Ayaz Mahmood opened to 175,000 from the button only to have Ernst Schmejkal move all in for over 2,500,000.
No that wasn't a typo.
Ernst Schmejkal limped in and Ayaz Mahmood checked his option to see a
Mahmood checked and Schmejkal fired out 80,000 only to get quickly check-raised to 275,000.
Schmejkal took his time contemplating his decision before sliding in a stack of green 25,000-denomination chips into the pot amounting to a re-raise of 525,000 total.
Mahmood quickly folded and Schmejkal was pushed the pot to climb back to 2,550,000 in chips.
"OMG Donnie Peters and Marc Hodge are on the rail!" announced a fellow person in the media row.
Donnie who? Marc who? Who are these random people you are talking about you may asking from your computer back home.
Well you may know them better as
donpeters, who is currently a blogger for PokerNews, and MaconMarc, who used to blog and report for us, watching this exciting heads up duel!
Why do you think that our fellow media row member stated this utterly useless fact?
Probably because it was the most excitement we've seen in the past hour!
Ernst Schmejkal opened to 160,000 from the button only to have Ayaz Mahmood three-ball him to 410,000.
Schmejkal took his time before folding to see Mahmood pushed the pot.
Ernst Schmejkal opened to 160,000 and Ayaz Mahmood made the call.
The flop came down
. Mahmood checked to Schmejkal who bet 150,000. It was uncontested and Schmejkal raked in the pot.
(Around 11pm last night) "I hope this match ends soon . . . I got dinner plans tomorrow night!"
Ayaz Mahmood has been on a tear over the past few pots.
After raising to 200,000 to pick up Ernst Schmejkal's big blind, Mahmood found a walk before opening to 175,000 on he next hand.
Schmejkal made the call and both players checked the
board down to see Schmejkal fire out 200,000.
Mahmood leant back in his chair and put his hands on his head before quickly reaching for some chips and cutting out a min-raise to 400,000.
Schmejkal instantly folded and Mahmood soared ahead as Schmejkal slipped to 1,850,000 in chips.