Alex Foxen is in scintillating form and when a man of his ability runs well there is nothing he can’t do at the poker table. Foxen won a brace of High Roller Club events on July 2, including the $10,300 buy-in Main Event. What a guy!
High Roller Club: Main Event – $400K Gtd
Forty-three players bought into the Main Event and Foxen outlasted them all. This latest impressive victory saw Foxen walk away with $163,400.
Steve O’Dwyer was the unfortunate soul who burst the money bubble. O’Dwyer crashed out in seventh-place at the hands of Team partypoker’s Roberto Romanello. Romanello min-raised to 280,000 with then called when O’Dwyer three-bet jammed for 2,245,520 in the big blind with . Romanello flopped a set and improved to a full house on the river to send O’Dwyer to the showers and the tournament into the money.
Russia’s Vyacheslav Buldygin was the first player to bust inside the money; he collected $21,500. Buldygin min-raised to 400,000 with and called off his 4,200,965 stack when Wiktor Malinowski moved all-in for 12,729,776 in the small blind with . The river saved Malinowski and busted Budygin on a board reading .
Massive Pot Goes Foxen’s Way
Daniel Dvoress was the fifth-place finisher in what was a huge pot. It started with a six-times the big blind raise to 1,200,000 from Rok Gostisa, which left him 1,516,250 chips behind. Foxen three-bet to 7,300,000 with and Dvoress called all-in for 4,624,577 in the big blind with . Gostisa tank-folded . A final board reading gifted Foxen a winning flush and the player count reduced further.
Fourth-place went to Gostisa who raised to 1,375,000 preflop at the 125,000/250,000/31,250a level, leaving himself 41,250 behind. Foxen re-raised with in the small blind to isolate, which worked as Romanello and Malinowski folded, but Gostisa put in his remaining chips with . Foxen’s threes held as the five community cards fell .
A cooler of a hand three-handed sent Malinowski home. Foxen started by raising to 574,999 on the button with , Romanello folded, and Malinowski three-bet to 2,375,000 in the big blind with . Foxen clicked it back to 5,500,000 before calling when Malinowski shoved for 15,928,241 in total. The board provided no drams, coming out nine-high, leaving Foxen with a massive 38,135,232 to 4,142,270 chip lead over Romanello.
Romanello managed to double up but his comeback was cut short when he limped in with then shoved for 8,311,415 when Foxen raised to 750,000 with . Foxen called and watched on as the board ran to bust Romanello in second-place.
High Roller Club Main Event Final Table Results
|2||Roberto Romanello||United Kingdom||$107,500|
Foxen also won the $1,050 High Roller Club: 6-Max Warm Up for $20,000 with Rob Yong finishing in fourth-place for $4,500.
Romanello also reached another final table, busting third in the $1,050 High Roller Club: Mix-Max Knockout for $4,480 plus $875 worth of bounties.
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