Several of the pots have gone limp-shove in this heads-up match, and it happened again in the last hand.
Baumstein limped the button, and Lumni Zhuta moved all in for 9,500,000. Baumstein had laid the trip, and he instantly called to put Zhuta at risk.
Baumstein nervously paced around the table as the flop safely came .
Under his breath, Zhuta was pleading, “Ace… ace…,” and he got his wish. The turn was the , giving him a big lead with one card to come.
“I just can’t avoid that ace to save my life,” Baumstein told his friends on the rail.
The river was the blank , and Zhuta doubled up. “They call that Albanian Power!” he said.
Lumni Zhuta – 19,200,000 (24 bb)
Scott Baumstein – 15,000,000 (19 bb)