Esfandiari Concerned in Epic Three-Approach Cooler for Stacks on New Excessive Stakes Poker Episode


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High Stakes Poker Season 10 returned to the PokerGO app Tuesday night time with Episode 7, and it was arguably probably the most entertaining present up to now in 2023.

The episode featured a wild flop that linked with three gamers in a significant manner amongst a couple of different attention-grabbing palms. On the desk had been the identical solid of characters getting back from Episode 6Antonio Esfandiari, Jennifer Tilly, Invoice Perkins, Bobby Baldwin, Roger Sippl, and Robert Sanchez — all competing in a high-stakes no-limit maintain’em recreation with straddles on.

Esfandiari, Tilly, Sanchez Battle for $300k Pot

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Jennifer Tilly

There is not a lot debate as to which pot was the “Hand of the Day” on the newest Excessive Stakes Poker episode. That classification goes to a pot performed between Tilly, Esfandiari, and Sanchez wherein all three gamers hit one thing huge on the flop.

The straddled hand started with Tilly elevating to $3,000 from the button with {2-Hearts}{2-Diamonds} after which receiving a name from Sanchez, holding {k-Clubs}{9-Clubs} within the small blind. Esfandiari, with {j-Hearts}{j-Diamonds} then three-bet to $11,000 and each gamers referred to as.

When {j-Clubs}{9-Spades}{2-Clubs} appeared on the flop, all three of them caught a big piece of that board. Esfandiari, with prime set, guess $14,000 and each opponents made the decision to see the {10-Diamonds} on the flip.

The “Magician” guess out once more, this time for $43,000 earlier than Tilly, who had backside set, moved all in for $115,000. That pressured Sanchez and his pair with a flush and gut-shot straight draw to fold. But it surely did not get Esfandiari to let go of prime set, nor did it make him even think about folding. He rapidly made the decision and so they every agreed to run the river simply as soon as, which was the {10-Hearts}, giving each gamers a full home.

Esfandiari’s boat was larger and he took down the $305,800 pot, one of many largest up to now in Season 10.

Jennifer Tilly Pays Off Pocket Aces

Perkins Would not Imagine Esfandiari

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Invoice Perkins

Each every now and then Perkins generally is a bit stingy on the poker desk. The creator and hedge fund supervisor performed a large pot in opposition to Esfandiari, who was catching playing cards early on within the session.

On this featured hand, Esfandiari raised to $1,000 with {a-Clubs}{3-Diamonds} earlier than his pal, Perkins, made the decision with {k-Spades}{7-Spades} within the small blind. The flop was {4-Spades}{3-Clubs}{3-Hearts} and Perkins determined to guide for $1,000, which satisfied his opponent to lift to $6,000 with journeys. That did not persuade the under-the-gun bettor to fold king-high, nonetheless.

After each gamers took a glimpse on the {7-Hearts} on the flip, motion checked over to the preflop raiser, who fired out a wager of $10,000. With prime pair, Perkins referred to as after which referred to as off one other $20,000 on the {9-Clubs} river.

Perkins additionally misplaced a $93,000 pot to Sanchez when his pocket nines could not catch as much as pocket queens. Two jacks appeared on the flop in a four-way pot, none of whom had journeys, and it checked by. Sanchez was in a position to get some worth on the flip and river from Perkins when it grew to become obvious to him that nobody had a jack.

Baldwin Strikes All In

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Bobby Baldwin

Baldwin and Tilly have battled in fairly a couple of sizable pots throughout Season 10. In Episode 7, they went at it once more with the previous actress hoping to catch her straight draw.

In our remaining featured hand of the week, Tilly raised to $3,000 with {9-Hearts}{7-Hearts} earlier than Perkins made an bold three-bet to $13,000 with {7-Spades}{4-Spades} within the small blind. Esfandiari referred to as from the straddle with {a-Diamonds}{k-Clubs} and Baldwin, who had initially limped, put chips within the pot with {10-Clubs}{10-Spades}.

The flop ran out {2-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{6-Diamonds} and Baldwin, after two gamers checked to him, ripped off a guess of $40,000 along with his over pair. Tilly, chasing an open-ended straight draw, determined to make the decision whereas everybody else folded. However when the board paired on the flip with the {8-Clubs}, she needed to fold to a $116,000 all in wager and the 1978 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Major Occasion champion took down the big pot.

Excessive Stakes Poker Season 10 returns subsequent week on PokerGO at 5 p.m. PT with Episode 8.

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Previous Excessive Stakes Poker Recaps

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