Athanasios Polychronopoulos Gets Two Eliminations

Jan 22, 2022

Athanasios Polychronopoulos

Hand #1: Nick Palma opens to 4,500 and is called by Athanasios Polychronopoulos in the big blind.

The flop comes Club 4Diamond 4Spade 2 and Polychronopoulos checks to Palma, who continuation-bets 3,000. Polychronopoulos check-raises to 7,000 and Palma calls.

The turn is the Heart 9 and Polychronopoulos bets 12,000. Palma calls.

The river is the Heart 5 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: Spade 5Club 5
Polychronopoulos: Heart 4Spade 4

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 Club ADiamond 7Spade 3Diamond KSpade 7. 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 Heart 3Diamond 3. Polychronopoulos nods and turns over Heart AClub 7 for another knockout.

Athanasios Polychronopoulos – 590,000 (295 bb)
Nick Palma – Eliminated

Athanasios Polychronopoulos

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