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Aleksandr Shevelev moved all in for 8,325,000 on the button, and Darryll Fish called to put him at risk.
The rails for both players pressed in against the set as the flop came — pretty safe for Fish. The on the turn didn’t change anything. Shevelev needed to river an ace or a five to stay alive, and he did just that. The completed the board, giving Shevlev a wheel and a double-up.
Fish was one card from a WPT title, but he’ll have to sit back down and try to mount a comeback once again.
Aleksandr Shevelev – 16,800,000 (28 bb) Darryll Fish – 10,525,000 (18 bb)
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The action is back-and-forth between the two finalists, and so far, the stacks aren’t moving much. Most of the pots are small, and showdowns are few and far between.
Even the small pots represent the potential for significant swings, though, with less than 60 total big blinds on the table.
In a recent hand. Fish opened the button with a raise to 1,100,000, and Aleksandr Shevelev defended his big blind. Shevelev check-called a bet of 900,000 after a flop, and they both checked through the turn. The river was the , and Shevelev check-folded to a bet of 1,600,000.
Fish won the pot, and the two continue to hover around even in chips.
Darryll Fish – 13,200,000 (26 bb) Aleksandr Shevelev – 14,125,000 (28 bb)
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Aleksandr Shevelev opened the button to 600,000, and Darryll Fish three-bet to 1,500,000 in the big blind. Shevelev called.
The flop was . Fish continued for 950,000, and Shevelev called.
The turn was the , and Fish bet another 1,400,000. Shevelev used a Time chip, then moved all in for 5,225,000. Fish quickly called to put Shevelev at risk, but the Russian was on the good end of this battle of big pairs.
Fish could win the title with a two-out queen on the river, but he could not find one. The completed the board safely cool for Shevelev, and he doubled up with kings full.
Aleksandr Shevelev – 15,450,000 (52 bb) Darryll Fish – 11,875,000 (40 bb)