What a fateful and miserable few hands for Fredrik Bergmann – his hero to zero fall from grace complete. Johan Palokangas delivered the mortal blow – raising and calling Bergmann’s shove with . Bergmann tabled pocket nines and the pair were at the races.
Bergmann might have thought a double was coming his way – but the four bricks that came out in sequence were nothing but a cruel prelude to the ace on the river that saw his tournament day end in brutal fashion. Palokangas (pictured) meanwhile was typically upbeat and buoyant following the hand – his stack now around the 100,000 mark.