Steve O’Dwyer, bolstered by that latest double-up, moved all-in pre-flop with and was called by Luc Greenwood with .
O’Dwyer was a big favorite with the made pair and Greenwood only having one higher card to hope for, especially after the flop. But the turn of saw Greenwood take the lead and the river ended the tournament.
Steve O’Dwyer finished as runner-up for £72,800 after that dramatic exit of Robert Flink in third place saw him ladder up for more than £31,000 of extra winnings. That’s a few cups of Earl Grey at London’s tea rooms, while Luc Greenwood wins only his second career title and gets this High Roller series off to the most spectacular of starts. Having come into play as a marginal chip leader, the chips swung this way and that, but he took the lead back right when it mattered most to claim the title.
We’ll have a full recap of the action along with words from our latest winner, Luc Greenwood, here very soon.
Luc Greenwood moved all-in with and saw O’Dwyer call it off with the for his tournament life.
The flop of could hardly have been safer for Greenwood, and the turn of kept him ahead.
Only six cards could stop Greenwood winning heads-up in the first hand… but the came to double O’Dwyer up to 400,000 and give the Irish-born player a chance of a comeback, albeit a slight one with 14% of the chips and just 9 big blinds.
Steve O’Dwyer raised to 110,000 with and a quick all-in came from overnight chip leader Luc Greenwood with and 830,000 chips. That all-in was called by O’Dwyer.
The flop of saw Greenwood move into the lead and through the turn and river, Greenwood take a huge lead at this final table and O’Dwyer lost just over 90% of his stack in that hand, dropping to just three big blinds.
A flip for all the chips has seen O’Dwyer’s stack decimated, while Luc Greenwood has retaken the lead he came into the final table with… and then some.
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