24-hours ago Steve Billirakis was closing in on his second WSOP bracelet in the third event of this series. He captured his second title after despatching Michele Di Lauro and is back in business today.
Hugo Lemaire raised to 75 from the small blind and Billirakis called in the big blind. The flop was and Lemaire bet 225 and Billirakis called. The turn was the and Lemaire pulled back the trigger and fired out his second shot of 375. Billirakis took his eyes off his Chinese poker game for a few seconds and made the call. The river was the and Lemaire fired his third barrel worth 1,500 and eventually Billirakis folded.