|Ciegas||100,000 / 200,000|
In the first hand of the new level, Erik Seidel raised to 400,000 from the small blind only to have Vitaly Lunkin move all in from the big. Seidel leaned back in his chair, smiled and let 30 seconds or so pass before he called off for 2.78 million.
Seidel got it in good, but things got very interesting when the flop gave him two pair and Lunkin an open-ended straight draw. That said, all the excitement quickly dissipated when the turn gave Seidel a full house and left Lunkin drawing dead. The meaningless was run out on the river for good measure and Seidel was shipped the double.
The remaining two players are now on an impromptu break. Cards should be back in the air shortly.
Picking up with the action on a flop of and Vitaly Lunkin checked over to Erik Seidel who checked behind. The paired the board on the turn and Lunkin shot out with 350,000. Seidel called and the completed the board. Both players checked once again and Seidel tabled for nines and treys. Lunkin showed for jacks and treys and was able to drag in the pot. Lunkin is now up to 9.9 million while Seidel has fallen to 2.9 million.
Vitaly Lunkin limped with the from the small blind and then called when Erik Seidel thre-bet to 485,000 with the in the big blind. Lunkin checked the flop and then folded when Seidel bet 400,000.
Erik Seidel peeked down at from the button and made a raise to 320,000. Vitaly Lunkin three-bet to 950,000 and Seidel took some time before flat calling. The flop brought down and Lunkin continued out big for 1.5 million.
Seidel threw his cards away and Lunkin dragged in the pot. Lunkin now has 10 million in chips to Seidel's 2.7 million.
Vitaly Lunkin opened for 350,000 from the small blind with the and Erik Seidel just called with the . Both players then checked the flop and then Seidel bet 370,000 on the turn. Lunkin folded.