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Sep 19, 2012

Trickett busts First Player on EPO Feature Table

By RTR Dennis

Sam trickett

We were only a few hours into the 2012 English Poker Open when Sam Trickett busted somebody at the feature table. While holding pocket 5’s, Trickett was the recipient of a great flop as the cards were dealt A-5-Q.

After flopping a set, Sam bet out 1,600 chips, only to be reraised by the highly-aggressive Ajay Ramesh (A-Q) with 3,500. Trickett then went all-in and was called by Ramesh and his two pair. A harmless 8 and 3 fell on the turn and river, thus giving the Big One for One Drop runner-up the hand and sending Ramesh to the rail.

Trickett also made a nice play earlier after folding top pair (queens) when facing a heart flush. He went into the lead on the feature table with 48,000 chips, while the table’s other big-name player, Neil Channing, held the sixth largest stack (out of nine players) with 23,300 chips.

Watch the English Poker Open 2012 webcast at 2.30pm daily (UK time) for all the live action.