a victory in Event #7 $50,000 Short Deck in Sochi, beating a total field of 55 to take home the last trophy available at the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Super High Roller Series.
Phil Ivey raised from the hijack to 300,000 with [AhTh]. Cutoff Sergi Reixach, playing 1,260,000 in total, looked down at [AdQh] and moved all in. Ivey looked at the pot, counted out the call, played with it for a few seconds then threw it in. Though Reixach was in good
Seth Davies, who'd already picked up a pot after a timely preflop raise with [Ad8d], made it 450,000 to go holding [AdQc] after an under the gun limp from Michael Soyza with [Kdjh]. This was more than half his chips; when Sergi Reixach moved in on the button with [AcKc]
The final table in Event #7 $50,000 Short Deck is set, after a robust turnout for the last tournament in this format at the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Super High Roller Series here in Sochi. A total of 55 entries generated a prize pool of $2,675,150, which started to be awarded
Another exit, another payout at the $30,000 level. Maria Lampropoulos opened her button to 600,000, and big blind Sergi Reixach moved in for just under 5 million chips. Back to Lampropoulos, who considered her opponent's stack then called with a slight head shake with [Adqs]. She held two overcards to
Kahle Burns is back in contention, while Sergi Reixach barely had time for a riffle before busting in the first orbit (details will be researched in the break). New to the Super High Roller is Yair Bitoun, resplendent in multicoloured wolf T-shirt which will grace the blog shortly.