Ramzi Jelassi is our new chip leader with well over 200,000. We have been told that one of casualties during his rise to prominence has been Randy Dorfman. Dorfman, whose children were cheering him on by the rail, has headed out into the Cannes evening after clashing once too often with Jelassi. Here he is scooping in another haul of chips.
Sam Stein started off the action with a 2,600 bet and three players called (Francis Dubois, Sam Chartier and Ramzi Jelassi). The flop was and Jelassi bet 6,000 into the field and only Dubois made the call. The turn was the and Jelassi bet 23,000 and once again Dubois made the call (leaving himself 19,000 behind). The last card was the and both players checked. Dubois had missed everything and Jelassi won with two pair.
Then moments later our French Media colleagues tell us that Jelassi has also eliminated Evgeny Zaytsev.