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Patrik Antonius and Kagome Kagome Continue Limit Hold'em Warfare


Patrik Antonius has won and lost more than $1 million against his German Opponent, Kagome KagomeThe past week in the high-stakes online world featured action from some of the game’s heaviest hitters.

Patrik Antonius and limit hold’em specialist Kagome Kagome (formerly IHateJuice) sat down at the virtual felt Wednesday morning for some $3,000-$6,000 action. The biggest pot of the session went to Antonius, helping him secure a small win for the day against his fixed-limit nemesis.

The large confrontation started when Kagome Kagome had the button and raised to $6,000. Antonius just called with the 4Spade Suit 4Heart Suit. The flop came 10Heart Suit 10Diamond Suit 4Diamond Suit, and Antonius checked. Kagome Kagome bet $3,000, and Antonius check-raised. Kagome Kagome made it $9,000, and Antonius called.

The turn brought the 7Club Suit, and Antonius checked. Kagome Kagome bet $6,000, but Antonius check-raised to $12,000. Kagome Kagome called. The JHeart Suit landed on the river, and Antonius bet out. Kagome Kagome called and mucked when Antonius exposed his boat. The Finnish pro raked in the $66,000 pot.

The session ended with the following chat:

Kagome Kagome: u started with 2 buttons
Patrik Antonius: gg too tired
Kagome Kagome: so let me play mine if u leave
Patrik Antonius: np
Kagome Kagome: thx sir
Patrik Antonius: play tomorrow maybe

Antonius had stack sizes of $111,000 and $560,000 on the two tables, while Kagome Kagome had stacks of $317,000 and $195,000, respectively.

Full Tilt PokerAs of around 11 a.m. PST, Phil Ivey and fishosaurusREX were doing battle at $1,500-$3,000 limit deuce-to-seven triple draw. Ivey was crushing his opponent for more than six figures and showed no signs of relinquishing control of the heads-up match. The match was ongoing at the time of this article’s release.

Full Tilt PokerOn Saturday, there was more six-figure flipping from unknown online player urubu111 on PokerStars. At stakes of $50-$100, urubu111’s opponent open shoved on the button for $145,000 with the QHeart Suit JHeart Suit, and urubu111 called all in for $100,000 with the 3Heart Suit 3Club Suit. The board ran out 6Heart Suit 3Spade Suit 2Diamond Suit 6Diamond Suit 8Diamond Suit, and urubu111 scooped $200,000.

Other winners from the past week include Bryn “BrynKenney” Kenney, Gus Hansen, and Alexey “LuckyGump” Makarov, who were all in the black about $100,000. Ben “Sauce1234” Sulsky made about $70,000 over the past seven days, and Dan “jungleman12” Cates won about $65,000 this past week playing much smaller than normal. Cates played some $25-$50 pot-limit Omaha on Monday.

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