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Finland vs. France: Antonius scoops $438,964 pot
It's hard to find three players that epitomize fearless high-stakes poker like Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius and David Benyamine, and last night the wolves were fighting each other as the Full Tilt pros put in a huge session on RailHeaven.
Thus far this year Benyamine has been the player to beat, with nearly $2 million already booked, while Antonius has been on a serious downswing (ironically since becoming a member of Team Full Tilt Poker). But it was a different story last night.
Antonius stumbled at first but after getting in the hold several hundred thousand dollars, the Finnish Phenom started a giant-sized heater that ended with him well in the green.
Preliminary reports have Antonius picking up approximately $268,445 while Benyamine lost about $339,041 in the session. Ivey had to settle for a modest $70,000 gain.
The biggest pot of the night came when Antonius and Benyamine clashed in an epic $438,964 hand. They both got it in with massive draws but Antonius hit while Benyamine missed. Fervent Antonius fanboys everywhere cheered at their hero's good fortune.
Check out the action below on PL.com's exclusive hand replayer:
Game : 8588207333
Table : RailHeaven (six-max)
$500/$1,000 - No-Limit Hold'em
Tue Oct 21 2008 - 5:03am ET
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