Hands #77-80: Straight for Gueorgui Gantchev

Sep 4, 2019

Hand #77: Vahan Sudzhyan raises to 200,000 from under the gun and both Aaron Van Blarcum and Gueorgui Gantchev call in the blinds.

The flop lands Spade QDiamond 2Diamond 8 and action checks through to reveal the Diamond J on the turn. Van Blarcum bets out 400,000 and Gantchev calls and Sudzhyan folds. The river is the Spade A and Van Blarcum bets 600,000 and Gantchev calls.

Van Blarcum tables his Spade KDiamond 7, but it is Gantchev’s Heart 10Heart 9 that earn him the pot with a straight.

Gueorgui Gantchev – 6,750,000
Aaron Van Blarcum – 4,600,000

Hand #78: Aaron Van Blarcum raises to 240,000 and wins the blinds and ante.

Hand #79: Jared Griener raises to 180,000 from under the gun and Aaron Van Blarcum calls on the button. From the big blind, Vahan Sudzhyan three-bets to 505,000.

Griener folds, but Van Blarcum calls as the flop lands Diamond 10Club 4Diamond 6. Sudzhyan bets 675,000 and Van Blarcum raises to 1,350,000. Sudzhyan folds.

Aaron Van Blarcum – 6,100,000
Vahan Sudzhyan – 3,900,000

Hand #80: Aaron Van Blarcum raises under the gun to 230,000 and Jared Griener calls in the big blind. The flop lands Spade 5Heart 5Spade 2 and Griener check-calls a bet of 375,000. The turn is the Spade 7 and Griener checks. Van Blarcum bets 700,000 and Griener folds.

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