South vs. Sahamies: South Adds $128k

Ilari Sahamies
Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies

One of the most frequent heads-up match-ups of 2010 saw its latest installment last night with Cole South coming out on top of Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies again.

South's day started at $200/$400 Cap Pot-Limit Omaha where he made just over $40k before moving on to a few hundred hands of $25/$50 PLO.

With another $21k in his roll, South then returned to the Cap game, making another $26,885 from 125 hands.

After a few hundred more hands of PLO, ranging in stakes from $25/$50 to $200/$400, South finally settled into a heads-up match with familliar rival Sahamies, beginning the session up $48,773 on the day.

After 526 hands, South had won all three of the largest pots, the biggest coming in at $227,992.

Thanks to dominating the largest pots in the session, South finished the match up $128,539. This latest win puts him up $786,986 against Sahamies since early 2008.

At the time of publication, South had lost back $19,602 to the Cap game, putting him up $157,710 on the day.

Sahamies, who had lost $65,459 at the $200/$400 Cap game before playing South, finished his day down $194,106.

Below are the three largest pots from the match between South and Sahamies. For more hand replays and online poker stats, head to our poker stats page.


South sets up Sahamies.



There's nothing like flopping the nuts.



A solid read and call from South.

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