Samir Akhoullou Eliminated in 2nd Place

Christophe De Meulder was sitting on the button and put Samir Akhoullou all-in for his last 600,000. Akhoullou called.

Samir Akhoullou: 8♣4♣
Christophe De Meulder: 5♥5

The flop came 275 to give Akhoullou a gutshot to the straight draw and De Meulder a set of fives.

The turn was the 6 to give Akhoullou the straight to double up.

However, the river was the 5♠ to give De Meulder quad fives to eliminate Akhoullou from the tournament as the runner-up for €26,270.

Samir Akhoullou & Christophe De Meulder Congratulate Each Other

A full recap of today’s action is to follow!