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Ilari Sahamies Wins Largest Pot Ever on PokerStars - $421,826

By Matt Kaufman, Rakeback.com Poker News Staff Writer

Biggest PokerStars Pot EverThe biggest pot on PokerStars since the site opened in 2001 occurred this week. The three participants in the hand were Ilari 'Ilari FIN' Sahamies, Andreas 'Skerjvoy' Torbergsen, and a player using the screen name 'bernard-bb'.

The game was $200/$400 Pot Limit Omaha, and the action was as follows:

Stack Sizes:

Sahamies - $247,909
Bernard-bb - $195,609
Torbergsen - $30,208

Preflop:

Sahamies opened to $1,400 from the cutoff. Torbergsen called on the button. Bernard-bb called from the small blind.

Flop:

Ks-2h-3s

Bernard-bb checks. Sahamies bet $4,595. Torbergsen raises to $18,380, and both others call.

Turn:

Ks-2h-3s-9h

Bernard-bb and Sahamies check. Torbergsen moves all-in for his remaining $10,428. Bernard-bb raises to $91,019. Sahamies calls.

River:

Ks-2h-3s-9h-3h

Bernard-bb moves all in for $84,810, and Sahamies calls.

Showdown:

Sahamies - Ah-Kh-6h-4c
Bernard-bb - Ad-2d-As-7s
Torbergsen - Mucked

Ilari Sahamies' nut flush beat Bernard-bb's two pair and missed flush draw. Sahamies dragged in a massive $421,826 because his hand was able to get there on the river. He also won the 2nd largest pot on PokerStars during the same session for $283,102.

Must...be...nice.


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