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(Photo: Marcel Bjerkmann is the good old days when he had chips)
We said that there was going to be some shenanigans between Marcel Bjerkmann and Filippo Candio and we weren't wrong. Just one hand before Bjerkmann racked up to leave his previous table, he had 150,000. He then lost a 100,000 pot prior to racking and sat down at Candio's table with 100,000 - still a decent stack! We have just been watching the former chip leader and he has been reduced to dust and his conqueror appears to be Candio. Candio won't stop laughing at Bjerkmann and Bjerkmann keeps asking Candio to give him a break. Bjerkmann now has 42,000 after doubling up in the following hand.
Viacheslav Goryachev raises to 2,000 in early position and Bjerkmann three bets to 3,750 from middle position. The action folds around to Goryachev and he makes the call. The flop is A Q Q and Goryachev check-calls a 5,250 Bjerkmann bet. The turn is the K and this time Goryachev moves all-in and Bjerkmann snap-calls.
Goryachev turns over A J for two pair and the re-draws and Bjerkmann turns over Q J for the set. The river is the 3 and Bjerkmann gives his masseuse a hug before telling the table that the 7th all-in is never a bluff.
"You are back in the game now," laughs Candio.
"Not yet…one more double up first," says Bjerkmann.
We sincerely hope he stays in the game because this guys seems like fun!
11:12 PM, 02/06/12