APPT Macau 2007 High Roller Event: Hands 31 - 40
Hand 40: Eric Assadourian
Button: Ng (seat 7) – There’s a short break while the tournament staff, who’ve done a fantastic job throughout the PokerStars.net APPT Macau: Asian Poker Open, conduct a colour-up. When we return to action, the blinds will be at level 17 (300/6000 with a 1000 ante). Assadourian makes it 16,000 and takes down another pot, he’s won five of the last seven pots.
Hand 39: Bo Sehlstedt
Button: Sehlstedt (seat 4) – Tahtouh raises to 12,000, Sehlstedt makes it 40,000, Tahtouh shows pocket sevens and folds.
Hand 38: Eric Assadourian
Button: Tahtouh (seat 3) – Tahtouh and Assadourian are heads-up again; this time the board is 4h 8h Jd 4s, and Assadourian bets 16,000. Tahtouh calls and the river shows 3c. Assadourian bets 35,000, and Tahtouh makes the call. He shows Jc 10c for two-pair, wins the pot and assumes the chip lead for the first time in the tournament.
Button: Steicke (seat 8) – Sehlstedt gets a walk.
Hand 36: Eric Assadourian
Button: Ng (seat 7) – Assadourian raises to 12,000, which is enough to take it down.
Hand 35: David Steicke
Button: Assadourian (seat 6) – Ng makes it 12,000 from the small blind and Steicke calls. The flop shows Ks Qs 8d, and Ng bets 12000. Steicke raises to 24,000 and scoops the chips.
Hand 34: Eric Assadourian
Button: Sehlstedt (seat 4) – Steicke bumps it to 8000, Assadourian raises to 37,000 and takes down another pot.
Hand 33: Eric Assadourian
Button: Tahtouh (seat 3) – Assadourian and Tahtouh are heads up; the board comes 9d 6h 7s Qs 7h. Assadourian bets 25,000 on the river, Tahtouh calls and Assadourian wins it with trip sevens.
Hand 32: Bo Sehlstedt
Button: dead – Tahtouh calls, Sehlstedt raises to 16,000, Tahtouh bumps it up to 38,000, Sehlstedt pushes all-in and Tahtouh folds.
Hand 31: Emad Tahtouh
Button: Steicke (seat 8) – Tahtouh gets a free pass.