Patrick Fournier lost his remaining 60K when his all-in was re-raised to the maximum by Mehdi M, which was then called by Clifford Neiman. Patrick’s was much behind Mehdi’s and Clifford’s , who had them both covered and dominated, although the board was not going to favor the favorite:
Mehdi spiked a king on the turn to complete a gutshot and builds to about 300K.
Moments later, on another table, Stuart Taylor went all-in from the under-the-gun position. He was sitting in seat 1, and when the action was folded around to the other side of the table, Alexandre Blanc, on the small blind, thought he was alone with the big blind, and went all-in himself, covering everyone. The big blind had about 100K, and called quickly with . Alexandre was flabbergasted when Stuart opened his . Realizing his mistake, he unhappily tabled .
Stuart Taylor left the table vocally, waiving his arms and cursing his bad luck. Blanc lost the main pot, but made profit in the hand, and is now at almost a million in chips. Eliminations are fast, and we are now 5 levels away from bagging chips and sending them to Day 3.