Vladas Tamasauskas was first to act and opened for 18,000 under the gun. His neighbor, Steven van Zadelhoff under the gun plus one, called. The cutoff and small blind followed suit and called as well before big blind Mauricio Ferreira Pais squeezed to 120,000.
Initial raiser Tamasauskas had seen enough and folded, but Van Zadelhoff had other plans. He four-bet to 315,000, and the cutoff and small blind got out of the way. Pais called.
Pais was first to act and checked on . Van Zadelhoff bet 155,000, and Pais called. The on the turn saw Pais check once more, and Van Zadelhoff checked behind.
The completed the board, and Pais bet 350,000. Van Zadelhoff folded almost immediately.
“Good flop,” Van Zadelhoff said with a smirk on his face.
Pais showed the and collected the sizable pot.
“How can you actually have a hand?” Van Zadelhoff said with a big smile, “That’s not allowed!”
|Mauricio Ferreira Pais||2,400,000||500,000|
|Steven van Zadelhoff||1,372,000||-470,000|