LAPT8 Panama: Kazemipur comes back

May 13, 2015

Shakeeb Kazemipur dipped a bit forther before he came back to win LAPT8 Panama.

After Olga Iermolcheva took back the lead, she continued to hack away at Kazemipur.

With just a few million left, Kazemipur raised to 160,000 and Iermolcheva called. The flop came A♠Q♦10♠ and Kazemipur bet 125,000. Iermolcheva called and a 7♠ came on the turn. Kazemipur bet 175,000 and Iermolcheva called again.

A 4♣ completed the board and Kazemipur put out a final bet of 250,000. Iermolcheva called and took down the pot with A♥10♣ to Kazemipur’s A♦5♣.

Kazemipur dipped to just 1.2 million and battled with his short stack for some time before scoring a double up.


After a few uncalled all-ins, Iermolcheva finally called with J♥J♠ but Kazemipur showed A♣K♥ for a flip.

The board ran 2♣A♦4♦10♠10♥ and Kazemipur doubled to about 3.1 million.

Then Kazemipur took back the lead, Iermolcheva raised to 200,000 and Kazemipur re-raised to 510,000.

Iermolcheva flop came A♣7♥6♦ and Kazeimpur bet 450,000. Iermolcheva called and a 5♣ came on the turn.

Kazemipur moved all-in and Iermolcheva folded. Kazemipur was closing in on Iermolcheva and the took back the lead after a few hands.

All of the sudden, Iermolcheva couldn’t catch a hand and she was chipped down to just a few million.

Down to just 1.5 million, Iermolcheva moved all-in with A♦J♣ and Kazemipur called with A♣6♣.


The board ran A♠K♠4♦3♣7♥ and Iermolcheva doubled back up to 3 million.

But Iermolcheva wouldn’t mount a successful comeback.

Kazemipur limped and Iermolcheva checked her option.

The flop came 2♠2♥J♣ and both players checked. A 10♠ came on the turn and Iermolcheva bet 200,000. Kazemipur called and an A♦ fell on the river. Iermolcheva bet 500,000 and Kazemipur moved all-in.

Iermolcheva called and showed 2♣6♦ for trip deuces but Kazemipur had a full house with A♣A♠.

Iermolcheva won $113,580 for the 2nd place finish while Kazemipur took the title and $180,112.


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All photos are snapped by Carlos Monti and all words are clacked by Alexander Villegas.


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