Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:24 AM Local Time
John Gale Catching Up
Dietrich Fast raises to 225,000 and John Gale call. The flop comes . Both check. The turn is the . Both check again, and the river is the . Fast bets 280,000 and wins the pot. This is one of the few hands during which a river has been revealed. For the rest of the time, the action stops preflop or on the flop.
However, it is noticable how Gale changes gears as the heads-up match goes on. He wins more pots than Fast and is catching up. In hand 34 and 35, he puts in a re-raise of 625,000 after Fast opens to 225,000 and takes down important small pots. By adding up this series of small victories, Gale is now back in the game with 4,900,000 vs. 5,800,000 for Fast.
37 hands have been played so for between them.