First, Stephen Chidwick raised it up to 65,000 with and Sam Soverel woke up with , three-betting all-in for 1.1m. Chidwick made a very quick fold, but so too did Vicent Bosca in the big blind, which, due to paying the ante, cost him half his stack.
In the next hand, Sam Soverel open-raised all-in and took it down, but that put Bosca on fumes, just in time for yet another raise from Soverel, all-in again, this time with . Bosca folded, everyone folded, as Soverel just kept stacking up those chips, 1.3 million now, yet as the commentary team of Brent Hanks and Jeff Platt reminded us, that equates to just 40 big blinds or so.
Soverel was all-in again in the next hand, this time with , but suddenly Vicent Bosca had found a hand with .
“I hope we chop it – straight flush on board.” said Soverel with a grin.
The flop of put Bosca in the cage, and after the turn, only the would unlock it. The on the river was not the case jack Bosca needed, and the Spanish player departed, leaving Sam Soverel the clear chip leader and all four players now in the money.