Soltani Arrives; Balayn Doubles
$1,150 TKPT Main Event Final Day 7/84
Level 18: 2,500-5,000 / Ante 500
Viktor Karkus lost a pot against Mohan Karran with 10c7c versus Jh9s on the board 9c6c6d7h5d when the duo eventually checked down the river and Karkus dropped to around 150,000 as a result.
Right after, Arman Soltani arrived, around half an hour late, to see Vincent Distribue raise to 12,000 from early position. Soltani defended the big blind and checked the KsQc5h flop. Distribue continued for 24,000 and claimed the pot without further resistance.
The last hand of the level then saw the open-shove of Albert Balayn and the action reached Distribue in the big blind. He called for 48,000 and it was a flip between the two Frenchman.
Albert Balayn: 7s7d
Vincent Distribue: AdQh
The board of 6c6h3h7h4c gave Balayn a full house and he doubled up, leaving Distribue on around 70,000.