Jan 22, 2022
Hand #1: Nick Palma opens to 4,500 and is called by Athanasios Polychronopoulos in the big blind.
The flop comes and Polychronopoulos checks to Palma, who continuation-bets 3,000. Polychronopoulos check-raises to 7,000 and Palma calls.
The turn is the and Polychronopoulos bets 12,000. Palma calls.
The river is the and Polychronopoulos fires out another 35,000. Palma thinks for about a minute and then raises all in for around 85,000. Polychronopoulos snap-calls.
Palma’s rivered full house is bested by Polychronopoulos’s flopped quads and he is eliminated from the tournament.
Hand #2: Two hands later, Polychronopoulos is involved in another hand on the button against a player in middle position that displays a completed board of . The middle-position player bets 25,000 and Polychronopoulos raises all in for 85,000 effective, which his opponent calls.
“You got a full house?” asks the all-in player, tabling . Polychronopoulos nods and turns over for another knockout.
Athanasios Polychronopoulos – 590,000 (295 bb)
Nick Palma – Eliminated