Holding , George Wolff raised to 48,000 and had Sam Soverel on the hook for a flop with . That came and Soverel flopped the flush draw.
Wolff c-bet for 30,000 and got a call to the turn of . The river saw Wolff hold the best hand, but Soverel ran a bluff for 80,000.
Could Wolff sniff it out? He could! A sensational hero call by George Wolff – without the need for a time bank – sent Soverel, stunned, down to fresh air. Wolff, meanwhile, could hardly be having a better early afternoon in London.
In the next hand, Soverel moved all-in pre-flop for 145,000 with and Wolff called with .
Around one in five times, it would be a chop, but the board of had Soverel dead by the turn.
We are heads-up in less time than it takes to hail a cab in London, and while Sam Soverel cashes for £60,000 and wins yet more leaderboard but again falls short of the glory, it’s his third podium place-but-not-win result of the Series so far.
George Wolff has Stephen Chidwick where he wants him heads-up.