Just a little $1 million PLO among friends

You know how it is when friends get together in the summer. A few beers, a barbecue, a casual game of cards. Maybe a little deep-stacked online Pot-Limit Omaha.

The friends in question this time: famous Finns Patrik Antonius and Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies, and Frenchman David Benyamine, who had over $1 million in front of them by the end of last night's session on Full Tilt Poker.

At least 10 $170k+ pots changed hands withseveral over $200k, including the biggest pot online today.

A scare card on the river or a check-through among friends? Either way, here's the hand history as tracked by the PokerListings.com MarketPulse section.

Pre-Flop

Patrik Antonius raises to $1,400
Ziigmund raises to $4,800
David Benyamine folds
theASHMAN103 folds
Patrik Antonius calls $3,400

Flop: [6 5 K]

Patrik Antonius checks
Ziigmund has 15 seconds left to act
Ziigmund bets $7,600
Patrik Antonius has 15 seconds left to act
Patrik Antonius raises to $33,000
Ziigmund calls $25,400

Turn: [6 5 K][A]

Patrik Antonius has 15 seconds left to act
Patrik Antonius bets $76,200
Ziigmund has 15 seconds left to act
Ziigmund calls $76,200

River: [6 5 K][A][9]

Patrik Antonius has 15 seconds left to act
Patrik Antonius has requested TIME
Patrik Antonius checks
Ziigmund checks

Showdown

Patrik Antonius shows [3 A 4 9] two pair, aces and nines
Ziigmund mucks
Patrik Antonius wins the pot ($228,598) with two pair, aces and nines

Summary

Total pot $228,600 | Rake $2
Board: River [6 5 K] [A][9]
Seat 1: howisitfeellike is sitting out
Seat 2: theASHMAN103 (big blind) folded before the flop
Seat 3: Patrik Antonius collected ($228,598)
Seat 4: Ziigmund (button) mucked
Seat 6: David Benyamine (small blind) folded before the flop

Like all good pals, a half-million changing hands doesn't seem to get in the way of the friendship as the chat between PA and Benyamine at the end of the session suggests:

David Benyamine: nice lesson
David Benyamine: well done my friend
Patrik Antonius: heh
David Benyamine: i still won 500 k
Patrik Antonius: u better hit a bed buddy gotta rest
sometimes too
David Benyamine: yep
Patrik Antonius: i will quit playing u soon since u never lose
anymore
Patrik Antonius: ziig lost pretty big
David Benyamine: gl
Patrik Antonius: i think i beat u 530 for me
David Benyamine: eeya
Patrik Antonius: cya

Check out more of the 100 biggest pots won online over the past day, week, month and year over in the PokerListings.com MarketPulse section.

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