Main Event

De Visscher Conquers Before He's Conquered

Mikhail Lakhitov was down to less than 250,000 when he shoved from the button, looked up by Koen De Visscher in the big blind with {a-Hearts}{10-Clubs}. Lakhitov tabled {7-Clubs}{9-Clubs} and the board ran {5-Hearts}{3-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{9-Spades}{4-Hearts}. Lakhitov made a straight on the river but it also brought a flush for his opponent.

Three hands later it was De Visscher himself who was out of the door. He raised from the cut-off and Luca Pagano peeled from the big blind to see an {a-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{10-Diamonds} flop.

Pagano check-raised the Belgian's 42,000 c-bet up to 90,000, and then led for 140,000 on the {8-Spades} turn. De Visscher called both times and then was set in for his remaining 379,000 on the {5-Spades} river. De Visscher tanked and called with {a-Clubs}{k-Spades}. Pagano opened up {10-Spades}{8-Clubs} for trips and took another big pot and the scalp of a dangerous opponent.

Chip Counts
Luca Pagano it 2,500,000 388,000
Koen De Visscher be Busted
Mikhail Lakhitov ru Busted

Tags: Koen De VisscherLuca PaganoMikhail Lakhitov