Chris Oliver raised to 11,500 from the cutoff only to have Takashi Ogura make it 47,000 to go from the button. Another raise saw Ogura all in and covered.
The pocket pairs have reigned supreme today in such situations, and it appeared that trend would continue when the flop came down . Ogura was in need of some help and received a little when the paired the board, which meant he could now catch a king or seven to counterfeit his opponent. Surprisingly, the spiked on the river and ruined our trend, much to the delight of Ogura who doubled on the hand.