Rainer Kempe chose the wrong moment to move all-in with , with Sam Soverel calling for a pot worth over 75% of the chips in play with a monster hand – !
The flop of was harmless for the American’s chances of winning the hand, and the turn and river saw Soverel double up to a massive chip lead of 2.7 million to just 800,000.
In the very next hand, Soverel moved all-in with and when he was called by Rainer Kempe, he found out the good news that he was dominating the German’s hand of .
The board of saw Sam Soverel finally get that title win here at the British Poker Open, taking a massive step towards becoming the overall series winner. Rainer Kempe must make do with 140 leaderboard points and £196,000, but Soverel wins Event #5 and a massive £322,000!