Friday, May 23, 2014 10:32 PM Local Time
Polychronopoulos' Chip Lead Grows
Chip leader Athanasios Polychronopoulos opens for 20,000 and Matthew Ashton calls from the big blind. With that, the pair that's butt heads numerous times since dinner is off to see another flop.
The board comes and both players check.
The turn brings the and both players check again.
The dealer reveals the and Ashton checks a third time. Polychronopoulos changes gears as he bets out 35,000. Ashton calmly stares his opponent down before he calls.
Polychronopouls shows for a pair of aces and Ashton's cards head to the muck.
Anthanasios Polychronopoulos - 985,000 (123 BBs)
Matthew Ashton - 455,000 (57 BBs)