Hands #65-71: Alexander Yen Continues Climbing

Jan 25, 2022

Alexander Yen

Hand #65: Nicholas Verderamo opens in the lojack and everybody folds, earning him the blinds and ante.

Hand #66: Alexander Yen (pictured) opens to 300,000 in the cutoff and Anton Wigg defends his big blind. Wigg check-calls Yen’s continuation-bet of 250,000 on the flop Heart ASpade 10Diamond 5 before action checks through the turn Spade 8 and river Club 3 to take the hand to showdown.

Wigg tables Club ADiamond 4 for top pair and earns the pot after Yen mucks.

Hand #67: Joshua Kay raises to 325,000 and action folds to Wigg in the small blind, who calls. Action goes heads up to a flop of Diamond KDiamond 9Heart 8 and Wigg checks to Kay, who continuation-bets 350,000. Wigg folds.

Hand #68: Yen raises to 300,000 in the lojack and everybody folds, earning him the blinds and ante.

Hand #69: Kay sees action fold to him in the small blind and completes. Daniel Lazrus checks his option in the big blind.

The flop drops Spade JHeart 7Heart 5 and Kay bets 200,000. Lazrus calls and the turn comes Club A. Kay checks, Lazrus bets 300,000, and Kay quickly folds.

Hand #70: Kay opens to 325,000 on the button and Alexander Yen three-bets to 1.1 million in the big blind. Kay calls and the flop comes Diamond 7Diamond 5Spade 5. Yen continuation-bets another 1.1 million and Kay calls.

The turn comes Spade Q and Yen fires a second barrel of 2 million. Kay folds.

Hand #71: Lazrus raises to 300,000 on the button and

Alexander Yen: 26,175,000 (174 bb)
Joshua Kay – 16,850,000 (112 bb)
Anton Wigg – 13,600,000 (90 bb)
Nicholas Verderamo – 6,800,000 (45 bb)
Daniel Lazrus – 7,775,000 (51 bb)

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