Artem Litvinov opened for 650 from first position and got called by the player on his left and the blinds. The flop was and when the blinds checked Litvinov bet 2,500. This time the player on his left was the only caller.
The turn card was the and Litvinov check-called a bet of 3,300 after studying the board for some time. When the appeared on the river Litvinov quickly threw out a bet of 6,000 and his opponent declared, “I’ve got to call.” As he reached for calling chips Litvinov’s cards hit the muck but the calling player had to show his to be pushed the pot.
Litvinov may have lost that pot but it demonstrates the aggressive and creative play he brings to the table that has seen him accumulate a lot of chips today, many without going to showdown.