Level 3 has ended and it is Tobias Reinkemeier who leads the way with 596,000 chips. The blinds going into Level 4 are 4,000/8,000 with a running ante of 1,000.
The players chip stacks are as below. The +/- figure in brackets is their profit/loss since the end of the last level and the big blind figure is how many they have for the current level.
Tobias Reinkemeier –596,000 (+61,000) 74.5 big blinds
Talal Shakerchi –559,000 (-92,000) 70 big blinds
Jason Mercier –305,000 (-17,000) 38 big blinds
Dan Shak –28,000 (-14,000) 33.5 big blinds
Tony G –241,000 (-32,000) 30 big blinds
Igor Kurganov – 250,000 (+42,000) 31.25 big blinds
Jennifer Tilly –144,000 (+18,000) 18 big blinds
Good level for
Tobias Reinkemeier – The talented German continues to add to his stack.
Igor Kurganov – A double up for the Russian got him back into the game.
Bad level for
Talal Shakerchi For the first time in this heat, Shakerchi lost some ground and some chips. Expect him to rectify that in Level 4.
Hand of the level
Igor Kurganov doubled up through Talal Shakerchi. The latter raised, Jennifer Tilly flat called and Kurganov three-bet all-in for 11 big blinds. Shakerchi isolated Kurganov and Tilly folded.
Kurganov showed and Shakerchi the . The board ran out and Kurganc doubled up.
View from the booth
“Just don’t bluff Talal!” – Phil Laak as Shakerchi called a river bet with second pair on a straightened and flushed board.
“No that’s the spirit of the Premier League!” – Jesse may as the players toast, in Lithuanian, each other with a double rum!
“There’s a lot of bullsh*t in wine tasting!” – Jungleman on expensive alcohol.
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