The field continues to shrink, but not on table 20. Mario Barriere just called Alexandre Thibouthot’s all in and doubled him up, keeping Alex alive and putting his stack up near 400,000.
The hand began with a limp from early position by Carl Des Granges, which was then raised to 32,000 by Dimitri Morcos. Mario called the 32,000, but then Alex decided to shove on the button for his remaining 160,000.
That move chased out Carl and Dimitri, but after a moment of contemplation Mario called. He flipped over a pair of and was likely none too happy to see Alex’s pair of staring up at him.
The board was no help, coming .