Annette Obrestad Made it to the Quarter-Finals in SCOOP $700 Heads-Up NLHE


It took 14 hours to finish SCOOP Event #08-High, a $700 Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em event.  The tournament attracted 765 players, and when they were only eight left the Norwegian pro Annette Obrestad was one of them.

Annette Obrestad, who plays under her well-known screen name “Annette_15”, met “teunuss” from The Netherlands in one of four quarter-final matches.

It was looking good for Obrestad as she gained nearly a two to one chip lead.  But at the 25-50 blind level (with starting stacks at 5,000) the preflop action escalated, when Obrestad picked up . Her opponent made a min-raise and Obrestad three-bet to 333. Faced with a four-bet to 715 Obrestad shoved for 3,569 and was snapped off by . The board ran out ten-high and “teunuss” scooped the pot. Obrestad could not recover and was out in the 5th-8th tier for which she received healthy $16,350.

“teunuss” went on to the semi-finals and finished in third place. “RuiNF” from Portugal won the tournament and $78,469.

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