Elio Fox raised to 290,000 with and while that move worked on Paul Newey, the former Ocean Finance supremo ditching his hole cards, it did not have the same effect on American high roller superhero Sam Soverel.
Soverel, who will lead the race to win the British Poker Open even if he comes second again today – thanks to his runner-up finish in yesterday’s Event #2 – raised all-in to cover Fox with a monster hand of !
Elio Fox called off the remainder of his 420,000 stack and the board did not help the enigmatic Fox, whose cunning at the table has not been matched by much good luck today.
The run out of couldn’t save the wily Fox and he crashed out in third place, missing out on the heads-up battle, which will be between Paul Newey and Sam Soverel. Who’ll win Event #3 of the British Poker Open?
We’ll find out very soon.