|Blinds||1,200,000 / 2,400,000|
Alejandro Lococo goes from 2nd in chips at the Main Event final table, to out... in a single hand. Did he misplay it? We caught him moments after the shocking and devastating elimination.
Hand #162: Jack Oliver completed the small blind, George Holmes raised to 4,000,000 in the big blind, and Oliver called. The flop was and Oliver checked. Holmes bet 3,000,000 and Oliver called. The on the turn saw both players tap the table.
On the river, Oliver checked once again and Holmes fired a hefty bet of 16,000,000, which was enough to make Oliver fold.
Hand #163: Holmes raised to 3,600,000 in the small blind and Koray Aldemir defended. Holmes checked the flop to Aldemir, who bet 4,400,000. Holmes check-raised to 15,400,000 and Aldemir folded immediately.
Hand #164: Holmes raised to 3,600,000 and Oliver called from the big blind. Oliver checked the flop, Holmes bet 2,000,000, and Oliver called.
The turn brought the and Oliver checked a second time. Holmes rapidly fired a bet of 3,400,000 and Oliver folded.
Hand #165: Aldemir made it 3,300,000 on the button and Holmes peeled a flop from the big blind. The flop was and Holmes checked. Aldemir bet 3,000,000 and Holmes called. Both players checked the on the turn.
The river paired the board and Holmes bet 4,000,000. Aldemir mulled over his decision for one minute, then came up with a raise to 15,300,000. It was now Holmes who dove deep into the tank before ultimately emerging with a call.
Aldemir showed for kings and jacks, Holmes couldn't beat it and mucked.
After the hand, the players went on a 20-minute break.
Hand #157: Jack Oliver raised to 4,000,000 on the button and Koray Aldemir defended the big blind to see the flop. Aldemir's check was followed by a bet worth 3,000,000 by Oliver and Aldemir then check-raised to 8,300,000. The call by Oliver led them to the turn on which Aldemir mulled over his decision for 56 seconds and checked.
Oliver opted for a bet worth 8,000,000 and earned the pot without resistance. "Show the bluff," his rail demanded.
Hand #158: George Holmes opened to 3,600,000 on the button and Aldemir flat-called in the small blind. The flop was checked around and the appeared on the turn. Aldemir now bet 3,800,000 and that won the pot.
Hand #159: Aldemir raised to 3,400,000 on the button for Holmes to call out of the big blind. The flop went check, check, and the followed on the turn. Holmes bet 4,200,000 and Aldemir folded.
Hand #160: Aldemir received a walk.
Hand #161: Aldemir limped the small blind and Oliver raised to 5,000,000 in the big blind. The limp-raise to 15,000,000 by Aldemir then brought a quick fold from Oliver and the was revealed.
Hand #154: Jack Oliver raised to 4,000,000 from the button and Koray Aldemir three-bet to 15,500,000 from the big blind. Oliver made the call. The flop came down , Aldemir bet 11,100,000 for Oliver to fold.
Hand #155: George Holmes raised to 3,600,000 from the button and Aldemir called while Jack Oliver folded. The flop came , they both checked to the on the turn. It went check-check again, and the river completed the board with the for both to check again. Aldemir tabled the for the pot as Holmes mucked his hand.
Hand #156: Oliver completed his small blind and Holmes checked in the big blind. They both checked through the flop to the on the turn. Oliver min-bet and Holmes called. The completed the board and the 5,000,000 continuation-bet of Oliver was enough to get Holmes out of the pot.
Hand #149: George Holmes raised to 3,600,000 and won the hand.
Hand #150: Koray Aldemir raised to 3,400,000 and won the hand.
Hand #151: Holmes made it 3,600,000 in the small blind and Aldemir called. The flop came down and Holmes bet 3,200,000. Aldemir called.
The fell on the turn and Holmes fired a second shell worth 5,600,000. Aldemir waved the white flag.
Hand #152: A walk for Jack Oliver.
Hand #153: Aldemir raised to 3,400,000 on the button, Oliver three-bet to 12,000,000 from the small blind and both Holmes and Aldemir snap-folded.
Hand #144: Koray Aldemir raised the button to 3,300,000 and Jack Oliver pushed all-in for 44,200,000 in the small blind. George Holmes released his cards into the muck and Aldemir asked for a count. After giving it 45 seconds of consideration, Aldemir folded as well.
Hand #145: A walk for Aldemir.
Hand #146: Holmes raised to 4,000,000 on the button and Oliver jammed for 49,100,000 in the big blind. Some 34 seconds passed and Holmes folded.
Hand #147: Aldemir opened to 3,400,000 on the button for Holmes to defend the big blind. The flop brought and Holmes checked, Aldemir continued for 5,900,000 and that earned the pot right there without resistance.
Hand #148: Oliver raised it up to 4,000,000 on the button. Aldemir filled up from the big blind and they headed to the flop, which Aldemir quickly checked. Oliver bet 3,000,000 and won the pot.
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Hand #140: George Holmes raised to 3,800,000 and Jack Oliver defended the big blind. The flop was and both players checked.
The on the turn brought another check from Oliver. Holmes bet 3,500,000 and the Brit quickly gave it up.
Hand #141: Oliver limped in from the small blind and Holmes checked his option. The flop came and Oliver checked. Holmes bet 3,200,000 and Oliver called.
Another check from Oliver followed on the turn and Holmes instantly checked behind. Oliver checked the river, Holmes bet 2,000,000 and Oliver paid him off. Holmes showed for trip sevens to win the hand.
Hand #142: Oliver made it 3,200,000 to go on the button, Holmes called from the small blind, and Koray Aldemir called from the big blind. It was a family pot with the flop coming down , which got checked around.
Holmes bet 4,200,000 on the turn and netted two quick folds to chalk another one up in the win column.
Hand #143: Holmes raised to 3,600,000 on the button, Oliver three-bet shoved 20,900,000 from the big blind and Holmes called.
Oliver was ahead preflop and got even further ahead after the flop. The was safe for him as well, and although the on the river briefly scared some Oliver fans, it gave the Brit the nut flush for a double up.